Day 28 November 2020

The Riddle Of The Sands

The Riddle Of The Sands When the mystery novel The Riddle of the Sands was published in 1903, readers had a difficult time of what to make of it. Not an explicitly political novel, not an adventure novel, and differing considerably from the classic detective stories of the last century,…
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The Hitchcock Movie of Rebecca

The Hitchcock Movie of Rebecca The film Rebecca (1940), directed by Alfred Hitchcock, is an adaptation of a book by the same title published in 1938 by author Daphne Demurer. To analyse the differences between these two pieces of work it is perhaps necessary to first point out the obvious;…
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Analyzing Abraham Lincoln’s First Inaugural Address as a Dramatist Narrative.

Analyzing Abraham Lincoln’s First Inaugural Address as a Dramatist Narrative Kenneth Burke’s “dramatism” is a theory that isolates motive in communication. Dissecting all aspects and directions of speech, Burke’s dramatism can be used effectively in analyzing Abraham Lincoln’s first inaugural address. Using dramatism’s pentad component, Lincoln’s intentions and the gravity…
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