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  • Pete And Julie
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    There were many characters in the story of Show Boat. In the beginning we met Captain Andy Hawks and his wife Parthy Anne. Andy was the caption of the Cotton Blossom. They had one daughter and her name was Magnolia. The purpose of Andy and Parthy Anne is to add comedy and conflict in the story. They fought a lot and it was very humorous, and it seemed as if they both stood on opposite sides when it came to raising their daughter. Magnolia was probably the star of the musical. She tied in to almo...
  • Psychological Conflicts
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    Every story has a conflict. A conflict is a disagreement, which usually provides the plot for a story. The conflict is the basis for everything else included in the work of literature. Usually a person reads the story to see how a conflict is developed and then resolved. This essay, as already states, will be about psychological conflicts. In the epic tale, The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien, there are many psychological conflicts involved that all weave together. The conflict I want to foc...
  • Contrasting Conflict In The Bass
    417 words
    There are many conflicts shown in The Bass, The River and Sheila Mant that are different from The Cold Equations In this English paper I will explain to you three of many of the conflicts in each story. One of many of the conflicts in The Bass, the River, and Sheila Mant was when the narrator was struggling whether or not to let the bass go and impress Sheila or to reel the bass in and ruin his date with Sheila. In The Cold Equations, the commander had a conflict with trying to figure out what t...
  • Story The Use Of Force The Conflict
    528 words
    Conflicts In the three stories To Build a Fire, The Use of Force, and A and P there are some different conflicts. A conflict is struggle between two or more objects. In these stories the three different conflicts are man versus nature, man versus man, and man versus self. The three stories that contain these conflicts are To Build a Fire by Jack London, The Use of Force by Williams Carlos Williams, and A and P by John Updike. The first story to talk about is To Build a Fire, then The Use of Forc...
  • Baudelaire Orphans And Count Olaf
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    There are many elements of fiction. All of them together are a recipe for the perfect story. There are five elements all together. They are conflict, setting, character, plot and theme. "The Grim Grotto" displays all of these elements with an exceptionally well written storyline. Conflict is a very significant factor of fiction. Without conflict there would be no story. The main conflict in "The Grim Grotto" is locating the sugar bowl and keeping it away from Count Olaf. The opposing forces are ...
  • Conflicts With Norma Jean
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    Shiloh There are several elements of literature that can be analyzed when discussing a good short or long story. The elements are plot, characterization, theme, setting, point of view, irony and symbolism. I read the short story Shiloh and have chosen to discuss the plot of this story. This is a great story expressing the way miscommunication in a marriage can tear the marriage apart. This is story is told in the first person by Leroy Moffitt. He is the main character who deals with conflicts wi...
  • Conflict Between Margot And Macomber
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    I recently read Earnest Hemingway's "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber". This is a story about a thirty-five year old man, Francis Macomber who is on an African safari hunt with his wife, Margot. Led by his guide, Robert Wilson, Macomber tries to display his manhood by killing dangerous creatures. This in fact has the exact opposite effect when he humiliates himself by running from a wounded lion. Samuel Shaw stated in Earnest Hemingway, "this is about much more than a hunting yarn, altho...
  • Intra Personal Conflict Within Dick
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    Conflict in 'The Child By Tiger' "The Child by Tiger" is narrated by a man who is remembering an event from his childhood. The story centers on Dick Prosser, who is a black hired hand for Mr. Shepperton. Dick is involved in several levels of conflict throughout the story. These include intra personal conflicts, a conflict with society, and conflict with his environment. The first conflict is very important in the scheme of the story, because it provides the necessary conditions for this kind of ...
  • Conflict Character Against Characters As Matilda
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    Matilda Too smart for her own good, is a legendary saying used for people that are so smart that at the end of their life it can be dangerous for them. In the fantastic story Matilda written by Roald Dahl, the author describes a young girl's life that is affected by lack of love and affection and her being too intelligent for her age and time. It was the beginning of summer in 1993 the climate was starting to get hot and the Wormwood family didn't pay much attention to Matilda and her incredible...
  • Dorothy Parker Arrangement In Black And White
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    Dorothy Parker's "Arrangement in Black and White" is set during a dinner party for the host's friend, Walter Williams, an African American musician. Though the party is celebrated in his name, most of the conversation takes place between the host and the main character, the woman with pink velvet poppies. From the conversation, the audience can deduce that though this woman admires Walter Williams's musical talent, she is unable to let go of the racist sentiment against his African American heri...
  • Emily's Conflicts
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    In the story a rose for emily william faulkner portrays two types of conflict. these conflicts are encounter d by the readers through the authors eye. an individu la that reads this story can see the different conflicting situations that arise in this story. emily's conflicts within herself and the communities conflicts towards her are the two main conflicts in this story. The conflicts within herself is more prominent than what she had with the community she lived in. Conflict within a characte...
  • Minor Characters In The Story
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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 ta...
  • Jason And Gareth Travel To Ireland
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    Time Cat Lloyd Alexander Type of story: Fictional Setting: 1. Time: Historical period: the story jumps from different times. Place: Geographical location: This story as well as switching from time to time it also switches from place to place. While traveling they go the places of Egypt, Rome and Britain, Ireland, Japan, Italy, Peru, The Isle of Man, and finally to America. Scenes: The story starts out in Jason's room and from there it goes to Egypt where Gareth and Jason go down the Nile river a...
  • Man Versus Nature Conflict
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    Jack London's "To Build a Fire" and John Updike's "A&P" were very different, but interesting stories. Both authors chose a different approach to their chosen tone. Updike wrote in a more laid back and entertaining way, while London, on the other hand, chose to write in a more formal and serious way. The authors also developed much different characters. London's main character was much older and rugged than the complicated teenage girls and grocery clerk that Updike chose to focus his story aroun...
  • Gutman And Wilmer And Cairo
    835 words
    The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett takes place in the 1930's and has a variety of mysterious characters including: Sam Spade, Brigid O'Shaughhnessy, Joel Cairo, Mr. Gutman, and Wilmer. When O'Shaughnessy comes to Spade and asks him to shadow Thursby, the story takes off on rampage of events with seemingly no relevance until they are revealed in the end. The conflict that drives the story is the unknown location of the Maltese falcon, a golden falcon of immense value. All the actions and even...
  • Suspense And The Developed Conflict
    493 words
    Lather and Nothing Else seems to fit Hernando Tellers story well. Its self- explanatory to the plot of the story and essentially gives away the decision of our disgruntle protagonist. But what if someone looks at the story in a different perspective Perhaps if the point of view was changed Try to read the story from the sight of an innocent bystander or the view of the captain in the barbers chair. The elementary incantation of irony has become overly abundant in this story, while toiling hand-i...

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