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Words of Wisdom: Lao Tzu By Students' Academy
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Lao Tzu is also referred to as Laozi or Lao Tze. He was one of the greatest philosophers and poets of ancient China. “Tao Te Ching” is his most significant work which brought him name and... More > fame. He was the founder of philosophical Taoism. Lao Tzu is also worshipped as a deity in religious Taoism and ancient Chinese religions which are observed as traditions. This legendary figure is generally dated to around the 6th century BC. He was believed to be a contemporary of Confucius. However, some historians have mentioned that Lao Tzu lived during the Warring States period, between fifth of fourth century BC. Lao Tzu stands as a central figure in Chinese culture. The emperors of both the Tang Dynasty and Modern people of the Li surname claim that Lao Tzu was a founder of their lineage. Several anti-authoritarian movements in the history of mankind have been inspired by the work of Lao Tzu.< Less
Literature Help: The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants By Students' Academy
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The opening prologue and epilogue have been delivered by Carmen in the first person. As the series begins, the four young girls happen to be in their sophomore year in high school. The story... More > continues for four consecutive summers. Eventually, it ends with the summer break after their freshman year of college. The story describes the girls’ development in several ways. However, they aim to become individuals, yet keeping their childhood friendship intact and it keeps them together and whole. Literature Help: The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less
Literature Help: Shane By Students' Academy
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In his lifetime, the author published ten novels and twelve other works. Most of his other works are the collections of short stories. He has also written several non-fiction essays. It is... More > remarkable that eight out of ten novels written by Schaefer were made into movies. “Shane” is considered as the author’s most famous book. It was made into a very successful movie in 1953. “Shane” is assessed as the best work of Western fiction ever written. Literature Help: Shane Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less
Literature Help: Sister Carrie By Students' Academy
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“Sister Carries” is considered as one of the greatest of all American unban novel. However, the debut of the novel was said to be inauspicious. Since its publication, “Sister... More > Carrie” has come to be regarded as an American classic. There are several scholars and critics who call it the first modern American novel. It is often said to be a precursor to the works of Fitzgerald and Hemingway. The novel describes how the American society experienced exuberance and social transformation at the turn of the century. The story uses a lot of slang and the nation’s distinctive personalities. It explores the development of the capitalist society with the role of fortune in it. Literature Help: Sister Carrie Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Major Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less
Ready Reference Treatise: The Secret Life of Bees By Raja Sharma
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The book was highly acclaimed when it was published as a complete novel. It immediately became a New York Times bestseller. The book was greatly admired by several contemporary novelists and... More > scholars. Susan Isaacs, the writer of “Long Time No See” said that “The Secret Life of Bees” was ‘compulsively readable.’ Likewise, “Woman and Home” a British Publication described “The Secret Life of Bees” as a ‘superb rites of passage novel.’ Ready Reference Treatise: The Secret Life of Bees Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Major Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less
Words of Wisdom: Arthur Schopenhauer By Students' Academy
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There no doubt that Schopenhauer is one of the greatest philosophers of the 19th century. His impact on literature is great. He did not create much impression on academic philosophy, but people in... More > general are greatly influenced by him. He was a great writer not because he was extra-literary or highly classical, but because he wrote well, simply and intelligibly. He was the first Western philosopher to have translated Indian Vedic scriptures and other philosophical material. He studied ancient Indian books thoroughly, both Vedic and Buddhist. He was greatly inspired by the Vedic philosophy. Schopenhauer was the first to speak of the suffering of the people of the world. He presented his views on several subjects which are generally not discussed by many of the philosophers.< Less
Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries 8: Shaheed Bhagat Singh By Teacher Forum
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Bhagat Singh was one of the greatest freedom fighters who happily embraced death and became a martyr for the sake of his love for his motherland, however, nothing much is said or heard about this... More > great freedom fighter and revolutionary in India. It seems that this great warrior has just become a name to be remembered once in a year to mark his birthday. He is often referred to as “Shaheed Bhagat Singh.” He was born on 27th of September, 1907, at Chak No. 105, GB, Banga Village, Jaranwala Tehsil in the Lyallpur District of the Punjab Province of British India.“Shaheed” means “martyr” in several South Asian and Middle Eastern languages. “Shaheedon ki chitaon par lagenge har varsh mele, Watan pe mitne walon ka yahi baki nishaan hoga.” (There will be fairs at the tombs of the martyrs every year; this is what will remain of those who die for their country.)< Less
Ready Reference Treatise: Shabanu By Raja Sharma
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“Shabanu” is often classified as a young adult ‘problem novel.’ Before the 1960s most of the literature which was written for young adult readers was basically romance,... More > fantasy, or adventure, however, there were some notable exceptions such as “Little Woman” and the works of Mark Twain. Most of the young adult novels of romance or adventure were not of the highest quality. After the cultural turmoil during the 1960s, most of the publishers developed their interest for the books which displayed life realistically. Such novels try to show the imperfections of the adult world and the difficulties which the teens face while growing up. Ready Reference Treatise: Shabanu Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Major Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less
Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries 7: Georges Danton By Teacher Forum
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Georges Danton had his moderating influence on the Jacobins. He was accused of venality and leniency to the enemies of the French Revolution, and consequently he was guillotined by the advocates of... More > revolutionary terror. For all that, Danton’s role in the making of the first French Republic is memorable and he has made his highly emphatic place in the French history. Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries 7: Georges Danton Copyright Introduction Early Years and French Revolution Danton’s Rise Eventual Fall of the Girondists Dalton Speeches at the National Convention The Reign of Terror Controversies and Accusations Danton’s Arrest, Trial, and Execution Some Character Disputes Fictionalized Accounts< Less
Literature Help: Season of Migration to the North By Students' Academy
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It is generally said that the Islamic government of Sudan did not approve the novel and it was banned on religious grounds. Although the novel is written by a Sudanese author, it is said that he had... More > written the book with international readers in his mind. Denys Johnson Davies was his English translator and both of them worked closely while translating the novel before it was ready to be published. The author was quite fluent in both English and Arabic, but he decided to write the book originally in Arabic, perhaps to show his obligation to his nation and to express his national identity. Literature Help: Season of Migration to the North Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Major Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less