Exit, Pursued By A Bear Essay

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E.K. Johnston draws information from Shakespeare’s, “The Winter’s Tale,” to write her book, “Exit, Pursued by a Bear.” For example, E.K. Johnston bases her story’s conflict on Shakespeare’s work. The conflict in her story is how a girl struggles to obtain control of her life after being violated (Johnston 58); whereas, Shakespeare’s story conflict is about a woman was falsely accused of having an affair and suffered injustices (2.1). Johnston’s story is very similar to Shakespeare’s, because both have a girl or woman struggle because of other’s actions. Hermione in “Exit, Pursued by a Bear,” struggles to manage of her life after she was sexually violated, and Hermione in “The Winter’s Tale,” was in prison because her husband thought she was

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