Literature Essays

Brief Analysis of Emily Dickinson’s Works

Nov 30, 2017

The works of Emily Dickinson – an American female poet – belong to the most valuable poetic heritage in the history of both American and world literature. Together with the works of Whitman, Dickinson’s poetry defines the main contribution of America into the world literature of the end of the XIXth century. What makes her poems so special is the organization of her thoughts about the world around her into a forceful language containing metaphors, rich imagery and symbolism, which is formally represented by the means of dashes, extraordinary rhymes and distinctive iambic meter.

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The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World

Nov 30, 2017

The aforementioned narrative, by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, is a captivating piece of literature amongst others, which primarily delves into the aspect of availing global reading reach of locally written material, with the focus drawn towards Literature from the Americas. As such, it pertains to the impact, effects and comparisons drawn by local populations towards foreign ideals, objects and personalities, with the focus placed on a village within the coastal strip of the land. A lifestyle based on coastal agriculture and fishing has secluded this population from the greater global arena and hence structured their belief systems, traditions and overall culture on their isolated historical contexts, with sea creatures entailing the only foreign imagination they possess.

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Ghosts of Henrik Ibsen

Dec 1, 2017

Ghosts is a three act drama by Henrik Ibsen representing a harsh commentary on people’s morality of the 19th century. On the concrete example of family drama the author represent a tragedy of the society that cannot get rid of the dogmata which poisons the lives of family members. The essay is focused on the main themes of the play with regard to the original Norwegian and Victorian society.

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Literary Analysis of a Story “A White Heron” by Sarah Orne Jewett

Dec 1, 2017

One of the most prominent works in American literature is the story “A White Heron” by Sarah Orne Jewett. The main heroin, Sylvia, came to the countryside to help her grandmother and left there forever. The story embraces only a small part of girl’s interesting life and everyday discoveries of the surroundings. The story reveals the reader a small episode of Sylvia’s encountering the rural life, full of temptation and untruth.

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The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock

Apr 19, 2018

People nowadays tend to call the world modern because of the great technological changes and widespread usage of devices. To them, events which occurred one hundred years ago seem like an ancient history which has no connection to the future. On the other hand, it was then when the modernist movement began. T. S. Eliot’s poem “The love song of J. Alfred Prufrock” is one of the pioneering works which created a new era in the world of literature and art.

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Literary Analysis Essay: the Theme of "Sonny's Blues" by James Baldwin

Jun 18, 2018

The main theme of "Sonny's Blues" by James Baldwin is Sonny’s desire to be a jazz musician. However, to my opinion, this short story includes many small but important themes. These themes disclose relations between people, their thoughts and dreams, feelings, psychological states. The most important in the story are the relations between Sonny and his elder brother. I think that such set of small themes helps readers understand and feel the main theme better. In this essay, will be analyzed the themes of "Sonny's Blues" by James Baldwin.

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