The novel opens with an unnamed narrator recounting a train trip through Iowa the previous summer with an old friend named Jim Burden, with whom the narrator grew up in a small Nebraska town. The narrator recalls talking with Jim about childhood on the prairie, and then notes
Fight Club Summary and Analysis
In the novel Fight Club, written by Chuck Palahniuk, the narrator, a young 30 year old working as a successful auto recall coordinator is struggleling with insomnia. He went three weeks with no sleep until seeking help from his doctor. The narrator wanted was a quick
Saleem Sinai, the narrator of Midnight’s Children, opens the novel by explaining that he was born on midnight, August 15, 1947, at the exact moment India gained its independence from British rule. Now nearing his thirty-first birthday, Saleem believes that his body is beginning to
A Horse and Two Goats
"A Horse and Two Goats" is the story of a comical and fateful meeting between two men, neither of who speak each other's language.
Muni and his wife live in poverty in a remote village in India called Kritam. In his prosperous days, before pestilence too
~ The book Old Magic was written my Marianne Curley, in 2002 and published by Simon Pulse and Reissue Edition.
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In the time of the butterflies summary chapters 5-8
Back in the present (1994), Dede considers how Fela, their longtime servant, thinks that she is possessed by the spirits of the dead Mirabal sisters. She had accidentally come across Fela's shrine to the girls one Friday in the shed
Working Paper No. 18
Struggle to Acculturate in the Namesake:
A Comment on Jhumpa Lahiri's Work
as Diaspora Literature!
Mahesh Bharatkumar Bhatt
GJ!jarat Arts &Science College, Ellisbridge, Ahmedabad
The aim of the paper is to bringforth the wqy in which Jhllmpa Lahiri, a Plllitzer p
Jane Eyre Summary
Novel begins with first person narration from the main character Jane Eyre who is a child in the scene.
The scene is set at Gateshed, the home of the wealthy Reed Family who Jane (being orphaned) lives with.
The scene is set on a bleak November afternoon...