• Star Wars Dune People Called
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    Compare and Contrast: 'Dune' by Herbert and 'Star Wars' by Lucas The novel Dune by Frank Herbert, and the novel Star Wars by George Lucas have many comparisons and contrasts. Even though they were written more than 10 years apart, they are both very entertaining. In Dune the story takes place on a dry desert planet called Arra kis, where water is very scarce, and only the rich own it. Similarly, in Star Wars the story starts out on a desert world called Tatooine, where water is very scarce and e...
  • Rebecca Story Outline Main Character
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    Chapter 1-The first chapter describes how people remember the small details of every day life just as much as the larger happening. - In the first chapter the main character has a disturbing dream of Manderley. - In her dream she becomes upset at the way Manderley has become run-down and fallen apart. - She also remembers the little details of every day life at Manderley and how she seems to miss them. Chapter 2-Chapter describes how people seem to grasp on to familiar things when away from home...
  • Main Character Marlow Truth Man
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    Settings: Story took place during the 19 th century (1901). The characters in the story were all over the world in different times of their lives. the main character: The main character, Marlow, is a hard to convince man, paranoid man who tells lies although he says at the beginning that he can't stand lies, just so he will be able to live without having to bear the weight of truth on his shoulders. He is an average man. He had a sunken cheeks, a yellow complexion and a straight back as the sto...
  • Go Ask Alice Main Character
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    I read the book, Go Ask Alice. The author was anonymous. The main character was a girl, and her name was not mentioned. It was written as a diary. I thought that this book was very interesting because it was true; it is based on an actual diary of a fifteen-year-old drug user. In the beginning, she has a break up with her boyfriend and is anorexic. She eats very little. She overcomes that obstacle though. The girl moves because her father gets a job at a university as a professor. She moves wit...
  • Yellow Wallpaper 5 Main Character
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    In the short story 'The Yellow Wallpaper'; written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman we enter a story that is a cry for freedom. This story is about a woman who fights for her right to express what she feels, and fights for her right to do what she wants to do. The narrator in this short story is a woman whose husband loves her very much, but oppresses her to the point where she cannot take it anymore. This story revolves around the main character, her oppressed life, and her search for freedom. There...
  • Main Character Woman John Husband
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    'The Yellow Wallpaper': The Main Character and Cry for Freedom By Charles Lyons Mrs. Carolyn Wood The short story 'The Yellow Wall-Paper' written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman is a cry for freedom. This story is about a woman who fights for her right to express what she feels, and fights for her right to do what she wants to do. The narrator in this short story is a woman whose husband loves her very much, but oppresses her to the point where she cannot take it anymore. This story revolves around ...
  • Red Plaid Shirt Main Character
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    Red Plaid Shirt Where are the memories of our pasts held? In scrapbooks full of photographs, or perhaps written on the pages of a locked diary? Picture though, something as simple and ordinary as a closet full of clothes. Think about its contents, where they have been worn, what they have been through, the stories attached to each item. The nameless protagonist of Diane Schoemperlen's short story Red Plaid Shirt does this as she recalls a snippet of her past life with each article of clothing sh...
  • The Importance Of Dream
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    The author of the story "Black boy", Richard Wright, expressed the theme, the importance of dream by making readers relate to the situation in "Black Boy."Black Boy" is about this little boy who writes a story and the story's title causes this uproar because it has the word hell in it. " The Voodoo on hell's half acre" is the title of the story. The theme is importance of dream, and this theme relates to the story because the main character had a dream. Stayed with that dream, and he didn't let ...
  • Main Character Baby Coma Life
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    Jay McInerney's Bright Lights, Big City: You are the Coma Baby The novel Bright Lights, Big City by Jay McInerney relates the tale of a young man working for a prominent newspaper in Manhattan by day, while visiting many bars and nightclubs during the night. He manages to accomplish this through the help of his use of cocaine, to which he is powerfully addicted. Throughout the novel McInerney employs the use of the Coma Baby, a current story in the New York Post, a local tabloid, as a symbolic r...
  • Main Character Hand Story One
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    Vision Out of the Corner of One Eye: Literary Analysis The main character of 'Vision out of the Corner of One Eye ', a short story by Luisa Valenzuela, goes through a complete one hundred-eighty degree changeover the course of the story. In the beginning of the story, the main character is completely distraught. A man on the bus continues to fondle her, but rather than call attention to him she would rather save face for him. She hates the situation but she wants to believe he's a good person so...
  • Glass Menagerie Main Character
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    Who is the Main Character in The Glass Menagerie Who is the main character in The Glass Menagerie This is the question that many people contemplate about since there is a number of characters who are fit for the part. To help figure out exactly who the main character is, think about what is a protagonist A protagonist is defined as the principal character in a literary work or a leading actor, character, or participant in a literary work or real event. Therefore, is Tom the main character since ...
  • A Comparison Of The Handmaids Tale And Anthem
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    A Comparison of 'The Handmaid's Tale' and 'Anthem' The two novels, The Handmaid's Tale and Anthem, are both haunting, first person tales of personal hardship in a closed and controlled society. In this essay I will point out many important similarities and differences between the two books, mainly the setting and the similarities between the two societies in which the stories take place, as well as more important differences between the main characters. To start I would like to compare the setti...
  • A Comparison Of Contemporary And Romance Literature
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    A Comparison of Contemporary and Romance Literature Contemporary literature in the form of a short story consists of a plot, characters, point of view, setting, and theme (2). These elements can vary a great deal from one story to the next. An author of a short story also reveals a tone and a mood shown by his or her style of writing. Although romance literature contains the elements mentioned above, they are very different than those in short stories and are somewhat static from one tale to the...
  • A Unique Brand Of Violence
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    A Unique Brand of Violence: Critical Interpretations of Poe's "The Black Cat" Edgar Allan Poe's classic tale, "The Black Cat," is a disturbing story that delves into the contrasts between reality and fantasy, insanity and logic, and life and death. To decipher one distinct meaning presented in this story undermines the brilliance of Poe's writing. Multiple meanings can be derived from "The Black Cat," which lends itself perfectly to many approaches of critical interpretation. One of the staples ...
  • Groundhog S Day Fall Phil Character
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    Compare and Contrast Groundhog s Day and The Fall Steve Perri George Brown These two works have a very similar story to them. In Groundhog s Day, Bill Murray s character, Phil is stuck in the same day until he can become truly happy. In The Fall, the main character is suffering from an identity crisis. As we watch and read we find that these two people have a very similar predicament. In Groundhog s Day Phil tries to find meaning in his life through women. In the first event he learns about a wo...
  • Main Character Hawthorne Daughter One
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    The Hollow of the Three Hills is a story of dishonor, deceit, and death. The author, Nathaniel Hawthorn portrays the main character as a beautiful woman with a shameful and abominable past. She tries to run from her problems but comes to find out no matter how big or small a problem, trying to run from it will only make the problem follow. The main character was so driven by curiosity and remorse that she brought herself to go see a witch. They met in a place described by Hawthorne as "a hollow ...
  • Alice Munro's ' Boys And Girls'
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    In the short story, 'Boys and Girls', Alice Munro utilizes temporal and physical setting to elucidate the main character's struggle with her gender role in society where there is a traditional division of labour. The main character is a young girl who goes through a journey of self- discovery from a child to a young woman. Munro uses the house and the farm to depict the stages of the main characters transformation. Munro's use of foxes and horses, as well as the farming lifestyle, helps develop ...
  • Main Character Joy Prom Wanted
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    In "Where To Put Your Hands," author Lee Tono uchi describes the main character as a shy, down to earth guy and a grandson who is always lectured by his grandmother. The constant pressure from his grandmother, to find a girlfriend, made it harder for him to find one. The main character has gone to school with Joy, a popular, young and smart childhood friend whom he has known for quite sometime. The other main character in "Wonder Woman and My Junior Prom," author Wendy Miyake is a young teenage ...
  • The Woman Behind The Yellow Wallpaper
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    The short story "The Yellow Wallpaper", by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, illustrates mental illness through a first-hand reliable source. The main theme in this story is insanity vs. loneliness as well as the theme of being trapped. These themes are shown through the main character as she battles with her own mind, life, and surroundings. The theme of insanity is the main focus of the whole story. The story surrounds the main character who is a woman suffering from a mental illness. It is very evid...
  • Main Character Literature Romance Rosicky
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    A Comparison Of Contemporary And Romantic Literatur Comparison Of Contemporary And Romantic Literate A Comparison of Contemporary and Romantic Literature Contemporary literature in the form of a short story consists of a plot, characters, point of view, setting, and theme (2). These elements can vary a great deal from one story to the next. An author of a short story also reveals a tone and a mood shown by his or her style of writing. Although romance literature contains the elements mentioned a...