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Great Gatsby

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On The Road

On The Road ?Mr. Kerouac has a distinctive style, part severe simplicity, part hep-cat jargon, part baroque. (Adams 2)? Phoebe Lou Adams, a columnist for The Atlantic Monthly, stated this about Jack Kerouac?s book On the Road. Kerouac did indeed have a distinctive style of writing, because it was in the format of a journal. […]

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Of Mice And Men Lennie Analysis

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Great Gatsby

Great Gatsby In the novel The Great Gatsby, Fitzgerald is criticising American society of the 1920s. He uses the characters to demonstrate the power than men had over women during these times, as well as their mindless, self-indulgent actions, where consequence was only an afterthought. The attitude towards and the role of women is shown […]

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Of Mice And Men Innocent Or Guilty

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Of Mice And Men Book Review

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Great Gatsby

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Of Mice And Men

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Of Mice And Men

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Of Mice And Men The book I read was Of Mice and Men and the author is John Steinbeck. It has 118 pages, and the copyright date is 1965. This story is about Lennie, and George who have to get money for their fantasy farmland. Lennie has mental problems and cant remember much. He can […]

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Of Mice And Men

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Great Expectations

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Of Mice And Men

Of Mice And Men The inspiring novel Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck, uses the theme of hope with great excellence. Hope plays a very important role in this novel. Lennie and George have hope that they will own their own piece of land. Crooks hopes that other people could see past the colour […]

Great Expectations

Great Expectations In the novel, Great Expectations, by Charles Dickens the principal character, Pip, undergoes a tremendous change in character. I would like to explore with you the major incidents in Pip?s childhood that contribute to his change from an innocent child to someone consumed by false values and snobbery. Pip?s transition into snobbery is, […]

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Of Mice And Men

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