Cold Mountain
Ada thinks this in the Cherokee village on Cold Mountain after she has Just reunited ith Inman and she begins to think about how she is less beautiful than the last time he saw her. The meaning it holds in … Continued
Atonement – Vase Symbolism
In Atonement, instead of the familys stability being viewed as a rock like the ideal family, the vase in Atonement maintains peace but creates nothing but chaos and downfall when it is destroyed. When the vase, the familys heirloom, begins … Continued
Animal imagery in of mice and men
The title of John Steinbeck’s novel comes from a Robert Burns poem about the struggle for survival of a field-mouse: ‘The best laid plans o’ mice and men Gang aft agley which suggests from the outset that the lives of … Continued
English BY Reyes6397 “Show how both authors create a world of increasing violence in their novels” Both Lord of the flies and I’m the King of the Castle were an unforgettable experience as both novels lend themselves to violence and … Continued
Pioneers Trio of Indian English Fiction
Pioneers of trio in Indian English fiction M. K. Naik, a renouned and scholarly Indian critic makes a comment while discussing the novel: “One of the most notable gifts of English education to India is prose fiction, for though India … Continued
Why We Have to Study British English
Why We Have to Study British English and Is Literature Truer Than History? BY stidta07 “Literature is truer than History Is there any time you ask yourself why people live in the same Earth but different colors, why there are … Continued
The Alchemist
The Alchemist “A Fable About Following Your Dreams. ” By Paulo Coelho l. Life of the Author Paulo Coelho was born on 1947, Brazilian writer, best known for mystical fables told in simple yet symbolic language. He has received wide … Continued
Stephen King the Dead Zone
What The Future Holds While Stephen King has rightfully garnered a reputation as a horror writer, some of his best fiction revolves around stories of everyday humanity affected by elements of the supernatural, such as the Dead Zone. After awakening … Continued
A Character That I Have Found Interesting
A character that I have found interesting in Thursdays child by Sonya Hartnett is Devon, I found this character interesting because he never quite gives up on his dream of owning a pony, he is very stubborn and shows this … Continued
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Book vs Movie
Luka StoJanovic Mr. Horner 9/13/2010 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: Film vs. Book The book and the movie Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde weren’t too different. The 1920 silent film, “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,” … Continued
Jeanette Winterson Boating for Beginners
According to David Lodge realistic literature is based on ” their obsession with form to neglect the content and the third person omniscient mode is more often used to assert or imply the existence of society or history, than of … Continued
How Does Jane Eyre Develop Between Chapters
The novel Jane Eyre is predominantly a bildungsroman, Jane’s development throughout the novel is one of the most important aspects of the narrative. During Jane’s time at Thornfield she makes huge emotional progress through her relationship with Rochester and the … Continued
The Character of Tom Joad
The Character of Tom Joad In the novel The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck delves deep into each character thoroughly. Throughout the book, Steinbeck uses intricate descriptions in order to depict the development and subtleties of each character. Each character … Continued
Ragged Dick
Ragged Dick Summary and Response In chapters XXVI and XXVII of the novel “Ragged Dick,” Horatio Alger describes how the a brave heart of a young man named Richard Hunter, got him a good paying job and opened new opportunities … Continued
Im Not Scared
“Poverty is the mother of crime. ” (Marcus Aurelius) Contrary to the chrome yellow of the boundless wheat fields is the darkness of poverty in which the hamlet of Acqua Traverse is wreathed. Niccolo Ammanity consummately describes the pervasive poverty … Continued
The Dilemma of the Postmodern Writer as Seen
The Dilemma of the Postmodern Writer; (In case all assumptions had not been thrown out) The core idea of modern nothingness is best portrayed in Paul Auster’s City of Glass from The New York Trilogy. In the novel, the individual … Continued
Tom Brennan. Related: Only 19 Redgum
For an individual to gain the rewards of new experiences they must first step out of they’re limits and boundaries and into a new world. In this world there may be obstacles, hardship and often rejection, in the end this … Continued
Jane Eyre – Setting.
In the novel, ‘Jane Eyre’ by Charlotte Bronte, setting is used throughout the novel to illustrate the development in the character. The novel is revolved around five separate locations, ; the Reed family’s home at Gateshead, the wretched Lowood School, … Continued
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Good
Dr. Henry Jekyll – A respected doctor and friend of both Lanyon, a fellow physician, and Utterson, a lawyer. Jekyll is a seemingly prosperous man, well established in the community, and known for his decency and charitable works. Since his … Continued
Inner Journeys
More than anything else inner journeys are about the challenge of self reflection . Do you agree? An inner journey involves the exploration of the self, as individuals review their growth and development in light of experiences which challenges and … Continued
The Da Vinci Code
Robert and Sophie will crack cryptex’s and anagrams with number puzzles, run from the police, and cheat death in this amazing book. For example for one of the codes they have to crack the key opens a safe deposit box … Continued
The Book Thief Analysis
Takara Taylor July 18, 2009 AP Literature Essay The Book Thief Haunted By Symbols Through all of the irony and vivid coloring, The Book Thief is more easily understood after acquiring knowledge of reading literature with greater care and meticulousness. … Continued
Gym Candy
The author of Gym Candy is Carl Deuker. Carl Deuker grew up in California. He attended University of California, Berkeley, majoring in English. He currently lives in Washington and is a teacher at Shelton View Elementary School. He wrote seven … Continued
Fight Club Analysis
Mister Boss with his midlife spread and family photo on his desk and his dreams about early retirement and winters spent at a trailer-park hookup in some Arizona desert” (96). The narrator, as he is moving along on McNally 3 … Continued
Comparison of Meyer Wolfstein to Jay Gatsby
Comparison of Meyer Wolfstein to Jay Gatsby So far in the novel you see Gatsby as this mysterious fellow, but in Chapter 6 it seems like he spills his life story to Nick, anyway Gatsby still doesn’t reveal whether if … Continued
Robinso Crusoe Incipit
?Introduction Robinson Crusoe, written by Daniel Defoe, is said to be the first English Novel. Here I quote the critic David Fausett: “With its common hero, pseudo-authentic style, and focus on ideological problems of materialism and individualism, it has been … Continued
Clueless a Transformation of Emma
How does the composer of Clueless use film techniques to transform the social, historical and environmental context of Jane Austen’s Emma to the modern context of Clueless? Amy Heckerling’s Clueless involves a storyline, which closely follows the text of Jane … Continued
Modern Society as a Reflection of the Picture
Traditional gothic fiction was at the height of its popularity during the Victorian era, it exploded in the 1790’s and continued its reign well into the 1800’s. This confrontational style of fiction often blurs the lines of realistic and artificial, … Continued
All Quiet on the Western Front
All Quiet on the Western Front Essay All Quiet on the Western Front is a novel written by Erich Maria Remarque. The novel is about the deadliness and brutality of World War I. It’s overall message is that war can … Continued