Essays Tagged: "World Literature"

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

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 was born to a po ... ivalry, he becomes obsessed with the idea of reintroducing the practice of knight-errantry into the world. In Part I Don Quixote equips himself with arms and armor and rides forth on Rosinante, a brok ...

(4 pages) 85 0 4.6 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Graham Greene and his novel "Quiet American"

edies, spy fiction, and thrillers that take place in foreign countries (Introduction). According to World Literature Critics editor, James P. Draper,The Quiet American is set in South Vietnam and anti ...

(3 pages) 195 0 3.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Not So Hidden Agendas, Wilfred Owen and His Early Editors

Wilfred Owen is considered by many to be perhaps the best war poet in English, if not world, literature. Yet, at the time of his death on November 4, 1918, only five of his poems had bee ... en's poems in print before he was forgotten. He also felt that the poems should be presented to the world by a veteran of the First World War. Thus, in Sassoon's mind, Sitwell could not introduce Wilf ... known and popular as a war poet.C. Day Lewis' edition, published in 1963, did for the generation of World War II what Blunden's edition did for the previous generation: it showed the truth about war. ...

(6 pages) 70 1 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert:An Analysis of The Characters

Flaubert won his case and "Madame Bovary" remains to this day one of the masterpieces of French and world literature. It still holds up fairly well today. The psychological descriptions are so well de ... Charles.Emma BovaryOne may say that Emma Bovary is one of the most interesting women characters of world literature. One of the major challenges of Madame Bovary is to figure out what leads to her se ...

(6 pages) 133 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This is a term paper for Western World Lit II (The Tragedy of Greed) Complete with Work Cited page

r in Russian literature. "His completed masterpieces rank among the best not only in Russian but in world literature of the nineteenth century" (Debreczeny, Paul). In the years he was developing as an ... uch a minor figure as the countess's grandson... seems thoroughly contaminated by the values of the world he inhabits" (Lawall and Mack 864). She is not greedy for money, but wishes for her youth and ...

(5 pages) 59 0 4.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

William Blake and Napoleon Bonaparte with respect to their roles in the Romantic Era.

hat formed it, but in my recent studies of Romanticism and the feelings that it brought to show the world, I have been amazed. Never have I felt that my very thoughts and reasons in how I examine the ... ated through one movement as Romanticism. To be more specific, through the study of William Blake's world I feel like I have found not only an author's work to become infatuated with but also a "frien ...

(5 pages) 67 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The process in which Virgil creates a hero.

e well known. It has been said that Dido is the only character created by a Roman poet to pass into world literature." --R.D. Williams, The Aeneid of Virgil, Books 1-6. New York, 1972, p. 332.Valahfri ...

(2 pages) 52 0 1.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

"And of Clay We are Created" by Isabel Allende.

Perla BarrazaWorld Literature 2nd pdAnd of Clay We Are CreatedMagical realism is reality mixed with a touch of no ... or abandoning his sister Katharina and cries for her death. Rolfe has and emotional response to the world. Rolfe wishes to die when he reminisces about his hard life.Some might argue that "And of Clay ... esses feelings that are unexplainable in words, Azucena and Rolfe have an emotional response to the world, and the story is romantic, realistic, and naturalistic. These are the characteristics of magi ...

(2 pages) 50 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Jack London, Darwinism in Jack London, A Zoom On "Law of Life"

e of his most remarkable works named "the call of the wild" (1903), is now accepted as a classic of world literature ,one of the most widely translated and published books by an american writer.The st ... is.As London often did with other writers he read, he took their theories and incorporated into the world of his novels and short stories. Such as he has reflected Darwin's theory in his writing named ...

(4 pages) 64 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Edgar Poe's Auguste Dupin

was Auguste Dupin a pioneer?My answer is positive. To my mind, Dupin is a significant figure in the world literature, because he is the first hero as thinker; his analytical thinking shows that there ... Before the word "detective" had even been created, Poe has written the very first detective story. World famous characters in both literature and television today such as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's She ...

(3 pages) 64 2 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

My Understanding of the Holocaust

By:Lee A. ZitoBefore I had taken Holocaust in World Literature, I felt I generally knew about the Holocaust. I knew all the basics, Nazis hated J ...

(4 pages) 178 4 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The metamorphosis by franz kafka

Nora IsmailWorld literature 2b5/19/04Period 3 The Metamorphosis Word count: 1,198In the novel, T ...

(5 pages) 127 1 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Stranger" World Literature Reading

The Stranger World Literature Reading1. Camus, Albert. The Stranger. Trans. Matthew Ward. New York: Rando ... d on January 4, 1940, in an automobile accident. His itinerant agricultural laboring father died in World War II in the Battle of Marne. His illiterate charwoman mother soon suffered from a stroke aft ... German resistance movement. Later, he edited the Combat, an important underground newspaper. During World War II while in Paris, he developed and coined his philosophy of "the absurd" life having no t ...

(5 pages) 41 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Geoffrey Chaucer

ish poets ever lived. His masterpiece, The Canterbury Tales, was one of the most important works of world literature. His works provide a great contribution to English literature in using English at a ...

(5 pages) 62 1 4.6 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies


In 1913 Guillaume Appolinaire's "Alcools" was published. It marked a watershed in French, indeed world, literature, and is heralded by the Encyclopaedia Britannica as Appolinaire's "poetic masterpi ... ant complex. The poem is almost at odds with itself, and thus, highlights the dichotomy between the world of poetry and the world of the "Hôtel". Furthermore, the poem sits very tidily on the pa ...

(4 pages) 782 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry


Philip Morrison Mrs. Federinko World Literature I 26 November 2001 The search for immortality seems to be an obsession for many men ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Paridise Lost

June 3, 1998 world Literature The Root of All Evil The early modern period contains many characteristics that inv ...

(3 pages) 552 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


James Van Aken                   Advanced World Literature                   October 16, 2001 College Essay 3 ...

(1 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Society 2

influence but he wrote according to his current surroundings. Clemens was an observer, viewing the world through his eyes alone but with an unique endowed and profound sense of understanding. Clemens ... sonal senses of right and wrong, time and place which he gained from his uncanny ability to see the world around him. Whatever the event, natural, supernatural or man made, often became a topic for se ...

(4 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Robert stevenson

ever with symptoms of tuberculosis. As a result, regular schooling became difficult, (Cyclopedia of World Authors, 1927). According to Magills Survey of World Literature Stevenson didn't learn to read ... greatest novels, Treasure Island, after playing an imaginary game with his stepson, (Cyclopedia of World Authors, 1928). Stevenson's experiences and his imagination inspired his writings, but other w ...

(6 pages) 1075 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American