Essay on Literary Criticism

Literary Criticisms of Emily Dickinson’s Poetry

-1- Throughout Emily Dickinson’s poetry there are three main themes that she addresses: death, love, and nature; as well as the impact of “the word”. When discussing these themes she followed her lifestyle and broke away from traditional forms of writing and wrote with an intense energy and complexity never seen before and rarely seen […]

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Intentional Fallacy

The text here presented is an essay written by William K. Wimsatt, Jr. which was included within his book named The Verbal Icon: Studies in the Meaning of Poetry published in 1954. The author introduces to us the concept of “The intentional fallacy” which describes the error of interpreting a work of art by second-guessing […]

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Streetcar Named Desireconclusion

Or, if they have been forced to make an adjustment, this adjustment usually hardens and distorts them .. .” (54). Williams is probably best known for A Streetcar Named Desire, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, The Glass Menagerie, and The Night of the Iguana. The first two received Pulitzer Prizes and each was given […]

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Bagas Yudhiswa Putera Literary Criticism

America. He has a purpose to come to Alaska to spend the rest of his life. It takes about two years for Mishandles to travel to Alaska. This paper alms to find the cause of Christopher Mishandles In abandoning his old life and starting a Journey to Alaska which led him to the end of […]

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Literary Criticism on Perks of Being a Wallflower

A Wallflower to a Participant The complexities of growing up can be overwhelming, but one must overcome the realities of the wild and poignant roller coaster of youth in order to live a sensible and productive life. The Perks of Being a Wallflower begins as the protagonist Charlie, starting his first year of high school, […]

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D.E.in Kate Chopin

2006 ????? ??????? ??????? )????? ???????? ???????? ( ?????? ?????? ???? ????? ??????? ?1-51? ?????? Deictic Elements in Kate Chopin’s The Story of an Hour. A Cognitive Poetics/Stylistic Perspective Dr. Sami Breem English Department, Faculty of Arts Islamic University, Gaza, Palestine [email protected] edu 2006/2/18 :?????? ?????? : 81/01/5002? ????? ???? ?????? ????????? ?? ” ??? […]

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A Horse and Two Goat Literary Criticism

A Horse and Two Goats is a short story written by R. K. Narayan, one of the most prominent Indian authors writing in English in the twentieth century. Taking place in a small village called Kritam, this short story revolves around Muni, an old poor man without education from a low caste in the Indian […]

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Intertextual Analysis

This paper addresses some the most prominent problematics of working with an established literary canon, including the extent to which, when implemented in universities worldwide, it represents the emerging concerns of diverse communities across the world. The main argument extended in this discussion is that, while the western-centred literary canon is being increasingly replaced by […]

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Preface to Shakespeare by Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson’s preface to The Plays of William Shakespeare has long been considered a classic document of English literary criticism. In it Johnson sets forth his editorial principles and gives an appreciative analysis of the “excellences” and “defects” of the work of the great Elizabethan dramatist. Many of his points have become fundamental tenets of […]

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