Presence of Evil in Beowulf & Geoffrey Chaucer’s “The Pardoner’s Tale”

The antagonistic force of evil has been a common theme in society and literature, it can be manifested into various forms, functions, and interpretations. Evil follows the law of relativity and thus differentiates from each point at view and situation. Although evil is not truly existent, necessarily, classical literature manages to portray evil in supernatural…

Derek Walcott’s Dream on Monkey Mountain: Characters & Dream Analysis

DRAMATIS PERSONAE  MAKAK- (MONKEY) POOR,UGLY, OLD CHARCOAL BURNER  CARPORAL LESTRADE- A MULATTO  FELLOW PRISONERS TIGRE(TIGER) SOURIS (RAT)  FRIEND OF MAKAK- MOUSTIQUE (MOSQUITO)  BASIL- A CARPENTER, COFFIN MAKER(A symbol of death ) A SINGER, A MALE CHORUS, TWO  DRUMMERS SOMETHING ABOUT DEREK WALCOTT A MULATTO FROM  METERNAL AS WELL AS PATERNAL SIDE BORN IN CASTRIES, CAPITAL…

The Onion’s MagnaSoles – Rhetorical Analysis

The Onion’s satirical article, “Revolutionary New Insoles Combine Five Forms Of Pseudoscience”, uses several rhetorical devices to campaign its innovative, revolutionary product: MagnaSoles shoe inserts. Using the fictional MagnaSoles as a model, the article humorously mocks the strategies used by companies to market products to attract its susceptible customers. Using an exaggerated or sarcastic tone…