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 “Feed” a transmitter implanted into the heads of people. Feeds are a crucial part of life for Titus and his friends. Feed takes place shortly where media is always with you. Almost everyone has a tiny device implanted into their brain which corporations use to manipulate their customers. Each feed floods its users with a consistent stream of ads, persuading...
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For a long time, the colonial discourses have Africa and African humans very badly; they justify their colonial mission by way of portraying a faux image of African people. Postcolonial writers such as Chinua Achebe produced an anti-colonial discourse to withstand these colonial stereotyped pics and to show that Africans are equal to different nations and have a wealthy subculture...
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Introduction In Katherine Paterson's novel, "Lyddie," the protagonist, Lyddie Worthen, faces a pivotal decision when she is presented with an opportunity to sign a petition for better working conditions in the factory. This essay explores the conflicting factors that surround Lyddie's decision and analyzes the significance of her choice within the broader context of the novel. By delving into the...
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Introduction Katherine Paterson's novel 'Lyddie' takes readers on a compelling journey through the life of a young girl facing numerous challenges in 19th-century America. Set against the backdrop of the Industrial Revolution, the story explores themes of resilience, empowerment, and the pursuit of dreams. Through the character of Lyddie, Paterson showcases the strength and determination of a young woman striving...
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The graphic novel 'Snowpiercer', created by Jacques Lob and illustrated by Jean-Marc Rochette is a clear depiction of the three major classes of Marxist criticism: the aristocracy, the bourgeoisie, and the proletariat. To begin with, in the novel, the Snowpiercer is a train consisting of one thousand and one carriages which are divided into classes. The closer a carriage is...
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The graphic novel ‘Snowpiercer’, written by Jacques Lob and illustrated by Jean-Marc Rochette, is most closely represented by Marxist criticism. Marxist literary criticism is a loose term describing literary criticism based on socialist and dialectic theories. ‘Snowpiercer’ represents the three-class in Marxist criticism: the aristocracy, the bourgeoisie, and the proletariat. The aristocracy can be best represented by the lieutenant in...
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Feminist literary criticism is described as the interpretation of composing literature from a female’s angle. Feminist writers often refuse the norms of typical literature, and they rebel against the patriarchal point of view. Feminist writers approach their literature in an empowering way to represent females. It criticizes and analyses the restraints and oppression of women throughout the years, and it...
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Literature from Marxist point of view is a reflection of the human existence in such a society which is divided into different classes on the basis of economic conditions. This paper aims to explore various aspects of exploitation, systems of domination, oppression and socioeconomic conflicts that arise in the novel ‘Moth Smoke’ by Mohsin Hamid. The novel weaves a complex...
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In the novel Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro, Kathy was a young lady living a secret life. Everything she did seemed to be private but everyone around her seemed to be just like her. Many times in novels the cultural, physical, and geographical surroundings shape a character. Ishiguro uses Kathy ́s journey and realizations to show how one's...
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The term Gothic fiction refers to a style of writing that is characterized by elements of fear, horror, death, and gloom, as well as romantic elements, such as nature, individuality, and very high emotion. These emotions can include fear and suspense. In this paper, I will be discussing the writer and works of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. According to the definition...
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In the twentieth century, the Old Continent was marked by the effects that the First and Second Global Wars had brought on it. Poverty, destruction, technological and cultural backwardness were concepts which hit the mind of Europeans who believed in America as a chance to improve the quality of their lives and the lives of their families: “Europe was rotten...
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Marjane Satrapi's graphic novel Persepolis tells of her life from the age of 10 to 14 during the Islamic Revolution. It all started by telling all women to wear a veil. Boys and girls are separated at Marji's French school. Marji decided to become a prophet because he saw that there were many problems in the world that he thought...
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Suzanne Collins`s The Hunger Games trilogy, a dystopian story set in post-apocalyptic North America - now Panem, has been heralded as one of the greatest Young Adult book series, losing only to Harry Potter in NPR`s poll of the one hundred best teen novels. The Hunger Games is largely a tale of conflict, exploitation, and rebellion, with political and economic...
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Tess of the D’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy is about the titular character, Tess Durbeyfield, who goes on a journey to reclaim her family’s wealthy name. On this journey, she encounters a relative, Alec, who takes away her innocence, causing her to live with a secret that eventually causes her downfall. In closely examining this passage, it highlights the significance of...
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Introduction Tess of the D'Urbervilles is one of Thomas Hardy's best novels - perhaps it is his very best. The beautiful simplicity of his style when, as usual, he forgets he is writing, the permeating healthy sweetness of his description, the idyllic charm and yet the reality of his figures, his apple-sweet women, his old men, rich character as old...
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“Life is never easy. There is work to be done and obligations to be met- obligations to truth, to justice, and to liberty.” -John F. Kennedy. The historical non-fiction novel, Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard describes Kennedy’s journey as the 35th president of the United States. The novel specifically focused on the life...
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In combining realistic and imaginative elements to tell a moving and dreamlike story, The Scarlet Letter is an example of the romance genre. In fact, the novel`s original title was The Scarlet Letter: A Romance. While today we think of romances as love stories, and The Scarlet Letter does contain love scenes between its two protagonists, the term romance as...
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John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath (1939) is a novel that explores and highlights the modern gender roles of his generation, it is also one which portrays Steinbeck's modernized ideology towards the traditional patriarchal system during a time of great change. The proletarian novelist displayed his ability to perfectly portray the hardships faced during his experience of The Great Depression,...
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In Daniel Keyes’ novel Flowers for Algernon, Charlie, a 32-year-old intellectually disabled man, undergoes a newly researched surgical procedure that turns him into a genius. Being intellectually disabled means having severe limitations when it comes to mental and cognitive capabilities. Many with this disability have an incredibly troublesome time adjusting to life, and generally, have IQs equal to or less...
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Howes describes the self as ‘a construct of the mind, an hypothesis of being, socially formed even as it can be quickly turned against the very social formations that have brought it into birth’. By exploring literary narrative thinking, which emphasises the structure of events in terms of a human’s feelings and thoughts, a dual landscape is created by allowing...
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Truman Capote is one of the most famous and controversial writers in contemporary American literature. He was a flamboyant character, cultivating eccentricity and a certain taste for scandal, as you can guess from this self-portrait: 'I am a alcoholic. I am a drug addict. I am a homosexual. I am a genius.” In turn adulated and criticized, he was one...
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Relative clauses found in the novel entitled The Pearl by Steinbeck in 1947. This analysis based on the theory of Generative Transformation via Chomsky in his book. Syntactic Structure (1971) and supported through Bradford in his e-book Transformational Syntax: A Student Guide to Chomsky's Extended Theory (1988). The findings of this learn about show that there are three outstanding patterns...
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Composed as a literary novel that narrates through a legend of redemption and inscribed in the context of Ancient Troy is “Ransom” by David Malouf, which unravels how changes come to the reception of individuals in worlds. Such can also be said of the film “Invictus”, the two texts applaud the power of a changed perception as well as its...
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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s novel ‘Purple Hibiscus’ explores the tumultuous relationships between the members of the Achike family, inflicted by the father, Eugene. The novel is narrated in the first person, by the fifteen-year-old protagonist Kambili. This essay will portray the significance of ‘body writing’ which will be depicted through Eugene and Aunty Ifeoma. The entire family are subjects to domestic...
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