The Crucible by Arthur Miller. If this doesn't move you, I don't know what will. As a whole, the courtroom scene took forever until we got a great feel. This was probably the performance I had some of my best characterization in.
Fictional Feasts: Mouth-Watering Moments of Literary Gastronomy
This is a terrific composition. Without the eye and the corner of a smile, the silhouetted ship would simply be sailing into a squall. With those anthropomorphised features, the sky becomes a terrifyingly vast malevolence, teeming with anger and violence. I love the essentially two-tone colour palette, and the typeface is a strong counterpoint to such a brooding, organic deisgn.
First Edition, Black Beauty by Anna Sewell.With fifty million copies sold, Black Beauty is one of the best-selling books of all time. While forthrightly teaching animal welfare, it also teaches how to treat people with kindness, sympathy, and respect.