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  • A Gap of Sky

    A Gap of Sky Youth is often associated with freedom, exploration, desire, and choices which concern the future of the individual. Being young is not always easy. The parents are now in the background and, therefore, young people enjoy the freedom which comes with the parents’ withdrawal. Although, having fun and being free is part of youth, there are responsibilities and expectations, and these must not be neglected. But real freedom and responsibilities go together. The short story ‘A Gap of

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  • A Gap of Sky

    A Gap of Sky Youth is often associated with freedom, exploration, desire, and choices which concern the future of the individual. Being young is not always easy. The parents are now in the background and, therefore, young people enjoy the freedom which comes with the parents’ withdrawal. Although, having fun and being free is part of youth, there are responsibilities and expectations, and these must not be neglected. Though real freedom and responsibilities go together. The short story ‘A Gap

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  • Essay - a Gap of Sky

    freedom comes responsibility. Every individual needs to take responsibility for his or her own life. You have to struggle with the choices you have taken or will take. This way of living life in a modern society is depicted in the short story A Gap of Sky. The story is about the young, nineteen year old girl Ellie, who lives in London. She deals with an environment full of temptations as drugs and alcohol - but she definetly feels the freedom of todays society, especially in the big citites.

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    A Gap Of Sky by Luca Adriano D'Alessandro. 952 words. The short story is written by Anna Hope. The story takes place in London and is told by a first-person narrator that leads us through Ellie's thoughts and eyes, and guides us through the whole story by her inner monolog with herself. The situation described in the story is recognizeable for some people, it can be illustrated as if life has some obstacles you need to overcome, especially in the teenage years where you detach yourself from

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    Analysis and interpretation of “A gap of sky” by Anna Hope “A Gap of Sky” is a short story by Anna Hope. The story is about the young girl Ellie who lives in London and attend UCL. She lives a wild life with parties and drugs and therefore she cannot concentrate on her studies. She has not got anyone to hold on to and no parents to guide her. The city distracts her with all its options and temptations. There is always new and exciting things around the corner but you must focus on the important

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    A Gap of Sky In ”A Gap of Sky” by Anna Hope we meet the young woman Ellie, a complicated girl, with some very serious problems. First of all her life is very affected by her serious use of drugs and the consequences of this use the following days. Her lifestyle is far from normal and very extreme, since we are able to interpret this after only one afternoon in her company. Unfortunately, this day is quite important, since she has to finish a hand-in for the next day, or else she will be kicked out

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    “A Gap of Sky” by Anna Hope is a short story about a young girl caught in a dilemma between expectationsand desires. It is a portrait of a young girl on drugs and a description of what the city can do to a personwho stands alone without the support and care from other people. The narrator is third person andomniscient, and the narrative technique can be described with the phrase “stream of consciousness” whichis a technique that writer and feminist Virginia Woolf used a lot in her works. This “stream”

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  • A Gap of Sky by Anna Hope

    A Gap of Sky by Anna Hope Being young is often characterized by a feeling of pure invincibility. You feel like you can take on the world, and that you can handle everything. But being young is not always as easy as it sounds, because even though freedom is right beside you, expectations and responsibility is only a few steps behind you; catching up on you and bringing you back to reality. Drugs and freedom are some of the themes in the short story “A Gap of Sky” by Anna Hope from 2008. Ellie is

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    A gap of sky People have to find themselves when they grow up, and it can cost a lot of frustrations. There are so many things you have to think about and take care of when you stand on the line between being a child and an independent adult person. You have to learn to take responsibility for yourself and that can be one of the hardest parts – that’s when you disappoint yourself and the people around you the most because you don’t always see how important something really is. Sometimes you don’t

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  • A Gap of Sky Analysis

    A Gap of Sky Individualism is a keyword in postmodern society. We do not depend on each other and we go our own ways. If we fall, others might catch us, but not necessarily. We are left with freedom to choose whatever we want of life. It is expected that we create our own footprints. Freedom is beautiful, but with freedom, also comes a great responsibility; the responsibility of our own life. Freedom can lead to loneliness, and sometimes even lead to a fear of going in the wrong direction. In

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    short story “A Gap of Sky” written by Anna Hope in 2008; Ellie is wandering around in the streets of London and in her own mind as well. Her walk around London’s streets becomes a walk through her own mind. Crisis, confusion, changes, responsibilities and fear, are the main components of a short story by Anna Hope. A story which is intriguing, and will take you one step closer, to understand what a ‘typical’ teenager can go through. In this essay I will analyze and interpret Anna Hope’s short

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  • A Gap of Sky

    A Gap of Sky Being young is not always that easy as it sounds. You have to think on things like expectation and responsibility. It is reality and you cannot always live life, as you want it. You cannot hide from life and you have to face it while you are young. It is different from people to people if you live by the word ‘freedom’ but we all feel free somehow. And being a teenager and being young is a time to feel free and to experience how great life is. And so do Ellie from “A Gap of Sky” by

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  • Anna Hope's "Gap in the Sky"

    An Analysis and Interpretation of Anna Hope’s ”A Gap of Sky” (2008) When being a teenage student in the twenty-first century you might find yourself at a crossroad where important decisions have to be made. You have to consider your ambitions and where you will end up with the current lifestyle you are living. In Anna Hope’s A Gap of Sky (2008) teenager Ellie finds herself deeply reflecting over both partying and doing drugs, but also the severity of her college education. Ellie is a nineteen

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  • A Gap of Sky

    highest expectations for themselves ever, because the media, the society and the politicians only focus on the wonder kids and the unique individuals. These expectations can be hard for the young generation to cope with. Anne Hope has written the short story, “A Gap of Sky”, in 2008. The short story is written in a 3rd person omniscient narrator from the main character, Ellie’s point of view. The narrative mode used is description. The story is told as if the narrator is inside Ellie’s head; you

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    A Gap of sky This essay, written by Anna Hope, is about a girl, who wakes up after a long night of partying with drugs and alcohol. The girl in the story is named Ellie. She is in a big hurry because she has to hand in an assignment at nine a clock. She doesn't have any printer ink left, so she starts trying to find some stores that are still open. After a long time of searching to find a store that is sells printer ink, she finally find a store which is not closed. She buys the ink and walks

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    A Gap of Sky “A Gap of Sky” by Anna Hope is about a young girl who, like a lot of other young people, is exposed to a huge amount of pressure. She is caught in a dilemma between desires and expectations, because nowadays there is so much you have to live up to. You have wear nice clothes, do well in school, have lots of friends etc. So it’s not surprising that sometimes you would want to get away and forget about all that. In this story, the young girl, whose name is Ellie, doesn’t live up to

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    Wake up Ellie ”A Gap of Sky” is a short story written by Anna Hope. It is about a young girl named Ellie who is nineteen and struggling to balance her life between drugs and school. Ellie has a paper due in the morning and is being threatened that she will be kicked out of the school if she does not start to hand in her papers and show up in the school. But she is out of printer ink so she embarks on a life changing quest to find some. The theme in “A Gap of Sky” is freedom and choices which

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    A Gab of Sky “It is dark, but the wrong dark. Something is wrong with the dark”, sounds the opening sentence in the short story “A Gab of Sky” which is written by Anna Hope in 2008. Ellie is parties all nights with some friends. In these parties Ellie and her friends take several drugs. Because of these parties and drugs and the alcohol, Ellie is having trouble getting up of her bed and do her assignments. Because she knows there will be consequences if Ellie does not make her assignments. “She

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    A Gap of Sky Fuck! Fuck is a word which is used a lot among young people. Especially when talking about your life. Fuck it! School can wait, let’s party tonight! But it isn’t always that easy not to care. Life isn’t a walkover. It can be pretty tough sometimes because what is right and what is wrong? – This is the question! Sometimes you end up confused and lost, as an outcome of too many bad decisions and too little guidance and support. But what is a bad decision and how do you figure it out

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    English essay – “A Gap of Sky” Amalie Thomsen Introduction: The title of the short story is “A Gap of Sky” and is written by Anna Hope in 2008. Anna Hope is an English actress and writer. She is from Manchester and was educated at Wadham College, Oxford. The short story is fiction, but could still take place in real life. The main theme is identity formation. Analysis: The story is written with a 3rd persons view: “Ellie reaches a hand out […] She takes the glass, stumbles forward…” The

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    Anders Kjær Gasbjerg 08-D 09-2-2011 Spadedk@gmail.com Haderslev Katedralskole Engelish A Gap of Sky Fuck! Fuck is a word which is used a lot among young people. Especially when talking about your life. Fuck it! School can wait, let’s party tonight! But it isn’t always that easy not to care. Life isn’t a walkover. It can be pretty tough sometimes because what is right and what is wrong? – This is the question! Sometimes you end up confused and lost, as an outcome of too many bad decisions

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    A Gap of Sky -by Anna Hope It is in the youth you construct your final identity. This can be very hard to handle for some youngsters. It's important to find a balance between the society's and family's expectations and your own hunger for freedom and dislodgement. This short story by Anna Hope is about Ellie, a nineteen-year-old girl who lives in London by herself. She is addicted to drugs, especially coke, but at the same time she is studying at the university. Her life is sort of dual which

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  • A Gap of Sky Analysis

    Analysis of A Gap of Sky You have to be a good daughter or son. You have to be a good girlfriend or boyfriend, a good friend, a good brother, a good sister. You have to be good at math, chemistry, social science and biology. You have to wear the right clothes, and be good at sports. You have to be popular and have the coolest friends. The pressure nowadays is enormous. There is no wonder why so many young people want to run away sometimes, so they can get away from the huge amount of pressure

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  • A Gap of Sky Analysis

    supportive the person if it is something hard for him/her to overdue, but if they are declining their own state of mind, it is up to the person who has the problem to confront it and overcome it. This is one of the topics dealt with in Anna Hopes short-story “A Gap of Sky” from 2008, where a teenager named Ellie struggle against her inner demons. The story is set in today’s London; the author starts in medias res with the line “It is dark, but the wrong dark. Something is wrong with the dark” and therefore

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  • A Gap of Sky Essay

    A Gap of Sky – Anna Hope A Gap of Sky is a short story written by Anna Hope. The short story is from 2008, and it takes place in London, England. The story is about a girl who has a lot of pressure on her shoulders from both society and family. The story shoes what environments can do to a person who stands alone without the support of family and friends. The story is written in 3. Person narrative, because the author describes the main character with words like she and her. Example: “…Ellie

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  • Gap of Sky Analysis

    A Gap of Sky A Youth is often characterized by life, desire and a feeling of freedom and invincibility. It is in youth a person truly provides background for what the personality of the person concerned contains and how it develops according to peer relationships and a person’s inner self, and therefore the youth is a vital part of life, but being young is not always as easy as it sounds because even though freedom is within reach, responsibility and expectations are right behind you, reminding

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  • A Gap of the Sky

    There is always a reason to why people abuse. Whether they drink a little too much some times, numbs them selves with various medicines or shoots up hard every single day, there is always a reason. In Anna Hope’s short story ”A Gap of Sky” from 2008 we meet a young girl, who without a doubt has a reason to want to get away from everything. The story starts in medias res with “It is dark, but the wrong dark. Something is wrong with the dark.” (l. 1) letting us know from the beginning, 19-year old

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    A Gap of sky The short story “A Gap of sky”, by Anna Hope, is about how youth often is characterized by life, desire and a feeling of freedom and invincibility. The setting is in today’s London and the author starts in medias res “It is dark, but the wrong dark. Something is wrong with the dark” (l.1). Because of this the author establishes, by his use of words such as not just dark but the wrong dark, a rather gloomy mood. The story is about how being young and, although freedom is within

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    A Gap of Sky By Anna Hope One of the first things you put in mind, is the drug K. There are a lot different drugs on the market such as, marihuana, heroin and Coke. All of them can be equally dangerous; it all depends on the dose you take. But not only is drug dangerous, they also have an effect on the individual human being. If people starts talking about drugs, we do not react immediately, because nowadays it has reached to a lot young people, and we hear more and more about drugs. Even

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    A Gap of Sky What is the meaning of life? What is the right thing to do, and what is wrong? Is this education really what I want, or what my parents want? What do I want? Many questions are asked, but no one knows the answer to them. Through the short story “A Gap of Sky” a young girl on the influence of drugs, is looking for printer ink for her essay. On one side she wants to just keep being under the influence of drugs, party all night and have fun with her friends, but on the other hand she

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    A Gap of sky The short story, A Gap of Sky, by the British writer, Anna Hope, deals with a young girl who find herself alone in the freedom of postmodern society. She is one out of many British youngsters who are in an environment with drugs, alcohol and addiction. The story is told by a third-person narrator with an inner view to the main character’s thoughts. The main character’s personality influences the language. The lines are short, and written as a stream of conscience. This leaves the impression

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    A Gap of Sky We all know that partying and hanging out with friends is more fun than studying and doing homework. That is a part of youth. It is not always easy to be young. Sometimes you escape the reality by taking drugs or alcohol and end up unsuccessful. Nowadays young people have to think about their own life and school to become successful and not be distracted by their surroundings. Last but not least, not to be afraid to failure in life because anything is possible if you want to do the

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    A Gap of Sky Living as a teen in the postmodern society, can leave you feeling lost. The years up until you officially are stated as an adult, are years filled with questions and emotions floating through your mind and body. Boys are difficult, parents are a burden, and the big future that lies right ahead of you, makes you question your whole life situation. Society sets certain expectations and it’s very easy to choose not to go in that certain path of life that is stated to be the correct one

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  • Anna Hope's - a Gap of Sky

    Trine K. Bundsgaard Esbjerg Statsskole, 3m Engelsk A Gap og Sky 03-09-10 A Gap of Sky A) There is always a reason to why people abuse. Whether they drink a little too much some times, numbs them selves with various medicines or shoots up hard every single day, there is always a reason. In Anna Hope’s short story ”A Gap of Sky” from 2008 we meet a young girl, who without a doubt has a reason to want to get away from everything. The story starts in medias res with “It is dark, but the wrong dark

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  • A Gap of Sky Essay

    Written assignment 5 Life as a teenager isn’t always as easy as it seems. Actually it is the most difficult part in life for many people which we get to see in Anna Hope’s short story “A gap of sky”. Some choose to focus on education whereas other choose alcohol and partying. Whatever path people would choose they all will be lead to the right path in the end no matter what has happened in the past. It just takes time. The short story shows us that even when you have had a rough time in the past

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    A gap of the sky In this postmodern society, young people are feeling pressured and obligated to follow a certain life pattern. To go to school, with straight A’s, getting a good job, getting married and have kids. The expectation is higher than ever. In this short story; The gap of the sky written by the author Anna in 2008. The novel is about the main character Ellen who is scared to failure the expectations of her mom and dad have giving her, and it has driven her into alcohol and drugs abuse

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    Write an essay (900-1200 words) in which you analyse and interpret Anna Hope's short story "A Gap of Sky". A part of your essay must focus on narrative technique and the importance of the city setting. A Gab of Sky - essay To be young is the greatest thing on earth, especially when you have a lot of friends, do well in school, and remember to relax and enjoy life. In this short story Anna Hope tells us about a young girl, Ellie. She takes pleasure in life by using drugs in her everyday life

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  • Essay: a Gap of Sky

    ------------------------------------------------- Essay: A Gap of Sky A lot of young people have tried to end up in a circle of endlessness; coping with restlessness and the feeling of a missing meaning of their life. In that case, they need a gap of sky to give them their hope and self-confidence back in their decisions of life. In the essay ‘A Gap of Sky’ by Anna Hope the reader meets a girl called Ellie, who are dealing with this issue of choosing the easiest solutions. She wakes up one

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    A Gap of Sky “A Gap of Sky” by Anna Hope is a short story about Ellie. A young girl caught in a dilemma between expectations and desires. She is portrait as a young girl who has made many bad mistakes because of her current location, and how a city in reality is a living organism and can influence many people. Ellie easily gets influenced of the city because of a lacking support and care from other people. The story is narrated in a 1. Person from Ellie’s perspective. The narrative technique is

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    A Gap of Sky “A Gap of Sky” is a short story written by Anna Hope. This short story is about a girl named Ellie whose mind is depending on the setting in the story. As the setting changes, Ellie’s mind changes too. The narrator follows Ellie’s thoughts, reflections, actions and observations, which make her seem more reliable and honest with the readers. The narrator of the short story is a third person narrator. Even though the narrator is a third person narrator the readers are still a part

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    A Gap of Sky “A Gap of Sky” by Anna Hope is a short story about a young girl named Ellie who is constantly on drugs. She is a student in London, and from the story we can tell that she is tired of education and lacking freedom so she goes against this by doing drugs. The story describes how someone can lose control of themselves when they are alone in a city, with no one to turn to for support. The story is told by a third person narrator, but the way that the story is written makes it seem like

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    A Gap of Sky “I'm flying over London on a cold November night Unlit parks like bullet wounds on the blanket of electric lights The city is a living creature on it's own And we all push like blood through it's veins, so close together, so alone” Tina Dicow – London In the short story A Gap of Sky (2008) by Anna Hope we meet a young girl, Ellie. Ellie is a seemingly regular teenage girl who lives in London and studies at UCL. The only thing that might separate her from the crowd is how she

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    A Gap of Sky Growing up can be a hard time, you can feel that you are falling down into a big black hole and are beginning to think that everything doesn’t matter. But in the end you will change and start thinking of all the good things you have done in your life up till now, so you can realize that you actually have a good life and that you can get up and make something out of yourself. In this story we hear about a teenage girl named Ellie who is mentally down she struggles through the whole story

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    “A Gap of Sky” Change never comes easily, and the process of finding and shaping our identity is no exception. We constantly learn, adapt and evolve, but never as much as when we are adolescents. Our parents’ protective “cloak” is no longer there to shield us from external stimulus, and we are suddenly exposed to the world in a new way with different and exciting perspectives. One of the most common reactions to this newfound perspective is, to strive as far from the road, their parents have tried

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    Essay - A Gap of Sky Everyone knows the feeling of realizing when we take things for granted. It does not matter whether it is persons, pleasures or love because it hurts a bit inside anyway. You wonder if it is too late to make it up, but it should never be too late. Ellie becomes aware of her problem and at last, she knows that she has done a good thing and the right thing to do as well. Ellie is a wild teenager who wants to live life a little extreme. By the word extreme is meant that she

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    A Gap of Sky The short story A Gap of Sky is written by Anna Hope in 2008. It is about youth and everything that comes with it, such as school, high expectations and drugs. It is about a young student called Ellie, who lives in London. She has a paper due the next day which she has not started on because she was out partying and doing drugs the night before. She goes for a walk in the heart of London to clear her head and figure out what she is supposed to do with her life. Ellie is nineteen years

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    A Gap of Sky She was only nineteen, only living, and if that was sometimes a little extreme, well, how should life be lived? (L. 98-99) In the Short Story “A Gap of Sky”, by Anna Hope, we meet a nineteen-year old girl whose name is Ellie. She wakes up after a day with party and drugs. She is a regular girl who lives in London and studies at a university. We follow her through her day were she thinks back on last night and the essay she have to write for the next day. If she doesn’t handle in the

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    A Gap of Sky In life there's many obstacles to overcome. The difficult transition from childhood to adulthood brings along some of these obstacles and it's often young people who make the wrong choices when choosing how to live their lives. Being young is more or less about providing a background for your personality and that's why the youth is such a vital part of life. But being young is not always as easy as it sounds. Even though freedom is within reach, responsibility and expectations are

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    A Gap of Sky Being a teenager is not always a nice experience. You can evolve in many different directions and people start to demand and expect something special from you. At this stage you are expected to create an identity and some people can’t stand the pressure. In the short story A Gap of Sky Ellie might have felt like everyone, especially her parents, had too high expectations, and therefore decided to join a specific group of friends where she knew she could do what she wanted, relax and

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    Anna Hope A Gap of sky The short story, A Gap of Sky, by the British writer, Anna Hope, deals with a young girl who find herself alone in the freedom of postmodern society. She is one out of many British youngsters who are in an environment with drugs, alcohol and addiction. The story is told by a third-person narrator with an inner view to the main character’s thoughts. The main character’s personality influences the language. The lines are short, and written as a stream of conscience. This leaves

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