‘The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People’, a must read book

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About the book The book ‘The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People’ is a bestseller, written by Dr. Stephen Covey. It is its first...

The Power of poetry in ‘Il Postino’ by Michael Radford

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The film Il postino, directed by Michael Radford, is set on an Italian island in 1952. Mario Ruoppolo, the main character of the film,...

The grass as a representation of Democracy in “Song of Myself” by Walt Whitman

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When it comes to discussing American poetry, it is almost de rigueur to mention Walt Whitman. He is undeniably one of the most read...

The sea as major symbol in ‘The Awakening’ by Kate Chopin

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In The Awakening, Kate Chopin guides the reader through a progressive and evolving story about a woman who is on a quest for personal...

The Fence Symbol in ‘Fences’ by August Wilson

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Very often in literature, authors use tangible objects as a symbol in order to represent an idea. In the play, “Fences”  by August Wilson,...

Fate or Free Will in Oedipus The Tyrant

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In Oedipus The Tyrant, fate is symbolized by the prophecy predicting that Oedipus will kill his father and marry his mother. This prophecy condemning...

Agathon & Socrates’ speeches in Symposium

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Symposium is a series of speeches on Love, made by the guests, Socrates, Phaedrus, Pausanias, Eryximachus, Aristophanes and Alcibiades and their host, the young...

Death of a Salesman and Fences

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Willy Loman and Troy Maxson, main characters of respectively, Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller, and Fences by August Wilson, are incarnations of...

Restrictions on Women, as seen in “The Oval Portrait” of Edgar Poe

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Throughout time, women’s status in human societies has been subjected to many transformations. Nevertheless, restrictions and limitations toward women still exist in all human...

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