What can we learn about rhetorical devices in famous speeches, and how do they affect the way politicians and inspirational figures convey ideas and principles to the public? Let's look at examples.
Chaucer’s Contribution to English Language & Literature is of paramount importance in the history of English literature. It was Chaucer who transformed English into a full fledged language.
What is a soliloquy? An aside? Monologue and dialogue? How are these four things different and how do they appear in Shakespeare's plays? Find answers here.
'The Emperor's New Clothes' is a fairy tale for children, but this is also a story of perceptive comment on the human condition. In this review I look at the story, its history and its great wisdom
This hub dwells upon the characteristics of Middle English Literature. Some people also call it Medieval English Literature. Whatever may be the case, you can read about Middle English Literature in this hub.
I've always been fascinated with the origins of nursery rhymes and fairy tales, along with their original versions and their historical contexts. So this will be a study of a few of these select works, with artwork on...
A brief literary analysis of the award-winning novel, Beloved, by Toni Morrison.
An analysis paper on the novel Into the Wild. This paper includes quotes with page numbers and a character investigation of Chris McCandless.
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.
In the brief passage in Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, Act 2, sc. 4, lines 104-122, Viola delivers a critique of society by showing that societal expectations serve as barriers to reality. Within the bounds of what...