How to Read Literature Like a Professor

How to Read Literature Like a Professor Characters

Jesus Christ

Jesus of Nazareth, now thought to have been born around 4 BC, was a religious leader who some consider to be the Son of God and Messiah (savior) of the Jewish people. During his life… (read full character analysis)

William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare was a British playwright and poet born in Stratford-Upon-Avon in 1564. He is thought to have written 38 plays and 154 sonnets, although there is some disagreement over whether all Shakespeare’s plays are… (read full character analysis)

Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud, born in 1856, was a doctor, psychiatrist, and the founder of psychoanalysis. Freud produced a number of hugely important and influential theories about the human mind and behavior. Among the most important was… (read full character analysis)

James Joyce

James Joyce was an Irish novelist and poet born in Dublin in 1882. He was one of the key figures of the Modernist movement, producing works of literature that are notoriously complicated and cutting-edge for… (read full character analysis)

Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison is an American writer born in Lorain, Ohio in 1931. She has written 11 novels in addition to work in other genres; her most famous novels include The Bluest Eye, Sula(read full character analysis)
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