Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer Essay

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The main character’s name is Artemis Fowl. He has dark hair and pale skin. He is twelve years old. His family is very rich and live in a large house, and Artemis lives with his mom, (who has been acting very strange since Artemis’ dad died.) and his two servants, Butler and Juliet. At the beginning of the book, Artemis is mainly focused on getting even richer than he already was. After he kidnapped a fairy though, he realized that he had something he wanted more than riches. He wanted his mom to go back to her normal self, not grieving over the loss of her husband. Artemis Fowl was very cruel in the book, wanted nothing other than fame and money, and he would do anything to get those. He bribed people to give him information by giving them …show more content…

This word is important because after Holly defeated the troll, it screamed and alarmed all of the people around and made them notice Holly.

“Consummate professional” (p 70) denotative- exemplary worker with a profession connotative- Someone with very high skill in a profession.

This was used when describing Artemis’ friend Butler’s skill at fighting. It helps you understand what type of a person he is.

“Most ostentatious” (p 93) denotative- most vulgar connotative- Attracting the most attention

When Butler was fighting some people, he saved the most vulgar move for last.

“Couldn’t penetrate” (p 98) denotative- Can not pierce connotative- Could not make her listen to her.

When Holly was first captured by Artemis, she was trying to make Juliet let her go, but she kept refusing.

“Cavalier attitude” (p 113) denotative- offhand attitude connotative- a dismissive disregard for something.

Artemis Fowl describes the fairies with this attitude.

“So melodramatic” (p 120) denotative- very exaggerated connotative- overly dramatic and impossible

Artemis thinks that Holly’s thoughts about him are impossible and rude.

“Too fortuitous” (p 137) denotative- Very unexpected connotative- Something that was not expected to happen at all.

When Butler found a fairy right in the open when he was trying so hard to find one, it surprised him that it would be

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