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Short Stories by Jack London and the Weather Protagonist

from Londons story which illustrates how the man is ignorant and in need of the weather to make him strong and enlightened: "But a...

Literary Tools in Jack London's Short Stories

life is at stake as the narrator expresses the fact that a man will actually freeze to death if he cannot get a fire going. The ...

Short Stories of Jack London

In 8 pages the Social Darwinism and naturalism that are featured in the Jack London short stories 'The Whale Tooth,' 'The One Thou...

'To Build a Fire' by Jack London and Literary Style

In five pages the literary style in this short story is analyzed in terms of the story's direct and indirect evidence, deductive o...

'The Iron' Heel' of Jack London

From his wife, by the means of her recently discovered manuscript, we find that "Ernest Everhard was an exceptionally strong man. ...

'The Company of Wolves' by Angela Carter, 'The Swimmer' by John Cheever, and Short Story Journeys

In six pages the deceptiveness of appearances is examined in a consideration of the journeys each of these short story protagonist...

Conforming By Way of Nonconformity in 'Bartleby, the Scrivener' by Herman Melville

In five pages the ways in which Melville's short story protagonist can only conform to social demands through nonconformity and no...

Literature and Free Will

with the famous line: "None of them knew the color of the sky" (PG). The introduction is chilling. Why would no one know the color...

Humans and Nature

essay that illustrates her story about being African American is not every African Americans story and in truth it is quite differ...

Themes in 'To Build a Fire' by Jack London

In five pages this paper discusses the themes of life and death evoked by Jack London in his short story 'To Build a Fire.' Four ...

Short Stories by Jack London and Edgar Allan Poe on Death

In seven pages this paper examines how the theme of death is handled in London's short stories 'The Law of Life' and 'To Build a F...

Analysis of 'Solder's Home' by Ernest Hemingway

Kansas City Star, Hemingway himself "left Kansas City in the spring of 1918 and did not return for 10 years, [becoming] the first ...

Men in 'The Cask of Amontillado' by Edgar Allan Poe

In six pages this short story is analyzed in terms of male bonding and how the relationship between the men changes throughout the...

Switching Partners

yo like. Ill be home tonight." The screen door made a little snick as it swung closed, and she was alone. She pulled the gown back...

Italo Calvino/"The Adventure of a Reader"

rather read about romance and adventure, read the work of Stendhal, Dostoevsky, Balzac, Tolstoy, Flaubert and Proust, rather than ...

Jack London’s Call of the Wild

was apparently controversial at the time, but clearly desired. One critic, in looking back at the time wrote, in 1928, "that a hea...

Jack London/Call of the Wild

In deciding how to interpret Call of the Wild, another comment made by Labor is also insightful, as he writes that "In book after...

The Call of the Wild Still Calls

as he is "jerked from the heart of civilization and flung into the heart of things primordial" when a known and trusted human sell...

The Iron Heel by Jack London

In four pages this paper discusses the 'manuscript' of Avis Everhard the narrator uncovered with 2 labor revolution interpretation...

Comparative Analysis of Myths in Epic of Gilgamesh, Beowulf, 'The Odyssey' and a Work by Jack London

In five pages this paper contrasts and compares the myths featured in these ancient works and also makes a thematic comparison wit...

The Call of the Wild

Animals do not psychoanalyze human beings and so this pure presentation allows the reader to see humans as they are without regard...

Six Short Stories, Summary and Analyses

This paper presents discussion of "Everyday Use" by Alice Walker, "Two Kinds" by Amy Tan, "A Rose for Emily" by William Faulkner, ...

Gregor Samsa's Changes in Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis

concerned that he cant get up and go to work to support his family. Even from the start, he does not want to be a burden on his fa...

London's Early History

for his death (Wells, 1931, 469). In effect, Caesar was consumed with one goal: to satisfy the desires and urges of Caesar. Well...

John Updike/The Rumor

circle. It soon becomes apparent that everyone with whom Sharon and Frank come into contact know the rumor and believe it. This cr...

Nathaniel Hawthorne's 'Young Goodman Brown' and a Reaction to Its Good vs. Evil Theme

we use our life experiences to decide what wee believe otherwise to be. In Young Goodman Brown we are faced with a...

2 Works of Ernest Hemingway Analyzed

may have gone on behind the scenes with the authors own relationships with the opposite gender. THE SYMBOLISM This Hemingway vig...

Fitzgerald's Short Story, The Rich Boy

This paper analyzes Fitzgerald's short story, The Rich Boy in terms of the protagonist's behavior and refusal to grow up. This si...

Short Story 'The Death of Ivan Ilych'

on his knee, leans over him, putting his ear first higher then lower, and performs various gymnastic movements over him with a sig...

Joyce Chopra's Smooth Talk Film and Joyce Carol Oates' 'Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?'

attracts someone she doesnt anticipate -- an considerably older man named Arnold Friend. Vaguely sinister from the beginning, Arno...