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Analysis of ‘A Call To Conscience’, by Martin Luther King Jr.

A Call To Conscience is the compilation of speeches given by Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King was born on January 15th 1929 with an elder sister and younger brother. He studied Sociology and then enrolled in Crozer Theological Seminary in Chester, Pennsylvania. As youngster he was sceptical about…

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Analysis of ‘Things Fall Apart’, by Chinua Achebe

Things Fall Apart is an English novel written by a Nigerian, Chinua Achebe. It was published in the year 1958 and it was one of the first English novels from an African. It is considered as a modern novel and has brought critical acclaim from all corners of the world….

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Analysis of ‘The Sorrow Of War’ by Bảo Ninh

Analysis of ‘The Sorrow Of War’ by Bảo Ninh Analysis of ‘The Sorrow Of War’ by Bảo Ninh – Many war stories especially the Vietnam War stories have been written but The Sorrow Of War stands apart for many reasons. Most of the stories gave an American perspective to the…

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Analysis of ‘One Hundred Years Of Solitude’, by Gabriel García Márquez

Gabriel Gracia Marquez’s “One Hundred years of solitude” is one of his earliest novels published in the year 1967. It is written in Spanish and has been translated into thirty seven languages. Though he set off to become a lawyer he ended up becoming a writer and his first novel…

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Analysis of ‘The Kite Runner’, by Khaled Hosseini

Riverhead Books published the book The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini in the year 2003. This was the first novel by Hosseini and the plot revolves around an Afghan national who leaves Afghanistan and revisits his country after many years. Human relationships, politics, discrimination are all interwoven into this novel….

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Analysis of ‘Brave New World’, by Aldous Huxley (chapter-wise)

Chapter 1: • Description – conditioning center • Bokanovsky’s Process • Podsnap’s Technique • Decanting Process • Introduction – Lenina Chapter 2: • Experiment – Infants • Hypnopedia • Conditioning of social hierarchy (colors they wear, work done) Chapter 3: • Description of the game centrifugal bumble puppy • First…

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Frigid Zone

Frigid Zone Frigid Zone – The earth’s surface is divided into five zones, namely, the South Frigid Zone, the North Frigid Zone, the South Temperate Zone, the North Temperate Zone, and the Torrid Zone. Different kinds of climates are experienced in different regions across the world due to the various…

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Analysis of ‘Brave New World’, by Aldous Huxley

About the Author Aldous Huxley was born in England on July 26, 1894 to a family that was well known in literary and scientific circles. Aldous Huxley’s grandfather was an associate of Charles Darwin and his mother was related to the poet, Matthew Arnold. When Aldous Huxley was a boy…

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Analysis of ‘Coming of Age in Mississippi’, by Anne Moody

Author Background Anne Moody was born in 1940, smack in the middle of WWII. Her parents broke up when she was only about 5 or 6. Though she grew up in a household where her mother did not encourage any questions about segregation or civil rights, from her school days,…

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Analysis of ‘Chronicle of a Death Foretold’, by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Gabriel Garcia Marquez was born In Columbia in 1928. He is a writer who has attracted a huge amount of critical attention. The journalistic techniques that he used as well as the use of magical realism which was the casual incorporation of elements of fantasy or myth into fiction found…

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Analysis of ‘Crazy Horse Electric Game’, by Chris Crutcher

Author background Chris Crutcher is a writer of young adult fiction who tackles the themes of physical disability and loss of identity. Most of his heroes are young adults who excel in sports but through an accident lose their physical prowess. Their role in life changes suddenly changes and they…

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