Literature

The Impacts of Racism (Fences by August Wilson Book Review)

Shattered dreams and overlooked potential may drive an individual to radical changes. This is exemplary of August Wilson’s Fences. He details the struggles of protagonist Troy Maxson. Troy, a…

What makes The Whore of Mensa a good read, on the one hand, and why avoid it at all costs, on the other.

As many other stories, „The Whore of Mensa“, a short narrative by Woody Allen has both good and bad sides. It is a story about a man being blackmailed by a non-conventional conception o…

Romeo And Juliet Summative Essay Example

The infamous story of Romeo and Juliet. Why has it been so popular for decades? Do you know the privations that Romeo and Juliet had to endure just to have their “fairytale”, happy ever…

Evolution and Teamwork (Ready Player One by Ernest Clin Book Review)

What if there was a way to live a totally new life? Wade Watts, the main character of Ready Player One by Ernest Cline, can do just that with the OASIS, a virtual reality system with infinite possi…

The Dangers of Greed In The Crucible

In our society, humans tend to be greedy about a lot of things, such as money, fame, and other humans. But don’t worry, we aren’t the only people who are gre…

What makes Self-sacrifice possible? (The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline Book Review)

In difficult situations, when survival options are few, self-sacrifice is preferable to having your loved ones captured and killed, if doing so allows your loved ones to survive and live another da…

The Power of Your Beliefs (The Crucible by Arthur Miller Book Review)

A person's belief system can impact the choices they make. It can result in negative consequences or positive outcomes. The Crucible, a play written by Arthur Miller…

The Distractions within Facebook (Amusing Ourselves to Death by Neil Postman Book Review)

Most of the time when I think about boredom, it brings along some negative connotations.  Staying inside and doing nothing is boring, just the feeling of doing noth…

Roald Dahl’s Influence on Children’s Literature

Who was your favorite author as a child? Children’s literature has immensely changed throughout time because of specific influences that made it what it is today. …

The American Dream: A True Dream in Literature (The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald Book Review)

The American Dream is a belief that anyone, regardless of where they come from or what class they were born into, can have an equal opportunity to achieve success. The A…