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The Phenomenon of American Dream in The Great Gatsby

Did Gatsby ever achieve the American Dream? F. Scott Fitzgerald’s fictional novel, “The Great Gatsby,” shows how a dream can become corrupted by one’s focus on acquiring wealth, power, and ex...

Published: 2021-09-11 02:20:11

The Picture of Dorian Gray: an Exemplary Piece of Literature to Emulate

‘Characters in the novel have few redeeming qualities, making the novel more of a cautionary tale than a model for emulation’. How far do you agree? As a primarily phallocentric novel, The Pictur...

Published: 2021-09-10 23:30:09

The Portrayal of Masculinity in For Whom The Bell Tolls

For Everyone the Bell Tolls In his novel For Whom the Bell Tolls, Ernest Hemingway promotes his well-known philosophy about masculinity. He believes that humans should be brave and strong enough to c...

Published: 2021-09-15 21:45:10

The Portrayal of Rape in We Were the Mulvaneys by Joyce Carol Oates

A young woman walks along the sidewalk of a mostly deserted street, pushing at the flapping, billowing length of her long dress in the breeze. The bank where she works closes late on Fridays, forcing...

Published: 2021-09-15 23:30:09

The Portrayal of Women in To His Coy Mistress and Damon the Mower, Two Poems by Andrew Marvell

A woman’s agency is not something that is given lightly by the male authors who dominate the poetry we’ve read thus far in class. The portrayed women are individualized solely by the male’s att...

Published: 2021-09-11 04:45:09

The Power of Influence A Long Way Gone Novel

The Soldiers at Yele were ingenious with how they enticed the young boys. They didn’t simply captivate them and force them to do what they wanted. They used well thought out techniques to gain powe...

Published: 2021-09-10 22:25:09

The Power of Technology in "Brave New World" by Aldous Huxley and "Nineteen Eighty-four" by George Orwell

Both the Brave New World by Aldous Huxley and Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell, the populace are manipulated and controlled with the use of technology, however the power of technology is portray...

Published: 2021-09-15 18:20:09

The Presentation of Violence in the Talented Mr. Ripley

Nagy illuminates Tom’s dark side with the protagonist attacking verbally Freddie and offending him even after killing him. Tom’s verbal attack against Freddie progressively culminates with Tom ex...

Published: 2021-09-14 09:45:09

The Psychoanalytic Theory on Esther's Dissatisfaction with Society in The Bell Jar

Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar, published in 1963, is a Roman a Clef written in the first-person perspective of Esther Greenwood, a young woman who is in a downward spiral that ends in an attempted su...

Published: 2021-09-29 17:05:12

The Psychology of Harry Potter

The Psychology of Harry Potter edited by Neil Mulholland investigates the world of Harry Potter. A variety of professors speak on the psychological theories of the wizarding world. Psychology profess...

Published: 2021-09-10 19:35:09