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Literature Classics

Parent Category: Books and Literature
Works of fiction that have so affected the thinking and culture of a world that they have withstood the passage of time and history. Many are required reading in literature classes throughout the world.
If I remember the story correctly, he is sold down the  river.
How is interpretation different than paraphrase?   If saying what the text means, in other words, is not paraphrase,  what then are we doing? What can the interpretive critic do to go  beyond paraphrasing, and in a way reducing the test to a specific  meaning or set of meanings in less...
Mary Shelley intentionally left the dates vague to promote the idea  of mystery and gothic themes, and to make it so you couldn't  pinpoint right when he lived.
The Wizard of Oz starts on the Gale farm in Kansas.
She's a Soc but she Fells for a Greaser.
These would be the Jim Crow laws. The Southern States implemented these laws in 1890. They were used to promote racism and racial segregation in the former Confederate States.
Where are the verbs in this sentence. Poor ikram tripped over the cat and fell flat on her face
Atticus Finch's closing argument to the jury exemplifies the themeof Justice.
It refers to the American civil war in which the North & South  pitted against each other.
"astrology must be considered a type of astronomy, for astrology is  the study of the stars and so is astronomy."
To Kill A Mockingbird wrote about how unfair the black people got treated by the white people.
Lowood, the school Jane is sent to by Mrs. Reed, is cold and harsh.  Run by the strict Mr. Brocklehurst, the school is certainly not a  fun place for Jane. She resents if even more after her only true  companions at the school (Miss Temple and Helen Burns) leave her.
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Dickens's doubling technique functions not only to draw  oppositions, but to reveal hidden parallels. Carton, for example,  initially seems a foil to Darnay; Darnay as a figure reminds him of  what he could have been but has failed to become. By the end of the  novel, however, Carton transforms...
Long Island and New York City in the early 1920s
No, in their biographies, they are shown to have different parents, in diferent birthplaces.They are not directly related, if at all.
One archetype is the serpent sheds its skin, in which in Gilgamesh the serpent sheds its skin because of youth. The other is the serpent is sneaky and sly just like they are today. The last one is that the plant contains special features, in which today, herbs (plant) contain healing powers.
From imdb.comNoel Langley(screenplay) andFlorence Ryerson(screenplay) andEdgar Allan Woolf(screenplay) Noel Langley(adaptation) L. Frank Baum(novel "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz") Irving BrecheruncreditedWilliam H. CannonuncreditedHerbert FieldsuncreditedArthur FreeduncreditedJack Haleyadditional...
if you are looking for an action filled book that is similar to the  movie than this is the book for you
"This is because Baba never really acknowledged Amir as a man in  his house. Baba had a way of distancing himself from Amir that made  Amir feel like a "ghost". Since childhood Amir would try to gain  his father's attention and respect but always felt invisible."         From...
yes he is a tragic hero. he eventually gets murdered on the way home from Troy.
Usually, it's like any other hobby, because it can be really fun and they enjoy it.
 He begins to think that none of the guys in his gang should be  there, fighting like hoods in the night.  He's afraid he and his gang will end up hoods.  Pony can "feel their hatred" [between Darry and Paul] even  though they used to be friends.  Pony has stopped hating the Socs, and wants...
Depending on the point in the novel to which you are referring, a myriad of reasons. At the beginning of the novel, he cannot remove a makeshift helmet he created, so two women at the first inn he encounters must feed him and allow him to drink through a small hole near his mouth. Moving forward in...
It was probably important because he loved the cat so much and was  his friend.Some people care about their animals alot.For example I  have animals and I love them alot.
Jay Gatsby is a self-made man, who earns his money by bootlegging during Prohibition.His would-be benefactor is named Dan Cody, but when Cody dies and leaves James Gatz (Jay Gatsby's given name) an inheritance, it is tied up in the legal system and ultimately goes to Cody's ex-wife, not Gatz.
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A woodsman named Nick Chopper loved a woman named Nimee Amee. Her guardian didn't want them to be together and asked the Wicked Witch of the East to curse his axe. It gradually chopped his body to bits, and a tinsmith replaced it with tin, except he couldn't make a heart. The Tin Woodsman befriended...
Charlie Higson's series "Young Bond" which begin with the book"Silverfin" describe the teenage adventures of James Bond. Theyhave nothing to do with Tarzan
Time Warner Communications owns it, currently. They purchased the rights to the movie from MGM Studios, the original producers of the movie.
he received money and a gun from their friend dally (ch3-4)
albert not fight with monti cristo becase he kno that his father was rong
Jem was convinced that Mr. Radley kept Boo chained to the bed most of the time, but Atticus said no, there are other ways of making people into ghosts (he didn't elaborate as to what those ways may be).
The number of pages in the novel Their Eyes Were WatchingGod , written by Zora Neale Hurston, differ depending upon thepublisher and the edition. The editions available through Barnes& Noble range from 219 to 256 pages.
Cause he is the birth wardent of the flies , for him to speak
The letter "A" for Adulterer. It was the punishment for the adulterer to have to wear the letter A on their clothing to cause them embarrassment and to deter others from doing the same thing.
At the end of Things Fall Apart, Okonkwo kills one of the messengers sent to stop the villagers' meeting. As the other messengers get away, Okonkwo realizes that his village will not fight back. Rather than be imprisoned and executed by the colonialists, he kills himself.
Part 1 of To Kill A Mockingbird, is about all of the good memories from Scout's childhood. In Part 1, Jem if a very happy, rough boy, who only cars about what these children care about. He is also very interested in Boo Radley and the Radely Place. He's scared of it. But in Part 2 of To Kill A...
Yes. As my English teacher told me, it is an allegory that represents the idea that mankind as a whole is repressing its natural instincts and lively hood in order to live as civiled beings whose actions are greatly affected by things like ethics and social normalities.
There are several routes to becomming a Nurse Aide in Tulsa, Oklahoma. OSU offers a free course for those willing to commit to working two years in long term care. The vocational schools have excellent programs that run from 4 weeks or longer. There are also private schools that have flexible...
I wish, I wish with all my heart; to fly with dragons in a land of art
The C in Compeyson is directly comparable to the Abel of Abel Magwitch, due to the strong correlation between their relationship and the biblical story of Cain and Abel. Hence the C could be representative of Cain. Many parallels are seen between the two stories, the mark of Cain, and the mark on...
Well if you were saying China instead of hina, (just trying to be  funny) then here are a list below of 8 ancient Chinese farm  animals.   1. Cattle - used for 6000 years   2. Horses - used for 5000 years   3. Also used - Buffalo   5. Mules   6. Donkeys   7. Camels   8. And...
In the movie Miss Gulch (a nasty neighbor) comes to claim Toto. She has an order that he be euthanized because he bit her. In the book, it is merely established that Dorothy lives on the Kansas prairie with her Aunt Em, Uncle Henry, and dog Toto.
the kids make up a game about what they think happened to boo radley They shoot bluejays in the garden they also play acting games including making a mini play about boo radley in which he stabs a pair of scissors into his parent's leg They created the Boo Radley game, which is a skit about Boo's...
Pip's "mysterious benefactor" wanted to give Pip the chance for social advancement. He afforded Pip an opportunity to become a gentleman.
IT WAS the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the  age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of  belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of  Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it  was the winter of despair, we...
Dickens's use of antithesis is best demonstrated in the opening paragraph of 'A Tale of Two Cities': It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light,...
he finds out Campacent is the one to stood up Miss Havisam
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The moral lesson is that pure revenge does not satisfy. Though he  had been greatly wronged, the Count spent all of his effort  extracting revenge. When the revenge was finally extracted and the  dust settles, the result is but a hollow victory. Though the people  who had ruined his life, so...
She'd rather face the conviction of a murderer, rather than being excommunicated by the church.
Most of the content is the same except for a few slight things that were added or tweaked a bit. The general story obviously follows the same ideas and a lot is quoted from the book. So there are lots of similarities really.
Yes, TI is a classic novel, written in 1800s
Jonathan Swift's 'Gulliver's Travels' (published originally in  1726) contains a variety of Classical and Romantic elements. Just  one example of the former would be the use of fantastic, and  sometimes horrifying, creatures and situations such as were  utilized in ancient texts. An example of...
I wouldn't swear to it, but she looks like a border collie
In the book A Seperate Peace when did World War 2 begin
The hero experiences self-recognition.
Her uncle dies when she is very young, shortly after he takes her into his home.He was traveling to the island of Madeira.
Oedipus himself! Oedipus's father, King Laius of Thebes, was told  that his son was fated to kill his father and marry his mother. In  order to prevent this, the king ordered his newborn son to be left  abandoned in the mountains.
Yes, actually, it is. L. Frank Baum named the north, south, east, and west regions of Oz. The west is Winkie. The north is Gilikin. The south is Quadling. And the east is Munchkin land.
The Prince and the Pauper is a 19th century book for all ages and would be an excellent addition to any book store's collection. This novel is an American classic by Mark Twain and is fun, exciting, and suspenseful. When two boys with similar looks switch places in opposite lives, you can expect an...
Jane Eyre is set in the early 1900's. The book was published in  1847, so the setting of the book is somewhat earlier.
Well a lot of people like/d the movie so yes. No harm done.
Not anymore!