Literature

A Portrait of The Artist as a Young Man Stephen

A Portrait of The Artist as a Young Man Stephen, makes the claim that he perceives his identity as being selfcontained and non-contradictory. Being...

John Steinbeck Biography

John Steinbeck was born on February 27, 1902 in Salinas California, shortly after the end of the Civil War. His mother was a schoolteacher...

The stories ‘Wunderkind’ by Carson McCullers and ‘The Yellow Wallpaper’ by Charolotte Gilman

In the early twentieth century a writer's work usually represented one's surroundings. In the stories 'Wunderkind'; by Carson McCullers and 'The Yellow Wallpaper'; by...

The book, “My Antonia”

Most people find it very hard to pull up roots in their native land and move to a strange country. Throughout history, countless millions...

Sophocles “Oedipus the King”

Sophocles "Oedipus the King" is a tragic play which discusses the tragic discovery of Oedipus that he has killed his father and married his...

The Signifigance of Irony, Metaphor, and Reversal of Situation in Oedipus Rex

Oedipus Rex is a tragedy of a man who attempts to flee a prophecy out of fear of what the future may hold for...

The poem “My Heart Leaps Up” by William Wordsworth and the play “Death of...

The poem My Heart Leaps Up by William Wordsworth can being interpreted in many ways therefore it can be related to the play "Death...

The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorn

The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorn begins by dealing with Hester Prynnes crime and sentence. She shows herself to be a proud woman in...

Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels

Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels is without question the most famous literature to emerge from this 18th century Tory satiric tradition. It is the strongest, funniest,...

The Yellow Wallpaper: Male Opression of Women in Society

Charlotte Perkins Gilman's The Yellow Wallpaper is a commentary on themale oppression of women in a patriarchal society. However, the story itselfpresents an interesting...

William Faulkner’s greatest novels, As I lay Dying

In one of William Faulkner's greatest novels, As I lay Dying, the character's selfishness is revealed. As I Lay Dying is a detailed account...

In Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain simply wrote about a boy and the river

In Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain simply wrote about a boy and the river. In doings so Twain presents the reader with his personal view...

Of Androids and Fossils: (Re)Producing Sexual Identity in Blade Runner and Jurassic Park

With the shift from industrial to postindustrial capitalism, our culture has become increasingly concerned with the problem of how to represent subjects in a...

John Updike’s stories ‘A&P’; and ‘The Rumor’ analysis

John Updike's stories 'A&P'; and 'The Rumor'; both show Updike's style of writing. Each work in the beginning captivates the reader and stimulates the...

The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost

"Do not follow where the path may lead... Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. " -Robert Frost Everyone is...

Macbeth As Tyrant

Invincibility Macbeth, like most tragedies tells the fall of the protagonist from grace. Macbeth, originally a hero, degrades into a conscious villain who feels...

John Steinbeck: Grapes Of Wrath Symbolism of the Turtle

John Steinbeck uses symbolism to enrich his writing. Several of these symbols can be found in his book, The Grapes of Wrath. The Joad's,...

Pride and Prejudice: What’s Love Got to Do With It

In Pride and Predjuice life is not all fun and games. There are many pressures in life: mothers with high expectations for a good...

Macbeth Analysis

People have a hard time getting what they want; in fact, the things they want can be incompatible with each other. A German physicist...

Frankenstein: Less Human Than His Creation

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

My Antonia, by Willa Cather The Americian Dream Theme

In the novel, My Antonia, by Willa Cather, everyone seems to be trying to pursue the American Dream. While they all have different ideas...

The Fall of the House of Usher by E. A. Poe

Edgar Allan Poe, renowned as the foremost master of the short-story form of writing, chiefly tales of the mysterious and macabre, has established his...

Echoes of Monstrsities in Beowulf

Every society has demons and monsters that the members of that society are fearful of. Those fears are only reflections of the society that...

Beowulf – Changes in People

The tale of Beowulf is one of constant transformation. Great warriors and leaders are turned into cowering peons. Faithful Christians convert to devil worship....

Letter to hero of Beowulf

I, Gerogar, son of Heorogar, your cousin, send you word of bad news. I am writing this letter to you so that someone may...

Hamlet Madness Analysis

Shakespeare entered the new 17th century as a mature and famous artist. Began the last decade of his work. The artist expresses with great...

Essay on Great Expectations by Charles Dickens Summary

I am disgusted with my calling and with my life", the ambition with which he so fervidly wishes to learn to read under Matthew...

The Convergence of the Twain

I In a solitude of the sea Deep from human vanity, And the Pride of Life that planned her, stilly couches she. II Steel chambers, late the pyres Of her...

Thomas Hardy The Convergence of the Twain Analysis

Essay Subjects: Poetry, Shows and Events. Keywords: Hardy’s poems, impersonality of Hardy, Convergence of the Twain, present tense, heavy use of caesurae, Hardy’s confessional work, current...

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