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2004 (Form A): Critic Roland Barthes has said, “Literature is the question minus the answer.” Choose a novel or play and, considering Barthes’ Observation, write an essay in which you analyze a central question the work raises and the extent to which...
quest for Nationalism, came the growth of Irish cultural identity, such as the foundation of the Irish Literary Theatre (later the Abbey Theatre) by the poet W.B. Yeats and the playwrights J.M. Synge and Lady Augusta Gregory in Dublin in 1899. The aim of this company was to "build up a Celtic and Irish...
THE SCHEME OF STYLISTIC ANALYSIS OF A LITERARY TEXT
I. Speak of the author in brief.
- the facts of his biography relevant for his creative activities;
- the epoch (historical and social background);
- the literary trend he belongs to;
- the main literary pieces (works);
II. Give a summary...
representative of humanism literary works, is one of the greatest poets and most influential dramatists from Renaissance in Europe. Commented by the contemporaneous dramatist Ben Jonson as the “Soul of the time”, “He (William Shakespeare) was not of an age, but for all time.” In his drama career of over 20...
of literary devices and their functions, and knowledge of literary context. In the module on drama, theme, plot and characterization are emphasized to the general exclusion of knowledge of other generic features of drama, knowledge of literary devices and their function and knowledge of literary context...
IN LANGUAGE ACQUISITION
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TABLE OF CONTENTS 3
What is Literature? 8
Elements of Literature 9
Short Stories 11
Biographies and Autobiographies 11
Journals, Magazines and Newspapers 12
outlook that considers art as an element of human social development. The contradictions and difficulties in filmmaking are necessarily bound up, in such a view, with the broad social and historical process.
Film is little more than a century old. It is an art form whose entire history is contained...
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“The whale rider”
“Whale Rider” is a drama film of the 2002, based on the novel of Witi Ihimaera, and directed by Niki Caro. The world première was on September 2002, at the Toronto International Film Festival. The film gained much respect from critics, it went on in film festivals such as...
Interesting LiteraryElements in the Riders of the Sea
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Interesting LiteraryElements in the Riders of the Sea
There are several different literaryelements that are available to assist in analyzing literature. In J. M. Synge’s (1903) tragic drama Riders...
literature is the literature written in the English language, including literature composed in English by writers not necessarily from England; for example, Robert Burns was Scottish, James Joyce was Irish, Joseph Conrad was Polish, Dylan Thomas was Welsh, Thomas Pynchon is American, V.S. Naipaul was born...
Eliot sought to combine his poetic talent with the form of drama in this excellent and outstanding text. It is easy to see the massive influence that poetry has on this play, as there are only two sections that are written in verse, which are Thomas's Christmas sermon and the so-called "apologies" of...
practice Dialect and language change Literary consciousness New fashions: French and Latin Epic and romance Courtly literature Medieval institutions Authority Lyrics English prose
Literary history What’s included? Tradition or canon? Priorities What is literature? Language change Other...
AP Literary and Rhetorical Terms
2. alliteration- Used for poetic effect, a repetition of the initial sounds of several words in a group. The following line from Robert Frost's poem "Acquainted with the Night provides us with an example of alliteration,": I have stood still and...
considers essential in approaching his particular problem; and in so doing, he has
tried to illustrate theoretical statements by including examples drawn from his
own reading and research. As a result these essays may be of considerable
assistance in helping the student, whatever his special...
Riders to the Sea presents Cathleen and Nora as important choric charactersm Comment on choric characters in Riders to the Sea by Synge
One of the fundamental aspects of the classical Greek tragedy is the chorus. The chorus is a part of the traditional origin of the Greek drama. It...
Far Angelico have well represented their time
and showed a clear interpretation of biblical teachings and chemistry of colors and the illusion of form
and space . It is not by chance that these artist are remembered today but through their philosophical
and artistic empowerment .
gender, social class, ethnic difference, inclusion or exclusion. For example: ‘mum’, ‘sir’, ‘madam speaker’, ‘you lot’.
Adjacency Pairs: A term relating to the structure of spoken language, indicating a sequence of utterance that form a recognizable structure. Adjacency pairs follow each other, are...
Allegory – The device of using character and/or story elements symbolically to represent an abstraction in addition to
the literal meaning. In some allegories, for example, an author may intend the characters to personify an abstraction lie hope or freedom. The allegorical meaning usually deals with...
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