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Sherlock Holmes (#12) – Sample 943 words

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How does Arthur Conan Doyle create an atmosphere of mystery and build suspense in ‘The Speckled Band’? To what extent are his methods typical of all the other stories in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes? The story ‘The speckled band’ was written by Arthur Conan Doyle in 1982 and is one of the many stories in […]

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Setting of Nick Joaquin’s May Day Eve – Sample 668 words

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This famous short story was set in Intramuros, Manila, and its author, Nick Joaquin, wrote it after WWII. This story of a marriage that started with every promise of lasting passion and love later tracks the disintegration of the relationship. Characters in this story, which has magical or supernatural elements that are quite common in […]

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Rose for Emily – Sample 492 words

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When reading the first paragraph of, “We all said, ‘she will kill herself’ “: The Narrator / Detective in Williams Faulkner’s “A Rose For Emily” by Lawrence R. Rodgers, I automatically knew that his essay was going to be about the depiction of the genre in the story A Rose For Emily which he clarified […]

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Rizal and Dumas – Sample 1374 words

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Since early childhood, Jose Rizal already loved books. His mother, Doña Teodora Alonzo taught him how to read a material in Spanish language and developed his mind and artistic talents by telling him wonderful and colourful stories and poems. Furthermore, his Tio Gregorio, a book lover, intensified his reading of good books. The favourite pastime […]

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Review of literature on vision, personal and organisation – Sample 978 words

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A vision answers the question “What do we want to become?” It calls for the skills, talents, and resources to make future happen. A vision is different from a mission, goal or objective as it must have a clear and compelling imaginary way that offers an innovative way to improve ourselves. Simply stated, a vision […]

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Reservation Blues by Sherman Alexie – Sample 740 words

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In the earlier society, not much notice was being out to the American Indians. When they were subdued and put under reservation efforts, not much attention was given to them by the people. They never really needed the attention, since even before; it is known that they could provide for themselves well enough. But with […]

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René Descartes (1596—1650) (#1596) – Sample 5676 words

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René Descartes is often credited with being the “Father of Modern Philosophy.” This title is justified due both to his break with the traditional Scholastic-Aristotelian philosophy prevalent at his time and to his development and promotion of the new, mechanistic sciences. His fundamental break with Scholastic philosophy was twofold. First, Descartes thought that the Scholastics’ […]

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Related Literature – Sample 542 words

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Reading is an important skill to help people learn from human knowledge and experience. Through reading, knowledge has greatly contributed to the growth of mankind. Reading is the fastest and simplest way to raise people’s educational level (Hung & Tzeng, 2001). Thus, reading also improves the cognitive perspective of a person. No people are more […]

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Poetry Analysis of “Introduction to Poetry” – Sample 815 words

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The Poem “Introduction to Poetry” is by Billy Collins, an English poet, and it is about how teachers often force students to over-analyze poetry and to try decipher every possible meaning portrayed throughout the poem rather than allowing the students to form their own interpretation of the poem based on their own experiences. Throughout the […]

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Poems by Seamus Heaney “Death of a Naturalist” and “The Barn” – Sample 908 words

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Both poems display very rich description from the start and continue this full description throughout the poem giving you a very clear image of the sights, sounds and smells described. The very first lines of each poem show this rich flavour and very much give you the idea that the poems are about nature. The […]

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