Frankenstein, the greatest Gothic Romantic Novel

Frankenstein is considered to be the greatest Gothic Romantic Novel. It is also generally thought of as the first science fiction novel. Mary Shelley...

“Spotted Horses” Vs. “Mule in the Yard”

William Faulkner wrote two short stories, which are alike in many aspects. "Spotted Horses" and "Mule in the Yard" are short stories that both...

The novel The Clockwork Orange

In the 1960's our developing world faces many of it's impurities. The youth of this nation fight for equal right, equality of the races...

The novel Marry Me by John Updike

Men and women have depended on each other forever. The unique bond between the male and female is often discussed through literature. John Updike...

Female Characters In Chopin’s Awakening

Every step which she took toward relieving herself from obligations added to her strength and expansion as an individual (93) The Awakening by Kate...

Madness in Yellow Wallpaper

Charlotte Perkins Gilmans The Yellow Wallpaper, relays to the reader something more than a simple story of a woman at the mercy of the...

Kurosawa’s Adaptation of Shakespeare’s Macbeth

Transposing a story from one culture to another is never easy, as has been proven throughout history by fairy tales taken from other areas...

Frankenstein A Novel About How To Defy Death

Frankenstein has had a lasting impression on audiences since its publication in 1818. This continuing popularity is for many reasons. On the simplest level,...

The Successful Hero on a Path to Failure

Is a hero is a great individual with powers or qualities that separate him from the rest of the society or world for that...

The Tempest: Caliban

I have chosen Caliban to discuss, since, as an actor, I find him the most interesting character and thus the most enjoyable to discuss....

Creon as the Tragic Hero

In "Antigone" written by Sophocles, Creon is the tragic hero. Creon is the tragic hero because of his error in judgement, stubborn way of...

A Reversal Of Characters In A Tale Of Two Cities

When writing a book, most authors are writing about an issue they have. However, other themes become apparent through the course of the piece,...

Amy Tan’s Joy luck club

Guilt is a powerful means of controlling someone else. Parents use it because it’s often an easy way of controlling their children. In Amy...

“The Lottery,” written by Shirley Jackson

The story entitled "The Lottery," written by Shirley Jackson is an intriguing and shocking parable. "The Lottery" is set in a small village on...

Invisible Man By Ellison

"Who the hell am I? " (Ellison 386) This question puzzled the invisible man, the unidentified, anonymous narrator of Ralph Ellison's acclaimed novel Invisible...

Study Guide to The Grapes of Wrath by Steinbeck

Though most Americans are aware of the Great Depression of 1929, which may well be "the most serious problem facing our free enterprise economic...

Gatsby’s Pursuit of the American Dream

The Great Gatsby, a novel by Scott Fitzgerald, is about the American Dream, and the downfall of those who attempt to reach its illusionary...

The Great Gatsby American Dream

Wealth, material possessions, and power are the core principles of The American Dream. Pursuit of a better life led countless numbers of foreign immigrants...

The Time Of Beowulf

Heroes today have changed from those of Beowulf's day. Back in the time of Beowulf heroes were mainly the protectors of the country such...

The Epic of Gilgamesh – Report on Warriors’ Significance

Mesopotamia, current day Iraq, derived its name from words meaning, “the land between the rivers,” which refers to the Tigris and Euphrates. This land...

Beowulf’s Kingship Paper

For the most part, Beowulfs characteristics describe those of a triumphant warrior who played a major role in defending the lives of his fellow...

A Random Walk Down Wall Street

There is a sense of complexity today that has led many to believe the individual investor has little chance of competing with professional brokers...

The Shrew’s Illusion

Indeed, Hortentios assurance in the taming of the curst shrow Katerina seems a wonder to all the audience in the final scene of The...

Big Two-Hearted River: Part II

Sudden, Unexpected Interjection "It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing. " At one point in his...

Hamlet’s Madness Essay

Madness is a condition of the mind which eliminates all rational thought leaving an individual with no proper conception of what is happening around...

Premodern, Modern and Postmodern art forms

Various styles of art change and mould to fit the times, as do their artists. It then follows that a number of eras are...

Elisa Allen, Confused

Like many short stories, John Steinbeck’s “The Chrysanthemums” deceives most readers by appearing to be a simple short story. “The Chrysanthemums,” which only occupies...

Oedipus And The Gods

In Ancient Greece the existence of gods and fate prevailed. In the Greek tragedy King Oedipus by the playwright Sophocles these topics are heavily...

Supernatural Elements In Shakespeare

No one questions the fact that William Shakespeare is a pure genius when it comes to creating immortal characters whose characteristics transcends those of...

Antigone, What A Women

Although ancient Greece was a male-dominate society, Sophocles Antigone, portrays women as being strong and capable of making wise decisions. In this famous tragedy,...

Theme of Beowulf

The Anglo-Saxons were the members of the Germanic peoples who invaded England, and were there at the time of the Norman Conquest. They were...

The Metamorphosis, by Franz Kafka

The Metamorphosis, by Franz Kafka, begins the story in the opening lines. The introduction gets the readers attention because of its plot movement and...

To His Coy Mistress: Beneath the Romance

Few would argue that on the surface level of Marvel's "To His Coy Mistress" the speaker is a lover advancing a conventional 'carpe diem'...

Beowulf and Grendel

Beowulf and Grendel are actually the same stories in the fact that they are based on the same epic “Beowulf. ” “Beowulf”, that is...

The Color Purple: Real Outcome of Economic Achievement and Alternative Economic View

The main theme this essay will be focusing on is the distinction between the "real" outcome of economic achievement as described in The Color...

Homer’s The Odyssey

In Homer's The Odyssey, Ulysses tells King Alcinous about his numerous adventures since leaving the island of Troy. First, Ulysses lands on the island...

A Separate Peace by John Knowles

A Separate Peace was written by active author John Knowles from his real experiences and personal struggles. Knowles attended Phillips Exeter Academy, an exclusive...

The Mood of Othello

Othello is a play that evokes many emotions from a readers mind. The mood is changing, yet throughout, it demands a lot of contempt...

Huckelberry Finn – Censorship

"The author of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is Samuel Langhorn Clemens, who is more commonly known by his pen name, Mark Twain. "(Lyttle...

The Transformation of Oedipus

When Oedipus, as a young man, first learned from one of Apollo92s oracles that he was destined to murder his father and marry his...

“Eaters of the Dead” by Michael Crichton

“Eaters of the Dead” by Michael Crichton is a fiction but with historical background. Through this piece Crichton hopes to express the way of...

Holden Caulfield character analysis in J.D Salinger’s novel The Catcher in the Rye

It's nothing new, that everybody feels depressed at some time or another in their lives. However, it becomes a problem when that depression is...

Romeo and Juliet: Imagery of Love

William Shakespeare's play, "The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet," is the story of two "star crossed" lovers who both meet a tragic end. Romeo...

The Odyssey written by Homer

In The Odyssey written by Homer and translated by Richard Lattimore, several themes are made evident, conceived by the nature of the time period,...

Biography Report of Emily Bronte

In every authors life, there is an event or sequence of childhood/ early adulthood events that have shaped the authors life and general point...

Chivalry in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales

In his Canterbury Tales, Chaucer fully explicates the cultural standard known as curteisye through satire. In the fourteenth century curteisye embodied sophistication and an...

Macbeth – Kingship Essay

With detailed reference to the characters of Macbeth, Duncan, Malcolm and Edward in the play Macbeth, analyse William Shakespeares ideas and attributes towards kingship...

After the Fall, Arthur Miller

Arthur Miller has written many great plays in his life, such as A View from the Bridge ,Death of a Salesman ,The Misfits, The...

The Tempest, by William Shakespeare

Mowats essay emphasizes Calibans significant role in The Tempest, by William Shakespeare. Calibans character, in relation to Prosperos, expresses the actual relations between the...

Flauberts The Legend of St. Hospitator

Dreams and illusions are not much more then a persons ultimate fantasy or a persons ultimate despair. Some may be attainable, and some nay...