Jun 23, 2018

African American civil rights by Angela Jones

The paper is devoted to the review of the book by Angela Jones African American civil rights: Early activism and the Niagara Movement. Firstly, attention will be given to the analysis of book’s structure and organization. The next stage of the review is devoted to arguments that an author presents in her work. Special attention will be given to comprehensibility of these arguments. The next phase of the analysis is devoted to the overview of the author’s research process, whether it was narrow and based on a few works of authors with limited views on the situation or the writer studied works of many authors with different viewpoints.

Jun 26, 2018

Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

The novel The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood covers the events in the imaginary Gilead republic, where sexually transmitted diseases and toxic pollution proliferation have led to widespread sterility and few births. The story is told from the first person by the main protagonist, Offred, a handmaid, whose only existence depends on the potential of her uterus. The Eyes, Angels and Guardians are used to enforce a strict moral code of the country. The position of women in the society leaves them with no rights. They are forbidden to work, own property and read.