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Uncle Tom’s Cabin Place in History

"Father, forgive them for they know not what they do."  Luke 23:34 An important fictional character once read this on his dying breaths. The character Tom read the prayer in hoping he can be strong enough not to let the…

Halloween and Harry Potter

Halloween, also known as All Hallows' Eve lands on the 31st of October every year. Nowadays people celebrate the date as a holiday where children wear costumes, go trick-or-treating, and receive candy, but Halloween has much more to its roots…

Mariam in “A Thousand Splendid Suns”

This novel, “A thousand splendid suns,” is taken place in Afghanistan and follows the life of a girl, Mariam who is a little girl at the beginning. Mariam lives with her mother, Nana on the outskirts of Herat, in a…

Analysis “A Thousand Splendid Suns” by Khaled Hosseini

This novel, “A thousand splendid suns,” is taken place in Afghanistan and follows the life of a girl, Mariam who is a little girl at the beginning. Mariam lives with her mother, Nana on the outskirts of Herat, in a…

Mrs. Dalloway Social Norms and Emotional Deficit

Mrs. Dalloway takes place five years after World War I during June 1923. The author Virginia Woolf narrates a day in the life of Clarissa Dalloway who is part of England's high society. The purpose of Woolf for creating Clarissa…

Virginia Woolf Biography and “Mrs Dalloway”

Author Background (Raelynn): Virginia Woolf, a famous English novelist most commonly known for her unique narrative structure, is recognized as one of the most innovated writers of the 20th century. She was born into an upper middle class family on…

Oedipus The King by Sophocles

In Sophocles' story, Oedipus The King, the title concerns the main character Oedipus, King of Thebes, who married his own mother without knowledge and killed his own father. When Oedipus was born, King Laius gained from a prophet that he…

Thebes: Oedipus

In Greek mythology, there's an innumerable amount of Gods, heroes, and monsters. Oedipus - the King of Thebes - was one of the best-known heroes of all the Greek legends. He had dark, wavy hair and resembled what a perfect,…

Oedipus The King: Oedipus Complex

In Oedipus The King by Sophocles, tells the story of the new king of Thebes who fulfilled the prophecy of killing his father and having sexual relations with his mother while trying to avoid it (Sophocles). In psychology, this sounds…

Oedipus Rex – Greek Mythology of Heroism and Tragedy

As part of three Theban plays written by Sophocles, Oedipus Rex is the story of man who consults an oracle and learns of his fate; that he will kill his father and marry his mother. Once learning his fate, he…