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Racism in Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Claudia Johnson (Editor)
Publication Date: 2007-12-13
All Quiet on the Western Front by Harold Bloom
Publication Date: 2000-12-01
Colonialism in Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart by Louise Hawker
Publication Date: 2010-04-09
....And many more!
Attribution and Documentation
This project requires you to document all your sources and attribute all information included in your essay that is not considered common knowledge. All information quoted, paraphrased, or summarized from an outside source must include in-text citation and a corresponding entry in the Works Cited Page.
To review guidelines about and strategies for avoiding plagiarism, visit and read the following pages, all from Purdue University’s Online Writing Lab:
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Biography Reference Bank (EBSCOHost)Biography Collection Complete offers a comprehensive collection of full-text biographies supporting history, science, the arts, music, literature, multicultural studies, gender studies, business, government & politics, sports, entertainment and many other areas. This database features more than 177,000 full-text biographies from many different sources. Courtesy Ocean State Libraries.
Bloom's Literary Reference OnlineThis resource contains more than 20,000 critical essays from over 500 literary journals and 2,300 scholarly and critical books, including 700 titles published by Bloom's Literary Criticism and Facts On File. Also included in the database are more than 13,000 biographies, 45,000 character entries, 5,000 synopses of literary works and hundreds of images and videos.
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The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words— past and present—from across the English-speaking world.