In "The Masque of the Red Death", Poe uses space to define division and a sense of safety. For human beings, the end of a day is dark and sad, typical of the representation of [...]
Metaphorically speaking, it can be argued that the storm symbolizes passion and as the storm got intense, so was the passion between Alcee and Calixta "They did not heed the crashing torrents, and the roar [...]
She also did not expect that her husband would be cruel to her after the revelation and this made her want to die because she truly loved him and she thought the same about her [...]
He is not the person he would like to be. He starts creating stories where he is the person he would like to be.
Two belief systems influence the character of Tom Sawyer in The Adventure of Tom Sawyer religious dogma and superstition. Tom's religious beliefs create the root of his superstitious beliefs.
In the novel, the conflict between nature and Positivism showcased by juxtaposing Aylmer, an aspiring Positivism scientist, and his wife Georgiana is rendered with the help of the third-person view, which sets the tone for [...]
Evidence of this can be seen in the way in which the townspeople seemingly forgot the exact origins of the lottery, what it was for, and why they had to do it in the first [...]
In his examination of the story "A Rose for Emily," Garrison presents an entirely different method of examination as compared to previous critiques of the story wherein he focuses on the way in which the [...]
The books "Charlotte's Web", "The Root Cellar", and "The Secret Garden" explore how the restoration of the loss of the feminine ego can have nourishing implications on the lives of the affected individuals.
The purpose of this article is to show that humor has been employed by the African-American population as a tool of diminishing the stereotypes that get in their way towards the realization of equal privileges [...]
The article below defines the California Dream based on a number of essays and an extract from the Day of the Locust.
It is necessary to note that the book is a piece of fictional writing and it is aimed at evoking readers' emotions and make them think about the society and its cruelties.
One of the most appealing aspects of William Faulkner's short story A Rose for Emily is that the readers' exposure to the main character of Emily Grierson provides them with a better understanding of what [...]
This is one of the aspects that can be distinguished. This is one of the details that should be taken into consideration.
In this reaction paper to one of the most prominent Faulkner's works, I attempt to describe and analyze the strategies that the author used to make this conflict acute and sympathetic to the reader.
While his family suffered, he enjoyed his life to the fullest and when he was confronted by his mother about the matter, he resulted to a confrontation denying the fact that he had a problem [...]
It is evident that money cannot guarantee happiness in one's life due to the uncertainties that surround each one of us.
A rose for Emily is one of the books that is rich in styles that are employed to bring a clear picture of the theme story.
As told in the novel, Sara, "is caught in a time warp" where it is not easy for her to let go of traditional values that define her identity.
In the article "The Nine-mile Wolves", Rick Bass makes the case for the continued protection of the wolf species of North America and Canada, viewing them as endangered species due to the combined forces of [...]
"The Old Man and the Sea" is a story of a modest old man and his struggle for the greatness. This essay seeks to make a detailed review of the story, "The Old Man and [...]
The character of Emily Grierson in William Faulkner's short story, "A Rose for Emily", leaves the reader in dilemma as to whether Emily is the protagonist or the antagonist.
Quitting the marriage, better known as divorce in the marriage institution, is the best answer for majority of the victims of such a situation.
Although the revelation of the character of Montressor was done indirectly, the fact that he was also the narrator of the story enabled readers to have access to his thoughts and feelings.
Mark Twain, the writer of the book "The two views of the Mississippi" talks of the two sides of the Mississippi River; however, Twain uses 'Mississippi' symbolically to represent life.
The broad aftermath and the negative responses of the readers who did not see the line between fiction and reality prove that the plot of the short story The Lottery by Jackson reflects the real [...]
Thoreau mentions a dawn or a morning but he was neither referring to the sunrise we know of nor was he referring to the early hours of the day we call morning but rather he [...]
As a result, the novel portrays the issue of land ownership in California and America at large, the conflicts between the Haves and the Have-nots, people's reactions to injustices, and the strength of a woman.
The role of Tea Cake remains to be crucial in the story as well as in the whole life of Janie as his passion, creativity, and desire to create the best living conditions promote safety [...]
The book's opinions on the reduced population growth rate in the western nations with a concurrent enormous immigration from the third world nations is threatening from the authors perspective.
Although the mother's speech to her daughter seems motivated by love and she provides her child with information she believes the girl will need in order to survive as a women in the Western Caribbean [...]
The American dream makes it clear through its guarantee of the freedom and equality with the promise of prosperity and success as per the ability or personal achievements of every American citizen."Fences" reveals the obstacles [...]
Gladwell explores the encounters of Cesar Millan, the dog whisperer who non-verbally communicated with the dogs and mastered his expertise to tame the dogs.
Also, O'Brien seems to exaggerate in his vivid accounts of the experience the soldiers in the war. This collection of short stories is devoted to a platoon of American soldiers who fight in the Vietnam [...]
Nora's father is mentioned quite often in the play, a fact that makes him equal to his daughter because of the deeds of the daughter.
She is highly critical and snobbish when she regards the cramped up apartment that her sister and her husband lives in.
A blind man in my house was not something I looked forward to"., it is evident that he was agitated by the blind man's visit in his house.
On the contrary, the title suggests of the situation where a motorcycle ride is completed while the sea is still calm.
This in other words implied that given the role of the media which to this day is to monitor the activities of the government, Pericles having initiated a war did not want the interference of [...]
Basing on the several evident parameters, for instance, the character traits, the behavior of prince and princess, and gender distinctions amongst others, Fitzgerald's masterwork stands out as a variation and sophisticated version of the fairy [...]
The Rocking-Horse Winner presents a society in search of love and luck and this is evident from a number of characters.
In essay "Joyas Voladoras" by Brian Doyle speaks of hummingbirds and hearts, the life of whales and the life of man, it also speaks of life, death and the experiences in between.
The three make their pact while in the high school concerning how they can find a way to a medical school to pursue their career in medicine.
The title of the story itself hints at the fact that the journey undertaken by Victor and Thomas is not one that elaborates on the decline of the Native American culture but is rather indicative [...]
This is because she is the only one who knew the suffering she was undergoing in that marriage and that she did not always love her husband.
The phrase "view our sable race with scornful eye" in the above passage is purposely used to incite the audience to take a critical approach to slavery, which considers both the negative and the positive [...]
Hardy had picketed the stallion Himself, and with sudden guilt he remembered that in his hurry to return to the supper fire he had struck the picketed-pin only a couple of sharp blows".
The man's view was that he was in short of time and he was wasting the time he already had. The idea he had was that if they had all the time in the world, [...]
Woolf wakes up in the morning she is reluctant to look herself in the mirror because she thinks her reflection will remind her of her failures and discourage her from writing.
In the essay, Wallace examines the racism in the novel in a bid to protect the African Americans from "mental cruelty and harassment depicted in the novel.
In this essay, I argue the issue of the role of settings in the novel Passing by Nella Larson, because the resent research in the field of literature have shown that the setting makes the [...]
As such, Montresor finds his companion's "transgression" worthy of the cruelest death, and believes that his cause is so right that he deserves to get away with it. Hyperbole There is a sense of this [...]
The author has employed the use of character, action and imagery to bring out the three themes, viz.harm of relentlessness to achieving ones dreams, the danger of misunderstanding money and wealth, and the effect of [...]
However she could not stand the second Sodom and thus left on her pilgrimage to preach top the world about the existence of the spirit of Jesus Christ and espouse the virtues of truth integrity [...]
According to the ensuing plot, the transition of the world from the old to the new era has greatly affected the way women behave.
The short story "A Good Man is Hard to Find" stands as the American Southern Gothic writer Flannery O'Connor's most disturbing work of fiction."A Good Man Is Hard to Find" is the title work of [...]
The author focuses on the theme of the role of human brain in the 'being' of humans. Rand also successfully brings out the philosophy of objectivism by using a number of themes, which are philosophical [...]
After all it is after having proven his loyalty to Hassan by the means of bringing his son Sohrab to the U.S.that the novel's protagonist Amir was able to attain inner peace hence, providing a [...]
One of the stylistic devices employed by Faulkner in the story A Rose for Emily is the use of the third person plural point of view of course through hearsay.
For instance, in the relationship between Lenny and Eunice the only means of communication between them is through electronics devices like apparati; email messages or letters and journals.
The faith that Wiesel had in God was enormous, in spite of the increasing abuse and hatred that the Nazis had for the Jews.