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    the Oxford literary group The Inklings was Dorothy L. Sayers. The Inklings met weekly to enjoy each other’s company and discuss their latest writing endeavors (Zaleski). As a woman, she was not only a minority in the group but also as a scholar and Oxford graduate as well. The Inklings influenced each other’s writings and brought forth the creativity in each other. Dorothy L. Sayers was born in Oxford, England on 13 June 1893 to Helen Mary Sayers and Reverend Henry Sayers. Dorothy’s middle initial stands for Leigh, her mother’s maiden name. This middle name was important to Dorothy and she was not pleased when people forgot to use it when referring to her (Hitchman 21). Dorothy was an intelligent…

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    Narration is important to any story, but it inevitably makes or breaks a detective story. The narrator creates a connection between the characters in the book, including the narrator themself, and the reader. In a detective novel the narrator performs the role of the magnifying glass that great detectives use to hone in on the clues of the case. They help the reader identify what is of use and what is just description to the story, and ultimately uncover the solution to the case. This essay will…

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    The stories “Strong Poison/A Room of One’s Own,” bring up many points and the ideal roles of the norms of what men and women should be doing in society. Mr. Wimsey was one of the only men in Strong Poison that behaved outside of the norm of “masculinity.” He actually believed that women had rights and should be treated like human beings. This can be shown when he speaks to other women and when he gives them opportunities to help with his investigation throughout the novel. Other men in the novel…

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    a Peabody award, a Writers Guild of America award, and a Directors Guild of America Award. The movie was also nominated for a Golden Globe and Golden Reel award. The movie has won multiple smaller awards by being a “moving” film and a “contribution to better human relations”. Brian’s Song is a total of 119 pages. All 119 pages are full of emotions that engage any reader. As a result of the large popularity, Brian’s Song has been remade into another film and book. Brian’s Song is about Gale…

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    Chapter One: Dorothy 's First Visit to Wonderland One hot Kansas day Dorothy was walking Toto, Dorothy saw a white rabbit. “The rabbit was wearing a blue coat. That rabbit looks like it came from Oz. Dorothy told Toto. Dorothy follows the white rabbit and asking the white rabbit to wait up, but the white rabbit keeps running. When Dorothy and Toto saw the hole the white rabbit went through Dorothy took a peek. When Dorothy and Toto were taking a peek they lost their balance and fell into the…

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    it is the main theme and flow of the film which is beckoned throughout time is the aspect of Home. It is simply the short saying, there is no place like home (The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Themes, 2016). The main protagonist, Dorothy, resides in a place that many people would be unwilling to call home. A Kansas prairie with a very great extent and dangerous…

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    unique cover done by Israel Kamakawiwo’ole in 1993. This cover of the popular ballad was and is loved by many. This cover also includes a verse from the song What a Wonderful World, by Louis Armstrong. Although songs that are covered have mostly the same lyrics, and somewhat similar chord progression, the songs can also differ in many different ways. The original version of Over The Rainbow has a very slow and sort of majestic feel to it. It feels as though Garland is standing on top of a…

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    Life is funny sometimes. One minute everything is foolproof, you’re exactly where you desire to be, then the next, you’re thrown into a whirlwind and you can’t seem to get a hold of reality. It’s not rare occurrence for a change in direction, but, we can often blindsided by it. We generally perceive change in a negative way, but oftentimes, a change in interest or direction is what keeps us human. Regularly, a change is actually necessary. Contrasting to popular belief, change is actually one of…

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    Brontë has an interesting look on hope. In her poem called “life” she explains some days you might have rough cloudy days, causing you to trudge but hope will pick you up and your despair will vanish. On the other hand, Emily Dickinson has a slightly different look comparing hope to an undefeatable bird. The theme they have in common is hope, though it is described In different ways it has similar qualities. In Charlotte Bronte’s poem, “Life” she explains life will not be perfect, you will wake…

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    Wicked, by Gregory Maguire, explores the life of the infamous “Wicked Witch of the West,” formerly known as Elphaba. Elphaba is born green. On top of that, she is almost completely/entirely unloved by her parents. Elphaba must navigate through life in Oz, facing the challenges of her appearance, an unjust government, racial injustices, life in society, and a world that seems like it’s out to get her. Slowly and steadily, Elphaba begins to tumble down farther and farther away from her reasonable…

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