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Clement C. Moore

"The Night Before Christmas" poem (1823)

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Eugene O'Neill

The Iceman Cometh play (1946)

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everyone is waiting on an important arrival of Theodore "Hickey" Hickman at the hotel/saloon

The Iceman Cometh play (1946)

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Thorton Wilder

Our Town play (1938)

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Romance and marriage of George Gibbs and other average town citizens in Grovers Corners, New Hampshire

Our Town play (1938)

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uses no set or props

Our Town play (1938)

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Henry Wadsworth

"Paul Revere's Ride" poem (1860)

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James Matthew Barrie

Peter Pan (1904)

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the national poet in Britain. Such names as Geoffrey Chaucer, William Wordsworth, and Alfred, Lord Tennyson. Composes official poetry for public occasions or the king/queen's birthday.

poet laureate

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George Bernard Shaw

Pygmalion play (1912)

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based on Greek story of _____ falling in love with the statue of a woman, which then came to life

Pygmalion play (1912)

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Henry Higgins trains Eliza Doolittle to act and speak like a lady

Pygmalion play (1912)

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Ayn Rand

Fountainhead (1943)

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Howard Roark, based on Frank Lloyd Wright

Fountainhead (1943)

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Gary Cooper played Howard Roark in the 1949 film

Fountainhead (1943)

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Genius architect struggles to maintain his integrity (modern architecture) in the face of pressure towards mediocrity (traditional architecture)

Fountainhead (1943)

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Ayn Rand

Atlas Shrugged (1957)

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John Galt

Atlas Shrugged (1957)

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dystopian US where society's wealthiest citizens refuse high taxes and shut down their industries.

Atlas Shrugged (1957)

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Stephen Crane

The Red Badge of Courage (1895)

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Private Henry Fleming

The Red Badge of Courage (1895)

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a young man whose romantic notions of heroism in combat are shattered when he fights in the Civil War, is brave

The Red Badge of Courage (1895)

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Alex Haley

Roots (1976)

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traces a black American man's heritage to Africa, where his ancestors had been captured and sold as slaves.

Roots (1976)

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Salman Rushdie

The Satanic Verses (1988)

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caused a huge backlash in Muslim community, including a death sentence from Ayatollah Khomeini for the author

The Satanic Verses (1988)

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controversial book in which 2 Indian actors are transformed into archangel and devil after a plane bombing

The Satanic Verses (1988)

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Sir Walter Scott

Ivanhoe (1819)

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Robin Hood helps King Richard I (dressed as the black knight) rescue this title knight and Rowena

Ivanhoe (1819)

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title character is torn between Rebecca and the Saxon Lady Rowena, marries Rowena

Ivanhoe (1819)