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Quick Guide: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By College Guide World et al.
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Most of the book's adventures may have been based on and influenced by people, situations and buildings in Oxford and at Christ Church, e.g., the "Rabbit Hole," which symbolized the actual... More > stairs in the back of the main hall in Christ Church. A carving of a griffon and rabbit, as seen in Ripon Cathedral, where Carroll's father was a canon, may have provided inspiration for the tale. Since Carroll was a mathematician at Christ Church, it has been suggested that there are many references and mathematical concepts in both this story and also in Through the Looking-Glass; examples include:< Less
Quick Guide: It By College Guide World
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It is a 1986 horror novel by American author Stephen King. The story follows the exploits of seven children as they are terrorized by the eponymous being, which exploits the fears and phobias of its... More > victims in order to disguise itself while hunting its prey. "It" primarily appears in the form of a clown in order to attract its preferred prey of young children. The novel is told through narratives alternating between two time periods, and is largely told in the third-person omniscient mode. It deals with themes which would eventually become King staples: the power of memory, childhood trauma, and the ugliness lurking behind a façade of traditional small-town values. The novel won the British Fantasy Award in 1987, and received nominations for the Locus and World Fantasy Awards that same year. Publishers Weekly listed It as the best-selling book in the United States in 1986.< Less
Quick Guide: Enrique's Journey By College Guide World
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The story revolves around a seventeen-year old boy from Honduras. The boy lives in his hometown of Tegucigalpa. He wants to meet his mother who is in the United States. The novel describes the... More > boy’s extremely difficult journey from his hometown to America. Before the publication of the book, in the year 2002, a series of Pulitzer Prize winning articles were published in the Los Angeles Times. The book “Enrique’s Journey” is based on that series of articles. Quick Guide: Enrique's Journey Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less
Quick Guide: Fool for Love By College Guide World
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“Fool for Love” is a confessional drama, full of sensationalism, that has rarely been surpassed by other writers. The play presents a very emotional and powerful picture of ill-fated... More > love, although it was very much personal to the playwright. However, he succeeds in reaching the hearts of his readers and audiences. As the play opens, it transpires that May, the protagonist, happens to be hiding out at Desert Motel when Eddie, her childhood friend and former lover, comes there. Eddie has a long discussion with May and he tries his best to convince May to come back home with him. He wants her to stay with him in the trailer on the farm which they always wanted to buy in the past. Quick Guide: Fool for Love Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: History and Background Chapter Four: Characters Chapter Five: Complete Summary Chapter Six: Critical Analysis< Less
Quick Guide: Desperation By College Guide World
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Desperation is a story about several people who, while traveling along the desolated Highway 50 in Nevada, get abducted by Collie Entragian, the deputy of the fictional mining town of Desperation.... More > Entragian uses various pretexts for the abductions, from an arrest for drug possession to “rescuing” a family from a nonexistent gunman. It becomes clear to the captives that Entragian has been possessed by an evil being named Tak, who has control over the surrounding desert wildlife and must change hosts to keep itself alive. They begin to fight for their freedom, sanity and lives before realizing that if they are ever to escape Desperation, they must trap Tak in the place from where he came.< Less
Quick Guide: The Tortilla Curtain By College Guide World
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The story covers the themes of illegal immigration, middle-class values, xenophobia, poverty, and environmental destruction, etc. Out of the twelve novels which T. C. Boyle has written, “The... More > Tortilla Curtain” is the most memorable work. When the novel was first released, the issue of illegal immigration was in the public limelight. The author’s publication of the novel was not a coincidence, for he had already decided to publish it during that period and he did want to highlight this burning issue through his work. Quick Guide: The Tortilla Curtain 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
Quick Guide: Three Sisters By College Guide World
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It assumed by most of the critics and scholars that the play was partially inspired by the situation of the three Bronte Sisters. In the opening of the play, the audiences are introduced to the... More > three sisters. They live in a small provincial town in Russia. The sisters are named Olga, Irina, and Masha. The parents of the three sisters have already passed away. It transpires that the parents had given good education to their daughters and they have also left them a good deal of money, but the sisters do not have anything interesting to do. Quick Guide: Three Sisters 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
Quick Guide: Nervous Conditions By College Guide World
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Nervous Conditions is a novel by Zimbabwean author Tsitsi Dangarembga, first published in the United Kingdom in 1988. The semi-autobiographical novel focuses on the story of a Rhodesian family in... More > post-colonial Rhodesia during the 1960s. It attempts to illustrate the dynamic themes of race, class, gender, and cultural change during the post-colonial conditions of present-day Zimbabwe. The title is taken from the introduction by Jean-Paul Sartre to Frantz Fanon's The Wretched of the Earth.< Less
Quick Guide: The Hours By College Guide World
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The stream-of-consciousness style being so prominent in this work, a summary of the plot based on physical action does not give a thorough understanding of the content of the work. In the novel,... More > action occurring in the physical world (i.e.: characters doing things, such as talking, walking etc.) is far outweighed by material existing in the thought and memory of the protagonists. Some discretion must be made in a plot summary as to which of these thoughts and memories warrant detailing.< Less
Quick Guide: Divergent By College Guide World
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The story is set in a dystopian society, that it a version of Chicago. “Divergent” is often compared to other novels of the same genre such as “The Hunger Games” and... More > “The Maze Runner.” They have the similar theme and target audience. Veronica Roth says that she got this idea of writing the series when she was studying in college. Like the earlier novels of the same theme, the society is divided into personality types in this novel. Quick Guide: Divergent Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Summary Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Chapter Five: Thematic Analysis< Less

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