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House by Tracy Kidder
Will unfold as the house building progresses – the “victim” a grim warning that is later justified by the shabby way in which the owners treat the builders.The Yuppie couple, the Souweines are ultra liberals, one is a lawyer, the other a psychologist. 
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Joan Hoff Wilsons Herbert Hoover: Forgotten Progressive
Joan Hoff Wilson’s Herbert Hoover: Forgotten Progressive is an interesting and insightful book exploring the life of one of the least favored presidents of America, with a sensitive and objective eye. Herbert Hoover’s career moved in a usual pattern familiar in the history of the United States. Majority of the political giants had a similar background. Humble beginnings outperformed by hard work and fantastic ambition, wealth, public service and, ultimately, the mightiest throne,
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The Death of Ivan Illych by Leo Tolstoy
The Death of Ivan Illych On my first reading of The Death of Ivan Illych, by Leo Tolstoy, I wondered why Tolstoy took such a circuitous route towards giving an account of the protagonist’s death. On further study, I realized that the story is as much a commentary on life as it is on death. Ivan Illych’s superficial, egoistical attitude towards life is mirrored in the attitude of his family and friends towards his death and it is only when he accepts the falsity of his own attitude that he
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The Awakening by Kate Chopin
Kate Chopin uses this book to try to exemplify the needs of women, and their oppression by men; however she totally ignores the other side of the argument. She does not take into account the other side of the story at all, and totally slants her portrayal of her female characters in her book.
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Ideological Criticism
Ideological Criticism Criticism of literary and non literary work has been categorized into two prominent formats, formal criticism and ideological criticism. Criticism has helped maintain a minimum standard of works that passes through the ages while throwing a very pertinent socio-political scenario of that time. Ideological criticism is especially of relevance because it reflects the ideologies of the existing times. Ideology has been defined by Eagleton as a relatively coherent but
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Martin Luther King's Three Ways of Meeting Oppression
Martin Luther King’s “Three Ways of Meeting Oppression” is a highly personal and persuasive section from his book, Stride Toward Freedom, in which he presented the three ways people deal with oppression and argues clearly for what he considered as the right one, among the three choices presented.
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Humor
Water has been the most wanted drink among the humans as it is necessary for a person to survive but unfortunately other drinks have also come up that try to take place of water. This is impossible for sure but people get addicted to these drinks not knowing how harmful they are for their health. The drinks under discussion are Pepsi, Coke and Sprite. These are carbonated drinks also known as fizzy drinks that contain huge amount of high fructose corn sugar, which is a replacement of corn syrup
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A novel Wild Seed by Octavia Butler
From this paper, it is clear that in the case of "Wild Seed", beyond the science fiction genre being adopted by the author, there are strong allusions to real and present problems created by the colonization of the Americas. The genocidal elimination of a majority of Native Americans is one such issue.
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Nature vs. Nurture in Wolf Alice
Since she is raised by wolves, her nature is only seen in physical appearance as a human. However, her true nature remains a part of the wolves, specifically because the nurturing of the wolves has created her identity. There is no understanding of her identity as a human and there isn’t a relationship which she holds with others who see her as a human. 
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An Absurdist-Existentialist Writer
The term refers to a special type of plays which first became popular during the 1950s and 1960s and which presented on the stage the philosophy expressed by French philosopher Albert Camus in an essay named “The Myth of Sisyphus”. In his essay, he defines the human condition as basically meaningless (Esslin, 1964).
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Analysis of the Novel The Red Badge of Courage by S.Crane
This essay analyzes that the character of Henry develops from a cowardice youth afraid of war and reluctant to participate in the war to a fulfilled brave soldier. The plot unfolds to give the reader of the background from which Henry got an injured hence receives a “war wound” that becomes his turning point.
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I Could Not Stop for Death and The Road not Taken
The meters also tell the reader of the competence of both the poets. They are there but they are quite subtle. In Dickinson’s case, the stress per syllable is quite obvious when one speaks the poem loudly enough. The stress occurs on every other syllable in a word. Frost’s poem also employs the same technique.It tells the reader that she is already dead.
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Mark Mathabanes Kaffir Boy
To be human means to be humane, and to be humane means to be compassionate and caring. Thus, in as much as the human society can be brutal, it can also be humane. This fact was most portrayed in Part II of the book, “Passport to Knowledge”(21.1). 
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Literary Analysis Of The Eduardo Galeano's Story
A normal relationship often possesses ups and down. The two, boy and girl were discussing on how to go to a healing clinic to have unpleasant memories of their relationships wiped out.First of all, both stories speak of gender relationships. In Helix, the boys often think of getting rid of the unpleasant things that had happened in their relationship, but after discussing with his girlfriend, both resolve the issue.
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The Revolt of Mother by Mary E. Wilkins
He seemed to be a very materialistic person as he prefers to abandon the promise he made to his wife and instead plans to build a barn in order to get money. On the other hand, there is Silas in The Death of the Hired Man, who is extremely disliked by his ex-employer Warren, because he ran away when he was most needed by him
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The Positive side of being an African American in poem On Being Brought from Africa to America by Phillis Wheatley
In a critical article from the Long Island University at Brooklyn website, it has been observed that Wheatley’s “On Being Brought from Africa to America” entails a celebration of God’s mercy in “bringing her from the “Pagan land” to the New World, and immediately creates the complexity that astounds the reader.”
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The Road Not Taken By Robert Frost
A bend in the path and he has to make a choice that would lead him so far away from the other that he would never again be at the crossroads to see where the other road led. While choosing the road, the poet ponders on the many differences between them.
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Book report on Blues People-Negor Music
The seventh chapter, classic blues, chronicles the popularity of classic blues and ragtime in America following the transformation of traditional blues to classic, which gave rise to the new entertainment platform for African-American art. Unlike traditional blues, which had no explicit rules, classic blues had a structure.
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The Characters in the Short Stories Home Burial and Editha
Gearson and Amy are that both of them are very emotional. They are so much consumed by the bitterness arising from the loss of their children to the extent that they do not realize that the others are mourning too but in a different way. Amy’s life is brought to a standstill by the death of her child. 
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The Aspect of Immature Decision-Making
Sexual orientations may be part of the motives that the teens may be alleged of in making their decisions. For instance, he seems to be bored by his current job. He goes to an extent to call his customers bitches, house slaves and sheep. However, he gives lovely descriptions of the three girls who enter the store in bathing suits; who everyone is lustful of them.
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