• The Cold War and Agency Panic in The Bell Jar and "Three Women" 

    Eberhard, Tonya (2016)
    Concluding paragraph: "Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar and "Three Women" show that politics influenced Plath's writing process in both direct and subtle ways. Combining the personal with the political in these works, Plath ...
  • "My madness singing" : the specter of syphilis in Prufrock's Love Song 

    Barnhardt, Bradford (2016)
    Concluding paragraph: "This unpleasant conclusion results from Prufrock's night in the "Pervigilium," since his encounters with ambiguous women and his fears of venereal disease disturb him so much that they distance him ...
  • Value and exchange in Hemingway's The sun also rises 

    Watson, Charlyn (2011)
    The characters in The Sun Also Rises follow a code of exchange instead of a traditional moral code. This emphasis on exchange matches the new found booming economy of the 1920s. Characters follow this code of exchange ...