Thursday, February 14, 2019
Mister Monday and Keys to the Kingdom Essay -- Garth Nix
Mister Monday and the keys to the farmingMister Monday the first platter in the series Keys to the Kingdom by Garth Nix, is a story to the highest degree an asthmatic boy quoted Arthur Penhaligon, who is forced into an adventure of mystery, turmoil, and understanding. This each begins on a Monday, his first day at a reinvigorated school. This is the day Arthur is visited by a strange man who goes by the name Mister Monday, and is handed a key that resembles the minute hand to an old fashion clock and a strange book leaving him with the knowledge that he is supposed to die that day. When whatsoeverthing happens between Monday and his plainlyler Sneezer, Monday grabs Sneezer and they disappear leaving Arthur to speak up it was a hallucination from the asthma attack. Only to Arthurs dis may as when he awakes in the hospital the key and the book are with him. The book contains many grammatical cases of religious symbolic representationism and references, particularly in Judeo- Christian traditions. The prime example is the affliction of each Morrow Day with one of the seven deadly sins that results from their plectron not to obey the Will.Mister Monday SlothGrim Tuesday GreedDrowned Wednesday Gluttony Sir thorium Wrath Lady Friday LustSuperior Saturday EnvyLord sunlight PrideAlso, each part of The Will embodied appears to hold a virtue. Each piece of the Will holds one of the four Cardinal Virtues (Prudence, Temperance, heroism and Justice) or the Three Theological Virtues (Faith, Hope, and Charity). Each part of the will too seems to act in a way of the seven deadly sins, otherwise from that which their forms imply. The bear for instance seems to act slothful, and the carp seems to embody pride, whilst the snake seems wrathful. This may simply be a side-effec... ...corporates a main religious symbol and other symbolic terms into the book as a all idea and base for his story. There was a lot to like about the book and very little to dislike for me, as the main citation reminded me of myself, and I enjoyed how everything ties together in the book. I enjoyed the plot and setting of the book and liked how thither were clues through out the book on how things would happen, some more evident then others. The only thing I didnt like about the book were thee items used in that fashion indoors the house. Although the author described everything very well in the book there were some things he left out or assumed the lector al choosey knew. To me I didnt get some of the items use but for a more educated people it could have been easy. Overall I had a great time reading the book and think others should read it to, in my opinion of course.