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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
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The novel portrays the early years of Stephen Dedalus, who later reappeared as one of the main characters in Joyce's Ulysses (1922). Each of the novel's five sections is written in a third-person... More > voice that reflects the age and emotional state of its protagonist, from the first childhood memories written in simple, childlike language to Stephen's final decision to leave Dublin for Paris to devote his life to art, written in abstruse, Latin-sprinkled, stream-of-consciousness prose. This edition contains extensive overviews of both the author and the novel.< Less
Literature Help: A Portrait of the Artist As a Young Man By Students’ Academy
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In 1903, James Joyce had started writing the novel as Stephen Hero. It was going to be a sixty three chapter autobiographical novel in a realistic style. Only after twenty five chapters, James... More > Joyce left the idea of Stephen Hero and in the year 1907 he reworked on the themes of the novel and protagonist. Eventually, he condensed the novel into five chapter novel. In the final manuscript he dispensed with strict realism and used free indirect speech extensively. By this the author allowed the reader to look into the protagonist’s developing consciousness. Literature Help: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Plot Summary Chapter Five: Writing Style and Analysis< Less
The Original Adventures of A Dying Young Man (Book B) By Andrew H. Kuharevicz
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A REAL BOOK! NO SCREENS! Book B. In the 'Adventures of a Dying Young Man Series' we once again follow the protagonist who travels around the country when his friend (a bird named Yellow Bird) flies... More > into a closed window and drops to the ground dead. From there he (Henry Oldfield) plays one on one basketball with a sketchy doctor in Miami, hitches a ride with a guy who looks like a goat, talks too much to pretty girls who he shouldn't talk to, hangs out with illegal immigrants who Henry calls, "your future ancestors", and then he might still die, because he might be really sick. It's not going so good for him. Check it out. It's a book. The follow-up (and prequel) to the hit smash book called More Adventures of A Dying Young man (book A). Published by West Vine Press. 2014< Less
Bildungsroman Anthology: Bronte - Jane Eyre, Crane - Red Badge of Courage, Dickens - David Copperfield, Fielding - History of Tom Jones, Fitzgerald - This Side of Paradise, Goethe - Sorrows of Young Werther, Joyce - Portrait of the Artist As a Young Man By Various Authors
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A Bildungsroman tells about the growing up or coming of age of a sensitive person who is looking for answers and experience. The genre evolved from folklore tales of a dunce or youngest son going out... More > in the world to seek his fortune. Usually in the beginning of the story there is an emotional loss which makes the protagonist leave on his journey. In aBildungsroman, the goal is maturity, and the protagonist achieves it gradually and with difficulty. The genre often features a main conflict between the main character and society. In this anthology you can read 10 amazing representatives of the genre: Charlotte Brontë Charlotte - Jane Eyre, Stephen Crane - The Red Badge of Courage, Charles Dickens - David Copperfield, Henry Fielding - History of Tom Jones, F. Scott Fitzgerald - This Side of Paradise, J. W. Goethe - The Sorrows of Young Werther, James Joyce - A Portrait of the Artist As a Young Man, Jack London - Martin Eden, Voltaire – Candide and D. H. Lawrence – Sons and Lovers.< Less
TWICE-TOLD TALES FOR ALL AGES By Allan and Rosemary Young
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TWICE-TOLD TALES FOR ALL AGES By Allan and Rosemary Young Not only does this book feature tales for all ages of readers, but the preface tells how such tales are to be written. These stories... More > typically range from a few hundred words to several thousand. They can be written in third person, or for more emphasis on personal experiences, in first person. Short stories can be segmented with pseudo chapters, or can run with straight through text. The themes run from humor to uplifting to tragedy. The protagonists are boys, girls, men, women, and sometimes, animals predominate. The author shares his experiences as well as his knowledge of how to successfully write short stories.< Less
The Purest Red By Nathan McElveen
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In the bustling city of London, Esther attempts to propel herself into a life of luxury, and escape her life of misery in the slums of the city. As she takes life-changing steps deeper into the... More > secrecy of her true identity, many around her attempt to piece together the mystery of her fatal melancholy, in this story of love, disquiet, and death. Esther evokes the desperation of living in poverty with haunting danger, and a surprising sensitivity. This historical novel of mystery, secrecy, and perception mythologizes the hopelessness of a young adult, and her disregard for the law. Attempting to hide her biggest secret, Esther often finds herself torn between the blurred moral division of light and darkness. It isn’t until Esther discovers the true meaning of her life that she is able to take steps towards the repentance of what she has become. In The Purest Red, Esther is forced to learn through personal experiences that even when truth is hidden, monsters often find a way of getting out.< Less
Thirteen By Jacob R. Dring
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It's 1987 and the U.S. has been ravaged by anarchistic rioting from ‘77, forcing it to rebuild. The reconstruction left little room for justice, especially in the Midwest. Through the emotional... More > ruins of uncouthness birthed a perilous sport that caught humanity’s truest emotion: apathy. That of vehicular rage, from Wrecking Racing to a countrywide National Derby Championship quickly rallied the residual population of America as the entertainment of a century. After her father died in the riots of 1980, young female driver Pania and her ‘70 Ford Mustang have made a rigid living off Wrecking Racing. But when Pania gets an offer she can't refuse from Name, a fellow driver with his own connections, she must go--to National Derby Championship. Her Mustang, “Thirteen,” teams with Name’s ‘72 Plymouth Road Runner renamed “Coyote” for a ride of their lifetime—even if that means enduring some turbulence while they’re at it.< Less
Thirteen By Jacob R. Dring
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It's 1987 and the U.S. has been ravaged by anarchistic rioting from ‘77, forcing it to rebuild. The reconstruction left little room for justice, especially in the Midwest. Through the emotional... More > ruins of uncouthness birthed a perilous sport that caught humanity’s truest emotion: apathy. That of vehicular rage, from Wrecking Racing to a countrywide National Derby Championship quickly rallied the residual population of America as the entertainment of a century. After her father died in the riots of 1980, young female driver Pania and her ‘70 Ford Mustang have made a rigid living off Wrecking Racing. But when Pania gets an offer she can't refuse from Name, a fellow driver with his own connections, she must go--to National Derby Championship. Her Mustang, “Thirteen,” teams with Name’s ‘72 Plymouth Road Runner renamed “Coyote” for a ride of their lifetime—even if that means enduring some turbulence while they’re at it.< Less
Thirteen By Jacob R. Dring
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It's 1987 and the U.S. has been ravaged by anarchistic rioting from ‘77, forcing it to rebuild. The reconstruction left little room for justice, especially in the Midwest. Through the emotional... More > ruins of uncouthness birthed a perilous sport that caught humanity’s truest emotion: apathy. That of vehicular rage, from Wrecking Racing to a countrywide National Derby Championship quickly rallied the residual population of America as the entertainment of a century. After her father died in the riots of 1980, young female driver Pania and her ‘70 Ford Mustang have made a rigid living off Wrecking Racing. But when Pania gets an offer she can't refuse from Name, a fellow driver with his own connections, she must go--to National Derby Championship. Her Mustang, “Thirteen,” teams with Name’s ‘72 Plymouth Road Runner renamed “Coyote” for a ride of their lifetime—even if that means enduring some turbulence while they’re at it.< Less
Thirteen By Jacob R. Dring
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It's 1987 and the U.S. has been ravaged by anarchistic rioting from ‘77, forcing it to rebuild. The reconstruction left little room for justice, especially in the Midwest. Through the emotional... More > ruins of uncouthness birthed a perilous sport that caught humanity’s truest emotion: apathy. That of vehicular rage, from Wrecking Racing to a countrywide National Derby Championship quickly rallied the residual population of America as the entertainment of a century. After her father died in the riots of 1980, young female driver Pania and her ‘70 Ford Mustang have made a rigid living off Wrecking Racing. But when Pania gets an offer she can't refuse from Name, a fellow driver with his own connections, she must go--to National Derby Championship. Her Mustang, “Thirteen,” teams with Name’s ‘72 Plymouth Road Runner renamed “Coyote” for a ride of their lifetime—even if that means enduring some turbulence while they’re at it.< Less