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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

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    considerate brave. We all have a fantasy that is it too far from our reality, but when people immigrate to the United States to reach for the American Dream sometimes it can be very hard and some time it is impossible. People cross the border, rivers, and deserts every day. Some people die in the proses and some people make it to the other side and that is when the fantasy vs. reality starts. T.C. Boyle illustrates that the American dream is a fine line between Fantasy vs Reality. People who come from other

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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

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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

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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

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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

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    of the play Blanche comes clean about her past and all the other characters think she has gone mad and she is sent to an institution. There are many major themes throughout the play one of the main themes revolves around the perception of fantasy versus reality; or rather the lies told and actions made to deceive other characters that a situation is completely different than how it was told to be perceived. Readers see this theme a lot through Blanche’s character because there is a lot she tries

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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

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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

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    Porphyria's Lover Essay

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    has the power to distort and alter one’s preconceived reality. When one is truly in love, at some points there may be difficulty in distinguishing what is real and what is fantasy. While this may initially seem ideal and somewhat magical, this inability to differentiate the two proves to be dangerous at times, as demonstrated through Robert Browning’s poem, “Porphyria’s Lover”. In this poem, Browning proves through his theme of fantasy vs. reality that love can indeed be dangerous. It is through literary

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