In Season of Migration to the North, Hosna Bint Mahmoud supports the nationalist activities of the unnamed narrator. She, like the narrator, is opposed to the oppression of women.
In brief, the narrative mainly starts as a "love and romance story" that portrays the life of Muhsin, his love with Saniya and state of jealous in his family.
According to Ben Okri's novel, everything is interconnected in the world; each person is merely a link in the chain comprising of countless simultaneous pasts and futures.
His essay is a free judgment and expression of concerns of loss of environment that allows the rich traditional Japanese ways and natural beauty to flourish.
More importantly, the novel shed some light on the situation as viewed from the perspective of a woman, which alone was a major foot forward in the analysis of the social issues of the beginning [...]
Having appeared at the beginning of the formation of a civilized community, these norms very soon became one of the main factors which determined whether a person would be accepted by the majority of population [...]
This approach seems to be wrong in the perspective of the just society, as it sees the justice as "the having and doing of one's own and what belongs to oneself".
Religion is one of the emerging issues in the modern era and forms the backbone of most literary works. According to Joyce, the current era is the type that compels people to know more about [...]
The title and the opening lines very much portray the matters that went on in the village, making it the bulk of the story.
This essay seeks to establish the strengths and weaknesses of the Igbo culture as portrayed in Things Fall Apart to assess the author's success in achieving his main goal.
In particular, the interrelations between Christian and classical culture are presented through depiction of Vergil the ancient Roman poet and the representative of the classical period who escort Dante on his journey through the Hell, [...]
It is the fruitless reconciliation of the impulsive and sensitive to the society that makes Young Werther's journey so powerful. What is even more interesting is that this general tone is what led to the [...]
As the poem begins, Achilles is not ready to take orders from Agamemnon, the king of the Greeks, and he is agitated at losing argument to the king.
This is one of the details that can be identified. However, this approach can lead to disastrous effects such as the marginalization of people.
His mother is shocked by the transformation In this paper, the author will use Saint Leo's core values of integrity and community to analyze the decisions made by Samsa family when Gregor changes into bug. [...]
The motif of a trick is also discussed in many versions of the tale with references to na ve Red Riding Hood's questions about the grandmother's appearance, with references to the Wolf's changes of clothes, [...]
In this particular case, it can be stated that Creon has learned not to go against the ancient traditions that are valued by the ancient Greek society that he is in since they are part [...]
However, the author does not try to show that her despair is a sufficient reason for suicide. He is able to perceive the behavior of other people in a critical way.
The author's major finding is the "feedback loop" that characterizes fictional worlds, and the critic stresses that real people's behavior can be considered with the help of tools used for the analysis of fictional characters, [...]
The story presents an example of Gowdy's innovative approach to modifying neo-gothic genre and addressing the forbidden issues, as she modifies the gothic elements and discredits the traditional stereotypes related to the dominating topic of [...]
He uses the metaphor of the hummingbird to pass the message that people may think to be at the top of a situation, but any time could be a downfall the same way a hummingbird.
From the beginning of the novel, Salander has outstanding characteristics that lead to the conclusion that she is an exceptional creature.
The relationship between the two characters is a depiction of the connection between the wartime generation and the post-war generation. He is faced with the dilemma of exposing her illiteracy to reduce her sentence.
Following the effects of the unrest of revolutions and the Stalin's regime, the 20th Century authors sought to address the suffering that the public experienced as well as the social ills fueled by the Communist [...]
However, in the book she tries to avoid mentioning Islam as one of the main factors which influences the role and position of women in society.
Achebe's book centers on the life of a village 'superstar' by the name Okonkwo and the arrival of white missionaries at the fictional village of Umuofia.
The symbol of a chessboard in this novel is evident in character Maneck. In the novel, Maneck is seen jumping ahead of a train with the chessboard, possibly destroying it.
Literature goes ahead to reveal the hypocrisy in people: the convict in Grass Soup exposes us to the world of reality where we see a reflection of what goes on in society.
However, the Greeks are the people behind civilization and should be credited for the development of the art of communication, literature, and poetry.
This work still remains one of the greatest works of literature and expresses the author's philosophy and criticisms of contemporary French society and politics through the characters of the poem.
Jean Racine is one of the greatest play writers of a classical French tragedy who lived and worked in times of French Enlightenment.
The study of Indian Ocean societies can throw light on the way in which the representatives of different religious, ethnic, and cultural groups can interact with one another within the boundaries of a country or [...]
The book The Brothers Karamazov by Fydor Dostoyevsky is a must-read Russian novel that was written in the 19th century with an aim of painting the dilemma that the society was facing in its pursuit [...]
He is disappointed with the outcomes of the Cuban revolution and the behavior of other people who accepted this revolution as well as the policies of the state.
With the help of the idea that stands behind each of the martial arts style, and the character that stands behind it, the author manages to convey the specifics of the given character's features and [...]
The concept of the death of tragedy is taken from Nietzsche's book "The Birth of Tragedy" where he declared that God is dead.
It is important to note that the artist does want to change his life, but he is not active enough. He tries to escape from the world, and his own world absorbs him.
The aim of this essay is to analyze whether the chapters 16/17 of the novel prove the idea that the chapters of Therese Raquin can be viewed as the case studies in physiology.
For the audience, the bridge acts as a source of peace and reverence, as a platform to look as the regimes and the years pass.
The author starts with citing the physical changes in the village, which provides the reader with insights enough to note that the village, representing the whole Egyptian community, was benefitting from the revolutions in the [...]
All through, the author creatively captures the attention of the reader without watering down the content and flow of the storyline. The reality of poverty is undeniable in this book.
The book "The War of the Saints" is a masterpiece by Jorge Amado. The author begins by exploring the religious beliefs and foundations of the citizens.
Thus, Ivan's seemingly revered attitude towards religion is rather explainable he believed that, while being closely affiliated with a religion, people would be innately encouraged to refrain from committing crimes, out of their fear of [...]
The publishers and the agent of the author were impressed by this subject, the book was predicted to be extremely popular as it was suitable for a very broad audience and touched a subject that [...]
The theme of the short story is hope as the two young girls pertaining to a lower caste hope that their sorrows will end and "the High Caste God's would deliver them a different destiny".
The discussion explains why reading is beneficial to every person who embraces the practice for pleasure. This fact explains why every person should enjoy reading and make the practice part of his or her culture.
Some of the issues that differ between the two societies, as highlighted in the two poems, include marital love, representation of the underworld, the idea of fate, and pride/hubris. It is believed that the intention [...]
When Gregor turns into the creature, he does not care about that in the slightest; on the other hand, he cannot reconcile himself with the fact that he will miss his train and will not [...]
The framed structure of the given work and the manner of presentation help to create the fabulous atmosphere and guarantee the continuity of narration.
Another instance in the epic, which portrays women as sexual objects, is the use of the women as sex tools in the temple. Women in Mesopotamian society had the duty of brewing wine for men [...]
Therefore, such types of narrators are usually a sample driven by first-person narratives, which allow the audience or the readers of the literary works considerable flexibilities of shaping their perception of the story.
Thus, although the concept of 'zombie' is discussed by the adherents of the Voodoo religion as reflecting the real creatures, zombies are made up mythical creatures which represent the people's religious visions, fears of the [...]
The author says at the beginning of the novel that although the soldiers may have escaped death, they remain destroyed by the effects and conditions of war.
In turn, it could be assumed that the vehement feeling of connection to the particular culture influences perceptions and identity of an individual about the place of his/her culture in the world due to the [...]
If the person loses the ability to distinguish between cultural history and his/her identity, the consequences can be rather destructive, as in the case of Okonkwo from Achebe's "Things Fall Apart".
Existentialist literature is often characterized by the absurdity of the existence of man, and how a man often dwells on the ugly and dark sides of things.
The author uses Achilles as a bold character for building all the major themes in the poem; hence he is the most realistic character in The Iliad.
Sacrificing oneself for the benefit of the whole society is one of the main archetypes of the past. Reading Sophocles' Oedipus the King, it is possible to find the examples when Oedipus is referred to [...]
The letter from the mother of the adoptee brings the memory of the girl to life at her ancestral land. The author is extremely critical of the life she was subjected to while in Korea.
While the character shares certain features with some of the female leads in other Ancient Greek plays, Euripides' Medea stands on her own as a character and represents a new set of qualities, which used [...]
In particular, the tale introduces a vivid comparison between the emotions of animals and those of humans. In the story, Walker pays attention to the eyes of the animal, noting, "...
Meursault is the main character in the book; he is a young man, who is narrating the readers about the things that have happened in his life.
From the very title, as well as from the contents of the text, it follows that the intended audience was women of the Chinese society, perhaps mostly the young ones who were yet to learn [...]
With this knowledge, it is necessary to examine the role played by the other characters in the poem. On the other hand, Penelope knows that she is expected to remain faithful to her husband.
First of all, it should be said that a good analysis of the work is impossible without a clear understanding of the character of its author and ideas peculiar to him.
This essay evaluates the arguments in "Phaedrus" and identifies how Socrates uses the rubric to discredit the arguments in Lysias' speech. In "Phaedrus," Socrates uses the rubric as the basis of his speech.
She makes the boy sit after washing his face before she tells him to have supper with her.Mrs. Bates's approach makes the boy attentive and he gets to learn that he needs to make the [...]
As described by Arnold van Gennep in "The rites of Passage," the concept of the rites of passage is a ritual event used to signify the process of transition of a person from one social [...]
The story is set in the 1890s. In the meantime, Mina is writing to her friend.
In other words, the Underground Man cannot sustain a romantic relationship and thus he decides to buy love by engaging Lisa.
One example of this can be seen in the case of the story "Evermore" where the main character of the story is sad about the death of her brother and the fact that many people [...]
The Very Hungry Caterpillar has remained one of the most popular children's books not only because of the manner in which simple arithmetic is presented in it, but also because of the nature of the [...]
As a result, Cosimo position is represented through denial of the "ground" life and preference to live in another world which is above.
Since he was highly educated and well-travelled, Machiavelli was made the senior official of the Florence government serving as the head of the second chancery and secretary to the council of the Ten for War.
The book, A Raisin in the Sun, clearly Lorraine Hansberry's masterpiece, presents a 1950s life of a family- the Youngers; the family is caught up with individualism as they make decisions regarding money acquired from [...]
The character of the boy is obliquely revealed in the opening setting of the short story. The boy realizes that he put all his optimism and love in a world that is not real except [...]
In the stories, 'Sequoia Gardens', 'Olive Princess' and 'Up On The Yuba', Ernest Finney portrays California in different ways ranging from the people, the activities they do, the law governing those activities as well as [...]
In this essay, I will argue that the eighteen short stories in the Selected Works of Lu Hsun presents a picture of the social realities of china and present the emergence of the new Chinese [...]
The following illustrates Creon's relationship to power, how he influenced the people he ruled, how he used his power as a leader of Thebes and the result of his ruling.
The fine weather portrays to us the mood and sense of happiness that the character is brimming with, as she is smugly satisfied with her existence. She is under the illusion that her life is [...]
When choosing a storybook, the storyteller has to consider the vocabularies in the book and the words used should be motivational to the hearers in order to get their interest to listen.
In the end, Cinderella marries the prince in the ultimate triumph of her pious beliefs and acts of good over evil, and she goes to the very top of the socio-economic ladder.
To achieve his purpose, Nabokov's directs his article to students or learners and authors of different books. He uses a serious tone and applies an instructor's attitude to achieve his purpose.
Bernhard makes use of clear words and concrete examples as well as numerous quotes to articulate his belief that the cause and sequence of the events in this book were created on purpose by Homer [...]
In Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House, the main character, Nora is not an intellectual, and spends no time scouring books or libraries or trying to make sense of her situation.
Throughout the short story it can be seen that Eveline was for all intents and purposes somewhat of a slave to her father.
This was, however, not the case here; the state itself went against the constitution and ignored the wishes of the deceased wife.
The article, Into the Wild, has addressed the concept of idealism through the activities outlined in its plot. The concept of idealism has been brought out in the text as an attempt to describe life [...]
For instance, Jean Tarrou in Camus Albert's book The Plague happens to be a mysterious visitor who finds himself caught up in the town of Oran during the time of the plague.
Nevertheless, the use of imagery to underscore the theme of devotion comes out clearly, as the story unfolds. In this case, the education edict comes out as an image, a controversial image for the author [...]
The economic downturn is also a contributor to the slide on the sales of hard cover books and this call for discipline and doing the right thing within the market environment.
The closer he gets to the truth, the bitter the reality of his dreadful fate unveils. This is the mistake he made as this search made his life full of agony.
The specifics of the concept of the devilish which has been spoken in Baudelaire's poem The Litanies of Satan and in his narrative story called The Generous Gambler provides a deep insight on his idea [...]
In the bible it is also referred to as a book of wisdom in the same category as the book of proverbs.
It is one of the most prominent writings of the Roman period and it is an innovative interpretation of the Iliad and the Odyssey, "the essence of both the Iliad and Odyssey has been poured [...]
The action of the novel occurs in one of the days of the life of the prisoner, Ivan Denisovich Shukhov, who is serving a 3,653-day sentence in a labor camp.
Borges suggests that reality is the creation of human brain: every person has this person's reality where the person is a creator and a creature, father and a son.
The book 'English sorrows of young Werther' is about the individual and the subjectivity that results in doing so. This book was representative of a kind of revolution in literature owing to the prevalence of [...]
One of the heroes succeeds in his undertaking, the other bitterly fails, and the outcome is shaped not so much by the unchangeable predestined fate as by the personal qualities of Odysseus and Creon.
In their imagination, if this man had lived in their village, he would have the house with "the widest doors, the highest ceiling, and the strongest floor" and "his wife would have been the happiest [...]