Marvin, H. (1985). Good to Eat: Riddles of Food and Culture. New York: Simon and Schuster, ISBN 0-671-50366-9 Book Review

Introduction Marvin Harris (1985), in his Good to Eat: Riddles of Food and Culture, gives a deep insight into the variations and differences in the food habits and preferences from one society or culture to the other. He explores the reasons behind food habits which are adopted by different communities and he almost uses a […]

Book review about Shakespeare life Book Review

There are numerous books written by renowned scholars depicting Shakespeare’s life. Among these countless biographies, Stephen Greenblatt’s piece called “Will in the world: How Shakespeare became Shakespeare” is a captivating account. It is paramount to acknowledge that Stephen Greenblatt is a celebrated scholar born in 1943 at Cambridge, Massachusetts. He has taught for extended periods […]

Beloved by Toni Morrison Book Review

The plot Toni Morrison’s novel “Beloved” is a sensational story about the history of slavery and racial segregation in America. “Beloved” is based on the story of a fictional character named Sethe, who escaped from enslavement, and her children named Denver, Howard and Buglar. Their home is haunted by a visible ghost, whose presence is […]

Novel or Film: Clueless and Emma Book Review

Jane Austen is one of the most famous English writers whose works became really popular in the twentieth century. It is but natural that these works have been interpreted differently at different times. It can be interesting to trace differences and similarities between the author’s novels written in terms of values of the nineteenth century […]

The Trends of Courtesy in Different Parts of the World Book Review

This article is discussing the trends of courtesy in different parts of the world, and the author examines how humans around the world are cultured (where courtesy is concerned). This is because the article investigates contexts in which courtesy should be shown by people to other people. The main point of this passage is informing […]