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A Jury of Her Peers

The work, A Jury of Her Peers, was written by Susan Glaspell and published first, in 1917. She was writing a short story adaptation to her famous ...

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A Ladys Life in the Rocky Mountains

Isabella Bird left England when she was aged twenty-two in 1854 and began travelling as a way of alleviating illness that had overwhelmed her since ...

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A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift

Jonathan Swift’s A Modest Proposal is a satirical work written in the 1729. The essay explores poverty in Ireland and the way it affects women ...

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A Rose for Emily by William Faulkner

A Rose for Emily is a short story written by William Faulkner, an American author. The story was published in April 1930 in an issue of Forum. The ...

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All Kings’ Men

As such, the book offers long descriptive, passages, so as to draw word pictures to the readers. Tentatively, the sentence length, as well as, ...

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Anna Karenina

Anna Karenina states that “success requires avoiding many separate possible causes of failure.” This principle tries to explain the ...

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"Art of Contact Zone"

The book Art of Contact Zone, by Mary-Louse Pratt describes many ideas and concept of life as people perceive it today. She defines the term ...

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Babylon Revisited Review

"Babylon Revisited" is undoubtedly one the best short stories written by Scott Fitzgerald. The story was written in 1930 and was later published in ...

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Band of Brothers

Stephen Ambrose’s book Band of Brothers is a classical book that depicts the history of the World War II in retrospect to the soldiers of Easy ...

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Black Boy

The book Black Boy is an autobiography that describes a story of hope and determination. It examines the hardship and difficulties faced by a ...

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Black Star Rising

Robert Gandt is a former US navy and attack pilot, known for his famous more than three hundred days and night’s landings in the A-4 sky hawk ...

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Character Traits of Socrates and Protagoras

Plato Theaetetus is a book that was written so many years back by Plato and it was edited by Bernard Williams, translated by M. J Levitt and later ...

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Children of Darkness

Until August, 1831, most Americans had never heard of Virginia’s SouthamptonCounty, an isolated, impoverished neighborhood located along the ...

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Chris McCandless’s Life

Into the Wild is a thrilling book that rotates around Chris McCandless’s life. MacCaandless is a successful young college graduate who has ...

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Citizen Engineering

Citizen Engineering: A handbook for Socially Responsible Engineering by David Douglas, Greg Papadopoulos and John Boutelle was published in 2009. The ...

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Decision Theory and Marvelyn Brown

If we take a look at the life of Marvelyn Brown this theory best presents her. She has a rational personality even after her diagnosis of HIV ...

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Ecotopia

The novel Ecotopia by Ernest Callenbach, focuses on creation of an ecologically sustainable environment. Callenbach offers the reader an in depth ...

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Exploring Contemporary Issues

The Blair Reader: Exploring Contemporary Issues by Laurie G. Kirszner and Stephen R. Mandell has a collection of different fiction, poetry, ...

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Frequency Selective Multipath

The paper by Mahmoud and his colleagues describe the Performance of Bit Error Rate (BER) of the Direct Sequence Code Division Multiple Access ...

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Half Slave Half Free

In the book half slave and half free, Bruce Levine presents basic issues that incorporate social transformation concerning how the American civil war ...

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Half The Sky

This book Half the Sky basically outlines the different types of oppression or rather repression that women countenance all through the globe ...

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Healing the Planet

Ehrlich, P. R., & Ehrlich, A. H. (1991). Healing the planet; strategies for resolving the environmental crisis. United States: Addison-Wesley ...

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Hidden Side of Everything

Freakonomics is a non-fiction book written by Steven D. Levitt, an economist for the University of Chicago, in collaboration with Stephen J. Dubner, ...

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Honest Graft

Indeed, it is vital to come up with a favorable disclosure of the mental operation of a majority of the current politicians (Riordon, 1963). As a ...

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How Boys Become Men

How Boys Become Men was written by Jon Katz giving a positive statement on how boys are still growing and have not changed. The development of boys ...

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How We Do Harm

The book “How WE Do Harm” by Otis Brawley is a book that exposes the happening in the health care system today. The book exposes the ...

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Individualism

Oe Kenzaburo’s book A Personal Matter seeks to bring out the concept of individualism, selfishness and escapism mainly brought out by the ...

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"Indonesia"

To begin with, Taylor (2004) in his book, Indonesia: the peoples and histories, refers to Indonesia as the largest Muslim nation in the world. In ...

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Invisible Hands

The book by Kim Phillips-Fein tries to research accounts of the resistance to government economic domination. It tries to elaborate on the works of ...

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Jesus’ Temptation

The selection gives clear accounts of the temptations that Jesus underwent when he was in the wilderness. Satan tempted him three times and in all of ...

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Letter From Birmingham Jail

This article discusses the four steps of direct action as mentioned by Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in his letter of Birmingham. The King wrote the ...

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“Lives on the Boundary”

The book “Lives on the Boundary”by Mike Rose has become a significant influence on my life because it has put into words many of the ...

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Malcolm Potts

Hinduism rates abortion as a crime similar to incest and murder. However Hinduism accepts termination of pregnancy if it is harmful to the mother. ...

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“Man’s Search for Meaning”

Viktor Frankl argues in his book “Man’s search for meaning” that we all have a fundamental moral choice whether to create personal ...

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Mark Twain’s Novel

Mark Twain’s Novel, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn tells a story of slavery, its struggles, emancipation proclamation and the end of ...

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Martin Luther King Junior

It has been several decades since Martin Luther King Junior passed on. However, there are lots of inspirations that the modern world population can ...

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Mastering Communication

Mastering communication by Stanton N is quite an enlightening book that touches on the topic of communication. For a student studying communication, ...

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May God Have Mercy

May God Have Mercy: A True Story of Crime and Punishment is a book by John Tucker. In this book, Tucker tells the story of Ronald Coleman, a man ...

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Mission Impossible

When bringing out the main aspects or issues discussed in this book, the main point that has been majored is knowing that the Mission Impossible is ...

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Multiple Titles

Introduction The book omnivore's dilemma: a natural history of four meals by Michael Pollan is a book that asks direct question about the eating ...

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Nickel and Dimed

Nickel and Dimed is a non-fiction book written by Barbara Ehrenreich about the plight of the low-wage earners in the United States after the welfare ...

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Not Buying It

In her book “Not Buying It: My Year without Shopping” Judy Levine manages to convince her fiancé Paul not to shop except for ...

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Pathologies of Power

In Pathologies of Power: Health, Human Rights, and the New War on the Poor, Farmer puts together his experiences as a general practitioner and as an ...

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Relational-Cultural Therapy

"Relational-Cultural Therapy" is a book written by Judith V. Jordan. The book was published by the American Psychological Association in Washington ...

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Rethinking Behavior Genetics

The article “Rethinking Behavior Genetics” targets members of the scientific community in that it seeks to highlight differences between ...

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Roth Philip’s Book “Everyman”

In Roth Philip’s book “Everyman” the main character says, “old age isn’t a battle; old age is a massacre.” He ...

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Ryan Boudinot

The Littlest Hitler is a story written by Ryan Boudinot. In the story The Little Hitler, a young boy who innocently dresses up as Hitler for ...

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Sam Spade

Maltese falcon is an entertaining piece of work that also exhibits signs of a well thought out plot. The book presents a mixture of romance, thriller ...

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Sir Gawain’s Adventures

This is a romantic story vividly outlining Sir Gawain’s adventures. The poem presents Sir Gawain accepting a challenge from a mysterious ...

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“Smoke Signals”

“Smoke Signals” was the first film to be directed and written by purely Native Americans (Codell 314). The film features on factors such ...

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Spiritual Preparation for Leadership

In his book, Spiritual Preparation for Christian Leadership, Glenn Hinson (1999), applies his experience when he was a professor at the seminary and ...

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Spreading the News by Richard John

Since its creation in the year seventeen hundred and fifty five to commercialization of the telegraph in the year eighteen hundred and forty four, ...

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Survival Skills

The Hunger Games is a book written by Suzanne Collins in 2008. It is a dystopian novel that envisions a North American person in future. Here, the ...

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The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership

The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership by John Maxwell is a book that presents the author’s expert leadership experiences. Maxwell (2007) ...

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The Abstinence Teacher

Part 1 Question 1 The first chapter of the book “The Abstinence Teacher” introduces that reader to the controversy facing the sex ...

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The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb

This is among one of the two incidents in the collection of Dr. Watson that he launched to Sherlock Holmes. The narrative, generally involves a young ...

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"The Catcher in the Rye"

The book is written by the renowned novelist, Salinger, J. D. It was, at first, meant for adults but upon its publication it became a highly readable ...

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The Cherokee Removal

The Cherokee Removal: A Brief History with Documents by Theada Perdue and Michael D. Green brings up a story of the American ethnic cleansing of the ...

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The Citadel

“The Citadel” by A. J. Cronin, is a groundbreaking novel initially published in 1937, and well-liked for its handling of the ...

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The Complexity of Being Human

The most intriguing thing I have learned from reading the book is the contrast between human beings and other animals in the nature. It is ...

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The Confession by John Grisham

The Confession by John Grisham was published in 2010. The Confession talks about a black high school student, a football star, who was wrongfully ...

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The Education of Little Tree

“The Education of Little Tree” is a novel authored by Asa Earl Carter. However, it is essential to note that the author used a pen name ...

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The Global Financial Crisis

In the chapter The Global Financial Crisis: Causes and Consequences of the book Neoliberalism: A Very Short Introduction Steger and Roy (2010), ...

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The Heart of the Matter by Graham Greene

The book The Heart of the Matter by Graham Greene revolves around a set of incidents that give the flow of the story; the major incidents include ...

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The House on Mango Street

The House on Mango Street is definitely a big read for me as no other literary work can emphasize more the essence of child development. The story is ...

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The Life of The Prophet Muhammad

The book “The Life of The Prophet Muhammad” consists of 29 chapters: “How It All Began”, “The Children of ...

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"The Looming Tower"

The entire world is in a state of war. We are in the era of globalization where the stance on anything has an ultimate effect on the other thing as ...

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The Minister's Black Veil

The book by Nathaniel Hawthorne The Minister's Black Veil is an example of a great American early short fiction to some people. The storyline has ...

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The Mystery of Capital

The Mystery of Capital by Harnando De Soto is a summary of the economic situation in developing countries. The author explains why some countries ...

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"The Naked Truth Young"

The book, The Naked Truth Young, Beautiful, and (HIV) Positive is written by Marvelyn Brown. This is a story about a young girl, who is being ...

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The Rape of Nanking

The Rape of Nanking is a historical book written by Irish Chang. The book highlights the 1937-1938 atrocities and massacres committed by the brutal ...

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The Rich and the Rest of Us

The new form of politically instigated poverty which is eating into the working middle class Americans is the main topic covered in the book. Causes ...

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“The Scarlet Letter”

The first chosen paragraph: Hester is still hesitant and does not reason sensibly. Chillingworth takes the child in his arms and gives it medicine. ...

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"The Sex Slave Murders" by R.Barri

The book "The Sex Slave Murders" by R.Barri and published by Barri covers actual murder crimes committed by a couple. The author gives an account of ...

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The Sorrows of Empire

The book The Sorrows of Empire: Militarism, Secrecy, and the End of the Republic was written by Chalmers Johnson. The book was written when the ...

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The Worst Hard Time

The Worst Times Hard Ever is a book by Timothy Egan, an experienced author and Pulitzer-prize winner as a journalist with the New York Times. The ...

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Thinking about Women

The book "Thinking about Women" reveals permeation of gender differences in the lives of men and women. It brings out the concept of gender as ...

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Thomas Mores Utopia

One may wonder what valid source of knowledge is. Knowledge can be viewed to be those good ideas that are meant to make you have a good understanding ...

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Thoreau and Emerson

Most American writers have something in common. It is either they share the same believes, they schooled together, they were a teacher and a student ...

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Under a Cruel Star

Under a cruel star is a revealing book that gives an intimate view on how people feel and act under the cruelty of totalitarianism. Its author, Heda ...

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White Noise

The White Noise is a captivating book written by Don DeLillo, an American contemporary author, published in 1985. White Noise – DeLillo’s ...

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Young Goodman Brown

Written in 1835, Nathaniel Hawthorne's, "Young Goodman Brown" is a narrative that demonstrates ambivalence, although there is more than just that. ...

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