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Raising Our Native Sons – Sample 1349 words

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During the modern era, there was an overwhelming sense of optimism due to the nation’s booming economy. There was a generalization that any citizen could work hard and become successful. However, this was not always the case in American society. Not everyone was given equal opportunity to thrive and succeed. This struggle was expressed in […]

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Rain of Gold (#2) – Sample 320 words

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This is a non-fiction book of many layers. It’s about greed, prejudice, hate and anger, poverty and death. It’s also about family, love, relationships, and dreams. Parallel stories are told of two children, both babies of their families, who grow up during the Mexican revolution. Children of war who are driven from their homes in […]

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Prospero’s Speech: The Art of Theater – Sample 726 words

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Shakespeare is commonly known as a great writer; but we cannot lose sight of the fact that he is every inch  a man of theater, very much like Henrik Ibsen of the nineteenth century. His career in theater began as an actor. Working closely with the manager and the actors gave him a great sense […]

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Prejudice – Montan 1948 & Snow Falling on Cedars (#1948) – Sample 490 words

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The conventions of the concept, ‘prejudice and hatred are never right in a just society’ are explored in Larry Watson’s 1993 fictional novel, ‘Montana 1948’ and also in the film, ‘Snow Falling on Cedars’, directed by Scott Hicks. Specifically, the two compositions delve into this notion by mainly focusing on the prejudices that are placed […]

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Pre-1914 literature Arthur Conan Doyle (#1914) – Sample 1674 words

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The previous pair of quotes significantly carries the Victorian assumption of evil and mysterious foreigners. Victorians associated drugs with the Far East: “As I entered, a swallow of Malay attendant”, “and the rascally Lascar who runs it has sworn to have vengeance upon me. ” Both these quotes suggest similar nature in the Victorian attitude […]

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Political Philosophy and Thomas Hobbes – Sample 836 words

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The Enlightenment, also named the Age of reason, was an era for the period of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. The term “Enlightenment” also specifically talks about a rational movement. Moreover, this movement provided a basis for the American and French Revolutions. During this period, philosophers started to realize that by using reason they can […]

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Plan: Realism in Great Expectations and Robinson Crusoe – Sample 1642 words

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‘Realism falls short of reality. It shrinks it, attenuates it, falsifies it.’ (Eugène Ionesco) Discuss the relation between realist literature and the world it represents. Actual Quote “Realism falls short of reality. It shrinks it, attenuates it, falsifies it; it does not take into account our basic truths and our fundamental obsessions: love, death, astonishment. […]

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