Critical Essay

The Misery of Sadness and Loneliness

2 pages | 520 words

This essay looks at the ways in which two characters from different stories try to deal with their emotions of sadness, misery, and loneliness.

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Essay

The Symbolic Importance of the Ghost and House in Toni Morrison’s “Beloved”

2 pages | 450 words

"Beloved" is a novel by Toni Morrison that tells the story of a black woman, Sethe, who lives in Ohio after escaping from slavery in Kentucky. The novel is set in the aftermath of the American Civil War and it addresses the issue of race in America. "Beloved" is also a modernist novel and it uses various literary devices such as stream of consciousness, fragmentation, and repetition.

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