📖 Essays on Literature

Law of the Jungle in Kipling’s “The Jungle Book”

There is a great number of different masterpieces of literature in the world. Each of them describes some peculiar phenomenon or event. The majority of books are devoted to human beings and their feelings and emotions. There are, however, some works that are devoted to animals and their touching allegiance...

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Food and Identity in Nguyen’s “Stealing Buddha’s Dinner”

Every culture has its own unique and distinct tradition which is a trademark of identification of every nation. Immigrates are away from their lands and tradition, they face cultural influences that are enforced by an external environment. This essay paper analyzes immigrates experiencing cultural adaptation of Stealing Buddha dinner written...

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Solomon Northup’s “Twelve Years a Slave” Memoir

Northup’s life like before slavery Being born a free person, Solomon Northup enjoyed all the privileges granted by liberty and managed to use many opportunities of his position as a free man. His father managed to educate him and, thus, he could read, write, and he even played the violin....

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“I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou

The excerpt from I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings tells about the memories of a little girl. Marguerite Johnson and her brother Bailey, abandoned by their parents, go to their father’s mother to Stamps, Arkansas. That is how children start living with their grandmother whom they soon begin to...

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“The Age of Empire: 1875-1914” by Eric Hobsbawm

The Age of Empire: 1875-1914 is a historical book written by Eric Hobsbawm. The author described the period as significant towards the development of our present global economy and politics. One important thing about the book is that the author divides historians of the 19th century into two groups: those...

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Rupert Brooke’s and Wilfred Owen’s War Poems

“Dulce Et Decorum Est” – Wilfred Owen In comparing and contrasting Rupert Brooke and Wilfred Owen, we will look at their various works and see the comparisons and differences, if any, in opinions about World War One. First, let’s look at Wilfred Owen’s poems. In Dulce Et Decorum Est, Owen...

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Ethnic Identity in Asian American Fiction Authors

The Names of Novelists and Their Works The basic idea of ​​the paper is to demonstrate ethical identity as one of the social aspects involved in Asian American literature. Due to the fact that immigrants have made a great contribution to the formation of cultural heritage, it is necessary to...

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Black American Literature

Abstract During the colonial period in America, Black Americans lived under oppression by their white colonial masters. They never enjoyed similar rights as the white American citizens. Blacks were denied the freedom of expression. Because of this, African American writers decided that it would be good to present their grievances...

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The Idea of Heroism: “The Hobbit” and American Gods

Introduction There is probably no more fruitful field for authors describing heroes than fantasy literature. In these stories, good usually fights against bad, the hero is opposed to the villain, and their encounters are so exciting that the reader is fully involved in the events of the book. Most often,...

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Guillaume Apollinaire’s Surrealist Poetry

Eyeglasses For some you are a mask Disguising their true self. For some – a fashion choice Residing on a shelf. A window’s what you are to me, Through which I see the world. Without you it’s so unclear, And shapeless, and all burred. Group Surrealist Poem I would kill...

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Memory and Remembering: Foer, Griffin, and Doyle

In their works, Foer, Griffin, and Doyle chose to explore rather abstract subjects such as memory and remembering that resonate quite strongly in the age of information and the written word the society experiences these days. The three authors preferred different approaches to present their arguments. While Foer’s essay is...

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J. Foer, S. Griffin, B. Doyle: Comparative Analysis

Joshua Foer declares that to some level, memory has evolved into a less indispensable phenomenon in people’s everyday existence. In the contemporary domain that is endemic with technological developments, life has been made tranquil in a lot of methods. The author advances his idea of the procedure of reading and...

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Heritage and Culture in African American Literature

Introduction The introduction of African American heritage and cultural studies in the curriculums has had a lot of support as well as disapprovals regarding the content coverage. This paper forms an analysis of the challenges and the right Trans or multi-disciplinary approaches required to contribute to growth and development of...

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Language Manipulation

The use of words that give different but related meaning to the actual one is regarded as an abuse of language. The meaning derived when language is manipulated can be vague at times, but for people with a common agenda, for instance, opponents to a particular cause, it may not....

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