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Literature of North America

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North American Literature of the 20th Century: A Literature of Alienation North American literature of the twentieth century began as a predominantly white male-dominated literature, on the heels of 19th century romantic literary expression, such as within the works of Nathaniel Hawthorne, Herman Melville, Mark Twain, William Dean Howells, Stephen Crane, and others. Similarly, in the early decades of the…… [Read More]

Literature as Psychology

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Psychology and Literature Both psychology and literature explore how people interact with each other. Both psychology and literature explore how prior events affect what follows. Both psychology and literature look at how a person grows, develops and changes over time. However, psychology looks at how events affect what people do and how they act in very precise ways, while literature…… [Read More]

Literature as Educational Philosophy

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classroom, regardless of the age of the learner, we realize that there are multiple learning styles and responses to divergent stimuli. The modern pedagogical environment is faced with a number of challenges that are directly related to learning. In fact, as an educational pendulum swings, we find any number of methods that are thought to be new and innovative; yet…… [Read More]

Literature of Latin America and the Caribbean

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OCTAVIO PAZ "TRANSPLANTED LANGUAGES" Octavio Paz's 1990 Nobel Lecture accentuated the issue of transplanted languages and the literature that emerged in a transplanted culture. Latin-American and Caribbean literature is good example of the use of transplanted languages since the influence of European and American cultures is quite pronounced. When people migrate from one place to another or are forced to…… [Read More]

Literature and Codes of Behavior in the Middle Ages

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courtly love your purchase. COURTLY LOVE AND MIDDLE AGES LITERATURE In this paper, we shall study the tradition of Courtly love in the Middle Ages as reflected by literary works produced in that period. The paper will first focus on what the exact nature of Courtly Love, then proceed to briefly discuss its development and finally take into account the…… [Read More]

Literature and Sexuality

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Abbe Prevost's tale of Manon Lescaut performs several different functions at once. It is in part a cautionary story. It is in part a push to create a fully modern sensibility in French literature. It is in part an exploration of the trope of Romanticism. And in all of these things it is partly a story about the New World,…… [Read More]

Literature Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Hurston

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Zora Hurston THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD Zora Hurston's 'Their Eyes were watching God' occupies an important place in African-American literature on account of that fact that it is not part of the protest literature that emerged during Harlem Renaissance. The novel revolves around a powerful belief: a person's failure is caused more by his thinking than his sex or…… [Read More]

Literature Russian

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Leo Tolstoy During Leo Tolstoy's lifetime (1828-1910), Russia and Europe went through a number of political and intellectual changes. Writing evolved from Romanticism to Realism during the period. As the term "realism" implies the realistic novelists like Tolstoy focused on observation and attention to detail. In Russia the czars retained absolute power by preventing the political and social changes that…… [Read More]

Literature Beowulf

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Beowulf: A Classic Medieval Archetypal Leader Beowulf is one of the earliest epic poems. It tells a classic tale of a great hero. The style of the epic reflects a much earlier writing style found in the Viking sagas. Yet the story is that of a Danish King. Literature and art are the keys to understanding society. Art is not…… [Read More]

Literature Frankenstein

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Gothic novel era is widely accepted as the years from 1764 to 1834. The Gothic genre has remained "an elusive minor literary upheaval that has had eminence influenced on most genres today" (Summer 164). The Gothic novel includes magic and mystery; horrors abound, while ghosts, castles, and charnel houses take part in adding to the mood of terror. The true…… [Read More]

Literature and Society

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American Cultural Values: Whitman and Otsuka America has been criticized and praised as having one of the most individualistic systems of cultural values in the world, rather than any cohesive system of national ethics. This is partly the result of America's status as a nation of immigrants. However, merely because America is an individualistic nation, and made up of many…… [Read More]

Literature Wuthering Heights and Effie Briest

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judge books by covers. But it is something entirely different to job a story by its form, for the way in which an author chooses to frame a story is as important to our understanding of it as the content of the story itself - something that is becomes clear to us when we examine books that tell very different…… [Read More]

Literature More Specifically Mythology

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Greek Hero Odysseus in Homer's Odyssey and the Northern Hero Beowulf in the saga BeoWulf, discussing how either can be heroes and arguing in some ways that it is more than deeds that marks a hero, but also the way in which they behave and relate to others. Bibliography cites 2 sources. Beowulf and Odysseus: the Most Unlikely of Heroes…… [Read More]

Literature Australia

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British and Australian characters based on stereotypes. Discuss how the characters are different. Review the book and relevant literature on the book and the author. Nevil Shute's characters epitomize the British and Australian stereotypes but are also characters of depth with moral values. Town Like Alice, (Alice) written in 1950 is often categorized as one of Nevil Shute's "anti-war" novels…… [Read More]

Literature House of Mirth

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House of Mirth, by Edith Wharton. Specifically, it will look at the theme of success in the novel, and how a success-oriented society can destroy the weak and untrained. THE HOUSE OF MIRTH" Lily Bart begins her tumble into poverty from the very beginning of the book, because she does not conform to society, and she cannot become a success…… [Read More]

Literature Aspects of Shakespearean Comedy Taming of the Shrew

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Taming of the Shrew, by William Shakespeare. Specifically, it will show how the play demonstrates the comedic aspect of thematic concern with love and beauty. In Shakespearean Comedy, a shallow, often narcissistic type of love at the start is not only grounded too heavily in "beauty" of the conventional sort, but also leads to a mistaken notion of what beauty…… [Read More]

Literature Theory and Gothic Fiction

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Gothic Literature Art, as defined by Plato in his paradigmatic work The Republic, serves both as a definition qua definition - a way of telling us what art should be in and of itself - and as an exemplar of other aspects of society. Plato was fundamentally concerned with the relationship between the world and art (including all media of…… [Read More]

Literature Dry Needling

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Dry Needling Cover letter Department of Science Attachment: Over time, dry needling has turned out to be a well-liked therapy method in manual physical rehabilitation (Dommerholt et al., 2006). Physiotherapists as well as other healthcare service providers in numerous nations utilize dry needling within the clinical therapy of individuals with myofascial discomfort and trigger points. Within the U.S.A., roughly 20…… [Read More]

Literature and Culture of the English Renaissance

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Chastity in Renaissance Literature and Political Power Chastity was a concept that was promoted throughout Renaissance society by the church and those in political power. Chastity was promoted not only as a virtue and measure of the worthiness of a woman at the time of her marriage, it was also utilized as a means to repress women and their ability…… [Read More]

Literature on the Social and Psychological Use of Storytelling

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Storytelling Review of Literature For hundreds of years, stories have been used to teach children about morality and ethics. Indeed, many of the same myths, legends and fairy tales have been handed down from generation to generation, remaining largely intact. However, these myths also contain hidden meanings that illuminate the cultural or historical aspects of their origin. The first part…… [Read More]

Literature Search

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Managing Diversity Diversity Management -- Literature Search The following articles provide an overview of diversity in the workplace, specifically within teams and managerial groups. With respect to team effectiveness, these articles address how various conceptualizations of diversity can impact team effectiveness. Overall, many of the articles point to mixed results, with some studies finding positive effects on team effectiveness and…… [Read More]

Literature Australia Literature

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Australian Literature: An Anthology of Writing From the Land Down Under, by Phyllis Edelson. Specifically, it will contain an analysis of pages 1-52, "What is the Australian's view of the Bush?" AUSTRALIA'S VIEW OF THE BUSH Australian's love the bush. They hate it; they suffer when they live there. It is dangerous, deadly, and always dramatic, but they love the…… [Read More]

Literature Theory

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Plato, Marx, And Critical Thought David Richter's book is absolutely indispensable, as it is one of the few anthologies willing to acknowledge the existence of and include well-chosen examples from the long history of critical thought and how it helps us understand what we read, why we read, and what we value. The greatest strength of Richter's work is that…… [Read More]

Literature Drama

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records court transcripts from "The Trials of Oscar Wilde," when the opposing council at the trial asks the defendant, Oscar Wilde, if he kissed one of the boys whom Wilde was supposed to have engaged in homosexual practices, Wilde appears unfazed. When asked if he kissed the boy, Wilde, with customary wit, responded that he did not, because "he was…… [Read More]

Literature Fables Parables

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Myth to Reality The Hidden Meanings of Fables and Parables Since earliest times, human beings have sought to improve the world in which they live. As Man is a social creature, the day-to-day interactions between himself and his fellows take on at least as much importance as his contacts with the natural world. Certain standards of ethics and morality must…… [Read More]

Literature Claude Monet

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art is the lifeblood of a culture and the most entertaining form of expression, paintings are the key to the discipline of art. With the advancement of paintings, their techniques and the shifting trend all combines to determine the direction of a nation's culture. Like all other fields, history has witnessed revolutionary amendments in the field of art specifically in…… [Read More]

Literature Review Junior Golf

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Junior golf programs provide a level of learning that instills confidence, ability, and aptitude to those who participate. Social cognitive theory provides a framework from which to advance a deeper understanding of learning and development. From communication and observation, youth who participate in junior golf programs formulate a sense of fairness, competitive spirit, and confidence that transcends the sport and…… [Read More]

Literature and History

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tomorrow / Bright before us / Like a flame. (Alain Locke, "Enter the New Negro," 1925) From the 1920's Alain Leroy Locke has been known as a prominent figure in the Harlem Renaissance. Through his writings, his actions and his education, Locke worked to educate not only White America, but also the Negro, about the beauty of the Negro heritage.…… [Read More]

Literature Poetry

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Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906) wrote his 1913 poem "We Wear the Mask" in open defiance of the commonly accepted fallacy of his day that African-Americans were happy in the subservient roles they were forced to assume in the face of white racism. Dunbar, through the use of irony, through inverting the positive connotations of smiling, and through the religious rhetorical…… [Read More]

Literature Shakespeare

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Measure for Measure," and "As You Like it," by Shakespeare. Specifically, it will explain how Shakespeare developed the three themes of love, the stages of human life, and the city vs. The country in these two plays. THEMES IN TWO PLAYS Love is a common theme in many of Shakespeare's plays, and these two are no exception. "As You Like…… [Read More]

Value of Literature Must Apply

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With the link to the Bible, the story "…resonates with the richness of distant antecedents" and it no longer is "locked in the middle of the twentieth century"; hence, it never grows old, Foster concludes (56). C.S. Lewis on the Importance of Reading Good Literature C.S. Lewis, noted novelist, literary critic, lay theologian and essayist, advocates reading literature in his…… [Read More]

Multicultural Literature

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Multicultural Literature what is multicultural literature? What are the characteristics of quality multicultural literature? Within the latter part of the twentieth century, a pattern referred to as multiculturalism acquired popularity in American education (Almerico et al., 2006). Gay (1994) within an intensive research of the very commonly used meanings of multicultural literature recognized 13 particular explanations involving the idea and…… [Read More]

Children's Literature to Explore Social

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Because schools matter so greatly in shaping the destiny of each child, they have always been the focus of intense, often unfriendly, attention. Criticisms of the system have always been abundant, and the targets of dissatisfaction have remained virtually the same over generations (13). By properly utilizing children's literature to identify and then to address social issues, more equity can…… [Read More]

Compare Modern to Contemporary Literature

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Modernism, and how the literature that is considered to be Modernist literature is representative of the period. Then explain how contemporary world literature comes from Modernism Discuss three Modernists and their work. Then discuss two contemporary authors. Explain how they represent NOW (or the contemporary world which is from 1968 on.) Then discuss the differences between Modernism and contemporary literature.…… [Read More]

Turkish Literature Compare Shahnameh With

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The folkloric tradition was so popular because people were able to relate to it. Although Ferdowsi wrote his text with the intention that people of all backgrounds would be able to celebrate the history of the land, the folkloric tradition derived its appeal from the fact that everyone could relate with the characters in a very real, first-hand way. Most…… [Read More]

American Ethnic Literature Analyzing the Nature of

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American Ethnic Literature Analyzing the Nature of American Ethnic Literature America has a distinct history: like ancient Rome, its inhabitants have come from all over and few of them can truly say to be natives of the place. This fact alone makes American Literature a compelling label: what makes American Literature American? This paper will attempt to answer the question…… [Read More]

American Ethnic Literature There Are so Many

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American Ethnic Literature There are so many different voices within the context of the United States. This country is one which is built on cultural differences. Yet, for generations the only voices expressed in literature or from the white majority. Contemporary American ethnic literature is important in that it reflects the multifaceted nature of life in the United States. It…… [Read More]

Human Resources Literature Review in an Article

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Human Resources Literature Review In an article titled "Management Derailment: Personality Assessment and Mitigation," which was published in the American Psychological Association Handbook of Industrial and Organizational Psychology in 2010, the research team of Joyce Hogan, Robert Hogan and Robert B. Kaiser conduct a thorough literature review on the subject of management derailment. By examining over 100 scholarly articles and…… [Read More]

Gender in Poetry / Literature Lesson Duration

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Gender in Poetry / Literature Lesson Lesson Duration mins Rational: This is an introduction to the gender issues which were so prevalent in the Victorian era, and a backdrop to show why they still exist today and the harm they can inflict. Syllabus Outcome: This part of the lesson helps meet outcome 1, or the ability to interpret meanings and…… [Read More]

American Literature and the Great Depression When

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American Literature and the Great Depression When one considers how the Great Depression affected American Literature, John Steinbeck tends to stick out, if only because his fiction generally discusses the same themes and anxieties that has come to define the Great Depression in the public consciousness. Indeed, Steinbeck's Grapes Of Wrath, a realist novel which follows the Joad family as…… [Read More]