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SHORT ANALYSIS: The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allan Poe

As considered to be one master of Gothic tale, Edgar Allan Poe and his “Cask of Amontillado” contains many of the standard elements of Gothecism. He was fascinated with the materials and devices of the Gothic novel, although he preferred to work in the short story form. 458 more words

Life

SHORT ANALYSIS: Annabel Lee by Edgar Allan Poe

Annabel Lee by E.A.P.

It was many and many a year ago,

   In a kingdom by the sea,

That a maiden there lived whom you may know… 543 more words

Life

Paralyzing Fear: "The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock

Making decisions is one of the most difficult things to do in life, there are so many factors to consider, so many consequences, and in T.S. 324 more words

Literary Analysis

When Rabbit Howls by Truddi Chase

In Reading Autobiography, authors Sidonie Smith and Julia Watson discuss Ken Plummer’s theory about the three different types of people that contribute to the autobiography: The Narrator, The Coaxer, and The Consumers. 313 more words

Autobiography

Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen

Susanna Kaysen’s Girl, Interrupted is a recollection of her stay in a mental hospital in the late 1960s. Each chapter is organized as an account of the people she met and the treatment she received. 617 more words

Autobiography

Analysis of the Basic Writings of Kafka

Franz Kafka was Jew living as an exile in Germany. His writings ring a tone of queasy angst and he stimulates the philosophy of existentialism in his writing. 652 more words

Literature

Heaney: Pastoral and Anti-Pastoral

Being a man born and raised in rural Northern Ireland, but educated and made successful in urban Ireland, Seamus Heaney’s conflict of identity is made apparent in his poetry. 271 more words