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Analysis and Summary of “Their Eyes Were Watching God” by Zora Neale Hurston

The short story by Zora Neale Hurston “Their Eyes Were Watching God” the reader has its setting in a small village in the South, and the story picks up as the townspeople watch a strange female figure as she makes  →

Psychological Character Analysis of Miss Emily in “A Rose for Emily” by Faulkner

Miss Emily Grierson, the main character in William Faulkner’s short story “A Rose for Emily,” is certainly strange by any average reader’s standards and a character analysis of Emily could go in any number of directions. It is nearly impossible  →

The Yellow Wallpaper : Gilman’s Techniques for Portraying Oppression of Women

In The Yellow Wallpaper, the author uses a number of literary devices to express the political theme of feminism and the oppression of women. To achieve her goal of expressing feminist sentiment in The Yellow Wallpaper, Gilman creates a narrator who is at  →

Analysis and Summary of “Sweat” by Zora Neale Hurston

As the short story by Zora Neale Hurston, “Sweat” begins, the reader is introduced to the protagonist, Delia, as she is sorting clothes on a spring night in Florida at her home. The main character in Zora Neale Hurston’s “Sweat”  →

Character Analysis of Dilsey in “The Sound of the Fury” by William Faulkner

Throughout Faulkner’s “The Sound and the Fury“, the only character who manages to survive the hard times and come out relatively unscathed at the end is Dilsey. Because of her strength and status as the only member of the Compton household  →

Comparison of Themes in “A Rose for Emily” “The Yellow Wallpaper” and “Sweat”

In Faulkner’s “A Rose for Emily”, Zora Neale Hurston’s “Sweat” (click here for a full summary), and Gilman’s “The Yellow Wallpaper”, gender (specifically, femininity) is linked to ideas of love and hate through repression. All the main characters in each of these three short  →