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    Recently in class I have read the novel “Pig Heart Boy” by Malorie Blackman. In this essay I will show how the main themes are presented & developed in this story.The novel is set in the twentieth century in London Recently in class I have read the novel “Pig Heart Boy” by Malorie Blackman. In this essay I will show how the main themes are presented & developed in this story. The novel is set in the twentieth century in London and tells the story of a boy who had a heart problem & the

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    Noughts and Crosses

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    Noughts and Crosses ‘Noughts and Crosses” by Malorie Blackman is a novel which follows the lives and experiences of two characters, Callum and Sephy. Throughout the book Blackman deals with a number of issues including relationships, alcohol abuse, power abuse, depression and violence. However, the key issues of the book are racism and prejudice. These issues of racism and prejudice are conveyed through the narrative techniques of characterization, point of view, language, structure and setting

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    Knife Edge Daisha Flowers Mr. Quimby 3rd Period British Literature January 31, 2014 Knife Edge by Malorie Blackman is a fictional book filled with love, mystery, misfortune, and death. In this book, blacks (known as Crosses) are the majority and whites (known as Naughts) are the minority. The main characters, Jude and Sephy, are intertwined through Callum which is Jude’s brother and also the father of Sephy’s child Callie Rose. As the story continues other characters such as Meggie (Jude and Callum’s

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    Dehumanization Examples

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    Power and Impact of Dehumanization “The propagandist’s purpose is to make one set of people forget that certain other sets of people are human.” In this quote, Aldous Huxley clearly illustrates the power one group of people strive to obtain by disregarding another group’s existence as equals. Through political and social systems that use fear, force, and disinformation, they aim to gain more domination through dehumanization. This mindset can be defined as the utter denial of the fact that a human

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    Edward Snowden is a traitor

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    Is Edward Snowden public enemy number one? Some say yes; some say no. Edward Snowden leaked the National Surveillance Agency (NSA)’s mass surveillance program. For this, Snowden was convicted as being a traitor and an enemy of the United States of America. His actions led to the government becoming vulnerable. This vulnerability from the public view could very easily have caused a domestic incident or a revolution. Snowden violated a contract he signed that swore him to secrecy. That should be enough

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    Suicide Society

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    society are consistently similar. Suicide bombing creates public fear all over the world, and has given Middle Eastern countries bad reputations because of stereotyping and misunderstandings. This is evident in Gerald Seymour’s The Walking Dead, Malorie Blackman’s Checkmate and Mike McPheter’s Lit Fuse. Suicide bombing has caused a general fear of the Middle East around the world because society does not have a good enough understanding about the matter, which is the main message of “To a Suicide

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    however the racial segregation between both of the races stands as a major problem together with the birth of their child Rose. As the story goes on Rose grew up and soon began to find out about her heritage which leads her in to more danger. Malorie Blackman is quite a creative writer, as she began to twist racial history. In this series she made the black more superior whilst making the whites inferior. In conclusion I begin to notice a drastic change in my reading pattern, as during my early years

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