The Masque of the Red Death is a short story by the American writer Edgar Allan Poe. It is a story about Prince Prospero's attempts to avoid a deadly plague called the Red Death, by hiding in his abbey with his 1000 closest friends.
The Happy Prince is a timeless tale written by Oscar Wilde. It is a story about a majestic statue of a little prince that overlooks a city and a swallow who helped him share his precious stones with the less fortunate.
The Tell-Tale Heart is a short story by the American writer Edgar Allan Poe, about an unnamed narrator who tries to convince the reader of the narrator's sanity, while describing the murder the narrator committed.
The Princess and the Pea is a fairytale written by Danish author Hans Christian Andersen. It is a story about an unhappy prince who couldn't find a real princess to marry, so they made a test for a young girl to find out whether or not she is a true princess.
A Rose for Emily is a short story by the American author William Faulkner, first published on April 30, 1930 in The Forum magazine. A story about an unmarried woman living in the American South refusing to pay her taxes.
The Raven is a narrative poem written by Edgar Allan Poe and is one of the most anthologized poems in American literature. It is arguably Poe's most famous poem about a talking raven who visits a distraught lover.
The Happy Prince is one of the most popular fairy tales in English literature. Take a closer look at the analysis of the story which describes the sacrifice of the statue and a little swallow.
The Tell-Tale Heart is one of the most popular short stories in English literature. Take a look at a closer analysis of the story which describes the murder of an old man and the guilt of his murderer.
The Princess and the Pea is one of the shortest and most popular fairy tales in children's literature. Here is a closer look into the story describing the prince's desperate finding for a real princess.
A Rose for Emily is a short story of one of the most famous American writers William Faulkner. This is a closer analysis of the very dark short story which describes the deterioration and death of a rich Southern woman.
The Raven is one of the most well-known and famous poems in American literature. This is a closer analysis of the very dark poem which describes how losing love can drive someone to misery and madness.
Beowulf is one of the most famous and well-known Old English heroic epics in English literature. This is a closer analysis of the story which describes the heroic acts and adventures of Beowulf, a hero of the Geates.
Latest Character Analyses
Analysis of personality and characteristics of all characters within the story The Masque of the Red Death by Edgar Allan Poe. Take a look at what conflicts characters such as Prince Prospero and his friend face when they see the Red Death.
A key analysis of characters and their behavior in the story The Happy Prince by Oscar Wilde. It explains the connection of both protagonists, Happy Prince and Swallow as well as some minor characters such as Reed, God, Mayor, etc.
Analysis of literary characters included in The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe. This study includes characteristics of the unnamed narrator, the old man, and police officers.
Analysis of characteristics and actions of literary characters included in The Princess and the Pea by H. C. Andersen. This study guide includes characteristics of the princess, the prince, the queen, and the pea as the symbol.
Further study of characteristics, and connections between literary characters in A Rose for Emily by William Faulkner. The analysis includes characteristics of Snow White as the major character and minor characters such as Homer Barron, Judge Stevens, Tobe, etc.
Analysis of specific characteristics and features of literary characters included in The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe. It contains a review of the narrator as the major character and minor characters such as the raven and Lenore, their function, and their position in the story.