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David Hare's Play Amy's View

In 6 pages this paper considers the play in terms of a critical, literary historical, and interdisciplinary literary analysis. Th...

Jean Toomer's Fern and Octavia Butler's Kindred

In five pages these works are considered in terms of their dual protagonists' commonality in the characters of Dana and Rufus in K...

Walker Percy's The Moviegoer and the Horizontal and Vertical Search of Binx Bolling

experiences in pursuing what his aunt had referred to as his "flair for research" (42). He and his partner have enthusiastically ...

The Short Story 'The Abortion' from the Collection You Can't Keep a Good Woman Down by Alice Walker

In nine pages reader empathy and understanding of Imani is considered through access to the protagonist's deeply personal emotions...

Identity in 'Moll Flanders' by Daniel Defoe

In 5 pages this paper examines how the protagonist's personality defines identity in 'Moll Flanders' by Daniel Defoe. One source ...

Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart and Themes of the Individual and Community

In a paper consisting of 5 pages Achebe's classic novel is considered in terms of the individual and community interrelationship a...

'Funnyhouse of a Negro' Play by Adrienne Kennedy

This is a research paper that contains five pages and presents the theme that the play is intended to convey the protagonist's lif...

Henry Fleming's Insignificance in Stephen Crane's Red Badge of Courage

In five pages this paper discusses how the setting emphasizes the protagonist's insignificance in this work by Stephen Crane. Ther...

The Jolly Corner by Henry James

In five pages this paper examines the protagonist's doppelganger searches and the emotions that are experienced as a result. Ther...

Harriet Jacobs' Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

In five pages this text is compared with Olaudah Equiano's novel and analyzed in terms of answering questions pertaining the audie...

Critically Assessing Sammy in John Updike's Short Story 'A and P'

The protagonist's intelligence as perceived by the reader draws conclusions about Sammy's actions in this paper containing five pa...

The View from a Bridge by Arthur Miller

In five pages this paper examines the tragedy of the protagonist's failure to face his own feelings as portrayed in Arthur Miller'...

Short Story 'The Death of Ivan Ilych'

on his knee, leans over him, putting his ear first higher then lower, and performs various gymnastic movements over him with a sig...

Relationships in Mordecai Richler's The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz

The importance of relationships in the development of the protagonist's character is the focus of this analysis of The Apprentices...

Time, Place, and Action Unities and the Neoclassicism of Oedipus Rex by Sophocles and King Lear by William Shakespeare

In eighteen pages this report considers how literary unities are to be represented in literary works with Sophocles following the ...

Disempowerment and Disassociation in John Updike's 'A Short Easter'

A thematic analysis of 'A Short Easter' by John Updike focuses upon the protagonist's lack of empowerment and disassociation in a ...

The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman and J.C. Gardner's Grendel

In five pages Gilman's story and Gardner's novel are compared and contrasted with the focus being upon the protagonist's position ...

Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and Huck's Character Development

still considers himself superior to black people despite the fact that he himself is part of the lowest echelons of society; he me...

A Literary Hero: Henry V

Is Henry V really a literary hero? The paper argues that he is a literary hero and in fact could serve as a role model in today's ...

Opera Significance in Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert

In five pages this paper examines the protagonist's destiny foreshadowing offered by the operatic presence of Lucie de Lammermoor ...

Social Class Status and Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert

In five pages this paper examines the protagonist's obsession with changing her social class throughout the course of Flaubert's n...

Lucius in Apuleius' Golden Ass and St. Augustine

it is interesting to note that the heros first name is the same as both Apuleius himself, as well as the name of the author from w...

Morality, Relationships, and Motivations in Works of Leo Tolstoy and Fyodor Dostoyevsky

In five pages a comparison between these two authors and the depiction of morality, relationships, and motivations are considered ...

Caribbean Literary Themes

In five pages this paper discusses the literary themes in the Caribbean literary examples The Chosen Place, the Timeless People, T...

Comparative Analysis of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman and Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie

In four pages this paper analyzes human dreams in a contrast and comparison of these two award winning American dramas. Two sourc...

An Epistolary Novel The Color Purple by Alice Walker

In a paper that consists of five pages the ways in which the novel's format represents a series of letters that have been written ...

The Summer After the Dark by Doris Lessing and Culture

In twelve pages Western society and cultural roles of women are discussed within the context of Lessing's novel with other critica...

Structure and Struggle in Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison

In four pages this 'nightmare' tale examines the protagonist's struggles and also analyzes the novel's structure. Three sources a...

Ethics, Violation, and Self Esteem in Clarissa by Samuel Richardson

In eight pages the protagonist's motivations in this 18th century classic novel are examined. Three sources are cited in the bibl...

The Book of Daniel by E.L. Doctorow

In ten pages this paper analyzes the novel's presentations of the government, the social culture during the time period, the prota...