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Bildungsroman in The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

We have a new lesson available in our Teachers Pay Teachers store. It is titled: Bildungsroman and Oscar Wao, and it is part of a larger unit on Junot Diaz’s The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. 39 altre parole


The Marriage Plot - Jeffrey Eugenides

Brown University, 1982. Madeleine Hanna, dutiful English student and incurable romantic, is writing her thesis on Jane Austen and George Eliot – authors of the great marriage plots. 164 altre parole

Book Reviews

Xan Brooks, The Clocks in This House All Tell Different Times

This novel annoyed me so much, for its ignorance, or wilful avoidance, of historical accuracy and plausibility. But, if it isn’t historical fiction, then it’s a deeply uncomfortable read because of its implausibility: we are reading about the systematised prostitution of children in a fantasical story about physical damage in a brutalised society. 801 altre parole

Political / Social Commentary

A review on the novel "Norwegian Wood" by Haruki Murakami

NAME: Norwegian Wood

AUTHOR: Haruki Murakami

GENRE: Bildungsroman/ Coming of Age novel

TRANSLATOR: Alfred Birnbraum


PUBLICATION DATE: 1987… 1.798 altre parole

Book Reviews

The Glass Bead Game

Hermann Hesse’s The Glass Bead Game is a 20th Century classic has been on my ‘to read’ list for some time: its sheer importance, known density and obscure topic just put me off.  675 altre parole

Reflection: What Should be Wild by Julia Fine

This Sunday I determinedly curled up on my couch and read. I read all day. My housemates walked back and forth past me, my cat yelled at me, and I stayed under a doona and read. 739 altre parole


I Was Born For This by Alice Oseman


For Angel Rahimi, life is only about one thing: The Ark – a pop-rock trio of teenage boys who are currently taking the world by storm. 1.102 altre parole