A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings

A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings is a short story written by Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez in 1968. It is written in a typical for the author genre of “magic realism”. The combination of elements of fantasy with everyday life makes the boundary between realism and magic very blurred. Although the story is titled as a tale for children, it seems to be much more complicated. The story is set in an unusual village, and the main character that visited the village is also an unusual angel. He does not correspond to the original concept of an angel, so the villager’s treatment of the guest appears to be very cruel and unjust. But does he deserve such an attitude? Is he a brood of evil or a holy creature?

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A&P John Updike

Gender roles and equality have always been and still, are relevant issues in society. These problems are widely reflected in the literature where the authors create different situations and characters that reveal various points of you on sex equality. The good example of such a piece of literature is “A&P” by John Updike. The short story represents the relationships between men and women and their attitudes towards gender.

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Blue Winds Dancing by Tom Whitecould

Blue Winds Dancing is a short story written by Tom Whitecloud a Chippewa writer, poet, and physician. He was a member of the third-largest ethnic group of Indians but was raised in the Indian reservation near Woodruff, Wisconsin. His mother was white and his father was Chippewa. After his parent’ divorce he remained with his mother and lived in Texas. After finishing school Whitecloud settled on medicine as a carrier and entered the University of Redlands (Lauter).

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A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen

Henrik Ibsen is considered to be one of the innovators in the literature that used the method of psychological analysis in revealing social problems. The play A Doll’s House is a good example of the analysis of personality and its psychological essence that determines social behavior. Henrik Ibsen tries to explain the nature of the social conflict, without which a person cannot develop as a personality.

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Popular High School Reading List | Books To Read

Here is a complete high school reading list! Only the best books of all times were comprised here with the links to read online.

  1. Susan Glaspell Trifles pdf
  2. Alice Walker Everyday Use pdf
  3. Shirley Jackson The Lottery pdf
  4. Edgar Poe The Pit and The Pendulum pdf; The Cask of the Amontillado pdf; The Tell-Tale Heart pdf; The Fall of the House of Usher pdf; The Black Cat pdf; The Raven pdf
  5. Ambrose Bierce An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge pdf
  6. Raymond Carver Cathedral pdf
  7. William Faulkner A Rose for Emily pdf
  8. Ernest Hemingway Hills Like White Elephants pdf; A Clean, Well-Lighted Place pdf; A Day’s Wait pdf
  9. Kate Chopin Desiree’s Baby pdf; The Story of an Hour pdf
  10. Charlotte Perkins Gilman The Yellow Wallpaper pdf
  11. Gabriel Garcia Marquez A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings pdf
  12. Flannery O’Connor A Good Man Is Hard to Find pdf
  13. Joanna Russ When it Changed pdf
  14. Bob Shaw Light of Other Days pdf
  15. George R. R. Martin This Tower of Ashes pdf
  16. John Varley Air Raid pdf
  17. Rick Moody Boys pdf
  18. Jamaica Kinkaid Girl pdf
  19. Susan Minot Lust pdf
  20. Richard Wright The Man Who Lived Underground pdf
  21. Nathaniel Hawthorne The Birth-Mark pdf
  22. Willa Cather Paul’s Case pdf
  23. Robert A. Heinlein All You Zombies pdf
  24. Octavia E. Butler Speech Sounds pdf
  25. John Updike A&P pdf
  26. Oscar Wilde The Importance of Being Earnest pdf
  27. Tobias Wolff Bullet in the brain pdf
  28. Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Harrison Bergeron pdf
  29. James Baldwin Sonny’s Blues pdf
  30. Tennessee Williams A Streetcar Named Desire pdf
  31. Louise Erdrich The Red Convertible pdf
  32. O. Henry The Gift of the Magi pdf; The Last Leaf pdf
  33. James Joyce Araby pdf
  34. Washington Irving Rip Van Winkle pdf; The Legend of Sleepy Hollow pdf
  35. Guy de Maupassant The Necklace pdf
  36. Henrik Ibsen A Doll’s House pdf
  37. Thomas S. Whitecloud’s Blue Winds Dancing pdf

A Moveable Feast Analysis | Ernest Hemingway

“Write drunk, edit sober” is a piece of much-quoted advice given by Ernest Miller Hemingway – American author and journalist, who belongs to the ‘Lost Generation’.  Was it his motto? Was alcohol, along with a nourishing meal, very important in the author’s life and writing career? Indeed, the protagonists of Hemingway’s novels and short stories on some level reflect his own life and habits – they loved, fought and drank very hard.

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Comparison and Contrast of “The Snows of Kilimanjaro” and “A Rose for Emily”

Lost Generation is a name that is referred to the group of writers, who came of age during World War I and subsequently were disappointed by its results and felt uncomfortable living in the alien postwar world. That is why a lot of writers and poets preferred to travel across the sea and enjoy the life in Europe among intellectuals. All these experiences reflected in the writings of the authors. William Faulkner and Ernest Hemingway are both significant American authors that belong to the Lost Generation and have some similarities in their writings as well as differences. It can be seen vividly while comparing their stories “A Rose for Emily” and “The Snows of Kilimanjaro”.

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The Sun Also Rises Summary and Analysis | Ernest Hemingway

The narrator plays a great role in any kind of literary work. He tells a story to his readers through his own perception, expressing his feelings, emotions, and attitudes towards a particular person or action. But usually, the reader is the one to decide whether the narrator is reliable and can be trusted in. The narrator of every writer or poet is different and has his own features. Some of them can interest and intrigue the reader, the other can cause disgust and dislike. The narrator of Ernest Hemingway’s books requires special attention. He is usually extremely calm, steady and reserved that can bewilder the reader. The paper will focus on the idea and role of the narrator in Hemingway’s novel The Sun Also Rises.

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