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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
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 Apathy Wars By AF Lovejoy
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Fianna has one thing on her mind - Retribution. She spends her days in hiding and her nights evading Them. One chance encounter with an extraordinary boy offers her the chance to avenge her family,... More > but at what cost? Fianna Janssen has journeyed alone, halfway across a country being ripped apart by a brutal invading force. Her family had gone and she will do everything in her power to find the people responsible. One night, whilst evading Them, she is introduced to the Rebellion, led by the mysterious Mrs Stone. Fianna joins the rebellion, eager to do something positive to bring Them down. Her Initiation by a thuggish ex-soldier, brings Fianna to the attention of many in the Rebellion - not least his brother. Fianna has no idea that she is in danger not just from her known enemy, but also from one who is watching her from inside the Rebellion; one who may be closer to her than even she would have believed. Her desire to avenge her family might just be her secret enemy's chance to destroy her.< Less
Technicolor Roses: The Initiation By Reesa Davis
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Skye Jones, adventure-seeking painter and art gallery owner, has her life turned inside out after unknowingly crashing a party thrown by her favorite budding music producer. She gets caught up in a... More > world of wild adventures filled with law-breaking escapades, funky music, and unexpected romance– all the while wading through deeper dimensions of herself she never knew existed.< Less
The Apathy Wars By AF Lovejoy
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Fianna has one thing on her mind - Retribution. She spends her days in hiding and her nights evading Them. One chance encounter with an extraordinary boy offers her the chance to avenge her family,... More > but at what cost? Fianna Janssen has journeyed alone, halfway across a country being ripped apart by a brutal invading force. Her family had gone and she will do everything in her power to find the people responsible. One night, whilst evading Them, she is introduced to the Rebellion, led by the mysterious Mrs Stone. Fianna joins the rebellion, eager to do something positive to bring Them down. Her Initiation by a thuggish ex-soldier, brings Fianna to the attention of many in the Rebellion - not least his brother. Fianna has no idea that she is in danger not just from her known enemy, but also from one who is watching her from inside the Rebellion; one who may be closer to her than even she would have believed. Her desire to avenge her family might just be her secret enemy's chance to destroy her.< Less
The Apathy Wars By AF Lovejoy
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Fianna has one thing on her mind - Retribution. She spends her days in hiding and her nights evading Them. One chance encounter with an extraordinary boy offers her the chance to avenge her family,... More > but at what cost? Fianna Janssen has journeyed alone, halfway across a country being ripped apart by a brutal invading force. Her family had gone and she will do everything in her power to find the people responsible. One night, whilst evading Them, she is introduced to the Rebellion, led by the mysterious Mrs Stone. Fianna joins the rebellion, eager to do something positive to bring Them down. Her Initiation by a thuggish ex-soldier, brings Fianna to the attention of many in the Rebellion - not least his brother. Fianna has no idea that she is in danger not just from her known enemy, but also from one who is watching her from inside the Rebellion; one who may be closer to her than even she would have believed. Her desire to avenge her family might just be her secret enemy's chance to destroy her.< 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
The Case of the Cursed Family By Kirstie Casey
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Detective Alter and his son have found themselves in Anne’s hometown after learning that she’s connected with his recent troubles at work. She has returned home to visit the creator of... More > Ember and solve the problems he developed in the desert due to her actions. As far as Alter is concerned, his goal here is simple and clear, but it isn’t long before he’s waylaid by the confusing and excitable residents of the snowy, magical town. The situation only worsens as things turn to talks of murder, and as Anne strives to make it better. - A fantasy/mystery series revolving around a teenage amateur crime solver, Anne August. The world is grounded in reality for the most part, but elements of magic and how it relates to the society in-universe are usually heavy plot points. Aimed at general audiences: the most mature themes are of murder and crime, as one might expect from detective stories.< Less