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Familial Tragedies in Wuthering Heights

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An exploration of the theme of tragedy in Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights, including narrative devices and linguistic contruction.

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Stubborn Twig by Lauren Kessler

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A review of the work chronicling three generations of a Japanese-American family from the mid-19th century to post-WWII..

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Faulkner’s Dry September

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This paper analyzes the short story by William Faulkner, Dry September, which is about the frustrations of Minnie Cooper, whose sexual life seems to have…

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The Rocking Horse Winner

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An analysis of the character of Paul in D. H. Lawrence’s short story, The Rocking Horse Winner .

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Child-Orphan Character in Children’s Literature

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Explains that the orphan character has a very powerful meaning in children’s literature. Looks at how they are often used to represent development of character…

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Soldier and Society in Dirge

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An analysis of the relationship between the soldier and society in James Shirley’s poem, Dirge.

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One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey)

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An examination of the themes and characters in the novel and a comparison of the book to film.

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Emerson and Poe on Poetic Truth

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This paper discusses that poets must write from the soul of their experience, knowing that what they experience and feel will also connect with the…

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The Trial and Death of Socrates by Plato

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An examination of Socrates the man and thinker as he faces judgment and death, as depicted in four Platonic dialogues.

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