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Candide's Constant Search For Satisfaction

... into his town. They supposedly killed all of the people that were close to him, and changed his life forever. However, many of the people close to Candide miraculously came back into his life as the story continued. Dr. Pangloss, his former master, reappears but then parts again after being tortured in Lisbon. Candide and his love, Cunégonde, who was also supposedly murdered, are reunited but their time together was limited. Everyone who is close to Candide is somehow submitted to turmoil throughout the story. Candide himself was fl ...

Number of words: 720 | Number of pages: 3

Lovely People Do Stupid Things

... on a sexual awakening. Johnny Taylor was a poor young man who lived in the Florida area. Janie allowed him to kiss her over the fence. Unfortunately, Nanny saw everything. With Nanny’s horrendous background of sinful deeds done to her, she wanted the best for Janie. As she saw the kiss, the doors of life opened for Janie and Nanny wasn’t going to have her make the same mistakes that she had. Yet, Nanny had been impregnated under the circumstances of being a slave and this was not the case for Janie. Nanny stated that “black women wer ...

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The Frame Structure Of Franken

... meaning of the novel. On the contrary, the meaning of the novel is brought about by the relation between the different stories at the center and the frames around it. One of the main suggestions of the article is the functioning of the inner oral narratives as forms of seduction, to be more specific, seductions into a promise. In other words, they try to persuade their listener to promise the satisfaction of a desire that could not be satisfied directly. The two main examples for this are the Monster’s as well as Frankenstein’s story, but ...

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Why The Unicorn Must Lose Its Horn

... is the glass unicorn from Laura’s glass collection. The unicorn is symbolic of Laura. The unicorn was "one of the oldest. It’s nearly thirteen"(1752). Laura is the oldest sibling just as the unicorn is the oldest. Laura also has the mentality of a younger person it is as though she was thirteen as well. Laura tells Jim that the unicorn has a "single horn on his head"(1752). Laura too has just a single difference from everybody else, her handicapped leg. Laura is lonesome in this house where she is different from both her mother and br ...

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The Day The World Ended

... parents married, and the subsequent birth of their four children. During this time, the three women who have the greatest impact on Paul’s life are his mother, Miriam and Clara. Each woman displays a definite influence on Paul, but all three are shown in different times of his life. This influence goes on to shape the life of Paul. In conjunction to this, the story of “The French Lieutenants Woman” and the main character in that story, Charles, will be compared showing similarities and differences of the relationships of ...

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Dimmsdale's Redemption

... redemption aside by denying himself the love and daughter he yearned for. Pearl, Reverand Dimmsdale's daughter, was his chance for salvation. Pearl's first appearance announces her precocious character. High on the scaffold, Pearl made her first appeal to the Reverend. After the lengthy speech has been presented to Hester, Pearl made a "half pleased, half plaintive murmur" and outstretched her arms toward the Reverend. The action clawed at a soul already in turmoil from guilt and fear. Pearl was meant to be a symbol of Hester and Dimmsd ...

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The Crucible And The Scarlet Letter: Proctor And Dimmesdale's Sacrifices

... his wife, was asked to get him to confess that he was practicing witchcraft. During their conversation, John revealed that it wasn't so important for him to lie in order to keep himself alive because he believed that if he died, he wouldn't die saintly. However, when they gave him papers to sign, which stated his confession and the names of people who are accused of witchcraft, it became important to him that he does not lie. If he had signed the papers, he would have blackened the names of the people who are innocent. He believed that h ...

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Book Report: Raptor Red

... Raptor Red, for the crest on her nose (not blood), through out one very trying year of her life. During this year she goes through danger, happiness, and a lot of other emotions. Thought this book is a fictional writing it is very good. Raptor Red is a very smart young Utahraptor that has just gotten a mate. They cross the berring straight to a far away land where their instinct does not provide any protection. These animals must learn of all the dangers of the new land without being killed. Unfortunately Raptor Reds mate is crushed by a ...

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Huck Finn And The River

... (339) Although quite constrained in its capacity to provide freedom of movement, the raft affords Huck and Jim a certain amount of freedom in actions, words, and emotions. "Freedom in this book," as Marx says, "specifically means freedom from society and its imperatives." (346) Huck senses this truth when he mentions how "other places feel so cramped and smothery, but a raft don't. You feel mighty free and easy and comfortable on a raft." (96) He resents the objectives and beliefs and the so-called "civilized" people of the society around him ...

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Comparison Of Lord Of The Flies And All Quiet On The Western Front

... Jack, Ralph, and Simon go to survey their new home. Along the way the boys have their first encounter with the island's pigs. They see a piglet caught in some of the plants. Quickly Jack draws his knife so as to kill the piglet. Instead of completing the act, however, Jack hesitates. Golding states that, "The pause was only long enough for them to realize the enormity of what the downward stroke would be." Golding is suggesting that the societal taboos placed on killing are still ingrained within Jack. The next significant encounter in ...

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An Analysis On "Araby"

... unsuccessful. He was late arriving, was unable to find a gift for Mangan's sister, felt scorned by the merchants, and suddenly found himself in a dark room. These surroundings left him feeling both derided, and with a sense that this eagerly anticipated trip had been in vain. Many other situations caused him to feel driven and derided by vanity. His reflections of the “charitable” life of the priest who occupied the narrator's house before the narrator make us wonder if the priest led a life of vanity. His early obsession with M ...

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Mark Twain And The Lost Manuscript Of The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn

... publishing III. Conclusion On November 30, 1835, Samuel Langhorne Clemens was born in the town of Florida, Missouri. He had four siblings, three were older than him and one was younger. When Clemens was four, his family moved to the town of Hannibal, Missouri. Hannibal was a town located on the Mississippi river and would later become the setting for most of his stories (“Twain”). In 1847, when Clemens was twelve his father died. Clemens grew up in an educated family (Works of Twain: Biographical Sketch). At age twelve he was ...

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