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Daniel Streit Daniel Streit said: " Hills Like White Elephants by Ernest Hemmingway is a powerful representation of the troubles of a seemingly content couple. Yet, their differing opinions on multiple topics throughout their conversation display their true bitterness towards each othe ...more "

 

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The Lover by Marguerite Duras
The Lover
by Marguerite Duras
read in May, 2012
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The Lover by Marguerite Duras is a disheartening yet intriguing autobiography dictating the author’s complicated childhood. The focus of this novel is Marguerite’s secret relationship she had with her rich, older Chinese lover. This was a major issue ...more
The Tempest by William Shakespeare
The Tempest
by William Shakespeare
read in April, 2012
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This play by Shakespeare follows the story of Prospero, the former Duke of Milan who is now stranded on an island with his daughter, Miranda, due to a massive storm, with Prospero to blame. Prospero plans a tempest that sends the ship carrying the Ki ...more
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick
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Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep is an enticing, thought-provoking novel by Phillip K. Dick which follows the bounty hunter protagonist Rick Deckard’s numerous struggles in the post-apocalyptic world he lives in. His primary goal is to accomplish ...more
On the Road by Langston Hughes
On the Road
by Langston Hughes
read in February, 2012
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Langston Hughes's "On the Road" highlights the day in the life of Sargeant, a homeless man who is rejected by society for his level of poverty. He follows his instinct wherever he goes, which happens to revolve around his hallucinations from drugs. B ...more
Battle Royal by Ralph Ellison
Battle Royal
by Ralph Ellison
read in February, 2012
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Battle Royal by Ralph Ellison follows the life of a young African-American who looks up to his grandfather although his grandfather describes himself as a "traitor to his people". The narrator contemplates this idea that his grandfather expresses, an ...more
Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories by Sandra Cisneros
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I liked this story because of Cisneros' way of describing Cleofila's abusive life like the telenovelas that she looks up to. She aspires for a glamorous, soap opera-like life with her husband Juan Pedro, yet he is an abusive man who breaks down her s ...more
Cathedral by Raymond Carver
Cathedral
by Raymond Carver
read in February, 2012
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Raymond Carver’s Cathedral follows the conversation of a man meeting his wife’s blind friend, named Robert, who had recently lost his wife to cancer. As this is the man’s first time meeting a blind person, he does not know what to expect of the meeti ...more
Hills like White Elephants by Ernest Hemingway
Hills like White Elephants
by Ernest Hemingway
read in February, 2012
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Hills Like White Elephants by Ernest Hemmingway is a powerful representation of the troubles of a seemingly content couple. Yet, their differing opinions on multiple topics throughout their conversation display their true bitterness towards each othe ...more
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