What drives the reader's immediate attention to the books and makes the comparison possible is the use of stock characters that each of the authors resorts to.
This paper presents the tools of characterization and the setting of the short story "The Lottery" One of the most outstanding tools of characterization in this short-story is actions.
This is the story about the effect of war on people who were at home, boys in particular, the writer shows that connection between boys and their fathers are strong and that two young adolescent [...]
The Morlock live in the underworld and only to appear during the daytime to hunt for the Eloi and feed on them.
The milieu in which the novel, Frankenstein; The Modern Prometheus is situated served as a warning to people that the technological developments brought about by the quest for knowledge could bring about the very threat [...]
The stories appeal to the people The hero of the novels Sherlock is a human being who comes to the rescue of the innocent.
One of the most enchanting novels in the American literature, the piece by Cahan offers a plunge into the world of the usual.
The impact of the silence in this case, the suppression of detail about this element of the family reveals itself in the fate of the grandmother.
The fact that Gilgamesh is ready to die for the sake of his people, also shows that he is selfless, a character of a true hero.
John Irving, the author of the novels the Cider House Rule and A Widow for One Year focuses on the theme of motherhood through the description of the main characters.
The voice of the poem is male and protagonist is not the author, but a man who killed his lover to keep her forever.
Rank, a friend to the couple and a confidante of Nora, and Anna- Maria, the trusty nursemaid to the Helmer's. The Helmer's children, the housemaid and the porter all portray the cameo role in the [...]
This paper is an analysis of the story to trace the conflicting motives in the characters. As the narrator listens to the radio, the announcer tells the story of a pregnant girl.
These people noticed that the few people of the upper class were using the law and religion to their advantage, which led them to benefit more from the available resources as compared to the other [...]
This section tackles the main characters of the story and as aforementioned, the narrator and the old man are the only central characters in the story.
The veil representation has been commonly used to illustrate fear of the unknown and the rigidity in the puritan society. Equally, the wearing of the veil is a signal of being guilty.
This highlights the theme of loyalty, as the soldiers are ready to obey orders well aware of the dangers involved. The author continues to explore the symbol of compliance and selflessness by explicating how soldiers [...]
Connie's desire to be free is reflected in her behavior, attitude to parents, and her relation to personal sexuality, but when she is offered this independence, she understands that all she was searching for is [...]
The very first words uttered by the author at the start of the story carried the hook necessary to reel the reader into the story with the desired effect.
Of Cherokee descent, Harjo graduated from the Iowa Writer's Workshop at the University of Iowa and is a member of the Muscogee Creek Nation of Oklahoma.
She is used her hips to symbolize womanhood, freedom, and the need for women to be empowered. The author wanted to express her womanhood and her belief that she is free.
Moreover, the location of the lottery at the town square between two buildings- the post office and the bank represents the political and economic power of the government and those in power such as Mr. [...]
In Odyssey therefore, it is expected that the relationship of Odysseus and Telemachus is as admiring as it is; the father is proud of his son, who is courageous and the son is proud of [...]
Given the fact that he was the one in charge of the other soldiers' well-being, he felt he could have done something to prevent Lavender's death.
The story of Moon starts with the description of a girl's affection to two blond twins who managed to humiliate her in the most violent way.
Both her sister and her husband's friend are worried on the best means to pass this message to her because of her health condition.
By the end of her little 'binge', she is aware that she will have to return to her married, maternal role, out of which she stepped, if only for a few hours, and accept the [...]
The author of this novel was more of a naturalist than of a realist, and she was very bold in writing this book because, during her time, it was unthinkable for a woman to be [...]
In addition, Montressor said that he was a friend of Fortunato but he seemed to have acted out of character when he assumed the habits and characteristics of a cold blooded killer.
To solve the misconception, Hemingway sets in with his The Old Man and the Sea, featuring Santiago, an aged angler and an epitome of code heroes.
Throughout the story, there is a constant struggle of the growing Telemachus to imitate the actions of his father and then eventually become like him that he comes to an end of his journey.
However, when Kira learns the truths in her society, she decides to strive and save the villagers from their horrible way of life and superstition. The village is primitive and a scary place to be [...]
The author tries to achieve this purpose by describing the main character's relations with his family and his friends, on the one hand, and his servant Gerasim, on the other.
The living conditions that the slaves had to put up with were also appalling, as seen in Drought, where an entire family is forced to live in a tiny cabin.
It is a significant confusion that Willy has thought that for one to be successful, he has to be well-liked by people.
Alexander Pushkin in his writing, "The Queen of Spades", takes the reader through the world of faro gambling at the time of the Imperialist Russia in the beginning of the early 19th century.
This paper will discuss the different attitudes adopted by four poets towards war."The Charge of the Light Brigade" is a poem that talks about the Crimean war.
Jane Eyre appears to have great self esteem even though she is an orphan and has a lot of negative energy and criticism around her in the shape of her aunt and cousins.
In this regard, the death of the protagonist also causes readers a sense of despair because the main character was not transformed prior to his death.
Clare and his daughter's death, Tom is sold to a cruel, master fiendish Simon Legree the owner of a cotton plantation where he is brutally beaten and eventually dies.
In spite of the fact that Homer and the unknown author of Song of Roland could never meet, the two poems have so much in common that one might think that the Providence Itself guided [...]
Frank spent nearly all of his early days in the slums of Ireland until he got to the age of 19 and went back to the United States The kind of life Frank was raised [...]
Basing on the life of a prisoner, the author draws a conclusion that the psychological reactions a prisoner experiences are not only the outcomes of the conditions of this person's life but it is as [...]
Set in turn of the century New Orleans, The Awakening details the futile attempts of the protagonist, Edna Pontellier, to realize a modicum of personal freedom amid the socially constrictive Victorian era, wherein the roles [...]
In A Doll's House, one of the outstanding depictions of this way of thinking was seen at the end of the play; in other words, the overall plot of the story has been used to [...]
There is a statement that Willy Loman is a tragic hero according to Arthur Miller's definition of what a tragic hero is in his famous essay Tragedy and the Common Man.
The novel paints a vivid picture of the French Revolution, the fervor and radicalism of the revolutionaries and the terror and bloodshed spread by the revolutionaries.
The theme the author considers is related to the inability of a person to cope with the ideas implemented in the society but still the desire to be the part of that society.
Making Satan the main antagonist of the poem, Milton shows the inner struggle in the character's soul and the process of his devolution, depicting him as a fallen angel gradually transforming into a devil.
Thus, the speaker sees herself as a victim of the doctors just as the Jews were victims of the Nazi in the concentration camps. She used Jew Nazi illusion in the poem to pass her [...]
In this paper I would like to analyze the novel The House on Mango Street, written by Sandra Cisneros and the short story The Gift of the Magi by O.
When Hamlet learns in a dream that he is supposed to revenge the death of his father, he promises to do so "with wings as swift as meditation or the thoughts of love, may sweep [...]
Melville's inability to come to a clear position on religious matters shines in Billy Budd, Sailor, a story which presents the disturbing dilemma of the execution of an innocent man, essentially a victim of envy [...]
In adulthood, a person has made many choices: the spring and summer of life are past. This poem's lyrical imagery reassures us to trust our good sense and judgment in the face of life's uncertainties.
According to the author, the king is "given such glory of war, such honor of combat, that all his kin obey him gladly till great grow his band of youthful comrades".the character of the king [...]
The black elites included the educated African Americans of the Harlem Renaissance and the middle class African Americans. Hughes used this essay to elevate the beauty of the African Americans and pass a message to [...]
One should always remember that poetry is something that stays the same through the centuries, reminding people of the bygone centuries and the traditions that the people of the then times adhered to.
The beginning and the end justify the title for the rest of the story is nothing like the fairy tale and lays out the daily trials of simple folks.
He chooses to stay on, despite his clear disapproval of the society around him Before his trip to the wilds, he becomes aware of the imminent threat of exile.
In fact, majority of the traditions that people in the modern society carry out have their origin in Greece. One Greek mythology that has influenced the whole world is the celebration of the Olympic Games.
As some conclusions can be based on observations, it is necessary to consider the work by Engels and Marx that analyses the relationships between individuals in society in terms of their connections to each other [...]
This paper discusses the character and behavior of two Heroes in the Iliad with the aim of explaining the Geeks' concept of pride.
Murder in the Cathedral is a tragic theater that explores the conflict between the values of the world as represented by the murderous knights and King Henry II and the values of the spirit.
The poet employs the abundant use of imagery and symbolism in passing the message, ideas, and the subject of the poem.
The play is based on both Miller's personal experiences and the theatrical traditions in which he was instructed in."Death of a salesman" revolves around the Loman family with Willy Loman, the father, who also works [...]
In most cases, it is quite difficult for husbands and men as a whole to invert their mindsets on the way they perceive women and their wives.
Obviously addressing the young generation with the message of understanding and reconciliation, the movie is set in a form of narration that highlights the key stages in the process of accepting the father's mistakes.
This longing to explore on the nature of creation through vivid accounts or tales, prompted the materialization of way of life and custom which in the long run led to formation of religions and subsequent [...]
It is a reflection of the relationship between the African Americans and others in the society and how the former are looked down upon.
I even think that the author had some words in a sheet of paper and his task was to use all those words in the article.
To my mind, Winter Dream is a perfect example of the American Dream, since the main hero, Dexter, implemented each point of it, he was persistent and very hard-working, he was a very sensible and [...]
It is the way of poetry which is mentioned in his "A High-Toned Old Christian Women", poetry which is "supreme fiction" made of "the moral law".
More criticizes the laws of the contemporary European society; he highlights that other countries, in the East for instance, have more fair laws; and after that he starts depicting Utopia, where all people live and [...]
He thinks about the fact that revenge is not a good action to make his soul get to heavens. His is a prince of Norway, but likewise Hamlet did not receive the crown, he was [...]
The style of this book is so unusual and at the same time easy to read. I would call this book a painting of many layers, and here the reader is the creator as well.
You nabbed them!" "Who?" asked the detective."The time fugitives" said the other man, with a note of deep distaste."They were not content with the domes, the recycled air, the recycled food, the unvarying light and [...]
He will have to lie, by omission, for the rest of his days.Mr. Anderson, a witness to bullying, is affected for the rest of his life.
The term "intellectual" in the Middle Ages We have seen the term "intellectual" itself as a word representing a certain kind of a person, a member of a special class."Intellectual" is also a modern term.
The study of every work of literature should start with the introduction in the epoque when the work was written and its peculiarities.
It has been argued that the Miller's tale reflects a fall in social status a from the noble intentions of the characters in the Knight's Tale, and their noble standing as well, in contrast to [...]
The mom in My Papa's Waltz probably knows and fears what comes next, after the boisterous singing passes and the child is in bed.
The two characters had to overcome several obstacles in a manner that led many of their followers to respect and honor them, and their royal positions Othello can be considered to be a black member [...]
For Poggioli, "the school notion presupposes a master and a method, the criterion of tradition, and the principle of authority" [p.20].
The main subject of the novel is the family relations and problem of a person's worthiness in the society. The author explores and analyses such social problems as a person's worthiness and the ills of [...]
In other words, the two little people with their intelligence cannot accept and adapt to change easily, while the two mice notice the change, adapt to it, and move on to find new cheese.
The role of setting in Anthony Burgess's dystopic novel A Clockwork Orange can be defined in a similar manner even though it does not immediately affect the way in which novel's characters address existential challenges, [...]
Within a short period, Harlem was transformed in to one of the trendiest neighborhoods in the whole of New York. Although Langston's poems, spoke of the experiences of black Americans in light of a white [...]
He believes that the government is not doing much to address the issue of the working poor. Although there are laws set up to protect the working poor, the process of implementing them is very [...]
Cherry's attraction to Dallas is of essence in the story since it illustrates that the conflict between the two teenage groups is reconcilable."I had to.
It can therefore be justly concluded that Susan Glespell's 'Trifle' is indeed a feminist work and seeks to engage in feminist objectives through the plot and the characters.
In the second story, the writer depicts the feelings and senses that the character had when she wanted to become a writer.
Given the way the book goes beyond mere myths in seeking to bring out new facts and evidences concerning the rise and fall of criminal activity in the United States of America, it is an [...]
On the one hand, it is a bit challenging to express the emotions and thoughts of the main characters in the chosen situation.
He breaks down on the politics involved in this prohibition in the year 1919 till the enactment of the prohibition in the year that followed.
Thesis statement: learning to listen is easy as compared to learning to see but hard to perfect. Even though it is the easiest approach to learning, listening remains the hardest skill to perfect as compared [...]
The third level of darkness that comes out from the novel is that of the tendency of every human being to be evil.
Unfortunately, his wife Rebecca overheard the conversation and since he loved Jacob more, he advised his beloved son to lie to his father that he was Esau.
Peter Lake is the main character in the story as the readers follow him from orphan to Bayman, to pickpocket, to housebreaker, to mechanic, and to the allegory of the Jewish Messiah.
As is clear from the summary of Richard Wright's "Black Boy," Ella's hard work causes her to develop health problems leaving Richard with the option of looking for odd jobs to provide for the family. [...]
However, the principle made a point to assure Jake that he would not get into any trouble as a result of this suspension.
From the very beginning, the author provides a thorough description of Tito's present life including the place he worked, the people he communicated with and the attitude he had towards other people, which emphasizes some [...]
Wiesel was brought up in the mountains of the present day Romania and in 1944, at fifteen years old, his family was captured as part of a mission by the Germans to torture the Jews.
Having further introduced the main thesis of the essay and having given some background information, the writer moves smoothly to the body of the piece.
The period was one of the turbulent and confusing times in the history of the U.S.as the British and the American politicians made drastic efforts to reach a compromise.
Part 1 The writer of the essay introduces and actually bases most of the opening paragraphs of the essay on how the media frames the issue of class distinction in society.
These two poems have both similarities and differences; this paper analyses the similar and the different elements of these two works.
As aforementioned, it is hard to differentiate between love and passion as they all come in the name of love. Nevertheless, because his 'love' for her is based on passion, he smothers her to death; [...]
Indeed, in some scenes the author builds the narration in a way that shows his uncertainty in the situation, and the change of external and internal seems to help the narrator to find the solution.
In fact, each person is a kind of cog in a certain machine; and I would like to believe that the machine that influences my personal life and depicts my role in it is all [...]
This promise is immature; Walter knows very well that getting the money to invest in his business remains a point of contention, yet he promises Willy that he would take the money.
He seems to suggest that it is in the nature of women to impress all men irrespective of their social standings.
While he provides a bare account of development, he is not to be considered pessimistic but instead aims to make people aware of the facts of development motives, especially by the western countries.
Ironically, soldiers are trained to kill; that is, silencing the voice against killing in then, yet are expected to resurrect this feeling to live peacefully in society.
The character of Phaeton represents a perfect collection of different elements like false confidence in personal powers and inability to listen to parents words that are inherent to many young people; Phaeton's complexities and desire [...]
According to Flanagan, "...because it reveals the unpleasant truth that life presents a series of choices, each of which precludes a host of other attractive possibilities is that when a mother works, something is lost".
Paine talks of government as a necessary evil, emphasizes on state of nature, underlines the inevitability of American independence and British oppression, highlights the problems of monarchy, and finally sheds some light on America's relationship [...]
The authors of this book explain properly that the purpose of this book is to teach the reader about acting craft and to provide several ideas on how to improve personal acting skills and not [...]
Inventions such as the steam engine, the telegram, photography, the telephone and the Trans Atlantic cable, the airplane, electricity, gas lighting and the electric bulb provided industries with a basis as to how to model [...]
The misery of those who are unable to accept the reality and to get free from the influence of the past is the main theme of William Faulkner's short story "A Rose for Emily", where [...]
Harold's relaxed existence appears meaningless to his mother, who represents the traditional Protestant values of work and family, of everyone's life subordinated to the eternal laws of the Kingdom of God.