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Depression in a book.

Advantages: Well written.
Disadvantages: Depressing.

Well, if you're too happy with your life and are having too good of a time, then I suggest that you read these poems. They can drag you down and sink you into a depression. Ok, I joke. But really, these poems show you what was going on in his mind at the ...

NickAlexander84 09.01.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Selected Poems - T.S. Eliot

'Witch' way will the story turn?

Advantages: unique plot, fun to act out
Disadvantages: the essays!

What's one of the most stressful things for anybody, of any age? Something that anybody can suffer from at any time in their life? It beats finance problems, health worries and family crises any day! Okay maybe that's a bit of hyperbole for you there, but ...

Amy69 05.03.2009 · Read full review
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Review of The Crucible: A Play in Four Acts (Penguin Modern Classics) - Arthur Miller

An excellent play - Crucible - themes, ideas

Advantages: Powerful, gripping
Disadvantages: not 100% historically accurate.

..."The Crucible" is a fantastic play by Arthur Miller (who was infact married to screen icon Marilyn Monroe) set in 1692 during the witch trials of Salem, Massachusetts. The play begins with Reverend Parris praying for his daughter, Betty, who is lying iner ...

CChurch 02.10.2008 · Read full review
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Review of The Crucible: A Play in Four Acts (Penguin Modern Classics) - Arthur Miller

Accussations of Abigail

Advantages: Strong, powerful story, with characters which readers can identify with
Disadvantages: ----

...This book was written by Arthur Miller during the time of Senator Joseph McCarthy, who stirred strong ant-communist feelings amongst the American people, and used this fear of Communism to his advantage, often attempting to discredit his critics with clai ...

Kulsum 19.06.2008 · Read full review
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Review of The Crucible: A Play in Four Acts (Penguin Modern Classics) - Arthur Miller

A masterpiece.

Advantages: Powerful and gripping storyline, Great contributions of all characters
Disadvantages: None that I have found

Written by Arthur Miller in the early 1950s during the time of the McCarthyism when the government blacklisted accused communists. Miller was also summoned in court and he wrote this play as a parable and links the Salem witch-hunt and the McCarthy trials ...

ExtraordinaryGirl 23.06.2008 · Read full review
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Review of The Crucible: A Play in Four Acts (Penguin Modern Classics) - Arthur Miller