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Ethan Frome

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 Killer Angels Gettysburg

When an author writes a book he has a message that he is trying to get across to the reader. This message is called...

The story of Virgil’s Aeneid

The story of Virgil's Aeneid was drawn from many sources, the most influential being the work of the Greek poet Homer. Virgil based the...

The Wealth of Nations

In the first book of The Wealth of Nations, Adam Smith discusses the Variations in the Proportion between the respective Values of Gold and...

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...

Till We Have Faces – C.S. Lewis

C. S. Lewiss book Till We Have Faces is about the myth of Psyche and Cupid. However, in the original tale Psyche is a...

With Malice Toward None

Stephen B. Oates is a professor of history at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and the author of eight other books, including The Fires...

“Heart or Darkness” and “Apocalypse Now”

The ends of "Heart or Darkness" and "Apocalypse Now" are dramatically different and change the whole meaning of the story. The first is in...

Joseph Conrads book, The Heart of Darkness and Francis Coppolas movie, Apocalypse Now

Inherent inside every human soul is a savage evil side that remains repressed by society. Often this evil side breaks out during times of...

The Hacker Crackdown

The Hacker Crackdown: Law and Disorder on the Electronic Frontier by Bruce Sterling is a book that focuses on the events that occurred on...

Valenzuela’s “The Censors”

The author starts out say "Poor Juan! " you know that something bad has happened to the man, this attracts your attention and leads...

Deborah Tannen’s book, The Argument Culture

Deborah Tannen’s book, The Argument Culture is full of many arguments, some more intriguing then others. In this book, she tackles everything from politics...

The Book Night

The Halocaust, a horrible time for the world. Just as any war is. War is the single most destructive thing our world has. It...

Black and White Women of the Old South

Minrose Gwins book, Black and White Women of the Old South, argues that history has problems with objectiveness. Her book brings to life interesting...

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....