Jack London’s brief tale, “To Build a Fire,” is the unfortunate story of a man who chooses to travel alone through the unfriendly climate of the Yukon in sub-liberating temperatures and succumbs to the tenacious and unforgiving force of nature. During his excursion, the man considers going all in as he falls through the ice […]

Each story has its own significance behind it as does the Thomas King short story “Totem”. In the “Totem” the totem shaft is emblematic of native individuals, their specialty, and culture from Western Canada. Native individuals previously had their own administration and general set of laws organized when European pilgrims showed up in Canada and […]

Bliss Harjo’s “The Woman Hanging from the Thirteenth Floor Window,”with its reference point in the contemporary metropolitan climate, grieves the feeling of destruction, underestimation, and individual dejection that emerges when ladies are uprooted from their profound home. Simultaneously, the sonnet urges perusers to recognize the existences of those people living in neediness in a bigoted […]

Washington Irving’s “Devil and Tom Walker” incorporates genuine instances of sentimentalism, like heavenly associations among images and nature, the significance of inward substance, individual center, etc. In the story, Tom Walker is a childish individual who is more worried about cash than anybody, including his significant other. At some point, when he meandered about in […]

These days, innovation plays a vital spot. It makes individuals ready to shop at home, keep association with our companions simpler. Quick version, individuals currently can’t live without innovation. The family in the story purchased a high-innovation nursery infantalized them and kill them all. Through “The Veldet”, composed by Ray Brabury, the writer utilizes foretelling, […]

Hills Like White Elephants was written by Ernest Hemingway in 1938. It is an enigmatic narrative about abortion. The story is about a man, identified as the American, and a girl. The American is trying to convince the woman to have an abortion. Jig, the girl in the short story, is socially and financially dependent […]

John Proctor, a person in the play composed by Arthur Miller, The Crucible could be portrayed as the disastrous saint. As indicated by the scholar Aristotle, a deplorable saint goes through an inversion of fortune from satisfaction to hopelessness caused because of some blemish or mistake of judgment on his part. This defect or mistake […]

Ever read two books and found some similarities and differences between characters or themes? Well, To Kill a Mockingbird character Jem and Lord of the Flies character Ralph have some things in common and some differences. To give a little insight into these novels, To Kill a Mockingbird is a story through a young girls […]

In John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men, it depicts dejection since it happens against the background of The Great Depression, and this influenced the characters; Candy, Crooks, and Curley’s significant other. The transient laborers never truly remained in one spot sufficiently long to have a long-lasting relationship with others. A considerable lot of the characters […]

The end of Ernest Hemingway’s short story, A Clean Well-Lighted Place is significant to the story on the whole because it vaguely but poignantly describes the personal and existential sense of self that defines the human condition for some. Hemingway accomplishes this through expert use of short and vague transitions and parallels between the older […]

 Abstract The woman’s image in confessional poetry of Sylvia Plath shows her anxieties, and pictured at first as a stereotype woman, a wife a mother judged and controlled by men. Then she tries to break those images and stripe herself from any label or identity created for her even though she is lost and confuse […]

Annie Dillard is an American creator who is well acknowledged for many of her works. In Dillard’s essay, “Living Like Weasels” she recounts the brief war of words she had with a weasel.  The essay is divided into six sections. Each section pertains to a specific idea that Dillard is trying to convey. The first section […]

Poems, even if from times, can have some similarities as well as differences. These could be found throughout the literary elements, meaning, and even just the story of the poem itself. Two poems, “To His Coy Mistress” by Andrew Marvell and “Dover Beach” by Matthew Arnold, are written in different literary time periods, yet they […]

Elaine Potter Richardson is a Caribbean American writer, born May 25, 1948 in St. John’s, Antigua. At the young age of seventeen, Elaine left her home in St. John’s to live in New York City. According to the Britannica, Elaine worked as an au pair before winning a photography scholarship in New Hampshire. In 1973 […]

Poems, even if from times, can have some similarities as well as differences. These could be found throughout the literary elements, meaning, and even just the story of the poem itself. Two poems, “To His Coy Mistress” by Andrew Marvell and “Dover Beach” by Matthew Arnold, are written in different literary time periods, yet they […]

 The fantasy drama, ‘Game of Thrones,’ captivated viewers with its characters and plot twist. But where did George R. R. Martin find the inspiration for writing the series, “A Song of Ice and Fire”? Two out of the many inspirations he had were, Shakespeare and the War of the Roses. Shakespeare and Martin share many […]

During the 1800s, slaves were a big deal. Everybody had them. Slaves would get bought, sold, beaten, killed, every bad thing you can imagine happened to them. Though one woman, believed that what was happening to them was wrong. So, she decided to do something about it. Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote a book, starring a […]

In Richard Rodriguez’s book, “Hunger of Memory,” he contemplates on why language is the key to understanding the tribulation of immigration. The language pace that he goes upon while describing his childhood in the first chapter of the book (titled: Aria) tells that this portion of the book will be his immediate disproval of how […]

“Kidnapping is commonly defined as the taking of a person against his or her will, or restricting that person to a confined place” (“Kidnapping”). In the short story, “The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell, Sanger Rainsford, the protagonist, fell off of his yacht and ended up on Ship-Trap island. Soon after he arrives on […]

The United States of America’s involvement in World War II affect many people in terms of their daily living. Black and white people experienced segregation and discrimination due to Jim Crow laws. With this, black people were encouraged more to work hard to provide the needs of their family. Particularly, the Space Race was one […]

It is important to acknowledge that the past and the present can coexist in a single work to remarkable effect. In Maxine Hong Kingston’s “Woman Warrior”, memories are so closely associated with the present and with legends that it becomes difficult to distinguish reality from fiction; indeed, the subtitle of Kingston’s work is “Memoirs of […]

Humanity is being classified as a human being and possessing qualities that are considered human. The authors Flannery O’ Conner and James Baldwin show how the characters possess certain traits. Baldwin writes about the problems of inequality and how African Americans were treated. This brought on the civil rights movement. Baldwin’s writing emphasizes that during […]

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 […]

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was born on 10th December 1830 in Amherst, Massachusetts, America (Sewall 321). She was a reclusive person who spent most of her life in reclusive isolation despite the fact that she was born to a prominent family (Sewall 368). She was unrecognized by her as less than a dozen […]

Throughout history, influential writers have been acknowledged and been credited for all of the works they have written. In American literature since the Civil War, writers such as E. E. Cummings, F. Scott Fitzgerald, William Faulkner, and Ernest Hemingway have all become well known for their inspiring works during this time. Each and every writer […]

Short Stories + Terror = Poe American Romanticism brought a new era to America and American literature. Within literature of the Romanticism era came the development of the gothic novel. Edger Allen Poe is one of the well-known gothic authors which arose from this era. Throughout Poe’s career he wrote many short stories following one […]

The American Renaissance period, circa 1820-1865, announced a new sense of nationalism that focused on the expression of modernism, academic classicism, and technology. The movement developed from various American authors trying to formulate a distinctive American literature based upon the works of European literature. However, these novels, poems, and short stories that were created, made […]