Quote – Where the devilfish waits

“An indisputable event, my gallant Ned. Accordingly, people have proposed naming this devil fish Bouguer's Squid. And how long was it? the Canadian asked. Didn't it measure about six metres? said Conseil, who was stationed at the window and examining anew the crevices in the cliff. Precisely, I replied Wasn't its head, Conseil went on, …

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An analysis of A Modest Proposal and The Declation of Independence

This is an analysis of two writings that I wrote for a college class back in 2016. I have only changed some grammatical errors.   One group that Jonathan Swift places blame upon in “A Modest Proposal,” is the Catholic population who Swift explains as having a large number of children in the nine months …

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From the illusions of romantic warfare to the carnage of a repugnant war. World War One and the impact on literature.

17 July 2016   How much of an impact can a single person have in the world? On June 28, 1914, Gavrilo Princip answered that question. Gavrilo fired shots into Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, Sophie, igniting the powder keg of war. As a result of the assassination, in excess of 65 million soldiers …

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Madness: A town of cats and a diary. Comparing two stories.

This was written in July 2016 for a college course. These were the feelings that I had then and didn't edit them except for grammar errors I had. I plan on a follow up to the same stories for a comparison how my opinions and positions change. The works are linked here. Murakami, Haruki. Town …

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