His sister Rose, the closest person in his life and the prototype of Laura in "The Glass Menagerie", actually suffered from epilepsy and underwent a prefrontal lobotomy in the mid-1930s, which has a clearly negative [...]
Among the major literary obsessions of Willa Cather, one should point her for her realist and at the same time romantic depictions of frontier life in the United States.
Throughout the story, she is described in unflattering and dominant terms such as 'hard,' 'cruel' or 'predatory.' From the beginning of the story, it is clear that Margot cannot stand the shame of her husband's [...]
It is a voice that is recognizable with loss and the sequences of the original world, a voice that is both attractive and reliable.
He went to a boarding school where he went through one of the most difficult and unhappy phases of his life. He also contributed a lot in the theory of elections.
The greatness of his writing is the ability to combine a realistic and unsparing evaluation of both the contemporary failings and the structural weaknesses of democracy with a full statement of its spiritual potential.
She was introduced to the library of her grandfather and thus developed a fondness for books. Thus it is no wonder that one of the major themes of Sor Juana's work is knowledge and, in [...]
Some literary genres have lent themselves particularly well to the exploration of women's issues insofar as these were still perceived to be confined to the private sphere in the eighteenth, nineteenth, and the best part [...]
The humanist movement began in Italy and gave shape to the Renaissance, the new age of interest in the arts, education, and the classics of ancient Greece and Rome.
The use of language and stylistic techniques enriches the suspense and horror of the actions being described. For instance, in The Masque of the Red Death, the prince is depicted as a madman who enjoys [...]
In Carson everything is rooted in the everyday, so the destruction of Dresden evokes memories of a particular Dresden shepherdess he had on the mantelpiece as a child and the destruction is described in terms [...]
She described how the process of reading itself, including some indication of emotion or judgment, could communicate a great deal of morality to a child and illustrates how important it is to her to include [...]
Being now a famous American writer of Dominican origin Julia Alvarez in the above-mentioned works establishes her goals and reasons for writing and elaborates on the role of reading in her choosing the profession of [...]
The travel from the physical world of the body to the world of the spirits is symbolized by the gentle ride in a carriage shared with a pleasant company.
Often overlooked, however, is the story of Poe's life: the heartbreak, financial struggles, success, mysterious death, and of course his military career. The success of the ominous poem gave Poe a steady income and cemented [...]
Through the medium of Drama, Sartre attempted to essentially portray man as he actually is thereby using drama as a medium to enable the people to become conscious of the basic nature and tendency of [...]
While I desired Nora to become a type of Everyman in the exploration of the development of the individual as a real and valid human being, this type of exploration was only possible within this [...]
However, he was dedicated to his craft and to the integrity of his stories; an integral aspect of this dedication was presenting experiences as realistically as possible.
The sudden death of her mother in 1895 and the death of her half-sister Stella several years later led to Virginia's first nervous breakdown.
With the help of her poetic imagination, Dickinson shares her experiences with the world. For instance, the influence of her Calvinist faith can be observed in her four-line stanzas and meter.
Thus, the expressivity, emotional charge, and eloquence of Hejda's poems made him one of the best poets of the 20th century.
In "Inscription for the Entrance to a Wood," the author relies on such words as guilt, misery, crime, and sorrow to explain the negative side of the surrounding man-made world.
In his most famous play, A Doll's House and Hedda Gabler, Ibsen concentrated on the roles of women in the family and society.
The book's attempt to explain the difference between the two and the encouragement to alter one's bad habits were some of the reasons why the book was highly esteemed.
The truth can also be expressed through the writings of one's thoughts and knowledge from the inside heart. For instance, for businesses to transact, the Microscopic Truthfulness ensures that this is possible.
The article "Rigid Rules, Inflexible Plans, and the Stifling of Language: A Cognitivist Analysis of Writer's Block" explores the causes and treatment of writer's block.
Thus, Enchi's representation draws on her experiences and suffering in a patriarchal Japanese society that emphasized paternalistic values to the disadvantage of women.
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One of the most common themes in Coelho's books is finding one's purpose in life and seeking after the attainment of ones dreams.'The Alchemist', 'The Witch of Portobello', 'The Zahir' and 'Brida' have this theme [...]
The narrative of the verse is of the lovely Leda who was violated by Zeus in the form of a swan, and who then bore Helen and Clytemnestra.
The importance of inspiration in writing is discussed in the story Writers in Hollywood by Raymond Chandler. The author questions Hollywood's screenplays as an art of writing because he rejects the presence of the writer's [...]
The works of John Donne and works of other writers reflecting on Donne's works The writer was an English metaphysical poet; he wrote poems to address different issues in society like love, politics, and epigrams.
The latter values the beauty that goes with writing since it brings out a lot of enthusiasm in the career and daily life of a writer.
Bob Dylan's autobiographical book Chronicles throws light on the development of folk music in the United States, American identity, and certainly, the personality of the author.
Dante uses the perception of God on sin to depict his personal perception of punishment and the structures he envisions hell to have.
The randomness is probably related to the character of the suburb which is the accidental gathering of diverse representatives of cultures and nations.
This essay is very emblematic of Smith's work, which is perhaps the reason that she chose to open her book with it.
The purpose of the paper is to introduce the material about Toni Cade Bambara's contribution to the world of literature and analyze some of her most popular works.
Ilmonen also observes that in her poems, Lorde often referred to the West African cultural and spiritual heritage as "the consoling arms of a mother".
The decision to publish the novel under an alias was informed by the author's attempt to protect several of the real-life characters that were depicted in the book.
The topic which was discussed in the conference was about the Faulkner and Material Culture, which demonstrated that the existence of the two worlds intermingles in a continuous manner, and must intersect, in order to [...]
Then in 2000 she was also awarded the Best Debut of the year in New Yolk for the same book. The story "Hell and Heaven" was one of the stories contained in the "Unaccustomed Earth" [...]
Similarly to the characters of the novels, Stevenson encountered tragedies and luck, failures and success, conflicts, and love throughout his life span.
Pope was living with his parent in their house, but his works on some of the writings by Homer provided him with enough finances to find his own dwelling, which happened to be a villa [...]
To begin with, he was one of the eleven children in the family of a church rector. He frequently had royal family members as visitors in his house on the Isle of Wight.
The recognition of his works is based mainly on the uniqueness of the themes and characters the author created, as well as his excellent command of the language and exceptional imagery and style.
Cisneros was the only daughter in a family of seven children, and they often traveled from Mexico to the United States, as her father was involved in upholstery, which demanded constant movement between the two [...]
Poe's three works "The fall of the house of Usher", "the Raven" and "The Masque of the Red Death" describe his dedication to literature and his negative attitudes towards aristocracy.
Born and raised in the Spokane Indian Reservation region of Washington, Alexie Sherman has grown to be one of the renowned poets of his time in the United States.
The challenges that young Jamaica experienced during her childhood and during her time in the United States comprise one of the inspirations that led to her passion for writing.
Her ability to see the world in a two-way process both inwardly and outwardly was the theme that dominated her style of poetry.
As the authors explain, it was during her life in this farm that she heard amazing stories about her roots and the time line of her peoples.
Orwell believes that insincerity is an obstacle to the use of clear language. In the short essay, Orwell believes that this poor use of euphemisms is curable if society makes it unfashionable to use pretentious [...]
Despite the classical themes in both the Alexandre and La Thebaide, Jean Racine had already entered the realm of controversial issues and was compelled to evoke ideas in the minds of his audience.
The events of World War I and Hemmingway's personal experiences seemed to have an impact on his writings as he sought to establish himself alongside great writers in the Lost Generation, thus portraying his sensitivity.
By the time Nixon was immigrating to America, he had already decided to abandon all the childhood thoughts and experiences that he was extremely used to while in South Africa.
All his life Miller was a true proponent of communist and socialist ideals, which revealed his idealistic attitude to life and the place of an individual in a society, the relationship of the society and [...]
The renowned author, Clive Staples Lewis, was sired in Ireland in the city of Belfast in the year 1898 on the 29th day of November.
Sima Qian occurs to be a bridge that allows the readers enter particular historical contexts and perceive it through the eyes of the author.
He completes the portrait of Dorian as he is, and he introduces Gray to Lord Henry, who is a friend of his that he thinks is not morally upright.
To emphasize the stop and to draw the readers' attention to it, Conroy uses the present tense, and the readers become involved in the situation because of observing it through the eyes of a boy [...]
Hemingway explained that it look a lot of energy and will power to put aside the stories that he was working on when he was away from his typewriter.
He is considered one of the most influential agitators for change in the social order in the history of activism in America. The poem highlights the plight of the Negro in the USA.
At a given point in her career, she dropped out to use the remaining part of her studies to set up her businesses.
People developed interest of learning the language because of the need to understand the message that was in the plays. Adamson says that one of the most important contributions of Shakespeare in the development of [...]
The poet describes how the musician sways to the rhythm of the blues and the emotional uplifting he gets out of the experience.
The two poems are written in the same style as both Robinson and Bishop are American poets who have consequently embraced the American style of free verse poetry.
Most scholars are skeptical about the magnanimity of Sarmiento's contribution to literature but it is often agreed that his works are an accurate reflection of the social and political situations in the 1800s' Argentina.
One such use of the word is found in the line "...my condition, the savage rushed from his covert in order to complete his work" is used in the sense that depicts the enemy who [...]
Juana's quest for books made her want to join the university, she would plead with her mother to dress her up as a boy for her to get the opportunity to attend the University of [...]
Kate lost all her siblings and by the time she was 24 she was a single child. Kate was sentimentally exhausted and she needed to turn to composing as a way of squeezing out her [...]
He argued that the Egyptian attire, just like that of many other orients in the Middle East, was full of respect as opposed to that of people from the Western culture.
In my opinion, when one is going through the dark times in life, they feel determined to let out what he or she holds back in the heart. He wrote about the desperation that the [...]
He worked in the ministry of culture where he served as a director before terminating his service in the government when he headed the State Cinema Organization.
Analyzing his life, the specifics of major works and the factors that enhanced Cummings' writing process, the given essay is going to research what stood behind Cummings' creativity, whether this was the influence of other [...]
Geoffrey Chaucer, the father of English poetry, was the first who started writing in English, not in Latin, as writers and poets used to.
It is evident that, over the years, print has liberated, educated, and exposed information to the masses leading to empowerment. It is evident that, over the years, print has liberated, educated, and exposed information to [...]
Since the days the writing was discovered, the man's way of thinking has changed due to scholars like Plato and Socrates; the new world was beginning to take shape, namely, the world of literacy and [...]
Her personal experience as a writer and success in different script writings and poetic works enhanced her political capability and ability, hence she could occupy effectively different political positions.
Furthermore, his topping in class coupled with the publishing of his poem in the school Bulletin contributed to his interests in the area of poetry.
Her contributions to change are revealed in the poems as she glorifies the women. She is a mentor to the young women.
She exudes this trait the very instant she decides to leave the comforts of her family wealth and generally life in Denmark to embark on a journey of uncertainties in East Africa.
He then "started in the dubious business of money lending": reminiscent of the Merchant; Jewish moneylender and Shylock in The Merchant of Venice.
Although the book talks about the beautiful life and the landscape of the countryside which the author describes she and other settlers in the colony supported the colonial administration.
At her twenties she moved to Minnesota and it is during this time that she missed the warmth that she had experienced in Florida.
Unfortunately, the book failed to sell as he had anticipated and therefore in the end, he remained with many copies, which were a great loss to him both in terms of money used in printing [...]
The second half of the article delves on Thoreau's day-to-day activities in the house in the woods, his experiences during trips to the town and the people he encounters.
Prior to writing the popular plays, Wilde had authored numerous essays and he concealed his real identity in most of them.
When he was sixteen, he qualified as an architect from the mentorship of his father and went to London in 1862 where he worked on Church architecture.