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Literature Essay

Odyssey by Homer
There was a belief that Zeus the chief of all gods looked after wayfarers and rewarded those who were hospitable to them. Most guests blessed their hosts in the name of Zeus who was the most powerful of all the gods. This quest to please the god Zeus sometimes worked out badly for the hosts who feared incurring the wrath of the gods. 
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Odysseus on Calypsos Island
Calypso’s home is an island, isolated from the rest of the world. Homer describes her island as a symbolic embodiment of Calypso’s nature – seductive, sensual and full of delight. Its rich natural environment turns out to be a kind of charm that Odyssey has to withstand and save his personality.For many years Odysseus lived in a world that addressed mainly his male self – he lived in the atmosphere of war, violence, killing, raping and surviving. This atmosphere possessed him and
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On Living in a Cold Country by Hugh MacLennan
To the said authors, affecting the Canadian literature was indeed a hard matter to consider. But still, both writers knew that pursuing their dreams of affecting people through writing would do them better than that of simply listening to what other people say.
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O. Henry: The Works and the Authors Style
In Springtime á la Carte, O. Henry alluded to James Henry Hackett, William Shakespeare, and to the works of Charles Reade. Philomela and satyrs, both mythological characters, were referred to in The Caliph, Cupid, and the Clock.Despite the numerous superficial depictions of events and characters, the existence of a “happy dilemma,” if there is one, lends power to O. Henry’s works: Chunk McGowan needed to decide whether to administer the powder, that Ikey made, to his lady or not; Miss
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Oscar Wilde The importance of Being Honest
For example Vito Fossella had a wife and three kids on Staten Island and another woman and child in the Washington suburb.In the Act 1, Jack unexpectedly visits Algernon and informs his intention to propose to Gwendolen, the daughter of Algernon’s aunt Lady Bracknell. But by that time Algernon has discovered the cigarette case and asks him to come clean on Jack and Cecily. At first Ernest (Jack) say he knows no Cecily. Here the play sheds light on modern governance as well, like the
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O Tell Me Truth About Love: The Relationship between Truth-Telling and Romantic Lies in Audens Early Poetry
With time, teaching as a form of didactic transfer of knowledge became one of the dominant themes in his poetry (Firchow 2009, p. Before that happened, however, Auden was preoccupied with the ideas of psychology and sexology and perceived the process of teaching as a form of healing the psychological and emotional problems in his students (Firchow 2009, p.At that time, the poetic life of Auden was at least contradictory. He constantly attempted to remake himself (Firchow 2009, p. Auden wanted
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On The Road by Jack Kerouac
This research tells that the novel, “On the road”, was written by an American, Jack Kerouac. In this novel, Sal Paradise is the main character. The whole book is about the travels of the main character together with his friends, across the United States. The role that the protagonist plays is made clearer by his friends as they give him a reason to play his duty
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On Whether Yann Martel is Religious or Not
Therefore, the religious emphasis in the life of Pi, in the religious and spiritual interpretation of the story, one can say that this emphasis also dominates the emphasis in religion and spirituality in the writer’s own life and consciousness. Looking at the evidence further from his own words, in interviews and similar material, Martel also openly speaks about the soul. The soul according to Martel, for instance, has myriads of ways in which man feeds it, in much the same way, according to
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