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  • Discussing Literary Genre

    To define genre is to embark on a conjectural journey within a theoretical minefield. Genre theory has drawn immense debate and contemplation throughout literary history, however, several conclusions have emerged. Genre types are unfixed categories whose characteristics differ considerably

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  • Oedipus Rex 2

    Oedipus Rex Throughout history, writers and philosophers have expressed their views about how the life of man is ultimately defined in their works. The Greeks have played their part in this quest. One of the great plays of the ancient Greek world that led the way for others was

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  • Omeros

    Omeros and St Lucia Derek Walcott’s Omeros is an epic story which fits well into the classical tradition. Its numerous echoes of Homeric writing combined with the use of characters’ names from Homer’s stories are clear evidence to the fact that there is a major parallel

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  • The Sun Also Rises Report

    Hemingway’s Hero Of the segments of American society scarred by the anguish of the First World War, the damage was most severe amongst the younger generation of that time. Youthful and impressionable, these people were immersed headlong into the furious medley of death and devastation. By

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  • Survival (on the Book Night)

    The book Night is about the holocaust as experienced by Elie Weisel from inside the concentration camps. During World War II millions of innocent Jews were taken from their homes to concentration camps, resulting in the deaths of 6 million people. There were many methods of survival for the

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  • The Great Gatsby 4

    A big house, nice cars, 2.5 kids, a dog, a beautiful devoted spouse, power and a ridiculous amount of money. That is the classical American Dream, at least for some. One could say, an outsider perhaps, that Americans strive for the insurmountable goal of perfection, live, die and do

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  • The Crucible-Thomas Putnam

    Thomas Putnam plays a major role in the Salem witch hunt in Arthur Miller’s The Crucible. Inheriting a handsome amount of property makes Putnam a wealthy person; however, it doesn’t seem to satisfy his ambition. After the town terribly rejected Putnam’s brother-in-law, Bayley,

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  • Theme in a Pair of Tickets

    Amy Tan’s “A Pair of Tickets” is the account of Jing-mei, an American woman on a pilgrimage to China to meet her half-sisters, abandoned by her mother in China during World War II. Jing-mei’s mother always hoped of reuniting with her daughters she left behind long ago,

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  • The Master Speed

    “The Master Speed” Throughout the poem The Master Speed, Frost addresses the idea that marriage is a sacred bond that must be treasured all through our lives. The main reason for the apparent matrimony theme was due to the engagement of Frost’s daughter. Because of this

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  • The Demon Lover

    Natural Events: “The Demon Lover” The events in Elisabeth Bower’s “The Demon Lover” can be explained naturally. The story being as vague as it is leads most to concur with the title of the story and imagine that there is a supernatural aspect in the

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  • The Evolution of British Poetr

    The Evolution of British Poetry Throughout the literary history of the Renaissance, a gradual but dramatic change in the poetic style of the time becomes apparent. From one contribution to another, the rebellion between the poetic styles is evident. Early Elizabethan and Jacobean poetry

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  • The Maltese Falcon

    The Maltese Falcon, was not only a detective film, but a film that displayed many different aspects of the female and the male character in the movie. The film was more than a story, but a story that explored the ideas of the detective genre and the different characteristics of femininity and

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  • War Poetry

    War has occurred in several occasions throughout history. We’ve had several important wars in the twentieth century, World War I and World War II, and Vietnam. Each and every war has had an effect on those who lived through it, and those who fought in it. Poets write about what

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  • Ronald Takaki a Different Mirr

    American identity has been created by many events throughout the course of history. This country was founded on the clashing and mixing of many different cultures and lifestyles. One of the most important periods of time for this country was during the period of conflict between Americans and

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  • Nine Guardians

    Nine Guardians Throughout time man has oppressed his own kind. In The Nine Guardians man, in this case the Spanish man is oppressing the Mexican Indians. Just like history before the oppression of the Mexican Indians the oppressed revolt. In The Nine Guardians when the Indians revolt it

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  • Body Piercing and How Society

    Body piecing is a topic that is world wide and is in our every day lives. The following series of paragraphs will explain how people with piercings are looked at by society today. Some wonder why people even get piercings. Most of society doesn't really know the background of

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  • Significant Woman - Cleopatra

    Significant Woman: Cleopatra I chose to write my "Significant Woman" paper on Egypt's last pharaoh, Cleopatra. When I began my report, I knew very little about Cleopatra, except that she was the mistress of both Julius Caesar and Mark Antony of Rome. I wondered what impacts on history

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  • George S. Patton

    GEORGE S. PATTON, "Old blood and Guts" George Smith Patton is a very famous American because of his contributions in both World War I and II. He was considered one of the greatest U.S. generals of World War II. This war started in 1939 with the invasion of

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  • Pro-Death Penalty

    Thousands of people will attack the death penalty. They will give emotional speeches about the one innocent man or woman who might accidentally get an execution sentence. However, all of these people are forgetting one crucial element. They are forgetting the thousands of victims who die every

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  • The Daughter of Time by Joseph

    Josephine Tey's The Daughter of Time is a historical novel that looks at the belief that Richard III, King of England, murdered his two nephews in order to maintain his power. This novel also supports the belief that the "truth comes out through time." In the novel the main character, Grant,

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  • Mrs Dalloway - Analysis of the

    Upon viewing "Mrs. Dalloway" I was not impressed. The movie seemed to jump from the present to the past. The character Septimus didn't appear to have any purpose in the storyline. Clarrisa also seemed to be tightly bound by the Victorian lifestyle of the day to make her interesting to me. The

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  • Clara Hale

    By: Nikuya Williams E-mail: Princess_Kiya_2000@yahoo.com Black History Month is a great time to celebrate out history, achievements, and accomplishments. February should not be the only time but it is certainly a good time to start. Many blacks have done extraordinary things. I admired

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  • Mother Teresa

    By: Jacqi E-mail: JACQIPAPA@aol.com Mother Teresa was a wonderful woman and a great influence on the world today. She was born in 1910 in Macedonia with the name Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu. She was born into a family of deeply religious Catholics. Agnes felt she got the calling to work for God

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  • Tolstoy

    Tolstoy was one of the great nineteenth century realists. Realism was a revolution about liberating the individual. In a realistic novel you find real names, a unique individual, and a lot of description. Very specific detail on everything is found in a realist novel. For a specific

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  • 1984 Thematic Essay

    By: Jared Miller 1984 was written by George Orwell about a grim future in which people are controlled by a party known as the brotherhood which is led by Big Brother. The background of the story is that nuclear war has ravaged the earth and three superpowers have arisen out of the rubble,

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  • Sweetness and Power

    By: YP Sweetness and Power: The Place of Sugar in Modern History Some of the most brilliant minds have made many unorthodox suggestions. This is the case with Sidney Mintz's thesis in Sweetness and Power: The Place of Modern History. Mintz's suggestions that industrial capitalism originated

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  • The Great Gatsby

    By: Sarah Nealis A Critical Review: The Great Gatsby By: Sarah Nealis The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald is a universal and timeless literary masterpiece. Fitzgerald writes the novel during his time, about his time, and showing the bitter deterioration of his time. A combination of the

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  • Radicalism of American Revolut

    By: Robert Smith "Radicalism of the American Revolution" By Gordon S. Wood Gordon Wood's Radicalism of the American Revolution is a book that extensively covers the origin and ideas preceding the American Revolution. Wood's account of the Revolution goes beyond the history and timeline of

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  • Oregon Trail

    The Oregon Trail The Oregon Trail was a very important aspect in the history of our country's development. When Marcus and Narcissa Whitman made the first trip along the Oregon Trail, many Americans saw a window of opportunity. The Oregon Trail was the only practical way to pass through

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  • A Clockwork Orange "Eat This Sweetish Segment or Spit It Out. You Are Free."

    A Clockwork Orange "Eat this sweetish segment or spit it out. You are free." -Anthony Burgess Anthony Burgess has been heralded as one of the greatest literary geniuses of the twentieth century. Although Burgess has over thirty works of published literature, his most

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