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Summary of the Main Fiction Books

  Emily Grierson lived in her southern town as the richest woman. In solitude, she lived alone before her death. As a young woman, she was regarded too good enough for any of the men that fancied her according to her dead father. Later in her life, Emily found true love with Homer Barron, a […]

Pages: 8 Words: 2272 Topics: A Rose For Emily, Fiction, The Cask of Amontillado

“Dragos Tenter” Fiction Paper

The Oscars, the Emmys and the Tonys are awards given to the best of the arts. Literature is an inspiration for TV programs and Broadway plays. There are four nominees for the Best American short story of all time. The nominees are “Young Goodman Brown” by Nathaniel Hawthorne, “Hills Like White Elephants” by Ernest Hemingway, […]

Pages: 3 Words: 935 Topics: Fiction, Hills Like White Elephants, Narration, The Story Of An Hour, The Yellow Wallpaper
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Kurt Vonnegut’s “Harrison Bergeron”

“Kurt Vonnegut’s “Harrison Bergeron” is a dystopian society where equality is mandated by law through extreme measures like weights for the strong, distraction devices for the intelligent, and masks for the beautiful. The premise is that because everyone is the “same” or “equal” there will be no conflicts because there are no differences. Vonnegut exhibits […]

Pages: 1 Words: 415 Topics: Fiction, Harrison Bergeron

Edgar Allan Poe, the Master of Gothic

Fear, superstition and the feeling of paranoia that attendants experienced on the camp meetings are also the characteristic effects of Gothic fiction. Although according to Allan Lloyd Smith, at first America did not seem to be a perfect place to write Gothic fiction because the country did not have castles and legends like the Europeans, […]

Pages: 1 Words: 424 Topics: Fiction, Gothic Fiction, The Cask of Amontillado

Gothic Essay – the Cask of Amontillado

In the Cast of Amontillado, there are several aspects of Gothic which are similar to the American Gothic Fiction. The scenery contains a draft setting familiar to the Gothic literature. The house where it takes place in catacombs is where Montresor has been in the family for long. This setting also consists of bodies of […]

Pages: 2 Words: 629 Topics: Fiction, Gothic Fiction, The Cask of Amontillado

The Cask of Amontillado Overview

“Edgar Allan Poe was born in 1809 in Boston, Massachusetts. Poe is known to make dark and mysterious poems like “The Tale-Tale Heart” and “The Fall of the House of Usher” of which received criticism from the public. Poe’s creations became a staple in Southern fictions and gave people an insight into why people are […]

Pages: 2 Words: 621 Topics: Fiction, The Cask of Amontillado

Monster by Walter Dean Myers Overview

Monster by Walter Dean Myers tells the story of Steve Harmon, a sixteen-year-old boy that is on trial for his part in a drugstore robbery it’s a realistic fiction that is written like a film script and diary. Monster tells the readers the mystery and horrible death of Mr. Nesbitt, the drugstore owner. While people […]

Pages: 1 Words: 445 Topics: Crime, Criminal Law, Fiction, Prison

Brian Stoker’s Novel Dracula

“In a period of tyranny where there is an oppressor who craves power, the sense that great men must rise up against an inescapable fate in order of ensuring a safer future, which serves as a reminder of how power creates enmity among allies. In Dracula Untold, Vald faces conflict as he is oppressed by […]

Pages: 1 Words: 352 Topics: Dracula, Fiction

The Show Game of Thrones Overview

The show Game of Thrones is a medieval themed show with eight seasons. I will only be reviewing the first. The first season, as well as most of the other seasons, is based off the book, “A song of Ice and Fire” by George R. R. Martin. This book is written very well but was […]

Pages: 2 Words: 738 Topics: Fiction, Television

Religious View of Good Versus Evil

“The religious view of good versus evil was more common in the early period. Religion is still important to many people, but it isn’t as prevalent as earlier years. Mankind still has to make decisions and determine what is morally right and wrong. Most stories that are written by Hawthorne show similar characteristics and themes. […]

Pages: 2 Words: 658 Topics: Fiction, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Young Goodman Brown

Lady Macbeth Death

Shakespeare, wanting to please the monarch, wrote a play about the valiant ancestor of the kings of the future Great Britain (Banquo), who did not listen to the predictions of witches. To increase the box office, the author describes the story of the brutal murder of the sovereign by his subject Macbeth in order to […]

Pages: 3 Words: 856 Topics: Fiction, Lady Macbeth, Macbeth, William Shakespeare

Dreams and Nightmares

“Dreams and nightmares in literature tell tales of witching hours, night terrors, and fantasies. Dreams can evoke strong emotions in a person or character. By invoking dream states within their characters, authors are able to show emotions on a more unedited and, oftentimes, terrifying level. Dreams reveal to the reader what the character is often […]

Pages: 3 Words: 872 Topics: Fiction, Rip Van Winkle, Young Goodman Brown

Dark Romanticism

“Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality” (Edgar Allan Poe). Dark Romanticism is a literary movement that made waves that still resonate today within modern horror and pop culture, from Frankenstein to Dracula many recognizable names came from this era of writing. From the subjects covered by […]

Pages: 3 Words: 1031 Topics: Dracula, Fiction, Frankenstein, Gothic Fiction, Romanticism

The Picture of Dorian Gray Conflict

The Picture of Dorian Gray, the lone novel composed by Oscar Wilde, is viewed as quite possibly the most notable books in world writing. From the earliest starting point, Wild’s work has produced numerous squabbles and conversations concerning the shamelessness and offensiveness of the occasions and characters which happen in the novel. Be that as […]

Pages: 4 Words: 1235 Topics: Book, Conflicts, Fiction, Novel

Gothic Elements in the Tell Tale Heart and other Novels

The gothic period came apparent from a style of writing with elements of death and horror.  Edgar Allan Poe was one of the first writers to foster the genre of detective and horror. Poe’s writing had a crucial impingement on the Gothic Period. This can be perceived through the usage of punctuation, sentence structure, calculated […]

Pages: 9 Words: 2670 Topics: Edgar Allan Poe, Fiction, Gothic Fiction, Novel

The Yellow Wallpaper: the Symbolism between the Mental Conditions and the Wallpaper

       In Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s, “The Yellow Wallpaper”, there is a connection between the narrator’s mental structure and the wallpaper itself. As the woman works to gain back her sanity, she rips the paper down to free herself from that confinement, as she watches her mental state deteriorate day by day. Niko Kazantzakis, […]

Pages: 5 Words: 1564 Topics: Fiction, Human Nature, Imagination, Insanity

Development of the Image of Peter Parker

Peter Parker was brought up as an orphan by Ben and May who were his Uncle and Aunt respectively. He was introverted as he couldn’t tell his neighbourhood friend Mary Jane that he had a crush on her, and he was also picked on by bullies in school. Peter alongside his friends, Harry Osborn and […]

Pages: 2 Words: 728 Topics: Character, Comics, Fiction

5 Career Paths in Film

For our third film, we had the opportunity to watch The Third Man, a 1949 film noir set in Vienna. Not only did it take place in the Austrian city, it was shot on location. The shooting took place only a few years after the devastation of World War II, the aftermath of the war […]

Pages: 2 Words: 511 Topics: American literature, Fiction, Film, Film Analysis

Finney’s Image and the Development of his Character

Phineas, otherwise known “Finny”, is portrayed as a kind, fun, and forgiving soul. In the end of the book Finny, sadly, passed away from a bone marrow infection. Finny did not deserve this fate because he was very forgiving to everyone he met. He had outstanding character and brightened the life of the people around […]

Pages: 2 Words: 723 Topics: American literature, Character, Fiction, Forgiveness

Avatar Imperialization

Have you ever wonder why evil people always try to claim something that is already claimed by another person or group of people? The sky people traveled to this world that was extraordinary called pandora, they wanted to mine all of the rich resources. They came across this tribe called the na’vi who lived on […]

Pages: 1 Words: 440 Topics: Africa, American literature, Fantasy, Fiction, Movie

Edgar Allan Poe Themes and Styles

Edgar Allan Poe was born on January 19th, 1809, in Boston, Massachusetts, the child of two actors. He was then adopted by the Allan family after his father abandoned him and his mother passed away. Living in Virginia, he attended the University of Virginia for only one year, due to lack of money, and was […]

Pages: 5 Words: 1403 Topics: American literature, Edgar Allan Poe, Fiction, Novel

Why does Tom Cheat on Daisy

We must pay tribute to the creators of the movie “The Great Gatsby”. The film turned out to be very beautiful. The picture is simply mesmerizing. But in this analysis, I would like to pay attention not to the visual component of the film, but to the relationship between the characters. Not everyone will be […]

Pages: 6 Words: 1832 Topics: American literature, Fiction, Film, Movie, Novel, The Great Gatsby

Why does Daisy Choose Tom

The purpose of this essay is to analyze the literary techniques F. Scott Fitzgerald uses in order to critique the upper society as well as analyze how Fitzgerald wrote ahead of his generation by using the historical events of his time to emphasize situations regarding the upper class. F. Scott Fitzgerald dives into many different […]

Pages: 10 Words: 3079 Topics: American literature, Fiction, Novel, The Great Gatsby

Character Analysis: Death of a Salesman

Death of a salesman written by Arthur Miller, tells the tragic story of Willy Loman, an unfaithful husband, father of two, working man and delusional dreamer, who tirelessly projected his dreams on Biff, his older son. Willy’s lack of connection to reality, hunting past, and extreme disappointment in his son, led him to ultimately take […]

Pages: 3 Words: 825 Topics: Character, Fiction, Human Nature, Truth

Why doesn’t Daisy Leave Tom

The American Dream has been given a wide range of implications, yet practically every one of the definitions incorporates the chance to accomplish its objectives. In any case, individuals have unwittingly changed the significance by partner the fantasy with riches and materialistic things, instead of the open doors that guide them to the genuine abundance […]

Pages: 2 Words: 492 Topics: American literature, Fiction, Novel, The Great Gatsby

Fargo , no Country for Old Men , and Burn after Readin

All three have various plots but they all have in common violence and money that no one benefits from. All three movies also involve someone being killed. The text refers this to auteuristic models of film that is the signature of the “author” of their work with uniformity. Auteurism has a consistent theme and design […]

Pages: 2 Words: 696 Topics: Actor, Fiction, Film, Film Analysis

My Favorite Movie and why

The Schack is a Christian drama based on the novel of William P. Young The Shack is my favorite movie ever, it tells the story of a heartbroken father called Mack Phillip which had an abusive father. During a camping trip with his three children, his older children fall accidentally into the river from their […]

Pages: 2 Words: 489 Topics: Christianity, Fiction, Freedom of Religion, Movie

Explication of “Everyday Use”

Sabina Rai Professor M. Shepherd English 1302 29 November 2018 Everyday Use; Story Analysis Legacy is a fundamental principle to human life. The spigot enables individuals to interface and relate. For people to proceed to relate and advance legacy needs to develop too. ‘Everyday Use’ by Alice Walker is the tale of two sisters, one […]

Pages: 6 Words: 1736 Topics: American literature, Fiction, Human Nature, Reality, Time

Fiesta 1980 Summary

“Fiesta, 1980” happens three years after Yunior, Rafa, and Mami have joined Papi in New Jersey. There is presently a third kid, child sister Madai. Mami’s most youthful sister, tía Yrma, and her significant other, tío Miguel, have as of late moved to the Bronx from the Dominican Republic and are hosting a get-together at […]

Pages: 3 Words: 939 Topics: Arts, Fiction, Food

Examination of 19th Century English Society and Realism in Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice, a novel set in the early 19th century, can be used to study British society in the era when it was written. The aspects of life in the early 19th century that can be examined are historical context, marriage and gender roles, class, income, land ownership, and reputation. Pride and Prejudice, a […]

Pages: 5 Words: 1600 Topics: Fiction, Novel, Pride And Prejudice
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