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    Irish theatre that could unify Ireland through literature. Yeats alleged that in order to create a mature society, Ireland would have to differentiate itself and take a stand in the realm of literary drama. After helping to create the Irish Literary Society and the Irish National Theatre Society, Yeats managed to obtain the Abbey Theatre in Dublin. With the backing of an “English heiress” the Irish National Theatre opened for business in 1904. Alas, this gifted theatre came with the stipulation that it was to be run according to W.B. Yeats’ vision for a national institution and ergo should operate above political pressure. That same year the Irish National Theatre Society reorganized with three principal directors. W.B. Yeats, Lady Gregory and John Millington Synge, all of whom were dramatists who attempted to rid Ireland of…

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    their works and how they influenced authors like W.B. Yeats and Lady Gregory. In order to properly reflect on these differences it is necessary to first provide the respected backgrounds of these authors. To begin, Jonathan Swift, a Dublin born Dean of St. Patrick’s Cathedral, raised by two Protestant parents was the one of the first recognized authors to bring fourth questions on English rule in Ireland. Being an educated man, Swift had the incredible ability to influence his audience through…

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    Moon by Lady Gregory was a play published on March 9th, 1907 at the Abbey Theatre. The theatre being known for Irish literature and drama, the majority of Gregory’s plays were performed there. Different literary critic have slightly different suggestions on what they consider the main theme of this play to be. Two analysis of Lady Gregory and her one-act play that will be presented in this paper are by Elaine T. Partnow and Edward A. Kopper Jr. Two people who can be considered credible sources…

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    In “The Power of One”, written by Bryce Courtenay, Geel Piet is a Cape Colored man who was born in District Six and worked in the Barberton prison. He was a dangerous criminal, a rascal, who has been in and out of jail for forty-five years just because of his race. In the novel, Geel Piet is one of Peekay’s best friends who were described as "the grand master in the art of camouflage" and “a conniver, a generous friend, and a stellar boxing coach”(SparkNotes). Throughout the novel, actually,…

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    admired and will protect them no matter what it takes. Jem, Scout and Dill snuck over to Boo Radley’s backyard and then went onto his back porch. When they saw a shadow and heard someone coming they ran away super fast. Jem let Scout and Dill go under the hole in the fence. Jem crawled underneath and his pants got caught in the fence. He had to take his pants off, because he was afraid of boo radley catching him. Then they all quickly raced back to there house, for then there was the task of Jem…

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    brother Nathan Radley to get groceries, but for the most part he takes care of the house and “protects” it.They both stopped hanging out with scout because she showed maturity by thinking it wasn’t necessary for the to play games, mock, and attain interest in mr. radley. Later in the novel they both assumed that Arthur didn't come out the house simply because he didn't want to deal with the neighbors’ behavior. They realize this during the case when they see Mr.cunningham is one of the juries…

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    Atticus raises his children with a precise level of discipline to ensure they are assets in their community. Atticus is a good father because he is well rounded and gives a perfect amount of discipline to each of his children individually. Nicole Smith, author of “Character Critical Analysis of Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mocking Bird”, goes into fine detail showcasing evidence that Atticus is a good father. Atticus is an outstanding father because he “is very careful to off his children careful…

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    As many people know or have come to learn, there is no such thing as the perfect parent. Everyone is going to slip up and make a mistake, that’s just called being human. Even today, we have everything handed to up on a silver platter, and yet we still make just as many mistakes as people did in the 1930’s with nothing. Atticus Finch is the father to Jem and Scout, a respected lawyer, and friend to all that cross his path. He was unconventional, and some folks of his time frowned upon the way he…

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    The Garden of Gatsby Flower imagery is a popular trend in literature. The symbolism and imagery of flowers are greatly important to the themes and characters of The Great Gatsby. Elements of wealth, secrecy, and dying dreams are all represented by flower imagery in this novel. Symbolism of a rose majorly defines Nick Carraway. Daisy says, “I love to see you at my table, Nick. You remind me of a – of a rose, an absolute rose. Doesn't he?” She turned to Miss Baker for confirmation: “An absolute…

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    Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird is a first person narrative describing the life of Jem and Scout, a brother and sister who are the main protagonists of the novel. Jem and Scout grow up in a town where they are constantly surrounded by racial inequality, social unrest and prejudice. Jem Finch is considered a normal young boy growing up in the small Alabama town of Maycomb. Like his friends Jem likes to likes take part in activities that are perceived to be masculine in nature such as sports.…

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