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    I believe she is talking about independence and self will because she says that we shouldn’t depend on anyone else. She’s saying that we have to tame the “disappointment” if we want to be happy and to expect nothing from other. Also, we should stay away from false hope. 3) The author of eleven novels, the most famous being Beloved in 1987, along with countless other works in both fiction and nonfiction, Toni Morrison has received virtually every prize achievable for a writer, including, in 1993, the Nobel Prize for Literature. This excerpt is the prologue to her very first novel, The Bluest Eye, written in 1970. Observe her choice of a banal storybook text, its mutation, and then the stark summary of the events that will unfold in the novel. Discuss how you think this juxtaposition sets up the reader for what…

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    right eye with a BB pellet when she was 8 years old, bullied by her classmates, and misunderstood by her family. She became a reclusive shy girl. Six years later, a doctor removed the scar, then she turn out became high school prom queen, valedictorian, and later years, she became an African-American feminist and a novelist that started in 1968. She supports civil rights and women rights. She made some novels, short-stories, and poems. Some of her books is rooted in the racial terror, economic…

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    really means. Ernest has earned multiple awards and achieved as much as he could hope for throughout his lifetime. He made his first appearance in American literature with the publication of his short story called In Our Time (Hemingway). The greatest novel known from Hemingway’s experiences in World War I is named A Farewell to Arms Hemingway). This novel was detailed with a doomed love between an American soldier Fredric Henry and a nurse named Catherine Barkley. The Old Man and the Sea is…

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    Today, millions of students are reading books in school that they find boring and unrelatable. Students sometimes find it hard to connect to the characters and the situations represented in the books they read for class. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is not one of those books. This book has relatable characters like Scout and Jem who go through situations that student can find themselves relating to. To Kill a Mockingbird is a wonderful book with life lessons that will always be relevant…

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    Differences in between the lines Each story a person shall come across will always differ from one to the next. Whether it is from a different point of view of how the grammar, tone, content, theme, texture etc. is used the stories are never going to be exactly the same; they will not necessarily be different either. Many stories have very similar motives to make you think, act and feel certain ways, like the comparison between N. Scott Momaday’s “The Way to Rainy Mountain” and Alice Walker’s…

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    A mockingbird is a powerless, innocent creatures who does nothing but sing its heart out. Killing one or even hurting one would be like hurting a helpless baby. Harper Lee uses the mockingbird as a symbol which signifies that everything is good and harmless in her novel To Kill a Mockingbird. This book takes place in Maycomb, a small racist town. The mockingbird is first mentioned when Atticus tells his kids how it is sinful to kill a mockingbird. Lee intelligently demonstrates innocence in…

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    In the book The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane Edward Tulane is a vain, self-absorbed, three-foot-tall china rabbit from France who thinks to have all he could want. Fancy clothes, a tiny gold pocket watch and Abilene, a girl who loves him with all her heart. On page 3 in the book the author states “He had china arms and china legs, china paws and a china head, a china torso and a china nose. His arms and legs were jointed and jointed by wire so that his china elbows and china knees could…

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    Although Harper Lee conveys Atticus’s character as a wonderful father that is morally just, she also creates his character to be an honorable man despite the social expectations of Maycomb. Atticus’s respect and honor highlights the good left in Maycomb County by his teachings of viewing the world from someone else’s perspective. Atticus’ most famous quote is, “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view … until you climb into his skin and walk around in…

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    The following passage is taken from Games At Twilight, a short story by Anita Desai. Anita Desai is a renowned author from India who writes about India, or America told in relation to India. Games At Twilight, set in India, revolves around Ravi, one of five children, who learns about the harsh realities of life and death while playing a game of hide and seek. The didactic short story, told from a third person limited point of view, examines the idea of eventually being forgotten after death. In…

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    Without evil, there is no good, without good, there is no evil; no one is ever comprehensively virtuous or immoral but rather at intervals with both. Within Harper Lee's bildungsroman, To Kill A Mockingbird, Jem Finch recognized this as he and his younger sister, Scout, grew up in Maycomb, Alabama. As he matured over the years, Jem learned that the concepts of good and evil are complicated ideas that take on a variety of forms. Whether it be from the Radleys, Mrs. Dubose, or the trial of Tom…

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