Read more The Great War, more commonly known as World War I, influences F. The War directly causes Gatsby to lose his lover Daisy and is responsible for his Montenegro medal and significant “Oxford education”. Read more Literary devices like metaphor, simile, and repetition are used in literature to convey a special meaning to the reader.
Often these devices are used to make an idea clearer, emphasize a point, or relate an insight to the reader.
Read more During the Civil War era there existed many factions seeking to dramatically change America.
At first glance, the novel appears to be written for a very specific audience: scholars familiar with Nigerian history, traditions, and...
Read more The American Romantic period was essentially a Renaissance of American literature.
“It was a Renaissance in the sense of a flowering, excitement over human possibilities, and a high regard for individual ego” (English).
Countless philosophers have spent their lifetimes in search of answers to these questions but died before finding a suitable answer... Frederick Douglass, a black American, fought for black ...
These are multifaceted existential questions that ancient and modern philosophies have yet to adequately answer. Remarkable speakers spread their ideas through oratory, thrilling their audiences through powerful speeches that appealed to both emotion and logic.
Read more Langston Hughes was a central figure in the Harlem Renaissance, the flowering of African-American literature and artistic forms in Manhattan during the 1920s.
Not only did his writing promote African-American culture, but it sought to bring attention to the plight of the African-Americans sufferin...