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10080. Anne Rice's Interview With the Vampire.

Review and analysis of Rice's novel, considering the degree to which its structure and characterizations hold true to the gothic form. KEYWORDS: ann rice book review vampire. 8 pages, 2 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $56
 

09986. Catcher in the Rye and Billy Bathgate.

A comparison of J.D. Salinger's contemporary classic with E.L. Doctorow's story of a boy who joins the Dutch Schultz gang, in terms of treatment of adolescents entering adulthood. 8 pages, 18 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.
  $56
 

09851. Iacocca: An Autobiography by Lee Iacocca.

This paper provides a summary review and analysis of Iacocca's autobiography which traces his rise to and fall from power at Ford Motor Company, recounts his personal war with Henry Ford II, and describes his struggle to turn around the problems at Chrysler Corp. Concludes that the author is perhaps overly optimistic about the prospects for the industry. 12 pages, 21 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $84
 

09841. Stephen Crane's "Maggie: Girl of the Streets".

Stephen Crane's short novel about a young New York girl's fall into prostitution is critiqued; elements of social realism in Crane's descriptions and dialogue are noted. 5 pages, 8 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

09826. A Comparison of the Work of Saul Bellow and Joseph Conrad.

Compares and contrasts the two authors (drawing examples from four representative works) in terms of writing style, complexity of plot, and treatment of the themes of Truth and the Search for Self-Knowledge. 10 pages, 8 footnotes in text, 3 bibliographic source.
  $70
 

09764. "The Ballad of Billie Potts" by Robert Penn Warren.

An examination of Warren's poem to see how his modern interpretation fits in with the old folk story in the original Appalachian ballad of Billie Potts. 5 pages, 4 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

09757. Ernest Hemingway's "Death in the Afternoon".

Ernest Hemingway's study of the art of bullfighting is examined for its treatment of technique and ritual; the tragic elements of bullfighting are also noted. 14b., 29f., 5b.
  $98
 

09732. "A Farewell to Arms" by Ernest Hemingway.

Hemingway's protagonist Frederic Henry is seen as an anti-hero, and his detachment and alienation as symptoms of moral cowardice; Hemingway's men are judged to be self-absorbed and incapable of real feeling. 11 pages, 16 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.
  $77
 

09659. Ralph Ellison's "Invisible Man".

Considers the conclusion and epilogue of the book, which represents Ellison's final rejection of politics and race as means of personal salvation. 11 pages, 12 footnotes, 4 bibliographic sources.
  $77
 

09657. Alice Walker's the Color Purple.

The universal qualities of the quest for love, the struggle for liberation, and the Black experience in America and Africa, are examined in Alice Walker's 1982 novel. Criticisms of lesbian and feminist themes, and the unique use of the Black American folk idiom in Walker's narrative, are noted in detail. 27 pages, 37 footnotes, 4 bibliographic sources.
  $133
 

09633. "America Is in the Heart" by Carlos Bulosan.

Critique of the Filipino-American writer's autobiography, focusing on the immigrant experience and on the dual identity of Filipinos as an underclass in the U.S. from the twenties to the forties. 5 pages, 8 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

09622. Gene Fowler's Father Goose.

Review of Fowler's biography of Mack Sennett. The author's point of view, and the strengths and weaknesses of the book are considered in detail. 5 pages, 4 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

09607. Human Resource Management in Babbitt.

Compares the human resources management style of Sinclair Lewis' protagonist, George Babbitt, with the goals and techniques described in Richard Daft's Management. 6 pages, 6 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.
  $42
 

09605. Arna Bontemps' "A Summer Tragedy."

Explores the elements of style in Bontemps' story, showing how the author uses tone, imagery and structure to make this story a meaningful work of literature. 5 pages, 6 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

09506. William Faulkner's Sanctuary: Two Critical Approaches.

A comparison of a feminist and an archetypal/psychoanalytic critique of Faulkner's 1931 "Gothic" novel. Argues that any serious criticism must be tempered by the likelihood that the novel was a cheap thriller written only for money. 12 pages, 16 footnotes, 3 bibliographic sources.
  $84
 

09498. The Struggle of the Individual Against the System: Crime and Punishment, the Trial and Native Son.

Explores the struggle of the individual protagonist against the unjust social systems of the world they inhabit, and the ways in which their struggles succeed and fail, in these three novels. 15 pages, 24 footnotes, 5 bibliographic sources.
  $105
 

09497. Ernest Hemingway's to Have and Have Not.

Review of Hemingway's disjointed novel on social conscience. Considers the viewpoints of several prominent critics. Focuses on the book's weaknesses as a novel and a moral tale, as well as its strengths as a typical example of Hemingway's prose style and world view. KEYWORDS: hemingway book review to have and have not. 6 pages, 12 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.
  $42
 

09457. Rogerian Analysis of Tom Wingo in "The Prince of Tides".

An analysis of protagonist Tom Wingo in Conroy's 1986 novel of a psychoanalytic self-discovery; based on Carl Rogers' psychology of becoming and reality therapy. 10 pages, 11 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.
  $70
 

09430. Power Politics.

A discussion of the "school" of international power politics as founded by Professor Hans J. Morgenthau and an analysis of how nations and/or political groups use "power" mechanisms to gain influence. 5 pages, 6 footnotes, 5 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

09424. James Michener's "Iberia".

Review of Michener's long, anectodal tale of his travels in Spain. Considers the author's purpose in writing the book, his perspective, his narrative style, and the major themes of the book. 5 pages, 8 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

09406. Maxwell's Demon and Communication in "The Crying of Lot 49".

Analyzes Pynchon's treatment of communication as a human form of information transfer in his 1966 novel. 5 pages, 5 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

09343. "The House of Mirth" by Edith Wharton.

Analysis of Wharton's novel with a focus on the role of Bertha Dorset and her relationship to Lily Bart and Selden. 5 pages, 9 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

09342. Heroism and Reality in Stephen Crane's "The Red Badge of Courage".

An analysis of Stephen Crane's novel with a focus on Henry Fleming's heroism in the face of troubling realities. 5 pages, 8 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

09166. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert Pirsig.

A critique of Pirsig's treatment of philosophical issues in his autobiography. Concludes that while Pirsig's ideas are interesting, his reasoning is too obscure and simplistic to be taken seriously. 5p. 4f. lb.
  $35
 

09052. Yellow Back Radio Broke-Down by Ishmael Reed.

Looks at Reed's use of allegory, folklore and modern street language in his satirical novel about the winning of the west. 5 pages, 9 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

09050. "The Color Purple" by Alice Walker and "Native Son" by Richard Wright.

Compares and contrasts these two novels, emphasizing the central theme of violence and racial stereotypes in each work. 7 pages, 10 footnotes, 3 bibliographic sources.
  $49
 

09048. "The Bluest Eye" by Toni Morrison.

A feminist point of view of Morrison's compelling novel and the role of the main character Pecola as victim. 5 pages, 9 footnotes, l bibliographic source.
  $35
 

09047. "Sula" by Toni Morrison.

Analyzes the main character and the moral choices she faces in the novel. Also analyzes possible links between the author and the character Sula. 5 pages, 4 footnotes, 4 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

08934. "Ragtime" by e.l. Doctorow.

The treatment of the theme of women's liberation in E.L. Doctorow's popular novel of turn of the century America is examined. Major women characters in the book are compared to their historical counterparts. 11 pages, 12 footnotes, 5 bibliographic sources.
  $77
 

08933. The Work of Maxine Hong Kingston.

Examines the life and work of Maxine Hong Kingston, with the purpose of seeing how her books reflect both the larger Chinese-American experience and the unique and highly personal vision of the artist herself. 5 pages, 6 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

08815. The Suicide of Edna Pontellier in Kate Chopin's "The Awakening".

Considers the build up to Edna's suicide as it relates to classical tragedy. 4 pages, 4 foonotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $28
 

08809. The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton.

An analysis of the protagonist's romantic interests which are frustrated by the demands of social convention. 3 pages, 4 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $21
 

08807. The Sexual Frustration of Holden Caufield.

Considers and analyzes the main character's sexual frustration in Salinger's novel, Catcher in the Rye. 5 pages, 9 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

08801. Point Counterpoint in Faulkner.

Examines the use of parallels and contrasts in some of William Faulkner's work. Demonstrates how the use of these devices heightens the sense of ambiguity, forcing the reader to deal with the complexities of the characters and their stories. Representative examples from As I Lay Dying, Light in August, Absalom, Absalom, and The Sound and the Fury are included. 10 pages, 12 footnotes, 5 bibliographic sources.
  $70
 

08800. Ernest Hemingway's Heroes.

Analyzes typical characteristics and behaviors of heroes in several of Hemingway's works. An essentially negative and one-dimensional view of the heroes is presented; the heroes are viewed as actors in the world who frequently have contempt for their own softness or weakness and that of others. 12 pages, 11 footnotes in text, 5 bibliographic sources.
  $84
 

08724. Conflict and Resolution in Eight Works of Literature.

The development and resolution of the protagonist's central conflict is examined in Antigone, Huckleberry Finn, The Sun Also Rises, The Old Man and The Sea, Catcher in the Rye, A Separate Peace, and Ordinary People. 8 pages, 8 footnotes, 7 bibliographic sources.
  $56
 

08723. Ernest Hemingway's the Sun Also Rises and the Old Man and the Sea.

A comparison of the two novels in terms of theme, characterization, style, setting, narrative point of view, plot and symbolism. 8 pages, 5 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.
  $56
 

08698. Pretender Soul of Tommy Wilhelm in Saul Bellow's Novel "Seize the Day" (Book Review).

This paper analyzes the various vehicles used in Bellow’s narrative to portray the dual identity of the main character, Tommy Wilhelm. Traces the events which lead up to the resolution of the character’s identity conflict. Keywords: fiction book review contemporary American. 7 pages, 7 footnotes in text, 1 bibliographic source.
  $49
 

08665. A Comparative Analysis of Twain's a Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court and Addams' Twenty Years at Hull House.

Compares the treatment of social reform and human nature in these two works, to see how Twain the satirist and Hull the reformer arrive at their iconoclastic positions. 7 pages, 9 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.
  $49
 

08613. Individual Will vs. Social Mores in Chopin's "The Awakening."

An examination of how the main character in Kate Chopin's novella discovers and asserts her individuality through the gradual awakening of her sexual self and the conflict that awareness creates with social mores. 4 pages, 0 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $28
 

08593. Symbolism in Miss Lonelyhearts.

The symbolic landscape of Nathanael West's novel about a doomed advice columnist is explored. 5 pages, 4 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

08566. Review of Arthur Hailey's Strong Medicine.

Hailey's book is reviewed for its treatment of management theory, organizational behavior, and personnel practices. 5 pages, 5 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

08565. Review of Thomas Heggen's "Mister Roberts".

Review of this wartime classic with special attention devoted to Mr. Roberts' ability to communicate and his impulse toward the practice of participative management. 5 pages, 3 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

08564. Review of Joseph Heller's "Catch-22".

Reviews Heller's novel for its effective depiction of bureaucracy. Analogies to sociological (especially Weber) and management theories are discussed. 5 pages, 3 footnotes in text, 5 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

08563. Review of Ken Kesey's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.

Examines the way in which Kesey's novel played an important role in changing the popular culture's conception of mental illness and mental hospitals as well as played a part in the development of the de-institutionalization movement of the 1960s and 1970s. 5 pages, 3 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

08562. Crime and Punishment in Mailer's "The Executioner's Song".

Analyzes the themes of crime and punishment in Norman Mailer's partly fictional, partly factual depiction of Gary gilmore. Concludes that Mailer has failed in his purpose to gain reader sympathy for Gilmore. 6 pages, 8 footnotes in text, 5 bibliographic sources.
  $42
 

08560. Crime and Punishment in Melville's "Billy Budd".

An eloquent analysis of the theme of crime and punishment portrayed through Herman Melville's character Billy Budd. Focuses upon Billy Budd's character, the crime itself, and on the execution. 5 pages, 4 footnotes in text, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

08557. Female Characters in Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby".

Assesses the characters of Daisy, Myrtle, and Jordan in F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel to be harmless and frivolous women who evolve into a amoral type, each injuring others through an indifference to moral truth. 5 pages, 6 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

08547. Love and Memory in Nabokov's "Lolita".

The theme of obsessive memory transformed into obsessive love is explored in Vladimir Nabokov's novel. Focuses on Humbert's struggle to recapture the past. 7 pages, 12 footnotes in text, 1 bibliographic source.
  $49
 

08546. Nabokov's "Lolita" and the Characterization of Humbert.

The essay contends that Vladimir Nabokov reveals his main character to be a sexist, obsessive-compulsive, self-delusion man with a barely concealed penchant for child abuse. 7 pages, 12 footnotes in text, 1 bibiographic sources.
  $49
 

08534. Crime and Punishment in Hawthorne's "The Scarlet Letter".

Considers the theme of crime and punishment in "The Scarlet Letter" as portrayed through the character Hester. Her crime is analyzed as an offense against God. 6 pages, 7 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $42
 

08378. "Rape Fantasies" by Margaret Atwood.

Analysis of how author Margaret Atwood conveys characterization through one character's thoughts and conversation in her short story. Also analyzes how the multi-dimensional issues associated with rape are brought forth through an indirect plot. 6 pages, 0 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $42
 

08377. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway.

Discussion of how this short novel constitutes Hemingway's definitive statement on man's relationship with nature and death. 4p. 1b.
  $28
 

08376. Character Development of Rev. Elmer Gantry in Sinclair Lewis' Novel.

Traces the development of Gantry into a splendid politician and a brilliant opportunist, citing both boredom and sex drive as motivators. 5 pages, 8 footnotes in text, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

08278. "The Old Man and the Sea" by Ernest Hemingway (A Review).

Analysis of character, plot, theme and style in Hemingway's short novel. 4 pages, 5 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $28
 

08277. The Moviegoer.

Critical analysis of Walker Percy's novel and its preoccupation with tragedy arising from commonplace events. Percy's exploration of despair and existential philosophy is addressed. 10p. 1b.
  $70
 

08276. The Hamlet.

Discusses plot, character, theme and organization within the four main sections of Faulkner's novel. 5p. 1b.
  $35
 

08275. The Sound and the Fury.

Analysis of the tragedies of the characters Benjy, Quentin, and Caddy in Faulkner's novel. Unmitigated self-destructiveness seems to be at the root of the Compson family tragedies. 5p. 1b.
  $35
 

08274. "As I Lay Dying" by William Faulkner (A Review).

Discusses theme, point of view, characterization, and symbolism in Faulkner's novel. 4 pages, 4 footnotes, 1 bibliographic sources.
  $28
 

08273. The Mexican War Lecturer.

A mystery story by an anonymous author. An American professor has an adventure and uncovers a war related mystery in the setting of the Mexican pyramids. 12p.
  $84
 

08272. Plot, Setting, Character and Theme in Ed Mcclanahan's the Natural Man.

Step-by-step discussion of the four aspects of plot, setting, character and theme. 5p. 1b.
  $35
 

08271. The Ox-Bow Incident.

Analyzes the position of two characters, ARt Croft and Gil Carter in Waltern Van Tilburg Clark's novel. 3p. 1b.
  $21
 

08176. Democracy and the Novel: The Evolution of Democracy and the Public Reading Taste as Reflected in Three American and Three British Novels.

Encroachment of democratic principles into the scope, style and characters of novels by Fielding, Dickens and Forester in England and Hawthorne, Twain and Bellow in America is extensively traced and analyzed. The movement away from the classic literary tradition and its symbolism and towards journalistic realism and realistic dialogue is perceived as resulting from changing work occupation and education of the reader as well as political and social responses to changing views on class and ethnic divisions. 34 pages, 81 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.
  $133
 

08161. "Sonny's Blues" by James Baldwin.

A detailed review of Baldwin's story of two black brothers, the older a middle class school teacher, the younger a bohemian jazz musician. Considers the implications of the jazz and blues form to the black experience in general. 10 pages, 10 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $70
 

08148. Herzog by Saul Bellow.

The live and loves of Bellow's protagonist Moses Herzog are examined in this critique of a compelling modern Jewish novel. 5 pages, 5 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

08063. "Miss Brill" by Katherine Mansfield (A Review).

A review of a Katherine Mansfield story which examines the changing perspective of the protagonist as the story progresses. 5 pages, 10 footnotes in text, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

08062. The Long Goodbye.

A book review which analyzes Raymond Chandler's detective novel in relation to the concepts set forth in Aristotle's Poetics. 7 pages, 5 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.
  $49
 

07817. "The House of Mirth" by Edith Wharton.

A summary review of Edith Wharton's novel. The theme of love and money is discussed. 5p., 1b., notes in text.
  $35
 

07816. "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

A thematic examination of F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel. The difference between the appearance of decency and the realities of human nature that live behind appearances is analyzed through the characters of Jay Gatsby and Tom Buchanan. 5p., 1b., notes in text.
  $35
 

07815. "Light in August" by William Faulkner.

A summary review of the William Faulkner novel. Racial problems and confusions are examined. 5p., 1b., footnotes in text.
  $35
 

07813. "Angle of Response" by Wallace Stegner (A Review).

A summary criticism of the Wallace Stegner novel. 5 pages, 6 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

07701. A Critical Evaluation of Trends Inprotectionism.

Overview of protectionism in the l980s. Some specific disputes mentioned as examples: Japan as example of successful protection; new theories on comparative advantage and managing "outcomes" of trade by national action. Finds new protectionism generally the same as old, and less efficient than free trade for the classical reasons: government can't always make right choices, protection introduces new distortions. 7 pages, 19 footnotes, 10 bibliographic sources.
  $49
 

07698. The Worldly Philosophers.

Summary of the chapters (3-11) covering the lives and thought of the great economists with brief review. Finds one possible error, but is forced to admit that Heilbroner entertains while he educates, the sure sign of a great book. 10 pages, 13 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $70
 

07695. F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby" and Richard Wright's "Native Son".

A comparison of the main characters of Fitzgerald's and Wright's novels, seeing Jay Gatsby and Bigger Thomas as archtypes of the American dream of notoriety and self-destruction. 8 pages, 6 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.
  $56
 

07650. Religion and Civilization in the Arab Resurgence of the 20th Century.

Interesting study, applying categories of Arnold Toynbee to modern Arab history. Covers Toynbee's analysis of Islam's success explained by its ability to meet these needs; Islamic vs. Western views of the confrontation between civilizations in last 200 years; Arab thinkers as examples of Westernization or traditionalism (Al-Afghani, Nuri al-Said, Haj Amin al-Husseini, Nasser); positive and negative views of resurgence of Islamic thought in 1970s; pro-Islamic conclusion. 8 pages, 21 footnotes, 4 bibliographic sources.
  $56
 

07628. What Makes Sammy Run? An Analysis of His Managerial Capabilities.

Analysis of the managerial qualities of the hero of this novel, a cut-throat liar and cheat. His lack of cooperation, real concern for the business, and inability to plan rationally make him the opposite of a desirable manager. 6 pages, 0 footnotes, 0 bibliographic sources. Notes in text.
  $42
 

07562. The Treatment of Women in Hemingway's "The Sun Also Rises".

Overview and critique of the female characters in this novel, who are treated no more harshly than the men. The fascinating and much-loved Brett Ashley, also Georgette the Parisian prostitute, and Frances the scorned woman. Focuses on how Brett's inability to control her love for men drives the events of the novel, and contribute to its themes of character flaws, maturity and acceptance. 4 pages, footnotes in text, 1 bibliographic source.
  $28
 

07557. Shelagh Delaney's "A Taste of Honey".

Summary and critique of this play about a mother and her daughter's learning the disillusionment of love. Detailed analysis of the personalities and development of the two women. 6 pages, 1 footnote, 1 bibliographic source. Notes in text.
  $42
 

07556. Hemingway's for Whom the Bell Tolls.

Critique of this novel, focusing on the moral development and philosophy of Robert Jordan; criticizes some aspects of Hemingway's style and use of language. 7 pages, 1 footnote, 1 bibliographic source. Notes in text.
  $49
 

07555. Ernest Hemingway's for Whom the Bell Tolls.

A summary and critique of Hemingway's novel of the Spanish Civil War; elements of the author's personal experiences found in the hero, Robert Jordan, are analyzed. 8 pages, 10 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.
  $56
 

07554. Jailbird.

A comprehensive review of the Kurt Vonnegut novel. Prevalent themes are discussed. 6p. 1b. Notes in text.
  $42
 

07551. Hemingway's Life and "The Sun Also Rises".

The episodes of Hemingway's life in 1925, showing who "The Sun Also Rises" is based on several real people and an actual trip to Pamplona, Spain that Hemingway arranged (though the climactic fistfight in the novel was averted at the last moment in real life). The more ordinary character of actual events gives more meaning to Hemingway's imagination and the changes he introduced to create a universal and lasting novel. 7 pages, 16 foonotes, 4 bibliographic sources.
  $49
 

07550. A Comparison of "The Great Gatsby" and "The Invisible Man".

Detailed critique which finds both of these novels to be concerned with the process of coming to maturity. Although Gatsby narrator Nick Carraway is more cautious than Ellison's unnamed invisible man, and Nick can learn through the experiences of others while invisible must learn through hard personal experience, both manage to reach a new state of secure identity. 10 pages, 2 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources. Notes in text.
  $70
 

07549. "Good Country People" by Flannery O'connor (A Review).

Summary and critique of this story in which a would-be deceiver is herself deceived. Analyzes plot, characters, theme and moral. 5 pages, 0 footnotes, 0 bibliographic sources. Notes in text.
  $35
 

07546. "The Invisible Man" by Ralph Ellison (A Review).

Focuses on the character of Dr. Bledsoe in Chapters 6 and 7, and his description of "what life is all about:" gaining power over others through lies and manipulation, and how this is possible even for blacks in the South. 4 pages, 1 footnote, 1 bibiographic source. Notes in text.
  $28
 

07543. Bless Me Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya.

A review of the novel of Chicano life in New Mexico in the 1940s. 5 pages, 4 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

07540. Hemingway's the Sun Also Rises.

Summary and critique of this novel of the amusements and anguishes of the Lost Generation in the 1920s. Focuses on plot developments, and Hemingway's portrayal of the decadent life. 4 pages, 5 footnotes, 1 bibliographic sources. 1,001 words.

TAGS: Hemingway, expatriates in Paris, Lost Generation, American Fiction classics

  $28
 

07539. Hemingway's "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber".

Critique of Hemingway's short story of cowardice and cuckoldry on an African safari; analyzes theme, characters and their development, style. 4 pages, 1 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source. Notes in text.
  $28
 

07538. Ernest Hemingway's "The Old Man and the Sea".

A review of Hemingway's novel about an elderly Cuban fisherman's epic battle with a giant marlin. 4 pages, 4 footnotes. 1 bibliographic source.
  $28
 

07537. Hemingway's a Farewell to Arms.

Summary and critique of Hemingway's classic story of love and war; how Hemingway's flat narrative style makes the moments of high passion even more dramatic and realistic. 4 pages, 1 footnote, 1 bibliographic source. Notes in text.
  $28
 

07536. Ernest Hemingway's the Snows of Kilimanjaro.

A summary and critique of Hemingway's short story about a writer who dies from a leg infection in the wilderness of East Africa. 4 pages, 6 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $28
 

07510. The Boys of Summer by Roger Kahn.

6 pages, 3 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source. See section 8D.
  $42
 

07408. Toni Morrison's "Song of Solomon".

Review of this novel, which covers the world of Milkman Dead, an Ohio-born Black of the pre-World War II era, and his pilgrimage to the South in search of the truth about his family history. 5 pages, 1 footnote, 1 bibliographic source. Also Notes in Text.
  $35
 

07358. Absolute and Relative Truth in the American Novel.

The movement from a single point of view to multiple points of view is seen as part of the trend of science and thought toward relativism and the denial of truth. 4 pages, 5 footnotes, 3 bibliographic sources.
  $28
 

07357. Negation and the American Novel.

The American author's attempts to disturb the commonplace is examined in The Scarlet Letter, Moby Dick, and The Turn of the Screw. 5 pages, 7 footnotes, 3 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

07356. Relationships in Herzog: Madeline and Ramona.

Study of Saul Bellow's novel Herzog, summarizing the sexual relationships between the hero Herzog and his ex-wife Madeline, and his new girlfriend, Ramona. Covers the history of these relationships in detail: Herzog's strange fascination with Madeline who manipulates him and has an affair with his best friend, which drives him into despair and near-madness; his initial reluctance to accept Ramona's love; and how his impulsive plot to murder Madeline brings him to a new peace with himself, which allows him to accept Ramona. 10p. 1b. Notes in text.
  $70
 

07355. "The Cask of Amontillado" and "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty."

Poe's horror story and Thurber's humorous picture of a henpecked husband are analyzed in terms of theme, plot, and characterization. 5 pages, 8 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

07354. Characterization and Abnormality.

The use of abnormal psychological types in Catcher in the Rye, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, and Ordinary People is examined. 10 pages, 11 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.
  $70
 

07353. Dialogue and Character in Even Cowgirls Get the Blues, the Natural Man, and the French Lieutenant's Woman.

The use of dialogue to develop the main characters in each of these novels is studied. 10 pages, 16 footnotes, 5 bibliographic sources.
  $70
 

07352. Herzog: The Development of a Character.

A summary and review of the development of Moses Herzog, in Saul Bellow's novel Herzog. How he changes from passivity to activity, how his understanding of society changes from rebelliousness and anger to acceptance and understanding, how the development of his relationship with his second ex-wife advances the plot and theme of the novel, and how at the end Herzog achieves a philosophical understanding of life. 9p. 1b. Notes in text.
  $63
 
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