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Adrienne Rich

Adrienne Rich’s “Diving Into the Wreck” Analysis

Upon first reading Adrienne Rich‘s Diving into the Wreck the auditor would not immediately perceive or assume it is about life experiences or on an even deeper level, her transformation from an unhappy house wife into a new, self-loving woman. Extended metaphors are described as exploiting a single metaphor throughout an entire work. Her extended …

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A Farewell to Arms

A Farewell to Arms: Character Analysis

Analysis of major characters in A Farewell to Arms – Jake Barnes, Lady Brett Ashley, Robert Cohn, Mike Campbell, Bill Gorton. 0 (0 ratings) You must sign in to vote

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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