The disagreement in Walt Whiteman’s poem O Captain!My Captain! occurs as Whiteman becomes disillusioned with President Pierce. Whiteman thought he had met an ideal in President Abraham Lincoln at one point. However, this position changes after Lincoln is assassinated after the North’s victory in the Civil War. At this point,…
Fitzgerald (1925) explores the American dream concept in his novel The Great Gatsby. This strategy was devised shortly after the Civil War ended, as everyone hoped to prosper. The term “American dream,” as used by the author, conjured up images of a society that could provide limitless opportunities to everyone,…
A Dream Deferred is the poem of Langston Hughes that explores many potential results that may take place when the dream is not recognized as soon as possible. Moreover, the sonnet poses questions related to the aspirations of the individuals and results that arise when precise goals are not met….
Edgar Poe was a well-known author who could write suspenseful and horrifying stories that made the reader’s spine tingle (Flores). Furthermore, he can be known as the author who helped to shape and advance the short-story genre in the world of literature (Flores). Poe was among the first writers to…
Zora Neale Hurston in her short story “Sweat” includes the village men who make comments about the society and maintain the reader up-to-date with the events of the village. The men who like sitting at Joe Clarkes Porch hold discussing the happenings of the village and more so the activities…
Edgar Allan Poe, an American author, and editor noted for his literary work was a key figure in the Romantic Movement and a pioneer in the genre of detective novel and poetry writing. He is one of the best-known writers who often gives his own life to each of his…
When individuals think of Edgar Allan Poe, they can think of dark murders and poetry. Most of Poe’s writings are classic, such as “The Cask of Amontillado” and “The Tell-Tale Heart.” Like much of his writings, Poe led a dark life. Poe was born in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1809, to…
In this play, what is Shakespeare’s choice for us-the audience- to role itself as Iago’s co-conspirators or at least as his silent (complicated) witnesses? The acts of Iago inspire the audience with awe and spirit. It generates a sense of curiosity in people who watch Iago taking the next move,…
Paine Thomas Thomas Paine was a political writer and philosopher born in England who moved in 1774 to America. He wrote a pamphlet titled Common Sense in 1776, two years after his migration, which firmly promoted independence and persuaded large numbers of prominent American colonists that the time had come…
The tale of a young boy from an Indian reservation is depicted in Sherman Alexie’s short story “Indian Education.” Victor, a young boy, progresses through the school system from first grade to post-graduation, and Alexie examines how he dealt with numerous problems from his classmates and teachers during his studies….
The poem “I started Early – Took my Dog “ is a poem by Emily Dickson which by reading the title for the first time creates a intellectual image of the presence of a dog and a woman and of route an early morning. The poem depicts a picture of…
William Shakespeare was unquestionably the most influential author and playwright of the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. Dramatized novels, poetry, and sonnets are among his most popular and inventive works. One hundred and fifty-four sonnets are credited to William Shakespeare. Between 1929 and 1959, there was an epidemic of the…