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    When one thinks of romance novels, one might think of a middle aged woman, seated upwards in her bed beside her lamp on top of the nightstand, reading a romantic novel as her husband switches stations on the TV right beside her. This stereotype of romantic novels subordinates the American women who take enjoyment in them. Upon further study of romantic novels, the act of reading them can negatively impact the women who read them in more ways than one. The act of reading romantic novels leads to a yearning for more in life since the novels usually tell of a love story that provides the protagonist with a happy ending. This can lead to taking time away from the family circle, taking away from time with the family or spouse because of reading…

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    Novel: the American Object From the beginning, America has been all about creativity and the weaving of tales. From the manipulation of the Boston Massacre, to famous documents like the Constitution, and speeches such I Have a Dream and the Gettysburg Address. It is not present in just famous examples, however. This creativity can be seen in tall tales carried by mouth and hoaxes in newspapers, magazines and journals. One of the most popular forms of this creativity has been in the written…

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    Alexie provides the readers a succinct description of character for the great American Indian novel. In the first 22 lines, he discusses the characters, both hero and heroine. For the hero for example, there some qualities that must be possessed. In general, the great American Indian novel must have a character with the tragic features (line 1-2). They must have secrets (line 14-15), and see visions (line 25). Aside from the tragic features, having secret and seeing vision, first of all the hero…

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    I learned that The Great Gatsby is considered the Great American novel due to its effect of making you understand why you like to read, and ability to show how literature can somehow grab you across great expanses of time and cultural differences. Even though Joel Achenbach’s idea of why The Great Gatsby is considered the Great American Novel, I also think this title is due the the book’s ability to portray the American Dream and the fantasies generated by the book's portrayal of this idea. The…

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    Just a short time after the time period in which the Quiet American takes place the United States becomes involved in Vietnam conflict, leading to the Vietnam War. Many saw this war as a chance for the United States to save Vietnam, ultimately the United States would go into the war with pure intentions. Many found after the war that those intentions were no longer there, and our country had caused more destruction by becoming involved. It took many Americans till after the damage had been done…

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    Land has a tremendous affect on Native Americans starting in the 1912’s till even today when it comes to political issues throughout history with Americans.whether it is fighting for their land, watching their loved ones die from disease while moving, or even losing trust from love ones. Louise Erdrich helps explain to readers what Natives actually went through in the Novel Tracks. Nanapush and many other characters tell us how losing their land to the White Americans created many problems for…

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    slavery has been going on for thousands of years. Throughout time, many powerful civilizations used slavery to build their vast empire including the Egyptian Empire, the Roman Empire, and the Akkadian Empire . The Atlantic Slave Trade was a rough time for any African living in Africa, during the 1650s to the 1860s because about fifteen million Africans became forcibly shipped and boarded to the “New World” during this time period. The Atlantic Slave Trade was one of the largest influences on the…

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    The world of American politics is a complicated, tricky system that can easily be manipulated and in the novel 1984 George Orwell shows what that world would look like if that manipulation was taken to an extreme. Theodore Roosevelt once said: “A typical vice of American politics is the avoidance of saying anything real on real issues.” and in the fictional country of Oceania they did just that and then some. Oceania is governed by Big Brother who has complete control of everything that happens…

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    Ysabela Cabrera Chen Of Mice and Men Essay 5/10/18 Period 4 In John Steinbeck's novel "Of Mice and Men" an imperative topic is the inconceivability of accomplishing the American dream. Numerous characters are made up for lost time inside this subject, this at last supposedly is a deception. For instance George, Lennie and Confection all have the fantasy is to possess their own land parcel to work and live autonomously on. This fantasy is pulverized by…

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    Influence, the capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behavior of someone or something, or the effect itself. The novels and movie - Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston, a story about a women re-telling her story to her best friend; The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini, the story of an Afghan boy and his road to redemption; Forrest Gump directed by Robert Zemeckis, a story of a borderline autistic boy living in Greenbow, Alabama and his life journey; The Things…

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