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It is not what an author says but what he or she whispers that is important by Logan Pearsall Smith This quote means that the author delivers the theme through underlie themes A lot of the times he may not come out and say what they are trying to say Most of the time you have to read between the lines This statement is true in literature as well as in life Two literary works that prove this quote to be true are The Tragedy of Macbeth the play by William Shakespeare and The Lord Of The Flies the novel by William Golding The Tragedy of Macbeth the play by William Shakespeare proves this quote to be true by using many different methods William Shakespeare uses themes to whisper that too much drive for something can help to destroy a person Also taking part in evil can destroy a person The Main character Macbeth allows his drive or tragic flaw to control his life to the point of death One Example is when Macbeth gets killed because he killed so many other people including Macduffs family and Macduff wanted revenge In it self the title of the play The Tragedy of Macbeth is a way of the author whispering to the audience that Macbeth will die by the end of the play Throughout the play Shakespeare tells the readers that it was his drive and participation in evil that lead the Macbeths death you just have to read between the lines to see this The second literary work that helps to prove this quote to be true is The Lord Of The Flies the novel by William Golding This novel also uses theme to prove this quote to be true Golding whispers that the theme of The Lord Of The Flies is that mans evil action dictates the extent that democracy can flourish The protagonist Ralph is elected as the leader of the young group
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