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    necessary process of strengthening oneself, even the benefit of a degree of selfishness, are themes that appear throughout How to Read and Why by Harold Bloom and “I Stepped from Plank to Plank” by Emily Dickinson. Harold Bloom’s thesis is that how and what one reads has to be distinctly personalized to themselves; because of our constant race against the clock, reading needs to be for the individual alone. Dickinson enforces this idea of solitary exploration and…

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    days, is: What makes an author, a creator timeless? As much as skill and dedication play an important role in gaining recognition, these are not the only characteristics necessary to determine whether that certain writer has carved his/her name in the rough stone of immortality, whether he will remembered after centuries. For instance, during Shakespeare’s time, there were other playwrights too, extremely talented but who are not as celebrated and appreciated as he is today. In this essay, my…

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    Selflessness in “The Lamb” and “The Tyger” William Blake is more different than others. He is humbled to help the people around him learn to love art as much as he does. His passionate desire for art is shown through his actions and his artwork, such as his poems. Blake shows the importance of being a successful leader in the world. In William Blake’s poems “The Lamb” and “The Tyger", his selfless character is evident through his life, career, and poetry. William Blake uses his life to help…

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    In the play Macbeth, William Shakespeare uses the Aristotelian definition of a tragic hero as a guideline for the characters and their tragedies. Aristotle’s definition of a tragic hero is someone of nobility who has a tragic, fatal flaw. He believed that there are three characteristics of a tragic hero: Hamartia, hubris, and peripeteia. Hamartia is a tragic flaw that causes the downfall of a hero; hubris is excessive pride and disrespect for the natural order of things; peripeteia is the…

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    With that said, it’d look appropriate that literary analysis, having come so far, acknowledges a great deal of its contributions, in a roundabout kind of way, to William Shakespeare himself. “The Bard” arguably best took on human nature, and the natural environment, at least from the point of his written understanding. Reiterated within the first chapters of Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human Pages, Harold Bloom, the paramount scholar on the subject, makes his case on what is meant, in…

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    The Book of J by Harold Bloom gives insight on the punishment of the murder committed by Cain unto his brother Abel because of the fierce jealousy he felt towards Abel when Yahweh showed more favoritism to Abel 's gift rather than Cain 's gift. Bloom presents the punishment of Yahweh as "Homeless you will be on the land, blown in the wind…..a warning not to kill [Cain] to any who may find him." Surprisingly the punishment given by Yahweh resembles a controversial debate known as the death…

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    ==Mistakes== *In one scene, [[Bloom]]'s shoes are blue instead of light purple and Tecna's shoes are blue instead of purple. *In one scene, Bloom's wings are green instead of light pink and [[Stella]]'s wings are purple instead of pink. *In one scene, [[Tecna]]'s wings have the same design as [[Musa]]'s and Stella's wings are purple instead of pink. *In one scene, Bloom's shoes are blue instead of light purple and Stella's wings are purple instead of pink. *In one scene, Tecna's shoes are blue…

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    Growing up is a part of life and though some may bloom later than others everyone grows up sooner or later. In Bobbie Ann Mason’s “Shiloh,” truck driver Leroy Moffitt is badly injured and suddenly forced to stay at home with Norma Jean, his distant wife. This brings her to the realization that she is no longer happy with where she is. She displays maturation that brings her to a better place and through her drastic self improvements Mason reveals that maturing and moving on are key parts of life…

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    “When I left that icy prison I’d no idea where north and south were but I did have two very strong convictions. One was that good novels must be a poetic transposition of reality, and the other was that mankind’s immediate future lay in socialism” (qtd. in Bloom 11). This is the essence of Gárcia Márquez. A man of hard principles and passionate imagination, he was born on March 6, 1928 in Aracataca, Columbia. His childhood years were marked by his relationships with his grandparents and his…

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    "Murphy where have you been going?" Murphy looks up at Finn and just shrugs. He figures he doesn't really owe an answer to anyone and especially not Finn. It's not like he's been doing anything wrong lately, if anything he's been looking for Akna these last few days and he hasn't seen a trace of her. He's stuck to his story that he's still trying to find scrap metal and maybe the occasional scavenge but he hasn't shared anything else. "You leave here everyday at the same time and hardly ever…

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