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Comparison and Contrast of the Characters Ichabod Crane and Brom Van Brunt

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Washington Irving was the first ever American author who became famous abroad in a short span of time. He is known for contribution to short story genre. In this story the Dutch community of New York has been described which is located in a rural valley near the Hudson River.

Book Report on Red Hugh prince of Donegal

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The real life incident that this book is based upon is the fight for Ireland’s freedom during the 1500’s. The characters portrayed in the book are all real historical figures and events of true life incidents that really took place during that time. A few of the details and dialogue had to be fictionalized by the author in order to get the whole story.

Fighting Fate and Rewriting Destiny

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Throughout life, we realize that many of the realities we come to face are very harsh. You can never know what to expect and because of this, you never know what you’ll end up being happy with. Many of us face unhappiness at different points in our life.

Robert Frost in Voices and Visions.

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This discussion brings up details regarding the work of Robert Frost. Being so, the paper will pick up a number of quotations made in this Voices and Visions film.

Stanley Fish's "Free-Speech Follies"

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The First Amendment involves expressing one’s own idea freely while taking responsibility about what has been said. As shown by Stanley Fish, one good example of a true First Amendment hero is a basketball player who turned her back on the flag during the singing of the national anthem to protest against government policies.

View's of Education in Voltaire's Candide and Douglass' Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave

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In Candide, Voltaire presents a critique of the hypocrisy of Enlightenment Age European society using the technique of satire. Frederick Douglass’ work, by contrast, presents a critique of slavery era American society through the technique of autobiography.

"On Going Home" by Joan Didion

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Joan Didion’s essay “On Going Home” talks about a struggle to connect an old life with the persona’s family and the family of her own.

Creon and the Concepts of Arete, Hubris, Ate and Nemesis in Antigone

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When Creon finally becomes King, after having been one or two steps away from the throne all his life, he wants to begin his reign on the right foot. He wishes to project the picture of a ruler who takes the right decisions and is inflexible in implementing these decisions, even when they would affect those closest to him.

A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens. Questions and answers.

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"It is extraordinary to me," said he, "that you cannot take care of yourselves and your children. One or the other of you is forever in my way. How do I know what injury you have done my horses. See! Give him that."

Summary of The Social Animal

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Aronson has also discussed some personality variables like self esteem, courage and experience that determine the level of conformity in an individual’s attitude. Then Aronson discussed obedience in context of conformity, and finally, the role of an uninvolved bystander as that of a conformist.

Comparing the Depiction of Gender roles in Two Unlikely Literatures. Sophocle and David Ives

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This paper is an attempt to analyze two literary works from different eras and explore the commonalities and/or disparities evident in the depiction of such stereotypical gender roles. The two works selected for this paper are acclaimed plays from Sophocles and David Ives.

Twilight Los Angeles 1992: Twilight Bey Character Analysis

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Twilight Bey is a crucial character in the play. His words reflect the weight of the situation at hand. Society is at a limbo. It definitely has to decide onto which side it lands. Social problems had torn society apart but he thinks running away from the darkness engulfing society into light can open up new realities.

Shakespeare’s Pericles

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Fathers and Daughters’ Sexuality: Family or Property and Patriarchy The significance of the fathers being so involved in their daughters’ sexuality is their belief in their primary roles in protecting the latter as either their property or family and in ascertaining patriarchy through the absolute power of men over females’ sexuality.

Literary Analysis of the Poem “The Silken Tent” by Robert Frost

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Since the immediate purpose of the piece is to promote the poet’s perception of love and relationship, Frost prefers to deliver the figurative content via the romantic style of Shakespearean yet modified sonnet of fourteen lines in iambic pentameter.

Book Report "Memoirs of an Indian Woman"

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During the beginning of the 20th century (1900-1930), India was still under the British rule. At that time, Calcutta was home to a conservative society, majority of whom believed that the ideal place for women was within the four walls of the house.

The Overcoat

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‘The Overcoat’ and analyses people’s misconception of its literacy. According to the writer, the Overcoat literature is an excellent work that is perceived by many to be elusive to the reader’s imagination that considers the ending fantastic.

Response for " The necklace"

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Although an even deeper and fuller analysis reverts back to such a basic premise, the literary devices, and the means by which the author develops such a theme are far from simplistic. In this way, the plot itself is not what allows the story to have a nuanced and accomplished flavor; rather, it is the way that author is able to seek to differentiate what would otherwise by a simple story with advanced and/or complimentary elements of characterization, symbolism, and setting which aid the story in both its overall integrity and believability as well as its power.

The Story of an Hour" by Chopin, and "A Rose for Emily" by Faulkner

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Both Faulkner's Emily Grierson and Chopin's Louise Mallard are women trapped by social convention. Faulkner paints a picture of Miss Emily Grierson as a woman strictly contained within the boundaries of her father’s home and his old Southern ideals. “None of the young men were quite good enough to Miss Emily and such.

Irony and tone in the poem, "Desert Places"

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The setting is an important part due mainly to its impact in the poem. The loneliness that engulfs the persona of the poem is the most tragic element as there is an internal realization of a searing sadness that is perhaps his own making or one that could not help.

Finding Reality in Sherlock Holmes Detective Stories

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It is necessary to stress that Conan Doyle’s stories are not real, although there are some characters taken from everyday life. For example, the character of Sherlock Holmes was created by the author not by chance. However, still Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes Detective Stories are analyzed by critics as fictional ones.

The Poisonwood Bible and The Heart of Darkness

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‘The Heart of Darkness’ is the story of the voyage of a sailor, Marlow, through the Congo river (Conrad). Marlow is entrusted with the task of bringing back, an employee of his company who had gone to the forest in search of ivory and eventually had become a psychic patient (Conrad).

Discuss the extent to which Northern Lights is a children's book, and place it in relation to the long-standing debates over 'instruction versus delight/instruction through delight’ in children's literature

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Despite the differences in approach, the story can be used to help the children develop a love for reading and adventure. The success of the book is based on the fascinating adventure highlighted in the book which is understandable and easy to

Book Report - The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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Several ethical issues can be identified in the matter under consideration, one of them being the association of cells with a white lady whose name was Helen Lane. Reason for this change in name originates in the culture that has historically, not been favorable for the African Americans.

A comparison between The Proposal by Anton Chekhov and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty by James Thurber.

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The works of Anton Chekhov and James Thurber are well known for their ability to understand the social realities of their respective societies. Their works also are able to analyze the intricacies and nuances of the human mind.

Discuss the use of intertextually in Rudyard Kipling's 'Kim' and how this hybrid text has had a rich critical response.

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Intertextuality in Rudyard Kipling’s ‘Kim’, and the critical Response in the Text. Intertextuality is a term that is used to show the relationship that exists between various texts used by an author in conveying his message (Watson 53). Kipling, an imperialist, used the book ‘Kim’ to convey the Indians’ attitude towards their colonial masters, the British.

Enlightenment

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As a case study, it expounds on the use of Enlightenment in Jane Austen's 'Persuasion' and Maria Edgeworth's 'Belinda'.

"Candide" by Voltaire, and "Rasselas" by Samuel Johnson.

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One will find many similarities between Candide and Rasselas the most paramount of which is the fact that both of them are trying to find lasting happiness in their lives. Both of these characters are from very privileged backgrounds despite the fact that Candide is an illegitimate child.

The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl by Timothy Egan

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Egan begins his account of the Dust Bowl by pointing out that the initial and actual cause of the Dust Bowl was over-farming by the many, mostly family, farmers who inhabited the region.

Irony in A prayer of Owen Meany

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“A prayer for Owen Meany” written by John Irving is a long sprawling novel in which the writer uses the narrator, John wheelwright, a former American and a Canadian citizen in the novel living in Toronto to bring irony, a style that runs through out the story.

Andrew Jackson, a Defining President of United States

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Andrew Jackson, a Defining President of United States. “Every good citizen makes his country’s honor his own; one cherishes it not only as precious but sacred. He is willing to risk his life in its defense and it’s conscious that he gains protection while he gives it.”1 This is a quote by Andrew Jackson which reflected his views as an American citizen, as a military leader and as a president.

The Bean Tree

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The Bean Tree. The Bean Tree by Barbara Kingsolver is a literal piece that focuses on the theme of awakening, out of which springs hope. The story centers around hope which enables people to rise again when they fall and achieve dreams which may at first seem impossible.

Article Critique: "Workers of the World, Relax" by Alain de Bottom.

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The article “Workers of the World, Relax” by Alain de Botton focused on the issue of happiness or satisfaction that one derives from his job. The author had earned his B.A. at Cambridge University and from Oxford University he had earned his M.A. degree.

The Mind in “The Fall of the House of Usher”

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One of the most important characters in the story is that of the House of Usher, that is, the building. This is important as there is a continuance of a gothic tradition in this which looks at the effects of architecture on the human mind.

Conflict, complication, and change in William Faulkner’s work, Barn Burning.

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Thesis statement: In the short story (say, Barn Burning), conflict originates from the protagonist’s dilemma, complication originates from the antagonist’s choice to carry on his protest against landlordism, and the protagonist’s decision to notify his landlord is the moment of change.

Critically evaluate the role of interview data in qualitative research and discuss the key characteristics of the processes of d

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Researches are primarily carried out through methodologies, which mainly consist of the “choices” made regarding “cases to study, methods of data gathering, forms of data analysis” etc “in planning and executing” research studies (Silverman 2010: 15).

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

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Although there are a great many reasons for Twain’s lasting legacy, one of the most prominent reasons is for the expert way he implements satire in his works. This essay examines Twain’s the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn in terms of the ways and means that the author implements satire in the novel.

“Hills like White Elephants,” by Ernest Hemingway and “The Story of an Hour” by Kate Chopin. Compare/Contrast the Representation of Gender Relations

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The girl in “Hills like White Elephants” and Louise Mallard in “The Story of an Hour” know that their husbands love them but still their lives are devoid of true happiness. The relationship between the husband and wife is normal in both the stories but there is an absence of true devotion and joy.

Margaret Atwood's "Death by Landscape" & A buldingsroman

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With her kids all grown-up already, she moves in to a different and smaller apartment that she decorates with various pictures she had collected over the years. At first, one would wonder why she wants the pictures that give her no peace. Atwood writes, “She does not find them peaceful in the least.

The Arab World

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Particularly, the concept of the ‘mappability’ of the Arab world has its underpinnings in the Arab world being distributed in a nucleated manner. As such, countries that are considered part of the Arab world stretch in an uninterrupted file from West and North Africa, right into the Middle East.

The Deeds of Divine Augustus or Res Gestae Divi Augusti

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In the first 14 paragraphs Augustus has presented a detailed account of his political achievements and the honors he received from the Senate as well as the public. While telling about his great leadership abilities Augustus mentions the number of times he was made triumvir for the settling of the state.

A & P by John Updike

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When looking at this story through a Marxist lens, one can see that there is the aspect of societal classification and the ethics of a society that is consumer conditioned. The Marxist Socialism school of though holds that those who earn a salary, also refereed to as the working class, are molded by the state they are in, that is, wage-slavery.

"How to date a browngirl, blackgirl, whitegirl, or halfie" by Junot Diaz

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The article How to date a browngirl, blackgirl, whitegirl, or halfie has been written by Junot Diaz. In this article, Diaz has suggested several ways to boys that may way avail to date a girl belonging to any ethnicity.

Tom’s Three Owners-Shelby, St. Clare and Legree

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This paper discusses the three owners in terms of their comparison to each other.

Harriet Jacob’s "Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl"

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Linda’s story endeavours to provoke the compassion of her readers in order to endorse humanitarianism. However, this is not done in the usual way of depicting a female as a weakling who just accepts all that is handed to her. Most writers attempt to bring out compassion in a character by using the stereotypical ‘damsel in distress’ role.

Flannery O'Connor "A Good Man is Hard to Find"

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Critics have admired "A Good Man Is Hard to Find" for the author’s effectual application of native tint and the intense comical aspects of her Southern environment, plus her capability to note down with a devoted determination the distinctive language of characters like The Misfit and the grandmother.

Character Sketch of Paul Parker in ‘Twilight: Los Angeles 1992’

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Anna Deavere Smith’s play ‘Twilight: Los Angeles 1992’ is a welcome reminder of when public discontent can spill over on the streets and demand to be addressed properly in a just and equitable manner.

The Role of Chinese Intellectuals in Social Reform

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This essay will analyze four of such stories and highlight what they reveal about Chinese intellectuals.

Poetry analysis of "Summer words of a sistuh addict”

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The language of this narration serves as a middle ground, that can be understood both by the sistuh and by the literate audience, demonstrating that there is a way to communicate art without relying exclusively on any particular form of language, and create art that can be understood by all.

Cinderella: not so morally superior

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This paper offers to rhetorically analyze the essay in order confirm if it was indeed successful in letting the readers understand what the author is trying to convey.The Cinderella story centers on an orphaned girl who triumphed over her stepmother’s and stepsisters’ evil plans to enslave her and generally make her suffer.

Compare "Lesli in California" and "Trespass" with regard to The Use of Violence

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The two protagonists in the stories are females who are subjected to uncalled for forms of violence as they go bout their normal duties. The following discourse is an expository analysis which compares the forms of violence as brought out in the two narrations.
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