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  • English Patient Throughout The Novel
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    The limited character in Michael Ondaatje's novel, The English Patient, was Alm " as. Alm " as was a man who was burned from head to toe, and whose identity is unrecognizable thus making him a limited character. The novel takes place in a villa where the man was being taken care of by Hana, a young nurse who stayed behind to take care of Alm " as while the rest of the nurses escaped to a safer place to stay. She calls him the English patient because of his accent, though she is unaware of where ...
  • Female Characters In Other Early Vonnegut Novels
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    Vonnegut's Changing Women What follows is an argument to the effect that, in the novels written before 1973, Vonnegut's female characters generally are presented negatively, either as pro-authority anti-individualists or as helpless or male-manipulated victims who never 'grow' in either a personal or literary sense. In addition I maintain that, in at least two of Vonnegut's later novels, certain female characters exercise individuality in their own existences and effect positively the awareness ...
  • Pre 1914 And Post 1914 Poetry Answer
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    General Certificate of Secondary Education June 2004 ENGLISH LITERATURE (SPECIFICATION A) 3712/Higher Tier Friday 28 May 2004 9.00 am to 10.45 amIn addition to this paper you will require: ! a 12-page answer book; ! a copy of the 2004 AQA Anthology which you have been studying; ! a copy of the relevant post-1914 novel if you have been studying this instead of the Anthology short stories. Time allowed: 1 hour 45 minutes Instructions! Use blue or black ink or ball-point pen.! Write the information...
  • George Eliot In Her Novel Silas Marner
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    Silas Marner and Wuthering Heights are two novels in which the past is very important in an understanding of the circumstances of the present. Both novels deal with the thwarting of passions and their deformation into ugliness. Yet both novels are also concerned with ways in which evils and wrong choices can be made right as time passes. In both novels the past informs the present, and through actions of characters willing to address the past, the evils of the past can be alleviated or resolved ...
  • Charles Discovery Of A Painting Of Chatterton
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    Time strips our illusions of their hues And one by one in turn, some grand mistake Casts off its bright skin yearly like a snake. Lord Byron, Don Juan, 5.21 In most detective stories, time plays a major factor in the deciphering of the puzzle for both the reader and for the narrator. Through the use of time, the characters are able to recreate the events of the mystery surrounding them in order to hopefully solve this mystery. But time plays a different role in Peter Ackroyd's novel Chatterton. ...
  • Fictional Presentation Naipaul
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    After the completion of his earlier Caribbean novels, V.S. Naipaul began his extended travels and subsequent writings inspired by those travels. A Bend in the River (1979) results from such an undertaking. The story in A Bend in the River depicts how an emergent African nation struggles against all odds to be a modernized one. Despite episodes on internal warfare and corruption that effect migration in and out of the country, it is obvious that there is a continuous thematic concern in the novel...

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