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Literature Companion: Go Tell It On the Mountain By History World
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“Go Tell It on the Mountain” by James Baldwin was first published in 1953. It is a semi-autobiographical novel. When it was first published, it was highly acclaimed by the contemporary... More > critics and the literary circles around the world. The story explores the African-American society and the role of the Christian Church in their lives. The novel examines the Christian Church as a source of repression and moral hypocrisy. However, it also presents the Christian Church as a source of inspiration and community in the lives of the African-Americans. Literature Companion: Go Tell It on the Mountain Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Major Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Part One Part Two Part Three Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less
Literature Companion: Wise Children By History World
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The story of the novel revolves around the fortunes of Dora and Nora Chance, twin chorus girls and their strange theatrical family. The novel very deeply explores the subversive nature of... More > fatherhood. Dora and Nora happen to be denied of the fatherhood, and consequently they move towards illegitimate lechery which is quite frivolous. The novel has a very strong presence of magical realism. The readers’ expectations of reality and society are quite dramatically twisted. Literature Companion: Wise Children Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Summary Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less
Literature Companion: The Visit By History World
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“The Visit” by Friedrich Durrenmatt was first performed in 1956 in Zurich. It is a very popular and highly acclaimed tragicomic play. When the play first premiered, the playwright was... More > thirty five years old. Although he was so young, the play brought him international acclaim and innumerable positive reviews. After the enactment of this play, Durrenmatt’s place as a dramatist was cemented. According to the playwright, “The Visit” presents a pessimistic social vision of post-war Europe. It focuses particularly on Switzerland. Literature Companion: The Visit Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Act One Act Two Act Three Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less
Literature Companion: A Lesson Before Dying By History World
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The book brought the author both name and fame. Gaines was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for the second time. The book was eventually recognized in American fiction after four years of its... More > publication. Oprah Book Club adopted the novel in the year 1997 and it soon became a national bestseller. The story of the novel has also been adapted into a television movie. It is regularly used in book clubs and English courses not only in the United States but also in most of the English speaking countries. Literature Companion: A Lesson Before Dying Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Point of View and Setting Chapter Four: Characters Miss Emma Chapter Five: Summary of the Novel Chapter Six: Critical Analysis< Less
Literature Companion: Monster By History World
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In the novel, “Monster”, Steve Harmon is also labeled a “Monster.” It is obvious that the novel is highly autobiographical and the author draws most of inspiration from his... More > personal life experiences. In the later years, Myers started working as a construction worker. It is said that he was a very obedient student and he listened to the advice given by his teachers very attentively. While working as a construction worker, he decided that he would sternly follow advice that was given to him by his high school writing teacher. After the completion of his work, every evening, he started writing with complete devotion. He had a kind of zeal to learn and progress. Literature Companion: Monster Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Background and History Chapter Three: Plot Overview Chapter Four: Characters Chapter Five: Complete Summary Chapter Six: Critical Analysis< Less
Literature Companion: Fences By History World
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The play is set in the 1950s. The play is the part of the ten-part Pittsburgh Cycle written by August Wilson. Similar to the other plays written by the playwright, “Fence” also explores... More > the themes of race-relations, evolving African-American experiences, etc. “Fences” received the prestigious Pulitzer Prize for Drama in the year 1987. In the same year, it was also given Tony Award for Best Play. The pay was highly acclaimed by critics, reviewers, and audiences. It is noticeable that “Fences” collected $11 million in the first year of its production. It is a record amount for a non-musical play. The play eventually went on to win four Tony Awards. Literature Companion: Fences Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Act One Act Two Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less
Literature Companion: Nervous Conditions By History World
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In the year 1987, women in the country were further excluded when they were not included in the Unity Accord. It was not acceptable to the majority of women in the country. When “Nervous... More > Conditions” was published, the time was quite opportune because it was a grand success and widely accepted. Even the great literary figures such as Alice Walker and Doris Lessing have highly admired the novel. It was said by Doris Lessing that “Nervous Condition” was sure to become a classic. There is no doubt that “Nervous Condition” is one of the most significant African novels written during the 20th century. It has also found its place in the curriculum of several schools and colleges around the world in the departments of cultural studies and African Literature. Literature Companion: Nervous Conditions Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less

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Genius Matters Genius Matters By Angela Maiers
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Giving Back Giving Back By James Jones & Jody Fuson
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Animal Dads Animal Dads By Ami Dobelle
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