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PaulThomson
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Paul Thomson is an avid reader of English Literature. His areas of expertise include American Literature, Poetry and US History. In his spare time, he loves to participate in online literature forums and promote reading for youth.

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by PaulThomson
6 years ago
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6 years ago
Quotes from Macbeth and a Look at Hamlet in Exploring Gender Roles

Gender roles and simple biology in Hamlet and Macbeth with quotes from Macbeth.

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by PaulThomson
6 years ago
Putting a human face to tragic history in The Diary of Anne Frank and To Kill A Mockingbird

The influence of perspective on readers' historical understanding in The Diary of Anne Frank and To Kill a Mockingbird

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by PaulThomson
6 years ago
Mythology, Zeus, the Raven, and the Future of the Written Word

A look at modern technology and how it may affect the future of publishing and writing. Examples include: The Raven, Zeus, and a book on Mythology.

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by PaulThomson
6 years ago
Great Gatsby setting as a Prequel to the Great Depression

Reading the Great Gatsby as a Prequel to the Great Depression

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by PaulThomson
6 years ago
Gender-Bending in Twelfth Night and To Kill a Mockingbird

Rejecting gender norms in Twelfth Night and To Kill a Mockingbird

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by PaulThomson
6 years ago
Finding Utopia in Animal Farm and Lord of the Flies (Like Acing your AP Calculus Exam without Knowing Addition)

The impossibility of a utopia as told by George Orwell in Animal Farm using quotes from Lord of the Flies.

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by PaulThomson
6 years ago
Depictions of Racism in To Kill a Mockingbird and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and the Social Psychology of Prejudice

In To Kill a Mockingbird and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, the young protagonists are faced with racism, and grapple with forming their identities in a society divided between ingroups and outgroups. These are terms in Social Psychology, which in addition to the concept, self-fulfilling prophecy, are sure bets on the AP Psychology Exam.

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by PaulThomson
6 years ago
Life is Not Futile if You Are Not Macbeth: You Have More Than One Chance on the SAT

Macbeth's monologue, although dark and dismal, is a great motivational speech for studying for the PSAT and SAT.

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by PaulThomson
6 years ago
From Adulteress to Bombshell: The Continuing Relevance of The Crucible and The Scarlet Letter

Why examining the sociopolitical climates in The Crucible and The Scarlet Letter will prove helpful on many different subjects on the AP Exams.

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by PaulThomson
6 years ago
Considering honesty in literature in Diary of Anne Frank (Written during World War II) and To Kill a Mockingbird

How authors aim to tell a story as honest as the Diary of Anne Frank by using real facts as inspiration as in To Kill a Mockingbird.

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by PaulThomson
6 years ago
Classics like Romeo and Juliet Adapted for the Screen and the new Great Gatsby Movie and its Setting

Classics like Romeo and Juliet being made into movies and the new Great Gatsby movie and what is appealing to a filmmaker about the book's setting. A classic that hasn't been adapted is as common as a film version of the SAT.

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by PaulThomson
6 years ago
A Digital Brave New World That Needs a Dose of Romeo and Juliet

Why analyzing Brave New World will tune you into both the importance of AP Calculus and Romeo and Juliet.

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by PaulThomson
6 years ago
Twelfth Night: Dude Looks Like a Lady

A Look at Twelfth Night, Shakespeare's Controversial (At the Time) 'Transvestite Comedy'

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by PaulThomson
6 years ago
To Kill a Mockingbird: The Effect of Racist Influences on the Young

Why Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird is Generally Considered the Greatest American Novel About Racism

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6 years ago
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6 years ago
The Great Depression - What's So Great About It?

How Some Good Came Out the Great Depression, One of the Most Difficult and Trying Times in Our Nation's History

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by PaulThomson
6 years ago
The Frailty of Dreams in Of Mice and Men

A Look at What Steinbeck's Classic, Of Mice and Men, Says About the Difficulty of Letting Go of One's Dreams

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by PaulThomson
6 years ago
The Allure of Wealth in The Great Gatsby

We Explore Why We Are So Drawn to F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, and Question the Role of Affluence in Our Opinion of It

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by PaulThomson
6 years ago
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer: A Classic That's Just Plain Fun

Mark Twain's 'Tom Sawyer' Is Such an Enjoyable Read It Doesn't Even Feel Like You're Reading a Celebrated Work of Literature

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