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A Grain of Wheat By Ngugi

Ngugi focuses on his beliefs concerning colonialism in his novel A Grain of Wheat. In the novel, he uses his characters to express his beliefs and portray the feelings of Kenya just before independence. Mugo, is a man who is lonely and consumed by guilt. He has no family in the village. He also knows…

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Colonialism,

Literature

The Great Gatsby Book Review

F. Scott Fitzgerald offers up commentary on a wide array of themes — justice, greed, power, the American dream, and so on. Of all the themes, perhaps one of the most well developed is that of class structure. The Great Gatsby is considered an excellent piece of social commentary, giving an enlightening view of American…

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Books,

The Great Gatsby

“The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”. Decription of Chapters

In the story of Huckleberry Finn, Twain denotes differentiating sorts of representations that are utilized in an effort to spread communication throughout. Twain presumes the Mississippi River is an indication of meaning to run far from the environment that Huck and Jim are currently at. Furthermore, he denounces the approach society operates along with what…

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Literature,

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

The Great Gatsby by Scott Fitzgerald

The 1925 novel, The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, displays the lives of the upper class people during the Roaring 20’s. This novel takes place in the imaginary towns of East and West Egg of New York. The East Egg is for old money and where Jordan, Tom and Daisy live. The West Egg…

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Books,

New York City,

The Great Gatsby

‘The Story of an Hour’ by Kate Chopin Review

The story called “Story of an Hour” aims to show how women in a not too distant time did not have the same egalitarian rights as men. The author Kate Chopin wrote the story in 1894, and this is more certain in the claim that the story was written to confront and show how a…

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Short Story,

The Story of an Hour

The House on Mango Street Analysis

The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros is categorized into 44 chapters or short stories which are called vignettes. Vignettes are very briefcases of episodes; short stories (in my terms). In the novel “The House on Mango Street” many different themes represent different ideas. Esperanza a character in the novel often describes her street…

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Novel,

The House on Mango Street

Summary of the Story The Cask of Amontillado

The Cask of Amontillado is published by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform. This version of The Cask of Amontillado was published in 2015 and has horror as a genre. The Cask of Amontillado tells about the creepy story of Montresor and the Cask of Amontillado. Before I read the story, I think that it’ll be about…

American Literature,

Book Summary,

Edgar Allan Poe,

The Cask of Amontillado

Chaos and Savagery in The Lord of the Flies

In the Lord of the Flies the children descend into chaos and savagery from what little order they had. From order and civilization to chaos and savagery. Almost all of the kids descend into savagery but in the end they get rescued before they all become ‘savages’, all of them but Ralph who is still…

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Lord of the Flies

Perseverance In “The Road” by Cormac McCarthy

The book, The Road, by Cormac McCarthy, explores the perseverance in a man and his son trying survive in an obliterated world. The novel is a modern quest demonstrating faith in man’s power to rejuvenate himself through trust and perseverance. The bitter, hostile setting of the novel is set in a gray world without meaning,…

American Literature,

Book Summary,

Perseverance

Adversity In Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese

“The eagle has no fear of adversity. We need to be like the eagle and have a fearless spirit of a conqueror!”- Joyce Meyer. In the book Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese, main character Saul is forced to overcome a great amount of adversity throughout each chapter, these hard challenges hurt Saul physically, mentally and…

Adversity,

Book Summary,

Literature

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