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  • Theme Of Equality In Jane Eyre

    Charlotte Bronté ‘s Approach to Love and Equality With the Book “Jane Eyre” "Jane Eyre" is a book that mentions about England's Victorian Era, its social values, classes, roles of genders and one of the most important samples of Romanticism movement written in 1847 by Charlotte Bronté. Even though it has history over a century, it still protects popularity and its theatre, musical, movie, novel and child book versions are still being published. The author's perfect wording about the themes such…

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  • Tragic Hero In Lyddie By Katherine Paterson

    Throughout man’s existence, people were impacted from one another. From real characters like Thomas Jefferson, who was impacted by the Enlightenment, to fictional characters like Lyddie. Lyddie is a school-age girl who is being followed in the book, Lyddie, written by Katherine Paterson. The book, Lyddie, follows the trials and adventure that Lyddie will go through. Throughout her trials and adventures, she’ll meet many people, that later left an impact on Lyddie. Some people who left an impact…

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  • The Theme Of Beauty In The Bluest Hair By Toni Morrison

    This novel challenges the modern standards of beauty and their inherent racism. This is a novel by Toni Morrison. The story rotates around Pecola. Pecola is a young girl from black the background. Author begins by mentioning the fact that Pecola ails from a dysfunctional family unit. A drunkard father and constant fights between the parents was the order of the day in her life. She is suffering from inferiority complex (Morrison 32). She believes that she is not very pretty and this could be…

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  • Comparing Pride And Prejudice And Emma By Jane Austen

    Jane Austen’s famous work is "Pride and Prejudice" and “emma”. You may have heard of a book called "Pride and Prejudice" and “emma”. And most of you who know about it may probably read about it. For it is read, there will be many different impressions and aspects they're focusing on. I have read by comparing the character and atmosphere or all situation of the two books. Say from conclusion, both the books has great similarities. First, let's look at the book, Pride and Prejudice. You can…

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  • Character Analysis Of Claire In The Play Proof

    Sisterly Love: Nothing More Than Deceitful Manipulation? Claire: Stay here if you hate me so much. Catherine: And do what? Claire: You’re the genius, figure it out. (CLAIRE is upset, near tears. [...] She exits). (Auburn, 78) In the play Proof, by David Auburn, two estranged sisters, Catherine and Claire, struggle to fundamentally understand each other upon reuniting after their father’s death. Furthermore, Catherine characterizes Claire as having a conniving and haughty persona; yet, towards…

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  • Frankenstein: A Psychoanalytic Analysis

    In his writings, Freud argues that early life experiences play a key role in forming one's personality. In the late 18th century, Mary Shelley lost her mother only a few months after her birth. The influence of this experience appears in her writing. In a psychoanalytic reading of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, the effects of the author’s loss of her mother at a young age manifest themselves in the creature’s lack of connection with his creator to show the traumatic alienating effects of her…

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  • Mary Wollstonecraft: A Woman

    A middle class mother of two daughters, a sister of seven siblings, a philosopher, an author, a translator, a feminist, a victim of depression and family abuse, and an outspoken advocate for women’s education are just a few ways to describe the impactful, inspirational woman that is Mary Wollstonecraft. Mary was born in 1759, in London before the Romantic Era started. From the beginning, Mary lived an impractical life. At 15, she announced she would never marry after growing up sleeping outside…

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  • Theme Of Sacrifice In Jane Eyre

    Humans have a trend in which we only sacrifice at the most critical or important point, which helps reveal the what we value. This is showcased in the novel, Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte, when the author uses the protagonist, Jane Eyre, to showcase a theme of sacrifice and sometimes lack thereof regarding one’s moral principles in a Victorian society. Throughout the novel, Jane deliberately sacrifices her safety, stability, and emotional gratification, which highlights her character’s values…

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  • Camille's Voyeurism

    Michel Foucault, in The History of Sexuality, argues that the concepts of power and pleasure are intertwined. In the given excerpt from Herculine Barbin, both narrator Camille and her “sister”/lover, Sara, are teachers at a religious boarding school in nineteenth-century France, thus being forced to keep their relationship a secret. One religious figure of authority at the school, Abbé H., plays a significant role in the dynamic between the two women as confessor and religious guide. The…

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  • Mental Illness In Mrs Dalloway

    The famed twentieth century author Virginia Woolf, wrote nearly fifthteen works that have shaped the evolution of the twenty-first century. The attention to mental illness and social hierarchy that Woolf addresses within her 1925 literary classic Mrs. Dalloway, can be seen as an influential factor in addressing and later resolving these issues within social culture. Woolf emphasizes the theme of repression by addressing the stereotypical British roles of women and the lack of mental health…

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