What Is The Theme Of Happy Endings By Margaret Atwood

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Looking in the mirror is a figurative expression that we interpret as to look deeply inside ourselves and discover who we truly are. When we look deep inside ourselves we are most of the time deeply disappointed with what we find. Sometimes the journey to finding ourselves is long and troublesome one; we steer ourselves in the wrong direction by believing in the perception of what we believe to be the right answer to our problems. Through five short stories will we learn that, “only through pain and suffering can one obtain the wisdom of life.”
The theme of Sherman’s Alexei’s “This Is What It Means to Say Phoenix, Arizona” is reflected by the story’s symbolism. Understanding the mythology of Phoenix is an important aspect to growing a deeper
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That’s exactly what Margaret Atwood theme to her story “Happy endings” is, a story that begins off tragically and ends off peacefully. Atwood aims to shape the structure of this story so that by the end of the story, the reader can sensibly understand how treasuring a peaceful ending truly is. Atwood wanted to express and show the uncertainty and potential tragedy that lingers over a happy ending. The American dream can be viewed as just that in a sense, because in reality there is no blueprint for happiness.
Atwood attempts to create a structural strategy within her writing that influences her readers to believe that the true meaning of her story isn’t “Happy endings.” An example of this attempt is when she writes; the only authentic ending is the one presented here: John and Mary die. John and Mary die. John and Mary die. This expressed how Atwood viewed every person’s life, no matter how long you live, or what they encounter, they will
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Coraghessan Boyle popular short story “the Greasy Lake” presents itself as a typical “rebel without a cause” short story. Three rebellious teenagers go out looking for trouble on a summer evening and they end up finding it. Boyle explains to us as the narrator that there was once a time when it was “good to be bad”. But as you continually progress through the story you begin to understand that the three boys are simply nothing more than lost trying to find themselves. The Principle theme of the story could be represented by an Ancient Greek saying “.only through pain and suffering can one obtain the wisdom of life.” Most of the events that transpire are due to the mistakes that the narrator must recognize and atone

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