Literature

The Comparative Journey of Gilgamesh and Odysseus

Epic hero as an embodiment of the human’s social ideal is a bearer of the collective and conventional values of his culture. The images, motives, and the accompanying values which are included in the epic were formed in popular culture in the earliest time. Epic tales of different nations of the world contain a set of common plot motifs associated with the noble hero. They also have a number of features that are peculiar to a main character. This paper will try to identify the typological features ... Details >>

The New Jim Crow Book Analysis

Nowadays, many scholars call for reconsideration of the U. S. system of justice due to the overwhelming racial biases it contains. The mentioned issue raises the interest of scholar community in further research on the subject. Therefore, the paper aims at presenting the detailed analysis of The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander. The analysis allows to determine the main Alexander’s claim, that is to represent the discriminatory tendencies in the U. S. criminal system. The paper also examines to what ... Details >>

Romance Now and Then

The play “As you like it” by Shakespeare was written in the early 1600. The basic theme of the play is love. The heroine, Rosalind, is among the most inspiring characters in the play. Rosalind falls in love with Orlando, the disinherited son of Duke’s friend. She later switches genders after being banished from the court by her usurping uncle, Duke Frederick. Observations of life and love follow with new friends being made and families getting reunited. The play therefore mainly addresses the nature of love in ... Details >>

American Literature

The author had spent some time living in an orthodox Jewish community, specifically among Hasidic girls. The purpose of that kind of experiment was to study Judaism and explore the inner workings in the minds of those who profess it: “I spent my time among lubavitchers exploring the daily lives and inner worlds of their adolescent girls – their thoughts, habits, dreams, struggles, and triumphs”. Details >>

Connotations of “Arabic Nights: in the Novel “Sherezade” by Leila Sebbar

The work “Arabian Nights” occupies a significant place in the world literature. Thousands years have passed since its creation, but the audience still expresses interest in this work. “Arabian Nights” charms the target readership by Oriental traditions, masterful representation of events, bright shades of meaning, and rich stylistic devices. Details >>

Feminism

According to Bell Hooks the author of Feminism is For Everybody, feminism is defined as a movement whose view is to bring to an end sexist exploitation, sexism as well as oppression. This is her definition of feminism in one of her feminist books, Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center many which she wrote a decade ago. Details >>

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