• Miss
    Compare and contrast the female characters in ‘Veronica’ and ‘The Necklace’ Both ‘Veronica’ and The Necklace’ concentrate on the female main character, one of the similarities. However the characters are more different than similar. In ‘The Necklace’ there is Mathilde who desires for wealth and popularity...
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  • Veronica
    Veronica by Adewale Maja-Pearce Author: Adewale Maja-Pearce was born in London (1953). He grew up in Lagos, Nigeria, but returned to London to complete his education and is a prominent writer within the literary world. He now lives back in Lagos. Context: Veronica is set in Nigeria, a country with...
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  • Because
    To what extent is there a sense of inevitability in ''Veronica'' and ''The Last Night''? Authors from many pieces of literature usually try to create a sense or feeling of inevitability for the reader to lead them to an important point of a story. This feeling of inevitability is mostly created through...
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  • Discuss How Veronica Is Portrayed and to What Extent the Writer Creates Sympathy for Her. Using Mathilde from ‘the Necklace’, Compare How the Sympathy We Feel for Them May Differ.
    Veronica is a young but unique character who is carefully crafted in this story by Adewale - Maja Pearce who evokes emotions of sympathy towards her in a distinctive way; Veronica is not a woman who fits in with the stereotypical idea of a woman from the village, she does not seem to care that there...
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  • Veronica - Why Doesn't Veronica Leave for the City?
    hope, the chance to be independent, the chance of a job. In the story Veronica by Adewale Maja-Pearce, Okeké the ever lasting friend of Veronica is drawn by the attraction of the city for the opportunities he sees for himself. Veronica on the other hand does not desire to leave their decomposing village...
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  • Veronica by Adewale Maja Pearce
    Veronica - Why Doesn't Veronica Leave For The City? The city is an elegant place to live. It calls to the people from the inferior village life. The well led life followed by the city people offers many opportunities compared to the hopelessness of village surroundings. It offers hope, the chance...
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  • Discuss the themes presented in 'Veronica' and 'Disabled"
    Disabled and Veronica The themes of broken relationships and tragedy can be linked very closely together through the use of symbolism and language. Both themes are thoroughly explored through the poem, Disabled by Wilfred Owen, and the short story: Veronica, by Adewale Maja-Pearce. The structures...
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  • Teacher Guide
    come across the poem are that they are unwanted refugees who no-one cares about. What View of African Culture is portrayed in ‘Veronica’ giving a personal view’? ‘Veronica’ is the story of two Africans who were brought-up together in a rural Africa. The narrator is a man called Okeke, he speaks from...
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  • Borders and Loyalties
    the land is inhabitable. Thomas King tells us in “Borders”, that some people will keep their national identity no matter the circumstances. Adewale Maja-Pearce wrote “Loyalties” to show us that it doesn’t make a difference what heritage you are, life will still be the same. These two stories explore...
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  • The Wars
    451  (views: 531) * Distinguished Professor of Nursing Dr. Jean Watson  (views: 504) * The Wars By Timothy Findley  (views: 491) * Veronica By Adewale Maja Pearce (views: 465) * Lord Of The Flies Quotes And Significance  (views: 463) * Maestro  (views: 421) * The False Gems: An Analysis Essay (views:...
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  • Media Magic Making Class Invisible
    Dr. Jean Watson (views: 494) The Wars By Timothy Findley (views: 466) Lord Of The Flies Quotes And Significance (views: 448) Veronica By Adewale Maja Pearce (views: 438) Maestro (views: 418) The False Gems: An Analysis Essay (views: 402) A More Perfect Union: Usage Of Ethos, Logos,...
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  • Anthology Revision Booklet
    childhood. Themes: Love, friendship and lust, marriage and sex, death and murder, racism and prejudice, wealth and education. Cross referencing: Veronica (wealth, education, friendship, love), The Gold Cadillac (racism and prejudice), A Stench of Kerosene (love, family, death/suicide, unwanted children) ...
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  • A country with absurd laws
    Kwintessantial.co.uk http://www.kwintessential.co.uk/resources/global-etiquette/nigeria.html Maja-Pearce, Adewale. Nigeria’s Absurd set of laws. Nytimes.com http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/31/opinion/maja-pearce-nigerias-absurd-rule-of-laws.html?_r=0 Premium Times. Nigeria accuses Us., U.k of double...
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  • Good
    Auden An Unknown Girl – Moniza Alvi Electricity Comes to Cocoa Bottom – Marcia Douglas The Last Night (from Charlotte Gray) – Sebastian Faulks VeronicaAdewale MajaPearce The Necklace – Guy de Maupassant A Hero – R K Narayan King Schahriar and his brother (extract from The Arabian Nights) n/a n/a Refugee...
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  • A Smile
    women’s role in society (inform, explain, describe). Anthology, Section B King Schahriar and His Brother (from The Arabian Nights) The Necklace Veronica UG027069 – Teacher’s guide – Edexcel Level 1/Level 2 Certificate in English Language (KEA0) Issue 1 – April 2011 © Edexcel Limited 2011 23 ...
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  • Feminist and Womanist Criticism of African Literature: a Bibliography
    with Ama Ata Aidoo." Interview by Sarah Modebe. African Woman. 5 (Autumn 1991): 31-33. "We Were Feminists in Africa First." Interview by Maja-Pearce, Adewale. Index on Censorship. 19.9 (1990): 17-18. Alkali, Zainab Koroye, Seiyifa. "The Ascetic Feminist Vision of Zainab Alkali." Nigerian Female...
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  • Antology
    21 23 25 Section B Disabled “Out, Out —” Refugee Blues An Unknown Girl Electricity Comes to Cocoa Bottom The Last Night (from Charlotte Gray) Veronica The Necklace A Hero King Schahriar and his brother 29 31 33 34 35 36 37 39 43 49 52 Section C If — Prayer Before Birth Half-past Two Piano ...
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  • Lyric Analysis Paper
    combination of hurt, anger and fear) is one of the most dangerous threats that can ultimately end a relationship. The lyrics in “Everything I’m not” by the Veronicas depict that romantic partners hold negative emotions towards one another when they are involved in an unhealthy relationship. The key components that...
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  • Vision
    05664274CI | ABIOSE | SAMIAT | OLUWATOBI | 05527970IC | ADEGOKE | KEHINDE | OLUWATOSIN | 05596255JC | ADEOSUN | MOTUNRAYO | FELICIA | 05377204HH | ADEWALE | ADEYEMI | AKINTOLA | 05497191HE | ANYAECHE | ADAOBI | CHIAMAKA | 05185063CE | ASAOLU | AJOKE | MOBOLAJI | 05500558GA | AYINUOLA | OLANIYI |...
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  • L.A. Confidential
    characters who are sucked into this far-flung story are Lynn Bracken (Kim Basinger), a languidly glamorous hooker-with-a-heart-of-gold who resembles Veronica Lake; an enigmatic and possibly sinister socialite named Pierce Patchett (David Strathairn); and corrupt District Attorney Ellis Lowe (Ron Rifkin)...
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