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  • In This Strange Labyrinth Analysis

    In Lady Mary Wroth’s “In this Strange Labyrinth,” the speaker, on a denotative level, addresses her concerns about where to turn in a maze, but on a connotative level the speaker is conflicted with decisions in his life. The speaker struggles, but follows her heart in the end. Similarly, in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, Elizabeth Bennet is the most intellectual among her sisters and she enjoys walking, even alone, both of which oppose the standards for a woman in Georgian society. Elizabeth judges that Mr. Darcy is too proud of his wealth and rude upon their first meeting, but as she learns more about Mr. Darcy, she begins to have feelings for him; however, she is indecisive about these feelings, for she is embarrassed of her family, tarnished by Lydia’s elopement with Mr. Wickham, and her entire town thinks poorly of Mr. Darcy. Balram, in Aravind Adiga’s White Tiger, comes from a very poor town in India and contends with his desires in a different way. Balram calls the system in which servants are kept servants, “the Rooster Coop,” and he expresses his claustrophobia and desire to escape; he becomes a driver, whose master 's name is Ashok, a man in the coal mining business who bribe politicians to avoid taxes. Each of these works focus on the desires of the individual and how they differ from societal norms to stress the importance of internal happiness. All three characters try to convince themselves to follow society’s path, but they struggle with the decision to…

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  • Existentialism In The Story Of An Hour

    the 19th century. Examining the rights of married women in the 19th century, one would agree that the marriage benefited only the husband. Kate Chopin’s work was published during a time of industrial and social change. Many married women were not confined to just…

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  • Themes In The Thousand Faces Of Night By Githa Hariharan

    GITHA HARIHARAN AS A POST-MODERN INDIAN WOMAN ENLGISH NOVELIST/ Dr. P. SATYANARAYANA, Vice-Principal, Balaji College of Education, Anantapuramu, A.P. India. Abstract: In this paper, I analyse the novels of Githa Hariharan, basing on Theme and Technique. There a quite a large number of novels that use mythical events, characters and motifs as narrative strategies. The use of the Sita myth in Githa Hariharan’s ‘The Thousand Faces of Night’ focuses on the tragic predicament of Indian Women. In…

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  • Role Of A Woman In Kamala Markandaya's Nectar In A Sieve

    Role of a woman in Kamala Markandaya’s Nectar in a Sieve J.RANJITH KUMAR Assistant Professor Department of English Priyadarshini Engineering College Vaniyambadi, Vellore. Dt. E-mail: rnkumarenglish@gmail.com Abstract This paper highlights the Role of a woman in Indian context in the Hindu family circles. A girl after her maturity is getting married and goes to live with her husband. She is beard children; remain in the kitchen, and implicitly obey her partner. Kamala Markandaya works on the…

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  • Guerrilla Girls Book Report

    According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, the Jewish American Princess can be described as "a stereotypical well-to-do or spoiled American Jewish girl or woman" ("Jewish American Princess" Merriam-Webster). Jewish American Princesses or "JAP," for short, are Jewish girls who come from environments in which they do not have to do anything for themselves. They are spoiled daddy's girls. They do not work and expect men to always take care of them. Jewish American princesses tend to come from…

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  • Similarities Between Only Daughter And Mother Tongue By Amy Tan

    that question. They have something in common – both women immigrated to the United States with their families and both decided to major in English to become writers. However, these are the only few similarities that authors have. Everything else is different and almost antithetical – mother that had her own “broken” English for Amy Tan and…

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  • An Analysis Of Only Daughter By Sandra Cisneros

    Just a Girl The essay Only Daughter is a about a writer who grew up the only girl of six brothers. This story is based on the author, Sandra Cisneros life growing up. She talks about how isolated she felt being the only girl. Her brothers would only play amongst themselves. This loneliness she encountered did however prepare her for the great writer she would become. The expectations her father had for her were less than the ones he had for her brothers. It made her feel excluded from her…

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  • Similarities Between 'The Spirit Catches You And You Fall Down'

    A person’s personal knowledge or historical accounts are the basis for a memoir. There are various authors that have various ways to create a memoir that fits them and their story. William Faulkner, an American writer, won a Nobel Prize in Literature from Oxford Mississippi in 1949. During his banquet speech, he shared his perspective in writing memoirs and writing in general. As he put it the “writer’s duty” was that young writers are forgetting the problems of the human heart which is in…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Career As A Business Administrator

    websites. My favorite author on the craft of writing is James Scott Bell. I feel his writing is clear and non-condescending toward new writers. He gives examples that a general audience can relate to and gives supportive, common-sense advice. Another author I love is Blake Snyder. His book, Save the Cat, is geared more toward screenwriters but about 90% of it can be applied to novelists. Mr. Snyder and Mr. Bell both have the writer’s best interest in heart and don’t hold back on tips and tricks…

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  • Where Shall We Go This Summer Poem Analysis

    pattern to plot as it sounds more natural and even better if I dare use it is Hopkin’s word “Inscape”- while plot sounds arbitrary, heavy headed and artificial- all that I wish to avoid. One should have a pattern and then fit each piece in keeping with others and so forming a balanced whole. Anita Desai has tried to present her themes organically with appropriate adjustments and adaptations in spheres of style and point of view. The result is her comparative superiority over other Indian…

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