George Eliot

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  • George Eliot Old Leisure Analysis

    In her passage, author George Eliot uses personification and imagery to create the appearance of a preference to old leisure, but really her sarcasm communicates her true stance on the matter: that new leisure is truly an improvement to the…

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  • Dame Jodi Dench Character Analysis

    Dr. Q Honors English 17/3/23 The Fundamental Actress of The Importance of Being Earnest- Dame Judi Dench “The Importance of Being Earnest” is a British comedy written by Oscar Wilde, which was transposed into a movie by the director Oliver Parker in 2002. Lady Augusta Bracknell is a dominant character which has a profound impact in both play and movie; her role is essential. She symbolizes the stereotypical upper-class woman during the Victorian Age. She is the tool through which Oscar…

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  • Silas Marner By George Eliot: Does Money Lead To Happiness?

    By George Eliot supports that quote as throughout much of the novel Eliot seems to say that money does not play any part in a happy life. Her saying this is seen innumerable times throughout the book, especially as Silas’ life changes during the course of the novel. At the beginning, he begins to acquire some wealth through his weaving, but at the same time is miserable and isolated from society. Then, after his money is pilfered by Dunstan, the other villagers start being more friendly and…

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  • Toba Teh Manto Analysis

    Saadat Hasan Manto is one of the greatest short story writers in Urdu literature who has produced twenty two collections of short stories dealing with different subjects such as partition, human life, social taboos, communal violence, so on and so forth. His stories revolving round the subject of partition of the subcontinent after independence in 1947 are more famous and more known than his other stories. Toba Tek Singh is one such story, a masterpiece, which is interwoven with the theme of…

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  • The Importance Of Inaugural Addresses

    ” Will believes that “the general shortening of sentences reflects, in part, a change in nature of Inaugural Addresses.” He refers to Teddy Roosevelt who called the presidency “a bully pulpit.” Later addresses have had an incentive to tell Americans how to behave with phrases such as “The only thing we have to fear…” and “Ask not…” A more popular phrase which was used by Kennedy and Nixon was “Let us…,” which according to Will means, “For Pete’s sake, pull up your socks and shape up.” The…

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  • To Autumn By John Keats Analysis

    Friedrich Nietzsche once spoke about poets as being “shameless with their experiences: they exploit them” (109). This quote most definitely describes one of the most descriptive British poets in the world, John Keats. Autumn is the season of steady decline and sadness, a time of the year when beauty dies and despair takes over. The pride and glory of the people plummets like autumn leaves. However, John Keats believes autumn to be the season of beauty, awe, and tranquility and he backs it up…

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  • Analysis Of The Hymn Of Apollo By Percy Bysshe Shelly

    The formalistic approach focuses on the construction and structure of the literary works; as, (n.d.) mentions: “The formalistic approach to literature examines a text by its “organic form” –its setting, theme, scene, narrative, image and symbol. It is often referred as “a scientific approach to literature,” because it advocates methodical and systematic readings of texts”. In this case, the structure of poem titled the Hymn of Apollo has six stanzas with 6 six…

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  • Rabindranath Tagore Postmaster Analysis

    INTRODUCTION Rabindranath Tagore- poet, short story writer, song composer, playwright, essayist, and painter – was born in a rich aristocratic family in Calcutta. He was the son of the religious reformer, Debendranath Tagore. He began to write verses early in life and after his studies in England, he returned to India in the late 1860s. He founded an experimental school in rural West Bengal at Shantiniketan, where he sought to blend the best in the Indian and Western traditions. Years of sadness…

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  • Kamala Das Dance Of The Eunuchs Analysis

    Abstract. The topic of the research paper is on KAMALA DAS as a Confessional poet with special reference to her Poem DANCE OF THE EUNUCHS & An INTRODUCTION. Kamala Das is perhaps the most interesting and controversial figure in post-colonial Indian English poetry. She writes with outspokenness and frankness unusual in Indian context. Her private experiences and observations are portrayed in her poetry but those experiences and observations seem to become universal. Her voice also symbolizes the…

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  • Jabberwocky: A Nonsense Word

    A nonsense word is a word that had no conventionally accepted meaning, or has no set definition. Nonsense words can be used to influence a story line, an overall vocabulary, and a stories literary devices. In the poem “Jabberwocky” by Lewis Carroll and an excerpt from Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax, nonsense vocabulary is used. Both texts have some vocabulary attributes that make them similar and different to the other. It is important to understand how nonsensical word usage affects different…

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