Examining why this very short story doesn't fail to make a lasting impression
In "Two Views of the Mississippi" by Mark Twain, the author recounts his ability to recognize and appreciate beauty in his surroundings early in his career as a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River, in contrast to his perceptions later in life....
A scholarly study of Native American storytelling in relation to linguistics and the concepts of culture, memory, and self-identity.
The Truth of Fate Critical Analysis of “Oedipus the King” The journeys we as humans take over our lifetimes are all a matter of choices. As we age, our daily decisions shape the overall outcome of our...
Maya Angelou tells the story of the first seventeen years of her life in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. A discussion of the novel with an interview video.
Beginning with the touching dedication and ending on the very last page, I could not put down Even the Stars Look Lonesome. I laughed and cried my way to the very end while learning about life through Maya Angelou’s eyes and heart.
Pecos Bill is everybody's favorite cowboy. And it seems his story has been told for years. However, there's more to the folk-hero cowboy who once lassoed a tornado. He may not have been a folklore.
Teleportation and Time Travel are real projects studied in NASA facilities around Cleveland, Ohio in the 2010s. However, back in 1941, Robert A. Heinlein had his own ideas.
What can we learn about rhetorical devices in famous speeches, and how do they affect the way politicians and inspirational figures convey ideas and principles to the public? Let's look at examples.
A brief look at Maya Angelou, an American writer and an American treasure.