Independent Foreign Fiction Prize

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  • Out Stealing Horses Analysis

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    In the novel, Out Stealing Horses by Per Petterson, a 67 year-old man named Trond who lives in solitude in Norway reflects back on the summer of 1948 where several significant events changed his life. It follows his progression of growing up and starting to understand more about the people and surroundings that revolve around his life and how they’ve shaped him into becoming a mature and wise man. Eventually, he realizes the truth that growing up is inevitable and accepts the fact that things will

  • Dawn by Elie Wiesel Essay

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    Eventually Wiesel went on to win an Nobel Peace Prize. The book Dawn concerns about the experiences of a survivor just after the World War who joins the Jewish Underground efforts to form an independent Israeli state. This novel is closely related to the one "Night". The Novel is about a character named Elisha who like Wiesel’s life has to live through the concentration camps

  • A Fairy Tales ' Economic Length And Straightforward Messages

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    A Fairy tales’ economic length and straightforward messages provide gender-related developmental paradigms not only pervasive patriarchal view as noted by Sandra Gilbert and Susan Gubar, but also limited yet empowering vision of females. The female protagonist in All-Kinds-of-Fur in Brothers Grimm 's collection displays what at first appears to be a passive, domestic, and objectified female figure, pointed out by a prominent narratologist Peter Brooks in his book Reading for the Plot; however, his

  • Brief Survey of American Literature

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    endeavour beyond finite human possibility The American Romanticism stretched from the end of the 18th century to the outbreak of the Civil War was extremely influential, and best represented by the New England poets and novelists Both imitative and independent One of the most important periods in the history of American literature, usually called the Renaissance of American literature Early Romanticism Henry Wadsworth Longfellow James Russell Lowell John Greenleaf Whittier James Fenimore Cooper

  • The Pros And Cons Of Resistance

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    Resistance is a destructive and violent rejection. Resistance is commonly understood as a rejection to accept and comply with something that causes doing in opposition to the current events. “Resistance movement” is an organized effort by some part of people of a country to resist the legally established government or an occupying power and to disrupt civil order and stability. “I believe in the resistance as I believe there can be no light without shadow; or rather, no shadow unless there is also

  • So, You Want You Have Your Book Published?

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    So, you want to have your book published? Everyone has a potential book (or two) in them!. To be an accomplished writer and create a bestseller, it is necessary to write the best story you can, for the genre you 're writing in, whilst remaining professional in every other way. Successful writers work hard and never give up. It is a continual climb too, success isn’t guaranteed long term. There are the odd lucky ones, who despite the odds will succeed with their first attempt without having to

  • Literature In Travel Literature

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    He is an award winning historian and travel writer. His area of interest includes the history of India, Pakistan, Afganisthan, the Middle East, Mughal rule, the Muslim World, Hinduism, Buddhism and Jains. Most of his books have won literary prizes. His books are travel and historical accounts. His books have been translated into 30 languages. He is a regular contributor to ‘The New York’, ‘Review of Books’, The Guardian, ‘The New Statesman’, and The New Yorker’. He has also written many articles

  • Advantages Of The British School System

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    parents are obligated to follow. Learning and development include literacy requirements that a five year old should know. For example: use written language in the play time, use phonic knowledge to write simple words, show understanding of a non-fiction text and be able to answer questions about the text, form simple sentences and use numbers. Primary education (ages 5-11) is for children

  • Universalism And Colonialism In Rabindranath Tagore, By Rabindranath Tagore

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    Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) was a thinker, writer and artist. He portrayed his native Bengal, its culture and people, in deeply felt and perceptive prose. His poetry and non-fiction writing on the other hand expressed his philosophy of universalism and humanism . Tagore came late to painting, he did not begin to paint till his sixties, but here again he was original and innovative in his compositions. Part of the reason for this may be the fact that he may have been partially color-blind. Tagore

  • Theme Of Language In The Faulknerian Canon

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    expressing the alienation of signifier from the signified is one of main questions posed: can language ever truly comment on anything outside of language? Does the word ever transcend the realm of language and affect the external world? Faulkner’s fiction tackles these questions and provides multiple answers simultaneously, which exemplifies just how complex this subject matter can be. His fictional works reject conventional dichotomies such as “white/black”, rich/poor”, “male/female”, “master/slave”