Category Archives: Literature

Discovery Channel’s Klondike gold rush offers good research paper topics

Discovery Channel’s first scripted programming was the recently aired Klondike, a six-hour mini-series showcasing the struggle, determination, entrepreneurial spirit and often brutal life of men and women during the Yukon gold rush of the late 1890s. For your history paper, …

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Research paper help on Lyubov Orlova ghost ship, cannibal rats, and ocean conservancy

Ghost ships and cannibal rats don’t immediately bring to mind good research paper topics, even in folklore courses. They bring to mind bad films (such as the critically panned 2002 Ghost Ship movie, or the 1943 film of the same …

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Literary fiction: Good research paper topics

Students of literary fiction looking for good research paper topics have many choices. The field has a diverse range of themes and genres, such as women’s studies, folklore, mysteries, theatrical and drama, popular fiction, science fiction, African American fiction and …

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Research topic Amiri Baraka: the late Black Arts movement founder and literary figure

His writing stirred up a great deal of controversy during his lifetime, but literary figure Amiri Baraka left his mark on the American canon. The poet and playwright, born Everett LeRoi Jones in 1934, in Newark, N.J., was for a …

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’47 Ronin’ movie mangles Japanese literature classic

No, no, no, no. Hollywood has once again ruined a classic story, this time mangling the Japanese literature icon 47 Ronin. Not only did the movie feel the need to fabricate demons, dragons and witches, but also to add a …

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Ender’s Game and Hunger Games: Young adult books as movies

Whether cult favorites or bestsellers, young adult books have been hitting the big screen in a big way since about 2001. The success of the Harry Potter films have inspired filmmakers to look for the next hit series, and with …

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Scary books and literary classics for Halloween

Halloween is the time to indulge in scary things. Hollywood may think it has cornered the market on scares, but I declare there are plenty of literary sources that can scare your pants off! I also offer my Halloween book …

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Elements of fiction and other research paper topics for your literature research paper

Literature courses come in many forms. Your course might focus on the elements of fiction or on world literature. When you have to complete a research paper for your literature class, you’ll find that there are a vast number of …

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Brainstorm current trends for term paper research topics

Get a head start on your term paper by browsing websites and news outlets for current trends. To help you decide, here are some sources for research topics and some ideas for term paper subjects, for each field of study. …

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Short story author Alice Munro one of 2013 Nobel Peace Prize Winners

Awards are nothing new for short story author Alice Munro, but with the announcement of the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize Winners, the Canadian short story writer of 14 collections adds yet another accolade to her resume. Writers and readers have …

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