Category: Free College Essay Examples

La Vita Nuova ( Dante ) free essay sample

Examines the poet’s views on love and creative writing as expressed in his poetry and his relationship with Beatrice. In La Vita Nuova, Dante expresses his views on romantic love and literary creation, arguing essentially that the two are inextricably bound together. This does not mean that as love...

Women in Early Century Literature free essay sample

This paper compares four literary works of the late 19th century and their attitude to women. This extensive paper compares “Northanger Abbey” by Jane Austen, “Louisa” by Elizabeth Herley, “The Mysteries of Udolpho” by Ann Radcliffe and “Silly Novels” by Lady Novelists by George Elliot. It analyzes their attitudes...

The Spirits of the Towers free essay sample

A study of the recent Gerald Manley Hopkins poem, The Spirits of the Towers, which reflects on the September 11 tragedy in New York City. This paper analyzes the poem which reflects on the horror and destruction of the terrorist attack on New York’s Twin Towers. The paper describes...

Criminology in The Godfather free essay sample

Takes a look at criminology in the novel, “The Godfather”. This paper is a look at how the leading character in the book “The Godfather” goes from a life against the world of crime to ultimately the Don of the mafia family. “The Godfather tells the story of the...

Escape through Art free essay sample

A look at poetry by T.S. Eliot and how he used his poetry to express himself and escape from the hardships in his personal life. This paper shows how this great American poet exposes his life extensively in his writings. It examines many of his poem and compares each...

Female Bonding with Marriage in Greek Tragedy free essay sample

This paper takes a look at female-female bonds in the Greek tragedy and how those bonds contribute to the demise of marriage. This paper examines wives’ relationships with other women, be they mothers, daughters, or confidantes, as a destructive force in the minds of ancient Greek men. There are...

Hamlet the Hero free essay sample

A discussion on whether Hamlet is a hero. This essay questions whether Hamlet should be considered a hero. The author argues that Hamlet’s actions do not meet the requirements of a hero since he did not find the moral strength to perform the actions required to bring an end...

Dual Narrators in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness free essay sample

A detailed discussion of Conrad’s use of two first person narrators with respect to the major themes of `Heart of Darkness` This paper outlines and discusses how the use of an anonymous frame narrator and the primary narrator Marlowe encourage the reader to see the major concerns of the...