A Wicked Woman By Jack London Essays and Term Papers

  • 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 similar...

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  • Paper

    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 she...

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  • How do Victorian attitudes to marriage and respectability underpin the comic elements of the importance of being Earnest?

    13. How do Victorian attitudes to marriage and respectability underpin the comic elements of the importance of being Earnest? Plan: Jack and Algernons alter egos, Wilde and his social rebellion through his characters. Marriage is loveless, wealth and background takes priority over most things...

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  • A Streetcar Named Desire: the Importance of Being Earnest

    time in the opening dialogue between Algernon and his butler, Lane, and from this point on the subject never disappears for very long. Algernon and Jack discuss the nature of marriage when they dispute briefly about whether a marriage proposal is a matter of “business” or “pleasure,” and Lady Bracknell...

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  • The Importance of Being Earnest

    between Algernon and Jack over the question of whether Jack should eat cucumber sandwiches or bread and butter. Here, Algernon interprets eating as a form of social, even sexual, presumption. Algernon can eat the cucumber sandwiches because he’s Lady Bracknell’s blood relation, but Jack, who hardly knows...

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  • The Importance of Being Earnest

    as the case may be.” (pg 44) This comes about as a set of assumptions about the nature and purpose of marriage. When Lady Bracknell then interviews Jack for his eligibility as Gwendolen’s husband, her questions reflect the conventional assumptions of Victorian respectability '' social position, income...

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  • The Double Life in the Importa

    Earnest assume false identities in order to achieve their goals but do not 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...

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  • Hound of the Baskervilles

    stop till late in the night, the next morning he was found dead. The heir of the Baskerville inheritance is Sir Henry Baskerville and was arriving to London in few minutes and had already been intimidated with a note with a warning in it signed anonymous and with that even stranger motion the theft of one...

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  • Rebecca

    the old woman spell is when rockets go off over the cove, signaling that a ship has arrived. When the divers swim near the ship, they find the wreckage of Rebecca’s sailboat, with Rebecca’s dead body in the hold. This forces Maxim to tell the heroine the truth. Rebecca was a wicked woman, who lived...

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  • Empowerment of Women

    to societies that empower women. Fairy tales are often told with a very patriarchal view, seeing women as incompetent, unfaithful and evil. The Wicked Stepmothers Lament and The Story of King Shaheyar and His Brother both represent women as evil. In The Story of King Shaheyar and His Brother, women...

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  • play

    on your German, as he was leaving for town yesterday. Indeed, he always lays stress on your German when he is leaving for town. Cecily: Dear Uncle Jack is so very serious! Sometimes he is so serious that I think he cannot be quite well. Miss Prism: [Drawing herself up.] Your guardian enjoys the best...

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  • monetarily prized

    Related Articles Topless shoot 'was dumb' 10 Oct 2008 In one incident, 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...

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  • Major works data sheet for Rebecca

    Publication: 1938 Genre: Romance, Gothic, Mystery, Classic Biographical Information about the Author: Daphne du Maurier was born on May 13, 1907, in London, England, the daughter of actor-manager Sir Gerald du Maurier. She was a popular novelist known for her suspenseful, romantic and sometimes supernatural...

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  • Ccc0

    This book is about a boy named Arthur whos is now and older man that tells his life story to his daughter allexis about how when he lived in london and how he was an orhpan and how he was separted with his sister kitty who gave him a key before they were seprated and how he still has the key and how...

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  • Water

    Important Events - Act I - ------------------------------------------------- I. Opening Scene: Algernon (A) and Lane (L) at Algernon’s London flat ------------------------------------------------- A. A plays piano, L feels impolite to listen ------------------------------------------------- ...

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  • Lakers History

    have absolutely no sense of moral responsibility. [Enter Lane.] Lane. Mr. Ernest Worthing. [Enter Jack.] [Lane goes out.] Algernon. How are you, my dear Ernest? What brings you up to town? Jack. Oh, pleasure, pleasure! What else should bring one anywhere? Eating as usual, I see, Algy! Algernon...

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  • The Importance of Being Earnest

    absolutely no sense of moral responsibility. Enter LANE. Mr. Ernest Worthing. Enter JACK. LANE goes out. LANE LANE THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST I-3 ALGERNON How are you, my dear Ernest? What brings you up to town? JACK Oh, pleasure, pleasure! What else should bring one anywhere? Eating as usual,...

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  • Books Read

    Norman Mailer 52. PORTNOY’S COMPLAINT by Philip Roth 53. PALE FIRE by Vladimir Nabokov 54. LIGHT IN AUGUST by William Faulkner 55. ON THE ROAD by Jack Kerouac 56. THE MALTESE FALCON by Dashiell Hammett 57. PARADE’S END by Ford Madox Ford 58. THE AGE OF INNOCENCE by Edith Wharton 59. ZULEIKA DOBSON...

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  • Romeo and Juliet

    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 Under A Bad Sign by Jimi Hendrix 17. Clocks by Coldplay ...

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  • the importance of being earnest--book

    have absolutely no sense of moral responsibility. [Enter Lane.] Lane.  Mr. Ernest Worthing. [Enter Jack.] [Lane goes out.] Algernon.  How are you, my dear Ernest?  What brings you up to town? Jack.  Oh, pleasure, pleasure!  What else should bring one anywhere?  Eating as usual, I see, Algy! Algernon...

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