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    The Beaver Film Analysis

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    The Beaver is a 2011 dramedy (dark comedy) film directed by and starring Jodie Foster. Written by Kyle Killen the moive also stars Mel Gibson, Anton Yelchin, Jennifer Lawrence and Riley Thomas Stewart. The story doucuments a man in a mid-life crisis, a boy, a girl, a husband, a wife a father and son and a crumbling family providing a glimpes in to the life of Walter Black, a depressed and trouble husband, the beaver, a hand puppet Walter found in the trash, Meredith Black, Walter’s wife, Porter Black, the teenage son of Walter and Meredith, who wants his mother to get a divorce, Norah, Porter’s love interest with a secret, and Henry Black, the youngest son of Walter and Meredith Black. The film is about Walter Black the depressed Chief Executive Officer of Jerry Company, a toy manufacturer entity nearing bankruptcy. He is thrown out by his wife, to the relief of their elder son Porter. Walter moves into a hotel. Following some binge drinking and an…

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    Not the Dogs! Anton Chekhov wrote the short story “The Lady with the Pet Dog” in 1899; in 1972 Joyce Oates retold Chekhov’s story by the same name. Oates’s retelling of Chekhov’s story is from the woman’s perspective rather than the man 's; some critics claim that Chekhov’s version is superior, and I am inclined to agree. Chekhov’s version of the story is more interesting than Oates’s version due the use the setting, structure, and perspective. Both Chekhov’s and Oates’s versions use setting…

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    "This blind man, an old friend of my wife’s, he was on his way to spend the night" mentioned in paragraph 1, as Raymond carver begins, he introduces a jealous, unsatisfied, judgmental narrator that describes his wife 's friend by dehumanizing the man with labels that uphold his flaw.The narrator in "Cathedral" faces a line of tension because he enters a pathway that opens the short story with a viewpoint that cannot go past Roberts disability. Even though, his misunderstanding of the people and…

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    in such a way that we don’t run in fear. In the short story “Richard Corey” Edwin Robinson shows us thru the seemingly perfect life of the main character Richard Corey that there is always more traveling going on than meets the eye. Richard travels physically around a town, in which he is considered to have traveled to the top of success and perfection. At the same time there is an inner traveling going on, which we find out later is the most important and deadly type of travel. His inner…

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    Oyster & Powder Resemblance Claim Essay After reading and analyzing both short stories “Oyster” and “Powder”, some similarities and differences caught my eyes. “Oyster” is a short story written by famous Russian author Anton Chekhov. “Oyster”, tells a story of a boy and his father who is unemployed, hungry and trying to bring himself to beg for money. In front of a fancy restaurant, a sign which says “oyster” takes the boy’s attention and the hungry boy begs to the rich men for the oysters. Rich…

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    This literary study will focus on the importance of plot resolution as a way to understand or comprehend the core meaning of short stories that are presented in “Happy Endings” by Margaret Atwood, “The Cathedral” by Raymond Carver, “”story of an Hour” by Kate Chopin. Atwood’s differing endings for a potential storyline are found in the choices that she provides in the A-F ending varieties, which reveals the choices that author’s can follow in firm resolutions, but importantly, the ambiguity of…

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    Dogs on Hills In the short story, "Hills like White Elephants," by author Ernest Hemingway who was published in 1927 writes about a couple waiting for their train to arrive. An American man and the girl he calls "Jig" in Spain. Throughout this story the American is trying to convince Jig to have a particular operation. Which the readers later find out is an abortion. On another note, in the story, "The Lady with the Dog" written by Anton Chekhov who was published in 1899 talks about an older…

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    Morality in Shades Colour is in the art and the art is literature. Often, one depicts morality the concept of shades: a color scheme that involves the gradation from lightest to darkest, which in most case, is white to black. In such scale, the shades white and black represent two contrasting extremes as they parallel the idea of morality, where white is right and black is wrong. However, the complication arises at the area between the white and black: the grey. The grey area possesses no…

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    Metaphor and Symbolism in Langston Hughes’s My People My people is one of Langston Hughes’ poems which is about working class black African American people. In this poem, he compared the beauty of nature to the beauty of his people. My people is a very short poem, built in three stanzas which consist of two lines in each stanza. This poem was written in simple language, therefore, the readers can easily understand what he is trying to convey. I believe, beneath its simple words, this poem…

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    One's ability to see is often taken for granted as it is in "Cathedral" by Raymond Carver. The title suggests that the story deals with a cathedral, but it is really about two blind men; one physically, the other mentally. One of the men is Robert, the blind friend of the narrator's wife, and the other is the narrator himself. The narrator is the man who is mentally blind, and unknowingly describes his own prejudice. Carver writes the husband as a man with a very narrow mind. Two instances in…

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