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    “The Lottery” Literary Analysis Dystopian stories works depict a negative view of "the way the world is supposedly going in order to provide urgent propaganda for a change in direction”. Often these stories have many themes that can relate to the real world. In the dystopian story “The Lottery” written by Shirley Jackson, many themes such as false hopes,hypocrisy, ritual, and mob mentality are expressed throughout the story. In the story everyone in a small village gather in the town square for the

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    The Crucible: A Literary Analysis In 1692, Salem was populated by Puritans who believed in black-and-white lines between good and evil. The powers of darkness were real forces to them, which could wreak havoc and destruction on society if unleashed. The system of government was that God was the true leader of society, and he expressed his will through the actions of men and women. In the Old Testament, we hear stories of how God led directly through Moses; Salem, likewise, was led through men who

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    reading. Literary analysis as a whole refers to the reader’s ability to focus on all parts of the writing; plot, character, setting, etc. By reading and discussing literature, we are able to magnify our imagination, our sense of what is possible, and our ability to commiserate with others. Literally analyzing improves a reader’s ability to read critically and interpret texts. It proves to be extremely helpful that the reader is able to fully comprehend what they are reading. Where literary analysis looks

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    1984 Literary Analysis

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    Use of Literary Elements in 1984 Literary elements and critical lenses have been used from the beginning of time to analyze different stories and forms of literature. The book 1984 can be studied by using literary elements such as symbolism, motif, and others to determine what George Orwell wanted to state in his story. Critical lenses are used to inspect one's point of view and how the receive their own opinion when they read the story while using lenses such as reader response, feminist, or even

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    was already married with two kids. He even assumes that Stokesie will conform to working there for the rest of his life and become manager several decades later, in 1990. English professor at Hawaii State University, Catherine Sustana, wrote a literary analysis that explains Sammy’s reaction to Queenie as, “Sammy obviously finds the girls physically alluring, but he's also attracted by their rebellion. He doesn't want to be like the "sheep" he makes such fun of, the customers who are befuddled when

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    Routledge, 1995. Print. “A Coursebook…” is written for the beginning researchers of the literary critical theory. The Chapter “Literature and Psychoanalysis” contains commentary on psychoanalytical critical approach. In addition, the study questions, glossary and suggested further reading are included. Authors help to grasp the idea of the psychoanalysis. They show that originally psychoanalysis was not a literary practice, but clinical and therapeutic methodology. However, there always were relationship

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    Literary Analysis “Revelation” Flannery O’Connor short story entitled “Revelation” was swayed by her personal upbringing in the South. She lived in the time where people from the South were very intolerant and narrow-minded towards people who had a different lifestyle and who were of a different race. Because Southerners believed people who did not live up to their wealth or status were inferior, it offered O’Connor the exact descriptions she wanted for the characters in this story. The main

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    Truman Capote's writing techniques are an essential component to the overall effect that his message gives to the readers. The use of rhetorical as well as literary devices work hand in hand to show the reader just exactly what Capote was trying to convey through his words. At first glance, it may be difficult to decipher the message, however once one digs deeper the message becomes much clearer. Capote wants the audience to understand the importance of living life to the fullest because it can change

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    Literary Analysis of “A Good Man Down” In the Sports Illustrated article “A Good Man Down,” author Lee Jenkins utilizes the elements of tone, insightful word choice, and structure to tell the story of a coach and community who, when faced with tragedies, displayed the grit of small town values. The verbose tone of the story begins by describing Ed Thomas’s obsession with his football field. In order to accurately capture Thomas’s passion for football, Jenkins goes into great detail describing

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    about soldiers who were impacted to hold the burden of the vietnam war and brought things emotionally and physically to the front lines which affected their mentality. Tim O’Brien used many literary techniques in this book but the ones that stood out to me were listings and point of view he used these literary techniques very often. Tim O’Brien used listing to explain why the soldiers carried a variety of certain things and how all of them mostly have the same main things to survive but other than

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