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Jonathan Swift’s "Gulliver's Travels" : A 5 page paper that describes the importance of Gulliver's voyage to Lilliput as a basis for the other voyages in the story. This paper explores the political irony, the emotions and reactions expressed by Gulliver and the way in which the physical and intellectual are contrasted and the way that these important themes are developed through the relationship between the first book and the subsequent voyages. No additional sources cited. Gullive2.wps

Jonathan Swift's "Gulliver's Travels" / Satire in Lilliput : In this 5 page essay the writer discusses the first half of Book I of Jonathan Swift’s "Gulliver’s Travels," explaining some of its major satirical points, with reference to political and religious events in Swift’s day. No additional sources cited. Gulliver.wps

Jonathan Swift's "Gulliver’s Travels" / The Houyhnhnms & The Yahoos : A 5 page paper examining how Jonathan Swift satirizes both the rarified Houyhnhnms and the brutish Yahoos in Book IV of Gulliver’s Travels. The writer concludes that just as man was not created to be bestial, he was not created to be completely rationalistic, either. To be caught in either trap robs man of the joy of life. No additional sources cited. Gullive4.wps

Jonathan Swift’s "Gulliver's Travels" / Land of the Houyhnhnms : A 5 page paper that considers a comparison between the societal and political structures of 18th century England with the satirical representation of the Land of the Houyhnhnms. No additional sources cited. Gull.wps

Jonathan Swift's "A Modest Proposal" : A 10 page research paper outlining Jonathan Swift's "A Modest Proposal." The writer analyzes the work as a sociopolitical treatise and examines other political works of Swift, as they relate to Ireland and England at the time. Bibliography lists 6 sources. Modestpr.wps

Jonathan Swift's "A Modest Proposal"/ Summary : A 3 page essay in which the writer provides an overview of Jonathan Swift's infamous "A Modest Proposal" and some of the major points to be considered. No Bibliography. Modestp2.wps

Jonathan Swift’s "Gulliver’s Travels" vs. Conrad’s "Heart Of Darkness" :
A 20 page paper comparing Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels and A Modest Proposal with Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness in terms of the way both authors treat the theme of imperialism. The paper concludes that while both authors recognize that imperialism is based in the belief that members of radically foreign cultures are non-human (xenophobia) and both condemn this belief, the methods they use to convey this message are radically different. Bibliography lists 24 sources. Swiftcon.wps

Sanity & Madness According to Jonathan Swift : a 5 page paper looking at Swift’s essay "A Digression Concerning the Original, the Use, and Improvement of Madness in a Commonwealth", from A Tale of a Tub. The paper shows how Swift satirically distinguishes madness from sanity, determines the cause of madness, and finds a function for it in a healthy society. Bibliography lists 1 source. Sanmad.wps

Swift and Conrad / Dual Strains of Irony : A 20 page paper looking at the various types of irony in the Western literary tradition. Surveying the use of irony by over a dozen writers, the paper determines that irony developed in two major strains: the humanistic and the fatalistic, with Swift embodying the first type and Conrad the second. Bibliography lists 16 sources. Ironywks.wps

Chaucer’s Life & Works : An 8 page paper analyzing the characteristics of this fourteenth-century author, using a combination of historical records and an intuitive reading of his most well-known books. Bibliography lists nine sources. Chaucer.wps

Chaucer's "Book of the Duchesse" : A 7 page paper that discusses the chess game (Lines 618-678) and chess symbolism in this poem. This paper focus on the themes of fate, courtly love and steadfastness that are developed through the poem utilizing chess symbolism, and demonstrates that the knights comments regarding the chess game are developed as statements about courtly love and fate. Bibliography lists 4 sources. Duchesse.wps

Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales" / Character Creation and Credibility : An 8 page paper on Chaucer's use of language to create credibility and character development. The writer details this through examples from each of five of the pilgrim's stories in Canterbury Tales. Bibliography cites 5 sources. Chaucercc.wps

Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales" / Corruption In The Catholic Church : A 6 page paper that describes corruption in the religious base of the time. The writer argues that Chaucer intended to show his characters as ironic figures-- ones who illustrate greed and dishonesty despite their social status. The Prioress, the Nun, the Monk and the Pardoner are religious figures in Chaucer's work, and by creating ironies between their characterizations and their duties, Chaucer expresses this corruption. Bibliography lists 5 sources. Chaucer2.wps

Chaucer’s "Canterbury Tales" / Evil In The Tales : A 12 page paper examining the importance of the ability to recognize evil in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, specifically The Prioress’ Tale and The Pardoner’s Tale. The paper argues first that anti-Semitism is a significant issue in the Prioress’ Tale, and that her anti-Semitism is just as dangerous as the amoral avarice of the Pardoner because of the fact that she is not perceived as evil at all. Bibliography lists 7 sources. Cantevil.wps

Chaucer’s "Canterbury Tales" / Order & Disorder In The General Prologue :
A 5 page paper showing how Chaucer illustrates the themes of spiritual order and disorder in the first section of the Canterbury Tales. The paper concludes that this tension between human disorder and spiritual order resolves itself in the recognition that God’s plan is worked out in each human being. Bibliography lists 2 sources. Orderd.wps

Chaucer’s "Canterbury Tales" / Character Of The Prioresse : A 5 page essay which analyzes the description of the Prioresse given by Geoffrey Chaucer in the General Prologue to his historic work The Canterbury Tales. The writer argues that the Prioresse is hypocritical about her love of earthly pleasures while the Wife of Bath is open and honest. Prioress.wps

The Fabliau And "The Miller’s Tale" : A 5 page paper examining the fabliau genre as it is developed in Chaucer’s "Miller’s Tale." The paper gives special attention to the question of what makes the tale funny, and whether these effects are still funny today. Bibliography lists 3 sources. Milltale.wps

Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales" / The Merchant's Tale : 9 pages in length. A complete review of the Merchant's Tale (from the Canterbury Tales) -- covering an overview of the story, the character of the merchant himself, wording, Chaucer's use of sarcasm, and the Tale's religious implications as well. No Bibliography. Merchtal.wps

Chaucer’s "Canterbury Tales" / Wife of Bath : A 6 page paper on the character of the Wife of Bath in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales. The paper particularly centers around her feminist arguments justifying both her aggressiveness and her sexuality. Bibliography cites sources. Wifebath.wps

Chaucer’s "Canterbury Tales" / Wife Of Bath - Physical Descriptions : A 5 page essay which examines how Chaucer’s expert use of physical description contributed to his characterization of the Wife of Bath. The writer shows how Chaucer’s description laid the basis for the Wife’s characterization and helped establish her as a cultural icon which has endured for over 600 years. Quotations from the source. Wifeba2.wps

Chaucer’s "Canterbury Tales" / The Status Of Women In Chaucerian Times :
A 6 page paper providing a chronicle of women’s social and legal status during the period of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales. The paper looks at two of Chaucer’s women in particular -- the Prioress and the Wife of Bath -- examining both their social roles and the way those roles were perceived in their own day. Bibliography lists 7 sources. Chaucy6.wps

Chaucer’s "Canterbury Tales" / Attitudes Towards Women : A 3 page essay that points out that Chaucer used the characters of the Prioress and the Wife of Bath to say a great many things about how medieval society viewed women. The writer demonstrates how Chaucer contrasted the character of the chaste Prioress against that of the lusty Wife to satirize the Church’s characterization of women in particular. Quotations only from the source. Chawom.wps

Chaucer’s "Merchant" and "Wife of Bath" / Marriage : An 8 page comparison of these two stories from Chaucer’s "Canterbury Tales", in terms of the respective storyteller’s views on marriage. The paper argues that the tales chosen by each storyteller perfectly embody their own situations in regard to marriage; and both deviate substantially from the cultural norm of the times. Bibliography lists 5 sources. Mercbath.wps

Man And Woman In "To the Lighthouse" By Virginia Woolf And "Wife of Bath’s Tale" By Geoffrey Chaucer : A 5 page paper which compares the relations between man and woman depicted in Virginia Woolf’s To the Lighthouse and Geoffrey Chaucer’s "Wife of Bath’s Tale" from The Canterbury Tales. Bibliography lists 2 sources. Litebath.wps

Chaucer’s "Canterbury Tales" / Role Of Women In The Knight’s Tale : An 8 page paper analyzing the puzzling issue of women’s active role in Chaucer’s "The Knight’s Tale". The paper points out that while on the surface it would seem women have no active role in the story at all, their importance lies in their symbolic meaning to the male characters. Bibliography lists five sources. Knightwo.wps

Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales" A Portrait of Two Pilgrims : In 5 pages the author discusses a portrait of two of the pilgrims from Chaucer's "The Canterbury Tales." In Chaucer's "The Canterbury Tales" the Parson and the Plowman are related. They have many things in common, such as religion, poverty, honesty, contentedness with their lot in life, diligence in their professions, plainness, and simplicity. They were committed. Both lived lives that were strong examples to others. The details of the pair compliment one another." Cantpil.wps

Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales" / The Physician's Tale vs. The Clerk's Tale :
A 10 page research paper that examines two of the narratives in Chaucer's masterpiece The Canterbury Tales. While both tales appear on the surface to deal with religious issues, it is also possible to see alternative meanings within both stories. Some critics have speculated that Chaucer couched subtle criticism of both the church and political authorities of his day within a context that appearedóon the surfaceóto be dogmatically correct according to the accepted beliefs of the time. Bibliography lists 6 sources. Phyclerk.wps

Chaucer’s "Canterbury Tales" / Irony in The Nun’s Priest’s and Pardoner’s Tales : An 8 page paper looking at these two vignettes from the Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer in terms of their use of irony. The paper shows that the irony developed in the Nun’s Priest’s Tale is light and fun because of its subject matter and treatment, while in the Pardoner’s Tale the irony is darkened by the odious character of the storyteller himself. Bibliography lists eleven sources. Kbchau~1.wps

Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales" / Overview : A 5 page overview of the various tales with descriptive analysis of Chaucer's characterization and his depiction of society. Writer uses various critical sources to support ideas; Bibliography lists two collective entries. Canterbu.wps

Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales" # 2 : A 6 page discussion of setting, theme, and characterization in several of the tales. No Bibliography. Canter.wps

Chaucer’s "Canterbury Tales" / ‘Who Was Chaucer ?’ : A 5 page paper analyzing the characteristics of the author of this fourteenth-century work, using a combination of historical records and an intuitive reading of his most well-known book. Seven sources cited. Chauc.wps

Chaucer's "The Pardoner's Tale" and Malory's "Every Man" : In this 6 page essay, the writer describes how we can infer much about an author's society & era from the stories they wrote and the way they were presented. The two examples cited are "The Pardoner's Tale" from Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales" and "Every man" by Malory. Issues concerning wealth, social class, etc;-- are discussed with relevance to characters in each of these two classic stories. No Bibliography. Pardoner.wps

Chaucer’s "Canterbury Tales" vs. Dante’s "Divine Comedy" / Evil : An 8 page paper analyzing the way evil is portrayed in The Canterbury Tales and The Divine Comedy. The paper concludes that whereas Dante sees evil as being a catastrophic impediment toward man’s attainment of the divine -- and thus something to be taken very, very seriously -- Chaucer sees its human manifestations in what we would actually consider a more "modern" sense: as irony. Bibliography lists 7 sources. Evildc.wps

The Role of Women in Hamlet & Canterbury Tales : An 8 page paper examining the way women are portrayed in Shakespeare’s and Chaucer’s works. The paper concludes that both these authors treat women with singular well-roundedness, exhibiting a deep understanding of the female psyche. Bibliography lists 5 sources. Hamcan.wps

The Canterbury Tales in Cinema : A 6 page research paper that examines the way in which Chaucer's masterpiece has been dramatized in film. Surprisingly, the wealth of characterization encompassed on Geoffrey Chaucer's medieval masterpiece The Canterbury Tales has not been extensively addressed by filmmakers. Of the two films that have been based on the Chaucer's work, the writer argues that it is the film that does not deal directly with Chaucer's subject material that is closer to the intentions of the original work. Bibliography lists 5 sources. Cantcin.wps

Geoffrey Chaucer’s "Troilus & Criseyde" : Medieval Europe in the 1500's was a bastion of Christian incipience. The times were such that the rewriting of pagan tales to include the Christian thought of the day were common, even unconscious. Geoffrey Chaucer's tragic poem "Troilus and Criseyde" is no exception, though written with more subtlety and understanding of human interaction with divine meaning than most. This 4 page paper seeks to argue that Chaucer rewrites the classic pagan tale of the fall of Troy to include the Christian thought of his day. Bibliography lists 6 sources. Criseyde.wps

Chaucer’s "House of Fame" / Geffrey’s Ego : A 6 page paper on the protagonist of this little-known work by Geoffrey Chaucer. The paper observes that not only is the work a gentle parody of Dante’s Divine Comedy, but Chaucer also parodies himself through the persona of the egotistical narrator Geffrey. Bibliography lists 3 sources. Geffego.wps

Joseph Conrad's "Heart of Darkness" : 5 pages in length. A thorough explication of plot, theme, and character development in Conrad's classic (1899) novel. Bibliography lists 4 supporting sources. Heartofd.wps

Joseph Conrad’s "Heart Of Darkness" # 2 : A 5 page paper that explores the historical significance of Joseph Conrad's 1902 novel, Heart of Darkness and its relevance in 20th-century civilization. Darkness.wps

Joseph Conrad’s "Heart of Darkness"/ Analysis : A 9 page paper that analyzes Joseph Conrad's 1902 novel, "Heart of Darkness." The writer is primarily concerned with evaluating the character of Marlow. Jconrad.wps

Joseph Conrad’s "Heart of Darkness"/ Open Door : A 6 page research paper on Conrad’s The Heart of Darkness. The writer argues and proves that Conrad’s intent was to open the door of the mind in order for reader’s to enter the heart of darkness and emerge enlightened about slavery and the negative ideal of supremacy. Bibliography lists 5 sources. Hrtdrkns.wps

Joseph Conrad’s "Heart of Darkness" / Symbols of Imperialism : A 5 page essay which explores the symbols of nature and character in Joseph Conrad’ s classic criticism on British imperialsim in Africa, Heart of Darkness. Bibliography lists 5 sources. Darkhear.wps

Joseph Conrad’s "Heart Of Darkness" / Modernism : 5 pages in length. The concept of modernism in Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness is one that is significantly more subtle than it is obvious. There exist both implied and obscure examples of modernism, as well as those that are visual and conceptual. Conrad’s implication of modernism within a traditional, even romantic setting leaves one to ascertain that the author possessed a great sense of the future within his writings. The writer discusses the concept of modernism as it relates to Conrad’s novel. Bibliography lists 3 sources. HrtDark.wps

Joseph Conrad’s "The Heart of Darkness" / Modernism # 2 : This 5 page report presents a working definition of the concept of modernism, especially in terms of Joseph Conrad’s "The Heart of Darkness." Comparisons between modernism and "traditional" romantic overtures are also discussed. Bibliography lists only the book itself as a source. Modheart.wps

Joseph Conrad’s "Heart Of Darkness" Vs. James Joyce’s "Portrait.." / Sensitive Heroes : A 6 page essay that affirms that Marlow in Heart of Darkness and Daedelus in Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man are heroes today even though they were not considered heroes when the original works were published. No additional sources cited. Sheroes.wps

Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness / A Cultural Perspective : A 5 page paper looking at this important novel by Joseph Conrad against the backdrop of his society’s racist views. The paper charges that because Western readers of the early twentieth century were so thoroughly convinced that African culture was inhuman and bestial, they would have been incapable of seeing Conrad’s intrinsic sympathy for his black characters and their oppressed civilization. Bibliography lists 3 sources. KBconrd2.wps

Joseph Conrad’s "Heart of Darkness" vs. Apocalypse Now : A 4 page paper discussing a comparison between the movie Apocalypse Now and The Heart of Darkness, by Joseph Conrad. Bibliography lists 3 sources. Apocal.wps

Joseph Conrad’s "Heart Of Darkness" vs. France’s "Gods Will Have Blood": A 5 page paper comparing the themes of Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness and Anatole France’s The Gods Will Have Blood in which the writer argues that both authors show us how human cruelty can be perpetrated in the name of a just cause. No sources except books. Heart.wps

Joseph Conrad’s "Lord Jim" / Character Analysis : A 12 page paper on the motivations behind the behavior of the title character in Joseph Conrad’s novel. It concludes that Jim’s act of cowardice is at such odds with Jim’s concept of himself that he spends the rest of the novel running, not from the direct consequences of his deed, but from other people’s scorn. Six sources including book; a one page sentence outline follows. Lordjim3.wps

Joseph Conrad's "Lord Jim" & The Significance of Marlow : A complete, 7 page overview & discussion of Joseph Conrad's "Lord Jim"-- in which the writer examines defining moments and the character of Marlow. Marlow is regarded as being just as significantly important to the action of the story as is Jim. Some parallels are also drawn between Marlow and Conrad himself. Bibliography lists 3 sources. Lordjim.wps

Joseph Conrad’s "Lord Jim" : A 6 page paper which explores the emotions of man, as represented in the title character of Joseph Conrad’s novel, Lord Jim. Bibliography lists 10 sources. Lordjim2.wps

Joseph Conrad’s "The Secret Sharer" : A 5 page essay discussing the relationship between Leggatt and the Young Captain in Conrad’s mariner tale. The writer posits that the characterization and supporting symbolism all point to the theme of growth—by overcoming fear. Secrshar.doc

Joseph Conrad’s "Typhoon" : A 5 page book report which provides an overview of Joseph Conrad’s 1903 novel, "Typhoon." Bibliography lists 2 sources. Typhoon.wps

Lewis Carroll’s "Alice in Wonderland" / Political Satire : A 10 page research paper which discusses Carroll’s political commentary in "Wonderland" in the areas of business, poverty, education for women, and other feminist issues. The writer posits that Carroll’s commentary on these subjects represent a reading of women authors and other "radical" philosophers and authors of the period. Bibliography lists 12 sources. Cnalicew.wps

Lewis Carroll’s "Alice Through The Looking Glass" : A 5 page evaluation of the character, Alice, in the book "Alice Through the Looking Glass" by Lewis Carroll. The aspect examined involves the advice given to Alice by all of the adult characters she encounters in her adventure. do these adults give her useful, valuable, productive information? Or are they just there to illustrate how often adults squelch creativity in the young? While the adults may have something of importance to say in many cases, especially in light of Alice’s apparent dreaminess, generally speaking the adult characters are nothing more than oppressive individuals who are determined to put the young and creative in their proper place in society. No additional sources cited. Alice.wps

Charlotte Bronte's "Jane Eyre"/ Symbolism : A 10 page analysis of Jane Eyre with special attention to the symbolism of red/fire and white/ice. Some resolution is shown as the colors show opposite sides that clash and must be resolved for the characters to be truly "happy." Bibliography lists 6 sources. Janeery2.wps

Charlotte Bronte's "Jane Eyre"/ Treatment Of Motherhood : A 9 page paper examining mother-daughter relationships in Charlotte Bronte’s most famous novel. The writer delves deeply into the way motherhood was perceived in the 19th century, and then shows Bronte’s deviation from this tradition. Bibliography lists 7 sources. Eyre7.wps

Charlotte Bronte's "Jane Eyre"/ Theme Of Nature : A 7 page paper discussing the theme of nature in Jane Eyre. The images of nature present throughout Jane Eyre serve to reflect circumstances, foretell turns of events, and frame wonderful and touching reunion scenes. One powerful image is that of the fateful walk in the garden on midsummer’s eve, when Rochester told Jane of his plans to marry, and then learning that later that night, a sudden storm had split the great tree into halves. Bibliography lists 6 sources. Janenat.wps

Charlotte Bronte’s "Jane Eyre" vs. W. Cather’s "My Antonia" / Characters :
An 8 page paper comparing and contrasting the two heroines in Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre, and Willa Cather's My Antonia. Bibliography lists 6 critical 6 sources. Jananto.wps

Charlotte Bronte's "Jane Eyre"/ Writing Style : An 11 page paper analyzing the stylistic components of Jane Eyre which draw the reader onto the author’s side. The writer concludes that Bronte’s complex characterization and her subversive moral vision encouraged the nineteenth century woman to break out of the mold into which society expected all women to fit. Bibliography lists seven sources. Cbro.wps

Charlotte Bronte’s "Jane Eyre" / Jane as a Mirror of Society : A 10 page paper analyzing the way Charlotte Bronte’s novel Jane Eyre reflects the rapidly changing society of early nineteenth century England. It argues that Bronte effectively illustrates the cruelty with which the poor were treated from a woman’s perspective. Bibliography lists nine sources. Janemirr.wps

Charlotte Bronte's "Jane Eyre" / A Character Analysis : A 4 page analysis of Jane Eyre's character and specifically how she realizes that her longing for excitement is not yet fulfilled by the time she leaves Lowood. Several direct quotations are used to support the writers points. No Bibliography. Janeerye.wps

Charlotte Bronte’s "Jane Eyre" / A Heroine In Three Dimensions : A 5 page paper on the main character of Charlotte Bronte’s novel. It discusses, using many examples,-- Jane’s strong qualities of courage, outspokenness, and honesty, and shows how these qualities were reflected both in her childhood and in her love for Edward Rochester. Bibliography lists five sources, including Bronte’s book. Eyre.wps

Charlotte Bronte’s "Jane Eyre" / Jane & Her Fairy Tale Sisters : A 6 page paper discussing how Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre fits into the fairy tale tradition, and what that tradition has to tell young women about the process of growing up female. Characteristics of the fairy tale tradition are outlined with reference to the influence of the fairy tale on the female psyche. Bibliography lists 8 sources. Fairy.wps

Charlotte Bronte’s "Jane Eyre" / Sisters Under the Skin : A 10 page paper comparing the main character of Charlotte Bronte’s novel with Bronte herself. The writer concludes that although there are a few ways in which Bronte’s life is directly reflected in the book, the correspondences between Charlotte and Jane lie more in the way both heroines deal with a damaged self-concept through the development of their frank and passionate natures, and their determination to live according to their own moral principles. Bibliography lists nine sources. Bronte.wps

Charlotte Bronte’s "Jane Eyre" & Sheridan’s "The School For Scandal" / Social Classes : A 4 page paper which analyzes and compares the social classes described in Charlotte Bronte’s 1846 novel, "Jane Eyre," with those in Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s 1777 novel, "The School For Scandal." Bibliography lists 2 sources. Janescan.wps

"Jane Eyre" & "Sense and Sensibility" : A 9 page comparative analysis of the main characters in these two novels. The writer posits that Austen and Bronte made use of characterization, dialogue and narration to show how Elinor, Marianne and Jane represent the intellectual and passionate properties of womanhood, with the further intent of reflecting control of passion rather than hysteria/madness. The writer proposes that in every instance, the characters’ inward reflections are meant to support a revision of the female experience, not to support archetypes. Bibliography lists 10 sources. Cneyraus.wps

Charlotte Bronte’s "Jane Eyre" / Money & Class : A 6 page paper discussing the significance of class-consciousness in Bronte’s novel. The paper discusses the impact of the materialism of Victorian society on Jane herself, and shows how Bronte’s rejection of Victorian values postulated a class system based on merit rather than money. Bibliography lists 5 sources. Moneyre.wps

Charlotte Bronte’s "Jane Eyre" / Two Views : A 5 page paper discussing the points of view of Susan Fraiman and Adrienne Rich. Fraiman sets out to write an essay relating Jane Eyre with Marxism; Rich writes from the feminist perspective. The paper supports Rich as providing the most sound and rational assessments of Jane Eyre, for Fraiman appears to have failed in her endeavor. Bibliography lists 2 sources. Janeview.wps

Charlotte Bronte’s "Jane Eyre"/ The Function Of St. John : A 5 page paper analyzing this enigmatic character in Charlotte Bronte’s novel. The paper argues that Bronte’s decision to end the novel with St. John’s story rather than Jane’s shows that both characters are on parallel life-paths, each of which is equally valuable in the sight of God. No additional sources cited. Ey6.wps

Charlotte Bronte’s "Jane Eyre" / From the Journal of Helen Burns : A 5 page fictional "journal entry" as it would appear to have been written by Helen Burns, Jane Eyre’s school friend. The book tells the story of an incident at the Lowood Institution soon after Jane’s arrival, except it relates the story from Helen’s point of view as opposed to Jane’s. No bibliography. Helenb.wps

Charlotte Bronte’s "Jane Eyre" -- On Film : A 5 page review of the filmed version of Charlotte Bronte’s novel, directed by Julian Aymes. The paper observes that although Alexander Baron did an extremely faithful adaptation of Bronte’s dialogue, the delivery of Timothy Dalton as Rochester and Zelah Clarke as Jane leaves a bit to be desired. Bibliography lists one source. Eyre5.wps

Emily Bronte’s "Wuthering Heights" / Catherine and Heathcliff : A 5 page paper that describes the relationship between Heathcliff and Catherine in terms of societal constraints. This writer presents the significant adversity faced by these two characters that made their love unattainable. No additional sources cited. Wuther.wps

Emily Bronte’s ‘‘Wuthering Heights’’ / Heathcliff’s Revenge : A 5 page analytical study of revenge as Heathcliff’s primary motivation in this classic by Emily Bronte. Bibliography lists 5 sources. Heath.wps

Emily Bronte’s "Wuthering Heights" / Freudian Dream Analysis : A 5 page paper using Freud' s method of dream analysis and appying it to the dreams in Bronte's novel "Wuthering Heights." Bibliography lists 4 sources. Dream.wps

Emily Bronte’s "Wuthering Heights" / Character Analyses : This 5 page research paper examines Emily Bronte’s lone literary masterpiece, Wuthering Heights (1847). Specifically compared and contrasted are the characters of Heathcliff and Edgar Linton and the estates of Wuthering Heights and Thrushcross Grange. Bibliography lists 1 source. Wuther.wps

Emily Bronte’s "Wuthering Heights" vs. Flaubert’s "A Simple Heart" : A 4 page paper on the works by Emily Bronte and Gustave Flaubert. The writer analyzes the main characters, plot and themes. No additional sources cited. Hrthite.wps

Film Version / "Wuthering Heights" (1939) Analyzed : This 5 page paper evaluates the 1939 film, Wuthering Heights, specifically in terms of its recurring geographical motif of the Yorkshire moors and the mood-capturing cinematography of Gregg Toland. Bibliography lists 5 sources. Wuthring.wps

Bronte’s "Wuthering Heights" vs. Coleridge’s "Rime of the Ancient Mariner" :
A 5 page paper comparing these works by Emily Bronte and Samuel Coleridge. The writer explains the relevance of each work to the era it was written, and points out various similarities between the two works. Bibliography lists 8 sources. Brntcolr.wps

Bronte & Austen / A Generation Gap : A 6 page paper discussing the effect of their respective literary movements on the vision of these two authors -- Rationalism/Neoclassicism in the case of Austen, and Romanticism in the case of Bronte. No sources except books. Brontea.wps

Daniel Defoe's "Journal Of The Plague Year" : A 5 page essay on Daniel Defoe’s Journal of the Plague Year in which the writer discusses how Defoe’s class effects the way he wrote about the plague and its victims. No additional sources cited. Plague2.rtf.

Daniel Defoe's "Journal Of The Plague Year" / A Blessing For The Rich : A 5 pg critical anaylisis of Daniel Defoe's A Journal of the Plague Year in which the writer examines the text from a Marxist perspective and uncovers that the plague might have been ‘used’ as a way to prevent economic upheaval. No additional sources cited. Plague2.wps

Daniel Defoe's "Moll Flanders" : A complete, 9 page discussion of Defoe's classic-- Specifically, a bcharacter analysis of Moll Flanders herself. Bibliography lists 8 sources. Defoe.wps

Daniel Defoe’s "Moll Flanders" # 2 : An 8 page essay that includes extensive background on the life of Daniel Defoe including his literary career, a surface review of the opinions of two critical analysts, and ending with a "Personal Opinion" section. The text of the paper includes extensive source citations. Bibliography lists 7 sources. Moll.wps

Defoe’s "Moll Flanders" vs. Shakespeare’s "Much Ado" : An 8 page paper that explores how the female characters related to the concept of marriage in these two works. The writer posits that while the author’s came from differing viewpoints, their intent was similar in both works—to show that marriage was viewed as the answer to security for women, but that it either did or did not provide that security. The paper discusses this position from the female characters, as portrayed by the authors. Bibliography lists 4 sources. Mollado.wps

Daniel Defoe's "Robinson Crusoe" / Leadership Identity and the Man : A 9 page paper describing the affects of the situations in Defoe's novel "Robinson Crusoe" on the identity & development of the title character. The writer demonstrates that there is a direct correlation between the events in Crusoe's life and his ability to determine his self-worth. Bibliography lists 6 sources. Robinson.wps

Daniel Defoe’s "Robinson Crusoe" / Importance Of Religion : A 3 page essay concerning the central role that the main characterís religious development and the part it plays in this classic novel by Daniel Defoe. The writer argues that the development of Crusoeís religious beliefs to that of a devout Christian are intrinsic to the overall structure of this novel. Quotations from the source. Relcru.wps

Charles Dickens’ "Great Expectations" / Pip and His Sense of Self : A 6 page paper on the search for identity on the part of the main character in Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations. The writer demonstrates how Pip learns that class distinctions pale in comparison with the contents of one’s heart. Bibliography lists 3 additional sources. Great.wps

Charles Dickens’ "Great Expectations" / Characters & Realism : A 7 page paper on Charles Dickens' novel, Great Expectations. The writer describes Dickens use of realism and how this is reflected through the character of Pip and his interactions with the other characters. Bibliography lists the book. Greate.wps

Charles Dickens’ "Great Expectations" / Role Playing : A 5 page analysis of Charles Dickens’novel Great Expectations. The writer demonstrates that each of the characters is assigned a role by another or by circumstance which is not of their choosing. What the characters do decide is how they will eventually react to their circumstances-by giving in to hatred like Miss Havisham or by learning the true nature of virtue as Pip finally does by the end of the novel. No additional sources cited. Grole.wps

Charles Dickens’ "Great Expectations"/ Friendship : This 4 page report discusses the significance of friendship in one of Dickens’ most popular novels. No additional sources cited. Dickexp.wps

Charles Dickens' "Great Expectations"/ Miss Havisham : A 4 page character analysis of Miss Havisham. The writer examines fairy tale aspects of this character in Dickens' classic. Analytically detailed is Havisham's relationship with Pip and with Estella. No bibliography. Havisham.wps

Charles Dickens' "Hard Times" : A 3 page essay about opposing theories, education etc; in Charles Dickens' "Hard Times" as they specifically relate to Mr. Gradgrind. No Bibliography. Hardtime.wps

Charles Dickens’ "Hard Times" / Utilitarian Economics : A 6 page paper discussing the historical background behind Dickens’ indictment of English industrialism. It shows how Dickens’ familiarity with Smith, Malthus and Bentham can be discerned in the story, and contrasts their economic views as embodied in Gradgrind and Bounderby with the circus people. One additional source besides the novel itself is cited. Hard.wps

Charles Dickens’ "A Tale of Two Cities" / Critical Analysis : A 9 page analysis of A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens. The writer examines the influence of the French Revolution on the writer and the degree to which historic fact is a part of the book. Emphasizes that not only was the Revolution a revolution of contrasts, so is the book itself. Bibliography lists 6 sources. Twocit.wps

Charles Dickens' "A Tale Of Two Cities" / Visions Of Greed & Selfishness : A 5 page paper on Dickens' "A Tale Of Two Cities." The writer shows us Dickens' literary technique in an attempt to understand his thematic portrayal of greed & selfishness within the French aristocracy. Issues concerning class, social structure, and more are explicated as they relate to this infamous novel. Quotes are used to support points made. Bibliography lists 9 sources. Taleoft2.wps

Charles Dickens’ "A Tale of Two Cities" / Imagery : A 7 page paper discussing some of the critical symbols used by Dickens in this novel. Topics discussed include spilled wine, knitting versus weaving, Christ-symbols, golden threads, and light. Bibliography lists three sources. 2cities.wps

Charles Dickens’ "A Tale of Two Cities" / Theme Of Sacrifice : A 4 page paper that discusses the theme of sacrifice in Dickens' novel. The author argues that the sacrifices made by both Darnay and Carton are not of equal significance in each man's life, but play equally important roles in the development of characters and in the plot of the story. Tale.wps

Charles Dickens' "A Tale Of Two Cities" / Brief Overview : A 3 page essay on characterization, symbolism, and theme in Charles Dickens' "A Tale of Two Cities." The author's literary technique & style are discussed in considerable detail. No bibliography. Taleoftw.wps

Charles Dickens’ "Oliver Twist" / Oliver & Fagin : An 8 page paper analyzing the characters of Oliver and Fagin in Charles Dickens’ novel Oliver Twist. The writer concludes that neither Oliver nor Fagin are particularly realistic characters, Oliver because he is too saintly, and Fagin because he represents Dickens’ anti-semitic prejudices. Bibliography lists six sources. Oliverf.wps

Charles Dickens’ "Oliver Twist" / Character, Social & Moral Question : A 7 page research paper on Dickens’ use of character to shape a commentary on the social and moral implications of the industrial revolution on children. The writer demonstrates how these are shown through literary means, and includes a brief discussion on how these social forces are still applicable today—therefore noting the timelessness of the story. Bibliography lists 11 sources. Olitwist.wps

Charles Dickens’ "Oliver Twist" / Characterization, Moralistic View, & Social Aspects : A 6 page research paper on Charles Dickens’ use of character to comment on the social and moral implications of the industrial revolution on British society. Through the dimensions of various characters, Dickens penned a view of all of the social classes through the workings of the underworld. Bibliography lists 6 sources. Oltwist2.rtf

Charles Dickens’ "Oliver Twist" / Friends & Foes : A 9 page paper looking at five characters in Dickens' famous novel, showing how they feel about Oliver and he about them. Characters analyzed are Mr. Bumble, Mr. and Mrs. Sowerberry, Noah Claypool, and Nancy. Bibliography lists 9 sources. Oltwist.wps

Charles Dickens’ "Oliver Twist" vs. Pepys’ "Diary" / Streets Of London : A 5 page paper on the changing face of London street life as seen in Samuel Pepys’ Diary, written in the 1660s, and Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist, published in 1837. The paper shows how in Pepys’ time the poor simply seemed to be people with less money than the rich, but in Dickens’ time the violent cleavage between classes rendered the poor almost subhuman in society’s eyes. The streets of London, predictably, reflected this change -- and suffered for it. Bibliography lists four sources. Londonp.wps

Development Of Character In Dickens & Hardy : An 8 page paper analyzing how -- and whether -- Charles Dickens and Thomas Hardy create the illusion of verisimilitude in their characters, and whether their character development is effective. The paper concludes that Dickens’ characters, for all their cartoonishness, are created more effectively than Hardy’s because Dickens excels at the selection of detail. Bibliography lists five sources. Natrood.wps

Charles Dickens & Adam Smith / Capitalism and Humanitism : A 7 page paper that considers the impacts of humanitism on the development of capitalism. This paper provides a discourse based on the writings of Thomas More, William Shakespeare, Adam Smith and Charles Dickens. Bibliography lists 4 sources. More.wps

Charles Dickens & Adam Smith / Capitalism and Humanitism # 2 : A 5 page paper that compares the societal realms and presentations provided by Adam Smith and Charles Dickens that related to the process of capitalism related to humanitism. This paper demonstrates its points through support from "Wealth of Nations" and "Hard Times." Bibliography lists 2 sources. Adamdick.wps

Paradise Lost and The Rape of the Lock / A Poetic Contrast : A 5-page paper examining John Milton's classic "Paradise Lost," and Alexander Pope's "The Rape of the Lock." The writer discusses the two works, the contrasts between them, and their authors. Bibliography lists 3 sources. Miltpapr.wps

John Milton's "Paradise Lost" & The Fall Of Adam : 15 pages in length. A detailed analysis of Adam's fall as presented by Milton in "Paradise Lost." The writer argues that, -- among other things, -- a lack of self-esteem can be attributed Adam's troubles. Numerous examples are given to support this thesis / analysis and the paper's conclusion is very well-argued. Paralos2.wps

John Milton’s "Paradise Lost" / The Character Of Adam : A 9 page paper on Adam in Milton’s epic poem. It discusses the faults found in Adam’s character that led to the Fall (and whether they really were faults at all), and his personality transformation after the Fall. It also compares him to both Christ and Satan. Bibliography cites 4 sources. Adam.wps

John Milton’s "Paradise Lost" / Adam Falls - Book IX : A 5 page paper on the characterization of Adam in Book IX of Milton’s epic poem. It is argued that Milton believed that Adam should have remained simultaneously obedient to God and in control of his wife, as later in the poem Christ shows himself to be worshipped by Man but subservient to God. Bibliography lists 1 additional source. Adamfal.wps

John Milton’s "Paradise Lost" / The Fall of Humanity : A 5 page paper comparing the Biblical version of the story of the Fall with Milton’s version in Paradise Lost, in order to determine whether or not there really was a Fall. It concludes that Milton certainly believed there was, and had done an incredible amount of Biblical exegesis to back up his assertions. One additional source cited. Paralost.wps

John Milton’s "Paradise Lost" / Key to the Fall ? : A 3 page paper analyzing whether Milton fulfilled his objective of "justify[ing] the ways of God to man" in writing Paradise Lost. The paper contends that though a greater empathy was created for Adam and Eve, God emerges as the most inscrutable – and actually the least likable – person in the poem. Bibliography lists 2 sources. Keyfall.wps

John Milton’s "Paradise Lost" / Satan’s Pain : An 8 page essay on the physical pain of Satan, as depicted in John Milton’s in classic epic, Paradise Lost. No additional sources cited. Painsa.wps

John Milton’s "Paradise Lost" / Satan's Role : 5 pages in length. The role of Satan in John Milton's Paradise Lost is a representation of humanity's fascination with sin. The paradoxical character, who was considerably more interesting than that of his counterpart, God, mirrors the wanton desires surging upward through each and every mortal being, yet he also symbolizes the precise presence those same mortals are trying to escape. The writer discusses Satan's role with regard to motive, character relation and overall function within the literary work. No additional sources cited. Parasata.wps

John Milton’s "Paradise Lost" / Satan : A 5 page paper looking at the character of Satan in terms of Milton’s own ideas on righteousness. The paper argues that Milton feels that Satan is too brilliant for his own good, and contrasts the "righteous acceptance" which characterizes Christ with the "ambitious evil" that characterizes Satan. Bibliography lists 2 sources. Satnlost.wps

John Milton’s "Paradise Lost" / Satan’s Perspective : This 5 page report discusses the perspective of Satan in Books I and IX of "Paradise Lost" by John Milton. His attitudes toward God, creation, right and wrong, as well as strategies are examined. No additional sources cited. Miltsata.wps

John Milton's "Paradise Lost" / Characterization of God & The Devil : A 5 page paper on Milton's "Paradise Lost" -- exploring the conflict between good and evil and the depiction of God and the Devil as compared with those presented in the Bible itself. The writer concludes that Milton extended the characters offered by the Bible, predicted their actions in various situations based on Biblical myth and placed them in a new, fictional context where they act and react according to how they are supposed to be. Bibliography lists 4 supporting sources. Paralost.wps

John Milton’s "Paradise Lost" / Raphael, the Angel, as Guide : A 10 page paper discussing the character of Raphael, the angel, and his role as guide in John Milton’s Paradise Lost. Raphael and his inherent qualities are examined as they relate to the issue of guidance. He has been sent from God to Adam in order to warn him of his possible doom. He tells Adam the tale of war in Heaven and illustrates how Satan had disobeyed God. He has done this in order that Adam may better understand his own predicament. The reason for Raphael as a guide is also addressed as well as the general subject matter of guidance. Raphael.wps

John Milton’s "Paradise Lost" / The Wrong Conclusion ? : This 6 page paper provides an analysis of John Milton’s Paradise Lost. The focus is on the ending of the work and whether or not another conclusion would have been better. Also addressed are the philosophical questions posed by the piece. No additional sources cited. Lostpara.wps

John Milton’s "Paradise Lost" & Spenser’s "The Faerie Queene" / Chastity and Desire : A 5 page paper examining the issue of chastity versus desire in Milton’s Paradise Lost and Spenser’s The Faerie Queene. Looking particularly at the characters of Eve and Britomart, the paper concludes that for both authors, chastity does not mean physical celibacy as much as it means a self-disciplined restraint on wanton desire. Bibliography lists 2 sources. Chastdes.wps

John Milton’s "Paradise Lost" vs. Jonathan Swift’s "Modest Proposal" Narrative Voice : A 5 page analysis of "Paradise Lost" by John Milton and "A Modest Proposal" by Jonathan Swift that examines the ways in which each of these authors used the persona of their narrators in order to express their themes for each work. No additional sources cited. Swiftmil.wps

John Milton’s "Paradise Lost" vs. Hobbes’ "Leviathan" / Science & Religion : This 6 page research paper examines the scientific and religious views of man and the cosmos offered by Thomas Hobbes’ The Leviathan (1651) and John Milton’s Paradise Lost (1667). Bibliography lists 2 sources. Levlost.wps

John Milton / Sonnet XIX : A 6 page argumentative essay outlining Milton’s worthiness to his Maker for the receipt of a single talent—poetry. The writer argues that Milton uses the biblical "The Parable of the Talents" (Matthew 25) to display his own talent and worthiness, and accomplishes such through the use of alliteration, metrics, and other poetic techniques. Bibliography lists 2 sources. Sonxix.wps

John Milton, A Consideration of Pagan and Christian Values : A 5 page essay on Milton’s treatment of Pagan and Christian values in Comus, A Mask, On the Morning of Christ’s Nativity, Lycidas, and Areopagitica. The author argues that Milton uses pagan references in these texts for three purposes: to posit the superiority of Christian values, to cite the value in contrasting pagan and Christian values, and also for the purpose of keeping the literary tradition of the pagan texts free from censure. Bibliography lists 4 sources. Cnmilton.wps

John Milton / Neoclassicism In His Sonnets : In 5 pages the author discusses neoclassicism as it pertains to the work of John Milton. Neoclassicism is defined as it relates to "Sonnet VII: How Soon Hath Time, The Subtle Thief of Youth (1632)," "Sonnet XXII: Methought I Saw My Late Espoused Saint (1658)" and "Sonnet XIX: When I Consider How My Light Is Spent (1652-55)." Bibliography lists 7 sources. Neoclmil.wps

John Milton and the Vision of Orpheus : In this well-written 9 page essay, the writer's thesis sets out to examine Milton's frequent use of the Orpheus myth throughout his poetry. Specific parallels are drawn between L'Allegro, Il Penseroso, and others as they relate to the myth of Orpheus. Works Cited page lists 4 sources. Milton~1.wps

George Orwell & His Views On The Decadence Of The English Language :
A 15 page overview of George Orwell's concerns regarding the degradation of the English language as evidenced by three of his works: Animal Farm, 1984, and the essay Politics & The English Language. Bibliography lists two additional resources. Decadenc.wps

George Orwell's "Shooting An Elephant" : A 2 page essay in which the writer argues that Orwell's "Shooting An Elephant" had a two-part message; one social and the other political. The unwanted role of the British in India is made relevant to this insightful discussion. No Bibliography. Shooelep.wps

Class and Imperialism in Orwell’s "Burmese Days" : An 8 page analysis of Orwell’s depiction of British imperialism in his first novel. The paper observes that Orwell was able to convey not only the injustice suffered by the natives at the hands of the British, but the tremendous guilt suffered by sensitive British individuals like himself, who suffered for the natives’ oppression but felt incapable of bucking the system. Bibliography lists four sources. Burmday.wps

George Orwell's "1984" : A 6 page analysis of George Orwell's Classic "1984," written from a sociopolitical perspective. The writer makes reference to the accuracies between Orwell's predictions and contemporary realities. No bibliography. 1984.wps

George Orwell's "1984" / Did His Predictions Materialize ? : This 5 page essay begins with the premise that Orwell did not intend to make predictions. Comparisons are then drawn between technological devices in 1984 and present day to demonstrate that however inadvertently, many of Orwell's "predictions" did indeed come true. Bibliography included. 1984one.wps

George Orwell's "1984" / Warnings NOT Predictions : A 10 page paper on this classic novel. The writer argues that Orwell wasn't making predictions for the future, but giving a warning as to what could happen. Setting, characters and symbolism in the novel are explored to illustrate this point. Bibliography lists 11 sources. Orwell2.wps

George Orwell's "1984" -- Is It Here? : A 5 page paper on George Orwell's 1984. The writer argues that in many ways, Orwell's vision of the future is becoming a reality. Bibliography lists 7 sources. 1984thre.wps

George Orwell’s "1984" / The Future Is Now : A 6 page paper highlighting the many ways in which Orwell’s novel successfully predicted the world of today. It also explains how Orwell was able to do this so accurately, and even discusses some points which did not come true. Bibliography lists seven sources including Orwell's book. 1984two.wps

George Orwell’s "1984" / The Theme Of Power : 9 pages in length. George Orwell may not have had any ability to see into the future, but when he penned his prophetic novel, 1984, he targeted a more accurate portrayal than anyone could have ever realized. The futuristic society, in which everyone's thoughts and actions are controlled by an oppressive, totalitarian government known as Big Brother, leaves little of the civilization one has come to know. The writer discusses the use of power within the novel, as well as associates it with both overt and subliminal application. Bibliography lists 6 sources. 1984powe.wps

George Orwell’s "1984" / Themes Of Totalitarianism : This 5 page paper suggests that Orwell’s infamous work was about fears of Nazism and totalitarian leadership as opposed to an invasion of privacy. Examples are provided. Bibliography lists 5 sources. 1984fear.wps

1984 & Animal Farm / Similarities in the Stories of George Orwell : A 5 page examination of author George Orwell as a social critic who looked at the world from his own unique perspective. The writer describes how all of Orwell's novels are alike in that they are tales of solitary characters, each in one way or another an expression of Orwell himself, seen against backgrounds which are part of his own experience. Points are argued through a discussion of character & theme in "Animal Farm" and "1984." Bibliography lists 5 sources. Orwell.wps

Utilitarianism vs. Kant : A 6 page paper on the theories of Immanuel Kant and John Stuart Mill. The writer gives an example of an ethical problem and describes what each philosopher would choose to do. Bibliography lists four supporting sources. Kantutal.wps

Kant & John Stuart Mill / Terrorism and the Moral and Political Rationales :
This 5 page paper considers the issue of terrorism, first by relating how a terrorist might defend their actions using the arguments of Kant and the Utilitarian perspective of John Stuart Mill, then considers who a both a Kantian and Utilitarian opponent to terrorism might relate to this issue. This paper utilizes the text of Kant’s Political Writings and arguments from Mill’s Utilitarianism. No additional sources cited. Kantmill.wps

John Stuart Mill’s "The Subjection of Women" / Analysis : This 5 page research paper examines British philosopher John Stuart Mill’s 1869 essay, The Subjection of Women. Specifically assessed are the issues dealt with by the book and whether or not they are still important today, or have been resolved. Bibliography lists 2 sources. Sublady.wps

John Stuart Mill’s "The Subjection of Women"# 2 : This 6 page research paper examines the philosophy of British thinker John Stuart Mill, and how this philosophy is manifested in his classic 1869 "women’s liberation" treatise, The Subjection of Women. Specifically discussed are what Mill is trying to prove in The Subjection of Women, and whether or not he effectively does so. Bibliography lists 4 sources. Subwomn.wps

Theories in John Stuart Mill's "On Liberty" : A 4 page analysis of "On Liberty" in which the writer elaborates Mill's political philosophy, argument, and rationale. The text was largely a statement of the author's liberal position on the importance of freedom for the discovery of truth and for the full development of individuality. Full Bibliographic citation for the primary reference is included. Onlibert.wps

John Stuart Mill’s "On Liberty" : An 8 page paper that provides an overview of the essential arguments of John Stuart Mill in his work "On Liberty" and reflects on the application of his principle of harm on the call for legalization of drugs in the present day. Bibliography lists 5 sources. Millib.wps

John Stuart Mill’s "On Liberty" Vs. Aristotle’s "Politics" : An 8 page paper discussing John Stuart Mill’s "On Liberty" and "Subjugation of Women" and Aristotle’s "Politics." Issues of both philosophers’ view of character and liberty. The paper is in the format of a tutorial and the emphasis is on Mill, not Aristotle. Bibliography lists five sources. Onlibpo.wps

Criticism Of John Stuart Mill’s "On Liberty" -- Based on Aristotle and Aquinas : An 8 page paper discussing John Stuart Mill’s view on law as he presents it in "On Liberty." In this paper his views are criticized based on Aristotle’s "Nicomachean Ethics" and St. Thomas Aquinas’ views on divine, natural, and human law. Nico.doc

John Stuart Mill’s Explanation As To Why Socrates Does Philosophy : This 4 page essay discusses Socrates’ "Apology" and what John Stuart Mill would say was the reason Socrates "did" philosophy. The essay covers the attitude and viewpoint of Mill as it would apply to Socrates. No sources cited. Millsoc.wps

John Stuart Mill’s Utilitarianism : A 5 page paper which discusses the implications of John Stuart Mill’s assertion in Utilitarianism that, "Pleasure and freedom from pain are the only things desirable as ends." Specifically considered are the principles Mill developed in Chapters 2 and 4 which make this idea plausible and critically evaluations whether his arguments are successful. Bibliography lists 2 sources. Jsmutil.wps

John Stuart Mill &Jeremy Bentham / Two Comparable Views on Utilitarianism : John Stuart Mill was raised in the shadow of the friendship between his father, James Mill, historian and philosopher, and Jeremy Bentham, at times a man considered to be one of the leading intellects of the 19th century. It is not surprising, then, that elements of their views on utilitarianism and their writings hold fundamental similarities, while also demonstrating the extension from the earlier perspectives of Bentham to the latter writings and developed ideas and postulates determined by John Stuart Mill. This 5 page paper compares and contrasts the views of these two philosophers, and evaluates the similarities as they distinguish the connection between the two. Bibliography lists 5 sources. Millbent.wps

John Stuart Mill and Utilitarianism : A 5 page paper that describes Mill's presentation of the principles of Utilitarianism, but also demonstrates Mill's particular concern for the essential nature of man's intellect. This paper recognizes the importance of Mill's considerations on a societal level as well as recognizing the personal considerations of each man. Bibliography includes 1 source. Utalitarianism.wps

John Stuart Mill’s Utilitarianism / Equality And Impartiality In Chapter V :
A 5 page paper discussing the ending paragraphs of the work. Though Mills says that happiness is measurable and therefore useful for determining the state of equality between individuals, he does not specify how that measurement should be made. He shows that utilitarianism does not hold that all people are equal, for there clearly are instances in which they are not. That Mills takes such care to explain inequalities indicates that utilitarianism does not in itself either imply or guarantee equality among all, but it is, according to Mills, the basis of morality in that it leads to justice and to right actions. No additional sources cited. Millutil.wps

Huxley's "Brave New World" vs. Mill's "On Liberty" : A 5 page essay which attempts to see the world depicted in Aldus Huxley’s "Brave New World" through the eyes of John Stuart Mill based upon his work entitled "On Liberty." For Mill, what has been lost in Huxley’s utopia is individual freedom and expression. Mill argued that the danger of society is that the majority denies liberty to individuals, whether explicitly through laws, which he calls, "acts of public authority," or more subtly through morals and social pressure, which Mill calls "collective opinion." The writer of this essay believes that upon entering the brave new world, Mill would criticize it harshly for having denied liberty through both of these methods. Bravelib.wps

Aldous Huxley’s "Brave New World" / Science & Technology : A 9 page paper on Aldous Huxley’s 1932 futuristic novel. The paper discusses Huxley’s view that science and technology should serve man, not the other way around, and society should never have to adapt itself to an ideology that does not serve its spiritual as well as its physical and social needs. No sources. Brave.rtf

Aldous Huxley’s "Brave New World" / As A Cautionary Warning : A 7 page research paper that posits that the clock cannot be turned back on the world Huxley warned the world about in his antiutopian novel. The writer presents Huxley’s cautionary tale in light of today’s (1998) world, and posits that the only remedy for state control of individual lives is the creation of a new type of family. Bibliography lists 9 sources. Bworld.wps

Aldous Huxley’s "Brave New World" : A 5 page general discussion of society in Alex Huxley's "Brave New World." No Bibliography. Brave2.wps

Outcasts in a "Brave New World" : A 3 page look at the characterization of Bernard and John in Aldous Huxley’s futuristic novel. The paper concludes that of the two, only John is a real iconoclast; Bernard is simply reacting to what he perceives as society’s rejection of him. Bibliography lists one source. Outcast.wps

Huxley’s "Brave New World" vs. Vonnegut’s "Cat’s Cradle" / Two Utopias ? :
A 6 page paper arguing that Huxley and Vonnegut created utopian societies in prose to prove that there is no such thing, and in fact created "dystopias" in their prose and agreed with that vision. The paper postulates that they believe society is helpless to change its path. Definitions of utopia and dystopia introduces the paper, which ties into a Huxley finale. Bibliography lists 6 sources. Dystopia.wps

Aldous Huxley -- Life & Works : This 9 page paper examines the life and work of author and social revolutionary Aldous Huxley (1894-1963), particularly in terms of his experimentation with drugs. The primary emphasis of this paper will be upon his controversial novels Brave New World (originally published in 1932) and The Doors of Perception (1954). The conclusion will discuss Huxley's vision in terms of today's growing drug culture and will focus particularly upon the increasing depends of Prozac. This paper also includes a one-page Roman numeric outline. Bibliography lists 10 sources. Huxley.wps

H. G. Wells’ "The Time Machine" : A 7 page paper that discusses Wells' theme of intellectual and social complacency through comparison between his guests, the Eloi and the Morlocks. This paper demonstrates that the Utopian society represented by the Eloi actually originated in people like the Time Traveler's doubting friends and evolved into the dying society that he saw in his voyage further into the future because of complacency. Bibliography lists 5 sources. Hgwells.wps

Anthony Burgess' "A Clockwork Orange" : A 5 page paper that addresses irony in Burgesses novella. This paper describes a number of the major ironic elements in the novel and considers their impact on the characters and story development in general. Considered are two different types of irony, situational and dramatic. No additional sources cited. Clockwor.wps

Anthony Burgess’ "A Clockwork Orange" / Evil & The Formation Human Beings : A 4 page discussion of good, evil, and the importance of choice as revealed in A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess. No additional sources cited. Cwork.wps

Anthony Burgess’ "Is America Falling Apart" ? : 5 pages in length. Is America falling apart? It is an interesting question which does not have a singular answer. Even Anthony Burgess is torn as to whether America is truly falling apart or merely moving through a transitional period on its way to better times. His constant allusions to miscreant characters and unsavory activities lead one to believe that Burgess considers humanity a sea of lost souls who have fallen victim to the seedier side of human culture. The writer discusses whether Burgess believes America is, indeed, falling apart, as well as addresses the various reasons he may believe this to be true. **This is an Anthony Burgess article being reviewed-- not a novel. No additional sources cited. Aburgess.wps

Johnson's "Rasselas" & Austen's "Sense & Sensibility" : An 8 page paper comparing Samuel Johnson's Rasselas and Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility. Conclusion drawn that themes of "living in reality" and "living within what is possible" and "finding ways of reconciling dreams and reality" thread through both books. Concentrates on Princess and servant in Rasselas and Marianne and Brandon in Sense and Sensibility. Austennd.wps

Samuel Richardson's "Clarissa" & Samuel Johnsons "Rasselas" : A thesis-orientated, three page discussion of the pursuit of happiness in these two classic tales. No Bibliography. Clarissa.wps

Samuel Richardson’s "Clarissa" / Self-Esteem, Violation And Ethics : An 8 page look at this eighteenth-century novel in terms of the motivation of its protagonist, who, after being raped, wills herself to die. The paper asserts that despite the fact that Clarissa’s historical period and social background mitigates against her ability to turn her life around, the novel’s ending is disappointing because she simply gives up. Bibliography lists 3 sources. Clarich.wps

A Discussion of Heroines in the Novels of Jane Austen and Morland : 5 pages on the heroines from the novels "The Female Quixote: The Adventures of Arabella," and Catherine Morland from "Northanger Abbey." (Jane Austen) The author discusses how both are obsessed with novels: Arabella with "romance" novels and Catherine Morland with gothic novels. Both heroines have become immersed in these novels of their time. They have both been educated about life and culture through these novels. In an essay citing the two primary references, the author offers strong evidence of these points. Femaquix.wps

Jane Austen’s "Emma" / Characterization, Setting, Theme and Symbolism :
An 11 page paper on Austen’s next-to-last novel. The writer argues that Jane Austen’s distinctive techniques all work together to illustrate the heroine’s moral nature at levels of which the heroine is not conscious. Bibliography lists three sources. Emma.wps

Jane Austen’s "Emma" / Courtship & Self-Discovery : A 5 page paper on the theme of courtship and self-discovery in Jane Austen’s last novel. The paper points out that in Emma, the title character undergoes a period of self-examination, resulting in a reassessment of who she is and where she fits in the scheme of life. Only when this process is complete does she gain the one true love with whom she can share the rest of her life. No additional sources cited. Courtemm.wps

Jane Austen’s "Northanger Abbey" / Levels of Instruction : A 10 page paper on the differences between the way men and women were perceived as intellectual beings in eighteenth century England. The paper also contrasts Tilney’s teasing condescension of Catherine with the respect with which Austen treats her readers.Bibliography lists 5 sources. Norange2.wps

Jane Austen's "Northanger Abbey" Vindicated : A 5 page paper on the lesser-known Jane Austen novel. The paper suggests that what has long been perceived as a very poor literary construction was actually done deliberately, both to make fun of the Gothic tradition popular in Austen’s day, and to point out the differences between Gothic heroic relationships and the relationships of real men and women. Northang.wps

Jane Austen's "Northanger Abbey" / ... As A Gothic Romance : A 5 page paper examining Jane Austen’s parody of the Gothic genre in this, her first novel. Through a comparison with a short passage from a story by Edgar allan poe, the paper shows how very accurate Austen’s parody is. Bibliography lists three sources. Abbey4.wps

Jane Austen's "Northanger Abbey" / Male vs. Female Education : A 4 page paper on the differences between the way men and women were educated in eighteenth century England. The paper also discusses the social ramifications of those differences as demonstrated by Austen’s work. No sources except book. Abbeyed.wps

Jane Austen's "Sense & Sensibility"/ Critical Analysis Of Theme : An 8 page paper on Austen's "Sense and Sensibility" in which the writer discusses themes of love & psycho-emotional development as they relate mostly to the Dashwood sisters. It is argued that Sense and Sensibility was much less aggressively feminist in comparison with Austen's later novels. Bibliography lists 5 supporting sources. Sensesen.wps

Jane Austen’s "Sense & Sensibility"/ Character Of Lucy Steele : A 7 page paper discussing the character of Lucy Steele in Jane Austen’s "Sense and Sensibility." Questions asked and discussed are who the character of Lucy Steele was, what her role was in the novel, and why is she so thoroughly disliked. Is Lucy Steele "bad" or just incredibly and constantly irritating?! In what ways does the character of Lucy Steele provide a microcosm of the entire story? Bibliography lists four sources in addition to the novel itself. Janea.wps

Jane Austen’s "Sense and Sensibility" & Charles Dickens’ "Hard Times" / Social Reflections : A 5 page paper contrasting Jane Austen’s depiction of her society as illustrated in Sense and Sensibility with Charles Dickens’ as depicted in Hard Times. The paper concludes that the Industrial Revolution, in substituting self-interest for tradition, also established corporate greed as an economic philosophy, much to the detriment of the poor. Bibliography lists 3 sources. Soclref.wps

"Jane Eyre" & "Sense and Sensibility" : A 9 page comparative analysis of the main characters in these two novels. The writer posits that Austen and Bronte made use of characterization, dialogue and narration to show how Elinor, Marianne and Jane represent the intellectual and passionate properties of womanhood, with the further intent of reflecting control of passion rather than hysteria/madness. The writer proposes that in every instance, the characters’ inward reflections are meant to support a revision of the female experience, not to support archetypes. Bibliography lists 10 sources. Cneyraus.wps

Sisterhood In Austen And Alcott : A 4 page paper comparing and contrasting the relationships between sisters in Austen’s Sense and Sensibility and Alcott’s Little Women. The paper argues that the ideological clashes of Alcott’s Marches are more believable than those of Austen’s Dashwoods because Austen was using the characters to prove a philosophical point. Bibliography lists 3 sources. Alcott.wps

Jane Austen’s "Sense & Sensibility" vs. Mary Wollstonecraft / On Education :
A 7 page paper comparing the educational viewpoints of the late eighteenth-century feminist Mary Wollstonecraft with those of Jane Austen as evidenced in Sense and Sensibility. The writer concludes that educational compatibility between spouses is not always paramount in achieving happiness. Bibliography lists two sources. Eduwa.wps

Jane Austen’s ‘‘Pride & Prejudice’’ / Use of Chance as a Plot Device : An 8 page analytical essay on Austen's use of chance to progress the plot and establish a basis for judging her characters' moral development. Bibliography lists 6 additional sources. Pandp.wps

Jane Austen’s "Pride & Prejudice" / Women In 19th Century Society : This 10 page paper chronicles how the changing women's roles in society is demonstrated in Jane Austen's 1813 novel, Pride and Prejudice. Wompride.wps

Jane Austen’s "Pride & Prejudice" / British Social Hierarchy .. Then vs. Now :
A 5 page paper comparing the social class hierarchy presented in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice with that of modern-day England. It argues that Britain has changed recently to a more democratic social model because the traditional one no longer reflected the common people’s lives. Bibliography lists 5 sources including Austen’s book. Austenpp.wps

Jane Austen’s "Pride and Prejudice" / A Reflection of a Time : A 5 page overview of Jane Austin’s book "Pride and Prejudice." Emphasizes Austin’s portrayal of women, social class, and their importance in marriage. No additional sources cited. Pritime.wps

Jane Austen’s "Pride & Prejudice" / The Use Of Irony : This 5 page paper examines how Jane Austen used irony in the structure of her 1813 novel. No additional sources cited. Prideiro.wps

Jane Austen's "Pride & Prejudice" / Conflicting Views on Marriage : A 3 page essay on the contrasting views of Charlotte and Elizabeth on marriage in Jane Austen's "Pride & Prejudice." Their characters and the way they react to things around them are used in this evaluation. No Bibliography. Pride&pr.wps pride and prejudice

Jane Austen's "Price & Prejudice" vs. T. Hardy's "The Son's Veto": An 8 page paper analyzing male-female relationships in each of these two stories as illustrated by the characters of Lizzy, Sophy, Darcy, and Randolph. The paper argues that the difference in tone are very much due to the differences between the authors’ perception of gender and its effect on society. Two additional critical sources cited to support the writer's points. Pride2.wps

Austen’s "Pride & Prejudice" vs. Shakespeare’s "Othello"/ Mystery & RevelationA 6 page paper comparing William Shakespeare’s Othello and Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. The basis for comparison is the authors’ treatment of the theme of deception and revelation in these two works. The paper concludes that while the same motif -- misplaced trust -- is treated in both works, the difference lies in one author’s view of the situation as comic and redeemable and the other as tragic and doomed. Bibliography lists two sources. Othpride.wps

Jane Austen’s "Persuasion" : This 8 page paper analyzes the work primarily in terms of how the author views love and marriage. Analysis of marriages contained in the book is used as a basis for discussion as is the author’s life. Bibliography lists 6 sources. Austper2.wps

Jane Austen’s "Persuasion" / Redefined Marriage : A 5 page argumentative essay arguing that Austen’s "marriage" relationship is related to equality between the sexes in both the domestic and professional circles of life. A secondary argument ties this to the change from aristocratic to middle class values. Bibliography lists 1 source. Austpers.wps

Jane Austen and Adam Smith : A 7 page paper that argues the comparison between the moral convictions related to social constructs presented by authors like Jane Austen with the sympathetic development of morality through emotion presented by Adam Smith. It is Smith's basic contention that man is inherently good, and that his moral development comes from his ability to perceive and diminish selfishness. This paper utilizes the text from Smith "The Theory of Moral Sentiments" as a means for demonstrating his theory. Smithaus.wps

Stephen Crane’s "Red Badge Of Courage" vs. Jane Austen’s "Pride & Prejudice":  A 7 page paper aruging that in these two novels, Austen and Crane create different visions of war, its rebellions and heroes. In both stories, like most humans, the heroes are the anti-heroes as well, because of the prejudicial recriminations surrounding their courageousness. The writer pays strict attention to these themes throughought, but the final sentence ends with the comment "--not unlike heroes throughout history and the stories of heroes we hear today." Bibliography cites 5 sources. Redpride.wps

Individualism in "The Professor’s House" & "The Red Badge of Courage" :
A 10 page paper analyzing the way individualism is perceived in these two books by Willa Cather and Stephen Crane, respectively. The paper asserts that while Cather’s protagonist ends by believing that his salvation lies in his individuality, Crane’s protagonist feels he is most himself when he is part of the mass-mind of the group. Bibliography lists 6 sources. Profbad.wps

Thomas Hardy’s "Mayor of Casterbridge" / Character Of Henchard : A 7 page paper on the use of characterization in Thomas Hardy’s novel, especially as it applies to the very disagreeable Mayor himself. The paper argues that Hardy takes a risk in making a pivotal character so nasty, but does so to illustrate that all Henchard’s problems are of his own making. Bibliography lists 6 sources including book. Mayor.wps

Thomas Hardy's "The Native" : Brief, 2 page discussion of Thomas Hardy's "The Native." The writer describes Hardy's insightful view of life and depiction of man as living in an 'indifferent universe.' No Bibliography. Hardynat.wps

Thomas Hardy’s "Native Son" : This 5 page paper explores the motivation behind the murders committed by protagonist Bigger Thomas with the assumption that they were fear-induced rather than intentional. Nativeson.wps

Thomas Hardy’s "The Return Of The Native" / Chapter Analysis : This 5 page paper provides a chapter analysis from the first book of Thomas Hardy's classic novel, The Return of the Native. It illustrates Hardy's character and theme development as well as his use of natural imagery. Hardy5.wps

Thomas Hardy's "Tess Of The D'Ubervilles" : A 4 page essay on Hardy's book -- in which the writer focuses upon how the character of Tess is developed. Victorian society, stereotypes, and the role of family are important to this discussion. Tess' relationships with other characters are also examined and specific examples are provided. No other sources cited. Tessdube.wps

Thomas Hardy's "Tess of the D’Ubervilles" / Alec and Angel : A 5 page paper comparing and contrasting the two central male figures in Thomas Hardy’s Tess of the D’Ubervilles. The paper observes that rather than representing two separate poles of existences, Alec and Angel coexist as different but equally destructive aspects of the Victorian society which finds Tess fascinating but ultimately misunderstands her. Bibliography lists 3 sources. Alecangl.wps

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Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein" / A Critical Analysis : A 4 page analysis paper on the themes in this infamous novel. The writer details the use of the Prometheus legend, Milton's Paradise Lost, and modern feminist interpretations. Bibliography lists 5 sources. Frnknstn.wps

Mary Shelley’s "Frankenstein" / Nineteenth-Century Science : A 10 page paper examining Mary Shelley’s work in the light of the scientific discoveries of the time. The paper particularly discusses the work of Sir Humphry Davy, Luigi Galvani, and Giovanni Aldini in relation to their theories about the connection between chemistry, electricity, and living matter. Bibliography lists 5 additional sources. Frank.wps

Mary Shelley’s "Frankenstein" / Socialization Of The Monster : A 5 page paper discussing how the Creature in Mary Shelley’s novel learned to be a self-educated, articulate, sensitive man. The paper speculates that had he lived in the twentieth century, more help would have been available to socialize him. Bibliography lists several sources. Frankens.wps

Mary Shelley’s "Frankenstein" / Feminism & Science : A 7 page paper discussing the significance of Dr. Frankenstein’s creation of a human being without the aid of a woman. The paper concludes that Mary Shelley’s tale was a reaction against what she saw as a paternalistic attempt on the part of male scientists to usurp creative power for themselves. Bibliography lists 5 additional sources. Frankfem.wps

Mary Shelley’s "Frankenstein" / Was She Playing God in the Creation of Frankenstein’s Monster? : This 6 page paper provides an analysis of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, with a concentration on the argument that Mary Shelley was attempting to play God in the creation of the monster. This paper is an argumentative essay that supports this perspective utilizing passages from the text as well as elements in the history of Shelley’s life. Bibliography lists 4 sources. Shelgod.wps

Mary Shelley’s "Frankenstein" / The Monster’s Story : This 6 page paper provides an overview of the themes and impact of the Monster’s story in the larger novel Frankenstein. In the center of Mary Shelley’s novel, the Monster provides an insightful narrative that tells of his experiences after being created by Victor Frankenstein, a narrative that relates his process of learning about his surroundings, language and human emotion. This narrative provides a significant view of the psychology of human development, underscores the problems of creating life using technology, and substantiates the view of the internal conflicts and misperceptions of the Monster pertinent to the defense of his actions. No additional sources cited. Frank1.wps

Mary Shelley’s "Frankenstein" / Human Source of the Monster : A 5 page paper examining the relationship between Mary Shelley’s own feelings of parental abandonment and the way the Creature is abandoned by his creator. The paper goes over the main points of Shelley’s life up to the writing of Frankenstein, and compares them to events in the book. Bibliography lists 9 sources. Humsourc.wps

Mary Shelley’s "Frankenstein"/ Romanticism & The Gothic : A 5 page analysis of Mary Shelley’s novel in terms of these two dominant literary movements of the nineteenth century. The paper asserts that Frankenstein dovetails the typical Gothic theme of the living dead with that of science gone amuck to produce a story that vilifies technology instead of the individual -- just as Romanticism sets out to do. Bibliography lists 5 sources. Romfrank.wps

Mary Shelley’s "Frankenstein" / The Doctor vs. The Victim : A 5 page comparison of Victor Frankenstein himself with the Creature he made. The paper characterizes Dr. Victor Frankenstein as a portrait of all those scientific over-achievers who give no heed to the ethics of their experimentations, and Victor’s Creature as the representation all those victims who have to live with the effects. Bibliography lists three sources. Franken5.wps

Mary Shelley’s "Frankenstein" / Life & Times : This 6 page research paper examines how Mary Shelley’s own life, times and geographical locale illuminate her literary masterpiece, Frankenstein. Bibliography lists 5 sources. Marylife.wps

Mary Shelley’s "Frankenstein" / Education Of Frankenstein’s Monster : A 5 page paper examining the exceptionally high level of education displayed by the Creature in Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein. The paper explains why such intellectuality would have been so important to Shelley, and what it proves about the Monster himself. Bibliography lists 6 sources. Frankedu.wps

Mary Shelley’s "Frankenstein" / Critical Analysis : A 4 page paper discussing the Mary Shelley novel "Frankenstein" and how it serves as an illustration of the "other-ness" which is hidden within every person and contains the elements of destruction, ostracism, and lonely solitude. Bibliography lists three sources and provides a one page outline of the report. Frank.doc

Mary Shelley’s "Frankenstein"/ The Character Of Elizabeth Lavenza : This 3 page paper examines the significance of Elizabeth Lavenza in Mary Shelley's 1818 novel, Frankenstein, and what her character represents to the narrative. Bibliography lists 1 source. Lavenza.wps

Mary Shelley’s "Frankenstein" / Novel and Film : A 6 page paper comparing Kenneth Branagh’s 1994 film with the original novel. Particular emphasis is placed on a comparison of the construction and education of the monster in both versions. No additional sources cited. Frafilm.wps

Mary Shelley’s "Frankenstein" vs. Wharton’s "The Age of Innocence" :
A 7 page paper in which the writer argues that while both women were expressing changing attitudes in femininity thought in their books through contrast and duality, Edith Wharton's view was made through an expansive flowing growth and Mary Shelley's was from an explosive view. The purpose of both stories was to show the need for men and women to come together in equal treatment of women during different eras. Whereas Wharton looked at the changes from the idea of growing together, Shelley's view was of killing off the old ideas. No additional sources cited. Agefrank.wps

Mary Shelley’s "Frankenstein" vs. Stevenson’s "Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde" : A 7 page comparatison between Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and Robert L. Stevenson’s Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. The writer posits that the authors used split personalities and other circular dualities to express the same opinion about roles in Victorian society,
but come to separate conclusions as to the treatment of their "monsters." Bibliography lists 8 sources. Frnkjkyl.wps

Mary Shelley’s "Frankenstein" vs. Stevenson’s "Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde" # 2 :
This 8 page paper compares and contrasts the novels, Frankenstein (1818), by Mary Shelley and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1886) by Robert Louis Stevenson. Specifically discussed is the dual nature of man explored in both books. Bibliography lists 2 sources. Franhyde.wps

Robert Louis Stevenson’s "Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde" / Dual Psychology : A 9 page paper examining Robert Louis Stevenson’s depiction of the relationship between Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde in this famous nineteenth-century novel. It concludes that Dr. Jekyll represents the mask we present to society and Mr. Hyde the inner self we all fear. Bibliography lists four sources. Jekdual.wps

Robert Louis Stevenson’s "Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde" /Theme of The Double :
A 7 page paper looking at both the motif of the double personality in this novel, and the double genres -- allegory and Gothic -- in which it was written. Bibliography lists 2 additional sources. Jekylh.wps

Robert Louis Stevenson’s "Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde" / A Study In Ambiguity :
A 7 page essay briefly examining the life of the author of "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" and how his life and times affected how he recast the ancient struggle between good and evil that thrives in the heart of every man. Bibliography lists 6 sources. Hyde3.rtf.

George Eliot’s "Middlemarch" / Limiting of Dorothea : A 9 page paper on the main character of George Eliot’s book. The paper observes that in order for a sparkling, bright, idealistic young woman to reach her full potential, she has to shed not only the proscriptions of society but the limitations of her own vision -- and Dorothea does not. No additional sources cited. Midlmach.wps

George Eliot’s "Scenes Of Clerical Life" / Is Character Destiny? : A 5 page exploratory analysis regarding a statement made by Eliot that "character is destiny." Two of the stories in this trilogy: The Sad Fortunes of the Rev. Amos Barton and Janet's Repentance are reviewed for clues supporting or contradicting this statement. The writer suggests evidence that the statement must be one that is indeed qualified since one main character clearly has choices that can be made but the other seems to be limited by external forces. Geliot.wps

The Children Of "Silas Marner" And William Blake : This 5 page report discusses the effects George Eliot and William Blake achieved through the use of children in the Eliot’s "Silas Marner" and several poems by Blake. No additional sources cited. Silasch.wps

George Eliot‘s "Silas Marner"vs. Film Version : A 6 page essay comparing Steven Martin’s film adaptation of Silas Marner, ‘‘A Simple Twist of Fate,’’ with the original classic novel by George Eliot. Bibliography lists 5 sources. Twisfate.wps

C.P. Snow's "The New Men" : 6 pages discussing writer C.P. Snow's "The New Men" (published in 1954)--a book dealing largely with the moral issues that were discussed between scientists and beauracrats, that were involved in creating an atomic force that was so powerful it would change forever the lives of human beings, and put England into place again as a first rate power. Bibliography lists 4 sources. Cpsnow.wps

D.H. Lawrence’s "Lady Chatterley’s..." vs. T.S. Eliot’s "The Waste Land" :
A 10 page paper discussing sexuality in T.S. Eliot’s landmark poem and D.H. Lawrence’s famous novel. The paper concludes that the two writers differ in their ideas about sexuality because Eliot felt it had a necessary spiritual element and Lawrence stressed the redemptive value of the physical alone. Bibliography lists eight sources. Chatwast.wps

D.H. Lawrence's "Rocking Horse Winner" vs. Graham Greene's "Destructors":
A 6 page comparison of character & theme in Lawrence's "Rocking Horse Winner" and Greene's "The Destructors." The behaviors, actions, and belief systems of key characters are examined quite closely and some common philosophical ground is discovered between the two stories. No Bibliography. Rockhrse.wps

D.H. Lawrence’s "Women In Love" / Sexuality : A 5 page paper on D.H. Lawrence’s novel. The paper discusses how the novel’s famous "nude wrestling passage" illustrates in microcosm Lawrence’s depiction of sexuality throughout the entire novel, and discusses how this relates to Freud. Bibliography lists four sources. Sexfreud.wps

D.H. Lawrence’s "The Horse Dealer’s Daughter"/ Awakenings : A 5 page paper showing how this story by D.H. Lawrence deals with different kinds of awakenings: the sexual awakening of Mabel, and an awakening to the world of the emotions for Jack. Bibliography lists 7 sources. Horsdeal.wps

D. H. Lawrence’s "The Horse Dealer's Daughter" # 2 : In 5 pages the author discusses "The Horse Dealer's Daughter" by D. H. Lawrence. The conscious and subconscious of Mabel Pervin and Jack Fergusson, the two central characters, are juxtaposed. In reading this story one must look beneath the surface to understand what is going on. It is almost subliminal in its expressiveness. There are many points and counterpoints concerning relationships, love, and life, while the conscious and the subconscious intertwine. Their powers speak to the characters as well as to the reader. No additional sources cited. Horsedea.wps

D.H. Lawrence’s "The Virgin And The Gipsy" : This 4 page report discusses the theme of desire in the 1930 novella "The Virgin and the Gipsy." No additional sources cited. Virgps.wps

D. H. Lawrence : A 4 page overview of the work of D. H. Lawrence. Discusses his attention to sexuality and mankind’s natural tendencies. Briefly lists several of his books and political views. Bibliography lists 3 sources. Lawrdh.wps

D.H. Lawrence / Analysis Of Characters : A 4 page essay in which the writer analyzes the characters of Elizabeth and Mabel in one of Lawrence’s short stories.
No bibliography. Lawrence.wps

The Importance Of Relationships In The Work Of D.H. Lawrence : An 8 page research paper that explores some of the thoughts and feelings that critics have expressed towards the way in which D. H. Lawrence handled male/female relationships in his novels. The writer focuses on The Rainbow and Women in Love in arguing that male/female relationships were central to these works and that Lawrence was an advocate for women with the patriarchal society of his day. Bibliography lists 9 sources. Lawre.wps

Graham Greene’s "The Destructors" vs. Woolf’s "Child by Tiger" : A 3 page paper on these two stories by Thomas Woolf and Graham Greene. It observes that in both these stories, whatever we call "good" in our society is methodically dismantled by something we can only call "evil." No additional sources cited. Dismant.wps

Graham Greene’s "Monsignor Quixote" / Faith : A 6 page paper on Graham Greene’s novel. The paper uses the primary source, secondary critical sources, and the Bible to confront the ineffability of faith as illustrated in Greene’s book. Bibliography lists 6 sources. Mquixote.wps

William Golding’s "Lord of the Flies" : A 10 page analysis of William Golding’s Lord of the Flies. First published in 1955, it didn’t gain popularity until the early and mid 1960’s. Set on an idyllic unnamed island, undisciplined boys are stranded there after there plane crashes on the island. The major theme of the work is that mankind is inherently evil, and when confronted with a lack of societal norms, will revert to savagery. Correlations are drawn between the boys’ behavior and the course of some of Hitler’s more heinous acts. A secondary theme is of the destruction of the environment. Bibliography lists 5 sources. Lordfly.wps

William Golding’s "Lord of the Flies" / A Study In Power : A 5 page paper that examines the similarities between Jack Merridew, a character in William Golding’s Lord of the Flies, and Adolf Hitler, the Austrian-born Nazi dictator. The writer pays particular attention to role of power in the lives of both Jack and Hitler, and how power determines the character, actions, and ultimate fate of each. Bibliography lists 5 sources. Flylord.wps

Christopher Marlowe’s The Comic of "Dr. Faustus": A 5 page paper discussing comic aspects of Marlowe’s play. The expectation for a subject that amounts to a discussion with demonic forces is that of being completely somber, even to the point of being tragic. No observer could realistically expect there to be lighter moments in the three-way battle for Faustus’ soul, that battle between Mephistophilis, the Good Angel and Faustus himself, but they are there, nonetheless, particularly in Faustus’ musings of how throngs of spirits will serve him. References directly to the play, but no formal bibliography. Faustus.doc

Ben Jonson and Two of His Works - "Every Man in and Out of His Humor" :
A 10 page analytical research paper about the 17th century (Shakespeare era) British playwright, Ben Jonson. Contains a brief biography and subsequent focus on two of his works : "Every Man in His Humor" and "Every Man out of his Humor." Bibliography lists 8+ sources. Benjonsn.wps

Ben Jonson’s "Envy and Virtue In Volpone" : A 6 page paper on the ethical dimension of Ben Jonson’s satire. The paper asserts that virtue is impossible in an atmosphere driven by envy and greed. Bibliography lists six sources. Jonson.wps

Humanism In Ben Jonson : A 5 page paper looking at the presence of humanism in Ben Jonson’s "Inviting a Friend to Supper". The paper shows how Renaissance humanism developed from the extreme ecclesiastical orientation of the Middle Ages, and points out its manifestations in this poem. Bibliography lists 6 sources. Johnsup.wps

Ben Jonson’s "To Penhurst": This 2 page essay discusses Ben Jonson’s poem "To Penhurst" that celebrates the peace, harmony, beauty and cooperation of a country estate. Unlike his satire and comedies, it is clear that Jonson finds the ideal of English society in Penhurst. No bibliography. BWben.wps

Aprha Behn’s "The Rover" : A 7 page paper on a seventeenth-century Restoration comedy. The writer argues that against a backdrop of seeming wittiness and lightheartedness, Behn presents the darker condition of libertine ideals in her time. No additional sources cited. Behn.wps

Aphra Behn’s "Oroonoko" / Analysis : This 5 page paper talks about the romantic elements in this tragic love story. It explains that the elements of slavery are obscured due to the inordinate attention to the pair of lovers. No additional sources cited. Oroonoko.wps

Aphra Behn’s "Oroonoko" : Aphra Behn's Oroonoko, written in 1688, is a compelling and complex tale of love in a world ensconced in slavery and imbued with the class structures and belief systems of the 17th century. Honor is a virtue that the narration denies to the portrayal of Christian characters but is found in abundance in the person of Oroonoko. This 5 page paper examines the use of honor privileged over Christianity and how that represents the authors attitude concerning Christianity. Bibliography lists 7 sources. Oroonoko.wps

Samuel Beckett's "Happy Days" : A 5 page character analysis of Winnie in Samuel Beckett's infamous play entitled "Happy Days." The writer feels that she represented the self-transgression of loneliness and the mundane emptiness that life can have. Several quotes from the play are used to support this thesis. Happyday.wps

Samuel Beckett’s Views on Women : A 5 page paper contrasting Beckett’s view of women in his novel Murphy, written in 1938, with that presented in his play Endgame, written in 1955. The paper concludes that after his prolonged stay in France, Beckett became detached from his particularly Irish way of looking at women, but was unable to gain the perspective to see them as anything more than symbols reflecting his own alienation. Bibliography lists 3 sources. Sambeck.wps

The Genre of Dracula : An 8 page research paper discussing the Gothic fiction genre. The writer gives specifics on the criteria for Gothic fiction, and details how Bram Stoker's Dracula fits into this genre. Bibliography cites four sources. Dracula.wps

Bram Stoker’s "Dracula" / Societal Victim : An 8 page research essay on the victimization of Dracula in Stoker’s novel. Using the arguments of critics and quotations from the novel, the wrier traces a parallel history between Stoker and Dracula, giving credence to the exposition of this character in relationship to Stoker’s life. Bibliography lists 5 sources. Cnstoker.wps

Sheridan LeFanu’s "Carmilla" : A 3 page paper discussing the great Gothic horror story of "Carmilla" by Sheridan LeFanu (1814-1873). The story, along with Gothic tales such as "Dracula" has been one of the inspirations for vampire stories and movies for the past century. Bibliography lists two sources. Carmilla.doc

Frances Burney's "Cecilia" & Charlotte Lennox's "The Female Quixote": A 4 page, thesis-orientated essay in which the writer explores and compares the theme of inheritance in these two classic stories. Cecila.wps

Isaac Newton vs. William Blake : An 11 page discussion of the move from the Romantic into the Modern World (transitions from Romanticism to Realism) with a comparison & contrast of Sir Isaac Newton and William Blake complemented by a discussion their differences and similarities. Bibliography lists 2 sources. Blakenew.wps

Rudyard Kipling's "Jungle Book" : A 6 page paper that looks at the life and works of Rudyard Kipling, -- focusing upon the Jungle Book. The writer attempts to show that the Jungle Book is not just a combination of stories for children. Instead, Kipling, while creating stories that appeal to children, created a compilation of stories that represent imperial India. They utilize the model of the fable to promote the understanding of basic lessons (or morals). Bibliography lists 5 sources. Jungbook.wps

Rudyard Kipling's "Kim" : 10 pages in length. A through discussion of character and setting in Rudyard Kipling's novel entitled "Kim" -- in which the writer describes the book as a realistic depiction of life and culture in India. A number of quotes from the book illustrate the writer's points and the primary source is cited in its own bibliography. (*Can also be regarded as Indian Literature*) Kipling.wps

Lord Byron's "Don Juan" : ("A Sociopolitical Analysis of Satire's Timeless Consistency"). 6 page analysis of Lord Byron's play/satire "Don Juan" and its thematic timelessness. Bibliography lists 5 sources. Donjuan.wps

Lord Byron’s "Prometheus" & Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s "Mariner" / Victimization : A 5 page paper looking at Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" and Lord Byron’s "Prometheus" in terms of their treatment of the motif of the victim. The paper observes that while Byron’s Prometheus’s punishment is unjust but willingly accepted, the punishment of Coleridge’s Mariner is deserved and he learns from it. Bibliography lists 2 sources. Promar.wps

Don Juan : An 8 page paper discussing the character of Don Juan in the poem with the same title, written by Lord George Byron. The character of Don Juan is a very simple and basic one. The complex nature of this poem is purely reliant upon the opinions of the author and not necessarily a reflection of the character of Don Juan. While many individuals have attempted to analyze Don Juan in many contexts, the truth is that he is merely a man who makes the most of his current situation in life. Bibliography lists 5 sources. RAjuan.wps

Agatha Christie's "And Then There Were None" : A 7 page paper analyzing characters & themes in Agatha Christie's classic book. No additional sources cited. Agatha.wps

Agatha Christie’s "Caribbean Mystery" : A 5 page paper discussing the dramaturgy of Agatha Christie’s 1964 mystery novel "Caribbean Mystery," as well as a look at the book in terms of a criminologist’s viewpoint. Agatha.wps

Kurt Vonnegut's "Cat's Cradle" :15 pages in length. It can be argued that Kurt Vonnegut's "Cat's Cradle" is one of the most obscurely interpreted and unusually developed of all the author's works. About the effects of government, science, religion and the off-beat connection between life and death, Vonnegut's book created quite a stir within his throng of devoted fans. Not only was this particular piece of literary fantasy symbolic of the author's unique grasp of reality, but it also served to expound upon previously tapped concepts of sociology. The writer discusses several aspects of sociology as they apply to "Cat's Cradle." Bibliography lists 5 sources. Kvcat.wps

Kurt Vonnegut’s "Cat’s Cradle" / Social Responsibility : A 15 page paper providing a sociological examination of this novel by twentieth-century novelist Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. The paper shows that scientists must assume an ethical stance in regard to technological development, or the survival of society on the planet is at risk. Bibliography lists 2 sources. Catcradl.wps

Kurt Vonnegut's "Slaughterhouse Five" : A 4 page essay on themes in Vonnegut's "Slaughterhouse Five." The writer describes this work as one aimed at exploring war and how human beings cope with it. A number of insightful observations are made to illustrate relevant points. No additional sources cited. Slauhous.wps

Billy Pilgrim / Meet Scarlet O'Hara : If Billy Pilgrim could come unstuck in time enough to travel outside of his lifespan and somehow travel to Atlanta to meet Scarlet O'Hara - what could they talk about? This is a 4 page paper that compares Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse Five and Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind in terms of the authors' representation of ideas on love and war. No additional sources cited. Billysca.wps

Two Different Sides of Night /Comparing Wiesel & Vonnegut : A 5 page comparison of Elie Wiesel’s Night and Kurt Vonnegut’s Mother Night. The paper shows that while both books are about the Holocaust, they depict suffering in different ways because of the degree to which the central characters are able to find meaning in their lives. Bibliography lists 2 sources. Wiesvon.wps

Huxley’s "Brave New World" vs. Vonnegut’s "Cat’s Cradle" / Two Utopias ? :
A 6 page paper arguing that Huxley and Vonnegut created utopian societies in prose to prove that there is no such efthing, and in fact created "dystopias" in their prose and agreed with that vision. The paper postulates that they believe society is helpless to change its path. Definitions of utopia and dystopia introduces the paper, which ties into a Huxley finale. Bibliography lists 6 sources. Dystopia.wps

Sir Francis Bacon's New Atlantis : A 20 page paper discussing New Atlantis in relationship to its time as well as contrasting it to other versions of ideal societies or utopias. Bibliography lists 10 sources. Newatl.wps

The Utopian Visions of More and Bacon : A 7 page research paper on Utopia and The New Atlantis. The writer details the place of each in utopian literature and compares them for style and content. Bibliography lists 4 sources. Utopia5.wps

Sir Thomas More's "Utopia" / An Analytical Criticism : A 3 page essay in which the writer critiques More's "Utopia"-- pointing out several atrocities including the treatment of lawyers and animals in his fictitious society. The writer does also find, however, that the book was intended to be satirical and therefore to only criticize it would be to overlook its "chariacture-like" value. No other sources cited. Utopia.wps

Sir Thomas More's "Utopia" # 2 / Imperfection Is Better... : A 3 page look at the geopolitical beliefs expounded in Utopia and how such societies have traditionally failed throughout the course of history. The writer argues that rather than strive for the unattainable, we should learn to appreciate the value of imperfection. No other sources cited. Utopia2.wps

Sir Thomas More's "Utopia" # 3 / Not A "Perfect" Society : A 3 page essay criticizing More's Utopia in an historical context. The writer feels that a "perfect" society is not possible when it has war, prisoners or war, and slavery. Examples from other Utopian ideologies are presented to illustrate points made. No other sources cited. Utopia3.wps

Sir Thomas More's "Utopia" # 4 / Communism Doesn't Work ! : In this insightful 3 page essay, the writer argues that in Utopian societies, the creator is always theoretically "playing God," and establishing whatever social order (s)he sees fit for the achievement of societal perfection. It is argued that there exists no viable connection between the Utopia presented in Thomas More's book and true democracy. Rather, More's Utopia more closely resembles Communism -- a failed idea ! No other sources cited. Utopia4.wps

Sir Thomas More’s "Utopia" / An Analytical Overview : A 10 page research paper concerning the first of many literary "utopias" which describe perfect imaginary societies. The writer explores the framework of the society imaged by Sir Thomas More in the early sixteenth-century discussing such topics as the rights of the individual, the laws, and customs of More’s ideal human society. Bibliography lists 6 sources. Moreutop.wps

Sir Thomas More’s "Utopia" & The Communist State : A 5 page paper analyzing the ways in which Thomas More’s idealized society, described in his book Utopia, could be said to be Communist. The paper concludes that the actual aims of Karl Marx and More were different; Marx was calling for a social revolution, and More was calling for a moral one. Bibliography lists three sources including book. Utopia.doc

Sir Thomas More’s "Utopia" & The Renaissance City : A 6 page paper examining the way Sir Thomas More’s Utopia reflected the actual conditions of the Renaissance city. Particular attention is paid to London, where More lived; the paper also shows how More’s views differed from Plato’s Republic, the book he used as his primary source. Bibliography lists 5 sources. Moreutop.wps

The Virtue of Thomas More as Depicted in "A Man For All Seasons" : A 2 page essay on Bolt's "A Man For All Seasons" -- in which the writer marvels at Thomas More's displays of integrity. The conclusion is made that based upon actions depicted in this infamous work, it can indeed be said that More was a characteristically righteous man. No Bibliography. Moreman.wps

The Virtue of Thomas More as Depicted in "Man For All Seasons" # 2 : 3 pages on Sir Thomas More's depiction in "A Man For All Seasons." Some of the primary concerns of this essay deal with More's predicament and moral dilemma. It is argued that he was indeed a man of great virtue who -- under the circumstances -- preserved his integrity. No Bibliography. Moreman2.wps

The Trial Of Sir Thomas More : A 10 page research paper that examines the trial of Sir Thomas More. The writer argues that this trial represents one of the first instances in Western culture where an individual stood up for personal liberty and freedom of religion against the overwhelming authority of the state. Bibliography lists 5 sources. Trialthm.wps

Philology & The Imaginary Worlds Of J.R.R. Tolkein : In this 5 page essay, the writer essentially discusses the life and works of Tolkein,-- focusing specifically upon the imaginary worlds he managed to create in "The Hobbit" and "Lord Of The Rings" and his love for language (philology). Throughout the essay, examples of words and names created by Tolkein are provided as are their meanings & usefulness in his stories. Bibliography lists 4 sources. Tolekin.wps

E.M. Forster ‘s "A Passage to India" / Union Of Opposites In India’s "Temple :
A 5 page paper on E. M. Forster’s novel A Passage to India. It specifically looks at the last and final section, "Temple", and the comparisons of the Hindu feast to Christmas, noting that Forster’s indictment of British intolerance can be read in its lines. Bibliography lists five sources. Pindia2.wps

E.M. Forster ‘s "A Passage to India" / Comparing The Film And Literary Versions : A 4 page research paper looking at critical opinions of both the E.M. Forster novel and the movie. The writer details the themes of the novel and how they were changed for the movie. Bibliography lists 6 sources. Passage.wps

E.M. Forster’s "Howards End" : This 6 page essay discusses the words "only connect" which are crucial to the development and story of E.M. Forster’s 1910 novel "Howards End." The term has its basis in early theories of family therapy which prove to be applicable in the larger view of multiple families and the "family" of England. No additional sources cited. Howend.wps

Martha Nussbaum & E. M. Forster : This 6 page report discusses the thesis that E.M. Forster uses and views his novel "Howards End" to illustrate the inequities of class consciousness in Edwardian England in the same way that Martha Nussbaum argues for the use of a "literary viewpoint" in judicial matters in her book "Poetic Justice: The Literary Imagination and Public Life." No additional sources cited. Nussfors.wps

Virginia Woolf’s "Mrs. Dalloway" / Death & Duality : A 16 page paper examining the representation of death as illustrated by the characters of Clarissa Dalloway and Septimus Smith. The paper postulates that the eminently sane socialite Clarissa and the mad veteran Septimus are actually flip sides of the same coin, two fragile reminders of our own mortality. Bibliography lists 8 sources. Dalloway.wps

Virginia Woolf’s "To The Lighthouse" / Co-Dependency : A 7 page paper discussing the relationship between the central couple in Virginia Woolf’s novel. The paper notes that Mrs. Ramsay relieved her husband of the job of appearing generous, sensitive, and compassionate; Mr. Ramsay relieved his wife of the need to appear assertive and self-directed. After her death, however, he learns to combine both roles. Bibliography lists ten sources. Lighthou.wps

Man And Woman In "To the Lighthouse" By Virginia Woolf And "Wife of Bath’s Tale" By Geoffrey Chaucer : A 5 page paper which compares the relations between man and woman depicted in Virginia Woolf’s To the Lighthouse and Geoffrey Chaucer’s "Wife of Bath’s Tale" from The Canterbury Tales. Bibliography lists 2 sources. Litebath.wps

Virginia Woolf's "The Waves" / Importance Of Bernard : Through the use of the six speakers, symbolism, and a number of other literary techniques, Woolf shows us the growth & development of this character in her story. This 2 page essay argues relevant points-- demonstrating how Bernard was actually Woolf's central character around whom her entire theme revolved. No other sources cited. Wavesthe.wps

Feminism In The Works Of Virginia Woolf : An 8 page paper analyzing Virginia Woolf’s feminist leanings in her novels and essays. Woolf assumed that a person’s gender had little impact on the way they thought, and that the world, in fact, was grievously at fault for assuming that it did. Bibliography lists twelve sources. Femvwolf.wps

Women’s Rights in the Works of Virginia Woolf : A 10 page paper examining the presence of a woman’s rights agenda in Virginia Woolf’s fiction and essays. The paper concludes that while there is abundant evidence of feminism in Woolf’s work, she definitely did not hate men, and sought to portray them as justly as their female counterparts. Bibliography lists 12 sources. Wolfwork.wps

Ann Radcliffe's "The Italian" / A Response to Lewis : A 3 page paper that supports the perspective that Ann Radcliffe's work "The Italian" was a response to Lewis' "The Monk" and that comparing themes and character development supports this premise. No additional sources cited. Radcliff.wps

Matthew Lewis' "The Monk" / Analysis Of The Gypsy Song : A 3 page paper that considers the use of poetry in Lewis' gothic novel, including a focus on the function in relationship to the story as a whole. No additional sources cited. Monk.wps

Dillard, Eiseley & Woolf / Three Perspectives On Life & Death : A 5 page paper that looks at three short prose pieces written by these authors and considers their thematic similarities. Bibliography lists 1 source. Dillard.rtf

Salman Rushdie’s "Satanic Verses" vs. "Haroun and the Sea Stories" : A 5 page paper that compares and contrasts characterization the themes in "Satanic Verses" and "Haroun and the Sea Stories" by Salman Rushdie. The writer examines Rushdie's use and placement of phraseology to move the action forward. Bibliography lists 4 sources. Rushdie.wps

Applying Salman Rushdie’s Concept Of "Newness" To Winterson And Focault : This 5 page report discusses Rushdie’s "how newness comes into the world" as applied to the issue of gender stereotypes and both specific and implicit gender roles. The report also examines the relationship between gender and power as applied by Jean Winterson’s "Sexing the Cherry," and Michel Focault’s "The History of Sexuality." Bibliography lists 4 sources. Newness.wps

Book V Of "The Faerie Queene" / The Relationship Between Gender & Justice : In 9 pages the author discusses the relationship between gender and justice in Book V of "The Faerie Queene" by Edmund Spenser. There is a distinct relationship between gender and justice in Book V of "The Faerie Queene" by Edmund Spencer. Sir Artegall is the champion of true justice. Bibliography lists 5 sources. Faequ.wps

Edmund Spenser’s "The Faierie Queene" / Justice : This 8 page report discusses the idea of justice as a universal principle that governs the entire world as portrayed by Edmund Spenser in "The Faerie Queene" written in 1580 and published in 1590. Justice is of particular consideration in terms of the role played by England in 16th century Ireland and Spenser illustrates the great good of Queen Elizabeth I in her rule of justice. Bibliography lists 6 sources. Spensrq.wps

Edmund Spenser and "Faerie Queen" : A 4 page paper that considers the dichotomy between good and evil, between man's vices and man's will, represented by the characterizations, settings and tones set within the poem. This paper demonstrates that Spenser attempted to create the dichotomy in a number of his characters as well as represent it within his settings, to produce the most effective moral representation. No additional sources cited. Fairyq.wps

Milton & Spenser / Language Of History : A 10 page essay examining the style and form of The Faerie Queene and Paradise Lost and how these two works compliment each other and influence future literary generations. Bibliography lists 4 sources. Milspens.wps

Thomas Malory’s "Morte D’Arthur" and the Use of Language : A 10 page paper the demonstrates Thomas Malory's distinct use of language in his work "Morte D’arthur". Malory developed his work using very simple language skills, making "Morte D’arthur" one of the most accessible prose pieces to come out of 15th century England. Bibliography lists 8 sources. Malory.wps Death Of Arthur

Malory and the Death of King Arthur : A 5 page research paper which briefly looks at the life of Sir Thomas Malory and describes two critics of Malory and "Le Morte d’Arthur." Bibliography lists 4 sources. Cnmalory.wps

Characterization in The Faerie Queen vs. Le Morte D’Arthur : A 6 page paper contrasting the stiff, stereotyped characterizations in Edmund Spenser’s work with the rounded, fully-developed characterizations in Malory’s (a.k.a. "The Death Of Arthur"). The paper concludes that these differences are due to the one work being an allegory and the other a chivalric romance. No sources except the two books. Queen.wps

A. Conan Doyle’s ‘Sherlock Holmes’ / Reflection Of Self : An 8 page paper that points out a few of the similar characteristics between Doyle and Sherlock Holmes. These characteristics include : frustrated? doctor (argument against), facts of music and addiction in common, a discussion of the Boer War from both perspectives, and a conclusion tying in this inter-relationship to the uniqueness of Doyle's writing. Bibliography lists 12 sources. Sacdoyle.wps

A. Conan Doyle -- Sherlock Holmes / A Comparison of Two of His Adventures :
A 5 page comparison of two of the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: "A Study in Scarlet" and "The Valley of Fear." Bibliography includes five sources. Holmes.wps

A. Conan Doyle -- Sherlock Holmes / Logic In "Adventure Of The Speckled Band": A 3 page paper describing Sherlock Holmes' use of the scientific method in solving the mystery presented by his author in "The Adventure Of The Speckled Band." Each step of the investigation is discussed and Holmes' methodology for proving his initial hypothesis is analyzed. No Bibliography. Speckled.wps

A. Conan Doyle -- Sherlock Holmes / "Hound of the Baskervilles" - Watson :
A 5 page essay on the famous novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle which traces the development of Dr. Watson, Sherlock Holmes famous side kick. Bibliography lists 6 sources. Hound.wps

Sherlock Holmes / A Hard-Boiled Detective : 5 pages in length. There has not been another before or since quite like the inimitable fictional character of Sherlock Holmes, who stands out as being one of the most hard-boiled of all such detectives of his era. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Holmes' alter ego, was instrumental in creating one of the most brutish detectives of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The writer discusses the finer points of one of the grizzliest sleuths ever to hit print. Bibliography lists 5 sources. Sholmes.wps

Sherlock Holmes & His Creator -- One And The Same ? : A 5 page paper discussing Sir Arthur Conan Doyle the creator of Sherlock Holmes. He was born to a father who was an artist and a mother who was an incredibly diligent worker. He had many brothers and sisters and lived a childhood of some poverty. He was educated in many places and in many subjects most of which he hated. He was abused by many of his teachers and was considered to be quite rebellious. His character Sherlock Holmes is predominantly a character study of himself as he saw himself and as he wished to see himself. Sherlock was an intelligent man with a kind manner as was Doyle. Both fought against the Germans in war. Both men were considered unique in their religious beliefs. Both were also kind men who rarely, if ever, spoke negatively of anyone. Some comparisons are made using a fictitious resume of Holmes’. Bibliography lists 5 sources. Homdoy.wps

Arthur Conan Doyle vs. Edgar Allan Poe : This is a 6 page paper comparing two of Poe’s stories -- "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" and "The Purloined Letter" -- with one of Conan Doyle’s -- "The Adventure of the Dancing Men" -- to demonstrate the heavy reliance of Sherlock Holmes’ creator on the work of his predecessor, Poe. The paper concludes that actually Poe’s stories and protagonist have more depth than Conan Doyle’s, because Holmes’ method relies entirely on logic and Dupin relies on behavior and nuance. No additional sources cited. Sherloc.wps

Elizabeth Gaskell’s "My Lady Ludlow" / Analyzed : A 5 page research paper which analyzes the title character of English author Elizabeth Gaskell's 1858 novel. Specifically, the paper discusses Lady Ludlow's ideas about education, social class, honor and responsibility and examines the changes which cause her to alter her views late in life. Ludlow.wps

John Fowles’ "The French Lieutenant’s Woman" / Mysterious Sarah : A 5 page paper analyzing Sarah Woodruff’s presence as the central figure in John Fowles’ novel. The paper argues that the reader sees Sarah as doubly distanced through the eyes of both the protagonist, Charles, and the author himself. No additional sources cited. Fowles.wps

John Fowles "The Collector" vs. "The Tempest": A 7 page paper comparing John Fowles’ novel with Shakespeare’s play. It concludes that while Shakespeare saw Prospero’s reign as one of benevolence and Fowles saw Clegg’s as a reign of terror, both involved manipulating people against their will. Bibliography lists 6 sources. Tempest.wps

John Fowles’ "The Magus" / The Re-education of Nicholas : A 6 page paper examining the way the self-centered protagonist of this novel is re-educated to be more responsive to life as it is lived, and less dependent on the traditional European macho themes of conquest and success. The paper points out that this deeply symbolic novel uses motifs such as the labyrinth to emphasize life as a state of being rather than a straight path to a goal. Bibliography lists 2 sources. Magus.wps

C.S. Lewis & The Kingdom of Narnia : A 5 page paper on the life, writings, and style of C.S. Lewis, with a special emphasis on his children’s work, The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe. The paper shows how Lewis’ Christianity informed everything he wrote. Bibliography lists three sources. Narnia.wps

C.S. Lewis "Perelandra" / Philosophy, Faith, & Allegory : A 4 page paper examining the religious purpose behind C.S. Lewis’ book. It asserts that Lewis used the Genesis story of the Garden of Eden as a backdrop for a thoroughly Christian novel with a deeply philosophical bent. No additional sources cited. Lewpere.wps

Mary Renault’s "The Last Of The Wine" : A 5 page essay on this classic historical novel of the Peloponnesian War. It argues that the lessons of Renault’s depiction of love and war in Peloponnesian times apply equally well to our own century. No additional sources cited. Wine.wps

John Ford’s (17th Century) "Tis A Pity She’s A Whore" / Giovanni’s Madness :
A 7 page paper on the mental dissolution of Giovanni in John Ford’s ‘Tis Pity She’s A Whore. It shows that the withdrawal of all legitimate religious and ethical support from Giovanni’s corner leaves him without a moral compass to follow, and this removes even the most basic moral bulwarks from him. No additional sources cited. Madnessg.wps

"The Green Hat" by Michael Arlen – A Scandalous Woman In A Scandalous Time : A 6 page paper discussing the controversial 1924 novel "The Green Hat" by Michael Arlen. It was melodrama of the highest order, depicting life in postwar London. No additional sources cited. Hat.doc

Metaphysics In The Work Of Arthur C. Clarke : A 9 page paper on the works of this famed British science fiction writer. Looking at a number of his most famous fictional works such as The City and the Stars, Childhood’s End, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and Rendezvous with Rama, this paper concludes that Clarke is at his best when he combines physics and metaphysics, because he recognizes that in the end they are exactly the same thing. Bibliography lists eight sources. Clarke.wps

The Revenger's Tragedy / Analytical Review : A 4 page discussion of thematic qualities in "The Revenger's Tragedy." The writer argues that today's audiences are not likely to be as shocked by some of the graphic images depicted and therefore, the work loses some of its original value. Other elements -- such as the author's use of language, comic relief, etc;-- are discussed as well. No Bibliography. Revgrtry.wps

James Boswell’s "The Life of Johnson" / Greatest Biography Ever Written :
A 5 page review of the attributes of James Boswell's "The Life of Johnson". Explores why it is noted as the best biography ever written in the English language. Bibliography lists three sources. Bsjohn.wps

John Winthrop & The Puritan Dilemma : A 6 page essay analyzing Edmund Morgan’s story of John Winthrop and the dilemma of the Puritans. Discussions include, reasons Winthrop left England, the numerous dilemmas contained in the tenets of Puritanism, and the success of the Puritans in establishing a new colony. No additional sources cited. Purdil.wps

"The Puritan Dilemma" # 2 : A 10 page paper discussing the examination of a concluding statement of the author: "...the broader vision that Winthrop stood for could never be wholly subdued. No Puritan could be a Puritan and remain untouched by it, for it arose out of the central Puritan dilemma, the problem of doing right in a world that does wrong." The paper examines that Puritan dilemma, particularly in the light of Roger Williams and Anne Hutchinson, with emphasis on the personal searches of John Winthrop. All references to the Bible are NIV. No other sources cited. Winthrop.wps

Muriel Spark’s "The Prime Of Miss Brodie" / Fascism : A 5 page paper on the presence of humanism and fascism in Muriel Spark’s The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie. The paper defines both humanism and fascism, and answers the question of whether the charge against Miss Brodie -- that she taught Fascism -- was justified by the evidence in the book. Bibliography lists 3 sources. Fascbrod.wps

David Lodge’s "Out of the Shelter" : A 5 page paper that provides an overview of the development of Timothy's progression from childhood innocence to adolescence in World War II England. Bibliography lists no additional sources. Shelterlf.wps

Thomas DeQuincey’s "Confessions Of An English Opium Eater" : This 9 page paper reviews the role opium played in the English Romantic writer’s life. How he came to use it, as well as his addiction, and what role it played in his creativity and writing. Bibliography lists six sources. Opium.wps

18th vs. 19th Century British Literature : A 9 page essay comparing 18th and 19th century literature. Writer describes themes, styles, and their relevance to the changing times. Most works discussed are by English authors including Chaucer, Defoe, and so forth. Bibliography lists 4 primary sources. 18th19th.wps

Sin in British Literature : A 15 page analysis of the theme of sin as developed in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, Shakespeare’s Hamlet, and Milton’s Paradise Lost. It examines first the theme as presented in the Book of Genesis, looks at St. Paul’s explication of it in the book of Romans, then shows how the three British writers mentioned above either supported or rejected it. Bibliography lists 11 sources. Sin2.wps

The Importance Of Time in Fourteenth - Seventeenth Century British Literature : A 5 page paper contrasting the various kinds of temporality shown in Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales; the morality play Everyman; and Shakespeare’s King Lear. No additional sources cited. Time14.wps

British Science Fiction & Technology / Correlation : A 10 page research paper which examines the historical connection between science fiction and technology. Specifically discussed are how British authors H.G. Wells, Aldous Huxley and Arthur C. Clarke could have the creative foresight to write about technological innovations before they became accepted realities. Bibliography lists 11 sources. Scific.wps

Fire as Transformation In British Literature : A 15 page examination of the role of fire in three different British works -- Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre, William Blake’s The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, and Rider Haggard’s She. The paper concludes that in all three works, the symbolism of fire denotes a movement from one state of being across a hidden portal to another -- after which no one can ever be the same again. Bibliography lists 9 sources. Firesym.wps

Thomas Wolfe’s "The Painted Word" : This 5 page report discusses Tom Wolfe’s essay on modern art and then reviews the work of one of the artists who fits into his dismissive description of "modernism." Bibliography lists 3 sources. Wordpain.wps

John Galsworthy's "The Japanese Quince" : 4 pages in length. The writer discusses overall story adaptation as it relates to John Galsworthy's The Japanese Quince. No additional sources cited. JapQuinc.wps

George Bernard Shaw / Challenging the Standard Values of Society:
This 12 page paper considers the writing style of George Bernard Shaw in his comedies "Arms and the Man," "The Philanderer," "Pygmalion," and "Man and Superman," and relates his style to the perspective that the author intended to express a different view of society, to express unconventional ideas and the challenge the standard values of society. This paper uses support from these texts to demonstrate the challenges presented by Shaw, and also to underscore the societal perception of Shaw’s work that extended from these challenges. Bibliography lists 8 sources. Bernarsh.wps

Civilization and the Barbarians : A 5 page paper discussing the idea of civilization in the book titled, "Waiting for the Barbarians," by J.M. Coetzee. The civilizations discussed are essentially described through the three main characters: the girl, the Magistrate, and Colonel Joll. Each of these individuals has their own unique outer, and inner, civilization, which are the result of their different heritage. No additional sources provided. Civilbar.wps

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