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The Inconsistencies Between the Real Life and the Poetry of Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes was an African-American poet in the 20th century who was incredibly inspirational and influential to a lot of African-Americans, specifically those living in impoverished urban communities such as Harlem in New York.  Hughes was a part of the … Continue reading

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Allusions to the Crucifixion of Christ in Literature

  The crucifixion of Christ is arguably the most significant as well as the most recognizable scene of the entire Bible. Even those who do not practice Christianity are generally familiar with the story of Jesus of Nazareth being nailed … Continue reading

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Similarities between Huckleberry Finn and The Rocky Mountains, Lander’s Peak

The painting The Rocky Mountains, Lander’s Peak by Albert Bierstadt is similar to the book Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain.  Both works use elements of romanticism.  A big part of romanticism is an appreciation for nature.  Bierstadt’s painting shows a … Continue reading

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