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  • George And Lennie
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    By: Shelly Wolf When writing the novel Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck made many themes clear to his readers. Some of these themes were good statements to live by, and others weren't. Most of these themes were about people's social lives, because that was what a good part of the book was about. They addressed friendship, equality, and death. The first, and probably most important lesson taught by this book was the value of friendship. From the very beginning of the book, readers can tell that Ge...
  • Theme In His Poem
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    Robert Frost's Poetic Techniques Uniquely Used in "The Road Not Taken" Robert Frost utilizes several poetic techniques to reveal the theme in his poem, "The Road Not Taken", which is stressing the importance the decision making of one is, regardless of whether or not it is agreement with the resolution of their peers, and how it can affect their future. The techniques exercised in this piece of work are symbolism, imagery, and tone. Symbolism is the most powerfully used technique due to the fact...
  • English Ship
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    After only a brief stay with his family, Gulliver returns to the sea as a surgeon. The ship is blown off course by a storm in the Pacific Ocean east of Japan and a shore party in an unknown country abandons Gulliver. He finds himself in Brobdingnag where the inhabitants are sixty feet tall. After being captured and exhibited for money by a farmer, Gulliver becomes a prized possession of the royal court. One of the two main story lines in his part is Gulliver's many misadventures due to his size;...
  • Result Of The Significant Sentence
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    Over the years, she told me the same story, except for the ending, which grew darker, casting long shadows into her life, and eventually mine. Discuss the significance of the sentence to what unfolds between pages 20 to 26. In your discussion, refer to the writer's style to emphasise and bring out meaning. In the novel, The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan, the significance of this sentence: over the years, she told me the same story, except for the ending, which grew darker, casting long shadows into h...
  • Turpid's Vision
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    "Revelation's" Grace and "the gestures" Flannery O'Connor uses certain literary themes in her stories to give them a deeper theological meaning and to provide enjoyment for her readers. In "Revelation", these themes are seen when Turpid, the main character has her vision at the end of the story. O'Connor uses the theme of grace and "the gesture", which consists of contact with mystery, the "Divine", and the "return to reality". Turpid has contact with mystery a few moments before she has her vis...
  • Readers A More Fulfilling Experience
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    Throughout time, great literature has given readers the opportunity to explore the world without ever leaving the comfort of their homes. Authors give us the ability to experience the thoughts and feelings of characters with many different backgrounds and lifestyles. Reading about far away people and places may sound difficult or rather boring to some, especially if they are not familiar with the subject; however, good authors have found ways to make reading more interesting by using elements th...
  • Whitman's Use Of Images
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    The theme for section 19 can be easily identified as brotherhood. The images clearly depict himself as a wanderer who travels from town to town, gaining knowledge and experience. During those travels he encounters many people, slaves, thieves, officials, rulers, and he stops to greet each one of them. These examples portray the theme brotherhood, in the way that he demonstrates his trust in the common man. The theme brotherhood is also a major theme in phase 3 as Whitman starts to identify himse...

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