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  • Death Of Woman Wang By Jonathan Spenc
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    The Death of Woman Wang, by Jonathan Spence is an educational historical novel of northeastern China during the seventeenth century. The author's focus was to enlighten a reader on the Chinese people, culture, and traditions. Spence's use of the provoking stories of the Chinese county T'an-ch " eng, in the province of Shantung, brings the reader directly into the course of Chinese history. The use of the sources available to Spence, such as the Local History of T'an-ch " eng, the scholar-officia...
  • Chapter 11 Postman
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    Hope for the future A Critique of Chapter 11 in Neil Postman's Technopoly In chapter 11 ("The Loving Resistance Fighter") of the book Technopoly, published in 1992, Neil Postman focuses on a solution to the problems created by Technopoly. A "Technopoly" (a word postman capitalizes throughout the book) is a society that no longer merely uses technology as a support system but instead is shaped by it. Postman proposes that we become "loving resistance fighter (s) " who retain "the narratives and s...
  • Greenspan's Book
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    My fascination with the Judicial System Structure of today's society was furthered and strengthened after reading and analyzing the works of Edward Greenspan. This superbly written biography recollecting past cases and important events in Greenspan's life allowed myself, the reader, to learn more about Jurisprudence and the Criminal Code. The entire casebook revolves around several main themes including the balance of Positive & Natural influences in the courtroom, whether a lawyer's conscience ...
  • Blackburn's Choice Of Language
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    The fourth Chapter of Estella Blackburn's non fiction novel Broken lives "A Fathers Influence", exposes readers to Eric Edgar Cooke and John Button's time of adolescence. The chapter juxtaposes the two main characters too provide the reader with character analyses so later they may make judgment on the verdict. The chapter includes accounts of the crimes and punishments that Cooke contended with from 1948 to 1958. Cooke's psychiatric assessment that he received during one of his first conviction...
  • Final Chapter Of A Clockwork Orange
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    A Clockwork Orange To leave out the final chapter of A Clockwork Orange is to change the entire meaning of the novel; as Burgess says in the introduction, his story is transformed into a fable. Without the last chapter the reader is left with a dark and pessimistic theme, that absolute good and evil exist in this world and it is possible for a man to be pure evil. Alex is conditioned and unconditioned, and in the end all indications point to a malicious life of crime. He is a clockwork orange, p...
  • Lockwood's Character Affect The Novel
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    Wuthering heights According to the dictionary 'narrative' means 'A narrated account; telling a story'. A 'narrative' is used in Emily Bronte's critically acclaimed novel 'Wuthering Heights'. From the outset we learn of our narrator, Lockwood. Lockwood is an urban, middle class gentleman, the stereotypical male of the time. We receive narrative from him alone for the first three chapters of the novel. This essay will investigate into the effectiveness of the narrative technique employed by Emily ...
  • Use Of Short And Long Chapters
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    Heinrich B"old uses his novel, The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum, to attack modern journalistic ethics as well as the values of contemporary Germany. The structure of this novel is important to conveying his message. He uses a police report format, differences in chapter lengths, narrator or author intervention, a subtitle, and the extensive use of the 'puddle' metaphor. All these things contribute towards the message in the text. The puddle metaphor is the most significant device used in the st...
  • Policy Of Appeasement In Chapter Eight
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    David Clay Large, Between Two Fires: Europe's Path in the 1930's (New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1990). David Clay Large wrote an interesting account of the situation in Europe during the 1930's. His account was interesting for three reasons that will be discussed throughout this review. Firstly, his purpose was clear and he managed to follow it throughout the book. Secondly, his organizational structure was logical, appropriate and well designed. Finally, his innovative approach to a conclusi...
  • Need Theory Of Negotiation The Author
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    Chapter 1: On Negotiating This chapter defines negotiating. The author then gives examples of real life negotiating. The basic ingredients for negotiating are then given. The author then explains the importance of negotiating in the business world. Sales negotiating and real estate negotiating are the major points of business negotiating that the author touches upon. Chapter 2: The Cooperative Process In this chapter, the author explains that negotiating is not a game. The object of negotiation ...
  • Characters Of Rorschach And Ozymandias
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    In Alan Moores The Watchmen, Moore presents the reader with two drastically different characters who have one strikingly similar trait. Ozymandias is a handsome, rich, public, and powerful man. Rorschach is an ugly, poor, private, and almost worthless man. Despite all of these contrasts, they share a common philosophy: they believe that the ends justify the means. This is a major theme of the story, and through it Moore causes the reader the ask themselves the question - do the ends justify the ...
  • Six Hersey
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    Hiroshima John Herseys Hiroshima gives us the experience of six people who survived the atomic bomb on August 6, 1945. A hundred thousand people were killed by the atomic bomb. These six were among the survivors. John Hersey tells you (the reader) their stories, and has returned to find them forty years later to tell you their fates. These six people vary in gender, age and profession. Miss Toshio Sasaki, a clerk in the personnel department of the East Asia Tin Works; Dr. Masa kazu Fuji, a physi...
  • Repetition Of The Primer Foreshadows The Evil
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    In The Bluest Eye, author Toni Morrison uses various creative writing styles in order to accentuate the dark moods that the book is based upon. Improper grammar, font styles, repetition, and narrator switching are all used in place of long descriptive paragraphs to convey the moods associated with topics such as abuse and incest. The first creative writing style presented to the reader is a manipulation of the words themselves. In the first chapter, the "Dick and Jane" primer, Morrison starts by...

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