• Mannerisms And Speech Nick Tom Daisy
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    Nick Carraway, the narrator of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, assigns certain types of images and descriptive words to Tom, Daisy and Jordan and continues to elaborate on these illustration throughout the first chapter. Nick uses contrasting approaches to arrive at these character sketches; Tom is described by his physical attributes, Daisy through her mannerisms and speech, and Jordan is a character primarily defined by the gossip of her fellow personages. Each approach, however, ends ...
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson First Chapter
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    Americas Transcendental Voice Ralph Waldo Emerson was one of the true fathers of transcendentalism in America. He was said to be the founding member of the smallest church. The congregation included only himself, and his church waited on the world to see his views as the truth. Emerson's beliefs were greatly influenced by friends he met in Europe and the romantic movement of the time. Transcendentalists of the time did not believe in miracles, they thought everything had a common sense answer. T...
  • First Chapter Ralph Island Golding
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    Write an analysis of the opening chapter of Lord of the Flies. How effective is it at introducing the characters, concerns and language of the novel? The first chapter of the novel, The Lord of the Flies, by William Golding is effective in establishing the characters, concerns and language for the remainder of the book, as well as introducing the main themes of the novel; that the problems in society are related to the sinful nature of man and good verses evil. In Golding's first chapter, the ma...
  • Red Badge Of Courage
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    Chapter 1 Analysis: Stephen Crane begins a new course of realism in The Red Badge of Courage. Many critics point to him as one of the first American authors of a modern style, and The Red Badge as a fine example of this. The novel is built on a coming-of-age theme, and many of its descriptive elements, such as its concentration on nature and character's actions, are in the realist style, most popularized in America by William Dean Howells and Frank Norris. However, Crane's style in this book has...
  • The Mill On The Floss Summary
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    The Mill on the Floss: Summary The Mill on the Floss is a book written by George Eliot, whose real name is Mary Anne (later Marian) Evans. There is a great deal of autobiography in this book. The facts of Mary Anne's life do not match Maggie Tulliver, but there is an obvious reflection of her own life. Book One: Chapter 1-13 The novel opens up with a description of the countryside around the town of St. Ogg's and the river Floss. In the second chapter Maggie, Mr. Tulliver, Mrs. Tulliver, and Mr...
  • Willa Cather's Nature Message In The Prof's House
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    Cather s Nature Message The major themes in Cather s The Professor s House all seem to collide in the section of the book called Tom Outland s story. The art, religion, and nature themes are all highlighted in this section of the book. Almost from the beginning of Tom Outland s Story Cather sets up her conflicts. Not that she hasn t been doing this all along. The change in tone, which has moved to deliberate, almost ritualistic, has highlighted the art, religion, and nature themes from the previ...
  • A Clockwork Orange Chapter Alex Burgess
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    The new American edition of the novel A Clockwork Orange features a final chapter that was omitted from the original American edition against the author's preference. Anthony Burgess, the novel's author, provided for the new edition an introduction to explain not only the significance of the twenty-first chapter but also the purpose of the entire book, which was the fundamental importance of moral choice. Burgess states that the twenty-first chapter was intended to show the maturation or moral p...
  • Book Mccourt Mccourts First Reader
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    He is just another poor Irish boy. His story is of poverty, emotional struggles, and growing up. Have we not read about that already Everyone thinks their childhood is unique, but do we not all have basically the same experiences Frank McCourt experiences events similar to other children, but that fact is forgotten once the reader begins Angelas Ashes. Actual reality becomes less important than this little boys perception of reality, upon which the focus is set and remains there throughout the b...
  • John Garraty History Zinn One
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    For years and years history's development have been so great, that its amounts never made it complete. Opinions, viewpoints and thoughts expressed by different peoples were never together as one. Politicians, Immigrants, Indians, Women, Farmers, etc. have always had their side of the story, and it has always been either one or the other, either poor or rich, either the winner or the loser. Yet it should be that of both. The world should aim for the completion of the history. Should aim for unde...
  • Clockwork Orange Moral Alex Freedom
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    The new American edition of the novel A Clockwork Orange features a final chapter that was omitted from the original American edition against the author's preference. Anthony Burgess, the novel's author, provided for the new edition an introduction to explain not only the significance of the twenty-first chapter but also the purpose of the entire book which was the fundamental importance of moral choice. Burgess states that the twenty-first chapter was intended to show the maturation or moral pr...
  • Gileadean Society Offred Story Moira
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    'The Handmaids Tale' has a complex narrative structure due to the fact that the narrator tells stories from the present, past and distant past throughout the novel. There are many scene shifts and time shifts that make the novel a difficult read. The narrators present situation and past history are gradually revealed through these shifts between time. The first chapter of the novel is used to introduce more themes that occur throughout the novel. There are many techniques that are used in the fi...
  • A Clockwork Orange 3 3
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    The new American edition of the novel A Clockwork Orange features a final chapter that was omitted from the original American edition against the author's preference. Anthony Burgess, the novel's author, provided for the new edition an introduction to explain not only the significance of the twenty-first chapter but also the purpose of the entire book, which was the fundamental importance of moral choice. Burgess states that the twenty-first chapter was intended to show the maturation or moral p...
  • A Clockwork Orange Aa
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    A Clockwork Orange By: Anthony Burgees Anthony Burgess was born on February 25, 1917 in Manchester, England. His true given name was John Anthony Burgess Wilson. He spoke eight languages, not including English. Burgess was a composer of music since the age of sixteen years. He taught himself how to read music and how to play the piano. The inspiration for A Clockwork Orange came while during World War II, when his wife was assaulted while he fought. She died about a month after the incident fro...