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  • Coincidences

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    Coincidences “Hurry Taylor, we’re late sweetie.” “But Mom, I’ve gotta make sure I have everything!” Taylor screams in a whiny voice. The day I’ve been dreading has finally arrived. My oldest daughter is leaving for the summer to work as a camp counselor. She’s working at the same camp that I worked at when I was 16. “Mom!! I can’t find my adidas, HELP ME.” Yells Taylor, sounding like she’s in a state of emergency. “Sweetie, they’re already in the van, you packed them this morning

  • convienient coincidence

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    literature, coincidence often adds to the plot when it's used to reveal irony or hidden meaning reveal to the reader. The Oxford English Dictionary defines coincidence as "a notable concurrence of events having no apparent causal connection." Indeed, this idea is highly important in Charles Dickens' plot which is brought together through the power of coincidence. Dickens uses the coincidence literary element in his novel, A Tale of Two Cities. He presents this literary element through the coincidence of Sydney

  • Coincidence In Macbeth

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    Macbeths descendent into madness, displayed through verbal representation such as the disparity between cruelty and masculinity, the difference between kinship and tyranny a parallel use of antithesis to represent the interrelationship of fate and coincidence. Through such themes, Shakespeare demonstrates that despite external factors influencing Macbeth's decisions,

  • Coincidences in Romeo and Juliet

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    Shakespeare tells the story of two very young lovers who die. It just appears that fate controlled the outcome of the story. But if you really study and interpret the story you will realize it is a series of a few simple coincidences, which made the outcome so tragic. It was just a coincidence that Romeo happened to meet Juliet. Near the beginning to the story Capulet decides to throw a party, where Juliet and Romeo first meet. Romeo was not an invited guest at this party because of the Capulet’s hatred

  • Symbols of Fate and Coincidence

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    moments of the French Revolution in a very complex form using many literary elements such as symbols and metaphors to develop and enhance the story. In particular, three beautifully constructed symbols that relate to a common theme of fate and coincidence are the wine, echoing footsteps, and the shadow. The first major symbol developed throughout the novel is the wine. The wine symbol is introduced during the wine cask scene that takes place in Saint Antoine when a large cask of wine is dropped into

  • Tess Of The Durbervilles: Coincidences Lead To Consequences

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    people, called fatalists, believe in this and that they have no power in determining their futures. Despite this, many others believe that coincidence is the only explanation for the way their lives and others turn out. Thomas Hardy portrays chance and coincidence as having very significant roles in "Tess of the d'Urbervilles" continuously. Three such coincidences were quite influential and had large effects on Tess's future. The first being that Tess Durbeyfield's father, discovered that their family

  • Use of Coincidence in Vonnegut's Cat's Cradle

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    Use of Coincidence in Vonnegut's Cat's Cradle Most modern novelists avoid the use of coincidence as a plot device, and such use of coincidence is looked on as trite and cheap. This was not always the case, as novelists of yore, Charles Dickens is a great example, have been known to throw in a suspicious coincidence at the very climax of the book that ties up the plot nicely but leaves modern readers feeling betrayed and deceived. Perhaps due to more literate, sophisticated readers, or just the

  • The Bermuda Triangle: Mystery Or Coincidence

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    The Bermuda Triangle: Mystery or Coincidence The Bermuda Triangle, also known as the Devil’s Triangle is a loosely defined region in the western part of the North Atlantic Ocean, where it has been reported a number of aircraft and ships are said to have disappeared under mysterious circumstances. Could this be just coincidence, or could something more mysterious be at work? The first written boundaries from an article by Vincent Gaddis in a 1964 magazine Argosy, where the tree vertices are identified

  • Theme Of Chance And Coincidence In Romeo And Juliet

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    Chance and coincidence has effected everyone before. It can be seen that both in fiction and in reality, people’s lives are greatly impacted and changed by chance and coincidence. In Romeo and Juliet, a play by William Shakespeare, this theme of chance and coincidence is relevant throughout the duration of the story. The two lovers, Romeo and Juliet, are each impacted by this, drastically. Chance and coincidence impact many things between them, including how they meet, why they cannot be together

  • Fate or Coincidence in William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet

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    Fate or Coincidence in William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet Shakespeare’s plays have sparked many debates. I am going to discuss the question “Is the tragedy of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet a matter of fate or coincidence?” Romeo and Juliet is a tragic love story of two families who have always quarrelled. Through a series of events, leading up to the hero and the heroine committing suicide in love, the quarrel is ended. However, it is important to consider the historical