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Savage Chickens - Godzilla vs Mothra

Poe's Influence on creation of Sherlock Holmes

C. Auguste Dupin, the main character in Poes The Purloined Letter, is said to have greatly influenced the creation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyles Sherlock Holmes, shown here

C. Auguste Dupin, the main character in Poe’s “The Purloined Letter,” is said to have greatly influenced the creation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes, shown here

Bambara's The Lesson

Ralph Ellison

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Puritan Influences in Hawthorne's "Young Goodman Brown"

Lillian Gish and Lars Hanson as Puritans in the film version of Hawthornes The Scarlet Letter.

Lingering Puritan Influences in Nineteenth-Century New England

Although the Salem Witch Trials had unfolded more than one hundred years prior, nineteenth-century New England was still reeling from inherited guilt, even as it rebelled against the constrictive morals of its forebears, the Puritans.

Lit. Class Clash

The narrator is driven to distraction by the yellow wallpaper that decorates the room, eventually suffering a complete mental breakdown after imagining that she sees in the wallpaper’s pattern women who are trying to escape.


Langston Hughes

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Rose for Emily

Frank O'Connor

Hawthorne's "Young Goodman Brown"

Zora Neale Hurston

A Woman Ahead of Her Time


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