Urban fantasy

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  • Call Of The Wild Character Analysis

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    We all have personal goals to accomplish. Buck in the novel “The Call of the Wild” wished to acclimate to the new setting by becoming the leader of the pack. Jacob Portman in “Miss Peregrine's Home Home for Peculiar Children” worked really hard to find out the secrets his grandfather hid from him, his goal being to crack the code of how he died. In the second book of the series ”Hollow City” , his goal was to keep his peculiar friends safe, keep Miss Peregrine alive, as well as himself. One thing

  • Devil's Acre Book Report

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    I have been reading Library of Souls by Ransom Riggs and am on page 294. The characters in my book have traveled to Devil’s Acre. In this city murder is the only good thing that happens. People who live in Devil’s Acre are runaway peculiars looking for a way around the law. They are searching for their friends that have been taken by the hollows and are being lead by a new character, Sharon. I have stumbled upon a flash drive that was owned by the children and decided to share it with you. Document

  • Colin Mccall: A Junkyard Druid Urban Fantasy Novella

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    weak and defenseless in his city, and no one else seems to care enough to stop him. To end the slaughter, Colin has agreed to take up his sword one last time… but will this “one final job” be the death of him? BLOOD SCENT A Junkyard Druid Urban Fantasy Novella, #1 Colin’s life has finally regained some semblance of normalcy after the death of his girlfriend, Jesse. He no longer hunts supernatural creatures. He has a job working in his uncle’s salvage yard that he enjoys. He’s even planning

  • Simulation Proliferation and the City Essay

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    black, is tall, thin, and pale. He floats around a dark city and ends far too many lines with a creepy self-affirming “yesss.” In Dark City (Alex Proyas 1998) we see over and over again indications of the tropes and repetitions that make up the urban/filmic imagination. Not quite vampires, not quite grey aliens, not quite business men, not quite religious, not quite serial murderers, Mr. Hand and the other Strangers seem to be archetypal characters of the city. Is the imagination a domesticating

  • The Lord Of The Rings

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    Tzvetan Todorov, the author of The Fantastic: A Structural Approach to a Literary Genre, defined fantasy as “the creation of a moment of hesitation between two worlds”(qtd. Kelly, Course Introduction 2). This description of the genre compliments J.R.R Tolkien’s The Lord Of The Rings trilogy due to the author’s use of sub-creation to construct his alternate world. Tolkien believed that the way to create a believable, all-encompassing world was to combine fragments of reality, or the “primary world”

  • Childhood Is A Complex Concept Of Childhood

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    friendship. In the 1700s, children were seen as naïve, powerless, needing protection, and very impressionable. In Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll attempts to create a child which is idealistically innocent and capable of reason. In his fantasy world of Wonderland, Carroll shows an imaginative and creative child who isn’t afraid of the unusual things she is presented with, but instead embraces them and the differences that they portray as she is different herself. He takes an interesting

  • My Life Changed My Character

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    family friends journeying to Africa. With the personality God gave me, I was probably even more excited with the aspect of being basically on my own. Ever since I could read and fully utilize my imagination, the unsocial life of living in the abundant fantasy worlds that authors and producers have created throughout the century has always been a solid thing to fallback on whenever an escape is needed. Also, the sense of being utterly detached from my old life entirely was another huge factor in the building

  • The Fantasy Story

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    Today I’d like to tell you about fantasy literature. It is very hard to tell all about it but I’ll try to do it as good as possible and not being boring. First fantasy motifs were shown in romanticism. We all know the mystical and unreal characters: ghosts, phantoms etc. Authors for building the special mood and charm of that epoch used that figures. But fantasy is something more than romantic ways of showing nature or inner experiences of the main character in the novel. It’s

  • Theme Of Fantasy In A Streetcar Named Desire

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    Brianna Blackwell Mrs. Owens English 1102 9 February 2018 Fantasy Cannot Overcome Reality Within “A Streetcar Named Desire” “A Streetcar Named Desire” by Tennessee Williams, is based around a woman named Blanche who faces a series of losses and leaves her background to seek refuge with her sister, Stella, in New Orleans. Blanche uses the world of fantasy to escape the harsh reality of her past as it seems to come back to haunt her in her new life in New Orleans. Stella’s husband, Stanley, finds

  • A Street Car Named Desire Analysis

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    illusions of fantasy inability to overcome reality have allowed an individual to cope with doubtful experiences in need to escape is evident through the character Blanche. Blanche conflict leads her to act upon promiscuous activities in need to fulfil her desire to cure her loneliness but instead, she neglected her morals and became a social outcast. I have chosen to illustrate images in my comic based on Scene 5 to present the internal conflict in Blanche character. The tension between fantasy and reality