• Songs of Silence
    Songs of Silence - LITERATURE NOTES ABOUT CURDELLA FORBES * Born in Claremont, Hanover, in Jamaica. * Taught at the University of the West Indies from 1990 to 1995. * She is currently a professor of Caribbean Literature at Howard University. CURDELLA FORBES' NOVELS * Songs of Sil...
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  • Songs of Silence - Nathan
    Use the character Nathan to discuss the ways in which Forbes presents the theme of Silence. In the book ‘Songs of Silence’, the character Nathan is man of simple pleasures. His kind of silence as pertaining to the book was one of never knowing what to expect or what his true intentions were. I...
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  • Nathan "Songs of Silence"
    The chapters of Songs of Silence hold together as a chorus of songs from one community, but shaped by the recollections of a narrator whose perspective ranges from the innocence of childhood to the maturity of a young adult who emerges unbroken from a failed relationship. One such chapters is ‘Na...
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  • Songs of Silence
    Songs of Silence Theme: Silence Topic: How is silence depicted in the following chapters: Effita, A story with no name, Nathan and Miss Minnie? In the novel Songs of Silence the theme silence is portrayed in the various chapters and shows us the different reasons and reactions to silence. Silen...
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  • Billy Budd Summary
    ------------------------------------------------- Chapters 1–2 Summary: Chapter 1 The narrator begins the story by recalling a time, in the days before steamships, when it was common to observe in port towns a group of sailors gathered around a “Handsome Sailor” type—a man who stood out...
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  • History, Silence and Homelessness in Contemporary Chinese Cinema: Wang Xiaoshuai’s Shanghai Dreams
    Asian Studies Review March 2010, Vol. 34, pp. 3–18 History, Silence and Homelessness in Contemporary Chinese Cinema: Wang Xiaoshuai’s Shanghai Dreams RICHARD LETTERI* Furman University Abstract: Set a few years after China’s opening to the various forces of globalisation, the film Sha...
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  • Summary of the Poem an Ode to Autom
    AN ODE To Autumn Summary Keats’s speaker opens his first stanza by addressing Autumn, describing its abundance and its intimacy with the sun, with whom Autumn ripens fruits and causes the late flowers to bloom. In the second stanza, the speaker describes the figure of Autumn as a female goddess,...
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  • Summary
    AENEID by VIRGIL. Virgil's seminal epic, the Aeneid, tells the story of Aeneas's journey in search of the land where he is destined to build the city that will one day become the great Roman Empire. Largely influenced by Homer's Odyssey and Iliad, the Aeneid begins halfway through Aeneas's journey,...
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  • Summary
    Summary Ode on a Grecian Urn Summary A man is whispering sweet nothings to a Grecian urn, an ancient Greek pot that is covered in illustrations. He thinks the pot is married to a guy named "Quietness," but they haven’t had sex yet, so the marriage isn’t official. He also thinks that the urn is...
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  • Les Mis Complete Summary
    FANTINE Book First: An Upright Man  Summary The story opens in 1815 with a detailed description of Monsieur Myriel, a widower become priest, along with his sister Mademoiselle Baptistine and their housekeeper, Madame Magloire. Having received his appointment as Bishop of Digne, he takes up resid...
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  • A Summary of Amazon
    A summary of Amazon’s business strategy and revenue model I’ve used Amazon in my books for over 10 years now since many companies, from startups and small businesses to large international businesses, can learn from their focus on the customer and the approach of using technology and analysis t...
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  • Hobbit Summary
    THE HOBBIT SUMMARY During this journey our characters will encounter many different situations and people, in which they show their different personalities and how they manage to succeed in reaching their goal. Bilbo Baggins: Gandalf chooses him for the journey to Lonely Mountain. Although the t...
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  • Jane Eyre Chapter Summary
     Jane Eyre Summary Chapter 1: 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...
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  • Analysis - summary
    Books 1-4 Book I Summary: The narrator calls upon the Muse to help him tell the story of Odysseus. We pick up ten years after the fall of Troy in the Trojan War (the subject of The Iliad). In trying to return home, Odysseus and his shipmates had numerous adventures, but now Odysseus has been left...
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  • Summary of the Books of the Old Testament
    BIBL 104 Summary of the books of the Old Testament Genesis Genesis is a historical narrative with the material organized a specific way for a specific purpose. The Book of Genesis can be divided into two sections: Primitive History and Patriarchal History. The first eleven chapters of Genesis...
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  • Steve Jobs, a Summary of an Epic Life
    Steve Jobs, the man who put a dent in the universe. By Baldur Kjelsvik What man could possibly change how people use personal computers, phones and listen to music in a lifetime? Steve Jobs believed he could, and proved not to fail. Five decades ago, a man that should completely renovat...
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  • Telephone Conversation Summary Wole Soyinka
    SUMMARY Telephone conversation is about an African man who wishes to rent an apartment and so has phoned the landlady to inquire. Once the landlady answers the man decides he must confess, as if he has committed a crime, about his nationality as the persona in the poem is well aware of the wide spr...
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  • Frog & the Nightingale a Descrptive Summary
    THE POEM "THE FROG AND THE NIGHTINGALE " - A DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY In the poem, “The Frog and The Nightingale” the poet Vikram Seth has adopted the features of modern poetry in following the pattern of mixed metre and free verse. It is a fable in the form of a poem- narrative, not longe...
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  • All Quiet on the Western Front Summary 20
    CHAPTER ONE We are at rest five miles behind the front. Yesterday we were relieved, and now our bellies are full of beef and haricot beans. We are satisfied and at peace. Each man has another messtin full for the evening; and, what is more, there is a double ration of sausage and bread. That puts a...
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  • Of Mice and Men Summary and Important Quotes
    Of mice and Men Summary Chapters and Important Quotes Chapter 1 summary: The story begins when George and Lennie have left a ranch in weed. They are now camping out near the Salinas River. We find out that George is a slim and intelligent person but Lennie is a big strong and described as an oppo...
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