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  • Literary Analysis of "A Pair of Tickets
    Literary Analysis of A pair of Tickets In Amy Tan’s, A Pair of Tickets, Tan uses a change in setting paralleled to a change in character to reveal that when a person learns something new, whether it be about a culture or another person, it changes the way they think and accept the world...
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  • The Joy Luck Club - a Pair of Tickets Analysis
    The Joy Luck Club – A Pair of Tickets – Analysis Use of Language – Metaphor Theme – Identity  This story explores the insights of Jing-Mei’s literal and figurative journey back to her cultural origin, China.  In the text, Jing-mei had initially 'vigorously denied that [she] h
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  • Fables and Short Stories. the Fox and the Grape vs. a Pair of Tickets
    Reading Fables and Short Stories Fables, parables and short stories all tell a story and all try to relay a meaningful message or moral. Fables tend to be shorter, use animals and clearly state the moral the author is trying to portray. Parables also tell a story and portray a message, but it ba
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  • Analyzing: “a Pair of Tickets"
    Analyzing: ”A pair of Tickets” “Theme” is commonly described as the central idea for literary work or ideas explored within a piece of literature. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines theme as: “a subject or topic of discourse; an artistic representation; a written composition; a mel
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  • Abrahams Glossary of Literary Terms
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  • Literary Terms and Criticism
    Literary terms and criticism 1. accent or stress: the emphasis placed upon a syllable in pronunciation. 3 types: etymological accent, rhetorical accent, metrical accent. 2. accentual- syllabic verse: verse in which both stressed stressed and unstressed syllables are counted. 3. aff
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