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    Shoes during the Edwardian era would commonly be made from leather, suede being the most popular, along with different shades of brown such as bronze, tan and beige. Shoes would fasten with buttons as well as with ribbons that would have metal on the ends in order to prevent fraying. As well as this shoes would fasten with buckles and jewellery that has been created with paste would be used as fastening as well as on the buckles. Shoes would commonly be found in the same colour as the dress that is being worn. Stitching is usually seen on the shoes in order to add decoration. Bows would also be added as a decorative feature. A popular shoe in the Edwardian era was known as the Bar shoe, the middle of the shoe would have bars and there is commonly…

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    children and Carroll challenges the norms of Victorian Britain in Alice in Wonderland. Carol Dyhouse discusses girls in Victorian England in her book Girls Growing up in Late Victorian and Edwardian England. Dyhouse claimed that middle-class girls were to be educated. The girls were mainly taught the customs of the society, this taught them how to act in public. Girls were also taught their roles in the family such as how to be a mother. The job and expectations for young girls in Victorian…

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    individual to gain a level of insight into their feelings. In addition, one is able to experience thoughts and emotions that are often difficult to express verbally. E.M. Forster’s, A Room With a View, calls on artistic masterpieces to aid the main character, Lucy Honeychurch, in her search for self discovery and true love. Lucy’s internal battle with her own feelings and external battle against societal expectations and restraints, create a striking clash between Victorian Age views and those…

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    THE ROLL OF WOMEN IN ADVERTISING SINCE VICTORIAN AGES It is well known that advertising is a reflex of the culture since it has been recording all of those elements of our daily life for many years. In addition, advertising goes hand in hand with history and art as we can see in the Museum of Brands Culture and Advertising (London). All of this started in The Victorian ages. It was a new era, the 1830s, a new beginning of the industrial revolution with numbers of different innovations through…

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    Victorian era was also a time of great signification for the political system. When Victorian reign took place, the first prime minster is she appointed was Whig politician Viscount Melbourne although the Whigs had a great influence in the British politics during 1860s, they were still sidelined by the liberal party. Edward Smith Stanley of the Whig was the last prime minster who resigned in 1868 and after that politics of England was dominated by the liberals and conservative party. At a time…

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    the role of the magnifying glass that great detectives use to hone in on the clues of the case. They help the reader identify what is of use and what is just description to the story, and ultimately uncover the solution to the case. This essay will discuss the differences in narration from Sherlock Holmes himself in “The Case of the Blanched Soldier” and Watson in “The Man with the Twisted Lip”. Specifically looking at how Watson’s narration is much more relatable to the common-person, with…

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    The Victorian Era is understood to have existed during the rule of Queen Victoria during 1837 to 1901 and it was realized to be an exciting period that saw various literary schools, artistic styles, along with, social and political movements. Notably, the period was described to have led to swift developments and changes from observed advances in scientific, technological, and medical knowledge to changes in population growth. It was reckoned as an era of prosperity, great political reforms, and…

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    In the contemporary world that the society is living in today, deception and false appearance are required skills for entrepreneurs. These are the key aspects of accomplishing the ulterior motives and goals that has been set. That is to say, no matter how unethical the situation is, the industry business will attempt to make us perceive their own beliefs. In the play, Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare, Shylock whom is a Venetian merchant made a deal with a Christian merchant named…

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    A possible reason for all of the intellect in The Picture of Dorian Gray could have been Oscar Wilde’s interest in the sciences. The Victorian era was a time when the sciences were becoming very important. Because of this, Oscar Wilde became very interested in the sciences, specifically evolution and psychology. That is the reason why there are a lot of psychological ideas in The Picture of Dorian Gray. Wit and intelligence is plays a large part in The Picture of Dorian Gray. In The Picture of…

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    the past, love actually played a very minor role in the majority of matrimonies that took place. In the Victorian era, marriage was not as romanticized or fairy tale-like as depicted in many novels of the time, it were seen as two families joining together forming a business deal in a beneficial arrangement or alliance. Great expectations were placed upon weddings, the wedding dress was crucial in representing the bride’s family, in terms of wealth and social status. Due to my interest in the…

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