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    Response Journal #3 Chapters 51-75 Note: Using a PDF File of Cat’s Eye by Margaret Atwood The story Cat’s Eye comes to it’s grand conclusion, and leaves the readers stunned and in awe of Elaine’s story. The impact the title Cat’s Eye holds over the story is significant and as the story comes to a close, it’s clear what the title Cat’s Eye actually represents. From her childhood, Elaine kept a single marble as a keepsake of the times when her brother and her would play marbles. The marble was called Cat’s Eye, and the marble was a huge aspect of her childhood and symbolized her innocence and her identity. It held cherished memories and the idea of holding onto it during the tough periods of Elaine’s life symbolized how the marble was really…

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    Cordelia In Cat's Eye

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    The story Cat’s Eye continues with Elaine, who still continues to face the brutal treatment from her so-called friends, Cordelia, Grace, and Carol. This only continues to escalate, and Elaine is slowly conditioned to dread meeting them, and is constantly under stress and fear when around them. Elaine faces an internal debate, thinking that “I know Cordelia is standing beside her. If I say no, I will be accused of something. If I say yes, I will have to do it.” (Atwood 146) She has accepted this…

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    In the book “Handmaid’s Tale”, written by Margaret Atwood, explore Offred’s view on the world and how totalitarianism and theocratic is now taking over the United States because of the low reproduction rates they created the Handmaid’s to give birth to elite couple who are having trouble conceiving. The women are subjective to prostitution, pornography and violence during the republic of Gilead. As the author states “Atwood’s protagonist, Offred, is a Handmaid—a fallen woman who is forced to…

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    It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried - Winston Churchil. Democracy is not really by the people, there is always someone who actually controls everything. In the novel, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, the notorious1 big nurse, Nurse Ratched rules the mental hospital and keeps everyone under her control. Democracy is cynical and in the novel it is developed through the diverse2 events occurred in the hospital. Through an…

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    V. The Cat’s Eye Nebula One of the most famous nebulae is the Cat’s Eye Nebula (NGC-6543); it was discovered by William Herschel in 1786. NGC-6543 is located in the northern constellation of Draco; it appears as a blooming center with surrounding and expanding rings. The NGC-6543 has a historical importance because it was the first nebula to be studied spectroscopically by the astronomer William Huggins in 1864; this study revealed the distinctions between PNe and the other gaseous nebulae.…

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    Throughout history, man has shown a great tendency to gravitate towards decisions that end in destruction, especially if the destruction will not directly affect himself. Occurences such as war declarations do not necessarily have to be decided on by the masses, but only a single man’s will. By that man’s will, millions of innocent lives can be lost, his own usually not included. Kurt Vonnegut is a fantastic author that uses satire in order to draw attention and ridicule the flaws of mankind,…

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    else. It makes them who they are. In “Cat’s Cradle” many characters come off to someone completely different than who they really are. Papa Monzano has everyone believing he is christian because he knows bokononism is strongly disagreed with. He doesn’t let the world know until he barely has any time. He wants to get bokonon killed. Felix is seen to be still that younger kid he was because of the things he does. Something's about him stand out to show that he is older now and that in ways he has…

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    Kennedy 1 Jasmine Kennedy Writing 121 Period 5 11/1/16 The Imitation "What is behind your eyes holds more power than what is in front of them" (Gary Zukav). What one might see, physically, hold less influence on life than one 's perception. In his novel, Cat’s Cradle, Vonnegut uses art to show his readers how it can hide the truth, show the meaning in life, and how everyone perceives things differently. Sometimes life imitates that of art. "That was one of Hoenikker’s…

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    In Cat’s Cradle, Kurt Vonnegut expands on his humanistic ideals and explores religion in order to analyze the universality of the principals various religions teach. Vonnegut’s presentation of science and religion in a satirical setting serves to illustrate humanities need for these institutions and discuss the full extent of their impact on humanity. Vonnegut’s Cat’s Cradle uses a fictitious religion, Bokonism, to show how a faith gains its greatest following during difficult times. This…

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    Kurt Vonnegut uses imagery and manipulation of fiction to reveal truths about human nature we would deny. Cats Cradle and Slaughter-House Five are two examples of Vonnegut 's writings that use these skills to show the gory, but at times hilarious truths of war, science and reality. Although both novels have their plots and characters, they shared some common ideas and themes. In the novel Cats Cradle, John the narrator sets out to research information for his book titled "The Day the World…

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