First Person Point of View in “The Black Cat” by Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe & His Works and Narration Edgar Allan Poe, who is popular for his gothic stories, is known as one of the best user of  “ Unreliable Narrator[1] ” thanks to his famous stories which have a first person narrator. “The Black Cat” was published in 1843 in the Saturday Evening Post whichContinue reading “First Person Point of View in “The Black Cat” by Edgar Allan Poe”

Commentary on Iago from William Shakespeare’s Othello

William Shakespeare’s Othello is about the destruction of the title character, Othello, by a cunning schemer named Iago. Through the play, Iago gradually succeeds in turning people against each other. Iago is a very impressive character not only because Shakespeare has written a dimensional antagonist but also because Iago is very menacing and deceitful withContinue reading “Commentary on Iago from William Shakespeare’s Othello”

John Milton’ s Satan

Satan in Milton’s Paradise Lost    Milton presents Satan as a complex character from the beginning. Not only is Satan a complex character, but also Satan is intelligent enough to persuade Eve to eat the fruit. At the beginning of the epic, Satan speaks to himself; as if he feels sorry to be fallen fromContinue reading “John Milton’ s Satan”