Tag: Novel

  • Romanticism In The Scarlet Letter

    Romanticism was a literary movement that originated in the late 18th century. It emphasized imagination, emotion, and individualism. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne is considered to be a work of Romanticism. The novel tells the story of Hester Prynne, a woman who is condemned to wear a scarlet letter “A” on her chest after […]

  • Symbolism In Invisible Man

    Invisible Man is a novel by Ralph Ellison that was published in 1952. The novel is about a black man who is Invisible Man, which means he’s not really seen or heard by anyone. He goes through many experiences, both good and bad, in his life and eventually learns to see himself for who he […]

  • Rat Kiley

    The Things They Carried is a novel written by Tim O’Brien and published in 1990. The novel is set during the Vietnam War and tells the story of a group of American soldiers and their experience in the war. The character of Rat Kiley is one of the main characters in the novel. Rat Kiley […]

  • Years Was Story Birth

    As the title suggests, The Years of My Birth is a novel about a woman looking back on her life. The story is told through a series of vignettes, each focused on a different period or event in the protagonist’s life. The years of my birth refers to the time when the protagonist, Louise Erdrich, […]

  • Symbolism In Hills Like White Elephants

    The short story Hills Like White Elephants by Ernest Hemingway is about a couple’s communication breakdown as they discuss their relationship and potential abortion. The story is set in the early 1900s at a train station in Spain, and the symbolism reflects the couple’s deteriorating relationship. The hills in the story symbolize the challenges that […]

  • Did Irene Kill Clare

    Clare’s death in Nella Larsen’s Passing is one of the most tragic and devastating moments in the novel. Clare was a beautiful and talented young woman who had her whole life ahead of her. But she made the mistake of falling in love with a man who could not give her what she needed. As […]

  • Book Reflection

    The Memory Keeper’s Daughter is a novel by Kim Edwards that tells the story of a father who, after the birth of his daughter with Down syndrome, gives her away to be raised in an institution. The novel explores themes of family, secrets, and betrayal. The Memory Keeper’s Daughter was published in 2005 and became […]