New Summaries
Name Of The Rose
Name Of The Rose
Prague, 1968. A young translator receives an old...
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The Book Thief
The Book Thief
The narrator of the story is Death. His duty is...
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The Raven
The Raven
“The Raven” is one of the most...
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The Three Musketeers
The Three Musketeers
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
The prologue of the book shows us yet unnamed man...
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New Essays
Feminism in the Scarlet Letter
At first, it may seem that The Scarlet Letter has nothing to do with feminism and the fight for equal rights between males and females. The book was written in 1850 when the society was dominated by men who completely overruled women. No one could even think of such a thing as gender equality. The...
1984 Criticism
The 20th century has given the literary world a completely new genre – a dystopian novel. The main purpose of this genre is to envisage the ruthlessness of technological progress subdued by the government. Eric Arthur Blake, an English writer and journalist more famous under his pseudonym...
“1984” vs “Fahrenheit 451”
It is not easy to compare or choose one of the two world-known anti-utopias. It is possible to allocate for an indefinitely long time common elements that emphasize the similarities of works. There are an anti-utopia, decadence, gloomy mood, hardening of the soul, the crisis of morality, struggle...
“1984” vs “Animal Farm”
Eric Arthur Blair, a writer, and publicist, was born on June 25, 1903, known throughout the world under the pseudonym George Orwell. His novels “Animal Farm” and "1984" are the most striking works written in the genre of anti-utopia, whose flowering dates back to the 20th...
Symbolism in 1984
When it comes to symbolism, 1984 is treasurer full of symbols, allusions, and hints. But what is symbolism in the first place? This is a literary device which is used to hide a meaningful abstract idea behind an object, person, or a place. Implicit or explicit, symbols convey additional messages...