A Chinese-American girl makes the controversial decision to convert to Judaism in an incredible novel about the heavy social constructs behind ethnicity and religion.
Today these creatures, from the powerful dragon to the soaring phoenix, continue to thrill, terrify, entertain, and inspire us. Two boys experience a tested friendship against a turbulent Afghani backdrop, including the collapse of the monarchy, the Soviet invasion and establishment of the Taliban.
A review may be a self-contained unit -- an end in itself -- or a preface to and rationale for engaging in primary research. Most Kaliyatran believe that the superior God direct the actions of the nagas, and these sea serpents are honoured with many titles such as the "Maharaja Sarpa" and the "Naga who is God".
What is the What by Dave Eggers: Summarize major contributions of significant studies and articles to the body of knowledge under review, maintaining the focus established in the introduction. It is commonly believed that nagas live in underground cities, are capable of speech and can use their heavenly powers to control weather and assume humanoid form at will.
Upton Sinclair really meant for The Jungle to be seen as a socialistic treatise on the marginalized state of immigrants.
The author relates her wonderful bildungsroman backwards, relaying the haunting story of four sisters who fled the Dominican Republic and eventually forged lives for themselves in America. They would set out at dusk to build something in one night, and if this was not achieved, it would be abandoned.
The Shawl by Cynthia Ozick: In this fiery social justice novel, the story of an Italian-American breaking his back on an exceptionally hazardous construction sites sheds light on both the immigrant and working-class experiences.
In the ancient Buddhist caves of India there can be found a number of carved and painted dragons that easily fit with the descriptions of Piasa. Whether they truly exist in physical form is indeed secondary to their existence in the minds of so many people throughout the world and through history.
Not only does the main character lose her husband in the tragic September 11th terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, she must subsequently contend with raising a handicapped child solo and Americans behaving in a hostile manner because of her Pakistani heritage.
Christ in Concrete by Pietro Di Donato: Define or identify the general topic, issue, or area of concern, thus providing an appropriate context for reviewing the literature. Naga, the water deity The naga is a legendary aquatic, serpentine creature that resides in oceans, rivers, lakes, or waterfalls.
Accounts of the Kraken are believed by many historians to have originated from sightings of the giant squid, which can reach 18 meters in length.
Towards the end of Winter when there was nothing to eat, Nian would come on the first day of New Year to the villages to eat livestock, crops, and even villagers, especially children. The Dacotah tribe believed that thunder was a monstrous bird flying through the air and claimed that these birds were large enough to carry off human beings.
Not only does Middlesex openly discuss the trials and tribulations of Greek immigrants, it also sympathetically depicts the 5-alpha-reductase deficiency — another conduit towards marginalization in America.
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