The Modern World’s Complacency

By Lauren White, Harper Minor, and Jordan Mason This infographic explores complacency in Ian McEwan in Saturday. First, we observed how complacency and proximity are closely correlated. Several times in the story, we saw how as a threat approached, characters took action to address the imminent threat. However, in other cases, when the threat was distant, …

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A Deadly Day

By Brooke Stepanek, Ben Smith, and Ethan Sinclair This infographic studies the theme of mortality in Ian McEwan’s Saturday. This theme is displayed through graphs from distant reading analyses about frequencies of specific terms such as “death” and “dead” in the book. Through the correlations between terms such as “dead” and “consciousness” as used through …

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Conflict Resolution

By Yash Vaidya, Cassady Stewart, Zoë Szczesniak This infographic demonstrates the theme of conflict in ian McEwan’s, Saturday. More specifically, this infographic demonstrates the air of conflict present among the protesters, the conflict between Henry and Daisy, and the conflict wherever Baxter goes.This idea is represented in the infographic through various close readings and distant analyses. …

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Clinical Reasoning in Saturday by Ian McEwan

By: Naqiya Ujjainwala, Michael Griffin, and Jie Lyu Saturday Infographic Abstract This infographic explores how Ian McEwan’s novel Saturday exhibits the theme of clinical reasoning. The novel follows neurosurgeon Henry Perowne’s activities on Saturday, February 15th, 2003. The color scheme of the infographic is a cool gray with black and white to convey the practicality …

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