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Seneca, Medea; Euripides, Medea

Seneca describes the wedding in details and on this stage Medea already hates Creusa and Jason and starts thinking over her plans to take the revenge whereas in Euripides's Medea the scene with the wedding [...]
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Shakespearean Othello as a Tragic Figure

Enraged and hurt, he is mistaken in his judgments about Desdemona, it is anger that he is moved by and not his sound mind. Actually, Othello's anger is an outcome of his jealousy.
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Othello (The Shakespeare Story)

Using the three female characters of Desdemona, Emilia, and Bianca, Shakespeare gives us the common view of women through the eyes of Iago and the view of the nobility through the eyes of Brabantio, Desdemona's [...]
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King Lear: Villains

In his turn, Edmund, the illegitimate son of Gloucester, is a character who would never commit crimes and cruelty to admire the results of villainous actions.
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The Story “Will the Sun Rise Tomorrow?”

Jackie would, therefore, wrestle with this fact for the rest of her life. Jackie would hear the real voices of her mother, her dad, and her little brother screaming for help.
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“The Hour of the Star” by Claris Lispector

But he is jolted by the coming of Macabea into his life and he is suddenly preoccupied with her obvious otherness, and because of her, the meaning of being, the existence of God and the [...]
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Dante Alighieri and the Divine Comedy

4 The political wrangles permeated the Empires, the Kingdoms, and the Italian States, when the French crown and the Roman Catholic political leaders disagreed on the location of the pope offices.
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Yacoubian Building by Alaa Al-Aswany

First, the reader is introduced to Hatim as he is walking into Chez Nous, a famous club occupying one of the larger rooms in the lower floor of the Yacoubian building.
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Maupassant’s short story comparison

The short story was published as part of Maupassant's "Les Soirees de Medan" short story collection."Boule de Suif" was published in 1880, the period after the French were defeated in the Franco-Prussian War."Boule de Suif" [...]
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“Victims” in the Novel “The Setting Sun”

Through an analysis of the main characters in the novel, Naoji and Kazuko, this paper attempts to provide an elaboration of what it means to be a "victim", and also to demonstrate a relationship of [...]
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The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli

He innovatively concentrated on the best techniques of governance and holding up to the noble principalities in the first eleven chapters of the book.
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Doctor Faustus the Tragic Hero

Therefore, the tragic hero character is manifested at the end of the play where Faustus pleads with God to forgive him and liberate him from the hand of the devil.
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Candide’s Concluding Remarks

On the one hand, the characters realize that they only have their lives to control and it becomes apparent that they could attempt to make the best out of it.
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The Death of Ivan Ilyich

Ivan's life however, takes a different course after his wife Praskovya becomes pregnant and it is owing to this unexpected intervention of nature that Ivan realizes the disruption facing his smooth and decorous lifestyle.
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The Odyssey by Homer

He also pretended to be a beggar to test the loyalty of others and to devise his plan of overthrowing the other suitors.
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Watching the Poker Faces of Your Ego: Read Its Lips

However, one of the most specific elements that make the concept of forgetfulness more complicated is the selectivity, which presupposes that people remember certain events, which forgetting the ones that are supposed to be more [...]
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Discuss R.K. Narayan

Raju uses Rosie, her lover to reach the final goal of his life through her art of dancing. Raju as a Sadhu is not suppose to work, but rather pray to God in order to [...]
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Trying to Seize the Elusive Power: Ulvi Dogan

Is that the power of the true love that makes him act the way he does, teaching the young woman the way she can adapt to the European society, or is it his self-esteem that [...]
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The Story of Picchi

At the age of ten years, Ramana is subconsciously aware of the condition of his mum and the need for her to come home.
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The Relationship between Eliezer and his Father

Their experience at the concentration camp changes the relationship between son and father, and the despicable treatment by the Nazis helps Eliezer and his father develop a strong connection.
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Three Daughters of China-Wild Swans

The book describes the lives of three people: the narrator, her mother and her grandmother. At the time of her death, the author's grandmother talked about Cultural Revolution.
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Parable of the Sower

The context in which the book is written is of essence as it helps in connecting the ideas presented by the author as well as the opinions and critics provided by other authors in regard [...]
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Six characters in search of an author

Being a member of the Theatricalists who disapproved the ideas of realists, Luigi intentionally alters the plot structure, the portrayal of the characters, the thematic development, the language as well as the portrayal of spectacle [...]
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Leadership and Commonality Displayed by Ivo Andric

It is with profound easiness that the distinctive characteristics emerge, with the main objective of a central system of assessment for any actions taken by superiors over the subjects Brief Overview of the Story The [...]
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Anton Chekhov Literary Works

In an analysis of Chekhov's first play the Seagull, Bloom views Chekhov's portrayal of the characters in the play as well as the overall script to be magnificently written the famous playwright.
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Examples of Defamiliarization in Literature

Defamiliarization is one of the helpful stylistic techniques of such kind, and this essay shall analyze examples of defamiliarization and the benefits of its usage.
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The couter by Salman Rushdie

Another unforeseen event in the story, a somehow sad one, is the quick transition of the story of Certainly-Mary in her young days and her relations with the Couter to the one of her in [...]
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Work and Empowerment

In Duties of a working mother, Munawarr illustrate that taking proper care of the children is an obligation of the women.
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The Tale of Genji

In chapter two of the book, Genji and his wife live in Sanjo at the house of his father- in law. This is an indicator of how the two individuals are obsessed with women as [...]
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Views in “A Dove in Santiago: Anovella In Verse”

Eventually, you find out that the world is not a desert with rare planets of different people colliding to push each other even further. There is very little that is needed to understand the interdependence [...]
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The Turn of the Screw

The governess assumes that this man should be concerned about Miles and she vows to keep a close eye to the kids.
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