Thursday, February 21, 2019

English Literature-Bluffing, Gail Helgason

Bluffing- Gail Helgason By P. Baburaj, ripened Lecturer, Dept. of English, Sherubtse college, Bhutan Author of dustup and writing, DSB Publication Thimphu Communicative English, P. K. Books, Calicut A perception on Literary Criticism, P. K. Books, Calicut Flashback A term which is probably from the cinema and which is now also employ to reveal any scene or episode in a play,novel, falsehood or poem which is inserted to show events that happened in an earlier time. It is frequently use in modern fiction. Flashback in the story.Medicinal smell reminds homemade solution. Waiting in the hospital- she remembers the morning three weeks ago. When she sees Merlin- she remembers how she taught Liam to spot wildlife. Foreshadowing The technique of arranging events and in formations ina narrative in such a way that later events argon prepared for or shadowed forth beforehand. The end is contained in the first-class honours degree and this gives structural and thematic unity. It refers to plot technique in which a generator plans clues that hints at what is going to happen later in the plot . similar essay Unknown Woman by Rabindranath TagoreForeshadowing is used to arouse the indorsers curiosity,build suspense and help prepare the commemorateer to accept events that descend later in the society. Fore Shadowing -She is streamlet to Jasper hospital precisely we dont know why arouse curiosity to read further to know more. -The expensive trade mark-the word expensive is used to let the readers know in the later part of the story that he is extravagant and spends all his money. -That wasnt the same as telling the intact story-it gives us a clue that there is some story which we testament come to know later. Contemporary story, languagemodern, charactersrealistic, third person limited. -Five scenes- alternate from model to past. -Present- Gabriella is rails in the pavement and is waiting to see Liam in the hospital. -Past- the scenes heap three weeks earlier at a remote lake. Theme- Commitment triad person limited- The point of view is limited to Gabriella and anything known about Liam is filtered through with(predicate) Gabriellas perceptions. Bluffing means try to deceive somebody by pretend to be stronger, braver, clever, loving etc. Than one really is (pretending -Chambers Dictionary) Setting JasperHospital and Jasper matter Park. Conflict Internal- Person V/S Person (Gabriella V/S Gabriella). External-Gabriella V/S Liam. The couple V/S Nature. Liam He is anegoist ( non lack to learn from other people) He is jealous (Clive) as he was not invited for a big expedition. Extravagant- in spending all his money to misdirect boots, jacketsetc,(outdoor gear) Ambitious- wants to see his pictures in the glossy Magazines. Clever and selfish- trick the devil boyish men. Jolly type Very determined, serious, silent and not trustable(in the face of dandy danger he ran international).Lacks dedication and sincerity and perpetration in life. Gabriella Gabriella was not sure- why Liam ran away(predicate), whether to save her or himself. Gabriella failed to understand Liam. Oneminute he behaves like a stranger-does not care anything,another minute he surprises her through surprising lessened deceitsor sometime extravagant gestures. Gabriellas dream gets shattered. Very sincere, committedand a give wife. A biology teacher. She is very clever and resourceful. In front of the grizzly, she exhibits her heading of mind and courage. She is very practical minded and good at bluffing.By P. Baburaj, Senior Lecturer, Dept. of English, Sherubtse college, Bhutan Liam -On the other hand not committed in the beginning. -He is careless and carefree. -Always away from her. -Does not show his feelings and affections. -He does not spell out his feelings. Gabriella Gabriella plans to break her commitment and may leave him (they may separate which will result in loss of faith and loss of love for Liam). Gabriella feels Liam will be a g reat burden (wounded Liam). Gabriella thought- just to stay for the rest of the afternoon.Gabriella/Liam -Two different persons having two different characters. In the beginning Gabriella is very much committed to Liam and their relation. -She eer finds a way so that they can be together. -She takes care of him and ever worries about uncertainty in their commitment. But at the end -She sees his deformed face. -She charges and backs off from the commitment (even if she knew that his condition is due to his love towards her). -He sacrifices his life for her. Gabriella cannot be trusted. -When Liam-strong, healthy, smart and capable-she seems to be committed. But after the accident-she sees the distorted face and she awares the unusefulness of Liam, she breaks the commitment. -When Liam is really in need of her care and support, she backs off. Bluffing Gabriella -She hides her egg sandwiches to make Liam. -Gabriella throws away the cleaning solution given by Liam-another example. -Gabriella getting angry and running away from Jasper park-example of bluffing. By P. Baburaj, Senior Lecturer, Dept. of English, Sherubtse college, Bhutan -Gabriellas story of waiting impertinent the room in hospital for three weeks. -Gabriella stretches her lips when she sees the wound- another example of bluffing. though Gabriella cannot stand and she sees Liams horrific scared face, she sits there and smiles. -May be in heart of heart she might have expected Liam to come frontwards and save her from the Grizzly. But he runs away without telling even a word. Liam The food items Liam carries and hides. Liams bluffing to the teenagers-telling the story of Grizzly and elk carcass. He says the reasons for his running away-he said just to save her life but he precious to save his life only. By P. Baburaj, Senior Lecturer, Dept. of English, Sherubtse college, Bhutan **************************************

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