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Shut the Huck Up: The Banning of Huckleberry Finn – Sample 924 words

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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain has been criticized, censored, and banned for numerous reasons, including a very low grade of morality, rough dialect, and a systemic use of bad grammar among other accusations since it was published in 1885. In the 1950’s, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) […]

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Rules blighted Romeo and Juliet’s love – Sample 1646 words

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In this assignment I will highlight, if I agree or disagree with the title of my assignment. I will also discuss which society conventions and rules blighted Romeo and Juliet’s love, and which didn’t really blight their love at all. In fair Verona in Italy there were two wealthy families. They were named the Capulet’s […]

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Remembering John Steinbeck – Sample 1770 words

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John Steinbeck, and his writings served not just an instrument but an inspiration of courage, strength and determination. He is a warrior and he fought for the right of the people. He is one of America’s best writers and is best known for his novels. He started by experimenting with characters and thematic unity in […]

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Reflection on “A Thousand Splendid Suns” – Sample 715 words

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“One could not count the moons that shimmer on her roofs. And the thousand splendid suns that hide behind her walls.” Closing the book, I just feel real and hopeful. I will not say this story is a tragedy, and I hate when people generalise it as a book where everyone died except for Laila, […]

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Rabindranath Tagore Selected short stories – Sample 2365 words

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Profit and Loss This narrative briefly describes the short, sorrowful life of Nirupama. The name signifies ‘peerless one’ and was given to her by her parents, who were gratified with a daughter after having had five sons. Being treasured, her father searched long and hard to find a groom he deemed suitable enough for her. […]

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Pride and Prejudice (#3) – Sample 1286 words

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The first main event is the ball at Meryton, where Jane Bennet meets Mr. Bingley and Elizabeth Bennet sees Mr. Darcy. Jane Bennet dances with Mr. Bingley twice and Elizabeth’s first impression of Mr. Darcy is that he is very proud. Almost a month later, Mr. Collins, who is a cousin to Mr. Bennet, visits […]

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Philippine Literature (#3) – Sample 1228 words

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I. Pre-Colonial Period – Consisted of early Filipino literature passed down orally; oral pieces have a communal authorship – it was difficult to trace the original author of the piece since oral literature did not focus on ownership or copyright, rather on the act of storytelling itself; – Many oral pieces became lost in the […]

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