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    William Goldman

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    William Goldman Time comes and goes. We see it as it is and as it has been. To the eyes of William Goldman, time is the spirit and soul. His literature has been all time suspense. I had the privilege of becoming one of his followers in literature. The Marathon Man and Brothers, are two of his best works. At the end of this literature exploration I learned a little more about life. The Marathon Man had a strong meaning; suspense, drama, and action were three of the elements that made this book a

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    Satire with a funny twist. In the novel The Princess Bride, William Goldman satirizes both fairy tales and the standard literary process through his characters and their actions. Westley, a poor farmer, falls in love with the far from perfect maiden, Buttercup, but has to sail away in order to find his fortunes. Years later, Buttercup, thinking that Westley abandoned her, is forcibly engaged to Prince Humperdinck, a cruel and calculating man. Vizzini, Fezzik, and Inigo, three mysterious kidnappers

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    In the Princess Bride the author William Goldman decides to kill off Wesley the main character of the romance comedy. But when he does he has a strange drawback and has the sudden realization of what he had just done. He mourns, grieves, and finds himself in his very own “Pit of Despair.” Yet how can this be, he had never experienced such a tragedy himself, but in his writing of a fictional fantasy character he is overwhelmed with these genuine emotions. Sentiments and actions are easier to access

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    Archetypes Rendered New

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    Loving someone so much that you vow to never love again is not an easy thing. William Goldman’s story The Princess Bride is a story about the most beautiful girl in the world at the time, Buttercup, and the farm boy that she loves, Westley. Unfortunately, Prince Humperdink of Florin is able to convince Buttercup into a loveless marriage with him when she receives news that Westley has most likely been killed by pirates. Westley reappears in the form of a man in black to take back the woman he loves

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    The Princess Bride by William Goldman is a tale that is rendered new into many different scenarios. William Goldman uses lovers and royalty to play the fairy tale role in this book while also using evil. In the book the Princess Bride there’s a beautiful young women named Buttercup who lives on a Farm with a servant named Westley. As Westley is leaving for America for a better life Buttercup admits her love for him and asks him not to leave for America. While Westley is sailing to America is ship

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    The Princess Bride is a fiction within a fiction, toying with the levels of reality. To accomplish the ingenious insanity that is The Princess Bride, author, William Goldman, brought together a variety of variables. The book is literally layers of information to analyze. Everything is questionable and made to leave you in controversy. Though the book had many things that make it an outstanding piece, from Goldman's interruptions to its unique beginning, the thing that plays the biggest part is

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    The Princess Bride

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    Princess Bride by William Goldman is a novel filled with adventure, friendship and love. The Princess Bride follows star-crossed lovers Westley and Buttercup as they fight through monsters, snow sand, death, torture and the evil ruler of Florin, Prince Humperdinck. They don't have to face all that without help though, Inigo, Fezzik, even the eccentric Miracle Max and his wife Valerie will risk it all to help Westley and Buttercup be together and live happily ever after. Goldman puts a twist on the

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    The Princess Bride

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    is William Goldman. Goldman was born August 12, 1931 in Chicago, Illionis, U.S. Goldman is a novelist, playwright, and screenwriter. He got his BA degree at Oberlin College in 1952 and his MA degree at Columbia University in 1956. William Goldman had published five novels and had three plays produced on Broadway prior to writing his screenplays. Two of his notable works include his novel Marathon Man and comedy-fantasy novel The Princess Bride, both of which Goldman converted to film. William Goldman

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    The Princess Bride

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    Fire Swamp, and creates excitement with sword-fighting, hunting, poisoning, and even a trip to “The Machine.” One thing it makes clear throughout is that life is not and never will be fair. William Goldman’s modern work of fiction, The Princess Bride, draws upon archetypes to render the material new. Goldman especially uses character archetypes such as Star-Crossed Lovers, Damsel in Distress, and the Devil Figure to render his material new. Buttercup and Westley prove to be the Star-Crossed Lovers

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    the man who puts Princess Buttercup in danger. This can be seen when Prince Humperdinck asks Buttercup to marry him. When Buttercup rejects his offer, he threatens to kill her if she does not become his fiancé, telling her, “Refusal means death” (Goldman, 90). Morgenstern also gives Prince Humperdinck qualities that are not that of a typical prince; princes are brave, innocent, and honest, while Humperdinck is cowardly, evil, and manipulative. Humperdinck’s cowardice is apparent when he hires Fezzik

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