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Fiction Essay

  • Submitted by: acanter
  • on June 22, 2014
  • Category: English
  • Length: 888 words

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Fiction Essay

ENGL 102: Composition and Literature

Summer B 2014


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Thesis Statement
“The Destructors” and “The Rocking-Horse Winner” provide similarities and differences of use of characters and theme to portray real life issues.

Outline
I.   Introduction
a. Thesis Statement
b. Similarities of Setting
II. Overview of the Characters
a. “The Destructors” by Graham Green
i. Development of child character
ii. Development of adult character
b. “The Rocking-Horse Winner” by D.H. Lawrence
i. Development of child character
ii. Development of adult character
III. Overview of the theme of Greed
a. Emotional Greed
b. Materialistic Greed
IV. Conclusion
a. Restate thesis
b. Use of child or grown character

Although works of fiction, Graham Greene’s “The Destructors” and D.H. Lawrence’s “The Rocking Horse Winner” deal with issues that are relevant to real life. There are many differences in these two stories but there also some similarities as well. Both stories have a post war setting giving the impression of dire and depressed circumstances and both stories are composed by British authors.   In this essay, similarities and differences will be highlighted related to key aspects of these stories. “The Destructors” and “The Rocking-Horse Winner” provide similarities and differences of use of characters and theme to portray real life issues.

The characters in both “The Destructors” and “The Rocking-Horse Winner” revolve around children. One point to note is that the authors chose to develop the characters to different levels. Greene chose only to develop one child Trevor, or “T”, and Mr. Thomas. There are more background characters in the gang known as the Wormsley gang but Trevor emerges as the leader. Mr. Thomas, or Old Misery, lives in a dilapidated house in which the Wormsley gang seeks to destroy. Lawrence’s story consists of characters that are more developed and contributive to the story. Again, it is...

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