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- 21: Usage Of Elements Of Fiction I
- When a person reads a story, he or she is aware of many types of elements of fiction. An author uses elements of fiction to make his or her story move and read in a way that will make the story enjoyable and a thrill to read. By using these elements in the right way, the author creates an abundance of suspense within the reader, making the reader wonder what is to come. Faulkner uses a number of elements of fiction in "A Rose for Emily." Plot, foreshadowing, and flashbacks are just a few of the elements used to create a story full of suspense and wonder. The plot of "a Rose for Emily" is ...
- 22: "The Attitude of Fiction," "The Necklace," and "The Story of An Hour": The Super Ego
- "The Attitude of Fiction," "The Necklace," and "The Story of An Hour": The Super Ego In his essay "The Attitude of Fiction," Lesser says that in fiction, as in real life, a character's ego (the striving for goals) conflicts with the super ego (the voice of reason and moderation). In the two short stories "The Necklace" and "The Story of ...
- 23: The Queer Use Of Women In Borg
- The Queer Use of Communal Women in Borges' "El muerto" and "La intrusa" Sex and women are two very problematic components in the fiction of Jorge Luis Borges: the absence of these two elements, which seems so casual and unremarkable, really highlights the strangeness of their exclusion. For example, scenes of sexual acts are almost totally lacking in Borgesian ... sexual activities, by means of a female body. Sex and women are used primarily as bargaining chips in the relationship between men, never for the traditional purposes of either procreation or pleasure. Sex in Borges' fiction, by means of an objectified female body, is nothing more than a maneuver that gives definition and dynamism to the interaction between men. In opposition to the traditional critical standpoint that male-male interaction in Borgesian fiction is merely homosocial and, therefore, purely nonsexual, a closer inspection of Borges' work reveals the clear but playfully veiled presence of homoerotic desire. My purpose here is to analyze two stories, "El muerto" and " ...
- 24: Womens Writing The Powe And Th
- ... on a new style(s) of writing. Publishers have also had to consider the divergence between academic and literary writing and the fact that Jill average on the street may be more interested in popular fiction than groundbreaking women s writing. According to Toril Moi, Feminist criticism , is a specific kind of political discourse: a critical and theoretical practise committed to the struggle against patriarchy and sexism, not simply a concern ... 1990, p xiii) and that patriarchy is, a literal subjugation and oppression of women and a figurative but real subjugation and disparagement of the feminine in men. (Ibid). Cultural studies has though extended itself towards pulp fiction, soapies Elaine Showalter concept of gynocritics woman as writer with woman as the producer of textual meanings, with the history, themes, genres, and structures of literature of women. , highlights the process of reshaping literature - ...
- 25: 1984, Science-fiction Or Reali
- 1984, Science-Fiction or Reality On each landing, opposite the lift shaft, the poster with the enormous face gazed from the wall. It was one of those pictures which are so contrived that the eyes follow you about ... government can hold a tighter grip over the present and eventually the future. The government even has the ability to make its citizens believe that 2+2=5. Though all this may seem purely science fiction, 1984 subtly parallels our reality in many ways. In 1984 the government was able to watch every move their citizens made by the use of telescreens, helicopters and spies. In the far distance a helicopter ...
- 26: Unidentified Flying Objects: Fact or Fiction?
- Unidentified Flying Objects: Fact or Fiction? Unidentified flying objects, or UFOs, as they're fondly called, are one of the century's most intriguing and controversial mysteries. Since ancient times, UFOs of all types have been accounted for. More today than ... The UFO Phenomenon. Virginia: Time-Life Books, 1987 Fitzgerald, Randall. The Complete Book of Extraterrestrial Encounters. New York: Collier Books, 1979 Jacobs, David M. Secret life. New York: Simon & Schuster. 1992 Works Consulted Fact or Fiction: The Roswell Autopsy. TV Program. N.p.: n.p., 1997. Word Count: 2609
- 27: Frankenstein Biography, Settin
- ... to literary scholars, elevated these horror stories into "Gothic sublime" (The Gothic Sublime. 333). Specifically, the Gothic sublime symbolizes a "black hole which finally absorbs history into its own emptiness" (The Gothic Sublime. 333). Gothic fiction is, quite simply, man taking a "walk on the dark side." There is, undeniably, no novel which epitomizes the popular Gothic structure more than Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley s early 19th-century masterpiece, Frankenstein (actually entitled ... to write each a story founded on some supernatural occurrence" (2). While the familiar castle may have been missing from the story itself, a castle setting and the telling of ghost stories inspired the science fiction foray into the supernatural. There is also a proper setting for a Gothic tale, and if there is no castle, there is usually a thunderstorm to inspire terror. It was one particular thunderstorm which ignited ... nineteenth century were responsible for the subject matter of these dreams -- usually a presumed-dead woman, who, it is hoped by her suitor, will be miraculously brought back to life with his kiss . As literary fiction critic E.W. Pitcher noted, "One can argue for... Gothic fragments that the dream-death-stasis was also the expedient retreat of innocence from the awareness of sexual appetite, and the differentiating attraction to ...
- 28: Oprah Winfrey and Jerry Springer: Fact or Fiction
- Oprah Winfrey and Jerry Springer: Fact or Fiction In todays world of mass media, many people seek information as well as entertainment from their television set. Talk shows have become increasingly popular. Two of the most popular talk show hosts of the ... entertainment and laughs, knowing the issues and guests may be fabricated. Both shows enjoy high ratings and provide entertainment to the public. The public must make its own decision as to what is fact or fiction.
- 29: Hemp...A Help For Today
- ... the only cloth which would not rot on contact with sea spray. The cannabis plant also produces three other very important products which the other hemp plants do not (in usable form, that is): seed, pulp, and medicine. The pulp is used as fuel, and to make paper. The seed is suitable for both human and animal foods. The oil from the seed can be used in as a base for paints and varnishes. And ... way cotton is grown nowadays. In the United States, the cotton crop uses half of the total pesticides. Cotton is a soil damaging crop and needs a lot of fertilizer. Both the fiber (bast) and pulp (hurd) of the hemp plant can be used to make paper. Fiber paper was the first kind of paper, and the first batch was made out of hemp in ancient China. Fiber paper is ...
- 30: The Truth May Be Hidden In Reality, But Expressed In Fiction
- The Truth May Be Hidden In Reality, But Expressed In Fiction OUTLINE THESIS STATEMENT: Charles Dickens drew on personal experiences in Great Expectations. I. Childhood A. Both unloved by mothers 1. Dickens mother died 2. Pips mother died B. Working Young 1. Dickens started working ... front of you. What you may think might be there might not really be there. There are a lot of hidden messages in life. Sometimes, the truth may be hidden in reality, but expressed in fiction. There are other ways of getting across points or messages besides just coming right out and saying them. The cleverer you are in stating a major point, the more important it is and the better ...
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