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The Lover
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On the Road by Langston Hughes
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Langston Hughes On the Road was a very intriguing short story about a wandering homeless man during the Great Depression. To me the most interesting part of this story is the message about religion that Hughes is trying to send. In the story the home ...more
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The Gospel According to Mark by Jorge Luis Borges
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In his short story The Gospel According to Mark Argentinean author Jorge Luis Borges tells the haunting tale of Baltasar Espinosa, a native of Buenos Aires now living on a Ranch in La Colorada. From the title of the story it is apparent from the beg ...more
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The Lover by Marguerite Duras
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Marguerite Duras’s semi-autobiographical novel, The Lover, is a difficult and confusing tale. Its passages are short and seem to go off on random tangents. Or so I first thought. However, the longer I got into the story the more I realized what Dura ...more
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Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick
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I went into reading Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep expecting to be entertained by a simple adventure sci-fy story. Boy did it deliver. Not only was the novel a fun and exciting story, but author Philip K Dick is able to perfectly capture the nuc ...more
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Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories by Sandra Cisneros
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It is very interesting to see the difference between the fantasy life that Cleofilas had planned through her soap operas, and the reality of her life with her abusive husband. With no mother to base what a relationship should look like on, Cleofilas ...more
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Battle Royal by Ralph Ellison
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Battle Royal is a very interesting look into the mind of a young African American man living in the south in the 1950s. While the story is filled with descriptions of horrible things that African Americans were forced to do in the Jim Crowe south, I ...more
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Cathedral by Raymond Carver
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Cathedral is a story about prejudice and realizing that the world doesn’t necessarily always work the way we think it should. It is clear from the beginning of the story that the narrator is kind of insecure and does not like most people. For exampl ...more
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Hills like White Elephants by Ernest Hemingway
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Hills like White Elephants is an excellent short story written by Earnest Hemmingway. Composed almost entirely of dialogue, it captures a conversation between an American man and the “girl” that he is traveling with. Due to the tone of the conversat ...more
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