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An Analysis of Fahrenheit 451

Fahrenheit 451 Part 1: The Hearth and the Salamander 1. What is the significance of Montag seeing his reflection in Clarisse’s eyes? A. it Dignifies Montag as he remembers the time when electricity had gone out and his mom had lit a candle that in a sense brought them together and made each other feel […]

Pages: 3 Words: 854 Downloads: 3 Date added: 2017/09/19
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Essay on Black Dog by Penelope Lively

Essay on Black Dog By Penelope Lively Brenda Case is a mid-age housewife with personal problems. The English modern short story “Black Dog”, written by Penelope Lively, portrays Mrs. Case as being a frustrated woman with a peculiar manner, besides this she has difficulties to adapt within the society’s norms. This is probably because Brenda […]

Pages: 2 Words: 709 Downloads: 3 Date added: 2017/09/19
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Chinua Achebe’s Novel Things Fall Apart

“The white man is very clever…He has put a knife on the things that held us together and we have fallen apart. ” Chinua Achebe’s novel Things Fall Apart is a prime example of African literature that demonstrates the clash between cultures and peoples that occurred across the African continent as a consequence of European […]

Pages: 2 Words: 634 Downloads: 4 Date added: 2017/09/19
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Critical Lens       

One may think it is unfair to try so hard to accomplish a goal, and in the end it seems that all their hard work and everything they lost paid off for nothing. David Mamet once said “…it is the human lot to try and fail… ” I agree with this quotation because it cannot […]

Pages: 3 Words: 811 Downloads: 7 Date added: 2017/09/19
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Time by Allen Curnow

TIME Allen Curnow Allen Curnow is New Zealand’s most important poet. He believed in living literature. He once said, “You can’t write literature, you can’t paint art”. First published in 1977, ‘Time’ reflects nature and life in New Zealand. Some of his poetry tried to explore ‘the private and unanswerable. ’ This is one such poem.. […]

Pages: 2 Words: 563 Downloads: 10 Date added: 2017/09/18
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Comparitive Essay

Comparative Essay ————————————————- ————————————————- Write a comparative analysis of ‘An old man’s winter night’ by Robert Frost and ‘Lore’ by R. S. Thomas. Highlight each poet’s distinct attitude towards old age. Comment on the style through which the poets express how they feel about old age. Both Frost and Thomas draw upon the theme of […]

Pages: 5 Words: 1409 Downloads: 4 Date added: 2017/09/18
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Poe’s story “The Fall of the House of Usher”

Short Stories + Terror = Poe American Romanticism brought a new era to America and American literature. Within literature of the Romanticism era came the development of the gothic novel. Edger Allen Poe is one of the well-known gothic authors which arose from this era. Throughout Poe’s career he wrote many short stories following one […]

Pages: 2 Words: 673 Downloads: 5 Date added: 2017/09/18
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Poetry Analysis“Digging”

Poetry Analysis“Digging” by Seamus Heaney Passion- Its definition, its pursuit, all revolves around our lives. When a person is passionate about something, he should do what he is passionate about and not what the society or friends tell you to do. With Passion comes a lot of hard-work and perseverance. The narrator in the poem […]

Pages: 2 Words: 642 Downloads: 6 Date added: 2017/09/18
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102 Minutes by Mary Whitfill

102 Minutes: The Untold Story of the Fight to Survive Inside the Twin Towers The Twin Towers stood tall in Lower Manhattan as a symbol of urban renewal for 30 years until an event brought them, and 2,749 innocent victims (xxiv), to the ground. The 2001 terrorist attacks struck fear into the bones of Americans […]

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“The World Is Too Much With Us” William Wordsworth

Close reading of “The World Is Too Much With Us” William Wordsworth was a great English Romantic poet whom helped launch the Romantic period of the 19th century. One of his famous works is titled “The World Is Too Much With Us. ” The first eight lines of the poem represent a type of poem […]

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Character Analysis: Child of the Dark

Patrick McGuire Latin American History 3/17/2010 Child of the Dark Essay I found Child of the Dark interesting because Carolina’s diary captures both her highs and lows emotionally. She can be very judgmental but also sympathetic. Her upbringing had a great influence on the shaping of her character. She was an illegitimate child of her […]

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How Does John Keats’s Poetry Reflect the Romantic Era

Explain how the poetry of John Keats reflects the values of Romanticism. The Romantic Era spanned roughly between 1798 and 1832 and its poetry places an emphasis on the imagination, nature and feeling. The Romantic period was associated with imagination as people looked with fresh curiosity into the workings of their own minds, generating ideas […]

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The Case of Lady Sannox

“The Case of Lady Sannox” Would you ever consider lying to the person you love? The one person you trust and care about most in the world? In the last few years, divorce rates have risen dramatically. Many of these divorces are the effects of secrets, lies, and the rise of temptation in our modern […]

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Fiesta 1980 Summary

Before Junot Diaz received acclaim for “The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao,” he was better known in fiction circles for his short stories about immigrants and the American dream. In “Fiesta, 1980,” Diaz writes about the struggles of an immigrant family as they wake up from a nightmare in Santo Domingo only to find […]

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The Raven vs. The First Snowfall

The Raven vs. The First Snowfall During the time period of Romanticism, many great poets emerged. Two of the best poets during this time period included Edgar Allen Poe and James Russell Lowell. Throughout these poet’s lives, they suffered many tragic deaths among their friends and families and decided to write about them. One of […]

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“The Tyger” by William Blake

“The Tyger” by William Blake Now seen as one of the most prominent figures of poetry and visual arts during the Romantic Age, William Blake was an outcast during his time and often thought to be crazy due to his radical views on religion and theology. Although he was Christian, his family rejected the generally […]

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Shooting Stars – Carol Ann Duffy

Shooting Stars The poem ‘Shooting Stars’ by Carol Ann Duffy tells a shocking story of a female prisoner held by Nazis in a concentration camp around the time of the Holocaust. The poem is set in 1940, Hitler and his Nazi party had taken control of most of Europe and had vowed to exterminate the […]

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Society Meursault Relationship

Statement of intent: This assignment is based on Albert Camus’ The Outsider. One of the classic examples of an existentialist novel, The Outsider tells the story of an unremarkable man, living a simple, bachelor existence in Algeria. He is unmoved by his mothers death, and a day after begins a love affair with Marie Cordona. […]

Pages: 5 Words: 1376 Downloads: 8 Date added: 2017/06/26
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Where Have All the Criminals Gone?

Reading Analysis of “Where Have All the Criminals Gone?” Student Name Course Name Professor Name Date Introduction From the book “Freakonomics” the authors Levitt and Dubner in Chapter “Where Have All the Criminals gone?” talk about the connection amid diverse intervals and their impact on America’s crime rates levels from the 1990’s. The authors states […]

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