The Logothaurus

logothaurusAlong with Webster’s New Collegiate Dictionary, the Logothaurus served as my faithful semantic companion through countless writing ventures, including many of the stories here as well as the following formal essays I wrote back in the day:

T.S. Eliot’s Use Of Contrast

Naturalism in “Of Mice and Men” and “The Red Pony”

Setting and the Poetic Soul in “The Fall of the House of Usher”

Frost’s Shifting Perspective from the Literal to the Metaphoric

Carpe diem Through Love and Pantheism in “Corinna’s Going A-Maying”

Williams Blake and the Road of Excess

Neo-Platonism in “Ode to the West Wind”

The Ideal Realm in Keats’ Ode To A Nightingale”

Poetic Creation in “I Wandered Lonely As A Cloud.”

W.H. Auden’s Celebration of William Butler Yeats

The Theme of Life and Death in the Poetry of Dylan Thomas

Thomas Hardy and the Tragic Nature of Time

Wilfred Owen and the Georgian Poets Use of Modernist Themes

The Use of Epiphany in James Joyce’s Dubliners

Common Elements in “Araby” and “A Portrait of The Artist As A Young Man”

Pound’s Imagist Techniques in “Hugh Selwyn Mauberly”

Suburban Pathos in the Fiction of John Cheever

Sagacity and Pragmatism in Faulker’s “As I Lay Dying.”

In The American Grain: Exploring America’s Past with William Carlos Williams

Hemingway and Grace Under Pressure