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    This is a literature analysis and in depth exploration into the life of the great author and Nobel Prize winner, Doris Lessing. In an interesting journey that shows how her early childhood affected her, we see how she was conditioned to feel the way she did about social injustice. As a young girl her experiences growing up white in an African dominated land that was actually ruled unfairly by the white majority, shaped her as an advocate. . The way her mother raised her, not only showed her how marriage

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    In the short story “Through the Tunnel” by Doris Lessig, the main character Jerry teaches the reader that you can achieve your goals if you put dedication towards them, because he puts his time into exercising his lungs so he can stay underwater, and he also does not give up even when he does too much and his nose begins bleeding. “Again and again he rose, took a big chestful of air, and went down. Again and again he groped over the surface of the rock, feeling it, almost hugging it in the desperate

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    Hilal YILDIRIM Lect.İbrahim KOÇ English Novel III 02.01.2017 The masterpiece of Doris Lessing “The Golden Notebook” is inspired by her own experiences and novelist personality.She wrote what she thinks, feels and experiences from a woman's point of view. She also thinks that a friend who holds separate books about politics, psychology, husband and work is absurd and it is not necessary to classify life in this way.However,the main character Anna Wulf who is a young writer,mother and politician

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    A coming-of-age story, Doris Lessing's "Through the Tunnel" employs three major symbols to connote Jerry's state of being and his rite of passage. In the exposition of the narrative, as Jerry is with his mother... Read the Rest of this Answer for Free Please view an ad from one of our sponsors to see the rest of this answer. Get Answer Then, when Jerry does swim out to the rocks and the wild bay, he leaves the protection of his mother--a "speck of yellow under an umbrella." When he sees the native

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    Two personality traits of the protagonist Jerry from the short story Through the tunnel, by Doris Lessing are that he is immature but at the same time also determined. Jerry is immature because in the story on page 3 paragraph 17 it says ,”They were leaving to get away from him. He cried openly, fists in his eyes. There was no one to see him so he cried himself out.” This shows that Jerry doesn't Know how to deal with rejection and his only solution to it was to cry like an infant. Another reason

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    The Fifth Child by Doris Lessing The character of Ben Lovatt in Doris Lessing's "The Fifth Child" is one that is very powerful, and also extremely interesting. He is violent, and unbelievably strong, yet he would not be able to fend for himself in the "big, bad World". Doris Lessing's use of a very effective mixture of characterisation, symbolism and language use result in a very intriguing and fascinating novel. At the start of the novel, the reader is lulled into

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    Jerry risked his life, and why? So he could make himself happy? In the story, “Through the Tunnel” by Doris Lessing, Jerry, a 11 year old boy, wanted to show his mom that she should pay more attention to him. Jerry worked hard everyday on vacation until he could hold his breath for two minutes and 15 seconds. Then he went through a tunnel underwater, and almost died in the process to prove to himself that he could do it, but also to show his mom that Jerry wasn’t a little kid and that she should

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    the story “Through the Tunnel,” nature has been one of the toughest obstacles. It always has its ways of trying to interfere with someone. It is testing how long Jerry can hold his breath under the water while trying to swim through the tunnel. In Doris Lessing’s “Through the Tunnel,” the main character, Jerry, refuses to give up on getting through the tunnel. Instead, he is willing to do whatever it takes to accomplish his goal and make it through the tunnel no matter how many times his nose bleeds

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    Rocks are universal symbols of strength and stability, but a small percentile of people would disagree. Doris Lessing would fit into the few, as rocks in her short story, “Through the Tunnel”, are associated with modifications and instability. The main character, Jerry’s initial goal is to travel through a tunnel in order to fit in with the older and cooler kids. Throughout his journey, he encounters or utilises rocks in three different instances. He uses rocks to weigh himself down during training

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    The Fifth Child is the masterpiece of Nobel Prize winner Doris Lessing. Lessing herself described it as a horror story, but we can also put it into the genre of social –psychological novels. She declared: '' I hated writing it. It was sweating blood. I was very glad when it was done. It was an upsetting thing to write - obviously, it goes very deep into me somewhere.'' It is a brilliant novel which deals not just with the social aspect of family life in England at the end of 19th century but with

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