Explains how Hughes’ `Ballad of the Landlord and Madam` and the `Rent Man` use similar voice, tone, and theme, to illuminate the African-American condition of the 1940’s.
Examines significance of English settings in novel’s plot, characterizations, portrayal of social & educational structures.
A look at the use of symbolism in Poe’s `The Fall of the House of Usher.`
A comparison of Goethe’s text and the varied interpretations perceived by Schubert and Wolf.
An analysis of one of the main themes in John Steinbeck’s novel, Of Mice and Men.
Analyzes short story’s implications for meaning of life, human condition, family relations, identity, guilt & punishment.
Analyzes roles & symbolism of female characters, focusing on author’s chauvinism.
Critical review of work on economic & educational disparities between rich & poor schools.
A discussion of the themes found throughout Maxine Hong Kingston’s memoir, The Woman Warrior.
This paper is a memo supporting the production of Henrik Ibsen’s play, A Doll’s House in their school.
An examination of William Dean Howells’ novel The Rise of Silas Lapham.
This paper examines the 14th Amendment, due process, and the theory of selective incorporation.
A review of the book, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, by Harriet Jacobs.
A paper which analyzes Lazy Lawrence and The Birthday Present by children’s writer Maria Edgeworth and examines how her books are also directed to adult readers.
An analysis of Greek writer Homer’s work with focus on the Iliad and the Odyssey.
A paper which examines The Awakening by Kate Chopin and how far the feminist movement has advanced since its writing.
An analysis of the novel “The Godfather” by Mario Puzo with emphasis on the narrative structure and the experience of reading.
This paper argues the thesis that “even though life is determined, it still can be meaningful”.
This paper defines and describes the role of the narrator in the story “Everyday Use” by Alice Walker.
An analysis of two literary works illustrating different methods of coping with daily pressures.
This paper introduces analyzes, and discusses the book “Ellis Island Interviews: in Their Own Words,” by Peter Morton Coan.
An analysis of this study by Myra M. Sadker and David Sadker which examines sexism in the school system.
A paper which discusses Henry David Thoreau, his writings and the Transcendentalist Movement.
This paper questions whether great literature adheres to a particular genre and if there is a need for it to do so.
Summarizes the research in Melford Spiro’s book Kibbutz: Venture in Utopia, focusing in particular on Spiro’s descriptions of family structure and family life within the Kibbutz system.
This paper discusses the comparison and contrast between two literary pieces, Franz Kafka’s Metamorphosis and Mary Shelly’s “Frankenstein.”
Argues that the female protagonist’s shallow, romantic and elitist life inevitably leads to meaningless suicide.
An analysis Jane Austen’s `Sense and Sensibility`, focusing on the character of Elinor Dashwood.
An in-depth examination of Kingsley’s novel and his views concerning the treatment of children and his desire for social reform.
This paper examines how Tolstoy attempts to persuade us to find meaning in life by presenting two distinct sets of supporting characters and by demonstrating why Ivan Ilych is afraid to die and what causes his suffering.
This paper is a book review of the different themes found in the book Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson.
Examines isolated characters in Raymond Carver’s Cathedral, John Cheever’s “The Five-Forty-Eight,” Shakespeare’s Hamlet & Albert Camus’ “[The Stranger”].
This paper examines the major theories Wolterstorff has regarding God, and man’s views of death.
This is a book review of “Don Quixote,” which focuses on the liberation of the galley slaves.
How Faustus comes full circle in his realization that he is not, nor has he ever been, the master of his fate.
Critiques author’s arguments on racist American society, black rage, white ignorance, hope vs. pessimism.
An analysis of Edith Wharton’s short story ‘The Other Two’ that discusses the relationship between a man and his wife.
A compare and contrast paper looking at the way the theme of death is handled in D.H Lawrence’s, The Horse Dealer’s Daughter and William Faulkner’s `A Rose for Emily`.