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    The Interlopers

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    situational irony in the denouement as we were expecting to find men instead of wolves. Here, we find out that nobody died in the story. However, the denouement of The Story of an Hour is when we find out that Mrs. Mallard died. The story stated, "When the doctors came they said she had died of heart disease--of the joy that kills." (Chopin). This quote substantiates the fact that Mrs. Mallard died. This stands in contrast to the fact that no one died in The Interlopers. We also find situational irony in the denouement of The Story of an Hour. The situational irony is when we find out that she was dead, even though it was not long after she was praying for a long life. The fact that these sharp differences in the exposition, rising action, falling action and denouement exist proves that these stories are alien to each other. An essential part of a story its plot. These facts are important because they allow more insight into such stories which in turn gives us more information to logically deduce what the theme of the story is. Such themes are important, for they are what the writer is trying to communicate to us. The writer may be trying to teach us a truth that is…

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    Analysis Of The Visit

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    innocent, forgotten, poverty stricken town, close to ruins; falls to desperate attempts; to revive itself to its former glory. The story is broken down into three acts, each act giving more explanation in the little town and how it got to the state of disrepair that it is currently in. This play pulls at emotional, moral conflict, revenge, sacrifice and choices for the greater good. The story also shows that things are not always what they appear to be at first glance. The rising action and…

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    because it had seats facing on three sides for people to watch the play. The playwright of this play is Jonathan Larson and it was directed by Buddy Butler. This play was a musical, which was fun for me because I had never seen a musical before. This play had many aspects to it, including love and friendship. The main characters of this play would be Roger, who wants to be a musician, and Mimi, who is a dancer. Other main character include Mark, an aspiring filmmaker, and his friends…

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    Stanislavski, the exposition creates tone, gives the setting, introduces characters, supplies other facts necessary to understand the play. With that being said: The Opera opens up in a small, rural town named New Hope Valley. We learn of the Church Elders and the charismatic traveling preacher, Reverend Olin Blitch. We are also introduced to the beautiful young woman none of the women seem to like, Susannah. Susannah also has a brother, Sam Polk who likes to drink quite often and a young…

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    Chinese Cinderella

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    Imagine being forgotten by your father, bullied by your step-mother, and tormented by your siblings. Adeline Yen Mah endured these things every day, with her only escape as school and her roommate, Aunt Baba, and her grandfather, Ye Ye. In the memoir, Chinese Cinderella by Adeline Yen Mah, Adeline has a troubled youth. The people that she looks towards for support are Ye Ye and Aunt Baba, and they help her to overcome her abusive childhood. Adeline’s grandfather Ye Ye cares for Adeline in a…

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    Adeline Yen Mah’s autobiography, Chinese Cinderella, tells the tale of a young girl in 20th century China who was severely abused and neglected throughout her childhood. Her story also resembles the Chinese Cinderella story Yeh-Shen. Throughout her novel, many themes and issues are addressed including Adeline’s perseverance, her broken family relationships and realising her own self worth and importance. Through multiple positioning techniques and Yen Mah’s vivid vignettes, readers gain personal…

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    “Chinese Cinderella is dedicated to you (unwanted children) with the fervent wish that you will persist in trying to do your best in the face of hopelessness; to have faith in the end your spirit will prevail; to transcend your abuse and transform it into a source of courage, creativity and compassion.” (Yen Mah xii) Adeline Yen Mah’s memoir of her childhood was influential as she overcame hardships and burdens; finding hope in difficult situations. The story was inspirational because Adeline…

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    In the story “Chinese Cinderella” It tells about this Girls life. Her name being “Adeline-Yen Mah”. A ten year old who lives in China you get to read about her life of living without a mother or a father. Also having a family that hates her and consenters her “bad luck”. The mother of Adeline died giving birth to her. The mother of Adeline Died From a high fever three days after Adeline was born. Adeline mother died two weeks after Adeline was born. Even Adeline’s own sister hated her…

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    Reflection Paper On 9/11

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    that day, Richard viewed the pictures he took during the event only one seem to catch his eye which was the falling man. Looking at the photo it carried an emotional message behind it that it spoke so many volumes. On September the 12th, 107,000 copy’s were published through the state. The feedback Drew thought he was going to get was not what he expected. Viewers like Bob Messenger, Debora Holets, and Ken Myers was not too pleased about the published photo that published. So many people looked…

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    “Please believe that one single positive dream is more important than a thousand negative realities” (Yen Mah xii). This quote was written by the author of Chinese Cinderella who taught that one dream can be better than all your negative realities. This novel is very encouraging to have faith even when times are ruthless. In the story, Chinese Cinderella by Adeline Yen Mah, the memoir really inspires students to stand up for what they believe. Through Adeline's struggles, it teaches readers to…

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