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Comparing Protagonists in Choke and Birdsong

Summary: Compares the main protagonists of Chuck Palahnuk's "Choke" and Sebastian Faulk's "Birdsong". Explores the main themes of lust, love and sexual attraction.
In this essay I will be exploring and contrasting the relationships of two characters. These characters are Stephen Wraysford of Sebastian Faulks' romantic yet graphically violent novel "Birdsong" and Victor Mancini of anarchic social commentator Chuck Palahniuk's "Choke." "Birdsong" darts between the early 1900s and the 1970s, although Stephen does not appear in the latter dates, and his story is accounted by his granddaughter Elizabeth. "Choke" is a contemporary novel, based in America in the late 20th/early 21st century. In both novels, there are strong messages about relationships, and how they can contribute to the development of a person. While both books may share similar messages, there are massive differences. The main point of contrast is the difference between lust and love.

One of the key aspects of the relationships portrayed in the novels is the idea of lust and sexual attraction. In...

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