Eoin Colfer

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  • String Theory: A Short Story

    reads a book” (Edwards 46). First, before a reader can follow a character through 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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  • Eoin Colfer's Confidence Is Ignorance

    Eoin Colfer quotes “Confidence is ignorance. If you're feeling cocky, it's because there's something you don't know.” Eoin Colfer made 23 books,made those books fun and innovative with the habit of mind "Gathering data through all senses" ,and illuminated the world with those books. Eoin Colfer was born May 14th 1965 ,in Maxford. He gained a degree while attending the …

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  • Bookreport Half Moon Investigation Book Report

    Bookreport Half Moon Investigations Period 2 by Sam Liemburg A3C A. Key Facts: 1. The book is titled Half Moon Investigation 2. It's written by Eoin Colffer 3. Detective 4. Crime B. Characters: 5. The main character is a boy. He is called Fletcher Moon. He has brown hair, no facial hair and normal clothing. Below I have put a picture of a person that looks like him: young adult, brown hair, no facial hair and normal clothing. 6. The character isn´t very old. The only thing I know is that…

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  • Analysis Of Artemis Fowl

    In Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer, Artemis Fowl, a boy genius, captures a fairy. To begin with, Artemis Fowl is a twelve year old boy. His father disappeared about a year ago in a plane crash. Artemis’ father was leaving for a work conference and never returned. Artemis’ father ran a criminal business, before he vanquished. Ever since then, Artemis has been keeping the business alive. Meanwhile, Artemis’ mom is going insane. After her husband vanished, she lost sense of reality. Juliet, a young…

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