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Lord of the Flies – Christian Symbolism

"The truth about man is not merely that he is, by nature, savage and afraid, but that he refuses deliverance, and murders the messenger...

Symbolism In The Scarlet Letter

Symbolism in literature is the deepness and hidden meaning in a piece of work. It is often used to represent a moral or religious...

Symbolism in ‘The Glass Menagerie’

I have a poets weakness for symbols. So states Tom Wingfield, narrator and major character in Tennessee Williams timeless play The Glass Menagerie. Through...

The use of Symbolism in Rappaccini’s Daughter

Nathaniel Hawthorne's work is unique. His writings are full of subtle imagination, analysis, and poetic wording. His short stories are known for their originality...

The Scarlet Letter Symbolism

Symbolism at it's best is limitless in conveying a feeling, mood, or atmoshphere that words alone can not define. It can trigger emotion, persuade...

Symbolism in Lord of the Flies

The story, Lord of the Flies, has many interesting symbols relating adult society to kids surviving on an island. Many of the characters and...

Symbolism in The Glass Menagerie

From the beginning, the figure of the narrator shows that Williams' play will not follow the conventions of realistic theater. The narrator breaks the...

Symbolism in The Birthmark

There have been many writers who have astonished the literary world with their configuration of short stories, but none of them have perfected the...

Impressionism and Symbolism in Heart of Darkness

In Heart of Darkness it is the white invaders for instance, who are, almost without exception, embodiments of blindness, selfishness, and cruelty; and even...

Symbolism In The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, is a novel about one man's disenchantment with the American dream. In the story we get a...

Symbolism and the Unconscious in Young Goodman Brown

Nathaniel Hawthornes work is typically fraught with symbolism, much of it deriving from his puritan ancestry. Not surprisingly, Hawthorne was obsessed with the themes...

Symbolism of the Scarlet Letter

Authors sometimes use symbols in their novels to represent different objects, people or ideas. One example is the S on Supermans uniform, which symbolizes...

The Use of Symbolism in The Great Gatsby

F. Scott Fitzgeralds novel The Great Gatsby is about a man named Gatsby and his struggle to attain the American Dream in 1920s Long...

Symbolism in The Glass Menagerie

The play The Glass Menagerie, by Tennessee Williams, Williams uses many symbols which represent many different things. Many of the symbols used in the...

Symbolism In The Lottery

Shirley Jackson's, 'The Lottery';, clearly expresses her feelings concerning traditional rituals through her story. It opens the eyes of readers to properly classify and...

Symbolism and The Yellow Wallpaper

For starters, I would like to begin by saying that this piece of literature, to me, was a disturbing piece of fiction that reminded...

Symbolism in Beowulf

Authors often use events and things to symbolize stages in someone's life. Symbolism is the practice of representing things by means of symbols or...

The Great Gatsby, Symbolism And Colors

F. Scott Fitzgerald's use of symbolism and colors in The Great Gatsby is prominent in every chapter of his novel. To fully understand the...

Symbolism in Frankenstein

A romantic life full of pain and abandonment could only be given the monstrous form of “Frankenstein. ” Mary Shelley’s life gave birth to...

The Great Gatsby Symbolism

Color symbolism is really popular in novels written during the 1920's. One such example is Scott Fitzgerald's novel The Great Gatsby. There is much...

The Great Gatsby: Symbolism of Houses and Cars

Francis Scott Fitzgeralds novel, The Great Gatsby, is full of symbolism, which is portrayed by the houses and cars in an array of ways....

Symbolism in The Scarlet Letter

The book The Scarlet Letter is all about symbolism. People and objects are symbolic of events and thoughts. Throughout the course of the book,...

Symbolism in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Symbolism is a literary technique used in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight to liven up the story and give a deeper significance to...

Edgar Allan Poe’s Symbolism And Irony

It is Edgar Allan Poe's intense use of symbolism and irony throughout "The Cask of Amontillado" that establishes the short story as a candidate...

Symbolism in The Scarlet Letter

Symbolism is the practice of representing things by symbols. The Scarlet Letter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne, is a book of much symbolism. Set in 16th...

Symbolism in The Great Gatsby

F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby tells of a man's attempt to regain his long lost love and the happiness he once had in...

Monkey and Masque – A comparison of symbolism

Imagine you could wish for your hearts desire. It could be anything you wanted. However, someone would have to die for your wish to...

The Symbolism of Houses and Cars

Francis Scott Fitzgerald's novel, The Great Gatsby, is full of symbolism, which is portrayed by the houses and cars in an array of ways....

Symbolism in Fahrenheit 451

Symbolism in Fahrenheit 451 Light, especially fire, and darkness are significantly reoccurring themes in Fahrenheit 451. Guy Montag, the main character, is a fireman,...

Symbolism in the Great Gatsby

What is unknown is often talked about as being mysterious, perhaps even ominous. Naturally, many people become curious and want to find out what...

Symbolism in The Glass Menagerie

The Glass Menagerie uses an extensive pattern of symbolism that describes the characters of Tom,Amanda,Laura and Jim. Glass,light,color and music constitute the substance of...

Hawthornes Use of Pearl as Symbolism in The Scarlett Letter

Nathaniel Hawthorne commingles the use of symbolism frequently in his book The Scarlet Letter. The most complex of these symbols is Pearl, the daughter...

Avian Symbolism in the Awakening

Kate Chopin consistently uses avian symbolism in the novel The Awakening to represent and Enlighten Edna Pontellier. She begins the novel with the image...

Glass Menagerie Symbolism

In his drama, The Glass Menagerie, Tennessee Williams uses symbolism in order to develop multi-faceted characters and to display the recurring themes of the...

Glass Menagerie: Fantasy Worlds and Their Symbolism

Everyone has their own little world in which they indulge themselves in whether it be real or just a fantasy. In The Glass Menagerie...

Color Symbolism in The Great Gatsby

Color symbolism was really popular in novels written during the 1920’s(Microsoft Encarta). One good example is Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The Great Gatsby. There is...

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,...

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