• Jungle Book Minor Characters
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    Summary: The story The Jungle Book is a collection of stories written about the ecosystems and everyones part in it. This book is written mostly from the animals point of view telling their feelings and their unheard laws. The book was written in a very simple form and was very easy to read, understand, and analyze. This story was broken up into seven parts. The first three parts were coinciding and had the same characters throughout. The other four stories were entirely separate although they a...
  • Minor Character People Axel Characters
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    Question 7. : Examine the role played by, at least, two minor characters in the presentation of the novel's themes. In the novel The Chrysalis by John Wyndham, several minor characters are presented to help convey the themes of the text. Alan Irvin, Sophie Wender, and Axel Morton are several of the minor characters, who are presented in the novel, that assist in the communication of themes to the reader. These characters help develop themes such as intolerance, and the nature of a closed society...
  • Characters Minor Character
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    Significance of a Minor Character Minor characters are the backbones of all literary pieces of work. They can have an overall affect that can change the development of a story. These minute characters can provide further insight into the mind of the leading character (s) through their actions. In the short story "The Outcasts of Poker Flat", Uncle Billy is a diminutive character that alters the upcoming events faced by the other characters. His actions force the other characters to use an altern...
  • Hamlet Use Of Minor Characters
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    Minor characters play a very crucial role in Shakespear's Hamlet. They serve as narrators for events that occurred outside the immediate play: the Dane's ghost. Distinct contrasts are created through the usage of the play's minor characters. The reader gains new perspective on Hamlet's character when he is compared with Laertes. The presence of these minor characters can also have a direct effect on the action of the play. The actors in the play within the play are used to expose the guilt of Cl...
  • Minor Characters Willy Howard Ben
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    In the play, Death of a Salesman, by Arthur Miller, three minor characters affect the plot. These characters are Ben, Charley and Howard. The minor characters help the story's protagonist, Willy, develop extensively throughout the course of the play; therefore, they are key elements in the advancing story line. This story line blends and contrasts Willy's closest companions, Ben and Charley. They represent two aspects of Willy's ideals. Howard, Willy's boss, functions in order to heighten the de...
  • Shadow Of A Doubt
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    ENG 229 Evan James Essay #3 Charlie-Horse In Shadow of a Doubt, Hitchcock utilizes and stretches the ambiguous line between comedy and suspense by utilizing smaller characters in the film to keep the story line moving, and to help break sequence or rhythm of what the audience had been perceiving at the time. Many of the minor characters were used as "fillers", such as the waitress in the bar when Uncle Charlie and Charlie are sitting in the bar, and makes the comment "I would die for a ring like...
  • Elements Of Fiction Minor Character
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    Elements of Fiction When you read a story, you are reading a work of fiction. FICTION is writing that comes from an author's imagination. Although the author makes the story up, he or she might base it on real events. Fiction writers write either short stories or novels. A SHORT STORY usually revolves around a single idea and is short enough to be read in one sitting. A NOVEL is much longer and more complex. Understanding Fiction CHARACTERS are the people, animals, or imaginary creatures that t...
  • Minor Characters Influences On Major Characters
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    The Minor Characters In Romeo And Juliet Have A Great Deal Of Influence Of The Destinies Of The Major Characters Romeo and Juliet is a play based on love, fate, change and tragedy. It tracks the story of two lovers from opposing families' ancient feud, in death. Like most stories, the major characters play an important role, such as the decisions in which they take. Yet the minor characters also have a good deal of influence over the ultimate destinies of Romeo and Juliet. The first minor charac...
  • Law And Order Ralph Island Character
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    II. A. Discuss the protagonist of Lord of the Flies in terms of flatness or roundness. What purposes are served by his flatness, if any? Discuss any two minor characters in similar terms. For each, justify the degree of flatness or roundness in terms of the character's contribution to Lord of the Flies. Ralph, a charismatic twelve year old boy is the protagonist in William Golding's Lord of the Flies. The author describes him as being 'fair haired' with 'the body and shoulders of a boxer' while...
  • Jungle Book Minor Character
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    Summary: The story The Jungle Book is a collection of stories written about the ecosystems and everyone's part in it. This book is written mostly from the animals point of view telling their feelings and their unheard laws. The book was written in a very simple form and was very easy to read, understand, and analyze. This story was broken up into seven parts. The first three parts were coinciding and had the same characters throughout. The other four stories were entirely separate although they...
  • Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Godot Stoppard Play
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    Compare and contrast the ways in which 'Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead' by Tom Stoppard and 'Waiting for Godot' by Samuel Beckett teach important insights about the human condition. Inspired by Beckett's literary style, particularly in 'Waiting for Godot', Stoppard wrote 'Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead'. As a result of this, many comparisons can be drawn between these two plays. Stoppard's writing was also influenced by Shakespeare's 'Hamlet'. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern as minor...
  • Merchant Of Venice Minor Character
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    The Merchant of Venice is a controversial play among experts of Shakespeare. This play has been argued by some to be a comedy. This is because there is a lot of comic relief and the story has a happy ending. Others consider the play to be a tragedy because of Shylocks character. He is very much like a character of a tragedy as in Phaedra. Still other experts use the term tragicomedy. Personally I think that the last definition is the best one to describe this play. There are several factors tha...
  • Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Stoppard Godot Play
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    Compare and contrast the ways in which Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead by Tom Stoppard and Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett teach important insights about the human condition. Inspired by Beckett s literary style, particularly in Waiting for Godot, Stoppard wrote Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead. As a result of this, many comparisons can be drawn between these two plays. Stoppard s writing was also influenced by Shakespeare s Hamlet. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern as minor characters...
  • Lady Macduff Macbeth Porter Malcolm
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    There are numbers of minor characters in William Shakespeare! |s! SSMacbeth!" . These minor characters each carry their dramatic functions, which contribute to the development of the play. I going to discuss the dramatic functions of three of the minor characters, they are Malcolm, Porter and Lady Macduff. Malcolm is the son of King Duncan, the rightful successor of the throne. He escapes to England after the murder of Duncan by Macbeth for the fear of his life. Later in the play, he is convince...
  • Minor Character Characters Major Boo
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    It could be argued that Harper Lee has a different style of writing to other authors as she uses, minor characters to develop the identities of the major characters. She also uses this style of writing to give the scene and surroundings ore depth and emphasis, for example when Scout starts an argument with Walter Cunningham which develops into a fight due to the fact that Walter got Scout off to a bad start with the new teacher, Miss Caroline; helps us develop the identity of Scout, a tomboy, (t...
  • Minor Characters Holden Jane Allie
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    In the novel The Catcher in the Rye, there is a variety of minor characters. Jane Gallagher, one of the many minor characters, lived next door to Holden Caulfield when they were younger. When Holden and Jane lived next to each other, they would play checkers all the time. "Yeah. She wouldn't move any of her kings. What she'd do, when she'd get a king, she wouldn't move it. She'd just leave it in the back row. She'd get them all lined up in the back row. Then she'd never use them. She just liked...
  • Ann Marie Nora Play Rank
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    In Henrik Ibsen s play A Doll s House, the personality of the protagonist Nora Helmer is developed and revealed through her interactions and conversations with the other characters in the play, including Mrs. Linde, Nils Krogstad, Dr. Rank and Ann-Marie. Ibsen also uses certain dramatic and literary techniques and styles, such as irony, juxtaposition and parallelism to further reveal interesting aspects of Nora s personality. Mrs. Linde provides and interesting juxtaposition to Nora, while Krogs...
  • Mrs Linde Nora Play Krogstad
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    In the play A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen there are three minor characters that have a significant impact on Nora's personality. Krogstad, Dr. Rank and Mrs. Linde have all had a long-standing relationship with the Helmer family, and each one of them plays a role in the development of Nora's character. These are minor characters in the play, but they play a major role in the play. Krogstad is in fear of losing his job at the bank. He will stop at nothing in order to retain his position, as he h...
  • Minor Character Finny Story Gene
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    A Separate Peace – The Role OfA Separate Peace – The Role Of Minor Characters Without the minor characters the story "A Separate Peace' would be missing major points and it wouldn? t run smoothly. The minor characters in the story play an important role in the way the story falls together and in causing Finny to die. The minor characters in this story set up kind of props for other things to happen in the story. For example Brinker? s conflict with Gene. The first part of the conflic...
  • Romeo And Juliet Paris Play Doesn
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    ? It is not so much the central characters of the play, Romeo and Juliet themselves, as the minor characters that are responsible for their tragic end. ? I agree with this analysis to a high extent, but have also considered the other possible reasons why they died. The most commonly seen reason for Romeo? s and Juliet? s downfall would be the feud between the Capulets and the Montague's. However, the over-looked, minor characters play an important role in the downfall of Romeo and Juliet. They w...