Comparing characterization

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  • The Role Of Algorithmic Media On Audiences And Society

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    Algorithmic media have a kind of power, however this power largely remains invisible to the audience or user who instead interact with the information that the algorithm sorts and delivers. Instead where this power manifests and consolidates is on platforms that draw the attention of audiences and revolve around the role played by algorithms. Using institutional theory, automodernity, and the concept of algorithmic publics, we can start to map out a growing and potential field of research that attempts

  • Comparing Characterization in Alias Grace, Their Eyes Were Watching God, and Fools Crow

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    Characterization in Alias Grace, Their Eyes Were Watching God, and Fools Crow         Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood is a novel where the main character Grace is a sort of mystery character.   In the end she is at peace, but there are still many questions about her left unanswered.  Because Atwood's style of writing is informative, yet unclear at the same time, the audience is left to put the pieces of the puzzle that is Grace together themselves.   This leaves the reader guessing about her

  • Anne Sexton Cinderella

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    “Cinderella”, published in 1971, examines the classic Grimm’s fairy tale. At this point in time, Disney’s Cinderella had been around for over twenty years (Sexton, Cinderella). There is a stark contrast between the two works especially in their plot, characterization, and tone. “Cinderella” the poem and Cinderella the movie tell the same general story, despite the many differences among the details in the plot. An unfortunate girl’s parents die leaving her to be raised by an evil stepmother with her two

  • Compare And Contrast The Other Wes Moore

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    people committing adultery, during the seventeenth-century in Boston. Similarities between environmental influences and literary devices, such as imagery and direct characterization are revealed after comparing both books. The use of literary devices such as direct characterization and imagery help form a theme throughout the comparing novels. In the book The Other Wes Moore environmental influences such as crime, lack of positive role models and drug use, are shown throughout the story. Both Wes’s

  • The Other Wes Moore Literary Devices

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    Moore, happen to both use identical literary devices to develop and support a common theme between the 2 out of 130 million different books in the world. The literary devices that are used in both novels alike, consist of vivid imagery and direct characterization. Authors, Nathaniel Hawthorne and Wes Moore use similar literary devices in their writing to support a common theme between the two books, The Other Wes Moore and The Scarlet letter, that beauty can come from mistakes, in the case of Pearl in

  • Usage of Characterization In Ryonosuke Akutagawa’s Rashomon Essay

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    Usage of Characterization In Ryonosuke Akutagawa’s Rashomon Despite coming from a different background than most other authors that have so far been studied, Ryonosuke Akutagawa still wrote stories that included similar ideas like internal and external conflict, sacrifice of oneself for a higher cause, murder, human flaws and many others. In addition to that, Akutagawa also used common literary elements like motifs, symbols, point of view and irony. However, one element that is prevalent

  • Examples Of Playing God In Frankenstein

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    you turning against god? Are you seen as evil through gods eyes? Throughout the book, Mary Shelley shows the use of indirect characterization, direct characterization, symbolism, uses of comparisons, and allegory to produce many examples of how playing god has valuable meaning and dangerous meaning. To start off, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein reveals indirect characterization in order to provide the readers with information about the troubles of playing god. This statement is true when the readers

  • Compare and Contrast Essay

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    This represents the same feelings she is having at the time, the feelings of being trapped and desperate to escape. The differences and similarities in the characterization of this story is also an important aspect to compare; with Chopin describing her character through reactions and Gillman describing hers through her actions and conflicts. Chopin describes the main character in “Story of An Hour,” by her reaction

  • Miss Brill Literary Analysis

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    In the short story “Miss Brill” Katherine Mansfield uses vivid characterization to develop the story’s theme. The first person point of view allows the reader to fully understand the thoughts and emotions Miss Brill experiences during her Sunday afternoon concert. During her trip to the Public Gardens Miss Brill eavesdrops on a younger couple and hears their ridicule and torment from afar. This causes Miss Brill to feel an intense isolation from the world around her. The theme of “Miss Brill” is

  • Characterization In Amy Tan's Rules Of The Game

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    about one’s self. In novels, characterization helps unravel a deeper meaning about a person’s motives. Interpreting a trait about a character assists in understanding the reasoning for the character’s actions. Moreover, comparing character portrayal in a novel depicts the similarities and differences between a pair. The main characters, Elena, in “American History” by Judith Cofer and, Waverley, in “Rules of the Game” by Amy Tan both have similar and different characterization. Elena is naive while Waverly