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London And Call Of The Wild

A short biografy of Jack London. Jack London was born in San Francisco. He was deserted by his father, “Professor” William Henry Chaney, an itinerant astrologer, and raised in Oakland by his mother Flora Wellman, a music teacher and spiritualist. London’s stepfather John London, whose surname he took, was a...

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Moby Dick

Moby-Dick[1] is an 1851 novel by Herman Melville. The story tells the adventures of the wandering sailor Ishmael, and his voyage on the whaling ship Pequod, commanded by Captain Ahab. Ishmael soon learns that Ahab does not mean to use the Pequod and her crew to hunt whales for market...

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The Khaki Dog

The Khaki Dog: an Oxymoron of a Beast / Symbolizing a Struggle Between the Classes Dogs and the color khaki are two major symbols that appear continuously throughout Derek Walcott’s Omeros. While it initially seems that Walcott has a disdain for the four legged animal and a respect for the...

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The Temptations Of Unrequited Love

Christopher Marlowe’s “The Passionate Shepherd to His Love” is clearly a poem about love. Even the title of the poem has the word love in it, suggesting love, specifically “his love.” In the first line of the poem, the shepherd is asking, I’m assuming, a women to come live with...

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Of Mice And Men

There is only one thing in life and that is friends. Without friends, people would suffer and experience loneliness and seclusion. Loneliness leads into isolation and definitely low self- esteem. In the novel “Of Mice and Men”, by John Steinbeck, the characters, Crooks, Candy, and Curley’s wife, all experience some...

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Communication and Signaling in the Language of Birds

Communication and Signaling in the Language of Birds Scientific research has revealed that throughout the living world, communication is just as important as it is to human beings. Countless living things lack the capacity for human speech, yet they employ entirely different methods in order to communicate with each other—and...

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