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  • Lolita Fashion Essay

    Clothing – Lolita Fashion Lolita Fashion is fashion sub culture which is based on the Victorian era of clothing, this fashion movement came out during the 90s in Japan as a form of radical street style, with the taste for the Hello Kitty cuteness like a doll with head gear, make up, ribbon & frilly skirt and lace. Lolita fashion is believed to be partly created as a movement against this growing trend. Followers of this fashion movement simply like to express themselves using the terms of cute and elegant rather than the usage of the term “sexy”. (This is commonly associated with woman in fashion.) With the Lolita dress a woman looks like child or doll. It express the more girly side with its eye popping candy corn and cupcake shaped knee length…

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  • The Victorian Fashion Style

    Intro In the mid 1600s to early 1800s, the Rococo fashion was very popular(think Marie Antoinette). It, of course, like many other fashion trends, faded away. Then, in the mid 1800s to early 1900s, the Victorian fashion style was big(think the movie Belle). These two styles are very similar, given that the Victorian style is styled after the Rococo fashion, just less ribbons and frills. Of course, all good things must come to an end. Well, usually. The next 80 years or so would bring about…

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  • Stylistic Devices In Lolita Cues

    The picture of persuasion Vladimir Nabokov paints throughout Lolita cues the reader through its language, stylistic devices of repetition, metaphor and alliteration. This passage is no exception as the readers is thrown into a pool of ambiguity, left to their own devices and the seduction of Humbert Humbert to discern what is right or wrong? Worthy of forgiveness? Is Charlotte’s death Humbert’s fault? There are no clear answers and this is precisely what makes good literature what makes Lo lee…

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  • Analysis Of We Need To Talk About Kevin By Lionel Shriver

    Lionel Shriver’s fictional novel, We Need To Talk About Kevin, is a novel told in a series of letters from mother/wife to her estranged husband, in relation to the upbringing of her son leading up to the eventual massacre that he commits at his school. Unreliable narrator Eva Khatchadourian reminds readers that she is writing about her past in the first chapters, due to the dates of the letters, allowing readers to understand that her memories may be slightly incorrect. Shrivers use of…

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  • Unusual Pleasures In Lolita

    Unusual Pleasures In the book Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov, we learn very quickly that the main characters in the novel have what most would consider a very perverted relationship. Humbert and Lolita are the main characters in this tale. Humbert is a middle-aged man engaged to Lolita’s mother, Charlotte. This book is the story of Humbert’s intense love and obsession for Lolita, Charlotte’s daughter. Throughout the novel, we find out that Humbert’s pleasures and Lolita’s pleasures are far from…

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  • Explanation Of The Monster In Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita

    LOLITA ‘While Humbert is perfectly willing to say that he is a monster, the reader of Lolita finds herself unable to agree with that assessment’. Discuss. ‘Vladimir Nabokov uses the chestnut tree as a symbol of death and extinction in his 1955 novel Lolita. Humbert Humbert refers early on to the chestnut and later, during their cross-country trip west, likens their sojourn to the westward spread of the American chestnut tree.’ Ann McCauley Basso’s interpretation of Vladimir Nabokov’s novel…

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  • Kimbote In Pale Fire

    Whether one is attempting to glean the hidden meanings within the 999 lines of Pale Fire or determine the sanity and identity of the narrator, a great number of mysteries still surround Vladimir Nabokov’s novel Pale Fire. Many theories have been put forward by various academics, including those who were close to Nabokov, that helps to reveal the identity of Kinbote; many of the ideas revolve around Kimbote being a made up fictional character created for Shade’s novel, while another puts forward…

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  • Common Themes And Symbols In Despair By Vladmir Nabokov

    “You two could be siblings!” Everyone has been told this at least once in their lifetime and more times than not, the two people who could be possible siblings look nothing alike. This was a frequent issue for Felix after he met Hermann Karlovich in the novel Despair by Vladmir Nabokov. Nabokov had a common theme in many of his works and a theme that is very prevalent in this novel- fake doubles. He creates a static and narcissistic protagonist, Hermann, that propels the plot forward and sets…

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  • Nabokov's Lolit Ladies And Gentlemen Of The Jury

    While that may not be very unique, what Nabokov is doing by making Humbert an unreliable narrator is something remarkable. By showing us how to spot the unreliable narration and in turn giving us the tools to engage with this book, Nabokov allows us to alleviate ourselves from the conventional, topical reading of Lolita. That this is not a book that works to justify, explain, or understand Humbert’s love (and it is about the nature of this “love”, though pedophilia is the vehicle) but to display…

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  • Joe Rose Unreliable Narrator

    To what extent do you agree with Jonathon Greenberg’s view that ‘Joe’s genealogical account of unreliability undercuts the very authority of his own intellectual position’? Refer to the whole novel and the critical anthology in your answer. The term ‘unreliable narrator’ refers to a narrator who is an ‘invariably invented character who is part of the stories they tell’, this therefore indicates how they are provide a first-hand point of view of the situations which take place. The term was first…

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