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Death of an Author-Critical analases

Token Entry January 28, 1997 Eng 243 -06 Writing Assignment #1 “Death of the Author” The title to the story “The Death of an Author,” by Roland Barthes, suggests this story may be a fictional novel about the story of an author’s death. Perhaps one might pick it up, and skim the foreword in hopes […]

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“Author Function”

Michel Foucault’s theory as portrayed in his article “What is an author” calls more about “Author function”. In his explanations about the author, Foucault comes up with a theory to support that “an author” remains an important perception in a literary world. According to his 1969 essay, he affirms that an author is a very […]

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Themes in Ben Johnsons Plays

Benjamin Johnson, more known as Ben Johnson, was an English Renaissance dramatist, poet and actor. He was a contemporary of William Shakespeare and was one of the most learned men in Elizabethan times. He was born in London in 1572 and lost his father just a month before his birth. He was no stranger to […]

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Tess of the d’Urbervilles, Thomas Hardy Essay

Swindells and Hardy wrote their novels over a century apart, yet they both discuss their concern regarding the restrictions of social convention on natural humanity. The societies of the times in which the authors wrote have many contrasts, but both found it necessary to write about the conflict between social and natural law. Hardy was […]

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Night of the scorpion and Blessing

In ‘Night of the scorpion’ it is about a place where the poet’s mother was stung by mother. Nissim Ezekeil describes what happened to his mother on that night and what the reactions of people were. This all creates an image of a place in the reader’s mind. Similarly, in ‘Blessing’ the poet creates an […]

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The Lady with the Dog

Reading plays a very important role in the life of people. It educates a person, enriches his intellect. Books help to make a person’s character, from his moral values. Besides, books bring pleasure and delight in our life. It’s a wonderful way of spending spare time. Sometimes I read the same book again and again. […]

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Journalism

Your Claim Nowadays, many people are engaged in presenting factual events, opinions, features, and other topics which suites the taste of the public. These are usually written, visual, or audio materials Intended for dissemination through public media. This is what we commonly call as, Journalism. A widespread issue with regards to this field has been […]

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On Seeing the 100% Perfect Girl

Meeting the most perfect girl or boy suitable to your likings is a very rare situation when on a busy street. However, the narrator in this short story has no problem seeing this girl, because she stands out, in his eyes, even in a very narrow side street. Unfortunately, he misses the opportunity to meet […]

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Alfred Lord Tennyson

Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson, FRS (6 August 1809 – 6 October 1892) was Poet Laureate of Great Britain and Ireland during much of Queen Victoria’s reign and remains one of the most popular British poets. [2] Tennyson excelled at penning short lyrics, such as “Break, Break, Break”, “The Charge of the Light Brigade“, “Tears, […]

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Root Cellar by Theodore Roethke

One does not always look at their surroundings for more than their everyday appearance, but the author, Theodore Roethke, has taken a normal space and with his poetic description, makes it into a place no one would want to go into. Though root cellars are not a normal part of a house anymore, the picture […]

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Literary Analysis of Robert Hayden’s Those Winter Sundays

A father’s special, often unappreciated love is the theme of “Those Winter Sundays” by Robert Hayden. It is a simple narrative that is as plain as its plot. The son as the narrator speaks out his feelings and thoughts about winter Sundays when everyone in the family can sleep late and snuggle under the warm […]

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Robert Frost

Robert Frost was born as Robert Lee Frost in San Francisco in 1874. He wrote his first poem as a student and since then there was no looking back for this legendary poet. His first book of poems “A Boy’s Will” was published in 1913, within two months of his arrival in England. “North of […]

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Native Americans

Among the many cultures around the world, the Native American community is one of the many minorities who have gone through horrid times and still struggle to preserve their traditions. Their submission to the mainstream Anglo-Americans has led to a lot of issues. These are presented in Blue Winds Dancing by Tom White Cloud, This […]

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Nighttime Fires

“Nighttime Fires” is a narrative poem written by Regina Barreca. The poet uses powerful imagery which vividly illustrates the lasting impression made upon a girl whose father seeks satisfaction through witnessing the destruction caused by nighttime fires. The poem creates a picture in the reader’s mind of the father’s character as his grown child still […]

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Amelia Earhart Argumentative

“Courage is the price that Life exacts for granting peace. ” These words came from Amelia Earhart, the world’s most famous aviator. Amelia stands as a symbol of perseverance to women worldwide. She is a perfect example that anyone can accomplish their dreams if they try to overcome the obstacles in their way. In this […]

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Junto Al Pasig Analysis

Junto al Pasig (Sa tabi ng Pasig) a one-act zarzuela in Spanish written by the Philippine national hero, Jose Rizal, was staged by the Academy of Spanish Literature members on December 8, 1880. Rizal wrote it to honor Nuestra Senora dela Paz y Buenviaje de Antipolo (Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage). Even when […]

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