Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick: Book Report

Ishmael the narrator tells how he abandoned his life in Manhattan, as a schoolteacher, for the excitement of a whaling ship. He wanted to...

Moby-Dick By Herman Melville: Religion

“In the beginning when God created the heavens and the Earth, the Earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the...

Moby Dick Vs. Jaws Essay

Moby Dick, one of the greatest works of American literature written, and Jaws, one of the nations top selling blockbuster movies, can both be...

A Critical Analysis of Moby-Dick

Moby Dick is biographic of Melville in the sense that it discloses every nook and cranny of his imagination. (Humford 41) This paper is...

Moby Dick Outline

I. Herman Melville lived a long and interesting life that would affect not only his literary works of art, but also our society today....

Melville’s Moby Dick: Book Report

Melville was born in a time of American history where inspiring works of American literature began to emerge. It was also a time when...

Religious Imagery in Moby Dick

Herman Melville’s Moby Dick is a novel that uses many forms of religious imagery. Through the adventure of captain Ahab in his search of...

Medea As A Heroine

In Euripides’ Medea, the main character of the same name is a controversial heroine. Medea takes whatever steps necessary to achieve what she believes...

Wuthering Heights: Short Review

According to the editor Currer Bell, the novel Wuthering Heights may seem rather crude and unintelligible to those who know nothing of the author....

Media: Character Analysis

Media was a very diverse character who possesses several characteristics which were unlike the average woman during her time. As a result of these...

Medea: “Love and Deception”

There are many pieces of literature that may entail more than one theme throughout the story. The tragedy, Medea, by Euripides is very good...

Morality in Sophocles’ Antigone

In Ancient Greece, life was full of complicated questions centered around the expanding field of science. Freedom of religion was encouraged to be exercised...

Comparing Odysseus and Medea

"Let me hear no smooth talk of death from you, Odysseus, light of councils. Better, I say, to break sod as a farm hand for some poor...

Medea – Male and Female Perceptions of the World

Ask yourself this, Is this world biased against a particular gender? Do we mainly focus on women's issues or men's? What would your answer...

Medea: Gender Roles

In Euripides Medea, the protagonist abandoned the gender roles of ancient Greek society. Medea defied perceptions of gender by exhibiting both "male" and "female"...

Medea vs. Antigone: Compare

The two Greek plays, Medea and Antigone both exhibit opening scenes that serve numerous purposes. Such as establishing loyalties, undermining assumptions on the part...

Feminism in Medea

The play Medea by Euripides challenges the dominant views of femininity in the patriarchal society of the Greeks. While pursuing her ambition Medea disregards...

Medea Vs. Hedda Gabbler

Medea and Hedda Gabbler are two different plays, yet both have very similar motives in the end. Both women seek to control the destiny...

Plato & Medea

In ancient Greece women were viewed as many things. They were not viewed as equivalent to males by any means. Women were portrayed usually...

Medea: A Civilized Barbarian

The term "Barbarian" is Greek in origin. The Greeks originally levied it at any races who were not of a Greek origin; especially those...

“Medea” by Euripides: Jason and Medea

In Medea, by Euripides, the two main characters Jason and Medea are forced to leave Lolkos and have taken refuge in Corinth. Jason has...

Medea’s Revenge

Medea, a play by the Greek playwright Euripides, explores the Greek-barbarian dichotomy through the character of Medea, a princess from the"barbarian", or non-Greek, land...

Medea: Study Guide

Authorial information Euripedes lived from ca. 485 to ca. 406 B.C. making him younger thank Aeschylus and Sophocles, and making him the last of the...

William Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure

Shakespeare's Measure for Measure can be seen as an early account of sexual harassment. While the issue of women's rights had hardly been explored...

Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare: Comedy or Tragedy

Measure for Measure, the last of Shakespeare's great comedies, is also the darkest of his comedies, and represents his transition to tragic plays. This...

Measure for Measure Essays: Mercy vs. Justice

Theme: Mercy vs. Justice. Allusion to justice = eye for eye, tooth for tooth ; allusion to mercy = let him without sin cast the...

Social Justice – Measure for Measure, Animal Farm, American History X

Social justice is a topic known all to well in today's society. Such issues as social heirarchial structure and unjust representatives of citizens of...

Measure for Measure Notes

Act II, Scene 1 To no avail, Escalus pleads with an adamant Angelo to have pity on the life of Claudio. Angelo does not really...

Syphilis in Renaissance Europe and in Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure”

References to venereal disease appear as early in the second scene of Shakespeares Measure for Measure. Syphilis, the primary and most horrible of venereal...

Mansfield Park: Fanny Emerges Victorious Simply Because the Others Falter

Mansfield Park has sometimes been considered as atypical of Jane Austen as being solemn and moralistic. Poor Fanny Price is brought up at Mansfield...

Carols Ideas in “Main Street”

Sinclair Lewis makes point of the efforts that Carol produces to reform her new home. These efforts can be perceived by the townspeople as...

Satire in Sinclair Lewis’s “Main Street”

Sinclair Lewis was a queer boy, always an outsider, lonely.  Once he had become famous, he began to promulgate an official view of his...

Madame Bovary: Short Review

Gustave Flauberts Madame Bovary tells the story of a womans quest to make her life into a novel. Emma Bovary attempts again and again...

Madame Bovary: The Tragic Love Triangle of Yonville

Gustave Flubert's masterpiece, Madame Bovary, was first published in 1857. The novel shocked many of its readers and caused a chain reaction that spread...

Madame Bovary – For Lack of a Better Man

Gustave Flaubert presents one extreme side of human life many would very much rather think does not exist. He presents a tale of sensual...

Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert: Review

The novel Madame Bovary was written by Gustave Flaubert in 1856. Flaubert was born in 1821, in Rouen, France. His father, being a doctor,...

Gustave Flaubert’s Madame Bovary

This book is definitely a novel. It has all the elements of a true love story. It has a lovesick woman, who has her...

Gustave Flaubert and Madame Bovary: Comparisons

We would like to think that everything in life is capable, or beyond the brink of reaching perfection. It would be an absolute dream...

Moll Flanders, Madame Bovary & The Joys of Motherhood: Compare

Daniel Defoe's Moll Flanders, Gustave Flaubert's Madame Bovary, and Buchi Emecheta's The Joys of Motherhood are three novels that portray the life of woman...

Macbeth – Scene Analysis

“Glamis thou art, and Cawdor, and shalt be What thou art promised; yet do I fear thy nature, It is too full o’th’milk of human kindness To...

Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert

The story starts as we see Charles Bovary entering a new school in the town of Rouen in France. People laugh at him because...

Symmetry of Narrative in Flauberts Madame Bovary

Over the span of the XIX century, Europes socioeconomic and political reality was transformed by unprecedented changes in technological development.  Urbanization and the emergence...

Madame Bovary: Critical Analysis

The story starts as we see Charles Bovary entering a new school in the town of Rouen in France. People laugh at him because...

Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad

The novel "Lord Jim" by Joseph Conrad is a story about a sailor named Jim who has to go through life trying to put...

Theme of Guilt in Lord Jim

Conrad’s guilt theme in the novel Lord Jim is shown directly through the main character, Jim. “Jim’s spiritual odyssey explores the theme of guilt”(Kuehn...

The Irony in Joseph Conrad’s Lord Jim

Lord Jim was written by Joseph Conrad in 1900. Lord Jims tale is a lesson in life. It includes many key literary aspects; the...

Wuthering Heights, Lord Jim, The Great Gatsby and A Passage to India: Compare

A protagonist is defined as a leading character in a written piece. The protagonist in a novel sets the story and frequently leads the...

Macbeth And Lord Jim: Compare

Realization of one's imminent death can drastically change an individual. Knowing that death is imminent can change the way we look at things, and...

Long Day’s Journey Into Night: Play by Eugene ONeill

In the play Long Days Journey Into Night by Eugene ONeill, the Tyrone family is haunted not by what is present in flesh facing...

Long Day’s Journey Into Night: Play Review

It is understandable that so many people in our class did not find the last act of Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey Into Night...

See More