• Arnold Project
    As a poet Arnold is generally admitted to rank among the Victorians next after Tennyson and Browning. The criticism, partly true, that he was not designed by Nature to be a poet but made himself one by hard work rests on his intensely, and at the outset coldly, intellectual and moral temperament. He...
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  • Seminar Paper
    Arnold’s life Matthew Arnold (24 December 1822 – 15 April 1888) was a British poet and cultural critic who worked as an inspector of schools. He was the son of Thomas Arnold, the famed headmaster of Rugby School, and brother to both Tom Arnold, literary professor, and William Delafield Arnold, novelist and...
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  • Melancholy in Matthew Arnold's Scholar Gypsy
    nostalgia.’ Elucidate. In its ancient Greece ‘elegy’ used to denote a kind of poetry dealing with the subject matter of change and loss. As a humanist Arnold was very much concerned about the gaining of supremacy of science, theology and natural philosophy over arts, poetry, and moral philosophy as academic...
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  • Coleridge
    Spenser Faerie Queene Alexander Pope The Rape of the Lock Samuel Taylor Coleridge The Rime of the Ancient Mariner Kubla Khan Matthew Arnold The Forsaken Merman Dover Beach Scholar Gypsy Memorial Verses to Wordsworth 5 43 80 Unit 4 115 4 M.A. (Previous) POETRY PAPER-V (Option-I) Note: Max. Marks...
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  • Reading List
    supernatural in gothic novels B: Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft : Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus 6. Victorian poetry A: Arnold, Matthew: “Dover Beach”, “The Scholar Gypsy” Browning, Elizabeth Barrett: Sonnets From the Portuguese: “XXI”, “XXII”, XXXII”, “XLIII” Browning, Robert: “Porphyria’s Lover ...
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  • Literary Tendency of Victorian Literature: Special Reference to Lord Alfred Tennyson and Robert Browning
    and railways and canals crisscrossed the country. Science and technology made great advances. The size of the middle class grew enormously. By the 1850's, more and more people were getting an education. In addition, the government introduced democratic reforms, such as the right to vote for an increasing...
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  • An Imitative Narrative in Mathew Arnold’s Work as a Reflection of Victorian Thought and Beliefs.
    anarchists and the French symbolists, Christian and Utopian socialists, and eventually the Victorian writers Carlyle, Ruskin, William Morris and Mathew Arnold. An important strand of thought inherited by writers was “Hetrological or alternative tradition (Habib, A History OF Literary Criticism, p503). This...
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  • Mark Twain
    legends, and character sketches, while criticizing European guidebooks and culture. The Prince and the Pauper (1882), set in England in the 1500's, describes the exchange of identities between the young Prince Edward and a poor boy named Tom Canty. This book pleased a refined circle of New England...
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  • My Life
    especially in the United States, Britain, France, and Italy, and also published studies of novelists, poets, playwrights, painters, sculptors, and scholars, and in addition wrote autobiographies and many letters. He was especially influential not only because of the artistic excellence of his novels...
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  • Tess
    modern future, in the particular transitional period just as Matthew Arnold indicates: Wandering between two worlds; One dead, The other powerless to be born. With nowhere yet to rest my head, Like these, on earth I wait forlorn. (Arnold ) One of the leading themes of the book is the question acute...
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    Christopher Thomas | Athenian Constitution | Aristotle | Atoms of Hope | Mohan Sundara Rajan | August 1914 | Alexander Solzhenitsyn | August Coup | Mikhali S. Gorbachev | Author’s Farce | Henry Fielding | Autobiography of an Unknown Indian | Nirad C. Chaudhuri | Autumn Leaves | O.Pulla Reddi | Avanti Sundari...
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  • Term Paper
    about the love and loss of people around them. The poets of this period are: Lord Alfred, Robert Browning, Elizabeth Browning, Gerard Hopkins, Matthew Arnold, Thomas Hardy, A.E. Houseman, Daniel Pool, Rudyard Kipling, and Leo Tolstoy. Many of the poets mostly wrote history, sonnets, and short stories...
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  • Summary
    legal system would never give justice to Native Americans. She then switched to creative writing because “she decided writing would be a better tool” (Arnold vii). By writing up the Native American experience, she can effectively awaken public awareness to the Indian problems. Compared with her school education...
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  • victorian novel & poetry
    education and economy. Matthew Arnold is a well-known critic of this Age. On one hand capitalism, industrialism and materialism came in the existence which gave rise to poverty, class tensions and social insecurity. There was loss of ideals and cultural values. At that time Arnold gives importance...
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  • ULYSSES
    heroes of the old times— to strive, to toil and never to yield. For Dickens it was the best of times and it was also the worst of times while for Matthew Arnold the one world of faith had dwindled but the other one had been beset with doubts and questionings, while one set of opinion thought that they...
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  • How Was the Holocaust Possible
    intervene, even though they knew what was occurring. Other countries did not take action to help the Jews and other people being prosecuted, such as Gypsies, Christians and the disabled, until their own countries began to be invaded and it was realised that if that did not stop nothing else would. The...
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  • Theme
    Matthew Arnold Matthew Arnold wrote during the Victorian Period. He was the first modern critic. Arnold was known as a clever and sharp man. (Greenblatt 2159) Matthew Arnold was a literary critic that was honest and focused on telling the public what they needed to know. “Arnold’s biographers usually...
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  • Bartok's Bluebeard
    that list with a few corrections. In Bartók kompozíciós módszere (Béla Bartók: Composition, Concepts and Autograph Sources), the Hungarian Bartók scholar, László Somfai (2000 [1996]) clarifies matters regarding active research into sources, and the methodology used in the complete edition (BB); see also...
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  • Periods of English Literature
    poetry.) A high level of culture and learning was soon achieved in various monasteries; the eighth-century churchmen Bede and Alcuin were major scholars who wrote in Latin, the standard language of international scholarship. The poetry written in the vernacular Anglo-Saxon, known also as Old English...
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  • Eddie as a Tragic Hero
    the criticism of Arnold, and the empirical prose of Darwin and Huxley; as were the fantasy of George MacDonald and the realism of George Eliot and George Bernard Shaw. More than anything else what makes Victorians Victorian is their sense of social responsibility. The poet Matthew Arnold refused to reprint...
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