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  • The Importance Of Setting In The Sound Of Waves

    If a story was told without a specific setting, would it be as meaningful? Setting is a powerful tool that provides substance to a work of literature. It is as as interesting as the actual plot of the story and readers must closely examine setting to see what kind of impact it leaves the story with. Mishima uses setting in the novel The Sound of Waves to highlight the theme that love empowers people to overcome hardships and challenges through the use of tone, characterization, and diction.…

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  • Dramatic Monologue In The Bloody Chamber, By Angela Carter

    Angela Carter wrote ‘The Bloody Chamber’ in 1979 it was set in the early 20th century in France, Carter showed the difference between the past and present. In the past women were oppressed and did not have any freedom, but in the present women are being treated more equally. I chose this source as it was a dark twisted story describing the role of a woman in a household and how they were actually treated behind doors. Using the short story source I changed the genre to a dramatic monologue. The…

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  • Unreliable Narrator In The Tell Tale Heart

    According to Poe, a story achieves its unity by enforcing a single emotional effect on the reader. In the Tell Tale Heart, Poe achieves the single effect of terror on the reader by his use of all the story’s components. In the short story, an unknown narrator with credence that he is not suffering from insanity, in view of the fact of how carefully he plans a murder, deteriorates from the thought of the “vulture” eye of an innocent old man. The narrator’s pathological time stretch of observing…

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  • Prejudice In A Modest Proposal

    Social constraints and prejudice placed on people by society had and still have substantial effects. This allows ignorant people to develop preconceived notions and judgments of individuals based on what society have deemed them to be. The struggle for equality can push people to break away from barriers; however, many tend to stick within the framework that society has constructed for them due to the constraints that they place on themselves. Both Jonathan Swift’s “A Modest Proposal” and…

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  • Style, Techniques And Structure In Duong Thu Huong's Paradise Of The Blind

    Style, Technique, and Structure in Paradise of the Blind Often in novels the author 's use of style, technique, and structure create a greater meaning in the novel. In Paradise of the Blind by Duong Thu Huong, uses these things in tandem to emphasize Hang’s journey to find her own individual purpose. Flashbacks to family situations and traditional events, the contrast in setting between Russia and Hanoi, and the use of a circular writing, symbols, and setting, Huong establishes the theme that…

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  • Resurgence And Identity In Red Rooms By Winona Stevenson

    Resurgence and Identity Firstly, red rooms can be described as a collection of short stories that are stitched together with the connection of the narrator. This essay will later explain how the structure of the book is an act of resurgence, however for the time being the book is a collection of short stories. To continue, narrator Naomi is also plagued by the issue of identity and what that means to them which links them with the characters she imagines. In the reader's first glimpse of the…

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  • Marcel Proust Narrative

    Memory and Narrative in Proust’s, Joyce’s, and Woolf’s Novels Memory is important to Modernism, because of its relationship to the past. By using experimental form, modernists were able to reach a deeper level of understanding of the views, ideals, and thoughts they espoused. Three works that exemplify the exploratory form are In Search of Lost Time by Marcel Proust, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce, and The Waves by Virginia Woolf. In charting the formation of an artist,…

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  • Twelfth Night Monologue Analysis

    The monologue is from the Twelfth Night. That monologue encompasses various literary elements that have varying significance to the monologue itself and the readers as well. The extent of this significance is dependent on the extent of the meaning that the literary devices add to the monologue. Therefore, the literary devices and elements employed in the monologue add meaning to it, make it more interesting, provide an understanding of how various elements can be analyzed in society and…

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  • Revenge Theme In The Crucible

    Throughout any piece of literature one or more themes are presented in the story. A theme is a topic or an underlying message throughout the text. Authors, like Arthur Miller, present themes through major characters' actions, their thoughts, dialogue, and character motivations. Stories have a theme to help the readers relate and to connect to their characters and to maintain the story's soul. One of the thematic ideas of The Crucible is that intimidation, dishonesty, and revenge can lead to…

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  • The Theme Of Racism In America

    shown very early on in the book. I think the main idea in this quote is racism. From the book itself as a reader I can tell that racism is a big part of the story line. The writing style seems to be descriptive. As the…

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