Written for my Textual Analysis I class in 22.01.2014, this essay includes an examination of gender roles in short pieces of Robert Browning, Ernest Hemingway and John Steinbeck.   In Robert Browning’s poems “Meeting at Night (1845)” and “Parting at Morning (1849)”, we see a great division between the world of men and women. Men […]

I wrote this short comparison between the characters of Jane Austen in order to prepare for an exam that I was going to take for my “Jane Austen: Later Works” class. I believe the question was about social isolation in the protagonists of the novels Emma, Mansfield Park and Persuasion with a claim that Anne […]

Ancient Literature was one of the hardest courses I had to take. Not because the material was necessarily hard (although in many cases it was), but because it was so hard to form a connection with the pieces. I am not suggesting that one has to be able to relate to every single piece of […]

This paper was written as a take home exam, I’m guessing to answer the question “compare and contrast how the different characters of Plato’s Symposium define ‘love’”. I must admit it is not my best work, as it reads more like a summary than a critically formulated essay. Nevertheless, reading a summary that was supposed […]

The Red and The Black by Stendhal is novel that is situated right in the middle of a turbulent and uneasy political atmosphere. The events of the 19th century and especially those of 1830, leaves France in political instability; as people are divided into two sides: Royalists and Republicans. This dichotomy, however, is not shown […]

I wrote this essay as an answer to an exam question concerning Kazuo Ishiguro’s dystopian novel “Never Let Me Go.” Our teacher had asked us to write a letter as one of the characters to another person we choose. Although I completed the assignment, I had a major problem with the novel as I was […]