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Significance of Women in John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath and William Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom

important character, the daughter eventually falls by the wayside. His daughter is of concern until we find out that the man she...

William Faulkner's 'A Rose for Emily' and the Roles of Tradition and Myth

taught, by her father, those attitudes that provide them the social status they were born into, a class common to the traditional ...

William Faulkner's 'A Rose for Emily' and Edgar Allan Poe's 'Fall of the House of Usher'

of the heart, an unredeemed dreariness"( Seelye, 101). The reader is told that Roderick Usher is the last in a long line of an Ar...

Social Patriarchy in William Faulkner's 'A Rose for Emily' and Kate Chopin's 'Story of an Hour'

says she is experiencing anything but sorrow and despair. During the times that this story takes place, a woman was not expected...

Comparative Analysis of 2 Critical Views of William Faulkner's 'A Rose for Emily'

of her father and her eventual release from her house, little is known of the first thirty years of her life in addition to the li...

William Faulkner's Short Story 'Dry September'

beating his wife which illustrates a theme of the helpless, and perhaps primarily the helplessness of women in society controlled ...

Love and Death in William Faulkner's 'Barn Burning' and 'A Rose for Emily'

The ways in which Faulkner portrays the themes of death and love in these two short stories are considered in five pages. There a...

Paul Auster's City of Glass and William Faulkner's Sanctuary

In five pages this paper examines the play on words each other employs in a consideration of the parallels between Daniel Quinn an...

William Faulkner's 'A Rose for Emily' and Gender Controls

In five pages this paper examines how gender conditions controlled the protagonist Emily in Faulkner's short story with reference ...

Brief Synopsis of William Faulkner's Barn Burning

This paper offers an explication of the story in three pages and includes setting, tone, style, characters, summary, narrator, the...

Rauchway/Murdering McKinley

that Roosevelt succeeded in causing the majority of Americans and many historians to forget about McKinley in the wake of Roosevel...

William Faulkner's Narrative Perspectives in As I Lay Dying and The Sound and the Fury

own precipitous fall from grace. The narrative is composed primarily of internal monologues and is subdivided into sections that ...

William Faulkner's 'A Rose for Emily' and Society's Views on Sexuality

with one last chance at a relationship in the form of Homer Barron, a day laborer from the North. When the community realized that...

Nathaniel Hawthorne's 'Young Goodman Brown' and William Faulkner's 'A Rose for Emily'

in humanity until he hears the voice of his wife. When he stumbles out of the woods the next morning, he is a changed man. He ha...

The Female Characters in William Faulkner's 'Light In August'

spirit of her brother and grandfathers abolitionist movement, however, this attempt is only an extension of what two strong men be...

Death and Love from William Faulkner's Perspective

In five pages this essay examines Faulkner's 'Barn Burning' and 'A Rose for Emily' as they represent the themes of death and love....

Philip Roth's The Counterlife, William Faulkner's As I Lay Dying, and Journeys

that Nathan takes towards his death, traveling to various parts of the world in this journey. But, the opening chapter takes place...

Comparative Analysis of William Faulkner's Novels Light in August and The Sound and the Fury

of the Compson family, the offspring of the pioneer Jason Lycurgus Compson" (Classicnotes [1]). Within the family we see a very Fa...

Literary Analysis of William Faulkner's 'A Rose for Emily'

with the ideas of the era have made her a prime target for heartache, as her suitor, not as devoted as Ms. Emily thinks, goes out ...

William Faulkner's 'A Rose for Emily' and Reasoning Fallacy

that her father is dead. Therefore, she reasons that he is merely resting and is still capable of making decisions for her. She wo...

William Faulkner's 'A Rose for Emily,' Charlotte Perkins Gilman's 'The Yellow Wallpaper,' and Gothic Elements

assures friends and relatives that there is really nothing the matter with one but temporary nervous depression -- a slight hyster...

Comparative Analysis of William Faulkner's 'Barn Burning' to Edgar Allan Poe's 'Purloined Letter'

all together. The characters are not three-dimensional in that they are more caricatures of types of people. Whereas Faulkner give...

Minor Characters in Willa Cather's The Professor's House and William Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury

story (Sparknotes). Her husband is Roskus, a man who suffers greatly from rheumatism, a condition that will kill him. T.P. is...

William Faulkner's 'A Rose for Emily' and the Narrator

town went to her funeral: the men through a sort of respectful affection for a fallen monument, the women mostly out of curiosity ...

Theme of Death in William Faulkner’s ‘A Rose for Emily’

she retreated into security of the family homestead, which like the lady of the house, was also dying a slow death. Before the Ci...

Edgar Allan Poe's "Ligeia" and William Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily" Uses of Gothic Symbolism

- into a "setting conducive to unrest and fears" (Fisher 75). The narrator reveals that his grief over his wife Ligeias death pro...

Christianity, the Early Roman Perception

This essay draws upon three writings from the second century to discuss the way in which Roman authorities perceived Christianity ...

The Legacy of Billie Holiday

music, which she may have initially embraced as a kind of personal salvation.3 While male lovers would betray her, seductive jazz...

Eliot & Thackeray

to the Siren and also in descriptions of her performance of Clytemnestra. Nevertheless, Thackeray leaves her in a life where she "...

Compare and Contrast Beloved by Toni Morrison and Silko by Leslie Marmon Ceremony

This 10 page paper compares and contrasts the novel Beloved by African- American author Toni Morrison and Ceremony, by Native Amer...