Prose Essay Topics

Analyse the presentation of Jane in Bronte’s ‘Jane Eyre’

How is Jane presented in Charlotte Bront�’s ‘Jane Eyre’? Charlotte Bront� presents Jane in three different sections of her life that run through from childhood at her aunt’s house to her adult life at Thornfield. The presentation of Jane’s personality and looks is shown both through her own narration as well as the dialogue between… View Article

Flash Fiction and Prose

Surprise endings are tricky. They either work or they don’t; people are either captivated or dubiously disappointed. I must confess that “The School” and “Dinner Time” were both extremely strange and vaguely unenjoyable for me. “School” was quite depressing and raised quite a bit of questions: when does bad luck become just bad? How were… View Article

Prose and poetry

Creative writing carries with it a myriad of challenges that are more than often conflicting or ironically similar. Let me start off by setting aside specific characteristics of languages. For instance, general talk typically employs ordinary language. Hence, verbs do what they are developed to do, and this also applies to nouns. Therefore, by examining… View Article

Dr. Johnson’s contributions to English prose, criticism and lexicography

Rightly hailed as a literal and figurative literary giant, Dr. Johnson made major contributions to English prose, poetry, drama, literary criticism and English language. His presence is central to the understanding of the literature of the latter part of the eighteenth century. Giving stability to English language was his major concern and all through his… View Article