Connie Willis View Of Literature In Our Blue Orange By A. R.

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Literature is an art form that allows readers to express their ideas and grasp numerous concepts. It allows readers to experience historical moments from the past in the present. Connie Willis does a fantastic job of expressing her thoughts about literature and how her experiences contributed to her view of literature. Connie Willis says that literature is a way for authors of the past to communicate with readers of today in the quote from the Passage, "That's what literature is. It's the people who went before us, tapping out messages from the past, from beyond the grave, trying to tell us about life and death! Listen to them!" We can read their books, stories, and other materials to gain life lessons. These lessons are describes by Willis as coming "beyond the grave." Willis has an optimistic perspective of literature's enduring value. …show more content…

Understanding the things that influence a character's decisions is useful. The novel "Our Blue Orange" written by A.R. Merrydew, shows some similarities with the author's mindset about literature, in the same way, Connie Willis expresses her emotions about literature. "Our Blue Orange" is a narrative that is thought to be intriguing and unique. The main character, Godfrey, is also endearing. As the novel progresses, his life is poised to spiral out of control because barring his discovery of his father's time-travel device, his past, present, and future are all about to implode. This novel shows similarities to Willis' quote from her novel "Passage" such as, how the characters expressed their emotions to be very

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