Mark Twain is a very humorous author. He uses dark humor in several of his stories, and it tends to be the theme, author's style, and the most used literary device. In Mark Twain's short story “The Invalid's story” The reader is shown lots of dark morality. In David Gallons short Stories for Students literary analysis, he states “The narrator has many conversations with thompson, the expressman on the train, who ruminates about the inevitability of death itself”(Gallons 150). Morality is show in Mark Twain's short story “The Invalid's
“Brokeback Mountain” speaks about the love story between two men as well as the discrimination of society. Annie Proulx – an American journalist and author – did present her own remarkable success story which is characterized by hard work and a fierce independence (Contemporary Authors, 1995). The measure of her success was impressive and was reflected through her works and awards. She has written some brilliant short stories in contemporary literature; but in my opinion, "Brokeback Mountain" is her masterpiece. The story focuses entirely not only on the sexuality that holds the two men together, but also on the domestic relationship between them, their mutual concern for each other.
I really liked it, even though it was a little messed up at times. Stephen King is a very talented author and I understand why so many people like him. This novel made me feel creeped out and slightly disturbed at times, especially during the scene when Louis robs Gage’s grave. The scene where Ellie tells Rachel about a man in her dreams named “Paxcow” also creeped me out. The man turns out to be Victor Pascow, who Louis has a history with.
It is not easy for a writer to become notorious from his readers due to disquieting theme and simultaneously being praised for his works. Ian McEwan, who is among “The 50 greatest British writers since 1945”, is one of them. His writings are unusual and mostly about serious matters that can discomfort the readers. However, it puts them into deep consideration while reading his book. It is no exaggeration to say that Ian McEwan’s literary works have a profound effect on British Literature thanks to his infamous stories yet they leave aftertaste.
With any book, article, propaganda, etc. the hero and villain are always apparent and either praised or criticized with everything they do. Many authors write with this perspective or intent to make the writing more intriguing and to develop the reader’s opinions on how they feel towards the characters. However, there are several authors that choose a different route. Charles Dickens, an author with many award winning novels and plays from the 19th century, used a different approach when creating his characters for his writings.
Introduction: Houshang Golshiri and his masterwork Shazdeh Ehhtejab (Prince Ehtejab) Similar to other branches of art, literature has been under the domination of male-centered ideology. Great masterpieces have been most of the times known to be written by men. Even those who have written stories about women conflict are depicting women from a man 's point of view, either a main male character or the writer himself. The famous modern Persian writer Houshang Golshiri, who wrote many fictions about women struggle, is not exclusive to this fact and introduces women mostly through a male narrative’s descriptions. His masterwork, Shazdeh Ehtejab (Prince Ehtejab), involves four important female characters that have been introduced to the reader through dissimilarities and resemblances that the narrator, Khosro Ehtejab, presents.
Falik 1 Ayesha Falik B.A. honors English Literature Mrs. Saifia fawad 11 September 2014 0333-4136759 email@example.com Research proposal Title: Nihilist Pessimism in Hemmingway’s Old Man and the Sea Introduction: Ernest Miller Hemingway was one of the most prominent author and journalist. He was one of the most significant American authors of the Twentieth century. His novels and short fictions have left a permanent mark on the literary production of the United States and the world. Although most often remembered for his economical and understated fiction, he was also a noted journalist.
Greed is existent within all individuals despite how generous and altruistic one can be. Because of how commonly greed is seen in society, many authors have instilled selfishness as a part of literature for ages and still continue to do so. Thanks to this narrow-minded understanding everyone withholds, author such as Thomas Hardy, Tom Godwin and Shakespeare, present this self- centered understanding in a unique approach during the olden times. Although the past stories carry the same message quite thoroughly as did before, author such as Charles Bukowski are capable of exhibiting the same message in reach of his own poems. While going through the decades of literature, modern authors are now able to explain with scenarios society is able to relate to.
He also knew lots of lead writers, philosophers and politicians back then, especially to those who he satirized on his works. He was marginally successful and won first prize in several dramatic competitions. Aristophanes can be considered as a traditionalist or conservative throughout his career. His works date back to the years from the Peloponnesian War in which, he uses as a theme for his comedic plays, same goes with the new thinkers and revolutionaries. He thinks that the new thinkers and revolutionaries are responsible for the decline of traditional moral values.
He also found many interesting letters which revealed the controversy of Keats and the Cockney School. But it was true that most of earlier critics were not directly concerned with Keats's political views and due to this, for Lionel Trilling, Keats was one of the heroes of literature and for Jack Stillinger, he was a tough-minded realist. Grant F. Scott writes in “Keats's Poetry and the Politics of the Imagination” that Keats himself