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A Fiction Piece on O'henry's the Gift of Magi

Eighteen dollars and seventy cents. That was all. He had saved it, selflessly neglecting himself as much as he could, fixing instead of buying, repairing instead of replacing. Jim counted it three ti...

Published: 2021-08-03 10:20:04

A Good Man is Hard to Find and The Necklace: Pride Goes before the Fall

“A Good Man is Hard to Find” by Flannery O’Connor and “The Necklace” by Guy de Maupassant reveal two women with serious character flaws: excessive pride, all destroying hubris. Pride has pe...

Published: 2021-07-29 05:10:05

A Good Man is Hard to Find: One of the Stories from Collection

Flannery O’Connor’s short story “A Good Man Is Hard to find” presents the complexity of human life by telling a story of a family trip that turned brutal. Ideally, it is challenging to unders...

Published: 2021-08-02 14:30:09

A Hunger Artist: Artist's Alienation and Isolation from Society

In Franz Kafka’s “A Hunger Artist”, Kafka uses literary devices such as symbolism, imagery, and allegory to cause the reader to engage in a deep critical analysis of the text and find other mea...

Published: 2021-08-02 14:50:09

A Long Way Gone: a Conclusion to the Eventful Life

My name is Ishmael Beah. I am a 12 year old boy living in Sierra Leon. My older brother Junior, my two friends, Mohamed and Tolloi and I loved to rap and dance. We always rapped and danced as a hobby...

Published: 2021-07-31 09:05:08

A Look at Symbolism in Ralph Ellison's Short Story Battle Royal

Battle Royal by Ralph Ellison is about the passing of the narrator’s grandfather who leaves a piece of advice for the remaining members of the family. The son, then, goes through a battle where he ...

Published: 2021-06-24 18:40:04

A Man for All Seasons: a Play in Two Acts

A Man for All Seasons by Robert Bolt well demonstrated the motif of personal growth versus moral standards. The play insinuates that most men allow their lust for personal growth affect their integri...

Published: 2021-07-23 19:45:06

A not so Modest Proposal

Jonathan Swift, author of “A Modest Proposal”, utilizes his mastery of satire, outrageous claims, and rhetorical devices; Satire is the use of irony and exaggeration to expose or criticize people...

Published: 2021-07-25 14:40:06

A Perfect Crime with a Smile: the Mental Illness of Montresor

“The thousand injuries of Fortunato I had borne as I best could, but when he ventured upon insult, I vowed revenge.” This is the beginning of Edgar Allen Poe’s short story The Cask of Amontilla...

Published: 2021-07-31 02:05:08

A Perspective About Human Nature in Fahrenheit 451 and All Summer in a Day

Introduction Nothing is the same, not even identical twins. Everyone should be individual and think for themselves, regardless of the outcome. In Fahrenheit 451, and “All Summer in a Day,” Ray Br...

Published: 2021-07-27 12:40:05