A casual reader of The Iliad could wonder why the book is part of the “great books” collection. This poem is about men constantly in battle with each other, frequently disturbed by the meddling of gods. It is easy to understand why the Bible, on the other hand, fits into the great books; although, the […]

Nathianel Hawthorne Nathianel Hawthorne was an American writer of novels and short stories who lived between 1804 and 1864 (Hawthorne 2). Most of his writing was centered on New England featuring majorly on moral metaphors with an anti-puritan inspiration. His works were fictions with more emphasis on dark romantic (Boonyaprasop 15). In his writings, he […]