A review of the collection of tales compiled during the Islamic Golden Age
Robert Heinlein's book "Friday" mentions social engineering. In this analysis of the psychology of the characters, we can exactly what they did and why.
This article analyses who was responsible for Gregor's death, the ending, and the portrayal of the working-class in Franz Kafka's Metamorphosis.
Thomas Hardy is known as the author of a series of lengthy novels, which are not always an easy read. However, he also wrote a considerable number of short stories which modern readers might find more approachable. Here is an account of a particularly brief short story.
An essay I wrote for my freshman Humanities class on the expression of virtues in Homer's Odyssey and how this compares to today.
Book review of 'The Book Thief' by Markus Zusak, an Australian of German & Austrian parents; a poignant & vivid portrayal of Liesel and her German foster-family who secretly shelter a Jew during WWII.
American Poetry Whatever it is, it must have A stomach that can digest Rubber, coal, uranium, moons, poems. Like the shark, it contains a shoe. It must swim for miles through the desert Uttering cries that are almost human. Louis...
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.
(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.
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...