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  • Fantasy vs. Reality

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    Fantasy vs. Reality Silently, my senses begin to abandon their rationale…who is to say then what is real? The world that we live in, the reality, which we are a part of, is small and thus limited. That is why, in his infinite capacity for potential improvement, man created fantasy. Fantasy is BIG! To a certain extent it is more imaginative, more exciting, and more fun. Fantasy is like a lake where man throws all his ideas and dreams, and then he dives on in from the springboard of imagination

  • Reality Vs. Fantasy : Quotes Notes

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    Reality vs. Fantasy Quotes Notes 1. “Now, then, let me look at you. But don 't you look at me, Stella, . no, no, no, not till later, not till I 've bathed and rested I And turn that over-light off!"(1. 18-19). Blanche is living in her fantasy that she is so young and she is good looking and she expects everyone to say that her physical appearance is very beautiful. She is not accepting the fact that she is going to get old she is not going to stay young forever. She thinks she is taking bath in some

  • Difference Between Fantasy Vs Reality

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    Which land is better: Fantasy Land or Reality Land? The dichotomy between “Fantasy” and “Reality” is present on a wider scale. Actually, these two words are the two sides of same coin. The “fantasy” and “Reality” both exists in one’s life. Here is the definition of fantasy and reality:  Fantasy: Fantasy is actually an imagination. Anything that does not exist but we think it in our mind is our fantasy. It is an idea that is mostly far from normal reality.  Reality: Reality is something that exists

  • Fantasy vs. Reality in a Midsummer Night's Dream Essay

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    March 2012 Relationship Between Fantasy and Reality in A Midsummer Night’s Dream In A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare easily blurs the lines of reality by inviting the audience into a dream. He seamlessly toys with the boundaries between fantasy and reality. Among the patterns within the play, one is controlled and ordered by a series of contrasts: the conflict of the sleeping and waking states, the interchange of reality and illusion, and the mirrored worlds of Fairy

  • Reality Vs Fantasy By James Cole And Dr. Movie

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    The main theme of the movie is mainly about a thrilling adventure through time travel in a world full madness and mystery. The contrast of reality vs fantasy has a large influence on the plotlines, setting, characters and the theme of this movie. James Cole and Dr. Railly, the two main characters represent the real world events, like being on the run from the authorities. The mission that they faced seen impossible considering the time period they both lived in. But in a futuristic world luck might

  • Fantasy vs. Reality in J. M. Coetzee's Disgrace Essay

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    Fantasy vs. Reality in J. M. Coetzee's Disgrace J. M. Coetzee's novel Disgrace is, on the surface, the story of a wayward college professor, Dr. David Lurie, who is aging into a disrespectful decline. But this story tells of not only the strife and wrenching change that exist in the microcosm of Lurie's mind, but also the parallel themes that underlie the social, political, and ethical systems that are the reality of present day South Africa. As David Lurie interacts with people and creatures

  • Fantasy Vs. Reality Where are you going, Where have you been Essay

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    Fantasy versus Reality in Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been? Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been? by Joyce Carol Oates has a constant theme of reality and fantasy running parallel for 15 year old Connie. This short story begins with a description of Connie’s vain personality. The narrator describes her as pretty and self-centered (Oates 421). To emphasize her selfishness, Connie is contrasted with her sister, June, who is chubby, plain, and well-behaved. Connie’s mother always praises

  • Reality In A Streetcar Named Desire

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    Reality vs. Fantasy William in his play, A Street Named Desire, portrays reality and fantasy in a clever way thought characterization and symbolism. He uses the sweet and romantic Blanche Dubois, a tormented character by her past who is always afflicted and seem to not be able to distinguish between what is real and what is her imagination, to represent fantasy. On the other hand to represent reality he used Stanley a man with both feet on the ground who is very aware of the reality of things;

  • Examples Of Light And Light In A Streetcar Named Desire

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    exemplify the ever continuing battles of good vs. evil, illusion vs. reality, happiness vs. misery, or love vs. hate. Most of these external struggles are shown especially in Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire. There are instances in life where some matters can be hidden, but others need to be exposed. Throughout the play, Williams is constantly describing characters, symbols, and themes with the motif light vs. dark. The idea of light vs. dark is evidently shown through the

  • Theme Of Where Are You Going

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    The short story “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” by Joyce Carol Oates is a story that explores the themes of fantasy versus reality, freedom, and confinement. The idea of fantasy vs. reality and freedom is relatable because all around the world, there are kids that struggle with growing up and try to be more mature than they are. “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” follows a fifteen-year-old girl named Connie who’s at odds with her sister and mother and ignores the values handed