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Short Essays and musings about family, philosophy, death.
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I am a former military type who sometimes feels the need to translate the double speak of the military. Musings have to do with family, religion, sickness. Interesting, quick reads.
Walpole’s Use of Erroneous Identities
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Horace Walpole's use of the theme of mistaken identities allowed him to distance himself from the role of author, increase reader interest, and raise the levels of horror and suspense within his novellas, while creating plot twists and driving the stories, in this case The Mysterious Mother and The Castle of Otranto, toward their conclusions.
Death Disorders in “The Dead”
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The main characters in James Joyce’s “The Dead,” Gabriel Conroy and his wife Gretta, react to death in very different ways. Gabriel Conroy’s death drive results from anxiety due to his low self-esteem and fear of rejection, and Gretta Conroy reacts to death through repression, regression, and a fear of intimacy.
The Nature of Love for Home and Romance in Faiz Ahmed Faiz’s Poems
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Faiz Ahmed Faiz’s love of nature and incorporation of related themes in his poems could stem from his years of imprisonment and being cut off from the outside, natural world and the freedom and connectedness that that represents to him.
Conversion from Narrative to Exposition
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In Things Fall Apart, Chinua Achebe shows how the Igbo people react to the transition from a culture rich with storytelling, folklore, and oral traditions to a culture heavily influenced by Western Christian values and the resulting loss of magic, logic, and identity.
Lessons in Oppression
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Bee Lavender, author of Lessons in Taxidermy, fights continuous oppression within the medical society on many levels, leaving her physically and emotionally scarred for life.
Anges et démons - Partie 1
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Premier chapitre de la nouvelle oeuvre de Bengano : Les Anges et les démons
Atticus Finch character description
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Atticus Finch is one of the most loved and respected characters in all of literature.
Нулевая эмоция
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Человек может отобразить на лице лишь одну эмоцию - страх, радость, скорбь, симпатию. Но в душе человек многолик. Все переплетённые переживания, от любви до ненависти, создают самое главное чувство, находящееся в закромах его души. И имя ей - нулевая эмоция.
The Oedipus Complex in D. H. Lawrence's Sons and Lovers
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This scholarly essay is about Sons and Lovers, the strange story about a mother who smothered her son with possessive love and treated him like a substitute for her abusive husband. It also addresses what Lawrence thought of critics who claimed it was about the Oedipus Complex. I've included photos that were taken when I was at his birthplace in England & at his memorial in New Mexico.
Sanity is Boring
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Price: Free! Words: 6,580. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This debut collection of poems and prose presents an eclectic view of a literary career in its infancy. Drawing on the universal consciousness of love, hate, insanity and the Reader's Digest, everyone will be able to find something of value in these pages. Read the customer reviews to see what others have said!
Tevye's Daughters: No Laughing Matter
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The Crawley sisters of Downton Abbey? The Bennet sisters of Pride & Prejudice? The daughters born to Zelophehad? Why mention any of these women in the same breath as the beloved characters in the Broadway musical Fiddler on the Roof? What is tradition? Who makes the matches? These questions are just as important now as when Tevye’s Daughters made their debut in 1964, maybe even more so.
Primary Reactions to Cultural Immersion in Literature
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There appear to be three ways in which people of one culture respond to immersion in another culture, a evidenced by the works of multicultural authors.
Prufrock and Subconscious Desire
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“The Love song of J. Alfred Prufrock” centers on the theme of the speaker’s desire for an act of lovemaking, a subject of discussion that was forbidden at the time when the poem was written. In the poem, Prufrock’s desire is undermined by his own self-consciousness and subsequent inaction and embracing of fantasy.
Know What You Want
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Price: Free! Words: 100. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Transgressional
You must know what you want.
What A Fart
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A humorous musing of sorts.
The Abadom Letters
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The spam e-mail offered “a sum of 10,20,000 (ten thousand twenty hundred US dollars’)” for "honest confidentialitise to enable us sees this deal through thich and thin becaue we are war mates," and "you don’t suppor torpedo our country.” Thus began a hilarious correspondence between my 13-year-old daughter and a would-be Nigerian scammer. Wit and friendship are found in unlikely places. Have fun.
The Man In The Boot
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The man in the boot is a narrative essay which tries to juxtapose the Author's life experience and futuristic events from his subjective point of view. This book provides an insufficient revelation on the Author's dark moment and how he evolved into a writer.
More Cheese Please and Other College Articles
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Award-winning humorist Jeffrey Cohen jumps into a time machine to reclaim a series of comic pieces that he penned during his tenure as a student at New York's Queens College.