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    as men, they will not be able to achieve their full potential. Another type is Radical feminists who believe the world would be so much better without men in it. Because they accept heterosexuality, lesbians are dominant in the radical feminism pool. Lastly, Post-modern feminists believe and fight for the equality for all genders not just only female. The movie The World According to Garp is one of the best examples for showing the characteristics of each type of feminists that has been listed above

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    half to three our movie. Sometimes this adaptation works very well and the same points can be found if you read the book or watch the movie, but sometimes it does not work and some very major points and circumstances can be lost. In the World According to Garp the director George Roy Hill did a good job in fitting the major parts of the novel into the big screen adaptation. The movie, although a flop in the box office, received great reviews. One reviewer remarks, "The film bombed at the box

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    John Irving's The World According to Garp

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    John Irving’s novel, The World According to Garp, is the story of T. S. Garp (Garp) and his mother Jenny Fields is told. Jenny Fields was the daughter of wealthy parents in Dog Heads Harbor, New Hampshire. Jenny was a woman that hated to do things the conventional way. Because of the way Jenny raised Garp, and the unconventional things that she did in society, Jenny was ultimately responsible for Garp’s Death. Jenny fields was expected to go to college like all of the other affluent young women in

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    The World According to Garp by John Irving

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    Jenny Fields is one of the main characters from John Irving’s novel The World According to Garp. John Voss is a main character from Richard Russo’s novel Empire Falls. Although these two characters are from two completely separate novels, written by different authors, they share many similarities and differences. A trait that Jenny Fields and John Voss share is that they both don’t really belong with the people around them. They don’t have the necessary social skills that most people have learned

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    Extreme Depictions of Feminism

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    Extreme Depictions of Feminism in John Irving's The World According to Garp and Catherine MacKinnon's Sexuality In the classroom, in popular culture and in suburbia, to call someone or something 'extreme' is enough to completely eliminate his, her or its credibility. 'Extreme' has become a derogatory comment. In this paper, I will be dealing with two extreme depictions of feminism; one from John Irving's novel The World According to Garp and the other Catherine MacKinnon's essay "Sexuality."

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    According To Garp Themes

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    T. S. Garp is the main character of The World According to Garp. That said there are a slew of other main, supporting and minor characters, all of which are of import to Garp’s life. The film, whether for time or script reasons, excludes some of these characters. Some of the minor characters are reliably replaced by lines that represent their views or actions while others are supplanted completely by reasoning that does not even occur in the book. For me the books themes centered on writing, wrestling

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    worked, but did not cook or clean. In the movie, Garp did most of the

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    Vienna, and has a wrestling background. In 1978, he published The World According to Garp, which was instantly a success and made Irving a literary hero overnight. It is the story of "TS Garp, the bastard son of Jenny Fields, a feminist leader ahead of her times. Theirs is a world of sexual extremes and even sexual assassinations. Yet the dark, violent events of the story do not undermine a comedy both ribald and robust ." TS Garp, a wrestler and writer, has to deal with his mother's prominence in

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    Mad Mother

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    In John Irving’s novel, The World According to Garp, one of the most important characters is Jenny Fields, the mother of Garp. She was raised in a time in which girls got married and had families when they were of age. There were not very many women who had jobs or had children without a husband to father her child. Jenny went against every social norm set in that time period. She moved away from her wealthy family and then she went to nursing school. Jenny got a job as a nurse, and then she later

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    John focused on bettering himself as a writer and looking for inspiration for his books; he did just that. He grew up in search for the right college, found the inspiration behind most of his writing, and established his own views for the literacy world. John Irving was born on Exeter, Massachusetts, on March 3, 1942, to F. N. and Francis Winslow Irving. There he fell in love with not only wrestling but also writing. He was able to attend the University of Pittsburgh where he soon found out that wrestling

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