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  • When the Wasps Drowned

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    In ‘when the wasp drowned’ and ‘the darkness out there’ the theme of death is presented within the characters and the twisted storyline. A number of techniques such as symbolism, tone and narrative are used to portray these themes to the reader. In ‘when the wasps drowned’ Eveline is portrayed as being mature and protective over her siblings and more importantly the truth of the ring. In ‘the darkness out there’ Mrs Rutter is at first seen to be a typical old lady who has a dark secret. Within both

  • Short Stories Comparision - When the Wasps Drowned, Examination Day & the Darkness Out There

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    Intentionally the authors of all three stories have decided to drag the theme into the main characters taking the step from childhood to adolescence. When the Wasps Drowned by Clare Wigfall uses the wasps as a tool to show how their childhood changes and how they grow up, very similar to how Mrs Rutters tale in the story of The Darkness Out There by Penelope Lively changed Kerry and Sandra as individuals. Examination Day, though having a way different plot also has a theme of main characters changing

  • Short Stories Comparision - When the Wasps Drowned, Examination Day & the Darkness Out There

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    Intentionally the authors of all three stories have decided to drag the theme into the main characters taking the step from childhood to adolescence. When the Wasps Drowned by Clare Wigfall uses the wasps as a tool to show how their childhood changes and how they grow up, very similar to how Mrs Rutters tale in the story of The Darkness Out There by Penelope Lively changed Kerry and Sandra as individuals. Examination Day, though having a way different plot also has a theme of main characters changing

  • Relationship between Good and Evil Essay

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    It is a tropical pleasance washed by a noble river" (4). Forster manages to construct a link between two implicitly different descriptions through the town of Chandrapore. He paints a ying-yang image when he states that "it is a city of gardens" (4) since urban areas usually do not have gardens; he places a little of one in the other. In doing so, he implies the idea of how concord exists with both positives and negatives. In one area near Chandrapore

  • Descriptive Essay : ' The Cobalt Sky '

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    roller. Standing on the soft shoulder with an outstretched thumb and a trust-me-I’m-friendly smile, I felt my exposed skin flushing Popsicle pink beneath the Mexican sun (which is also the Canadian sun, the Namibian sun and even the Venusian sun). When the Ford F-series pickup trundled to a stop, Matt and I swung first our backpacks, then ourselves, into the truck bed and tapped the side of the vehicle. “Vamos!” Suddenly the heat was abandoned alongside the dusty Pemex station, swapped for the

  • The Ideal Destination For A Vacation

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    Trouble in Paradise Mexico is the ideal destination for a vacation. Countless people take a cruise down to the beaches of Cancun, or dive into the turquoise ocean of Cozumel, or may even tour the vibrant streets of Mexico City. Mexico’s weather is almost perfect year-round, making it one of the best locations to enjoy the outdoors. Although this may be true, many factors can contribute to an abysmal vacation. Some people may experience the tranquility of paradise, while others may experience a horrid

  • Analysis Of The Noachian Flood Deluge

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    kilometers or approximately 3 times the amount of water present in the oceans. Not only would this make the air unbreathable due to it being 99.9% water vapor, atmospheric pressure being 840 times what it is now. Then take the latent heat of vaporization, when a kilogram of water vapor condenses and 2.26 million joules of energy are released. This is what powers thunderstorms and hurricanes. Condensing 4.4 billion cubic kilometers would create 10^26 joules of energy, making the planet 3500 degrees C, temporarily

  • Analysis Of Alexie Sherman's Short StoryThis Is What It Means To Say Phoenix, Arizona

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    Alexie Sherman uses a narrative point of view in his short story "This Is What It Means to Say Phoenix, Arizona” . Clearly identifiable as the narrator, Sherman uses third-person limited narration to tell the story. Although Sherman can observe all his characters, the knowledge that he shares with readers is limited or confined to the inner thoughts, opinions, and perspectives of the main character Victor. Through this technique, the reader learns about the life and personality of Victor through

  • Justice Can Still Be Served: And Then There Were None Essay

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    Agatha Christie, author of the murder mystery And Then There Were None, used foreshadowing and both external and internal conflict to portray the theme of her novel that justice can be served for the crimes that go unpunished. Christie used these elements because she enjoyed mystery and she liked to keep her readers engaged while reading. Agatha Christie is still considered one of the best, if not, the best murder mystery writer today because she wrote the first murder mystery novel and she wrote

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