• Shakespeare
    Answer: Introduction: Matthew Arnold (1822-1888), the Victorian poet and critic, was 'the first modern critic' [1], and could be called 'the critic's critic', being a champion not only of great poetry, but of literary criticism itself. The purpose of literary criticism, in his view, was 'to know the...
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  • Shakespeare (Poem) by Matthew Arnold
    Matthew Arnold (1822-1888), the Victorian poet and critic, was 'the first modern critic' [1], and could be called 'the critic's critic', being a champion not only of great poetry, but of literary criticism itself. The purpose of literary criticism, in his view, was 'to know the best that is known and...
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  • Matthew Arnold’s “Culture and Anarchy”
    English and American Studies L.008.32260 Texts and Genres: “Victorian Literature” Instructor: Dr. Christina Flotmann Date: Summer-Term 2012 Matthew Arnold’s “Culture and Anarchy” A Rhetorical Analysis of a Victorian Periodical Essay Thomas Ohse Lehramt BK Bachelor v1 (2011) Matrikelnummer:...
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  • Arnold's Touchstone Method
    Arnold’s touchstone method is a comparative method of criticism. According to this method, in order to judge a poet's work properly, a critic should compare it to passages taken from works of great masters of poetry, and that these passages should be applied as touchstones to other poetry. Even a single...
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  • The Study of Poetry - Mathew Arnold
    Mathew Arnold – The Study of Poetry Matthew Arnold, Victorian poet and critic, often regarded as the father of modern literary criticism, was one of the foremost poets and critics of the 19th century. As a critic Arnold is essentially a moralist, and has very definite ideas about what poetry should...
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  • Walden
    The Study of Poetry |   | Matthew Arnold |   |   | |   1 |   Let me be permitted to quote these words of my own, as uttering the thought which should, in my opinion, go with us and govern us in all our study of poetry. In the present work it is the course of one great contributory stream...
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  • Coleridge
    Unit 1 Unit 2 Unit 3 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)...
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  • Ba English
    UNIT – V The Effects of World War Book for Reference: 1. Xavier, A.G. Introduction to the Social History of England. Chennai: Viswanathan S. Publishers and Printers Ltd, 2009. BASIC GRAMMAR, SPOKEN ENGLISH AND WRITING SKILLS UNIT...
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  • Dover Beach
    witten in 1867 Matthew Arnold creates the mood of the poem through the usage of different types of imagery. He uses a dramatic plot in the form of a soliloquy. Arnold also uses descriptive adjectives, similes and metaphors to create the mood. Through the use of these literary elements, Arnold portrays the...
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  • Homer a Key to Literary Appreciation
    ignorant of Mycenaean writing (“Linear B”) and of the great “beehive” scabs. On the other hand, the American Carl Slegen’s excavation at Troy in the 1930’s supported the tradition of the siege and fall of Troy at about the right time (late 13th century) for the action of the Iliad, though archaeology cannot...
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  • The Evolution of Criticism in the 19th Century
    Matthew Arnold, John Ruskin, Walter Pater, and Oscar Wilde were 19th century writers who all had one belief in common: that the criticism of works of art is at least as important as the works of art themselves. In 1865, Matthew Arnold stated that the function of criticism is “to see the object as in...
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  • Introduction to Islam
    John and Jesus amongst many others (may peace be on them all). | | CONCEPT OF GOD * The Most Concise Definition of God * Surah Ikhlas - the touchstone of theology * What does Islam say about ‘god-men’? * By what name do we call God? * God does not take human form: * God does not perform...
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  • O-Level Accounting Q.Paper
    Paper Reference(s) 7011/01 London Examinations GCE Accounting Ordinary Level Thursday 8 January 2009 – Morning Source booklet for use with Questions 1 to 6. Do not return the insert with the question paper. Printer’s Log. No. H33195A W850/7011/57570 4/4/4/ *H33195A* Turn over ...
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  • Islam and Other Religions
    Ikhlas - the touchstone of theology: Surah Ikhlas (Chapter 112) of the Glorious Qur'an, is the touchstone of theology. ‘Theo' in Greek means God and ‘logy' means study. Thus Theology means study of God and to Muslims this four line definition of Almighty God serves as the touchstone of the study...
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  • Matthew Arnold “the Study of Poetry” (1880)
    MATTHEW ARNOLD “THE STUDY OF POETRY” (1880) In his anthology of English poetry, Arnold illustrates the allegedly objective critical judgment of which he speaks in “The Function of Criticism at the Present Time” in terms of his selection of those poets worthy in his view of being anthologised. In his...
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  • M.A notes
    Touchstone Method" - introduced scientific objectivity to critical evaluation by providing comparison and analysis as the two primary tools for judging individual poets. Thus, Chaucer, Dryden, Pope, and Shelley fall short of the best, because they lack "high seriousness". Even Shakespeare thinks too...
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  • Discuss the Theme of Love and Longing in the Poems You Have Studied.
    for example, to be in love, to watch a sunset, or to stand by someone’s deathbed. The poems I have chosen to study are Bronte’s “Remembrance”, Matthew Arnold’s “Longing” and W.H. Auden’s “Funeral Blues.” All three poets express their feelings of losing a loved one. They describe their experience and...
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  • Meselson-Stahl Experiment
     Meselson–Stahl experiment From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Meselson–Stahl experiment was an experiment by Matthew Meselson and Franklin Stahl in 1958 which supported the hypothesis that DNA replication was semiconservative. In semiconservative replication, when the double stranded DNA helix...
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  • Nature: Second Mother
    but write about Nature - it was in his very being right from the start. Speaking on Wordsworth, poet Matthew Arnold stated, “Nature not only gave him the matter, but wrote his poems for him.” (Arnold 237) Wordsworth was in a true sense was the most romantic and the purest soul of nature, for it provided...
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  • what is Literature?
    philosophy, a comparative analysis must be made, but that is not done in this book. Therefore, the question remains in which of Nietzsche’s ideas and methods we can distinguish Anglo-American rather than any other sources. Before coming to the question of ‘English’ influence, however, in part two of the...
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