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Unformatted text preview: LTWL 114 Lecture 10/04/11 00:04 Charlotte’s Web – E.B. White Fantasy Animals speaking Animals think like human beings Keep going back to the book and finding new things makes it timeless Emphasizes natural lifespan and behavior of animals More realistic than LWW First chapter is in 3 rd POV, life in a farm, girl saving a pig, dad thinks that the girl will get tired of the pig when she sees how much trouble it is Arable family – unique last name (meaning: adjective meaning farmable land) Fern’s father tries to kill runt, not as an evil being, but more of natural reflex/action White liked farm life and modernism (realistic style of writing that came into American and European letters that came before WWI) Dominant form of lit until 1960s Strunk and White’s Literary Style Wilber and Fern together for each other; major change of POV p. 17 Inside Wilber’s head: he’s not happy when Fern isn’t there because he’s not having fun;...
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This note was uploaded on 12/11/2011 for the course LTWL 114 taught by Professor Potts during the Fall '11 term at UCSD.
- Fall '11