Gulliver’s Travels and the Witches

Gulliver’s Travels and the Witches “He has gone where fierce indignation can lacerate his heart no more” – these are the epitaphic words of Jonathan Swift, author of Gulliver’s Travels. They are indicative of a career spent contemplating the weaknesses and sins of mankind, of a man described alternately as Read more…

Americans’ View of Freedom

Americans’ View of Freedom ‘There’s always a period of curious fear between the first sweet-smelling breeze and the time when the rain comes cracking down.’ Critics could speculate on the situation of liberty in America for hours, which is essentially what Delillo did, in many of his novels, not least, Read more…

Mary Shelley – Frankenstein

Mary Shelley – Frankenstein Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein (Shelley, 1986) has, since its publication in 1818, entered the bloodstream of the public imagination. Not only has there been a wealth of retellings in the popular arena, from Boris Karloff (1935) to Kenneth Branagh (1994), but critics have constantly made use Read more…

Mowing By Robert Frost Essay

Robert Frost – Poem – Mowing Robert Frost’s lyrical poem, ‘Mowing’, is rich in poetical elements that fuse together to form an organic whole. The poem’s employment of sound, rhythm, and tone, for example, and its simple yet effective evocation of subject matter bring the various strands of the poem Read more…