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Character Traits

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Dorian Gray And The Lady Of Shallot: Stepping Out

During one’s life, one must step out into the real world and experience all of what the world has to offer. In order to attain a well-balanced life both mentally and socially, one may seek any way possible to live life to the fullest. We were put on this earth to live- not just simply…

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Grapes Of Wrath Jim Casy Chracter Analysis

Analysis John Steinbeck passionately describes a time of unfair poverty, unity, and the human spirit in the classic, The Grapes of Wrath. The novel tells of real, diverse characters who experience growth through turmoil and hardship. Jim Casy- a personal favorite character- is an ex-preacher that meets up with a former worshiper, Tom Joad. Casy…

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The Story Within the Story: Who Moved My Cheese

The fable is about the mice Scurry and Sniff, and two ‘little people’, Hem and Haw who live in the maze. They keep moving in the maze looking for cheese to survive. The character that we have chosen is Haw. Haw had shown characteristics of a good critical thinker that are necessary to succeed in…

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A Domestic Dilemma in an Adolescent Family

Carson McCullers story A Domestic Dilemma depicts a family torn by both compassion and suffering. Martin, a loving and understanding husband must deal with his familys problems. Martins wife, Emily, distraught by her new environment, initiates her familys difficulties with her drinking habits. The story examines a familys severe problems, and yet also illustrates the…

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Literature

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Dubliners By James Joyce Characters Analysis

Joyce said that in “Dubliners” his intention was “to write a chapter in the moral history of my country and I chose Dublin for the scene because the city seemed to me the centre of paralysis”.The 15 stories which make up the collection are studies on the decay and banality of lower middle-class urban life…

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Short Story

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The Very Insecure Great Gatsby

In F. Scott Fitzgeralds novel The Great Gatsby many characters are not as they seem. The one character that intrigues me the most is James Gatsby. In the story Gatsby is always thought of as rich, confident, and very popular. However, when I paint a picture of him in my mind I see someone very…

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The Great Gatsby

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Analysis of Henrik Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler

Hedda Gabler is not truly indicative of his vast body of work: the protagonist is female and the play is a character study. Oddly enough, though, Hedda does not evolve or progress throughout the entirety of the work. Rather, she remains a cold and manipulative woman. When this fact is realized, the only task is…

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Play

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The Evolution of the Character of Pip in the Novel Great Expectations

In Great Expectations, Pip goes through stages of moral maturity. Over the course of the novel, Pip learns lifelong lessons that result from pain, guilt, and shame. Pip evolves from a young boy filled with shame and guilt to a selfish, young man, and finally into a man who has true concern for others. Pip…

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Charles Dickens

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Elizabeth Proctor in The Crucible by Arthur Miller

The Crucible is a drama based upon the 1690’s Massachusetts witchcraft trials. The Crucible tells of the havoc wrought in early Salem when some restless young girls claim that witches are taking over the village. Their leader, Abigail Williams, hopes for revenge against Elizabeth Proctor, her past employer. Abby was dismissed from her job because…

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The Crucible

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Role of Women in Beowulf

In the poem Beowulf the women play the role of peace-keepers at any cost. Among these women I will look closely at Wealhtheow, Grendel’s mother and Hygd. Through all the women in Beowulf one can see a female perspective of honor, loyalty and social welfare. Wealhtheow is the picturesque queen. One sees this when she…

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Poems

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