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The Politics of Nationhood in Ayi Kwei Arma’s The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born and Wole Soyinka’s The Interpreters

The Politics of Nationhood in Ayi Kwei Arma’s The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born and Wole Soyinka’s The Interpreters Introduction Since the second world war, and particularly during the period of decolonization and neo-colonialism in Africa, African writing has be preoccupied by the themes of colonial invasion and its …

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Summary of Marigolds

A literary Surgery

Summary of Marigolds Writer:             Subramani Nationality:     Indian The essay ‘Marigolds’ is written by Subramani. This essay represents the writing and image from the distant land of New Zealand and South Pacific. The writer carries with her strong images of Indian contentment to a distant land where they seem …

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Jamaica Kincaid’s In the Night: Summary

A literary Surgery

Jamaica Kincaid’s In the Night: Summary Writer:             Jamaica Kincaid Born:                May 25, 1949 Nationality:     American Write a summary of the essay ‘In the Night’ in your own words. “In the Night” is an essay which was written by Jamaica Kincaid, a remarkable novelist, essayist and memoirist. This …

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Ralph Freedman’s Siddhartha: Introduction and Summary

A literary Surgery

Ralph Freedman’s Siddhartha: Introduction and Summary Writer:              Ralph Freedman Nationality:      German Education:         Ph.D. This essay is an introduction to Siddhartha, one of the greatest novel of 20th century by Hermann Hesse. Professor Freedman, the writer of the essay, writes it in convincing and powerful language. The novel …

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Summary of Origin of Species

A literary Surgery

Summary of Origin of Species Writer:     E. Royston Pike Write a summary of the essay ‘Origin of Species’. This theory incorporates within three points: Natural selection Struggle for existence iii. Survival of the fittest Darwin’s evolutionary theory was reaction against the biblic notion of man. Bible holds that man …

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