Literature · Novels and Novellas

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 Daisy Miller by Henry James: An Analysis

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Literature

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 The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg by Mark Twain: An Analysis

Dolls and Toys

Frightfully Tall Ghouls Frankie Stein: Monster High Doll Review

So here we have a taller version of one of the more popular Monster High characters, Frankie Stein. I am happy with the doll and preferred this over the regular-sized Frankie. Being so tall makes her stand out a lot and gives her proper recognition. As for the doll itself. Almost everything is good appearance… Continue reading Frightfully Tall Ghouls Frankie Stein: Monster High Doll Review

Literature · Short Stories

Regret by Kate Chopin (Short Story Analysis)

  Regret is about a woman named Mamzelle Aurelie, she stands out among other women of her time since she's unmarried, childless and owns her own farm. She is seemingly happy with her arrangement but once she looks after a neighbor's children she has a moment of regret. Marriage and children. Something society expects everyone… Continue reading Regret by Kate Chopin (Short Story Analysis)

Dolls and Toys

Luna Mothews Boo York: Monster High Doll Review

This Luna Mothews doll is pretty much perfect. Seeing her through the box might be a little underwhelming, but once she's out of it she is unbelievably gorgeous. Her hair, makeup and clothing all mix well together. The shape of her legs was also something I noticed, she looks beautiful once posed on the doll… Continue reading Luna Mothews Boo York: Monster High Doll Review

Dolls and Toys

Madeline Hatter: Ever After High Doll Review

What to say about Madeline Hatter? Well to be honest...I thought she looked pretty plain. Especially in the face. Her hair is a bit messy but that might be the fault of the packaging I received. The polka dot stockings and dress are the only major pluses I can give Miss Hatter. I would have… Continue reading Madeline Hatter: Ever After High Doll Review

Literature · Short Stories

The Beast in the Jungle by Henry James (Short Story Analysis)

“The Beast in the Jungle follows a man named John Marcher, who is obsessed with some unknown catastrophe that he thinks will happen in his life. He refers to the upcoming event as 'the beast in the jungle' Well there is a “beast” and by the end Marcher will learn what it is.” The main… Continue reading The Beast in the Jungle by Henry James (Short Story Analysis)

Dolls and Toys

Freak Du Chic Honey Swamp: Monster High Doll Review

My first Monster High doll! This Honey Swamp doll is gorgeous. Her curly hair, makeup and skin are very beautiful. Her overall look is fascinating and unique and taking her out of the box won't disappoint. The doll's dress and shoes go well with her look as well. The one thing I did not like… Continue reading Freak Du Chic Honey Swamp: Monster High Doll Review

Literature · Short Stories

Bartleby, the Scrivener by Herman Melville (Short Story Analysis)

“Bartleby the Scrivener” tells the story of a wall-street lawyer and his over-worked employees. His work life gets shaken up when a strange man named Bartleby works for him. Unlike the others, Bartleby begins passively refusing to do the menial work expected of him. What is a scrivener? It's a copyist who writes out copies… Continue reading Bartleby, the Scrivener by Herman Melville (Short Story Analysis)