• Jeanette Winterson Boating for Beginners
    According to David Lodge realistic literature is based on “ their obsession with form to neglect the content and the third person omniscient mode is more often used to assert or imply the existence of society or history, than of heaven and hell. Therefore, modernist fiction eschews the straight ch
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  • Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson
    Text typology – Genesis The main function of the text is expressive. The text is an extract from the novel Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson. The author is a writer, journalist and poet, whose breadth of experience comes across in this text. The field of discourse is the narr
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  • English Literature: Comparing Texts on the Colour Purple by Alice Walker and Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson
    Rites of passage or baptisms of fire are part of the process of growing up. Compare and contrast the ways in Jeannette Winterson and Alice Walker present growing up in the light of this comment. ‘The Colour Purple’ and ‘Oranges are not the Only Fruit’, both novels share strong themes of bi
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  • The Passion - Winterson Novel Notes.
    The Passion Pages 32-33, Henri talks about the dark. Introduction – Significance of this Passage I believe ‘darkness’, in this passage alludes to Henri’s life (keep in mind throughout discussion!!) and that this passage as a whole, occurring so early in the novel, is a foretelling of
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  • Freud, Saussure and Lacan: Interpreting Dreams of a Mad King, Significations of a Modern Ulysses and Unrealities in a Story of Passion.
    Freud, Saussure and Lacan: Interpreting dreams of a mad king, significations of a modern Ulysses and unrealities in a story of passion The equation ‘Freud + Saussure = Lacan’ is a student-friendly basis for streamlining the complex theories of these three major modern thinkers towards a c
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  • Bonded by Language: Jeanette Winterson's Written on the Body
    Bonded by Language: Jeanette Winterson's Written on the Body What have I said in Written on the Body? That it is possible to have done with the bricks and mortar of conventional narrative, not as monkey-business or magic, but by building a structure that is bonded by language. (Art...
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  • Jeannette Winterson Weight
    In Jeanette Winterson’s novel Weight, the author demonstrates how myths have modern personal relevancies and can encourage each reader to investigate the three main subject matters in their lives; boundaries, freedom, and guilt. The numerous references to walls throughout the novel signify the bou
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  • The Passion Anaylsis
    The Passion Analysis In Winterson’s The Passion, gambling is prominently featured as a part of the story. Winterson believes that gambling is a refined version of life. She doesn’t see gamble like some people. Rather than calling it a vice or wicked practice, she refers to it almost as some so
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  • Magic Realism – Fusion of Real and Unreal Realms. a Comparison of F. Weldon's “Puffball” and J. Winterson's “the Passion”
    Magic realism – fusion of real and unreal realms. A comparison of F. Weldon's “Puffball” and J. Winterson's “The Passion” "My most important problem was destroying the lines of demarcation that separates what seems real from what seems fantastic" - Gabriel Garcia Marquez At the beginni
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  • Aquinas on Passion and Its Object
    This page intentionally left blank THOMAS AQUINAS ON THE PASSIONS The Summa theologiae is Thomas Aquinas’ undisputed masterwork, and it includes his thoughts on the elemental forces in human life. Feelings such as love, hatred, pleasure, pain, hope, and despair were described by Aquinas as
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