• British Literature
    trend in literature. He understands hard life of common people, hates hypocrisy and brutal egoism of the rich, his work is ironical and pessimistic Oscar Wilde – he was born in Dublin, Ireland. His father was a well – known surgeon and his mother was a successful writer. After a comfortable childhood, he...
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  • Contemporary Social Economic Cultural Issues
    Spirit Seal The World Is Too Much With Us William Blake The Divine Image The School Boy John Keats On The Grasshopper and The Cricket Ode to The Nightingale John Donne A Literature Upon the Shadow W.B.Yeats The Wild Swans of Coole For Anne Gregory The Lake Isle of Innisfree S.T.Coleridge Kubla Khan Emily...
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  • Aestheticism and Dorian Gray
    of Dorian Gray: A Queer and Aesthetic Text Oscar Wilde lived in 1800s Victorian England, during the Aesthetic Movement. He had been known for his involvement in the movement, however more infamously for his crime against homosexuality. In 1895, Oscar Wilde had been imprisoned for homosexual offenses...
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  • Wilde's the Happy Prince and Other Tales and a House of Pomegranates.
    POMEGRANATES. 作者: Nassaar, Christopher S. 来源: Explicator; Spring2002, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p142, 4p 文献类型: Literary Criticism 主题语: *FAIRY tales *CRITICISM 评论和产品: HAPPY Prince & Other Tales, The (Book) HOUSE of Pomegranates, A (Book) 人物: WILDE, Oscar, 1854-1900 摘要: Presents a critical analysis...
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  • The Importance of Being Victorian: Oscar Wilde
    The Importance of Being Victorian: Oscar Wilde “The truth is rarely pure and never simple. Modern life would be very tedious if it were either, and modern literature a complete impossibility” (Wilde 14). As a brilliant writer of the 1800’s, Oscar Wilde devoted the majority of his works towards unveiling...
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  • Me and What I Say
    L'anniversaire de Mr. W.© by Danielle Guérin. 2. Wilde in America © by Walter J. Walker. 3. Urban and Intellectual Beauty: Aspects of Oscar Wilde's Influence on Modern Chinese Literature © by Linda Pui-ling Wong. Urban and Intellectual Beauty: Aspects of Oscar Wilde's Influence on Modern Chinese Literature ...
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  • Pgt Exam
    The World Is Too Much With Us William Blake A Poison Tree The Divine Image The School Boy John Keats On The Grasshopper and The Cricket Ode to The Nightingale Ode to Autumn John Donne A Literature Upon the Shadow The Sunne Rising W.B.Yeats The Wild Swans of Coole Byzantium The Second Coming S.T.Coleridge...
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  • English Intonation
    O'Connor and G.F. Arnold, M. Halliday attributes separate significance to the prе-nuclear choices, again taking one choice as neutral and the other(s) as meaningful by contrast. D. Crystal presents an approach based on the view "that any explanation of intonational meaning cannot be arrived...
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  • Importance of Being Ernest
    Importancehe Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People is a play by Oscar Wilde. First performed on 14 February 1895 at the St James's Theatre in London, it is a farcical comedy in which the protagonists maintain fictitious personæ in order to escape burdensome social obligations...
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  • Iobe Notes - Differences
    expose she was an exotic dancer - The movie is much more physical and material – taking away from the focus on language o What would Wilde have made of the embellishments Mr. Parker has tacked onto the play like a reckless dressmaker tarting up a Chanel suit to resemble a Versace gown?...
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  • Realistic Concern in the Importance of Being Earnest
    | |Abstract: Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde is a world-renowned master of aestheticism, whose masterpiece The Importance | |of Being Earnest was regarded as a great success in the field of aestheticism. From my point of view, in this work, Wilde not | |only explains his philosophy...
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  • The Happy Prince and Other Tales Book Summary
    data *Title of the book: The happy prince and other tales *Author: Oscar Wilde *Publisher: Noorsons publishers *Date of first publication: 1888(A...
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  • Comedic Comparisson
    interference of cupid’s love conjuring rose, meddling fairies, and a fog induced sleep is too fictitious to dissect. Continuing with the trend of absurdity, The Importance of being Earnest is equally as crazy as its earlier counterparts. Oscar Wilde sets the play in the late 1800’s. His actors are upper class...
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  • Model Paper
    Dog 8. The Nation’s Strength 9. Upagupta, 10.Where the Mind is Without Fear 11.Bangle Sellers, 12.Palanquin Bearers 13. Mother’s Day 1. The Nightingale and the Rose 2. How to Live to be 200 3. The face on the Wall 4. After Twenty Years 5. Robots and People 6. The Refund 7. Animal Farm (original version)...
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  • The Decay of Lying
    THE DECAY OF LYING BY OSCAR WILDE A DIALOGUE. Persons: Cyril and Vivian. Scene: the library of a country house in Nottinghamshire. CYRIL (coming in through the open window from the terrace). My dear Vivian, don’t coop yourself up all day in the library. It is a perfectly lovely afternoon. The...
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  • Earnest
    now for modern marriages, it is completely oppositional whether or not the man or the woman to get married. In The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde, the central theme is the nature of marriage and how it differs from being looked at as a pleasant/business way of life. Many people in the 18th...
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  • Study Guide
    BookRags Literature Study Guide Lady Windermere's Fan by Oscar Wilde For the online version of BookRags' Lady Windermere's Fan Literature Study Guide, including complete copyright information, please visit: http://www.bookrags.com/studyguide-ladywindermeresfan/ Copyright Information ©2000-2011...
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  • Dorian Gray to Poe
    OSCAR WILDE’S GOTHIC: THE PRESENCE OF EDGAR ALLAN POE IN THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY A Thesis Presented in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Arts with a Major in English in the College of Graduate Studies University of Idaho by Peter Stegner August 2007 ...
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  • Fashion 1890-1900
    "Humanity takes itself too seriously. It is the world's original sin. If the cave-man had known how to laugh, History would have been different." Oscar Wilde Introduction: 1890s-1900 England was under the reign of Queen Victoria and the industrial revolution was at its prime. There was a wealthy middle...
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  • Hollywood
    wine and roses? The author says: «no». Though Hollywood got the name of factory of dreams and is assotiated with wealth and paradise of sun and palm trees, this is only the facade for a darker truth. People in the factory of dreams are light-headed, mercenary, soulless, callous and greedy. It`s not the...
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