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    One thing that you can 't complain about with Margaret Atwood 's Rape Fantasies is downtime; there is none to speak of. It hits the ground running, the narrator Estelle opening in media res, quite in the middle of conversation, the subject of which (rape) she initially professes a reluctance to address. Estelle is tired of hearing and seeing things about rape in the media. She doesn 't want to think about it. This introductory tone of reluctance is important because it reveals a conflict that underlines the rest of the story, a conflict between Estelle and society 's interpretation of and collective dialogue about rape. The story is sort of a character sketch of Estelle presented in two parts. The first part is a short office lunch-room…

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    “RAPE, TEN THINGS TO DO ABOUT IT, like it was ten new hairdos or something.” The desensitization of sexual assault is promptly addressed by Margaret Atwood’s short story “Rape Fantasies.” The magazine article that the women are reading in and the title alone demonstrates how society creates rape to be this romanticized and skewed act. Indeed, the story, despite being short, deeply examines the various psychological impacts of rape culture among women. This in turn, provides us with a clear and…

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    at the zoo, or the local conservatory, slipping even further from reality. Laura preferred to be locked in her own fantasy world, far from the real world. She could care less about getting a career or finding gentlemen, much to her mother’s dislike. Amanda wants her to be an intelligent woman, able to entertain potential suitors with her brains and character, just like she supposedly did when she was younger. Amanda cannot accept her daughter’s peculiar personality, nagging on her supposed…

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    232 pages and consists of 21 chapters in total. This novel is regarded as a fantasy novel since it features a strong presence of magic. Since magic is the key element of the novel, its presence has a strong connection with other elements of the novel, especially with the character. For that reason, this novel is selected as the object of the study since the present study focuses on analyzing the construction of major character’s identity in relation to the presence of…

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    Lewis paper Fantasy writing at the center of everything is a story that cannot possibly happen our world. It creates whole new worlds and realms of mysteries that could only possibly take place in novels and come from ones imagination. This is very noticeable in C.S. Lewis’ books and especially in the Chronicles of Narnia. From Aslen breathing on the statues bringing life back into them to Aslen being resurrected back to life, these great writings show how great fantasy writing can be and the…

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    In the book The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, there are a lot of themes that can be found and applied to the real world, even though this book is a fantasy book. These themes can help you deal with hardships in your life. An example of one theme would be the theme of love. The theme I will be talking about is that you have to go through the times where there’s sadness and the times where there’s happiness, because where there is sadness, there is happiness. Or in another term, when there…

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    There are several elements from fairy tales that exist in the novel. Margaret Atwood has received a fantasy award for her pieces of work honoring her for her writing that makes it interesting to read. Similarly, after reading just a few pages of the novel, I see how elements of fairy tale are used in order to create a motif or morals like a fairy tale does. For example, as the author states, “…some fairy-tale figure in a red cloak, descending towards a moment of carelessness that is the same as…

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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…

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    A Look Into The World Of Fantasy Fantasy as we know it today is by far the most difficult of all the genres to pinpoint a clear definition. In the book A Critical Handbook of Children’s Literature 9th Edition, it is defined to “depict a world unlike the one we usually call real.” (Lukens, Smith, Coffel, 2013) and others have define it has magical or dreamlike places. No matter how you define it the goal of Fantasy is to take readers away from the normalcy of everyday life and has long done so…

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    By becoming the father of the fantasy genre J.R.R Tolkien changed the modern fantasy literature by bringing it into popular culture again. Tolkien’s fascination of literature, creation of The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings series, and high level of education put him a step above the rest in the world of writing. To this day his legacy lives on with his books becoming film adaptations, video games, spin-offs, etc. As a child J.R.R. Tolkien (John Ronald Reuel Tolkien) had a what some would consider…

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