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    Jackson Crain Professor Coney English 1123-B Period 28 April 2013 “Luck” Mark Twain’s short story "Luck" is written in third person point of view making it seem like your there at graduation day with Scoresby‚ and the Reverend. This story is very entertaining because it tells the story about a Reverend a former instructor and soldiers in the military who describe a man that he used to be friends‚ with as an absolute fool. According to the Reverend‚ his old friend‚ Scoresby‚ is only successful

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    FACULTY OF LANGUAGE STUDIES TMA COVER FORM EL121 The Short story and Essay Writing Part (I) STUDENT INFORMATION (to be completed by student)1. Name 2. Registration No3. Section No4. Tel. 5. E- I confirm that the work presented here is my own and is not copied from any source. Students signaturePart (II) TUTORS REMARKS (to be completed by tutor)Tutor nameSignatureDate TMA receivedDate returnedTUTORS REMARKS Mark Allocated to TMASTUDENT MARK 30For content a maximum of 30 marks Marks deducted

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    overall theme of the story. There are many things that make you realize what the theme is in this story. The first thing that brings out the theme is the point of view from which the story is told. The narrator‚ who is the husband‚ talks from a first person point of view. Although‚ we being the readers of the story learn the valuable thematic lesson‚ the person that it is

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    Tuesday‚ 5 March 2013 Themes in Destroying Avalon 1. Define the term ‘theme.’ * Underlying message portrayed/explored by the composer in any body of work. * Composer’s intended message. Theme | Elaboration | Evidence (technique) | Explanation | Link to social issue | The negative influence of social hierarchy | Unequal distribution of power determines status‚ whether it be in a group or society. | (Pg 48) “Alice and the bitches rule the school … [A group]… B group

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    Toby Chang Professor Legrande English 1 21 May 2014 Family Love Lasts Forever Each person has his or her foretimes. No matter it is good or bad‚ delighted or painful‚ it is a true story of one’s life and the past cannot be changed or wiped away. There are two essays in the book Brief Bedford Reader‚ “Champion of the World” by Maya Angelou and “Fish Cheeks” by Amy Tan‚ both authors tell the reader their own story. Maya Angelou and Amy Tan‚ who were growing up in different environment and communities

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    character‚ from their viewpoint and perspective‚ in the first person narrative form. You will be required to write a minimum of 6 entries‚ using one of each of the various modes of writing: A descriptive entry‚ using strong visual and sensory images to create a lasting impression on your reader. Anything can be vividly described - a room‚ a place‚ an object‚ a person‚ or an event which was significant to your character. A narrative entry‚ detailing a short story of a significant event including

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    than what is set down on paper”. 2. All of the memoirs in this unit are told from the first-person point of view. Why is it important that they are told in the first person? How would they be different if they were told from a different point of view? Imagine one of the memoirs you read told from a different point of view‚ and use that example to explain both the benefits of telling the story in the first person and how it would be different if told from another point of view. Answer:

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    at‘Despite the use of the first person narrative in The Reluctant Fundamentalist‚ Changez remains a stranger to us in the novel.’ Do you agree? In the novel The Reluctant Fundamentalist‚ Mohsin Hamid has used the first person narrative to let Changez tells the reader a story. We are shown the way that first person narrative only tells one side of the story‚ in this case‚ it is only Changez telling the story and speaking for the American and this creates the reader with no other perspectives of

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    First person point of view is most often easier to read than other narrative styles because it shows the main character’s perspective. When a story is told in first person the reader can feel as if they are talking directly with the narrator. Writing in other styles of point of views would take away the connections between the narrator and the reader. Therefore‚ Salinger writing The Catcher in the Rye‚ in first person gave the reader a better connection to the book‚ if Salinger didn’t write in

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    African Americans of that time which America avoided and could not interfere. The story is a window for the reader into Bambara’s reality as much as it is a lesson for the immature woman Sylvia the main character. “The Lesson” is a first person narrative told by a young‚ poor‚ black girl

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    Meagan Kirchoff Dr. McNutt 10/14/11 Patterns of Literature First Person Perspective in Fiction; An Analysis of A Journal Of The Plague Year by Daniel Defoe Characterization and point of view are two very important tools that authors use in writing fiction. They both interoperate with one another to advance the plot and contribute significantly to the meaning. An author’s choice of point of view can reveal the purpose‚ strategy or intentions that he or she aimed for as well. One such author

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    The Catcher In the Rye: First Person Narration is Critical In J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye‚ the first person narration is critical in helping the reader to know and understand the main character‚ Holden Caulfield. Holden‚ in his narration‚ relates a flashback of a significant period of his life‚ three days and nights on his own in New York City. Through his narration‚ Holden discloses to the reader his innermost thoughts and feelings. He thus provides the reader not only with information

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    The authors of "Raymond’s Run" and "Cathedral"‚ both use a first person point of view in their short stories. In "Raymond’s Run"‚ by Toni Cade Bambara‚ the first person point of view shows how the narrator is dealing with the situations around her and maturing in the process. In "Cathedral"‚ by Raymond Carver‚ the reader can see the change in the narrator’s understanding of the blind man through different situations that happens throughout the story. Both authors have similar purposes in mind when

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    CAITLYN DALY The essay Persons and Others written by Lorraine Code reviews and responds to specific issues and details in the novel As We Are Now by May Sarton. As We Are Now is a novel about the struggles the elderly face when that time comes. The story is told from Miss Caro Spencer’s point of view‚ beginning when she is brought and left at a mediocre nursing home for the elderly. She tells about hardships of growing old from the mental‚ emotional and physical troubles. Caro is forced to stay

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    singular form of the first person is “I‚” and the plural form is “we.” “I” and “we” are in the subjective case because either one can be used as the subject of a sentence. You constantly use these two pronouns when you refer to yourself and when you refer to yourself with others. Here’s a sentence containing both: I (first-person singular) look forward to my monthly book club meeting. We (first-person plural) are currently reading Never Have Your Dog Stuffed by Alan Alda. The first-person point of view

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    All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque is a fictional novel based on Remarque’s own experiences in World War I. Remarque uses view of a soldier Paul Bäumer to expose the horrors of the war. Bäumer’s first person narration creates the effects of intimacy‚ isolation and drama. Bäumer’s narration puts the reader directly in the middle of the action. It creates a sense of closeness between the reader and the story. It feels as though Bäumer is speaking directly to the reader‚ creating

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    Alice Walker’s use of first person point of view allows us to form closer connections to the story by enabling the reader to better understand Mama’s views. The role of Mama as narrator helps us transgress through a story that when first read‚ seems like a fairly simple story about a Black woman‚ her two distinct daughters‚ and a quilt with an undetermined destination. Upon closer reading and analysis of the role of Mama as narrator‚ it is apparent that this is not just a simple tale of a Black woman

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    Adhikari 1 A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE NARRATIVE STRUCTURES OF THE TEXTS: ARABY by JAMES JOYCE & THE LAST LEAF by O HENRY A narrative is a story‚ whether told in prose or verse‚ involving events‚ characters‚ and what the characters say and do. Some literary forms such as the novel and short story in prose‚ and the epic and romance in verse‚ are explicit narratives that are told by a narrator. In drama ‚ the narrative is told‚ but not evolves by means of the direct presentation

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    beyond narrative voice when judging a text.’ Unless a story is written from someone’s point of view there is no story. Within literature‚ two commonly used viewpoints are First person and Third person limited. First person is where the narrator is a character in the story; and Third person limited is told from a character’s perspective. A writer will choose the point of view that they believe will best convey their message. At the heart of that choice is their choice of narrator or narrative voice

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    While both narrative and descriptive stories allow a writer to explain an idea or event‚ they differ in the specific intent. A narrative tells a story about an event‚ while description creates a clear and vivid picture of a person‚ place‚ thing or event. Narration often employs first person point of view‚ using words like "I" and "me‚" while description does not. The biggest difference between the two is that a narrative essay includes action‚ but the descriptive essay does not. Narration follows

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