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Krapp’s Last Tape: Krapp Character Analysis

Samuel Beckett’s main character, Krapp, in Krapp’s Last Tape, depicts the ever-challenging struggle of human existence: separation of self, through the usage of the juxtaposed sides of Krapp. Beckett uses the three ages of the main character to display the conundrum of how, through the generations of life, life can split a person into different pieces. The obsession that…

The Effect of Temperature on Hydrochloric Acid and Bath Bombs to Produce Carbon Dioxide Lab Answers

INTRODUCTION: Bath bombs consist of a wide range of ingredients, including bath salts, food coloring, fragrance, citric acid, sodium carbonate, and other components. Bath bombs ‘fizz’ when water inclines to trigger a reaction between an acid and a base (neutralizing substance). Many bath bombs contain citric acid, and sodium carbonate, which incline to have a…

Psychoanalysis: Catharsis, Dreams, Ego and Superego

The word “psychoanalysis” is derived from the Greek word “psychoanalysis” (psyche – soul, analysis – to investigate). Psychoanalysis is a psychological theory that emphasizes the survival in the subconscious of natural urges suppressed by the consciousness. This term refers to a style of psychotherapy that arose from Sigmund Freud’s and Josef Breuer’s cathartic method. Psychoanalysis…

Montagues & Capulets Feud: The Downfall of Romeo & Juliet

William Shakespeare’s famous play, ‘Romeo and Juliet’ was initially written in 1595 during the Renaissance period. The play is recognized as one of the greatest tragedies. The play is about two star-crossed lovers, Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet, separated due to a long-established feud between their families. Feuding is a long-standing state of conflict that…

Weldon’s Response: Wakefield’s Second Journey

The article entitled “Wakefield’s Second Journey” written by Roberta F. Weldon argues that Nathaniel Hawthorne writes the character of Howard Wakefield and his “second journey” to explain that this journey is “necessary to achieve the final reconciliation with oneself before the fullness of age and death” (Weldon 69). Weldon explains in further detail Hawthorne’s usage…

E.L Doctorow’s “Wakefield”: Character Analysis

In E.L Doctorow’s adaptation of “Wakefield,” Doctorow places the story in a first-person perspective of the main character Wakefield and the psychological growth that Wakefield experiences. Doctorow’s use of the character Wakefield helps demonstrate the strains the upper society has on the mental health of specific members of the class. Doctorow shows the discontent of…

Bessie Head’s The Collector of Treasures: Nativism, Class, and Discrimination

In an attempt to assimilate to a classist, discriminatory society, women and their families within postcolonial Botswana, struggle to survive in a male dominated environment supported by no one but their ambition to survive. Bessie Head’s The Collector of Treasures, discusses Botswana native culture, the classifications of society, AND the gender discrimination that cultivates the difficulties…

Narcissistic Personality Disorder: Types, Causes, Diagnosis

“She’s such a narcissist”, “That was so narcissistic of them!”, “God, he has such a narcissistic personality.” and so on. We all have heard these statements in our day-to-day lives. But not many of us understand what it means to have this personality disorder. And before you all dive in, no, having self-confidence or being…

Ghost in Shakespeare’s Hamlet: Analysis

“Hamlet” is a play composed by William Shakespeare between 1599 and 1601 that was first published in 1603. The drama depicts astonishingly realistic periods of true and created insanity ranging from profound sorrow to rage while also dealing with problems such as betrayal, vengeance, incest, and moral decay. Throughout the play, Hamlet philosophizes, speaks to…

Summary and Themes in No One Is Talking About This by Patricia Lockwood

Characters In, “No One Is Talking About This” Patricia Lockwood pens an autobiography that explores the life of an unnamed female protagonist who rises to fame because of a viral social media post, named, “can a dog be twins” (13). Although nothing about her is revealed before the viral post, her relationship with her father…