The introspective monster Grendel wages a twelve-year war against the Danes. The novel reflects on the philosophical implications of the conflict.
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In Jean Toomer’s poem “Storm Ending,” a speaker describes a storm taking place above them through figurative language.
In the informational text “Want to Get Into College? Learn to Fail,” dean of admissions Angel B. Pérez discusses what colleges are really looking for and offers his surprising take on the importance of failure.
“Self-Concept” introduces several psychology concepts that describe how people think about themselves.
This article describes life in North Korea under totalitarian government rule. In North Korea, the government has total control over the economy, the military, education, and people’s access to information—and it punishes those who try to change the status quo.
In “The Danger of a Single Story,” Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie discusses the importance of not allowing one story to construct your understanding of the world.
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) was an American poet who spent most of her life in seclusion. This poem was written in 1862, but was published posthumously (or after Dickinson’s death) in 1953. In this poem, the speaker discusses "the Dark," something unknown and ever-present.