An Analysis of one of Blake's most popular and troubling poems. Blake famously subverts the biblical tradition he appropriates in this brilliant work.
The gods demand that you plot revenge against your relatives because Seth Tomko examines why Cassandra is an important character in Agamemnon by Asechylus.
Summary and analysis of The Other Paris by Mavis Gallant
A quick summary of the play can be found here. Shakespeare was always wary of women and careful to give them respect, which is obvious when reading Othello. The society of Othello is strongly dominated by men who are the political and military...
Othello Tag Cloud Iago has always been, for me, one of Shakespeare's most compellingly drawn characters. Of all the characters in Othello, Iago appears above his peers for his perceptiveness, perspective and humor. He offers more insight into the...
Aldous Huxley's Ape and Essence parallels humanity to a tribe of baboons who worship Satan because they don't have the sense to know better.
How Biblical texts, narratives, parables, and aphorisms have influenced Western literature from around 400 AD to the present
For Bacon and Descartes, the future of learning rest with individuals questioning and examining their own experiences and not relying on the opinions and models of the past to form their judgments.
Three great but no so well-known American and British 19th century authors, two female and well known in their time; Mary Sewell and Fanny Fern, plus George Burgess a Phrenologist in Bristol.
Though Cherríe Moraga and Gloria Anzaldua were of Latina heritage, they framed their homosexuality in disparate ways as a result of the variances in their lives, including the colors of their skin, their childhood and parents, and the way they were viewed and treated by society. While they...