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  • H. G. Wells was a Famous English Author of Science-fiction Novels

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    Wells, H. G. (1866-1946), was a famous English novelist, historian, science writer, and author of science-fiction stories. Wells's novel Tono-Bungay (1909) best reveals his varied talents. The novel, a story of the dishonest promotion of a patent medicine, contains social criticism tinged with satire. In it, Wells described trips in airplanes and submarines at a time when such journeys seemed like science fiction. Herbert George Wells was born on Sept. 21, 1866, in Bromley, Kent (now part of London)

  • The English Author Of Historical Fiction

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    The English author of historical fiction, was born in September 1975 in Oxford. Robin Young grew up in Midlands and in a small fishing village in Devon. She first discovered she was talented in story telling through her grandfather and was later on lucky to find an enthusiastic English teacher who introduced her to poetry. She won poetry awards and got a position of editing a page in the regional newspaper. Robyn left her home at the age of seventeen and joined Exeter college for her A-levels

  • Major Female Authors in Science Fiction: Octavia Butler and Ursula K. Le Guin

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    There are two major female authors in science fiction , Octavia Butler and Ursula K. Le Guin, that have impacted the ideas of feminism without being fully aware of their actions. In addition to these authors, a women named Simone de Beauvior had a large impact on the second feminism wave despite the fact that her influential work had been published two decades before the second wave. This is an evident pattern for these three women, even though they did not have the intention to write influential

  • Stylistic Features in The Story of an Hour by Kate Chopin Essay

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    The Story of an Hour Authors of literary work have always employed stylistic devices to pass their message, Kate Chopin was no exception. She employs a number of styles in her book, the story of an Hour. Just like any author she achieves storytelling in a simple and straight forward manner. Some of the stylistic devices she uses are: description, internal monologue, authorial intrusion contrast, figurative expressions, symbolism among others. This paper discusses the use of stylistic features

  • Shakespeare Literary Criticism

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    their time. There is, however, a great deal of controversy regarding whether “The Bard” really authored his plays, or whether they were mislabeled and plagiarised by a phony author. Many factors contribute to these suspicions, and many allegations have been made regarding Shakespeare’s works being plagiarized by fellow authors and scholars. One of the most convincing arguments that Shakespeare did not write his plays is the intimate knowledge of royal affairs shown in his works. Plays such as Othello

  • James FallowsViva Bilingualism

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    James Fallows in his essay on “Viva Bilingualism” argued that bilingualism should not be feared by the people in America. The author claimed that it is possible to learn more than one language and by doing so, people connect better with one another. He stated that there is no need to adopt English as the official language, because that is understood. Fallows proved that America won’t have separation problems because of its uniqueness compared to other countries. Simply learning two different languages

  • Robert Harris 's ' The Ghost '

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    highlights the problem which are involved in the art of 'ghost writing ' . Ghostwriting is the act of writing books or other pieces such as a specch , book , article , autobiography and various other literary work in which another áuthor ' recieves full credit. Often these authors are celebrity, politicians or other popular figures who can sell books but cannot write. Autobiographical writing is the written account of one 's life which is written by the same person him or

  • Voice in Writing Essay

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    of writing, writing awareness of a person will evolve into a much higher level of thinking. From the first term paper a person writes in high school to the papers they hand in at the college level, the writing will have matured over the years. The authors of writing develop new and more sophisticated ways in expressing themselves through the words they use in writing. Throughout history writers have found ways in which they can achieve the goals of gaining the readers attention and keep them interested

  • A Quick Review On Reading Skills

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    an author’s intent in analytical reading. Or, in regards to syntopical reading, the final project the reader is seeking to accomplish is often not brought to understanding, but merely a regurgitation of collected information. The way in which the author interdependently built each level of reading so

  • Aging Population Being Diagnosed With Cognitive Impairment

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    has always been seen as a reasonable approach to help cognitively impaired users with their autonomy. Presented in the paper, the author gives a brief overview about AT systems and how they have supported cognitive impaired people in their activities in their daily living (ADL). AT systems aims to provide real