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  • Clive Staples Lewis

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    most popular works, demonstrates moral characteristics in ways we can more easily understand with fictitious characters and settings (Gilbert 14). Young Life Clive Staples Lewis was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland to Albert J. Lewis and Florence Hamilton Lewis (Lewis Foundation) on November 29, 1898 (Gormley 2). As a child, Clive Staples Lewis immediately disliked his name and wanted to be referred to as “Jack” and was sometimes called “Jacksie” (Id. 1). As a young child, Jack enjoyed playing

  • Sir Clive Woodward

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    Sir Clive Woodward Name: Sir Clive Woodward Date of Birth: 6th January 1956- Ely, Cambridgeshire. Previous History: England (21 Caps 1980-84), lions, Loughborough University, NEC Harlequins, Leicester Tigers, Manly Coaching: England (1997-2nd September 2004), England U21’s, Manly, Henley Hawks, London Irish, Bath Country: England Caps 21 & Lions Caps 2 Honours: Sir Clive meeting the Queen at the palace & Coach of the year

  • Clive Staples Lewis

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    “I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not because I see it, but because by it, I see everything else” (Lewis, Brainy). Clive Staples Lewis, better known as C. S. Lewis, was born in Strandtown, Northern Ireland on November 22, 1898, to Albert and Flora Lewis. Albert Lewis, his father, was a district attorney while Flora Lewis, his mother, maintained the household (Gresham). When he was still young, tragedy struck his family with the death of his mother. Because of his

  • Clive Bell and the Formalist Theory

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    Clive Bell and the Formalist Theory “Art is a recurring form of human practice. Some have argued that all human societies have shown evidence of artistic activities.” (Carroll 5) Man has long created art, this much is certain. However, man has never ultimately defined art. There are so many things which qualify as art and as many qualities to each piece that trying to find answers only seems result in more questions. The formalist theory of art, as present by Clive Bell,

  • Examining the Protagonist, Clive, in The Alternative Hero

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    The protagonist of this novel is Clive Beresford. He is a writer for a famous music magazine, and that is what his whole life is circled around: music. He began listening to music when he was a teenager and became obsessed with a band known as the “Thieving Magpies”. “But these Thieving Magpies sounded wicked. Get me to the record shop NOW” (Thorton 28). Ever since then, Clive has been obsessed with the band and wrote reviews for them. He was especially fond of the lead singer, Lance Webster

  • A Green History of the World by Clive Pointing

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    A Green History of the World by Clive Pointing A Green History of the World has been very educational reading and has given me a new prospective on the environment. While I do disagree with some of Clive Pointing’s views I have learned a lot from his work. A Green History of the World was a very in-depth look at the past and the future of our environment. Pointing raised my consciousness regarding the trials we face as inhabitants of this great planet and left me with some food for thought

  • A Brief Biography Of Clive Staples Lewis

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    Clive Staples Lewis (or Jack as he was known to his friends) was born in Belfast, Ireland, onNovember 29th 1898. His mother was Florence Augusta Lewis. His father was Albert James Lewis. He had an older brother, Warren Hamilton Lewis. When Clive was young his dog Jacksie was killed by a car, he decided that his name should be changed to Jacksie, but he was later called Jack. When Clive was seven, his family moved into his childhood home, in East Belfast. As a boy, Lewis was fascinated with anthropomorphic

  • Comparing Clive Cussler's Sahara and Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe

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    Comparing Clive Cussler's Sahara and Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe The theme that will be explored in this essay will be survival  when times get tough, physically, mentally. The two books that will be involved in the discussion will be Clive Cussler's Sahara and Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe.  In both cases the leading characters show signs of breaking down and quitting because of physical, but also their mental stress.  Robinson Crusoe, and Sahara relate in many ways, as do the

  • Of Christianity In Clive Lewis's Novel The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe

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    Finding Christianity “Let us suppose that there were a land like Narnia and that the son of God, as he became a man in our world, became a lion in theirs, and then imagine what would happen” (letters to children qtd. Gazora 9). Throughout Clive Lewis life, he changed his religion so many times from not believing in God to believing again. Lewis was always known for his fantasy, and his most known book The Chronicles of Narnia. Lewis wrote The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, to show his Christian

  • The Princess of Clives by Marie de La Fayette

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    The Princess of Cleves was first published in 1678 and is often believed to be the first significant French novel. Marie de La Fayette paved the way for future novelists with her work. The significance and impact of her work goes far beyond the actual text. She combines original and classic concepts throughout her story. Her figurative language is still prevalent and widely used in modern literature. De La Fayette’s innovative ideas contributed to one of the most important time periods, the Enlightenment