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The Wild Swans at Coole

The Wild Swans at Coole: Analysis

The Wild Swans at Coole is a representative poem of W. B. Yeats. Like many other poems of his it is a study in the clash of opposites. It turns on the contrast between the transitoriness of human joy and youth and the permanence of those of natural objects–the eternal passions and vitality of the …

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Amy Tan's Mother Tongue

Amy Tan’s “Mother Tongue” : Analysis of Pathos, Ethos and Logos

Analyze Pathos, Ethos and Logos in Mother Tongue. English should not be considered as a single language. There are inferences that English is a single language, but in reality, people develop diverse versions of English as their mother tongue such that it is very uncommon to discover two people that speak the exact same English …

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Amy Tan's Mother Tongue

Amy Tan’s “Mother Tongue”: Literary Analysis

Language barriers and cultural differences is a real issue for people. Children of immigrant families get a unique view and experience as a bilingual kid; they will become familiar with two different backgrounds. Amy Tan, Author of  “Mother Tongue” uses her personal experiences with her mother to create a contrast between her mother who speaks …

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Othello: Role of Desdemona

The character of Desdemona represents a woman of the 17th century who surpassed the norms of sexual morality set for Venetian women of that time. When Desdemona left the house of her father, Brabantio, to wed the Moor, Othello, it was the first step in redefining her role as a woman. Desdemona, instead of asking …

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Othello: Human Nature

Shakespeare’s famous tragedy Othello helps us shape our view of human nature, and understanding of what drives people to sometimes immoral action. The main idea is that jealousy is a great motivating influence, compelling individuals to carry out corrupt actions, and ruin previously treasured relationships, in order to get what they desire. As with any …

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Othello’s Tragic Flaws

William Shakespeare creates dynamic and complex characters in his tragic play, Othello. Othello, Iago, Desdemona, and Emilia each display a tragic flaw. Shakespeare’s subtle descriptions of the characters allow for varying interpretations of each character. The tragic flaws can truly alter perspectives as the story transitions. A tragic flaw can begin as a positive character …

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Conflict in Othello

“Othello” is a play which contains many conflicts between the characters. The main conflicts in ‘Othello’ are between friends and foes. Othello’s inner conflict, cultural and racial differences which lead to racial judgement and discrimination, to express these conflicts; Shakespeare uses many techniques such as soliloquies, dramatic irony, imagery foreshadowing and symbolism. Amongst the main …

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Waiting For Godot

Waiting for Godot is an absurd Drama

A form of absurd drama emphasizes on the absurdity of human existence. Absurd drama doesn’t maintain any plot, characterization, logical sequence and culmination. It picks the very meaning of existence. Though absurd drama may be seen as nonsense, it has something to say the readers. Absurd drama contains fewest possible characters.

Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon is an Essayist

Francis Bacon is widely considered as the father of modern essay. Through his essays he implemented the way of systematic thinking and the nature of social interactions. Human characters, nature and intentions are highly reflected through his essays. Bacon introduced a new form of composition into English Literature through his essays.

Divine Comedy-God's Divine Justice in The Inferno

God’s Divine Justice in Dante’s “Inferno”

Alternate question: Discuss Divine Justice in Dante’s Inferno. Midway through the journey of our life, I found myself in a dark wood, for I had strayed from the straight pathway to this tangled ground. These famous lines are from Dante Alighieri’s Inferno which signify the themes of religion and personal salvation in the poem. Often …

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