Literature · Novels and Novellas

Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser: An Analysis

A young woman named Caroline Meeber (Carrie) moves to Chicago where she first lives the working class life. She continuously yearns for material things and more high class living. She is soon involved with two wealthy men and later becomes an actress. “With her sister she was much alone, a lone figure in a tossing,thoughtless… Continue reading Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser: An Analysis

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Literature · Short Stories

The Open Boat by Stephen Crane (Short Story Analysis)

Four men are trapped on a life boat: a captain, a cook, a correspondent and an oiler. They must fight the waves of the raging ocean in their small life boat. This story is based on a true event in Stephen Crane's life. “None of them knew the color of the sky” - the first… Continue reading The Open Boat by Stephen Crane (Short Story Analysis)