Character Analysis of Ralph and Jack: Contrast & Comparison

Character Analysis of Ralph and Jack

The novel, Lord of the Flies, depicts war between civilization and savagery. Ralph, in the novel, stands for civilization and democratic values whereas Jack stands for savagery. Ralph represents leadership, the properly socialized and civilized young man. On the other hand, Jack represents evil and violence, the dark side of human nature. Ralph is the … Read more

Short Introduction to Main Characters in Lord of the Flies

Characters in Lord of the Flies

Main Characters in Lord of the Flies The main characters in Lord of the Flies are: Ralph, Jack, Piggy, Simon, Roger, Sam and Eric (two brothers), Maurice, Robert, and Percival. The boys are generally divided into two groups: Littluns and Biguns. In Littluns group the boys are aging 6 years and above and in Biguns, … Read more

Introduction and Brief Story of Lord of the Flies

Introduction and Brief Story of Lord of the Flies

Introduction to the Author: William Golding William Golding was born in Cornwall, England, on 19th September 1911. After graduating from Oxford he started working as a director and theatre actor. During World War II, he joined Royal Navy. His Experiences in war had deep effects on his view of humanity and inherited evils in it. … Read more

Brief Introduction to Othello by William Shakespeare

Introduction to Othello

Introduction to Othello by Shakespeare Othello is one of the most famous plays among Shakespearean tragedies. It has a verity of themes: Love, jealousy, racism, prejudice, appearance and reality, possessiveness, intrigue, betrayal, etc. Unlike other Shakespearean tragedies, King Lea, Macbeth, and Hamlet, Othello is a pure domestic tragedy as it deals with domestic issues of … Read more

Pope’s Use of Heroic Couplet in the Rape of the Lock

Pope's Use of Heroic Couplet

Pope’s Use of the Heroic Couplet in Rape of the Lock The heroic couplet is a verse unit of two rhymed iambic pentameter lines. It is “heroic measure” because of its association with the heroic and epic poetry in the seventeenth century under the French influence. The most prominent poet of this age, who used … Read more

What Does Pride and Prejudice Mean?

Difference between pride and prejudice

Pride and Prejudice are two different words with different meaning. These words are titles of one of the novels of Jane Austen. Both of these words are noun and sometime used as an adjective. In context of novel, Pride and Prejudice, These two words are used for two characters of the novel: hero and heroine … Read more

Introduction to Main Character in the Heart of Darkness

Brief Introduction to Main Character in Heart of Darkness Below is the brief introduction to all main characters in the novel Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad. The Narrator The Narrator is an unnamed man who relates Marlow’s story to the reader. Charlie Marlow Charlie Marlow is man who is the protagonist of the novel … Read more

The Rape of the Lock – As a Mock-Heroic Epic

Rape of the Lock as a Mock-Heroic Epic

A Mock-heroic poem is a poem which uses a formal and grand style to describe a trivial or common subject for which this style is not suitable. This leads to a comic effect since the style of the poem is mismatched with the subject. Rape of the lock is one of the best examples of … Read more