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The Modern World Of Literature

- 1. In a modern world lacking in tradition and emblazoned by the advent of technology, is literature irrelevant. Will literature trap humanity in the past, while modern technology alone ushers humanity forward. As a personal belief of an older generation, it is quite sad to live in a world where individuals no longer have the patience to wait for the end of a book for was it not Emerson who stated that, "If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads" (Emerson). No only as an indicator of intelligence, but also of a care for history, literature retains the foundations of humanity and expresses its essence....   [tags: Technology, Science, Martin Heidegger, World]

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Literature and this World

- Looking back on the history of the human world, one can see the evolution of the way people have expressed themselves. People have utilized things such as the following: art, music, architecture, theatre, technology, photography, and lastly, literature. But primarily focusing on the literature, the goal of this paper is to show that literature as an art can be used to glorify God. Like any art form, time has affected the way literature has been presented. Not only has the style of writing, spelling of words, and the topics that have been written on varied throughout the years but the writers themselves have transformed through the ages....   [tags: Rivers and Lewis, Christian literature]

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Reading Is The Best World Of Literature

- “The more you read, the more things you know. The more that you learn, the more places you 'll go” (Dr. Seuss). Reading can transport anyone to a completely diverse world just by opening a book or can be the bearer of awful news. Whatever situation someone is in, reading is always a useful skill to have. However, learning to read seems to be the slightly more difficult part about the wonderful world of literature. Learning to read should start young, but how young. Parents should start reading to their children as early as possible, even if their child is not in school yet....   [tags: Educational psychology, Education, Dyslexia]

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The Norton Anthology of World Literature

- The Norton Anthology of World Literature not only makes available valuable lessons and words of wisdom, but it shares experiences from around the world. These ageless writings allow generations to encounter a heritage of tradition and culture all within the confines of its pages. The anthology’s variety offers multiple characters and ideas to explore, while each selection contains notable and impressionable material. The collection’s most memorable content presents larger than life characters and priceless lessons in Gilgamesh, astute ideas and guidelines to live by in Confucius, and the universal experience of an impassioned relationship outlined in Lyrics....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Gilgamesh, Confucius]

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The Medieval World View On The World Of Literature

- The Medieval World View attempts to recount the history of the medieval ages in correspondence with the literature that follows. This is in hopes that students can better understand the perspective of authors during the time the works were written, in turn, allowing the work to be better understood. It succeeds in recounting history, but falls a bit short in connecting its impact on the world of literature. The book focuses heavily on history and the literature that corresponds to the exact moment, but otherwise fails to provide a picture of how a significant historical event revolutionized the world of literature in its entirety....   [tags: Middle Ages, Philosophy, Black Death]

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Today 's Society On The World Of Literature

- When asked the question, “what is world literature,” the typical response you get from people (mostly students) is, world literature is this boring college course in which students are forced to take, as it is a requirement for everyone’s education and is about what some dead guys wrote centuries ago. However, I personally do not have that same response because world literature is much more than that. In actuality, yes, world literature is composed of tremendous works of literature throughout the world that will forever be pasted down and learned from, although, it is much more important and serves as a bigger purpose....   [tags: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain, Satire]

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The Tragedy, And Heroism Are The Heart Of World Literature

- Conflict, tragedy, and heroism are the heart of world literature. Conflicts ranging from a woman overstepping her boundaries, to fighting a waging war share the common ending asset of a hero. Similar to beauty, qualities that make up a hero may greatly vary depending on social status, background and etcetera. However, three qualities in particular reign a significant importance among Antigone, Achilles, and Hector. Bravery to do the unimaginable, intelligence to understand the consequences, and selflessness to carry out the bravery and intelligence for a reason that may not benefit themselves....   [tags: Achilles, Iliad, Trojan War, Patroclus]

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Henrik Ibsen's Influence on the World of Literature

- Henrik Ibsen Every time we go to the movies, read a book, or go see a play we are extending our undivided attention away from our everyday responsibilities and duties, to allow ourselves to get lost. Granting our minds the freedom to escape everyday normality or in some instances not so normal ways of life. We do this to enjoy ourselves and indulge in something bigger. Every word spoken, every notion and impression we are left with, was composed by someone with an idea. These people are called dramatist, scenarist, writers, or in this case more particularly a playwright....   [tags: Authors]

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The Works Of World Literature War And Peace

- Cultures all around the world are multi-faceted, comprising the values, morals, and beliefs of vast groups of people. One component that is woven into all cultures some way or another is art. Whether the art form is music, theatre, or visual art, all cultures value these art forms in different ways. Because of this, there have been some drastically opposing views from two of the greatest minds throughout time. Leo Tolstoy (Russian author of one of the most central works of world literature War and Peace) wrote What Is Art....   [tags: Art, Visual arts, Music, What Is Art?]

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Fate And Free Will : Honors World Literature

- Vy Vu Fate and Free Will Honors World Literature Dr. Sanderson Fate and Free Will Marilyn Monroe once said, “I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they 're right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.” Is fate subjected to one’s actions or is there another force that intervenes. Two choices to pick from, but each decision will result in a different ending....   [tags: Odyssey, Trojan War, Homer, Vietnam War]

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