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Technology in The Writings of Mark Twain

This paper examines Twain's perspectives on technology as seen in both his writing and his life. The author uses examples from th...

Tim O'Brien's Writings and the Blurring of Fantasy and Reality

In eleven pages this paper examines how author Tim O'Brien intentionally obscures the fine line between real life and fiction in h...

Leslie Marmon Silko

notes, "Silko reveals that living in Laguna society as a mixed blood from a prominent family caused her a lot of pain. It meant b...

Religious Influences on Emily Dickinson

of God resides in all people, thus resulting in fundamental human goodness (Wohlpart, 2004). However, it is important to note tha...

Life and Writings of Stephen Crane

experience" (Owl Eyes). However, he "is best known for The Red Badge of Courage(1895), a realistic look at the Civil War" though h...

'As I Lay Dying' by William Faulkner

youngest, wants a toy train. The two remaining brothers, Jewel and Darl, want nothing for themselves, but the journey brings to it...

Life and Works of William Faulkner

below. The Faulknerian characters viewpoint is that ...of a passenger looking backward from a speeding car, who sees, flowing aw...

Analysis: “Six Characters” Author

writer create something unless it comes at least partly from within? Trying to provider a brief synopsis of the play is impossibl...

Loren D. Estleman: Writing Style

on a fateful September day. The aftermath of this watershed moment - inclusive of the ever-present criminal lures that only capit...

Leon Bing/Do or Die/Youth Gangs

youre that thirteen or fourteen-year-old kid youre probably sitting quietly, trying to wind your thoughts into as tight a package...

Dickens and His Life

would never come true" for his father was arrested and then sent off to prison for failing to pay a debt (Anonymous Charles Dicken...

Machiavelli's Impact on Future Political Documents

This paper compares the writings of Machiavelli to early American political writings such as The Federalist Papers and The Constit...

Life and Writings of James Baldwin

In six pages this paper celebrates the life and literary works of James Baldwin in a consideration of his writings' enduring impac...

Short Story Writer O. Henry

In five pages this paper examines the life of William Sydney Porter, a famous American writer of short stories who became more com...

Biography of American Tennis Champion Venus Williams

I dont have to wake up like that any more " ("Victorious" PG). And while the talent seems to have been a part of her biology, tenn...

Dorothy Allison's 'Question of Class,' William Faulkner's 'Barn Burning' and Class Distinctions

In five pages these two stories are compared in terms of their presentations of class consciousness where distinctions are clearly...

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...

Comparison of Characters in William Faulkner's 'Barn Burning' and Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman

there is an appearance of such. While Lomans life is all about lies and innuendo, Snopess emotions are simply lacking. He is just ...

A Comparative Analysis of William Faulkner's 'Barn Burning' and Amy Tan's 'Two Kinds'

The way in which protagonists in these respective short stories discover they are different than what their parents want them to b...

Richard Wright's Black Boy and William Faulkner's Light in August and Black Identity

white society or in any way "rock the boat". As Jennifer Poulos observes, they are, in particular, taught to be quiet, and to refr...

William Faulkner's The Hamlet, John Steinbeck's East of Eden, and Samuel Clemens' Huckleberry Finn Compared

In eleven pages the similarities and differences that exist among the male protagonists and their parentages in these works are co...

Ambrose Bierce's 'An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge,' William Faulkner's 'A Rose for Emily' and Oppositions

In 5 pages this paper discusses the North and South oppositional relationship as depicted in these stories by Bierce and Faulkner....

Functioning of Viewpoints in Margaret Laurence's 'The Loons' and William Faulkner's 'A Rose for Emily'

In five pages the viewpoint's functions in these respective stories are contrasted and compared. There are no other sources liste...

Human Psychology in William Faulkner's Sanctuary and Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter

In three pages this paper examines the primary characters in these two stories in terms of society's treatment of them and human p...

How to Teach Writing

This paper discusses methods for teaching writing. It argues that writing is not a gift but a skill that can be learned, and that ...

Critique of James Hall's Biography of William Henry Harrison

In five pages this paper examines the William Henry Harrison biography by James Hall in an overview of how the author approaches H...

The Business World from a Literary Viewpoint

pictured as giving them a chance to live as equals with everyone-no upper classes-everyone doing as he or she pleased. Sinclair...

Comparative Literary Analysis of William Faulkner's Modernism and Toni Morrison's Postmodernism

(without excluding the importance of the past), where everything is not spelled out neatly for the reader. The reader must interp...

Ernest Hemingway and William Faulkner's Presentation of Logical Tragedy

In nine pages this paper examines the necessary logical sequence that evolves in the tragedies of Hemingway's A Farewell to Arms a...

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

her to take. It is interesting to note that the onlookers do not realize that they might have driven Emily to insanity. Wallace ...