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    Use of Flashbacks in Toni Morrison’s Novel, Beloved Toni Morrison’s novel Beloved swims like a garden pond full of minnows with thoughts and memories of days gone by. Each memory is like a drop of water, and when one person brings up enough drops, a trickle of a stream is formed. The trickles make their way down the shallow slopes and inclines, pushing leaves, twigs, and other barriers out of the way, leaving small bits of themselves behind so their paths can be traced again. There is a point, a

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    In Fitzgerald’s timeless novel The Great Gatsby, the writing techniques of foreshadowing and flashbacks are carefully used to enhance and strengthen the story.   " 'Suppose you met somebody just as careless as yourself.' 'I hope I never will,' she [Jordan] answered.  'I hate careless people.  That's why I like you.' " (Fitzgerald, pg. 63)  Jordan is explaining to Nick how she is able to drive badly as long as everyone else drives carefully.  This quote represents the writing technique

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    Use of Flashbacks, Thrid Person Narration, and Harsh Language in Another Country James Baldwin's novel, Another Country , is enhanced by Baldwin's unique narrative style. The majority of the exposition of Another Country is presented through flashbacks. Baldwin uses the third person omniscient point of view to narrate his characters' personal thoughts and develop the characters. Lastly, Baldwin intensifies the rage and anger through his uncommonly harsh diction. Quite often Baldwin oversteps the

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    Salesman Ben as a Minor Character Who Develops the Play In Arthur Miller’s, Death of a Salesman, the character of Ben is used as a catalyst to fuel the development of the main character, Willy. Ben appears in three major flashbacks throughout the story. In the first flashback, Ben makes his appearance to give Willy happiness because to Willy, money means happiness. The second time Ben appears, he is used as a scapegoat to show that Willy has a hard time dealing with the truth. The third and final

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    with his hands in a muff (Slaughterhouse-Five 149).” This description is after they got off of a POW train on a “balmy” Dresden day. Vonnegut also has this character become “unstuck in time” or on a more realistic level, he has flashbacks, even though Pilgrims flashbacks flash him to the future as well as the past. His future is to Tralfamadorian Zoo; Tralfamadorians are little green men, the Tralfamadorians, as a sort of appeasement to his capture, gave Pilgrim a beautiful wife. This flash-forward

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    behind the film and shows the sad realities of how people with authorities abuse the power given to them. This film truly touched my heart and Hwan-kyung briefly shows how much love a daughter has for her father. However, the film shows confusing flashbacks, lack of details and the wrongful accusations of a mentally handicapped man. The film begins with a grown up Ye-seung who is given a pile of case files by a police officer who she later calls “Dad”.

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    anything of real value. Willy’s obsession with a false dream results in his losing touch with reality and with himself. Many times during the play, Willy drifts in and out of flashbacks. Most of these occur during the period when Biff was in high school, and foreshadow the events of the present. For instance, in one of the flashbacks, Biff “borrows” a football from the locker room, and is told by Willy, “Coach’ll probably

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    lost in flashbacks where much of the story is told. These flashbacks are generally during the summer after Biff's senior year of high school when all of the family problems began. Willy has had an affair with a women he meets on sales trips and once caught by Biff. Now, Biff does not respect Willy and they do not get along. Willy eventually commits suicide so that Biff can have the insurance money to become successful. Ben is Willy's dead brother who appears to Willy during his flashbacks and

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    Miller The author of the Death Of A Salesman, Arthur Miller, produces a lot of flashbacks throughout the book involving the main character Willy Loman. I am going to talk about two of the flashbacks that he writes about in the book. These are when Willy talks to 'the woman', and the other one is when Willy talks to Uncle Ben. Both of these flashbacks occur in Act One of the book. The first flashback that I have picked is when Willy talks to 'the woman'. This is the first appearance

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    descriptions of exploring the Liberian desert. When Kip and Caravaggio enter Ondaatje interlaces flashbacks to give the reader glimpses of their pasts. The novel has third person, but often characters revert to the first person to tell their own story. The least is learned about Hana's past. Most of what is known about her childhood in Toronto is given by Caravaggio. As the novel progresses the English patient's flashbacks become longer, more detailed and coherent. The farther into the novel the farther into

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