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    When people really take their time to look at the beautiful world around them, and take it in, it is hard not to be amazed. “A White Heron,” a classic short story written by Sarah Orne Jewett, uses nature as an essential key element to the theme. Sylvia, the main character, is very relatable. In fact, the story is written in such a way that the reader would likely share similar thoughts with Sylvia. For instance, the reader and Sylvia both love nature and think of it as their companion. However,

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    The Rural Privilege in A White Heron by Sarah Orne Jewett Sarah Orne Jewett's "A White Heron" is a brilliant story of an inquisitive young girl named Sylvia. Jewett's narrative describes Sylvia's experiences within the mystical and inviting woods of New England. I think a central theme in "A White Heron" is the dramatization of the clash between two competing sets of values in late nineteenth-century America: industrial and rural. Sylvia is the main character of the story. We can follow her

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    "Experience, which destroys innocence, also leads one back to it" (Baldwin). All experiences spring out of innocence. Sarah Orne Jewett expresses this through the story “The White Heron.” She uses the story to show how easily innocence can be influenced. "For Jewett, it seems to have been a personal 'myth' that expressed her own experience and the experience of other women in the nineteenth century who had similar gifts, aspirations, and choices" (Griffith). Her personal experiences include her living

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    In A White Heron , the author, Sarah Orne Jewett, describes a young girl who interacts with a number of elements that cause her to discover who she is and what she stands for. Sylvia, being only nine years old and coming from a large family from the demanding city life , is moved to her grandmother’s remote farm where she finds herself to be comfortably isolated from the rest of the world. This, in fact, suits her lack of social ability, and so she finds herself becoming one with nature: both the

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    White Heron” is a classic short story written by Sarah Orne Jewett. In this short story, nature is an essential key element to theme. The reader can also relate in many ways to the main character, Sylvia. Sylvia and the reader have many similar thoughts. For instance, one way they can relate is how they both love nature and think of it as their companion. However, while they have a love for humans, it is to a lesser extent. The author, Sarah Orne Jewett, was born on September 3, 1849 and died June 24

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    century, American short story writer Sarah Orne Jewett earned her part in the local color literary movement. In doing so, Jewett writes with a unique style: creating larger-than-life characters, naive narrators, tiny details, and oddities of all sorts. The culmination of these features are used by Jewett to expose busy and primarily middle-class readers to the lives of two young women in the short story “Deephaven Cronies”. Going deeper than the text, Jewett delineates the structure of social class

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    to adapt with society that surrounds us. Those rules are more often found in urban cities than villages where nature has more power. This presents an era called Transcendentalism, which is easily found in the story of a White Heron written by Sarah Orne Jewett. The story highlights the power of nature over human society. This little expedition starts on an evening of June, with a young innocent pale girl named Sylvia. Sylvia used to live in a crowded manufacturing town, but after eight years unsatisfied

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    Sarah Orne Jewett began writing at an early age as she was inspired by, The Pearl of Orr’s Island written by Harriet Beecher Stowe. Jewett began writing in the style of the author of her inspiration and thus fell in love with the style of writing that encapsulated nearly every author of her time, local color writing. Local color writing is a style of writing that became popular just after the Civil War. Many writers began writing with a focus on the way of life and nature in their direct surrounding

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    Critical Analysis of Sarah Orne Jewett's Short Story "A White Heron" Set in an isolated portion of Maine, Sarah Orne Jewett's short story "A White Heron" revolves around conflict, a difficult choice a nine-year-old must make which will lead to her losing a new friend. It is the story of a lonely nine-year-old girl name Sylvia who lives in the Maine woods with her grandmother, Mrs. Tilley. As the story progresses Sylvia met a young and appealing ornithologist, often named as "The Hunter", who is in

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    What Do You Think is Real About Realism?

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    harmonious in the reader's mind as they experience the familiar emotions and almost tangible moments of an author’s expression of realism. Realism is the experiential expression of reality through the written word, as articulated prolifically throughout Sarah Orne Jewett’s, “White Heron”. “A White Heron” “A White Heron” is a story that daintily woos the reader into the pure and precious mind of a reclusive young girl. The nostalgic setting of a child’s summer vacation provides Mrs. Jewett’s readers

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