REMAINS 2 - James Yang Mr Puma AP Composition August 12h...

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James Yang Mr. Puma AP Composition August 12 h , 2009 Remains of the Day Central Conflict The introverted nature of Stevens in Remains of the Day makes prying any details from him more difficult, needing to conquer the barriers that he has constructed as a defense. However, the inner conflict that plagues Stevens is something even his bulwark cannot possibly hide. The struggle of finding his own identity is a reoccurring theme throughout the novel, and his attempts have ranged from the lowest failures to achieving some of his most desired dreams. These effects may not have been the most desired, yet leaving his comfort zone to try may be, in itself, accomplishing a goal. Trying to find his own identity apart from his role as a butler, Stevens seeks Miss. Kenton on this trip around England to help, and in the end, does not succeed. With the worries and duties of work occupying every hour of his life, time eludes Stevens, especially when his own issues are the problem. After an argument with Miss. Kenton
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2012 for the course ENG. Eng 101 taught by Professor N.a during the Fall '10 term at NYU.

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REMAINS 2 - James Yang Mr Puma AP Composition August 12h...

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