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    1. Introduction Everyone has their childhood dreams. Wanted to be a princess when growing up, just like Snow White, is probably a common wish among the little girls. Due to the advancement of technology, although this classic animation film was originally released at the end of 1937 by Disney , we can still search for it through the Internet or other channels. Date back in 1937, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was actually achieved great commercial success as it suited the taste of people at that

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    and the novel "The Great Gatsby" by Scott Fitzgerald, the lack of God leads to the lack of morality and actions amongst the characters in each respective

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    The novel ‘The Outsiders’ by S.E. Hinton is an enthralling story about the hardships and triumphs experienced by two socially different rival gangs, the Greasers and the Socs. The novels title advocates the stories content, the Greasers are a gang of social outcasts and misfits. A theme of “The Outsiders” is, people, despite their social and financial differences, strive for the same things, enjoy the same things, share many similarities and don’t have to be enemies. Hinton expresses the connection

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    New Critical Analysis of Shakespeare’s Sonnet 15 • Rhyme Scheme—abab cdcd efef gg • Meter—Iambic Pentameter • The poem has three quatrains a rhyming couplet • The sonnet contains a Volta or shift in the poem’s subject matter beginning with third quartrain.In the first two quartrains,he is talking about the idea of growth-youth and old age and beauty but from the third quatrain he begins talking about his love for his friend/lover and the idea of keeping him/her alive. When I consider everything

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    objects all over the country. The Great Gatsby is a novel that was written about the era of fun, the 1920’s. The historical fiction novel was written by F. Scott Fitzgerald to show the glorified time of the 1920’s. Throughout the novel, the effects of wealth are shown through all of the characters, some more than others. Tom and Gatsby in particular are greatly affected by wealth and income and it alters their characteristics drastically. In the novel, The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald is trying

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    Mark Twain, one of the most memorable American writers of the 19th century, coined the term “The Gilded Age” to describe the period from 1870 to 1900. This term was derived from the deceiving facade this era wore—the glamorous, glistening surface. This mask was only a thin layer, coating the various shades of corruption pervading beneath.11 The tranquil beauty of fine arts provided an outlet for people to escape from the suffocating grandiose nature of a tainted society ruined by the age of monopolies

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    The author Joyce Rowe supports this in the secondhand novel “Delusions of American Idealism” as money is used as a means for the success of the American Dream to achieve dreams that wouldn’t be achieved without the corrupting power of money. In the document, Rowe goes on about how “In The Great Gatsby, Fitzgerald

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    the novel. The form of data in this study is English idiomatic expressions and their meaning. The English idioms were taken from one of the famous and best seller novel in the world which entitled “The Hobbit, or There and Back Again”. This novel was written by J.R.R Tolkien and it is published firstly in 1937 by George Allen & Unwin in England. This novel was chosen as the data source because it is one of famous novels and it is also coherence with the topic of this study. Besides, this novel is

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    experiences in the war. It explores the themes of love, war, hope, and grief. This book made waves when first released in the 1920s and had continued to remain a classic to this very day. Critics have both positive and negative things to say about this novel and seem split on their opinions, I too am relatively split on what I think. A hallmark of Hemingway's writing style is his minimal use of adverbs. He uses simple short sentences that are very easy to figure out and this sets him apart from other

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    Women all over the world are kept cages, on display, preventing them from being what they are supposed to be. That’s is what Nazar Afasi demonstrated in her book, Reading Lolita in Tehran. This book is about the struggles women during the new regime in Tehran. After the revolution women were very restricted. Women had to wear a hijab in front of any men and most of the women no longer wear it for religion but as a symbol of the oppressive regime. They couldn’t really talk to the opposite gender nor

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    complex for us to make any final comment about him or his story. Perhaps the safest thing we can say about Holden is that he was born in the world not just strongly attracted to beauty but, almost, hopelessly impaled on it. There are many voices in this novel: children's voices, adult voices, underground voices-but Holden's voice is the most eloquent of all. Transcending his own vernacular, yet remaining marvelously

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    The district described the novel as “filthy” and “lacking literary value” (Quinn). History disagrees with them, because in 1953 Invisible Man won the National Book Award over the likes of Ernest Hemingway’s The Old Man at the Sea and John Steinbeck’s East of Eden. It has also been included in multiple top book lists including Time’s 100 Best English Language Novels since 1923. A school official stated after parental complaints that it was “too

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    and his main intention in his novel The Alexandria Quartet was to depict the artist’s view of life and reality and his final curative value. In the Quartet there is an optimistic vision of art as a mode of transcendence. Durrell made use of the scientific data like Einstein’s concept of space –time as he renounced intellect and reason as misleading and affirmed his faith in intuition, instincts and emotion. The final lesson brought out by the narrator of the novel The Alexandria Quartet is the

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    our friends and the first ones we reach out to. This problem is created either by nature or by the wrong household understanding. However, it still exists in our community and we see it everywhere. American Born Chinese by Luen Yang is a graphic novel that has a large idea behind the book which Transformation and understanding identity. American Born Chinese consists of three different storylines and each storyline has a different character that tries to fit into society and also be able to transfer

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    JOURNALISM: A NARRATOLOGICAL STUDY   Foreword In the modern era, science and technology have pierced through every corner of human life, leaving man with a feeling of nothingness without it. It is sad to know that man has thought himself to be the unconquerable, but the bitter reality is that the unconquerable has become destructive. Moreover, it is a fact that all is not well with the age of globalization and technology. Modern man is not having enough clarity between what is real and what

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    In the two novels, The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger and The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath, the protagonists are similarly faced with deaths and being unable to accept the society in which they live in, which lead them to go a bleak journey to get a way from it all. I was attracted to these two works because of the controversies they struck. This essay aims will aim to explore the question: “Does Holden and Esther’s characters develop in The Catcher in the Rye and in The Bell Jar respectively?”

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    entitled “Trauma and Resistance of Afghan Women: A Critical Study of Khaled Hosseini’s Novel “A Thousand Splendid Suns”, was intended to critically analyze the novel to explore trauma and resistance of Afghan women. The word trauma is used to describe experiences or situations that are emotionally painful and distressing. The out come of the study is shown in the following conclusions. First, from analyzing the novel, it shows that Hosseini wants to illustrate his idea about women lives based on gender

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