Somewhere along the way, as the story becomes even more convoluted, Oedipa becomes more confused, and so does the reader. Just what is the purpose of all these odd characters and the story plot? Does it even make sense? Oedipa says, “There was the true continuity, San Narciso ... ... middle of paper ... ...was to far fetched, none of the characters would be considered good citizens. The author did keep the reader interested and involved in these characters, even though they were out of the ordinary.
Books are banned for many reasons but more times than not it is because of the sensitive information found within the novel that agitates the reader. As long as people have been able to develop their own opinions, others have sought to prevent them from sharing. At some point in time, every idea has ultimately become objectionable to someone. The most frequently challenged and most visible targets of such objection are the very books found in classrooms and public libraries. These controversial novels teach lessons that sometimes can be very sensitive to some but there is much more to challenged books than a controversial topic.
They are the things that will eventually spark a change and shed some light on the problems that are happening right now. The parts that I found boring were when there was a lot of description going on from the author. I do realize that it is necessary to set up the scenes and locations so that us as readers can have a better understanding of what is happening in the book, however I felt like at times he went too far into detail and had me nearly sleeping at times, literally.
One of its weaknesses is that it is sometimes hard to follow the plot because of the lack of narration. The reader can get confused because of sudden scene or time changes. The book does leave one lingering question: What happens to George Gibbs? Although this is not my favorite book, it will have lasting effects on me. The transience of human life is a universal theme that can be observed by anyone.
There was those who weren’t so thrilled with the idea of being cut off from loads of knowledge and the truth. The characters; Guy Montag, Clarisse McClellan, and Faber were a perfect example, in the novel, of the people who were still interested in books or actual thinking and education. This was the kind of crowd that would be considered a bad influence in society. These people weren’t “happy” with what they were offered and had. “We have everything we need to be happy, but we aren’t happy.”(Bradbury 78) Montag, the main character, was one of the most troubled ones, and it was repeatedly expressed in the book how he wasn’t really happy although others might’ve thought otherwise.
The anxiety of what the outcome might be has always hindered my thinking and has thus led to my procrastination. I often feel that the rules that accompany writing is frustrating, like keeping up with the word limit, grammar and time management. However, I feel that the environment where I did most of my writing is mainly responsible for my writing toda... ... middle of paper ... ... hate for writing and others think so too. Fahmy states, “She is not so confident about her writings” (2014, p.1). This statement is relevant.
Some authors can also view how writings has effected there lifestyles, because of their writing. There’s always a mystery behind the creative writing process, but it’s a boring mystery and some look at it differently (King 1). Some others believe that there writing in turn teaches others in multiple states and they can benefit from some of the hard-won benefits (Cubberly A4). There is always different reasoning behind authors’ ideas of writing, but these are many of the categori... ... middle of paper ... ...ject of inquiries, but this would not be seen until they think about it (Dillard 1). Most of the writers wonder the reasons for which they write by thinking why, what and how do they write it.
The strategy of associating the plot with this historical context was very important to understanding the story and understanding the conflicts that arose. One of my weaknesses as a reader is that I can lose interest in text that lacks dialogue very quickly; sometimes, I fail to appreciate skillfully written, descriptive passages because I am bored by the lack of conversation between characters. From this, I have come to realize that I am deeply interested in how humans interact, since interactions through dialogue are what I was drawn to and enjoyed most in The Pearl and in other books I have read. However, from this I have reflected on the fact that I must also learn to appreciate areas of text that lack dialogue because they serve the plot of a novel in unique, essential ways. Works Cited Steinbeck, John.
Thus the conflict is revealed as many different people and groups want him ... ... middle of paper ... ...dditionally make sure to read this novel in a high energy environment to allow one’s mind to have clear thoughts and be able to comprehend the novel to the brain to the fullest extent. A word of caution that the novel has some foul language and inappropriate content, the movie that follows the novel is Rated R. Now, to wrap up the issues brought up in the novel: death is scary because of its uncertainty and is not to be handled lightly. The Air Force is corrupt and has problems that need to be solved but they do not have the resources to accommodate the needs of everyone. Religion and faith can be hard to maintain but every individual person must look to their morals to determine if it is truly worth it. The novel is wonderful and important for AP students to read even though it may be difficult to comprehend at some points but worthwhile never the less.
Mina called herself unclean on many occasions even though she exemplified exceptional character everyday. These characters were constantly struggling with their own thoughts and did not know how to control the things they were thinking. Many of the main characters in the novel felt as if they had gone insane, but in all reality their fears had become terrible realities. The feeling of entrapment added to the urgency in the tone and mood. Often times when one is trapped he starts to panic.