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  • African American Pastoral Care
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    African American Pastoral Care by Edward P. Wimberley is a supplement to the book written in 1979 on Pastoral Care in the Black Church. Pastoral Care by African Americans shows pastoral counselors how to care for African Americans through a narrative methodology. By linking personal stories and the pastor's stories to the heart language of the Bible stories, counselors can use God's unfolding drama to bring healing and reconciliation to human lives. Further, demonstrating that caring can be show...
  • First Postmodernist Story
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    The School: Postmodernist IdeasBarthelme's 'The School' is the first postmodernist story I have ever read. When I read it for the first time, my lips formed a bitter smile. In my imagination, postmodernist stories differed from the classical ones in the arrangement of the ideas and in the standard that postmodernists reject society. True, "The School" does differ in composition, for example the absence of introduction, but though it sounds somewhat comical, it does also have an incorporated pess...
  • Pullman As A Children's Writer
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    Dm on geezerThere's a story Philip Pullman tells to illustrate what he's about. Many years ago, on holiday, he decided to amuse his five-year-old son, Tom, by giving him a version of the Odyssey every night. 'By the end of the story, Tom, who was sitting with a glass in his hand, was so galvanised he bit a chunk out of the glass. That's the power of storytelling. Thank you Homer. ' The author of The Amber Spyglass likes to place himself in the oral tradition, and is only too happy to acknowledge...
  • Similar Writing Styles To Carver
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    Before I analysis my own story I must first sum up what I feel Raymond Carver is trying to achieve in his stories. The simplicity of Raymond Carver's characters makes them complex. Though this is an ironic statement as irony is part of Raymond Carvers writing. The identities of his characters are simple and ordinary, but the irony of the stories makes them strange. Most of Carver's characters are similar: lonely personalities without the ability to express themselves, struggling with the difficu...
  • Kate Chopin And William Faulkner
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    Married To Be Alone? Although marriage is the symbol of two lives! | union, in the real world many people experience it in the opposite way. Gloria Steinem says: ! SSThe surest way to be alone is to get married. !" In! SSThe Story of an Hour!" by Kate Chopin, we can certainly realize how well the author describes the loneliness of a marriage. There is another short story that also reflects the same point of view in a relationship; it is William Faulkner's! SSA Rose for Emily. !" Both works serve...
  • Man Similarities With A Typical Carver Story
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    By Looking Closely At Language, Content, Style Show How Fat Can Be Considered A Typical Carve Sto When answering this question one must first consider what a typical Raymond Carve story is. After reading several of his other short stories you can see a pattern developing. His minimalist style creates a sense of detachment from the story and its characters, however at the same time he is still able to take you through a range of emotions. A typical Carver story certainly involves colloquial and e...
  • Young Wife Of A Drover
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    Traditional bush stories have always been a part of Australia's history; involving many types of characters like Drovers and Shearers, just to name a couple. Many writers have portrayed these traditional bush characters in different ways! The two bush stories "The Drovers Wife" and "The Graziers Wife" are set in two different time eras and written by two authors from totally different time periods. Both of the main characters in each of the bush stories are quite similar in certain ways yet very...
  • Literary Analysis American History By Judith Ortiz Cofer
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    LIBRARY ANALYSIS E 1 ng lish 1 Focus: "American History" by Judith Ortiz Cofer TITLE: a) "American History" b) I think the significant meaning of the title "American History" is the full name "American History", because the time frame in which the story is set in, is when President Kennedy was shot and killed which is in American History. It was also in the time when it was hard for immigrants. The lived in crowded buildings in the city. AUTHOR: a) Judith Ortiz Cofer b) Judith Ortiz Cofer was bo...
  • Beginning Gabriel
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    The short story "The Dead" by James Joyce constructs the tale of early twentieth century upper class society in the Irish city of Dublin. The story tells of the characters' entrapment and the tragic lives they lead, constantly hiding behind the conventions of their society. Joyce uses symbolism to draw a parallel between the natural way in which the snow covers the land, and the unnatural way in which the characters use their societal culture to cover reality and hide from the truth. The main ch...

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