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1. Moby Dick, Chinese version   Publication: Taipei: King's International Multimedia Co., Ltd 2002 . 50 mins. ; color , Ishmael, a sailor, recounts the ill-fated voyage of a whaling ship led by the fanatical Captain Ahab in search of the white whale that had crippled him. The story of a dangerously obsessed man. Obsessed with seeking vengeance against a great white whale that pushes him and his reluctant crew in a quest across the seven seas. Obsessed with pitching his boat against a formidable beast against all odds and oblivious to the great risk to life and limb. Date: 2002 Availability: No items available:

2. The Great Gatsby   Publication: Silver Spring, MD: Discovery Communications, Inc. 2003 . 60 min.: col. , F. Scott Fizgerald's novel The Great Gatsby focuses on how the American dream may be unattainable, as seen through Jay Gatsby's desire for Daisy Buchanan. Fizgerald and his character Gatsby have similar family backgrounds and love lives. The extravagance and imagery portrayed in The Great Gatsby has been the basis for advertising campaigns, and the novel's popularity has inspired several film adaptations. Date: 2003 Availability: No items available:

3. Huckleberry Fin   Publication: Silver Spring, MD: Discovery Communications, Inc. 2003 . 60 min : col. , An Overview of the life and times of Mark Twain, as well as their influence on Huckleberry Finn. As controversial now as it was then, this important work of American fiction explores the sometimes contradictory nature of the American spirit. Explore why this story is as relevant now as when it was first published. Date: 2003 Availability: No items available:

4. The scarlet letter   Publication: Silver Spring, MD: Discovery Communications 2003 . 60 mins.:col. , Learn how the story of Hester Prynne's adulterous relationship with a young minister blows wide open the conflict between private truth and public appearances, the choice between sin and salvation, and the definition of moral versus good. In the Scarlet Letter Nathaniel Hawthorne gives us a view of 17th-century Puritan society. Scholars and critics discuss the novel and the book’s lasting legacy. Date: 2003 Availability: No items available: