Buried beneath the stream of consciousness sentence structure in Faulkner's Barn Burning is the story of a boy and the father he both loves and hates.
An analysis of Harold Pinter's 'The Homecoming' with particular attention to the glass of water scene.
This essay explores the ways Cormac McCarthy uses violence to express some of his philosophical views on the nature of human society and the inherent human motivations that are suppressed by it.
An examination of Neil Gaiman's thrid volume of the Sandman series, Dream County, through various literary criticism.
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 summary of Home with an analysis of theme.
Briefly explores the history of the term "madness" and how scholars need to move beyond just using the phrase "mad woman in the attic." Posits that Antoinette successfully uses "madness" to her advantage by utilizing...
Read the horrifying truth about the "Yours, Mine & Ours" family from the 1968 and 2005 movies. Book review of Tom North's account of what really happened.
We all know Oscar Wilde from his adult stories like, The Portrait of Dorian Gray, The Importance of Being Earnest, and An Ideal Husband. It’s sad that his children’s stories are not more popular. Those of you who...
“Darkness” seems to have been written as a satirical account of what might have been the public’s hysteria during that “Summer of Darkness.” Byron takes advantage of the events of the time, and creates a...