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A Comparison of The Man Who Would Be King and The Heart of Darkness

weapons of mere humans" (BritMovie). They deem him a god and believe that he is "the incarnation of Alexander the Great, and Danie...

A Place to Stand by Jimmy Santiago Baca

over other sleeping drunks as he tottered to the bars of the cell (Baca 2001). He father tried to take his hand, but his mother "y...

Corruption of the American Dream in The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

In four pages this paper examines how the theme of corruption is represented within the context of Fitzgerald's 1925 novel masterp...

Analysis: “In the Name of the Rose”

but throughout the novel in its structure and in the references Eco brings in. The reader thus becomes aware that the novel is wor...

Gore Vidal: “Creation”

Herodotus (Vidal). Herodotus was an actual historical figure, known as both the "father of history" and the "father of lies." Here...

Cyberpunk Lit: “Neuromancer”

movement, and the technical developments of the 1980s" (Neuromancer, William Gibson). The word "neuromancer" is a compound: "neuro...

Symbolism and Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

In three pages this novel first published in 1937 is analyzed regarding the author's use of symbolism....

Synopsis and Review of Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko

In four pages this novel is summarized and reviewed....

Across Five Aprils by Irene Hunt

This paper consists of five pages and examines this novel about the Civil War in terms of its subject matter and characterizations...

In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

In four pages this paper examines how Truman Capote effectively combined the novel form with the real life murder of the Clutter f...

Tar Baby by Toni Morrison

This 4 page paper describes Toni Morrison's use of imagery and metaphor in her novel Tar Baby....

Dreams in Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood

give clues as to what is going on in the mind and the past of the person having it. She convincingly creates a context for dream s...

Separation between the Self and Other in Toni Morrison's Sula

This 6 page paper discusses the concept of the separation between the Self and Other, as realized by Toni Morrison in her novel Su...

The People from Heaven by John Sanford

In five pages ethnic and racial bigotry as represented in this novel by John Sanford are discussed....

Historical Significance of Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad II

In five pages the twentieth century relevance of Heart of Darkness is considered in this historical perspective of Joseph Conrad's...

Overview of Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

In five pages this novel that was first published in 1847 is discussed....

Sula by Toni Morrison

This 5 page paper analyzes Toni Morrison's novel Sula. Primary source only....

Daisy Miller by Henry James and Society

In five pages this 1878 novel by Henry James is examined in terms of how social conventions are thematically portrayed....

Gustave Flaubert's Realism in The Sentimental Education and Madame Bovary

expand from merely entertaining to entertaining while instructing (Realism). At the time of the movements launch, much of art and ...

The Sorrows of Young Werther by Johann von Goethe and the Character of Lotte

In a paper consisting of five pages the character of Lotte as featured in Goethe's 1774 novel is presented....

Writing Style of Nathaniel Hawthorne in The Scarlet Letter

In nine pages this paper examines the writing style featured in this novel in a consideration of characterization structure and de...

The Stone Carvers by Jane Urquhart

"a perfect bell, with a perfect pitch" calling worshipers to mass (11). On arriving in Canada, Father Gstir simply changes the loc...

Defoe's Roxana and Richardson's Pamela

too closely: Roxana, for example, is written in a way which strongly implies that it is a true story, based on autobiographical el...

Legacy by James A. Michener

In eight pages this paper compares Michener's 1987 novel with his earlier writings....

Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson

the money that Kabuos father had already paid and sold the land to a third party. Nevertheless, Kabuo still wanted to purchase the...

View of E.M. Forster's Room with a View

In five pages this paper discusses a young woman's healthy development as presented in E.M. Forster's Victorian novel Room with a ...

Comparative Analysis of William Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury and Nathaniel Hawthorne's House of the Seven Gables

This paper considers the similar falls of each family in a comparative analysis of these novels by Nathaniel Hawthorne and William...

Chaim Potok's The Chosen

we meet the main characters, Reuven Malter and Danny Saunders, two boys with similar backgrounds who meet at a baseball game. Dan...

Chapter Overview of Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn

of Hucks and Huck and Tom are often compared and contrasted. While Huck is intelligent and introspective, Tom is adventurous and ...

Chinua Achebe's A Man of the People

tactics. There is a great disparity between the haves and the have nots. The health conditions are horrible with no running water ...