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 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.
This article discusses alternate titles, religious allusions, and who is the monster within Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.
If you need essay help with Beowulf, read this! Essay topics are suggested, along with tips for creating an essay outline. Written by a retired teacher of English literature.
Provided here are good essay topics based on the works of Thomas Hardy. Written by a retired British literature teacher.
One of Robert Frost most famous poems, "The Road Not Taken", is also one of the most misquoted and misinterpreted poems. This literary analysis is meant to help understand the poem a bit better.
A look at the universal theme found in works by Raymond Carver, Billy Collins and Alice Walker.
Similarities in Role and Persona of the Characters of Miss Havisham and Victor Frankenstein, As Well As Estella Havisham and the Creature Many similarities and comparisons can be drawn when analyzing the two works, Frankenstein; or, The Modern...
For the workers who lived through the Industrial Revolution, life closely resembled hell. Hunger, poverty, and misunderstanding plagued their short, desperate lives. Writers of this period responded to the hellish furnaces of iron-mills and the...