You will find that it is a useful way to process what you’re reading, prepare yourself for group discussion, and gather textual evidence for your Literary Analysis assignments. ASSIGNMENT: Create a dialectical journal for Frankenstein. Your journal must have a minimum of two entries per each section of the novel listed below. Journal entries may be typed entries (12 point, approved font) or neatly handwritten in blue or black ink. Each entry must have a passage from the novel and a response to each passage.
Only during and after her visit to Italy does Lucy allow nature to have an effect on her. Culture also affects Lucy’s transformation but is also responsible for Lucy’s efforts to conform. The country of Italy exposes Lucy to the unrefined beauty that exists beyond the restrictive constraints of the proper lifestyle that Lucy is accustomed to. Italy provides a freer and more lenient environment than England where Lucy is able to meet and be influenced by unconventional English people to whom she would have not been exposed back home. The first example of unrefined beauty that Lucy encounters is the benevolent yet tactless kindness of the Emersons when offering to exchange rooms with Lucy.
However, she finally gives in and when the opportunity for her to pick the fallen handkerchief off of the ground arises, she takes it. Emilia loves Iago desperately and she is a good, loyal wife. She believes that if she pleases her husband, he will love her more. However, he just uses her. Emilia would even sleep with another man for the entire world so she could give it to her husband.
Their tenderness and care for Big Joe is very touching. Big Joe is mentally disable and sometimes his noisy and he do thing that he shouldn’t do but they still understand him. Charlie and Tommo look out for big Joe and protect him. Charlie loves and really care to his brother Tommo an example for this is when Charlie sticks with Tommo of first day of school. He defends him against the bully of Jimmy Parson kicks during his fight over big Joe.
When Ethan and Zeena had first met, "Zeena's volubility was music to his ears" (qtd.in Lauer 29), after his father’s death, his mother fell sick and silent for years. "The mere fact of obeying her orders, of feeling free to go about his business again and talk with other men, restored his shaken balance magnified his sense of what he owed her" (29) shows us that having Zeena around made Ethan happy because he isn’t lonely. After all those times in silence with his mother it was good to have another person around, another voice to hear, otherwise he
While Robbie prepares to “run away” his father is busy recalling memories of how his grandmother had not been angry with him when he messes and how she taught him that “from a child is beautiful, anything.” Remembering this, the fathers attitude towards his son is now happy and grateful, a big change from mad and frustrated. Robbie’s father started out being impatient with Robbie. After a few memories though, that all changed. He knew exactly what Robbie was going through, and he knew how much it
It is through Edie that Terry learns forgiveness and discovers personal empowerment. Edie is a “real friend” to him; someone that he feels a responsibility to care for, just as his brother looks out for him. Under her influence, Terry shifts away from his “animal”-like lifestyle and adopts her philosophy that “everyone should care for everyone else”. Kazan’s use of framing shots and romantic flute music highlight the adoration Edie has of Terry and their growing connection. Her support and his desire to help her in the quest to find justice for her brother’s murder are major catalysts in his decision to forget self-preservation and challenge
Charlie realizes how badly his family treated him as well, but instead of making sure there is still distance between them, he decides to find them. After the meeting and reconciliation with his mother and especially his sister, he admitted, “unless I forgave Rosa, I will have nothing” (276). He knew all those bad experiences and memories were hurting him, and forgiveness would bring him peace. The meeting brought up many of those painful memories, but the reconciliation with his sister gave him the opportunity to make better memories now that they could become part of each other’s lives, even after the surgery would wear off. He got closure and perspective, and that continued after the effects of the surgery wore off.
During the book Ed helps Milla with not feeling so lonely. When Ed goes over to Milla’s house he brings her cry with joy; “She shakes with such despair and joy, and her tears soak, nice and warm through to my arm”  Ed tells Milla that she was the best wife he could have, by pretending to be Jimmy; her husband. Milla becomes over whelmed with emotions but finds closures with Jimmy being gone. Another time would be when Ed helped Sophie become happy with her running and become more confident. Sophie changed when Ed
Lucy is aware of her father’s disability but she also knows that Sam gives her everything she needs. He supports her, and gives her love. When Lucy is being interviewed by Mr Turner, he says to her “Deep down inside you know that your father cannot give you everything you need” Lucy replies to him “All you need is love”. As she says this, the camera zooms up onto Lucy’s face. This emphasises to the viewers Lucy’s confidence in her words, by the sincerity of her voice and expression seen on her face.