american literature

  • Concept of Historicism “The Scarlet Letter”

    The Meaning of Historicism Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “The Scarlet Letter” is an amazing piece of literature that allows us to study how historicism may be used to grasp the importance of moral teachings that can be taken from a specific work of any particular literary age. Alongside historicism, this outstanding piece of literature provides a valuable platform for the investigation of…

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  • The Scarlet LetterNarrative Technique of “The Scarlet Letter” by Nathaniel Hawthorne

    Narrative Technique of  “The Scarlet Letter” by Nathaniel Hawthorne

    The Point of View of The Scarlet Letter The Scarlet Letter is composed in omniscient third-person perspective, describing the thoughts and feelings of the main characters as well as the general attitudes of the townspeople, indicating how the protagonists fit into their greater community. Because the characters are frequently reserved and quiet, the narrator’s perspective on what they are truly feeling…

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  • Jazz by Toni MorrisonHow-Urban-Life-is-Depicted-in-_Jazz_-by-Toni-Morrison_-1

    How Urban Life is Depicted in “Jazz” by Toni Morrison?

    The fictional illustration of the American city African American literature is commonly characterized by a stark manifestation of its hierarchical color division. Interestingly, African American novels are replete with pictures of post bellum migration to the city and the ghettozation of the “nigger.” Toni Morrison’s “Jazz” powerfully captures an imaginative and prescient of an urban locale through which racial areas…

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  • Basics of LiteratureHistory-of-American-Poetry-1

    History of American Poetry

    Wordsworth has actually stated that “poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful emotions.” A Poem is a stupendous daffodil bloomed within the valley of Heaven within the form of phrases. It is definitely the great thing about purest feelings of heart unfold in vivid colors of pleasure, sorrow, romance, passion, pain, happiness and love. History of Poetry on the world’s…

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  • PoetrySylvia Plath's _Daddy_; Critical Appreciation (1)

    Sylvia Plath’s “Daddy”; Critical Appreciation

    Sylvia Plath’s poem “Daddy” appeared in her assortment Ariel, which was revealed  in 1965. Yet, the poems within the assortment had been written mere months earlier than Plath’s  demise in February 1963. These poems are among the finest examples of confessional poetry, or poetry that’s extraordinarily private and autobiographical in nature.  Indeed, in the 1970, the publication of Plath’s autobiographical…

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    Sylvia Plath and her Confessional Poetry

    The terminology, “confessional poetry” was first launched by R. L. Rosenthal, a professor of English at New York University whereas discussing the work of Robert Lowell “Life Studies”. He also utilized the identical time period for the poetic work of Plath. Plath, by no means, gained recognition in her lifetime. It was after her suicide that she was extensively recognized…

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  • PoetryArrival-of-the-Bee-Box-Critical-Appreciation-1

    Arrival of The Bee-Box; Appreciation

    The Arrival of the Bee-Box is a poem by Sylvia Plath, one of the most prominent American Poetess of 20th century. The poem shares split personality and fears of complexity, insecurity and public exposed. The tone of poem is dreamy and depressing. The setting is essentially speaker’s mind. Poem has theme of Power, catharsis, depressed emotions and insecurity. The speaker…

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