Water and fire are used by the author as symbols of destruction and purification respectively, which allows the readers to better understand the main characters in the context of the communist oppression.
In reference to the thoughts of both of the main characters in The Birth-Mark, Aylmer and Georgiana, is given by the narrator.
The short story contains a number of characteristics of Realism, such as the representation of real life, a focus on ordinary people, middle-class characters, interacting within themes of society and social classes.
Metaphors are, perhaps, the most common tools that Oates incorporates in her novel to depict the evil and violence of the modern society.
For instance, to allow the students to define the meaning of the word "ventriloquist" in the first sentence, it will be required to adopt the contextual approach.
The writer in the text uses authentic statements to show the reader that culture was supposed to be preserved in the family.
The way the story opens with Kingston reading the contents of a letter from her uncle contributes towards the development of the theme.
However, if given the chance to revise the paper it would be better to write more about the multiple purposes and different meanings of the "storm" because there seems to be more about it other [...]
The inverted word order is particularly powerful in describing the castle's formidability and the impossibility of the "Red Death" to enter it.
The dialogue aspect of A Good Man is Hard to Find is the story's key component for delivering the characters' thoughts, their personalities, their points of view on the events described in the story, and, [...]
It can be argued that the purpose of Walker's appeals to her audience is to instill a sense of pride and confidence in them.
The actions of Montag and the changes in his view of the world mark the transition between elements of the story narrative structure.
The story contains numerous symbols and allusions to the problems peculiar to the modern society which make it a great dystopian novel and help the author to convey his message to people.
The main symbols are the lake, the keys, and the car. The lake is the main symbol in the story.
The description helps to capture the image of the reader with regards to understanding the level of discipline observed in the camp.
The structure of the tale, its manner of narration, and the minimal number of main characters are only some of the features that make "The Man in the Crowd" one of the most memorable short [...]
Poe uses a wide range of tools to create an uncomfortable mood, yet it is his ability to maintain the balance between reality and madness that shines through the whole story.
The only thing that was discovered is the meaning of the idiom "the hills like white elephants," which refers to something precious, but useless.
The name Fortunato is a symbol of the genesis of Montresor's plan for revenge. The attire is also symbolic of the sacrificial element that applies to Montresor's revenge.
In my opinion, "a slut" remains to be the most important word in Kincaid's story because it could perform several functions in the girl's life: it helps to create a goal for a girl that [...]
This is one of the points that can be made. This is one of the things that can attract the readers' attention.
Thus, the imagery, particularly the woman behind the wallpaper, is a metonymic representation of social boundaries that most women had to face at the time, and a very powerful one at that Gilman clearly knew [...]
According to Poe Edgar Allan, the single effect has a vital role in writing short stories in which any element of a story have to focus on such an effect.
The fact that the patient is the physician's wife ought to portray a picture of mutual agreements and understandings rather than subjecting one's decision to the other with a reason for care and protection.
As the visitors attend the school, the novel depicts the way the protagonist changes in the course of his final year.
Through his work, Berry illustrates the relationship between eating and the health of the environment - the health of the eater is part of the environment.
The events of the novel are set in motion with the death of Oskar's father in the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the world trade center, where he was having a meeting.
He explores how the concept of being gay is slowly changing as a result of pop culture influences brought about by the media which in effect has created a whole new generation of gays completely [...]
The inherent problem is that the system of employment for unskilled labor is virtually designed in such a way so as to limit their rights and give more power to the employer.
Miller in "Hawthorne's Young Goodman Brown: Cynicism or Meliorism" states that critics have shared the feeling that Hawthorne's story intends to express the move from the relationship between God and man that is brokered through [...]
In order to analyze how exactly patriarchy and gendered roles are represented in the novel, it is better to clear up the essence of both of them.
The day was intentionally selected by the author on the 27th of the sixth month. Variances in the events signified a vital character in the Lottery story.
The blind man and the narrator in "The Cathedral" shares emptiness and nothingness with the old man and the old waiter, in A Clean Well-lighted Place.
After spending some time in this neighborhood, Nick finally attends Gatsby's exuberant parties only to realize that Gatsby organizes these parties to impress Daisy, Nick's cousin, and wife to Tom.
She is best known for her recurrent theme on the status of women in societal affairs, the challenges and problems facing them as well as repression and gender bias."The story of an hour" is rhetorically [...]
The rest of the book consists of chapters of the novel along with journal notes that record the events of the journey and make comments on the novel. The Journal of Albion Moonlight is, on [...]
This paragraph from the book reflects that the author feels deeply about the issues in the society and somewhat does hold the gods responsible for not doing anything.
By the end of the same century, the patriarchal view of women as 'natural born housewives' and the objects of men's sexual desire, had lost the remains of its former validity.
The embodiment of these negative aspects comes in the form of Gatsby and his life, which in the end is seen as hollow and empty, just as the morals and values of the characters seen [...]
Another scene shows Daisy's immoral behavior when she is in the room with Gatsby, Jordan, and Nick. This view shows Daisy's lustful side in that she pushes Jordan to do the same and is out [...]
The author uniquely uses the nature of time to narrate a story from a present time to that of the past.
Symbolism relating to the maze and the cheese in the story is what helps the author to present his message in the entire book.
Despite the fact that Edna, the leading character of Kate Chopin's Awakening, is the focus of the story and the character whom the readers are most likely to relate to, the rest of the female [...]
This is one of the aspects that can be identified. This is one of the main points that can be made.
The writer uses a lot of colloquial language, low diction and concrete words in the plot and this use of the informal language, as well as phrasing assist in bringing out and explaining the personality [...]
Critics argue that Sammy quit his job, to become a hero in the presence of the girls. Sammy decided to quit because of the girls who had attracted his attention.
Norton is "blind" as he cannot see the real side of the life of the Afro-Americans in the United States. In spite of the fact that Mr.
Wes Moore, his hewing, is the person who lived in the same neighborhood as the author of the story, he went the same school, and it can be said that he experienced all the life [...]
It is quite remarkable that the difference between the two houses comes into the limelight as the correspondent, who clearly incorporates the elements of media as the author perceived it, cunning, two-faced and at the [...]
This is figurative because the poet uses imagery to portray the role of women in the society. From this discussion, it is notable that these two poems examine the plight of women in the society.
That is one of the main dangers that people should be aware of. This is one of the main points that can be made.
The aim of this essay is to summarize the plot of A&P by John Updike and to discuss the main idea of the novel.
Also, Morrison predicts the importance of Milkman's journey to his southern ancestral home when he states that Milkman's walk in the Not Doctor Street was dreamlike and strange following his quarrel with his father.
Another aspect of satire in Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby is the wealth associated with Gatsby, as the reader observes in chapter two.
The very movement brings back the fleur of the England of the XVIII century, to "Southern-Gothic imp of Poe-etic perverse" with all its ideas of Gothic culture and the features that are due only to [...]
Sasha as the name of the young woman goes is in her mid-thirties and has serious issues that have pushed her to consult the services of a therapist.
The characters look at the murder differently and this discussion will focus on the development in terms of roundness and flatness of the characters and the degree to which the characters are stereotypes.Mrs.
As a matter of fact, she is angered because her peers do not seem to understand the difference between her Mexican/ Puerto Rican and Latina background.
Malcolm decided that the mastery of language would deliver him from oppression; it would be his tool to personal empowerment and fulfilment.
The main theme of the book is the importance of nature to the life and well-being of man. To explain the nature principle, Louv says, "The Nature Principle is about the power of living in [...]
Life is particularly intriguing and complicated especially when looking at the choices that people make in life in the light of the story, "Life Is a Smorgasbord", by Dan Lewis.
The book The Lady and The Monk published in the year 1991 attempts to describe his encounters while in the foreign land of Japan.
The poem is a simple and dramatic account of rich and famous Richard Cory who is adored and envied by the commoners.
The title of the novel is derived from the book of Mathew 11:12 in the bible, where John the Baptist quotes "the kingdom of heaven suffereth violence, and the violent bear it away".
The author notes that one of the main concerns for the women at the restaurant was how they appeared to the world.
When Literature Meets Jurisdiction: The Mother, the Father and the Child As it has been mentioned above, the play incorporates the elements of a moral dilemma concerning who the parent of a child should be [...]
It is a call to reexamine the value of women in a patriarchal society; through their central role in the drama, the female characters challenge traditional notions about women's perspective and value.
Overall, in these section of his work, the author argues that the growing importance of television influence the content of modern of culture and change the way in which people acquire knowledge about themselves and [...]
In the beginning of the story, the author mentions that it was her wish to hear that the family was less fortunate, instead of that they were doing well.
It is said that "the book is a very inadequate representation of slavery; and it is so, necessarily, for this reason, - that slavery, in some of its workings, is too dreadful for the purposes [...]