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Literary Analysis

Tituba, Black Witch of Salem: A Multiply Refracted Character in World Literature

by Ayesha Burney

The historic significance and interpretation of historical figures as characters in world literature, such as that of Tituba in Arthur Miller’s The Crucible and Maryse Condé’s I, Tituba, Black Witch of Salem, often have much to offer in our understanding of how literature and culture affect and are affected by one another...Read more

Linguistic Analysis

The Liberation of the Language of Literature VS The Marginalization of the Language of Media

by Inaas Mughis

Reality has become something of a myth today. It is, in fact, not real much of the time. How would one define reality when it is continually distorted in the media today? What becomes of it when this distorted reality becomes reality in the minds of the people who have these distorted ideologies ingrained in them?...Read more

The Two Faces of Spring: A Stylistic Analysis of E. E. Cummings’ “in Just-” and “(listen) this a dog barks”

by Rose Kulsum-Binder

A refreshing and novel approach to conveying emotions and imagery can be said to be the domain of a very unique poet, Edward Erstlin Cummings. Better known to the world as E. E. Cummings, he was a force of change in American poetry in the early twentieth century. As author Eve Triem notes in her book E.E. Cummings - American Writers 87: University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers No. 87 (1969), by “diverging from traditional practices” Cummings...Read more

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