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  • Site B Of Jurassic Park
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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 lec...
  • Themes Of The Novel
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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...
  • Margaret Drabbles A Natural Curiosity
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    Running along the same lines as a daytime soap opera, Margaret Drabbles A Natural Curiosity provides pertinent information about life in Northam, England, a small, quaint town just outside of London, during the mid to late 1900's. Drabble narrates the novel in third person omniscient which allows her to venture into the minds of the diverse characters. Although there exists a black and white central conflict, all of the minor conflicts stem from Alix Bowen, the first, and most essential individu...
  • Gaspard's Purpose In The Novel
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    In the novel A Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens, the author uses many minor characters. Although labelled 'minor', these characters contribute fully, and are essential to the depth and excitement of the novel. Three such characters are: Miss Pross, Gaspard, and Jerry Cruncher. These three characters take on a couple different roles, depending on what point in the novel one is at. From the beginning, and throughout the novel, Miss Pross plays a simple role. She takes care of Lucie Manette. ...
  • Characters In The Novel
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    Another Country and Go Tell it on the Mountain are two of James Baldwin's most analyzed novels. Some see both novels as great additions to American literature, while others criticize Baldwin's unique writing style used in both works. Another Country has been called a true American classic, and also a literary failure. At any rate, it is an extremely controversial novel filled with controversial characters. The majority of the novel is filled with either talk or fornication, and at least halfway ...
  • Novels E.M. Forster
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    Many aspects of writing catch a reader's attention and keep one interested in a book. E.M. Forster put many of these aspects in his books making them well written and quite interesting. He combined great characters, a decent story line, and his prolific knowledge of writing to make his books readable and enjoyable. E.M. Forster was born on January 1, 1879, in London, England. After an education at Tonbridge School and King's College, Cambridge, he spent a year traveling in Europe. On his return,...
  • Sir Walter Scott
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    Sir Walter Scott Scottish Novelist 1771-1832 Sir Walter Scott was born on August 15, 1771 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Scott created and popularized historical novels in a series called the Waverley Novels. In his novels Scott arranged the plots and characters so the reader enters into the lives of both great and ordinary people caught up in violent, dramatic changes in history. Scott's work shows the influence of the 18th century enlightenment. He believed every human was basically decent regardless...
  • Cruelty In The Novels
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    The theme of human cruelty and its effects is displayed throughout the novels, A Tale of Two Cities, and Lord of the Flies. There were many deaths throughout both novels that could have been avoided, while instead they were lost. In A Tale of Two Cities, many people were left to die in the Bastille, similar to Dr. Manette; many of who did not deserve to die and could have been saved. Similarly, many of the little children died in Lord of the Flies simply do to lack of concern or care for them. I...
  • Bond With The Characters
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    The novel, Asturias written by Brian Caswell holds its reputation with its relevance and effectiveness to the given audience. It captures the audience's attention with a modern story set in contemporary times. It addresses issues that concern today's youth with l"Zve, hate, friendship, abuse, gay rights and betrayal. With the parallel story involved with the civil war; it gives the audience an understanding of Australia's history and how it changed and affected today. Asturias concerns a group o...
  • Love For Tj Papa
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    In the novel Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry many characters took risks the two that stick out in my head the most is of papa and TJ. TJ didn't study for a test so he wondered his eyes about until he saw some answers on a nearby classmates answer sheet. He could of suffered the consequence of failing the test and only getting into a little trouble with his parents but he got caught cheating, since he was a colored child he was thrown out of school. Throughout this, whole novel TJ has made dozens of...
  • Singer's Love For Spiros Antonopoulos The Homosexual
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    The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter In Carson McCuller's novel, The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter, the main theme is isolation and a search for some connection to be normal. McCuller's traces the lives of five characters that center their lives around one main character named John Singer, a deaf-mute. These characters are representative of all people and not just their specific characters in the novel. McCuller's is characterized as a Southern-Gothic writer, and was known for her depiction of lonely charact...
  • Mearsault And K
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    The characters of the chaplain, in Albert Camus' The Outsider, and the priest, in Franz Kafka's The Trial, are quite similar, and are pivotal to the development of the novel. These characters serve essential to bring the question of God and religion to probe the existentialist aspects of it, in novels completely devoid of religious context. The main idea visible about these two characters is that they are both the last ones seen by the protagonists, Mearsault and K., both non-believers in the wo...
  • Day In The Life Of Type Novel
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    Initial reactions to the novel Ulysses, by James Joyce were that this book parallels itself with Homer's Odyssey. I initially thought that the idea of a day in the life of book would be interesting to read as well. In almost every novel you are able to get inside the head of the main characters and are able to feel their emotions at the moments they are feeling them and are able to experience what they experience but very rarely does a novel take you through every aspect of a human beings day an...
  • Very Interesting Novel
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    Egyptian literature includes religious compositions, private and royal historical records, instructions, stories, and scientific treatises such as medical, mathematical, and astronomical papyri. Sabers mother has passed away, revealing a secret with her last ounce of strength you must find your father. The search for his father turns unpleasant, when the wife of his landlord plans to murder her husband for his money. Saber joins her plan, not knowing that betrayal is just around the corner. The ...
  • Two Of The Three Minor Female Characters
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    Consider the way in which McEwan portrayed women through his female characters Every female character within the novel is connected through Stephen. The main female characters are part of Stephens private life; these are the people with which Stephen is closest to throughout the Novel. The minor characters are the females, which Stephen interacts with throughout his public life. Julie, Stephens wife and Thelma, a close friend both have very different characters, they both represent the roles of ...
  • Written Novel
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    The novel I read was The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton. My copy of The Outsiders was published in 1997, but the original was first published in 1967, both by Viking Penguin. S.E. Hinton wrote this novel when she was just sixteen in the 1950's. The times are different, so some thing were a little confusing, but overall the book was written well. The story takes place in a city in Oklahoma in the 1950's. The storys main character is a boy by the name of Ponyboy who is fourteen years old. He is sensitiv...
  • Novels The Different Use Of Language
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    In the previous century there have been two major series of fantasy novels; "Lord of the Rings" and more recently "Harry Potter". The genre, fantasy, is very broad, but generally contains one main character, the protagonist, who is fighting for, or against something, often against evil. In both these novels the main protagonist is fighting against evil and endures a kind of adventure and personal growth. As in most fantasy novels, the main characters are in an ulterior world, which is comparable...
  • Of The Events In The Novel
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    To Kill a Mockingbird Projects Choose one of the following projects. 1. Design an edition of Maycomb's newspaper that recounts some of the events in the novel. You may do this as a group of no more than three. The size of the newspaper will depend on the number of people doing the project. Talk to me about it. 2. Construct a scrapbook that might have been made by a character in the novel. Moments such as newspaper clippings, photographs, letters and other such items may all be "saved" in this sc...
  • City Of Sydney Into The Novel
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    Marele Day's character Claudia Valentine in The Life And Crimes Of Harry Lavender is more than just a way of showing Sydney. Claudia is a stereotypical hard-boiled detective, who in many ways fits the conventions of the private investigator typecast. But in a role reversal, she is a new interpretation of the detective. Her character has a heart, which loves the old Sydney of the past. She contrasts with Harry Lavender, who loves Sydney, but as a city of the future. Clearly, Day changed from simp...
  • Interest In The Novel
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    As soon as a novel must be read or becomes part of As soon as a novel must be read or becomes part of a literary course, the joy of reading it is immediately lost due to the fact that the particular novel may not be interest to the student, the student may hurry to finish the novel and by the extent to which the novel is studied. The joy of reading a novel is lost when a novel is not of interest to the reader because the reader would not be able to relate to any of the characters, and would ther...

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