José Enrique Rodó Essays
The Presentation of Masculinity and Femininity in 'A Streetcar Named Desire' and ‘Ariel’. 12th Grade
In both Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar named Desire and Sylvia Plath’s Ariel, there is extensive concern for how masculinity and femininity are portrayed. Both texts present archetypical interpretations of gender as well as juxtaposing figures...
The Futility of Human Existence in the Cold War Era: Synthesizing Waiting for Godot, Dr Strangelove, Ariel, and Revolutionary Road 12th Grade
The devastating events of WWII and the dropping of the Atomic Bomb in 1945 ruptured the foundations of both the physical and psychological position of mankind, provoking an Existential crisis of faith that called into question the possibility of...
Beleaguered Motherhood in "The Night Dances," "Nick and the Candlestick," and "Kindness" 12th Grade
Due to the obligatory nature of motherhood, Plath exposes the co-dependent relationship between mother and child, unveiling the nuances of love, dependency and fear endured by women. Sylvia Plath's poetry collection "Ariel" uncovers the subtle yet...