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Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace

Wallace's fictional narrative Infinite Jest is an epic approach to the solicitous and addictive nature of humanity. The novel's diverse characters demonstrate both individually...

Jane Eyre – Miss Temples Influence On Jane

"Jane Eyre" is set during the Victorian period, at a time where a women's role in society was restrictive and repressive and class differences...

The Matchmaker and main characters

The Matchmaker has four main characters Mrs. Dolly Levi, Mr. Horace Vandergelder, Cornelius Hackl, and Mrs. Irene Molloy. Each character has his or her...

Storytelling In A Modern World

We humans are all storytellers, or story-listeners, or both. That's a crucial element of our humanity. Passing down the generations, constantly changing under the...

William Shakespeares The Tragedy of Julius Caesar

William Shakespeare writes the Tragedy of Julius Caesar. This tragic play is based on historical facts of the life of Julius Caesar. It displays...

Tim O’Brien’s The Things They Carried Eating Them Away

For young people, the Vietnam War is a thing of the past and they can only learn about it from second hand sources. In...

The plot of “The Yellow Wallpaper”

The plot of "The Yellow Wallpaper" comes from a moderation of Charlotte Perkins Gilman's personal experience. In 1887, just two years after the birth...

Wuthering Heights – prose work by Emily Bronte

Wuthering Heights, published in 1847, is the only prose work written by Emily Bronte, middle of the three famous Bronte sisters. She was 29...

The Scarlet Letter, Arthur Dimmesdale

In Nathaniel Hawthorn's torrid tale of The Scarlet Letter, Arthur Dimmesdale, a main character, is confronted with a number of circumstances, both in and...

A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens is a story written to promote awareness of the tragedies that occurred in France during the...

Relationship versus Alienation

In the Stories of Achilles, Gilgamesh, and Job As  opposites, relationship and alienation reveal much about character. In Homers The Iliad, Achilles tragic flaw,...

The Grapes of Wrath: Symbolic Characters

Struggling through such things as the depression, the Dust Bowl summers, and trying to provide for their own families, which included finding somewhere to...

Loss of innocence in Catcher in the Rye

Nothing Gold Can Stay by Robert Frost exemplifies the loss of innocence. The poem displays how you are pure and innocent when you are...

The Distinguishing between Hester and Dimmesdale

Both Hester and Dimmesdale, are characters in the Scarlet Letter. They suffer with the guilt of the sin of adultery that they committed. At...

Green Willow (Japanese Literature)

Without honor, life is meaningless. According to the folktale, Green Willow, honor is essential to an individual of Japanese decent. This tale explains what...

The Alienation of Victor Frankenstein and Dr. John Faustus

Victor Frankenstein and John Faustus are two characters that are alienated because of their intellectual curiosity. Faustus’s and Frankenstein’s pursuits of knowledge begin with...

Oedipus The King by Sophecles

Oedipus the king written by sophecles when read for the first time the reader will realize that the audience already knows what is going...

Harry Potter and Censorship

Literature that children are exposed to often gives them ideas and provokes them to think and draw their own conclusions about things, it also...

The character analysis from Uncle Tom’s Cabin

Probably the most complex female character in the novel, Ophelia deserves special attention from the reader because she is treated as a surrogate for...

Ethan Frome: Ethan’s Failures

Ethan Frome, the main character in the book entitled Ethan Frome, by Edith Wharton, has many complex problems going on at the same time....

The Harlem Renaissance

The Harlem Renaissance is the vast migration of African-Americans to northern cities during the 1920s and 1930s. During this time African-Americans felt that they...

Anthony Burgess’ A Clockwork Orange

Banned for social reasons in many conditions and in many school systems, Anthony Burgesss A Clockwork Orange first seems to pierce the mind with...

The Tempest, a Brave New World; or just a sad goodbye

Through the years there has been much debate as to whether Shakespeare's The Tempest is an Allegory to European colonization and colonial life, or...

Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House

Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House, considers a very delicate situation experienced by a Scandinavian family in 1879. Nora Helmer, the main character and adored...

Canterbury Tales -The Woman of Bath

The Canterbury Tales, by Geoffrey Chaucer, is a collection of stories in a frame story, between 1387 and 1400. It is the story of...

Analysis of the Ending of “Death of a Salesman”

The play "Death of a Salesman" shows the final demise of Willy Loman, a sixty- year-old salesman in the America of the 1940's, who...

The Birthmark, by Nathaniel Hawthorne

In The Birthmark, by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Georgianas futile attempt to be flawless by cooperating in her own murder doesnt make her any wiser, especially...

The Crucible vs The Scarlet Letter

Two hundred years ago, the church was the center of life in many New England towns. The church provided not only religions guidance but,...

The Rudder That Steers a Story

Two men. Two men alike in two different stories, in two different time periods, characterized in ways that fit their culture and the social...

The Adventures Of Huck

Huck is very responsive to the beauty of the natural world about him. He uses vivid imagery to describe nature in a peculiar way,...

The Great Gatsby a symbolic novel

The Great Gatsby is a symbolic novel of the disintegration of the American dream in an era of extraordinary prosperity and material excess. On...

Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison

Invisible Man. Throughout the story, the narrator embarks on a mental and physical journey to seek what the narrator believes is "true identity," a...

Analysis Of Ethan Frome

Ethan Frome is a story of ill-fated love, set during the winter in the rural New England town of Starkfield. Ethan is a farmer...

Doctor Faustus Duality in the Doctor: Values in Faustus

In Christopher Marlowe's the epic Christian tragedy, Doctor Faustus, the protagonist, Dr. Faustus, struggles between following God or Lucifer. Faustus, who is an enigma...

The realm of A Clockwork Orange

The freedom of choice and the rehabilitating form of corrections encase the realm of A Clockwork Orange, by Anthony Burgess. It produces the question...

Catcher In The Rye

Throughout life, an individual may endure several emotionally or physically straining moments. In The Catcher In The Rye, Holden Caulfield suffers much verbal abuse,...

The Resurrection by The Master of the Osservanza and The Agony in the Garden...

The two works of art that caught my eye when looking for subjects that demonstrated what we discussed in class were The Resurrection by...

Insanity and Feminism in The Yellow Wallpaper

Insanity and Feminism in the Works of Charlotte Perkins Gilman The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman reflects the intense struggle with of a...

“Barbie Doll,” by Marge Piercy

The poem, "Barbie Doll," written by Marge Piercy tells the story of a young girl growing up through the adolescence stage characterized by appearances...

The Crucible Vs The Scarlet Letter

Two hundred years ago, the church was the center of life in many New England towns. The church provided not only religions guidance but,...

Call of the Wild Jack London

Call of the Wild Jack London's thrilling epic tale of adventure and bravery, through the eyes of a part St. Bernard, part German Shepherd...

Lockwood’s Narration Essay

Lockwood's narration forms a frame around Nelly's; he serves as a mediator between Nelly and the reader. A somewhat vain and arrogant man, he...

The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn – The Struggle Between Good And Evil

On important theme within The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn is the struggle between good and evil as experienced when Huck's personal sense of truth...

Uncle Tom’s Cabin

Uncle Toms Cabin is a historical book that I feel is one of the most mind enduring books of all time. This book put...

Edward Albees play Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf

Edward Albees play Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf? is a drama exploring the anxieties of modern life. By personalizing aspects of the epic Albee...

The novel Our Guys

The novel Our Guys, written by Bernard Lefkowitz, is a very dynamic story about the heinous actions of a dozen middle-class athletes, from a...

Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man

According to Goethe, "We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe....

War and Peace

The famous Russian author Leo Tolstoy wrote War and Peace in 1865. It is a story about the lives of the Russian royal family...

Modern love letters from Romeo and Juliet

For my English creative writing assignment, I have chosen to do a letter correspondence between a modern Romeo and Juliet. I have turned the...

Alice Munro’s “Miles City, Montana”

The monotony of life has waged war against the narrator in Alice Munro’s “Miles City, Montana. ” The author depicts the narrator as a...