Essays Tagged: "Briony"

Atonement by Ian McEwan

manor in Surrey on a sweltering summer's day. Amid a scene of rural bliss, the strongly imaginative Briony Tallis, a 13-year old budding writer, goes about arranging the performance of a play she has ... and Jack's routine phone call telling her that he is spending the night in London because of 'work'.Briony's restless older sister, Cecilia, is bothered about her recently developed awkwardness with R ...

(5 pages) 21 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


atic path of forgiveness on the imponderable atonement. Although the majority of the novel is about Briony's journey towards atonement, which she doesn't fulfill properly the way she wanted to, accord ... fact that her sister and Robbie don't make it to be together. McEwan alludes to people, especially Briony, try and strive to make up for the wrong they do, but its up to her to reach that inner state ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers