Monday, April 29, 2013
In Class Essay #1
Pauline Hopkins quote speaks volumes and is certainly true. It applies to almost everyone that has ever lived on this planet. Our surroundings, the people in our lives, shape us into who we are. It defines us and influences us to make the decisions that we make. This strongly influences an authors decision making into who the characters are and how the setting will affect the characters. A perfect example of this is Yann Martel's Life of Pi. The novel closely examines just how much influence that characters and the setting can affect someone.