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    Bone Identity

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    to his transformation into Bone, until the moment Russ abandons him in the summer home in Keene, our main character can be closely tied to and eloquently examined in the light of a lost boy. He’s a follower adapting to survive, but has no say in his own adventures yet. There are many other comparisons to characters within Peter Pan that could be used in understanding Bone’s positioning throughout the novel. For example, a connection to Captain Hook can be made for much of Bone’s time in Jamaica, specifically on page 317 when he’s accompanying I-Man to the cave. He describes this cave as being “inside a gigantic human skull (Banks 317)”, a direct parallel to Skull Rock, the place Captain Hook takes a captured Tiger Lily in order to lure Peter Pan to his death. Just as Captain Hook thinks he’s going to find satisfaction by finally killing his nemesis in Skull Rock, Bone thinks he’s going to find personal satisfaction by “ascending in that irie glow to the heights of I-and-I where I’d finally come to know Jah (Banks 316).” Bone, like Captain Hook, has one expectation of how the trip will evolve his own sense of personal identity, but things don’t turn out as planned. It’s within this cave, and the visions Bone experiences there, that the reader sees the most dramatic changes in Bone’s sense of morality and racial identity. However, while moments similar to these are of great importance in considering the story of Peter and Wendy in comparison to Rule of the Bone, the most…

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    Peter Pan Quotes

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    “All you need is faith, trust, and a little pixie dust.” This is a quote from Peter Pan a fun, energetic boy that never grows up. With Peter Pan’s story there’s scads that goes into it, some of these points are where he originated from, why he never seems to grow up, and why Captain Hook wants to see him dead. I know it may seem captivating that Peter doesn’t age, but that’s not all of his “talents”. At just seven days old Peter Pan fell out of his crib and just flew to a mystical place called…

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    Peter Pan Comparison

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    There have been movies made about this book. The first movie is from 1953, which was an animated film. This movie captured the hearts of many. However, this movie left out some important things from the original book. There was a remake of this movie, using real people, in 2003. This remake is spectacular because of its trueness to the original book, how real the actors make the characters, and the amount of special effects. The author of the book, Peter Pan, is J. M. Barrie. The first story…

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    was intrigued with the mermaids and fairies, everything around her was a new adventure to delve into. Due to her new interest in adventuring she had become more daring especially when it came time to face Hook and his crew. “‘And then he flew us all away to Neverland and the fairies and the pirates and the redskins and the mermaids’ lagoon and the home under the ground and the little house’” (164; Ch. 17). Being located in Neverland, Wendy had changed to where she became bolder and heroic.…

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    previously taught. Using that knowledge to guide you through the obstacles in the way like a navigator uses maps to direct the captain. Thrilled with excitement showing off to maybe your siblings or friends. One might feel a little bit invincible. The days to follow one might walk around with their head a little higher than before. Finally being able to accomplish something on my own was a huge milestone in my life. Every January my family and I would take a weeklong trip to Disneyland in…

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    Wendy In Neverland

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    tells her: “Wendy, it’s only make believe, isn’t it? That you and I are…” (Hogan). And the happy thoughts leave Wendy, and the two float back down to earth, down to the reality that Wendy is not ever going to belong in Neverland. The conversation that follows also enforces this that Peter resists and ignores all feelings, and the implication of feelings forces him to react, and seize control. The following dialogue takes place after their dance, when Wendy asks, “Peter, what are your real…

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    Pan was a master of Manipulation. He was able to twist the truth, in order to achieve his goals. He used this skill on Henry when he manipulated him into thinking he was going to save magic and that Wendy's life depended on Henry saving magic. While, in reality, Pan was dying and needed Henry's heart to survive. "Tonight is the night we've all been waiting for. Tonight, Henry saves Magic." -Pan His Games "He plays games. Mind games." -Rumplestiltskin Pan used his victim's regrets, fears,…

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    orphan, who meets the brave Molly Aster while on a ship. The kids have a run in with Captain Black Stache’s band of pirates as they try to recover a chest filled with the Queen’s treasure. I will go into more detail analyzing the plot, characters, and production of Elice’s play. Furthermore, the lighthearted play raises issues that are relevant to this day that I will discuss later, along with the message of the play. The play opens…

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    He argues that today’s college students are able to put off becoming an “adult” because their parents are financially stable enough to support them through years of college. Harden argues that students not having to worry about finding a job or finding a life partner has more time for leisurely activities, which has brought in a “hook up” culture. Harden continues by discussing what the hookup culture is, why it is happening, and how it affects Millennials and Generation Z. Harden discusses the…

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    interesting. Without Captain Hook, Peter Pan would simply be a boy that doesn’t grow up surrounded by the lost boys. There would be no need for the boys to learn to use a sword or shoot boys. Peter Pan would simply be existing and there would be no story to tell. Captain Hook is essential to the story. He is a good villain because he not only moves the story along, but without him, there would be no story to tell, but most importantly, makes Peter Pan who he is. Captain Hook is the villain in…

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