• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

The Aberhart Summer: Loss of Innocence and its Effects

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

��ࡱ�>�� -/����,�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������[email protected] ��0 bjbj�2�2 (&�X�X[�������������������8� ���vbdddddd$YR��������000��b0b00B��B p×����Bb�0�B� � B������� �B 0��0The Aberhart Summer: Loss of Innocence and its Effects Innocence can be defined as a person who lacks corruptness, evil, malice and who is unaware or naive in particular literary subjects. The loss of the innocence can result in a number of ways, whether it be a catastrophe for the character or a renewing experience for the soul. In playwright Conni Massing�s play, �The Aberhart Summer�, written by author Bruce Allen Powe, the characters undergo a change and realization that forever changes their mentality, on an emotional point of view, and their outlook of life. In the play however, the loss of innocence the characters experience due to the death of Babe, results in the betterment of themselves and their surroundings. The loss of innocence during the play, is resulted from the death of a friend and a brother. Albert and Doug are the prominent characters that experience this change which result in the betterment of their characters, as they have become more aware and perceptible, since they have experienced the death of a close one. �Just for a moment, there was a feeling of relief. ...read more.

Middle

His determination opens a new door for perceptiveness, especially after the police had closed Babe's case and labeled it as a suicide. The idea behind Doug realizing the open window was one developed through his intuition of his surroundings. However, even though his determination was powerful, it was not enough to put up a good fight against age, time, and circumstance, as the police had closed the case on Babe. The remarkable idea behind the death of Babe is that Doug could see beyond the exterior of other characters and have some form of reasoning to conclude that Babe�s death was not a suicide, but an attempt of murder. This gives way for the beginning of his transition to adulthood and the loss of innocence. It was not until the end of the play that Doug learns the truth about Babe's death. After many years, Doug is still distraught over his death and the story Pete shares gives Doug a sense of relief. During this realization, Doug has mixed emotions as anger and relief conflict each other to give a combined reaction. ...read more.

Conclusion

The UK's Coursework Database - http://www.coursework.info/ This document was downloaded from Coursework.Info - The UK's Coursework Database - http://www.coursework.info/ Z[��;<�� �� ������������h�_�h�_�OJQJh�_�h�_�CJOJQJ%h�_�h�_�OJQJfHq� ����)h�_�h�_�CJOJQJfHq� ����h�_�hw ' hw 'h�_�78��S � o � � � 5 � � N � w � :�`�v�+������������������������������gdw '[����@��W�z�7��P�67��P[����<=���������������������������$a$gd�_�gdw '=>?���� !"#���� ��������������������gdw '$a$gd�_�$a$gd�_�&1�h:pw '��/ ��=!�'"�'#��$��%��[email protected]�D NormalCJ_H aJmH nHsH [email protected]�D Default Paragraph FontRi�R Table Normal�4� l4�a� (k�(No [email protected]�D w ' Plain TextCJOJQJ^[email protected] �_�Header ���!4 @4 �_�Footer ���!`�o"` �_�watermark header$a$CJOJQJfHq� ����N�o2N �_�watermark footer$a$ CJOJQJ &����r�V�:�� �= PZ ��alex�w '�_��@[8P [email protected]��Unknown������������G��z ��Times New Roman5V��Symbol3&� �z ��Arial7&�� �VerdanaG5�� �����h�MS Mincho-�3� fg?5� �z ��Courier New"1���h��f��f��f�� 9^�� 9^$�������4SS3�� H�?������������������w '��6The Aberhart Summer: Loss of Innocence and its EffectsTCoursework.Info Coursework - http://www.coursework.info/ - Redistribution ProhibitedTCoursework.Info Coursework - http://www.coursework.info/ - Redistribution Prohibitedalexalex�� ��Oh��+'��0����@P�� ( D P \ ht|���7The Aberhart Summer: Loss of Innocence and its EffectsUCoursework.Info Coursework - http://www.coursework.info/ - Redistribution ProhibitedualexewoUCoursework.Info Coursework - http://www.coursework.info/ - Redistribution Prohibitedu>Downloaded from Coursework.Info - http://www.coursework.info/is Normal.dotfalexl.d2exMicrosoft Word [email protected]@@����@@����@@������ �� ��Õ.��+,��D��Õ.��+,���T���H����� ���� � 3�UCoursework.Info Coursework - http://www.coursework.info/ - Redistribution ProhibitedEUCoursework.Info Coursework - http://www.coursework.info/ - Redistribution ProhibitedEUCoursework.Info Coursework - http://www.coursework.info/ - Redistribution ProhibitedE�^9SA 7The Aberhart Summer: Loss of Innocence and its Effects [email protected]���+K_PID_LINKBASE CopyrightDownloaded FromCan RedistributeOwner�A4http://www.coursework.comcoursework.comehttp://www.coursework.comnnNo, do not redistributecoursework.com/ �������� !"#����%&'()*+��������.����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������Root Entry�������� �F�2����0�1Table��������WordDocument��������(&SummaryInformation(����DocumentSummaryInformation8������������$CompObj������������j������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ���� �FMicrosoft Word Document MSWordDocWord.Document.8�9�q ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our University Degree Blake section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related University Degree Blake essays

  1. 'Romanticism was revolutionary.' In what ways is this statement true or untrue?

    Alternatively they would grow up stunted and deformed, or die at a young age from cancer or lung disease. In Songs of Innocence the speaker states that when the little boys died and were 'locked up in coffins of black' (Wu, p.63, line 12), there was an angel who 'open'd

  2. How does William Blake use his work to show his disapproval of the society ...

    Blake uses end rhyme to reinforce how the people in London are similar to slaves, for example 'every man' and 'every ban' is used to illustrate how there are many restrictions preventing people from being happy. It also suggests that sounds in London are unhappy, people 'sigh' and the environment is very negative.

  1. Why and how do writers of English Literary and playful texts &amp;quot;break the rules ...

    Thus, there is a sense of closure and we understand that we have arrived at an end, but because of the aabb pattern, there is also continuity and the idea of the circle of life. Blake also uses rhythm, with each line consisting of four alternating stressed and unstressed words,

  2. Emotional Distance can lead to a loss of innocence.

    The children's innocence are forced from them as a expectation from there mother.Framboise's mother mistakenly applies the same techniques to child rearing that she applies to growing fruit trees. Prune them severly and they shall flower. Although Framboise is her mother favourite of the children because of the similarties they

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work