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    Here on eNotes, there is a study guide for The Star, which includes a short description of the characters. There is only one named character in the book, and the narrator is only referred to by his...

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    Figurative language is language that is not literal. It describes using comparisons to give the reader a visual image. One example of figurative language is personification, which is comparing...

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    Perhaps the central theme of this excellent story is the way in which science is placed in conflict with religion. The narrator, who is a very religious individual, has desired to prove that...

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    The fundamental conflict between religion and science in The Star lies in the central character. The narrator straddles both worlds in his own sense of being. He is both a Jesuit priest and an...

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    The potential for division between science and religion can be seen in a couple of places here. The first would be the Jesuit priest's crisis of faith might be, in its own right, an example of the...

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    There are many religious and spiritual overtones of the science fiction story called “The Star” but the most important theme is the opposition of religion and science. The reader is presented...

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    There are two intertwined ironies to the ending of this classic story. The first is that in showing his love for humanity, and the great depth of his compassion, God killed another race. This is...

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