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    Individuals can shape a community just as much as a community can shape an individual. In the novel the apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz by Mordecai Richler, there is many prime example of this. A boy, a troublemaker, is shaped greatly by his community because he was trying to please people but at the same time he was trying to seek for attention. Through doing the things that made him the rebellious boy he was, he also shaped his community. Throughout this course we have went over several other

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    The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz by Mordecai Richler, Duddy is an apprentice of each character that comes in and out of his life, teaching him valuable lessons which he can either choose to act upon or ignore. Throughout his apprenticeship, Duddy struggles to discover his identity and succeed in the goals that he sets for himself. By being an apprentice, Duddy learns how to survive in his harsh environment, but sacrifices his principals and happiness to do so. The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz

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    A tragic flaw is defined as a character flaw that ultimately leads to the character’s downfall. One of the most iconic examples of how a tragic flaw leads to a character's downfall is in the drama, Macbeth. Macbeth is a drama written by William Shakespeare that follows the actions and consequences of the protagonist, Macbeth after he kills the king. After Macbeth kills the king, his whole world spirals and he finds himself unable to control his lust for power. He then does everything that he deems

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    Aristotle described a Tragic Hero as a superior man of lofty class who plays tragic imperfections and discovers his fate by his own proceedings. Similarly, in Chinua Achebe’s novel “Things Fall Apart”, Okonkwo is a protagonist and also considered a tragic hero who commits tragic flaws, experiences a remarkable reversal and recognition, who holds a position of power and prestige in Umuofia but his tragic flaw is his fear of weakness and failure and later discovering his fate soon after his action

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    Fate is the advancement of occasions past a man's control, viewed as controlled by the supernatural world. Knowing about a circumstance that could change your life for the better is very hard to (1) covert. When a pastor or anyone who is higher in the supernatural world prophesizes to one, it is hard for he or she not to do anything that would cause the prophesy from happening. Taking fate into hands and changing it can (2) hamper ones destiny in life and it is very hard to (3) bypass it. It causes

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    readers will see a young man named Duddy pay that price. In the book “The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz” written by Mordecai Richler, the main character of the novel, Duddy Kravitz,

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    This includes works such as Mordecai’s Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz or Lawrences Stone Angel. Fifth Business, which was published in 1970 - over 35 years ago - is still on many courses of study in Gr. 12 classrooms. Atwood’s Handmade’s Tale the most recent of these books was published in 1985; over ten

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