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Os Lusiadas by Luis Vaz de Camoes

In four pages this Portuguese literary classic is examined within the contexts of history and the life of the author's life. Thre...

Paul Laurence Dunbar and Phillis Wheatley comparing the Work of the Two Authors

Although Paul Laurence Dunbar was born nearly a century after Wheatley's death, the two authors share common traits other than the...

Art and Life of Ernest Hemingway

in Europe. He was seriously wounded in Italy, and incurred nearly a dozen operations to restore complete function to his knee, whi...

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie Dillard

In five pages the author's naturalist perspective is applied to life's questions including the place of humanity, God, and what th...

Kingdom and Sowell's Views on America

into two very obviously distinct groups. These groups of citizens may not have the same political party affiliation or the same ec...

The Wealthy and American Criticism

"aggregate" was benefiting in this period, however, others were flailing desperately in the ever-deepening economic waters just tr...

O. Henry & Hemingway, Plus A Little on Faulkner

waiter, like the old man who is their customer, has no connections in the world. While Della and James have love and a deep inti...

Richard Skolnik's I Am the American

relatives. It was the 1930s and change was in the air socially, politically, and internationally. Where they lived in Brooklyn Sko...

John Moretta/William Penn & Quaker Legacy

historiography of Penn scholarship to-date. However, it would have been enlightening and perhaps made his text more appealing to h...

William Congreve's Contributions

works called The Mourning Bride which was created in 1697 contains the following well known line: "Heavn has no Rage, like Love to...

Swift and Thoreau, Writing Style

a famous series of protest letters under the name of "M.B. Drapier." While his identity as the letter-writer was known throughout ...

Jesus and Socrates

For example, Bostick (1935) makes copious use of footnotes, drawing on the works of Plato and Xenophon, who were two of Socrates d...

Life of Tennessee Williams Reflected in The Glass Menagerie

In seven pages this paper discusses how Tennessee Williams' own life and family pain was reflected in the drama The Glass Menageri...

American Theatrical Realism in the Plays of Eugene O'Neill and Tennessee Williams

In nine pages American dramatic realism is discussed in an analysis of Eugene O'Neill's play Desire Under Elms and Tennessee Willi...

The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner and Time

In nine pages this essay discusses the consequences of time on the Compsons featured in The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner...

Past in Absalom, Absalom! by William Faulkner

This paper examines the important role the past plays in Absalom, Absalom! a 1936 novel by William Faulkner in six pages. There a...

Sutpen's Character in Absalom, Absalom! by William Faulkner

to acquire land that turns a profit from their constant toil. "...The land is made habitable and profitable for him by the black ...

Symbolism in 'The Bear' by William Faulkner

This paper analyzes how symbols and illusions are used in 'The Bear,' a short story by William Faulkner, in five pages. Two sourc...

Bildungsroman or Coming of Age in The Reivers by William Faulkner

This paper examines how the Bildungsroman or coming of age technique is employed by William Faulkner in the portrayal of his 11 ye...

Past Revived in Works by F. Scott Fitzgerald and William Faulkner

In five pages this paper discusses how the past is revived in 'Babylon Revisited' by F. Scott Fitzgerald and in 'A Rose for Emily'...

Conflict and Characterization in Faulkner, Joyce, and James

In five pages the interaction between character and participation in an event that generates conflict is considered in 'Barn Burni...

Tolerance Perspectives of Mary Shelley and William Godwin

In five pages a protagonist analysis of Frankenstein by Mary Shelley and The Adventures of Caleb Williams by William Godwin serves...

Themes Present in the Writings of Tomas Rivera

Him, which has serves as "one of the most important works of literature dealing with the Chicano experience in the United States" ...

U.S. History, Native Americans, and Immigrants

In eight pages this paper examines American history with an emphasis upon the significant role of immigrants, struggles of the Nat...

Point of View in 'Barn Burning' by William Faulkner

lends variety to a work that otherwise might become monotonous. But in short stories, only one point of view is generally used, a...

Women in 'A Rose for Emily' by William Faulkner

In three pages this essay examines how women are treated in the symbolic portrayal of Emily as being a rose in this short story by...

Decay and Death in 'A Rose for Emily' by William Faulkner

In five pages this paper examines decay and death in a thematic analysis of this famous short story by William Faulkner particular...

Society and the Individual in The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner

and "marrying well". In the twentieth century, however, the Compsons breed a retarded child; two of the siblings have an incestuou...

Recurrent Images and Themes in 'The Bear,' 'Barn Burning,' and 'A Rose for Emily' by William Faulkner

In five pages this paper discusses the repetitive themes in this trio of short stories by William Faulkner. Seven sources are cit...

Analysis of 'A Rose for Emily' by William Faulkner

In five pages this paper examines the conflict between protagonist Emily Grierson and her hometown in an analysis of this short st...