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The Hero of Alpha Halo, The Woman Called McKay - Gaming's Place in Literature

Gaming’s Place in Literature seeks to examine game-related fiction through different lenses of literary analysis.

Master Chief is not the protagonist of Halo: The Flood… 239 more words

Books

Do We Really Have To?

Depending on the age or upbringing of a person, traditions can be seen as obligatory or optional. In her novel, The Namesake, Jhumpa Lahiri writes about a boy named Gogol and the situations he undergoes. 489 more words

Literary Analysis

A Tale of Two Cities

          “Greater love hath no man than this, that man lay down his life for his friends” (John 15:13). In the didactic novel, A Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens, sacrifice is shown to dictate the characteristics and values of one’s self. 521 more words

Literary Analysis

'A Ball of Beasts': 'A Feast for Crows' and 'A Dance with Dragons' combined

In 2011, George RR Martin published a book called “A Ball of Beasts”, via Bantam Books (Random House). This book is the chapters of ‘A Feast for Crows’ and ‘A Dance with Dragons’ interspersed as one book. 815 more words

A Song Of Ice And Fire

Iago: An Analysis of “Motiveless Malignity”

While Othello, from Shakespeare’s play of the same name, is the title character and the obvious protagonist of the play, it may be argued that the main character is in fact the antagonist, Iago. 977 more words

Response To Literature

Effort and Load: Rereading Reaper Man

“The Death of the Disc was a traditionalist who prided himself on his personal service and spent most of the time being depressed because this was not appreciated.

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Reader Response

Erysichthon and the Curse

Erysichthon is ruined by Ceres for exploiting the land. The natural cycle of balance is frightfully damaged by Erysichthon’s ruining of the sacred tree. When Erysichthon hews down the sacred tree, symbolically perceived as the world tree Yggdrasil, it is further determined as man exploiting the land; if man is to live in harmony with the land taking only what he needs rather than exploitation that land than he need not be punished. 814 more words

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