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Defining postcolonial

Subject: History
Pages: 5
Words: 1425
Rating: 4,6

Understanding postcolonial involves thorough description of the postcolonial theories by Said, Spivak and Bhabba. The importance of the concept of postcolonialism rests in the literary…

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Neoclassicism in Moliere’s Tartuffe

Subject: Literature
Pages: 5
Words: 1247
Rating: 4,7

Introduction The neoclassicism era was a time where literature took a turn and swayed from that of the Renaissance period, as well as romanticism. It…

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“The Stranger” by Albert Camus

Subject: Literature
Pages: 4
Words: 1058
Rating: 4,8

The Stranger by Albert Camus is regarded as one of the prominent works belonging to the genre of Absurdism. Camus’ “The Stranger” was published in…

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Young Goodman Brown

Subject: Literature
Pages: 2
Words: 382
Rating: 4,5

Although Nathaniel Hawthorne’s short story entitled “Young Goodman Brown,” would not be a story I would read of my own volition, I do believe that…

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Ernest Hemingway’s “Soldier’s Home”

Subject: Famous Person
Pages: 1
Words: 210
Rating: 4,4

Literary Analysis This story talks about the depth of fright that an individual may feel while re-entering a kind of lifestyle that he/she has spent…

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Why Macbeth is a tragic hero

Subject: Literature
Pages: 3
Words: 813
Rating: 4,8

Starting the conversation about Shakespeare’s Macbeth, it is important to determine who a tragic hero is. Generally, we come across tragic heroes in literature, cinematography,…

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“No Telephone to Heaven” And “Notebook of a Return to…

Subject: Literature
Pages: 3
Words: 893
Rating: 4,5

A masterpiece created by Jamaican-American writer Michelle Cliff, published in 1996 reflects the encapsulation as to how Michelle Cliff conceptualizes her identity across gender, history,…

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“The Spirit Catches you and you fall Down” by Anne…

Subject: Literature
Pages: 4
Words: 1087
Rating: 4,7

In the book The Spirit Catches you and you fall Down, the author Anne Fadiman introduces the drama that causes a clash of epistemologies. Interpreters…

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Flannery O’ Conner’s “Good Country People”

Subject: Literature
Pages: 3
Words: 709
Rating: 4,9

Introduction In “Good Country People,” O’ Conner’s relates the title to a characteristic common to the characters. The author has used various characters in her…

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The power of women in Umuofia

Subject: Literature
Pages: 3
Words: 699
Rating: 4,6

The position and image of women in “Things Fall Apart” is an important topic. We could even say that women actually had great power and…

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The literary work of Flannery O’Connor

Subject: Literature
Pages: 7
Words: 1867
Rating: 4,7

Discuss the effects of regionalism-specifically that of SOUTH –in O’Connor’s work Regionalism is a term with broader connotation, which flourished in the late 19th century….

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The Gothic tradition in contemporary society

Subject: Literature
Pages: 4
Words: 1353
Rating: 4,9

Even though Gothic literature can be traced to the 1800s, within the last 20 years or so there has been a tremendous spike in the…

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The Boston Photograph’s scare explicitly redefines literature

Subject: Media
Pages: 5
Words: 1262
Rating: 5,0

A picture tells more than a thousand words – you must have heard this line severally even so did its meaning really sink deep down?…

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“0.4” by Mike Lancaster

Subject: Literature
Pages: 2
Words: 646
Rating: 4,6

0.4 is a science fiction book set in the 21st century. Lancaster, the author, is narrating the point of view of Kyle Straker that depict…

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Interpretation of the story Rock Springs

Subject: Literature
Pages: 5
Words: 1350
Rating: 4,6

Man – sex, violence, crime, and sports is thy name!  Gaining, losing, and holding on are what give a man the manhood; responsibility is unheard…

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I Felt a Funeral, In My Brain by Emily Dickinson

Subject: Literature
Pages: 5
Words: 1306
Rating: 4,5

This poem has always had different variants of interpretation: some critics say that Emily Dickinson wanted to show a funeral as a philosophical vision of…

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Major literary themes in Beowulf and the movie 13th Warrior

Subject: Literature
Pages: 6
Words: 1662
Rating: 4,7

Beowulf is the oldest epic written in English and the single existing cope of the writing dated from the tenth century.  The movie “13th Warrior”…

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Rachel and her children

Subject: Literature
Pages: 5
Words: 1312
Rating: 4,8

Summary The misconception that the homeless are drug addicts, alcoholics and runaway criminals has been peddled for years without end in the American society. However,…

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The Book of Negroes review

Subject: Sociology
Pages: 6
Words: 1468
Rating: 4,8

The main objective of this paper is to perform an analytical review of The Book of Negroes. The literary work was authored by a Canadian…

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Chinua Achebe Things Fall Apart

Subject: Literature
Pages: 4
Words: 1038
Rating: 4,6

Things Fall Apart is the story of a proud man’s inglorious fall. The novel has universal appeal. Almost every culture’s literature has produced a similar…

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