John Dos Passos Essays
A Critical Appreciation of Dos Passos’ The 42nd Parallel - A Restless Opening Page 11th Grade
Dos Passos’ The 42nd Parallel is an eloquent description of the futility of the American Dream, highlighting the anger, desperation, relentlessness and loneliness of the situation. Written in 1930, the start of the Great Depression, Dos Passos...
Innovative Literary Devices in 1919 College
Too often in literature, novels surrounding a specific time period lack the authenticity of mise-en-scene for the reader. However, author John Dos Passos commits to unique and innovative writing techniques in his novel 1919 (one of the three...