• Two Halves of the Same Song
    Two Halves Of The Same Song One of the crucial components of Amy Tan's "Two Kinds" is her choice of narrator. This narrative voice develops the story by adding to the characters. By using this narrator, Amy Tan allows the story to come alive through the eyes of a child. Jing-Mei, who is the da...
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  • Guide to Conducting Literary Research
    Guide to Conducting Literary Research Because the Literature Resource Center (LRC) offers a wealth of information that includes criticism, biographies, bibliographies, work overviews and explications, Web sites, periodical articles, compare and contrast pages, full-text author's works, and readi...
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  • Jane Austen’s Novels and the Contemporary Social and Literary Conventions.
    Content Page: Content Page: 2 Introduction 3 3 1.Eighteenth-Century Conduct Literature 4 1.1. The Introduction to Conduct Manuals 4 1.2. Patriarchy in Conduct Literature 4 1.3. The Private Sphere as Woman’s Domain. 5 1.4. Characteristics of ideal female features 6 1.5. Conduct Manua...
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  • Two Kind
    Most of the time parents know what is best for their child and push them to do something they do not like. A child does not appreciate the effort their parents do until they become adult. These lines best describe the story “Two Kinds” by Amy Tan. The story illustrates a young Chinese immigrant...
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  • Literary Terms (Got from My Teacher but Very Useful)
    Adventure novel. A novel where exciting events are more important than character development and sometimes theme. Allegory. A figurative work in which a surface narrative carries a secondary, symbolic or metaphorical meaning. In The Faerie Queene, for example, Red Cross Knight is a heroic knight in...
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  • Two Halves of the Same Song
    Two Halves of the Same Song “My mother believed you could be anything you wanted to be in America” (526). This is the first sentence in “Two Kinds” by Amy Tan spoken by the narrator’s point of view, Jing-mei, the daughter. The story was a direct reflection of love vs. rebellion with the...
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  • Alienation, a Coin of Two Sides
    “Alienation, a Coin of Two Sides” Written by: Khosrow Darabi PhD student in English Literature Yerevan State University Faculty of Romance and Germanic Philology The Department of Foreign Literature Key Words: Alienation, psychiatric disorders, Karl Marx, philosophical concep...
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  • Relationship Between the Two
    Mother and daughter relationships are difficult to understand or resolve; the daughter looks to her mother as a role model of what a woman is. A mother's relationship with her daughter is supposed to be something that never dies. Sometime, this relationship can be viewed, as a way that the mother i...
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  • Two Women's Marriage Tragedies in Wuthering Heights
    Two Women’s Marriage Tragedies in Wuthering Heights Ⅰ. Introduction Wuthering Heights tells a story of love and revenge, and unfolds to us series of stories about the displacement and rehabilitation of feelings. But what the author concerns is neither the emergence and development of love...
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  • 2 Kinds
    Two Kinds Summary - Amy Tan - Masterplots II: Short Story Series, Revised Edition 頁1/3 Welcome, Amy My Account My Profile Logout Search LITERATURE QUESTION & ANSWER Literature Study Guides DISCUSSION Literary Criticism DOCUMENTS Salem on Literature TEACHERS COLLEG...
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  • Abrahams Glossary of Literary Terms
    21 Qiossary of Literary Terms S E V E N T H E D I T I O N Si ÇCossary of Literary Verms SEVENTH EDITION M. H. ABRAMS CORNELL U N I V E R S I T Y H E I N L E & HEINLE * T H O M S O N LEARNING AUSTRALIA CANADA MEXICO SINGAPORE UNITED KINGDOM UNITED S T A T E S HE...
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  • Drama Literary Terms
    Glossary of Literary terms – Drama Act-: A lengthy segment of a play, comprising several scenes. A major division in a play. Each act may have one or more scenes. Greek plays were performed as continuous wholes, with interpolated comment from the Chorus. Horace appears to have been the first to...
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  • Literary Elements
    Peter Scott Ms. Wiggins Honors English 10 1st Block O3/09/11 “Literary Elements of Wharton’s ‘Roman Fever’” Peter Scott Scott 1 03/09/11 Ms. Wiggins 1st Block “Literary Elements of Wharton’s ‘Roman Fever’” The short story, “Roman Feverâ€...
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  • Approaches to Reading and Literary Texts in Teaching English as a Foreign Language - Then and Now
    Table of contents Introduction 3 1. The concepts of literacy, reading comprehension and literary competence. 4 1.1. The importance of literacy, reading comprehension and literary competence. 4 1.2. The importance of literacy, reading comprehension, literary competence and lite...
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  • Literary Essays
    Literary Analysis Essays – Theme: Sociolinguistics/American Multicultural literature EN C VB/S3 What is a literary analysis essay? In the literary analysis essay, you are exploring the meaning and construction of a piece of literature. It is similar to reviewing, but in a review you are disc...
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  • Understanding Things Fall Apart : Selected Essays and Criticism
    The Novel Now To Amy Burns; and to Helen and Gerard, the world’s best in-laws. The Novel Now Contemporary British Fiction Richard Bradford © 2007 by Richard Bradford BLACKWELL PUBLISHING 350 Main Street, Malden, MA 02148-5020, USA 9600 Garsington Road, Oxford OX4 2DQ, UK 550 Swansto...
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  • Historical Criticism
    CHAPTER I HISTORICAL criticism nowhere occurs as an isolated fact in the civilisation or literature of any people. It is part of that complex working towards freedom which may be described as the revolt against authority. It is merely one facet of that speculative spirit of an innovation, which in t...
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  • Ethical Criticism in the Emigrants by W.G. Sebald
    D. C English Literature January 2010 Ethical criticism in the Emigrants by W.G. Sebald The Emigrants tells the story of four different characters, each of whom had some sort of interaction with the narrator, presumed to be Sebald himself. The novel presents the reader...
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  • Literary Sci Fi History
    A History Of Literary Science Fiction The literary genre of science fiction is diverse. Since there is little consensus of definition among scholars or devotees, its origin is an open question. Some offer works like the Sumerian ‘Epic of Gilgamesh’ (earliest Sumerian text versions BC...
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  • Study Guide Literary Terms
    AP Literary and Rhetorical Terms 1. 2. alliteration- Used for poetic effect, a repetition of the initial sounds of several words in a group. The following line from Robert Frost's poem "Acquainted with the Night provides us with an example of alliteration,": I have stood still and...
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