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Society and Solitude By Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Ralph Waldo Emerson was an American essayist, lecturer, and poet, who led the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century. He was seen as a champion of individualism and a prescient critic of... More > the countervailing pressures of society, and he disseminated his thoughts through dozens of published essays and more than 1,500 public lectures across the United States. Emerson gradually moved away from the religious and social beliefs of his contemporaries, formulating and expressing the philosophy of Transcendentalism in his 1836 essay, Nature. Following this ground-breaking work, he gave a speech entitled "The American Scholar" in 1837, which Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. considered to be America's "Intellectual Declaration of Independence"< Less
Solitude and Alienation In Cather in the Rye By Fatemehsadat Mousavifard et al.
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Modern forms of alienation are emerging and will affect increasing numbers of people in the developed world, and soon also in the developing world. Several authors have hinted at this development.... More > One has to find ways of adapting to this irreversible process, since one cannot `undo' the products, processes, and institutions that have emerged since the middle of the twentieth century. Our civilization stresses the importance of learning; thus we gathered some information about the life and plot summary of Cather in the Rye which can be claimed that is the symbol of our alienated individuals, families and societies. In addition, the society and the idea behind such a great novel is studied. In this book, we come across to the idea and the words of great critics who analyzed the life of today’s man; this book is reflection of their writings.< Less
The Journey of Life-To My Dog, Horse and My Parents By Ya Ya
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I put my memories into words to mourn for my dog, horse and my dad. I was a five-year old girl twenty eight years ago, at that time my mother was mentally broken and my father was also seriously ill.... More > In order to help me survive, daddy took me to a section of field far away from the village and left me there with a well-trained dog and a tame horse. Under the care of the dog and the horse, I lived in the wild grasslands for two years alone. The cute dog and the understanding horse helped me survive one time after another; at last they both sacrificed in a fierce war while protecting me. One year later, all the other kids went to school in that small village but nobody found me. Every day I wandered along the river and cried in front of the grave of my dog. Months later I was taken to a school and started another period of my hard life.< Less
The Journey of Life-To My Dog, Horse and My Parents By Ya Ya
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I put my memories into words to mourn for my dog, horse and my dad. I was a five-year old girl twenty eight years ago, at that time my mother was mentally broken and my father was also seriously ill.... More > In order to help me survive, daddy took me to a section of field far away from the village and left me there with a well-trained dog and a tame horse. Under the care of the dog and the horse, I lived in the wild grasslands for two years alone. The cute dog and the understanding horse helped me survive one time after another; at last they both sacrificed in a fierce war while protecting me. One year later, all the other kids went to school in that small village but nobody found me. Every day I wandered along the river and cried in front of the grave of my dog. Months later I was taken to a school and started another period of my hard life.< Less
Walden, and On The Duty Of Civil Disobedience By Henry David Thoreau
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Henry David Thoreau (see name pronunciation; July 12,... More > 1817 – May 6, 1862) was an American author, poet, philosopher, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, and historian. A leading transcendentalist, Thoreau is best known for his book Walden, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay Resistance to Civil Government (also known as Civil Disobedience), an argument for disobedience to an unjust state.Thoreau's books, articles, essays, journals, and poetry total over 20 volumes. Among his lasting contributions are his writings on natural history and philosophy, where he anticipated the methods and findings of ecology and environmental history, two sources of modern-day environmentalism. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_David_Thoreau< Less
Deception: a Phantom of the Opera Novel By Shirley Yoshinaka
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Following the Paris opera house disaster, Erik, the charismatic and disfigured man known as the Phantom, settled into a secluded home on the outskirts of London. He resigned himself to a life of... More > solitude, but two years later, fate introduced him to a young woman who reawakened his emotions. Although Mellie was a gifted composer, no one took her work seriously. She recognized Erik's brilliance and was desperate for his help. Drawn to both the man and his talent, she made a bold proposition, and he accepted. Together, they forged a unique partnership that became the talk of London society. But when Erik's past returned to haunt him, he could lose everything he'd gained in his new life - including Mellie. Deception is a tale of loss, healing, and ultimately of love.< Less
Deception: a Phantom of the Opera Novel By Shirley Yoshinaka
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Following the Paris opera house disaster, Erik, the charismatic and disfigured man known as the Phantom, settled into a secluded home on the outskirts of London. He resigned himself to a life of... More > solitude, but two years later, fate introduced him to a young woman who reawakened his emotions. Although Mellie was a gifted composer, no one took her work seriously. She recognized Erik's brilliance and was desperate for his help. Drawn to both the man and his talent, she made a bold proposition, and he accepted. Together, they forged a unique partnership that became the talk of London society. But when Erik's past returned to haunt him, he could lose everything he'd gained in his new life - including Mellie. Deception is a tale of loss, healing, and ultimately of love.< Less
The Promise World By Ehren Edward Turner
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The Promise World is a collection of fourteen story-style poems about extreme journeys and represents a hybrid of philosophical sci-fi and literary exploration. The main poems include "Selling... More > the House," which imagines an intractable tragedy in a world where old age no longer kills and super-families are the basic unit of society. "Sailing Around the World" traces the story of a non-stop circumnavigator. "Lighthouse Journals" pursues a decades-long story of isolation and mystical transformation. "Machinopolis" is a story of escape from dystopia into a unlimited wilderness. "The Mistake," follows the mystery of a extraordinary child across centuries of troubled times.< Less
The Promise World By Ehren Edward Turner
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The Promise World is a collection of fourteen story-style poems about extreme journeys and represents a hybrid of philosophical sci-fi and literary exploration. The main poems include "Selling... More > the House," which imagines an intractable tragedy in a world where old age no longer kills and super-families are the basic unit of society. "Sailing Around the World" traces the story of a non-stop circumnavigator. "Lighthouse Journals" pursues a decades-long story of isolation and mystical transformation. "Machinopolis" is a story of escape from dystopia into a unlimited wilderness. "The Mistake," follows the mystery of a extraordinary child across centuries of troubled times.< Less
Till the cows come home By Charles Joynson
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Till the cows come home is a ‘black’ comedy. It is based on the interplay of the 21st century with all its urban temptations, with an older, more frugal rural ideal. When a modern and... More > scandalously experimental rock band move to the solitude of rural Devons to escape the press, they disturb more than just the peace and quite of this rural idly.< Less

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