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  • Passages Of The Novel
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    Why The Censorship Racism, slang, graphic ideas; when these things coincide with classic American literature what happens The best example of this is in a novel written by Mark Twain. The novel, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn has been an open dispute on this topic for decades. In some instances it has been called the greatest classic of American literature. In others it has been called no more that trailer trash garbage. When does a novel cross the line and become censored This has been the ...
  • Helen Hunt Jackson In San Francisco
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    Helen Hunt Jackson is famous for being a profound American novelist. Helen's most famous for her novels A Century of Dishoner and Ramona. Born as Helen Fiske in Amherst, Massachusetts on October 15, 1830 died as Helen Hunt Jackson in San Francisco, California on August 12, 1885. Helen married Edward Bessel Hunt in 1852. Together they had two sons whom both passed away at young ages. Edward also died in 1865. Already having a traumatizing childhood and having only written a few short stories, poe...
  • Third Thematic Statement And Party Phrase
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    The thematic statements chosen from the novel 1984 have a lot to do with the policies and way of life in the George Orwell novel. They reflect the story's bleak image of life and the type of world that Winston lives in. Three of the thematic statements chosen are the names of chapters in The Book, and are the main phrases of the Party. The first thematic statement and Party phrase is "War is Peace". (Pg. 26) This applies to the novel because in that society war is important because it creates jo...
  • Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
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    Bankim Chandra Chatterjee was one of the great novelists of nineteenth century Bengal. He was a literary pioneer and nationalist who had an exceptional ability to communicate with and arouse the masses. Bankim Chandra was born on 26th June 1838 in the village of Kathalpara, near Naihati, District 24 Parganas, West Bengal. He belonged to a distinguished family. Bankim was the yong est of three sons of Jadabchandra Chatterjee and Durga debi. His father was a Deputy Collector. Even as a child Banki...
  • True Pioneer Of The Book's Time
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    O.E. R" 's thesis in the novel Giants in the Earth is well hidden throughout the text of the novel, but his purpose is very clear. The purpose of the book is to give the reader a full experience of how life was like for an immigrant to start all over again in an unknown, unexplored habitat. It also furnishes the reader with the knowledge of the hardship and consequences that the alien settlers dealt with on the prairie. The topics that R" writes about in the novel are those of manual labor for s...
  • Critics Burgess's Finest Novel
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    John Anthony Burgess Wilson was born on February 25, 1917, in Manchester, England. He was raised up by this aunt and later by his stepmother. He studied at Xaverian College and Manchester University, where he studied English language and literature. During World War II, Burgess served at the Royal Army Medical corps. In 1942 he married Llwela Isherwood Jones, who died of alcoholic cirrhosis in 1968. Burgess taught at Birmingham University, worked for the Ministry of Education, and was a teacher ...
  • Stories Of Calvin And Conrad
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    Ordinary People is the story of both Conrad and Calvin Jarrett. Because the novel focuses on two different people, there are several conflicts throughout the novel that are specific to those individuals. The central question in Conrad's story is whether he will be able to recover after his suicide attempt. As Dr. Berger points out, half the people who attempt suicide will try to do it again at some point in their lives. The inclusion of Karen's suicide towards the end of the novel is a way of re...
  • Esq And The Testimony Of Nichole Burnell
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    Of all the novels I've read, not that I've read a lot, but 'The Sweet Hereafter'; , written by Banks, is by far the best. I especially enjoyed the first person narration used. The plot in this novel was dependent on three main events: the bus accident, Mitchell Stevens, Esq. (the lawyer), and the testimony of Nichole Burnell. The bus accident is first mentioned by the bus driver, Dolores Dricsoll. She talks about he past for a while and then goes on to describe the accident, '... it was then tha...
  • Novels Of Robbe Grillet
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    Alain Robbe-Grillet and The Secret Room On page 2032 of the class's anthology, there is a work by Alain Robbe-Grillet entitled "The Secret Room". What interests me about this work is that I thought that this topic or story is deep and hard to get the idea. So, I wanted to know about Alain Robbe-Grillet and wanted to get the idea. In this connection, the question that I want to research is who Alain Robbe-Grillet is and what is this story about. First of all, Robbe-grille t, he was born in Britta...
  • Lesbian Literature Classic Throughout The World
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    IS THE WELL OF LONELINESS A CLASSIC OF LESBIAN LITERATURE? Radcliffe Hall's novel, The Well of Loneliness, depicts the girlhood and womanhood of a non-conventional woman, Stephen Gordon, who after assuming her natural inversion during her adolescence, fights to find a place in the world. After fulfilling partially her aspirations by serving in I World War as an ambulance driver, she falls in love with Mary, another ambulance driver, and for a short while they defy the world with their happiness....
  • 1894 Mars
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    War of the Worlds was written in response to several historical events. The most important was the unification and militarization of Germany, which led to a series of novels predicting war in Europe, beginning with George Chesney's The Battle of Dorking (1871). Most of these were written in a semi-documentary fashion; and Wells borrowed their technique to tie his interplanetary war tale to specific places in England familiar to his readers. This attempt at hyper-realism helped to inspire Orson W...
  • Skrebensky The Rainbow
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    The Rainbow is one of DH Lawrence's most controversial works. It was banned in Great Britain when it was first published. The Rainbow introduced sexual life into a family-based novel, portraying a visionary quest for love by three generations of English men and women. Ursula Brangwen is the main character of the novel, and her goal in the book is to achieve a good and peaceful relationship with her lover Skrebensky. When they first met, Ursula had found him to be very beautiful. 'He was a young ...
  • Key Elements Of The Railway Strike
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    Sembene Ousmane's novel, "Gods Bits of Wood", gives a highly detailed story of the railway strike of 1947-48 in French West Africa. It contains conflicts of political, emotional and moral nature. Ultimately, Sembene's novel is one of empowerment. It brings to light the tension between colonial officials and the African community among the railway men as well as the struggle of the African community to free itself from being subjected to colonial power. Frederick Cooper's article, "Our Strike: Eq...
  • Lizs Pregnancy
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    Text Response: Dispossessed 1. The reclamation of the land has had a strong impact on the lives of Liz, Len, Max and Amanda. They are a family loosing their identity struggling to accept their imminent dispossession and the optimism held by Amanda in regard to it. 2. Lizs pregnancy is one preoccupation on the text. The characters view this in various ways, for example the sarcasm of Max with his afternoon comment regarding Lizs late arousal at eight am. It is also seen when Liz blatantly states ...
  • Novel
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    Journal on The Bell JarI really enjoyed reading Plath's The Bell Jar-I think it is one of my favorites that we have read this semester. An interesting sexuality issue I noticed in this novel dealt with gender expectations. Plath presents Esther's character from a feminist perspective, and despite her insanity, Esther appears as a strong and respected female throughout the book. Esther takes an interesting view on Buddy's non-virginal status-I don't think she is so much angry with him for sort of...
  • Solution To My Own Problems
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    While packing up, saying goodbye for the last time, and moving away from home I would be reviewing the items that were in my suitcase. My toothbrush, contact case, and glasses would be the first to be checked off on my mental list of "must haves", but I would also make sure I had packed my three favorite literary works. Assuming that there are no libraries at my disposal near my new residence, J.D. Salinger's novel The Catcher in the Rye, Shakespeare's Macbeth, and Franz Kafka's Metamorphosis wo...
  • Nazi System
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    Homosexuality has always and everywhere existed. Nazis considered homosexuality as a tendency that could not be changed. It was assumed that a homosexual orientation could not be eliminated, that only its exhibitions could be blocked. The Nazi system was concerned with deviations from the norm, not only in religion and ethnicity, but also sexuality, and attitudes toward it. As part of the Nazis' attempt to purify German society and create an "Aryan master race", they condemned homosexuals as soc...
  • Anita Brookner
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    How to rearrange the past The Next Big Thing by Anita Brookner 247 pp, Penguin Fashion has not favoured Anita Brookner, whose 21st novel, published just over two decades after her first, continues a loyal aesthetic engagement with mourning and melancholy that frequently attracts criticism rather than praise. When Dame Gillian Beer's Orange prize lecture praised the liberation of contemporary women's writing from the straitjacket of romantic obsession, Brookner's name came up - peculiarly, twinne...
  • Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra
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    Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra was a great Spanish novelist, dramatist, and poet who lived in a period that spanned the climax and decline of Spain's golden age. He was known as the Father of The Novel and as the outstanding writer in Spanish literature. His most famous masterpiece, Don Quixote, was ranked as one of the greatest novels of all time. During his life Cervantes was a wounded veteran of a ferocious naval battle, and a captive of a eastern potentate. The incidents of his captivity later...
  • Frankinstein And The Novel
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    WHAT IS THERE TO SUGGEST THAT VICTOR FRANKINSTEIN IS SELFISH AND HIS WORK IS EVIL Mary Shelley wrote the novel called Frankinstein and the novel was published in 1818. Mary Shelley was only 21 years of age when she wrote the novel, in my essay I will be describing the character of Victor Frankinstein and deciding if he is a selfish and evil person. The novel is still popular today because people are still entertained about horror, the unknown and mystery. In the 1800 it was unusual for women to ...

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