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Analysis of ‘The Road Not Taken’

In 1916, Robert Frost published a poem called The Road Not Taken. Although there are elements of romanticism, it is still a modernist poem. This poem is about a traveller who goes for a walk in a forest but is faced with a choice of which path to go down; we soon realize that there […]

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Games in ‘Sir Gawain and The Green Knight’

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is a poem that incorporates many different themes, all with varying contributions to the story’s plot and characters throughout. Sometimes the themes even appear to blur their individual distinctions and become intertwined. I see the theme of games as being one of the main themes, though I understand the […]

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Themes in “Sir Gawain and The Green Knight”

One of the major themes of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is Chivalry, this can be seen many, many times throughout Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. King Arthur’s court is built around a chivalrous code where bravery and courtesy are incredibly important to one’s entire character, while cowardliness is viewed as the lowest […]

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Middle English ‘Sir Gawain and The Green Knight’

Has anyone wondered what writings were written in Middle English and was written in the epic poem form? The epic poem Sir Gawain, who has an anonymous author, was written in 1350 to 1400 A.D.. While no one knows who the author is, it is translated by Burton Raffel. The poem takes first takes place […]

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‘The Handmaid’S Tale’ and ‘Persepolis’

The whole society realized today depends on religion. Both scholarly works The Handmaid’s Tale, composed by Margaret Atwood, and Persepolis, composed by Marjane Satrapi, present the peruser with a general public dependent on religious fundamentalism. The two works picture severe routines. They challenge the peruser to consider what could occur and what happened to the […]

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Origins of The Halloween Holiday

I’m conducting research on the origins of Halloween. I chose this subject because I have always loved Halloween and it has a very interesting history. I plan to research the history and different meanings of Halloween throughout time. I will be looking at how Halloween got its start, how it has changed over the years, […]

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The Bible’S Condemnation of Abortion and Homosexuality

It is simply impossible for people to be moral without religion or God. —Laura Schlessinger (quoted in Zuckerman, 2008) Religion in the Caribbean is as unique as its people. Like its culture, religion within the Caribbean region has been profoundly influenced by its colonization by European countries. This influence or infiltration was not only concentrated […]

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Comparing and Contrasting The Works of William Faulkner

Introduction William Faulkner was an American novelist who was known for writing mysterious works of literature. Some might would say that his literary works were somewhat “disturbing.” Family and community were always important aspects that Faulkner tried to incorporate into his literature. Faulkner’s, A Rose for Emily and Barn Burning focus on the protection of […]

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