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Morgan Wilson
10/17 Discussion
Fri Oct 17, 2014 3:19pm
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I have chosen to write about the reoccurring themes that Boyle writes about. I chose to write about themes because I have plenty of experience with literary analysis and theme papers. In the theme papers, you compare and contrast so I figure I might as well go with the theme paper if I will be comparing and contrasting either way. I have written many papers that involve comparing and contrasting stories that I would be fine if I chose to write that kind of paper. But I have also wrote many theme papers so I decided to stick with writing that kind of paper. Even the lessons presented to me in class I have experience in my high school English classes. So I am hoping that I can use those skills and produce a great paper.
The stories I have decided to write about are Modern Love and Carnal Knowledge. They were the only ones I have enjoyed enough to write about in a paper. I thought about writing about the Human Fly and Little Fur People but I was not very interested in the story Human Fly as I was reading it. To me the other stories could be explained in a compare and contrast paper. But I donít see them being written about in a nice theme paper. I feel like Boyle likes to write about and incorporate the theme obsession in the rest of his stories. But I donít think the stories are similar enough to write about in a paper. I am going to write about how through these two stories, Boyle reveals his true feelings about men in their thirties. In both stories, the main character is man and each one goes after this one hot girl. But all they truly want it sexual relations with the girl. Nothing else. Throughout the stories, Boyle develops the characters through their reactions to the situation they got themselves into with this girl that they like. He creates the theme in the two stories of men in their thirties desperately running after crazy hot women just for some sexual pleasure.
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