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    The Virgin Suicides

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    The Virgin Suicides It is not important how the Lisbon sisters looked. What is important is how the teenage boys in the neighborhood thought they looked. There is a time in the adolescent season of every boy when a particular girl seems to have materialized in his dreams, with backlighting from heaven. Sofia Coppola's "The Virgin Suicides" is narrated by an adult who speaks for "we"--for all the boys in a Michigan suburban neighborhood 25 years ago, who loved and lusted after the Lisbon

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    been interested in the human psyche, and religion has untold effects on the psyche. Through the prism of The Virgin Suicides, it is possible to make a correlation between the daughters’ suicides and the prominence of Catholicism within the Lisbon

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    The Virgin Suicides and the Writing Self

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    The Virgin Suicides and the Writing Self Usually our voice for telling a story is our own writing self.  A person that understands the situation at hand and speaks in a manner relevant to the situation.  We don't normally create a separate narrator to make our writing more interesting.  We simply write our thoughts and opinions to convey our ideas.  But Jeffery Eugenides writing the Virgin Suicides brought out a separate part of himself to narrate for him.  An entirely fabricated group

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    Jeffrey Eugenides' The Virgin Suicides The virgin suicide’s was written by Jeffrey Eugenides it was an interesting and fun Filled novel. There were stressful things that take place that lead to the twist and turns within it, The story is told

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    Jeffrey Eugenides' The Virgin Suicides

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    The Virgin Suicides is a Pulitzer Prize winning novel written in 1993 by Jeffrey Eugenides. It was his debut novel. It centers on a group of unnamed neighborhood boys who are captivated by the five mysterious Lisbon sisters. The book was critically acclaimed for its unique first person plural narrative and received numerous awards. The book originally appeared as a short story that won an Aga Khan Prize for Fiction in 1991. The short story eventually developed into the first chapter of The Virgin

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    Narrative Voice in The Yellow Wallpaper and The Virgin Suicides Both The Yellow Wallpaper and The Virgin Suicides are told in first-person. The former, singular and the latter, plural. While the stories themselves are different in terms of content, the narrative used is very similar, and the narrators share similar characteristics through their respective stories. The narrators in The Yellow Wallpaper and The Virgin Suicides suffer from a neurosis of sorts, affecting how the reader understands the

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    Voice in “The Yellow Wallpaper” and “The Virgin Suicides” Both “The Yellow Wallpaper” and “The Virgin Suicides” are told in first-person. The former, singular and the latter, plural. While the stories themselves are different in terms of plot and content, the narrative used is actually very similar, and the narrators share similar characteristics and patterns through their respective stories. Both of the narrators in “The Yellow Wallpaper” and “The Virgin Suicides” suffer from a neurosis of sorts, adding

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    I found that Coppola purposely revealed very little about the girls inner selves in order to suggest that the girls’ lives are limited under the strict order of their parents. The girls are completely suffocated inside their family and by their neighbors. In the world outside the Lisbon’s house the neighborhood boys take the Lisbon sisters to the extreme. They constantly talk about them being “beautiful creatures” and constantly are placing expectations upon them. In the beginning of the movie the

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    Literature Review Sofia Coppola’s movie, The Virgin Suicides, 1999, brings to the forefront the reality of what life is like for five oppressed teenage girls living in suburbia in the mid-70’s. After examining numerous articles, a few of them made an impact on my perspective. The first of many articles is Todd Kennedy’s piece, Off with Hollywood’s Head: Sofia Coppola as Feminine Auteur. Kennedy discusses how Coppola has a tendency to lean toward directing films that cater toward females’ interest

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    The “Virgin Suicides” by Jeffrey Eugenides is a tale of the Lisbon family, in a small but quickly deteriorating neighborhood on the outskirts of Detroit. Seemed to be cursed by tragedy and sadness, because of the unfortunate events that follow the Lisbon family over the course of one short year. Eugenides creates an attachment to the characters, a sense of enthrallment, and suspense with vivid imagery and symbolism. Eugenides uses multiple specific forms of symbolism in “The Virgin Suicides”. Like

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