International Journal of Literature and Arts

Volume 4, Issue 3, May 2016

  • A Discussion on Rationalism of Ancient Greek Art and Its Influences in History

    Zhiyong Wang

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, May 2016
    Pages: 30-33
    Received: 29 March 2016
    Accepted: 9 April 2016
    Published: 27 April 2016
    Abstract: Western civilisation originated in the age of ancient Greece. The general characteristics of western civilisation have ever suggested their original source from ancient Greek culture, in which, the idea “rationalism” has been viewed as the main property of cultural foundation. This very idea was not only showed upon the western ancient philosophy, ... Show More
  • The Hunger and Thirst in Wolfe’s April, Late April

    Wang Lanming

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, May 2016
    Pages: 34-37
    Received: 17 March 2016
    Accepted: 7 April 2016
    Published: 4 May 2016
    Abstract: The works by Thomas Wolfe are full of unrestrained feelings and great momentum. The author’s subjective feeling is strong. He employs the techniques of suggestion and symbolism to affect his readers. In the story April, Late April, the hero ceaselessly praises his lover, using appetite, dishes and fruit to express his strong passion, while the hero... Show More
  • The Civilization of Aldous Huxley’s Brave World

    Saffeen Nueman Arif

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, May 2016
    Pages: 38-43
    Received: 3 April 2016
    Accepted: 13 May 2016
    Published: 26 May 2016
    Abstract: The paper aims at exploring Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World (1932), precisely, his criticism of the civilized rules by which the World State citizens must abide. Those rules are, characteristically, at odds with the normal human ways of life that the writer textually describes as "savage." The paper intends to examine the two concepts of civilizati... Show More