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Snow Days and Poetry

One of the elements that Wallace Stevens tends to incorporate into his poetry is the concept of weather. Since he lived in New England all his life, Stevens showed a lot of interest and perception in wintry days; and soon … Continue reading

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Biblical Allusions in American Literature: Betrayal

One of the most pervasive biblical allusions in The Death of the Salesman is betrayal. Arthur Miller’s popular play entails the disloyalty of Willy towards his family, where his unfaithful affair creates a scarring dent in Biff’s trust and his … Continue reading

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Solving Mysteries with Christopher Francis Boone

A Whitbread Award winning novel, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time was Mark Haddon’s debut book that delivered a captivating and moving story about Christopher Francis Boone’s journey. Our 15-year-old protagonist is familiarized with all the countries of … Continue reading

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Seascape at Dusk by William Trost Richards

This scene reminds me of Edna’s daydream in the Awakening. The serenity and ambiance of the painting implies a sense of freedom and escape. This painting portrays Edna’s state of mind and emotions; it represents the sea, one of the … Continue reading

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