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…

Joyce Oates’ “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?”: Arnold Friend Analysis

In Joyce Carol Oates’ “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” critics argue whether the character of Arnold Friend, clearly the story’s antagonist, represents Satan in the story. Indeed, Arnold Friend is an allegorical devil figure for the main reason that he tempts Connie, the protagonist, into riding off with him in his car.…