• Outsider Essay
    their inclusiveness to society such as age, skin colour, or beliefs. The poems Theme for English B by Langston Hughes and The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost, along with the novel A Note of Madness by Tabitha Suzuma and New Boy, a short film directed by Steph Green based on a short story by Roddy Doyle...
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  • The Passion of the Christ
    time.[1 El Filibusterismo (lit. Spanish for "The Filibustering"[1]), also known by its English alternate title The Reign of Greed,[2] is the second novel written by Philippine national hero José Rizal. It is the sequel to Noli Me Tá,ngere and, like the first book, was written in Spanish. It was first...
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  • How My Brother
    Introduction: The Three Musketeers is a novel by Alexandre Dumas, first serialized in March–July 1844. Set in the 17th century, it recounts the adventures of a young man named d'Artagnan after he leaves home to travel to Paris, to join the Musketeers of the Guard. D'Artagnan is not one of the musketeers...
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  • The Grapes of Wrath
    the renowned novel, The Grapes of Wrath, many morals can be derived. Steinbeck emphasizes the transition of characters from selfishness to selflessness from their experiences through the novel. Through the contrasting themes of drought and flood, Steinbeck delivers the meaning of the novel; to achieve...
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  • Shirley Jackson
    the summer of 1965. Her first novel, “The Road Through the Wall” (1948) was set in the same suburb she spent her early years; Burlingame, San Francisco, California. In 1934 her family moved to Rochester, New York. She dropped out of the University of Rochester and three years later, Jackson enrolled...
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  • The Crooked Crown of the King
    has to make moral, amoral, and immoral decisions. Some are bigger than others, the government, in any country, has to decide between choosing the high road of morality or going down the dark path that can only lead to corruption and deceit. Society can only rely on the integrity of the leaders to make the...
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  • Michael Black Dances with the Wolves
    encouraged Blake to turn an idea for a story about Indians into a novel. Dances With Wolves, after much rejection, was published in paperback and to little fanfare in 1988. In late 1989 however, the film written by Blake and based upon his novel, was released to worldwide acclaim. In 1990 the writer won every...
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  • Choice or Circumstance
    Desiree Tomlinson Ms. Reynolds ENG 3U1 10/04/2014 Choice or Circumstance In Joseph Boyden’s novel Three Day Road Elijah is a character with a very complex personality and history. In this novel Elijah is one of several characters whose journey through the war is recounted by the narrator Xavier...
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  • How War Destroys People
    Term we studied three texts all about war and how it affected people and the society. From these texts, I have gained more knowledge to how war can destroy people and a society in more ways then one. Gary Disher and Hiroshima by John Hersley (extract) call these three texts Paradise Road (film), The Divine...
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  • American Themes in the Wizard of Oz
    The Yellow Brick Road of America “There’s no place like home” (Baum) is a quote read by children and adults alike, from the gilded age of the 1950’s to the modernity of today. It is from the cleverly written bedtime story, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, which seems like an innocent fairy tale that is...
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  • On the Road
    Jim King Mr. Davis English IV C.P. 14 December 2000 Jack Kerouac: On the Road Jack Kerouac is the first to explore the world of the wandering hoboes in his novel, On the Road. He created a world that shows the lives and motivations of this culture he himself named the "Beats." Kerouac saw the...
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  • summer
    one corresponding novel from the list below. You will then work towards completing a comparative analysis of the two chosen works. The steps of the ISP are as follows: U1A5 – Statement of Intent/ISP Proposal U2A6 – ISP Progress Report #1 (here you will review your ISP novel) U4A1 – ISP Annotated...
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  • Obituary
    Stephen King's death sounds like something out of one of his novels. He died early yesterday morning when he was struck by a car on a lonely dirt road near his house in Portland, Maine. Officials said that King was on a daily walk on a deserted road when an unidentified driver hit him. King, who has explored...
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  • The Role of Traditional Medicine in Joseph Boyden’s “Three Day Road”
    The Role of Traditional Medicine in Joseph Boyden’s “Three Day Road” The roles of medicine, and its effects on the characters in Joseph Boyden’s Three Day Road, address the power that both traditional and modern methods had on Native Americans. When we think of medicine and healing, the images that...
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  • The Road by Cormac Mccarthy
    The Road- Cormac McCarthy In the novel The Road, the author, Cormac McCarthy, presents a pessimistic and dark view of humanity and its future. His dark words tell of foggy woods late at night and of deserted houses with haunted facades, summoning from the depths of the reader’s mind a world full of...
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  • Explain how Fitzgerald presents marriage as a dysfunctional institution in ‘The Great Gatsby.’ with reference to Richard Yates’ ‘Revolutionary Road.’
    without” and this would certainly seem to ring true of Fitzgerald’s novel. The relationships can be shown to be corrupted by materialistic longing whilst many produce conflict and violence. Similarly, Richard Yates’ ‘Revolutionary Road’, set in the 1950s where marriage is considered idyllic and the expected...
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  • 1984 Privacy
    In the novel 1984 by George Orwell, a key theme in the story is privacy. Invasion of privacy is seen constantly throughout the story as everyone is being watched over by The Party and Big Brother. Everywhere around Airstrip One there are big posters and signs with the sentence 'BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING...
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  • first Epoch
    Wilkie Collins, published in 1860, is a Victorian sensationalist fiction novel. Collins might be considered the father of the modern mystery thriller and detective novel genres. Collins, like his friend Charles Dickens, uses the novel to expose social injustices of his time, in particular, the lack of legal...
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  • Safe Heaven
    to intrigue the readers and correlated to recover pain. The three main themes in this daring love story represent love, fear, and bravery. I feel that these three themes relate to this affirming and suspenseful story all throughout the novel. You learn how strong the power of love can be between two people...
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  • Moral Absolutism in the Road by Cormac Mccarthy
    Moral Absolutism – The Road by Cormac McCarthy The Road by Cormac McCarthy is a novel based in a post-apocalyptic world. It revolves around the life of a father and a son who are struggling to survive. Everything around them is destroyed, filled with ash and stripped of life yet the two continue to...
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