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    The Real Inspector Hound by Tom Stoppard For this unit, the play which we are studying is "The Real Inspector Hound" written by Tom Stoppard, an English playwright famous for his clever use of language and ironic political metaphors. Stoppard was associated theatre of the absurd, and often his play referred to the meaninglessness of the human condition. He combined the English tradition of the "comedy of manners" (a play that attacks the customs of the upper classes) with contemporary

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    The Real Inspector Hound.

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    The Real Inspector Hound Contrasting settings, ideals and people dominate The Real Inspector Hound. Almost every character has an opposite, and is otherwise totally unique. Cynthia is opposite to Felicity, Simon is the contrast of Magnus, and so on. Tom Stoppard has included these contrasts for a variety of reasons and effects that combine to create the disturbing effect of the play incredibly effectively. But what individual effects do his characters create by opposing each other so

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    characters. Due to complex and ambiguous concept, plays are often difficult to define. (Eberle). When analyzing plays, it is important that we comprehend the theme, the characters and the plot. “The Real Inspector Hound” and “Trifles”, two plays have many similarities and differences. “The Real Inspector Hound”, a play written in 1961 by Tom Stoppard is a play within a play, consisting of narratives of the critics watching the play, and the play they are reviewing. In contrast, “Trifles” was written in 1916

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    In Tom Stoppard’s skilfully delineated play, The Real Inspector Hound, he seeks to merely parody the traditional crime fiction genre. The play does not criticise or parody at the expense of the genre but it is simply poking affectionate fun at it. Stoppard identifies the classic techniques used in crime fiction and exaggerates it to such an extent that it causes the audience to laugh at the ludicrousness of the genre. He parodies the typical layout and the archetypal characters used in traditional

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    symbols appears The Hound. The Hound’s actions and even its shape are reflections of the society Bradbury has predicted to come. Montag’s world continues on without thought; without any real reason. There is no learning, no growth, and no purpose. “The Mechanical Hound slept but did not sleep, lived but did not live in its gently humming, gently vibrating, softly illuminated kennel back in the dark corner of the firehouse'; (24), wrote Bradbury to describe this hound. Like the hound, society was alive

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    The Beagle

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    will not only meet a burglar with tail a wagging but will show him where you keep your valuables! However, they will usually bark at any suspicious sound so make a fine barking watchdog. The Beagle is a scent hound, which means they are hard working dogs. Yet, they are also big love hounds. They need human contact and hate to be alone. Loneliness will make them howl and bark in complaint. For those who work long hours, another dog or even a cat can help alleviate loneliness. The Beagle is a good

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    Man's Best Friend

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    Throughout my life, my family has had many dogs but none that I could call my own. That was something that I had been wanting for as long as I can think of. My family has had a variety of dogs anything from a dachshund also known as a wiener dog named Levi, to a mutt who’s name was Taylor, to a mini Doberman pinscher named buddy, and a chug, which is a Chihuahua and pug mix named Romeo. Each of these dos had a very different personality’s Levi the wiener dog, used to be my grandma’s pet but not long

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    sibling Billy has been longing for a pair of hunting hounds for a while, but the Coleman family just can't afford to buy Billy a pair of hounds. But when he puts his mind to it he works for months saving up enough money to afford some dogs. He can't wait for the delivery so he takes it upon himself to cross town and pick them up himself. When he returns they bond instantly and uncover a great

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    Where the Red Fern Grows

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    Where the Red Fern Grows Billy is coming home from work one day when suddenly he hears some dogs up the street fighting. He goes to check it out and finds them picking on a redbone hound. He saves the dog and cares for it through the night. It reminds him of his childhood. When Billy was ten years old he lived on a farm in the Ozark Mountains of northeastern Oklahoma. He wanted two good coonhounds very badly, he called it “puppy love”, but his papa could not afford to buy him the dogs. For many

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    Exploring God Through The Hound of Heaven Francis Thompson lived in London at the end of the nineteenth century. He led a life that was often out of accord with the will of God, but repented near the end of his life and found God. He wrote an autobiographical poem, "The Hound of Heaven", based on his experiences. By analyzing this poem and Thompson's message, we can learn the truth of the statement "God's greatest attribute is His mercy." Thompson's troubles kicked off in the Soho district

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