This hub dives into the different medias used to tell the popular story of Robert Kirkman "The Walking Dead". I will discuss the 3 different medias & how each tell a version of this new zombie world.
A look at various short stories by the Gothic genius himself, Edgar Allan Poe. I examine many stories with the central theme the death of a beautiful woman, one of Poe's favorite topics.
If you haven't had the pleasure of reading a slavery story from the British Caribbean colonies, Mary Prince is one that's captivating and unlocks a true woman hero hidden in chains waiting to be free.
A look at contraceptives and the different reasons why women take them, and also looking at how it could be decreasing the stats of teen pregnancy.
An examination of the Clerk's Tale and a few different ways it can be read. This classic tale can be read dramatically, allegorically, or even as being in agreement with the Wife of Bath.
A look at some of the more dramatic interruptions in the Canterbury Tales. These interruptions are at the end of the Monk's Tale & Wife of Bath's prologue.
My reactions to the protest poem Howl, by Allen Ginsberg. I first read this poem in college and prior to my read I was dreading it because of the length, but after I read this poem it spoke to me.
"Everyday Use" is a short story written by Alice Walker and is a story about heritage and the deep south. This essay is my response to reading the short story and what it meant to me.
The Canterbury Tales is filled with many themes, one of the being the theme of Governance. This theme is interesting because it's seen mostly in the first fragment, then begins to melt away.
A look at some animated female heroines and what makes them feminist or not. Films considered are Frozen, Brave, and Mulan.
A look at 3 different poems, where the the poets have interesting takes on death. I will look at two poems by Anne Sexton and one interesting one by Marie Howe describing death as a sexual creature.
A look at two poems one by Matthew Arnold and the other by Anthony Hecht, and how they relate. One poem focuses on a more romantic tone while the other appears to be mocking.
An analysis of John Greenleaf Whittier's poem Ichabod and what it brought to light during its time.
A review of 3 poems by Stephen Dobyns; Fragments, Cemetery Nights, and How To Like It. He is an interesting poet whose work I discovered during one of my classes in college.
Poetry written by teen girls on topics such as body image and how it effects these young minds and creates false images to live up to.
A look at three plays of Aristophanes and how they are used to mock certain Athenian aristocrats: The Acharnians, Lysistrata, and The Clouds.
An essay that will look at a hypothetical case of discrimination and how a company can avoid such cases by simply being diverse.
A list of some of my favorite books that I think are good editions to anyone's at home library.
A comprised list of 10 good poems to use for a reading at a wedding.
A look at creation stories of some Native American tribes in comparison with the traditional biblical creation story, and the controversy that comes with these stories.
This article dives into the recent and yet shocking episode of Game of Thrones that everyone is raving about. Most who have seen this show know of it's provocative content, but have they gone too far?
A look at the moral vision of Herman Melville's Moby-Dick, through the character Pip. The essay looks at how Pip acts as a moral vision for the book as a whole.
I was required to read "Bitter Fame: A Life of Sylvia Plath" by Anne Stevenson, for a class when I was in college and these were my findings.
A poetry review on a few of poems by Stanley Kuntiz.
An analysis of poems published in Anne Sextons' book "Transformations", which is a book of poetry centered around The Brothers Grimm Fairy-Tales. In these poems she retells the fairy-tale stories.
An in depth essay on Shakespeare's Sonnet 130 and how it breaks the rules of a sonnet in the sense that it looks at a woman's flaws and finds beauty in her imperfections.
A compiled list of songs I feel do their best at bringing light to a tragedy.
An essay about how being too absorbed by one's physical appearance can cause one to be tricked by the beauty they see instead of seeing the person for who they are.
Analysis of Henrik Ibsen's play "A Doll's House" and how it displays 3 viewpoints of marriage; fantasy, security, and a model of a true marriage.
My take on Angela Leighton's essay "Men and Women: Poetry and Politics", published in Victorian Women Poets: Writing Against the Heart. It's an essay on Aurora Leigh by Elizabeth Barrett Browning.
A look at Poe's idea that the death of a beautiful woman is one of intoxicating values. I take a look at a couple of his poems and compare them to a poem Jo writes for Beth in Little Women.
An in depth look at a passage from Shakespeare's Othello. Specifically Act 2.3.310-336.
An essay about Henry David Thoreau's Walden Pond. I will look at the meaning of Chastity used within his work and how it relates to living simply.
A look at the poetry of the rapper Tupac Shakur and analyzing a few of his poems and how I interpret there meanings.
A look at the history of the iconic heroine Wonder Woman and her feminist qualities.
A critical essay looking at Zofloya, The Wrongs of Woman, and the poem Sappho and Phaon and how the rules men live by are acceptable, but when women try to live by the same rules it's scrutinized.
Critical essay on women heroines in The Widow of Crescentius by Felicia Hermans, The Wrongs of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft, and Valperga by Mary Wollenstonecraft Shelley.
A look at the religious practices of Native Americans with a focus on the Ghost Dance which was a tribal movement in 1870.
Critical essay on how the character Pearl shares a unique relationship with the brook in the novel The Scarlet Letter.
A look at The Tale of Melibee, The Clerk's Tale, The Wife of Bath's Tale, The Shipman's Tale and the Nun's Priest's Tale and how Chaucer treats marriage in each tale.
Shakespeare's Hamlet uses Niobe and Jepthah's daughter to demonstrate how the women within the play possess vital roles that directly hinge on the connection to the land and the extinction of bloodlines. These two allusions better prove how...
The key to a good comparison paper is to write about topics that not only interest you, but are going to have a decent number of similarities and differences. A comparison paper topic can range from discussing different poems with similar themes to...
An in depth look at Sylvia Plath's poem Lady Lazarus.