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  • Somerset Maugham

    Why Bilinguals Are Smarter By YUDHIJIT BHATTACHARJEE SPEAKING two languages rather than just one has obvious practical benefits in an increasingly globalized world. But in recent years, scientists have begun to show that the advantages of bilingualism are even more fundamental than being able to...

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  • William Somerset Maugham

    William Somerset MAUGHAM The Facts of Life It was Henry Garnet's habit on leaving the city of an afternoon to drop in at his club and play bridge before going home to dinner. He was a pleasant man to play with. He knew the game well and you could be sure that he would make the best of his cards...

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  • The Luncheon - William Somerset Maugham

    I caught sight of her at the play and in answer to her beckoning I went over during the interval and sat down beside her. It was long since I had last seen her and if someone had not mentioned her name, I hardly think I would have recognized her.   She addressed me brightly. “Well, its many years since...

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  • William Somerset Maugham

    The Escape By Maugham William Somerset Maugham is one of the best known English writers of the 20th century. He was not only a novelist, but also a one of the most successful dramatist and short-story writers. Maugham wants the readers to draw their own conclusion about the characters and events described...

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  • W. Somerset Maugham. “The Unconquered”

    Ulanskaya Ann AK-091 W. Somerset Maugham. “The Unconquered” Essay I have read a novel “The Unconquered” written by W. Somerset Maugham. This was the first novel of this writer, which made me cry. It’s very strong, in my opinion. Maugham’s special ambiguity is seen more clear in this novel because...

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  • Is W. Somerset Maugham a Racist?

    Is W. Somerset Maugham a Racist? Webster’s Ninth Collegiate Dictionary defines racism as a belief that race is the primary determinant of human traits and capacities and that racial differences produce an inherent superiority of a particular race(1). Racism can also be defined as prejudice or animosity...

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  • William Somerset Maugham

    William Somerset Maugham was a British playwright, novelist and short story writer. He was among the most popular writers of his era and reputedly the highest paid author during the 1930s. After losing both his parents by the age of 10, Maugham was raised by a paternal uncle who was emotionally cold...

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  • Somerset Maugham the Escape Analysis

    The Escape By Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) William Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) was an English novelist, short story writer and playwright. After an education at King's School, Canterbury, and Heildelberg University in Germany, Maugham became a medical student at St. Thomas Hospital, London. While...

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  • Louise” by William Somerset Maugham '

    Analysis of Woolf’s Kew Gardens Oakland, John. “Woolf’s Kew Gardens.” English Studies 68.3 (1987): 264-274 In the article “Virginia Woolf’s Kew Gardens” Oakland is trying to examine a short story that few people took the time to do. He says, “It is not an expression of meaningless life but, on the...

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  • Somerset Maugham Stories

    LOOKING BACK ON EIGHTY YEARS By William Somerset Maugham In my long life I have seen many changes in our habits and customs. The world I entered when at the age of eighteen I became a medical student was a world that knew nothing of planes, motor-cars, movies, radio or telephone. When I...

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  • William Somerset Maugham Salvatore

    There was a man called Christopher Columbus And he grew up in Italy. Later he learned to be a navigator And how to sail a ship at sea In fourteen hundred ninety two Columbus sailed the ocean blue For Spain to gain An Indies shortcut that was new How could he find a Shortcut to the Indies, ...

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  • The Ant and the Grasshopper William Somerset Maugham

    Critically examine the plot in “The Ant and the Grasshopper”: Somerset Maugham‟s short story “The Ant and the Grasshopper” bases itself on the well-known fable of La Fontaine of the same title. The exposition presents a brief summary of the fable, followed by the narrator‟s expression of bias against...

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  • Studiing Guide to Somerset Maugham Theatre

    тенниса уроки турецкого языка Учебники онлайн / Западно-европейские языки / Reading in English. W.Somerset Maugham “Theatre” for High-Intermediate Learners Reading in English. W.Somerset Maugham “Theatre” for High-Intermediate Learners: скачать документ Внимание! Если вы не уверены, что скачиваете...

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  • Analytical Reading “The Luncheon” by Somerset Maugham

    The Luncheon by Somerset Maugham Analysis The text under analysis belongs to the pen of William Somerset Maugham, the one of the best known English writers of the 20th century. He was not only a novelist, but also one of the most successful dramatist and short-story writers. He was born in Paris...

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  • The Ant and the Grasshopper W. Somerset Maugham

    There are some beliefs that everyone gets in their whole life, what they deserve, and it is based upon common sense. However, there are exceptions for each rule or statement in the existence. One of these exceptions is described in Maugham’s story, the fable called “The Ant and the Grasshopper” which...

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  • Mr. Know All by W. Somerset Maugham

    First of all I want to begin with the narrative perspective. In the short story “Mr. Know-All” by William Somerset Maugham there is a first person narrator, who takes an active part in the story. He is a very important character. It is not easy to tell whether he is a minor or a major character. On the...

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  • The Analysis of Short Story "Mabel" by William Somerset Maugham

    consideration entitled Mabel was written by William Somerset Maugham. William Somerset Maugham is one of the best known English writers of the 20th century. He was not only a novelist but also one of the most successful dramatists and short-story writers. Maugham travelled widely to all parts of the world....

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  • Concept in the Semantic Space Somerset Maugham Theatre

    remembered of his witty, cynical, and frankly commercial plays are “The Circle” (1921), “Our Betters” (1923), and “The Constant Wife” (1926). W.S. Maugham usually wrote in a detached, ironic style, yet he often showed sympathy for his characters. His semiautobiographical novel “Of Human Bondage” (1915)...

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  • . Stylistic Analysis of “Louise” by William Somerset Maugham

    William Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) is one of the best known writers of the present day. He was not only a novelist, but also one of the most successful dramatists and short-story writer. The short-story “Louise” was published in 1936. This story is about the woman who used to get everything what she...

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  • Mr. Know All by W. Somerset Maugham

    The setting: Where? International waters on an ocean-going liner sailing from San Francisco, USA, to Yokohama, Japan, on the Pacific ocean. When? Post-World war I (after 1918). "I did not like Mr. Kelada” - Why? Before their first meeting: His name (Max Kelada) – not English, indicates...

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