Harry Mulisch Essays
Setting and character portrayal, not plot, are essential elements of fiction: The Assault and Chronicle of a Death Foretold 12th Grade
Setting and character portrayal play monumental roles in conveying themes as well as the author’s purpose in literature. In The Assault and Chronicle of Death Foretold, Mulisch and Marquez use these techniques to illustrate the dynamic within...
Surviving Trauma in The Assault 11th Grade
Trauma survivors often cope by investing their entire energy into silencing and suppressing the harrowing events of the past. One such survivor is Anton Steenwijk, the protagonist of Harry Mulisch’s 1982 novel, The Assault. Especially in the first...