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Literature Companion: Purple Hibiscus By History World
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“Purple Hibiscus” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was first published in 2003. It was the first published novel of the author. The book was widely acclaimed at the time of its first... More > release. The book won several prestigious literary awards. It is a kind of semi-biographical novel, for the author uses her own childhood experiences to tell her readers about the lives of the characters in the novel. Adichie, the author, was born in Kambili’s home town of Enugu. He was raised in Aunty Ifeoma’s university environment in Nsukka. She is of Igbo Descent, and is Catholic. Literature Companion: Purple Hibiscus Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Part One Part Two Part Three Part Four Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less
Literature Companion: The House of the Spirits By History World
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Before being published, several other Spanish language publishers had rejected the novel, but when it was, eventually, published in Barcelona in the year 1982, it became an instant best seller. It... More > was very well received by both readers and reviewers. The Spanish title of the book is “La Casa de los espíritus.” The book was highly acclaimed by the literary critics around the world. It made Allende a literary star overnight. In the year of its publication, the novel was declared the Best Novel of the Year in Chile. Allende was awarded the country’s Panorama Literario Award. Literature Companion: The House of the Spirits Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Epilogue Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less
Literature Companion: Like Water for Chocolate By History World
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The story basically focuses on female characters. Magical realism happens to be a literary style that incorporates fantasy, myth, and supernatural themes into an otherwise realistic plot and... More > setting. Tradition is undoubtedly the most important of the themes. It is because of the tradition Tita remains unmarried. Owing to the tradition, Mama Elena is deprived of her love and forced to marry another man. The story very impressively acquaints the reader with certain traditions and culture prevalent in the North America. Literature Companion: Like Water for Chocolate Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less
Literature Companion: The White Devil By History World
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In the opening of the play we are introduced to Count Lodovico. He is banished from Rome on the charges of debauchery and murder. However, his friends come forward to help him and they promise that... More > they will do something for the repeal of his sentence. The Duke of Brachiano develops a very violent passion for Vittoria Corombona. She is the daughter of a noble, but now her Venetian family is impoverished. The Duke loves her although they are both married to other people. Literature Companion: The White Devil Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Act I Act II Act III Act IV Act V Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less
Literature Companion: White Noise By History World
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The story is set in a bucolic Midwestern college ‘The College on the Hill.’ The story revolves around a year in the life of the central character Jack Gladney. He happens to be a... More > professor, a pioneer in his field. Jack Gladney is one of the pioneers in the field of Hitler Studies. He has established himself in top academic circles. He has done so well in the field of Hitler Studies, but he has not taken German language lessons until this year. Literature Companion: White Noise Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Chapter Five: Thematic Analysis< Less
Literature Companion: The Death of Ivan Ilyich By History World
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“The Death of Ivan Ilyich” by Leo Tolstoy was first published in the year 1886. It is considered as one of the masterpieces of Tolstoy’s late fiction. In the late 1870s Tolstoy had... More > his religious conversion, and soon after that he wrote “The Death of Ivan Ilyich.” Literature Companion: The Death of Ivan Ilyich Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Summary Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Chapter Five: Critical Analysis Chapter Six: Easy Points to Remember for Students< Less
Literature Companion: The Red and the Black By History World
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“The Red and the Black” by Stendhal is a historical novel, divided into two books. It was first published in 1830. It was originally written in French and its title was “Le Rouge et... More > le Noir.” According to literary scholars and critics “The Red and the Black” can also be called a psychological historical novel. Literature Companion: The Red and the Black Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: History and Background Chapter Three: Plot Summary Chapter Four: Characters Chapter Five: Complete Summary Book One Book Two Chapter Six: Critical Analysis Chapter Seven: Structure and Themes< Less
Literature Companion: The Revenger's Tragedy By History World
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“The Revenger’s Tragedy” is a Jacobean revenge tragedy. The play was first performed in 1606 and it was first published in 1607. When it was first published, Cyril Tourneur was... More > said to have authored it, but now it is accepted that it was written by Thomas Middleton. Senecan design which was introduced to English drama by Thomas Kyd was retained in “The Revenger’s Tragedy.” Literature Companion: The Revenger's Tragedy Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Summary Act I Act II Act III Act IV Act V Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Act I Act II Act III Act IV Act V Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less
Literature Companion: Zeitoun By History World
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During the fury of Hurricane Katrina, Zeitoun does not leave his Uptown home. Instead he decides to ride out the Hurricane. The devastating hurricane passes and the devastation it happens to have... More > caused is immense. Zeitoun travels the flooded city in a secondhand canoe. He rescues neighbours. He takes care of the abandoned pets. He distributes fresh water to the victims. Literature Companion: Zeitoun Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Part I Part II Part III Part IV Part V Chapter Five: Thematic Analysis< Less
Literature Companion: Fifth Business By History World
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“Fifth Business” by Professor Robertson Davies was first published in 1970. Known to be the author’s best novel, it is also called his finest novel. The book is the first part of... More > the Deptford Trilogy. The story revolves around the life of Dunstan Ramsay, the narrator and protagonist of the novel. The story explores the protagonist’s interest in the ‘inner life’ and the tapestry of the human psyche. Literature Companion: Fifth Business Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Part One Part Two Part Three Part Four Part Five Part Six Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary, All Chapters Part One Part Two Part Three Part Four Part Five Part Six Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less

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