List of Literary Essay Topics Based on the 2015-2016 Nobel and Booker Winners and Shortlisted Authors
While you surely have heard about the Nobel Prize in Literature, not a lot of you may know about the Booker Prize. It is a literary award annually given to the author of the best original novel. The main condition for a literary work to come under the consideration of the Booker “Jury” is being written in English.
The first Booker Prize was awarded in 1968 while the Nobel Prize has been acknowledging the writer’s contributions since 1901. Throughout this time they both distinguished more 160 authors and made them renowned globally. But in this article, we will mention the winners and shortlisted authors from 2015-2016 to create the most up-to-date and interesting list of literary essay topics for you. These sample titles will help you to brainstorm what you would like to write about in a literature paper. And if you often create this kind of papers, bookmark our article as it might come handy many times.
This is an example essay on character analysis of “The Necklace”:
Guy de Maupassant’ narrative of “The Necklace” is chilly and has a cruel irony effect. The suffering set forth in the story seems to have been needless, due to the fact of misunderstanding and petty pride in Mr. and Mrs. Loisel. The craftsmanship of the story had been masterfully manipulated to where the revelation was held until the very end of the story.
Characters in a story can be classified as “dynamic” or “static”. Dynamic characters are characters that change as the story progresses. That is, they recognize, change with, or adjust to circumstances. Static characters, which can also be described as “flat”, are characters that are not well developed and remain fairly unchanged throughout the story. Usually static characters have minor roles in a story (e.g. co-workers, friends, policeman, etc.).