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    Tony Samson Mrs. Maddox English 9 9 September 2016 Themes of Loneliness and Solitude in The Samurai’s Garden I.Introduction: A: Hook- Many view loneliness and solitude with distaste, why would someone want to be without the company of others? B: Bridge- Being alone and isolated is seen as dark and dismal. In Gail Tsukiyama’s The Samurai’s Garden the main character, Stephen, is apprehensive as he travels to the village of Tarumi. He had been there a few times

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    drifts into her seat, letting her lips hover over the rim of her glass, eyes dark and vacant. A lump forms in her throat and she sips at her wine in attempt to swallow it down, but instead nearly chokes on her own misery. The precious moments of solitude she once craved now turn into an endless stretch of excruciating silence, creating a vast, dismal abyss in its wake. Later, when she returns to an empty bed, she shivers from the chill that sets into her bones and leaves her weeping. She knows this

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    Writing Assignment # 1 “The End of Solitude” by William Deresiewicz Summary William Deresiewicz is a contemporary writer, reviewer, and literary critic. He taught at Yale University from 1998 to 2008. This essay, "The End of Solitude," that Deresiewicz wrote, explains with the mixture of new technology it is becoming almost unheard of for people to be alone. He also goes on explaining that newer generations have no aspiration to be alone because they are afraid to

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    What Does Solitude Mean?

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    When someone asked me what does solitude mean? I thought about something becoming solid. That is in no way the definition of course. It means the state or situation of being alone. I never knew that until now. This make sense to me now especially when I hear that a prisoner is going to consolatory confinement which is pure isolation. Now I like being alone but not to the point where I am cut off from having social interactions or not having the ability to go outside. It is in human nature to socialize

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    SUMMARY Christopher Villegas Fohrweisser ID number: 1295075 Source: William Deresiewicz, “The end of solitude”, The Chronical, January 30, 2009, pg. 1 to 4. Key concepts: Social networking, Solitude, Connectivity, Contemporary self, Technology, Society, Loosing abilities, people. Main Issues: What is happening with solitude in these days? Why are T.V. and Internet a problem in these days? And how can they affect the ability to being alone? In wich

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    contemporary writer, in his essay, “The End of Solitude,” on (January 30,2009) in The Chronicle of Higher Education, discusses how we are replacing the solitude to being in constant communication with people. Deresiewicz’s purpose is to expand on the research of the desire to be recognized, the fear of being alone in his modern culture audience. He uses an aggressive and assertive tone. William Deresiewicz’s claim is that we are replacing the solitude to being in constant communication with people

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    survival of any species. Interaction and socialization is the only way to prevent people from isolation, from solitude. The last words in One Hundred Years of Solitude are: races condemned to one hundred years of solitude did not have a second opportunity on earth. These words

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    It was an aching solitude. I sat in silence, ensnared within my chaotic mind while everyone’s elated voices stretched across the classroom like a contagious disease but my immunity was too study to catch a speck of it. I was never a big fan of change, especially ones that strike you without any warning. The transition from elementary to junior high wasn’t the challenging part for me, it was the fact that I felt alone. It never occurred to me that everything was temporary, even friendships.

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    “One Hundred Years of Solitude” Essay

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    “One Hundred Years of Solitude” Magic realism is a writing style in which mythical elements are put into a realistic story but it does not break the narrative flow; rather it helps a reader get a deeper understanding of the reality. Often time’s Latin-American writers utilize this writing technique. It has been speculated by many critics that magic realism appears most often in the literature of countries with long histories of both mythological stories and social turmoil, such as those in Central

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    Colombian-born author and journalist, winner of the 1982 Nobel Prize for Literature and a pioneer of the Latin American "Boom." Affectionately known as "Gabo" to millions of readers, he first won international fame with his masterpiece, One Hundred Years of Solitude, a defining classic of twentieth century literature. Whether writing short stories, epic novels, or nonfiction, Gabo is above all a brilliant storyteller, and his writing is a tribute to both the power of the imagination and the mysteries of the

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