• English Literature
    Below is a free essay on "Stylistics Analysis of “Mr. Know All” by W. Somerset Maugham" from Anti Essays, your source for free research papers, essays, and term paper examples. Stylistics Analysis of “Mr. Know All” by W. Somerset Maugham W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) is a British novelist,...
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  • Van Hoc Anh
    Stylistic Analysis of Somerset Maugham’s “Mr. Know-All” W. Somerset Maugham is best known for his urbanity, his wit, his controlled sense of writing, and his ability to describe not only objectively but also so realistically that he has been accused of lifting stories directly from life. Many of his...
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  • The moon and sixpence
    THE MOON AND SIXPENCE BY SOMERSET MAUGHAM Somerset Maugham is one of the most prolific and financially successful writers of his era. He conquered the world by his unadorned but elegant style of writing. As a child, S. Maugham lost his parents and was brought up by his emotionally cold uncle, at school...
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  • W.S. Maugham "The Moon and the Sixpence"
    The theme of the present paper is „Character depiction in the novel The Moon and the Sixpence” of William Somerst Maugham. The reason for writing a paper on this topic are numerous. First, the literary works of W.S. Maugham are very famous and popular all over the world. He is recognized as a master...
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  • The Kite
    CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF THE KITE BY MOUGHAM.” William Somerset Maugham born in 1874 is one of the greatest short story writers of literature. He died in 1965 after completing many short stories one of which is the “The Kite”. The theme of this story is symbolic, but above all psychological;...
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  • The Kite
    Analysis of ”The kite” “The Kite” is a short story written in 1947 by William Somerset Maugham. Mr. Maugham is well known for his very popular short stories, which are quite easy read and understood by everyone. The above-mentioned characteristics of Mr. Maugham and his short stories made him grew...
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  • Moon and Sixpence
    By William Somerset Maugham      Table:   Ⅰ. A brief introduction to the author   Ⅱ. Plot summary   Ⅲ. Comments    A. The Title    B. Love Relationships with Three Women    C. Comparisons between Stroeve and Strickland    D. Why is it Classic?    E. Sentences Analysis      Ⅰ....
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  • The Razor's Edge Study Guide
    Razor's Edge W. Somerset Maugham Online Information For the online version of BookRags' The Razor's Edge Premium Study Guide, including complete copyright information, please visit: http://www.bookrags.com/studyguide−razors−edge/ Copyright Information ©2000−2007 BookRags, Inc. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED...
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  • Sense and Stylistic Analysis
    stylistic analysis “The Escape” I would like to consider sense and stylistic peculiarities of the text that I have recently read. The title of the story is “The Escape”, it was written by Somerset Maugham. First of all, some facts from the author’s biography. William Somerset Maugham is one of...
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  • Glen
    short story. He delighted in clever plotting, and served as a model for Somerset Maugham and O. Henry in this respect. His stories about expensive jewelry ("La Parure", "Les Bijoux") are imitated with a twist by Maugham ("Mr Know-All", "A String of Beads") and Henry James. Taking his cue from Balzac, Maupassant...
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  • Djjf
    Charles Strickland The main character of the novel, Charles Strickland, is a prosperous stockbroker. At the beginning of the book the reader sees him through the eyes of a young writer, the narrator of the novel: a very dull, quiet man, not in the least interested in literature or the arts(34)...
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  • William Somerset Maugham
    The Escape By Maugham William Somerset Maugham is one of the best known English writers of the 20th century. He was not only a novelist, but also a one of the most successful dramatist and short-story writers. Maugham wants the readers to draw their own conclusion about the characters and events described...
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  • the moon and the sixpence
    creativity 2. Theme , motive , symbol 3. The main character 4. Conclusion 1. The writer’s life and creativity: William Somerset Maugham was born in the British Embassy in Paris on 25th January, 1874. William's father, Robert Ormond Maugham, a wealthy solicitor, worked for the Embassy in France...
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  • “The Happy Man”
    Analysis “The Happy Man” Ринчино Сарюна, гр. 02194 I’m going to analyze a novel “The Happy Man” by Somerset Maugham, a well-known English novelist, short-story writer, playwright and essayist. William Somerset Maugham was born in Paris, educated at King’s school in Canterbury and studied to be a doctor...
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  • Mr. Know-all
    Plot Structure in Mr. Know All by W. Somerset Maugham Plot is the author’s choice of arrangement of events which in total make up the story. Aristotle stated in his book The Poetics that plot structure had "a beginning, a middle and an end". But just placing the events one after another is not enough...
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  • Distinctive Linguistic Features of the Major Functional Styles of English
    Analyzing Stories by S. Maugham…..…………………………….19 2.1.1. Style Analysis of the story “The Man with the Scar” by S. Maugham……23 2.1.2. Style Analysis of the story “The Luncheon” by S. Maugham…………….24 2.1.3. Style Analysis of the story “A Friend in Need” by S. Maugham………….26 2.2. Reading and...
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  • The Moon and Sixpence
    William Somerset Maugham (25 January 1874 – 16 December 1965) The British novelist William Somerset Maugham, one of the most popular writers in English in the 20th century, is noted for his clarity of style and skill in storytelling. Born in Paris, of Irish ancestry, Somerset Maugham was to lead...
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  • essay
    Of Human Bondage by Somerset Maugham An Electronic Classics Series Publication Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset Maugham is a publication of The Electronic Classics Series. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file...
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  • Analytical Reading “The Luncheon” by Somerset Maugham
    The Luncheon by Somerset Maugham Analysis The text under analysis belongs to the pen of William Somerset Maugham, the one of the best known English writers of the 20th century. He was not only a novelist, but also one of the most successful dramatist and short-story writers. He was born in Paris...
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  • The Analysis of the Escape by W.S. Maugham
    Анализ "The Escape" by Somerset Maugham The story under the title “The Escape” was written by one of the outstanding English writers – William Somerset Maugham. The plot of the story is quite simple, though interesting. The protagonist of the story, a young man rolling in money – Roger Charing –...
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