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    it involves a criminal accusation, a criminal matter, is not a true trial” (“Accusation Quotes”). This quote relates to all the untrue allegations of the McCarthyism cases and the book The Crucible, by Arthur Miller. McCarthyism was led by Senator Joseph McCarthy, they were accusations made by him during the 1950s against people that had a chance of being a communist. In the book, The Crucible, Abigail Williams, the main antagonist, was not necessarily looking for witches, but she would make it…

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    There are numerous credible facts that clearly prove why “Heart of Darkness” should be taught in schools across America. Joseph Conrad had the sheer audacity to describe exactly what he saw in the congo with great detail and meaning. With Conrad’s experiences and morals, this novel establishes itself as a very noteworthy and informative piece of work. This book should be taught in high schools, preferably upper level AP courses, with extremely careful reading and lengthy discussions. Nothing in…

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    Social Darwinism to the differences between men and women, and how men were “incredibly” superior. This “science” was at its height during the late 19th century in Europe, which was both where and when the book was written. Only four years later, Joseph Conrad came out with his novella, Heart of Darkness, in 1899, during the peak of the reign of Social…

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    “There are Two Sides to Every Story” Some authors use re-storying as a technique to offer a balanced perspective of a certain event or time period. Chinua Achebe’s “Things Fall Apart” provides an alternative narrative for post-colonialism in opposition to Joseph Conrad’s “Heart of Darkness.” Conrad’s book is primarily characterized by bold racist analogies and by explicating the evils of Africa. By writing “Things Fall Apart” through a different perspective, Achebe gives an opposite bias and…

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    Bartlett Mrs. Tarpey English III 13 May 2016 Greed in "Heart of Darkness" Heart of Darkness was written by Joseph Conrad. Conrad provided great insight in his book because he had experienced what he wrote about first hand. Heart of Darkness shows greed through personal gain, the reason Europe colonized Africa. Europe wished to enslave the people of Africa and exploit their resources. This story is a journey of a man named Marlow, narrated by none other than himself. This journey takes him…

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    Joseph Heller's Catch-22

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    command of their leaders. Catch-22 has been challenged many times throughout the years as most books have been but with with the topics Catch-22 covers, war and government flaws, it is often the center of controversy and provokes people's emotions. In Joseph Heller’s novel we learn about the hardships that soldiers faced in World War II. Also the constant threat of danger along with corrupt…

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    Although disguised as a story of animals living in a farm, this story actually reflects the political situation in Russia, starting from the era of Tsar Nicholas, right through to the era of Joseph Stalin. Author clearly uses a series of metaphorical events and characters to portray how after a revolution fuelled by oppressed public, dictatorship and totals emerge due to the leaders acting in their own interests, therefore defeating the most fundamental purpose of socialism. The story begins…

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    News, reports, importance in history and America itself, it all comes down to the news and radio broadcasting. Edward Roscoe Murrow, also known as Ed Murrow, was an American broadcaster and reporter. Murrow started at Columbia Broadcasting System as a reporter. The Columbia Broadcasting System, otherwise known as CBS, is a commercial broadcast television network. Soon to be a journalist, as a reporter one of his many greatest addresses was the bombing of London during World War II. He was…

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    tells the story of an African society named Umuofia in which Okonkwo commits controversial actions. Missionaries from Europe tear apart Umuofia. Joseph Conrad composes his novel using a first person narrator who is a European imperialist named Marlow. Similarly to Achebe’s novel, Conrad’s book contains controversial actions--racism--while discussing the effects of imperialism. Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart provides an alternative narrative for post-colonialism in opposition to Joseph…

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    tears, the stories and experiences of what used to be, that is culture. And every beating heart, every eager soul, every smile and every frown are common characteristics that we fortunately all share with people of all cultures around the world. No matter from what walk of life you’re in, where you came from, or what experiences you have made for yourself, we are all connected. We are connected by our memories, our stories, our journeys. People know this, and sociologist like Carl Jung, Joseph…

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