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Big Two Hearted River   Part I
Big Two Hearted River Part I
Novels · 1,185 words
  • Big Two-Hearted River - Part I Sudden, Unexpected Interjection "It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing." At one point in his short story, "Big Two-Hearted River: Part II", Hemingway's character Nick speaks in the first person. Why he adopts, for one line...


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A clockwork orange
A clockwork orange
Novels · 1,284 words
  • "A Clockwork Orange" is a very different movie. It has everything a movie should have, but the plot is quite disturbing, especially for the time it came out. I have personally watched this film several times to find the meaning, and every time I watch it I come up with a...


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A Tale of Two Cities   Syndney
A Tale of Two Cities Syndney
Novels · 666 words
  • A Tale of Two Cities - Syndney Sydney Carton dies on the guillotine to spare Charles Darnay. How you interpret Carton's sacrifice- positively or negatively- will affect your judgment of his character, and of Dickens' entire work. Some readers take the positive view that Carton's act is a...


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Biblical symbolism in east of
Biblical symbolism in east of
Novels · 1,386 words
  • Biblical Symbolism in John Steinbeck's work East of Eden John Steinbeck is considered to be one of the most talented American writers of all time. Most of his works are regarded highly by critics and celebrated as magnificent forms of twentieth-century...


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Biblical and mytholigical allu
Biblical and mytholigical allu
Novels · 679 words
  • Biblical and Mythological Allusions In Hermon Melville's ?Moby Dick? ?An allusion is a reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary work, or work of art.? (Thompson 1155). Writers often use biblical and mythological allusions to which their...


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A dolls house
A dolls house
Novels · 915 words
  • Social Criticism in A Doll's House In A Doll's House, Ibsen as he often does, criticizes society and the ways of life in that time. Ibsen shows this in Torvold's overwhelming power and control over Nora. This is also seen in the way that Women are weakened by society. Lastly...


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Billy budd 2
Billy budd 2
Novels · 639 words
  • Billy Budd, a 19th century novel written by Herman Melville, involves three main characters: Billy Budd, John Claggart and Captain Vere. Throughout the first nineteen chapters, Melville portrays each character with distinct personality, in which case Billy Budd is represented as the...


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A Tale of Two Cities   Charact
A Tale of Two Cities Charact
Novels · 948 words
  • A Tale of Two Cities - Charact In the 16th century Charles Dickens wrote the unforgettable novel A Tale of Two Cities. In it he created two of the most remarkable fictional characters of all time. One is the bloodthirsty Madame Defarge, and the other is the selfless Sydney Carton. Madame Defarge...


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Billy Budd   Individualism
Billy Budd Individualism
Novels · 810 words
  • Billy Budd - Individualism There is much to be said about individualism. Feelings of freedom and endless possibilities for individual growth are presented throughout these two novels. Although being an individual has its high points, it is not always the road to take. Billy Budd and Ignatius...


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A clockwork orange 2
A clockwork orange 2
Novels · 922 words
  • A Clockwork Orange Many of us like to think that humanity as a whole is progressing to a better future where we will live united and in peace with one another. Nevertheless, there are those among us that do not share these beliefs. In A Clockwork Orange, by Anthony...


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Billy Budd   Criminal Without
Billy Budd Criminal Without
Novels · 1,311 words
  • Billy Budd - Criminal Without How would you feel if you were told you cheated on a test, that you really did not, by a teacher who hated you, and will be expelled because of it? Herman Melville's Billy Budd relates an allegory of the righteous versus the reprobate by symbolizing Billy Budd,...


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A dolls house 3
A dolls house 3
Novels · 681 words
  • "A Doll's House" introduced woman as having her own purposes and goals. The heroine, Nora Helmer, progresses during the course of the play eventually to realize that she must discontinue the role of a doll and seek out her individuality. In Act I, there are many clues that...


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Billy Bud
Billy Bud
Novels · 668 words
  • Herman Mellville's Billy Budd is and extremely divisive novel when one considers the dissension it has generated. The criticism has essentially focused around the argument of acceptance vs. resistance. On the one hand we can read the story as accepting the hanging of d as the...


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A clockwork orange (book analy
A clockwork orange (book analy
Novels · 596 words
  • Banned for social reasons in many conditions and in many school systems, Anthony Burgess's A Clockwork Orange first seems to pierce the mind with its bizarre linguistic orgy of debauchery, brutality, and sex, and for some, refuses to affect them above the level of...


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Billy Bathegate by E
Novels · 2,032 words
  • .L. Doctor By: Guy C. Vignola III Billy Bathgate is an important American novel in it's portrayal of one young man's evolution from boyhood to maturity. The novel is about a fifteen year old boy that gets taken under the wing of Dutch Schultz, a 1930's gangster trying to...


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