Plot Essays

  • Plot Twist In 'Sweat' By Zora Hurston

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    There are many different ways to end a story by including the way the plot is driven from one direction to the other while keeping the suspense in motion. The writer often surprises the reader with something completely different than what was expected from the reader to believe about what was going to happen next in the storyline. A twist can be manipulated in the story to prevent any obvious predictions in the plot. The use of a plot twist can come in different ways, such as revealing a little bit

  • Analyzing Catesby's Gunpowder Plot

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    There are many mysteries about the Gunpowder Plot that have never been satisfactorily explained. It is not clear why an intelligent man like Catesby thought that such a scheme would work or why he imagined that if it did work, a small group of Catholics could seize the reins of government. Nor is it clear why the King and Lord Salisbury immediately interpreted Monteagle‘s letter to mean that a gunpowder plot was intended. Also it is odd that although the letter was received on October 26, the search

  • Deception In Shakespeare's Macbeth And The Gunpowder Plot

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    Gunpowder Plot Authors often use their works to comment on political and social issues of their lifetime. During the 17th century, William Shakespeare began his career in Protestant England. In this time, the Gunpowder Plot occurred against the government as tensions rose around religion and legislation. Shakespeare brings utilizes characters and deception in Macbeth to bring attention to the Gunpowder Plot’s faults and inform the people of his innocence in the plot. The Gunpowder Plot occurred

  • Was Guy Fawkes Framed For The Gunpowder Plot?

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    Was Guy Fawkes Framed For The Gunpowder Plot? On November 5th 1605, the gunpowder plot happened. It has become a worldwide debate over time as to whether or not Guy Fawkes was framed for the famous gunpowder plot. According to traditional theories, it is insinuated that Fawkes and his associates purposely put the gunpowder in the Parliament’s basement in an act to kill the Protestant King- James I. Whereas, modern historians suggest that it is possible that Guy Fawkes was framed and was in fact

  • Lindbergh Plot Against America Analysis

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    “Fear presides over these memories, a perpetual fear. Of course no childhood is without its terrors, yet I wonder if I would have been a less frightened boy if Lindbergh hadn't been president or if I hadn't been the offspring of Jews.” (Roth, 1) The Plot against America by Phillip Roth is a story of what it was like for the Roth family and Jews across the country, when an American aviator Charles Lindbergh was elected as the president of the United States. The following excerpt, reveals the psychological

  • Analyzing Philip Roth's 'The Plot Against America'

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    Nitin Basra Summer Reading Assignment The Plot Against America by Philip Roth 1. “And when are we moving to Canada,” Sandy asked her. “because of your persecution complex?” Pointing his finger, my father said, “Don’t mimic your stupid aunt. Don’t talk back like that ever This part of the book really appealed to me as I was reading it. I felt like I was in the main character 's shoes at that moment of time.. Roth used literary techniques such as imagery to convey convince his readers about the

  • Inception, The Dark Knight And Memento

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    The plot twist is a common device used in books, movies and other media in order to shock the audience with an unexpected development and keep them interested in the storyline. Many are familiar with the shock and outrage that comes when one’s favorite character suddenly dies, or it is revealed that the protagonist had dreamt the entire plot of the movie. Christopher Nolan is a director widely known for his plot twists, anti-heroes, and non-linear narration in movies such as Inception, the Dark Knight

  • Cinematic And Theatrical Elements In Winnie And The Tuck's

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    Jay Russell used many cinematic and theatrical elements to present his theme, plot, and his setting. He had a very strong theme; life's a cycle and you should live life to the fullest. His plot might be just as good or even better Winnie Foster was faced with a decision to drink the spring water and live forever with Jesse or to live a normal life and die at some point in time. Winnie and the Tuck’s also have to save Mae Tuck from getting hanged. Russell’s setting is probably the best of all

  • Theme Of Disloyalty In The Tragedy Of Julius Caesar

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    In “The Cone” the plot is focused on the revenge,and the setting of this story is in the 1860’s and has a mood of machinery. “ ‘This country was all fresh and beautiful once,’ he said; "and now--it is Gehenna. Down that way--nothing but pot-banks and chimneys belching fire and dust into the face of heaven . . .”(1) In comparison to “The Cone”, “Excerpt from The Tragedy of Julius Caesar: Act III , scenes I & II.” is also a fictitious story, but is based on true events. The plot of this passage is

  • The Mysterious Benedict Society Character Analysis

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    Being different can be the best talent and gift in the world. It makes one special and it lets one be the amazing person there ment to be. In the fictional novel The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart it shows the true importance of being yourself and embracing your talents. She shows this using dialogue, narrative hook, and conflict. First, Stewart uses dialogue to help bring her characters life and show how everyone has different gifts and talents. For example, Kate’s feeling

  • A Raisin In The Sun Mama Discrimination Essay

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    between WW II (1939) and the 1950’s. The play is about an African American family, the Youngers, and their efforts in a world of discrimination. The play’s plot is most influenced by the actions, conflicts and dialogue of Mama and her son Walter as they differ on opinions and decisions. Mama is of great importance in the development of the plot. Her discipline toward the family and having ownership of the $10,000 insurance check shows her character. Mama’s conflict with Beneatha in Act 1 Scene

  • The Glass Menagerie Rhetorical Analysis

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    This quote begins the plot by creating the exposition. The narrator or speaker does this by explaining the setting of the Younger household, telling the audience which rooms are where and that they have lived in that space for many years. The narrator also gives personification to the objects such as the furniture around the house which makes them feel alive in a way. The time and place is also given which is the period after World War II in Chicago which may explain certain tones and language that

  • Clooney's Flipped Compare And Contrast Essay

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    was written by Robert Louis Stevenson in 1886 and 120 years later the movie came out. The novel was an action packed adventure where you could vividly picture exactly what was going on. In my opinion the movie changed most of that. In the movie the plot, characters and setting changed minorly in several scenes. One will agree with me after reading this. The novel Kidnapped is better than the movie. First of all, I was taken by surprise when in the movie Clooney’s Cage was a cave. This may seem normal

  • Zora Hurston Misguided Thoughts

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    There are many different ways to end a story by including the way the plot is driven from one direction to the other while keeping the suspense in motion. The writer often surprises the reader with something completely different than what was expected to happen in the events of the storyline. A twist can be manipulated in the story to prevent any obvious predictions to disclose any further revelations in the plot. The use of a plot twist can come in different ways, such as revealing a little bit of

  • Macarthur And Then There Were None Summary

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    Questions relating to the analysis of PLOT 1. Who is the protagonist of the novel? Identify him/her by name, age, era, locale, social class, family, and occupation. On this island in the early 1900s, there is one assassin and nine protagonists. The protagonists of the novel are the group of islanders who are trying to fight for their survival. There is the doctor, Edward George Armstrong, an extremely religious spinster, Emily Caroline Brent, an ex-detective, William Henry Blore, the governess, Vera

  • Analysis Of Wes Anderson's Three-Act Structure

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    The three-act structure is the most widely used formula for writing movies in American cinema. Some swear that this structure is the perfect formula for creating a successful film that will top the charts and bring in the most revenue. As the name states, it is composed of three distinct acts: the setup, the confrontation, and the resolution. Each of these three acts has their own partitions called beats. The beats are checkpoints for important events that screenwriter and film analyst Blake Snyder

  • How Does Mama Influence A Raisin In The Sun

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    influences the plot in some way, even if it’s something tiny. Just like the story Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansbury. The two main characters that influence the plot most through actions and dialogue are Walter and Lena Younger. Lena (also known as Mama) influences the plot in a positive way and does as much as she can to make her family happier. While Walter influences the plot in a negative way and brings the family down by pushing them away. Walter Younger influences the plot and its development

  • Clot Conflicts In Charlotte's Suitcase

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    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 Theme Of Deception In Hamlet

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    Many works of art, especially literature, has a large focus on deception and how deception pushes a plot and story along the line to completion. This had been used in the long history of literature an uncountable amount of times by a lot of different authors, but one of the most popular works which has a heavy focus of deception and the consequences thereof is the drama, The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, by William Shakespeare. This drama, often just called Hamlet features incredibly heavy

  • Kate Dicamillo's Because Of Winn-Dixie

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    book is superior to the movie because it conveys the plot and characters in a more heartfelt way. Because of Winn-Dixie is the story of a ten year old girl, Indian Opal, who moves to a fictional town named Naomi, Florida. Opal’s dad, referred to as “Preacher” in the story is just that. Opal and her