Communication In Hills Like White Elephants

Communication In Hills Like White Elephants

Communication is vital in all relationships, but especially romantic intimate ones. It’s essential for the relationship to grow and develop. Ernest Hemmingway tells the story of a couple who are struggling to communicate effectively, which is threatening their relationship and …

Medea As An Agent Of Divine Will

Medea As An Agent Of Divine Will

Euripides’ portrayal of Medea is a mix of often contradictory characteristics. Although she is female, she is also largely responsible and has earned Kleos. This honor is normally reserved for women. She is equally powerless as she has a relationship …

The Mistress Of The Household: Elizabeth Bennet And Emma Woodhouse

The Mistress Of The Household: Elizabeth Bennet And Emma Woodhouse

Jane Austen’s female characters each reflect a unique view of the world and what it was like for women in her time. Elizabeth Bennet is often cited as Austen’s most loved heroine. Emma Woodhouse has a similar story in that …

Mother-daughter Relationship In Breath, Eyes, Memory

Mother-daughter Relationship In Breath, Eyes, Memory

Sophie Caco, in Breath.Eyes.Memory, quotes her own mother: “There are two things that a person can want, and there is also what’s right for them.” (72). Edwidge Daticat’s novel shows a conflict between Sophie and her mother Martine. Sophie wants …

Selfishness And Conniving Sorcerers In The Tale Of Nectanabus

Selfishness And Conniving Sorcerers In The Tale Of Nectanabus

Is it the con-artist’s fault? The artist paints an image that is very appealing, but it’s up to the viewer to decide whether they want to follow along with the artist and blindly believe in his fantasy. In John Gower’s …

The Use Of Intense Imagery In Red Badge Of Courage, A Novel By Stephen Crane

The Use Of Intense Imagery In Red Badge Of Courage, A Novel By Stephen Crane

Stephen Crane’s Red Badge of Courage has become famous for its vivid and horrifying depictions of Civil War events from the viewpoint of a young man. Crane’s vivid imagery is often enhanced by realism or impressionism. Crane uses words and …

The Theme Of Sexuality In Dickinson’s Works

The Theme Of Sexuality In Dickinson’s Works

While reading Emily Dickinson’s poetry, many people are left wondering: Was Emily Dickinson bisexual or lesbian? It is difficult to say for sure, but the evidence is overwhelming that she might have been attracted to women. The many references she …

Becoming A Woman In The Missing Piece

Becoming A Woman In The Missing Piece

What did you say? Krak! Edwidge Danticat discusses the difficult job women have in a corrupted Haitian social system. “The Missing Peace”, a story she wrote, depicts the different transformations that women must undergo in a corrupted Haitian society. Danticat’s …

Dreams And Reality In Beowulf

Dreams And Reality In Beowulf

Beowulf has been anonymously written. It is a poem of heroic proportions that includes many characters with opposing views, which Beowulf the protagonist felt inspired by. Many texts were published anonymously during the Anglo-Saxon era. In this period, it was …

The Tralfamadorian Philosophy In Slaughterhouse-five By Kurt Vonnegut

The Tralfamadorian Philosophy In Slaughterhouse-five By Kurt Vonnegut

It was difficult for Americans to return to normal life after the Second World War. Vonnegut wrote Slaughterhouse-Five. One of the soldiers was Billy. Billy was so affected that in the book, he says that an alien race called the …