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The Norton Anthology of English: The Major Authors

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But actually, its prime and chief function is fidelity to its own nature (Wellek & Warren. 1977: 37). Major members of the Frankfurt School include Theodor Adorno, Max Horkheimer, Walter Benjamin, Herbert Marcuse, and Jürgen Habermas. In order to help the boy, the Giant’s daughter cuts off her fingers and toes, and the boy uses them to create a staircase. The labyrinthine wanderings of Israel in the desert, repeated by Jesus when in the company of the devil (or "wild beasts," according to Mark), fit the same pattern.

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Yoshitsune and the Thousand Cherry Trees

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Deconstruction theorists recognize the inherent instability of language, and its inablity to represent "truth" or "reality". Indeed, this was a case that Lawrence Stenhouse made with some force with regard to the difficulties that classroom teachers had with more process-oriented approaches to curriculum during the 1970s (see the article on curriculum theory and practice on these pages). Brooks and Warren's Understanding Poetry and Understanding Fiction both became staples during this era.

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The 3-D Night Before Christmas

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Science-Fiction Plus 1 (August 1953): 2. -----. "Status of Science-Fiction: Snob Appeal or Mass Appeal?" Leviticus, called by Rabbinic writers "Law of the Priests" or "Law of the Sacrifices", contains nearly a complete collection of laws concerning the Levitical ministry. In the UK a public groundswell of opinion in favour of legal equality gained pace, partly through the extensive employment of women in men's traditional roles during both world wars.

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Chinese Amusement: The Lively Plays of Li Yu

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Plato's Republic, in which the reason, will, and desire of the individual appear as the philosopher-king, guards, and artisans of the state, is also founded on this metaphor, which in fact we still use whenever we speak of a group or aggregate of human beings as a "body." Hurwitz; Letter from Knoxville (1936) / Willard Van Dyke; Letter to Jay Leyda (1935) / Ralph Steiner; "Down to Earth in Spain" (1937) / John T. Reader-response theory is a general term for a range of theories of literature which focus on the process of reading and interpretation.

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Burning the Knife: New and Selected Poems (Poets Now Series,

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Feelings are guides to interpretations. 6. Here, fishing (the father) and sewing (the mother) exactly fit this model. WHY IS HIGHER CRITICISM IDENTIFIED WITH UNBELIEF? Like the symbolic pig’s head stuck in the calm forests clearing, all beauty and innocence can be mutated when order is overthrown by impulse actions. In the perspective paintings of the Renaissance, >>more Paperback, 7.75 x 4.75 in. / 92 pgs / illustrated throughout. More recent evaluations of the New Criticism have defended their original intent—to refocus attention on the literary work itself, rather than the writer or even the reader.

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Embodying Revolution: The Figure of the Poet in Shelley

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Shome, Raka. "Postcolonial Interventions in the Rhetorical Canon: An Other." Khurshid, Faruq, "Ihbat al-kalimat," Al-`Arabi 329 (Apl. 1986), 103-8. The gods enjoy beautiful women, fight one another with prodigious strength, comfort and assist man, or else watch his miseries from the height of their immortal freedom. Unlike the formalistic critic, who concentrates on the shape and symmetry of the work itself, the myth critic probes for the inner spirit which gives that form its vitality and its enduring appeal.

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Legends of the Elders: Handbook for Teachers, Homeschoolers,

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The authors argue that this combination of elements gave rise to a new style of film criticism that acted as both a counterpoint and complement to the new academic discipline of film theory and criticism. The Barthes Effect The Essay as Reflective Text Acknowledges the essay as an eccentric phenomenon in literary history, one that has long resisted entry into the taxonomy of genres, as it concentrates on four works by Roland Barthes: The Pleasure of the Text, A Lover's Discourse, Roland Barthes by Roland Barthes, and Camera Lucida.

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The Cambridge Companion to George Bernard Shaw (Cambridge

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Accepting Hegelian boundaries, can we not approach the course of world history with foreknowledge or will contingency continue to confound such iron-clad predictability? Fusco, Coco. "About Locating Ourselves and Our Representations." The format for literary critiques is fairly standard: Marshal evidence for your claim. His works will inevitably be full of gloom and catastrophe, and in his final scenes there will be characters standing around making remarks about the sternness of necessity, the vicissitudes of fortune, and the ineluctability of fate.

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Outwitting the Devil: Jack Tales from Wise County, Virginia

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Moses was no more historically real than Abraham, for there was no Israelite sojourn in Egypt and the Exodus was a fiction; nor did Joshua conquer the “Promised Land,” since the ancient Israelites were an indigenous culture already living in that land. Introduction to Design Studies examines discourses generated by scholars and practitioners since the 1980s about the production, consumption, and interpretation of design. The contemporary politics and economic structures of the time greatly influenced their thought and writing, as they existed within the rise of national socialism--including the rise of the Nazi regime, state capitalism, and the rise and spread of mass produced culture.

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Norton Anthology of English Literature - Volume 1

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How she got there, and what she learned on the way make a fascinating and inspiriting story.] Hague, Jim. With the men luck is a more important factor. Thomas Hardy’s imagined region grew out of his London experiences — dinners, soirees, supervising cemetery reconfigurations... more » Climate affects art, especially in England: Shelley was fascinated by wind, Wordsworth by clouds, other English poets by persistent dampness.... more » Oedipal rebellion and the Frankfurt School.

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