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The Antiwar Stances of Red Badge of Courage and Editha

A five page essay that compares and contrasts the works by Stephen Crane and William Dean Howells. The antiwar stances of these a...

William Shakespeare and the Authors Who Influenced Him

In four pages this paper discusses how the Bible and authors such as Seneca, Virgil, Chaucer, and Marlowe influenced William Shake...

Violence and How It Functions in the Writings of Richard Wright, William Faulkner, and John Steinbeck

who would stretch the definition to include all living beings, but then that would open the interpretation and debate to include a...

Frontier Influence on Presidents George Washington, Andrew Jackson, and Abraham Lincoln

cry may have gone out -the army is coming! And in 1794, Washington order 13000 men to march into the frontier to "deal" with The ...

Society's Influence on Fitzgerald and Williams

and a truly brazen attitude - were in vogue, as was drinking. Although Prohibition was in force to try to prevent people from imbi...

Author's Intentions and Objectives in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Jacobs

as the defining characteristic of an unmarried woman. In other words, according to the cultural definition of femininity a "good" ...

A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway Mirror's the Author's Life

description would be a scene from Ernest Hemingways classic 1929 novel, A Farewell to Arms. The eyes that survey the bloody scene...

Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway as Reflections of the Author's Life

quotes Gertrude Stein as calling Hemingways set "the lost generation" (Roth, 450). Although only a few of his stories and novels a...

A Look at Great Expectations in the Context of the Author's Life

1824-1827 he was a "day pupil at a school in London" (Cody). But the year in the blacking factory "haunted him all of his life" t...

Faulkner's Barn Burning

social factor to which he is excluded, Abners anger is compounded by the fact that the Negro servant does not acknowledge his whit...

Exercise in Dante's 'Inferno'

commit a sin where he would go to held under Dantes model, it seems that he might be found in Limbo. At the same time, the truth i...

Toni Morrison as a Stylist in Sula

bedroom and gently holds him. Then she pours kerosene over the sleeping man and burns him to death. Morrison writes that Plum ope...

How Old Can We Go? (Article Analysis)

the results. The author explains: " Remove those factors and researchers find that U.S. life expectancy continues to climb, but by...

Two Poems Featuring Women by William Carlos Williams

American women's social roles are considered in William Carlos Williams' poems 'Portrait of a Lady' and 'The Young Housewife' in a...

Second Treatise on Government by John Locke

he means a state of equality, in which no one person possesses authority over another, and all people are free to live as they ple...

Yankton Sioux Zitkala Sa and Christianity's Impacts

non-Native culture, Zitkala was forced to leave her home and family at the young age of twelve. She was sent to a Quaker missiona...

America of the Past and Future in the Writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne and Ralph Waldo Emerson

In five pages the American legacies of Emerson and Hawthorne are considered in a contrast of their lives and writings. Four sourc...

Life and Writings of Isaac Bashevis Singer

In nine pages this paper discusses Yiddish American writer Isaac Bashevis Singer's life and writings including 'The Lecture' and '...

Writings of Frederick Douglass

In five pages this paper focuses mostly on Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass in a consideration of the African American ...

Harlem's Poet Laureate Langston Hughes

of poetry, ten collections of short fiction, two novels, two volumes of autobiography, nine books for children and more than two d...

How Ralph Ellison’s Life Affected His Writing

that I was strong enough and violent enough to kill somebody in a fit of anger" (Allen 24). There is an unsettling undercurrent o...

Ernest Hemingway's Life and Writings

war, his writing talents waned but soon a short novel, The Old Man and the Sea, would emerge in 1952 ("Hemingway" PG). He won the ...

Cherokee Influences on Colonial Settlers

This paper addresses Native American Culture and its impact on colonial American society. The author discusses various ways in wh...

Romantic 'Perfection' in Literature

In 3 pages this paper considers how a few Romantic authors managed to offer a glimpse that life and men were flawed in their writi...

A Biograhy of Toni Morrison

This 6 page paper is a biography of Toni Morrison, the renowned African-America author. The writer examines some of the events in ...

Style and Technique in the Writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne

In eight pages this paper discusses the life and writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne in an analysis of his various literary techniques...

The Feminist Philosopher Mary Wollstonecraft

This paper examines the writings and life of Wollstonecraft. The author discusses her philosophical treatise, A Vindication of th...

John Donne's Feminist Poetry

This paper details a feminist reading of three John Donne Poems, The Undertaking, A Valediction, and The Good Morrow. The author ...

The Feminist Literary Works of Mary Wilkins Freeman

are powerfully illustrative of the claim that many female writers of the time used the ghost story as a means of examining, indire...

American West and Frontier Perceptions

of reference, then one will never know, in any given case, what really happened" (Tompkins, Indians, 60; Cochran 69). In this case...