Daisy Miller by Henry James: An Analysis

 A man named Winterbourne meets a flirtatious young American woman from a Nouveau Riche family. He begins falling for her but the upper class society they live in rejects her. Society has all sorts of rules that are forced on everyone. Some, or many of them, are arbitrary and foolish. Those who don't follow the... Continue Reading →

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The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg by Mark Twain: An Analysis

Hadleyburg thinks it's an incorruptible town. Well, a stranger will put that to the test. So how does the stranger corrupt Hadleyburg? Well with the one thing that can corrupt almost anyone – money. Gold coins, to be specific. He sends a sack of them and claims they are meant for the person who helped... Continue Reading →

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