• Dead Stars
    Title: Dead Stars Author: Born in 1894 in Lucena City, Quezon. Marquez - Benítez authored the first Filipino modern English language short story, Dead Stars, published in the Philippine Herald in 1925. Born into the prominent Marquez family of Quezon province, she was among the first generation of...
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  • Good Mothers
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez) we’ll compare and contrast both mothers and their reactions to the tragedies that have befallen them. In the short story "Tuesday Siesta", Gabriel Garcia Marquez subtly illustrates his tone of the story, that tone being respect. Description, characterization and straight...
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  • The Astrologer
    In the beginning of the story we are introduced to the astrologer. All others transacting their business nearby are there to create the right atmosphere and provide the setting necessary for the development of the plot. The crafty ways in which the astrologer transcends his work and endeared to his...
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  • Dfud
    play or a story. Ibsen's A Doll's House includes foreshadowing as does Synge's Riders to the Sea. So, too, do Poe's "Cask of Amontillado" and Chopin's "Story of an Hour." Hyperbole A figure of speech involving exaggeration. John Donne uses hyperbole in his poem: "Song: Go and Catch a Falling Star...
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  • Fiction Comparison
    William Faulkner’s “A Rose for Emily” and Alice Walker’s “Flowers”, share many similarities and several differences. In order to compare and contrast these two works the elements of fiction must be examined. Each story shares similarities in setting, theme, symbolism, narration and endings...
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  • Essay
    characterization, the descriptive settings used by Tolkien draw the reader’s attention to every detail by giving vivid descriptions of different aspects of nature found in Middle-earth. Tolkien has names for every location in Middle-earth and includes maps in the novel to lend reality to the story. The other...
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  • Comparative Essay
    at face value. Children are known to use fantasy to escape the reality of a cruel world. While adults often choose to neglect what they see at first glance. In Flannery O’Connor's short stories, Everything That Rises Must Converge, and Good Country People she uses characterizations, themes, setting...
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  • dead star
    Calle Luz, hometown of Julia Salas Ø The time of the story is the Lenten Season because they are celebrating the holy week proven by the procession they made with the Our Lady of Sorrow. Title: Dead Stars Author: Paz Marquez Benitez Setting: i. Time: Lenten Season  ii. Place: Laguna...
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  • Literary Terms
    a friend and said, “Use the force,” that would be an allusion to Stars Wars. The verb form of allusion is to allude. Antagonist A major character who opposes the protagonist in a story or play. Archetype A character who represents a certain type of person. For example, Daniel Boone is...
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  • Random
    provides a unifying point around which the plot, characters, setting, point of view, symbols, and other elements of a story are organized. Be careful to distinguish theme from plot – the story’s sequence of actions – and from subject – what the story is generally about. Tone is the author’s implicit...
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  • Text Evaluation and Analysis
    Main ideas 4 Means used by the author 5 Purpose and inferred purpose 5 Supporting ideas 5 Tone 5 Underlying values 5 Things that go together 5 Literary Devices 6 Amplification 6 Analogy 6 Antithesis 6 Archetype 6 Characterization 6 Conflict 6 Connotation 7 Euphemism 7...
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  • Smugging in the Square: Homosexuality as a Literary Device in James Joyce's "A Portrait of an Artist as a Young Man."
    through day dreams and fantasies but is ultimately unable to resolve. Through exploring the tones of characterization and the character development of Stephan himself, I will argue that Stephan Dedalus rejects his heterosexuality in favor of homosexuality so that he may eventually find himself...
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  • A Good Man Is Hard to Find: Symbolism
    The setting begins in the in the dinning room, where everyone is sitting and reading the newspaper in Atlanta. Because the children are at home and they are about to go on a vacation, the month is June or July. The subsequent significant setting of the story is outside of Toombsboro, on a dirt...
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  • Table of Specification
    story.(FALSE) 6. Setting is the milieu, the location and time of the story.(TRUE) 7. Good characterization is stereotyped, not a repetition of the same traits of other characters.(FALSE) 8. Rhythm is the result of systematically stressing or accenting words and syllables.(TRUE) 9. Onomatopoeia...
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  • English 101A
    create mood through word choice, imagery, dialogue, setting, and plot. the mood can stay the same from the beginning to the end of a story, or it can change. The Mood throughout this movie would mostly be curiosity, eagerness to figure out what will happen next, will the man be escaped from the...
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  • The Sniper Essay, Liam O'Flaherty
    The Sniper Commentary “The Sniper” by Liam O’ Flaherty is a short story about a sniper, set in the Irish Civil War. The author uses characterization, symbolism and third person limited point of view to develop the central theme of the horrors of war. The main character in the story is the...
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  • I Love You Pokemon
     - [ Isalin ang pahinang ito ] 23 Feb 2009 ... Dead Stars Analysis. The story has a sad tone. ... The main character, Alfredo is a representation of the men who are confused... and ... www.oppapers.com › Science - Naka-cache - Katulad 3. Dead Stars, Dead Love Summary | BookRags.com  - [ Isalin ang...
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  • Comparative Commentary "Of Mice and Men" - "The Great Gatsby"
    the novella could be easily represented. At the beginning of each chapter, the narrator gives a detailed description of the setting that can be taken as stage directions. The way the light illuminates is emphasized in the depiction, as it gives the reader a reference of time. In this story there is...
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  • Echosei's Channel
    the new language, Filipinos seemed to have taken easily to the modern short story as published in the Philippines Free Press, the College Folio andPhilippines Herald. Paz Marquez Benitez's "Dead Stars" published in 1925 was the first successful short story in English written by a Filipino. Later on...
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  • Huckleberry Finn Reduction
    , young, adventurous, mischievous; Jim – Slave, newer friend of Huck’s, kind, caring; Setting - Missouri late 19th century; Point of View – Huckleberry Finn’s point of view; Summary - Huck tells what he did since last story, “Adventures of Tom Sawyer”, sees his Pa’s footprints, signs his money to...
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