The House of Mirth

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  • Comparison Of Branagh's And Much Ado About Nothing

    from his own life (Lanier 121). This intentionally invoked intrusiveness is exploited many times throughout the film, particularly in regards to the very structure of the house itself. Unlike the grand outdoors of Branagh’s film, here the action never travels outside the close-confines of the immediate home. While Whedon’s house is not quite reminiscent of the city Barton advocates for, its small scale creates the desired atmosphere of claustrophobia, which is exposed by the camera angles.…

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  • Foggy Monologue

    “Perfect.” This was a great idea. The best one he had for a while now. * This was the worst idea. Foggy thought as he ran his hand through his hair as they walked to the kitchen which several relatives told him where his mother was. His childhood house was bursting to the seams with the sheer amount of Nelsons that attended the party. Cousins, aunts, uncles, nephews and nieces. The place was filled with fifty different shades of blonde and the pleasant chatter that filled the air, so…

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  • Eleanor Roosevelt Personality

    People are rarely placed to work in a position with no specific job description. Those who are, usually fail. However, this was not the case for Anna Eleanor Roosevelt. She grasped the opportunity to influence the world, and did so with grace and passion. The title “Wife of President Franklin Roosevelt” does not do her justice. Eleanor was more than a First Lady and she was more than a wife, in fact, she was one of the most esteemed women in the world. Eleanor Roosevelt dramatically changed the…

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  • Astrophel And What Is Our Life Essay

    ABSTRACT Renaissance was a cultural and artistic movement which started off in Italy from the late fifteenth century to the early seventeenth century. After it started in Italy, spreads across European countries such as England and had an effect upon the literature of this period, so based on from here the purpose of this study was to search these effects in terms of poem’s theme, structure, aspects and some parts where poetry was influenced by renaissance in Elizabethan Age. The study analysed…

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  • Shobha Rajadhyaksha Analysis

    Shobha De’s Novels expose the vicissitudes of modern society’s marriage system and marital relations leading to frustration, conflict and loneliness.The present paper focuses on agony of Maya who feels trapped in matrimony. This paper also takes up the issue of the psychic cum social complexities of middle class Society. Here, the story revolves around Maya, a pretty girl who is eager to escape her dull, middle class home in Calcutta for the glamour of Mumbai, where she moves after marriage to…

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  • The Tempest Analysis

    BASILONIA, Yvonne Mae G. 3LIT1 “Conveying Emotions and Awareness through Drama: The Tempest Reimagined Review” The Tempest, a play written by William Shakespeare himself was adapted in the Philippine setting by the Philippine Educational Theater Association, titled The Tempest: Reimagined, and speaks of the super typhoon Yolanda when it hit the country and the great damage it caused to the Filipinos. Emotions swirled within the stage brought by the actors themselves, the effects of both…

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  • Pritans And Puritans In Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter

    Introduction Nathaniel Hawthorne had deep bonds with his Puritan ancestors and created a story that both highlighted their weaknesses and their strengths. His knowledge of their beliefs and his admiration for their strengths were balanced by his concerns for their rigid and oppressive rules.The Scarlet Letter shows his attitude toward these Puritans of Boston in his portrayal of characters, his plot, and the themes of his story. The early Puritans who first came to America in 1620 founded a…

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  • A Midsummer Night's Dream Puritanism Analysis

    The Shakespearean audience might have recognized Puritan concerns spoken through the mouths of the mechanicals in the play. A group of common laborers gathers in the house of Peter Quince to rehearse a play that they hope to perform in the celebration preceding Theseus and Hippolyta’s wedding. The play they plan to perform tells the love story of Pyramus and Thisbe, a young couple who is separated by their families’…

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  • The Role Of Okonkwo's Fear In Things Fall Apart

    In “Things Fall Apart” by Achebe, the main character Okonkwo is driven throughout his entire life by fear, which in the end becomes his undoing. This fear is grounded on becoming like his father. Now unlike most men, Okonkwo’s fear was not living up to his father’s expectations or even gaining the respect of his father. Okonkwo’s fear was that he would indeed grow into a man that resembled his father. This fear began in his childhood when Okonkwo was hungry, hungry because his father was lazy…

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  • American Romanticism And Transcendentalism

    (1819-1892) - Leaves of Grass (1855, 1856, 1860, 1867, 1871, 1876, 1881, 1889, 1891-2) Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) - Slant rhymes, capitalizations, dashes - uncertainty Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) The Scarlet Letter (1850)《红字》 The House of Seven Gables (1851)《带有七个尖角阁的房子》 The Blithedale Romance (1852)《福谷传奇》 The Marble Faun (1860)《玉石雕像》 Herman Melville (1819-1891) Typee (1846) Moby-Dick (1851) The Piazza Tales (“Beneto Cereno” “Bartleby the Scrivener”) (1856) The…

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