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A Comparison of the Differences in the Writing Styles of Langston Hughes and Countee Cullen
Hughes and Cullen have differences that are very clear. They both have stylistic differences, Hughes writes in rhythm while Cullen writes in rhyme. Although they both write in different styles, they both have the same theme. Hughes and Cullen wrote their works during the Harlem Renaissance, which was a time where African Am...
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An Examination of the Societies in The Allegory of the Cave by Plato, The Ones Who Walk Away from the Omelas by Ursula Le Guin, and The Matrix by Lana and Andy Wachowski
The Darkness Behind The Light There will never be such a thing as a perfect human society. Even
when they seem perfect on the surface there are always hidden problems that
once realized can drastically change your way of thinking. The three
societies I will be examining for this will be "The Allegory of the Cave",
b...
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Women in the Short Stories Regret by Guy de Maupassant and Mrs. Elder's Idea by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Women depending on their age have been proven to be written with different characteristics and perceptions. Young women being lively and desired and elderly women passing by without charm. Guy de Maupassant and Charlotte Perkins Gilman both write their women in this same way, the young in the foreground and the old in the b...
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A Comparison of the Stressful Conflicts Placing a Strain on the Marriage of Main Characters in Maus by Art Spiegelman and The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
In both novels Maus by Art Spiegelman and The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri, the main characters undergo stressful external and internal conflicts that put a strain on their marriage. In Maus, Vladek and Anja develop very different feelings towards how to deal with the oppression that is bestowed upon them during the Holocaust....
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A Comparison of Themes in The Dream Life of Sukhanov by Olga Grushin and Maus by Art Spiegelman
Essay 2: Lens Essay While the book The Dream Life of Sukhanov by Olga Grushin and the graphic novel Maus by Art Spiegelman are two different stories separated by time, they share two common themes. These themes of art and trauma appear many times throughout both works of fiction. Grushin and Spiegelman compliment each othe...
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A Comparison between the Heroic Traits of Loyalty, Bravery, and Super-Human Strength of Beowulf and Gilgamesh
It is quite noticeable that Beowulf and Gilgamesh have many traits in common. Both of these fierce warriors take charge and eliminate the fears that lurk within the lands of innocent people. Yet one of these heroes stands out more than the other, and after comparing Beowulf and Gilgamesh's loyalty, bravery, and super-human...
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The Dystopian Societies in Lois Lowry's Gathering Blue and The Giver
In both dystopian stories, Gathering Blue and The Giver, Lois Lowry clearly captures how the citizens of the community has a fear for the outside world, but in The Giver the way they control the community is more efficient and organized, while in Gathering Blue they are more messy and heartless. A dystopian community, is a...
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The Detrimental Effects of War in Society
Within seconds all is destroyed: buildings, people, animals, but nature still thrives in every way.  Survivors try to run away but start to die from disease within a day.  Rubble is blown away by the lonely wind, and animals run astray.  The sun beams down with sorrow and pity at the dark, destroyed, and dead city.  This is...
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A Comparison of God's Bits of Wood by Sembene Ousmane and Our Strike by Frederick Cooper
In 1947 a railroad strike took place between 1948 in French West Africa. This strike has been seen in a variety of literature. Two prominent pieces of literature that has been written about this railroad strike is God’s Bits of Wood written by Sembene Ousmane and “Our Strike” written by Frederick Cooper. One of these pieces...
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The Obstacles of Growing Up in House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros and A Separate Peace by John Knowles
The World can be a Hostile Place Growing up, you learn that the world can be a hostile place. In House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros, a girl has to go through the obstacles of growing up, not knowing what challenges are. She learns what growing up is all about and how it’s not always a good thing. In A Separate Peace...
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