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Contemporary American Novel

Penn Warren, Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston and The Age Of Innocence by Edith Wharton. All of these novels ...

Contemporary American Culture and Films

In a paper consisting of 7 pages American cinema and how it satirizes or reflects American culture is considered with student tuto...

Openings and Closings of Nights Below Station Street by David Adams Richards, The Commitments by Roddy Doyle, The Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler, and The Robber Bride by Margaret Atwood

In 8 pages this paper examines the importance of beginning and ending passages of each of these modern novels. There are no other...

Contemporary Society and African Americans' Roles

are unable to advance and thus are thrown into a never ending cycle of self depreciation. Yes, true, the United States Just...

Analysis of Mona in the Promise Land by Gish Jen

In five pages this paper examines and analyzes this Chinese American novel first published in 1996....

Sinclair Lewis's Babbitt and Use of Satire

live up to its name with a great deal of glass, chrome and a lot of managers and executives with a great deal of attitude but few ...

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and Mark Twain's Use of Dialect

In five pages Mark Twain's use of regional dialects in his classic 1884 American novel is examined with its intentions often being...

African American Artistic and Musical Contributions

In five pages this research paper assesses the artistic and musical contributions of African Americans throughout history in the m...

Racism from an Asian American Perspective

of racism, of course, are not limited to the U.S. History has proven, in fact, that multiethnic and multiracial societies in gener...

Roughing It with Swan, Twain and the Indians

Northwest Coast by James G. Swain and Mark Twain's Roughing It are two novels which deal with the outdoors and the American west. ...

Face of an Angel by Chavez

In five pages this novel's protagonist is the central focus with comparisons to the depiction of Latin American culture to America...

American Son by Brian Roley

ways. At the beginning of the novel, they follow a Cain and Abel dichotomy. Gabe is the good and obedient child, "the son who is q...

Fools Crow by James Welch Questions Answered

(Welch 391). In both of these instances, Welch uses descriptive language to set the tone for what Fools Crow is feeling and thinki...

Edward Jones/The Known World

As this suggests, the novel abounds in paradoxes. Moses, the cruel overseer, did not murder his wife and child, but actually sent ...

Hawthorne/Scarlet Letter/Critical Perspectives

but while she wears a scarlet A, she changes the nature of this symbol with her needlework. She makes this A from- ...fine red clo...

The Accuracy of American History Books

faced. Foner explains that by the time the Savannah Colloquy would come around, slavery was already an institution3. He explains t...

A Book Review of Dan Rather's 'The American Dream'

dedication, and vision. Rather bases his story on over thirty key interviews that he held over the years, interviews that...

Intellectuals and the Use of Critical Thinking

The role of critical thinking in American society has taken on greater importance in the 21st century. This paper relates the conc...

Modern Americans' and Native Americans' Rites of Passage

In seven pages this paper compares the contemporary American teenager with Tukuna, Okrika, and Okiek Native American counterparts ...

Hunter Thompson/Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

downers, screamers, (and) laughers (Thompson 4). Additionally, their arsenal against sober perception also includes "a quart of te...

C.S. Forester's Mr. Midshipman Hornblower

In five pages this novel's imagery uses are analyzed. There are no other sources listed....

Sherri Tepper's The Gate to Women's Country

play and the customs of Womens Country. At ten, she accompanies her mother Morgot and older sister Myra to take her five-year-old ...

Supporting Character Chief Bromden in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey

In five pages this essay discusses the importance of the Chief to the novel's structure, plot, and flow of the action....

Gender Roles in American Culture

beyond the domestic sphere into virtually every profession and job category from which they were once barred, they have had to con...

Multiculturalism & Mexican-Americans

In this novel, Rudy "Chato" Medina, the fourteen-year-old protagonist narrates the story of events that occur during his familys l...

A Review of the Novel Bone and its Relationship to Multicultural Family Therapy

This 6 page essay explores the novel by Fae Myenne Ng in relation to Multicultural Family Therapy. The Chinese American family fe...

Analyzing Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut

is constantly being reminded of the process of construction, whilst being involved in the construct itself in the form of the text...

The Motif of the Journey In Contemporary Literature

This 5 page paper analyzes the way in which the motif of the journey was used in three classic American novels: The Grapes of Wrat...

China Boy by Gus Lee

In eight pages this paper analyzes the novel's Chinese American boy's struggles in a consideration of masculinity as defined by th...

Imagery & Dialect/Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God

nothin" but what we see. So de white man throw down de load and tell de nigger man tuh pick it up. He pick it up because he have t...