Analysis Of The Chapter 'Every Trip Is A Quest'

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Graeson Fee AP Literature Foster Templates 7/27/15 Chapter #1 1. Every Trip Is a Quest (Except When It’s Not) 3. The minor idea of this chapter is that in literature a quest is structured with five main components. The five parts of a quest are (a) a quester; (b) a place to go; (c) a stated reason to go there (d) challenges and trails en route; and (e) a real reason to go there, which as Foster explains as the main idea of the chapter is almost always self-knowledge. This concept is an important aspect of literature to remember because this is the setup and premises of many pieces of literature. Chapter #2 1. Nice to Eat with You: Acts of Communion 4. A major work cited is Cathedral by Raymond Carver. It portrays the concept of a meal scene as an act of communion as it brings together the narrator and the blind man as the narrator comes to realize the similarities they share as they eat their food the same way. This work is important because it is a perfect example of an act of sharing and peace as Foster describes meals to be as the narrator finds peace with the blind man after sharing a meal and a joint and realizing all the things they share in common.…show more content…
Nice to Eat You: Acts of Vampires 2. The most important idea in the chapter is that of symbolic vampirism. Symbolic vampirism presents itself in literature through selfishness, exploitation, refusal to respect the autonomy of others, using people to get what one wants, and placing ones desires over the needs of others. This is an important idea because it is seen in many works of literature as someone brings down another person for their own benefit. Chapter #4 1. Now, Where Have I Seen Her

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