Ellis, James

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A study of Dilsey Gibson : Faulkner's tragic heroine in The sound and the fury 1967 127 William Faulkner's avowed purpose, in writing, is to tell a story of the human heart in conflict with itself, with others, and with its environment. The primary job that any writer faces, according to Faulkner is to tell a story out of human experien...
Carson McCullers : the tragedy of the grotesque 1964 13 The dark truth of human loneliness and spiritual isolation is the central theme of Carson McCullers. In each of her novels, the characters seek a way to break through the barrier of isolation and that condition which makes all people an I rather than...
The criticism of The Red Badge of Courage 1966 34 Stephen Crane's The Red Badge of Courage was first published in 1894. From 1895 until 1900 critics in America and England debated whether Crane's novel was good art. Many of these early critics either praised the book in trite cliches or attacked it ...
Stephen Crane's Man in war 1969 26 Stephen Crane uses man in war to represent universal man in relation to a naturalistic universe. Therefore, an examination of his characters in his war fiction illuminates the author's concept of man's position in the universe. Crane's most important...
The indictment of America in 1925 : a comparative study of The great Gatsby and An American tragedy 1969 29 Critics generally agree that the presentation of the American dream in The Great Gataby and An American Tragedy is an indictment of American society. Pew critics, however, acknowledge the similarities in characterization, theme, and conclusion betwee...
Nathanael West's vision of the end : the Apocalypse as ludicrous 1976 26 Nathanael West is regarded generally as a deeply pessimistic artist whose dark vision finds nothing but destruction and death in store for humanity. The purpose of this thesis is to explore the implications of Nathanael West's vision of the apocalyps...