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    Catharine Sedgwick’s Hope Leslie, Stephen Gould’s Dinosaur in a Haystack, and Sebastian Junger’s The Perfect Storm all display similar characteristics, so that though they are seemingly unrelated, they can be compared. Mainly the comparisons exist through the imagery the authors use to weave the stories together, the structure of each book, the authority of each author, and the use of nature. A character or objects are the images that the three authors use to tie the plots of the books together

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    A Comparison of The Perfect Storm Movie and Novel The Perfect Storm is a novel written by Sebastian Junger, that retells the horrific story of fishermen and sailors who were caught in the eye of the worst storm in history. The book mainly focuses on the Andrea Gail, a swordfishing boat, with a crew of 6 men, who disappeared without a trace deep into the northern atlantic sea. In the year 2000, almost 10 years after the tragic event took place, a motion picture, perfectly titled, The Perfect

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    of the most intriguing stories of today are about people’s adventures at sea and the thrill and treachery of living through its perilous storms and disasters. Two very popular selections about the sea and its terrors are The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger and “The Wreck of the Hesperus” by Henry Longfellow. Comparison between the two works determines that “The Wreck of the Hesperus” tells a more powerful sea-disaster story for several different reasons. The poem is more descriptive and suspenseful

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    Life in the Hands of Natue The Pefect Storm The perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger presents the perception of risking one’s life, to earn money in order to survive everyday living; through the men who take that risk, their families who endure great emotional distress while they await for their arrival home, which is not guaranteed, and the men of the Coast Guard and the Air National Guard who anticipate disaster. In this book the risk taken by the fishing men baffled me. Yes, the money was good

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    Perfect Storm

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    The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger is an account of an immense storm and its destructive path through the North Atlantic. In late October of 1991, crews of several different fishing ships left their port for their final haul. Little did they know that they would soon cross paths with one of the greatest storms ever recorded. This particular storm would create huge swells, high winds, and hard rain. The system, was said to be a “perfect storm” because all of the elements were just right to create

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    Reading Response Sebastian Junger, author of the book, “War” and documentary titled “Restrepo”, argues that civilians need to understand troops’ complex feelings about war and if they do not, they will not do a very good job bringing these people home and making a place for them in the society. Junger reports that he wanted to fully understand the universal war experience and accompanied soldiers to a post called Restrepo, Afganistan. The war was happening in the Korengan valley, one of the most

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    creator’s use of common elements such as flashbacks, conflict and the basic concepts of good and evil can be drawn upon to better ones own plot construction. The Fifth Element uses the concept of a tangible evil as the major source of conflict. Sebastian Junger's book The Perfect Storm uses the natural phenomena of a storm as its ultimate conflict. The book takes place on a commercial fishing boat, the Andrea Gail, which gets stuck at sea during a terrible storm. The crew of the boat has to fight

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    The Character of Sebastian in Shakespeare's Twelfth Night: Sebastian's presence in William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night: or What You Will is a vexation. More pointedly, it is his sudden marriage to Olivia which troubles me so. Was he written in to give a parallel storyline between Olivia and Viola? Was he a convenient way to have a double wedding, which Shakespeare seemed to prefer for his happy endings? Or, could there be some other meaning to Sebastian? The last day of the Christmas

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    Quest for Power In The Tempest

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    desire is control: control of territory or control over their peers. Control is, however, the extension or outcome of power. This contrast may be seen through the interaction between Alonso and Sebastian. Although Alonso is the "kin", and is representative of power he has little control over his subjects. Sebastian, enchanted by th... ... middle of paper ... ...nd Antonio to Caliban and Prospero, a wide standard of power and influence is set up for the reader to follow. Ultimately, however, it is

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    Imperfect Comic Resolution in The Tempest

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    suicide. At the concluding scene of the play, Antonio says almost nothing, even when Prospero promises not to give him and Sebastian away to Alonso. This seems to indicate that he does not share in the general mood of repentance and reconciliation, especially as his sole line is a sarcastic remark about Caliban.  This is so reminiscent of his earlier bantering with Sebastian that it seems a statement that he has not changed. It seems that Antonio is not a character who can be brought to repentance

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