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  • Tyler's Outlook On Life
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    The Dynamic Use of Symbolism in Shampoo Planet Douglas Coupland has been called the voice of Generation X by his critics because of his writing techniques, which deal mainly with youthful ideals. Most of his works involve young characters searching for truth and answers for their self-involved questions. Despite many of his novels having a dim outlook, he incorporates humor and optimism into them, which creates a balance between wittiness and mockery. In Shampoo Planet Tyler Johnson, the narrato...
  • Bakha's Mockery In Untouchable
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    Indian lit. in english paper The Untouchable by Mulk Raj Anand Mulk Raj Anand, one of the most highly regarded Indian novelists writing in English, was born in Peshawar in 1905. He was educated at the universities of Lahore, London and Cambridge, and lived in England for many years, finally settling in a village in Western India after the war. His main concern has always been for 'the creatures in the lower depths of Indian society who once were men and women: the rejected, who has no way to art...
  • Leaves Conway In Charge Of Shangri La
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    The novel Lost Horizon by James Hilton is about 4 people whose plane gets hijacked and their adventures mishaps along the way. The main characters of the novel are Hugh Conway, Captain Charles Mallinson, Charles Bryant, Roberta Binklow, Father Perrault, and Chang. Hugh Conway is the central character of the novel and is the leader of the group. Captain Charles Mallinson is vice counsel working with Conway. Charles Bryant is an American who is running from the law for financial dealings and is us...
  • Novel Caitlin Changes In The Novel
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    Title: Breathing Underwater Author: Alex Flinn Pages: 236 Summary: Breathing Underwater is about an teenage boy at the age of 16 who is in love with his girlfriend, but does not really know how to treat her right. He claimed to have loved his girlfriend a lot and often did not listen to what he has to say about things and disagrees with her which causes him to get angry. One day he had gotten very angry and had slapped her, not knowing what had got into him he apologized for his behaviour and sa...
  • Madame Defarge And The French People
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    A Tale of Two Cities: Reversal of Characters When writing a book, most authors are writing about an issue they have. However, other themes become apparent through the course of the piece, either consciously or subconsciously. One such theme is a reversal of characters in Tale of Two Cities. Individuals and groups of people change dramatically from the outset of the book all the way up to its conclusion. Three of the most obvious changes in character are Sydney Carton, Madame DeFarge, and the Fre...
  • Novel Into A Movie
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    It is very common to see a movie that has arisen from a famous novel, but there are some major differences seen when the transition from paper to screen takes place. The director of a movie has to try and fit a complete novel into an hour an a half to three our movie. Sometimes this adaptation works very well and the same points can be found if you read the book or watch the movie, but sometimes it does not work and some very major points and circumstances can be lost. In the World According to ...
  • Tone Of The Story
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    Tone Techniques: Dances With Wolves In his novel, '; Dances With Wolves'; , Michael Blake uses several techniques throughout the story to enhance the tone displayed to the reader. Blake uses tones that vary from sad, (war times) to happy (victorious.) Tone can be defined as the emotion or feeling set upon a reader during a novel / short story. Most times, the tone will change. It can change from sad to dramatic, happy to angry, angry to calm, or basically anything else. Tone is important because...
  • Valjean Changes
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    Major Theme of Les Miserables In Hugo's novel Les Miserables, Hugo shows us the underlying theme through many different symbols and quotations. For instance, when Jean Valjean stays the night with the bishop Monseigneur My riel, Valjean steals the bishop's silver. The police catch him and bring him back to the bishop. The bishop hands him two candlesticks, the last of his possessions, and sais, "Don't forget that you promised me to use this silver to become an honest man". This quotation sets th...
  • We Have Always Lived In A Castle Merrycat Behavior
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    Jackson's last novel, We Have Always Lived in the Castle, combines many of her most vital concerns-psychology, isolation, and evil-with a curiosity in black magic. Merricat, Jackson's main character, is a young girl with many psychopathic tendencies including obsessive behavior and murder. Merrycat's murder of more than half of her family is explained by her severely neurotic behavior. Her psychotic behavior can be seen though her obsessive habits, her almost childish mind, and murder of her fam...
  • Thorin's Perspective On Life Changes
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    Changing Perspective: Through a number of texts we can see the concept of change and changing perspective clearly demonstrated. In "Looking for Alibrandi" changes can be seen as a good thing by the events that occur in the novel. In the short story "Sky High", change is demonstrated as a bad thing that occurs in life. The classic J.R.R. Tolkien novel "the Hobbit" conveys the message that change occurs over time and it also emphasizes that certain events that occurs in ones life can trigger chang...
  • Beginning Of The Novel Anna
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    The Year of Wonders is a result of the author Geraldine Brooks explorations through the English countryside where she stumbled across eem AKA the plague town. In the villages museum located in the local church she found that in 1666 the village was convinced by visionary young minister to quarantine themselves within the village to arrest the spread if the plague. During this year two thirds of the village's population died. During her research into the events during that terrible year she came ...
  • Cultural And Relationship Changes
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    "Change is a process that presents both challenges and opportunities" Do you agree? How have the composers of the texts that you have studied addressed this idea?? In your answer you should refer to your prescribed text, ONE item from the stimulus booklet Changing, and at least TWO related texts of your own choosing. It is true that change is a process that presents both challenges and opportunities. Life is always accompanied by challenges and opportunities. Overcoming challenges and grabbing o...
  • Clear Pattern Of Change Throughout The Novel
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    In the novel Lord of the Flies by William Golding, structure is used to show a clear pattern of change, through both the events in the story and the characters. This effectively conveys the theme of man's inherent evil and builds tension in the plot to In the novel Lord of the Flies by William Golding, structure is used to show a clear pattern of change, through both the events in the story and the characters. This effectively conveys the theme of man's inherent evil and builds tension in the pl...
  • Reader's Feelings For Alex Change
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    TASK?? To what extent does Alex have his own freedom of thought?? A Clockwork Orange? by Anthony Burgess follows the life of a young juvenile delinquent by the name of Alex. Throughout the novel we learn in depth about the young protagonist, Alex, including his love for music and his apparent passion toward violence. Burgess uses bizarre, yet apt language choice in this novel which helps you relate to the main character in an easier manner, hence improving the appeal and success of this text. Th...

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