Margaret Atwood’s “Rape Fantasies: Estelle Analysis

Anyway Estelle is the only thoroughly developed character in Margaret Atwood’s “Rape Fantasies.” Though she is the narrator and quite thoughtful of the ideas and reactions of the story’s supporting players, it is her almost obsessive preoccupation with a singular topic that actually prompts her to fully illustrate her own ideas and reactions, drawing a…

The Great Gatsby: Jay Gatsby Character Analysis

The love described in the novel, The Great Gatsby, contains “violence and egoism   not tenderness and affection.”  The author, F. Scott Fitzgerald, writes on wealth, love, and   corruption.  Two coupes, Tom and Daisy Buchanan and George and Myrtle Wilson, match perfectly with these categories.  Both couples are different in the way they choose   to live…

Dostoevsky’s “The Brothers Karamazov”: Summary & Analysis

CHARACTERIZATION The main characters of Dostoevsky’s novel The Brothers Karamazov are, as the title suggests, the members of the Karamazov “family,” if it can indeed be called such.  The only things that the members of this family share are a name and the “Karamazov curse,” a legacy of base impulses and voluptuous lust. References to…