Structure and the major themes of T.S.Eliot’s poem “The Waste Land”
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…

The Raven by Edgar Allen Poe
4 pages (1002 words)

The Raven, by E.A. Poe, is a poem about sadness and loss. The narrator attempts to escape from melancholy and human mortality, trying to slip away into a kind of forgetfulness. Three main supporting elements of this poem are the Romantic Characteristics taken from Romanticism…

The Optimist’s Daughter: Synopsis
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…

Animal Farm: Chapter 1-10 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…

The poem “July Man” by Margaret Avison
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
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,…

Book summary Jasper Jones by Craig Silvey
5 pages (1262 words)

Jasper Jones written by Craig Silvey is a coming of age, mystery novel set in an Australian rural town in the 1960s. It explores the events surrounding the grim disappearances of Laura Wishart in the small town of Corrigan, a place filled with undercurrents of…

“The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost poetry explication
4 pages (1009 words)

The poem “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost addresses the idea of decision-making and choosing what direction life will take you. The poem is about the speaker arriving at a fork in the road, where both paths are carpeted with leaves. The persona, who…

Summary poem “A different History” by Sujata Bhatt
9 pages (2560 words)

The poem “A different History”, written by Sujata Bhatt is written post the British colonisation of India. The poem is based on Indian religion and a bit of Greek mythology. The poem talks about different cultures, mainly Indian and the colonisation of India. As Bhatt…

Summary “July Man” poem by Margaret Avison
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…

Literature Analysis of “Mother to Son” by Langston Hughes
5 pages (1447 words)

“Mother to Son” by Langston Hughes, is a short poem about a mother who is teaching her son about urgency and determination by using the image of a staircase to instill something in his brain. She explains that even though life has given her many…

Literature Analysis of A Good Man is Hard to Find by Flannery O’Connor
8 pages (2187 words)

“A Good Man is Hard to Find” is a short story written by Flannery O’Connor, a significant American writer and essayist. Her writing style reflects the ethnic relation in the South and her own Christian faith. The author writes in third person limited point of…

Character Traits of Elizabeth Proctor in “The Crucible”
2 pages (552 words)

In the late sixteen hundreds, the fear of witchcraft was a major concern amongst New Englanders. Arthur Miller’s book, The Crucible, tells the story of a town’s obsession with accusing innocent people of witchcraft. All the accusers were young females who claimed they were attacked…

The Pearl: Theme of greed
2 pages (369 words)

Show how the theme of Greed is illustrated through the characters and events in The Pearl. John Steinbeck develops the theme of greed through the characters and events in ”The Pearl”. Ever since the finding of the pearl, it appears to me that the greed…