Katharine Graham- Personal History: Summary & Review

The author of this autobiography is the former publisher and CEO of The Washington Post, a newspaper with a tremendous spread throughout the United States and beyond.  The extensive autobiography titled simply Personal History, tells about the lives of her lineage (grandparents and parents) and how they influenced the outcome of her life.  Obviously no…

Anne Rice’s The Witching Hour: Summary & Analysis

Three main elements classify the genre: Gothic, Mystery, and Romance. Lovers who unlock thirteen generation’s of Mayfair family secrets and incest; discovering that their intervention becomes a more complex-intertwining destiny. Our Antagonist Michael Curry, a 48-year old Irish man who had lost himself in a world in which he had accomplished his dreams, experienced his…

Scaffold scenes in Nathaniel Hawthorn’s The Scarlet Letter

Recurring events show great significance and elucidate the truth beneath appearances.  In The Scarlet Letter Nathaniel Hawthorne chooses the scaffold scenes to show powerful differences and similarities.  Each scaffold scene foreshadows the next and brings greater understanding of the novel. By beginning with the first, continuing with the middle, and ending with the last platform…