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"Sundiata: An Epic of Old Mali" is the life story of Sundiata, the son of a Malian king. Following the death of his father, Sundiata endures adversity after being exiled. In an act of redemption, he builds up an army and...

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“The Epic of Gilgamesh” is an ancient story about a Sumerian king who lived in 2500 BCE Mesopotamia. Gilgamesh starts out as a corrupt king, but he learns how to become good over the course of the story.

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Anton Chekhov's short story "The Lottery Ticket" is about the eternal human quest to have something different, instead of being satisfied with the life that one has. It is not just the love of money that causes problems ...

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The children's book "Carry On, Mr Bowditch" by Jean Leb Latham is a biographical story that follows the life of Nathaniel Bowditch, sailor and mathematician. In the story, "Nat" Bowditch is a young student who is forced ...

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O. Henry's 1907 tale "The Last Leaf" tells the story of a young woman, Johnsy, dying of pneumonia and what her friends do to try to save her life. The woman is helped by her roommate and best friend, Sue, and their elder...

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Also referred to as an epic narrative, a modern epic may be defined as a poem written in the length of a novel that reflects ancient storytelling tradition. Unlike the prose novel, the verse of the modern epic often deri...

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The Epic of Gilgamesh has several moral themes, but the main theme is that love is a motivating force. Other moral themes in this epic are the inevitability of death and the danger of dealing with the gods.

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