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    She's Come Undone: Self-discovery Throughout She's Come Undone, Wally Lamb emphasizes the importance of self-discovery to one's life. Dolores has several epiphanies throughout the course of the novel, including her realization that all of her failed relationships are not solely her fault. She learns she is worth loving and is capable of surviving on her own. With each discovery about herself, Dolores learns to love herself a little more and blame herself a little less. Dolores' first realization

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    from a female's point of view. Because of his gender, it is impossible that Lamb could have experienced many of the hardships that Dolores must deal with in his novel. However, Lamb writes with a certain understanding of Dolores and her pain. In She's Come Undone, Lamb addresses issues often avoided by male authors, including female friendships and abortion. His convincing female voice has been critically acclaimed. Lamb writes about female friendships as if he has experienced them first-hand. His

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    drama or anything else. In the novel “She’s Come Undone” by Wally Lamb the personal relationship between the main character, Delores Price, and the people around her is challenging and complex. Like in any brilliant work of fiction you find yourself relating to the character in ways you never thought you ever could. Delores displays many emotional set backs and triumphs from beginning to end. Through articulate vocabulary, Wally Lamb manages to pull you into the world of Delores Price, and the

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    Gender-Bending in She's Come Undone

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    Gender-Bending in She's Come Undone Is Wally Lamb, author of  She's Come Undone, "qualified" to write a first-person narrator in a female voice? After all, as a man, what does he know about women's issues? In this essay I will discuss the issue of "gender-bending" writers and discuss Mr. Lamb's use of such tool. The term "gender-bender" usually refers to a pop singer or a follower of a pop cult "...who deliberately affects an androgynous appearance by wearing sexually ambiguous clothing

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    films, the most important thing when watching other movies and reading books, is the meaning behind each scene and how they relate and affect our world. For this paper, I will discuss a book that I read a long time ago, which is She’s Come Undone by Wally Lamb and how this book relates to this course. She’s Come Undone is a story about a girl named Dolores Price. In this book, the author takes you through Dolores’ life, starting from age four until the age of forty. In this book, Dolores had a very rough

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    it was a particular event that motivated my change. These paralleling of worlds made the book extremely meaningful because I was able to relate to particular situations and the issues of behavior change in a personal context. References: Lamb, Wally She's Come Undone Washington Square Press 1992

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    Comparing Movie and Book Versions of Cain's Mildred Pierce I pity the screenwriter who had to adapt the novel, Mildred Pierce, from 289 pages down to an hour and 57 minute movie. The main character, Mildred Pierce, repeatedly steps out of the traditional role for women of that era, and challenges society’s norms about class. Significant changes were made to the plot while converting it from book to movie. These changes add up to a significant difference in the meaning. In both the book and

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    salaries as a waitress and pie baker. However, Mildred’s luck is soon to change, as she takes up with an attorney and former partner of Bert, Wally. Mildred is able to use Wally’s business and real estate savvy to build a restaurant out of a deserted model home, and from there create a thriving chain of three food businesses. After becoming bored with Wally, however, Mildred craves a relationship with another man, a prestigious local man named Monty. Veda highly approves of her mother’s choice, as

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    Keillor's Prodigal Son

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    Keillor's "Prodigal Son" Keillor's "Prodigy Son" is a parody of the original, "The Parable of a Prodigy Son". When making the parody, Keillor had to change certain characteristics in order to make it humorous. Some of these characteristics were the setting, characters and the tone. In changing these, Keillor had to be respectful and keep the same theme in the parody as the original parable because he didn't want to offend the fans of the original parable. Keillor turns the famous parable, "The

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    Mastering a Skill

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    to this skill. The job opportunities are incredible. It has even been proven that bilingualism has cognitive advantages across the entire lifespan, from children to adults. According to the “Canadian Modern Language Review” an article by Lazarak,Wally called “Advantages linguistics, scolaires et cognitifs de l’immersion francaise”, their review after several studies shows that FI programs enable students to develop levels of proficiency in both French and English, at no cost to their academic success

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