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  • The Nomads Of Language By Ariel Dorfman

    a reminder of their history and to remain connected to the people who generated them. Until now people when they migrate, they could take their family pictures with them. According to Dorfman, not all people carry their ancestors’ bones to the new land, but all of them carry their own language to the migrant country. Language conveys people’s history, traditions, customs. Dorfman says “to defy the fluctuation of time and geography” these villagers assumed that taking their ancestors’ bone would…

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  • Arnold Friend Symbolism

    Joyce Carol Oates is known for writing demented stories about adolescent girls craving attention from the opposite sex and trying and failing to find their path in life. Her most popular story with that such plot is “Where Are You Going? Where Have You Been?” In this story, a fifteen-year-old girl named Connie who, like every teenage girl, loves spending weekend nights in town and attention from the opposite sex. However, her innocence and vulnerability eventually lead her into the trap of a…

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  • Jaguar Land Rover Case

    Jaguar Land Rover Limited which is a British multinational automotive company with its headquarters in Whitley, Coventry, United Kingdom, and it is a subsidiary of Indian automaker Tata Motors. Its principal activity is the design, development, manufacture and sale of Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles. Jaguar Land Rover has been a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Motors since 2008, when Tata Motor acquired it from Ford. It sold a total of 462,678 vehicles during 2014. Tata Motors’ fears a…

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  • Dawn Of The Living Dead Film Analysis

    infecting people through a bite or a scratch. The zombie genre has also evolved by their characteristics since they went from slow, unskillful zombies to fast, jumping, climbing zombies or infected. She uses several films to get her point across to the audience, but the one that she focuses on the most is the film directed by Danny Boyle 28 days later. Bayley focuses on this film the most because the zombies are not really zombies in this film since they do not die and then rise again, but they…

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  • Social Oppression In Maguire's Wicked

    Gregory Maguire’s novel, Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, is a rework of the classic novel, The Wizard of Oz, written by L. Frank Baum. The novel aims to reveal the other side of Oz; the true side that the first novel masked. Munchkinland is no longer the peaceful place that we are accustomed to, but rather it is now full of political upheaval. The Wizard in Wicked has managed to usurp the throne and instill his own totalitarian regime. One important political issue…

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  • The Holy Land: The Crusades

    The crusaders went to the Holy Land many times. There were eight major Crusades, all of them were a failure except the very first one. The crusaders wanted to take back the Holy Land from the Muslims. The Crusades were a curious mix of God and warfare, two of the chief concerns of the Middle Ages (pg 289). The Crusades were based on the idea of a holy war against the infidels or unbelievers (pg 291). The Pope convinced a lot of people to go to the Holy Land to fight for it back. The crusader…

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  • England And Araluen Comparison

    When the Vikings attack England they come in small raiding parties, this is because a large raiding force would be hard to move across the oceans to get to England. Skandians also land in small raiding parties, attacking out city at a time. One exception to this occurred in book 2, The Burning Bridge. During this installment in the series the Skandians assembled a large army of troops to attack Araluen. The Skandians were being bankrolled…

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  • The Populist Movement In L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz

    The Populist Movement was the historical event that became the subject of L. Frank Baum 's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Several characters and objects in the story represent different people or elements that played a critical role in the Populist Movement. The Cowardly Lion specifically represented William Jennings Bryan. Bryan was the United States Secretary of State, member of the House of Representatives, and three-time Democratic candidate for President of the United States. He earned the…

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  • Color And Symbolism In The Wizard Of Oz

    In the Wizard of Oz color plays a role throughout the novel without the readers not knowing. Many can think it does symbolize something or nothing. Each color symbolizes something different and some are similar. Each can represent money, emotions or people. Having colors as symbols make great lessons with different meanings. Gray is the first color that we are introduced in the story which represents Kansas. Kansas is Dorothy's home which she always describes as gray and…

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  • Self-Confidence In The Wizard Of Oz

    One of the main themes in The Wizard of Oz is the theme of Self Confidence and Self Sufficiency. This theme is mainly conveyed through the Scarecrow, Tinman and Lions characters. The Scarecrow doesn’t think he has brains because he is made out of straw, the Tinman doesn’t think he has a heart because he is hollow and the Lion believes he doesn’t have any courage. All of these characters are under the impression that only one person can give them what they need which is the wizard. Then there is…

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