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The Things They Carried

Tim O’Brien is the author of a fascinating story “The Things They Carried”. The story is about the soldiers and the environment that was around them. An interesting fact is that the plot events intercross with the description of the...

Two Translations of Tennyson’s Poem

Turning literary work into film is a complicated process because the result of it depends on many factors. The main task of the filmmakers, who aim to create a worthy literature-based movie, is to interpret the meaning and value of the text and commu...

Bernice Bobs Her Hair

Firstly, the story “Bernice Bobs Her Hair” may seem as the one that deals with such usual and trivial issues as competitiveness between the young girls, jealousy and revenge. However, it has a deeper meaning and symbolic interpretation. W...

Poetry

In early childhood people learn the proverb “My home is my castle” and this statement becomes a piece of infallible truth for them. This belief is necessary for a person because it reflects one of the basic needs of human beings, a need f...

Translating Setting into Mise-en-scene in Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Breakfast at Tiffany’s is a prominent novella that was written in 1958 by Truman Capote. Three years later, Paramount Pictures released a romantic comedy starring Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard. The film is considered as a radical interpreta...

“This Is What It Means To Say Phoenix, Arizona” and the Life of Sherman Alexie

In every culture, there are characteristics that make up that particular group of people; those characteristics can be everything from language, religion, cuisine, social habits, music, and even traditions. A tradition is a long established custom or...

Formal Analysis of John Cheever’s “The Wrysons”

The story “The Wrysons” of John Cheever is built around two central characters; a married couple Donald Wrsyon and Irene Wrysons. The minor and silent character is their daughter Dolly. The story is described through narration of the auth...

Common in Uncommon

Alexander Pushkin and Franz Kafka are completely different authors. They wrote in their own styles using dissimilar plots. However, the ideas they have tried to impart to the reader can sometimes be similar or even the same. From the first sight, the...

Women’s Liberation and Independence in “The Awakening”

Kate Chopin is famous for the feminist direction of her literature. She wrote many works about women’s suffering being dependent on men. She described different destinies of women. Some of them were courageous enough to achieve the liberty, the...

Illusive Reality

Jonathan Swift was an Irish writer born in Dublin, and he was the author of the famous significant novel Gulliver’s Travels. He finished this book in 1726; later the translators interpreted it into different languages and the publishers printed...

The Analysis of “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

“The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Gilman is a novel of a woman`s deep depression caused by the birth of her child, which is followed by a descent to insanity. Without a doubt, the book illustrates women’s struggle in the society. ...

Paul Celan

In the history of literature, the name of Paul Celan became an undying poetic legend. The critics named him the “prince of modern poetry,” “prince of metaphors,” and “secret king of German poetry.” Of course, it is...

Zeitoun

The book Zeiton and the film 'trouble the water' present the sufferances of people when hurrican struck. Zeiton presents the Islamic people and their life style in the New Orleans period during this period. Conversely, 'trouble the water’, high...

Analysis of Wise’s Argument in Drawing the Line

Some animals, such as primates, meet the legal personhood criteria and should thus be accorded protections and rights. This should be done in order to protect their bodily liberty and bodily integrity from serious infringements. The legal status and ...

The Raven’s Gift Overview

The Raven’s Gift is a thrilling Alaskan story. It is authored by Don Reardon who hails from Alaska. The tone and setting used in the book depict a rich adventurous history of the author. He was raised in the Southwestern part of Alaska where he dwe...

Composition (A&P Short Story by Sammy)

A&P, comic short story written by John Updike, narrates of a teenage boy fallen in love with several girls of the same age who visited the store where he worked. The author uses colorful imagery and descriptive words in developing the story setti...