Category: Literature and Languages

A Good Man is Hard to Find and Good country People by Flannery O’Connor

The stories A Good Man is Hard to Find and Good Country People by Flannery OConnor depict the violence and hypocrisy of human relationships. Being selfish, the main characters, namely the grandmother, her grandchildren, The Misfit, Manley Pointer, and Hulga, do not appreciate life. Therefore, they act according to their instincts, neglecting moral and spiritual values.

Metamorphosis vs. Lung Cancer

Introduction How does it feel like to wake up a bug one morning? How does it feel like to be diagnosed with lung cancer one day? How does it feel like to get to know there is no solution to your problem because sooner or later you will die despite anything? The story of Gregor … Continue reading Metamorphosis vs. Lung Cancer

Analysis of Greasy Lake

The short story Greasy Lake discusses the issue that remains topical to the contemporary society. In this literary work, three youngsters are in search for adventures to release their rebellious spirit. Although the characters are still young and innocent, their childish pranks gradually transform into a real crime. The youngsters attempt to seem adults, but … Continue reading Analysis of Greasy Lake

Artistic Merits of Mrs. Dalloway

Literary masterpieces are usually the products of creative imagination and deep knowledge of human nature. These skills allow a perceptive author to transfer the beauty of the world, social realities, and painful experiences into astonishing prose by the means of the simple and precise choice of words. Virginia Woolf is not an exception. Published in … Continue reading Artistic Merits of Mrs. Dalloway

Women in the Literature

Diversity and exuberance of the literary art help to reflect and describe the life of people from different angles. Various literary genres provide completely diverse views at the same problem and show some particular aspect of it. Such genres as drama, poems, and romantic novel reveal the inner world of the hero, his/her feelings, fears, … Continue reading Women in the Literature

Mary Shelley and her legendary novel Frankenstein

Where do we come from? How did the life develop? If God created the universe, what created God? These eternal questions have always excited human imagination. Through centuries, countless people have tried to provide their answers, but they have never exhausted the area of possible responses. A vast number of literary works, films, and pieces … Continue reading Mary Shelley and her legendary novel Frankenstein

From On Liberty by J.S. Mill

Introduction Mill’s work On Liberty explains the aspects of freedom of ideas expression. It is a presentation of philosophical arguments that people in the minority side (the ruled) must be at liberty to express their ideas and opinions, even if they are divergent from the popular belief or are opposing those of the rulers. The … Continue reading From On Liberty by J.S. Mill

Doctor Faustus: More Than a Romantic Tragedy

The plot about a deal with the devil is one of archetypal ones in the world culture. Whenever it is met, the text acquires a new philosophical dimension. Below described case is about Doctor Faustus, created by Christopher Marlowe in 1594. Previously known as a folk legend, it received a dramatic and then a literary … Continue reading Doctor Faustus: More Than a Romantic Tragedy

Barbie Turned

Barbie turned G.I. Joe One of the main issues that take the central place in the contemporary debates over the national security refers to the women’s participation in the military service and conflicts. It creates tension in the society which can hardly decide whether women should have equal rights with men in the military service, … Continue reading Barbie Turned

Critical Essay on Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

The world literature is full of names and titles which are on everyone’s lips. The novel Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus (1818) written by a famous English writer Mary Shelley (1797-1851) is one of such works. The life of a Swiss scientist Frankenstein, who created a living being from the non-living matter and eventually became … Continue reading Critical Essay on Frankenstein by Mary Shelley