The Theme of Finding Meaning Through Adversity in Black Boy by Richard Wright and The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

America: It’s Always Darkest before the Dawn’s Early Light “Anything seemed possible, likely, feasible, because I wanted everything to be possible” (Wright 72). Richard, the protagonist in Richard Wright’s Black Boy, always thinks optimistically. Likewise, an air of faith and hope drives John Steinbeck’s Joad family through their problems on the way to California in … Read more

The Impeccable Portrayal of the Resilience Individuals’ Need to Overcome Adversity in Plainsong by Kent Haruf

Human Resilience in Plainsong Resilience is the capacity to withstand stress and trauma. Plainsong, by Kent Haruf, is an impeccable portrayal of the resilience individuals require to overcome adversity. This adversity defines every character’s life, as they must fight to overcome hardship. People do not accumulate the same life experiences, thus incorporating the lives of … Read more

The American civil war

The civil war was a very interesting and significant time for our country. This war was a war of epic proportion. Never before and not since have so many Americans died in battle. The American Civil War was truly tragic in terms of human life. The battle itself is fascinating. The leading men behind the … Read more

The Future of Capitalism

This book report reflects upon the writings of Lester C. Thurow in his 1996 book – “The Future of Capitalism”. Thurow is a professor of economics at M. I. T. School of Management and has been a contributing editor to the Newsweek journal. “The Future of Capitalism” is an analytical look at the state of … Read more

Geoffrey Chaucers Troilus And Criseyde

Throughout the Dark Ages, the Middle Ages, and the early Renaissance, we can trace, in the rise and fall of national literatures, the successions of war and peace which made the development of Europe so difficult and so uneven. Besides wars and crusades, there were other convulsions quite as grievous: for instance, the Black Death, … Read more