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  • Creating Sympathy for The Great Gatsby

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    Creating Sympathy for The Great Gatsby In the text, The Great Gatsby, the author, F. Scott Fitzgerald leads us to sympathize with the central character of the text, Jay Gatsby. Fitzgerald evokes our sympathy using non-linear narrative and extended flashbacks as well as imagery, characterization and theme. Through these mediums, Fitzgerald is able to reveal Gatsby as a character who is in an unrelenting pursuit of an unattainable dream. While narrative and imagery reveal him to be a mysterious

  • Creating Sympathy for Oliver Twist

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    English Coursework Oliver Twist- How does Charles Dickens create sympathy for Oliver Twist in the first four chapters? Charles Dickens the author of the much acclaimed book, Oliver Twist. Charles Dickens was born in 1812 at Portsmouth the eldest of eight children two of whom died in childhood. Growing up, he saw his father go to the Marshalsea Prison with his mom and five other siblings because he did not manage his money well. He was put into a workhouse since his family had to sell

  • Shakespeare's Macbeth - Creating Sympathy for Macbeth

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    Creating Sympathy for Macbeth The dark aura surrounding Shakespeare's Macbeth is well deserved, as is the darkness shrouding its title character. Although Macbeth is certainly a villainous, evil man based solely on his actions, a fuller examination of his character's portrayal leads to a more sympathetic view of him. The play does not portray Macbeth simply as a cold-blooded murderer, but rather as a tortured soul attempting to deal with the atrocities surrounding him. Before any of the

  • Creating Sympathy for the Johnston Family in Blood Brothers

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    Creating Sympathy for the Johnston Family in Blood Brothers Blood brother is a tragic tale about two twins who were parted at birth and as a result, led very different lives. The playwright, Willy Russell portrays the circumstances in which the twins were conceived, born and parted and also gives us an insight into how society has the influence of shaping individuals according to the classes they are in. We, the audience are made to sympathize with Mrs. Johnston on many occasions varying

  • Amory Lovins’ Logic in Natural Capitalism

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    Amory Lovins’ Logic in Natural Capitalism In the first chapter of Natural Capitalism, author Amory Lovins proposes a new method of capitalism that recognizes the importance of natural and human capital in the industrial system. Conventional capitalism places value only on capital that yields financial gain, and ignores the human and natural parts of the equation. Lovins points to this as the reason for many of the environmental, social, and economic problems on our planet today. He argues

  • How Charles Dickens Creates Sympathy for Pip in Chapters 1 and 8

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    How Charles Dickens Creates Sympathy for Pip in Chapters 1 and 8 When we first start to read the story it is immediately obvious that Dickens is telling the story in the first person though the eyes of Pip. This is likely to cause us to see the story from his point of view. At the beginning of Great Expectations we immediately start to feel sympathy for Pip when he tells us that his mother and farther have died, that he has never seen a picture of them and because of this he has to create

  • Relationship between the Monster and his Creator

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    In Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein, Victor Frankenstein and the monster are connected in a complex relationship. Frankenstein’s monster is submissive to his creator, Victor, who is the only man with the knowledge of creating another of his kind. On the other hand, Frankenstein is passive to his creation, because physically, it is stronger than he and has the capability of murdering his entire circle of family and friends, and it doesn’t take much effort for him to do so. Their relationship is not

  • Exploring Ways that Shakespeare Makes us Sympathize with Juliet

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    In Act 3, Scene 5, we begin to feel sympathy for Juliet because of the situation that she is in, and the treatment she is receiving from her family. In this essay I will be looking at the sympathy felt for Juliet, the language used in the play. Set in “fair Verona” both Romeo and Juliet meet at a party at the Capulet’s mansion where they immediately fall in love with each other. Romeo forgets his `love` for Rosaline and immediately chases after Juliet and declares his love for her. After the

  • 19th Century Short Stories

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    Century Short Stories 'The Yellow Wallpaper' by Charlotte Perkins-Gilman, and 'The Nightingale and the Rose' by Thomas Hardy, are two stories from the 19th century. Both of the authors aim to create sympathy for a character undergoing hardship. Several of the methods used to create sympathy are, a persons situation, or a particular problem a character undergoes. The first point that will be discussed is a difficult situation a character undergoes. In the nightingale and the rose, the nightingale

  • The Monster in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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    The Monster in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein The novel Frankenstein by Mary Shelley was written in 1816 and published in 1818. During this time this time there was social revolution and major scientific changes throughout the world. In 1789 the French revolution took place. This is where the peasants revolted against the lords and the royal family; they stood for liberty, equality and fraternity. (Shelley was born into a revolutionary left wing family and then lived the life of one). The