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    Poison My Home Analysis

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    Even if Nora has a nurse taking care of her children, she still tries to have that special quality time and even plays games like Hide and Seek or just dance. Nora concludes, “Deprave my little children? Poison my home? It's not true. It can't possibly be true.” ( 71) She starts feeling guilty that she is poisoning her children with this secret of the loan when Torvald talks about Krogstad being a liar and mentions that almost all criminals have had lying mothers. Nora should not feel…

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    The Necklace: Change in Perspective In The “Necklace”, by Guy de Maupassant, Madame Loisel is a middle class French woman who always wants to look like the rich, and feel like it. So you can imagine she is quite thrilled when her and her husband, Monsieur Loisel, are invited to a ball at the Ministry of Education. Her husband buys her a new dress and her friend Madame Forstier lends her a beautiful diamond necklace, but problems arouse when Mme. Loisel loses the necklace. They buy a new one and…

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    Mathilde's Change

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    It’s no secret that when something tragic happens to you, you are no longer the same person as yesterday. The only difference is whether or not the change was for the better or for the worse. In the case of Mathilde in the short story The Necklace by Edgar V. Roberts, her character changes at the end of the story. The story is stretched out for more than 10 years. From the start, Mathilde is a working class housewife who is very miserable because she believes she is more worthy of things that…

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    Special Effects of Halloween contacts lenses On Halloween, the party and holiday lovers dress up with some unique costumes. They try their best to look the best and for this, they spend lots of money on their dresses. However, when they ready for the occasion, something is always missing due to which they are not able to look perfect in their costumes. What may be the missing thing? The answer is very simple; they are the eyes which don’t match the dress. Due to the eyes the beauty of your dress…

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    The Necklace Irony Essay

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    In “The Necklace,” Mathilde is portrayed as a very unthankful person by the use of characterization, verbal irony, and person vs society conflict. The story commences with Mathilde, a non-wealthy woman, receiving an invitation to a party, but hastily complaining about her lack of jewelry, so she borrows a necklace from Madame Forestier. At the conclusion of the party, she loses the necklace and spends years paying for the replacement, only to discover the original was made of paste. Throughout…

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    Guy De Maupassant’s short story,”The Necklace” portrays Mathilda, a French middle-class woman, as someone who is very unhappy with her life. Throughout the story, the protagonist’s actions and Maupassant’s direct characterization demonstrate Madame Loisel’s transformation from a shallow and insecure girl, to a matured self-accepting woman. The theme, pride can be a personal obstacle, is reflected throughout Mathilda’s journey into becoming a strong, and changed woman. Initially, Mathilda is…

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    Gustave Courbet was a French artist known to be the leader and innovator of the Realist Movement of the 19th Century. His art rebelled against the Romantic and Neo-Classical Eras during his time. His passion was in illustrating the truth and erasing “social contradictions and imbalances” (www.gustavecourbet.org). Some notable paintings by the artist are “A Burial at Ornans” (1850) where he depicts his great-uncle’s funeral in his native Ornans portraying the ugliness in the situation beginning…

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    “Honesty is the best policy” is a well-known dictum that everyone has heard and everyone has found conflicting. Mom always said it is true. Not everyone is honest if the truth could cause trouble. Madame Loisel struggles with being honest in the short story “The Necklace.” The author, Guy de Maupassant, displays the reality that honesty really is the best policy in the story through the use of irony. Mathilde Loisel was embarrassed about being poor, but if she was honest about her wealth she…

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    Mostly because I could not decipher what the artist is portraying or the message behind it, while others were just ok. Until I stumbled upon a painting located in the Impressionism Gallery on the 2nd floor by Gustave Courbet. The painting I chose to write about is called the Fox in the Snow by Gustave Courbet. I stumbled upon this piece when I…

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    Jealousy In Madame Bovary

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    Three characters fall in love with Emma in the novel Madame Bovary. However, not all of them were jealous lovers. For this paper, I will consider the term jealousy to refer to intense lust driven by the impatient and aggressive sexual desire to have another person be yours. Out of all these characters, the most jealous one is Rodolphe. The least jealous is the naïve and foolish Charles, Emma’s husband. However, it seems that Charles, the least jealous lover, is most in love with Emma. Charles…

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