The Fall of the House of Usher

The main theme of this novel "The Fall of the House of Usher" is a death of a beautiful women. Poe touched some border lines of science in which supernatural any mysterious events that cannot be explained interfere. There is symbolic in this novel. Death is a symbol of the dreams victory over reality; the mans last fight to liberate himself of his body or reality that surrounds him … [Read more...]

The Murders in the Rue Morgue

The book starts with a polemic about analysis and analytics which the author associates with chess and playing cards. The plot begins when the author writes about Monsieur C. Auguste Dupin who he met in Paris. Because a series of circumstances he lost his fortune and the only luxury he had in life were books. He and the author shared a love for books. They’ve met in a library and … [Read more...]

The Prince and the Pauper

The Prince and the Pauper is consisted of 33 chapters that are named shortly named and announce the theme of the chapter. It is actually an additional comment of the story teller in which we find out the faith of the characters after the novel is done. The novel has a short prologue in which Twain speaks of the difference between literature and history in a way it was stated by a Greek … [Read more...]

Puss in Boots

Puss in boots is a well-known story about the third and the youngest son who gets the worse part of the inheritance, almost nothing. That son got a cat for which was believed to be useless. In this fairytale the main character, Cat, presents the qualities of a younger son which are intelligence, bravery, and wittiness. The moral of the story is that a man should always rely on his … [Read more...]

The Flowers of Evil

The Flowers of Evil (French: Les Fleurs du mal) is a book of poems published in 1857. More or less all of the contemporary artist who judged "Madame Bovary" judged this book too. Baudelaire and his work were accused to be immoral and a threat to public morality. Charles Baudelaire was a great but yet unaccepted poet of that time. He was also punished for some parts of this, at that … [Read more...]

Oliver Twist

In the novel "Oliver Twist" we can read about the shocking destiny of Oliver Twist, a poor boy who lost his mother during birth. Through a realistic display we can see his miserable life in the orphanage and later on in the streets. The novel deals with a social problem, better said the growing parentless children in London. Dickens tried to show the life of poor children through Oliver … [Read more...]

The Sleeping Beauty

The sleeping beauty is a classical fairytale about a princess, a prince, an evil witch and how good always beats evil. The fairytale was first published under the name ‘’La Belle au bois dormant’’. The Grimm brothers published it under the title ‘’ Dornröschen’’. Summary Once upon a time a king and a queen lived and they wanted a child but they could never have one. The situation … [Read more...]

The Tale of the Fisherman and the Fish

For 33 years an old fisherman and his wife led a very poor life in a cottage on the seaside. The fisherman was fishing to provide food for him and his wife. One day he caught a gold fish. When he saw her in his net she talked in human voice. She begged him to let her go and in return she promised to grant him three wishes. The old man was kind and modest so he had mercy upon the … [Read more...]

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

The novel "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" is satirical novel, because there is a large number of characters and a lot of events that extend through the extensive novel. The author of the novel gave the greatest attention to the adventures of the main character Huckleberry Finn. The theme of the novel are the adventures that this boy experiences during one summer when traveling the … [Read more...]

Pippi Longstocking

In a Swedish city in a shabby house lived a very unusual girl. Her name was Pippi Longstocking. Her father was a sailor and his name was Efraim Longstocking. He bought the house so he could have a place to live in when he abandons the sea. There was an accident and a wave took Ephraim from the deck. Pippi never saw him again but was certain that he will show up eventually. She was an … [Read more...]