Erin Morgenstern: Poem Analysis

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“This boy does not fidget as much as the first boy did. He sits quietly and patiently, his grey-green eyes taking in every detail of the room and the man subtly, aware but not outright staring. His dark hair is badly cut, as though the barber was distracted during the process, but some attempt has been made to flatten it. His clothes are ragged but well kept, thought his pants are too short and may have once been blue or brown or green but have faded too much to be certain.”
(The Night Circus, Erin Morgenstern;
p.25)
-Anti-hero The man in the grey suit starts searching for a student. He goes to an orphanage
and
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(The Night Circus, Erin Morgenstern;
p.58)
the dare and don't hesitate for a moment to do what he wants.
“'Stop that,' Hector snaps at his daughter.
The creatures return to their forwardfacing gazes, but one of the wolves growls as it settles back into its frozen state. 'You are not taking this as seriously as you should.' 'It’s a circus,' Celia says. 'It’s difficult to take it seriously.' 'The circus is only a venue.' 'Then this is not a game or a challenge, it’s an exhibition.' 'It’s more than that.' 'How?' Celia demands, but her father only shakes his head. 'I have told you all the rules you need to know. You push the bounds of what your skills can do using this circus as a showplace. You
-Mentor
-Learning a lesson Hector Bowen, Celia's father, is her mentor. He helps his daughter and teaches her. Now Hector is explaining to his daughter to take the challenge seriously and that the circus is place she to prove as stronger than her opponent.
The father wants Celia to use the circus as a chance to exercise. At the end,
Hector advises Celia to not collaborate because she can be betrayed. prove yourself better and stronger. You
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“'..I had been unsure whether or not you would be willing to collaborate on it.' 'I got quite the lecture about that particular collaboration,' Celia says. 'My father called it debauched juxtaposition, he must have worked for days to come up with a worthy insult. He sees something tawdry in the combining of skills, I have never understood why. I adore the
Labyrinth, I have had far
-Mentor With these word's Celia's father proves again as her mentor. Hector Bowen told many times to his daughter to no collaborate and now she is following his instructions and she doesn't want to collaborate with her opponent. Celia loves the Labyrinth very much, but her father's instructions stop her to collaborate with her opponent. too much fun adding rooms. I particularly love that hallway you made where it snows, so you can see the footprints left by other people navigating their way around.'” (The Night Circus, Erin Morgenstern;
p.274)
“'I’d like to, I would. I just ... ' Bailey looks around at the sheep, at the house and the barn up on the hill lined with apple trees. It would either solve the argument of Harvard versus farm or make it much, much worse. 'I can’t just leave,' he says, though it is not, he thinks, exactly what

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