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...

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...

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...

Characterization in Tennyson's 'Ulysses' free essay sample

An analysis of Alfred Lord Tennyson’s ‘Ulysses.’ This paper takes a different look at Homer’s creations redone by Tennyson in the Victorian Age. The author of this paper takes a look at the characterization of Ulysses which Tennyson envisages as a more contemporary, earthly man, whose own restlessness matches...

Women in Distress in Literature free essay sample

An analysis of two women in distress in Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar and Elizabeth Smart’s “By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept.” This paper analyzes Esther Greenwood’s By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept and Sylvia Plath’s “The Bell Jar.” In particular, the paper...

The Hero Figure in the Writings of Ernest Hemingway free essay sample

This paper examines the heroes of Ernest Hemingway’s stories. This paper addresses the question of the gender of the heroes in Ernest Hemingway’s writings. It points out that women in his stories are most often portrayed as inferior characters. However, an analysis of one of his short stories, “Hills...

Heart of Darkness – by Joseph Conrad free essay sample

A look at two different viewpoints of Conrad’s novel, The Heart of Darkness. In Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad, there is an impression that Conrad is trying to convey. To some this may not appear to be as evident because his meaning is deeper than what is on...

The Discovery of What It Means to Be An American free essay sample

An analysis of author James Baldwin’s essay, The Discovery of What It Means to Be An American. The paper analyzes the meaning of freedom in African-American author, James Baldwin’s essay “The Discovery of What it Means to be an American”. The paper shows that what Baldwin does in this...

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...