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    The Bridge To Terabithia

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    The Bridge to Terabithia, by Katherine Paterson (1977), is the book I have chosen because it brings up many issues and topics for discussion. Issues like child neglect and child abuse, religion, melees, family issues, being the middle child, cursing and most significantly feelings experienced by the death of a loved one. The writing style in the Bridge to Terabithia is so realistic even the reluctant reader will feel they are part of the setting, and the unique dialog closely connects the reader

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    “Bridge to Terabithia 2” is an example of fan fiction in two ways: the first being a rewritten and slightly different version from the original “Bridge to Terabithia”, while the second is maintaining and preserving many of the aspects that make the first text so unique, such as theme. In “Bridge to Terabithia 2,” there is a twist to the original plot that has Jess and Leslie switch roles in the story. Like the added character Mr. Mason explains to Jess: “‘Leslie was supposed to die Jess’ he said

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    rulers in their imaginary kingdoms, also known as a paracosm, “a spontaneously created, but maintained and elaborated, imaginary private world” (Silvey and MacKeith 173). Within both texts the main characters face troubles at home, Jess in Bridge to Terabithia, and the unnamed protagonist in Ocean at the End of the Lane are not stereotypical boys. Jess likes to draw, the unnamed boy finds pleasure in reading rather than what his father wanted “he wanted

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    Bridge to Terabithia is a novel featuring two young characters, Jess and Leslie. These characters both experience realistic problems that many kids their age face every day. Jess has a different personality and imagination than others, which gets him bullied at school. Leslie gets neglected at home, and she’s the new girl at school. Leslie uses her imagination to come up with a funny prank to get back at the school bully. Bridge to Terabithia includes many positive elements. One thing is

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    The novel, A Company of Fool and the film, Bridge to Terabithia have many similarities which can be compared. The aspect that are going to be compared are friendship, identity and adversities of 2 adventurous kids from each text. These three aspects are the ones which are mostly shown and the ones that are most important. Their friendship will be discussed first. This includes where friendship was shown and how it evolved. Then their identity will discussed. This includes where their identity is

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    “Bridge to Terabithia 2” by definition is considered to be fan fiction.  Fan fiction is a type of story based on the same characters, an already existing book, movie, cartoon, etc. As a matter of fact there will be similarities between the actual story and the fan fiction version. Such as, Paterson writes “Knowing somehow that running was the only thing that could keep Leslie from being dead. It was up to him. He had to keep going.”, while the fan fiction writes “Leslie didn’t want to see Jess hurt

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    Bridge to Terabithia is a raw, emotionally honest novel about characters who climb up above their weaknesses through emotional strength and unselfishness. Both Jess and Leslie have special needs, her for acceptance from a new school whose students regard her as exotic, and he for athletic recognition to appease a father disgusted by Jess's true interest, artistic creation. In the forest near their dwellings, the kids create an imaginary country in which their friendship flourishes away from societal

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    seem to tear them apart and hold them down. That's exactly what happens in this story- “The Bridge to Terabithia”. An emotional yet realistic and compelling story by Katherine Paterson. It is banned in many places due to swearing and the utterly tragic storyline. The story is about a boy named Jesse, who befriends a girl named Leslie. They make their own little word in the forest- A kingdom dubbed “Terabithia” where they escape the harsh realities of the world and their worries. It is their own world-

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    In the movie, Bridge to Terabithia, by Katherine Paterson, the story begins with two friends who come from different worlds and are both troubled by the fifth graders in their class. WIth the combination of both of their minds, they are able to create a magical kingdom that they name, Terabithia. To them, this all seems real and they are able to see in their eyes, monsters instead of trees, and are able to hear people through the wind. The two kids use this imaginative land to connect to nature and

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    Name: Mohammad Khan Course code: EAC488SYA Imagination as a theme in “Bridge to Terabithia” by Katherine Paterson “Bridge to Terabithia” is a very complex story that on a first glance deals with a very simple plot line, one revolving around two children and the everyday problems they encounter at school or at home. However, if we analyze it, we will discover that it is much, much more complex. It deals with a number of motives from family life and the friendship between a boy and a girl

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