Literature

Daisys Role in the Great Gatsby

In one of the greatest works of the Twentieth Century, The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, there are many dynamic and round characters...

Catcher in the Rye: Holden’s Insight About Life and The World Around Him

The book Catcher in the Rye tells of Holden Caulfield's insight about life and the world around him. Holden shares many of his opinions...

Avian Symbolism in the Awakening

Kate Chopin consistently uses avian symbolism in the novel The Awakening to represent and Enlighten Edna Pontellier. She begins the novel with the image...

Comparison of Amanad Wingfield

In today’s rough and tough world, there seems to be no room for failure. The pressure to succeed in life sometimes seems unreasonable. Others...

Term Paper – Ancient Sumeria/Babylon

One of the many ancient civilizations that need to be clarified is ancient Sumeria. Sumer was an ancient region in southern Mesopotamia, located in...

Gold mining union plans one-day Free State strike

NUM, or South Africas National Union of Mineworkers, is organizing a one-day strike at Free State gold mines. They are protesting the poverty and...

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien Book Review

BILBO BAGGINS: The Hobbit who led the Dwarves to the Lonely Mountain to recla im their treasure from the dragon Smaug. He found the...

Superstition in Huck Finn

In the novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, there is a lot of superstition. Some examples of superstition in the novel...

John Hersey’s Hiroshima

John Hersey's Hiroshima is a factual account about the day the United States government dropped the first atom bomb on the city of Hiroshima,...

Huck Finn Grows Up

Many changes violently shook America shortly after the Civil War. The nation was seeing things that it had never seen before, its entire economic...

The Secret Sharer Critical Analysis

The Secret Sharer written by Joseph Conrad, centers around a character of a sea captain. Its title and opening paragraphs forecast a story of...

Strength in Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll House

Women have played many roles in marriage throughout history but the primary one has been the role of the submissive, attentive, attractive wife. This...

Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels: Satire In Lillipute

In Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels, Swift uses satire to tell a tale of Lemuel Gulliver going on voyages in strange lands and meeting a...

Revealing Okonkwos Character Through Proverbs

In Chinua Achebes Things Fall Apart, Ibo proverbs reveal Okonkwos character, especially his ambition, self-reliance, and respect for elders. Throughout the village of Umuofia,...

By the River Importance and Significance of the chapter in Siddhartha

Siddhartha, by Herman Hesse is a short novel predominantly describing a mans spiritual journey of contemplation in the course of three stages of experience....

Essay on Milton’s Paradise Lost

The words I chose to concentrate the most on in Miltons Paradise Lost is omnipotence and omniscient. We come across these words several times...

Siddhartha: the unity of all things

In Herman Hesses Siddhartha, Unity is a reflecting theme of this novel and in life. Unity is the state of being one or a...

In Tess of the d’Urbervilles, by Hardy and The Cat

In Tess of the d'Urbervilles, by Hardy and The Catcher in the Rye, by Salinger, the protagonists of both novels Tess and Holden, are...

Othello: Summary

*Othello is a tense, closely-knit play, with an ever-increasing emotional scene. The character Iago, Othello's ancient, is the cause of all the tragedy which...

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

In the novel Pride and Prejudice , Jane Austen takes you back to times where Pride were not only for the rich and noble...

Beowulf As A Hero In Beowulf and Grendel

Since the beginning of time, people have had heroes that they have admired, but only few extraordinary men and women actually have the opportunity...

Report on Siddhartha

Siddhartha is a young man on a long quest in search of the ultimate answer to the enigma of a man’s role on this...

A Mid Summer Nights Dream Film Analysis

"A Mid summer Night's Dream" is another entry into Shakespeare's recent rebirth on film. Michael Hoffman's film dose not stay true to the text,...

Effective Dramatic Irony

In Oedipus The King, Sophocles creates rising action by asking dramatic questions throughout the play. These questions generate suspense in the audience when they...

Flowers For Algernon: Supplementary Book Review

The book, "Flowers for Algernon", was an exciting science fiction novel written by . The main characters of the story are the central character,...

Shelly, Mary: Frankenstein: Lack Of Verisimilitude

In Mary Shelly's gothic novel Frankenstein, the reader must suspend disbelief during many crucial points in the plot. There are also many inconsistencies in...

The overriding theme of the play “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” by William Shakespeare

The overriding theme of the play "A Midsummer Night's Dream" by William Shakespeare deals with the nature of love. Though true love seems to...

Movie: Life, Like The Great Gatsby

Imagine that you live in the nineteen twenties, and that you are a very wealthy man that lives by himself in a manchine, on...

Frankenstein: Obvious similarities between Victor and his creation

There are obvious similarities between Victor and his creation; each is abandoned, isolated, and both start out with good intentions. However, Victor's ego in...

Death Of A Salesman – Analysis

Human emotions are something that we seldom find a way to express clearly: from simple hand gestures, to a disgusted face. To understand his...

A Raisin in the Sun – Women

A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry presents many themes that are found in everyday life. Some of these themes include the search...

Othello and King Lear comparison

If Shakespeare was alive today it is certain that there would be a lot written about him. We would read reviews of his new...

Blood Bonds Antigone and The Eumenides

Every human on this earth has a bond to another. These bonds, as well as their significance, differ between people. This paper will focus...

Frankenstein – The Question of Morality in the Novel

Morality. It has been questioned by people, honored by people and revered since the beginning of time. Yet even today not one person can...

Close Reading on Othello

Iago. Thus do I ever make my fool my purse; For I mine own gained knowledge should profane If I would time expend with...

Voltaire’s Candide

Voltaire’s Candide is the story of an innocent man’s experiences in a mad and evil world, his struggle to survive in that world, and...

Does Science Explain All?

In the beginning there was darkness. Then there was light. Then there was consciousness. Then there were questions and then there was religion. Religions...

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight & Color

Though often extensive detail may be condemned as mere flowery language, in understanding Sir Gawain and the Green Knight one must make special emphasis...

Nora and Heddas Struggle for Independence

In Isbens two plays, A Dolls House and Hedda Gabler, one character of each play breaks the stereotype or mold that is put on...

Great Expectations: Miss Havisham an Eccentric Character?

Miss Havisham is an extremely eccentric character. She is a rich and grim lady who lived in a large and dismal house. One way...

The Taming of the Shrew: Act IV Scene I

Grumio arrives at Petruchio’s house after accompanying Petruchio and Kate on a long journey from Padua. Grumio affirms the fact that the servants are...

Red Badge Of Courage Book Report

When I first started reading this book I thought why does every one rave about how well it is written so I totally dove...

Joy Luck Club

We had watched the movie Joy Luck Club, and I really enjoy watching it. The Joy Luck club is a story that about four...

Essay on King Lear

Historians en masse have determined that Shakespeare was most definitely not the first one to come up with the general plot lines contained in...

Barn Burning is a sad story because it very clearly shows the classical struggle...

"Barn Burning" is a sad story because it very clearly shows the classical struggle between the privileged and the underprivileged classes. Time after time...

Glass Menagerie: Fantasy Worlds and Their Symbolism

Everyone has their own little world in which they indulge themselves in whether it be real or just a fantasy. In The Glass Menagerie...

The Bridge Of San Luis Rey

People who thinks of Thornton Wilder primarily in terms of his classic novella "Our Town," The Bridge of San Luis Rey will seem like...

Beowulf: Anglo-Saxon Hero

There are many heroes in are history and all of them tried to do one thing to stop evil and if they succeeded they...

Maturity in the novel “The Catcher in the Rye” Holden Caulfield

The theme of maturity shows that in order to mature, people must except change and lose their innocence. In the novel "The Catcher in...

A Doll House Review

A Doll House is no more about womens rights than Shakespeares Richard II is about the divine right of kings, or Ghosts about syphilis....