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Literature Book Report/Review

Prospero in The Tempest by William Shakespeare
Within the first act, it is possible to deduce that many of Prospero’s actions at this point are turned toward revenge against his usurping brother and the king that helped him. Although it was he that commanded the tempest be brought to sink the ship that Antonio and the King travel aboard, we know Prospero is not evil because he also commands that no harm should befall anyone as a result, not even the brother he wishes to punish. His feelings toward his brother are openly expressed as he
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Literary Devices Paper
It was filmed with breathtaking beauty in Rome and was famous for the glorious performance of Audrey Hepburn, who Peck insisted have equal billing. He claimed that if she didn’t, he would be a laughingstock—such was the strength of her performance. This was backed up when she pocketed an Oscar for her troubles….CM: As seen in the above quotation, it is evident that the book has utilized literary allusion in which movie titles help to make reference to certain names. These names eventually
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Two Characters Journeys
But the enemies seek revenge which he pursues till the end and dies in the same act. As opposed to Hamlet and owing to his position, he is an extrovert with the strength of a warrior. Shakespeare made this play one of the most murderous and action play amongst all his tragedies. Titus attracts enemies by performing sacrificial acts which end up into a bloody war of vengeance. He pretends to be mad to protect his interest for his country.In order to comprehend what each of these characters were
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Country Driving: A Chinese Road Trip by Peter Hessler
The progress it has made enables it to have one of the strongest economies the world has ever witnessed. As the global financial crisis looms over many countries, China seems to be unaffected by all of it. This gets to show of the steps it has taken to ensure economic crises that may be causing havoc in many economies prevent China from being affected (Hessler 50). Hessler has been the observer of the new China and in the book, talks of the many things that make China stand firm in the face of
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The Savages by Joe Kane
And the different environment groups vying for the control of the funds that the oil companies would give the tribe as compensation for wrecking their home. But the point was that the oil drilling project in the rainforest would greatly destroy the Huaoroni culture and way of living, and it will be lost in time as the tribe relocates themselves to another place.Kane found himself very interested in the Huaoroni plight and he went to Ecuador to understand the plight of the tribe. His first
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Critical Reading
All arguments require sufficient backing for them to hold. This passage makes the point that appropriate backing is required in order to reinforce the positions adopted by the argument. Backing usually involves the use of side arguments that are necessary for providing additional anchorage to the ideals developed by the study. It is therefore important to establish the different positions that relate to an argument, and which could be used to supply more strength to the argument. The necessity
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Write a paper about Taj Mahal
Judging from the extant written sources, the chief architect of the Taj Mahal was Ustad Ahmad Lahauri, a famous architect of his time. Besides him, the construction was carried out by numerous artists from Delhi, Lahore, Multan, Baghdad, Shiraz and Bukhara. It is argued that the construction also involved architects and artists from Italy and France, but the architecture of the Taj Mahal is a most visible succession of monumental ancient Indian art, combined with elements of medieval
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Spotlight on English - Level 3 - Newcomer Class Kit by Santillana
The ultimate aim of the simple sentence structure is to facilitate speedy understanding by the students by satisfying the following questions; is it clear? Is it well organized? Is it effective? Is it engaging? The topic ‘sentence structure’ from the book by Santillana will provide a basis for a critical review of the handbook in this paper.
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Elie Wiesel: Night
In the concentration camp, the relationship takes an altogether different turn, and it must be remembered that this relationship formed not in the normal circumstances, but in desperate conditions in the concentration camp life. So the relationship does not reveal the traits of both individuals under normal circumstances but under extreme duress.
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William Shakespeare: Othello
Desdemona’s dialogues reflect her love for Othello was free from pretense; she was going to be there for him. This is depicted by her dialogue: “Tell me, Othello: I wonder in my soul, What you would ask me, that I should deny.” She had genuinely cared for him, which is seen in her dialogue while she attended him when he had a headache.
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Literary analysis of the book Charlotte Temple by Susanna Rowson
It was during this duration of departure that they made a stop at Chichester to dine and survey the women returning from devotions (Rowson, Clara, and Rudolf 14).The two soldier brothers while taking a view of women at Chisester, become attracted by the youth assemblage of Madame Du Pont who was descending from the church then. The church and the assembling in this instance is a reflection and an indication of the respect accorded to the church in our society today. Madame Du Pont is the head
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Chinese literature analysis
The Golden Cangue is written by Eileen Chang explaining the conditions of women in China in 1920s. It depicts the life of a woman Ch’i-ch’iao who has been married to a wealthy man who is old and a cripple. It has been clear that this marriage is not for love and the story overall gives the impression that love, death, and destiny are not the only elements in life. It gives a very unique and original picture of the Chinese society of that time and explains how life can be when greed and
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Newjack Book
The reader experiences this fact as he progresses through the book.Basing on the factual depiction of his experiences, the reader for the first time experiences life in a training and a prison, that provides deep insights into the New York state’s administrative and judiciary system. The overall seriousness of the camps, the hundred different types of policing services, the bullies, the recruitment processes, he experience of food and shelter while at the camp and after selection, everything
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Satrapi Marjane: Persepolis
During this period, many political events are happening because most of the citizens in the country want change. The author writes about how her parents joined demonstrations against the rule of Shah. She experiences the effects of the war on Iraq by her country. She uses her book to paint the picture of what is happening in Iran during the Revolution.
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The Magic of The Family Meal by Nancy Gibbs
Preparing meals and eating together is a culture that Nancy Gibbs encourages in her book. The two are some of the basic activities that a family takes part in holistically. This contributes to the development of cohesive families. Sharing meals is both a tradition and a culture that the author encourages many American families to revive.
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Compare Brideshead Revisited and As you like it by Shakespeare.
Shakespeare demonstrates the hypocrisy of “courtly” romance and elaborates the silliness of the male lover. The novel, Brideshead Revisited struggles in defining love as it demonstrates differing kinds of love including stilted marriages, and sexual relationship typifying men.Under the shades of love, the texts illustrate the theme of homoeroticism. Similar to numerous Shakespeare’s plays, As You Like It, focuses love on differing levels between individuals of the same sex. Even though,
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The abrogation of the unity of character
The current generation behavior skews from his set belief and expectations. “The Monkey” deviates from reality to try to correct the expected normalcy of a people while “The Roads around Pisa” questions the societal expectation of marriage that does not consider the feelings of the involved. “The Dreamers” and “the Supper at Elsinore” compare the role of love in shaping the outcome of a person’s life: asking whether it is a worthy cause. “The Poet” sums it all up;
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Healing Our World by Mary J Ruwart
Based on the lecture on the monopoly, markets are dominated by one single seller. This seller determines the price in the market. It means that buyers have a limited choice in deciding the price of a particular commodity in a particular market. The most common type of monopoly is the government enforced monopoly.
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Implicitness in Kazuo Ishiguro
The book “conversations with Kazuo Ishiguro” has brought together nineteen interviews which have been conducted about him in the past twenty years. In one of his interviews, he is quoted saying, “Well, I don't try to be a quiet writer. That's a question of technique more than anything else.
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Pride and Prejudice
Pride and Prejudice, a novel written by Jane Austen is one of the few novels that has withstood the test of time. The novel having been written in 1813 is still relevant and fun to read until today. The novel has a captivating plot, cast, and a message that we can relate to till today.
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