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Book Review On The First American

In the biography of The First American: The Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin by H. W. Brands discusses Benjamin Franklinr’s life during the 18th Century and the profound impact he had on America. Brands provides insight and a comprehensive accounting of Franklinr’s life and achievements from birth to beyond his final days. He begins […]

Dracula by Bram Stoker Book Review

Introduction Pasty white skin, sharp fangs, and grows young by drinking others’ blood. That’s right, vampires. One of the most well-known vampire books is Dracula by Bram Stoker. It tells the story of a group of people that are plagued by the vampire Dracula, and their story to hunt him down and kill him once […]

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Book Review The Things They Carried

In his book, Tim O’Brien aims to shed light on misconceptions and truths of war by thoroughly describing the thoughts and feelings of a soldier in the Vietnam War. He includes the steps and paths taken to become a soldier and also the detailed descriptions of war stories and their effects on individual men. Through […]

“Unbowed: A Memoir” by Wangari Maathai

Unbowed is a compelling and inspiring memoir of the first environmentalist African woman to have earned the honor of being awarded a Nobel Peace Prize. Wangari Maathai takes the reader through from her childhood until she becomes a professor. Through her scientific abilities, she identifies environmental degradation and sets on a movement to bring solutions […]

“The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Introduction The following is a literature review of the book The Great Gatsby. The paper will analyze the symbolic technique Fitzgerald used in coming up with the novel. The essay will demonstrate a brief thesis of what the colors symbolized both to the reader and the characters in the book. In this paper we will […]

“The Circle” by Dave Egger

Technological Advancement comes with a price In Dave Egger’s novel “”The circle”” there is the existence of a technological company in America that is growing at a very high rate. The company is called The Circle, and it was founded by ?some three wise men.’ The main character in the story is a lady by […]

Madman’s Diary by Lu Xun

Introduction Lu Xun was a tremendous short writer; his famous contributions to the modern Chinese literature are well known across the different realms of study. His life experiences led him from the streets of China to the corners of Japan in search of education. His skills as a Chinese resident in the early 19th century […]

Hope for Ramatoulaye in “So Long Letter” by Mariama Ba

According to Ba, Mariama (7), the main character for Mariama Ba’s So Long Letter is Ramatoulaye. From the text, we learn that Ramatoulaye has written a letter to Assiatou who is her best friend expressing herself and how she plans to carry out her new life after acing all she went through. All the situations […]

Ambivalence in a “Passage to India” by E. M. Forster

Ambivalence is the state in which two parties have contradictory ideas, feelings or attitude regarding each other or something. In the novel, A Passage to India by Forster ambivalence illustrates the ambiguous way in which colonizer and the colonized regarded one another. We start the various instances where the state of ambivalence is first experienced […]

“Survival in Auschwitz” by Primo Levi

Primo Levi was captured shortly after joining a small group of anti-Fascist partisans who were hiding in the forests of Italy. He was then sent to prison in Italy by the Fascists in 1943, then after a short period, all the prisoners captured by the Italian Jews were moved to Auschwitz concentration camp making their […]

“The Use of Force” by William Carlos Williams and “Hills Like White Elephant” by Ernest Hemingway

Throughout life, individuals are forced to undergo numerous amounts of stressful pressures and experiences from other people in their daily lives. This is as a result of emerging conflict and mostly it’s their choice to decide how they are going to handle such situations. This is a a common phenomenon or rather theme displayed throughout […]

Authors purpose for writing Hamlet

The Hamlet by Shakespeare is captivating and has attracted many readers to it for various reasons. There are some who read it for entertainment, criticism, education, and enlightenment. The Hamlet has a tragic tonality linked to the characters to the story. The play is approximated to have been written in 1601. The story was inspired […]

“One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich” by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Introduction The story of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn in Soviet Literature is unusual because of the basis of raw materials used. It shows cult of personality that carried painful features in the development that debunks in the party. The feature seems to be from the past even though we may see them far from us. The past […]

“The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

The yellow wallpaper is a feminist story whose author is Charcollete Perkins Gilman. The story explores the basic issues that were faced by women in the society, their public perception of the mental illness which was connected to hysteria and feminism in the early 19th century in the United States. The theme of the story […]

1984 by George Orwell

Utopia is the act of having an imagining community which is in possession of highly desirable qualities when it comes to its citizens. Whereby, this is a perfectly designed place with totally no any problems arising from or even within it. Such type of places emphasizes on the equality in governance, the economy and justice […]

Parable of the sower: theme of Weakness and Strength

The parable of the sower has a wide range of themes developed. Among the themes that the author has tried to feature in the work is the theme of weakness and strength. The novel integrates the two themes in a manner that it is possible to tell similarly to a real world event. The themes […]

The Rebellion by Edna in The Awakening by Kate Chopin

Introduction A read through the book by Kate Chopin, The Awakening, leaves one with many questions, especially when they are through to the 7th chapter. The story of Edna Pontellier is the one which is problematic, as one follows the character from the beginning of the story to the end. The various transformation of the […]

Mrs. Robinson’s circumstance in Maycomb from To Kill a Mockingbird

There comes a time when desperate situations call for desperate measures. A good example is when an older woman tries to seduce a younger boy to get some sexual or physical pleasures from them since from the look of things; she is unlikeable by men within her age bracket this is basically because they are […]

O’Brien’s Lives Of The Dead Book Review

The inter-relationship between fiction and imagination are critical in the defining the Vietnam war in O’Brien’s book. War is real although the soldiers are fictional. The realities of war and its devastating effects are clearly defined from imaginations of the reader as depicted by the imaginary characters. O’Brien purportedly asserts a piece of information to […]

Glory Review

The American Film, Glory of 1989, is based on the actual historical story, of the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, seen through the eyes of the commanding officer Gould Shaw who was a white officer during the American Civil War. The story is told by Kevin Jarre the author of Glory who was walking in Boston […]

“Fresh Fruit Broken Bodies” by Seth Holmes

This essay will basically discuss on how there is several interlocking in the political ,social and economic forces that contribute to the suffering and poor health experience by the Triqui migrant farm workers putting into consideration on how the theoretical concept explore in the book such as symbolic violence, social determinants, fundamental causes upstream thinking […]

Argumentative Essay on The Handmaids Tale

The handmaid’s tale is an imaginary novel written by Margaret Atwood a Canadian author. The novel was published in the year 1985 and was set in the New England where the Christian supremacist overthrows the United States government. The novel is a two faced or a double narrative reflecting on the night and other events, […]

Humor in Chosen Places, Timeless People and Running in the Family

The book by Paule Marshall titled The Chosen Place, The Timeless People: Untenable Sisterhood is an informative book but one that employs a lot of humor. In the first passage, we learn that Bourne Island is the process of gaining full independence from its colonial rulers. Marshall writes that the locals could be on the […]

Literary Criticism and Review

The Necklace, A Perfect Day for catfish, Everyday Use, Boys and girls, this blessed house and Sure thing portray the themes of marriage, materialism, and identity in different yet almost similar ways. This literary criticism discusses in detail the idea of marriage in This Blessed house, The Necklace and A perfect Day to banana fish. […]

Interaction Between Violence and Distance in “Assault”

The novel Assault as written by the Dutch author Harry Mulisch is one of the literally work that effectively portrays a combination of emotions in the manner it is written. The novel narrates a story of a young man named Anton that was living during the Second World War. The effects of the war that […]

“Siddhartha” by Hermann Hesse

“Siddhartha” is a fiction story written in 1992 by the novelist Hermann Hesse. As such, the novel describes a tale of a man pursuing a spiritual journey in discovering himself. This comes at the time of Gautama Buddha where the author examines the Buddhist philosophy and Indian culture which are well expressed in his final […]

Creative Evaluation of “IT” by Stephen King

The novel “”IT”” by Stephen King tends to be a very horrific book. The story revolves around a town known as Derry city where children are the primary target of the so-called the Crown that reappears after every 27 years. The book commences with heavy rain all over the Derry town forcing the residents to […]

“The Lottery Ticket” by Anton Chekhov

“The Lottery Ticket” is a classic short story written by Antony Chekhov. He is a good storyteller who has managed to use some literary elements in this story. Chekhov’s “”the lottery ticket”” is a story about a man and his wife who thought they had won a lottery. The stories walk the reader through a […]

Macbeth – A Story About The Journey And How He Became A King

Macbeth is a story about the journey of Macbeth and how he became a king. Initially he was a hero and a string man who actually led the army in the kingdom of Duncan. This was actually the reason that made the king choose him to be a thane after the previous one was killed […]

Motif of conscience and principle in A&P

Introduction Conscience is the moral sense of right or wrong in a human being. It is perceived as the guide to someone’s behavior. It is the conscience of an individual that raises alarm when the person is doing wrong or right and helps the person to adjust accordingly. A principle on the other hand is […]

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