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60 Free Essays on The Destructors On The Surface This Is A Story Of Action Suspense And Adventure At A Deeper Level It Is About Delinquency War And Human Nature What Does This Story Say About Human Nature In General

  1. Destracture

    Amber Zhao English 12 02/06/2013 8, on the surface this is a story of action, suspense, and adventure. At a deeper level it is about delinquency, war, and human nature. Try to sum up what the story says about human nature in general. The author of the story of The Destructors...

  2. College Study

    surface this is a story of action, suspense, and adventure. At a deeperlevel, it is about delinquency, war (causes / consequences), and human nature. 
Try to sum up what the story says in general about human nature. Human nature wants everything to be equal. No one wants to feel lesser than anyone else. The boys tried gaining popularity by destroying the mansion because they always aspire to be more than they really are. ...

  3. The Destructors by Graham Greene

    The Destructors” By Graham Greene Purpose of the Short Story: To teach the reader about the destructive element present in human nature. Atmosphere: The atmosphere is quite dark and has a very pessimistic outlook of the World. The fact that the neighborhood has been demolished by bombs in the...

  4. Short Stories Review

    ” we learn from the story. It usually involves learning something important about human nature or of the universe, or other important insight. The Destructors: This story is about the effects violence and war have on the minds of young children who grow up in it. They become desensitized to it and...

  5. Lord of the Flies vs. the Destructors

    . When you look at the stories from another angle, you can see that the messages they have differ extremely. Lord of the Flies was all about human nature and the ends it can go. This novel is a timeless one because of the message it sends through the least likely characters, young boys. The...

  6. The importance of allegory in lord of the flies

    explores human behavior in it purest, unadulterated form. From stranding a group of boys on an island to formulating a complex, inner " beast", Golding experiments with the notion of life outside society's limitations and the inevitable deterioration of order and civility that ensues. Throughout this journey...

  7. Is literature the expression of the human condition

    high leap into the dark and come down thirty years later, I realize it is as Tim trying to save Timmy's life with a story."(246) In this quote it shows what people really would do to save someone life, because one life can make a big differences. But Literature is the expression of the...

  8. The Most Dangerous Game Book Report

    Standards-Based Book Report: Fiction *TITLE: The Most Dangerous Game AUTHOR: Richard Conwell # of pages: 32 *THE GENRE IS action, adventure, mystery, and suspense. Some characteristics of this genre are that its action packed story in which the audiences are left at the edge of...

  9. Sleep

    seeing a movie that could no way be possible, only to complain about a minute detail that was too convenient for the film. This is because we were able to be taken into the world of the movie because it was credible for the most part, in showing true human nature. It does not matter if aliens are...

  10. A Psychological View of Edgar Allan Poe

    important fact about Poe is that he is a great storyteller. What I am trying to deliver in my paper is to put Poe’s work under the psychological context and to highlight his theories in fiction, because I believe that Poe is one of the greatest writers who deserves intense observance. He has this ability...

  11. The Fiction One Is in

    since the middle of the 20th century, whether the novel has any future and, if it does, where is it headed, seems as irrelevant and preposterous as Barthes’s overrated theory of the ‘death of the author’. Not only has this question been asked so frequently that its reiteration today makes any sensible...

  12. Literary Terms (Got from My Teacher but Very Useful)

    since rules of thumb are sometimes handy, we might say that the short story ends at about 20,000 words, while the novel begins at about 50,000. Thus, the novella is a fictional work of about 20,000 to 50,000 words. Novel of manners. A novel focusing on and describing in detail the social customs and...

  13. The Literary Value of "The Most Dangerous Game"

    and vividly depicts the setting making it easy to get lost in the story. Although Connell shows many aspects of commercial fiction within "The Most Dangerous Game", it is very easy to find a dark underlying tone in the story that reveals a primitive and animalistic side of human nature. Connell...

  14. Reading: the Key to Unlocking the Door to Self-Knoledge

    responsibility and imagination and broaden not only those qualities but simultaneously improving their quality of life in doing so. Beth Johnson tells a story of resilience, and determination in an essay entitled “Bombs Bursting in Air” (p.209) she tells of people’s ability to stay strong in times of adversity...

  15. Criminology Trought Art and Literature

    police" police series where the main character is a dog Videogames: This new platform is no slouch art showing stories and experiences in criminology. In a more interactive way, we can get into the skin of a criminal or a criminalist and live in firsthand his adventures and experiences. Gaming...

  16. Vbncgfxd

    he wearing, who is around him, and how do they react to him? What is his attitude, emotion, and goal at the moment? Does he enter alone or join a group, or is he already on stage when the story begins? Does he narrate the story, is it told through the eyes of another character, or is it seen from...

  17. Sample

    level when they are both sober? 4. Is the story trying to tell us something about drugs and/or alcohol? If so, what are some of the possible messages? Chew on This Try on an opinion or two, start a debate, or play the devil’s advocate. Pride is a drug inThe Cask of Amontillado.” Fortunato is...

  18. Destructors

    area. The Destruction of the house is a reflection of several social problems at Post-war periods such as Juvenile Delinquency. The young are defiance possession and historical values . Also it reflects human nature which is jealousy. Trevor saw the house as a symbol of his previous life in a higher...

  19. Story

    he does not achieve his desire? If this question cannot be answered in a compelling way, the story is misconceived at its core.”9 McKee argues that: “The finest writing not only reveals true character, but changes that inner nature, for better or worse, over the course of the telling.”10...

  20. Answer.Doc

    of Amontillado” best explains Poe’s literary theory on short story writing that literature creates beauty and shows intensity of emotion as he characterizes Montresor and Fortunato as striking contrasts. At the beginning of the story, Montresor’s self-introduction left readers an impression that...

  21. lord of the flies

    explores human behavior in it purest, unadulterated form. From stranding a group of boys on an island to formulating a complex, inner " beast", Golding experiments with the notion of life outside society's limitations and the inevitable deterioration of order and civility that ensues. Throughout this journey...

  22. Philo

    represent? and 2) What is its dramatic function in a story? Hero -the word Hero is Greek and means “to protect and to serve” -a hero is someone who is willing to sacrifice his own needs on behalf of others. At the root the idea of Hero is connected with self sacrifice -in psychological terms, the...

  23. Fiction

    listed as one of the fundamental elements of fiction. It is the rendering and ordering of the events and actions of a story. On a micro level, plot consists of action and reaction, also referred to as stimulus and response. On a macro level, plot has a beginning, a middle, and an ending. Plot is...

  24. novel

    the writer. He himself has to remain in the background and limit the whole thing within the performing time of about three hours. The novelist, on the other hand, can pretend to omniscience, and can also intrude upon the scene at any time when he finds the need for it. Further, there is no curb on...

  25. Three Philosophical Filmmakers Hitchcock Welle

    ; and so on. The bits of evidence about some homicide, as it usually is, are fundamental to the story, but only at the denouement do we learn what they signify and who has dunit. Extrapolating beyond Hitchcock’s few remarks, we can envisage the mystery storyin contrast to the whodunit—as a narrative...

  26. Lord of the Flies Essay

    English 10 6th October, 2011 Human Nature at it’s Core The novel Lord of the Flies written by English author William Golding, takes us on a journey of human nature, through a story about a group of courteous young boys, brought together by a plane crash during World War Two. Golding uses the changing...

  27. Feminism in Hemingway's Short Stories

    Feminism in Hemingway’s two stories Hills Like White Elephants and Cat In The Rain Ernest Miller Hemingway (1899-1961) was the American great novelist and short story writer of the twentieth century. He has been applauded for her fresh approach to post war life. Biographical reading of his...

  28. Symbolism in Yan Martel's 'Life of Pi'

    is trying to make us believe what we are going to read. In the author’s note, Martel explains that he flew to India in spring 1996 after his second book wasn’t successful in his native Canada. He describes meeting Francis Adirubasamy in a café, and is told the story about Pi. He eventually meets Pi back...

  29. Basics of Studying Literature

    poetry verse-form, and many related matters). This distinction should be kept in mind, but in what follows it will not be to our purpose to emphasize it. GENERAL MATTERS. First and always in considering any piece of literature a student should ask himself the question already implied: Does it...

  30. Aims

    , Waverly * James Fenimore Cooper, Last of the Mohicans * Lloyd C. Douglas, The Robe Horatian Satire. In general, a gentler, more good humored and sympathetic kind of satire, somewhat tolerant of human folly even while laughing at it. Named after the poet Horace, whose satire epitomized it...