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Literature Book Report/Review

Characters and Theme of The Yellow Wallpaper
 John claims that his treatment is beneficial for his wife and her health is improving. However, we observe that her behavior becomes more bizarre. The patterns of the wall-paper get alive. ‘Unblinking’ and ‘bulbous’ eyes of the wallpaper form faces and faces become figures which further turn into women.
Pages: 4 (1000 words), Book Report/Review
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Fences by August Wilson: Summary & Analysis
Troy was mad because now that Gabriel wasn’t living in his house, he didn’t collect rent from him. Troy then sent Gabriel to an institution. Since Gabriel was there, Troy got half of the money that Gabriel got from the war. Troy couldn’t care less about Gabriel; all he wanted was his money. Would a good brother do this’ I don’t think so.
Pages: 5 (1250 words), Book Report/Review
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Character of Story Andy In Doe Season
This part of the story and the theme it projects is obviously about growing up and learning that we do not stay wide-eyed innocent little children forever but must eventually develop into adults. The ocean is representative of Andy’s fear of moving from a child into a more independent and developed individual.
Pages: 7 (1750 words), Book Report/Review
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What You Pawn I Will Redeem
When Jackson won a hundred dollars from a scratch card, he gave one-fifth of the money to Mary despite his financial needs to buy back his grandmother’s regalia. He told Mary “No, it’s an Indian thing. When you win, you are supposed to share it with your family.” His statement gives the reader an idea that he treats everyone in general as a part of his own family.
Pages: 4 (1000 words), Book Report/Review
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Seventeen Syllables by Hisaye Yamamoto
After coming to American society, Tome is allotted her due to freedom but still, she cannot detach herself wholly from her reality and origin as a Japanese woman. She has to take care of her traditions and culture. She does not love her husband or never shows any deep affection for him but continues to be with him because of her culture and traditional pressure that she faces.
Pages: 4 (1000 words), Book Report/Review
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The Life of Lipsha Morrissey in Love Medicine by Louise Erdrich
 It is no doubt unfortunate that while eating the heart raw Grandpa Kashpa choked but it is the optimism of his close associates that he could not finally refuse. Throughout the story, it has been one of the major intentions of the author that he has tried to provide hope to readers and at the same time.
Pages: 6 (1500 words), Book Report/Review
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Chekovs The Lady with a Pet Dog
The author of the paper tells that Chekov wrote with a realistic tone. He wrote with very little symbolism, and if he did, he used the most basic ones. He wrote about his character's emotions and feelings as what it is and he concentrated on letting them develop the story through those emotions. He didn't use grandiose words to describe the intensity of his character's emotions.
Pages: 7 (1750 words), Book Report/Review
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Death, Panic and the Epidemic in Oedipus
As the play progresses, the audience realizes the root cause of the suffering or the plague or the ‘bad blood’ among the people of Thebes—Oedipus. Here the comments of the priest of Zeus about the character of Oedipus, that is, [Oedipus is] "among the foremost men in daily matters and in dealings with the gods" (Line 34), become ironical.
Pages: 7 (1750 words), Book Report/Review
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Salman Rushdie - The Nature of Social Discourses in The Satanic Verses
Salman Rushdie, in The Satanic Verses, explores the nature of social discourses. He studies their influences upon the people who use them, and upon those who would be exploited by them. With unbounded courage and impressive creativity, he defies those discursive systems which assert unlimited and indisputable access to an extraordinary truth.
Pages: 21 (5250 words), Book Report/Review
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Literary Devices Paper
It was filmed with breathtaking beauty in Rome and was famous for the glorious performance of Audrey Hepburn, who Peck insisted have equal billing. He claimed that if she didn’t, he would be a laughingstock—such was the strength of her performance. This was backed up when she pocketed an Oscar for her troubles….CM: As seen in the above quotation, it is evident that the book has utilized literary allusion in which movie titles help to make reference to certain names. These names eventually
Pages: 7 (1750 words), Book Report/Review
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The Savages by Joe Kane
And the different environment groups vying for the control of the funds that the oil companies would give the tribe as compensation for wrecking their home. But the point was that the oil drilling project in the rainforest would greatly destroy the Huaoroni culture and way of living, and it will be lost in time as the tribe relocates themselves to another place.Kane found himself very interested in the Huaoroni plight and he went to Ecuador to understand the plight of the tribe. His first
Pages: 4 (1000 words), Book Report/Review
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Analysis of Disgrace Novel Written by Coetzee
As the paper tells, Coetzee often differed with the daughter, for she did not share in his wayward opinions. However, despite the success he finds in controlling women and manipulating their sexual life, Coetzee shows the rise of women, who prove his domination and sexual manipulation powerless (Coetzee 19-25).
Pages: 6 (1500 words), Book Report/Review
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Spotlight on English - Level 3 - Newcomer Class Kit by Santillana
The ultimate aim of the simple sentence structure is to facilitate speedy understanding by the students by satisfying the following questions; is it clear? Is it well organized? Is it effective? Is it engaging? The topic ‘sentence structure’ from the book by Santillana will provide a basis for a critical review of the handbook in this paper.
Pages: 5 (1250 words), Book Report/Review
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Comparison Oedipus the King
  Dramatic irony is also found in Oedipus’ efforts to get the murderer of his predecessor king Laius so that he can lift the plague from his people when he is actually the murderer. Oedipus is cursing himself when he thinks he is cursing the murderer of Laius. Oedipus runs away from Corinth to avoid fulfilling the prophecy he had been told by some oracle that he would kill his father and marry his mother. 
Pages: 4 (1000 words), Book Report/Review
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William Shakespeare: Othello
Desdemona’s dialogues reflect her love for Othello was free from pretense; she was going to be there for him. This is depicted by her dialogue: “Tell me, Othello: I wonder in my soul, What you would ask me, that I should deny.” She had genuinely cared for him, which is seen in her dialogue while she attended him when he had a headache.
Pages: 5 (1250 words), Book Report/Review
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Healing Our World by Mary J Ruwart
Based on the lecture on the monopoly, markets are dominated by one single seller. This seller determines the price in the market. It means that buyers have a limited choice in deciding the price of a particular commodity in a particular market. The most common type of monopoly is the government enforced monopoly.
Pages: 5 (1250 words), Book Report/Review
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Pride and Prejudice
Pride and Prejudice, a novel written by Jane Austen is one of the few novels that has withstood the test of time. The novel having been written in 1813 is still relevant and fun to read until today. The novel has a captivating plot, cast, and a message that we can relate to till today.
Pages: 5 (1250 words), Book Report/Review
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The Satire in Tartuffe
As the paper outlines, it is quite satirical that Dorine is the most brilliant person in Orgon’s household, despite being a servant. Trollope points out that “though nominally a subordinate character, she is at least on the stage, the brightest figure in the play, and her irony and her banter come as a pleasant relief by the side of Tartuffe’s self-seeking and perpetual falsehood”.
Pages: 4 (1000 words), Book Report/Review
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The Play Hamlet by W. Shakespeare
Hamlet is evidently altered to his heart when his father’s apparition appears on a shadowy fortification demanding retribution for his slaying by Claudius. The rest actors are much more defeated, including Mr. Bates, who puts an end to his sly tendencies and provides a solid performance (James 1).
Pages: 4 (1000 words), Book Report/Review
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The Concept of the American Dream in S. Fitzgerald's Great Gatsby
The ‘extraordinary’ hope that Nick reveals is the hope for success, as is what the American Dream is all about. Moreover, when Nick visits the Buchanan’s, he describes their house as a “cheerful red-and-white Georgian Colonial Mansion”. (Fitzgerald, 9) The first perception of Tom Buchanan is that he is a very powerful and elite individual who expects “obedience from his subjects”.
Pages: 7 (1750 words), Book Report/Review
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