Writers

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 Gilded Age by Mark Twain Book Review

The “Gilded Age” was a period in the late 19th century of great industrialization, economic revolution, and overall growth for the United States of America. …

Love and punishment (Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare Book Review)

In Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare conveys the theme that true love is a strong feeling that causes you to do anything for the other person, it is complicated, emo…

Macbeth’s Downfall (Macbeth by William Shakespeare Book Review)

Life was created to have some ups and downs and full of challenges a person must find their own way through. No one is supposed to be perfect. If one's life is, then…

Richard Lederer: The Case for Short Words

The American author and speaker, Richard Lederer is known as the “verbivore” because of his personal interests in phrase origins.He points out common grammat…

Reclaiming Culture through Literary Art

Joy Harjo, author of Crazy Brave, well establishes the theme that there is a near-tangible connection that trails through one's lineage to their ancestors. This eigh…

The impact of censorship (Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury Book Review)

Utopian and dystopian fiction is a  genre of fiction that explores social and political structures. Within the genre of dystopian fiction, there are many different …

Persona and Differing Perspectives Analysis Essay

Poetry has long been an activity of reflection. The best poets have a gift to pull thoughts from their minds and arrange them on a page so as best to communicate the att…

The Jeremiads by Frederick Douglass Book Review

In the supplementary article "Frederick Douglass and the American Jeremiad," William L. Andrews spoke of how Douglass utilized the structure of the American je…

Monster Culture by Jeffrey Jerome Cohen Book Review

In the two stories, Some People are Meant to Live Alone and The Werewolf,  Cohen’s Monster theory that Monster dwells at the gates of difference is prevalent …