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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: 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: 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
Literature Companion: Never Let Me Go By History World
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The first scene opens at Hailsham. It happens to be a fictional boarding school in England. The teachers in that school are known as guardians. The way they treat their students is quite... More > peculiar. The teachers constantly remind the students that keeping themselves healthy is of extremely high importance. It is obvious that Hailsham is not a normal boarding school. The curriculum of the school is also unlike the curriculum of normal schools. The students are constantly encouraged to produce several forms of art. In their education model there is no teaching of life skills. A woman named ‘Madame’ chooses the best artwork produced by the students. When she leaves, she takes the art with her. Literature Companion: Never Let Me Go Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Childhood Adult Donor Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary 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
Literature Companion: The Good Woman of Setzuan By History World
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The central theme of the play is qualitative goodness. To live a good life, Shen Te has to live under the guise of both Shen Te and Shui Ta. The author seems to be conveying a very important fact... More > that the economic systems determine the morality of a society. The author’s interest in historical materialism is quite evident. Literature Companion: The Good Woman of Setzuan Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Prologue Summary All Scenes Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less
Literature Companion: Fallen Angels By History World
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The story gradually reveals the terrible facts of the war and how they reflect upon the minds of the young soldiers who happen to be far from home. There is very clear and precise depiction of... More > careless military leadership and brutal guerrilla resistance. The description of American war crimes is also noticeable and it is witnessed firsthand by young Perry. There is no end to the war and the young soldiers begin to wonder whether they will ever go back home. The story very descriptively presents the scenes of the war and how the young soldiers cope up with the atrocities they witness. Literature Companion: Fallen Angels Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Chapter Five: Critical Analysis Chapter Six: Fallen Angels and Modern Times< Less
Literature Companion: The Giver By History World
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“The Giver” by Lois Lowry was first published in 1993. It is an American children’s novel. The story is set in a society that is initially presented as a utopian society in the... More > novel, but it slowly begins to appear more and more dystopian. The story is centered on a boy named Jonas. It follows twelfth and thirteenth years of the boy’s life. With the help of a plan called “Sameness” pain and strife has been eliminated from the society, but at the same time the emotional depths has also been eradicated from the people’s lives. As the story progresses, the boy Jonas is chosen as the Receiver of Memory. It is an inherited position in the society. The Receiver of Memory happens to be the person who stores all the past memories of the time before the ‘Sameness’ was introduced to the word. The memories of the past are stored in case they ever need those memories to help in the decisions they make or to provide the experience which the others lack.< Less
Literature Companion: Mrs. Warren's Profession By History World
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In the United States, in New York, after the first performance of “Mrs. Warren’s Profession”, the police arrested the house manager. The arrest was made on the charge of disorderly... More > conduct. It was surprising that all the actors who had acted in the first performance of the play were ordered to appear in court. The house manager and the actors were eventually acquitted, but the play was not allowed to continue after its first performance on the opening night. “Mrs. Warren’s Profession” has been revived on Broadway five times since its first enactment in the United States. Literature Companion: Mrs. Warren's Profession Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Act One Act Two Act Three Act Four Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less

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