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Literature Help: The Collector By Students' Academy
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“The Collector” by John Fowles was first published in the year 1963. It was his debut novel. The book was made into a movie of the same name in the year 1965. The story is set in the... More > 1950s and 1960s. According to the author, the book basically deals with class in England. It explores several class issues such as prosperity, pretension, and the difference between the working class and the upper class. The illustration of the contemporary society is highly praise-worthy. Literature Help: The Collector 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: 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 Help: Flight By Students' Academy
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“Flight” by Sherman Alexie was first published on March 28, 2007. Zits is the central character and the narrator of the story. The story is told from the viewpoint of Zits, who happens to... More > be a Native American teenager. Zits happens to be a time travelling mass murderer. As an orphan, Zits happens to have spent his childhood as a foster child, often moving from one abusive family to another. Justice is his friend. He introduces Zits to a new way of thinking. He gives him a new idea of committing random violence. Literature Help: Flight Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary 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 Help: In the Time of the Butterflies By Students' Academy
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“In the Time of the Butterflies” by Julia Alvarez was first published in 1994. It is a historical novel. The story revolves around the lives of the Mirabal sisters during the period of... More > the Trujillo Dictatorship in the Dominican Republic. First and third person narration by and about the Mirabal sisters tell the story. The novel “In the Time of the Butterflies” was also adapted into a movie in the year 2001. During thirty years of reign, Trujillo murdered 50,000 Haitians and Dominicans. The ruler was determined to eliminate the blacks who occupied three-eighths of the Island of Hispanola. The remained fifth-eighth of the area was inhabited by the people of mixed background. Literature Help: In the Time of the Butterflies Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Part One Part Two Part Three Epilogue 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 Help: The History Boys By Students' Academy
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It is believed that large part of the play is inspired by the playwright’s own youth. It is also inspired by the time he spent in grammar school and the process that he went through to gain... More > access to Oxford. The play made its Broadway debut on 23rd of April 2006 at the Broadhurst Theatre. It proved to be a highly successful play with one hundred and eighty five performances. “The History Boys” received several awards. It also won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best New play in the year 2005 and Tony Award for Best Play in 2006. Literature Help: The History Boys 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 Help: Esperanza Rising By Students' Academy
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“Esperanza Rising” by Pam Munoz Ryan was first published in 2000. It is a young adult novel. The story of the novel is set in post-Revolutionary Mexico and in California when America was... More > facing the Great Depression. There were about eighty eight percent white Americans in California in the 1920s and 1930s. It was about the time story takes place. There were around 36,800 Mexican field workers in that area. Most of the white people, about 88%, were the owners of the lands. The book is the winner of several prestigious literary awards, including Pura Belpre Award. Literature Help: Esperanza Rising Copyright Chapter One: Introduction and Background Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less
Literature Help: The Jew of Malta By Students' Academy
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The play was registered in the Stationers’ Register on 17th of May 1594. It was first printed in 1633. This is the only surviving edition of the play. The prologues and epilogues of the book... More > were written by Thomas Heywood. In the recent times, the play has been revived several times by different drama companies around the world. It has been translated into almost all the major languages of the world. “The Jew of Malta” was directed by Jeff Dailey in the New York City in November 1999. Bart Shattuck was in the role of Barabas, the main character. The play was also adapted into a movie in the year 2012 and it was highly successful movie. As a part of Marlow 450, “The Jew of Malta” was performed at the Marlowe Studio by Fourth Monkey Theatre Company.< Less
Literature Help: The Secret Agent By Students’ Academy
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The book “The Secret Agent” was one of the most cited works of literature in the American media owing to its terrorist theme. About two weeks after September 11th, 2001, the sale of the... More > book rose immensely. Modern Library ranked the book “The Secret Agent” 46th in their list of the best novels of the 20th century. Literature Help: The Secret Agent Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Characters Chapter Three: Plot Summary Chapter Four: Major Themes Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less

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