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A Rose for Emily and This Land Is Your Land
The paper "A Rose for Emily and This Land Is Your Land" is a great example of a literature book review. The first reading to be discussed here is William Faulkner’s A Rose for Emily. I actually enjoyed reading the short story. I had not read this story ever before. I…
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Everyday Use by Alice Walker and Im Still Here by Langston Hughes
The paper "Everyday Use by Alice Walker and I’m Still Here by Langston Hughes" is a wonderful example of a literature book review. Langston Hughes in his poem, I’m Still Here ensures that he survives after many hardships that he has suffered. Race and alienation are the themes of I’m Still Here by Langston Hughes.…
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The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde
The paper "The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde" is a wonderful example of a literature book review. The Importance of Being Earnest written by Oscar Wilde is a satirical comedy as Oscar Wilde satirizes some social aspects of society such as aristocracy, materialism and social status with the help of a comedy.…
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Thomas Kings Green Grass, Running Water
The paper "Thomas King’s “Green Grass, Running Water" is a perfect example of a book report on literature. Legends of the Native Americans utilize a trickster as a form of change, whether advantageous or disastrous. In King’s “Green Grass, Running Water”, the trickster takes the form of a coyote although its characteristics are purely human. The opening of the story wraps up the whole tale.…
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Voltaires Satire on Optimism
The paper "Voltaire’s Satire on Optimism" is a great example of a book review on literature. In the novella “Candide”, Voltaire deals with a series of themes such as the ‘folly of Optimism’, ‘bitterness of stern reality’, ‘futility of philosophical speculation’, etc that are stitched together with the common thread that Leibniz’s optimistic philosophy simply failed to perceive the reality.…
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Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes
The paper "Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes" is a great example of a literature book review. In the first part of his celebrated work Leviathan, Thomas Hobbes deals with his essential ideas of man and the section is titled Of Man.…
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To the Daisy and The Stolen Boat
The paper "To the Daisy and The Stolen Boat" is a great example of a literature book review. This paper brings up two poems written by the famous nature poet, William Wordsworth – ‘To the Daisy’ and ‘The Stolen Boat’. In the first poem, the poet begins by praising the flower ‘daisy’. This flower is often used by different poets to signify death or rather, to soften the harshness of death.…
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The Color Purple by Alice Walker
The paper "The Color Purple by Alice Walker" is an outstanding example of a book report on literature. The creator, Ms. Walker illustrated in her book, The Color Purple, is that of the offensive men and the demoralized women. Rather than coming home and celebrating in the marvels of family life, the black men represented inside the tale come home and verbally, physically, mentally, and spiritually exploit their women.…
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Hanging Fire by Audre Lorde
The paper "Hanging Fire by Audre Lorde" is a great example of a literature book review. Characters and their symbolic use: 1. Fourteen year old girl represents adolescents who have their unique worries but unable to fix their mind to a single one and sort it out; rather, the mind jumps between all the worries…
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Preface to a Twenty Volume Suicide Note by Amiri Baraka
The paper "Preface to a Twenty Volume Suicide Note by Amiri Baraka" is a great example of a literature book review. Characters and their symbolic use: 1. Father who is frustrated with life and contemplates suicide 2. The daughter who is in prayer and chooses God to be her companion as her father has forgotten his duties toward her.…
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Barn Burning by William Faulkner
The paper "Barn Burning by William Faulkner" is a great example of a literature book review. Barn Burning appears to be one of the best and most fascinating tales of William Faulkner which imparts to us the depressing side of human consciousness and investigates the force of man's so-called evil part along with the reasons which created it.…
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The Man to Send Rain Clouds
The paper "The Man to Send Rain Clouds" is a great example of a literature book review. “The Man to Send Rain Clouds” published in 1969 was, in fact, Leslie Silko’s first challenge in fiction writing. Leslie Silko was brought up at Laguna Pueblo, in west-central New Mexico.…
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Desiree's Baby
The paper "Desiree's Baby" is an excellent example of a literature book review. The message in Desiree's Baby is quite clear, hasty judgments and ill-thought decisions lead a person to suffer and the sufferance may be unknown to the person who takes such a decision. In a very short story, Chopin has created a situation that spans years but comes to climax in a hurry.…
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Robert Frost Poem The Road Not Taken
The paper "Robert Frost Poem The Road Not Taken" is an outstanding example of a literature book review. The statement stated by Robert Frost, “ No matter which road you take, you'll always sigh, and wish you'd taken another" is not contradictory to his poem, “The Road Not Taken”. Robert Frost indicates in his poem that he has taken one road and left the other.…
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Frankenstein - about the Fragility of Human Nature and Dangers of Gaining Secret Knowledge, When Trying to Go Beyond Human Limit and Getting Secret Life
Frankenstein In the novel Frankenstein, the attempts to shade light on how people used to live. It shows how women were passive in society. This has been manifested via the themes such as sublime nature, monstrosity, secrecy, and passive women.…
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The Black Cat by Edgar Allan Poe
The paper "The Black Cat by Edgar Allan Poe" is an excellent example of a book report/review on literature. The short story “The Black Cat” written by Edgar Allan Poe concerns a narration of a condemned man because of his actions. The topic in itself “the black cat” depicts questionable sanity. Often black cat is associated with sorcery or mystery.…
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Early Autumn by Hughes
The paper "Early Autumn by Hughes " is a wonderful example of a literature book report. Hughes brings to our attention a very regular incident – unexpected meetings of two lovers, Mary and Bill, who separated years ago. This seemingly simple tale upon close scrutiny reveals emotional undercurrents beneath the calm surface in the brief meetings these two lovers have.…
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Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper
The paper "Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper" is a worthy example of a literature book report. The Last of the Mohicans sets off in a setting of unrest where a treacherous Huron scot leads his party into an ambush. Right from the beginning, there are two characters that stand out as they rescue the Mohicans. This is Natty Bumpoo also known as Hawkeye and Chingachgook.…
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Diving into the Wreck by Adrienne Rich
The paper "Diving into the Wreck by Adrienne Rich" is an excellent example of a book report on literature. The paper is to present the reason why the “Diving into the Wreck” by Adrienne Rich is the best representative of Resistance and Transformation. Resistance and transformation can be considered as two opposing forces that can describe different aspects and elements of the culture and society.…
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Clear and Simple as the Truth by Thomas and Turner
The paper "Clear and Simple as the Truth by Thomas and Turner" is a delightful example of a book report on literature. Clear and simple as the truth is the book that brings out style as its very heart and not as the elegance of effective prose. Thomas and Turner present the classic style as an intellectual activity and has a motive that brings out the truth and for them, writing is not the application of verbal skills.…
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Lord of the Flies by William Golding
The paper "Lord of the Flies by William Golding" is an outstanding example of a literature book review. The story of Lord of the Flies sounds as interesting today as it ever did. It was published back in 1954, yet the provocative taste of the novel has not faded away a bit. It has conventionally ignited a lot of debate because of its violent portrayal of human nature.…
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Margaret Atwood's the Handmaid's Tale
The paper "Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale" is a delightful example of a literature book review. The Handmaid’s Tale as written by Margaret Atwood narrates the ordeal of the Protagonist of the tale, Offred as a handmaid in an imaginary Republic of Gilead that was run by a tyrannical Christian regime.…
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William Hathway Poem
The paper "William Hathway Poem" is an excellent example of a literature book review. Hathway has immensely built up the poem which approaches the readers in various ways. The meaning of the poem has sharply been twisted, from happiness to the bitter reality of the world.…
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Handmaids Tale by Margaret Atwood
The paper "Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood" is an exceptional example of a literature book review. This tale is about a handmaid who was assigned to an elite family in the Republic of Gilead which replaced the United States of America.…
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Southland by Nina Revoyr
The paper "Southland by Nina Revoyr" is a delightful example of a literature book review. Southland refers to a story set in Los Angeles, California in the late ’30s to the present days. It is a story of a Japanese family and a murder that occurs during the Watts uprising in 1965.…
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