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A Comparison of Two Literary Protagonists

This paper compares and contrasts two adolescent protagonists, Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn and J.D. Salinger's character Holden ...

'Aeneid' and 'The Odyssey' Number Three

In four pages this paper examines evaluates the acceptability of the protagonists' actions in these classic literary works by Virg...

Comparing the Characters of Gilgamesh and Charlie Marlow in Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

...preserve me!"(Tablet IX, Column I, 3-12). This forces him to begin to consider his own mortality, and for the first tim...

Journey to Self-Awareness in Emma, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, and My Name is Asher Lev

her better judgment, but she was initially dismissive. Emma prefers living through others instead of living for herself, and her ...

Death in Aeschylus's Agamemnon 'Oresteia' and Flannery O'Connor's 'Wise Blood' 2

In two pages this essay examines how the theme of death is depicted in these two literary works....

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley and Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlowe Compared

In six pages these famous literary works are compared. Two sources are cited in the bibliography....

Order and Chaos in Homer's 'Odyssey' and the Epic of Gilgamesh

In five pages this paper examines the relationship between order and chaos within the context of these two classical literary work...

Emily Grierson in William Faulkner's 'A Rose for Emily' and Phoenix Jackson in Eudora Welty's 'A Worn Path'

did not try to respect her or help her, indicating they merely thought she was odd. No one bothered to try to understand her neces...

Nonconformist, Society, and Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

reactions and evolution are rooted in the desire for individuality, which represents to Huck Finn and to Mark Twain, saying and do...

Beowulf

(VII). In this he is telling Beowulf that he had many apparently noble men claiming they would get rid of the beast but they drank...

A Comparison of Two Southern Literary Works by Agee and Hurston

This paper compares and contrasts the views of the rural south as seen in James Agee's Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, and Zora Neal...

Children's Literature, Transformation and the Quest

In five pages this paper examines the protagonist's quests and how they transform them in a comparative analysis of the children's...

Dying and Death in The Sorrows of Young Werther by Johann von Goethe and The Tragedy of King Lear by William Shakespeare

These works are considered in five pages in terms of the protagonist's perceptions of dying and death in a contrast and comparison...

Sherman Alexie's Indian Killer, Fyodor Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment and Impact of Family

In six pages this essay compares these two literary works in terms of family impact and protagonist alienation. There are no othe...

Spiritual Aspects of Fishing in Hemingway's, The Old Man and the Sea

mythical, whereas Manolins father simply catches fish and sells them for money without thinking too much about it. Manolin, despi...

Birth Defects and Vitamin A Overuse

In five pages this paper discusses how birth defects including those involving the cranial neural crest and retinal issues can be ...

Heroes Beowulf and Hamlet

In five pages Joseph Campbell's definition of a hero is applied to Beowulf and Hamlet in a comparison and contrast of these two ep...

Tayeb Salih's Season of Migration to the North, Toni Morrison's Beloved and Ghosts

Set just after the civil war Sethe is a runaway slave who had once killed her infant daughter so that she would not grow up in the...

'Perspectives on the Individual' and Human Nature

among four children in his family. The father was an intelligent, religious man, a hard-working storekeeper and an important leade...

John Guare's Landscape of the Body

killed, Betty gets involved in a con game run by a transvestite named Raulito and takes the Rosalies place as a porno queen. Bert,...

Greek Literature and Blindness Symbolism

other senses. Might the lack of sight signify a heightened sense of smell or taste? The list goes on and on about special attachme...

Octavio Paz and Gabriel Garcia Marquez A Comparative Analysis

college (although neither received a degree) and developed an early interest in writing. Although Marquez initially intended to b...

Comparison of Protagonists in Joyce Carol Oates' and Anton Chekhov's The Lady with the Pet Dog

experience, clearly illustrating how her lack of inner strength and fortitude is what stands in the way of her finding true happin...

Three Literary Protagonists Improving Their Lives

An analysis consisting of five pages compares the ways in which three protagonists attempt to improve their lives. The works exam...

Protagonist Comparison in A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry and Hamlet by William Shakespeare

fortune / Or to take arms against a sea of troubles, / And by opposing end them. To die- to sleep- / No more; and by a sleep to...

Analyzing Huck Finn

racist and a whole host of other uncomplimentary terms; however, it has been -- and continues to be -- instrumental in describing ...

Protagonists in William Faulkner's 'A Rose for Emily' and Charlotte Perkins Gilman's 'The Yellow Wallpaper'

The ways in which female protagonists are controlled by men are discussed in a comparative analysis of these literary works consis...

Self Definition Quest of Janie Crawford in Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

In a paper consisting of two pages this paper discusses how the action of this novel by Zora Neale Hurston is propelled by the pro...

A Literary Criticism and Analysis of Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

Reed childrens nurse, Bessie. After an argument with her cousin John, Jane was cruelly punished by being locked into what was ref...

Roman Fever by Edith Wharton

In four pages this novel is analyzed through the use of literary elements of protagonist, antagonist, plot, setting, conflict, and...