"Give me your definition of a horse," (Pg 3) says the eminently practical Mr. Thomas Gradgrind of Charles Dickens' unforgettable novel, Hard Times. Can anybody really define a horse? Cecilia Jupe, also known as Sissy, was unable to answer this question because she was, well, normal. Bitzer, the boy
Louisa and Sissy: Fact against fancy in Hard Times.
Two female characters in Hard Times, Louisa Gradgrind and Sissy Jupe could be considered contrastive by fate and there is moral fable in this contrast. It is significant that in last two paragraphs of the novel Dickens applies to motherh
Discuss the character of Sissy Jupe and how her character is based along the main themes of Hard Times
In Hard Times the character, Sissy, is first mentioned in Mr. Gradgrind’s classroom. She seems to be the one student who doesn’t get swayed by his ways, ways that only use fact. Knowing this
Prufrock is presented as ‘an awkward and emasculated character’. To what extent do the metaphors in ‘The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock’ create this view of the character?
TS Eliot’s 20th Century poem ‘The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock’ is widely seen as a modernist work that Eliot...