Two Stories about Violence Book Review by Top Papers

Two Stories about Violence
A look at James Reaney's short story "The Bully" and Isabel Huggan's short story "Celia behind Me."
# 139320 | 750 words | 1 source | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Child, Youth Issues (Child Abuse)


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This paper reviews and analyzes two short stories about violence. First, it considersJames Reaney's short story "The Bully" and then Isabel Huggan's short story "Celia behind Me." According to the paper, both deal with the issue of violence, with both stories being told from the point of view of children. However, they differ markedly in that one story is about emotional violence, and one story is about a combination of emotional and physical violence. Both stories show the emotional toll exacted by these various forms of violence. James Reaney's short story "The Bully" and Isabel Huggan's short story "Celia behind Me" both deal with the issue of violence.

From the Paper:

"James Reaney's short story "The Bully" and Isabel Huggan's short story "Celia behind Me" both deal with the issue of violence. The stories have in common that they are both told from the point of view of children. However, they differ markedly in that one story is about emotional violence, and one story is about a combination of emotional and physical violence. Both stories show the emotional toll exacted by these various forms of violence. In this essay, violence is defined as destructive behaviours (mental or physical) that cause pain or damage to other people. Both stories are told..."

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