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  • Kay Hooper's Romance And Suspense Novels

    Author Kay Hooper writes romance and suspense novels and her novels have reached New York Times bestseller list. Hooper was born in 1958 in the state of California, and after her birth, her family moved to North Carolina where she grew up with her younger brother and sister. Her parents had three kids, of which Kay is the oldest. Once she started college, she found that none of the courses interested her, at least until she started her literature and history courses. It was here that she concentrated on her writing (which she had been interested in doing for a long time). That Christmas she got a typewriter and began work on her first novel (that was later published as “Lady Thief”, a Regency romance novel) that she was able to sell to a publisher in 1980. Her mother was her first personal assistant until she died in the year 2002, and her sister works for her as regional publicist, events coordinator, and business manager. She still lives in the state of North Carolina and fosters kittens and cats for the local pet rescue center that she also serves on the board for. Her house keeps her close to her brother, sister, and father. Hooper lives with some dogs and her cats. Kay Hooper is a prolific author, having written over sixty novels, mainly…

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  • Cat Johnson's Contemporary Romance Novels

    Cat Johnson is a New York Times and USA Today best selling author of contemporary romance novels. Johnson has sold about one million copies of her various stories in either print or digital format since 2006. She has written many novels and short stories, her series include: Studs in Spurs, Oklahoma Nights, Midnight Cowboys, Hot SEALs, Red, Hot, & Blue, The Trilogy Collection, Olympus; which features four novellas, Texas Two Step, Maverick Ranch, USMC Military Romance. The Studs in Spurs is a…

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  • Male Virginity In Popular Romance Novels

    Jonathon Allen theorized three types of male virgin heroes in his research essay Theorizing Male Virginity in Popular Romance Novels: the sickly virgin, the genius virgin and the student virgin. The sickly virgin either had an illness or an accident that somehow made it physically or emotionally difficult for the man to engage in sex when it was societal expected of him . As a result he missed the chance to lose his virginity when his peers did and therefore has not become an adult. It is…

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  • Romance Novels In Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter

    otherwise noted. Romance Novels Hawthorne, Nathaniel. The Scarlet Letter. Boston, MA: Ticknor, Reed and Fields, 1850 The Scarlet Letter is one of Hawthorne’s most famous titles, taught to unappreciative students in high schools across the country. It is the greatest example of his propensity for puritan literature. It tells the story of Hester Prynn and her life in puritan Boston, where her husband sent her to set up their home before he joined two years later. However, during her time alone,…

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  • Romanticism And Twilight: Differences Between Film And Film

    have selected the theme(s) of vampirism and romanticism to represent strategies in which the mode Twilight has been portrayed. Twilight is portrayed in film and novel which defines and summarizes the difference in nature and tone of the two pieces. Namely the two pieces reveal how the protagonist acts and reacts, the visual display against textual perception, and the abbreviated conversations. Throughout this paper the reader will be able to detect contextual clues to allow one to relate the…

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  • Gendered Tv Femininity Analysis

    to the plain eye. The reason for this is simply that many art forms that are associated with women are not valued, and therefore not discussed, nor encouraged, allowing them to slip through the cracks. Those who do enjoy women-centered art forms are often chastised for enjoying what is considered the lowest art. In his article Gendered Television: Femininity, author John Fiske discusses the viewers of female art forms, in particular daytime dramas, and explains how the viewer is impacted, and in…

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  • Themes In John Green's The Fault In Our Stars

    because she is not alive anymore. Caroline treated Augustus badly, and even made fun of him for not having a leg. Although it is not right to talk bad about the dead, Augustus tells the truth about Caroline because he cannot lie and say she was a good person. The biggest example of John Green’s realistic perspective he uses in The Fault in Our Stars is instead of writing a perfect happy ending, he shows the heartbreaking side of Augustus and Hazel’s love story. They do not both end up beating…

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  • Descriptive Essay: Working At Mckinley High School

    worked putting books back on the shelf. Yesterday, I got most of the weekend rush books away, so I was pretty much done. “Perfect opportunity to catch up on some reading,” I thought to myself. I walked through the towering shelves of books to my all-time favorite reading chair. A feather filled patch-work chair that sat on four metal legs (and was located right by the Romance section, author last name ASU). I scanned the book shelf for a romance novel. After the pie incident I was in the…

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  • Character Analysis: The Siren

    The Siren “ 'I never wanted to be away from Her for too long, though. She was the only mother I had, now” (pg. 48). I read The Siren by Kiera Cass in the romance genre. Kiera Cass graduated from Radford University. She grew up in South Carolina. And now, has a family of four. She loves office supplies, boybands, and desserts. She hates flying, salads and when people don’t use turn signals. Cass mainly writes romance novels and is a number one New York Times Best-Seller. First of all,…

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  • The Themes Of Love In Jackie Kay's Trumpet By Jackie Kayy

    Many have attempted to write a romance novel or story and they generally follow the same pattern, however, Jackie Kay expands on this format to delve into the topic of how love can affect oneself and others. Motivation can come from a variety of sources and can cause one to act against the status quo or challenge what is deemed as “right” in society. Jackie Kay intertwines love and motivation in her work Trumpet to challenge societal norms of race, gender and a desire for money; as well as…

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