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  • Lydia And Faulkland And Their Rejection
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    A significant influencing factor on drama of the eighteenth century was the changing nature of the audience. By the middle of the eighteenth century, a straitlaced middle class audience had imparted to drama its vision of morality and disapproval of anything immoral. Comedy had become watered down and sentimentalized. Furthermore, the audience's rejection of unappealing facts following the ugly reality of the French Revolution and the American War of Independence, made emotionalism and tearfulne...
  • Ending Of The Last Juror
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    The Last Juror by John Grisham 1. "From day one she was intimidated by me because I was from Memphis and had gone to school up North for five years. I was careful not to wear my Ivy League ness on my shoulder, but at the same time I wanted these rural Mississippians to know that I had been superbly educated. (page 10) " There are two literary elements that could be categorized in this excerpt. I think that John Grisham highlights his use of satire very vividly early on in the book. He is placing...
  • Frost's Poem Fire And Ice
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    If you had a choice on how the world would end, what would you choose? Would your choice to be go painfully but fast? Perhaps you would rather it be so slow and painless you do not even realize it is happening? That's what I believe Robert Frost's poem Fire and Ice is meant to express. Although the poem is short, it holds a very interesting question to think about. The question is which way would you rather the world come to an end. There are two choices. The first two lines in Fire and Ice expr...
  • Tan's Novel The Joy Luck Club
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    The Color Purple is a biased, unbalanced view into the life of black women during the early to mid-nineteen hundreds. While it is obvious that a woman who in her own right is racist, chauvinist, and ignorant to the way that the world really works wrote the novel, it has been requested that the class write a paper on the story. Whilst this writer does not agree with this novel or anything that Alice Walker thinks or feels, obligingly this paper is been written. The Color Purple and the Joy Luck C...
  • Mrs Sommers As An Innocent Little Lady
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    Chopin's A Pair of Silk Stockings: Mrs. Sommers Mrs. Sommers, of Kate Chopin's 'A Pair of Silk Stockings' faces a major Man-vs. -Society conflict. She is a perfect example of how humans are tempted by material gain, 'the life of luxury', and the vicious way society judges things (or people). Society views people who live in the lap of luxury as " gods', they are above those who are not so fortunate. Anyone can fall prey to this common societal problem, even innocent 'Little Mrs. Sommers'. This i...
  • Beginning Of The War Perry
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    In the book Fallen Angels by Walter Dean Myers, we read about the hardships and troubles of the main character, Richard Perry, during the Vietnam war. We learn a lot about Perry throughout the book, and by the end of the book we feel like we know exactly how Perry feels, and we have a understanding of some of the hardships that the soldiers faced in Vietnam. In this book, Perry kills a Vietnamese man in a hut he was supposed to check out, and from this point on he does a lot of thinking about wh...
  • Cousin Kate The Cottage Maiden
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    Cousin Kate was set in Victorian times, where as 'The seduction' was set in 1980's. 'Cousin Kate' written by Christina Rossetti, Cousin Kate gets married to the Lord, which the Cottage Maiden has a child to. The cottage maiden sleeps with the Lord, and regrets doing it, which happened between her and the Lord, but see did get something go out of it, her child! Who she happens to love very much. The cottage Maiden feels betrayed by the Lord and the Cousin Kate. 'The Seduction' by Eileen McCauley....
  • Arnold's Feeling Towards His Brother
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    In the story "The Stone Boy", by Gina Berri ault, a twelve years old young child, Arnold, accidentally killed his brother, Eugie, when they are hunting. The family, a household of rural farmers in an unnamed region, doesn't know how to react about the accident so that they just blame Arnold and reject him when he turns to his family for support and compassion. A sensitive tale of a family that is torn apart by a tragic accident. There is a lot of revealing evidence that exhibits the Arnold's tru...
  • Child And Ellen
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    Kaye Gibbons was born in Nash County, North Carolina in the year 1960. I have decided to concentrate on her first novel titled Ellen Foster published in 1987. I plan to talk about her use of first person narration, the story structure, and character development, along with the idea of family, friendship, and a child's search for love. From the opening lines of Ellen Foster you are introduced to the voice of Ellen, the young girl to which this story is told by. She takes you through many years of...
  • Cinderella To The Child's Feelings And Thoughts
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    Bruno Bettleheim, the author of " 'Cinderella': A story of Sibling Rivalry and Oedipal Conflicts", believes that "Cinderella" is one of the greatest fairy tales because it relates to something that everyone has to deal with at some point in their life, sibling rivalry. However, he believes that it goes deeper than that. The story reaches not only the conscious mind, but also the unconscious mind. He believes that the mind has two important elements in which it uses to influence how we behave and...

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