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...
surface this is a story of action, suspense, and adventure. At a deeper
level, 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. ...
“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...
” we learn from the story. It usually involves learning something important about human nature or of the universe, or other important insight.
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...
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...
* 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...
personal level of dimension to what on the surface, appears as just an adventure story. The bible is universally seen as the pinnacle of moral guidance and judgment. By interweaving situations in his novel to stories from the bible, Golding is able to juxtapose the boys and their deportment against what...
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...
level of dimension to what on the surface, appears as just an adventure story. The bible is universally seen as the pinnacle of moral guidance and judgment. By interweaving situations in his novel to stories from the bible, Golding is able to juxtapose the boys and their deportment against what...
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...
police" police series where the main character is a dog
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...
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.
First and always in considering any piece of literature a student should ask himself the question already implied: Does it...
these stories in which the occult holds such a central position, because the Bible warns against and expressly prohibits any involvement in it, and experimentation with it in real life is extremely dangerous. This concern is well worthy of discussion, but I would like to focus primarily on what I...
represent? and 2) What is its dramatic function in a story?
-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...
the most important ingredient in nowadays gangs to achieve power.
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 story indicates that...
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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...
newspaper The Hamilton Spectator. It states: “on one level, the book is a suspenseful adventure story… on another level, this is a profound meditation on the role of religion in human life”. This reflects on what D.H. Lawrence comments on – if you don’t look at the symbolic meaning, the book is a...
instinctive benevolence.2 We are charmed, but also a bit disconcerted; which is to say we are being educated. When we began this narrative of double sorrow and weeping verses, we expected to hear about the intensity of love, and of course we do hear about it. Still, this story is not quite what we had...
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...
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...
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...
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...
; 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 story—in contrast to the whodunit—as a narrative...
also been called the horse opera, cowboy picture.
The western film genre has portrayed much about America's past, glorifying the past. Usually, the central plot of the western film is the classic, simple goal of maintaining law and order on the frontier in a fast-paced action story. It is normally...
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...
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...
, many of the blacks are refused a body as well, depicted as “black shapes” (Conrad 17) that disappear into the darkness or as “human limbs” (Conrad 45).
What then, does this mean for the pivotal words in this text, “the horror the horror” (Conrad 69)? Despite what the words indicate about Kurtz’s...
around his work.
I do believe that Poe, although does not talk about reality in his work, does talk about reality. His assumption of this view is quite clear if we analyze his work psychologically. Sometimes reality is an illusion to human being, because what we might conceive as reality, might...
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...
often read as an optimistic comment on human nature.
What can you infer from the poem—The Road Not Taken?
What does the poet want to show to the reader in this poem?
The Road Not Taken is the most famous poem by Robert Frost. Facing two pretty roads, the speaker hesitated to make his...