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20 Potential Literature Essay Titles For High School And College Students

Providing you have already found a good topic for your literature essay, you still need a good title, which is no less important for the highest grade.

How to Give Your Work a Good Title

A title is a face of your work, it’s the first things that people see before they even start reading the paper. It’s clear that you need a good catchy title to attract the readers’ attention and make them read your paper further.

You can try to compose a title on your own. Brainstorming is a nice method that you can use to come up with good ideas. As well, you can try searching for interesting ideas on the Internet. Opening another website that offers title ideas, you will see how numerous they are. You can use them without any customization, yet, keep in mind that they are available to the whole world while your work needs to be unique and special.

Below, you can also find several interesting title ideas that you may like.

  1. The idea behind the O. Henry’s title “The Gift of the Magi”.

  2. The ways characters are discovered in Prosper Merimee’s novel “Matteo Falcone”.

  3. National traditions of ethics in the works of Yasunari Kabawata.

  4. The depiction of a totalitarian state in George Orwell’s novel “1984”.

  5. The lyrical confession of the main character in Gerome D. Salinger’s “The Catcher in the Rye”.

  6. The problem of crime and punishment in Albert Camus’ novel “The Stranger”.

  7. “The Old Man and the Sea” as a book about a person who never gives up.

  8. Love and death as the main problems in the works of Federico García Lorca.

  9. Philosophic ways of seeing the world in the poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke.

  10. The tragedy in Franz Kafka’s world outlook.

  11. The social and psychological drama in Henrik Ibsen’s “A Doll House”.

  12. The purifying might of nature in Walt Whitman’s poems.

  13. The abnegation of the bourgeois world in Charles Baudelaire’s poetry.

  14. The reviving spirit of “David Copperfield” by Charles Dickens.

  15. The tragic collapse of illusions in “Madame Bovary” by Gustave Flaubert.

  16. The depiction of the destructive power of money in “Father Goriot” by Honoré de Balzac.

  17. Julien Sorel’s spiritual fight in “The Red and the Black” by Stendhal.

  18. Two brothers, two characters, two fates (based on Friedrich Schiller’s “The Robbers”).

  19. The role of the evil forces in Dr. Faust’s research (based on Goethe’s “Faust”).

  20. Ophelia’s love and madness (based on “Hamlet” by William Shakespeare).