• 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...
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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...
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  • The moon and sixpence
    the extract opens, it becomes clear that the author feels sympathy to the captain. Somerset Maugham depicts his character using the word “melancholy”, showing that Mr. Nichols does not seem to be happy or at least satisfied with his life. What sorrow could break the strong and brave captain? As the...
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  • The Kite
    once, nobody knows where she will fall just as Betty. Every detail, symbol and character makes this story colorful. The story is full of love, hatred, revenge and above all dogmatic nature of woman. The tone and point of view which Maugham uses enables the reader to experience emotions...
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  • W.S. Maugham "The Moon and the Sixpence"
    Introduction 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...
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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...
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  • Moon and Sixpence
    . Sentences Analysis      Ⅰ. A brief introduction to the author   William Somerset Maugham (1874 - 1965), a famous British writer all over the world. Born in Paris, 1874, Maugham was the sixth and youngest son. His father Robert Ormond Maugham was an English lawyer who handled the legal affairs of...
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  • Sense and Stylistic Analysis
    Sense and 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...
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  • The Razor's Edge Study Guide
    The 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...
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  • Djjf
    majority." Realistic portrayal of life, keen character observation, and interesting plots coupled with beautiful, expressive language, simple and lucid style, place Somerset Maugham on a level with the greatest English writers of the XXth century. Mrs. Strickland Mrs...
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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...
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  • Glen
    one of the fathers of the modern 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...
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  • Distinctive Linguistic Features of the Major Functional Styles of English
    by many researches: Galperin I. R., Weber J. J., Simpson P., Kozhina M. N., Enkvist. M., and others. We will try to give a detailed explanation of what is an analysis of a literary and non-literary text, how it is presented in the stories written by William Somerset Maugham and in Barak Obama’s...
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  • the moon and the sixpence
    Group 428 Asgarova Matanat Baku-2013 Plan: 1. The writer’s life and 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...
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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...
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  • essay
    such lovely presents. “Never you mind what they say, dear,” said Mrs. Hodges. “I’ve ‘ad to go through it same as you ‘ave. They don’t know any better, poor things. You take my word for it, they’ll like you all right if you ‘old your own same as I ‘ave.” 612 W Somerset Maugham The social...
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  • The Moon and Sixpence
    down to the Footnotes. The article, called Guy Hague, refers to the person thought by many as being the role model for Maugham's main character in Maugham's best selling novel The Razor's Edge: "W. Somerset Maugham himself, at age sixty-six, was absconded in his villa in the south of 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...
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  • Mr. know all
    , read the following summary and analysis of Mr. Know All. An analysis of Mr Know All written by William Somerset Maugham The story takes place in international waters on an ocean going liner sailing from San Fracisco, U.S.A to Yokohama, Japan on the Pacific ocean. As the war had just ended...
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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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