Albert Camus was a contemporary writer who lived in French Algeria during the 1940's. His philosophy, which was an extension of the philosophy of existentialism, explored the seemingly random meaninglessness of life. Absurdists believe that it is...
The God Of Small Things By Arundhati Roy: Examining in particular social background and ethnicity.
A reflection on the wonder and blessings of my world, and the gifts that humans bear one another when we approach each other with love.
Amir is the protagonist of "The Kite Runner" by Khaled Hosseini. Being so well developed, there are endless points to be made about him, however, the most notable are below. Insecurities Throughout both childhood and adulthood, Amir lived with the...
Was J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series based on the Gospel? There are some definite parallels to Christianity and the Bible
A look at the lives of some of our most popular and cherished authors, indicates that a college education is not a pre-requisite for achieving literary success. Here is a quick look at a few who succeeded without attending an institution of higher learning.
A review of "Goodnight Moon" by Margaret Wise Brown, and a poem of my own for my daughter using her bedroom as the setting.
Book review of 4 picture books for children, written and illustrated by Brian Lies. Features summaries of the 4 books: "Bats at the Beach", "...Library", "...Ballgame," and "Bats in the Band."
A brief literary analysis of the award-winning novel, Beloved, by Toni Morrison.
Bennett’s language choices Dramatic techniques. During the french lesson that Mr Hector teaches the boys, Dakin takes initiative and speaks for the rest of his class when answering Mr Hector. This initiative shows Dakin’s confidence, in...