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Literature Help: A Grain of Wheat By Students' Academy
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Mugo, the central character, happens to have been living with a burden of a secret. The story describes the preparations that his home village makes for the celebration of the Independence Day called... More > Uhuru Day. General R and Koinandu are the two former resistance fighters. They have planned to execute the traitor publicly during the celebrations. The traitor is said to have betrayed a freedom fighter called Kihika who was from the same village. Literature Help: A Grain of Wheat Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Major Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less
Ready Reference Treatise: Brideshead Revisited By Raja Sharma
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The author once mentioned that the novel is primarily about the operation of Grace in theological term. However, in other words the book can also be described as an unmerited and unilateral act of... More > love through which souls are summoned by God. Charles Ryder, the narrator of the novel, examines the Roman Catholic aristocratic Marchmain family to which he happens to have been connected through his best friend Sebastian. The major part of the novel is the recollection that begins when the narrator happens to be a middle aged officer in the army. Having reached the Brideshead estate, he remembers the events and people he describes in the narrative.< Less
Ready Reference Treatise: Brideshead Revisited By Raja Sharma
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Charles Ryder, the narrator of the novel, examines the Roman Catholic aristocratic Marchmain family to which he happens to have been connected through his best friend Sebastian. The major part of the... More > novel is the recollection that begins when the narrator is a middle aged officer in the army. Having reached the Brideshead estate, he remembers the events and people he describes in the narrative. The author has himself described his present novel as his magnum opus, as came to be known through several letters he wrote. In his letter that he had written to Graham Greene in the year 1950 he mentioned that he had reread “Brideshead Revisited” and he was appalled.< Less
Literature Help: The Man In the High Castle By Students' Academy
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According to the author, while writing the book, he used I Ching. It happens to be an ancient Chinese divination tool. The author used this tool to take certain major decisions about the plot of the... More > novel and its characterization. The book was the winner of the “Hugo Award” for the Best Novel in 1963. According to the author, the book was highly inspired by “Bring the Jubilee” by Ward Moore and several other classic World War II histories. Literature Help: The Man In the High Castle Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Major Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less
Quick Guide: Warriors Don't Cry By College Guide World
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The nine African American children were called the Little Rock Nine. They were often threatened, harassed, beaten, raped, and even almost killed during the course of that first year they spent at... More > Central High School. The author, Melba Patillo Beals was born on 7th of December, 1941, in Little Rock, Arkansas. She was born the same day the American fleet at Pearl Harbour was bombed by the Japanese troops. The day is now remembered as Pearl Harbour Day.< Less
Quick Guide: Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner By College Guide World
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The major action is set in Scotland in the past. The author seems to have very accurately observed the settings. At the same time, there is a pseudo-Christian world of angels, devils, and certain... More > demonic possessions in the story. When the book was published for the first time, it was not very well received and only a few copies were sold. It is said to have suffered critical neglect during that period, particularly in the early part of the nineteenth century. Quick Guide: Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Major Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less
Literature Help: Schindler's List By Students' Academy
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The novel is based on a true story. Oskar Schindler is the central character in the novel. It tells his story. He was a member of the Nazi Party in Germany, but having saved the lives of 1,200 Jews... More > from concentration camps, he became a hero in Germany and Poland. The story has been fictionalized but the characters and places retain their real name in this work of historical fiction. The author had already written many successful novels before and after the present novel. However, this novel became the author’s most well-known and celebrated work of fiction.< Less
Literature Help: A Child Called "It" By Students' Academy
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The book has been highly successful, and consequently it made its place on the New York Times bestseller list. After its publication, more than 1.6 million copies of the book were sold in five years.... More > The author became a celebrity in a very short time, and he began to appear on several talk shows on television channels. He would tell the audiences about his experiences and the book. Literature Help: A Child Called "It" Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Major Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less
Literature Help: Holes By Students' Academy
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The setting of the story is highly important. Camp Green Lake is located in Texas. The place is dry now but there used to be a lake in the past. It is not a green area because there is no lake now.... More > The place does not have trees. The only two oak trees are there and they are owned by the Warden. In 2003, the book was adapted as a movie and it was released in the same year by Walt Disney Pictures. The movie proved to be equally successful. Literature Help: Holes Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Major Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less
Ready Reference Treatise: Norwegian Wood By Raja Sharma
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The story of the novel is set in Tokyo during the late 1960s. It was time of anger and dissent, when the young students in Japan and several other countries were rising and protesting against the... More > established order in their respective society and nations. Ready Reference Treatise: Norwegian Wood Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Major Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less