Brief analysis of Robert Frost's short lyrical poem, "Fire and Ice."
Literary essay exploring the vital role of paternity in Zora Neale Hurston's short story, "Gilded Six Bits."
Analysis of Sonnet 116 as a contemplation on the nature of love.
Literary analysis of Matthew Arnold's poem, "Dover Beach", with a biblical bent.
Continues the literary analysis begun in 'Temptation, Redemption and Sisterhood in Rossetti’s Goblin Market Pt. 2'. Explores the elements of Christian allegory, Victorian morality tale and social gospel in the...
Considered one of Christina Rossetti's masterpieces, 'Goblin Market' has provided literature buffs with plenty of material for analysis. This two-part essay identifies the poem's major themes in light of Rossetti's...
Lancelot's rescue of Guinevere after her trial, as told by Guinevere.
A kook at how the influential Victorian poet, Elizabeth Barret Browning, handles gender roles in two of her works.
'The faerie Queene' is both a great English epic and an allegory for the Christian life, bearing some similarities to John Bunyan's 'Pilgrim's Progress'.
Provides an analysis of one of Richard Lovelace's most well-known poems.
Who knew marshmallows used to cure sore throats? Don't try it now, they don't make em' like they used to.
Popular culture has more than a few heroic female characters, but it's not everyday that you learn one of them has a basis in reality.
Many cultures around the world enjoy a rich tradition of tea drinking. A visit to a local English-style tearoom inspired me to ask, how should one hold a teacup, anyway?
Provides an overview of American literature, from the letters of Captain John Smith to Edgar Allen Poe. Briefly touches on authors and works up to the Civil War.
Ghost shrimp can be a very inexpensive source of bait if you're fishing coastal waterways.The process of catching the shrimp can even be fun, especially for kids.