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Examine three literary elements in one of the stories, such as, but not limited to, irony, imagery, style, tone, language, plot, setting, symbolism, theme, point of view. How are these techniques employed and/or contribute to the story
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...Bananafish”, published in 1948 in The New Yorker, is the first story in the Nine Stories written by J. D. Salinger. This paper intends to make a literary analysis of the story with focus on three literary elements: plot, theme and metaphor. The story plot is a description about post-traumatic stress disorder being experienced by the main character: Seymour Glass, who had come back from being hospitalized after a war (Smoop University Inc.). The plot interestingly starts with Muriel, Seymour’s wife, sitting in the hotel and talking to her mother over the phone who is insisting Muriel to spend the vacation with them. Muriel... Your full October 9, An Informative Literary Analysis “A Perfect Day for...
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INTRODUCTION TO FICTION
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...Bananafish? Justification The exploration of the theme of symbolism is appropriate due to the numerous instances in which the authors use symbols to communicate their messages to their audiences. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn plot organization revolves around the Mississippi River as a representation of freedom. Jim and Huck consider the river as their medium to freedom. For instance, Jim is expecting to reach the Free States while Huck is escaping from his abusive father and the madness he calls... First Sur Research Question How does symbolism as a literary technique play a significant role developing plots in both Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and Salinger’s A Perfect Day for...
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INTRODUCTION TO FICTION
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...Bananafish.” Justification and Potential Responses The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn highlights lies and cons as the major societal concerns. The malicious lies and frauds from the Duke and Dauphin are wrong since they hurt innocent people. Huck also tells lies and cons the slave-hunters. Huck later realizes lies can help change his view on what is wrong or right. Twain’s novel highlights domestic abuse of children as an issue that may make a child feel distanced from his parents. For instance, Huck decides to escape... First Sur Research Question How do societal issues contribute as the backbone of plot development in Twain’s “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” and Salinger’s “A Perfect Day for...
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Anomie and a Bananafish's Liberation
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...Bananafish’s Liberation I enjoyed all the assigned short stories, but one in particular spoke to me,and never quit speaking. It was A Perfect Day for Banana Fish, by J. D. Salinger. The ending was shocking, and continues to haunt me, but it is clearly the correct ending for the story. On the surface, the story appears to be about an army soldier who returns home and is behaving in ways that frighten some people, both family and strangers. His wife claims she is not frightened of him at all, but she admits that his behavior is strange. At the end of the story, he shoots himself in the head. Yet the actual theme is not Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), mental disorder... Curse May 18, Anomie and a...
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An author thesis paper on 4 of J.D Salingers works
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...Bananafish. The story is about Seymour, Franny and Zooey’s elder... ?Outline 0. Introduction 2.0. Discussion 2 The catcher in the rye 2.2. Franny and Zooey 2.3. Nine stories 2.4. Raise the Roof Beam, Carpenters,and Seymour: An Introduction. 3.0. Analysis 4.0. Conclusion 1.0. Introduction. Salinger was a renowned writer in the 1960 whose works were published and read all over in the US. his major work was The Catcher in the Rye, a novel that sell up to and over 25,000 copies annually, while the other short stories such as Franny and Zooey, Nine Stories, and Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour: an Introduction were subsequently published. Most of his works, especially the novel The Catcher in...
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