scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 546
Katherine Krassilnikoff Modern Literature Everyone knows what it is like to feel alone That you are different in ways that somehow isolate you from your peers This can be due to racial barriers language barriers or simply not following or buying into what society presents as what should be believed in or do These differences drastically change a persons life marginalizing them and pushing them to the edges of society Modern literature targets those people that are outcasts and explores their sense of individuality and what makes them different In Araby James Joyce expresses the sense of seclusion of a young boy trapped in between childhood and manhood His new feelings for Mangans sister confuse him and occupy his time that is usually spent playing ball or running around Unlike the other children he is inside alone From the front window I saw my companions playing below in the street Their cries reached me weakened and indistinct and leaning my forehead against the cool glass I looked over at the dark house where she lived I may have stood there for an hour seeing nothing but the brown-clad figure cast by my imagination touched discreetly by the lamplight at the curved neck at the hand upon the railings and at the border below the dress 19 The boy is caught in between childhood and puberty He cannot go back to his childhood yet as he learns at the bazaar he is not yet ready to move on At this stage in life themselves often leave boys that develop early with feelings that their companions cannot grasp quite yet Society the source of these feelings also casts these boys aside In the Pink stresses the differences between the everyday life of a soldier and of an average citizen The soldier is thinking back to his days at home When hes go out as cheerful
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA