WW1 History, Poetry and Art - Lost Generation
Gertrude Stein is credited with coining the term 'the lost generation' in reference to a group of American . . . .
Lynching (1 third of paper) Anti-Lynching movement (2 thirds of paper)
Skeletons in Our Closet:
Parts of U.S. History Left Hanging in the Past
In the year 1900, 214 lynchings . . . .
Theme of Death in Three Poems poem is a unique expression of the poet's point of view, attitudes, values, and feelings. Because emotion is central to poetry, death is a favorite topic because it . . . .
Byron and Wordsworth and the theme of nature vs. civilization
The romantic ethos revolves essentially around a number of central concerns. These can be briefly summarized as the importance . . . .
A paper such as this involves not only the biographical information of Samuel Beckett but critical information on his work as well. The literary criticism will be addressed . . . .
Questions answered about "Oedipus Rex"
While there can be no doubt that Emily Dickinson is one of America's most revered poets, there can also be no doubt that the poet suffered from a . . . .
Robert Frost's 1915 poem "The Road not Taken"
Robert Frost's 1915 poem "The Road not Taken" is an extended metaphor about the choices the poet has made in his life. The poet, . . . .
Dante's "The Divine Comedy"
Alighieri Dante is considered one of the most celebrated poets of the medieval Europe. Dante's work include; Vita nuova (new life), a collection of poems and . . . .
The Writings and Social Influence of American Essayist, Novelist and Poet Wendell Berry, 1934-
The Kentucky-born American author and farmer, Wendell Berry, born in 1934 . . . .
Renaissance Court Literature
In the fourteenth to sixteenth centuries' of the Renaissance, a wealth of literature, art and culture filled European streets, theaters and castles. It was as . . . .
Close Reading of "Second Wind" by Fred Chappell
The first verse sets the scene and the tone of the poem. The information in the first verse establishes the setting as being . . . .
Multiplicity: Wilde Visions of a Paterian Aesthetics
Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), who had acclaimed Keats as his icon in his poetry and who had factually prostrated himself . . . .
James Dickey Bio
Biography of the American Poet and Novelist James Dickey (1923-1997)
James Dickey (February 2, 1923-January 19, 1997) is probably best known for his bestselling . . . .
Ginsberg: Supermarket in California & Howl
Two Poems by Allen Ginsberg: "A Supermarket in California" (1955) and "Howl" (1956) as Representations of the Larger Body of the Poet's Work . . . .
Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz
Juana Ramirez de Asbaje was born at the farmstead of San Miguel Nepantla in the slopes of the Popocatepetl volcano, 60 kilometers to the capital of Nueva Espana, . . . .
The Poetry of Marvin Bell
I am trying to write poems that delineate a mind at meditation in a most physical universe and a body living at the ends of its fingertips." . . . .
James Stephens—seeing the eternal struggle of humanity in the smallest of God's creatures
James Stephens was an Irish novelist and poet. His poems such as "The Ancient Elf," "The Cage," and . . . .
The Holocaust in Literature
Apart from the numerous history books on the Holocaust, an enormous amount of literature on the most horrific event of the 20th century exists in the form of . . . .
Child of the Americas by Aurora Levins Morales.
1.I am a child of the Americas, 2.a light-skinned mestiza of the Caribbean, 3.a child of many diaspora, born into this continent at a . . . .
The poems "I, too, sing America" by Langston Hughes and "I Hear America Singing" by Walt Whitman both address the beauty of the many voices of Americans and express a feeling of optimism. Both . . . .
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