By carefully selecting the characters in the novel, Camus can develop a philosophy of absurdity by illustrating that the universe is marred with absurdity as demonstrated by the absurdist opinions of the protagonist, the judge, [...]
Gandhi stated that he was sorry due to the Mob's ignorance and narrowness. Gandhi believed that it was not possible to change the convictions of a person by use of violence.
One should note that Antoine Roquentin, who is the main character, is obsessed with the search of the meaning that the surrounding world should have. This is one of the main issues that Sartre examines [...]
Hobbes managed to overcome all the political and social havocs that affected his life and which were the major things that shaped the way he was thinking.
The author is a trained psychologist and she employs her vocation in her analysis of the relationship between the inanimate computers and human beings.
If the notion of 'evolutionary baggage' can be explained with references to the concepts of the development of the world and progress of a man in it, in order to understand its wouldangerous' character, it [...]
One of the reasons why Franz Kafka is considered one of the 20th century's most prominent writers is that the reading of his masterpieces leaves very few doubts as to the fact that, while pursuing [...]
In fact, the way of life in the world is substantial and the meaning of life is exposed through events that are being experienced at that particular time.
It permits the author not only focus on the subject matter and revolve around the themes of the story, but implement the entertainment function of the writing and provide the reader with an in-depth understanding [...]
In Court he was well aware of his high position and he was not able to hide his indifference for those of lower rank. The moment he was convinced that he was about to die [...]
The act of confession is one of the central themes in Crime and Punishment, since it is the climax point of the novel signifying crucial changes in Raskolnikov's mental and physical state.
Such loss of traditional humane values like empathy, love, respect, loyalty, and honesty has affected Franz Kafka who illustrated the metamorphosis or transformation of customary values on the example of the family of the Samsas."The [...]
Thus, referring to Natsume Soseki's Kokoro, the reader can focus on the extremely emotional description of the person's feelings related to the ideas of suicide, responsibility, and guilt because Sensei, the protagonist of the novel, [...]
Symbolism is used in this scene because the protagonist visited the Birgawi residence, a symbol that he is found in places of despair and ruin.
It is the desire to fit in the culture that is particularly traumatic for Hata, as one can see from the review of the work.
In the Plato's allegory of 'The Cave,' the prisoners believe that the shadows projected by the light of the fire behind them on to the wall are a reality.
While the old man with enormous wings seems to be the central character in the short story, he does not clearly appear to be the protagonist in the story.
In Frankl's view, only the inmates who identified a meaning in their being and pursued to realize it were able to carry on the cruelty, dejection and detrimental surroundings of the encampments.
Furthermore, in this novel, Apuleius frequently stresses the role of coincidence and fortune as one of the key factors that affect the life of the main characters.
Definitely, the main character Okonkwo's consciousness and his endeavor to grasp and comprehend the necessity of change have driven the plot of the novel.
She is one of the main antagonists in the plot, and she is directly involved in the lives of the main characters.
Known mostly for his short story titled "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," Thurber wrote a number of unique fables, one of which, "The Owl Who Was God," is the subject of the given paper.
As an example of the uncanny, it is possible to refer to Kafka's novel The Trial through generalization and abstract representation of the archaic Court that interferes with Josef K's rational and conventional world. In [...]
In the Book VII of The Republic Plato introduces his famous parable of the Cave which is supposed to represent the illusory nature of human knowledge.
Jacinto is sure that the only way to lead a successful life is to leave Mexico and become a citizen of the USA.
In the Death of Ivan Ilych, Tolstoy presents one of the main characters, Ivan Ilych as a person who does not have a stand of his own but is dictated by the society.
The letters have been widely and intensively studied within the context of the history of Islam even though there is no unanimous agreement on whether the anonymous authors of the letters belonged to the Islamic [...]
The reading of a short story Jackals and Arabs leaves no doubt as to the fact that this story's foremost thematic element is being of clearly surreal nature.
This paper offers a brief analysis of appeal of logos as expressed in Dahl's 'Lamb to the Slaughter.' A perfect appeal of logos in Roald Dahl's 'Lamb to the Slaughter' is well expressed by Mary [...]
It is very important to be confident and to know what you want in life in order to succeed and to make the goals come to pass.
One of the foremost characteristics of Henrik Ibsen's play A Doll's House is that its plot appears linearly defined, which, in turn, explains the semantic realism of play's overall sounding.
This is because she compares her poor life with that of her rich friend and she is filled with envy and jealousy because she can not afford to live like her friend and yet that [...]
The book is a reflection of the Voltaire's enduring dislike of the powerful religious regimes and the superciliousness of the French nobility.
The absence of the name in the novel Notes from Underground by Dostoyevsky is symbolic as it shows that the protagonist is an ordinary person who tells the story which is not unique and there [...]
Thesis statement Though Camus' characters reflect his vision of life and its logic, each character's ideas can be used to support the position of other; thus, the character of The Plague has a duplicate in [...]
The account focuses on Genji's romantic life and illustrates the conventions of the aristocratic society of this period, a lot is referred to in relation to Genji's attractiveness.
Augustine of Hippo believes that the only real source of friendship is God, and he adds that it is only through this God-man relationship that people can understand the ideal meaning of friendship.
Although it is too early for me to advance any far-fetched arguments, I can say that Joseph is very much similar to Sisyphus; he becomes accustomed to the routine nature of daily life, and his [...]
He makes the readers understand that evil is a moral sin and it is regarded just like any type of sin because immorality is in contravention of the will of God; however, in the same [...]
In his play The Persecution and Assassination on Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade, Peter Weiss also makes an attempt to [...]
Although Machiavelli's view of human nature depends on his general vision of the balance between the people's virtues and vices, the historian emphasizes the difference between the monarch and the citizens and pays attention to [...]
The opening of the story clearly introduces the main story to the reader with the creation of a pathetic image in the mind of the readers.
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.
For Poggioli, "the school notion presupposes a master and a method, the criterion of tradition, and the principle of authority" [p.20].
The only purpose of his arrival to the village is to take his mother and sister to the larger, progressive city.