Retelling

A Tale Of Two Cities

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. This is the famous starting to the book A Tale of Two Cities, by Charels Dickens. Charels Dickens is one of the most famous writers of his century. This book tells about the main characters, Lucie and her father. The story starts out […]

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“The Most Dangerous Game” Summary

At the start of the story, Sanger Rainsford is sailing south to hunt Jaguars in the Amazon with a fellow hunter named Whitney. Rainsford is presented as heartless hunter, unconcerned about the life or feelings of his prey. In the middle of the night, Rainsford accidentally falls over the side of the yacht, but saves […]

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Iron & Silk

Chapter 1 The first chapter describes the hassles four people have to go through to get to changsha china. Within the train stations and airports, they are trampled by different people clearly looking to make money off the ignorance of foreigners. The narrator is the main character and his motivation for being there is unclear. […]

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House of Seven Gables, Chapter 1-4 Summary

Chapter 1 In the 1600s, Matthew Maule builds a house next to a clear spring in what will become a small Massachusetts town. A local landowner named Colonel Pyncheon, who wants the land for himself, accuses Maule of witchcraft at a time of fear against witches. Maule is convicted and hanged, but before he dies, […]

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Color Purple Narrative

Celli starts to lose self-esteem from Pa words and soon believes every word. Another example of Celli feeling unattractive is her and Chug are expressing themselves. She quoted: “She Say, love you, Miss Celli. And then she haul off and kiss me on the mouth. 1. Mm, she say, like she surprise. I kiss her […]

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Hamlet Soliloquy Act 4 Scene 4

How all occasions do inform against me,/ And spur my dull revenge! What is a man/ If his chief good and market of his time/ Be but to sleep and feed? A beast, no more. / Sure, he that made us with such large discourse,/ Looking before and after, gave us not/ That capability and […]

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Lord of the Flies Chapter 5 and 6

Throughout chapters five and six Golding shows how the society and civilisation of the boys deteriorates. Golding illustrates the inhospitable parts of the island and the violent sea effectively by describing the “darkness of the island” and the “tide coming in”. The setting of the discussion is eerie because it is late at night and […]

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A Rose for Emily: Plot Summary

Plot summary “A Rose for Emily” is a short story divided into five sections: Section one opens with a description of the Grierson home and its setting in Jefferson. The narrator mentions that over the past 25 years Miss Emily’s home has fallen into despair and become “an eyesore among eyesores. The first sentence of […]

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River God Summary

The novel River God by Wilbur Smith is set in Ancient Egypt, during a time when the kingdoms were beginning to collapse and the Upper and Lower Egypt were separated between two rulers. The story is in the view-point of Taita, a highly multi-talented eunuch slave. At the beginning of the story, Taita belongs to […]

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Unthinkable Movie Analysis

Summary: Unthinkable is directed by Gregory Jordan released in June 2010,the movie is about a terrorist who detonate 3 nuclear bombs in 3 cities of America . The person who detonate 3 nuclear bombs is detained by FBI and Army of United States and was tortured by them in order to tell them where he […]

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Trying to Understand Catch 22 by Joseph Heller

Catch 22 is a satirical war novel that was written in the 1950’s. but was published in 1961. Joseph Heller, the American writer, was known for his novels to stand for a amusing vision of modern society with serious moral connexions. His major subject throughout his authorship is the struggle that occurs when persons interact […]

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David Berkowitz Back Round

“All victims were strangers to him, all murders had been done in the middle of the night except for one. While he was nervous and fearful at the first shooting; he took great pleasure in it. He alone knew who killer was. He was omnipotent. The “demons” had transformed the unassuming and quite ordinary David […]

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Summary of the Film “Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song”

“Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song” is a film written produced and directed by Melvin Van Peebles who also played the title role in the movie. The film is “dedicated to all the Brothers and Sisters who had enough of the Man”, and with “the black community starring”. After this dedications the film itself begins. It is […]

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“To Kill a Mockingbird” Chapter 9-15

Chapter 9: Atticus says it’s a word common people use. It just makes people feel bad and forbids his children from saying it. He said he wouldn’t be able to hold his head up in town. Also, he does it to show his children a good example. Lastly, he stuck to his conscience and stood […]

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Year of Wonders Summary

The novel begins in the Fall of 1666. The main character, Anna Frith, is a servant to the village priest, who she tries to get to eat some apples, but he is despondent and broken. Everyone looks weary and Anna thinks back to happier times when she married Sam Frith at age fifteen and left […]

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“Doing Fieldwork Among the Yanomamo” Summary

Napoleon Chagnon spent 19 months living among them, gathering information about their genealogies and the value they placed on aggression in their societies (such as public wife beatings to assert their manliness). He arrived with visions of being “adopted into their way of life” so he could be listed among “successful anthropologists.” However, he was […]

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