Literature Essays and Research Papers

Classic and Modern of English Literature
Demonstrating American power and discrediting the common belief in the Middle East about US weakness was the psychological rationale. Iraq war was seen as a major step towards political and cultural transformation of the Middle East based on the ideological rationale (Tunc, 2005). He goes on to say that the American government viewed Baghdad as a democratic regime. It would also serve as a model of liberation and freedom for Iran and other Arab countries. For whatever the reasons are to go to…
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Gilgamesh
The story of Gilgamesh belongs to such an oral tradition. "It is virtually impossible to determine when the material was first written down, let alone when it originated orally or how long it existed in an oral tradition. Rather it can be assumed, from the materials handed down from succeeding ancient peoples and languages, that it was not composed all of a piece and at one time but was added to gradually and varied by many tellers." (Mason, page 98) The story Gilgamesh was the King of Uruk…
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A Study of Chinese Novel Gold Dust Dynasty (jin fen shi jia)
A Study of Chinese Novel "Gold Dust Dynasty" (jin fen shi jia A Study of Chinese Novel "Gold Dust Dynasty" (jin fen shi jia) Titus Rock Manickam Order No. 225210 28 May 2008 Table of Contents Thesis……………………………………………………………………………3 Introduction………………………………………………………………………3 The New Ethos………………………………………………………………….4 Gold Dust…
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Sherlock Holmes as Method Expert
Although Charles Doyle worked primarily as a civil servant throughout his life, he was also an artist who took positions illustrating high-profile criminal trials and news articles (Booth 2000). His younger son, bitterly disappointed by the alcoholic wreck of a man his father had become might have looked upon this aspect of his father’s past as an example of what might have been, using this as a stepping stone into his own future. However, a great deal of his thought and upbringing can be…
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Theatre Art in Much Ado About Nothing
The paper "Theatre Art in Much Ado About Nothing" is an outstanding example of an essay on literature. Masquing, a style in which masked actors represent allegorical or mythological characters, is used to a large extent in the play; it is actually the driving force in the play and has been used to various effects.…
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Housekeeping by marilynne robinson
When it comes to the life of Ruth’s mother Helen, we saw her devastation after her husband abandoned the family which caused her to commit suicide by driving into the Fingerbone Lake. As a result, Ruth and her sister Lucille were left to the care of their grandmother, Sylvia who tried to bring back ‘normalcy’ into their lives by implementing housekeeping routines. Grandmother Sylvia tried to execute her task of bringing up Ruth and Lucille by imposing a routine of rigid and conservative…
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Religious Identity as the Way People Relate to Their Religion
The paper "Religious Identity as the Way People Relate to Their Religion" is a good example of a literature review on religion and theology. Religious Identity cannot be comprehended without the milieu information of the two words that create the term. Religion is, ‘a system of thoughts, feelings, and actions, shared by a group of people, that provides them with an object (s) of devotion.…
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Research paper on 'The parable of sower'
The Parable of the Sower Number] Outline 2- Introduction 3 -Ideas and Major themes 4- Thesis statement 5- Protagonist and Faith 6- Parents as Role Models 7-Actions verses beliefs 8- Conclusion Abstract: This research paper has explored the effects of religious beliefs on children of Robeldo community in The Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler. Thus, it assesses Lauren’s contradictory views about religion due to lack of role model and the unrealistic approach of followers of different…
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Limitations of Women in Asian Mythology
The paper "Limitations of Women in Asian Mythology" is an outstanding example of an essay on literature. Women’s position in the Hindu myths is not understood from the reality of the goddess only. The idea of the goddess is not exceptional for Indian myths. All myths regarding the prehistoric world have tales concerning semi-divine and godly females.…
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Filial Piety in Asian Mythology
The paper "Filial Piety in Asian Mythology" is a worthy example of an essay on literature. The legend of “Nie Xiaoqian” was originally published in the year 1740 and was followed by the English translation in 1880. It is a collection of almost 500 small supernatural stories. Nie Xiaoqian is the name of the female ghost who is very good looking.…
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The Concept of Spaces in Paradise Lost
Satan closely follows the sacred, demands his space, knowing fully well that he will be in the end be defeated by the sacred. By providing vivid and contesting description of heaven and hell and the efforts of Satan to take control of sacred(heaven) Milton creates a picture of a modern movie relating to space battles of the human beings with the alien forces of the other planets. Man’s disobedience results in the loss of Paradise and the prime cause of the fall are Satan in the form of…
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Compare & contrast
This refers to the repetition of the initial consonant sounds of neighboring words. For instance, in the story Medicine, the author describes the grass by stating that the “grass stood stiff and straight …” (Hsun, 24). Here, the‘s’ sound has been repeated. These are the two major sound devices commonly employed in Hsun’s stories. By using these devices, Hsun enables readers to identify with the story by eliciting emotional reactions from the readers. In Chang’s writings, the…
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Comparing and Contrasting two works of literature
On the other hand, the governmental models in Utopia are very admirable. Human rights are respected as people have the freedom and rights which are overtly practiced as opposed to Europe where people’s human rights face limitations due to undue influence of the rich people. The government of Utopia upholds democracy for its citizens by maintaining in-built protections structures which ensure compliance with the rule of law and its transparency. More perceives this type of government as far…
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Dante's Inferno
First and more specifically was the fact that the then emperor did not abide by the role he had been given by God, which was a role of maintaining the regions and cities assigned to them. The corruption of the church was made possible by the weakness of the imperial power, which unjustly assigned itself power that rightly should belong only to the Emperor. Therefore, both the emperor and Pope failed in their temporal and spiritual roles respectively given to them both by God for the wellbeing…
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A Room with A View by E.M.Forster
Therefore, again she claims “mother wouldn’t mind, I’m sure” (13), but has “the sense of larger and unsuspected issues” (13). This difference between orthodoxy and the real self is evidenced in the way Lucy and Miss Bartlett behave in their rooms. While Lucy “opened the window and breathed the clean night air, thinking of the kind old man who had enabled her to see the lights” (13), Miss Bartlett “fastened the window-shutters and locked the door, and then made a tour of the…
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Anthology Introduction for Hate Crime
This serves to raise the question that if some groups actually condone the hate crimes and somehow motivate the perpetrators, where can the line that defines a “hate crime” be drawn considering the motivators are part of the legal and criminal systems and what is the ideal action to take in relation to the triggers? The choice of the articles articulates the need to focus on the menace of hate crimes by assessing the issues around them. The authors of these articles do well to illustrate…
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Veronica Franco's defend for herself and all other women from attack
The sword that strikes and stabs in your hand--- the common language spoken in Venice--- if thats what you want to use, then so do I (Franco (b)). In the above passage it is clear that Franco perceives the insults and verbal attacks of his male adversary as a kind of sword with which she was stabbed in her person and in her soul, if not in her physical body, and so attacked she also was eager to defend herself and her person using the same weapon as her adversary, which is poetry. As a handicap…
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The use of female narrators in the three literary texts
Moreover, the book strongly emphasizes on the misery experienced by female slaves with special focus on sexual abuse, torture, and pain experienced by slave mothers when they are segregated from their children (Harriet 44. The author uses pseudonym character named Linda Brent to reveal her first personal account. Having been born into slavery, Linda leads a happy life in the early years since the parents were still alive and were financially stable. Sadly, her mother dies when she is six years…
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