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  • Contemporary Young Adult Fiction : The Fault Of Our Stars And My Sister 's Keeper

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    Contemporary young adult fiction is a genre of literature that generally takes on a story line concerning modern day teenagers facing the issues of the current times. This genre of novels is normally seen as more appealing to teenage girls because of the constant presentation and treatment of romance and death as topics of choice for authors of the genre. Two notable authors in this genre are John Green and Jodi Picoult, the authors of the two novels of exploration: The Fault in Our Stars and My

  • Hamlet, By William Shakespeare

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    protagonists take revenge in response to a transgression, whether it be real or perceived. In Hamlet, the titular protagonist takes revenge against his uncle Claudius as retaliation for the murder of his father. Similarly, in Romeo and Juliet, another titular protagonist, Romeo takes revenge against his rival Tybalt for the murder of his good friend Mercutio. In Julius Caesar, Brutus with the assistance of some members of the Senate take revenge against the eponymous Julius Caesar for his betrayal

  • The Life of Sylvia Plath

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    (1977) , and The Collected Poems (1981) , which was edited by Ted Hughes. At the funeral of Sylvia Plath, Anne Sexton said in a eulogy that she and Plath had " talked death with burned-up intensity, both of us drawn to it like moths to an electric light bulb." Ever since the 1700's, suicide has been thought of, in some circles, a romantic way to die ( i.e. Romeo and Juliet). Some individuals also think that to take your own life will add to your artistic reputation.Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's

  • The Portrayal of Brutus as a Tragic Hero in William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar

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    Julius Caesar Throughout the works of Shakespeare, tragedy has always been a vital foundation and a key to his immense successes. His fine mastery of the art became legendary amongst the audiences that watched his various plays. Romeo and Juliet is a prime example of the tragedy he could combine into a stage performance. An Irish poet named Oscar Wilde who was a novelist, dramatist and critic in the late eighteen hundreds once wrote, "There are only two tragedies in

  • The Literary Genius Of William Shakespeare 's Romeo And Juliette, Othello, King Lear, And Macbeth

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    William Shakespeare is an intriguing and well-known playwright and is considered to be the face of literature. Through the brainstorming of his greatest plays Romeo and Juliette, Othello, King Lear, and Macbeth, just to name a few, Shakespeare’s most famous play seemingly enough is Hamlet. This play is mostly evoked for its intrinsic worth however, it has its imperfections. Shakespeare will forever live on as the literary genius of the century because of the internal tragedies he endured that gave

  • The New Woman in Fanu’s Carmilla, Stoker’s Dracula, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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    The New Woman in Fanu’s Carmilla, Stoker’s Dracula, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer The correlation between the vampire, a figure that is usually regarded as the subject of social ostracism, and the New Woman, the advent of which was feared by the majority of the British Victorian patriarchy, was a prominent aspect of much mid-to-late Victorian era literature. Supplementary evidence to support the compelling Victorian era literary connection between the vampire and the New Woman can be extrapolated

  • The Analysis of the Mythic Dimension in ‘a Streetcar Named Desired’

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    The Analysis of the Mythic dimension in ‘A Streetcar Named Desired’ Background This paper tells about American South which exposed in A Streetcar Named Desire written by Tennesse Williams. The changes were drawn from the life experience of the main characters in the play, named Blanche Du Bois. Here, we try to explore about the analysis of the main character, Blanch Du Bois. Problem and its Scope This study principally constitus the analyze of the myth in a play that written by Tennese William