• Literature
    Fantasy Literature and Fantastic Language Kelli Pearson Eng/290 7/30/2012 Crystal Sands Fantastic Literature and Fantastic Language Fantasy literature is fantasy in written form. Historically speaking, literature has composed the majority of fantasy works. Since the...
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  • Policing Fantasy: Problems of Genre in Fantasy Literature
    Policing Fantasy: Problems of Genre in Fantasy Literature By Svein Angelskår A Thesis Presented to The Department of Literature Area Studies and European Languages The University of Oslo In Partial Fulfilment of the Requirements For the MA Degree Autumn Term 2005 2 Table of Contents...
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  • The Fantasy Story
    ; Scheme: 1. Introduction: first fantastic motifs. 2. Origin and evolution of that kind. 3. Attempt to define Fantasy Literature. 4. Known and loved types of Fantasy: “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe”, “The Lord Of The Rings”, “Conan”, “The Witcher”. 5. Do we know Fantasy? 6. Fantasy creators about themselves....
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  • The Yellow Wallpaper
    Fantasy: the Literature as Subversion” (second chapter) Jackson opens with the original meaning of the word fantasy, which came from Greek, that makes every kind of literature fantastic because it generally means an activity of the imagination. Fantasy is a protean form since it includes every kind of...
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  • The Monsteres and the Critics
    became a part of children's literature when they went out of fashion and like all cast-offs, they ended up being relegated to the nursery. Tolkien goes on to explain his theory of sub-creation. Sub-creation, he writes, can only happen when fantasy achieves "the inner consistency of reality." In the...
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  • Christine Feehan for Today's Literary Canon
    of writing deserve to be recognized as “good” literature not only for today’s readers but for future generations as well since there is no sign of this trend in writing slowing down anytime soon. Christine Feehan has over 40 novels published worldwide and in multiple languages and formats...
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  • Teenagers
    Masaryk University in Brno Faculty of Education Department of English Language and Literature TIPS FOR USING FANTASY BOOKS WITH TEENAGERS Diploma Thesis Brno 2009 Supervisor: Written by: PhDr. Alena Kašpárková Kateřina Vařechová 1 Acknowledgements: I would like to...
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  • Genre in Childern Literature
     GENRE IN CHILDERN’S LITERATURE A genre is a category of literature which is defined by the pattern or structure of a literary work. Each genre contains universal elements of form and content. However, books belonging to a particular genre share the same characteristics of plot, tone, mood...
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  • Food
    can do it. For example, animals can talk, evil spell exists, magic, witch and etc. In this kind of genre there are six types fantasy motifs that a story contains that classified these literature: “magic”, “ Other Worlds (secondary worlds)”, “ Good versus evil”, “ Heroism”, “ Special character types...
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  • Fantasy Literature
    Fantasy Literature and Fantastic Language ENG 290 Rachel De Luise University of Phoenix For the assignment I am to choose one poem and one work of fantasy from two different cultural traditions. Choosing the fantasy was easy, but choosing the poem was a little difficult for me. For...
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  • Novel Types
    . European writers tend to present and then undermine the fantastic, whereas Americans use the fantasy to explore matters. Realistic – writer knows the realities, the places and characters. Writer doesn’t judge anyone. (Limited point of view) Naturalistic – shows true picture of society, has a...
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  • Assess How Martin Gaite Takes on the Task of Confronting Recent History Both Aesthetically and Ethically in El Cuarto de Atrás.
    Martin Gaite decided to use the fantastic mode in her novel: ‘The supernatural thereby becomes a symbol of language, just as the figures of rhetoric do, and the figure is, as we have seen, the purest form of literality’ (Brown 1987: 153). As well as heightening the creativity of her realist...
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  • Rappiccinis Daughter
    only does the grotesque contribute to making this a fantastic tale, but ambiguity of language also adds to making it so. Statements such as “It is said that he distills these plants. . . .,” or “as if an unearthly face had glared at him. . . ,” or “he fancied . . .” ambiguously suggest fantastic...
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  • The Very Old Man with Wings
    will allow us to see how the two levels of distortion work together to create the effects we associate with fantasy. Within the last few years, several critics, in particular W. R. Irwin [The Game of the Impossible: A Rhetoric of Fantasy, 1976], Eric S. Rabkin [The Fantastic in Literature, 1976], and...
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  • J.R.R. Tolkien
    , J.R.R. started his first term at Oxford, and in 1915 he was awarded First Honours degree in English Language and Literature. The following year, March 22, 1916, John Tolkien married Edith Bratt. Between the years of 1917 and 1929, the couple had four children together, John, Michael, Christopher, and...
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  • Ursula K Le Guin
    Nikki Redden Honors British Literature Mrs. Svoboda 9 April 2014 Biography of Ursula K. Le Guin Ursula K. Le Guin was born Ursula Kroeber in Berkeley, California, on October 21, 1929. Her mother, Theodora Krackaw Kroeber, had an advanced degree in psychology and was a well-known writer for...
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  • Harry Potter and Brittish Culture
    disparities. My study will take into account Harry Potter’s British literary heritage: children literature, boarding school story, fantasy, mythology, fairy tale, Rowling’s work has a very rich literary background. I will as well provide an analysis of Rowling’s use of the books to picture and...
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  • The Soft Machine
    insoluble conflict the Nova Mob seeks to destroy the earth, and the Slotless City fantasy envisions sexual conflict as the cause of a future apocalypse. This narrative portrays science-fiction methods of reproduction in a society in which men and women are at war, leading to the creation of fantastic new...
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  • The Adventure of Huckleberry Finn
    Huckleberry. In this book, there is full of dialects and slang, lifting a new air of local feature, particularly of the first use of informal expression in literature which was rarely seen in American former literature. Mark Twain was, with his ingenious fancy and fantasy, taking the first step toward the...
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  • Lae Class
    literatue has this characteristc, so it makes it easier to distinguish it from other genres • Stereotyped characters- can also be found in fiction • Anthropomorphism- often found in fantasy • Happy endings- most childrens literature has this characteristic Which is the most prevalent...
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