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A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway

In five ways the protagonist Frederic Henry's transformation from boy to man through his wartime experience and romance with Cathe...

Witness and Survival in Auschwitz by Primo Levi

In six pages this essay examines what literary tools the author employed in writing Survival in Auschwitz....

Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun and Symbolism

In five pages this paper examines how within her award winning play Lorraine Hansberry makes the most of the symbolism literary de...

What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day by Pearl Cleage

they frown and give me one last chance to redeem myself. If I dont know who, do I at least know how many? By that time I cant deci...

Tragic Personality of Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen

of this play, we find Ibsens comments for what he called his "modern-day tragedy," He says, "There are two kinds of moral law, tw...

'The Fall of the House of Usher' by Edgar Allan Poe, Dualism and Literary Parallels

In five pages this paper examines how sense, characters, and event are connected by Edgar Allan Poe through dualism and literary p...

Comparative Analysis of Voltaire's Candide, Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

In five pages this paper examines how society changed from individual acceptance to individual oppression in a comparative analysi...

'Essay on Literature' or 'Wen Fu' by Lu Chi

In six pages this report examines this ancient Chinese literary essay....

'The Company of Wolves' by Angela Carter, 'The Swimmer' by John Cheever, and Short Story Journeys

In six pages the deceptiveness of appearances is examined in a consideration of the journeys each of these short story protagonist...

Conforming By Way of Nonconformity in 'Bartleby, the Scrivener' by Herman Melville

In five pages the ways in which Melville's short story protagonist can only conform to social demands through nonconformity and no...

Outside Looking In

he realizes are poor quality. The boys awakening to reality is a shock. He suddenly understands that he has built up an entire f...

The Fifth Child, Angela's Ashes, Death of a Salesman and the Theme of Family Disintegration

play, wants this to the exclusion of reality. At the beginning of the play it becomes apparent that Willy is in trouble. Suffering...

Krakauer's Into the Wild and London's To Build a Fire

to civilisation? Probably not. We can, therefore, only speculate as to whether or not McChandless might have seen his death as mer...

Gregor Samsa Must Transform Into a Beetle in Franz Kafka's Metamorphosis

the past into the present in support of a future. Sigmund Freud believed that only by freeing repressed happiness, can an individu...

Chinese Literary Works

the mountain (Fox Volant of the Snowy Mountain). As the characters wait for Fox Volant, they start to recall incidents from the p...

Derek Walcott's Poetry

In six pages this paper examines 2 poems by Derek Walcott, 'Nearing Forty' and 'The Virgins' in a contrast and comparison the the ...

Literary Considerations of Greed

typical, but maybe too stereotypical. He is someone who today would appear on The Jerry Springer Show. His life has always been dy...

Gloria Naylor's Mama Day

In five pages this paper assesses the literary greatness of Mama Day by Gloria Naylor in comparison with William Shakespeare's The...

Duong Thu Huong's Novel Without a Name and Howard R. Simpson's Someone Else's War

In five pages this paper examines the depiction of the Vietnam War in a comparison and contrast of these literary works. Four oth...

Romance and Epic Characteristics

individual stories into the tapestry that became his famous epics. He did not create the stories; they had come from hundreds of y...

Face of an Angel by Chavez

In five pages this novel's protagonist is the central focus with comparisons to the depiction of Latin American culture to America...

Trio of Essays on To Have and Have Not by Ernest Hemingway

In nine pages 3 essays are presented regarding Ernest Hemingway's To Have and Have Not that offer personal opinions, literary anal...

Leaving Home According to Ernest Hemingway and James Joyce

In five pages this essay considers the theme of leaving home as experienced by the protagonists in Ernest Hemingway's 'A Soldier's...

Otherworld and Heroes in 'The Odyssey' and 'Epic of Gilgamesh'

in order to acquire knowledge, and to demonstrate bravery or quick-wittedness while they are dealing with unfamiliar situations or...

The Mask by Fumiko Enchi, Turn of the Screw by Henry James, and Gender

Enchis The Mask. The governesss crisis, as I read it, arises in her struggle to define herself (as we all must) in terms of the ga...

Heroism in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey

This paper consists of seven pages and examines the heroism of the novel in a consideration of protagonist Randle McMurphy with a ...

Gothic Romance Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen

In five pages this paper discusses how in her novel debut, Jane Austen parodied the Gothic literary genre with a comparison with o...

A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen and the Theme of Illusion

same as if it were a dolls house, it is built on illusion and fantasy. Within the dolls house Nora become the doll, possibly livin...

Classical Literature and The Role of World Leaders

This paper discusses three classic literary works, Gilgamesh, Hayy Ibn Yaqzan, and Oedipus Rex. The author draws comparisons from...

An Analysis of Heroism and the Journey in Star Wars

An eight page research paper considering the literary concept of the hero's journey in this classic science fiction film by direct...