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  • A Clockwork Orange

    A Clockwork Orange

    A Clockwork Orange By:i just saved you Anthony Burgess wrote A Clockwork Orange in 1962 (which then you had to be 17 or older to purchase) and left out the last chapter. The 1982 20th anniversary re printed edition that I read contains this last chapter and makes the book somewhat different from the movie/original version. There is no doubt in my mind that Anthony Burgess was a very creative man not only with writing

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    Essay Length: 510 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 5, 2010 By: Victor
  • A Clockwork Orange

    A Clockwork Orange

    A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess portrays the problem between order in society and the freedom of individuals. The novel represents the universal values and dangers of all societies due to this fundamental conflict of choice and individualism. The freedom of individuals must be limited in order to achieve stability and order within society. The antagonist of A Clockwork Orange is fifteen year-old Alex, a vicious boy with constant violent impulses. Alex rapes, steals, and

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    Essay Length: 728 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 6, 2010 By: Wendy
  • A Clockwork Orange

    A Clockwork Orange

    A Clockwork Orange By:i just saved you(bgarrett) Anthony Burgess wrote A Clockwork Orange in 1962 (which then you had to be 17 or older to purchase) and left out the last chapter. The 1982 20th anniversary re printed edition that I read contains this last chapter and makes the book somewhat different from the movie/original version. There is no doubt in my mind that Anthony Burgess was a very creative man not only with writing

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    Essay Length: 510 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 10, 2010 By: Wendy
  • A Clockwork Orange : Chosen Evil Vs. Forced Morality

    A Clockwork Orange : Chosen Evil Vs. Forced Morality

    A Clockwork Orange : Chosen Evil vs. Forced Morality What becomes of a man stripped of his free will? Does he continue to be a man, or does he cease? These are questions that Anthony Burgess tries to answer. Written in the middle of Burgess’ writing career, A Clockwork Orange was a reflection of a youth subculture of violence and terrorization that was beginning to emerge in the early 1960s. The novel follows Alex, a

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    Essay Length: 1,331 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: January 26, 2010 By: Jessica
  • A Clockwork Orange by Antony Burgees

    A Clockwork Orange by Antony Burgees

    A Clockwork Orange by Antony Burgees (written 1962) 1, Summary: The story is set in the seventies. The leading character and also the narrator is Alex, a very violent and cruel 15 year old boy. He and his friends Georgie, Pete and Dim murder, rob, torture and rape for fun. Alex is the leader of their gang. Alex and his friends arrive at an old cottage in the countryside and play a trick. Dim pretends

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    Essay Length: 703 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 26, 2010 By: Mike
  • A Coal Miners Bride

    A Coal Miners Bride

    A Coal Miners Bride Brandy Tate The name of my book is A Coal Miners Bride, the dairy of Anetka Kaminska. The main character is Anetka Kaminska. In this story, Anetka’s father has been living in America for awhile. One night, Anetka receives a letter from her father telling her that he told a coal miner named Stanley Gawrych that he could marry Anetka if he paid for her passage to America. Her father promises

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    Essay Length: 272 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 8, 2010 By: Fonta
  • A Compare and Contrast Essay on Apocalypse Now and Heart of Darkness

    A Compare and Contrast Essay on Apocalypse Now and Heart of Darkness

    Francis Coppola’s Apocalypse Now was inspired by Joseph Conrad’s novel Heart of Darkness that informs the film throughout. A comparison and contrast can be made between the two. Both have the same themes but entirely different settings. Heart of Darkness takes place on the Congo River in the Heart of Africa while Apocalypse Now is set in Vietnam. The stock characters in both have the same general personalities but have different names. Of course, Kurtz

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    Essay Length: 1,171 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: January 25, 2010 By: Kevin
  • A Compare and Contrast Essay on Apocalypse Now and Heart of Darkness

    A Compare and Contrast Essay on Apocalypse Now and Heart of Darkness

    Romeo and Juliet Films are made with the directors different personal opinions based on the original screenplay. For the movie version of Romeo + Juliet (1996), the quote above illustrates this perfectly. For this essay, I will discuss contrasts between the original screenplay, and the film. I will be discussing plot changes to adapt to the movie's visual capabilities, changes to the time-frame of the script, and plot changes to different relationships between characters.

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    Essay Length: 619 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 22, 2010 By: Fatih
  • A Compare and Contrast of Thomas Moore’s Utopia and Machiavelli's the Prince

    A Compare and Contrast of Thomas Moore’s Utopia and Machiavelli's the Prince

    Just vs. Viable To be just is to be fair and honorable. Kids are taught that if you are kind and just you will excel and be successful. But life’s not fair and being just doesn’t necessary mean that a society will stand the test of time and be able to grow. The two different societies introduced in More’s Utopia and Machiavelli’s The Prince are very different and although More’s Utopian society would be considered

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    Essay Length: 953 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 27, 2009 By: Janna
  • A Comparison of Two Heroines in Vanity Fair

    A Comparison of Two Heroines in Vanity Fair

    Introduction William Makepeace Thackeray is one of the representatives of the famous critical realism writers in Britain. Vanity Fair is recognized as his masterpiece. There are two important characters in this story, and one of them is Becky Sharp, a clever and beautiful girl. Becky came from an economic deprived family, struggled with poverty, and made great efforts to change her own destiny. Her biggest dream was to cast off low socio-economic status and enter

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    Essay Length: 7,561 Words / 31 Pages
    Submitted: October 18, 2017 By: yifan suo
  • A Comparison Study of Children as Enemies and Who’s Irish

    A Comparison Study of Children as Enemies and Who’s Irish

    A Comparison Study of Children as Enemies and Who’s Irish Written by Chinese American writers, both Children as Enemies and Who’s Irish are wonderful short stories related to cultural conflicts. Aa is known to all, literature is the reflection of reality. Consequently, the authors’ similar background make these two stories have much similarities, which can be seen as follows. (1) Conflicts between American culture and Chinese culture These two short stories are both concerned

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    Essay Length: 1,480 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: January 3, 2016 By: cassiel4282
  • A Confusion Between Wife and Child

    A Confusion Between Wife and Child

    A Confusion Between Wife And Child In today’s society, Americans typically portray specific roles for the different labels of groups or people in their society. Roles are put into place for all different types of people, from mothers to doctors to lawyers and homeless. But typically, the role between a mother and a child are completely different. Although mothers can sometimes get playful and act like their children to get along with them more, the

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    Essay Length: 1,078 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 23, 2009 By: Mike
  • A Critical Analysis of Hamlet

    A Critical Analysis of Hamlet

    Why is Shakespeare considered to be one of the greatest playwrights of his time? Shakespeare lived in the Elizabethan era and had to write for an Elizabethan audience and theater. By today's standards, this was no picnic in the park. Under those circumstances, he wrote some of the greatest works in history. These works, still popular today, prove him to be a consummate dramatist. Shakespeare knew how to craft dramatic scenes full of external and

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    Essay Length: 1,751 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: December 11, 2008 By: Fatih
  • A Critical Book Report in as I Lay Dying

    A Critical Book Report in as I Lay Dying

    A Critical Book Report in As I Lay Dying As I Lay Dying is a novel written by William Faulkner in 1930. William Cuthbert Faulkner was born on September 25, 1897 in New Albany, Mississippi, the first of four sons of Murry and Maud Butler Falkner (he later added the “u” to the family name himself). “His great-grandfather, William Clark Falkner, was an important figure in the history of northern Mississippi who served as a

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    Essay Length: 3,690 Words / 15 Pages
    Submitted: February 22, 2010 By: July
  • A Critical Review of Missions by Gailyn Van Rheenon

    A Critical Review of Missions by Gailyn Van Rheenon

    Gailyn Van Rheenen thoroughly presents a Biblical basis for the theology of missions. Rheenen studied at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and at the time of publication he was working as a professor at Abilene Christian University. In this particular book, he explains what is needed to be done in order for missions to be effective. The world is changing and Christian faith must be theologically anchored in order for missions to be effective. Rheenen clarifies

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    Essay Length: 392 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 18, 2010 By: David
  • A Critique of Pablo Neruda's “keeping Still”

    A Critique of Pablo Neruda's “keeping Still”

    Keeping Still by Pablo Neruda is a thought provoking work of poetry. The poem was probably applicable to humanity of the time when it was authored, but it eerily fits so well into this moment of time and space. The notion of slowing the pace of life down for just a moment to realize that every living thing could use a moment of peace and reflection is so applicable to our lives in the Silicon

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    Essay Length: 505 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 5, 2010 By: Wendy
  • A Cry in the Night

    A Cry in the Night

    BOOK TALK Mary Higgins Clark - Ў§A Cry In The NightЎЁ First impressions of book - I wish I was Jenny at the beginningЎK o She had the perfect boyfriend. o It described him as good looking, kind, and very gentlemen like. o He would take her to fancy restaurants. - The beginning of the book was pleasant and made me wonder what was wrong because it seemed so perfect. Plot - Summary - It

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    Essay Length: 333 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 27, 2009 By: Tommy
  • A Dark Revenge

    A Dark Revenge

    The story “The Cask of Amontillado” by Edgar Allan Poe is about a narrator who tells us the about the revenge he did to “friend” of his. The story mainly takes place in the dark catacombs. The same place the story not only ends, but also the life of Fortunato. The setting of the story adds horror, and suspense to an already dark plan of revenge. The time and place the story starts is very

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    Essay Length: 595 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Kevin
  • A Day at the Park

    A Day at the Park

    The Fear of a Boy Have you ever had the feeling of being lonely and knowing no one is coming back for you? The feeling you get when you lost in a huge store and you can’t find your mother anywhere. I feeling of loneliness plays with our emotions so much and leaves such a scar, we will never be able to forget it. So many people today in our world fear all kinds of

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    Essay Length: 821 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: April 12, 2010 By: Victor
  • 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 the hardships of imprisonment and dehumanization. The most memorable scene shows Shukhov’s determination to survive and adapt to his life. The meal scenes of the

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    Essay Length: 883 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 25, 2009 By: Max
  • 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. Tanner) cow, Apron, having a hard time giving berth to her two bull claves. A mistake that he did was trying to help her. He

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    Essay Length: 605 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 23, 2010 By: Bred
  • 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 Ralph asking him to the bedside of their sick father, who appears to be at death's door. Jay agrees to go, and in an excellent

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    Essay Length: 1,461 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 12, 2009 By: Stenly
  • 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, turbulent sea robbed him of his family. As the horrified listener peers over the ledge of the mountain he witnesses the horrifying abyss that once

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    Essay Length: 408 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 14, 2010 By: Steve
  • A Devoted Son by Anita Desai

    A Devoted Son by Anita Desai

    The differences between generations in modern day India have been widely affected by the influences of western culture and values. ‘A Devoted Son” by Anita Desai examines the result of this in the relationship between an elderly father and hi successful son. Throughout the story the struggle for power and influence of another culture can be clearly seen from the changes in behavior and choices. As children grown up their exposure to modern societies adversely

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    Essay Length: 667 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 24, 2010 By: Steve
  • 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 the companionship of cats. Many cats are affectionate. They will snuggle up and ask to be petted, or scratched under the chin. Who can resist

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    Essay Length: 445 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 21, 2009 By: Max
  • A Doll House by Henrik Ibsen

    A Doll House by Henrik Ibsen

    A doll house by Henrik Ibsen is a modern drama whose characters fail to understand who they really are. The theme of self-discovery can be viewed throughout the entire play. Nora’s character plays an important role in self-discovery. She is a dynamic character who proves at the end of the play that she accept and discovers who the true Nora is. The play begins with a direct emphasis on Nora and her husband (Torvald)

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    Essay Length: 1,088 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 30, 2009 By: Victor
  • A Dolls House

    A Dolls House

    Out of a Dolls House Inot The Real World From day one birds are born curious, but helpless. However, they grow and develop until one day they finally gain the confidence to leave the nest and fly away. In writer Ibsen's drama A Dolls House readers witness a very similar cycle happen to the character Nora. She is helpless and careless, then becomes fearful of the intense predicament she has gotten herself inot . But,

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    Essay Length: 813 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 28, 2010 By: David
  • 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 ego would be hurt and society would outcast them. Another form of aid was Linde who served as a mirror like character who showed Nora

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    Essay Length: 466 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 11, 2010 By: Anna
  • 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 Torvald a married couple. Their was a big thing that had to do with money that I will be discussing later in this essay. On

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    Essay Length: 453 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 16, 2010 By: Steve
  • 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 at the bank that will increase their quality of life. Helene, their maid, says that Dr. Rank has come to visit. Also, Nora’s school friend,

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    Essay Length: 549 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 30, 2009 By: Andrew

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