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The book, Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper

The book, Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper was very different from the movie Last of the Mohicans in terms of the...

Cathedral by Raymond Carver

The relationship between Robert and the husband in Raymond Carvers Cathedral is rather awkward. The husbands view of blind people is quite negative throughout...

Brian’s Search for the Meaning of Life in W.O. Mitchell’s Who Has Seen the...

Through the brilliantly written book Who Has Seen the Wind, Mitchell is able to very effectively describe the tale of one boy and his...

Book report on The Desert Fox

General Erwin Rommel, The Desert Fox, Field Marshall, Hero, Traitor, Enemy, Father, Husband, Instructor. Though he held many titles in his life and was...

Jurassic Park: Comparison Between Book and Movie

The story Jurassic Park, by Michael Crichton takes place on a small island near Costa Rica, it's about a park full of dinosaurs created...

Addiction in John Cheever’s “The Enormous Radio”

George W. Hunt has written that Cheever's "The Enormous Radio," is about "the mysterious communality of evil " (238). Without entirely disagreeing with Hunt,...

Ethan Frome: Life As A Failure

Ethan Frome, the main character in the book entitled Ethan Frome, by Edith Wharton, has many complex problems going on at the same time....

The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order

The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order by Samuel P. Huntington is an extremely well written and insightful book. Samuel P....

The Book of Sand by Jorge Luis

Jorge Luis Borges is a famous Spanish author, known best for his short stories. In this paper, I will discuss several short stories written...

The Boggart by Susan Cooper

Have you ever wondered how great it would be to inherit a castle in Scotland? What if it was haunted by a sprit called...

Robert Johnsons book Death Work

In Robert Johnsons book Death Work, he discusses his strong argument against the death penalty. He raises several key points that question the morality...

Failure in Ethan Frome

The main theme of the book Ethan Frome is failure. It is shown in three ways throughout the story: Ethan's marriage, him not being...

The story Giovanni and Lusanna

In the story Giovanni and Lusanna , written and researched by Gene Brucker, there is a woman who has taken her alleged husband to...

The Apprenticeship Of Duddy Kravitz

Duddy's obsession with land lies within his grandfather, Simcha. When Duddy was small, he spoke those unforgettable words to him, "A man without land...

The Green Mile

John Coffey is similar to many different figures. John Coffey worked miracles just like Jesus. John suffered racism like Uncle Tom. John Coffey was...

The role of the narrator in Oroonoko

In Oroonoko, Behn establishes her authority within the opening lines and consistently reminds her audience of her position as narrator by mentioning her personal...

The Feminine Mystique

The Feminine Mystique is the title of a book written by Betty Friedan who also founded The National Organization for Women (NOW) to help...

A Jest of God

An important ingredient inherent in a successful mother-daughter relationship is balance. Like the scales of justice, maintaining equilibrium requires work. The special bond between...

The Diary of Anne Frank

Anne Frank lived with her family in a pleasant house. For Anne and her sister, Margot, their early childhood was a sucure place inhabited...

The Revolt of the Poor – The Demise of Intellectual Property

Three years ago I published a book of short stories in Israel. The publishing house belongs to Israels leading (and exceedingly wealthy) newspaper. I...

The Eight Essential Steps to Conflict Resolution

The book that I chose to read for my book review was, The Eight Essential Steps To Conflict Resolution by Dr. Dudley Weeks. The...

Jurassic Park, by Michael Crichton

Jurassic Park, by Michael Crichton is an incredible book, which describes genetic engineering and the creation of an extinct species. Michael Crichton uses marvelous...

“Njal’s Saga”: A Fictional Account of Early Iceland

“The origin and evolution of saga writing in Iceland are largely matters for speculation. A common pastime on Icelandic farms, from the 12th century...

Less Than Zero Book Review

Set in Los Angeles in the early 1980's, this mesmerizing novel is a raw, powerful portrait of a lost generation who have experienced sex,...

Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations

The pivotal second chapter of Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations, "Of the Principle which gives occasion to the Division of Labour," opens with the...

Chinese and American tradition

Throughout the book, the conflict between the mothers, their Chinese tradition, and language and the daughters, their American tradition, and language are evident. Suyuan...

Upton Sinclairs book The Jungle

The events that occur in Upton Sinclairs book The Jungle were same things that people in the early 20th century had to deal with...

The Price Of Eating From The Tree

The struggle for power is an age old one, indeed. Opposing nations vying for control of a province, officials seeking powerful positions against equally...

Exegesis Of Rev. 1:1-20

Revelation as a whole is often viewed as a very hard book to understand. However, if taken in small sections and really studied closely,...

Witch Hunt In Modern Europe

The Witch-Hunt in Modern Europe by Brian Levack proved to be an interesting as well as insightful look at the intriguing world of the...

Dealers of Lighting

"Dealers of Lightning" the legendary story of Xeroxs Palo Alto Research Center (PARC). Written by Los Angeles Times corespondent, Michael Hiltzik. The Book brings...

Chaucer, Boccaccio, and the debate of love

Nigel Thompson's book resists alignment with current concerns in late-medieval studies: he has little or nothing to say about manuscripts and their dissemination; about...

The Dutch artist Maurits C. Escher

The Dutch artist Maurits C. Escher (1898-1972) was a draftsman, book illustrator, tapestry designer, and muralist, but his primary work was as a printmaker....

The Dust Bowl by Donald Worster

The Dust Bowl was "the darkest moment in the twentieth-century life of the southern plains," (pg. 4) as described by Donald Worster in his...

Black Like Me by John Howard Griffin

John Howard Griffin was a journalist and a specialist on race issues. After Since communication between the white and African American races did not...

The Insanity Plea by Winslad and Ross: Summary

The Insanity Plea is a book about the Uses & Abuses of the Insanity Defense in various cases. The book is by William J....

Blood and Belonging, by Michael Ignatieff

This is a critique of the book, Blood and Belonging, by Michael Ignatieff. This paper will explain the subject of the book and its...

The Professor and the Madman

The Professor and the Madman, written by Simon Winchester, is a biography about the making of the Oxford English Dictionary. Winchester, who is an...

Critical Analysis of Silence of the Lambs

In the book Silence of the Lambs (Harris, 1988) the whole plot is based around three main characters. Clarice Starling is a precociously self-disciplined...

Books and Technology: Is the Future of Printed Books in Jeopardy

Technology has impacted our lives in innumerable ways. It is so implemented into our daily lives, that not a thought crosses our minds about...

Influences in Darwins Thinking

Thomas Malthus and Charles Lyell were two figures who influenced Darwin's theories. Malthus was an influence through his book on the population principle. Darwin...

The One Minute Manager by Kenneth Blanchard

The One Minute Manager by Kenneth Blanchard, Ph. D. and Spencer Johnson, M. D. , seems like a practical simple plan on managing people...

Young Thomas Edison , by Sterling North

I read the book Young Thomas Edison , by Sterling North. The book tells about Edison's Young life and how he greatly succeeded through...

A Christmas Memory: Truman Capote

A distant relative of Truman Capote's, Sook Faulk, took care of him through his childhood. Sook dubbed Truman with the nickname "Buddy," after a...

The legendary King Arthur

There has been a lot of material written about the legendary King Arthur and although he has been a popular figure inliterature for over...

Jigsaw Dinosaurs, a non-fiction book

Jigsaw Dinosaurs is a non-fiction book as well as a child's toy under one hard cover. The non-fiction aspect of it offers some introductory...

The Electric Kool-Aid Acid test by Tom Woolfe

Kesey in la casa grande with the wind up and the sky cloudy, and the Gulp flapping, and the Rat plaster paneled with pages...

A Wagner Matinee by Willa Cather

The late 1800s were a time of repression for women. A woman was expected to conform to her husbands ideals and accept a life...

Michael Ignatieff’s Blood and Belonging

This paper will explain the subject of the book and its relevance, discuss Michael Ignatieff's methods and conclusions on the subject and finally include...

Examination of Puritan Philosophy in Bradford’s “On Plymouth Plantation”

The Puritan people first came to the New World to escape the religious persecution that hounded Non-Anglicans in England. They established the Plymouth Colony...