• Jurassic Park 3 Main Characters
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    Jurassic Park: the Lost World Characters There are many characters in this book. Only one of these characters is from the origional. He is Ian Malcom. There are many people, though who take the place of the previous book's characters. There are Kelly and Arby instead of Timmy and his sister for example. There are many main and minor characters in this novel which are all very important to the story line. Ian Malcom is one of the main characters in the novel. The book starts with him giving a le...
  • Short Story Film Birds Man
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    The Birds The Birds, the movie was directed by Alfred Hitchcock and was based on the short story "The Birds" written by Daphne du Merrier. If you would have read the book and then watched the movie, you would see that very few things are the same. In both the short story and the movie flocks of gulls, robins, crows, and sparrows join each other. This is really weird because different species of birds never work together. The story and the film both have the same climate. It is cold and chilly; ...
  • Lost Horizon Life Pip Conway
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    Throughout history people have been mislead to believe that happiness can only be found through achieving what you think you want. For example, it is rare to read a fairy tale that doesn't involve a hero obtaining his goals and living happily ever after with the one he loves. Few authors have dared to write about the reality of life in fear that the response from audiences who are used to happy endings would be negative. Charles Dickens and James Hilton are two authors that took that chance and ...
  • Television Vs Reality Main Charact
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    It is 8: 30 Monday night and the whole family is in the living room watching the Fox network's primetime hit "Ally McBeal." Suddenly, just after the program resumes after a painstakingly long commercial break, you see a man and a woman lying in bed talking to each other after having a night of hot, passionate sex. You look down and see your ten year old son or daughter lying on the floor just staring at the TV, taking it all in. You begin channel surfing, and end up on channel 3, CBS. There is a...
  • Too Bare Hamlet Lion King
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    A son's tragedy, a brother's betrayal. A story of responsibility and revenge is that of William Shakespeare's tragedy Hamlet. The theme in the play Hamlet is one that is great in age and remains present even in today's entertainment. A modern story which shares this theme is Disney's The Lion King. The characters Simba and Hamlet are the main characters in both stories and both share many similarities. Treachery from within the family was the cause of both character's losses, and the initial con...
  • Greasy Lake Main Character
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    Nature has a powerful way of portraying good vs. bad, which parallels to the same concept intertwined with human nature. In the story "Greasy Lake" by T. Coraghessan Boyle, the author portrays this through the use of a lake by demonstrating its significance and relationship to the characters. At one time, the Greasy Lake was something of beauty and cleanliness, but then came to be the exact opposite. Through his writing, Boyle demonstrates how the setting can be a direct reflection of the charac...
  • William Faulkner's The Bear And Barn Burning A Comparison
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    William Faulkner's The Bear and Barn Burning are two different short stories, but are very much alike in several ways. The theme in both gravitates toward the finding one's self theme, where both the main characters must find themselves amidst many different circumstances. Faulkner also portrays the main characters in each story much the same. There is a difference in the tone between the two stories however, proving that he can write two different stories, but put in many similarities. Finding ...
  • Evil And Daniel Webster
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    The play 'The Devil and Daniel Webster' was boring as watching grass grow. The audience struggled to find a comfortable position to stay awake. This disappointing production was stale and went nowhere. Unfortuneltly the audience was unable to develop any emotional relationship with the main characters. THe play created an atmosphere of. Stephen Vincent Benet obviously was having a bad day when writing this script. Benet uses his three main characters as symbols of mans struggle with good and ev...
  • Individual Lost Main Characters
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    Kristi James James 1 Professor ComitiniEnglish 1028 March, 2000 Individual Lost! The Man Who Was Almost A Man by Richard Wright and The Lesson by Toni Cade Bambara share a common theme; young individuals lost in society. Both stories portray their main characters as teenagers who haven't quite figured out their position in society. They both appear to be strong-willed and independent, but in reality they are not. Both use slang language due to their environment, have difficult financial situatio...
  • The Great Leapfrog Contest And
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    In the short stories, 'The Good Corn'; written by H. E. Bates and 'The Great Leapfrog Contest'; by William Saroyan techniques such as characters, point of view, setting and structure work together to explore the issue of personal conflict and establish tension between the main characters in each story. An examination of these techniques allow a more enhanced reading of the texts and in turn evoke a particular response from the reader. In the short story 'The Good Corn'; there are three main char...
  • The Cradle Nick And Carol
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    THE CRADLE My book is called The Cradle by Arthur C. Clarke. The setting of this book takes place in sunny West Keys in Florida. The main characters in this book are Carol Dawson who is a Miami photojournalist. She takes pictures and writes stories about the pictures and sells them to the local news and newspaper. Nick Williams is a woman-hating Ivy League drop out who captains a boat for his own scuba diving company. Troy Jefferson is Nick's trusty crewman who aids Nick in the epic story. This...
  • Owen Meany John Events Characters
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    During a persons lifetime, that person may embark upon many different types of journeys. In a piece of literature, the journey motif is a distinctive idea, or theme that is elaborated on. The main character, John Wheelwright, from John Irving, A Prayer for Owen Meany, and Jake Barnes, from Earnest Hemingway's, The Sun Also Rises, both encounter a journey through the mental, physical, and emotional events in their lives. In these novels, the main characters recall their memories from the past and...
  • Tex Mccormick Johnny Collins
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    Book Report Title - Tex Author - S. E. Hinton Pages - 191 Main Characters - Tex McCormick - Mason McCormick - Johnny Collins - Jamie Collins 1 q. Write a character sketch for one of the main characters in your book. Be sure to include physical features, personality, statical information and examples of actions or thoughts that show these features. 1 a. Character Sketch of Johnny Collins. Johnny Collins is Tex Mccormick best friend. Johnny just got a motorcycle for his birthday and wasted a lot ...
  • Main Characters Family Beth Expected
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    The novel The Deep End of the Ocean identifies the impact the role of family has had over the main characters ambition to create what they consider to be a perfect family. As well, we see how this ambition has affected them and guided their actions in life. Nonetheless, things do not appear to go smoothly as the Cappadoras had expected, as their downfall begins when Beth loses her son Ben at her high school reunion. From there torment, they try their best to find their son back and bring him bac...
  • The Quiet American Main Characters
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    Book Report Author: Graham Greene Titles of some other works by the same author: a. o. : A Burnt-Out Case, The Power and the Glory, The Heart of the Matter. Title: The Quiet American Date of Publication: 1965 Edition: Penguin First published: 1955 Genre: Novel of character List of (main) characters and description of them: 1) Fowler, a British reporter, who has left his wife, living in Vietnam with a Chinese woman, trying to report about the war without too much personal involvement. 2) Phuong,...
  • Titanic The Film People Class Characters
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    Titanic 1997 James Cameron The blockbuster film Titanic brought millions of dollars and thousands of people to the theaters and continues to touch people today in their homes. Why was this film so successful? It was a combination of many different things. Among these are many thematic elements. Looking at some of these elements will show how the director and others involved were able to create an emotionally charged movie that appeals to thousands. The film uses one thematic element called The ...
  • Mexican Revolution Fighting Demetrio Leaders
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    Michael San filippo Latin American History The Underdogs and the Mexican Revolution The Mexican Revolution was a violent political and social upheaval that occurred in Mexico in the early 20 th century. The revolution began in November 1910 as an effort to overthrow the 30-year dictatorship of Porfirio D'iaz. It grew into a widespread rebellion that would eventually change the structure of Mexico's economy, government, and society. Various revolutionary leaders and factions pursued different goa...
  • Main Characters Film Play Bicycle
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    A Comparison of the Play and Film of A Midsummer Night's Dream While watching the film, A Midsummer Night's Dream, there were both similarities and differences between the adaptation and Shakespeare's play as he wrote it. The following paragraphs will compare the play and film by listing the similarities and differences and their significance. Some similarities are the main characters, dialogue, and theme. The director of the film keeps the same list of main characters as in the play. However, t...
  • 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...
  • Doll's House Characters Endings Tidy
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    A Doll's House: Full Of Tidy Endings Doll's House: Full Of Tidy Endings A Doll's House: Full of Tidy Endings It has been said that great works of drama have a universality about them, a timelessness all their own. Many important plays have similarities to one another regardless of the time in which they were written because of this fact. Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House and Harvey Fierstein's On Tidy Endings are certainly no exception to that rule. Although they were written over a hundred years ap...