Structure and the major themes of T.S.Eliot’s poem “The Waste Land”
Book Summary 3 pages (690 words)

“The Waste Land” (1922) is one of the most outstanding poems of the 20th century written by the great master Thomas Stearns Eliot. The poem expresses with great power the devastation, decay, futility and despair of the civilization after World War I. In this essay…

Romeo and Juliet Act 3, Scene 1 Essay
Book Review 7 pages (2009 words)

Act 3 scene 1 is a major and very important, if not the most significant, scene in the play ‘Romeo and Juliet’. It shows an often startling and occasionally subtle change in the behaviour and personality of many characters. This scene sets the rest of…

John Proctor: Sinner Or Saint?
Analytical Essay 3 pages (776 words)

No person can completely steer clear of the trials and tribulations of his or her society. He who does may be vulnerable to serious allegations. If a man is to work well in his surroundings, he must partake in all aspects of his society or…

The Optimist’s Daughter: Synopsis
Book Summary 4 pages (1045 words)

The Optimist’s Daughter is a short novel divided into four sections. Summaries of each section follow. One: Judge Clinton McKelva and his much younger second wife (Fay) have come from Mount Salus, Mississippi, along with his daughter, Laurel McKelva Hand, from Chicago, to the office…

Romeo and Juliet Newspaper
Article 6 pages (1550 words)

In William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, a long feud between the Montague and Capulet families disrupts the city of Verona and causes tragic results for Romeo and Juliet. Romeo and Juliet Act 3 Scene 1 Newspaper Article Two men dead from civil brawl By Lesly…

Animal Farm: Chapter 1-10 Summary
Book Summary 6 pages (1784 words)

Animal Farm Chapter 1 Summary Mr. Jones owns a farm know as “Manor Farm. ” He is a very cruel and sickens man. He treats his animals very terrible and does the things the no farmer has done as bad. One animal at the farm…

Reading Questions 12
Q&A 15 pages (4440 words)

Reading Questions 12-1: Petrarch, Letter to Livy 1. Why did Petrarch admire Livy? Petrarch views Livy as a hard-working, perfect role model, as he claims that Livy wrote “one hundred and forty-two books on Roman affairs. With what fervor, with what unflagging zeal must though…

The poem “July Man” by Margaret Avison
Book Summary 4 pages (944 words)

“July Man” is a poem written by the author Margaret Avison. Margaret Avison was a Canadian poet who won twice Canada’s Governor’s General Award and has also won its Griffin Poetry Prize. Avison can be considered a spiritual or metaphysical poet, and her work is…

“Trash” by Andy Mulligan
Book Summary 2 pages (584 words)

“Trash” by Andy Mulligan is a novel about three young boys- Raphael, Gardo, and Rat (Jun-Jun) and they spend their days searching and sorting through mountains of trash on the Behala dumpsite as they escape the police. In Trash, they live in a world pollution,…

Images in Lord of the Flies by William Golding
Essay 4 pages (933 words)

An image is a representation of something that is portrayed to make the reader visualize a different impression in its place. Images can be seen, heard, smelled, tasted, or felt. There are many images used in Lord of the Flies by William Golding. Simply put,…

Explain the role played by the supernatural in Macbeth
Essay 6 pages (1702 words)

The play begins with a supernatural scene, where the three witches meet and give many clues as to who they are or what they have control over, “…We three meet again in thunder, lighting or in rain? When the battle’s lost and won…. That will…

Beowulf as an Epic Hero
Analytical Essay 4 pages (1017 words)

An epic hero is the central figure who has superior qualities and risks personal danger to pursue a grand quest. Beowulf is a great epic hero because he performs many brave deeds such as risking his life for the greater good of society, and is…

Summary of “Little Things” by Raymond Carver
Essay 2 pages (339 words)

Raymond Carver’s short story entitled “Little Things” is a representation of internal situation in a house when a husband and a wife could not retrieve the love that once felt before. The author did not state the names of the characters but only used the…

Analysis of the Poem “Daffodils” by William Wordsworth
Essay 3 pages (894 words)

The poem “Daffodils” is also known by the title “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud”, a lyrical poem written by William Wordsworth in 1804. It was published in 1815 in ‘Collected Poems’ with four stanzas. William Wordsworth is a well-known romantic poet who believed in…

I Am Not What I Am – Quote Meaning and Analysis
Analytical Essay 3 pages (805 words)

In the play Othello by William Shakespeare, the main villain, Iago, says many things hinting that he is not who he appears to be on the outside. Iago seems to be calm and kind, warm-hearted and loyal: many even call him “honest Iago,” but there…

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