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EE Cummings and his Complex Simplicity

Throughout the history of time, storytellers have always enthralled man with their expertly formed tales, and as time went on, more ways of telling theses stories developed. One of the most artistic of these is poetry. Every country has produced … Continue reading

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Taking the Apple: Adam and Eve in American Literature

The Story of Adam and Eve has always been iconic throughout the history of Western Civilization, and has made its way into many novels in American literature. One of the most notable of these novels is The Scarlet Letter by … Continue reading

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Elephant Run: Burma throughout WWII

In his short novel, Elephant Run, Roland Smith exposes what life was like for the Burmese people before and after the Japanese army invaded through the eyes of young Nick Freestone. It opened my eyes to the harsh life that … Continue reading

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We Can Do it!

The short play Trifles and the political add titled We Can Do It featuring Rosie the Riveter, both convey a similar message about women. In Trifles, the women are able to realize things that reveal who the murderer is that … Continue reading

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