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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...

Differences Between the Novel and Film Versions of The Scarlet Letter

to it that such a crime was punishable by death. After all, behavior so unbecoming of a religious devotee deserved no less....

The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

nowhere, even in his hometown of Oak Park, Illinois. So he joined fellow writers like F. Scott Fitzgerald on a seemingly endless ...

An Overview of Dirty White Boys

is somewhat of Pyles slave. His name is Richard and he is a clearly psychopathic killer as well as an artist. He draws pictures th...

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...

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...

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 ...

Mama Day by Gloria Naylor

is clearly separated from the white world or the modern world. In Cocoas remarks she is illustrating that the "whole story...

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 ...

Guilt and Grief in The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

how to save her legs and he and Buckley become almost inseparable. However, in the background, Jack makes it clear that he still c...

HURRICANE KATRINA AND THE FACTORY SHIP

better protected, with individuals warned that flood waters were coming and they should evacuate. Its likely that a wealthier 9th ...

Richard Peck's 1985 Novel Remembering the Good Times

friendship. This is initially an easy friendship with each friend having their own characteristics and having their own share of ...

Racism, Imagination, and Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye

segments correlates with the seasons. The section about "See Jane," is really about Pecola, as opposite a presentation from the w...

Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev's Fathers and Sons

this novel within an American historical time frame it would have been published while some were embroiled in the Civil War, and o...

A Review of The Key

This 5 page essay analyzes the novel by Junichiro Tanizaki. 1 source....

What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day by Pearl Cleage

they frown and give me one last chance to redeem myself. If I dont know who, do I at least know how many? By that time I cant deci...

Chapter Synopsis of The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

In seven pages this paper presents a chapter by chapter synopsis of Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel The Scarlet Letter....

The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck and its Social Commentary

The social commentary by author John Steinbeck in his novel The Grapes of Wrath is examined in five pages....

Review: “The Sun Also Rises”

and Barnes are the same person. What is clear is that Hemingways experiences make Barnes seem very real. So does Hemingways famou...

Gulliver’s Travels by Swift

readers. However, if my own ignorance in sea affairs shall have led me to commit some mistakes, I alone am answerable for them" (S...

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

there. He has grown up in a society that talks about the World State and so he is curious. He is a reader of Shakespeare and a man...

Comparative Thematic Analysis of Raymond Chandler's The Long Goodbye and T.S. Eliot's 'The Waste Land'

and all through the power of words. Eliot doesnt start slowly as his first four lines parody the first four lines of Chaucers fif...

1995 Novel Blindness by Jose Saramago

those few, see no apparent cause for the malady, and it does not leave people in the darkness, but rather in a white light - a wh...

The City of Glass by Paul Auster Critically Analyzed

In five pages Auster's complex mystery novel is critically analyzed. There are no other sources listed....

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...

Overview of Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

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

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....

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....