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    Why do Filipinos Love Asian Drama? Asian novellas are what’s in these days. They are shown on almost every local TV Channel, sold on DVD and VCD in stores to sidewalks. What do these Asian-novellas have that make them very popular to us Filipinos? Why do Filipinos love Asian Drama? As a watcher of Asian novellas myself, I have seen that it is easy for us Filipinos to relate and appreciate these Asian novellas because these are shows played by actors who are our co-Asians. Watching Asian actors

  • Suppression in the Novella Of Mice and Men

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    of suppression on weak people or characters can be seen in many literary works. Suppression is the act of doing away with by or as by authority or to abolish. One literary work this can be seen in is the novella Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck. There are many characters seen as weak in the novella. Some of which are weak physically, others mentally, and one because of their gender. These weak characters are Lennie, Crooks, Candy, and Curley’s wife. Through these characters it is easy to see that

  • Kate Chopin's novella, The Awakening

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    Kate Chopin's novella, The Awakening In Kate Chopin's novella, The Awakening, the reader is introduced into a society that is strictly male-dominated where women fill in the stereotypical role of watching the children, cooking, cleaning and keeping up appearances. Writers often highlight the values of a certain society by introducing a character who is alienated from their culture by a trait such as gender, race or creed. In Chopin's Awakening, the reader meets Edna Pontellier, a married

  • Franz Kafka's Novella, The Metamorphosis

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    One of the saddest aspects of Franz Kafka's novella, The Metamorphosis, concerns the fact that young Gregor Samsa genuinely cares about this family, working hard to support them, even though they do little for themselves. On the surface, Kafka's 1916 novella, seems to be just a tale of Gregor morphing into a cockroach, but, a closer reading with Marx and Engels economic theories in mind, reveals an imposing metaphor that gives the improbable story a great deal of relevance to the structure of

  • The Great Change in Kafka’s The Metamorphosis

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    Gregor turned into a bug, the real Metamorphosis occurred before the change and with the whole family. Kafka’s novella The Metamorphosis reflects the ideals about industrialization and existentialism during the turn of the century. In the novella, Gregor turns into a bug, and the whole family has to deal with it in different ways. Many characters go through a metamorphosis in the novella. Although the changes may not be physical the changes occurred greatly in Gregor, Mr. Samsa, and Grete. Gregor’s

  • Stevenson and Conrad: The Duality of Human Nature

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    English authors, Robert Louis Stevenson and Joseph Conrad. Stevenson and Conrad both incorporate the theme of the duality of human nature within their own novellas. Stevenson employs this theme throughout his novella The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and similarly Conrad employs this theme throughout his novella Heart of Darkness. In both novellas the theme is found in the literary devices of symbolism and personification. Although both works embody the theme of the duality of human nature, each

  • Heart of Darkness

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    The Novella Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad is about an Ivory agent, Marlow, who is also the narrator of his journey up the Congo River into the heart of Africa. Marlow witnesses many new things during his journey to find Mr. Kurtz. In Apocalypse Now, the narrator is Captain Willard, who is also on a journey to find Kurtz. The Kurtz in the movie however is an American colonel who broke away from the American army and decided to hide away in Cambodia, upon seeing the reality of the Vietnam War

  • Analysis Of The Fat Woodworker

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    Antonio Manetti, a Florentine Humanist and holder of several high offices in Florence, was the author of the delightful novella known as the Fat Woodworker. This novella, first published in its final refined form in the 1470’s, tells the story of a rather complex and slightly malicious trick created by a genius architect known as Filippo Brunelleschi. While the trick is mean at times, the reader tends to not notice because of the comedic way that the fat woodworker reacts. The prank that unfolds

  • The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

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    The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde "The strange case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde" was first published in1886, which was in the Victorian era. Dr Jekyll was a scientist who went too far in his experiments. He found a formula for a potion, which when drunk could separate his dual persona into good and pure evil. The formula not only affected him mentally but physically also. The evil side went by the name Edward Hyde, and he did terrible things, he trampled a little girl and even murdered

  • Humans are Insignificant in the Cycle of Life: Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

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    beings. In the novella Of Mice and Men George and Lennie, two ranch workers dream to have their own piece of land and ranch. They face many obstacles in their attempt to achieve to American dream including loneliness and disability. In Of Mice and Men Steinbeck reveals the naturalistic structure and characterizations of his novella. The novella comes full circle and ends like it begins in order to display a naturalist perspective. The setting in the beginning and the end of the novella are describing