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Major Works Data Sheet – The Metamorphosis

Major Works Data Sheet Title: The Metamorphosis Author: Franz Kafka Date of Publication: Originally published in 1915, first english translation in 1933 Genre: Absurdist fiction, novella, slipstream fiction Biographical information about the author (for my knowledge only, but very helpful): Born to Jewish parents in the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Kafka lived through the turmoil of the… Continue reading Major Works Data Sheet – The Metamorphosis

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Major Works Data Sheet – The Importance of Being Earnest

Title: The Importance of Being Earnest Author: Oscar Wilde Date of Publication: 1898, First Performed 1895 Genre: Satire, Comedy of Manners Biographical information about the author (for my knowledge only, but very helpful): Author, playwright and poet Oscar Wilde was a popular literary figure in late Victorian England, known for his brilliant wit, flamboyant style… Continue reading Major Works Data Sheet – The Importance of Being Earnest

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Major Works Data Sheet – 1984

Major Works Data Sheet Title:    1984 Author:  George Orwell Date of Publication: 1949 Genre:  Dystopian Fiction Biographical information about the author (for my knowledge only, but very helpful): George Orwell is the pseudonym for Eric Arthur Blair. He wrote about the despairing realities of British colonialism and the working class struggles. Many of his works… Continue reading Major Works Data Sheet – 1984

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Taking AP Classes: Pros and Cons

AP - if you live somewhere that doesn't offer it - stands for Advanced Placement. Essentially, high schools across America (and some international schools/testing centers) offer "college level" courses in replacement of high school ones (of the same course, so AP World History vs Honors or regular World History). The course is taught according to… Continue reading Taking AP Classes: Pros and Cons

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AP Crunch Time And Study Guides

Me complaining/stressing/ignoring my blog in favor of - about school is nothing new on this blog, or pretty much any other blogger who still goes to school's blog. School is hard okay! Now, when you're taking 4 APs and are a very competitive, type A, "must get top grades" sort of person, its just a… Continue reading AP Crunch Time And Study Guides