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Society and Traditions in Literary Works

Literary works often reflect on society and its traditions, hoping that the readers realize the lessons and messages that are trying to be portrayed. Critical theories are reflective assessments and critiques of society and culture by applying knowledge, and the…

The Environment In Henry David Thoreau’s Walden

Environmentalism Henry David Thoreau was a master of the land around him. He knew every turn, tree, and every little thing about the forest and wilderness. He knew so much that "in his journal he says that he helped fugitive…

Walden Journal Issues

Answer to question 1: Examples of Transcendentalism in Walden: Thoreau (the narrator of the story) decided to spend more time with himself instead of working hard to be, in conclusion, unfulfilled and reduced to a thing that lives a quiet,…

The Walden’s Book Report

It is apparent with Thoreau's desire to live in solitude for over two years to conduct an experiment on self-reliance, that his ideas on what can be a fulfilling life, or what the necessities of life are, were especially different…

What Is Penitent Magdalene

Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks (Plutarch). The art Penitent Magdalene was painted by Tintoretto between 1598 and 1602. Tintoretto used loose brush work and vibrant colors. The painting Penitent Magdalene shows a woman looking up…

The Color of the Water by James Mcbride

" I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character" This quote is from…

The novel The Color of Water

The novel The Color of Water by James McBride explores different perspectives on religion and race mixing. The novel goes back and forth between Ruth's perspective and James' perspective. I think that both of their upbringings really mirror each other.…

The Maze Runner book and movie

In the Maze Runner book and movie there are action packed chapters and scenes. The movie and book is more appealing for teenager boys rather than girls because action movie are more a boy movie, as well as it is…

The Maze Runner and the main characters

The Maze Runner, James Dashner, published October 6, 2009. This book is about a group of boys who live in a place called the glade surrounded by a maze, working together to conquer escaping maze and when the first girl…

The Maze Runner Book and a dystopian society

The Maze Runner Book and the movie were both adventurous, action packed, and informational. The book was about a group of teenage boys who were place in a dystopian society every month one new person come up from the “box”…