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Mistaken identity in Mark Twain's major fiction
In most of Mark Twain's major novels, mistaken identity is the central plot device and satiric device. The main variation is the romantic convention of the disguised aristocrat who undertakes an incognito journey, which ...
Tradition and theme in Robinson Crusoe
Although it bears superficial resemblances to the tradition: of travel literature, Robinson Crusoe in its total form differs greatly from that tradition, and the characteristics which set it apart (particularly the thematic ...
Charleston: a city in rebellion, 1861-1865
How does a wartime city react under stress? This thesis seeks to answer this question» using the city of Charleston» South Carolina, during the years of the Civil War, as a test case. Although Charleston was in no sense ...