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The Luminaries

The Luminaries – A Review

Leanor Catton is a phenomenal author. Her first novel, The Rehearsal, was a gloriously impossible to miss and in fact ideal story of a story inside a story – or stories, really – that had the peruser&...

The Duchess and the Jeweler by Virginia Woolf

The Duchess and the Jeweler by Virginia Woolf

The story “The Duchess and The Jeweler” demonstrates the tussle between the rational and emotional forces in the mind of man. Whenever the emotional forces burst out, they take away everyt...

The Necklace by Guy De Maupassant summary analysis review explanation

The Necklace by Guy De Maupassant

The story “The Necklace” deals with the irresistible temptation to outshine and drastic limitations. Matilda is the central character of the story. She herself suggests that there is a ver...

The Tell-Tale Heart summary explanation analysis

The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe (Analysis)

The story “The Tell-Tale Heart” deals with the abnormal psyche of the narrator who hates an old man for his pale bluish vulture eye. He is very repulsive to the spectacle of the old man’s vulture eye ...

Araby by James Joyce summary analysis explanation

Araby by James Joyce (Critical Analysis)

The story “Araby” deals with the emotional problems of a young bashful boy. It gives an insight into human beings. It also represents a tussle between the world of dreams and the world of reality. The...

The Happy Prince by Oscar Wilde Summary Analysis Review

The Happy Prince by Oscar Wilde (Brief)

The story “The Happy Prince” is a fairy tale that combines two worlds: the world of the Happy Prince above and the real world below. The story is also a contrast between the temporary happ...

English Literature Summary Review Analysis Explanation

Take Pity by Bernard Malamud (Analysis & Summary)

The story “Take Pity” deals with the personality of two persons with the background of a socio-politico economic slump after the terrific effects of war. Rosen is replete with pity whereas...

Breakfast by John Steinbeck Summary Analysis Translation Solution

Breakfast by John Steinbeck (A Discussion)

The story “Breakfast” deals with the simplicity, contentment, and satisfaction of workers depending on seasonal work of cotton-picking. It is chiefly with a generous and sympathetic attitu...

Rappaccini Daughter Hawthorne Nathaniel summary analysis explanation translation review

Rappaccini’s Daughter by Nathaniel Hawthorne (Critical Analysis)

“Rappaccini’s Daughter”, a fantasy, deals with the scientific research of a well-known Dr. Rappaccini who has grown up in a botanical garden full of poisonous plants. He is bent to e...