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The Dress

I enjoyed reading the first half of this novel it kept my interest even while reading it at work. Like our professor asked I re-read the first paragraph and thought about what might be behind the words, aka trying to read between the lines. After doing so my conclusion is the author was trying to … Continue reading

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Final Project: Swift’s Satires

For my final paper, I want to write about the allegorical and satirical aspects of Jonathan Swift’s works–with particular (if not complete) focus on Gulliver’s Travels–to draw some conclusions as to his opinions on social, political, and even literary issues in eighteenth-century Great Britain. In addition to the main focus Gulliver’s Travels, I might also … Continue reading