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    Drummer Guy Vanderhaeghe

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    In “Drummer‚” Guy Vanderhaeghe shows us how important the need for one ’s own principles really is. Setting place in the early 1950 ’s‚ Vanderhaeghe shares a story through Billy ’s point of view‚ a small-town fifteen year old who starts to see the why principles are necessary throughout a series of events. These include: Billy standing up to his father after getting ridiculed for attending the “wrong” church; assessing his teacher‚ Ms. Clark ’s view on why one needs principles; and when he starts

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    by Guy Vanderhaeghe‚ Atwood ’s concepts can be used to identify and understand the position of Vanderhaeghe ’s main character‚ Charlie Bradley‚ as well as increase understanding of Vanderhaeghe ’s work as a piece of distinctly Canadian fictional Literature. Atwood ’s four victim positions can be used to understand characters from Canadian fiction from the

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    Dancing Bear

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    Thestory culminates in Dieter ’s death due to a stroke. A second significant statement made by Vanderhaeghe (173) thatidentifies the nature of this elderly man is attributed to his housekeeper‚Mrs. He is at the mercy of a woman who can decidewhen or even if he will be allowed to eat bacon or to smoke a cigarette.While there is certainly some indication in the story that Dieter needs tobe monitored‚ Mrs. Hax clearly enjoys her responsibilities and takespleasure in thwarting the old man ’s desires

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    Rebelling for Freedom

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    Rebelling for Freedom Freedom is something that has been rebelled against for many‚ many years. This is a recurring motif in the short story "Dancing Bear" by Guy Vanderhaeghe. Rebellion for the sake of freedom is worth everything‚ even death. Dieter Bethge rebels against the rules of Mrs Hax‚ his own ill body‚ and his mind. From the beginning of the story‚ it is apparent that Dieter Bethge has definite hatred of Mrs. Hax. He is constantly struggling to be free of her and her bossy‚ controlling

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    I Had a Job I liked. Once. Guy Vanderhaegh takes us back a few decades in the retelling of a court case in small town‚ Saskatchewan in the play‚ “I Had a Job I liked. Once.” Using elements of style‚ staging and developing characters throughout the play Vanderhaegh portrays to the audience the theme of the biases and prejudices that come with living in a small town. The story is set in small town Saskatchewan in a police station office‚ on the night of August of 1957. Corporal Heasman has brought

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    The drummer boy

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    Fear. This is what young fourteen year old Joby‚ a drummer boy in the Civil War‚ is feeling. In “The drummer boy of Shiloh” Ray Bradbury describes the feelings a young drummer boy has before the battle Shiloh. Ray uses great imagery getting you right into the story‚ creating a tone which not only keeps you guessing but makes you want more. With Ray’s great imagery and use of characters he Implements the great use of glorious and futile. The short story uses futility in many different ways such

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    Drummer hodge

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    trying to portray in his poem about ‘Drummer Hodge’? The poem ‘Drummer Hodge’ has been carefully written by Thomas Hardy‚ this poem has a sombre and a grieving tone but on the other hand‚ Hardy has used some phrases and words that contrast this‚ which makes this poem sound peaceful and magical. However‚ by looking at the techniques and effects Hardy has used‚ this make us think that Drummer Hodge is a sad and melancholy poem. In the first stanza of Drummer Hodge‚ Hardy has tried to portray that

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    The Drummer Boy

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    KEY: Short Story Analysis of "The Drummer Boy of Shiloh" Title: “The Drummer Boy of Shiloh” Author: Ray Bradbury Famous for writing science fiction‚ especially for the novel Fahrenheit 451. Setting      General Time: Civil War (1860- 1864)                   Specific Time: April‚ begins at midnight and lasts for about 30 min. the night before a battle                   General place: the South‚ Tennessee                     Specific place: battle site‚ near the church at Shiloh‚ by Owl

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    Drummer Hodge: An Essay

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    The Drummer Hodge: an Essay DRUMMER HODGE: An Essay I They throw in Drummer Hodge‚ to rest Uncoffined - just as found: His landmark is a kopje-crest That breaks the veldt around; And foreign constellations west Each night above his mound. II Young Hodge the Drummer never knew - Fresh from his Wessex home - The meaning of the broad Karoo‚ The Bush‚ the dusty loam‚ And why uprose to nightly view Strange stars amid the gloam. III Yet portion of that unknown

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    A Different Drummer

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    KELLEY’S A DIFFERENT DRUMMER Notes including • Life and Background of the Author • List of Characters • Critical Commentaries • Character Analyses • Critical Essays • Essay Topics and Review Questions • Selected Bibliography LIFE AND BACKGROUND OF THE AUTHOR Like many young men‚ William Melvin Kelley’s ideas about who he is and what America is all about have undergone major changes. For many years‚ he was‚ in his own words‚ an "assimilated student." He was educated at Fieldston

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