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Bradstreet's The Author to Her Book

- In Anne Bradstreet's poem "The Author to Her Book," the controlling metaphor is the image of a baby being born and cared for. This birth imagery expresses the complex attitude of the speaker by demonstrating that the speaker's low regard for her own work and her actions are contradictory. The first effect of the birth imagery is to present the speaker's book as a reflection of what she sees in herself. Unfortunately, the "child" displays blemishes and crippling handicaps, which represent what the speaker sees as deep faults and imperfections in herself....   [tags: Bradstreet Author to Her Book Essays]

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The Author to Her Book by Anne Bradstreet

- “The Author to Her Book” by Anne Bradstreet In “The Author to Her Book,” Bradstreet is inundated in indecision and internal struggles over the virtues and shortfalls of her abilities and the book that she produced. As human beings we associate and sympathize with each other through similar experiences. It is difficult to sympathize with someone when you don’t know where they are coming from and don’t know what they are dealing with. Similar experiences and common bonds are what allow us to extend our sincere appreciation and understanding for another human being’s situation....   [tags: The Author to Her Book Anne Bradstreet Essays]

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Emily Bradstreet's Poem The Author to Her Book

- Emily Bradstreet's Poem "The Author to Her Book" The Author to Her Book, by Emily Bradstreet is a poem in which Bradstreet is laments about the publishing of her writings without her permission. The purpose of the piece is for Bradstreet to express the love, pride and remorse she feels toward her new book and is displayed elegantly through the metaphor of a mother and child. Lines eleven and twelve contribute to the poem’s purpose; they show that Bradstreet is unsatisfied with her work, and desires to fix it....   [tags: Emily Bradstreet Author Her Book Poetry Essays]

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Bradstreets An Author to Her Book

- Bradstreets An Author to Her Book It is hard to sympathize with someone when you have no idea where they are coming from or what they are going through. It is similar experiences that allow us to extend our sincere appreciation and understanding for another human being’s situations and trials of life. Anne Bradstreet’s “The Author to Her Book” expresses the emotions that Bradstreet felt when her most intimate thoughts were published to the world without her consent. The average person would not see the cause for distress that Bradstreet feels in this situation....   [tags: essays papers]

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The Book And Is Now An International Best Selling Author?

- You’ve heard the Kindle success stories. The ones where the unknown, brilliant author self-published her amazing book and is now an international best-selling author. As a writer, it’s that kind of success that’s motivating you to pursue a writing career. No need to hound publishers, only to hear their harsh rejection. Anyone can be a successful self-published author on Amazon. Unfortunately, everyone else thinks so too. There is no doubt that Amazon changed the publishing world. The self-publishing paradigm shift has given authors chances they never dreamed about....   [tags: E-book, Amazon.com, Amazon Kindle]

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The Author to Her Book

- The Author to Her Book In “The Author to Her Book,” Anne Bradstreet explains how she felt when her poems were published without her knowledge and consent. She explains these feelings of resentment, humiliation, pride, affection, and commitment with the use of many poetic devices. She frequently experiences an internal struggle. Bradstreet uses extended metaphor throughout the poem to express her unhappiness with the publishing of her poems. The use of this metaphor helps us to relate emotionally to her....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Author Of Her Book

- In “The Author to Her Book,” Bradstreet is awash in indecision and internal conflicts over the merits and shortfalls of her creative abilities and the book that she produced. This elaborate internal struggle between pride and shame is manifested through a painstaking conceit in which she likens her book to her own child. An essential step in analyzing a poem is to provide a structural outline of the poem. Anne Bradstreet’s poem, “The Author to Her Book,” can be divided into seven sections. First, line one provides the general description of how she views her creation....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Author To Her Book

- Writing poetry can be a deeply personal (and sometimes painful) process. If talent and luck prevails, the poet will actually produce a something that reflects the inner workings that first motivated their pen to meet paper. Through struggle and sweat a poem is born, and for better or for worse the creator is responsible for the subsequent journey that it will take throughout it’s poetic life. In it’s infancy, it might seem a miracle of creation, but like most parents the writer will work at maturing the verse and rhyme so that it can defend itself when it eventually leaves home....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Word Choice and Tone in Bradstreet's "The Author to Her Book"

- After reading "The Author to her Book," it helps to know about the author's background. Anne Bradstreet wrote this poem after she had received her recently published book. The problem was that she did not want her book published. In her eyes, it was unfinished and full of mistakes. In the poem, she treats the book as a child and uses a satirical tone. Her choice of words and tone are very important to the theme of the poem. Some readers, mainly logical, would think that the author is simply talking about a child....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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Upton Sinclair: An Author With a Successful Book

- Just like every one else, Upton Sinclair was a complete unknown. He was born quite a while ago on September 20th, 1878. He was the son of Upton Beall Sinclair and Priscilla Harden, being born in Baltimore, Maryland. His father, Sinclair Sr., was an alcoholic who was also a liquor salesman. It was said that his father’s alcoholism shadowed over most of his childhood. His mother Priscilla on the other hand, was a very strict parent. As Sinclair became older, him and his mother did not get along very well....   [tags: Jungle, Meat industry]

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The Author to her Book: An Annotation of Bradstreet

- The Author to her Book: An Annotation of Bradstreet Anne Bradstreet's poem, The Author to her Book, is a twenty-four-line metaphor comparing the relationship of an author and her writings to the relationship between a parent and a child. The meaning of this lighthearted poem can clearly be seen as she traces the growth of a piece of work to the growth of the child. The significance of the poem, however, lies in the fact that this poem is a glimpse of the emotions felt by Anne Bradstreet an American female poet, and how it conflicts with the puritan society that frowns upon her appreciation of her talents and role as a poet....   [tags: Authors Anne Bradstreet Papers]

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Famous Children's Book Author Theodor Suess Geisel

- Theodor Suess Geisel, also known as Dr. Suess, was born in Springfield, Massachusetts in March of 1904. Suess was his mothers name, where his pen name Dr. Suess came from, and “Dr.” came from his fathers unfulfilled hopes that Theodor would some day have his doctorate. Dr. Suess was a famous American writer and cartoonist best known for his children’s books. Author of 46 books started off his career with a book called And to Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street. In 1936 Suess sailed to Europe and the rhythm of this children’s book was influenced by the ships engine....   [tags: Theodor Suess Geisel, Dr. Suess, ]

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The Book ' Disappointed By Hope The Author, By Nicholas Thomas Wright

- In the book Surprised by Hope the author, Nicholas Thomas Wright, writes an interesting book that makes Christians think differently and deeper about ideas that usually seam the simple to understand. Wright makes you think outside the box. The most interesting parts of the book relate to the resurrection and life after death, most Christians would think they understand what is in store after this life time, but I would challenge them to read Wrights book and try to understand where he is coming from, he makes a lot of valid points....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Resurrection of Jesus, Mind]

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Susan Eloise Hinton Life

- Susan Eloise Hinton, one of the world's most respected authors was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on July 22, 1950. Also known as S.E Hinton, best known for her young adult novels, especially The Outsiders. Antoine Wilson’sbiography The Library of Author Biographies: S.E Hinton highlights some of the problems Hinton endured on her path to become one of the most influential authors in America. Growing up in the 60’s wasn’t necessarily the easiest time for a young woman to publish books. While Hinton was growing up, women didn’t have as many rights or opportunities as they do today....   [tags: writing, author, book, the outsiders]

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Educational Journey of Author Mike Rose in the Book, Lives on the Boundary

- Being Average Author: Mike Rose Taken from his book Titled: “Lives on the Boundary” This is a short story about the educational journey of Author and Scholar Mike Rose and how he got caught up in the vocational track for underprivileged students and how it helped, and interfered with his education and led him to his views of education today. I believe that his goal with this writing was to help the general public to be better informed about the educational structure and how it works. I feel that Mr....   [tags: being average, students, teacher]

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Kate Chopin 's `` The Author Of This Provocative Book Wanted About The Unspoken Reality Of Many Women

- Kate Chopin the author of this provocative book wanted to tell us an unspoken reality of many women back in the early 1900s.The story wanted to speak about the unspoken, inconceivable feelings and behavior a lady was able to harbor- back in the time when such acts were condemned by all. Society had a clear definition how to describe a "lady" and the way women had to act, and conduct their lives as everyone expected them to. It was like an unspoken creed. Women feelings did not count, as long as their financial needs were met....   [tags: Woman, Love, Marriage, Wife]

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Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Book Report

- Tom Clancy Rainbow Six This book was published by G.P. Putnam's Sons in New York, USA. Copyright date is 1998. There are 740 pages in this book. Thomas L. Clancy, Jr. was born on the 12th of April 1947, he is married and lives in Maryland, USA. Clancy's novels can be classified as Military-Techno-Thrillers. He has written fiction and non-fiction books, Rainbow Six is a fiction book. As for other titles, well there are just to many to list, in total 23. Some books that he has written are The Hunt for Red October, Patriot Games, Clear and Present Danger, to list a few....   [tags: Tom Clancy Rainbow Six Author Book Summary Review]

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A Critical Review of Francis Schaeffer

- ... The personal peace is when someone is content with themselves and does not worry about anyone else. The affluence deals with the obsession of acquiring material things. According to Schaeffer (2005), these are dangerous ideologies to live by because they can lead to "pessimism in regard to a meaning of life and with reference to any fixed values" (p.206). This pessimism has sort of thrown the Christian values aside and allowed the ideas of personal peace and affluence to take a stronger hold over individuals....   [tags: literary analysis, literary review, author, book]

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Crime and Punishment: A Reflection of Fyodor Dostoevsky

- Crime and Punishment: A Reflection of Fyodor Dostoevsky Crime and Punishment is one of the most well-known pieces of literature written by Fyodor Dostoevsky. It was written during a time of turmoil, when Dostoevsky’s wife and brother died and he was burdened with debts, which was made worse by his excessive drinking and gambling. As a result, Crime and Punishment reflects much of the author’s inner psyche, showing much of what the author thought of the world around him. In the book, Raskolnikov’s situation is not unlike Dostoevsky’s....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Book Review, Author]

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the bell jar (book report/ biography of author)

- The Bell Jar Suicidal in nature, perturbed in mind, and aimless in direction, Sylvia Plath fumbled her way through her adult life. The main character, Esther Greenwood, portrays Plath in her first and only book. Sylvia Plath conveys her touching story of losing herself, and her will to live, as well as her recovery in her heartbreaking novel, The Bell Jar. Plath was not always such a disturbed person. She was born October 27th, 1932 (¡°Sylvia¡± n.p.). Her mother was a German and English teacher and her father emigrated from Germany at age sixteen to study ministry, and later, science....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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The Life You Save May Be Your Own: Antithesis To A Fairy Tale

- Nostalgic finales just seem too good to be real with the quaint happy endings that typically conclude fairy tales; not with Flannery O'Connor's writings, which depict sarcasm with disquieting twists and mordant characters. One of O'Connor's most successful works, "The Life You Save May Be Your Own" epitomizes her writing style that is characteristically seen by many as grotesque and sardonic. This short story represents the antithesis of a fairy tale, ingeniously warping its vital elements—damsel in distress (Lucynell, the daughter), the mother (Mrs....   [tags: Flannery O'Connor Author Book Analysis]

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A Closer Look at the Book of Acts

- Who is the author. • It has previously been determined that the Book of Acts was written by Luke. • Acts is intended to be the second part of a so called two-part book, the first of the two parts being the Gospel of Luke. The book of Acts begins with a summary of Luke. • Lukan authorship of the Book of Acts explains the connection between it and the Gospel of Luke. It also provides details Luke included about the church in Antioch, the city which he hailed from. First Source • The Book of Acts is a sequel to Luke’s Gospel, continuing his story of Jesus, and how he built the church....   [tags: author, dates, church]

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Bridge To Terebithia

- Bridge to Terabithia is a novel featuring two young characters, Jess and Leslie. These characters both experience realistic problems that many kids their age face every day. Jess has a different personality and imagination than others, which gets him bullied at school. Leslie gets neglected at home, and she’s the new girl at school. Leslie uses her imagination to come up with a funny prank to get back at the school bully. Bridge to Terabithia includes many positive elements. One thing is when Jess helps Leslie by becoming her friend....   [tags: Book Summary Review Katherine Patterson Author]

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Who Is the Real Author of Shakespear?

- The big question is who is the real author of Shakespeare. Most people say that’s obvious and say Shakespeare, but is that the real case. Well, in this case they are wrong. The real author of the Shakespeare is Edward de Vere. The evidence is in the education, mysterious behavior, information saying Shakespeare wasn’t the real author, Shakespeare being the undercover name, and the clues that Oxford is the real author. Most people just want to jump to the conclusion that Shakespeare couldn’t have written the plays....   [tags: author, education, behavior]

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Biography on Author Roald Dahl

- Roald Dahl was a famous British novelist. He was born in Wales, England on September 13th, 1916, to Norwegian parents. Dahl’s father passed away when he was four, and he was sent to a boarding school. After high school, Dahl did not go to university; instead, he applied for a job at the Shell Company, a famous oil company. Soon the Second World War broke out, and he reported to the capital city of Nairobi, wanting to join the Royal Air Force. As a fighter pilot, he successfully destroyed many German planes, but was wounded....   [tags: author, books, imagination, stories]

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Book Report On Books And Readings

- Books & Readings - To Free or Not To Free That is the question an author was asking in a book marketing group on LinkedIn. There were many opinions as is often the case in any group. The author was concerned about giving it away because of all the hard work he put into it. I could hardly blame him because I understand the process. In case, you don’t understand what goes into creating a book let me explain it to you. There is research whether it is fiction or nonfiction, in nonfiction the author usually has many years of education and experience behind them....   [tags: Book, E-book, Paperback, Want]

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Print And E Book Giveaways At Goodreads

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The Book Thief By Markus Zusak

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The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak

- ... This, it said, is your accordion. The sound of the turning page carved them in half.Liesel read on. For at least twenty minutes, she handed out the story. The youngest kids were soothed by her voice, and everyone else saw visions of the whistler running from the crime scene. Liesel did not. The book thief saw only the mechanics of the words—their bodies stranded on the paper, beaten down for her to walk on. Somewhere, too, in the gaps between a period and the next capital letter, there was also Max.” One example of the main idea in this is saying that words can be like music and have hidden meanings like it explains later in the quote how everyone else is seeing the whistler running away...   [tags: book, story and character analysis]

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The Extraordinary Life of a Black Author Alice Walker

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The Author of the Black Death: John Aberth

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Book Review : ' The Martyred Servant '

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Economic Future Of The E Book Industry

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Book Review: "Enough: Staying Human in and Engineered Age" written by Bill McKibben

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The Book Thief: Concentration Camps and Death Marches

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The Book of Exodus

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Foucault 's The Death Of The Author

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The Author Of Intellectualism, By Gerald Graff

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Is It the Author, or His Content?

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What Is The Author 's Argument?

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Literaray Device: Author's Voice

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A Brief Note On Flip Book Software And The Expansion Of The Internet

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Suffering and The Book of Job

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The Invention Of The E Book

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Book Review: Founding Brothers by Joseph Ellis

- In the book Founding Brothers by Joseph Ellis, the author relates the stories of six crucial historic events that manage to capture the flavor and fervor of the revolutionary generation and its great leaders. While each chapter or story can be read separately and completely understood, they do relate to a broader common theme. One of Ellis' main purposes in writing the book was to illustrate the early stages and tribulations of the American government and its system through his use of well blended stories....   [tags: Book Review ]

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Like a Hurricane Book Review

- In Like a Hurricane: The Indian Movement from Alcatraz to Wounded Knee two American Indians from separate tribes join together to co-author this historically thought provoking portrayal of a time in history when playing by the rules did not work when dealing with minority rights issues. Paul Chaat Smith, a Comanche and Robert Allen Warrior an Osage join forces to create an accurate account of a time when the Native American civil rights movement took center stage television and press coverage. The world watched as Indian militants, American military, and world media covered three key events, which took place in a forty-two month period beginning with the student takeover of Alcatraz in Novem...   [tags: Book Review ]

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The True Author of the Works Attributed to Shakespeare

- “I am firm against Shakespeare — I mean the Avon man, the actor.” (Whitman) The true author of the works attributed to Shakespeare have been in question since the late eighteenth century and really garnered attention until the early twentieth century, when famous authors such as George Bernard Shaw, Walt Whitman, and Ralph Waldo Emerson declared their opinions on the question. The most popular candidates for authentic authorship, besides William Shakespeare himself, are Edward DeVere, Francis Bacon, Queen Elizabeth I, and Christopher Marlowe....   [tags: shakespeare, christopher marlowe, writings]

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Separate Pasts by author Melton McLaurin

- I want to start off this analysis essay of the book, “Separate Pasts,” by author MeltonMcLaurin, That it was really well written account of a world that for me, a 21st century youngwomen from a more open community, is completely foreign, and honestly disconnected. Thevery human connection between the reality of the segregated south and the author did allot forme to come to a better grasp of how racism in the south persisted. The fact that he lived in the eraand gave us the theme of change vs tradition throughout the book, gives me an insight of boththe past and present....   [tags: black people, segregated south]

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Mark Twain: An Authentic History Author

- As time passed more and more he became a bigger and bigger icon in the United States. Mark Twain changed the way writing was understood, he found realism in his memories from his childhood that was discovered to be controversial but overall truthful about the time period. Mark Twain grew up in Missouri and expressed his exotic and memories throughout his books. He wrote some of the most realistic fictional novels and really captured the life of kids in the late 1800’s. Although his life turned into a overwhelming depression, his books will live on forever and so will his glory years....   [tags: Biography, Writer, Author, Huckleberry Finn]

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Book Review of William Prochnau's, Once upon a Distant War

- Beginning in the early 1960's American journalists began taking a hard look at America's involvement in South Vietnam. This inevitably led to a conflict with the American and South Vietnamese governments, some fellow journalists, and their parent news organizations. This was the last hurrah of print journalism, as television began to grow in stature. William Prochnau's, Once Upon A Distant War, carefully details the struggles of these hardy journalists, led by David Halberstram, Malcolm Browne, and Neil Sheehan....   [tags: Book Reviews]

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Book Review on the Prejudice in Irseal

- ... As you continue to read through the story, we learn how similar the two characters backgrounds are. Both were Arab’s who left home to pursue an education in Isreal, also hoping to escape both their villages and the prejudices of their heritage. However, a parallel is drawn through the differences of their motivations. The lawyer is very successful, but only because he longs for acceptances from the Jewish people and the upper class Arabs. He focuses a lot of his attention on his image, but physical and social....   [tags: characters, plot, book]

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Analysis Of The Book ' Revelation '

- This week’s reading discussed three areas surrounding the study of the Book of Revelation. Fiorenza discussed the rhetorical imagery John of Patmos used to relay the oppression of Rome. Pagels discussed the revival movement termed the New Prophecy and how the early church fathers began endorsing John’s revelation. As a continuation of the previous weeks, O’Hear spoke of Revelation’s weaving of extra-biblical sources to create its imagery and how several artists misused the imagery such as the Beasts to continue propaganda against others....   [tags: Book of Revelation, New Testament]

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The Book Thief By Markus Zusak

- Markus Zusak conveys the message that although putting others before one’s self is a very difficult task, it will always benefit more than it will regress in his novel, The Book Thief. In the beginning of the book, Liesel is separated from her only family in an instant, and the narrator explains, “There was the chaos of goodbye. It was a goodbye that was wet, with the girl’s head buried in the woolly, worn shallows of her mother’s coat. There had been some more dragging” (Zusak 25-26). It is clear that Liesel 's mother did not want to part with her, especially after losing her son moments before, but she knew it was the best option for Liesel’s security throughout the war....   [tags: The Book Thief, Markus Zusak]

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The Book of the Duchess, the Parliament of Fowls, and the House of Fame

- The Book of the Duchess, the Parliament of Fowls, and the House of Fame The Parliament of Fowls and the House of Fame are closely related to each other and to the Book of the Duchess, as all three of the poetry share several similar themes. Written between 1368 and 1380 they are some of Chaucer’s earliest works in which aspects of some of the great writers of his time are evident. There are three major themes intertwined within the three works, which Chaucer has added to the Dream Vision genre....   [tags: Book of the Duchess Essays]

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Book Report: Capitalism & Slavery by Eric Williams

- Book Report: Capitalism & Slavery by Eric Williams "Capitalism & Slavery," (published by The University of North Carolina Press, 1994) was written by Eric Eustace Williams and first published in 1944. Eric Williams' book, was at the time of its publication, considered years ahead of its time. It should be noted, early on within this report that, literary works on the history of the Caribbean or slavery for a matter of fact, was done by Europeans. In the preface of his book, Williams clearly asserts that his work, "is not a study of the institution of slavery but of the contribution of slavery to the development of British capitalism."1 His work takes an economic view of history, which...   [tags: Book Review Report Slavery Capitalism]

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Main Points of an Essay by an Author Regarding Racism in the South

- The essays of the authors in this book focus on the different views of racial segregation in the south. There are many different dimensions of racial discrimination brought to the light by these well-educated authors. This book shows the perspective of segregation of blacks and whites in the south. Over all this book of essays assess the costs of segregation’s impact on the entire nation. The author of this book, a civil rights historian, recounts the pilgrimage of black teachers in the south. This book gives a comprehensive understanding of how blacks and whites exist side-by-side after slavery is abolished....   [tags: Civil Rights, Discrimination]

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The Incompatibility of Copyright and Author

- The Incompatibility of Copyright and Author Like the book, a song's qualities change as it is presented on the Internet -- instead of being a tangible object, in cyberspace the song is much like McLuhan's electric light. Part of what helped recorded music parallel the book was the shared tangibility of their formats; compact discs, like bound books, can be held in hand. Without a tangible object to attach the concept of copyright, music becomes pure content, and shapeless, difficult to control....   [tags: Internet Laws Essays]

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Book Report On The Novel ' The Book '

- Book Content What is the stated or implied purpose for writing the book. What evidence does the author use to support the need for the book. “This book needed to be written because...” • “On the other hand, part of the Christian story (and for that matter, the Jewish and Muslim stories) is that human beings have been so seriously damages by evil that what they need isn’t simply better self knowledge, or better social conditionals, but help and indeed rescue, from outside themselves.” (pg.25) N.T....   [tags: Christianity, Islam, Jesus, Religion]

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Nicholas Sparks; The Author of Romance

- ... "Sparks throws in a substantial zinger at the end. It's major manipulative and totally effective. Have plenty of tissues on hand." — Publishers Weekly. As moving as his bestselling works of fiction, Nicholas Sparks later finished the novel Three Weeks with My Brother, based on a journey of two brothers bound by memories, both humorous and tragic. In January 2003, Nicholas Sparks and his brother Micah set off on a three-week trip around the world. It was to mark a milestone in their lives, for at 37 and 38 respectively, they were now the only surviving members of their family....   [tags: American romantic novel authors]

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Singapore by author Mary Oliver

- Singapore by author Mary Oliver Let me begin this paper by introducing you to two people who live among many others in this world. One is an Electrical Engineer and the other is a labourer . According to the world , there is alot of difference in these both . A lot of things vary among them. One is highly educated and the other is not. One works in an Air conditioned office where as the other works in burning sun. The engineer earns in hundreds of thousands where as the labourer earns in hundreds....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Fault In Our Stars is a Novel by author John Green

- ... The book ended with her reading the eulogy, which stated that he hoped that she was happy with the choices she made. Love Triumphs over Struggle and Hardship Augustus and Hazel had a heroic love story; they brought out the best in each other. Augusts showed Hazel that there was more to life than staying at home and letting the cancer consume you. Meanwhile, Hazel also brought the light back into Augustus's life when he had to stop playing basketball, he felt that there was something missing, and that was when he met her....   [tags: hazel grace lancaster, suffering]

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What Values Drive The Author And His Conclusions?

- 1. What values drive the author to his conclusions. Throughout this book, author Robert Welch demonstrates values of compassion, caution, and knowledge. These values interweave in Welch’s explanations of how the healthcare system of this country has so much money invested in it, and yet, manage patients receive so little care. This country has a healthcare system that is currently operating out of a broken model that does not place value on individual health, but on profit incentive. Values of caution and knowledge coincide in driving Welch to his conclusion of overdiagnosis due to society’s enthusiasm for everything medical....   [tags: Medicine, Health care, Illness, Health economics]

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Analysis Of The Book ' The Book Thief '

- As time evolves, so do the words that are essential for our everyday survival. The most obvious difference between humans and animals is our ability to master the art of speech. Often, people will say the “sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me”, a simple nursery rhyme that helps ease a bullied child from abusive words and taunts. But does that really help cure the emotional pain. Words can illuminate and motivate the minds of people but can also shadow their self-esteem through psychological trauma....   [tags: World War II, Adolf Hitler, Nazism, Nazi Party]

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Book Review: Korea Old and New: A History by Carter J. Eckert

- Book Review: Korea Old and New: A History by Carter J. Eckert The book I chose for this book review assignment is titled Korea Old and New: A History by author Carter J. Eckert along with other contributing authors Ki-baik Lee, Young Ick Lew, Michael Robinson and Edward W. Wagner. The book is published at Korea Institute, Harvard University in 1990. The book consists of 418 pages and it is more of a survey of Korean history and reference type of book, rather than selected readings on modern Korean politics....   [tags: Kore Book Review]

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Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Book Report

- Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Book Report Section I 1. In the text "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" a young black girl is growing up with racism surrounding her. It is very interesting how the author Maya Angelou was there and the way she described every detail with great passion. In the book Maya and Bailey move to a lot of places, which are, Stamps, Arkansas; St. Louis, Missouri; and San Francisco, California. Maya comes threw these places with many thing happening to her and people she knows....   [tags: Angelou Book Report]

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Book Report On The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom

- Book Report On The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom This isn't technically a book that I read when I was in the properly defined age group, but looking back at this book it is probably the book that has had the largest impact on my life, and had it been out when I was younger would have been a book that I would have read. I read this book after I had finished reading Tuesdays with Morie by the same author. Now I have read a lot of books in my life and I can't think of one that has had a more profound affect on me than The Five People you Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom....   [tags: Albom Mitch Book Report]

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Testing an Author’s Vision Organization Guide

- Testing an Author’s Vision Organization Guide Introduction You will need to transition us, the readers, from our world into your paper. Make sure you give us a sense of context (what gave rise to your paper?), conflict (give us a sense of They Say/I Say), and focus (give us a question that focuses your paper or give us your thesis statement). So, for the focus you might have: ---Is this vision of genetic manipulation in literature possible, and if so, should we be afraid. ---OR….This vision of genetic manipulation is occurring in small amounts today and could blossom into a world in which individuals fear imperfection and groups of perfect people wield power over those less than the visio...   [tags: Assignment]

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The Transformation of Chaucer’s Narrator in the Book of the Duchess

- A dream vision is a widely utilised literary device that provides an author with an avenue to explore the intricacies of the subconscious mind that effectively allows for its narrator to overcome some obstacle that seemed to be insurmountable prior to entering into the dream. In other words, the dream vision acts as an allegoric representation of the subject’s waking life and, in moving through the dream, is able to overcome the hurdle that lay before him previously. As a result, although being faced with a philosophical or moral dilemma, the narrator of a dream vision gains the ability to move on and conquer their ailments....   [tags: Book of the Duchess Essays]

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Book Review of "Detour for Emmy"

- Detour for Emmy- Insperational Marilyn Reynolds is the author of Detour for Emmy. She is an English teacher in Los Angeles County. Marilyn is the author of numerous essays that have been published in many national newspapers, library magazines, professional journals, and autobiographies. Her students help her to keep in touch with the reality of today's teens; she then puts these realities into her writing. Detour for Emmy was inspired by her own experiences and those of her students. (5) Detour for Emmy is a true story based on a young teen age girl, whose life is drastically changed after she becomes pregnant....   [tags: Book Reviews]

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"Beyond the Front Lines" by Philip Seib

- Being a veteran journalist focusing on politics and social issues in the print and television arena, Philip Seib, authored Beyond the Front Lines. He wrote several other books including Headline Diplomacy: How News Coverage Affects Foreign Policy, and The Moral Journalist: Covering the Post-Cold War World. His accolades consist of multiple awards recognizing his newspaper columns and television reporting skills worldwide. Although Seib is a Princeton University and Southern Methodist University graduate, he is now a journalism professor at Marquette University and his curriculum explores international news coverage, media ethics, and new technologies that impact print and television journali...   [tags: book]

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What Does The Author Of Sir Ga

- The author of the book Sir Gawain and the Green Knight teaches the reader many different things about facing challenges such as how they come unexpecteantly and how they must be faced. Throughout the ballad there are numerous refernces to the challenges that Sir Gawain and the different ways that he must deal with them. The author shows that people have to face a challenge straight on. You cannot run away and hope that the problem will go away. One reason for this is that challenges, unless dealt with, will follow you forever....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Mark Twain is a Great American Author

- Mark Twain is a Great American Author In the book Huck Finn, Mark Twain not only writes about the adventures of a young boy, he depicts the struggle that people had to go through in that time period. That is just one of the reasons why some people consider Mark Twain to be the greatest American author of all time. As I was reading the book Huck Finn I started to agree more with what Mencken had to say "Put him beside Emerson, or Whitman, or Hawthorne, or even Poe; he was palpably the superior of all of them"....   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays]

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Six Characters in Search of an Author

- Luigi Pirandello’s play is deemed by many literary critics to be a significant play that greatly changed how the world literature is currently viewed. The play’s plot and its dramatic setting puzzled the literary critics and the audiences that watched it because it deviated from the literary canons of play writing as many knew them. The play sets of as a realistic play and thus Pirandello introduces six individuals who allege that they are an imperfect although self-determining outcomes of an author’s imagination....   [tags: Luigi Pirandello, Focault´s theory]

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The Author Influence and its Effects

- When one thinks of widely acclaimed books like The Fellowship of the Ring or those from ages long past, often such thoughts are wrought with fondness for the connection these novels have with the reader. In other words, the connection is sprung from the relationship between what the reader has experienced in life and that which is paralleled within the book. This may be in Aragorn reminding one of their father or protective friend, or in Jay Gatsby reminding the reader of that extravagant businessman they newly work under....   [tags: J.R.R. Tolkien, Al-Ma’arri’s poetry, levy]

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John Steinbeck : A Successful Author

- With an early interest in writing, and a mind that saw the world in a truly unique way, it is no wonder John Steinbeck was such a successful author. His realistic and relatable novels continue to attract audiences of all age groups. John Steinbeck was an American author whose novels about humans and their relationships with each other and their surroundings have become well known classics all across the world. Born in 1902 in Salinas Valley, California, Steinbeck was the only boy with three sisters....   [tags: John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men, Great Depression]

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The Book of Ecclesiastes

- ... In fact, this desire to establish a legacy brought about more sorrow because he realized that all that he would accomplish and possess would be handed down to someone who was not necessarily worthy of it. These three attempts to find contentment in life have ultimately brought about more grief. In response to the vainness of these things, the author reveals why and how we can obtain true meaning in life. Life is from the hand of God (2:24) and he gives joy and pleasure to men and women who work hard and who have obtained spiritual wisdom....   [tags: Bible studies and analysis, Solomon]

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