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The Friendship

One afternoon, a couple went into the forest with their little baby boy called Lennie, to have a sort of picnic and also enjoy the picturesque view which can only be appreciated from the slopping hill, as they usually do every evening. They were going to their favourite spot today, unusually in the afternoon. The Read More

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Rochester and Antoinette’s

In the passage, Rhys chooses to narrate the story in another point of view, allowing the reader to see the main cultural differences between the two main protagonists. Rochester is portrayed as the Englishmen who try to oppress Antoinette by bringing his English culture since he is oppressed by his lack of understanding and knowledge Read More

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Eros & Psyche and Beauty & the Beast

Throughout all types of mythology, spoken, written, performed, or otherwise, by all types of people, similarities between myths always occur. These similarities are evident in the love stories Eros & Psyche, a Greco-Roman myth, and Beauty and the Beast, a motion picture by Disney Pictures Inc. in their themes and the actions and emotions of Read More

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The Wild Geese

A few days after the incident at the pond I began packing for the journey ahead to Germany. I knew I wanted to leave, but a part of me didn’t want to leave just yet. This troubled me initially, well at least until I decided to walk past that particular house. The ship left later Read More

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‘Overcoat’ By Ghulam Abbas and ‘The Blue Donkey’ By Suniti Namjoshi

The ‘Overcoat’ and ‘The Blue Donkey’ are about how people tend to stereotype people by their outward appearance; societies see the outer shell of people and immediately make a judgement without looking deeper. People are rejected because of their appearance; both stories are about how appearances can be misleading. The story ‘Overcoat’ is about a Read More

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Deconstructing O’Connor’s “A Good Man Is Hard to Find”

It is for centuries past that the theme of death and salvation was encapsulated majestically in western literature. Also, it is for centuries that modern writers have refrained from the intervention of such topic into their pieces of work, condemning its solemn repetition and its obsoleteness. However, in the 20th century American literature, Flannery O’Connor Read More

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The Sacrifice

During the Iron Age, in the village of Tollund Fen there was a young man named Ben. Ben had been treated like a God since his conception. The reason for this was a prophecy foretold by the wise elders; the prophecy foretold that when Ben reached the age of eighteen years, he was destined to Read More

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Whose Life Is it

I believe a journey indicates travel that offers opportunities for learning about: new things you haven’t seen or experienced before, different cultural experiences and new perspectives and ideas. A journey can be physical, imaginative and an inner journey which involves experiences, exploration and learning about yourself. Dag Hammerski once wrote about an inner journey by Read More

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Humanities – The White Mans Burden

In “The White Mans Burden” by Rudyard Kipling there are three reasons that the British used to justify their imperialistic practices towards India. These reasons are to help the people, improve their economy, and convert the people. Evidence to support the presence of these reasons is found in the poem and the text Modern World Read More

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The Labyrinth

Throughout time many books of literature and movies have had some kind of hero; each having a different definition of what they believe a hero to be. A hero can be someone who risks his or her own life to save someone else or could be a good role model. In every story the hero Read More