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Dr. Pangloss

Candide (1759)

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satiric novel, a young man, ___, lives a sheltered life and is indoctrinated with "Optimism" by his mentor Dr. Pangloss, he loses the optimism when he witnesses and experiences lots of great hardships in the world

Candide (1759)

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Voltaire

Candide (1759)

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Herman Melville

Billy Budd (1891)

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Claggart accuses ___ of plotting mutiny, ___ accidentally strikes and kills Claggart, is hung at the end

Billy Budd (1891)

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he says "God bless Captain Vere!" before being hanged

Billy Budd (1891)

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Leo Tolstoy

Anna Karenina (1877)

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tragic story of a married aristocrat and her affair with the affluent Count Vronsky (both guys named Alexei) and becomes preggers, she comes back to Russia but is exiled from society, Vronsky turns cold, commits suicide by throwing herself under a train

Anna Karenina (1877)

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"Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way"

Anna Karenina (1877)

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made into a movie starring Keira Knightley in 2012

Anna Karenina (1877)

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Count Vronsky

Anna Karenina (1877)

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Leo Tolstoy

War and Peace (1865)

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5 Russian aristocratic families live through events surrounding the French invasion of Russia during the Tsarist society, features the burning of Moscow

War and Peace (1865)

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Napoleon Bonaparte is portrayed as the antichrist

War and Peace (1865)

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John Bunyan

Pilgrim's Progress (1678)

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this unlicensed puritan preacher wrote much of the novel from prison, also made shoelaces in prison

Pilgrim's Progress (1678)

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Religious allegory about Christian and his journey from his hometown the "City of Destruction" (this world) to the "Celestial City" (heaven) atop Mt Zion. Wife Christiana and their sons also take the same pilgrimmage separately later. They both make it.

Pilgrim's Progress (1678)

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez

One Hundred Years of Solitude (1967)

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Tells the story of 7 generations of a Columbian family

One Hundred Years of Solitude (1967)

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Henrik Ibsen

A Doll's House play (1879)

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Playful Nora Helmer and her banker husband Torvald, play is critical of 19th century marriage norms, ends with Nora leaving her husband and children to discover herself telling her husband that he's always treated her like a ____

A Doll's House play (1879)

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Upton Sinclair

The Jungle (1906)

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expose and brutal depiction of the meatpacking industry at the turn of the 20th century, led to the 1906 Pure Food & Drug Act

The Jungle (1906)

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Samuel Beckett

Waiting for Godot play (1952)

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Vladimir and Estragon wait endlessly and in vain for the arrival of someone named Godot, entirely takes place in one setting: a country road and a tree"

Waiting for Godot play (1952)

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Eugene O'Neill

Long Day's Journey Into Night play (1956)

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A single day from 8:30 to midnight at the seaside Connecticut home of the Tyrones, a dysfunctional family with addictions (3 males to alcohol, Mary (Mom) to morphine)

Long Day's Journey Into Night play (1956)

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this play premiered 3 years after he died (at his request because it was painful for him personally as an alcoholic)

Long Day's Journey Into Night play (1956)

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Che Guevara

Evita play (1976)

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Eva Peron

Evita play (1976)