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The Sniper

The author Liam O’Flaherty starts his story by making a proper setting for a war raged city of Dublin. He directly gets to the point. There is no complication what so ever about the way he has made the setting. He sets the city in darkness except for the moon light which gives a ‘pale Read More

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The Lost Generation in The Sun Also Rises

As World War I ripped through many European countries in the early twentieth century, the population suffered not only physically, but mentally. In addition to the many lives lost in this war, the youth of the world was greatly affected by this relatively new idea of death. Consequently, the “Great War” caused a lapse in Read More

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Catcher in the Rye

Anyway, I really did go home after the carrousel. Firstly, Phoebe and I walked over to the pond and we sat and watched the ducks, you could see where the ice was starting to form around the edges of the pond I still didn’t have a goddam clue where the ducks go when the pond Read More

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Wuthering Heights and The Color Purple

Outsiders is a big theme in both novels Wuthering Heights and The Color Purple. Wuthering Heights is described as a gothic novel and outsider is a key figure in the Gothic novel. An outsider lives beyond the bounds of conventional society or on the borderlands of it, he or she is seen as a suspicious Read More

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War Poetry

The poems I have chosen to compare and contrast are: “The burial of Sir John Moore after Corunna” by Charles Wolfe; “The Drum” by John Scott; “The Charge of the Light Brigade” by Alfred Tennyson; “Drummer Hodge” by Thomas Hardy and a short extract from “Henry V at the siege of Harfleur” by William Shakespeare Read More