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    violating the command." (Thickstun 144). Wood, Naomi. "Paradise Lost And Found: Obedience, Disobedience, And Storytelling In C. S. Lewis And Philip Pullman." Children's Literature In Education, 32.4 (2001): 1. Web. 13 Nov. 2016. In this article, Wood emphasizes on the continuing use of the theme, obedience, and disobedience, found in literature for generations. The author states that many writers have borrowed the two main themes displayed in the story Paradise Lost, to aid in a meaningful lesson in their own writings. The author makes note that "The Chronicles of Narnia" and "His Dark Materials" are both known for inheriting symbols and themes shown in Paradise Lost. He goes on to explain the reasoning so many writers have adopted these themes to enhance their tails. For example, the themes used in Paradise Lost contributes to the teaching of morals, which is a major lesson writers appreciate. Overall, the author of this article successfully describes the deep rooted themes expressed in Paradise Lost, and brings awareness to the importance of the moral lessons it possesses. I will use this source as evidence for the claim that Paradise Lost has effectively contributed to generations of literature. "In the fantasy series The Chronicles of Narnia and His Dark Materials, by C. S. Lewis and Philip Pullman respectively, the authors use symbols and themes from Paradise Lost." (Wood 1).…

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    Portals in literature have made it possible to enter many magical or fantastical lands. Indeed, there are many different places in the world of literature that we on solid Earth have been able to explore. Not by ourselves, but accompanied by one or more fictional characters and their adventures shared through the written word. Using the literary works of: “Alice in Wonderland” by Lewis Carroll, “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” by Frank Baum, “His Dark Materials: The Subtle Knife” by Philip Pullman,…

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    Philip Pullman is one of the greatest British writers . He was known as children books writers. Northern lights, is one of the most important books in Philip Pullman's trilogy " Dark Materials". I my essay I will write about Northern lights and Lyra growing up in the novel.(Northern lights, Pullman,1995) Pullman’s works have an oral feel which, coupled with humor, verbal dexterity and skillful view setting, makes them perfect for reading. The lead part is often taken by powerful girls, such as…

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    “After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.” ― Philip Pullman Throughout this book we will spend snippets of time leaning on the plump and wise cheeks of tales told long ago. These tales carry morals and lessons that demonstrate the meaning of the various chapters and they show that the wisdom contained in these pages can be recognized in fairy tales, history itself and also in the modern world. They are timeless, relevant and take us to…

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    When you grow you will find that you have to make different decisions in your life some harder than others and some simpler than others. In the novel Lyddie by Katherine Paterson. The story is about a girl named Lyddie her mom and her 2 sister left to live on their aunts farm and her mom sold Lyddie and her brother to work. Lyddie started to work at a mill as a maid then she was transfer to a weaving room and her brother to work on a farm to pay det of her family. While there are many reasons…

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    The development in the Northern lights. This book children fantasy/steampunk novel “Northern Lights” was published in the 1995 by Philip Pullman, who is a famous fantasy book writer in this century. The book is set in a parallel universe, it features the journey of Lyra Belacqua who is our main protagonist. She is on a quest to the artic to find her missing friend, Roger Parslow and her imprisoned uncle Lord Asriel. Lord Asriel has been doing conducting experiments with a mysterious thing…

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    A child called Lyra Belacqua, who found herself orphan in life, a very curious, strong and smart child. She went through a lot of danger and hard choices that turned her out to be more matured of any other adults around her. In fact the little “Barbarian” girl was an inspiration for them all. (Pullman 35) Taking responsibility: first step to maturity world In the beginning of her growing up journey, Lyra seemed to be the most unlucky one among her peers, for having no parents to…

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    The Pullman Company countered Asa Randolph’s efforts by firing and acting violently. Once the Pullman Company responded to the BSCP in the way that it did Asa decided to plan a strike. The strike would have happened, but didn’t because of rumours that the Pullman Company had a ready set of replacements to replace those who participated in the strike. After the rumors, membership in the BSCP started to dwindle, but it didn’t stay like that…

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    other great amenities. This picture perfect advertisement of Pullman Town was far from the truth, and was actually the definition of an un-American lifestyle. Pullman Town, was created by George Pullman and was a “gift” to his workers to give them a better lifestyle than what they could have provided for themselves. However what is unknown is that Pullman benefited the most from this town, generating a 6% yearly profit on the rents he charged his residents. Not only that, but he also forced and…

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    The bags had already been packed and the taxi was ready to take me to Ricks. By the time I got in the taxi and left, it was nine forty-five, I was late again. “We said we were meeting at nine Leilani!” yelled Casper from the boot of the car where he was loading everyones bags. I went inside Ricks house to see Liv making cd’s on the computer for the trip. Trish and Rick were organising car food and drinks. We had all decided to go on a road trip to celebrate and say goodbye to high school and…

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