• Who Will Light the Incense When Mother’s Gone? & On Going Home
    When reading non-fiction we have to think critically about what the writer is trying to convey in their piece. We look at formalist criticism and historical criticism, to see if there is anything that belong in either of those two categories. Writers also can also use different strategies in...
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  • Compare and Contrast How the Theme of Love and Sex Is Presented in ‘1984’ by George Orwell and ‘a Streetcar Named Desire’ by Tennessee Williams in the Light of the View That Both Texts Have More to Say About Hate, Than Love.”
    The theme of love and sex plays an important role in the play “A Streetcar Named Desire” and the dystopian novel “1984”. However in order to measure if hate is a more occurring theme, a comparison must be made of the two texts with the conclusion of which theme is used the most. Williamsâ...
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  • For Light Does the Darkness Most Fear - Year 10 Paper
    For Light Does the Darkness Most Fear - Brooke Logie - Most of us strive to live an interesting life, but some of us take a place in history by dying in an unusual way. Some of these people were just in the wrong place at the wrong time, while others met their ends at the hands of enemies who...
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  • How Does Shakespeare Present the Theme of Love in Act 1 Romeo and Juliet?
    “A pair of star-cross’d lovers take their life” : by using these words in his Prologue and by describing Romeo and Juliet as being “star-cross’d” Shakespeare is alluding to destiny, the inevitability of the two characters’...
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  • Discuss the part played by the following in Hamlet, with brief reference to the same theme or concern in Antigone: female sexuality
    Discuss the part played by one of the following in Hamlet, with brief reference to the same theme or concern in Antigone or the poetry of John Donne: female sexuality, the supernatural, or the passage of time. Human sexuality is thought to be the manifestation of ‘the limits of human...
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  • Clear Light
    Tara returns to India from overseas with her diplomat husband, Bakul. She goes to stay with her sister Bim and brother Baba in her old family home. However, the visit, although welcome, opens some family wounds, including Bim's long-term split from her other brother, Raja, whom she hasn't seen for a...
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  • Theme Analysis of "The Good Earth" by Pearl S. Buck
    Theme Analysis of "The Good Earth" by Pearl S. Buck In "The Good Earth", Pearl S. Buck takes you through the life cycle of a farmer who feels an immense dependency for the land. Wang-Lung, the main character, must endure the challenges and struggles against society, the environment, and fatalit...
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  • Alice Walker Presents the Female Network as a Key Theme in the Novel ‘the Color Purple'. Discuss
    Alice Walker presents the female network as a key theme in the novel ‘The Color Purple'. Discuss ‘The Color Purple is a novel which deals with what it means to be poor, black and female in the rural South during the first half of the twentieth century#,' a period defined by the patriarchal soc...
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  • The Theme of Money Is Not Everything in the Lorraine Hansberry, a Raisin in the Sun.
    The Theme of Money is not Everything in the Lorraine Hansberry, A Raisin in the Sun. In Lorraine Hansberry's drama A Raisin in the Sun the round characters, which are the Younger family is finding out the hard way that wealth can be found in other forms than money. In this play the low class Yo...
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  • A Gathering Light
    What is the significance of the representation of race and power in “a Gathering Light”? Analyse the representation of marginalised characters and groups in the novel and evaluate their significance and the ideologies communicated through their roles and choices. Set in the Adirondack Mounta...
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  • The Theme of Alienation in Kamala Markandaya's Fiction.
    THE THEME of ALIENATION IN KAMALA MARKANDAYA’S FICTION. By: Mrs. Asha Rai, Lecturer in English, Technocrats Institute of Technology, Bhopal. Alienation, which means emotional isolation or dissociation, has been a very common theme among modern writers. This alienation is a majo...
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  • Images of Light and Darkness I
    In his play, Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare weaves a timeless tale. Although it is over 400 years old, Romeo and Juliet, is as interesting today as it was at its inception and my guess is that its appeal lies in its subject matter. Shakepeare picked a theme that's been known to cause indigestion a...
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  • From the Collection of Nineteenth Century Short Stories You Have Studied, Select Three with a Supernatural Theme, and Consider Their Effectiveness Within Their Genre.
    Short stories started to gain popularity after the industrial revolution; as printing became more widespread it was much easier to get a short story published in a newspaper or magazine. The advantage of a short story over a novel is that it manages to hold the readers attention, as the short story...
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  • Theme of Cruelty- I'M Not Scared
    Theme of Cruelty Throughout the novel, I’m Not Scared the hero, Michele, realises that the adult world is not as innocent and caring as he originally thought. Niccolo Ammaniti’s novel takes the reader on a journey through an innocent and too trusting world seen through the eyes of a nine year...
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  • Theme and Issue
    Theme and Issue Question: Cáit Mennis…… Enjoy (! The texts that I have studied for my comparative course are: The film Billy Elliot (BE) directed by Stephen Daldry, the play Dancing at Lughnasa (DAL) directed by Brian Friel and How Many Miles to Babylon (HMMB) by Jennifer Johnston. One theme...
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  • Progression Towards Light
    Progression Towards Light Aeschylus' use of darkness and light as a consistent image in the Oresteia depicts a progression from evil to goodness, disorder to order. In the Oresteia, there exists a situation among mortals which has gotten out of control; a cycle of death has arisen in the house...
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  • A Theme or Issue That Connects Oedipus and the Outsider
    Truth is an important theme in both Oedipus and the Outsider as it changes the fate for both of the characters. I will talk about how the characters find out about the truth. I will also talk about how this theme is presented to us similarly in both the play and the text, as both the characters stic...
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  • Reading the Light
    Reading The Light 	The story that is most significant to me is "Reading the Light" by Roger Pfingston. This story felt like it was written from the heart. It is filled with emotions, ones that the author caught in his story very well. Even though I could not empathize with Brian, I...
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  • The Light of Albom's Heaven
    It may start with one simple spark in the darkest of times. When the walls of the world seem as though they are squeezing the life out of you, and you're trapped under the demands and desires of an overwhelming society; when you feel so broken inside, your identity is almost unrecognizable. When t...
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  • Reading the Light
    Reading The Light The story that is most significant to me is “Reading the Light” by Roger Pfingston. This story felt like it was written from the heart. It is filled with emotions, ones that the author caught in his story very well. Even though I could not empathize with Brian, I...
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