Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Black Beauty is a realistic animal story completed and published by Anna Sewell in 1877. The novel Black Beauty focuses on the animal itself and uses the black stallion as the first-person narrator. Anna Sewell didn’t give Black Beauty human … Continued
Analysis of the Pearl

Analysis of the Pearl

Who would buy it” Others buyers say that this pearl is not strong and can lose his beauty within a few months as like in quotation below “…this is soft and chalky, it will lose its colour and die in … Continued
Atticus Finch Character Sketch

Atticus Finch Character Sketch

Atticus Finch is one of the major characters in Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird written in 1960. Atticus is a lawyer in Maycomb, the representative of Alabama in the State Legislator and the father of Scout and Jeremy Finch. … Continued
Joseph Andrews and Abraham Adams

Joseph Andrews and Abraham Adams

Such devotion is clearly evident in Adams, not only because of his position as a clergyman but also in his actions. During an episode in which Joseph and Adams are in great danger, Adams’ devotion to God is proven. “Adams … Continued
Adventures and Perfect Moments

Adventures and Perfect Moments

Adventures and Perfect Moments Adventures and perfect moments, two decievingly simple terms to the causal observer. The philsopherJean-Paul Sartre discusses both of these topics in his novel, Nausea, and in his essay, “Existentialism is a Humanism. ” Perfect moments are not easily defined because … Continued
How Does Emily Bronte Present

How Does Emily Bronte Present

How does Emily Bronte present the character Heathcliff in Wuthering Heights? Consider the narrative voice and Bronte’s language choices. In Wuthering Heights, Heathcliff is portrayed in a certain way which changes drastically throughout the novel. The way in which others … Continued
Frankenstein as a Gothic Novel

Frankenstein as a Gothic Novel

The Gothic novel has a rich tradition and is a well-established genre. It continues to influence our culture in modern times. The characteristics of a gothic novel can be exemplified in Mary Shelley’s most famous novel, Frankenstein. A classic and … Continued
Swami and Friends

Swami and Friends

Swami and friends a first novel written by R. K. Narayan testifies ingeniousness of writer. R. K. Narayan created well known fictional town Malgudi. which provided setting of almost all Narayan’s later Novels. Malgudi is on bank of river Sarayu. … Continued
The Octopus Novel

The Octopus Novel

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Mice of Men Dreams of Commitment

Mice of Men Dreams of Commitment

Of Mice and Men is most often read as one of Steinbeck’s most pessimistic works, smacking of pessimistic determinism. Fontetirose suggests that the novel is about “the vanity of human wishes” and asserts that, more pessimistically than Bums, “Steinbeck reads, … Continued
Potrayol of Gandhi in Waiting for Mahatma

Potrayol of Gandhi in Waiting for Mahatma

Vol. I, Writers Workshop, Calcutta. p. 86). On page 123 of his My Dateless Diary Narayan has recorded that a young American novelist, to whom he had given this novel to read, remarked that “we don’t learn anything about Mahatma Gandhi from it,” a … Continued
An Analysis of Frankenstein by Mary Shelly

An Analysis of Frankenstein by Mary Shelly

The original 1818 text of Frankenstein is an attention grabber, can’t put it down kind of novel. It is written by Mary Shelly, an English novelist from Somers Town, London. It’s a novel based around relationships and loss that’s full … Continued
Corelli’s Mandolin

Corelli’s Mandolin

In William Faulkner’s quote he states, “He (man) is immortal, not because he alone among creatures has an inexhaustible voice, but because he has a soul, a spirit capable of compassion and sacrifice and endurance. ” which is true due … Continued
The Bluest Eyes Ap Short Form

The Bluest Eyes Ap Short Form

The narrator for parts of the novel. She is a very strong minded nine year old who fights for good causes. She is a stable force throughout the story. * Minor Characters * Cholly Breedlove: The always intoxicated father of … Continued
Beowulf Summary

Beowulf Summary

The use of litote in the poem of Beowulf is both intentional and ironic. When Beowulf describes himself fighting with the monster while swimming, he calls the scene to be a “small pleasure. ” This fighting is certainly a scene … Continued
Jasper Jones

Jasper Jones

The novel “Jasper Jones” by Craig Silvey is narrated in first person point of view by Charlie Bucktin (the main character of the book). But why? The book is called “Jasper Jones” yet it is told from Charlie’s point of … Continued
Similarities Between Victor and the Monster

Similarities Between Victor and the Monster

Consider their respective relationships with nature, desires for family, and any other important parallels you find. Do Victor and the monster become more similar as the novel goes on? How does their relationship with each other develop? Mary Shelley’s novel … Continued
Kite Runner

Kite Runner

Amir, the protagonist of the novel, The Kite Runner, lived a privileged life as the son of a well-respected man in Afghanistan. Amir’s best friend is his servant, Hassan, who lives in a small hut with his father, Ali, on … Continued
Hugo Film and Literature Adaptation

Hugo Film and Literature Adaptation

When looking at ‘Hugo’ directed by Martin Scorsese the adaptation from the Novel ‘The Invention of Hugo Cabret’ by Brian Selzink I believe it is a close adaptation. There are differences however in order to accomplish what the director was … Continued
The Life That Jay Gatsby Built

The Life That Jay Gatsby Built

The Life That Jay Gatsby Built For Himself In the novel “The Great Gatsby” written by F. Scott Fitzgerald in 1920 illustrates the lifestyles of the wealth adapted throughout life by many that could possibly lead to fame or misfortune. … Continued
Contrasting Places in a Mid Summer Nights Dream

Contrasting Places in a Mid Summer Nights Dream

Many plays and novels use contrasting places (for example, two countries, two cities or towns, two houses, or the land and the sea) to represent opposed forces or ideas that are central to the meaning of the work. Choose a … Continued
Moby Dick Essay

Moby Dick Essay

Moby-Dick is a novel of darkness. Though Melville did not intend it, his story, I find, can only be read at night by a dim light on my patio, looking out over the starlit desert. As I read, I sense … Continued
Heart of Darkness Kurtz

Heart of Darkness Kurtz

Conrad’s Heart of Darkness is a novel about European imperialism and its far-reaching aims, methods, and effects. The author, Conrad, presents his own personal opinions through his central character, Marlow, who learns a great deal about imperialism while on a … Continued
Sula

Sula

There are three major beliefs that Sula maintains throughout the novel that are more negative than positive for her. Foremost, Sula maintains this belief that she can do whatever she desires. This belief is more negative than positive for her … Continued
Huckelberry Finn Paper

Huckelberry Finn Paper

In Mark Twain’s classic novel, “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”, freedom is the prominent theme. Written over a ten year period, and completed in 1884 during post-civil war re-construction, the novel focuses on American society in the pre-civil war period … Continued
The Sound of Waves

The Sound of Waves

In the novel The Sound of Waves by Yukio Mishima there is a strong connection to the environment of the island Uta-Jima. The wind and the sea are very influential elements within the novel. The novel’s main character Shinji Kubo … Continued
Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice

In the novel of Pride and Prejudice written by Jane Austen, the title of the novel itself bears significance to the themes pride and prejudice. Pride is defined as a feeling of honour and self-respect, satisfaction or pleasure taken in … Continued
Life and Works of Toni Morrison

Life and Works of Toni Morrison

The Life and Work of Toni Morrison Toni Morrison, a premier contemporary American novelist, chronicles the African-American experience. Morrison has written six novels and a collection of essays and lectures. Her work has won national and international acclaim and has … Continued
All Quiet on the Western Front as an Anti-War Novel

All Quiet on the Western Front as an Anti-War Novel

Beneath this, however, Remarque has composed a literary treasure which, above all, seeks to illustrate war as that which is engrained in the nucleus of humanity and through the hugely negative effects of war depicted, seeks to question humanities apparent … Continued