World Literature Essays (Examples)

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Contact In Canadian Literature

Pages: 11 (3347 words) Sources: 6 Document Type:Essay Document #:97950942

Contact in Canadian literature: The Use of Gothic Elements in the Negotiation of Cultural Differences between Settlers and Indigenous Nations
Common elements of gothic literature include mystery, fear, omens, curses, preternatural settings, gloomy atmospheres with a hint of being haunted, some dimension of the supernatural, romance, an arch-villain, … with her “Pagan in St. Paul’s Cathedral” use the same gothic elements to shape two completely different perspectives and to create a unique, world effect that they want their words to have on the reader.
The Onondaga Madonna
The term “Madonna” was one used and reserved for … shows the Virgin holding her dead Son in her lap following His removal from the cross. As missionaries from Europe spread throughout the world, other ethnicities had their own Madonnas. There is the Virgin of Guadalupe, whose image is distinctly Spanish, for example. Thus, at first glance, … the paleface continues on.……


Works Cited

Gray, Charlotte, and Clara Thomas. "Flint and feather: the life and times of E Pauline Johnson, Tekahionwake." Canadian Woman Studies 23.1 (2003): 183.

Johnson, E. Pauline. “Pagan in St. Paul’s Cathedral.” 

Mulvey-Roberts, Marie, ed. The Handbook to Gothic literature. NYU Press, 1998.

Salem-Wiseman, Lisa. ""Verily, the White Man's Ways Were the Best": Duncan Campbell Scott, Native Culture, and Assimilation." Studies in Canadian Literature/Études en littérature canadienne (1996): 121-144.

Scott, D. C. “The Onondaga Madonna.”

Smith, Andrew. Gothic Literature. Edinburgh University Press, 2007.

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Traditional Literature

Pages: 5 (1363 words) Document Type:Essay Document #:58377892

It is a tale that most people are familiar with because it has been translated and adapted so many times all over the world. It is hard to tell whether the sound or feel of the country of the Grimms is preserved in the tale as it ……

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Introduction And Literature Review On Esports

Pages: 4 (1060 words) Sources: 6 Document Type:Essay Document #:46342889

… most recent sport to command a considerable amount of media attention and controversy regarding its status is gaming—or eSports. eSports have taken the world by storm in recent years, with fans filling stadiums that hold 91,000 people (Stewart, 2017). Based on their proven spectator appeal and growing … storm in recent years, with fans filling stadiums that hold 91,000 people (Stewart, 2017). Based on their proven spectator appeal and growing popularity world, the advertising and marketing potential of eSports is even greater than it is for many traditional sports. Most eSports also demand both physical … they resemble traditional sports from the player perspective and the perspective of spectators and marketers, eSports can and should be considered “real sports.”
literature Review
The recent literature on the status of eSports has been supportive of this growing industry. One of the first themes in a review of literature on eSports is……



Hallmann, K. & Giel, T. (2018). eSports--Competitive sports or recreational activity? Sport Management Review 21(1): 14-20.

Keiper, M. C., Manning, R. D., Jenny, S., Olrich, T., & Croft, C. (2017). No reason to LoL at LoL: the addition of esports to intercollegiate athletic departments. Journal for the Study of Sports and Athletes in Education, 11(2), 143–160. doi:10.1080/19357397.2017.1316001

Moosa, T. (2017). eSports are real sports. The Guardian. 11 Aug, 2017. Retrieved from 

Pereira, A.M., Brito, J., Figueiredo, P., et al. (2019). Virtual sports deserve real sports medical attention. BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine 5(1):

Rosen, G. (2017). Should e-sports be considered real sports? The Telescope. Retrieved from 

Stewart, J. (2017). Why esports ARE real sports: Video gamers\\\\\\' talents compare with those of athletes and their tournaments rival viewing figures of sport events. Mail Online. 24 Aug, 2017. Retrieved from 

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Disguise In Fairy Tales

Pages: 6 (1826 words) Sources: 5 Document Type:Essay Document #:20447702

… they stay eternally youthful, never have to deal with children or dust or dinner or any of the inconveniences and challenges of real world relationships; their story in and of itself as told as a traditional fairy tale is a kind of disguise—a deceiving story meant to … traditional fairy tale is a kind of disguise—a deceiving story meant to shield one from the realities of romance and real life. Real world relationships have all manner of difficulties, no matter how beautiful or virtuous the lovers are: challenges will find them. Sexton mocks the lack … there is no formal disguise donned by either the cat or the mouse, but there is deception that leads to a very real world ending—which makes this fairy tale one of the more grim and haunting of all the tales by the Brothers Grimm. The cat and … and quickly swallows the mouse……


Works Cited

“The Ballad of Mulan.”

Brothers Grimm. “The Cat and Mouse in Partnership.” 

Brothers Grimm. “Red Riding Hood.” 

Jurich, Marilyn. Scheherazade's sisters: Trickster heroines and their stories in world literature. No. 167. Greenwood Publishing Group, 1998. Sexton, Anne. “Cinderella.”

Tatar, Maria. "Female tricksters as double agents." The Cambridge Companion to Fairy Tales (2015): 39-59.

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Chekhov S Cherry Orchard And Trauma

Pages: 5 (1373 words) Sources: 1 Document Type:Essay Document #:47368610

...World literature The Cherry Orchard Play By Anton. Chekhov
Ms. Ranyevskaya’s behavior in Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard is replete with sentimentality, distraction, and nostalgia. However, lurking beneath her obvious mistakes and foolish dreams is a serious trauma—i.e., the drowning death of her seven year old son and the loss of her husband—leaving her a motherless widow. It is the unexpected entrance of death into her life that could be used to explain or at least indicate the presence of psychological trauma in Ms. Ranyevskaya’s character. It is Anya who tells of these misfortunes: “Father died six years ago, and a month later our little brother, Grisha, drowned. Sweet boy, he was only seven. And Mama couldn’t face it, that’s why she went away, just went away and never looked back” (Chekhov 816). Thus, Ranyevskaya’s absence from the family estate the past half decade, her ill-pursued love affair, and her spendthrift ways are……


Works Cited

Chekhov, Anton. The Cherry Orchard: a Comedy in Four Acts. In Norton Anthology of World Literature, ed. by Martin Puchner. W. W. Norton & Company, 2018.

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Depiction Of Women In The Arabian Nights Novels

Pages: 5 (1561 words) Sources: 5 Document Type:Essay Document #:89991926

Middle East literature: Portrayal of women in the Arabian Nights
Women play a significant role in the Arabian Nights. Many of the stories and tales … dual portrayal of women in the Arabian Nights, which is very similar to how women are presently portrayed and treated in the Arab world.
In the Arabian Nights tales, women are generally treated as lesser beings by men. If they do not act in compliance with men's ……


Works cited

Blythe, Andrea. Beyond Shahrazad: Feminist Portrayals of Women in the One Thousand and One Nights. Zoetic Press, 2019.

Haddawy, Husain, and Muhsin Mahdi, eds. Arabian Nights. English.; Alf Laylah Wa-laylah. WW Norton & Company, 1995.

Nicholas, Caleb, \\\\\\\\\\\\"Living Subversive Narratives: Shahrazad\\\\\\\\\\\\'s Stories of Women.\\\\\\\\\\\\" Honors Projects, Bowling Green State University, (2016). 269.

Shamma, Tarek. \\\\\\\\\\\\"Women and Slaves: Gender Politics in the Arabian Nights.\\\\\\\\\\\\" Marvels & Tales 31.2 (2017): 239-260.

Zafar, Attiya. Arabian Nights: Seaming the Embroidery of Feminism in the \\\\\\\\\\\\"Couch.\\\\\\\\\\\\" University of Management and Technology, 2019.

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Hills Like White Elephants Sonny S Blues And The Rocking Horse Winner

Pages: 5 (1399 words) Document Type:Essay Document #:58002692

… his love. I think it is what Baldwin was expressing in his writing, giving his love back to his readers, back to the world.
The Rocking-Horse Winner: This is another good story that shows what it means to really love someone. The boy is so selfless and ……

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Portrayal Of Women In Society By Steinbeck And Thurber

Pages: 6 (1745 words) Sources: 4 Document Type:Term Paper Document #:82948621

… fact that he is driving and she riding (and that she does not like to go fast in the car) indicates that the world of Mr. and Mrs. Mitty is a bit different from the world of Elisa in Steinbeck’s short story. Elisa’s story takes place at home, and she is the center of it—not her husband. The world is seen through her eyes and the reader gets a sense of the pain and the emotional disconnect she feels. In Thurber’s story, … seen through her eyes and the reader gets a sense of the pain and the emotional disconnect she feels. In Thurber’s story, the world is seen from Walter’s eyes and Mrs. Mitty is viewed as something foreign and alien to him, something that keeps interrupting his fantasies … is viewed as something foreign and alien to him, something that keeps interrupting his fantasies and recalling him……


Works Cited

Marcus, Mordecai. \\"The Lost Dream of Sex and Childbirth in\\" The Chrysanthemums\\".\\"  Modern Fiction Studies 11.1 (1965): 54.

Steinbeck, John. “The Chrysanthemums.” 

Sweet, Charles A. \\"Ms. Elisa Allen and Steinbeck\\'s\\" The Chrysanthemums\\".\\" Modern Fiction Studies 20.2 (1974): 210.

Thurber, James. “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.”

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COVID 19 In South Africa Nigeria And Swaziland

Pages: 7 (2030 words) Sources: 6 Document Type:literature review Document #:53851517

literature Review on Coping Through The Use Of Informal Institutions during COVID 19 in South Africa, Nigeria, and Swaziland
The institutional theory deals with ……



Coelho, A. (2019). The role of informal institutions in the enforcement of rules and how to improve corporate and public governance in Brazil: Studies based on a set of corporate governance cases involving state-owned companies (Working Paper). Retrieved from SSRN website 

Dacin, M.T., Goodstein, J. & Scott, W.R. (2002). Institutional theory and institutional change: Introduction to the special research forum. Academy of Management Journal, 45(1), 45- 47. DOI: 10.2307/3069284

Escandon-Barbosa, D.M., Urbano, D., Hurtado-Ayala, A., Paramo, J.S. & Dominguez, A.Z. (2019). Formal institutions, informal institutions, and entrepreneurial activity: A comparative relationship between rural and urban areas in Colombia. Journal of Urban Management, 8(3), 458-471. 

Estrin, S. & Prevezer, M. (2010). The role of informal institutions in corporate governance: Brazil, Russia, India, and China compared. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 28, 41- 67. 

Kaufmann, W., Hooghiemstra, R. & Feeney, M.K. (2018). Formal institutions, informal institutions, and red tape: A comparative study. Public Administration, 96(2), 386-403.

Meluch, A.L. (2016, August). Understanding the organizational and institutional origins of social support in a cancer support center. (Unpublished doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from!etd.send_file?accession=kent1466944822&disposition=inline

Torniainen, T.J. & Sasstamoinen, O.J. (2007). Formal and informal institutions and their hierarchy in the regulation of the forest lease in Russia. Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research, 80(5), 489-501. 

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The Bell Jar Shows How Shock Therapy Makes Women Strong

Pages: 7 (2016 words) Sources: 7 Document Type:Essay Document #:74900001

… across as a Holden Caulfield type—a disaffected, somewhat lost, but highly intelligent individual capable of critical thought and therefore exceedingly lonely in a world of conformists, who seem to show no desire to question anything or to know themselves. The narrator of Plath’s novel is Esther Greenwood—a … model of a strong, independent, self-sufficient woman, and this paper will show why.
Feminist Criticism
Feminist Criticism focuses on “the ways in which literature (and other cultural productions) reinforce or undermine the economic, political, social, and psychological oppression of women” (Tyson, 2006, p. 83). It stems from critical … 1991, p. 245). Feminist theory examines the constructed relationship between gender and power in society. Feminist Criticism examines this relationship in terms of literature art. As the original Critical Theorists, particularly those of the Frankfurt School, such as Adorno and Horkheimer (2007), were interested in deconstructing modern … Caulfield catching the children in……



Alberga-Parisi, A., & Pope, B. (2018). Loss and the Perfection Crucible in The Bell Jar and The Catcher in the Rye. When Loss Gets Personal: Discussing Death through Literature in the Secondary ELA Classroom, 141.

Bell, E. (2016). Adolescence and Liminality in Carson McCullers’ Short Fiction. In Childhood through the Looking Glass (pp. 89-98). Brill.

Codina, N., & Pestana, J. V. (2019). Time Matters Differently in Leisure Experience for Men and Women: Leisure Dedication and Time Perspective. International journal of environmental research and public health, 16(14), 2513.

Effthimiou, O., & Franco, Z. (2017). Heroic intelligence: The hero\\\\\\'s journey as an evolutionary and existential blueprint. Journal of Genius and Eminence, 2(2).

Plath, S. (1996). The bell jar. New York, NY: HarperCollins.

Short, E. C., ed. (1991). Forms of curriculum inquiry. New York, NY: SUNY Press.

Tyson, L. (2006). Critical theory today: A user-friendly guide. New York, NY: Routledge.

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