Imagination Essays

Atonement_ Letter Scene

Ian McEwan wrote the powerful book Atonement with a few over-arching themes in mind. He eloquently put together this masterpiece by using a small number of key illuminating incidents to reveal his large ideas. McEwan used these episodes to give insight into the characters and their minds. The letter scene is an example of one of these illuminating incidents. In this scene, Robbie writes both an apology letter and a sexual note to Cecilia. He accidentally places the sexual message…

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The Imaginative Landscape

It is human nature to long to belong, to fit neatly and comfortably into a familiar niche. It allows for a foundation, on which to build upon. It often nurtures us, but sometimes, as our ever static identities develop, we surpass it. We out grow it. It is when we are sheltered and content, that the prospect of leaving or letting go is most difficult, as we must uproot ourselves. In order to keep our roots, which are so deeply…

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Montaigne’ S Essays

Montaigne integrates literature to philosophy within the philsophy of his mind through his greatest imaginations and suspicious thoughts against the definite judgements. This is not the only reason that makes him one of the first philosophers in European literature who begins to think liberally but also, he prefers to say “Que, sais-je?” “What do I Know?”. He never indicates definite judgements. Montaigne believes that the society is able to stay together without any strong or organized government controlling them. On…

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Producing Imagination and Reality

The lure of cinema operates primarily on the medium’s ability to convey and evoke numerous emotions, reactions, and experiences, based on its inherent nature; the magic of producing images, both real and imagined, is the territory of film via its techniques. Through the careful orchestration of the whole film production process—including screenwriting, directing, acting, production design, and art direction, as well as editing, color-grading, visual effects, and sound design—a whole world of images and themes are communicated to audiences. Without…

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Importance of Literature

Literature is the foundation of life. It places an emphasis on many topics from human tragedies to tales of the ever-popular search for love. While it is physically written in words, these words come alive in the imagination of the mind, and its ability to comprehend the complexity or simplicity of the text. Literature enables people to see through the lenses of others, and sometimes even inanimate objects; therefore, it becomes a looking glass into the world as others view…

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A Danger of a Single Story

Literature is something that matters. It has the power to change and shape our minds and opinions. It has the power to change the perception of the world around us and to boost our imagination. Take us far away from the reality to the world of illusions and let our minds flourished with imagination. One might think how amazing it is, but fiction as it is here today may often matter much more than it is meant to. TED is…

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Imaginative Journeys

The imaginative journey is one in which we escape reality and are invited to acknowledge a new reality within the realms of the imagination. These journeys offer change and discovery providing valuable insight into ones past, present and future. Coleridge’s poems, “This Limetree Bower My Prison” and “Frost at Midnight” take the reader on an imaginative journey with the character through various forms of imagery placing a clear image in the readers mind. The book cover for “The Ivory Trail”…

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The Jaguar by Ted Hughes

In The Jaguar the first two verses are used to describe the zoo in which the animal resides. He slowly builds up to the Jaguar by describing the docile animals around and creating the atmosphere of almost unsettling stillness. He emphasises this disturbing aspect of the zoo with similes such as ‘parrots shriek as if they were on fire’ and ” strut like cheap tarts”. This builds visual imagery in the audience’s mind as it emphasizes the lack of movement…

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