Essays Tagged: "literary works"

Characterization of Shakespere's comedies

The Characteristics of Shakespeare comediesShakespeare wrote many different forms of literary works and one of them is comedy. At the end of his professional life he had written four fa ...

(4 pages) 76 0 4.6 Feb/1997

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

"The Awakening" by Kate Chopin vs. "A Dolls House " by HEnrik Ibsen

correct. Even though both The Awakening by Kate Chopin and A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen are great literary works, some of the ideas embodied in them aren't appropriate. Both works suggest that it is ... if a marriage gets hard, the couple should just give up on each other.Taking the stories for their literary qualities alone, they are both quite good. Both novels are very well written. Chopin and Ib ...

(3 pages) 111 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

18th Literature

The 18th century is a period of great literary works. The styles are different throughout the period, but the unity of the work is still ... present. Much of this period focused on public and general themes, until the Pre-Romantic era when literary works began to focus upon personal expression. 18th century literature can be broken down ... itten by Samuel Pepys and A Journel of the Plague Years by Daniel Defoe are just a few examples of literary works from the Restoration Period. The Diary of Samuel Pepys is also an example of journal ...

(3 pages) 149 0 3.5 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Light and Darkness in the Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The Scarlet Letter"

Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter is one of the most analyzed and most discussed literary works in American literature and for good reason. Hawthorne's ambiguity and his intense use ...

(3 pages) 88 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Samuel Beckett's play "Waiting for Godot " vs. The Stranger by Albert Camus

Albert Camus's novel, The Stranger, and Samuel Beckett's play, Waiting for Godot, are both great literary works but has many differences and similarities that distinguish the two. These characters ...

(3 pages) 56 0 4.2 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Death of a Salesman by Miller : Society's Alienation of Willy Loman

It is often stated that society is very judgmental. It can be seen in movies, literary works, or just an everyday walk of life. Arthur Miller chooses to portray society's prejudi ...

(3 pages) 114 0 3.0 Aug/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This is a very well written paper on the Greek Theme of loyalty.

audiences through the themes displayed within each work. There are five dominate themes among most literary works of the time that include: hospitality, courage, opposition to tyranny, loyalty, and l ... could ever learn, which is loyalty to family always comes first and foremost. I can relate to this literary work because my family was is a similar situation years ago, and that's why I hold this epi ...

(5 pages) 128 1 4.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Beowulf and the Song of Roland, the theme of Father/Son Relationship

The representation of father-son type relationships in early Medieval literary worksis a key theme early authors used to give their works more depth and meaning. Two work ... nd Beowulf helps to further the plot in several ways. Whenever there is a reliance on family in any literary work, it gives any story more meaning and significance. When Beowulf first arrives in Hroth ... ore depth and meaning, and by doing so Beowulf and The Song of Roland are not only considered great literary works of their respective periods because of the stories they tell, but also because of the ...

(6 pages) 131 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Mill and Locke's conception of Freedom

ke's The Second Treatise of Government and John Stuart Mill's On Liberty are influential and potent literary works which while outlining the conceptual framework of each thinkers ideal state present t ...

(8 pages) 240 0 3.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Turgenev Russian Literature "Fathers and Sons" Essay deals with the revolutionary ideas of the period and how they translate into everyday life.

y the most prominent philosophers of that time, absorb their ideas, and later implement them in his literary works. "The streets of revolutionary Paris taught him the unpleasant rudiments of crowd psy ... d with his own work. He believed that he created a hero in Bazarov that was unparallel to any other literary hero, yet the one that can relate to every kind of revolutionary idea. The strange thing wa ...

(8 pages) 114 0 3.9 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

David Guterson and his work

ial of a Japanese man accused of murdering a white man in the post World War II era. Throughout his literary works, Guterson uses elements of nature: land, trees, water and especially snow, as literal ... nity. It provides the community with a way to make a living.Water, the source of life in Guterson's literary works, is also the end of life. In several of his works water is portrayed as the place whe ...

(6 pages) 74 1 3.8 Feb/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Synthesis of litterature. Speaks of Shakespeare, Descartes, Voltaire, Shelly,

best. Actually, twenty-nine themes exist, the newly added one being the theme of cynicism. All the literary works read this first semester have, along with other minor/major themes, had one theme tha ...

(6 pages) 62 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Mark Twain and the Lost Manuscript of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

f the book.I. Twain's biographical informationA. ChildhoodB. EducationC. Professional life1. Jobs2. Literary works3. Financial conditionsD. Personal life1. Life style2. Family lifeII. Original manuscr ... owells, editor of the Atlantic Monthly and a highly respected novelist, became his close friend and literary advisor. Twain purchased a publishing firm in Hartford, Connecticut that went insolvent in ...

(6 pages) 68 0 3.8 Nov/1996

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

Frederick Douglass' writings. Reflected many American views that were influenced

a great speaker. Douglass became involved with many important abolitionist causes,both through his literary works, and also through activities such as the UndergroundRailroad, and also his role in or ... realistic accounts ofslavery by Frederick Douglass.Frederick Douglass is well known for many of his literary achievements. He is bestknown, now, as a writer. As a writer, Frederick Douglass shined. As ...

(7 pages) 313 1 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Comparative Essay. "Heart of Darkness" by Joseph Conrad and William Golding's "Lord of the Flies"

has the potential for evil within themselves, we too have the potential for true goodness. In many literary works the author attempts to exemplify the evil which lies within by showing many character ...

(10 pages) 142 0 4.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This is an essay written in five paragraph thesis form about the ancient text Gilgamesh.

The Gods Had To Punish GilgameshGilgamesh is one of the oldest literary works in the world. The story of Gilgamesh was originally found on twelve stone tablets. In ...

(3 pages) 149 3 2.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The following essay analyzes, synthesizes, and expounds upon two articles appertaining to the variable criteria requisite to enter major Literature's exclusive Canon, and the need for its reform.

The reasons that certain literary works become masterpieces, and are embraced and extolled, others receive encomium for a cer ... re, or of an inherently rebarbarative quality that rankles and nauseates. According to Tompkins, "a literary classic is a product of all those circumstances of which it has traditionally been supposed ... ofessors, publishers, economic structures, etc. It is Herrnstein's contention that it is normal for literary works to be conceived in the uterus of a political entity and then delivered to the people. ...

(8 pages) 226 1 4.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Movie: "The Last of the Mohicans". Covers the aspects of an American Romantic Hero. Nathaniel is proven to be a Romantic Hero in this essay with examples from the movie.

somehow finding a way to escape. All of these imaginative thoughts have been derived from the past literary works by the great writer's of the early American literary period. These early writer's ent ...

(3 pages) 80 0 4.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Comparisson and Contrast of Medea, Phaedra, and Dido. The things these women do to reveal the way Greeks and Romans understood women.

In the Ancient World, women were not portrayed as they are today in modern literary works; women usually played controversial roles where their actions ranged from killing the ... k when they were hurt. Medea, Phaedra, and Dido, admirable or dangerous, are among the most complex literary characters of any period.Medea, of Euripides' play Medea, represents the destructive qualit ...

(3 pages) 97 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Look Before You Leap: Similarities between Victor Frankenstein and Albert Einstein

Look Before You LeapFrankenstein is not a literary island, isolated and alone. It is connected to a great many literary works by some common t ...

(2 pages) 53 1 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature