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Why The Name "Things Fall Apart"
Number of words: 488 - Number of pages: 2

.... to Okonko loosing faith in his father. Another important occurrence where one can see that Okonko's life falls apart was when he was thrown out of the clan for a few years. From this episode one can see that Okonko's hopes dreams have begun to fall apart. His hopes of being a rich and popular individual had drifted away with this upsetting incident. Okonko had no longer had his farm or animals. Also Okonko lost faith with most of his friends. This goes to show that Okonko lost faith with his friends, like his father lost faith with his. Another episode that showed the downfall in Okonk .....

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One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest: Symbols
Number of words: 1543 - Number of pages: 6

.... Kesey utilizes many symbols that represent elements in the real world. The very fact that the story takes place in a mental asylum is in itself a commentary on society. In the asylum, it becomes highly evident that a great deal of oppression takes place. Although a considerable amount of abuse is in the physical form, most of it manifests itself in subtle psychological torture. The abuse that specifically takes place is the suppression of individualism. One cannot help but notice the same suppression of individualism to exist in society as well. Inside the hospital, the men are expe .....

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America And I: “Light” And “Dark”
Number of words: 1028 - Number of pages: 4

.... should be interpreted from the story. Even from the very beginning of the story Yezierska uses images of light and dark to describe her coming from Russia to America. She describes her hopes for America as “sunlight burning through my darkness”. In this instance she has used light and dark to emphasize her feelings. Sunlight is used to symbolize the hopes and dreams of a better life while darkness is used to illustrate the hopelessness and disparity she felt in Russia. Furthermore, she depicts the people of Russia as “colors that never saw light”. In saying this she reemphasize .....

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The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn: Society And Nature
Number of words: 489 - Number of pages: 2

.... river in the first place is to escape from his drunken abusive father. Huck finds much more happiness on the river than with his father or at the Widow’s home, where he is supposed to be living. On the river, Huck is free to go wherever he pleases and to be whoever he wants to be. He doesn’t have to look for adventure, adventure finds him quite easily. The shore, on the other hand, represents civilization and persecution, which is what Jim and Huck want to avoid. On the shore Huck is forced to be someone he isn’t by attending school, wearing fancy clothes, and practicing good manner .....

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The Great Gatsby - Daisy's Role
Number of words: 766 - Number of pages: 3

.... has gone, she is a bored housewife, of no importance to the world wondering aloud what she is going to do with the rest of her life. She appears to be bored yet innocent and harmless. Yet her innocense is false. Simply a materialistic young girl and has little mind of her own is underneath all of that covering. Daisy rediscovers her love with Gatsby because of his nice shirts and large house. Daisy has been well trained in a rich family. She has grown up with all of the best. When Gatsby failed to contact her, she went off and married another man, without evening having heard word .....

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Orson Scottt Card's Ender's Game
Number of words: 710 - Number of pages: 3

.... to control fleets of star ships. They put him in a simulator and he is given many missions to fly. Then one day his inspectors say that today is his final mission before they grade him. He up agents a whole planet and a vast number of ships. He ends up winning by using a secret weapon on the planet that blows it up. When he finishes the battle he realizes that everyone is cheering behind him. When he asks why they tell him that all of his missions were real ones against the buggers and that he had just destroyed all of the buggers. My favorite character in this book is Ender. He is my fa .....

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The Day The World Ended
Number of words: 1733 - Number of pages: 7

.... and differences of the relationships of women in his life. In the story “Sons and Lovers” from the very beginning their was a connection between Paul and his mother. It was seen that a bond was formed between the two of them, but it wasn’t very strong in the beginning. The strong mother –son bond was between Paul’s older brother William and his mother. Paul appeared to be jealous of this, and it wasn’t until William moved away that Paul’s mother noticed him. William was offered a job in London, the “big city” in comparison .....

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The Canterbury Tales: The Monk
Number of words: 263 - Number of pages: 1

.... the good life. He was fat, and obviously enjoyed good food as well as fine clothes. He wore a fur cloak adorned with fancy decorations, and other expensive apparel. It was required that a man go to school to become a monk, and the Monk had attended school to become part of the religious order. However, he was more interested in hunting than studying. He was good to his horses, and had greyhounds as well. His friends were hunters also. The Monk even preached against ideas and traditions that called hunters unholy. The Monk used church money for his own personal use. He had a bi .....

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Literary Approach Paper On The Death Of A Salesman
Number of words: 793 - Number of pages: 3

.... like the school's football, he seems shocked. "Willy: What is he stealing?...Why is he stealing? What did I tell him? I never in my life told him anything but decent things."(40). Because of the lack of morals, Willy had made it extremely difficult for Biff to love him, especially when he caught him with a women other than his mother. Nevertheless, he always loved his father, even when he totally ignored him. "Biff, crying, broken: Will you let me go, for Christ's Sake?...Willy, astonished, elevated: Isn't that-isn't that remarkable? Biff-he liked me!...Happy, deeply moved: Always d .....

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Animal Farm: Power's Corruption
Number of words: 561 - Number of pages: 3

.... look down their noses at the ones who work for them or do not obtain the same amount of power as them. The pigs in 'Animal Farm' follow this portrayal perfectly. In the story, they begin to discriminate against the other animals. They show this by establishing the rule that if a pig and another animal meet on a path, the other animal is to move aside and let the pig pass. 'About this time, too, it was laid down as a rule that when a pig and any other animal met on the path, the other animal must stand aside: and also that all pigs…'(116). This is shown in real life too. Such as when .....

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