Classics Essay Topics

What Is a Classic ?: Quotes and Ntes

A classic, according to the usual definition, is an old author canonised by admiration, and an authority in his particular style. The word classic was first used in this sense by the Romans. With them not all the citizens of the different classes were properly called classici, but only those of the chief class, those… View Article

Marxism in Literature: Conflict in the Classics

Two short stories will be analyzed using a Marxist lens to investigate unresolved conflict among characters and situations where conflict arises to show class struggle in society. Both “Hills Like White Elephants” by Hemingway and “The Man Who Was Almost a Man” by Wright show conflict in their characters lives and in larger society. Those… View Article