English A2 Review

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1. Einstein's Dream

1.1. Characters

1.1.1. Groups

1.1.1.1. Lovers

1.1.1.1.1. New node

1.1.1.1.2. New node

1.1.1.2. Children

1.1.1.3. Artists

1.1.1.4. Scientist

1.1.1.5. "other people"

1.1.1.6. "such people"

1.1.1.7. Couples

1.1.1.8. nows

1.1.1.9. laters

1.1.2. Einstein

1.1.2.1. New node

1.1.3. Besso

1.1.4. New node

1.2. Location of dreams

1.2.1. Town

1.2.2. Mountains

1.2.3. New node

1.3. Set up

1.3.1. Prolouge

1.3.2. Dreams

1.3.2.1. time?!?"#?!"

1.3.3. Interlude

1.4. Symboles

1.4.1. clocks

1.4.1.1. time

1.4.2. Alps

1.4.2.1. heights

1.5. Themes

1.5.1. Time

1.5.2. Man vs. self

1.5.3. Man vs. nature

2. The Handmaid's Tale

2.1. Symbols

2.1.1. Blood/red

2.1.1.1. Sacrificing the lamp

2.1.1.1.1. jesus

2.1.2. flowers

2.1.2.1. Beauty

2.1.2.1.1. The handmaids

2.1.2.2. fertility

2.1.2.3. Childeren

2.1.2.3.1. fertility and the garden of Serena Joy

2.2. Themes

2.3. Government

2.3.1. Eyes

2.3.2. Commanders

2.3.3. Commanders' wives

2.3.4. Doctors & Angels

2.3.5. Handmaids & Autnts

2.3.6. Marthas

2.3.7. Unwomen

2.4. Dystopian Socienty

2.5. Characters

2.6. Resistance towards the system

2.6.1. Moira

2.6.1.1. lesbian vs Whore vs Feminist

2.6.1.2. Strong character, like Offered´s mother

2.6.1.3. Escapes from Gilead, but is captured. Moira is given the choice between the colonies and Jazabell (a night club). Moire chooses Jazabell to work as a whore

2.6.1.4. Large scale rebelions

2.6.1.4.1. Fails at the end, she is broken

2.6.2. Offred

2.6.2.1. Passive

2.6.2.2. Handmaid

2.6.2.3. Small scale rebelions

2.6.2.4. Relationship with Nick, who is a mirror of her lost husband Luke

2.6.2.5. Lost her child who was taken by the government

2.6.3. May-Day

3. Slaughterhouse 5

3.1. Characters

3.1.1. Vonnegut -- Pilgrim

3.1.2. O'Hare

3.1.3. Edgar Derby

3.1.4. Montana Wildhack

3.1.5. Billy's family

3.1.5.1. Valencia

3.1.5.2. Barbara

3.1.5.3. Robert

3.1.5.4. Billy's Mum

3.1.5.5. Billy's Dad

3.1.6. Kilgore Trout

3.2. Setting

3.2.1. Time-Travel (novel places)

3.2.1.1. War

3.2.1.1.1. Dresden

3.2.1.1.2. English prison

3.2.1.2. Tralfamadore

3.2.1.2.1. Zoo

3.2.1.3. America

3.2.1.3.1. Billy's office

3.2.1.3.2. Billy's house

3.2.1.3.3. Hospital of veterans

3.2.2. Real life (real places)

3.2.2.1. Chicago

3.2.2.2. Pennsylvania

3.3. Themes

3.3.1. Perception of the reality

3.3.2. Time

3.3.2.1. "The most important thing I learned on Tralfamadore was..." (22)

3.3.3. Free Will

3.3.3.1. Serenity Prayer (172)

3.3.3.2. "Only on Earth is there any talk of free will" (70)

3.3.4. War

3.3.4.1. "All there is to say about a massacre..." (16)

3.4. Symbols

3.4.1. "Poo-tee-weet?"

3.4.2. Blue and Ivory

3.4.2.1. Fragility of the thin membrane between life and death

3.4.2.1.1. While Billy is in the Billy's own hands and feet are blue and ivory, as are those of the corpses he glimpses during his march as prisoner of war (65)

4. 1984 (George Orwell)

4.1. Characters

4.1.1. Winston Smith

4.1.1.1. Protagonist

4.1.2. Julia

4.1.3. Big Brother

4.1.4. Mr. Charrington

4.1.5. O'Brien

4.1.6. Emmanuel Goldstein

4.1.6.1. An old Jewish man with white hair and a goatee. Former party leader but now the great leader of the resistance against Big Brother. People view him as the devil and he personifies the evil.

4.1.7. Katharine

4.1.8. Tom Parson (Family)

4.1.9. Prole Woman

4.1.10. Syme

4.1.11. Old Man

4.1.11.1. Winston consults this old man to learn about the past, before he was born to learn how history has evolved and how it has been manipulated

4.2. Themes

4.2.1. Victory

4.2.1.1. Set by the party

4.2.2. Free Will

4.2.3. Loyalty and Corruption

4.2.4. Utopia/Dystopia

4.2.4.1. 1984 is set in a dystopian society

4.2.5. Patriotism

4.2.6. Reality/Illusion

4.2.6.1. Paradoxes

4.2.6.1.1. "War is Peace, Freedom is Slavery, Ignorance is Strength"

4.2.6.1.2. Names of Ministries

4.3. Setting

4.3.1. Oceania

4.3.1.1. London, England

4.3.1.1.1. Ministries

4.3.1.1.2. Apartment

4.3.1.1.3. Community Centre

4.3.2. Eastasia

4.3.3. Eurasia

4.3.4. 1984