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    Characters and Values

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    Characters tend to take to their values very strongly. A character will do anything possible to stand behind what they value. Authors use this to invoke a strong feeling in the reader, and make the plot more meaningful. By showing how strongly values affect the character, it causes one to question how strong and meaningful their own values are. A poem that does this is “1910”, by Pat Mora, and a oral history that is an example is “Tsali of the Cherokees”, by Alice Marriot. In “1910”, symbolism is

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    The Character of Antigone Antigone, the character for which the play was named, is a very complex character. She seems to change directions all throughout the play and there is never one point in which you know exactly what she will do because she is just that unpredictable. This unpredictability also makes her seem very hypocritical because she will say something and then turn on a dime and say the complete opposite. Antigone’s character is very intriguing strictly due to the fact that she keeps

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    around the time of world war two when he is a naval officer. John Marsden’s novel is set around a time of war in the not two past history (up to ten years ago). Both of the novels share various similarities and differences in character. Both novels have teenage characters that are tested with life skills when a major curve ball gets thrown at them and they have to provide for themselves and survive without the adult guidance usually there for a safety net i... ... middle of paper ... ... which

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    the main character Paul goes through many changes and makes many decisions that affect the plot tremendously. As you can see, Paul is a great example of a dynamic character. Whether it be how he talks, acts, thinks, and looks, all will change because of major events in the book. Sometimes Paul makes plot changing decisions without even knowing it, being his own influence. Paul's appearance does not change over time, but his unchanging style shows a certain independence amongst his character. In the

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    Character Analysis: Ponni

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    thoughts, physical appearance, and the other characters’ thoughts or words about that personality. Characterization is often used with the intent to portray a different or new side to something through the thoughts and actions of a character. One such character is Ponni in The Dark Room by R.K. Narayan. Ponni is a villager, wife of a blacksmith, who rescues the protagonist, Savitri, as she is about to commit suicide. Above all, Ponni is the character that the author uses to portray a different side

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    Character is one of important aspects in a story. According to Coles (2010), in fiction, all the intrinsic elements—plot, setting, theme, etc—are connected to the characters. In a longer story, such as novels, the development of characters becomes an essential matter. Characters are not only formed with the strengths that make them stands out but also the weaknesses and flaws (Sefton, 2011). They are completed by the background, belief, fears, hopes, that make the characters looks even more real

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    of work, characters are motivated to make deals that at the time seem to be flawless; however, the characters come to find that sometimes their drive to get involved in the deal is not worth the consequences and overall outcome. In Christopher Marlowe’s play, Doctor Faustus, Faustus sells his soul to the devil because he is no longer satisfied with the limits of traditional forms of knowledge. Much like Marlowe’s play, Oscar Wilde’s novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray, the main character, Dorian Gray

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    Using complex characters in his story, Herman Melville succeeds in progressing a character from that of simplistic virtue to one of intense contemplation. Melville’s lawyer undergoes a journey in which all that he knows is challenged, and despite his best efforts he has no control. From a distance one may argue that the lawyer has only strengthened his empathy, and while this is true, looking deeper you find a troubled man looking for reason. Melville gives great incite to the changing values, and

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    Character Development within Birdie Self-acceptance is clearly determined through one’s mind set and the steps that one has or is taking in order to achieve this goal. However, this journey can be slowed by various negative forces that life consists of that one was to fight through in order to achieve the final destination of self-acknowledgement. In the novel, Birdie by Tracey Lindberg, the main character, Bernice undergoes physical, spiritual, and emotional changes that are expressed through her

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    Buddy Ray is one of the most important characters that caused all the trouble from the beginning of Ashley’s dissapearance. In search for Ashley, Mickey enters in a club where he comes face to face with Buddy Ray. Buddy Ray demands Mickey of Ashley’s whereabouts and beats him up when he did not

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