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    The Romantic period believed that emotion was a form of intelligence, and art was a path to transcendence. As a result of the change in beliefs, Romantic poetry is often characterized by nature, imagination, memory, and wisdom. Imagination acts as a source of creativity, and allows us to see what is not immediately apparent. The Romantics believed that we could discover the imagination in nature, which often resulted in a harmony of the two. However, there are times when nature and imagination are

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    Jhumpa Lahiri Short Story

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    writing in English are conceived and raised in India, in spite of the fact that the authors like Anita Desai, Kamala Markandaya, Jhabvala, Vikram Seth and Salman Rushdie are living either in England or America. Lahiri was conceived in London, of Bengali guardians and experienced childhood in Rhode Island, United States. Jhumpa Lahiri has obviously profit by each of the three societies. Their smell floats from the pages of her first accumulation of short fiction. Normally, her association with India

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    transcendentalists. Transcendentalism, or American transcendentalism, was a multi-faceted movement, which introduced freethinking in religion, intuitive idealism in philosophy, individualism in literature, new spirit in social reforms and new optimism in the collective psyche. Emerson was the first American who ventured into the literature of Asia and absorbed it so well as to become one of its earliest interpreters to American people. He went through Indian literary philosophical scriptures and came under the impact

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    I. ELEMENTS OF THE STORY 1. Setting The story is set in the late nineteenth century in the Mallard residence or in the Mallard family home. 2. Characters: *Louise Mallard- Wife of Brently. Sister of Josephine. She’s the one who died because of joy when she saw Brently Mallard, her husband. She has this illness called heart disease. *Brently Mallard- Husband of Louise Mallard. Friend of Richard. He’s the person they thought dead of the railroad disaster. He’s the cause why Louise Mallard died

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    In the physical reality, mood is used to distinguish how someone feels. However in the literary world, authors tend to manipulate mood in order to draw a reader in. Within Jack Finney 's "Contents of a Dead Man 's Pocket," Finney manipulates the reader’s mood in order to capture their attention. Similarly, Richard Connell alters the readers mood by creating suspense within his story "The Most Dangerous Game," drawing the audience into the story. However, while Finney creates anxiety among the readers

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    As Tolkien himself was apprehensive of his works being titled as fantasy, we can see that it is rather true that the works goes beyond the genre or restriction of being a fantasy literature. In the literary jargon, the genre of fantasy is that of an imaginary universe, which is far removed from the real world, endowed with magic and supernatural elements. Tolkien’s narrative however deals with problems that are greater than the magic

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    I Am Vertical Analysis

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    imagery, onomatopoeia, and diction; while, the poem, I Am Vertical uses the same sense of imagery, but also, uses metaphors and similes along the way. First of all, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn consistently use perspective, writing in all their literature along with onomatopoeia, to give a sense of realism and to build perspective; similarly, the author of I Am Vertical uses imagery in a negative, but an interpreter context to implore the various readers into a thoughtful state of mind, contemplating

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    Symbols have the important function of conveying a deeper meaning than the one that lies on the surface. The author uses imagery and selective word choice to draw the reader in and invites the reader to ponder the story to find the hidden meaning, to enrich the mind and heart of the reader, and often to cause the reader to view something differently than was initially felt before reading the story. Within Things Fall Apart and The Poisonwood Bible there are some very significant symbols that heavily

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    Allusion In The Raven

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    "An allusion is a brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or idea of historical, cultural, literary or political significance. It does not describe in detail the person or thing to which it refers. It is just a passing comment and the writer expects the reader to possess enough knowledge to spot the allusion and grasp its importance in a text.". In more simplified words it means that the the person or thing may or may not be real, allusion was really used in the narration of the Raven

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    There are approximately 130 million known published books in the world, so what’s special about Bartleby the Scrivener. Within its 64 pages, Herman Melville uses Bartleby, an unassuming oddball, to humor and enlighten readers. Bartleby’s temperament is undeniably different than most of society, but there is purpose behind his actions. Despite Bartleby’s seemingly unimaginative demeanor, he is in reality preserving his own unconventional artistic identity by refusing to copy others’ work or conform

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    This paper points out what Nathaniel Hawthorn portrays in Scarlet Letter relating to Emersonian’s self-Reliance. The movement to self-reliance in which it started in the 19th century by Emerson has grasped many writers’ attentions. Hawthorn, as one of the admirers of the idea, views a great endorsement to it in Scarlet Letter. Readers observe how significantly Hawthorn devotes characters, theme, and setting of the text in serve to the idea. Scarlet Letter provides a clear depiction regarding the

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    INTRODUCTION In this essay I will be discussing and referring to Hannah Arendt’s essay On Violence (1969), Zizek 's essay Violence (2008) and Walter Benjamin’s essay Critique on violence (n.d.) in order to look at the notion of violence in Antigone written by Sophocles through theatrical terms. I will be focusing on the dramatization of some of the “events” that lead to the “ends” and the “means” and refer to the interruptions of these events (Arendt: 1969:4). BODY Concept of Violence in reference

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    Tang Dynasty. In the early Tang Dynasty, most of the poets followed the style of their forebears and created a blend of the characteristics of the north and south. Eventually the field of literature was refreshed and became more vigorous as a result of those who are known as The Four Talents - Wang Bo, Yang Jiong, Luo Binwang, and Lu Zhaolin,. In spite of their lower social status, each of them was gifted and has left to the Chinese people with their cheerful spirit and works that cannot be forgotten

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    Women in Mahabharata and Today’s Society Literature reflects the norms, condition, and culture of a society, and when it comes to “The Mahabharata”, an epic which is said to be a collection of stories taken over a certain period, certainly reflects the then society to a great extent. Generally, the authorship of “The Mahabharata (The Stories of the Descendants of Bharata)” is attributed to sage Vyasa. However, it was composed over many years and today’s Mahabharata is an edition of many a men. According

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    help them get through difficulties and struggles in everyday life. His works have gained such a large following that multiple of them have been turned into movies that have been extremely successful as well. Green still continues to create works of literature and post on various social media sites, leading to his popularity rising day by day. He has used his substantial following to create an outlet for young adults to go to when they are in

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    Robert Frost Poetry

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    emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.” (Robert Frost). Robert Frost wrote his poems with emotion and with a connection to his personal life. Frost wrote his poems like no other poet. His works are world renowned and impact literature today. His works are read in schools and people still talk and write about him and his writing today. Frost lived in a hard time period, but he still was able to write and be successful. It took years to become a success, but he was persistent

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    The Warren-Barnhart Debate In a world where moral value is very much based on pleasure, Dr. Warren takes a stand in order to recalibrate the mind of many. Reading books is always an enlightening experience whether it is a positive or a negative one. However, though many can glean heaps of information and knowledge from a book, reading a debate is far more intriguing. When a debate is recorded in manuscript form, the reader is able to sit at the feet of two opposing sides. This reduces the amount

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    Emily Dickinson is a poetic mastermind who has written many mind twisting poems with great complexity and thought. She was also an advocate for women’s equality as seen in almost every poem in some subtle way. Emily Dickinson tends to include in her poetry the themes of women’s equality, social withdrawal, and individualism; a few poems that reflect her traditional themes are “They Shut Me Up In Prose” and “Much Madness is Divinest Sense”. In the nearly 1,800 poems written by Emily Dickinson, she

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    Introduction Alan Moore’s V for Vendetta is a graphic novel, it contains comparatively fewer words and primarily relies on visual cues and allusions. Allusions are a significant aspect of this novel, with a multitude of functions. In this specific work, allusions have a great influence on readers and are responsible for giving the work its value; providing readers with the freedom to explore the text on their own, to shape it in accordance with the literary, cultural and historical references concealed

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    Ajay Kumar Mrs.Mary Smith AP Literature 20 September 2017 How to Read Literature Like a Professor In the book “How to Read Literature Like a Professor”, the author, Thomas Foster, presented many topics and explained them from his point of view. The author’s persistent use of symbolism helps the reader understand each and every topic he explains throughout the book. By using symbolism, the author, Thomas Foster, was able to bring many topics to life that the general public itself wouldn

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