Literature

Literary Identity

identity The nature of textual creation from a blank page— of all creation, really—is an exercise in identity politics: Each…

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Literary Heroism

Hero Definition The word hero is commonly applied to many different types of people performing wildly varying acts. For instance,…

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Literary Death

Death In Poetics, Aristotle recognized literature’s value for humanity when he stated that “the object of art is an imitation…

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Literary Themes Ambition

Ambition “Ambition” is a difficult trait to pin down because it is so human: On the one hand, we want…

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Writing a Rough Draft

Seated at last, you prepare to write, only to find yourself besieged with petty distractions. All of a sudden you…

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Writing About Literature

If one waits for the right time to come before writing, the right time never comes. —JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL Assigned…

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A Voyage to Brobdingnag

This, too, begins with realistic elements like "we unshipped our goods and wintered there; for the Captain falling sick..". In…

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GULLIVER’S TRAVELS AS A SATIRE

“Gulliver’s Travels” consists of four parts, each of which is about a different voyage to another strange place. The original…

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