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20000 Leagues Under the Sea

The title refers to the distance travelled under the sea, not to the depth, as 20,000 leagues is 20 times the radius of the earth. If the title is more literally translated from the French as "20,000 Leagues under the Seas", not "under the Sea", this becomes clearer. The story was written before modern sea-going […]

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20000 Leagues Under the Sea

Essay title: 20000 Leagues Under the Sea The year 1866 is an important time in nautical history.It is the year that the world was first terrified by an amazing ocean going monster, the Nautilus.During that year several ships had met with this "thing," a long slender object far greater in size than any creature known […]

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20,000 Leages Under the Sea

Essay title: 20,000 Leages Under the Sea for the sea.He once tried to be a sea captain on a boat but things did not work out.Jules Verne has written many very famous books such as Journey To the Center of the Earth, Five Weeks in a balloon and Around the World in Eighty Days.I have […]

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1984: Foresite in a Blind World

Essay title: 1984: Foresite in a Blind World Big Brother is watching us and George Orwell quite accurately predicted the future.George Orwell was right on the mark in his predictions of what the world would be like in the future.He did have the exact year wrong, other than that he brilliantly foresaw that which the […]

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1984 Winston Smith

Essay title: 1984 Winston Smith In the flat was a tiny alcove just out of sight from the telescreen's vision. Winston sat down to write in his diary, an act that was not officially illegal "but if detected it was reasonably certain that it would be punished by death . . . " While he […]

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1984 Vs. Brave New World

There are lots of ways to compare 1984 by George Orwell to Brave New World by Aldous Huxley. They both have to do with very futuristic ideas. I noticed that they both had basically the same character structure. In 1984, there is the leading lady Julia, and in Brave New World, there is Lenina Crowne. […]

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1984 Vs. Brave New World

ALDOUS HUXLEY'S BRAVE NEW WORLD by Anthony Astrachan SERIES EDITOR Michael Spring Editor, Literary Cavalcade Scholastic Inc. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We would like to acknowledge the many painstaking hours of work Holly Hughes and Thomas F. Hirsch have devoted to making the Book Notes series a success. (C) Copyright 1984 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc. Electronically Enhanced […]

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1984 Vs Brave New World

Undoubtedly, the thought of living in, or forming a utopian society has flashed through nearly every person’s mind. A few people have even tried to make this ideal dream society a reality. Unfortunately, within the pursuit of these societies the leaders become corrupt and begin to become paranoid with the fear of rebellion. Hundreds of […]

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1984 Vs Brave New World

1984 vs. Brave New World 1984 and Brave New World, written by George Orwell and Aldous Huxley, respectively, are both books that reflect the authors vision of how society would end up at the course it was going at the time of the writing of the book. Both books were written more than fifty years […]

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1984 Vs Brave New World

Essay title: 1984 Vs Brave New World Undoubtedly, the thought of living in, or forming a utopian society has flashed through nearly every person’s mind. A few people have even tried to make this ideal dream society a reality. Unfortunately, within the pursuit of these societies the leaders become corrupt and begin to become paranoid […]

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