Absurdism by definition is the belief that human beings exist in a purposeless universe. In Albert Camus’ The Stranger, Camus includes his philosophy of the Absurd through his protagonist Meursault. He uses Meursault’s lack of family and personal relationships to isolate the character and further depict his Absurd ideals. Throughout The Stranger, Camus’ ideas are […]

Oedipus and Lysistrata Essay

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Oedipus and Lysistrata are fantastic playwrights. For instance, Oedipus is one of the characters who seem to portray the traditional Greece. On the other hand, Lysistrata is used to present the modern ways of life. Consequently, both plays Oedipus and Lysistrata have a significant role to beliefs and civilization of the early Greece. Moreover, both […]

During the 18th and 19th centuries, women were seen as inferior to men by society. Similarly in the novel, Frankenstein, women lacked any leading roles. Throughout “Frankenstein”, the audience hears from three main perspectives, all of which are men. At first glance, it appears that the female characters in the story have no role in […]

In my essay Andrew Braaksma’s “Some Lessons from the Assembly Line” my main goal is to analyze and understand the author’s main points. Analyzing this gives me better insight into what the author is saying and how he is saying it. Taking context, breaking it into smaller sections giving the opportunity to see the article […]

In the story, “Cherry Bomb,” Maxine Clair writes about her contingencies with her cousins over the summer afore their fifth-grade year in school. She utilizes her past in the story to show how callow she was during her adolescent years. Throughout her story, Clair expresses the point of view and figurative language to characterize her […]

“Life doesn’t get easier or more forgiving, we get stronger and more resilient” (Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free). Author Emily St. John Mandel uses each character’s methods in intense situations throughout the novel Station Eleven to show human resilience in survival. Through Jeevan, a character in the novel, Mandel illustrates resilience. Jeevan is […]

Indian Horse Essay

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Tragedy and Triumph Indian Horse In Richard Wagamese Indian horse, Saul’s physical and emotional journey through loss and self destruction leads to his ultimate healing and finding himself. His loss of family, language and community, his triumph and failure he experiences from hockey and how Saul’s struggle with alcoholism allows him to finally face the truth all contribute […]

In The Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger portrays Holden as a manic-depressive. He alternates between grandiosity and slight consciousness of his growing melancholy and the despair it causes, Holden slowly deteriorates through the program of the novel. Holden has many tactics to cope with his melancholy. He smokes, drinks, talks to Allie, takes advantage […]