Category: Free College Essay Examples

Ray Bradbury Fahrenheit 451 free essay sample

Examines 1950 novel’s prophetic vision of society’s oppression, censorship, technology, violence and commercialization. Ray Bradbury’s critique of modern society in Fahrenheit 451 is the work of a visionary. First published in 1950, Fahrenheit 451 is more relevant today than it was 50 years ago. Today’s society is characterized by...

Kurt Vonnegut's Bluebeard free essay sample

Critical review of this novel satirizing modern society, modern art, urban life and materialism. Kurt Vonnegut, in his novel Bluebeard, examines the world of American painting (and American culture and society at large, if not the entire world and almost everything in it, past and present) and finds it...

Chivalry free essay sample

The author reviews the meaning of “Chivalry” in the novel, “The Crystal Cave,” and the film, ” First Knight.” (more…)...

Things Fall Apart ( Chinua Achebe ) free essay sample

Critical analysis of novel’s form, historical accuracy, narrative method and symbolism of protagonist. The era of European imperialism brought together the cultures of Europe with those of many regions considered backward and in need of guidance, and countries like Britain imposed their political, social, and sometimes moral views on...

Freedom and Responsibility free essay sample

This paper discusses the conflict between social freedom and moral responsibility in various works of literature. This paper discusses the human struggle between freedom and moral responsibility as represented in 5 different works of literature over time. The author looks at the inner turmoil within such characters as Shakespeare’s...

Kristin Lavransdatter ( Sigrid Undset ) free essay sample

Examines roles of women in trilogy by 14th Cent. Norwegian novelist. WOMEN’S ROLES IN UNDSET’S KRISTIN LAVRANSDATTER SERIES In producing the works that make up the Kristin Lavransdatter trilogy, Sigrid Undset created a haunting and evocative world: a deeply convincing and on occasion harrowing look into the minds and...

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner free essay sample

A narrative analysis of the poem by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. This paper discusses the style of the poem, as well as its intended audience and meaning. Examples from the text are given. “Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s The Rime of the Ancient Mariner is a poem that on one level appears...

Victorian Children's Literature free essay sample

This paper discusses various children’s stories from the Victorian period and shows how these stories were used to illustrate Victorian ideals and values that they wished to instill in their children. This research paper examines children’s books from the second half of the nineteenth century. It examines the overt...

Unnatural Production free essay sample

An analysis of two literary works – “Frankenstein” by Mary Shelley and “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” by Robert Louis Stevenson – illustrating the theme of unnatural production. This paper focuses on how the novels “Frankenstein” by Mary Shelley and “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” by Robert Louis Stevenson...

Villains free essay sample

This paper describes satanic characters in literature. This essay looks at evil and its corrupting forces in literature, citing Milton’s Paradise Lost and Shakespeare’s “Othello”. It goes on to discuss the motives of Gandhi and those in the anti-slavery movements, attempting to explain why good will ultimately prevail. From...