• Gulliver's Travels Lilliputians They Only Stood
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    Satire in Lilliput In Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels, Swift uses satire to tell a tale of Lemuel Gulliver going on voyages in strange lands and meeting a variety of different characters. Jonathan Swift's was one of the greatest satirists of his and our time. In the first book of Gulliver's Travels millions of young schoolchildren have grown to love this famous story and never recognize the satire hidden in the story. In his first Book he uses satire to demonstrate English politics by using ...
  • The Eye Of The World
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    The Eye of the World is the first book of the "The Wheel of Time" series which is already on its tenth book. Robert Jordan has followed the footsteps of J. R. R. Tolkien. Here he dominated the magical world that Tolkien had revealed in his "Lord of the Rings." For us to understand this book clearly, an introduction is needed. It says that the so-called wheel of time is a wheel that rotates as time passes. Because of this wheel, ages come and go, leaving memories that become legend. Sometimes le...
  • Hard Times Dickens Book Time
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    . Hard Times In the novel Hard Times, by Charles Dickens, we can immediately see the problems that occurred in England around the times period of the mid 18 oo's. Dickens shows us how the class system works and what the economy was then and what it would shape out to be. This novel is split into three books, the "Sowing", "Reaping", and "Garnering." In the first book, we can see that it is aptly named because we begin to learn about who the characters are and what they are about. The characters...
  • Seamus Heaney Death Nature Poem
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    Death of a Naturalist: A study of Seamus Heaney's first book of poems. Seamus Heaney, the famed Irish poet, was the product of two completely different social and psychological orders. Living on "a small farm of some fifty acres in County Derry in Northern Ireland" (Nobel e Museum), Seamus Heaney's childhood was spent primarily in the company of nature and the local wildlife. His father, a man by the name of Patrick Heaney, had a penchant for farming and working the land. Seamus' mother Margare...
  • Paradise Lost Fallen Angel
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    Paradise Lost John Milton THE STORY BOOK I The first book (1) introduces the theme of the entire poem, (2) introduces us to Satan and the fallen angels, and (3) tells us that we are reading an epic poem. In order to put himself in the epic tradition of The Odyssey and The Aeneid, Milton uses devices like the invocation, epic similes, and catalogs. They " ll be explained as we come to them. They are used heavily in the first two books to establish the credentials of Paradise Lost as an epic, then...
  • Aeneid Familial Relationship
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    Doug Malek Latin 3 The Importance of Parent/Child Relationships in the Aeneid The importance of parent and child relationships is prevalent throughout the Aeneid. There are many different circumstances that stress the importance of these relationships. The most perceptible examples of this type of relationship are between Aeneas and his son Ascanius, and Aeneas and his father Anchises. However, this is not the only example, other less noticeable relationships, but still important: Aeneas and Ven...
  • Hypocrisy In Government Exposed In Gulliver's Travels
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    Corruption of political systems in one of the primary themes in Gulliver's Travels. This corruption is a result of selfishness as well as the inability to see things from any other perspective rather than one's own. The first voyage of Gulliver takes him to the isle of Lilliput. There, he must play to a petty and ineffectual government. Swift uses several devices to highlight the Lilliputian stupidity. First, they are physically agile and graceful in comparison to Gulliver, who is portrayed as c...
  • The Conditional Sentences Book Conditionals English
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    INTRODUCTION There are several structures in English that are called "Conditionals." Condition means "situation or circumstance." When we think about conditionals we normally refer to the sentences in which we are saying that the occurrence of one event depends on the other event. Although the various Conditional forms might seem quite abstract at first, they are actually some of the most useful structures in English and are commonly included in daily conversation. People sometimes call conditio...
  • Mrs Kingston Book Chinese Time
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    Prolog I finally succeeded in contacting Mrs. Kingston in order to meet and have lunch with her. I explained to her that I have this assignment from My Culture Diversity class and I think that she is a right person to fulfill the criteria. She checked her schedule for a while then finally she said that she wanted to visit Yosemite Park and have lunch in there! Exiting place! I think it's going to be amazing meeting, so I agreed. She will be there around 12. 00 pm and meet me in a restaurant ther...