A quick summary of the play can be found here. Shakespeare was always wary of women and careful to give them respect, which is obvious when reading Othello. The society of Othello is strongly dominated by men who are...
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...
George RR Martin's Song of Ice and Fire has a strong following. However, the last two installments of the books seem to contain one letdown after another. Is Martin writing in the best interest of the story, or is he...
Edward Abbey's "Desert Solitaire" is a controversial work of environmental writing. Abbey details his time spent in solitude in Arches National Park, all the while complaining bitterly of the tourism that...
A brief discussion of faith and spiritual crises in the works of three Victorian-era poets.
I've always been fascinated with the origins of nursery rhymes and fairy tales, along with their original versions and their historical contexts. So this will be a study of a few of these select works, with artwork on...
The status of affairs in America in the years following the First World War spawned a generation of authors termed “the lost generation.” In response to the political and social atmosphere of the United...
How Biblical texts, narratives, parables, and aphorisms have influenced Western literature from around 400 AD to the present
Much Ado About Nothing is a comedic play by William Shakespeare about two pairs of lovers, Benedick and Beatrice, and Claudio and Hero. Is Claudio worthy enough to be Hero's suitor
Everyone reads Regency era novels for the sex and violence, but the slang isn't so bad either! Let's bring back some of the classics, eh wot?
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