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  • Julia And Winston
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    Title: 1984 Author: George Orwell Publisher: Penguin Books. Number of Pages: 247 Character development: Winston Smith is the only character in this book whose character development can be described. Although Julia is an important person too, you cannot really describe her development. The book doesn t really show how she has changed after her arrest. So I only chose to describe the development of Winston's character. Winston Smith: He is the main-character in this book. Winston is 39 years old a...
  • Book Les Misrables
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    Les Miserables: One of the Greatest Works of Literature Les Misrables was written by Victor Hugo, and published in 1862. It has been translated into many different languages, and turned into a play and movie as when as being a book. When a friend asked Hugo why he wrote the book he replied as follows, "I condemn slavery, I banish poverty, I teach ignorance, I treat disease, I lighten the night, and I hate hatred. That is what I am, and that is why I have written Les Misrables". The book Les Misr...
  • Causes Change To Guy
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    By: Skylar Parks Book Title: Fahrenheit 451 Author: Ray Bradbury Original date of publication: 1953 Part A.) The Author. Visit the reference section of a library. Drawing from at least two sources, share the life story of the author. Discuss how the author's life and circumstances may have influenced the novel. (Use your own words.) Ray Bradbury Ray Bradbury was born in Waukegan, Illinois on August 22, 1920. Ray Bradbury is an American novelist, short-story writer, essayist, playwright, screenwr...
  • Gulliver's Attitude Towards England Change
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    Gulliver's change throughout Gulliver's Travels Throughput the book "Gulliver's Travels" by Jonathan Swift, the character Gulliver changes many times. During and after part two and four of the book a noticeable change in Gulliver starts to occur. He himself may not see it but the reader sees it and ones attitude towards Gulliver might change due to Gulliver's changes. Throughout these two parts, we see Gulliver as an adventurous man that wants to see everything that has been created in the world...
  • Montag's Changes
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    Fahrenheit 451: Change What is change? Webster's Second Collegiate Dictionary, defines change as to cause to become different; alter; transform; convert. Many things, people, and world events are able to change. Peace may be present for years and shattered by a disagreement over religion, or shift of political power. Technology changes the lives of people and how the interact and work in the world. People also change. Many do not see any wrongdoing internally, and remain the way they are. Howeve...
  • Death Of Humbaba Changes Gilgamesh
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    The main character in the book The Epic of Gilgamesh, is Gilgamesh himself. In the beginning of the book one realizes that Gilgamesh is an arrogant person. Gilgamesh is full of himself and abuses his rights as king. He has sexual intercourse with the virgins of his town and acts as though he is a god. Although some readers of this classic book may say that Gilgamesh does not change from the beginning of the book, it can easily be interpreted the other way. Throughout the book, many things cause ...
  • Books As Jan Morris
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    The long voyage home On the Sunday after the attack on the World Trade Centre, the New York Times published a special supplement of essays about the city. While the articles were mostly written by New Yorkers, the introductory essay was by a product of the British Empire who is now a Welsh nationalist. A few lines from Jan Morris's 1987 book Manhattan '45 were placed below an apocalyptic picture of the newly shattered cityscape: "The Manhattan skyline shimmered in the imaginations of all the nat...
  • Valjean Changes
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    Major Theme of Les Miserables In Hugo's novel Les Miserables, Hugo shows us the underlying theme through many different symbols and quotations. For instance, when Jean Valjean stays the night with the bishop Monseigneur My riel, Valjean steals the bishop's silver. The police catch him and bring him back to the bishop. The bishop hands him two candlesticks, the last of his possessions, and sais, "Don't forget that you promised me to use this silver to become an honest man". This quotation sets th...
  • Look For New Cheese
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    Short Summary: Cheese is found, moved, then found again. But did someone cut the Cheese? No, that's just Spencer Johnson, M.D., belching brimstone. 1. Extended Summary: Change. It happens to all of us, except Dick Clark, but is it good or bad? Spencer Johnson elaborates in his "book" Who Moved My Cheese? , presented as a "fable" about dealing with change in business and personal life. But there's something else going on here... The "book" begins with A Gathering, wherein former classmates have l...
  • Jung Chang
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    Wild Swans is one of those astonishing books where the accolades carried on the dust jacket - 'heart-rending', 'masterpiece,' 'extraordinary,' 'mesmerising' and so on - are all absolutely true. All convey the incredible achievement of the author, Jung Chang, as she traces her family over three generations from the early 1900's to the 'epilogue' in the 1990's. We are taken into an increasingly insane and surreal world, as the dark heart of China's Cultural Revolution in the 1960's is gradually la...
  • Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 And The Martian Chronicles
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    Research Paper On Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 Research Paper On Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 And The Martian Chronicles The Theme of Metamorphosis in the Novels of Ray Bradbury In Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 and The Martian Chronicles he uses the theme of metamorphosis to show how his characters survive reality. Through the characters in these novels he is able to show their survival through personal metamorphosis. Critic Willis E. McNelly states "The central tensions that permeate all of B...

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