'The Dancing Bear' and Figurative Language Book Review by ResearchRiter

'The Dancing Bear' and Figurative Language
A literary analysis of the work 'The Dancing Bear' by Guy Vanderhaeghe.
# 126417 | 1,750 words | 15 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Shakespeare (King Lear) , Literature (General) , Language (General)

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In this article, the writer discusses Guy Vanderhaeghe's short story, 'The Dancing Bear' by analyzing selected quotations from the story. The writer also compares Shakespeare's character of King Lear to the main character in 'The Dancing Bear'.

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"Guy Vanderhaeghe describes in 'The Dancing Bear' an old man who lay sleeping on the taut red rubber sheet as if he were some specimen mounted and pinned there to dry. With this introduction the theme of the story is established via figurative language which likens the elderly man to some insect that has been captured killed and mounted for display. In this essay a number of quotations from the short story will be analyzed and linked to the central theme of ..."

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