10 October 2016
Throughout The Odyssey, we see the role of women to be very prominent. Even though
in those times women were thought to be inferior to men, they do play a big, and quite
World Lit 2309-010
Love, Magic, and Change: The Illusionist
In the film The Illusionist, Eisenheim performs illusions and tricks for crowds of people
but some are simply unexplainable. With the help of the visual effects from the f
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The Story of the Tigers Wife
The Tigers Wife is a novel full of superstition and death. These themes are what lead
Natalia on her journey though out the story. Natalia tells us that Everything ne
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The Elephant Vanishes
The first paragraph of Haruki Murakamis short story, The Elephant Vanishes, a twelve-year-old
boys view of growing upeverything changes. As the narrator informs the reader, wh
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The Book Of Lost Things: David and how Fairy Tales help him
All of Davids life he has been immersed in fairy tales. Before his moms death, reading
books was a huge bonding experience between the
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Born Dhanpat Rai Shrivasta; Premchand is a pen name.
Wrote stories in Urdu and Hindi
Belonged to Hindu Kayastha caste, criticized the caste system.
By 1920s Urdu was identified with Muslim culture.
Alive from 1880-1936: during British Colo
Written by Tagore
Refers to economic and social oppression
o Caste system - you are born into a class and remain in that class. You
cant move up or down.
o Social Oppression colonial rule, the British Empire
o Patriarchal Oppression oppre
Women dominated and had a ranking rule in literature before Westernization
Background: father was of peasant stock and climbed the bureaucratic system to
become a samurai; less than a year before modernizing reforms took pl
Embracing Defeat post World War II
o details what happened during 7 year occupation of Japan
The emperor during that time announced through radio waves of surrender.
o shocked to hear emperors voice, and the war ended because they rather
Last Honey Notes
A love poem
Springtime is a time of growth, renewal, birth.
Energy of love poem is addressed changing of the season.
We have bees (sound) and flowers, trees, honey (taste), mango blossoms that
show that it is a love poem.
Lu Xun (1881-1936)
Contemporary of Tagore and Premchand, same historic type period.
No country in the world has had so long, continuous, and essentially autonomous
a culture as China. For the past century Chinese intellectuals have struggled to
April 3, 2011
The Individual Will Versus the Family Will
Zhang Ailings Love in a Fallen City, written in the last half of the twentieth
century, is set around World War II. At this time, individuals in Chinese society were
13 February 2012
The Effect of Industrialization on Culture
Higuchi Ichiys Childs Play, written in 1895, is set at the end of the
nineteenth century, during the industrialization of Japan. Japans influence shifted from
May 4, 2012
Deception in the Camp
Tadeusz Borowskis Ladies and Gentlemen, to the Gas Chamber, written during
World War II, is set in the concentration camp Birkenau in Poland during World War II.
At this time, the Nazis sent mil
Rabindranath Tagore and British India Notes
Rabindranath Tagore: 1861-1941
Patriarchal oppression women doesnt have a choice and men rule.
Tagores influence is British India including Pakistan and Bangladesh.
Tagore is on the side of social reform
1. I believe the filmmaker has included Anna in the film, Joyeux Noel, to represent the
conscience of all the military men without having to include a narrator into the film. Annas
presence speaks what is on the mind of every man called to duty during the
In Part I of Things Fall Apart we see a strong sense of family and community among the
Igbo. Discuss one practice or tradition which you admire. What social or moral values
does it embody?
1. One practice I admire about the Igbo community is that of fello
1. Pre write
2. Re- Print Analysis paper #3
Elements of fantasy and fairy tales
Star was Yvaine
Tristen was the main characters name
Ditch water sall- witch that help tristens mom turned things int