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Nick Carraway: A Good Narrator
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.... other one was called West Egg,. While West Eggers were using the new money, and East Eggers were using the old money, Nick Carraway was coming from Chicago with no money. Because Nick did not belong to either East Egg or West Egg, his opinion did not give any advantages on either side. This made the story more interesting for readers. Second, the advantage for Nick to be the narrator of the story is he was Daisy Buchanan's cousin. Daisy was the only woman who was the protagonist's, Jay Gatsby's, love. Because Nick hadn't seen Daisy for a long time, he brought up the questions about the relationship between Daisy and her husband, Tom Buchanan. .....

Catcher In The Rye: How Holden Deals With Alcohol, Sex, And Violence
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.... drinking starts is, one kid dares another kid to take a drink of alcohol, and the kid doesn't want his friends to think he is a coward so he does. Then the rest of them follow.” In the book, Between Parent and Teenager, it states the substance abuse is the number one cause of death amongst teenagers. Studies show that among high school students age 14 - 17, 60% of the students use alcohol once a week, 75% use it at least once a month, and 85% have used it once in the year. In the novel, Holden Caulfield has very easy access to alcoholic beverages. Throughout the novel, it seems that every time Holden gets depressed, he turns towards alco .....

The City Of The Sun
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.... by one’s ability and excellence; factors such as gender or social class do not result in positions of leadership. For example, leaders and ministers are chosen according to which individuals learn the greatest number of skills and practices them best. Individuals who work extremely hard and acquire knowledge are judged to have the greatest nobility. Moreover, the Solarians have a Prince Prelate called Sun. Sun is elected by knowing a significant amount of information in diverse academic fields. For example, he must know all the mechanical arts and the mathematical, physical, and astrological sciences. In his dialogue, Campanella stresses the impor .....

Great Gatsby 5
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.... one has finished with it” (Wilson 149). Where as one may take this as an insult, it can also be taken as a compliment. This shows that Fitzgerald described the character and their action so realistically that the reader developed strong opinions of the characters. Fitzgerald’s use of the setting is also another incredible technique used in The Great Gatsby. Fitzgerald’s description of Gatsby’s mansion is a perfect example of this. “The one on my right was a colossal affair by any standard- it was a factual imitation of some Hotel de Ville in Normandy, with a tower on one side, spanking new under a thin beard of raw ivy, .....

Scarlet Letter - Pearl
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.... letter on her mother's bosom. Pearl is thought of being an evil child with demon like qualities, yet she is spirited and very loving towards her mother. Hester Prynn constantly questions Pearl's existence and purpose asking God, "what is this being which I have brought into the world, evil?" or inquiring to Pearl, "Child, what art thou?" Hester sees Pearl as a reminder of her sin, especially since as an infant Pearl is acutely aware of the scarlet letter A on her mother’s chest. When still in her crib, Pearl reached up and grasped the letter, causing "Hester Prynne [to] clutch the fatal token so infinite was the torture inflicted by the intel .....

Heart Of Darkness 5
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.... Kurtz is first describe as “a very remarkable person” by the accountant. "Mr. Kurtz was at present in charge of a trading post, a very important one, in the ivory-country,… Sends in as much ivory as all the others put together." (Conrad, 84) However, when Kurtz experience power, greed overcomes him and he uses his intelligence and violence to accomplish his passionate desire. “ He is an emissary of pity and science and progress; and devil knows what else.” (Conrad, 92). It is believed that there is evil in everyone and it can be triggered by mere stupidity of man. The evil in Kurtz is unleashed because he choose hi .....

Catcher In The Rye (Depression
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Billy Budd
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.... perfect. Billy is a sailor. His original ship was the Rights-Of-Man but he later was impressed by the Bellipotent. Here he becomes a foretopman. As usual he charms everyone. They even call him “The Handsome Sailor”. On the ship, Billy is respected by everyone except the protagonist, John Claggart. Claggart is extremely jealous and holds considerable amounts of contempt for him. At first he tries to be nice to Billy but soon his true jealousies surface. He begins to scold Billy for insignificant lapses and tries to degrade him. In one instance when Billy spills a bowl of soup, Claggart sardonically says to Billy, “H .....

Stephen Crane's "The Open Book": Determinism, Objectivity, And Pessimism
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.... not apparent to those in her.” The characters had no control over their boat, rather nature was totally in control. “She seemed just a wee thing wallowing, miraculously top up, at the mercy of the five oceans. Occasionally a great spread of water, like white flames, swarmed into her.” (pg.145) There is also a sense that man is totally not important to the natural forces controlling his fate. “When it occurs to man that nature does not regard him as important, and that she feels she would not maim the universe by disposing of him, he at first wishes to throw bricks at the temple, and he hates deeply that there are no bricks and no temples.”( .....

The Day Of The Jackal
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.... around the world in the finest particulars, and his use of red herrings and plot twists, have given me hours and hours of pleasure. So when a studio decides to make another version of , which to them always means "improving" the original work or "updating it for the '90s," there's no way I can let it go without a few comments. This particular tale of an enigmatic assassin who agrees to take one last job -- the murder of Charles De Gaulle -- is one of the best suspense novels ever written, and Fred Zinneman's 1973 film, with the screenplay by Kenneth Ross, is the most faithful adaptation of any novel that I know. The 1997 version? Well, I'm sure .....

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