The Intuitionist written by Colson Whitehead (2000) has a protagonist character named Lila Mae who works as an elevator inspector. She is the type of individual that is independent, secure with her environment and takes pride in herself and the type of work she does. Suddenly, all of those aspects that she encompasses gets challenged when one of the elevators she inspected not too long ago crashes. From that point on she took that incident as an act of sabotage against her name and an act to discredit intuitionists. Whitehead (2000) takes readers on Lila Mae's journey trying to clear her name and through the process discover details on the founder of Intuitionism, James Fulton.
In the novel My Absolute Darling, Turtle Alveston is a character readers can love and hate at the same time. Turtle’s level of complexity as a character makes readers view her as a true breathing and living individual in the real world. Turtle experiences the worst type of abuse a person can go through while still remaining resilient and determined to overcome her difficult obstacles. The characterization of Turtle may not be easy to understand; however, readers cannot blame her actions as it is her only manner of survival since all the odds are against her when she verbally attacks a fellow classmate. Turtle’s hatred and indifference towards the exterior world manifests in a manner which she views as her only protection in an environment created by her father.
“Thousands of our noble soldiers have gladly given up their lives for their country. Should I hesitate to do as much?” This is a direct quote from the famous heroine, Pauline Cushman. She was a courageous Union spy and American actress. Not only was she a mother of three, but she also had a total of three husbands.
Synopsis: In this chapter the protagonist, Mary Anne Bell, comes to be with her boyfriend Mark Fossie during war. When she first comes over she is a very innocent girl, but at the end of the chapter she is violent and addicted to war. Figurative Language: #1- (simile)“And over the next two weeks they stuck together like a pair of high school steadies.”
The character that I would choose from a book would be from the book Where she went ,I’d want to meet the character Adam because the book is based on his point of view instead of Mia’s point of view in the first book. But i would like to meet him because when you’re in his point of view in the book it’s really descriptive and such and very touching and emotional i guess. And I would like to meet him and ask him very simple yet deep questions i suppose,I feel i would ask him things such as,How did it feel not have any parents for most of your life?or how he felt when he heard Mia was in a coma?or how did he feel when he saw Mia wake up. I don’t really know how he would answer because well I’m not Adam and I’m not the author either,But I’m sure
Sarah Dessen writes a novel that so many people can connect to including myself as I connected with the main character Sydney as being invisible and feeling what true friendship is. Both Sydney and I connected by feeling invisible for a number of reasons. One main example is that Sydney feels invisible in her own family. Her brother Peyton is the star of the family. He is handsome, a daredevil, and popular.
This story is written by Beatrice Culleton and it talks about two young Metis girls, that grow up in foster care because their parents are drunks. They get taken into foster care and while they’re in foster care, they go through a lot of sadness from beginning to end. This is a very eventful novel that makes the reader think quite a bit about what they really went through and how they must’ve felt going through these types of things, both April and Cheryl don’t know why they are getting taken away from their parents at first because they’re too young to understand what’s really going on with them.
Introduction Wang Chen-Ho’s novel Rose, Rose, I Love You has received both critical acclaim and disapproval for its experimental language, sarcasm, and unabashed theme. Indeed, one of the novel’s most conspicuous features is its language that may appear shocking to some because of its blatant sexual implication and frequent cursing words; Wang’s wife is among those who cannot even finish the book. Some critics found no value in this experimental yet apparently vulgar language such as Long Ying-Tai, who criticizes the novel has nothing more than Wang’s showing off his skills in language. However, this kind of critique remains the minority.
Three Sisters is a play authored by Russian playwright Anton Chekhov. Set in a small town used for garrisoning troops, the Prozorov family struggles to live their fullest lives in the backwater town. Accompanied by several military men, the three sisters, Olga, Masha, and Irina, and their brother Andrei attempt to navigate a somber and seemingly predestined life. Anton Chekhov uses the lives of the Prozorov and the people they interact with to insinuate beliefs about the Russian nobility and educated society. Throughout Three Sisters, Chekhov suggests that noble people live somber dissatisfying lives, are disconnected from the struggles of the average Russian, and suffer from various moral pitfalls.