Everyone wants to dive in to a juicy book right?Well Tangerine is the perfect novel to read.The novel’s theme is Loyalty and facing your fears.The novel is about a boy named Paul Fisher.He recently moved to Tangerine,Florida with his family.He has an interesting life,he is legally blind and has to wear coke bottle glasses ,his brother ,Erick,who constantly bullies him and he has parents who are blinded with lies.In the novel Tangerine, the author,Edward Bloor,uses flashbacks and symbolism to represent loyalty and overcoming your fears.
“Tangerine” is a book filled with action, drama, heart, wins, loses, and brotherhood. Paul had always been the odd one out at school, and at home. Paul was was legally blind, with glasses so thick, they looked like the bottom halves of coke bottles on his face. But when Paul moved to Tangerine Middle school, his world was turned upside down. Paul found himself happy, with friends, and on the soccer team. But not everything was perfect at home. Paul had an older brother named Erik who liked to bully and intimidate Paul. Paul was always afraid of Erik, but he just couldn’t quite remember why. The only thing he did know, was to watch his back around Erik. Edward Bloor uses wonderful examples of characterization, and symbolizm, to display the theme
“The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership”- Harvey S. Firestone. In the book Tangerine, seventh-grader Paul Fisher just recently moved to Tangerine County, Florida because of his dad’s new engineering job. He lives with his two parents and his antagonizing brother, Erik Fisher, who is constantly bullying him. As time flies by, Paul transforms into a new character. Paul Fisher’s choices he made during his development truly shaped who he is now because he finally got the courage to tell the truth about Erik and Arthur, assaulted a staff member, and chose to go to Tangerine Middle School.
Imagine waking up every morning smelling smoke from a muck fire that will never go away. In the book, Tangerine by Edward Bloor, the main character, Paul Fisher, faces many choices that affect him in positive and negative ways. Paul is a young boy that has the struggle of moving from Houston, Texas to Tangerine, Florida. This can be a hard change for anybody. Paul makes many decisions that affect himself. First, he tells the police on Erik for being involved with the death of Luis Cruz, two he choses to go to Tangerine Middle school because he did not need an iep anymore so he had the opportunity to play soccer, and finally he decides to jump on coach Warner’s back . The choices Paul makes, and the consequences of those choices, affect the development of his character.
Tom Brady once said, “Too often in life, something happens and we blame other people for us not being happy or satisfied or fulfilled. So the point is, we all have choices, and we make the choice to accept people or situations or to not accept people or situations.” In the book, Tangerine, by Edward Bloor, Paul Fisher discovers his true potential when he and his family move to Florida. Additionally, Erik Fisher’s (Paul’s brother) choices and consequences greatly affect Paul’s development as a valuable person. Erik’s choices are seen as disgusting, sly, and evil through the eyes of Paul Fisher himself and are not only frightening, but shocking as well. Through clever symbols and motifs, the author reveals and expresses through Paul’s journal
This book is great for people who enjoy gore, suspense and a little romance. If you love to see good character cooperation and the characters in a lot of life or death situations where you really don’t know if they’ll make it or not this is the book for you. This books also shows that even the underdogs can still make a difference, and that gives us hope in life when there seems to be nothing left. Again if you love gore, suspense and a little bit of romance this is the perfect book for you, you won’t be
When it comes to literature, weather can be used in many different ways. It can symbolize theme, set the mood of the story, and even affect the plot. In Tangerine by Edward Bloor, the weather acts as a plot device and as a symbol.
In the novel Tangerine, there are sections with actions that are mind-blowing, and drama. The main character, Paul Fisher, is the goalie for his school’s soccer team. He finds friends at his soccer team. But apparently, the bigger, as seems better, Erik Fisher, is the star player on his school’s football team. Erik causes a lot of trouble for Paul. In this novel, Tangerine, Bloor uses exemplary foreshadowing and symbolism to convey the theme of growth and change.
The book Tangerine By Edward Bloor is a Novel about the Fisher Family moving to Florida. Paul Fishers competition is Soccer Likewise Edward Bloor. Edward Bloor Was a soccer player when he was around Pauls age. Edward wanted the core of his story to be about soccer However his brother Erick makes his life Miserable.
Have you ever felt that twist and turn in your stomach as if you were about to be murdered by a maniac? Well in the book “Tangerine” by Edward Bloor there’s a lot of situation to deal with Fear, Heroism, and Seeing. Seeing is the most important of them all because seeing the truth has a very important meaning in this book. The main character Paul shows all the themes of the book but mostly fear.
To begin, the move from Texas to Tangerine Florida introduces new friends into Paul’s life, which tags along clarity, confidence, and brotherhood. For example, the team soccer captain for Tangerine Jr. High, Victor, told Paul after a victory game against the Palmetto
et's get the easy one out of the way, first: the action place in the recent past, probably in the 1990s. Even though it's never actually specified in the book, you can figure out the date by the lack of cell phones, and the fact that the narrator still feels he has to explain what the Internet is to his readers.
A humongous fire, sinkhole, - oh, look a soccer ball next to a football. These are just a few details about Tangerine a book by Edward Bloor. In Tangerine, there’s a family called the Fisher’s that move to Tangerine County, Florida. Paul, the youngest son, is a soccer fanatic but at a young age is made legally blind due to unknown circumstances. Erik, the older brother, is a football all star and hero to some with a mischievous habit further assisted by his sidekick Author. Mr.Fisher is the Deputy Director of Civil Engineering. Mrs.Fisher is a part of the Architectural Committee. The book has lots of side stories and plots but the main focus is Paul’s eyes. In Tangerine, Bloor uses exemplary (foreshadowing and symbolism) to convey the theme of (change and growth).
Many characters made careless choices in the book that affected Paul but Eric made the most. In the book Tangerine, Eric’s choices and the consequences of his choices affected the development of Paul in three ways. When Eric hit Tino and when Paul figured out that Eric was the reason he was blind. Paul is a boy who just moved from Texas to Florida. He moves to a place called Lake Windsor Downs. He goes to school at Lake Windsor Downs Middle School, but there was a tragedy at that school so he moved to Tangerine Middle School. He goes out for the Tangerine soccer team and makes it. Then horrible things start happening.
When one first watches the movie, one may quickly judge that the characters are in direct contrast to the colors they represent. In the movie, Tangie (orange) which means vitality with endurance plays the part of a promiscuous girl whose hatred for her mother drives her to do what she does. On further look at her character, I realize she is a true reflection of the color orange. She endures sexual abuse from her grandfather and faces abortion at a tender age but is still strong enough to overcome it and bring out her true beauty. The text also employ poems and songs to show the intensity of pain and emphasize the strength of each character and women in general.