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Annotated Bibliography Assignment Fall 14 (MS Lit)

Produce a Critical Annotated Bibliography on one of the following topics.  It must include at least 10 sources (not more than five should be web based).  Every annotation should include three paragraphs and the total length should be around one page for each annotation.

Submission Deadline: December 10, 2014

Format: MLA


Student Name



Mehwish Zafar

In The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne depicts Pearl as alien to her society until her father acknowledges her.


Hira Asif

In The Catcher in the Rye, Salinger shows that the relationship between Holden and Phoebe acts as a positive force on Holden.


Atif Javed

Through the use of images and symbols in The Catcher in the Rye, Salinger reveals many subtleties about Holden's sensitive personality


Sehrish Manzoor

The final fifth of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn does not help fulfill Mark Twain's artistic purpose in the novel.


Anila Qaiser

The raft on the Mississippi River in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a place with different rules than the towns along the river.


Mudassar Ijaz

In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain uses the river journey to illustrate Huck's increasing awareness of the moral hypocrisy in the "civilized" South.


Iffat Nadeem

Arthur Miller changed some of the facts about the Salem Witch Trials in his play, The Crucible, to advance his artistic purpose.


Hajira Batool

What reasons do critics have for censoring The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn? Subordinate questions: Is the novel obscene? Is the novel racist? Is the language too coarse? Is it immoral?


Sana Khan

The 1992 movie Of Mice and Men more poignantly expresses the alienation and loneliness of migrant farm workers than the novel.


Sidra Ahmed

“Through its contrasting river and shore scenes, Twain’s Huckleberry Finn suggests that to find the true expression of American ideals, one must leave ‘civilized’ society and go back to nature.


Saba Hameed

The use of “whiteness” in Moby-Dick illustrates the uncertainty about the meaning of life that Ishmael expresses throughout the novel.


Shamsa Rauf

“Through Paul’s experience behind the lines, at a Russian prisoner of war camp, and especially under bombardment in the trenches Erich Maria Remarque (in All Quiet on the Western Front) realistically shows how war dehumanizes a man.”


Iram Afzal

Samuel Beckett’s Endgame reflects characteristics of Theatre of the Absurd in its minimalist stage  setting, its seemingly meaningless dialogue, and its apocalyptic or nihilist vision.


Sadia Mueen

A close look at many details in “The Story of an Hour” reveals how language, institutions, and expected demeanor suppress the natural desires and aspirations of women.


Arooj Rahman

In Willa Cather’s short story, “Paul’s Case,” Paul exhibits suicidal behavior that a caring adult might have recognized and remedied had that adult had the scientific knowledge we have today.