NarrativeMy Personal Relationship with LiteratureI can still vividly remember the first time I was completely bowled...

Sexuality as liberator and labor: Marguerite Duras' novella the Lover vs. Dark Spring by Unica ZurnThe potency of...

Walt Whitman and Herman Melville are both iconic, legendary American authors with great reputations and writing...

Walt Whitman: Death and Immortality in Whitman's VerseWalt Whitman has long been celebrated as one of America's most...

SAMPLE EXCERPT: This resonance with Arthurian myth may be yet another reason the early Years is held an inferior poet...

Glass MenagerieIn the case of Amanda and Laura in "The Glass Menagerie" by Tennessee Williams, gender is an important...

SAMPLE EXCERPT: On the whole, the plot of Antigone is far milder than that of Agamemnon, where there is little sense...

SAMPLE EXCERPT: One also finds very apt the definition of the cosmic comic author as "a sort of scientific-literary...

SAMPLE EXCERPT: As the albatross "perch'd for vespers nine" (line 76), a reference to prayers spoken by the crew or...

PROMETHEUS UNBOUND": LOOK at ASIA'S LONG SPEECH WHO REIGNS"The objective of this essay is to examine the work of...

Rose for Emily" by William Faulkner and "The Cask of Amontillado" by EdgarAllen Poe: Can We Trust the Foreshadowing of...

Mitten by Jan BrettJan Brett is the illustrator of well-known folktales, fairy tales, and poems, These include the Owl...

SAMPLE EXCERPT: However, his luck changed in the 1920s, and the beginning of this new era was demonstrated when he...

Civil War as Depicted in Walt Whitman's Leaves of GrassWalt Whitman is every man's poet because he felt a deep...

Le Petit PrinceReading children's literature is not necessarily an easy task. Although often simple as far as language...

FaustThe Romantic period in English literature is usually considered to extend from 1798, when Wordsworth and...

Setting and Plot in Puig's And Levi's NovelsIn both "Kiss of the Spider Woman" by Manuel Puig and "If This Is a Man"...

19th c Prose, Fiction and Non-FictionOne crucial way in which English fiction and English non-fiction prose in the...

Walt Whitman; Passage to IndiaConsidering Technology and the Soul in Walt Whitman's "Passage to India"Though Leaves of...

SAMPLE EXCERPT: Society can constrain us if we do not conform, and it can be deadly to the heart and soul of those it...

Falstaff-Henry IVThe figure of Falstaff in Henry IVFalstaff is memorable, because he is funny. He is the comic relief...

James Joyce's "Araby"James Joyce's short story, "Araby," is the tale of a young boy coming of age through the...

educational opportunities available to every person are infinite. The human mind is able to comprehend such a vast...

William Faulkner: Barn BurningAlthough William Faulkner stood less than 5'6" tall, he is considered a giant among...

Clean, Well-Lighted PlaceOne of Ernest Hemingway's most popular short stories is "A Clean, Well-Lighted Place," where...

SAMPLE EXCERPT: In the beginning of "The House of Usher," Poe talks of "bleak walls ... vacant eye-like windows ...

SAMPLE EXCERPT: The story plays as a comedy of errors, initially. A grandmother, her son and daughter-in-law and...

SAMPLE EXCERPT: After the death of her father, when Emily was free to choose and do what she willed, she came in...

SAMPLE EXCERPT: Culture is preceded by ethics, so one must draw the conclusion that ethics is not culturally biased...

SAMPLE EXCERPT: Methought their souls, whose bodies Richard murther'd,Came to my tent and cried on victory:I promise...