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  • Marco
    576 words
    Theme: The theme of the story is that you should have zest and your own attitude towards life. Also that you should never give up until all is lost. Plot: Exposition: We are first introduced to our main characters, Marco and Ariadne, in the first scene in the Legion Hall on Laramie Street. This is where Marco develops his fondness of Ariadne. Complications: Shortly after Marco sights his new found love he quickly introduces himself and asks Ariadne to dance with him. She rejects his proposal and...
  • Story The Protagonist
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    "Boys and Girls" is a short story, by Alice Munro, which illustrates a tremendous growing period into womanhood, for a young girl living on a fox farm in Canada, post World War II. The young girl slowly comes to discover her ability to control her destiny and her influences on the world. The events that took place over the course of the story helped in many ways to shape her future. From these events one can map the Protagonist's future. The events that were drawn within the story provided the P...
  • Oedipus Vs Hamlet As Tragic Protagonists Oedipus
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    Oedipus vs. Hamlet as Tragic Protagonists Oedipus fits Aristotle's definition of the tragic flaw and protagonist almost flawlessly. Aristotle described the protagonist as 'someone regarded as extraordinary rather than typical... ' (1117). Oedipus freed Thebes from the Sphinx by solving her riddle -- something nobody else had been able to do. The priest in the first scene of Act I calls Oedipus '... our greatest power' (1121) and describes him as rated first among men. Hamlet is of noble birth bu...
  • Protagonist Of A Short Story
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    I believe that before this statement can be explored one should define the terms used in it. The term short story has often been a question like how long is a piece of string, but in this now we have been able to define it, if not precisely. The short story 'differs from the novel in the dimension which Aristotle calls 'magnitude, and this limitation imposes differences both in the effects that can be achieved and in the choice and managements of the elements to achieve these effects. The idea o...
  • Constant Fight Between Conflicting Values And Ideas
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    English Mid Term Paper In past literature and present literature, there will always be characters that don't get along, or whose ideas, interests and values differ. In most cases, this sets up a classic protagonist / antagonist conflict. Most literature that is a story of some sort always has a protagonist and an antagonist. There must be a character that is trying to achieve something (protagonist) and there must be someone trying to stop the protagonist from doing what he / she is destined to ...
  • Entire Evolution Of The English Protagonist
    720 words
    The roots of English literature can be found in the late part of the first millennium in the year of the Lord. The protagonists of these first literary developments were generally kings. Over the coarse of several progressive centuries a diversely broader group of protagonists has been taken on. This group possesses more distinctive qualities than its predecessors. English literature's main character has grown immensely since the beginning of its revolution and, it continues to thrive at the pre...

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