General Vision and Viewpoint Essays

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In the light of the above statement, compare the general vision and viewpoint in at least two texts you have studied in your comparative course.
Throughout my study of Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte, Sive by John B.Keane and Casablanca directed by Michael Curtiz, there was no doubt that each text presented me with an outlook on life which shaped my general vision and view point to either one of positivity or in many cases, negativity. In all three texts which I have studied, the author’s use of intriguing characters, vital key moments and the all important resolution to the three texts, all contributed to my outlook on life, either bright or dark and as result, shaping my GVV to its appropriate outlook.
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I found that the fact that Ilsa, and similarly Catherine, were both married, yet were caught up in an intense love triangle, no doubt captivated me, but still gave me a dark outlook on life and consequently a negative GVV. I similarly had a dark outlook on life in Sive, and though Sive was not married, she still found herself in a love triangle and again, gave me a negative GVV and a dark outlook on life. However, in contrast to that, all three women fluctuated my GVV, as I felt their strong representation of the role of women, gave me a positive GVV. All three women stood for what they believed in and as a result gave me a bright outlook on life.
The vital key moments created by all three authors throughout each text most definitely presented to me different outlooks on life which in all three texts fluctuated between a bright and a dark outlook. A key moment created in Wuthering Heights which captivated was the time in which Heathcliff returned to the Heights after some time of absence in Chapter ten. His moment of reunion with Catherine reminded me of Rick and Ilsa first encounter after their time spent in Paris in sequence 4. Rick is still very much in love with Ilsa and the way he looks after she walks away speaks volumes. It was clear to me here of the positive GVV in which I formed as I most definitely had a bright outlook on life as I was happy to see the reunion of love in both texts. These two key moments are