Popular short stories for students and teenagers. Great choices for those new to the short story or for experienced readers.
A summary of Home with an analysis of theme.
This is the finale of the 5-part series exploring Charlotte Brontë's use of abnormal psychology. "Villette" is a novel of intense emotion, portrayed accurately by Brontë. Best read in order.
The short story is a warning that the security measures we may erect to keep us safe can isolate us and ultimately be a fatal trap.
Provided here are good essay topics based on the works of Thomas Hardy. Written by a retired British literature teacher.
(James Baldwin's) work reflects and reveals the raw humanness and unique character of the African American. It is also a sounding board for Baldwin's personal life experiences.
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.
"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.
Kate Chopin wrote boldly about the desires of females when no one else was talking about it.
Briefly explores the history of the term "madness" and how scholars need to move beyond just using the phrase "mad woman in the attic." Posits that Antoinette successfully uses "madness" to her advantage by utilizing...