Over the figurative definition obtained in the play that Coral and Tom conduct in, called “The Stranger on the Shore”. Coral turns into a mermaid, from the previous state of a human being in her strive to follow and chase her loved one. This is symbolic of Corals change after the death of her son, and her pursuing fitment to him. The mermaid normally represents the component of fantasy, explained to be the isolation of Coral and her interval from actuality. However, due to Toms appeal, Coral was revolved into perishable shape, he states, “You must return to your own world and your own people”, in response, Coral tells him, “I cannot walk, I am afraid”, proposing her fear and delay towards the alter. Tom then helps Coral in walking, she says, “I’m walking, I’m walking, I’m walking”. This repetition, and tone of disclosure from Coral speaking to her own voice and has discovered her identity, from the help of Tom. The play represents the ease of coral through her connection with Tom, and the sacrifices he has made in his own life to help her through her ache. Subtly dispenses and underlines the change in her character. Gow has used the repetition of “I’m walking” to enforce the change perceived in Coral.
During the play we see Coral look at Tom playing Puck in A Midsummer Night’s Dream and sees a sick boy. She comprehends he is sick and others don’t perceive this. But she also sees a sick boy who is special, “He looks so sick yet so wonderful”. This is an allusion to Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Also Coral seems to have ached with intellectual disease that sources her to separate herself from others, which makes her husband anxious.
Discoveries can be confronting and provocative. How is this statement explored in your prescribed and/or related texts?
Intertextual reference, to gone with the wind “As God is my witness, “I’ll never be hungry again”. Gwen’s life has been controlled by her wish to “never be hungry again”, so much so that she has disregarded her connections with her family and those around her. He result is that she is prejudiced towards others who are not part of her plan to never go hungry. She calls Tom a “foulmouthed little English chum” because she sees her broke past in Tom; her upkeep has formed her views of the world and of others.
Repetition of “never”, “sacrificed! Gone without. Gone through privation so what occurred to us will never occur to you. The audience discovers that Gwen has skilled privation in her life and that she does not want the same for Meg. The record of these privations and the repetition of “never” emphasises this desire. However, Gwen must take her discovery that she cannot plan her daughter’s life just because she is discontented with her own, and this discovery is a demanding one.
The related text “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”, by Stephen Chbosky. Relates as it surrounds the many differences of distinctive discoveries, both with a positive and negative effect. As Charlie writes the novel through many letters, his discoveries are told first hand so we get a really featured comprehension of the transformative result on him. His naivety also causes many discoveries, as he is unaware of the impact of many of his actions or the way people feel towards him.
What ramifications of different discoveries for individuals and their world in your prescribed and/or related texts
Gwen learns that Vic’s son Tom has terminal cancer and has little time left to live. As a result of this opposed discovery Gwen revaluates her usefulness which are concentrated on matter and perceives she needs to respect her family and life more. She starts to revaluate her class preconception plus her “plans”. And registers her sights on the world have led to an unsatisfying life.
Gwen’s opening awareness happens when Vic, who saw a lost woman in Gwen, proposes a walk and uses the inclusive pronoun “us girls” to supply a kind approach. Walking is used by Gow as a catalyst but also a metaphor for progression and alter. The walk up the beach helps Gwen to perceive the components of life are more major than her worries over wealth and after being impotent to take the BEX powder, which is a symbol for Gwen’s attempt to synthetic produce enjoyment. She is no longer able to find comfort in such facile solutions which implicit that Gwen has come to the awareness for more enlightened thinking. “I want to take it and I can’t”. Gow has conveyed the discovery of Gwen as very confronting yet rewarding.
Emotional and intellectual discoveries can result in changes in perspective and personal growth. To what extent is this statement represented in your related text?
This is juxtaposed with Harry’s soliloquy relating his family’s experiences in “the Old World”, personifying it as “an elderly relative, tired, cranky, who doesn’t want you to have any fun but just worry about their health all the time. Harassing you, censuring you, making you feel guilty for any entertainment you might command to find. “Despite Gwen’s supercilious viewpoints towards them because of their status, they have ironically tried for a better life, something Gwen does not know because her small mindedness has averted her from getting to know Tom’s family. Their experience of privation counterparts with Gwen, however they have discovered a different perspective to Gwen’s because of Tom’s cancer, whereby “we don’t look back and we don’t look forward. “Making plans is not an option for them with the terminal illness of their son, though they want their son to keep his alternatives open, shown through the imperative language in Harry’s dialogue: “He must look ahead even if we never do”.
The related text “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”, by Stephen Chbosky. Relates when Charlie makes this realization and discovery that this did in fact happen, it shatters his entire world-view, deeply affecting him as even she betrays his trust. This discovery leads him to eventually be hospitalized. Therefore, just as secrets and their discovery form a structure for Charlie’s life, enabling him to have a better understand of his family.
How has your study of discovery deepened your understanding of the process of discovery?
Discovery has strengthened my understanding by enclosing the experiences of discovering something for the first time and rediscovering something that has been lost, unremembered or hidden. I have learnt that discoveries can be unexpected and unanticipated, or they can appear from a procedure of intentional and cautious arrangement summon by interest, essential or wonderment. They can lead us to new worlds and usefulness, which restorative new plans, and authorize us to theorize about future chances. Discoveries and discovering can provide new comprehension and resumed discernment of ourselves and others. Discoveries can be fresh and intensely significant in ways that may be spiritual, inventive, cerebral, physical and inner. They can also be challenging and annoying. That is how discovery has deepened my understanding.