• Wizard of Oz
    Wizard of Oz: Bringing the book to life The wizard of Oz has been a beloved story that has had an impact way beyond being a children’s fairy tale. Numerous papers in sociology and the humanities have been written analyzing the allegories contained in the story. The song “Over the Rainbow” is such...
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  • The Use of Mobs in “a Tale of Two Cities”
    The nature of mobs is a significant theme in “A Tale of Two Cities.” In both the movie and the book, mobs are portrayed as powerful. Mobs are made up of many people with the same thoughts and motives. Mobs can also be very destructive for that same reason. Dickens uses the mob mentality to depict the...
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  • Soldiers
    memorizing novel that describes the experience of a particular Guatemalan immigrant trying to survive in Los Angeles. This book to me defines a whole lot of what is going on in the world right now because Los Angeles is one of the many cities that immigrants chose to immigrate too. The novel is pretty...
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  • Translation in Movies Names
    translation studies. English Translation of Movie Titles, Even though only a small number of domestic scholars did this research, title translation is beginning to attract people’s attention. As we know, China has been more open for its movie market and its domestic movie industry is booming, an increasing...
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  • Charles
    o cities by charles dickensA Tale of Two Cities Published 1859 I | | ABOUT THE AUTHOR | Charles John Huffam Dickens was born February 7, 1812, in Portsmouth, on England's southern coast. John Dickens, Charles's father, was a respectable, middle-class naval pay clerk. His family moved several times...
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  • Breakfast at Tyffan
    friend of Harper Lee, who grew up to write “To Kill a Mockingbird”. The two were opposites—Capote was a sensitive boy who was picked on by other kids for being a “wimp”, while Lee was a rough and tumble tomboy. Despite their differences, Lee found Capote to be a delight, calling him "a pocket Merlin" for...
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  • Dystopian
    Genre: Close Study of Dystopian Genre The dystopic novel evinces a strong theme common in much science fiction and fantasy fiction, the creation of a future time (usually), when the conditions of human life are exaggeratedly bad due to deprivation, oppression or terror. This created society or ‘dystopia’...
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  • “‘Boyz in the Hood’: Masculinities in Native Son”
    “‘Boyz in the Hood’: Masculinities in Native Son” The novel Native Son by Richard Wright explores many characteristics, with masculinity being one. The main character is displayed with aggressive, violent and insensitive characteristics, which society generally deems as masculine. The word “masculinities”...
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  • The Outsiders
    The Outsiders-S.E. Hinton The Outsiders, an exciting tale by S.E. Hinton, is an excellent story about the hardships and triumphs experienced by the Greasers and the Socs, two rival gangs. The author wrote the story when she was just 16 years old, in the 1950s. The book was successful, and it was sold...
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  • Slumdog Millionare
    Slumdog movie different from book it is 'based' on | By: Amul Sharma |   | Date:  2009-01-19 |   | Place: Mumbai | | | | | | | | Here's how much the screenplay of Slumdog Millionaire varies from its inspiration, Q&A Slumdog Millionaire based on Vikas Swarup's Q &A...
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  • Jose Rizal in the Big Screen
    Rizal in the Big Screen: A Summary Paper on Jose Rizal the Movie It was finished. Jose Rizal’s life, works, and writings finally culminated in the vast expanse of land facing the Manila Bay where he stood in front of the firing squad and the teeming crowd of Filipinos and Spaniards all under the...
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  • Joy Luck
    reading of the text with attention to the way these two sacred systems interact between each mother and daughter offers a unique way to make sense of her group of loosely linked stories and ambiguous resolutions. Taoism Joy Luck Club In the novel "The Joy Luck Club" by Amy Tan, the ignorance, the disregard...
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  • The Outsiders
    The Outsiders Plot Ponyboy Curtis, a member of the greasers, a gang of poor East Side kids in Tulsa, leaves a movie theater and begins to walk home alone. A car follows him, and he suspects that it is filled with a bunch of Socs, members of rich West Side gang who recently beat up his friend Johnny...
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  • The Reluctant Fundamentalist-Term Paper
    or other creative works an important means to process their feelings. Mohsin Hamid hence joins numerous narrative representations of 9/11 with his novel The Reluctant Fundamentalist (TRF). However, at the same time, he breaks with the dominant western point of view in narrative representations of 9/11...
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  • The Maltese Falcon & the Big Sleep. Two Hardboiled Novels Go Into Holltwood.
    and our little life / Is rounded with a sleep. [The Tempest Act 4, scene 1, 148–158] : I think that there are some pretty significant differences between the : novel and the 1941 film, presumably largely caused by adherence to the : Hays Code. I am most disturbed by Spade's strip-search of Brigid ...
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  • Thieves
    The tale of Robin Hood and the Merry Men of the mysterious Sherwood Forest has entertained and astounded audiences of young and old alike for centuries. Storytellers and minstrels have passed this tale down to the children of their day through verse and song. Children of today have learned of the legend...
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  • Frankenstein and Blade Runner Essay (Contexts and Representation)
    Shelley’s Frankenstein and Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner, whilst separated by 174 years, feature very similar content which can be seen by comparing the two side by side. Coming from different contexts, they both express their anxieties about technology, which is shown through a man made creature, and they...
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  • Crossing Dangerous Borders - Mira Noir's Comments on 'the Reluctant Fundamentalist'
    far-fetched that “The Reluctant Fundamentalist,” Mohsin Hamid’s 2007 best-selling novel, would be turned into a movie. First, there’s its narrative structure. A young man greets an American tourist in a cafe in the Pakistani city of Lahore and proceeds to tell his life story. That’s the entire book; we never...
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  • Research Paper
    in his daily life. Bradbury was born on August 22, 1990 in Waukegan, Illinois (Jepsen). In his youth, he would sell newspapers on a busy Los Angeles city corner, and once finished he would set off to the library and read himself to sleep (biography of Brabury). By the time he reached his teenage years...
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  • Tale of Two Cities
    DICKENS’S A TALE OF TWO CITIES By JAMES (JIM) R. COPE S E R I E S E D I T O R S : W. GEIGER ELLIS, ED.D., ARTHEA J. S. REED, PH.D., UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA, EMERITUS and UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA, RETIRED A Teacher’s Guide to the Signet Classic Edition of Charles Dickens’s A Tale of Two...
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