Philip Pullman

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  • Critique Of Philip Pullman's Norhern Lights By Philip Pullman

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    Philip Pullman is one of the most famous writers of the Norwich, England. He was born on19th of October 1946 in the place known as Norwich. He was the son of Audrey Avelyn Pullman Alfred Outram Pullman. His father was basically in the air force so he used to travel a lot. He travels to many countries and when he was in Australia, he explores his love with the writing. After completing his studies, he joined the most famous college of that time Exeter College, Oxford get aware of English for reading

  • The Golden Compass By Philip Pullman

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    In Philip Pullman’s novel, The Golden Compass, a young girl, named Lyra Belacqua lives in a parallel world in which human souls take the form of lifelong animal companions called daemons. In Lyra’s world the antagonists, a group of people known as Gobblers, have been kidnapping kids from the streets. Lyra vows to save her best friend, Roger, after she discovers that he disappears along with one of the Gyptians’ boys. She sets out with her daemon, a tribe of Gyptians, a witch, an ice bear and a Texas

  • Characters Of A Dog In The Golden Compass, By Philip Pullman

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    thing in myself in my family, not like the others, but were both of us are still included and loved. Now, the dog that I didn’t want and I are closer than any of my other family members are with him. In the novel The Golden Compass, the author Philip Pullman develops a similar type of relationship for each of his characters called daemons. These companions reflect a certain person’s identity, soul, and changes in feeling through their different forms, usually as animals. I am being considered for

  • The Broken Bridge, Clockwork And The Golden Compass By Philip Pullman Analysis

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    Despite the variety of genres that Philip Pullman has explored from historical fiction to fantasy which have lead to a plethora of criticism, Pullman writes enchanting tales first and foremost for his audience’s enjoyment. In an interview discussing the teaching of children’s literature Pullman ‘humbly requests to let the children enjoy the books before doing anything else, before counting semicolons, looking at specific adjectives etc. His books are written to enchant, delight and beguile the read

  • Northern Lights By Philip Pullman

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    bestselling book written by Philip Pullman who is a very well renowned British writer. Most of his work related to fiction which is very popular in children and young adults. Pullman has received many awards in which Carnegie Medal (1995) and Whitbread Book of the year awards are the important ones. Pullman has also won Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, which is consider to be very distinguish and prestige award for the writers who work for children literature. The real fame Pullman receives from “The Trilogy”

  • What Is Lyra's Journey Of Growing Up

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    Growing up isn’t as easy as it seems, it's a very difficult process that we go through in our life. Like from the novel “Northern Lights” by the author Philip Pullman, Lyra became her own individual once she went against her mother and said “no” to the separation she wasn't as innocent as we would had thought. All children grow up but some people as they get older they grow apart from their inner self, from who they really are either to fit in to or for religious reasons. Like Lyra’s mom who was

  • Theme Of Pullman In Northern Lights

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    In Addition, Pullman’s hate to the Church. Pullman always attacks churches and priesthoods, “the trouble is that all too often in human history, churches and priesthoods have set themselves up to rule people’s lives in the name of some invisible god (and they’re all invisible, because they don’t exist)-and done terrible damage. In the name of their god, they have burned, hanged, tortured, maimed, robbed, violated, and enslaved millions of their fellow-creatures, and done so with the happy conviction

  • Tool Of The Devil: Comparing Satan in Paradise Lost and The Golden Compass

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    and the Church. Where the stories differ, is in the author’s intent for these actions. In the former, John Milton uses the devil to display how vanity and pride are the sins that halt us in an opportunity to live blissfully, with and under God. Philip Pullman, in his twist on Paradise Lost, The Golden Compass, claims that

  • Rebellion In Paradise Lost Essay

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    the story, or even good in any sense of the word. Pullman’s The Amber Spyglass and Milton’s Paradise Lost share many similarities, but none were as striking as the view on authoritarianism and eventual rebellion. In the first, The Amber Spyglass, Pullman shows the main characters Will and Lyra in a constant struggle against the ruling authority, the church. In the second, Paradise Lost, Milton displays Satan in a never-ending battle for his own freedom from God’s ruling hand. In either story, the

  • Tool of the Devil: Comparing Satan in Paradise Lost and the Golden Compass

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    and the Church. Where the stories differ, is in the author's intent for these actions. In the former, John Milton uses the devil to display how vanity and pride are the sins that halt us in an opportunity to live blissfully, with and under God. Philip Pullman, in his twist on Paradise Lost, The Golden Compass, claims that

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