The Concept of Discovery in Home Burial and Mending Wall by Robert Frost and Notes on a Scandal by Zoe Heller

Indeed discoveries do challenge our inherent understanding of our lives and our humanity; however, if we allow complacency to overtake a desire to pursue discoveries, individual, societal or spiritual, it is then that the discovery becomes an unwanted component of a known existence. Robert Frost, a renowned turn of the century modernist, explores the (notions … Read more

A Comparison of The Black Cat by Edgar Allan Poe and The Cat from Hell by Stephen King

Depicted in the acclaimed short story “The Black Cat” (1843) by master of macabre, Edgar Allan Poe and “The Cat From Hell” (1977) by contemporary horror brilliance, Stephen King is a composition of suspense strategies, which engenders fear and curiosity that allows authors to manipulate their audience. Both pieces were initially published in an American … Read more