A look at poetry by T.S. Eliot and how he used his poetry to express himself and escape from the hardships in his personal life. This paper shows how this great American poet exposes his life extensively in his writings.
This paper takes a look at female-female bonds in the Greek tragedy and how those bonds contribute to the demise of marriage. This paper examines wives’ relationships with other women, be they mothers, daughters, or confidantes, as a destructive force
A discussion on whether Hamlet is a hero. This essay questions whether Hamlet should be considered a hero. The author argues that Hamlet’s actions do not meet the requirements of a hero since he did not find the moral strength
A detailed discussion of Conrad’s use of two first person narrators with respect to the major themes of `Heart of Darkness` This paper outlines and discusses how the use of an anonymous frame narrator and the primary narrator Marlowe encourage
A paper which analyzes four poems and shows how relationships with fathers are expressed through these poems. A paper which studies four poems – Lucille Clifton’s Forgiving My Father, Theodore Roethke’s poem “My Father’s Waltz , Raymond Carver’s Photograph of
Examines characters, plot, theme of cultural corruption & deception of the American Dream. The Great Gatsby In the novel The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald portrays Jay Gatsby as a somewhat sympathetic yet wholly corrupted rendering of the American Dream.
An insight into the mind of Frankenstein. An in-depth view of Frankenstein’s reasons for producing his monster and his mixed feelings of grief and elation at his results. Explored here are the character traits and eccentricities of many of the
This paper discusses the story, “Life in the Iron Mills,” from a social commentary perspective. The following paper discusses the story by Rebecca Harding Davis with an aim to show the beginning of a resurgence of interest in a woman
Examines the poet’s views on love and creative writing as expressed in his poetry and his relationship with Beatrice. In La Vita Nuova, Dante expresses his views on romantic love and literary creation, arguing essentially that the two are inextricably
This paper compares four literary works of the late 19th century and their attitude to women. This extensive paper compares “Northanger Abbey” by Jane Austen, “Louisa” by Elizabeth Herley, “The Mysteries of Udolpho” by Ann Radcliffe and “Silly Novels” by
Examines the novel’s & film’s exploration of questions of human identity in the realm of political espionage & intrigue. Both the novel Native Speaker by Chang-Rae Lee and the film The Manchurian Candidate (1962), also based on a novel (by
A study of the recent Gerald Manley Hopkins poem, The Spirits of the Towers, which reflects on the September 11 tragedy in New York City. This paper analyzes the poem which reflects on the horror and destruction of the terrorist
Examines “Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn & Beloved & views on slavery. The slave era made a mark in American history that has also been dissected and reflected in American literature. An examination of three literary works expressing
A discussion of the symbolism and meaning in the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald. This paper introduces and discusses the novel “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald. It examines the hypothesis that eyes of Dr. T.J. Eckleburg, on the