Great American Novel

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  • Daisy And Tom Buchanan Setting Analysis

    Daisy and Tom Buchanan live in a mansion in East Egg, the more ‘fashionable’ of the two, even though from a bird’s eye view they appear as two identically contoured formations of land separated only by a “courtesy bay”. However, on the ground, the eggs are different in every way except shape and size. On West Egg, houses appear designed with no apparent restrictions or codes, for example Nick’s bungalow squeezed between two mansions. Contrastingly, the mansions on East Egg appear as glittering…

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  • An Analysis Of Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita

    Lolita, the novel that recounts the “intense and obsessive involvement of a middle-aged man with a sexually precocious young girl.” (Funk & Wagnalls Encyclopedia. "Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich.") In the present-day, Lolita is considered Vladimir Nabokov’s most famous and controversial novel that implies obsessive desires, heartbreak, and transformation among other sensitive subjects. However, the Russian’s masterpiece was not always categorized as a favorite. The book itself had a resilient…

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  • Psycho-Pass Character Analysis

    Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness Teaser 1: Play Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness and explore a futuristic dystopia run by Sybil. Teaser 2: Explore a futuristic world in Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness, a visual novel based on the anime Psycho-Pass. Teaser 3: Take the role of either Inspector Nadeshiko Kutaguchi or Enforcer Takuma Tsurugi in Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness. Make difficult choices and interact with other Psycho-Pass characters like the intelligent and compassionate Akane…

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  • The Great Gatsby Reflection

    “So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past” (Fitzgerald 189). This well-known quote from arguably one of the most acclaimed novels of the 19th century sets up the theme of The Great Gatsby perfectly; as the story progresses, it is clear that the main character is destined to stand still in his past, all attempts at moving forward in vain. Jay Gatsby is the epitome of mystery: his past is murky even to himself, the vast amount of money he seems to have pulled…

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  • Robinson Crusoe And Hardon Pym Analysis

    who is driven out to sea by the need to seek adventure. They are both met with misfortune at every turn and in the process they must contend with questions of their own faith, morality, and existence. Robinson Crusoe, being the earlier book, bears a great influence on The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym(TNAGP). Many aspects of Daniel Defoe’s writing style permeate into TNAGP, for example, a portion of the book serves as a journal to catalog the activities of the main character’s everyday life is…

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  • Analysis Of Anil Ghost By Michael Ondaatje

    from the Literature waterfall from long Canadian Literature river. A great literature presupposes an advanced and well integrated society, a mature body and self-conscious soul. The stirring records of explorers and pioneers by discovery and exploration, confederation agreements and purchase, the frontiers were ultimately set. Here by mixture of both frontier life and our position within the world themes are framed in the novel of Anil Ghost by Michael Ondaatje who is the most important…

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  • Symbolism In Cannery Row

    Cannery Row criticizes the ideal American society and its elements of Christianity through the caricature of a typical American industrial town and its most distinctive citizens. In the process of describing Mack and the Boys’ attempt to throw a party for Doc, the novel introduces us to characters that seem like outcasts in Monterey but play a significant role in expressing the overall anti-establishment commentary of the novel. Doc plays a fatherly role in the Monterey community. He seems like…

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  • What Are The Themes In Fahrenheit 451

    Fahrenheit 451 a great tragic novel composed by a standout amongst the most licensed creators of American sci-fi, Ray Bradbury. Bradbury's dominance and idyllic work consolidate perplexing bits of knowledge to make a shaking novel which still has a hold to stupor the pursuers and uncovers the reality that is endless. With outstanding character structure joined by verifiable impacts approaching over its plot and likewise goes about as a prescient record on the prospective human advancements…

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  • Analysis Of As I Lay Dying By William Faulkner

    The novel As I Lay Dying is known all around the world to be a Nobel prize book due tothe novelist William Faulkner. Not only is As I lay dying considered a Noble prize bookwhereas, the novel became known in the banned books awareness for the overuse of God’sname, profanity, and abortion which seemed offensive and obscene to people. As ironic as it is,none of the board members had read the book.The Author of As I lay Dying William Faulkner, was born in New Albany, Mississippion September 25th in…

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  • Everything I Never Told You Analysis

    subjects in their everyday lives, suggesting that reading literature makes us better people. A good example of this is seen in Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng, which is a novel of a family trying to understand the sudden death of Lydia a sixteen-year-old, without friends or close family relations. Ng does a great job using emotions to enlighten readers to family issues,…

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