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Essays 271 - 300

Women and Stereotypes

In seven pages this paper examines how women are depicted as stereotypes in The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood and As I Lay Dy...

Reverent Hightower in Light in August by William Faulkner

also clear that he has suffered at the hands of the townspeople. Mostly, Hightower wants to be left alone and suffer in his emotio...

Concept of Time in The Sound and the Fury and 'A Rose for Emily' by William Faulkner

appeared to have a definite problem in separating fact from fantasy -- and a patent refusal to accept national transformations (su...

Faulkner's Comedy

of comedic elements. As Addie Bundren lays dying her son Cash is busy building her coffin. This is, in many ways, a very powerf...

Plot and Character Analysis of 'A Rose for Emily' by William Faulkner

no one save an old manservant -- a combined gardener and cook -- had seen in at least ten years" (Faulkner). To the outside wor...

Fathers and Sons - The Relationship Explored in Three Literary Works

times (Faulkner). Fed up with Snopess carelessness and laziness-Harris provides wire for Snopes to repair his hog pen, but the man...

Oates/How I Contemplated the World... & Postmodernism

unnamed narrator in this short story. First of all, Oates employs a postmodernist structure in order to convey this girls story,...

3 Adjectives Applied to the Protagonist of 'A Rose for Emily' by William Faulkner

of the narrators gender importance. It is suggested -- by a woman, no less -- that something be said to Emily in an effort to rid...

A 'Barn Burning' Marxist Analysis

limited means to make a living. The fires he sets may be construed as the rage that burns inside of him. This arsonist is continua...

Eight Works of Literary Fiction and the Influence of Social Position

- with particular emphasis placed upon people of the dominant white race. Slavery has constructed the interior life of African-Am...

Use of the Vernacular in

of the bible belt that anyone who is connected to the clergy are inherently good people when in fact clergy are human beings, subj...

Exercise in Making an Ethical Decision

the cracks of indigent health care. The hospital quite naturally is concerned about the cost of continuing to provide care for Mr...

Literature and Issues of Gender and Race

how Over three thousand die in the Macondo massacre, and the only surviving witnesses are Jose Arcadio Segundo and a small child. ...

Feminism/A Personal Manifesto

entitled to "stay single, marry or cohabit...with same-sex, opposite-sex or varying partners" while setting their career sights on...

Faulkner and Glaspell: Two Short Stories

men, and it was known that he drank with the younger men in the Elks Club--that he was not a marrying man" (Faulkner). This can be...

Faulkner: “The Reivers”

whats wrong, one character yells, "HES SLOW!" But Ned knows a secret: the horse will run through almost anything for a sardine! He...

Southern Literature and Themes of Communication Lacks and Self Absorption

and even tells her grandfather that "I never dreamed [your beard] was a birds nest" (Welty, 47). Stella-Rondo had accused Sister o...

A Rose for Emily/Use of Narration

of the story escalates the tension that is associated with this part of the narrative. There is considerable irony in the attitu...

Overcoming Difficulty

resentment aside and applied myself to my studies, and came in first in my class. Furthermore, as I maintained excellent grades th...

A Rose for Emily by Faulkner

the Old South and the New South which further complicates the matter. In the Old South, the South ruled and supported by slavery...

Literary Analysis of Faulkner's 'A Rose for Emily,' Poe's 'Ligeia,' and Hawthorne's 'Young Goodman Brown'

ironically named Faith) participating in what appears to be satanic rituals, Brown is so psychologically damaged by all he sees he...

Huck Finn and Sound and Fury, A Comparison

The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner. While vastly different in tone, each author addresses the fact that slavery and the le...

Six Short Stories, Summary and Analyses

This paper presents discussion of "Everyday Use" by Alice Walker, "Two Kinds" by Amy Tan, "A Rose for Emily" by William Faulkner, ...

"A Rose for Emily" by William Faulkner

This essay looks at "A Rose for Emily" by William Faulkner and presents the argument that this story presents a critique of Southe...

James Baldwin's Notes of a Native Son

the black man as one who thinks deeply, spiritually, and intelligently. In a time when the narrator is oppressed and ridiculed ...

Psyche of Franz Kafka and His Relationship with His Father

In twelve pages this essay discusses Kafka's 'The Judgment,' 'Metamorphosis,' and 'The Hunger Artist' in terms of how the author's...

Comparative Analysis of Min Zhan Lu's From 'Silence to Words' and Amy Tan's 'Mother Tongue'

written. As the two essays continue they build in their complexity where language is concerned. Tan states, "a speech filled with...

Article Critique on Malaysian Nonverbal Communication

(Salleh 7). While this request is generally written or spoken, it suggests how a great deal of hidden meaning is intertwined in M...

Comparison of Sor Juana Inez de la Cruz's The Divine Narcissus and Luis de Gongora's Polyphemus and Galatea

and transform his blood into a river, which flows down the sides of the volcano, Mt. Aetna, into the sea at Catana. De la Cruzs T...

Sisters and Solidarity by Julie White

where women most commonly worked were often the hardest to organize."2 Those jobs included such things as domestic service and sal...