A unique personal tribute to a young writer who, hidden away in her Amsterdam attic, wrote one of the most powerful documents of the 20th century.
This myth, found in Ovid's Metamorphoses and elsewhere, tells the cruel fate of Actaeon,a young man who came to grief when he encountered the goddess Artemis, bathing in a mountain stream.
Ben Jonson's eulogy of Shakespeare 'not of an age but for all time' is validated by the ways in which modern interpretations of themes in the plays draw on the realities of modern life .
By the 17th century England, along came John Donne to English literature, who broke all poetry conventions of the time. While English poets were still writing in the flowery and beautiful Elizabethan style of poetry,...
Tragic Hero Definition & Characteristics: A tragic hero is a type of character in a play, who makes an error, while judging the situation, which leads to his downfall.
Etymologically, the word symbolism has been taken from a Greek word symballein, which is a combination of two words i.e., syn, meaning together, and ballein, which means throw. Hence, the word symballein means to throw...
Amir is the protagonist of "The Kite Runner" by Khaled Hosseini. Being so well developed, there are endless points to be made about him, however, the most notable are below. Insecurities Throughout both childhood and...
The gods demand that you plot revenge against your relatives because Seth Tomko examines why Cassandra is an important character in Agamemnon by Asechylus.
A Reading of T.S.Eliot's "Preludes" to understand Eliot's concept of poetry, focusing on the images and symbols.
A look at Poe's idea that the death of a beautiful woman is one of intoxicating values. I take a look at a couple of his poems and compare them to a poem Jo writes for Beth in Little Women.