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    Puppy by George Saunders

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    will share the latter point of view. In the short story “Puppy” by George Saunders, the multiple characters view single events and objects with contrasting perceptions. Therefore, instead of painting a precise picture of the characters and the plot, the story expresses several views regarding the morals of the characters, the motivations of their actions, and the meaning of the events that take place. In “Puppy”, George Saunders explores the theory that perception is not an elementary, universal

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    The pleasure from social media can be instantaneously stimulating and enjoyable. Have you ever wondered what the best social media is? The results may blow your mind! In George Saunders’ essay “The Braindead Megaphone,” he argues that the dumbing down of media is a problem in our society. Megaphone Guy is person in a party with a megaphone who lacks intelligence and experience (2). Megaphone Guy is just blurting ideas to entertain the other guests and jumping from topic to topic without much consideration

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    The Revelation of the New Working Class George Saunders, a writer with a particular inclination in modern America, carefully depicts the newly-emerged working class of America and its poor living condition in his literary works. By blending fact with fiction, Saunders intentionally chooses to expose the working class’s hardship, which greatly caused by poverty and illiteracy, through a satirical approach to criticize realistic contemporary situations. In his short story “Sea Oak,” the narrator Thomas

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    Two Sides to Every Coin

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    start to understand that at times, kindness is the intention for those actions. In “Puppy,” George Saunders introduces us to Callie, a mother who walks a very thin line between crime and compassion. From a spectator’s point of view, we see that Callie’s home is pretty disgusting. Between the filth strewn around, dog turds on the counter and spare tire on the table, her home is extremely unsanitary (Saunders 177). Her child, Bo, has some form of disability requiring medication, yet, Callie does not

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    boundaries. According to our lecture notes “Dominant culture uses perception against others to maintain authority.” George Saunders is a New York Times bestselling American writer of short stories, essays, novellas and children's books. His short story “The 400 Pound CEO” appeared in Harper's magazine. Jeffrey is a very unique character who was very engaging as a 1st person narrator. Saunders achieved the sympathy factor for this protagonist. The concept was 100% original and interesting, and even the

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    George Saunders 1958 short story “The Falls” alternates between two main characters, Morse and Aldo Cummings. Saunders begins with the third person ramblings from Morse, an insecure, overanalyzing, easily distracted yet conscientious family man who is walking home though the St. Jude Catholic School campus. Aldo Cummings, the yet to be discovered starving writer gives his own third person account of his world, all while sharing the walking path along the Taganac River with Morse. Although both

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    Societal regulations have been made since a long time, whether it is making smoking illegal in public places or setting a minimum age for teenage workers. In the short story, “Welcome to the Monkey House”, the government has set a few regulations for their society in order to control overpopulation in the world. To highlight what problems these regulations could cause, Vonnegut uses tropes and sentence variation. Kurt Vonnegut, author of Welcome to the Monkey House, uses rhetorical strategies such

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    George Orwell's 1984, uses betrayal as a method to further the feeling of alienation and loneliness. “In walks these three girls in nothing but bathing suits (Updike 430).” The opening of the short story written by John Updike, called ‘A&P’, immediately creates a sense of bewilderment. The setting the author uses as the backdrop is very essential to the story and helps with understanding the main character’s decision to eventually quit his job at the end. The protagonist and main character is

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    Many times in our lives, we wish we were independent and we believe we can stand up for ourselves, especially during our adolescence. In “A &P”, a short story by John Updike, the protagonist, Sammy, decides to stand up for himself and go against the customary life style of his town. By doing this such act, he reveals the themes of the story, which include maturity and choices followed by consequences. Updike uses literary devices such as symbolism and tone to help enforce the theme. There are two

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    Critical Analysis of Short Story “A &P” In the short story “A & P” by John Updike, the main character Sammy shows a sense of growth from the story’s opening to its conclusion. This certain change in him started taking place after the visit from the three girls, where he starts to ponder the future of his life. Sammy develops as a more prominent character both by the voice and the mood of the story, suggesting his vast change from rather flat to someone with more personal features and attributes.

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