Branwell Brontë

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  • Surveillance In Villette

    As was discussed in class, Charlotte Brontë uses surveillance often throughout her classic novel Villette. When reading this book, the occasions where surveillance is used stand out among others, and it’s apparent that Brontë spends an abundance of time focusing on these scenes in particular. Lucy doesn’t want to experience life for herself, thus throughout the novel the reader is able to see Lucy watch and observe others. Surveillance is also used by Madame Beck as a means of keeping her…

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  • The Madison-Inn Tramp: A Short Story

    “Zoë, darling, come here. Don’t go near that man,” the mother’s voice is drenched in disgust as she eyes me suspiciously, avoiding my glacial stare. Oh, the kindness of strangers. My fingertips are the cold colour of the dusking, January sky. The streets of New York are swarming with absorbed souls, all caged by their own thoughts. I hang on to words spoken by strangers, attempting to distract myself from the piercing wind, numbing my bones. You could say I’m a regular. Baptised on the streets…

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  • Persepolis And God Of Small Things Analysis

    The characters of the two novels Persepolis and The God of Small Things are portrayed in such a way that it is evident for the reader that their personalities are high influenced by other characters of the story. Persepolis, written by Marjane Satrapi is an autobiographical graphic novel while The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy is pure fiction though the setting is in the village she was born in. The significant thing that relates these novels is that both Arundhati and Marjane are women…

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  • Sexuality In Adolescence In The House On Mango Street By John Cisneros

    Sexuality in adolescence Sexuality is the most notorious and common sign of development in adolescence.“The House on Mango street”, by Sandra Cisneros is a coming of age novel where Esperanza transitions from a girl into a young teen. In her journey, Esperanza comes across many challenges, she is forced to grow up by life’s adversities. In the short story “Girl” by Jamaica Kincaid, a mother advises her daughter and scolds her into becoming a good woman. In her guidance, the mother is worried…

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  • Importance Of Social Class In Jane Eyre

    relationships lack absolute boundaries hence they can be crossed. Bronte achieves this by making sure that Jane's social class drifts from low, middle to upper. Seemingly, Jane flexible and sophisticated social class makes it easy for her to evaluate other characters…

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  • Self-Directed Learning Experience

    I hate blood, I tremble at the thought of injection, I dislike physical work and I am a nurse. Contradicting in so many ways, I know. But why did I take up Nursing? Parents, fad and abroad, these 3 words really summed it up. I told myself that after graduating and passing the licensure examination I’d really pursue graduate school since I can’t imagine myself working as a nurse. I’d rather do paper works and research. I was excited by the idea of it, but at that time I did not know what degree…

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  • How Does Jane Eyre Change Throughout The Novel

    “He is more myself than I am. Whatever our two souls are made of, his and mine are the same” (Charlotte Bronte). Charlotte Bronte portrays the protagonist of the novel- Jane Eyre as the little girl who has a tough life and no real relationship, until she decided to be independent, find a job, and fall in love. Jane Eyre’s courageous portrayal in the novel is shown by her protecting Mr. Rochester, but, her lack of self-independence leads her back to the man that betrays her. Jane is a savior,…

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  • Miss Potter And The Victorian Era

    The movie “Miss Potter’’ reveals the true story of Beatrix Potter, the famous author for children’s book and the woman who made great contribution to the development of the Lake District. Through the movie, Beatrix Potter and also the era she lived in, were successfully depicted and several aspects of her life and work were portrayed in the most elegant way. Miss Potter’s life is illustrative of the Victorian time she lived in and also contradicted to that era of British history. She was one…

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  • Jane Austen And John Keats: Negative Capability, Romance And Reality?

    In her essay Jane Austen and John Keats: Negative capability, Romance and Reality, Beth Lau connects the two writers previously not commonly associated. Most comparisons of Austen and Romantic poets are with Wordsworth and Byron, as it is known she read their works. Alas, even without her reading works of John Keats, parallels between ideas in their works can be made (Lau, 2006). The fact remains that concepts of Romantic period, canon and ideology are based on the assumption of shared…

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  • Character Analysis Of Kate In Taming Of The Shrew

    Katherina Minola, also known as Kate, is the daughter of Baptista in Taming of the Shrew. “Shrew” is a term used to describe an aggressively assertive woman. From the beginning, Kate is constantly referred to as “a shrew whom cannot be tamed”. But as the story progresses, Kate’s personality drastically changes when she understands the effects of her actions after her husband, Petruchio, starts acting like her. His mission is to marry Kate and prove his friends wrong when he says that he can tame…

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