A review of how the unconventional film hides convention in it's structure, as well as a protagonist and a moral.
My experience in making the decision to go back to college in my 40's, as well as the facts on the growing number of "non-traditional" students today.
A look at personal hell and duality through the lens of Mary Shelley’s "Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus."
A look at the different types of stress a community manager is likely to encounter, and ways to help alleviate it.
Some pointers to assist community associations in the bidding process, whether it’s building painting, roofs, concrete, or any of a multitude of repair and replacement projects.
The parents in Mansfield Park are not central to the rearing and development of the children in the novel.
“Love is an act of nature” is the major theme of "A Midsummer Night’s Dream," as shown by the young lovers and the Fairy King and Queen.
Quentin Tarantino creates the film's stylized feel through camera movement, crosscutting, and tension release.
Through the contrasting themes of the final three vignettes in the film Dreams, Kurosawa makes the case for the harmonious balance of technology and nature.
Behind the guise of vampirism, Bram Stoker addresses sexuality through the lens of Victorian attitudes and morals.
Jim Jarmusch’s Dead Man is a commentary on the dualities of living-life and death, Christian and pagan, and technology and nature-while deconstructing the preconceived notions of them.
As demonstrated in films like Pleasantville, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Edward Scissorhands, and Thelma and Louise, the foundation of great filmmaking are plot, character, and dialogue.
The most important things to consider about magazine writing: how to write a good query letter, how to match your articles with the right publication, and how to persist despite rejection.
Ambrose Bierce, Tim O’Brien and Oliver Stone demonstrate the ultimate consequence of war; destruction of a nation’s resources, societies, and its people.
Both Zora Neale Hurston and Kate Chopin speak to the woman’s struggle to have their desires for love and respect heard against the male-centrist views of relationships. Read on for the full story of their demands for equality.
Eliot’s themes of "The Waste Land," the loss of innocence and cynical questioning, can be seen in the works of Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and Ginsberg.
A look at how David Sedaris uses the elements of point of view, conflict and tension in both his fiction and nonfiction to bring his stories to life.
Between the French Revolution and the Inquisition, there was an adverse attitude toward religious figures of Catholicism in English literature in the late 18th century.
"The Old English Baron" is a more detailed and less fanciful work than "The Castle of Otranto" due to Miss Reeve’s gender and station in relation to the time she lived.
An examination of Neil Gaiman's third volume of the Sandman series, "Dream Country," using various literary criticism techniques.
Thiong’o shows how the colonist in the mid-20th century employed the tools of education and religion in an attempt to control the Kenyan people through the hegemony of the British way of life.
Tadeusz Borowski demonstrates, from his experience in Auschwitz-Birkenau, how words and actions contribute to reducing humans to objects of scorn and apathy. Read on for my full historical analysis and summary.
Horace Walpole introduced the world to Gothic fiction, employing elements of the supernatural as well as the every day, for the purpose of terrifying his audience.
Based Shakespeare’s familiarity with the history of the Tudor dynasty, at the time of his father’s death, Hamlet had no interest in becoming King of Denmark.
A somewhat sympathetic view of Lady Susan as the produce of aristocracy, laws favoring men, and the expectations of women of the period.
Things believed to validate people are civilized-religion, nice clothes and being educated-are just facades to hide their true nature; true humanity is from uncivilized characters.
The woman of The Great Gatsby and their juxtaposition between modernist feminism and the misogynistic view of the times.
How the town of Eatonville represents the ways the African American community fought against the pecking order and prospered beyond.
As a signing nation and a party to the forming of the provisions that make up the Rome Statutes, the United State should submit to the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Courts.
The women of modern British literature have come to take on more diversity, and are influenced by of women of political power, and the emergence of women writers.
William Shakespeare presents similarities and differences between two of his best known sonnets, Sonnet 18 or Shall I Compare Thee… and Sonnet 130 or My Mistress’ Eyes…