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written in Nadsat and set in a future society with extreme youth violence, Alex is a gang leader who is arrested for murder and undergoes a treatment called the Ludovico TechniqueBurgess
Based on the travels of author and friends across America (1947-50)/Sal Paradise and Dean Moriarty/jazz, poetry, drug useKerouac
Sethe escapes from slavery in KY to OH but when a posse comes to return her, she kills her daughter/years later a woman presumed to be the dead daughter comes to haunt herMorrison
Title taken from Yeats 'Second Coming'/Okonkwo, leader in Igbo (Ibo) village, exiled for accidental murder, returns to find Brits running things, commits suicide after murderAchebe
Mersault helps Raymond get revenge on his Arab girlfriend and later kills an Arab man/remorseless he is sentenced to executionCamus
Joad family leaves Oklahoma for California b/c of Dust Bowl/Tom Joad and Rose of Sharon Rivers are main charactersSteinbeck
Brit Adela Quested accuses young Indian Muslim doctor Aziz of attempting to assault her in a cave in India/she later admits he didn't/deals with racial prejudice in colonial IndiaForster
allegory of October Revolution in Russia/the main characters are Mr. Jones, the owner, Napoleon and Snowball, the pigs, and the horse, BoxerOrwell
Frodo must destroy the One Ring created by Sauron/Sauron is seeking the Ring because if he regains it, he can conquer Middle EarthTolkien
George and Lennie are migrant farm workers in California/Lennie is mentally disabled and accidentally kills a woman/George shoots Lennie to save him from mob retaliationSteinbeck
Follows a day in the life of Leopold Bloom as he travels through Dublin/his wife Molly cheats on him/coresponds to Greek epic/Buck Mulligan, Stephan Dedalus, Blazes Boylan Joyce
Set in 632 AF (After Ford), John the Savage leaves a reservation to go to futuristic London where people take the drug soma and engage in recreational sexHuxley
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Robert Jordan is an American dynamiter fighting for the republicans in the Spanish Civil WarHemingway
Captain Yossarian, Major Major, and Milo Mindbender/if you want to fly missions you're crazy and don't have to, but if you don't want to you're sane and have toHeller
The Southern aristocratic Compson family from Jefferson MS as it declines over a 30 year periodFaulkner
Winston Smith falls in love with Julia/seeks to rebel against Big Brother and Ingsoc/both are brainwashed again at the endOrwell
Professor Humbert Humbert marries a widow b/c he's infatuated with her 12 year old daughter Dolores whom he nicknames with title name/when widow dies they become sexually involvedNabokov
Celie (an African American) is raped by her stepfather, marries an abusive husband, forms a romantic attachment with his mistress, and finds her lost sister Nettie at the endWalker
Jose Buendia founds the town of Macondo, the story covers 7 generations of the family thereGarcia Marquez
Jake Barnes, Lady Brett Ashley, and Robert Cohn go to Pamplona to see the running of the bullsHemingway
Fermina Daza falls for Florentino Ariza, but her father ends the relationship/she marries Dr Juvenal Urbino who is trying to end choleraGarcia Marquez
Holden Caulfield is expelled from Pencey Prep school, returns to New York without going home and wanders around the city for a couple daysSalinger
The Bundren family is trying to take their dead mother, Addie, to Jefferson MS for burial/stream of conciousness writing with 15 different narratorsFaulkner

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