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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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    Stephen Crane's The Open Boat

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    Stephen Crane’s story, “The Open Boat”, retells a tragic event that actually occurred in his life. This story is told from a third person point-of-view. He chooses to let a narrator reveal the character’s emotions and inner thoughts. From this perspective, the reader can fully experience what happened during their struggle to survive. Crane wants the reader to connect with each individual character and feel their independent struggle as they work together to reach the shore alive. The narrator helps

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    Prejudice has been impacting people's behavior since the beginning of time, however certain characters refuse to fall victim to these injustices, and take matters into their own hands. They know that the true value of a person is not determined by the color of their skin, but their contributions to the world around them. The narrator in “I, Too” by Langston Hughes exhibits pride in his racial background, negating the idea of inferiority delegated by ethnicity. He uses intelligence to counter the

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    With most literature preceding the modernist movement, narration of stories was pretty straightforward; they were usually told by a main character or by the author as a third person- and that was that. However, as writing styles began to change, so did the style of narration. One of the most prominent examples of different narration is William Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying. In his novel, Faulkner reinvents the traditional expectation of having a single narrator by instead having multiple. Through this

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    true feelings spill through. Woolf employs a stream-of-consciousness narrative, satire, and irony to express her anger towards male-controlled culture in what is deemed a more socially acceptable way than by out rightly saying that they suck. The style of writing that Woolf is best known for is that of the stream-of-consciousness. When considering why she chose to write A Room of One’s Own using a stream-of-consciousness narrative, it should be taken into account the purpose of the frequent interruptions

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    One may ask how is it that two stories that are written by different authors from different cultures at different times can similarly resemble each other’s features? “The Grasshopper and the Bell Cricket” written by Yasunari Kawabata and “The Flowers” written by Alice Walker are two stories written about childhood. Although both short stories include similarities in their themes of innocence and use of detail and symbolism when describing the emotions that correlate with growth, the stories contrast

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    nearly opposite ways. Ulysses follows a relatively straight-forward path of rejecting his barren life, recalling his past, evaluating Telemachus as a ruler, then planning his future adventure. Prufrock on the other hand is crippled by indecision. His narrative is non-linear and he fails to ask the “overwhelming question” (93). By the time he has grown old, this deficiency has reached the point where he questions whether he “dare to eat a peach?” (121), a pathetically mundane action.

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    The novel, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, presents moral issues, and daily dehumanization of men living in a camp in Russia in 1951. Ivan Denisovich, the protagonist in the novel spoke out against Stalin, and was then put in a prison camp because of it. The novel presents a terrible situation in which Ivan must overcome daily circumstances, which only a person living in a prison camp would know how to survive. The tone and mood of the novel are able to work together to show the theme of

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    choices. His fixation on vengeance drives him to commit this perfect plan. The retribution for Fortunato’s actions are made very clear within the beginning of the story and are clear cut in Montresor’s mind. Poe uses symbolism, irony, character, and narrative perspective within the story to relay the main theme of revenge. In this story Poe uses symbolism heavily throughout the story to relate it back to revenge. The motto and crest of the

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