Humor in Lysistrata and She Stoops to Conquer: Still Funny Today

Aristophanes’ classical Greek play Lysistrata and Oliver Goldsmith’s 18th century British play She Stoops to Conquer, both contain various types of humor. The humor found in these plays was certainly enjoyed by the audiences of the time. However, it is certainly true that much of this humor is still enjoyed today. For contemporary audiences yet […]

The Limited Third-Person Narrator in Kafka’s The Metamorphosis.

The Metamorphosis is one of the most famous short stories by Franz Kafka. It revolves around transformation of protagonist Gregor Samsa from human into the vermin. The short story is a typical example of magic realism that focuses on social problems and life of individual who is underestimated and alienated from society. The subject of […]

“Analytic Response to Amy Tan’s short story entitled “”Two Kinds”””

“Two Kinds” by Amy Tan is a short story about a mother and her daughter who have different views on various issues in life. The story is about a young girl’s (named Jing-mei) refusal to her mother’s persistent urge to make her experience the American dream, which is the hope of most immigrants. The mother […]

Pain, Cyber Punk and Science Fiction in the Moon is a Harsh Mistress

Introduction The book is set in 2076. The earth’s lunar colony decides to rebel against the earth authority. The United Nations Lunar authority rules the lunar colony These people have been exiled from the earth and taken to the moon. They are mostly criminals or political exiles. These people who have been exiled once they […]

Gulliver’s Travels

Introduction Jonathan Swift wrote “Gulliver’s travels” in order to satirize European and British society and also to satirize human nature. Through the different tales, Gulliver illustrates just how man acts and thinks inconsistently. Sometimes these analyses dwell on different communities while in other instances they focus on his community. In other instances, it is the […]

Rich Dad poor Dad

Summary Written by Robert Kiyosaki, ‘Rich Dad, Poor Dad’ is a story that explores one man’s journey from ten cents an hour to financial independence. Unlike many of other children, Kiyosaki had two fathers- the biological poor father and the ‘financial icon’ father. The author compares the approaches for success that each of the two […]