PCR: Stoker- Dracula 2
1. Bela Lugosis movie is very different from Stokers Dracula in several ways.
First, Dracula is young, not hairy, and only turned into a bat in Bela Lugosis
movie. However, in Stokers Dracula, Dracula is old, very hairy, and can tur
1. The title of the book that Songs of Myself comes from is Leaves of Grass.
2. The grass represents the growth of Whitmans life.
3. In the poem, Whitman says, Every kind for itself and its own (p. 983) and Not
I, not anyone else can t
PCR: A Modest Proposal
1. The speaker, Jonathan Swift, finds it melancholy in Ireland to for people to see
the streets, the roads, and cabin doors, crowded with beggars of the female sex,
followed by three, four, or six children, all in rags and importuni
PCR: Barowski- Ladies and Gentlemen, to the Gas Chamber
1. The first action in this story takes place when a messenger comes and tells the
prison block leader that a transport is coming. All of the men then hurry down
to the concentration camp gates in or
PCR: Marquez- Death Constant Beyond Love
1. The people of Rosal del Virrey make their living by smuggling things in on ships
at night. They dont do much at all during the day, in fact in broad daylight the
town looked useless, arid, and dead.
PCR: The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
1. At the beginning of the text, there is a short epigraph written in another language.
The book tells us that it is, From Dantes Inferno 27:61-66, in which the false
counselor Guido da Montefeltro, enveloped in fl
PCR-Yeats The Second Coming, Among School Children
1. The ceremony of innocence represents the goodness, innocence, and hope that
was once the world. That age of innocence is now over with the Second Coming
of Christ. Yeats describes this as Mere anarchy
PCR: Soyinka-Death and the Kings Horseman 1
1. The praise singers job is just what one might expect: to sing praises to people.
Elesin, the kings horseman, calls him Olohun-iyo, or Sweet voice. He only
sings praises to people in power though, because flat
PCR: Stoker-Dracula 1
1. In the book, Dracula is described as a very old (as in hundreds of years old)
vampire, living as a Transylvanian nobleman. He has razor sharp white teeth, is
clean shaven except for a long white moustache, is extremely pale, has c
1. These two poems are taken from the book The Flowers of Evil.
2. No, To the Reader does not reflect the typical author-reader relationship. This
poem is very graphic and refers to the reader as wanting and doing all kinds of