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    Jude the Obscure appeared in 1895, immediately causing scandal and controversy. The story takes place mainly in Wessex, a name Hardy gives for the area including Somerset and Dorset, where he spent most of his childhood. Hardy wanted his audience's attention to be focused on the class divisions in society. The psychology and interactions of the characters are far more complex than in his previous characters. Instead of pure romantic love, the relationships of the protagonist, Jude, with his two lovers

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    the main characters. Lord of the Flies concerns a group of young boys who were sent off on an airplane to escape the horrors of war in the 1950s England. However their plane is shot down and crash-lands on a tropical island bearing fruit trees and pigs. Ralph and the other boys are grounded on the island and attempt to create order while fighting for their own survival. . Firstly, the independent and innocent Simon symbolizes a Christ-like figure, demonstrating his relation to Jesus Christ. Secondly

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    In the 1600’s, in a small town in a market place, in a time when religion was the only base of all morals among people, and the government worked on behalf of god. A small town is filled with commotion after a woman has been prosecuted and sentenced with punishment for adultery. Her punishment is to bear a Scarlet letter, an “A'; on her bosom, for the rest of her living days. The woman has born a child who she is always seen with, whom is her one and only companion. Years after the sentence

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    A six-headed monster that eats human flesh or an enormous monster that swallows massive amounts of water and everything within it. Which would you rather face? Odysseus had to make this hard choice in Homers’ Odyssey. Odysseus takes to the seas after the Trojan War in order to return to Ithaka, however, he faces many hardships. Within the epic poem, Odysseus encounters many obstacles including a witch, sirens, and other monsters, but he still makes it back to Ithaka. In the poem there are many transitions

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    adapted from a traditional Japanese folktale, the Tale of the Bamboo Cutter. An old bamboo cutter lived in a poor mountain village. One day, he found a small cute girl in a bamboo flower during cutting bamboos. He thought this was the gift from the heaven and raised the girl with his wife. The girl grew up fast and gradually

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    does he watch, but he enjoys observing these acts. He is also expressing his sins in his biography when he writes about stealing, which is another sin. He steals pears for fun. St Augustine doesn’t even eat the pears he steals, but throws them to the pigs to eat. Through the story St Augustine struggles interna...

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    Gods of the Hawaiians

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    The Hawaiian Islands are well known for their beauty, tranquility, and unique culture that have shaped this state into what we see today. The special bond that the natives have formed between themselves and nature is not exactly one of a kind, but it is something that can truly be admired. Around approximately 300 AD, Hawaii was discovered by Polynesians who arrived by canoe from Tahiti. These migrants brought their polytheistic spirituality and formed a large intricate society with hierarchies

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    Evolving Prayer

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    The Evolving Prayer Started on April 5th 2010 God my Father thank you for this and every day. Help me to rejoice and be glad in it and all the days you give me. Each and every one is a gift from your hand. Help me not to squander this one or any of them. Let me use my time wisely. “This is the day the Lord hath made; I will rejoice and be glad in it.” (KJV). Lord, Incline my heart and engage my mind in actively seeking you daily. “You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart

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    She wanted to be a nun and got her way. She had to overcome many dreadful tasks the abysses gave her with the help of the Jade Emperor, a god of heaven. Later, the king sent soldier to kill Miaoshan. Once dead, her soul made the Underworld into a joyful place which the Underworld gods disliked; as a result, the Buddha brought her back to the real world. She rejoined her body in Putao on the island

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    Magic or Reality in One Hundred Years of Solitude and Bless Me Ultima In the South American storytelling tradition it is said that humans are possessed of a hearing that goes beyond the ordinary. This special form is the soul’s way of paying attention and learning. The story makers or cantadoras of old spun tales of mystery and symbolism in order to wake the sleeping soul. They wished to cause it to prick up its ears and listen to the wisdom contained within the telling. These ancient methods

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