Twelfth Night: Dude Looks Like a Lady

To this day, Shakespeare's Twelfth Night remains one of his most widely read, performed and adored comedies. Wonder if it has something to do with the cross-dressing. Seriously.

Hester Prynne and Nora Helmer: A Comparative Analysis:
A comparison between the major characters of the novel The Scarlet Letter and the play A Doll's House using the feminist criticism. It shows their similarities as a symbol of females in their society at their time and their differences in individuality.

Reading Guide for The Cossacks by Leo Tolstoy:
This article provides an introduction to Leo Tolstoy's novella The Cossacks, published in 1863. It also provides a Reading Guide ideal for Book Groups, the interested reader or students.

The Order of Words:
Robert Frost argues that a poem should "end in a clarification of life" which provides the reader (and writer) with "a momentary stay against confusion." For many modern thinkers religion no longer adequately answers the significant metaphysical questions about life's meaning; and thus the established beliefs of past centuries are "falling down falling down falling down." Subsequently many modern writers turn to art as a means of making sense of the world and creating order in the world. Wallace Stevens, Edna Millay, and Gertrude Stein are three modern writers who share the belief that the world is characterized by confusion for most people. This essay will examine these artist's definitions and descriptions of confusion in the modern world and will explore how these writers use art as a "momentary stay against" this "confusion."

Learning From the Great Novels - One Hundred Years of Solitude:
One of the best ways to improve your writing is to read great writing. Here are three points to take away from One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

Christopher Marlowe, The Pioneer of Modern English Theater:
Christopher Marlowe was one of the most flamboyant figures in Elizabethan history and literature and his works reflected the troubled background of the Tudor era. His brash, agitated life played a crucial part in his plays that mirrored his own life, his beliefs and political leanings.

Animal Farm Makes Politics Seem Almost Interesting:
Sorry to interrupt - we're sure you're probably in the middle of watching an old VHS (VH-what now?) tape of the 1988 Vice Presidential debate. Or perhaps you're simply catching up on all those saved DVR recordings of C-Span programming.

Great Expectations: A Close Reading: Part II:
What makes Great Expectations an all-time literary classic? What makes Pip a true gentleman?
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