This posting explains literal and metaphorical "walls" in Melville's text.
This posting explains the characters in the short stories contained in M. Atwood's Bluebeard's Egg.
This solution defines what a run-on sentence is, gives an example of one, and tells you how to fix it, again using examples.
Why does Chaucer continuously use the dream-vision motif in many of his text? Please include an example of this, because I am having a difficult time trying to see how it is useful for him to do so.
This posting summarizes theme in Walker's nonfiction piece, In Search of Our Mother's Gardens.
What is the moral of Isaac Bashevis Singer's "The Cat Who Thought She Was a Dog and the Dog Who Thought He Was a Cat?"
This posting offers a simple overview of the short story. It also discusses moral and labels the moral within the story.
This solution offers an examination of character, character foil, and context within the short story. It also articulates how Beattie's Minimalist style permeates the story.
Study Guide: What is the controlling/main idea of Maya Angelou's "Graduation" (from I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings)? DISCUSSION: The controlling/main idea of a piece of writing is often referred to as a THESIS. Here are some characteristics of a thesis: (More Details Follow) SAMPLE RESPONSE: The controlling idea in th
This posting offers examples of how fantasy is used to make social, psychological, and political satires within the text.
This posting offers evidence of the correlation between Kafka's use of fantasy and its impact on the themes in his work. This posting further examines psychological transformations within the short story.
A paragraph has this topic sentence: "The Amazon rainforest is home to the richest variety of wildlife on Earth." Of the following details, the only one that would not belong in this paragraph is: a. Many unusual animal species, such as the emerald tree boa and the jaguar, can be found in the Amazon rainforest. b. Rainforest b
Briefly describe the significance of the epic poem Beowulf. Who were the main protagonists, what was the plot, and what historical truths can be gleaned from it?
Ibsen's play, 'A 'Doll's house," is examined. These questions are posed: 1. In the early acts , Torvald Helmer holds forth on the role of the husband , standards of honesty or probity for dealing with money. Above all, in his talk and in many little ways , he demonstrates the role assig
This posting considers literature as part of the U.S. current literary canon, and why? How do these selections reflect the cultural tradition of the United States?
This posting addresses the role literature can and should play as businessess cope with social change.
This posting provides explanations about style, theme, and point of view within various American stories.
''The Jilting of Granny Weatherall ,'' '' The Chrysanthemums,'' ''The Enormous Radio,''and other stories are discussed in terms of choice of words, their sentence structure, their length of the paragraphs, etc.
Describe how James Joyce focuses the importance of religion and setting in '' Araby '' . Include your opinions of how the setting influenced the story mood and development. For example , Joyce specifies the street location and the time of year in the story. How does that color your response to
This solution discusses reactions to the plot, setting, and characters in '' Boys and Girls '' by Alice Munro.
This posting makes an analysis of the concepts of symbolism in Ann Beattie's ''Snow''.
You are part of the literature review committee that will determine which stories will be included in the quarterly short story journal. 1. You are to evaluate a short story and give your recommendation to the publisher. 2. You are to indicate what drew you to this story. Comment about the central idea of the story and
Are you required to write a research essay this semester? Are you clueless about how to choose a topic, conduct research, and document and integrate your sources? This sample assignment is full of links that will guide you to a wealth of web-based resources for writers of researched essays, including a Powerpoint presentation
What is the proper format for a Shakespearean sonnet? What do I have to include? What types of topics can I write about?
Ideas for conducting research on " What is Happiness to you" are reflected.
Both Baldwin and Wilson utilize music as a pivotal theme within their works. This guide offers an analytical and textual view of how music is represented in both pieces.
This posting examines two different types of storytelling in the following works: Zora Neale Hurston's "Their Eyes Were Watching God", Richard Wright's "The Ethics of Living Jim Crow, and Autobiographical Sketch" and James Baldwin's "Sonny's Blues."
Help with "What is Happiness?" is given.
The question and my response are below. Is the Frost quote cited properly and any suggestions would be appreciated: 7. Is there other information about yourself that you consider important which has not been covered in the previous questions? As I first began toying with the idea of pursuing a Master's degree, I rememb
This posting gives an example of a process paper.
Why you think the response to Hurricane Katrina was so slow?
Check for comma errors: 1. Reading is a hobby of mine. 2. Before going to bed Betty always reviews her Spanish vocabulary. 3. Leaning back too far on the stool Larry hit the floor with a bang. 4. Around the clock nurses watch the patients in Intensive Care. 5. "By the way the door is locked, so instead