Vince Clarke

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  • Compare And Contrast A Little Princess And The Secret Garden

    The Film ‘A Little Princess’ directed by Alfonso Cuaron in 1995 and tells a story of a young girl from India, who is sent to stay at a boarding school while her father goes to fight in war, as her mother is dead. On the other hand, the novel ‘The secret Garden’ was written by Frances Hodgson Burnett in 1911 and tells a story of a spoilt ten year old girl who has to move from India to her uncle's house in England after her parents had died from a disease. Both film and novel displays the theme…

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  • The Secret Life Of Anne Frank

    “I still believe, in spite of everything, that people are really good at heart,” -Anne Frank. That’s tough to swallow, especially considering Anne was a Jew during the Holocaust. Anne and her family didn’t go to a camp like most Jews. They went into hiding and had to live with another family for two years. Two families and one stranger in an attic above a business; things will definitely not always go well. There will obviously be differences between some of them. Especially Anne Frank, and her…

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  • Describe The Relationship Between Georgiaa And Elizaia In Jane Eyre

    The gothic novel, Jane Eyre, focuses on the life of a young, orphaned girl, who learns to balance her precarious station in 19th century England- a society whose culture is dictated by rigid social castes and protocols. She grows up in household of her Aunt, Mrs Reed, after the death of her parents, where she experiences neglect and estrangement until she moves to a charity school at the age of ten. The novel briefly narrates the story of her cousins, Georgiana and Eliza Reed, through brief…

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  • The Children's Hour Film Analysis

    In the film The Children's Hour by Lillian Hellman, two women, Martha and Karen, run an all girls boarding school. One of the girls, Mary Tilford, becomes upset when she is punished for disobeying the rules and decides that she does not want to return to school. She recalls one of her classmates, Rosalie, telling her that Martha’s Aunt, Lily Mortar, had said that Martha’s actions towards Karen were “unnatural”. To avoid returning to school, Mary uses this information and forms a lie that she…

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  • Bleak House Analysis

    Bleak House is a story about Esther Summerson who lives with her aunt and is the illegitimate daughter of Lady Dedlock and Captain Hawdon. She spends the early years of her life at Ms. Barbary, her aunt’s house. After Ms. Barbary’s death she goes to live at Greenleaf at Ms. Donny’s with the help of her guardian Mr. Jarndyce. She spends six years at Greenleaf. After six years she goes to live at her guardian’s house accompanied with two other wards Miss Ada Clare and Richard Carstone. She…

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  • Mother And Daughter Relationship In Two Kinds By Amy Tan

    Amy Tan’s “Two Kinds” is a short story that was written in 1989, that outlines the difficulties with a mother and daughter relationship. A young girl name Jing-Mei Woo who is the main character in the story was a vulnerable nine-year-old girl living in a home with her mother and father. Jing-Mei deals with the high potentials of her mother, to become a genius. After losing everything in China, her mother moved to America for a better living. Jing-Mei shares her mother’s thoughts about America on…

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  • The Myth Of Innocence Analysis

    The Modern Myth of Innocence The poem “The Myth of Innocence” by Louise Glück, is one that brilliantly transcends the test of time and holds a brilliant message that resonates with people in modern times. The main theme of this poem is maturing, and in Persephone’s case she is immediately thrown into the life of a woman rather than a girl. This poem was written as a metaphor for the process of growing up, and almost seems to expertly predict the future by metaphorically describing the behavior…

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  • Pride And Prejudice Darcy Character Analysis

    In a discussion of Pride and Prejudice, one issue that has been discussed is the development of Darcy and Elizabeth throughout the whole story. On one hand, from the beginning, Elizabeth has been the smart mind sister but does she change and develop into a well-rounded individual? Over the span of the novel, we see her self-development, a developing of her character as she comes to more prominent information and comprehension of herself and other individuals. On the other hand, in the beginning,…

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  • Theme Of Sacrifice In Jane Eyre

    Humans have a trend in which we only sacrifice at the most critical or important point, which helps reveal the what we value. This is showcased in the novel, Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte, when the author uses the protagonist, Jane Eyre, to showcase a theme of sacrifice and sometimes lack thereof regarding one’s moral principles in a Victorian society. Throughout the novel, Jane deliberately sacrifices her safety, stability, and emotional gratification, which highlights her character’s values…

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  • Journeys In Jane Eyre And Wide Sargasso Sea

    During everyones life many journeys are taken, whether they are from place to place or a kind of mental journey that changes your perspective. Throughout Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte and Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys two different journeys are told. Jane Eyre tells the story of a trouble young orphan who eventually becomes the wife of someone who cares very deeply for her. On the other hand, Antoinette Cosway in Wide Sargasso Sea is a secluded young child who lives to become mentally crazy and…

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