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    Analysis of The Graveyard Book Ch.1,2 - Omar Shah The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaimon is a work of literary art that brings textual descriptions and scenes to vivid images that we can form in our minds at ease. Gaimon incorporates multiple literary techniques in order to achieve this such as diction, syntax, foreshadowing, as well as many other elements. This results in a captivating work of writing that makes the reader want to continue to seek answers to their increasing number of questions throughout the book. The book starts with a clear example of foreshadowing when Jack leaves the door to his victim’s’ house open, seen here, “The street door was still open, just a little”(5). This may not seem like such a major issue at first, but is quite possibly the single most important detail in the story, for this is what causes the first and seemingly everlasting conflict.…

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    The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman easily fits into the category of ghost stories. It tells the story of a young boy whose mother, father, and sister were killed by a man named Jack when he was a baby. He managed to escape the house and make it to a graveyard not far from his home. There, he meets several ghosts, including Mr. and Mrs. Owens, who decide to take care of him. The baby is named Nobody, or Bod as a nickname. He lives among these ghost as the only living person in the graveyard but…

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    Sun Tzu once said, “The quality of decision is like the well-timed swoop of a falcon which enables it to strike and destroy its victim.” Victims of many situations usually are unaware of their trouble until the oppressor portrays it. Unfortunately, Nobody Owens from Neil Gaiman’s The Graveyard Book, always got into life-threatening incidents. In this novel, the man Jack, an extremely dangerous man to the Dorian family, goes to the Dorian household to avoid problems for himself in the future.…

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    Nobody “Bod” Owens is a boy in modern day England who is brought up by the inhabitants of a graveyard near his original home. His mortal family was murdered by the man Jack who later reappears in the novel as Mr. Jack Frost. Bod escaped his home that night and walked to the graveyard where he was given protection by some of the ghosts there after having a brief encounter with the ghost of Bod’s mother. Bod’s main caregivers in the graveyard are Mr. and Mrs. Owens, along with a tall,…

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    rights and stop hiding made them worried. The now elderly people prayed for us to return with good news and some cried for us to leave but if we don’t fight for our rights who will. They don’t care about us or what we do, they don’t even care if we were alright were tired of hiding from the things that belongs to us. When we arrived the air felt heavy, something in the air or in the way this place looks made my stomach turn. As we marched up to Justin we saw how the people ran into their homes…

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    One night, a mysterious man named Jack murders a young boy’s family. That young boy narrowly escapes his own gruesome murder by wandering away from his room to the local graveyard. Once at the graveyard, he is adopted by a family of ghosts who christen him Nobody Owens, and as he matures among them, he learns very important life lessons about fear, family, power, and friendship. The Graveyard written by Gaiman is an outstanding piece of children’s literature due to its central themes of growing…

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    After they put the casket on the cart then all the pallbearers had to put one hand on the casket handle and pull the casket out of the room. We wheeled the casket out of the room and to the car where they put the casket when we go to the graveyard. We loaded the casket into the car and closed the doors. Then everyone got into there own cars and followed the car with my Great Grandma in the back. We arrived at the graveyard and by the time we got there they already had the casket in the room…

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    The title of the book I read was The Graveyard Book. The author of the book was Neil Gaiman. The setting of the book was in graveyard. The time of when the book was set was toward the end of the 20th beginning of the 21st century. The main character is Nobody Owens, along with his “foster parents” Mr. & Mrs. Owens, and his mentor, teacher, and protector, Silas. The book began with a horror feel. In the beginning of the book there was a guy referred to throughout the book as, The Man Jack, who…

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    Philosopher’s Stone and Neil Gaiman’s The Graveyard Book as the notion of the “special world” (Vogler 10) is glorified through contrast in relation to the core themes of the texts. Within both novels, the protagonists are only able to truly experience the themes of family, belonging and the supernatural whilst in the special world, placing an emphasis on this realm. Furthermore, contrast is consistently utilised to demonstrate that the ordinary world cannot offer the experiences that the special…

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    “Hey guys what’s up it’s your two favorite people back at it again with the vlogging and today me and Crimson are going to do the 24 hour graveyard challenge. “At the moment Crimson is driving to the graveyard,” I said. We got an in and out burger before we got to the graveyard and when I lifted my burger to my mouth the grease dripped into my mouth and the sweet and savory meat, cheese, and ketchup exploded in my mouth. As we pulled into the parking lot the screeches of the car tires rolling on…

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