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A Critique of Pablo Neruda’s “keeping Still”

Keeping Still by Pablo Neruda is a thought provoking work of poetry. The poem was probably applicable to humanity of the time when it was authored, but it eerily fits so well into this moment of time and space. The notion of slowing the pace of life down for just a moment to realize that […]

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A Critical Book Report in as I Lay Dying

A Critical Book Report in As I Lay Dying As I Lay Dying is a novel written by William Faulkner in 1930. William Cuthbert Faulkner was born on September 25, 1897in New Albany, Mississippi, the first of four sons of Murry and Maud Butler Falkner (he later added the “u” to the family name himself). […]

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A Critical Analysis of Hamlet

Essay title: A Critical Analysis of Hamlet Shakespeare knew how to craft dramatic scenes full of external and internal conflict and emotion, something the Elizabethan audience delighted in; he also intertwined superstitions of this era and pageantry, which the Elizabethans also loved. Shakespeare creates external conflict between opposing characters to build tension onstage. When Hamlet […]

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A Confusion Between Wife and Child

Essay title: A Confusion Between Wife and Child In today’s society, Americans typically portray specific roles for the different labels of groups or people in their society. Roles are put into place for all different types of people, from mothers to doctors to lawyers and homeless. But typically, the role between a mother and a […]

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A Comparison Study of Children as Enemies and Who’s Irish

Written by Chinese American writers, both Children as Enemies and Who’s Irish are wonderful short stories related to cultural conflicts. Aa is known to all, literature is the reflection of reality. Consequently, the authors’ similar background make these two stories have much similarities, which can be seen as follows. (1) Conflicts between American culture and […]

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A Comparison of Two Heroines in Vanity Fair

William Makepeace Thackeray is one of the representatives of the famous critical realism writers in Britain. Vanity Fair is recognized as his masterpiece. There are two important characters in this story, and one of them is Becky Sharp, a clever and beautiful girl. Becky came from an economic deprived family, struggled with poverty, and made […]

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A Compare and Contrast of Thomas Moore’s Utopia and Machiavelli’s the Prince

Just vs. Viable To be just is to be fair and honorable.Kids are taught that if you are kind and just you will excel and be successful.But life’s not fair and being just doesn’t necessary mean that a society will stand the test of time and be able to grow.The two different societies introduced in […]

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A Compare and Contrast Essay on Apocalypse Now and Heart of Darkness

Romeo and Juliet Films are made with the directors different personal opinions based on the original screenplay.For the movie version of Romeo + Juliet (1996), the quote above illustrates this perfectly.For this essay, I will discuss contrasts between the original screenplay, and the film.I will be discussing plot changes to adapt to the movie's visual […]

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A Compare and Contrast Essay on Apocalypse Now and Heart of Darkness

Francis Coppola’s Apocalypse Now was inspired by Joseph Conrad’s novel Heart of Darkness that informs the film throughout.A comparison and contrast can be made between the two.Both have the same themes but entirely different settings.Heart of Darkness takes place on the Congo River in the Heart of Africa while Apocalypse Now is set in Vietnam. […]

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A Clockwork Orange by Antony Burgees

A Clockwork Orange by Antony Burgees (written 1962) 1, Summary: The story is set in the seventies. The leading character and also the narrator is Alex, a very violent and cruel 15 year old boy. He and his friends Georgie, Pete and Dim murder, rob, torture and rape for fun. Alex is the leader of […]

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