Lord of the Flies
Allegorical Novels ( 寓言小说)
allegorical novel by Nobel Prize-winning author William
It discusses how culture created by man fails, using as an example a group of British schoolboys stuck on a deserted island who try to govern themselves, but with disastrous results.
It deals with human nature and individual
welfare versus the common good
In 2005, the novel was chosen by TIME
magazine as one of the one hundred best
novels from 1923 to
USA Novel Writer
East of Eden is a novel by Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck, published in September 1952.
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Paradise Lost is an epic poem in blank verse by the 17th-century English poet John Milton. It was originally published in 1667 in ten books.
The poem concerns the Christian story of the Fall of
Man: the temptation of Adam
and Eve by the fallen angel
Satan and their expulsion from the Garden of Eden. Milton's purpose, stated in Book I, is to "justify the ways
of God to men"
British film. It tells the
true story of two
athletes in the 1924 Olympics: Eric Liddell, a devout Scottish
Christian who runs for the glory of God, and Harold Abrahams, an English Jew who runs to overcome prejudice. The film, which was written by Colin
Welland and directed by Hugh Hudson, was nominated for seven
Academy Awards and won four, including Best Picture. It is ranked 19th in the British Film Institute's list of Top 100 British films.
Daniel: judgment of God; God my judge
Joseph: increase; addition