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Classic literature Reviews & Summaries

Romance of the Three Kingdoms

(1 Ratings)
The Romance of the Three Kingdom - Analyze of the Best Chinese Novel ever.
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Published: Saturday, April 19, 2014 Visits: 2 words : 600

Dubliners, the Dead

(1 Ratings)
Author: James Joyce   Review: HibernianScribe
The Dead by James Joyce is probably the most subtle ghost story written in modern times.
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Published: Friday, April 11, 2014 Visits: 24 words : 600

Candide

(1 Ratings)
Author: Voltaire   Review: RanaBada1
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Published: Saturday, March 29, 2014 Visits: 9 words : 900

Check and Correct Your Grammar Like an Expert Online

Author: Charles Gracias   Review: CharlesGracia
It is a well known fact that writing is among the most significant tools that help us expressing ourselves. In this global environment we all have encountered that most of our daily communication invo.
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Published: Tuesday, February 11, 2014 Visits: 24 words : 600

A Tale of Two Cities

(1 Ratings)
Author: Charles Dickens   Review: Cherryvale
The tragic but bravely sacrificing story of A Tale of Two Cities.
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Published: Friday, February 07, 2014 Visits: 86 words : 300

As You Like It

Author: Shakespeare   Review: NidhiJohri
He has instructed Oliver to take good care of his brother Orlando but Oliver refuses to do so. Orlando is the youngest son of Sir Rowland and is hated by his eldest brother Oliver...
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Published: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Visits: 37 words : 900

Hamlet

Author: William Shakespeare   Review: NidhiJohri
It declares that it is indeed his father’s spirit, and his brother Claudius murdered him in order to steal his crown and his wife. The ghost makes Hamlet promise to take revenge on...
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Published: Sunday, January 26, 2014 Visits: 45 words : 900

All's Well That Ends Well

Author: William Shakespeare   Review: NidhiJohri
All's Well That Ends Well is a typical comedy with the elements of death, betrayal, hate, and loss of love. The title itself has the plot of this play. The only reason the play is not considered as..
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Published: Sunday, January 19, 2014 Visits: 35 words : 900

The Four Feathers

Author: A.E.W.Manson   Review: ddaluz
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Published: Sunday, January 12, 2014 Visits: 39 words : 600

The Seagull: A Comedy

Author: Anton Chekhov   Review: petery
Anton Chekhov's play was a huge influence on twentieth century theatre.
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Published: Thursday, December 19, 2013 Visits: 25 words : 900
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Summary of William Shakespeare's-'the Seven Ages of Man'

(1063 Ratings)
Author: Andy Kester Sawian   Review: akso6o175
William Shakespeare is almost universally acknowledged as the greatest poet-dramatist of all time.
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Published: Thursday, June 24, 2010 Visits: 60063 words : 600

Summary of Mathew Arnold's-"Dover Beach"

(232 Ratings)
Author: Andy Kester Sawian   Review: akso6o175
This is a short summary of Dover Beach by Mathew Arnold.
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Published: Thursday, February 11, 2010 Visits: 36324 words : 600

Summary on Charles Lamb’S “Dream Children-a Reverie”

(213 Ratings)
Author: Andy Kester Sawian   Review: akso6o175
Children like to hear stories about their elders when the elders themselves were children.
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Published: Wednesday, November 17, 2010 Visits: 23953 words : 900

Summary on Walt Whitman's-'O Captain!My Captain

(197 Ratings)
Author: Andy Kester Sawian   Review: akso6o175
Walt Whitman (1819-82), the great American poet of democracy, freedom and human brotherhood, is chiefly known for ‘Leaves of Grass’ published in 1855.
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Published: Monday, June 14, 2010 Visits: 22250 words : 600

Summary of Alfred Lord Tennyson's-'the Brook'

(377 Ratings)
Author: Andy Kester Sawian   Review: akso6o175
Alfred Lord Tennyson was a great Victorian poet known for his remarkable craftsmanship. He had a marvellous ears for music.
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Published: Monday, June 14, 2010 Visits: 21643 words : 600

Summary of D.H. Lawrence’S “the Rocking Horse Winner”

(85 Ratings)
Author: Andy Kester Sawian   Review: akso6o175
‘The Rocking Horse Winner is told with sympathy and irony.
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Published: Saturday, December 11, 2010 Visits: 17493 words : 900

A Review on “We Are Not Afraid to Die” by Gordon Cook and Alan East

(298 Ratings)
Author: Andy Kester Sawian   Review: akso6o175
The family spent months fitting out and they tested the ship in the roughest weather they could find.
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Published: Friday, February 18, 2011 Visits: 17255 words : 900

Ranga's Marriage

(251 Ratings)
Author: Masti Venkatesha Iyengar   Review: ritwik
Ranga, the accountant's son, is a rare breed among the village folk who has returned from Bangalore where he has been to pursue studies.
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Published: Sunday, August 08, 2010 Visits: 16101 words : 900

Summary of Katherine Mansfield’S “a Cup of Tea”

(117 Ratings)
Author: Andy Kester Sawian   Review: akso6o175
Katherine Mansfield’s stories comprises of loneliness and insecurity, the idealization of love unattainable and the bitterness of reality.
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Published: Saturday, December 11, 2010 Visits: 15925 words : 900

A Review on a.R Williams’ “Discovering Tut: The Saga Continues”

(212 Ratings)
Author: Andy Kester Sawian   Review: akso6o175
The writer described the inner coffin of King Tut as ‘iconic’ because they were made up of pure gold.
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Published: Friday, February 18, 2011 Visits: 15684 words : 600
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Dracula

(4 Ratings)
Author: Bram Stoker   Review: Amepatch
The Vampire's novel of all times, cradle of vampires novels.
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Published: Monday, May 28, 2012 Visits: 144 words : 600

Redcoat (REVIEW)

(4 Ratings)
Author: Bernard Cornwell   Review: GradyBridges
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Published: Wednesday, January 02, 2008 Visits: 122 words : 300

The Bard of Bethlehem

(4 Ratings)
Author: David James Trapp   Review: Dr_Tami_Brady
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Published: Wednesday, August 01, 2007 Visits: 40 words : 300
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