The Scarlet Letter

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Throughout the book, Hawthorne explores themes of legalism, sin, and guilt. Set in 17th-century puritan boston, it tells the story of Hester Prynne, Massachusetts during the years 1642 to 1649, who conceives a daughter through an affair and struggles to create a new life of repentance and dignity. The scarlet letter is an 1850 romantic work of fiction in a historical setting, written by Nathaniel Hawthorne, and is considered to be his magnum opus.

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The Scarlet Letter SparkNotes Literature Guide SparkNotes Literature Guide Series

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SparkNotes #ad - The Scarlet Letter SparkNotes Literature Guide SparkNotes Literature Guide Series #ad - When an essay is due and dreaded exams loom, this book offers students what they need to succeed. It provides chapter-by-chapter analysis, explanations of key themes, a review quiz, motifs and symbols, and essay topics. It is suitable for late-night studying and paper writing.

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The Scarlet Letter

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Though imperfectly comprehended, and even misunderstood in some quarters, it was seen to have a new and unique quality; and Hawthorne's reputation became national. The most striking situation is perhaps "The Minister's Vigil, " in chapter xii. Its great dramatic force depends entirely on the mental states of the actors and their relations to one another, —relations of conscience, — relations between wronged and wrongers.

Arthur Dimmesdale. Roger chillingworth is an embodiment of subtle and refined revenge. The book, though corresponding in its tone and burden to some of the shorter stories, and a strangeness, had a more startling and dramatic character, which at once took hold of a larger public than any of those had attracted.

The Scarlet Letter #ad - . Like all of hawthorne's novels, "the Scarlet Letter" has but a slender plot and but few characters with an influence on the development of the story. Its great burden is the weight of unacknowledged sin as seen in the remorse and cowardice and suffering of the Rev. Contrasted with his concealed agony is the constant confession, working beneficently, which is forced upon Hester, the keeping her forever under its ban and isolating her from her fellows, — a healthful one, conveyed by the letter, and making her helpful and benevolent, and has a double effect, tolerant and thoughtful ; and an unhealthful one, which by the great emphasis placed on her transgression, prepares her to break away from the long repression and lapse again into sin when she plans her flight.

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The Crucible: A Play in Four Acts

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Penguin Classics #ad - Penguin Books. Based on historical people and real events, Arthur Miller's play uses the destructive power of socially sanctioned violence unleashed by the rumors of witchcraft as a powerful parable about McCarthyism.

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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - It is a direct sequel to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. The book is noted for its colorful description of people and places along the Mississippi River. Set in a southern antebellum society that had ceased to exist about twenty years before the work was published, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is an often scathing satire on entrenched attitudes, particularly racism.

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn #ad - It is told in the first person by huckleberry "Huck" Finn, a friend of Tom Sawyer and narrator of two other Twain novels Tom Sawyer Abroad and Tom Sawyer, Detective. Penguin Books. Adventures of huckleberry finn is a novel by mark Twain, first published in the United Kingdom in December 1884 and in the United States in February 1885.

Commonly named among the great american Novels, the work is among the first in major American literature to be written throughout in vernacular English, characterized by local color regionalism.

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Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation

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Vintage #ad - Penguin Books. During the decade that followed, the founding fathers–re-examined here as Founding Brothers–combined the ideals of the Declaration of Independence with the content of the Constitution to create the practical workings of our government. In this landmark work of history, washington, jefferson, burr, franklin, Adams, the National Book Award—winning author of American Sphinx explores how a group of greatly gifted but deeply flawed individuals–Hamilton, and Madison–confronted the overwhelming challenges before them to set the course for our nation.

Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation #ad - The united states was more a fragile hope than a reality in 1790 . Through an analysis of six fascinating episodes–hamilton and burr’s deadly duel, franklin’s attempt to force congress to confront the issue of slavery and Madison’s attempts to block him, Washington’s precedent-setting Farewell Address, Adams’ administration and political partnership with his wife, the debate about where to place the capital, and Jefferson and Adams’ famous correspondence–Founding Brothers brings to life the vital issues and personalities from the most important decade in our nation’s history.

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Uncle Tom's Cabin

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Uncle tom's cabin was the best-selling novel of the 19th century and the second best-selling book of that century, following the Bible. Stowe, a connecticut-born teacher at the hartford Female Seminary and an active abolitionist, featured the character of Uncle Tom, a long-suffering black slave around whom the stories of other characters revolve.

It is credited with helping fuel the abolitionist cause in the 1850s. To affirm the role of literature as an agent of social change. Penguin Books. The sentimental novel depicts the reality of slavery while also asserting that Christian love can overcome something as destructive as enslavement of fellow human beings.

Uncle tom's cabin; or, life among the Lowly, is an anti-slavery novel by American author Harriet Beecher Stowe. Published in 1852, the novel "helped lay the groundwork for the Civil War", according to Will Kaufman. In 1855, three years after it was published, it was called "the most popular novel of our day.

Uncle Tom's Cabin #ad - The impact attributed to the book is great, lincoln declared, reinforced by a story that when Abraham Lincoln met Stowe at the start of the Civil War, "So this is the little lady who started this great war. The quote is apocryphal; it did not appear in print until 1896, and it has been argued that "The long-term durability of Lincoln's greeting as an anecdote in literary studies and Stowe scholarship can perhaps be explained in part by the desire among many contemporary intellectuals.

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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

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Dover Publications #ad - Dover Publications. Most of all, huckleberry Finn is a wonderful story, filled with high adventure and unforgettable characters. Mencken noted that his discovery of this classic American novel was "the most stupendous event of my whole life"; Ernest Hemingway declared that "all modern American literature stems from this one book, " while T.

Vintage Books USA. L. S. Eliot called huck "one of the permanent symbolic figures of fiction, Don Quixote, Faust, Don Juan, not unworthy to take a place with Ulysses, Hamlet. The novel's preeminence derives from its wonderfully imaginative re-creation of boyhood adventures along the Mississippi River, and the book's understated development of serious underlying themes: "natural" man versus "civilized" society, the innate value and dignity of human beings, the author's remarkable ear for dialogue, the evils of slavery, its inspired characterization,  and other topics.

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1984 Signet Classics

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Signet Classic 13781121 #ad - It was their final, most essential command. Winston smith toes the Party line, rewriting history to satisfy the demands of the Ministry of Truth. Dover Publications. Vintage Books USA. But as he starts to think for himself, Winston can’t escape the fact that Big Brother is always watching. A startling and haunting vision of the world, 1984 is so powerful that it is completely convincing from start to finish.

100% satisfaction is Guaranteed! For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time. Written 70 years ago, 1984 was George Orwell’s chilling prophecy about the future. And while 1984 has come and gone, his dystopian vision of a government that will do anything to control the narrative is timelier than ever.

1984 Signet Classics #ad - . Nominated as one of america’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read •“The Party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears. With each lie he writes, winston grows to hate the Party that seeks power for its own sake and persecutes those who dare to commit thoughtcrimes. No one can deny the influence of this novel, its hold on the imaginations of multiple generations of readers, or the resiliency of its admonitions—a legacy that seems only to grow with the passage of time.

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A Year in the South: 1865: The True Story of Four Ordinary People Who Lived Through the Most Tumultuous Twelve Months in American History

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Harper Perennial #ad - Dover Publications. Civil war historian Stephen V. A slave determined to gain freedom, a widow battling poverty and despair, a man of God grappling with spiritual and worldly troubles, and a former Confederate soldier seeking a new life. They lived in the south during 1865 -- a year that saw war, and slavery give way to peace, reconstruction, disunion, and emancipation.

Between january and december 1865, from very different vantage points, these four people witnessed, the death of the Old South and the birth of the New South.100% satisfaction is Guaranteed! Ash reconstructs their daily lives, their fears and hopes, and their frustrations and triumphs in vivid detail -- telling a dramatic story of real people in a time of great upheaval and offering a fresh perspective on a pivotal moment in history.

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Uncle Tom's Cabin Signet Classics

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Signet #ad - Vintage Books USA. Harriet beecher stowe's timeless and moving novel, an incendiary work that fanned the embers of the struggle between free and slave states into the fire of the Civil War. With an introduction by darryl Pinckney and an Afterword by Jonathan Arac   Penguin Books. Dover Publications. 100% satisfaction is Guaranteed!

Uncle Tom's Cabin Signet Classics #ad - Devout and loyal, he is sold and sent down south, where he endures brutal treatment at the hands of the degenerate plantation owner Simon Legree. For all our books; cargo will be delivered in the required time. By exposing the extreme cruelties of slavery, stowe explores society's failures and asks a profound question: “What is it to be a moral human being?” And as the novel that helped to move a nation to battle, Uncle Tom's Cabin is an essential part of the collective experience of the American people.

Uncle tom's cabin is the story of the slave Tom.

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