Lord of the Flies Setting

Lord of the Flies Setting

In the text “Lord of the Flies”; written by William Golding, the presentation of the setting effectively developed the main themes of civilization and the loss of innocence. The physical location (the remote island) which this novel was set in … Continued
Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway

Introduction Ernest Hemingway is a well-known American writer in the twentieth century. His works have unique characteristics both in theme and writing style. Some critics think that his works are based on his own experiences and the time when he … Continued
Modern Shakespearean Adaptation

Modern Shakespearean Adaptation

To create a modern adaptation of Shakespeare’s The Taming Of The Shrew, the writers of Ten Things I Hate About You had to change elements of the original story to make it more accessible to contemporary audiences. Though the setting … Continued
Araby

Araby

Araby is one of fifteen short stories that together make up James Joyce’s collection, Dubliners. Araby mainly tells about a boy who secretly loves a neighboring girl, Mangan’s sister. This simple and pure love can be revealed through his action, … Continued
A Business Relationship

A Business Relationship

In the short story ‘A Business Relationship’ Carl’s character is revealed as a simple man. He doesn’t need anything over the top, he’s practical when it comes to money and housework, and he’s incredibly thoughtful when it comes to his … Continued
The Journey of Life

The Journey of Life

A Worn Path The Journey of Life The story is based on an elderly Negro women’s journey into town for medicine for her grandson. While overcoming challenges her character is born. Along the way she encounters physical Challenges, obstacles and … Continued
To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird

In the introductory paragraph, I want you to give a brief summary of the novel. This should be in your own words; you do not need to cite anything from the novel. You MUST give the source information of the … Continued
Analytical Approach to Literarcy

Analytical Approach to Literarcy

I have chosen to write my paper on John Betjeman’s poem “A Subaltern’s Love Song. ” This poem is a humorous look at a romantic relationship from the poet’s point of view and/or the author, who is the speaker. It … Continued
A Comment on the Road from Colonus

A Comment on the Road from Colonus

Edward Morgan Forster was an English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist. He is known best for his ironic and well-plotted novels examining class difference and hypocrisy in early 20th-century British society. Forster’s humanistic impulse toward understanding and sympathy … Continued
How Drastic Change Leads to Drastic Measures

How Drastic Change Leads to Drastic Measures

Mykaila Engish2Honors Don’t Go Changing: An Analysis on Change in the Short Story “Lamb to the Slaughter” When you are young, there is always one child in school who cheats in a game, or breaks the rules, and has to … Continued
Grapes of Wrath

Grapes of Wrath

Setting and Time Era of Novel: Oklahoma/ California during the Great Depression. Character 1: Name: Tom Joad Role in Novel: Tom gives strength to that Joad family as they make their way to California and while there. Description: Tom has … Continued
Monkey Paw

Monkey Paw

A Misfortune of Fate Through out history, people attempted to change their fate to fulfill their desires. In the short story “The Monkey’s Paw” by W. W. Jacobs, the White family’s simple life is dramatically changed when they do not … Continued
The Wifes Story

The Wifes Story

The Wife’s Story by Ursula K. Le Guin is a story about a woman married to a man who turns out to be a werewolf. In this tale Le Guin reverses the typical werewolf story into the point of view … Continued
Fiction and Literary Works

Fiction and Literary Works

With that said, it is important to remember that all literary works cannot always be easily classified into a single genre. Moreover, literary works which might be classified as belonging to one genre might possess many qualities more typical of … Continued
The Tree House by Ronald Frame: An Analysis

The Tree House by Ronald Frame: An Analysis

The story under discussion is called the tree house by Ronald Frame. He is a prize-winning novelist, short story writer and dramatist. He was educated in Glasgow, and at Oxford University. Unwritten Secrets[1], a novel and his fifteenth book of … Continued
To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird

In To Kill a Mocking Bird, evidence of this is how Jem and Scout are dynamic characters. They start of very stock and then develop into dynamic as there attitudes change and everything else happens. Simararily, in the movie Ruby … Continued
Deception Point

Deception Point

In my career as a reader, if I have to choose the best book I have ever read then I will definitely go for ‘Deception Point’(Written by Dan Brown) because of its complexity of the plot and interesting combination of … Continued
A&P Heros Quest

A&P Heros Quest

The main character in the story is a young man name “Sammy”. Sammy goes through the stages of being the orphan, the warrior, the martyr and the sage. In the next paragraphs, you will see the transitions that Sammy goes … Continued
A Review of Elsie Brown’s Shady Plot

A Review of Elsie Brown’s Shady Plot

At noon, while he is still trying to work on a story, his wife Lavina brings a Ouija Board home and announces her party with the women from her Book Club. The writer, drowned in consternation by her declaration, tries … Continued
Reaction About Twilight Novel

Reaction About Twilight Novel

Seventeen year old Bella moves from sunny Phoenix to rainy Forks, Washington, but the new school is the least of her troubles. She soon finds herself attracted to a mysterious boy who seems to be infuriated by her mere presence. … Continued
Symbols and Settings in White Oleander and the Awakening

Symbols and Settings in White Oleander and the Awakening

The Awakening and Janet Fitch’s modern tale of White Oleander, though set many years apart, share some of the same elements of fiction. Each possesses several key settings that are both recurring and prominent places in the stories. Much of … Continued
Greasy Lake

Greasy Lake

There comes a time in every young man’s life for him to break a barrier of reality to go from invincibility to mortality. They have to take that leap forward gradually, but as they do they will make mistakes along … Continued
Relationship Between Macbeth and Lady Macbeth

Relationship Between Macbeth and Lady Macbeth

All through the play of “Macbeth” there is a continuing relationship between Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. The relationship has a significant role that creates most of the actions, reactions, moods, feelings and attitudes in the play. That relationship changes throughout … Continued
Repetition in Hemingway’s Short Story Cat in the Rain

Repetition in Hemingway’s Short Story Cat in the Rain

Repetition in Hemingway’s short story Cat in the Rain Ernest Hemingway was one of the greatest American novelists and short-story writers of the 20th century. He cleaned up American prose and made it just simplier and down to earth. At … Continued
Transcendentalism and Thoreau

Transcendentalism and Thoreau

This quote by Ernest Hemingway was made after the era of transcendentalism, but I believe that the idea came from the transcendentalists. In Walden, by Henry David Thoreau, he writes “I wanted to live deep and suck out all the … Continued
Southern Gothic Literature

Southern Gothic Literature

Literature is a genre that focuses on events occurring in the American South after the Civil War. It involves supernatural events, monsters, heroes, and must reveal social and cultural issues. Boo Radley, a character who lives in Maycomb, fits the … Continued
Reader Response Criticism

Reader Response Criticism

Readers immerse themselves into the text, imagine what happened and feel what is perceived by the characters. Purves, et al. (1990) adds the definition above that when reading works of literary readers include not only feelings but to include the … Continued
Poe’s Exploration of the Darker Side of Human Nature in the Black Cat

Poe’s Exploration of the Darker Side of Human Nature in the Black Cat

Poe’s exploration of the darker side of human nature in The Black Cat, Hop-Forg and Fall of the House of Usher Introduction The main themes of Edgar Allan Poe’s works are death, perversity, revenge and destruction. The settings he employed … Continued
Mamoni Raisom Goswami

Mamoni Raisom Goswami

From a stepping stone to a Milestone Popularly known as Mamoni Raisom Goswami, Indira Goswami was an Assamese poet, editor, writer, professor and scholar who was also known as Mamoni Baideo. She was the pole star of Assamese Literature. The … Continued
Distinctive Voices Essay Harry Lavender

Distinctive Voices Essay Harry Lavender

All texts present distinctive voices, no matter what form of text or who the composer is. Distinctive voices, when studied, can assist with understanding society’s values and beliefs which are being presented within texts. The novel “The life and crimes … Continued