Literature Essays

Meursault: The Outsider

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This is a critique of the Albert Camus novel, “The Outsider”.

Goodbye to all That

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An analysis of Robert Grave’s autobiography dealing with the disillusionment of war.

The Aeneid

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A critical analysis of Virgil’s epic poem The Aeneid, often described as the poet’s response to Homer’s epics The Iliad, and The Odyssey in that it details the Trojan War and its aftermath from the Roman perspective.

Clay Walls by Kim Ronyoung

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Examines racial & cultural conflicts in novel about Koreans in U.S. between world wars.

Civilization in the Eyes of Huck Finn

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A look at how Huck Finn, Mark Twain’s immortal character, sees the world and how it compares to his notion of civilization.

Cry, the Beloved Country

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This reflection paper briefly analyzes Allan Paton’s novel, Cry, the Beloved Country, outlining the continuing racial problems in the late twentieth and early twenty-first century in the Third World.