Articles for category: Books

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Analyzing Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Dr. Heidegger’s Experiment

Dr. Heidegger’s Experiment is a short story written by Nathaniel Hawthorne and published in 1837. In the allegorical tale, Dr. Heidegger experiments on four of his friends by offering them water from the fountain of youth. This gives them the ability to grow young once again. All four, who have led wasteful lives, vow never ...

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Top Used Bookstores in Cleveland, Ohio

There are many reasons to why people should buy used books; reasons such as they are cheap and they can save you money. After all with the economy going up and down it is a good idea to find any money saving techniques you can find, but that is another article. Used books are great ...

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Postmodernity and Postmodern Poetry

Through his works The Cultural Turn, A singular Modernity, and “Postmodernism, or the Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism,” Fredric Jameson provides a standpoint from which postmodernism can be viewed and understood. Jameson defines postmodernism as the cultural logic of late capitalism, or the cultural counterpart of what he calls present-day multinational capitalism, referring to postmodernism ...

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Censorship in A Streetcar Named Desire

Forster Hirsch once commented, “A movie based on a (Tennessee) Williams play is a Williams film.” This statement, for the most part, rings true in the film adaptation of “A Streetcar Named Desire.” Unlike many other film adaptations of plays and novels, there were few changes when the play was taken from stage to screen. ...

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The Kaguru of East Africa – Marriage, Kinship, and Descent Patterns

The Kaguru are a matrilineal people from East Africa. Norms concerning kinship and marriage stem deeply from tradition. Kinship continues to play an enormous role in Kaguru life. Marriage is considered essential and polygyny is legal, though it is declining. (Meekers, Dominique, Franklin & Nadra, 1995) Women continue to be considered subordinate to men. (Gablert, ...

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Book Review: “Naked Heat” by Richard Castle

Hyperion Books and ABC Studios have done it again with producing another novel by fictional author, Richard Castle. Naked Heat is the newest book by Richard Castle, the author who previously has written Heat Wave, and stars in the ABC series, Castle. The TV series, Castle, is in its third season and is going strong, ...

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The Top 10 Dumbledore Quotes from Harry Potter

Dumbledore’s words are powerful and live on in the heart of wizards and witches everywhere. With Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows being released in bookstores and Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix on the silver screen, there is no better time to remember the words of our beloved Headmaster. 10.) “By all means ...