An analysis paper on the novel Into the Wild. This paper includes quotes with page numbers and a character investigation of Chris McCandless.
In The Masque of the Red Death, Poe uses elements of the fantastic such as the story’s ambiguous setting and narrator, the bizarre seven rooms where the masque is held, and the appearance of the spectral figure of the “Red Death” to communicate the horror and inevitability of death. Through...
An analysis of The House on Mango Street and Soledad, novels by two of the most well-known Latina fiction writers are Sandra Cisneros and Angie Cruz. This essay explores the barrio and the importance of their environment.
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.
Samuel Langhorne Clemens was born November 30, 1835. He is better known by his pen name, Mark Twain. It was a momentous time, for Halley's Comet had made its appearance just two weeks earlier, an occurrence that can be seen from Earth just once every 75 to 76 years. Twain burst into our lives just...
Poe was labeled "The Jingle Man" because of the profusion of riming words employed in his poems. Likely, it was Ralph Waldo Emerson, who first assigned that appellation to Poe.
In A Boy without a Flag, Rodriguez illustrates a realistic community in the South Bronx. As the collection begins, the first few stories are in first person. As the reader reaches the end of the collection, the stories become narrated by a third person. These stories show the conditions of the...
Edgar Allan Poe, American master of horror fiction, wrote short fiction and a novel that tried to trick readers into believing they were nonfiction. Some of his six hoaxes were very successful.
A detailed analysis of the short story The Black Cat by Edgar Allan Poe.
This is a review and analysis of a work by Henry David Thoreau entitled "Resistance to Civil Government".