Artemis Fowl: The Lost Colony

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    their journey, the reader must care about the character and what they are going through. Edwards writes that a reader must “feel a certain empathy so that a character’s actions seem both unique and understandable” (45). Just as a person does not care for anyone they have not met yet, no one will care for a character in a new book. For a reader to be interested in the character, he or she must stand out. The uniqueness of a character will draw the reader’s attention toward that character. For example, in the series Artemis Fowl, by Eoin Colfer, the main character Artemis is known as a child prodigy, yet his idiosyncratic nature does not stop there. Artemis is also created a plan that “could topple civilizations and plunge the planet into a cross-species war,” all at the age of twelve (Colfer 2). This does not only make Artemis Fowl stand out, but he is a very memorable character even beyond the last chapter. As romantic as Artemis sounds, being a child genius, Artemis is far from perfect. Though every reader or writer will have their own opinion of the aspects of good fiction, it should all boils down to one thing: good fiction must reveal the truth or as Kim Edwards states,…

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  • Words In Artemis Fowl

    of the riveting tale, Artemis Fowl, comprehended the importance of words in human life, and used them to make the novel what it is. The book is about a young and highly intelligent…

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  • Artemis Fowl

    Personal Response: I liked this book because it talks of demons and their island of Hyrule . I adored the idea of mystical creatures that lived in an underground city. They lived among us cloaked and ready to stop the endless cruelty that humans are so well known for. They fight only peaceful battles as long as it was permitted. Plot: In the book Artemis Fowl the Lost Colony the mythical creatures that lived underground were faced with a demonic warping process. They were the new species in…

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