Essays Tagged: "literary work"

The setting and its impact as seen in Charlotte Perkins Gilman's "The Yellow Wall-Paper"

ng of a story, defined as the time and place of occurrence, is an extremely important aspect of any literary work. In many cases, the setting will allow you to understand the character on a higher lev ...

(5 pages) 289 0 4.3 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A review of "Thanatopsis" by William Cullen Bryant

The poem, "Thanatopsis," written by , is a wonderful literary work which explores the often controversial questions of death. Within his well written lin ...

(2 pages) 6043 0 4.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

symbolism in plays and poems

hich you are reading. In order to get the exact meaning of a private symbol you must appreciate the literary work in which you are reading (Prentice Hall Literature 619).More frequently used and most ... use the both soared above the rest. Their ability to use unique symbols makes them nothing short of literary geniuses. They have shown us that the expression of your thought can be obtained in your li ...

(7 pages) 231 2 4.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

Point of View Contrasts in "Miss Brill" and "A Good Man is Hard to Find"

In creating a literary work, writers use a variety of narrative techniques to create an intriguing story. Many tim ...

(4 pages) 187 0 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Classic Tales of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain

ion of "classic," like The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain.Finding out what makes a piece of literary work a "classic" is essential to fully understanding the significance of the books. In The ...

(2 pages) 57 0 4.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

Critical Analysis of Gilgamesh

nature of both narratives can be accomplished.The epic of Gilgamesh is an important Middle Eastern literary work, written in cuneiform on 12 clay tablets about 2000 BC. This heroic poem is named for ... a good chapter on Beowulf and heroic poetry. A good place to start for an orientation to Beowulf in literary historical context.Nicholson, Lewis E., ed. An Anthology of Beowulf Criticism. South Bend, ...

(6 pages) 379 0 4.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Vision Of Emma Blau, by Ursula Hegi

The Vision Of Emma Blau By Ursula HegiThe literary work, "The Vision Of Emma Blau", is quite a bizarre way of telling people's lives. I had re ... have been. Also that we tend to romanticize what we haven't lived through.Even though I found this literary work to be somewhat confusing and drawn out, I did enjoy it. I enjoy it because it was diff ...

(3 pages) 27 0 4.2 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Kurt Vonnegut's "Slaughterhouse-Five" A masterpiece of modern writing

Once in a while, literary work is created that stirs up many minds, seems to never go away. Those books usually speak ... As the story in the book unravels, there are several recurrent themes, stated through a variety of literary techniques.The most striking theme is self-righteousness versus evil. Amazingly enough, Von ... the plane filled with dead bodies. It symbolizes the slaughterhouse the war has become.All of these literary vehicles without the characters and the masterful way Vonnegut uses them to convey his mess ...

(8 pages) 139 2 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Tragedy of Antigone

phocles displays many qualities that make it a great tragedy. A tragedy is defined as a dramatic or literary work in which the principal character engages in a morally significant struggle ending in r ...

(2 pages) 93 0 3.7 Jul/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

3 Themes in King Lear.

Themes are the fundamental and often universal ideas explored in a literary work.Justice - King Lear is a brutal play, filled with human cruelty and awful, seemingly m ...

(2 pages) 75 0 4.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

In Hamlet by Shakespeare, the implications of double meanings and deceptions are conglomerated in such a way that a literary cycle is circumvented.

kespeare, the implications of double meanings and deceptions are conglomerated in such a way that a literary cycle is circumvented. The literary cycle by definition is the conveyance of a theme throug ... umvented. The literary cycle by definition is the conveyance of a theme through consistent usage of literary devices through out a literary work. By doing so, Shakespeare produces an atmosphere of con ...

(3 pages) 48 0 4.2 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Hamlet

The Epic of Gilgamesh. This essay is about a story of the ancient Sumerian people called The Epic of Gilgamesh written circa 2000 B.C.E.

The world's first literary work, The Epic of Gilgamesh, is a story that dates back four millennia to the ancient Sumer ...

(3 pages) 229 1 4.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

"Bless Me, Ultima" by Rudolfo Anaya

etype, or universal idea, is often addressed in fairy tales, novels, mythology, and other pieces of literary work. In his novel Bless Me, Ultima, Rudolfo Anaya pits the forces of good, led by the magi ...

(4 pages) 119 0 4.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

But What Do You Mean? - An essay on Ludwig Wittgenstein's linguistics and logical theories

, he was able to explain the flaws of the human language to the world."The Tractatus" was the first literary work that Wittgenstein had published in 1922, to explain his views on the limitations of th ...

(5 pages) 103 0 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

Bookreport: Things Fall Apart Author: Chinua Achebe Describes the book as a tragedy, shows evidence about why Okonkwo makes this book a tragedy.

" whose life is run by his own anger and fear of himself. The definition of a tragedy is a drama or literary work in which the main character is brought to ruin or suffers extreme sorrow, especially a ...

(4 pages) 96 0 3.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman (lens - in literature an author might reveal more about what is bad in the human soul than what is good)

is good about the human soul. This can often be a necessity in order for the specific message of a literary work to be conveyed in an accurate manner. One literary work, that could further exemplify ...

(3 pages) 154 2 4.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Valor Of Othello.

se. 3. A person noted for special feats in a particular field. 4. The principle male character in a literary work (The American Heritage dictionary, p.392). This concludes that anyone can be a hero as ... go's boat. This shows that he trusts Iago even more that any other character in this play. Even the literary critic H B Wallace agrees with this. He says "Othello's downfall was lead by his unwavering ...

(4 pages) 53 0 2.3 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Tennessee Williams.

Tennessee WilliamsThesis StatementThis paper will discuss Tennessee Williams literary work, "The Glass Menagerie" and his early life.OutlineI. Early lifeA. BirthB. ParentsII. Mi ... nships with family, friends, homosexuality, and alcohol. This paper will discuss Tennessee Williams literary work "The Glass Menagerie" and his early life.Tennessee Williams was born on March 26, 1911 ...

(4 pages) 150 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Crticism of "Invasion of the Body Snatchers", with regard to it's similiarities to "1984",, by George Orwell

ows how important public opinion really can be.Body Snatchers is extremely reminiscent of the great literary work 1984 by George Orwell. Both works have two lovers pitted against an inhuman society. T ...

(2 pages) 68 0 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

F. Scott Fitzgerald uses the archetypical technique many times in "Winter Dreams."

What is an archetype? An archetype is a noun or an adjective, an author includes in a literary work, which represents something else. For example, water represents life and growth, while ...

(3 pages) 50 0 4.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American