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    The Opening Chapter of Enduring Love by Ian McEwan A dictionary defines the word addictive as being: wholly devoted to something, a slave to another and in a state of wanting more. Ian McEwan claimed that he wanted to write an opening chapter that had the same effect as a highly addictive drug. In my opinion he has achieved in doing this. At the end of chapter one the reader is left needing more information about the characters introduced and what tragedy actually occurred. McEwan took

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    During his early childhood Charles Dickens travelled Great Britain due to his father’s job. H lived in mainly coastal towns as his father was a naval clerk and therefore became familiar with the scenes reflected in Great Expectations. Dickens has used memorable scenes and characters from his childhood; the marshes representing one of his youth time homes and many of the characters being written in the reflections of family members. Great Expectations seems to have been produced using the memories

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    novel “Return of the Native”, this is because the opening chapter is exclusively about the heath. The heath assists in creating the feelings of both central characters and the background heath folk, the first chapter is titled “A Face on which Time makes but little Impression”, meaning that Egdon Heath is timeless and everybody on it has little significance. The reader gains an insight of the novel and its genre through the first chapter, “It had a lonely face, suggesting tragical possibilities

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    How Is The Reader Drawn Into The World Of Wuthering Heights In Chapters 1&2? The opening chapters of Wuthering heights are at times both confusing and strange and deliberately so; they serve as an introduction to the world of the novel the at this point in the novel, the un-revealed complexity of the relationships between the characters. It is this sense of mystery that reels the reader into the mass of events that have occurred in the past times of WH and which lead to the enigmatic current

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    of the chessboard. Chandler assumes that the reader will fall into the easy trap of assigning Marlowe to the role of the knight. After all, he is the main man in the novel, the one who needs to solve the case. His self-description in the opening chapter lures the reader into believing he is a typical white knight hero. "I was neat, clean, shaved and sober, and I didn't care who knew it. I was everything the well-dressed private detective ought to be" (3). This is a fitting description of a

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    and the World War II Japanese Internment story unfolds as part of the romance. David Guterson creates atmosphere in the opening chapters through detailed language. The story is set on a pacific island where society is very small and the fishing community is very important to islanders. Guterson uses the sea, weather and landscape to describe many features in the opening chapters; this creates links between the setting and story. The use of flashbacks creates an interesting aspect to the novel. Guterson

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    aristocratic system -- a system void of democratic mechanism. As a work of social satire, the beginning of the novel is fairly successful. At the outset of the work, Twain accomplishes what must have been his original task. "The opening chapters, the direct attack, the... ... middle of paper ... ...mbolic of American innocence and the Morgan and his machines of destruction as symbols of capitalism and industrialization, the novel becomes not chaotic literary failure, but dystopian

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    Writing Against Death in The Floating Opera

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    Writing Against Death in The Floating Opera In the opening chapter of The Floating Opera, Todd Andrews makes an observation that storytelling is not his cup of tea, because digressions are impossible to contain, and that makes it hard for him to concentrate on a particular line of narration; every image he creates breeds other images, words bring about other words, there being no end to "new figures and new chases" (Barth 2). This remark suggests that Todd's existence is, indeed, confined to

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    George Bluestone’s Novels into Film The first chapter of George Bluestone’s book Novels into Film starts to point out the basic differences that exist between the written word and the visual picture. It is in the chapter "Limits of the Novel and Limits of the Film," that Bluestone attempts to theorize on the things that shape the movie/film from a work of literature. Film and literature appear to share so much, but in the process of changing a work into film, he states important changes are

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    shown with the character Tess as she works on farms and manages machine all day, doing long hours for little money to pay for a large family when higher society were just getting richer and richer of the work done by people like her. In the opening chapters the rustic women including Tess are described as wearing a lot of white which symbolises their virginity. He uses words like 'secluded', 'engirdled', 'beautiful', and 'fertile' to describe Marlott which is where Tess lives, the is also how you

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