From darkness to the ventriloquist puppet uncertainty is uncannily scary, but why? And why is madness used to solve these uncertainties in Gothic short stories?
An analysis of the essential teachings of the mystic poet Rumi, together with a short summary of his life and passing.
A look at the universal theme found in works by Raymond Carver, Billy Collins and Alice Walker.
W.H.Auden's "The Shield of Achilles" is thematically quite similar to Eliot's "Wasteland" in its representation of a world devoid of principles and ethics that in its march for success has lost the true meaning of life.
The New Testament defines evil as an entity that opposes God and God's people. Webster's Dictionary defines evil as "having bad natural qualities; harmful; disagreeable; vicious; corrupt; wicked; unfortunate." In religion, evil is an entity that...
A review of Sophocles' Athenian tragedy, which first premiered in 429 BC
"The Linguistic Foundation" by Jonathan Culler is often analysed in Literary Theory classes, the following is an interpretation and explanation of the main points of this essay with citations.
A review of the collection of tales compiled during the Islamic Golden Age
Read the horrifying truth about the "Yours, Mine & Ours" family from the 1968 and 2005 movies. Book review of Tom North's account of what really happened.
We all know Oscar Wilde from his adult stories like, The Portrait of Dorian Gray, The Importance of Being Earnest, and An Ideal Husband. It’s sad that his children’s stories are not more popular. Those of you who have been following my hubs on other fairy tale authors – like the Brothers...