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  • The Role Of Anxiety In Jane Austen's Emma

    vomiting and laxatives and those old favourites, bleeding or leeches” (Robinson). Many of the illnesses prevalent in the early 1800s were caused by exposure to cold, damp weather. It is undeniable that weather plays a significant role in Jane Austen’s Emma, but it is the anxiety caused by the weather that plays an even more significant role. The term “under…

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  • The Temple Of My Familiar Analysis

    The Temple of My Familiar After a huge success of Alice Walker’s The Color Purple (1983), another novel, The Temple of My Familiar came which was published in 1989. Though the events in the novel were beautifully woven but it did not receive much acclamation. bell hooks praised the novel and called it a “multivocal experiment with postmodern romance and magical realism (hooks)”. The novel is considered a sequel to Walker’s The Color Purple. Alice Walker herself described the novel as “a romance…

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  • Jane Austen Pride And Prejudice Analysis

    There are a few important themes which are treated again and again in the novels of Jane Austen, though in each case the novelist is able to impart something of freshness and novelty to the treatment. The business of getting people engaged and married is one of the important themes which the novelist takes up for the treatment in novel after novel. Jane Austen, sharing the opinion commonly held by her contemporaries and satisfied with the conditions that prevailed, was of the view that a young…

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  • Pride And Prejudice Marriage Analysis

    One of the major themes in the novel, Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen, is marriage. Unlike today, women in the nineteenth century women did not have a lot choices. One of the choices include marriage. Women in this time were held back and are not expected to have careers like men. Once they decide on a man, there is no going back and divorce was considered uncommon. The women in the novel, each display their thoughts on marriage. However, Elizabeth Bennett, who is opinionated and passionate…

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  • Essay On The Role Of Education In Jane Austen's Emma

    Emma is a story about a privileged young woman named Emma. Emma is described as handsome, clever, and rich. Emma is often seen as a spoiled and rich young woman with soft, womanly looks. Yet, Emma is also a bright young woman, who has a wandering imagination and a certain cleverness about her. Education plays an important role in the esteemed novel Emma. In the book Emma, many references about education are made because education plays a highly important role in the book. In addition,…

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  • Compare And Contrast Emma And Clueless

    Composers often transform texts to adapt them in a way considered to be more suitable for a desired audience and to convey new meaning. Jane Austen’s 1815 novel, Emma, has been transformed in Amy Heckerling’s 1995 film, Clueless for a modern Western teenage audience. Emma and Clueless both stand as reflections of their time; that of Regency England and postmodern America respectively. While the general plot line remains, Heckerling has adapted the refined country setting of Highbury, England to…

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  • Irony In Jane Austen's Pride And Prejudice

    Jane Austen’s is an influential, powerful writer and her unique style is one that is recognizable. Her two comedy of manners novels, Pride and Prejudice and Emma, reveal Austen’s personal views and opinions of the mid eighteenth century society while she makes the reader laugh at the witty truths in her writing. The styles of the novels reflect one another through the use of irony, characterization and theme. Jane Austen uses irony to get her point across in a comedic manner. The opening…

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  • Essay On Relationships In Jane Austen's Pride And Prejudice

    The novel Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen could not have been named better. This is because of the personalities that result in the actions of the two main characters, Fitzwilliam Darcy and Elizabeth Bennett. Elizabeth Bennett, or Lizzie, is one of the five Bennett daughters, but is nothing like her other sisters. She completely refutes society’s ideas about a woman’s purpose and marriage. This often leads to her having more pride than the average woman of the Regency Period. Elizabeth does…

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  • Analysis Of At The Cadian Ball And The Storm By Kate Chopin

    Calixta, the protagonist of Kate Chopin’s short stories entitled At the Cadian Ball and The Storm, is a young woman that lives her life according to what society believes is right. She comes from a lower-class family, but is also described as a beautiful woman and a “Spanish vixen” (216). Calixta has strong feelings for a “handsome young planter”, but those feelings are overshadowed by a “big, brown, good-natured man” that society believes she should be with because they are in the same class…

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  • Rhetorical Devices In E. B. Browning Letter

    Rhetorical Strategies Used in E. B. Browning Letter In her letter to the French Emperor Napoleon III, Elizabeth Barrett Browning formulates a very convincing argument by the use of her rhetorical devices such as a pathos appeal to her subject, alliteration; a repetition of words, imperative sentences, asyndeton, and similes as methods of persuasion in order to convince Napoleon to pardon Victor Hugo. Browning attempts to undermine her own authority and lack of title, as a means to show…

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