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    Go Away from the ‘’Hell’’ Fantasy in Daniel Woodrell Winter’s Bone In the Winter’s Bone, Daniel Woodrell narrates a story of a girl Ree Dolly. She is trying to find her father, Jessup, who produces drugs, and then persuade him to show in the court. However, it is not extremely successful to find him since someone takes charge of Jessup. Ree asks many people about trail of her father but still has no answer. At that time, she gets scared from Uncle Teardrop and beat by other women in Dolly’s family. Life is so tough for the girl; therefore, Ree has a fantasy in her mind. When she listens to the music, Ree tries to escape from the cruel life. She lets herself go into peaceful world in the music. Moreover, she wants to join into the army and gets responsible to people who support to be looked after. Ree is not one person who has realistic fantasy. In terms of Victoria, she has an exotic garden, and she plants many fruits and vegetables in her garden. She simply wants to lead a normal and regular life. From where I stand, it is helpful to have fantasies because life is cruel at the area. People who live in the area do not often help each other but they need helps occasionally. Consequently, fantasies let them escape from the real life for a while and give those hopes about life in future. Zhu 2 It is helpful to Ree when she has realistic fantasies in her mind because it helps her escape from cruel life and keep encouraging her to looking after her dependants…

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    While trust is a somewhat common theme in modern novels, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time manages to show how this idea affects people who live under atypical circumstances. Haddon tells the story through the eyes of Christopher, a fifteen-year-old autistic boy whose view of life, as well as his understanding of the world, is drastically different from that of any other teenager. Christopher is extremely sensitive, and is only comfortable in familiar surroundings and with…

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    Tal Usvyatsky Period 2 Therapist Report Holden Caulfield’s Problems In the juxtaposition of Holden Caulfield and the average adolescent, many of Holden’s prominent traits are abnormal and rather disconcerting. Holden’s depression and fixation on innocence are byproducts of the loss of his brother, Allie. Additionally, Holden’s dislike for social standards fuels his nonconformist attitude and ultimately furthers his feelings of depression. Equally as troublesome is Holden’s difficulty in…

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    Symbolism in The Catcher in the Rye Like all great pieces of literature, J. D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye owes much of its fame to its ability to connect with the reader’s emotions. “Holden’s discontents and diatribes are infectious because we all have our irascibility and fastidiousness, and Salinger has managed to play on us by summoning up the perfect details” (Castronovo). The troubled teen story of Holden Caulfield depicts a young man unable to face his own reality. A struggle, many…

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    hardships she had to get through. Another major work Christine wrote was a letter to Louis de Guyenne, called Le Livre du Corps de Police. She implied many changes that were needed in France. Christine was also an anti-war activist and wrote many shorter essays calling for the cessation of the war between England and France. These included Lament on the Evils of Civil War and The Book of Peace. In many poems she gave advice for mainly women about enhancing education and social status. She…

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    The Catcher in the Rye is a novel written by J.D.Sallinger published in 1951. The story follows Holden Caulfield’s experiences in New York after leaving Pencey Prep, a boarding school he has just been expelled from. The novel explores complex issues such as isolation, alienation, innocence, loss and identity. Holden tells his story from a rest home, where he spends his days after getting tuberculosis. A psychoanalyst encourages him to write about the events which led him to getting…

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    Many books are similar because of the characters qualities and situations that occur throughout the story. In the novel Catcher in the Rye, written by J.D. Salinger, follows 48 hours of Holden Caulfield, a young troubled child. He goes through many mental and emotional changes throughout the novel, much like Jim Stark, in the movie, Rebel without a Cause. This movie, directed by Nicholas Ray, examines the life of a constant moving teen, and the conflict he occurs while trying to fit in. Although…

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    In J.D Salinger's novel, The Catcher in the Rye, Holden Caulfield is the main character and he could be classified as being depressed. For several reasons being, Caulfield shows signs of being depressed. He is doing poorly in school, he abuses the use of cigarettes, and doesn’t ever feel like anyone can ever live up to his expectations. “As many as 8.3 percent of teens suffer depression for at least a year at a time, compared to about 5.3 percent of the general population.” (“Teen”). In the…

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    Borderline Personality Disorder is one of such disorders. It can cause huge problems for the friends and family of people that are diagnosed with it. In the movie Mommie Dearest the main character, Joan Crawford (Faye Dunaway), has many of the common signs that would point to her possibly having this disorder. The movie starts with introducing the main character Joan Crawford who is said to be a famous and rich actor. The movie starts with her waking up and then obsessively cleaning herself…

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    “Aria” by Richard Rodriguez is an essay that shows the readers a part of life that many have never experienced. Rodriguez uses this essay to show how he fights through his childhood tounderstand English. He faces society while forfeiting his happy home life trying to become a typical English-speaking student.He establishes a connection with the audience through his personal experience as a child. He uses imagery and narration to clarify his opposition to bilingual education .Rodriguez also uses…

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