Bridge In An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge, Ambrose Bierce portrays the tragic end of the life of the main character, Peyton Farquhar. Paradoxically, Farquhar strives for recognition as a hero, but dies dishonorably. During the Civil War, Farquhar
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A brief book review of Sky Lee's novel: "Disappearing Moon Cafe." It discusses the main character Kae's rejection of Chinese Patriachal values.
Kae breaks the circle of female self-destruction that has restricted and isolated the women of the Wong family through three generations. By discovering the secrets of her family's history, and more specifically the truth about her dead aunt Suzanne,
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story and all of its characters. Such is the case with Coalhouse Walker Jr. in E.L. Doctrow's Ragtime. His characterization provides insight into race relations in turn-of-the-century America. Many characters react strongly to his mannerisms, as they
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By the mid nineteenth century, there had arisen two prominent groups of writers with very different philosophies, the Transcendentalists and the Symbolists. The Transcendentalists, among the ranks of which were Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau
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the voice of reason in the town of Maycomb and in the novel. He is a man that goes beyond the word tolerance; tolerance is merely to put up with something. Atticus looks at everyone and tries to understand who they are and where they are coming from.
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This is an analysis of John Proctor from Aurthur Miller's "The Crucible" It shows how important morals are in John Proctors life and in Puritain Society
to die for. In The Crucible by Arthur Miller, John Proctor would rather die that disgrace his name and lose his reverence. Proctor maintains the respect from his wife by getting out of an affair. Proctor has the admiration of the townsfolk for not
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of two houses create distinct atmospheres that mirror the actions of the respective inhabitants. The pristine and well-kept Thrushcross Grange can be viewed as a haven when compared to the chaotic Wuthering Heights. Wuthering Heights symbolizes
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Magwitch may be branded evil and harmful by Victorian standards but turns out to possess many positive qualities. Always looked down upon by proper society, his low social status condemned him to the criminal class where he never learned to speak
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Compare and contrast 2 pieces of early american lit. (Plymouth Plantion and The General History of Virginia)
selections Of Plymouth Plantation by William Bradford and The General History of Virginia by John Smith are some of the earlier pieces of American literature. Although they were both written in the same time period the style and attitudes vary greatly.
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was the daughter and embodied guilt of Hester Prynne, a European woman who moved to puritan New England. Hester Prynne had committed adultery. The townspeople punished her by making her wear the scarlet letter A, which stood for adultery. They
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