Creative Non-Fiction Essays

Name: Professor’s Name: Course: Date: Alienation in “About Men” The essay I have chosen is “About Men” by Gretel Ehrlich. The narrative describes who cowboys are and the narrator makes attempts to change the views of how the cowboys are shown in the television. They are not the manly, chauvinistic, and brave hard knock men as are shown on TV. Instead, they are only brave because they have to be according to their circumstances. They are shown as people who are emotionally alienated from others and especially their women and their families. They hardly ever discuss their feelings with their loved ones, and when they do, one reported, “I feel as if I'd sprained my heart” (Ehrlich...

Why and How “Story of an Hour” Connects with the Theme of Love

‘Story of an Hour’ Why and How “Story of an Hour” Connects with the Theme of Love The theme that being discussed in this story is the theme of love. It is about the woman known as Louise Mallard who is experiencing a significant emotional transformation following the death of her husband. Although she is expected to grieve due to the loss of her husband, she feels like she has been relieved from long-life suffering and frustrations which she had been subjected to. Although she had been in love, she did not have freedom. It led to the unending miseries that she had been going through. After her husband dies, she loses the love of her life but gains freedom (Chopin and Gemma 4). She realizes...

Analyzing a Poem

Name Instructor Course Date Love is Not All by Edna St Vincent Millay Poems are created and narrated for a variety of purposes based on the poet’s objectives, based on the life experiences or fiction ideas. The poet uses numerous stylistic devices to convey the message effectively while sending the right message and reflections of the idea to the audience. In Edna’s poem, Love is not all, the fascinating reflection of love in the life is well portrayed. It makes it interesting since love is one of the most controversial feelings and topic among many, hence applies directly to the daily lives. Moreover, the poet used various artistic styles that are attractive to the audience like...