Every story whether it is a fiction or non-fiction story, has a plot. The plot refers to the actions, activities, events, or stages of being that the literary work or story depicts. One of the most important parts of any plot are the various plot conflicts found throughout the story. A plot conflict refers to ways in which characters in a story interact with each other. There are four basic types of plot conflict which include character vs character, character vs natural world, character vs the social world, and character vs themselves. Like many other stories many of the characters from both Charlotte’s Web and Hana’s Suitcase must face various plot conflicts throughout each these stories. One of the main characters from the story Charlotte’s Web is a …show more content…
The webs that Charlotte is able to create amazes Mr. Zukerman who believes that they are a miracle and he even begins to believe that Wilbur is no ordinary pig. Charlotte passes on this good news to the rest of the farm yard animals who have also begun to take part in the plan by helping Charlotte to come up with new words that will impress Mr. Zukerman. Charlotte tells the other animals “The message I wrote in my web, praising Wilbur, has been received. The Zukerman’s have fallen for it, and so has everybody else. Zukerman thinks Wilbur is an unusual pig, and therefore he won’t want to kill and eat him. I dare say my trick will work and Wilbur’s life can be saved” (White 87). Eventually Charlotte’s plan causes Wilbur to win a prize at the great country fair and as result Wilbur becomes very important to Mr. Zukerman which ultimately saves Wilbur’s life. This final outcome ends the conflict between Charlotte and Mr. Zukerman. Although the story of Hana’s Suitcase is a work of non-fiction unlike Charlotte’s web, the characters of Hana’s suitcase also face several different types of conflicts throughout the
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In The book Best Nerds Forever by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein I will be explaining how the authors use multiple plot lines throughout the book, to get readers to predict, set up the problem and stir sympathy and many more. The authors use multiple plot lines much more in the story but there will only be three in this paragraph. Getting readers to predict a quote that matches the multiple plot lines but got readers to predict. Set up the problem which matches with multiple plot lines but also sets up the obstacle the main character has to overcome. Stir sympathy a quote that also matches multiple plot lines but gets readers to have sympathy for a side character or the main character.
When Ralph, Piggy, Sam, and Eric realized that the “beast” they have slaughtered was Simon, they break off from the group. The others do not understand the act they have just committed. As Ralph defines his morals with his group, she starts to comprehend the situation he is in. This act represents Ralph coming of age when he defines his morals. This is a common theme which runs through many stories.
A good story is comprised of function. Function is made up of several different facets. These facets include a good plot, interesting character development and content that appeals to one’s feelings. An exciting plot contains an interesting setting, rising and falling actions and sometimes even a conflict. Proper character development includes strong personality descriptors and also allows the audience to empathize with the character's various thoughts and situations.
Plot Formation plays a significant role in literature. Using real life experiences is a fantastic way to develop and expand within a topic. Ned Vizzini's novel, It's Kind Of A Funny Story, is a perfect example being that it is based around his struggles with depression. Ned Vizzini's
There are many ways an author can convey the message of any story. Elements such as the Plot, Conflict, Character/Characterization, Setting, Symbolism, Narration, and Imagery are used in these ways. For example, in the In the story "Harrison Bergeron", the author Kurt Vonnegut uses the characterization, and the conflict to communicate the message to the reader that Uniformity and strict laws lead to a loss of personal freedom and individuality. Vonnegut uses the element of characterization.
In the book The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien, the soldiers have to carry a lot of things physically and mentally. One of the biggest things the soldiers have to carry is conflict, but not just between other people, inside of themselves as well. In the book The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien the author has an internal conflict of whether to go fight in the war in Vietnam or to run away to Canada which he tells through the story “On the Rainy River.” An internal conflict is a conflict inside of a character in a story.
At the heart of a seemingly simple, unassuming novella lie political issues that occurred in Russia during and after the Russian Revolution in 1917. George Orwell’s allegorical ‘masterpiece’ as some would say, stems from his own opinions and detestation of the class divide. He shows that an egalitarian society is unachievable, when some characters that exercise power within Animal Farm use forms of both psychological warfare and physical threats in order to keep the ‘lesser’ animals under their control in order to maintain their society which supposedly follows the principles of Animalism; that ‘all animals are equal’. The pigs employ various tactics and express ways of thinking that convince the animals that they are better off than they had
The text has artistic value based on the plot because it is giving us as readers, the sequences of events, the reasons for things that are happing throughout the story. The text 's artistic value of the plot attracts the reader into the character 's existence and help the reader to better understand the choices the characters choose to make. For
A theme that arises around Piggy is the realists in the world are unheard when other people are overwhelmed by an inner evil. In the beginning, Piggy tries to make his name known but Ralph does not care and he calls him the one name he does not want to be called, which is Piggy. Piggy is seen as weak by the other boys because he is fat and has asthma. An example of Piggy being an unheard realist is when he is trying to get the attention of the boys and it is very hard when he finally gets their attention he tells them they need to build shelters and get rescued and points out that no one paid any attention to the ‘littluns’. Throughout the book, Piggy is a reminder of being rescued.
William Golding’s fictional, British novel, Lord of the Flies, presents a character that serves a two-part function as a “scapegoat” and a certain commentary on life. During WWII, a group of British boys are being evacuated via plane when they crash and are stranded on an island without adults. As time progresses, the innate evilness of human nature begins to overcome the savage society of young boys while Piggy, an individual representation of brains without brawn, becomes an outlier as he tries to resist this gradual descent of civilness and ends up shouldering the blame for the wrongdoings of the savage tribe. Up until his untimely death, Piggy is portrayed as the most intellectual and most civil character in the group of stranded boys. Right from the beginning, Piggy realized that “[they] got to do something,” (8) and he recognized the shell Ralph had picked up as a conch.
The men of the group, much like John in “The Yellow Wallpaper,” consider themselves more capable than the women and refuse to consider Mrs. Wright as anything other than irrational. The men leave the women to their “trifles” on the first floor, where they discover a broken bird cage, and the bird’s body, broken, carefully wrapped in a small, decorative box. They realize that Mr. Wright had wrung the neck of his wife’s beloved bird and broken its cage. Mrs. Wright, once known for her cheerfulness and beautiful singing, she stopped singing when she encountered Mr. Wright. Just like he did with the bird, Mr. Wright choked the life out of his wife until, finally, Mrs. Wright literally choked the life out of her husband.
Every story needs to have a climax and that is usually when the outcast and hero confront each other. Both outcast and hero are important in their own way to a story. The hero is the one that the other characters look up to. Also, the other characters intently fall in love with the hero. Then the outcast is the one that the other characters do not like.