Literature Analysis

Diaspora by Joanne Hyppolite

After reading the short story “Diaspora” by Joanne Hyppolite, I got a vivid understanding of how diaspora can have an effect on one’s identity. Over the past month we have studied many theories and concepts concerning race, gender, and politics. There are three theories that capture the essence of Joanne Hyppolite’s worldview as a Haitian […]

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Huckleberry Finn

Many people think that Huckleberry Finn is a racist novel and they have even gone as far as banning the novel from certain schools. They base this view on the fact that the word “nigger” is used very often and they see the black people being portrayed in a degrading way to show that they […]

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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM Persuasive

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” by William Shakespeare is a play on the themeof love. The play is a comedy and it shows that the course of love doesn’talways run smoothly. Shakespeare uses different settings to show the complication in thelover’s lives. I think that is a very clever thing to do. The first scene takes […]

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The Stolen Child Analysis

The Stolen Child“The Stolen Child”, a poem by W.B. Yeats, can be analyzed on several levels. The poem is about a group of faeries that lure a child away from his home “to the waters and the wild”(chorus). On a more primary level the reader can see connections made between the faery world and freedom […]

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Steven Spielberg’s “Schindler’s List”

In 1972, two years before he died, Oscar Schindler told a friend: Review: Steven Spielberg’s epic drama of World War II Holocaust survivors and the man who unexpectedly came to be their savior. Unrepentant womanizer and war profiteer Oskar Schindler uses Polish Jews as cheap labor to produce cookware for the Third Reich. But after […]

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Poetry Review

Although the poems “Recalling War” by Robert Graves and “Mental Cases” by Wilfred Owen are both concerned with the damage that war does to the soldiers involved, they are different in almost every other respect. Owen’s poem examines the physical and mental effects of war in a very personal and direct way – his voice […]

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Crit of The Social Contract

Jean-Jacques Rousseau was a fascinating individual whose unorthodox ideas and passionate prose caused a flurry of interest in 18th century France. Rousseau’s greatest work were published in 1762 -The Social Contract. Rousseau society itself is an implicit agreement to live together for the good of everyone with individual equality and freedom. However, people have enslaved […]

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The Awakening Conclusion Narrative

Analytical Essay Throughout Kate Chopins, The Awakening, numerous scenes of birth and renewal are depicted. Various symbols placed throughout the book show Edna Pontelliers awakenings. For instance, many references are made to oceans and water. It is in the water that Edna has her first rebirth, but it is also the place where she chooses […]

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Grapes Of Wrath

The Grapes of WrathJohn Steinbeck wrote The Grapes of Wrath, a remarkable novel that greatly embodied the entire uprisal of the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl in the 1930s. The usage of imagery and symbolism help to support his many different themes running through the course of the novel. His use of language assisted […]

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Illusions In The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby is a thrilling tale about a very wealthy man named Gatsby. The story is told through the eyes of the narrator, Nick Carraway. In the beginning Nick is showed as someone for all people to tell their problems. They vent their anger and frustration to him. Nick meets Tom and Daisy Buchanan. […]

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Discuss The Use Of Symbolic Objects In A Doll’s House

To meet the needs of others, characters are often faced with making important decisions. In A Dolls House, Nora, Mrs. Linden, and the nurse must all make decisions crucial to the importance of their lives. It is very evident throughout the story that these women must give up important aspects of their lives not only […]

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A Brief Outline Of Campions Life

The Elizabethan Age underwent a continuing crisis of religion that was marked by a deepening polarization of thought between the supporters of the recently established Protestant Church and the larger number of adherents to the Roman Catholic faith. Of these latter, Edmund Campion may be taken as the archetype. Well known as an Englishman who […]

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Christianity According to St. Augustine and Machia

velliIn St. Augustine’s book entitled Political Writings, one could see that Christianity plays a very important role in his view of politics. His opinion on the morality or lack of morality in politics, to me makes it more evident that Christianity persuades his views. Although it seems his writings have become quite well known and […]

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Farewell To Manzanar Analysis

The book, Farewell to Manzanar was the story of a young Japanese girl coming of age in the interment camp located in Owens Valley, California. Less than two months after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, President Roosevelt signed an Executive Order, which stated that the War Department had the right to declare which people were […]

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“Sonny’s blues” by James Baldwin

In the story of “Sonny’s blues” by James Baldwin many things are discussed. Some of them are not refer clearly you have to dig deep to understand and some of them are just clear and right in front of your face. One of the things that is mentioned In Baldwin’s writies around the last paragraphs […]

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How The Irish

Thomas Cahills book How the Irish Saved Civilization, is called the untold story of Irelands heroic role in maintaining western culture, from the fall of the Roman Empire until the European dark ages. The main point of this book, as specified in the books title, is how the Irish saved civilization. How they allegedly did […]

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Shakespeares Play Hamlet

Hamlet one of Shakespeare’s greatest plays, where the young prince of Denmark must uncover the truth about his father’s death. Hamlet a play that tells the story of a young prince whose father recently died. Hamlet’s uncle Claudius marries his mother the queen and takes the throne. As the play is told Hamlet finds out […]

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Critical Analysis of “The Good Soldier”

Madox Ford’s masterpiece, The Good Soldier, utilizes a variety of literary techniques to construct meaning and propel imaginative power. Ford uses figurative language to initiate the polarity of “Convention and Passion” and a divergent narrative style and structure to present cultural issues such as the quest for human knowledge and the imprisonment of society. “The […]

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Art Analysis of The Luncheon of the Boating Party

and A Sunday on La Grande JanetteThe Luncheon of the Boating Party by Pierre-Auguste Renoir is a piece full of rich colours that reflect both the time period and the artists impressionist style. This composition not only conveys a leisurely gathering of people, but also expresses the changing French social structure of the time due […]

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Native Son Analysis Argumentative

In Native Son, by Richard Wright, the main character is 20 year old Bigger Thomas. Growing up poor, uneducated, and angry at the whole world, it is almost obvious that Bigger is going to have a rough life. Anger, frustration, and violence are habits for him. He is an experienced criminal, and unable to handle […]

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Innocence Compassion and some Crazy Cliff

A novel, which has gained literary recognition worldwide, scrutiny to the point of censorship and has established a following among adolescents, The Catcher in the Rye is in its entirety a unique connotation of the preservation of innocence and the pursuit of compassion. With certain elegance the writer J.D. Salinger, substantiates the growth and perils, […]

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Walden Two Persuasive

The Demons WithinThere are many interesting, well developed, entertaining, colorful, exciting, and provocative characters in Mario Vargas LlosaOs novel Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter. Pedro Camacho is quite a character, as well as Aunt Julia herself. I was even greatly intrigued by such small characters as Cousin Nancy and, believe it or not, the cabdriver […]

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