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  • A Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

    A Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

    The novel, A Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Alexander Solzhenitsyn, is a very detailed and graphic description of one man's life struggle in a Stalinist work camp. It is the story of Ivan Denisovich's, most often going by the name of Shukhov, determination and strength to endure

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  • A Day No Pigs Would Die

    A Day No Pigs Would Die

    Peck, Robert. A Day No Pigs Would Die. Random House: New York, 1972. 150 Pages. This novel about a Vermont farm family which includes: Aunt Carrie, Papa (Haven), Mama, and Robert. One day when Robert was skipping school and walking through the woods he seen his neighbors (Mr. and Mrs.

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  • A Death in the Family

    A Death in the Family

    The story takes place in 1915 in Knoxville, Tennessee, where Jay Follet, an ordinary man approaching middle age, lives with his wife Mary and their two small children, Rufus, who is about six, and Catherine, who is almost four. One night he gets an anxious telephone call from his brother

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  • A Descent into the Maelstrom

    A Descent into the Maelstrom

    A Descent into the Maelstrom A descent into the maelstrom is a story told three years following the actual event being narrated by a spectator second hand. The story takes off atop a Norwegian mountain where an old man begins to describe a set of events in which a chaotic,

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  • A Dog Is Man's Best Friend

    A Dog Is Man's Best Friend

    "A dog is man's best friend." That common saying may contain some truth, but dogs are not the only animal friend whose companionship people enjoy. For many people, a cat is their best friend. Despite what dog lovers may believe, cats make excellent housepets. In the first place, people enjoy

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  • A Doll's House

    A Doll's House

    Changes In "A Doll's House" Written by Henrik Ibsen A Doll's House's central theme is change from society. This is demonstrated by several of its characters breaking away from the social standards of their time and acting on their own terms. No one character demonstrates this better than Nora.

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  • A Doll's House

    A Doll's House

    A Doll's House, a play by Henrik Ibsen, tells the story of Nora, the wife of Torvald Helmer, who is an adult living as a child, kept as a doll by her husband. She is expected to be content and happy living in the world Torvald has created for

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  • A Doll's House

    A Doll's House

    Synopsis The play begins on Christmas Eve. Nora Torvald enters the living room carrying packages. Torvald Helmer, her husband, enters. He says that she shouldn't have spent so much on Christmas gifts. He says that they have to be careful with money for now, but that he got a promotion

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  • A Doll's House

    A Doll's House

    Independence Most of us live a life where we do what we want and when we want without anyone telling us how to live our lives. This wasn't the case in A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen, where he illustrates to us how one woman lives a life through her

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  • A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen

    A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen

    A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen, is a play that was written ahead of its time. In this play Ibsen tackles women's rights as a matter of importance. Throughout this time period it was neglected. A Doll's House was written during the movement of Naturalism, which commonly reflected society. Ibsen

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  • A Dolls House

    A Dolls House

    A DOLL'S HOUSE Believe it or not money is a big thing in a couples relationship. One of the themes in the play, A Doll's House, was about money. In the play, money had a lot to do with the breaking of a relationship. The relationship was between Nora and

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  • A Dolls House

    A Dolls House

    Nora received supernatural aid in the form of self awareness of her own value/worth. Some could say her ignorance, ignorant as to what her actions would cause to happen if they where known publicly. Innocently she thought there was nothing wrong with saving her husbands life, but his pride, his

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  • A Duty Dance with Death

    A Duty Dance with Death

    Slaughterhouse-Five; or The Children's Crusade, A Duty Dance With Death is surely the best achievement of Kurt Vonnegut and even one of the most acclaimed works in modern American literature. It is a very personal novel which draws upon Vonnegut's own experience in World War Two. He was an advance

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  • A Dwindling Faith

    A Dwindling Faith

    A Dwindling Faith "My eyes had opened and I was alone, terribly alone in a world without God..." (Wiesel 68). Most people would think hard times would strengthen people's faith, that they would rely even more on their beliefs. But that is not always the case. In times of great

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  • A Face in Every Window

    A Face in Every Window

    A Face in Every Window You know how they say never to judge a book by its cover? Well, that is what I find myself doing before most books I read. Whether it is an assigned book as a class, or a choice book we have to read on our

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  • A Fading Beacon

    A Fading Beacon

    A Fading Beacon As humans, we require basic necessities, such as food, water, and shelter to survive. But we also need a reason to live. The reason could be the thought of a person, achieving some goal, or a connection with a higher being. Humans need something that drives

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  • A Farewell to Arms

    A Farewell to Arms

    A Farewell To Arms Ernest Hemmingway's " A Farewell To Arms" is a classic display of literature. The way he develops his characters is ingenious. In the beginning of the story I did not like the way it was going. As I read deeper into the book, "A Farewell To

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  • A Farewell to Arms

    A Farewell to Arms

    A Farewell to Arms, by Ernest Hemingway, is a typical love story. A Romeo and his Juliet placed against the odds. In this novel, Romeo is Frederick Henry and Juliet is Catherine Barkley. Their love affair must survive the obstacles of World War I. The background of war-torn Italy adds

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  • A Farewell to Arms

    A Farewell to Arms

    "A writer's job is to tell the truth" - Ernest Hemingway. This quote means that it is a writer's job to convey some sort of truth or accuracy to the reader. I agree. This is shown in the novel, A Farewell to Arms, by Ernest Hemingway through the setting and

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  • A Farewell to Arms

    A Farewell to Arms

    In A Farewell To Arms, the main focus of Ernest Hemingway (the author) is the title character's involvement in the war and his love interest, Catherine Barkley. When Frederic Henry first meets Catherine it is just playful flirting. Then they soon learn that when they are together, they are able

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  • A Farewell to Arms

    A Farewell to Arms

    A Farewell to Arms is a novel by Ernest Hemingway about an American ambulance driver in Italy during World War I, and the nurse, Catherine Barkley, with whom he falls in love. The story is narrated by this driver, named Frederic Henry. Whether or not this book is truly an

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  • A Feminist Critique on Frankenstein

    A Feminist Critique on Frankenstein

    It is quite ironic that Mary Shelley, a woman who grew up daughter to the important Victorian feminist Mary Wollstonecraft, portrayed women in her most notable novel, Frankenstein, as passive beings inferior to their male counterparts. However, this farcical viewpoint is direct in pointing out the flawed treatment of women

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  • A Few Words on Dante's Inferno

    A Few Words on Dante's Inferno

    A Few Words on Dante's Inferno Like in the Inferno, where the gates of Hell begin the journey to the bottom, so life is began by birth, and the journey to Eternity begins. Some lives are more easily lead than others, like some of the punishments in Dante's version of

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  • A Fine Balance Plot Summary

    A Fine Balance Plot Summary

    This story takes place in an unnamed coastal city in India during 1975-1984. This novel is told in third person and is about a chain of circumstances that tosses four very different people together into one small apartment. A college student, Maneck Kohlah, rents a room in the apartment

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  • A Force More Powerful: A Century of Nonviolent Conflict

    A Force More Powerful: A Century of Nonviolent Conflict

    Book Review Analysis Part I. A "Force More Powerful: A Century of Nonviolent Conflict" by Peter Ackerman and Jack Duvall is a book that highlights revolutionary events and notable individuals in history. The book concentrates on strikes, boycotts, demonstrations, sit-ins, and civil organizations throughout a century. The principal argument of

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  • A Gathering of Old Men

    A Gathering of Old Men

    A Gathering of Old Men The integration of the white and black races is the most remarkable event of the second half of this century, surpassed only by two world wars in its significance. A Gathering of Old Men is a remarkable mystery about a young white woman and

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  • A Generation Gap in a Raisin in the Sun

    A Generation Gap in a Raisin in the Sun

    A Generation Gap in a Raisin in the Sun There is a big generation gap in the book A Raisin in the Sun. There are three different generations all living in the same old cramped apartment. The family has been living in the apartment for at least forty years and

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  • A Gesture Life

    A Gesture Life

    Chang-rae lee, in A Gesture Life, pictures a Japanese immigrant named Franklin Hata. Hata have been seeking assimilation into the American society. To become part of the society, Hata tries to become the perfect citizen in the society, a "mascot" who everyone knows and respects. To further his assimilation, he

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  • A Gift of Magic

    A Gift of Magic

    As the grandmother was dieing, she told her daughter, Elizabeth Garrett, that each one of her children would have a special gift. To Kirby she left the gift of dance. To Brendon, who wasn't born yet, she left the gift of music. And to Nancy she left the gift of

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  • A Good Man Is Hard to Find

    A Good Man Is Hard to Find

    You are sitting in your living room at home watching the nightly news. The lead story for the night is about a family of four that were murdered. After seeing and hearing about something like that we often ask ourselves, What could possess a person enough to kill another human

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