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Haunting and horrifying, as beautiful as its disturbing, the two novels "The English" Patient" by Michael Ondaantje and "A Farewell to Arms" by Ernest Hemmingway sweep the readers of their feet taking them to a whole new world. The English Patient tells the story of the entanglement of four damaged lives in an Italian monastery as World War II ends. Ondaatje pulls these characters together, then unravels each of the problems the characters have dealt with. "A Farewell to Arms" is a romantic and harshly realistic, story of a romance set against the cruelty and confusion of World War I when a driver and a nurse fall in love.

Odaantje and Hemmingway each use their different styles of writing to capture the readers and their different types of themes and symbols and views on how it reflects on life.

What i need help on is the last sentence or the thesis. i tried writing it but mine doesn't make sense. hopefully by reading mine, you will get a feeling of what i want to say and help me write it better please. the sentence sounds weird but i need to include the words "symbols" and "themes" and "styles of writing" in the thesis instead of listing it. my teacher says that way i won't sound like i'm repeating myself when i actually write my body paragraphs.


There is still blatant plagiarism here:

Yours:
Haunting and horrifying, as beautiful as its disturbing, the two novels "The English" Patient" by Michael Ondaantje and "A Farewell to Arms" by Ernest Hemmingway sweep the readers of [sic] their feet taking them to a whole new world. The English Patient tells the story of the entanglement of four damaged lives in an Italian monastery as World War II ends. Ondaatje pulls these characters together, then unravels each of the problems the characters have dealt with.

Amazon reviewer's:
Haunting and harrowing, as beautiful as it is disturbing, The English Patient tells the story of the entanglement of four damaged lives in an Italian monastery as the second world war ends. The exhausted nurse, Hana; the maimed thief, Caravaggio; the wary sapper, Kip: each is haunted by the riddle of the English patient, the nameless, burn victim who lies in an upstairs room and whose memories of passion, betrayal and rescue illuminate this book like flashes of sheet lightning. In lyrical prose informed by a poetic consciousness, Michael Ondaatje weaves these characters together, pulls them tight, then unravels the threads with unsettling acumen.
http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/0747572593/202-9220404-3843039?v=glance&n=266239

Best Price reviewer's:
By turns romantic and harshly realistic, Hemingway's story of a tragic romance set against the brutality and confusion of World War I cemented his fame as a stylist and as a writer of extraordinary literary power. A volunteer ambulance driver and a beautiful English nurse fall in love when he is wounded on the Italian front.
http://www.bestprices.com/cgi-bin/vlink/0684837889BT.html

So I say again -- once you have written an entire introduction completely in your own words, someone here will be able to critique it for you.

Remember, too, that book and film titles need to be underlined or italicized, not put in quotation marks.


Here are some places where you can read up on what plagiarism is (and what it isn't) and how to write correctly, so you don't get zeroes on your papers:

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http://nutsandbolts.washcoll.edu/plagiarism.html

http://leo.stcloudstate.edu/research/plagiarism.html

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