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    Epistolary Novel Analysis

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    specifically in regard to Samuel Richardson’s Pamela. To do so, it is imperative to evaluate the forms’ impact on the story it tells. The notions of immediacy and intimacy inherent in the letter form are emphasized here. Locke’s theory of the blank self can be used to explain the creation of Pamela. Finally, Rousseau’s ideas about the creation of the self through reading explore the novel’s potential to develop the self of both the reader and the letter writer, the novel’s subject. The epistolary novel is a work written as a series of documents, commonly letters. Although the form dates back to ancient Roman times, the epistolary novel form enjoyed…

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    In my story, Small World, I create temporal complexity through the emotions of the main character and the dates of the letters written. For example, “I know what I’ve signed up for but its kids like him that break my heart and raise questions about this war were fighting.” (Winmill 1). Dr. Bones writes all of his worries down in his journal. He is very concerned if he is doing the right thing or not or if he should be doing something else. Literary critic, Janet Gurkin Altman, argues about…

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    Isabella knows a lot about fashions, balls, and flirtations was known by her conversation with Catherine when she was comparing these thing in Bath with another place (Austen, Chapter 4). Bath has all these things that allow her to feel wealthy even though she isn’t. She reads and goes to pump rooms, where wealthy people is her ways of being away from her true status and away from her family financial background. She has to look into the novels to fulfill her hunger of reality she wants. Because…

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    Almost Lost Martin Luther King Jr. once pronounced this in one of his speeches: “Faith is taking the first step, even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” Ralph observed that sometimes we have to put our faith, hope, and trust in people even when we cannot make sense of it. Ralph should not have fought back against the bullies for three reasons; Ralph needed to be the kinder person, wanted to set a godly example, and sought to obey the almighty God. The first reason Ralph should not have…

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    Have you ever thought about what it would be like to be a celebrity? Well, I really haven't much up until a few weeks ago. I chose to relate my to Alisha Newton. She is one of the main characters in Heartland starring as Gerogina Crawley, now Gerogina Fleming Morris. Alisha Newton and I have some features in common. Some of the main attributes we have in common are we are about the same age she is 16 whereas I'm 14. She is five feet and four inches however, I'm about an inch and a half…

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    the world changing at a high pace. So, the people started to desire a simpler, and a more stable time. That’s when the revival of ancient architecture started to form. Each type of revival style was associated with a specific architect, for instance, A.W.N. Pugin was England’s leading Gothic revivalist. The revivals of the ancient architecture influenced the architectural designs of many architects of the time. Two of the most noted architects in the nineteenth century who were influenced by the…

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    The play The Crucible is about the power of rebellion and (later) mass hysteria. Shown in the first act is a power struggle in which Abigail is defiant and dares to talk back to her minister uncle, Reverend Parris. Abigail’s actions towards her self-centered uncle foreshadow the power she and her friends would later gain. Due to the need of a scapegoat during hard times, the people of Salem, Massachusetts were quick to believe in witchcraft. Although some of the people accused seemed highly…

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    they are the abandoners of the individuals with the injustice behaviors. A king was one that people turned to for help in difficult times, and protected them when they needed one. Those were qualities and characteristics that the ancient Hebrews demanded and expected from a king. However, the king that was chosen lacked not only some of these characteristics, but also failed to meet these high expectations. “We want a king over us. Then we will be like all the other nations, with a king to…

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    A common term used to describe a situation in which various people all suffer from similar hysterical symptoms - either from a phantom illness or an inexplicable event, is mass hysteria. In Arthur Miller’s play ‘The Crucible’ the town of Salem, Massachusetts, is thrown into mass hysteria when the the word witchcraft spreads about the town. Those who have cried witchcraft have gathered at the home of Reverend Samuel Parris to see the girl, Betty Parris, who has been affected by the ‘Devil’s dark…

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    1 Samuel 25 Summary

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    The biblical book of 1 Samuel lays out the foundation of some of ancient Israelis most famous and influential kings, describing in detail the rise of king David, and the reign of his predecessor Saul. However, while presented as Israeli history, the tales of Samuel possess a clear bias in favor of King David, as the text attempts to exonerate him of any wrongdoing during his rise to king. 1 Samuel 25, a small excerpt from this larger kingship narrative, possesses important social and literal…

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