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    The narration modes found in a novel can be difficult to sustain in a film. The novels chosen for the purpose of this research have different modes of narration. However, many of these narrative processes may be omitted in the adaptation process of a film. Let us look at the narration in each of the novels. In The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka, the narrator is an omniscient person who recounts the story in a very monotonous tone which is very neutral. The narrator speaks in a third person and focusses

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    Pictorial Narratives: Hogarth’s Marriage à la Mode One of Hogarth’s bitterest satires, Marriage à la Mode, showed the disastrous results of a marriage of convenience concluded between the son of a poverty-stricken nobleman and the daughter of an aspiring merchant (Jarrett 88). Yet this background information is not necessary to appreciate each painting independently. From the first painting, in which the ambitious fathers of the couple exchange money and titles, to the final two prints that

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    In the poem “The Lady’s Dressing Room,” written by Jonathan Swift, one may say he portrays himself to be a chauvinist by ridiculing women and their cryptic habits. However, others may say he wants to help women from the ideals placed upon them by society and prove to be an early feminist. This poem written in the 18th century represented women to be fake and sleazy at first. Then during the 20th century, the feminist movement used it as an attack against women, depicting the poem’s meaning as not

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    Ending in death most foul, “The Cask of Amontillado” and “The Tell-Tale Heart” feature revenge and a painstaking cruelty. Pushed to the point of insanity and retribution sought over trivialities, the narrators tell each story by their own personal account. The delivery of their confessions gives a chilling depth to the crimes they have committed and to the men themselves. Both men are motivated by their egos and their obsessions with their offenders. Prompted by their own delusions, each man

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    Hawksmoor

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    Hawksmoor - There are many puzzling features in this novel - Discuss three in detail, looking at the way they are communicated. 'Hawksmoor' as a novel is on the whole, puzzling. As it is a detective story, Peter Ackroyd uses different techniques of involving the reader in his plot so that even if the beginning is not fully understood, we have to go on reading it just to see what happens next. These different features, for example, the juxtaposition of the time periods between the chapters;

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    The Catcher in the Rye

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    digest the news so they wouldn’t be overwhelmingly furious with him, and the few days which he had to squander resulted in some of the most life-changing experiences of his life as he realized many things he hadn’t been aware of previously. The narrative perspective is a critical component of the text. It explores the protagonist’s (Holden’s) many narrow-minded views on the world around him. He frequently affirms that the world is filled with hypocrisy and “phoniness“. Holden narrates in a cynical

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    Dialogical and Formalistic Approach to Elegy (Eulogy) Written in a Country Churchyard Elegy in a Country Courtyard, by Thomas Gray, can be looked at through two different methods. First the Dialogical Approach, which covers the ability of the language of the text to address someone without the consciousness that the exchange of language between the speaker and addressee occurs. (HCAL, 349) The second method is the Formalistic Approach, which allows the reader to look at a literary piece, and

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    wild plums

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    In Grace Stone Coates’ “Wild Plums” the reader is presented with two disparate families: one of class and privilege, an unnamed family of the story’s protagonist, and a family of meager farmers, the Slumps. The Slumps find themselves often living off of the land which includes plumming, a task that involves the collection of plums. The story’s protagonist, an unnamed little girl, always asks her family if she can join the Slumps but both her father and mother refuse to allow her to spend time with

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    The Haunting of Hill House written by Shirley Jackson, and Tony Burgess’ People Live Still in Cashtown Corners, are horror novels. Both evoke fear in readers in dissimilar ways. The Haunting of Hill House takes readers on an ominous journey that creates feelings of uneasiness, while Burgess’ novel has a direct approach to create fear, right from a rampant killer’s point of view. Despite the differing approaches on the classic genre, Jackson and Burgess demonstrate that horror stems from isolation

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    Richard Cory Imagery

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    A Midsummer Night’s Death: Rhyme Scheme, Imagery, and Point of View in Edward Robinson’s “Richard Cory” “We thought he was everything.” (11) The collective speaker of Edward Arlington Robinson’s ultimately dark poem, “Richard Cory”, battles with the fact that a man who seems flawless has deceived everyone around him. This brings readers to wonder, would one even recognize a soul in distress when the vessel is seemingly perfect? The use of rhyme scheme, point of view, and imagery highlights the

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