Plot Essays

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Sonny's Blue Dialogue Analysis

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    To make not only a good story, but an interesting one. You need to have a plot, characters, and a dialogue. Whether it be a story you read, a TV show, or a movie. All the different types of stories have a plot, characters, and a dialogue. The plot gives the reader a main concept on what they are reading. Characters bring the story to life. Dialogue is what brings the characters to life. Having these three attributes you will have an intriguing story. You can have a diverse set of characters

  • The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe

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    There are many differences in the plots related to the White Witch between the book “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” and the movie edition “The Chronicle of Narnia. However, the core of this role remains consistent. The most obvious difference the description of white witch. In the book, this witch is descripted as having black hair and wearing a crown made of gold. In the movie, the director tries his best to make the image of this witch be consistent with the typical witch image. The witch

  • I Let You Go Book Report

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    start, Mackintosh tells the story uniquely by incorporating different people’s point of view. To add on, the plot of I Let You Go is very intriguing and keeps you entertained throughout the entire novel. Something that produces this plot is the compelling relationships between the characters. In conclusion, I Let You Go is an exceptional book because of the unique points of view, intriguing plot, and the character relationships created. To begin, the changing points of view allow the book to be fascinating

  • Charles Bounderby Analysis

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    A plot twist intrigues both writer and reader, but the seeds of that turn of events must be sown early to ensure its plausibility. Charles Dickens prepares the reader for plot twists by giving subtle hints through each of the three books for what’s to come. The hints allow for character development to progress, enabling the plot twist to come forth. Bounderby, Louisa, and Gradgrind had the biggest plot twists due to Charles Dickens sowing the seeds early in the novel. Josiah Bounderby is described

  • Women In The Hebrew Bible

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    author 's own historical context, not necessarily the canonical texts supposed period. The ideas and ideals of the Jewish people that are most embedded within the characters of women are ancestry, honor, and holiness. Women, for these authors, become plot devices to establish authority, honor, and sacrality on behalf of men, as their daughters, sisters, or wives, but these women are not afforded the ability to carry their own plotlines as characters worthy of their own honor and authority regardless

  • Women's Role In The Anglo-Saxon Era

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    Literature in the Anglo-Saxon period women usually played a significant part. The roles of women impacted characters and plot points, women like Lady Macbeth with her ability to manipulate people, the old women from “The Wife of Bath” to the queen from “Gawain and the Green Knight” who gave Gawain all had an important role. From the play Macbeth, Lady Macbeth impacted the plot and forced the main character into changing his mind set. Lady Macbeth questioned Macbeth’s man hood to attempt to convince