James And The Giant Peach Essay

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“James and The Giant Peach” by Roald Dahl is a story focuses on James Henry Trotter, a young boy who was sent away to live with his terrible aunts after his parents are devoured by rhinoceros. One day, he is given magic green object by the old man, which he accidentally spills on his aunts' decrepit peach tree. One of the peaches begins to grow, and grow, and grow. He then escapes an abusive home in a magical peach. Throughout the whole adventure journey, he makes new friends, and discovers the joys of freedom and friendship.
I have chosen this story book to share with students as it is a story consists of adventure, fantasy and magical. Therefore, I find that this story is very interesting and enjoyable. It is of appropriate level of difficulty for them to read. This book contains valuable lessons that can be learned by students to prepare them for adulthood. Royer (1998) also asserted that Dahl’s theme portrays the belief that good and moral virtues triumph in a victory while evil will be punished and destroyed. It is extremely good for students to learn some good moral values while exploring the children’s book.
There are many ways can be used to provide students with opportunities to experience enjoyable literature. One of them is reading aloud to students. It is a powerful way to build their background and
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Besides, all of his friends find job that suits their talents successfully. At the end of the story, James’s desire to be surrounded by other children is finally fulfilled. He is able to make friends through his generous spirit. He is very happy to be surrounded by those children. He loves to share his fantastic journey with the children. In contrast to his lonely childhood, he has now a lot of friends and lives happily forever. From the rich tone and the illustration showed, it reinforces the text and help reader gains better understanding about the

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