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Comparison and Contrast of Irene Redfield and Clare Kendry in Nella Larsens Passing

The book Passing by Nella Larsen is unique in some way, throwing up in the air prejudices and social expectations regarding ethnicity, gender, and factors that make up identity. According to Marita Golden, Larsen introduces two fragile characters ...
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(581 Words)
2017-06-30 11:31:50

Why We Need to Say Goodbye to Work

This article is an excerpt adapted from James Livingston's new book titled No more Work: Why Full Employment is a Bad Idea where he argues that although work has been a central part of our lives believed to be critical in character development and...
1 Pages 
(306 Words)
2017-08-11 18:29:41

Toulmin Method of Argument

Warrant, also known as a bridge is a rational connection between supporting facts and the claims; explaining how or why the data backs the claims, the core assumptions that links the data to the claim. A rational connection, the manner at which th...
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(423 Words)
2017-08-12 11:44:51

The Lottery

The Lottery is a short story written by Shirley Jackson in 1948. It was severely criticized since it was first published in New Yorker magazine (Murphy, 123). Although it is considered by many to be the most famous work written by Shirley. The rea...
1 Pages 
(319 Words)
2017-07-30 08:45:00

Theme of Solitude

Being alone never felt right. Sometimes it felt good, but it never felt right, said Charles Bukowski (Bukowski, 2016, p.123). The human being is a social being, for that reason, it depends on others for company, support, and emotional needs. No ma...
3 Pages 
(944 Words)
2017-08-01 11:46:15

The Role of Migration in American Literature

American literature relates to the literary works that have been done in the United States. With migration in place, the immigrants and the migration system played a central role in shaping the literature of American books. These immigrants moved ...
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(1204 Words)
2017-08-02 11:18:28

Pride and Prejudice: Tintern Abbey

The poem depicted cases of pride and prejudice that are applicable to the contemporary world. William Wordsworth expressed his feelings about Abbey and his return to the area as one that is welcoming and full of potential of growth. The persona ha...
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2017-08-02 11:24:11

Feminism and Jane Austen

Jane Austen is one of the most prominent women of her time who had tremendous influence on how the women were perceived in the 19th century. During that time, women were considered to be unequal to men and often were oppressed in the social, polit...
4 Pages 
(969 Words)
2017-08-06 11:29:07

Canterbury Tales, Story of Lady of Bath and The Knight

The characters manifestation in the contemporary context would show they behave in the same way. Only that this time it would be so evident and they would not be in a position to hide their characters from the audience. For instance, the Wife of B...
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2017-08-07 09:21:01

Female Characters and References within Shakespeare's Play Macbeth

Women are portrayed in various ways in plays by Shakespeare. Shakespeare has attributed women to both strengths and weaknesses to give them their actual personalities. His works apparently reflect a picture of the treatment and conception of women...
5 Pages 
(1449 Words)
2017-08-10 09:15:11