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Abraham, Huck Finn, and Tests

The world seems almost too eager to throw tests at us sometimes. Will we always do what is right? Can we always do what is right? After looking at the test Abraham encountered when he had the choice to either … Continue reading

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An Interesting Story By Francis Coates Jones In this image we see two beautiful women and a young girl. One woman is reading a newspaper while sitting in the sunlight while the other woman is sewing. Both the woman sewing and … Continue reading

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Life Death and Immortality

The stark contrast of Edna to her society and the differentiating images depicted in Thomas Cole’s painting, Life, Death, and Immortality prove that the key element used in both works is juxtaposition. Cole’s painting provides three contrasting, symbolic human images … Continue reading

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A Bird Came Down the Walk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qnydFmqHuVo  A Bird Came Down the Walk A Bird came down the Walk – He did not know I saw – He bit an Angle Worm in halves And ate the fellow, raw, And then, he drank a Dew From … Continue reading

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Looks Like a Flower, Stings Like a Bee “The raven himself is hoarse 
That croaks the fatal entrance of Duncan 
Under my battlements. Come, you spirits 
That tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me here, 
And fill me from the crown … Continue reading

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Macbeth’s Conscience

Act I Scene 5 in Macbeth where Lady Macbeth tells Macbeth to kill Duncan so he can become higher in power is one of the most dominant scenes in the entire play. Her speech in this scene defies her social role as … Continue reading

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The Catcher in the Rye

Title: The Catcher in the Rye  Author: J.D. Salinger  Time and place written: Late 1940s – early 1950s, New York Characters: Holden Caulfield- The protagonist and narrator of the novel. A sixteen year old boy who has been expelled for … Continue reading

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Death of a Salesman

Title: Death of a Salesman Author: Arthur Miller Characters: Willy Loman: Traveling salesman slightly senile with old age, often in his own world during the play. Perpetually unhappy, regretful, lost Linda Loman: Willy’s wife, worried about Willy’s wellbeing. Biff Loman: … Continue reading

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Who doesn’t love a good test?  The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck is directly linked to the biblical allusion in Genesis chapter three. Adam and Eve were the first humans to experience a test of temptation, which in part … Continue reading

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The Scream

The scream was painted by Edvard Munch, an expressionist Norwegian artist in 1893. Der Schrei der Natur, which means The Scream of Nature, was the origional name Munch gave to the painting. The Scream is the combination of psychology and … Continue reading

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