Essays Tagged: "masterpiece"

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

, was a Spanish novelist, dramatist, and poet. Cervantes was the author of the novel Don Quixote, a masterpiece of world literature that was a great influence to other renaissance writers. Cervantes w ...

(4 pages) 85 0 4.6 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Agony of a Sensitive Man

meo, the jealously of Othello, the treachery of Brutus, and the torment of Hamlet. In Shakespeare's masterpiece Hamlet, Hamlet is overcome by a physiological downfall. Hamlet was a sensitive man who w ... ire. London: Oxford University Press, 1930.Mack, Maynard, et al, eds. The Norton Anthology of World Masterpieces. Sixth ed. Vol 2. New York: Norton, 1992.Skura, Meredith Anne. 'Hamlet and Psych ...

(4 pages) 74 0 4.7 Nov/1996

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

Shakespeare on the Scene

teenage life absorb the reader orwatcher. It is understood that Hollywood would try to imitate this masterpiece on screen,and it has done so in two films: Franco Zeffirelli's 1968 'Romeo and Juliet' a ...

(4 pages) 59 0 3.4 Dec/1996

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

Hamlet Theories

Hamlet TheoriesThere are several theories about why Hamlet, the main character of Shakespeare's masterpiece, Hamlet, delays in killing his Uncle, King Claudius. As the son of a murdered noble, Ham ...

(3 pages) 127 0 4.3 Feb/1997

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

"Old Man and the Sea" book report

d. I have read other shot stories of his, back in eighth grade, but they pale in comparison to this masterpiece of writing.The story was about and old man (really?) who is a fisherman. He goes out eve ...

(2 pages) 107 1 4.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Their Eyes Were Watching God, by Zora Neale Hurston

hanged in the early 20th century. Zora Neale Hurston creates a character in her own likeness in her masterpiece, Their Eyes Were Watching God. By presenting Janie's search for identity, from her child ...

(3 pages) 161 1 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Manet's Olympia

ver seen. Manet's painting was entitled Olympia. For years many have seen it as a joke and others a masterpiece. Discussion of the painting has included lines that look elementary, dull color, poor su ...

(6 pages) 131 1 4.6 May/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee

ing film.Harper Lee always considered her book to be a simple love story. Today it is regarded as a masterpiece of American Literature.There are so many characters in this book that I can't name all o ...

(5 pages) 87 1 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Twain's Pessimism in Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain

us this warning Twain admits to the existence of a clear motive, morality, and a strong plot in his masterpiece. Nonetheless, Huckleberry Finn, through examples of hypocrisy, greed, violence, and raci ...

(5 pages) 93 0 3.7 Oct/1996

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

The Origin of Emma and Nora, From Henrik Ibsens "A doll's house" and Gustave Flaubert's "Madame Bovary"

rt and Henrik Ibsen are both known as great writers andharsh social critics. In fact when Flauberts masterpiece Madame Bovary wasreleased, he was arrested on the grounds that his novel was morally and ...

(4 pages) 110 0 4.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

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

vil, they speak out against it. One of those works is Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut. It is a masterpiece of modern writing. As the story in the book unravels, there are several recurrent themes ...

(8 pages) 139 2 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Scaffold's Power. Recurring events in "The Scarlet Letter" by Hawthorne

ith the middle, and ending with the last platform scene, we can gain a better understanding of this masterpiece.At the beginning of the book, Hester is brought out with Pearl to stand on the scaffold. ...

(2 pages) 43 0 3.0 Sep/1996

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

Realism In Fitzergerald's "The Great Gatsby"

F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby has been labelled a masterpiece, and perhaps even one of the greatest novels of all time. In order to be revered as a cl ...

(3 pages) 162 1 4.1 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

This is a film critique on the movie, "A Trip to the Moon", which was made in 1902.

(Melies, 1902 France). Although it was the screen's first science fiction story and is considered a masterpiece, I certainly was not impressed. A Trip to the Moon fails to capture my heart because of ...

(2 pages) 61 0 2.8 May/2002

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

Essay on Huck Finn, by Mark Twain. Relationship between Huck and Jim was nothing more than an alliance of two people, who run away from the society for one simple reason - to be free.

PARTNERS."Huck Finn" is a masterpiece of the American literature, written by Samuel Clemens, whom is well know under a pen nam ...

(3 pages) 123 1 3.4 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analyze the role of the go-between in 'La Celestina'.

of the go-between in 'La Celestina'.'La Tragic comedia de Calisto y Melibea' or 'La Celestina' is a masterpiece of Spanish literature. Written in 1499, and translated in English in 1631. The time peri ...

(2 pages) 39 0 3.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

hills like white elephants

on. It leaves an open end, readers can have their own endingand therefore take part in the story. A masterpiece of external narration, there seemsto be no focal point in the characters. One must only ...

(3 pages) 274 2 4.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Bless Me Ultima, Rudolfo Anaya

Behind the FictionRudolfo Anaya incorporates elements from his childhood and his emotions into the masterpiece, Bless Me, Ultima. As you read deeper and deeper into the book, you feel as though you a ... aft, curanderismo, and elements brought in from the author's experiences combine to make a literary masterpiece. The many realistic aspects of this novel balance out the very fictional aspects to make ...

(2 pages) 69 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Kubla Khan by Samuel Taylor Coleridge asks the ultimate question - how great is the power of imagination, and answers it, with simple but poignant words, Beware! Beware!

ehind this poem, and even fewer agree about the especially enigmatic ending Coleridge chose for his masterpiece. Coleridge's self-admitted inspiration for this poem was a drug induced slumber caused b ...

(5 pages) 188 0 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Analyzing the Love between Phuong and Fowler in "The Quiet American" as it gradually increases as time goes on

Vague RelationshipIn the world of literary novels and movies, one can always find a masterpiece that stands out due to its originality and its perplexing narration. For example, on the ... raham Greene makes the ending become doubtful by making it simple- too simple- to the reader like a masterpiece leaving a twist at the end.

(4 pages) 66 0 3.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers