An analysis of Harold Pinter's 'The Homecoming' with particular attention to the glass of water scene.
This is the finale of the 5-part series exploring Charlotte Brontë's use of abnormal psychology. "Villette" is a novel of intense emotion, portrayed accurately by Brontë. Best read in order.
A theoretical approach to Carroll's eccentric novel.
Symbols and literature are two things strongly connected with each other. However, a text is so much more than the words on the paper! This article explores the symbol in literature in more depth.
While not exactly of the Gothic genre, Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre is nonetheless a novel rich in Gothic themes.
This is the third in a 5-part series. Part III looks at the use of abnormal psychology in Charlotte Brontë's "Jane Eyre". It is advised that you Parts I & II for context and background.
This is the second in a two-part series examining Frodo, Aragorn, and Gandalf as Christ figures. In this installment, the characters are examined as prophet, priest, and king.
Liberty and tyranny are themes that show up in some of America's most popular recent stories, from books, TV, and movies. Here I look at a list of fictional works featuring this theme.
A review of Geoffrey Chaucer's prose and poetic work written near the end of the 14th Century
The four types of criticism for writers and what they mean. Why authors like J.K. Rowling and Stephen King would fail without negative feedback.