Can Dr. Sheppard be classified as an unreliable narrator?

Agatha Christie’s The Murder of Roger Ackroyd is a riveting novel filled with an abundance of literary elements. The most fascinating being the clever narration of Dr. Shepherd; who we later find out is the murderer of said, Roger Ackroyd. … Continue reading

The Things They Carried – Bobby Jorgenson Character Sketch

In The Things They Carried, Tim O’Brien depicts contrasting attributes such as courage and fear to reveal the personality of the soldiers and other characters. Bobby Jorgenson is a good example of this. There are many situations that reveal both … Continue reading

A Farewell To Arms – Catherine Barkley

Ernest Hemingway’s book: “A Farewell to Arms,” tells the story of two people that fall in love during a time of darkness and pain. In this essay, we will be looking a bit closer to the certain aspects and traits … Continue reading

Nick Buckley: Character Sketch

Nick Buckley is a notably unique and unpredictable character in the novel, Peril at End House by Agatha Christie. She is an extremely skilled liar, which allows her to manipulate a genius detective. She is desperate for money, which causes … Continue reading

Frederica Rice in Peril at End House

Frederica Rice (Freddie) is often overlooked in the book by Agatha Christie, Peril at End House, but she plays a key role in solving the mystery. Freddie is overall very timid and fragile, though directly honest and does not hide … Continue reading

Jungle Fever

Mary Anne Bell is the most significant female character in The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien. This makes her particularly memorable, and of interest to female readers. Her descent into madness represents the fragility and superficial nature of relationships, … Continue reading