• London’s ‘a Wicked Woman’: a Reading Response
    29 February 2012 “London’s ‘A Wicked Woman’: A Reading Response” Jack London’s “A Wicked Woman” is a short story depicting the troubled love life of a young woman named Loretta. London rapidly introduces the reader to a large cast of characters in the first two paragraphs. I found this story...
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    Jack London’s “ A Wicked Woman” tells the story of a woman going through struggles in her love life who seeks help from her family and close friends. Her family tries to help her get through the difficult time she is having but they end up doing more harm than good by deceiving her to make a choice...
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  • How do Victorian attitudes to marriage and respectability underpin the comic elements of the importance of being Earnest?
    qualities quote:   "A man who marries without knowing Bunbury [an excuse for pleasure] has a very tedious time of it."  "I hope you have not been leading a double life, pretending to be wicked and being really good all the time."  "You won't be able to disappear to London quite so frequently as...
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  • A Streetcar Named Desire: the Importance of Being Earnest
    concept of moral duty, which was the linchpin of Victorian morality. Wilde uses Lady Bracknell’s interview of Jack to make fun of the values of London society, which put a higher premium on social connections than on character or goodness. More disquieting than the questions themselves is the...
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  • The Importance of Being Earnest
    that Jack start the whole proposal process over again, doing it properly. The social commentary in this scene goes deeper than the Victorian concern with propriety. In the figure of Gwendolen, a young woman obsessed with the name Ernest, and not with actual earnestness itself, Wilde satirizes...
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  • The Importance of Being Earnest
    interest in marriage stems from his lack of respect for women in general. “The only way to behave to a woman is to make love to her, if she is pretty, and to someone else, if she is plain.” (pg 51) This shows that Algernon’s trying attempts at humor, of which Jack will have none because he is a true...
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  • The Double Life in the Importa
    interfere with the others’ lives. The double life led by Algernon, Jack, and Cecily (through her diary) is simply another means by which they liberate themselves from the repressive norms of society. They have the freedom to create themselves and use their double identities to give themselves the...
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  • Empowerment of Women
    Spells: The Wicked Stepmother’s Lament. London, England, 1987. Rowe, Karen. Folk and Fairy Tales: Feminism and Fairy Tales. 1979. Zipes, Jack. Arabian Nights: King Shahryar and His Brother. Penguin Group, New York, 1983....
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  • Hound of the Baskervilles
    refusing to work in her husband's game to gain fortune by the wrong ways. Being in London Holmes explain the media that the stolen shoe was to give the sent to the dog so he can find him with ease , and the warning note given to sir Henry wrote it none other than miss beryl Stapleton , and that jack denied their marriage to seduce miss Lyon to helping her after that , watson files the case solved and closed....
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  • Rebecca
    body in the hold. This forces Maxim to tell the heroine the truth. Rebecca was a wicked woman, who lived a secret life and was having multiple affairs, including one with her cousin, jack Favell. On the night of her death, Maxim had demanded a divorce, and she refused, and told him that she was...
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  • Ccc0
    London Bridge is Falling Down to get himself to sleep, and for his wicked sea sickness. But one day, whilst being sick over the ship's railing again, he meets fellow London orphan Marty. They become best friends, and Marty stands up to the boys bullying Arthur by punching their leader, Wes Snarkey...
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  • monetarily prized
    , she received $50,000 for wearing Chopard jewellery to the 2006 Bafta Awards in London, and a further $200,000 for wearing two items from the firm's range to that year's Oscars. In another, Montblanc paid a charity $250,000 for Theron to model one of its silver necklaces. Raymond Weil sued the...
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  • play
    thing too. Algernon: Your brother is a little off colour, isn’t he, dear Jack? You won’t be able to disappear to London quite so frequently as your wicked custom was. And not a bad thing either. Jack: As for your conduct towards Miss Cardew, I must say that your taking in a sweet, simple, innocent...
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  • Major works data sheet for Rebecca
    , signaling that a ship has run aground. When divers swim near the grounded ship, they find the wreckage of Rebecca's sailboat, with Rebecca's dead body in the hold. This discovery prompts Maxim to tell the heroine the truth: Rebecca was a malevolent, wicked woman, who lived a secret life and carried...
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  • Lakers History
    Jack? You wont be able to disappear to London quite so frequently as your wicked custom was. And not a bad thing either. Jack. As for your conduct towards Miss Cardew, I must say that your taking in a sweet, simple, innocent girl like that is quite inexcusable. To say nothing of the fact that she...
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  • The Importance of Being Earnest
    little off colour, isn't he, dear Jack? You won't be able to disappear to London quite so frequently as your wicked custom was. And not a bad thing either. JACK As for your conduct towards Miss Cardew, I must say that your taking in a sweet, simple, innocent girl like that is quite inexcusable. To...
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  • Romeo and Juliet
    Paradise by Phil Collins 9. As The Years Go Passing By by The Jeff Healey Band 10. B.B. King by B.B. King 11. Behind Blue Eyes by The Who 12. Bell Bottom Blues by Derek & The Dominos 13. Blue Bird by Big Jack Johnson 14. Blue Walls by Matt "Guitar" Murphy 15. Blues In 'A' by Eric Clapton 16. Born...
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  • the importance of being earnest--book
    !  And I pity any woman who is married to a man called John.  She would probably never be allowed to know the entrancing pleasure of a single moment’s solitude.  The only really safe name is Ernest. Jack.  Gwendolen, I must get christened at once—I mean we must get married at once.  There is no time to...
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  • Books Read
    MARCH by Saul Bellow 82. ANGLE OF REPOSE by Wallace Stegner 83. A BEND IN THE RIVER by V.S. Naipaul 84. THE DEATH OF THE HEART by Elizabeth Bowen 85. LORD JIM by Joseph Conrad 86. RAGTIME by E.L. Doctorow 87. THE OLD WIVES’ TALE by Arnold Bennett 88. THE CALL OF THE WILD by Jack London 89...
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  • Water
    woman, Cecily is very sheltered and unspoiled; however, she is still very intelligent and cunning as she tricks Jack into allowing Algernon to continue residing at their home ------------------------------------------------- Character’s Role and Purpose in the Play...
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