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    Aengus took on a life-long journey to find his mysterious trout that had turned into a girl. Conner Bailey had to find a way to escape and get out of the fairy-tale world. Alex Bailey had to save the world by defeating the malevolent Enchantress. However, all three were diligent in working hard and to achieve their goals because they wanted to be with the people they loved again. Aengus undertook an expedition to find the glimmering girl who had once been a trout. In the poem, ‘The Song of Wandering

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    mysterious trout that had turned into a girl. Conner Bailey from The Land of Stories The Wishing Spell, had to find a way to escape and get out of the fairy-tale world. Alex Bailey from The Land of Stories The Enchantress Returns had to save the world by defeating the malevolent Enchantress. However, all three were diligent in working hard to achieve their goals because they wanted to get home and be with the people they loved. Aengus undertook an expedition to find the glimmering girl who had once

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    way. The Enchantress of Florence is an example of how powerful storytelling is. Storytelling in this book not only includes historical facts but also allows its readers to understand the historical truth in a different perspective. Storytelling may not always be true but it can help one understand things in the real world. “The story was completely untrue, but the untruth of the untrue stories could sometimes be of service in the real world.’’(Rushdie 166) This quote comes

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    “Enchantress from the Stars” by Sylvia Engdahl is filled with many examples of risk and sacrifice. There are quite a few major tipping points in the story that involve the characters taking risks and making sacrifices. I would like to cover three of these events plus one of my own. Within the first few minutes of Elana’s arrival on the planet Andrecia, a member of their group is killed by two Imperials patrolling outside of their typical time allotment. Ilura, while the only member of the team to

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    One of the themes in the novel ‘Enchantress from the Stars’ is that of magic and superstition. The term Enchantress is meant to refer to an attractive woman with the ability to use magic. Despite the many things that Engdahl discusses in her novel, she finally settles on a title that reflects the existence of magic and the belief in superstition. The enchantress referred to in the title is Elana whom Georyn views as an enchanting woman from the stars. “How can she help the Andrecians, who still believe

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    In the book Enchantress from the Stars there are many themes. One of the themes was sacrifice for love. Many of the characters in the book sacrificed something for someone or something they loved. At one point in the book the enchantress and Georyn get captured and the people who captured them could tell Elana had magic but weren’t sure if she was good or bad so they decided to see what she was by putting her near fire. If she was good she could protect herself but if she was a witch she would die

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    Early in Enchantress from the Stars, the protagonist Elana gives her friend and trainee Georyn a cryptic message: “he who breaks the evil spell will be required to give up that which he deems most necessary to the triumph of good, and to face that which what appears to be a grievous failure.” The prophecy came true in a different way than Elana was expecting, but the theme of victory hidden in defeat has appeared often in literature and even history itself. A prime example of victory in defeat is

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    Throughout the novel, “Enchantress from the Stars,” there are many themes the author Sylvia Engdahl portrays in her writing. One theme that really stuck with me throughout the novel was the idea of sacrifice. The dictionary definition of sacrifice focuses on death, however, to me sacrifice can be shown in many ways; whether you’re sacrificing your life or something as simple as giving up something for someone else because it’s the right thing to do. Several characters portray this sacrifice theme

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    prince a rose. Repulsed by her appearance, the prince turns her away. The beggar warns him not to judge by appearances, but the Prince ignores her and shuts the door on her. The woman then throws off her disguise, revealing that she is a beautiful enchantress. The Prince tries to apologize, but she has already seen the lack of kindness in his heart. She conjures a powerful curse, transforming him into a hideous beast, his servants into anthropomorphic household items, and the entire castle and all its

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    brother and mother would go visit him, and I would have to sacrifice my free time to take on all the responsibilities with our horses and pets, along with keeping the house clean and taking care of myself. When I was introduced to the novel “Enchantress from the Stars,” by Sylvia Engdahl, I was not sure how I was going to like the book or what it was even about. Throughout reading this book, I was able to learn so many important life lessons

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