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A Rose for Emily

deathly lit environment gives the mention of rose a very sad and lonely tone. While people may, at first, immediately think the ...

Literature and Community

great deal of literature there is a foundation that is laid in relationship to a community. The community is a part of the setting...

AMERICO PAREDES: A SECRET RACISM

the end, most likely killed by her stepfather, a Hispanic, through sheer ignorance and neglect. The fact that no one seems to no C...

Barn Burning by Faulkner

child, which is further emphasized by his stiff nature. All of these symbolic descriptions lay the foundation for understanding th...

As I Lay Dying: Addie Bundren

necessarily as depressing as one could envision in relationship to the process of dying and the construction of a coffin outside h...

Southern Literature and Communication

What is particularly interesting about these observations as they relate to such works as Carson McCullers A Member of the Wedding...

Two Views of Love

he will bring the excitement back into her life. When she gives him a cutting from her prized mums to give to another woman (its a...

Barn Burning and Freud

coming of age and seeking an enlightened path, in the Freudian lens the boy is clearly trying to somehow come to terms with himsel...

Loneliness: Faulkner and Hemingway

is also presented in a manner that makes the reader see what a sad and lonely life she has likely led. This is generally inferred ...

Insanity: A Rose for Emily

flowing calligraphy in faded ink, to the effect that she no longer went out at all" (Faulkner). This is a clear indication that Em...

"Barn Burning," Sarty's Attitudes Towards his Father

This essay pertains to William Faulkner's short story "Barn Burning," and the changing attitudes of its 10-year-old protagonist Sa...

Faulkner/Knight's Gambit

starting point by which to judge his slow drift away from this position towards enforcing justice as he sees it. In "Monk," Faul...

Life and Art in 'The Storm' by Kate Chopin

In five pages this paper discusses the author's life and writings in a comparison with the short story regarding Alcee and Calixta...

Sanctuary by William Faulkner and Justice

In 6 pages this paper discusses human and cosmic justice within the context of this novel by William Faulkner and also considers h...

Cultural Influence of the Book Of Genesis

In five pages this essay examines the influence of the Book of Genesis on such authors as William Faulkner and Thornton Wilder. T...

Life and Death Views of Woolf, Eiseley, and Dillard

to shape a justification for death. Recognizing that life and death are so closely linked that the single bit of a water beetle c...

Life and Writings of Author Thomas Mann

In seven pages this paper discusses how the writings of Thomas Mann were profoundly influenced by the author's life. Six sources ...

Process of Poetry

has to "face the men of the time" and "think about war," in order to "construct a new stage" (Of Modern Poetry...Stevens). What St...

A Life in Art: How Kate Chopin’s Life Influenced Her Feminist Writings

accident in 1855. According to biographer Emily Toth, subsequent photographs of Katherine OFlaherty Chopin reveal an individual t...

Societal Suppression in A Rose for Emily and The Story of an Hour

utterly free. When Emily discovers that her boyfriend is gay, her instant fear of what the community would think of her leads he...

Main Street by Sinclair Lewis

In two pages this paper examines how American small town life is unsympathetically portrayed in Main Street by Sinclair Lewis....

Scott R. Sanders, The Common Life

ties to his community. Examination of Sanders points show that individualism is not the problem. Sanders begins his essay by des...

Literary Realism and Social Problems

a very unexpected place: her fears. She is so terrified that life is simply going to pass her by that the thought nearly paralyze...

American Horror Writing and the Influence of British Authors

fantasy), horror has generated the most serious study. Fright master Stephen King credits this to the acclaimed literary trilogy...

William Cullen Bryant's 'The Prairies' and 'To a Waterfowl'

old and his first book at age 13 (Yarborough). In short, he was a prodigy who might have been destined for greater things, had he ...

Faulkner and Bambara on Communities

expensive toy store. The children are amazed, as this gives them a glimpse of another world and lifestyle that is totally alien ...

American Literature's Romantic Movement

in the goodness of man and the mans natural state is in nature and is burdened by civilization (Campbell). The doctrine of sensibi...

Playwright and Sonneteer William Shakespeare's Life and Writings

Greek and read the Roman dramatists" (Anonymous William Shakespeare 47123316). However, in all honesty, "Very little is known abou...

Interchangeable Life and Works of William Shakespeare

writer that the world has ever known. B) The ageless appeal of William Shakespeare can perhaps be...

Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily" - Southern Society and the Grotesque

pertinent thematic statement about social conditions in the old South; namely, that the reliance upon a superficial standard of mo...