"Summary Of The Man With The Scar Written By Somerset Maugham" Essays and Research Papers

  • Summary Of The Man With The Scar Written By Somerset Maugham

    The Luncheon by Somerset Maugham Analysis The text under analysis belongs to the pen of William Somerset Maugham, the one of the best known English writers of the 20th century. He was not only a novelist, but also one of the most successful dramatist and short-story writers. He was born in Paris in 1874. His parents died when he was very young. The boy was taken away from the French school, and went for his lessons daily to the apartment of the English clergyman at the church, then he was sent...

    Fiction, Of Human Bondage, Sadie Thompson 919  Words | 3  Pages

  • Somerset Maugham the Escape Analysis

    The Escape By Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) William Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) was an English novelist, short story writer and playwright. After an education at King's School, Canterbury, and Heildelberg University in Germany, Maugham became a medical student at St. Thomas Hospital, London. While training to be a doctor Maugham worked as an obstetric clerk in the slums of Lambeth. He used these experiences to help him write his first novel, Liza of Lambeth (1897). His clear, lucid and economical...

    Fiction, Liza of Lambeth, Of Human Bondage 1140  Words | 3  Pages

  • THE ESCAPE by W. Somerset Maugham

    Michil Zhirkov ED-10-511 THE ESCAPE by W. Somerset Maugham Analysis The Escape (1925) is a novel written by a famous British playwright, novelist and short story writer. This story is about a young man who is lucky to meet a woman of his dreams. For a long time, he is blinded by love and tenderness and determined to marry her. But one fine day, he falls out of love with her. To avoid the wedding and to stay the most gallant man until the end of their relationship at the same time, he tries to...

    Fiction, Irony, Love 1046  Words | 2  Pages

  • The Analysis of Short Story "Mabel" by William Somerset Maugham

    The story under consideration entitled Mabel was written by William Somerset Maugham. William Somerset Maugham is one of the best known English writers of the 20th century. He was not only a novelist but also one of the most successful dramatists and short-story writers. Maugham travelled widely to all parts of the world. He visited Russia, America, Africa, Asia. The technique of short-story writing always interested Maugham. De Maupassant and Chekhov influenced him but he adopted his own unique...

    Frederic Maugham, 1st Viscount Maugham, Marriage, Maugham family 1171  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Happy Man

    Гушан Елена 3 курс 304 группа Analysis of the text: The happy man William Somerset Maugham (1974 - 1966), a well-known English novelist, short-story writer, playwright and essayist, was the son of a British diplomat. He was educated at King’s School in Canterbury, studied painting in Paris, went to Heidelberg University in Germany and studied to be a doctor at St. Thomas Hospital in England. Although Somerset Maugham did not denounce the contemporary social order, he was critical of the morals...

    Bette Davis, Cakes and Ale, Of Human Bondage 1410  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Happy Man - Analysis

    ‚The Happy Man’ The story I’m going to analyze is entitled ‘The happy man’ and it was written by Somerset Maugham, a well-known English writer. He was born on 25 of January in 1874, he was an English playwright, novelist and short story writer. He was one of the most popular authors of his era. Now, I’d like to give the summary of the story. At the beginning of the story the author tells us that the narrator didn’t like to give advices. The narrator thought about life and showed his attitude...

    Fiction, First-person narrative, It Was Written 876  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Stylistic Analyze of the Man with the Scar

    The story “The Man with the Scar” I would like to speak about is written by W. Somerset Maugham who is one of the most popular and widely read English writers. He wrote novels, short stories, plays and most of them had a great commercial success. W. Somerset Maugham traveled a lot during his life, he met different people, saw their lives so he gained a lot from his trips. Sometimes Maugham’s stories were thinly disguised episodes involving his host or others he had met on his travels-circumstances...

    Character, Fiction, Narrative 942  Words | 2  Pages

  • The Analysis of the Escape by W.S. Maugham

    Анализ "The Escape" by Somerset Maugham The story under the title “The Escape” was written by one of the outstanding English writers – William Somerset Maugham. The plot of the story is quite simple, though interesting. The protagonist of the story, a young man rolling in money – Roger Charing – fell in love with Ruth Barlow, an unfortunate woman who was twice a widow. They had all the happy and pleasant moments of relationships a loving couple usually has and intended to marry. Then suddenly...

    Cakes and Ale, Love, Of Human Bondage 1268  Words | 3  Pages

  • Story of a Man

    The Man With The Scar by William Somerset Maugham It was on account of the scar that I first noticed him, for it ran, broad and red, in a great crescent from his temple to his chin. It must have been due to a formidable wound and I wondered whether this had been caused by a sabre or by a fragment of shell. It was unexpected on that round, fat and good-humoured face. He had small and undistinguished features, and his expression was artless. His face went oddly with his corpulent body. He was...

    Capital punishment, Friendship, Guatemala 1399  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Happy Man

    compensations» Somerset Maugham William Somerset Maugham is one of the best known English writers of the 20th century. William Somerset Maugham (1874-1966), a well-known English novelist, short-story writer, playwright and essayist, was the son of a British diplomat. He was born in 1874 in Paris and educated at King's School in Canterbury, studied painting in Paris, went to Heidelberg University in Germany and studied to be a doctor at St. Thomas Hospital in England. Although Somerset Maugham did not...

    Of Human Bondage, Sadie Thompson, W. Somerset Maugham 2448  Words | 6  Pages

  • The Luncheon - William Somerset Maugham

    to luncheon.” Did I remember? It was twenty years ago and I was living in Paris. I had a tiny apartment in the Latin Quarter overlooking a cemetery and I was earning barely enough money to keep body and soul together. She had read a book of mine and had written to me about it. I answered, thanking her, and presently I received from her another letter saying she was passing through Paris and would like to have a chat withme; but her time was limited and the only free moment she had was on the following Thursday;...

    American films, Black-and-white films, Coffee 1633  Words | 4  Pages

  • Written Summary

    Written Summary Secondary Research (Religion) Starting off with religion in the 1950s almost everyone thought and believed that every child should have some form of religious training, as this would be a build of moral values and character. By maintaining this Christian Standards people believed that this was the only way of preventing juvenile delinquency e.g. crime, misbehaviour and recklessness. In 1952 the Australian Council for the World Council of Churches allocated a ‘Come to Church’ poster...

    21st century, Catholic Church, Christianity 1110  Words | 2  Pages

  • . Stylistic Analysis of “Louise” by William Somerset Maugham

    William Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) is one of the best known writers of the present day. He was not only a novelist, but also one of the most successful dramatists and short-story writer. The short-story “Louise” was published in 1936. This story is about the woman who used to get everything what she wants using her “weak heart”. The gist of the problem raised by the author in this story is relationship between people. This problem is always urgent. The main idea conveyed by the author is that...

    Antagonist, Character, Fiction 939  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Happy Man

    The text which I'm going to analyse is "The happy man" written by Somerset Maugham. He is a well-known English novelist, short-story writer, playwright and essayist. Maugham was the son of a British diplomat. He was educated at King's School in Canterbury, studied painting in Paris, went to Heidelberg University in Germany and studied to be a doctor at St. Thomas Hospital in England. Although Somerset Maugham didn't denounce the contemporary social order, he was critical of the morals, the narrow-mindedness...

    A Wonderful Life, Debut albums, Gene Tierney 1598  Words | 4  Pages

  • William Somerset Maugham

    The Escape By Maugham William Somerset Maugham is one of the best known English writers of the 20th century. He was not only a novelist, but also a one of the most successful dramatist and short-story writers. Maugham wants the readers to draw their own conclusion about the characters and events described in his novels. His reputation as a novelist is based on the following prominent books: “Of Human Bondage”; “The Moon and Sixpence”; and “The Razor's Edge”. Though Maugham doesn’t denounce the...

    Liza of Lambeth, Mary Elizabeth Maugham, Of Human Bondage 15127  Words | 43  Pages

  • William Somerset Maugham Salvatore

    There was a man called Christopher Columbus And he grew up in Italy. Later he learned to be a navigator And how to sail a ship at sea In fourteen hundred ninety two Columbus sailed the ocean blue For Spain to gain An Indies shortcut that was new How could he find a Shortcut to the Indies, Bring silk and spices quickly home? He needed someone with a lot of money. He couldn’t do it all alone. In fourteen hundred ninety two Columbus sailed the ocean blue For Spain to gain An Indies...

    Christopher Columbus, Ferdinand II of Aragon, Isabella I of Castile 556  Words | 4  Pages

  • W. Somerset Maugham. “The Unconquered”

    Ulanskaya Ann AK-091 W. Somerset Maugham. “The Unconquered” Essay I have read a novel “The Unconquered” written by W. Somerset Maugham. This was the first novel of this writer, which made me cry. It’s very strong, in my opinion. Maugham’s special ambiguity is seen more clear in this novel because it is impossible to understand who was write and who was wrong; who acted more horrible, the blind drunk German soldier committed violation of a young girl or that girl killed the innocent child...

    Nationalism, Of Human Bondage, Patriotism 710  Words | 2  Pages

  • The Analysis of the Escape by W.S. Maugham

    Analysis of the short story “The Escape” by William Somerset Maugham. I`d like to reflect upon the short-story under the title «The Escape”, written by one of the best known English writers of 20th century – William Somerset Maugham. He was not only a short-story writer, but also one of the most successful dramatists and novelists. His reputation as a novelist is based on the following prominent books: “Of Human Bondage”; “The Moon and Sixpence”; and “The Razor's Edge”, “Cakes and Ale”, etc...

    Love, Marriage, Narrator 1025  Words | 3  Pages

  • Analysis of "The Happy Man"

     ANALYSYS OF “THE HAPPY MAN” I’m going to analyze a novel “The Happy Man” by Somerset Maugham, a well-known English novelist, short-story writer, playwright and essayist. William Somerset Maugham was born in Paris, educated at King’s school in Canterbury and studied to be a doctor at St. Thomas Hospital in England. He was one of the best known writers of his time as he was master of short stories. The story starts with the narrator thinking and telling the reader about his attitude to giving...

    A Wonderful Life, Antagonist, Life 1693  Words | 4  Pages

  • Analysis of Mr Know All Written by William Somerset Maugham

    Know-All”, W Somerset Maugham (1874–1965) was a popular English playwright, novelist and short story writer. Maugham is said to have been the highest paid author in the world during the 1930s. He travelled extensively, and was one of the best known writers of travel stories during the inter-war years. This story, which takes place on a ship, is one of those travel storiesThe central theme is revealed in the opening paragraph. From the start, the narrator expresses his prejudices against the man with whom...

    Fiction, Levant, Of Human Bondage 489  Words | 2  Pages

  • The Escape by Maugham

    William Somerset Maugham is one of the best known English writers of the 20th century. He was not only a novelist, but also a one of the most successful dramatist and short-story writers. Maugham wants the readers to draw their own conclusion about the characters and events described in his novels. His reputation as a novelist is based on the following prominent books: “Of Human Bondage”; “The Moon and Sixpence”; and “The Razor's Edge”. Though Maugham doesn’t denounce the contemporary social order...

    Epithet, Love, Marriage 1897  Words | 6  Pages

  • Summary on Evolution of Man

    SUMMARY ON EVOLUTION OF MAN. Science tells us that the earth and all other planets were made out of rings of hot gases revolving around the sun. Cooling and condensing over a period of billions of years formed the solid earth we now live on. Most of the earth was covered by water and the first form of life began in the form of single-celled bacteria. From the bacteria, animal life then evolved through a series of life forms up until the present day animals such as fish, reptiles, birds and beasts...

    Chimpanzee, Hominid, Hominidae 888  Words | 3  Pages

  • Is W. Somerset Maugham a Racist?

    Is W. Somerset Maugham a Racist? Webster’s Ninth Collegiate Dictionary defines racism as a belief that race is the primary determinant of human traits and capacities and that racial differences produce an inherent superiority of a particular race(1). Racism can also be defined as prejudice or animosity against other races (2). In W. Somerset Maugham’s short story, Mr. Know-All, the narrator displays racism on at least three different occasions throughout the story. The first occasion is when the...

    Arabic language, Israel, Levant 597  Words | 2  Pages

  • The “Escape” Unit 2 Summary

    The “Escape” Unit 2 Summary The text under consideration is the short story “The Escape” written by a famous English writer Somerset Maugham. The story deals with the author’s speculation of the question of marriages, especially the possibility of men to escape it. There is no exposition, therefore we can only guess by the contents where and when the settings set on. At the beginning of the text the author expresses his conviction that only an instant flight can save a man from a woman, if she...

    Bette Davis, Black-and-white films, English-language films 558  Words | 2  Pages

  • the invisible man summary

    This story was written by H.G. Wells, sometimes called the ‘father’ of science fiction, in 1897. The story takes place in an ordinary village among ordinary people in the south of England about a hundred years ago. One winter’s day, a strange figure arrives at the inn in the small village of Iping. Mrs Hall, the landlady, is pleased to have a winter guest and makes sure he has everything he needs. When the visitor takes off his hat and coat, however, she is shocked. His head is completely covered...

    Doctor, English-language films, Films based on novels 1054  Words | 3  Pages

  • Bicentennial Man Summary

    Holy Name University Tagbilaran City Name: Aimee Joy Orion Philosophy 2 (1:30-2:30 MWF) Course: AB PoliticalScience 2 Sir Joselito Gallendo PROJECT IN PHILO 2 (Summary and Insights) Summary : Bicentennial Man A character named Andrew Martin requests an unknown operation from a robotic surgeon. However, the robot refuses, as the operation is harmful and violates the First Law of Robotics, which says a robot may never harm a human being. Andrew, however, changes its mind, telling...

    Android, Human, I, Robot 1782  Words | 5  Pages

  • Scars

    Cassie Kit Miss Crombar English III B6 14 November 2012 Scars of Hypocrites A scar marks a story whether it is physical or mental it is a sign of damage or injury, either to the skin or to the soul. Look closely and everyone you meet contains their own scars which tell their own story. To where these scars originate depends on the circumstance, each have stories marked by their scars created by a series of events resulting from simply being alive. In the stories that Nathaniel Hawthorne and...

    Elizabeth Proctor, Forgiveness, Lie 1059  Words | 3  Pages

  • William Somerset Maugham

    William Somerset Maugham was a British playwright, novelist and short story writer. He was among the most popular writers of his era and reputedly the highest paid author during the 1930s. After losing both his parents by the age of 10, Maugham was raised by a paternal uncle who was emotionally cold. Not wanting to become a lawyer like other men in his family, Maugham eventually trained and qualified as a doctor. The first run of his first novel, Liza of Lambeth (1897), sold out so rapidly that...

    Family, Frederic Maugham, 1st Viscount Maugham, Liza of Lambeth 739  Words | 2  Pages

  • Escape by W.S. Maugham

    “ESCAPE” By William Somerset Maugham The text under interpretation is “Escape” by William Somerset Maugham. W. S. Maugham was a well-known English playwright, novelist and short story writer. He was the son of a British diplomat. He was educated at King`s school in Canterbury, studied painting in Paris, went to Heidelberg University in Germany and studied to be a doctor at St. Thomas Hospital in England. So, he put his hand in different activities and that`s why he is versatile and experienced...

    Fiction, Love, Marriage 1993  Words | 5  Pages

  • Somerset Maugham

    Why Bilinguals Are Smarter By YUDHIJIT BHATTACHARJEE SPEAKING two languages rather than just one has obvious practical benefits in an increasingly globalized world. But in recent years, scientists have begun to show that the advantages of bilingualism are even more fundamental than being able to converse with a wider range of people. Being bilingual, it turns out, makes you smarter. It can have a profound effect on your brain, improving cognitive skills not related to language and even shielding...

    Brain, Cognition, Cognitive advantages to bilingualism 901  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Old Man and the Sea Summary

    work in a more prosperous boat. The old man is -wrinkled, splotched, and scarred from handling heavy fish on cords, but his eyes, which are the color of the sea, remain "cheerful and undefeated." Having made some money with the successful fishermen, the boy offers to return to Santiago's skiff, reminding him of their previous eighty-seven-day run of bad luck, which culminated in their catching big fish every day for three weeks. He talks with the old man as they haul in Santiago's fishing gear and...

    Angling, Boy, English-language films 3422  Words | 7  Pages

  • Summary of Brother Man

    Brother Man is the tragic story of an honest Rastafarian healer and visionary name John Power who is caught up in a web of conspiracy and betrayal in a Jamaican West Kingston slum area refferred to as 'The Lane'. The healer who everybody calls Brother Man, a.k.a. Bra Man, is a cobbler whose ability to cure the sick and injured through a mystic force elevates him to the status of a prophet. As a result, a crowd begins to follow him when he passes in the street. With each miracle performed, his reputation...

    Beard, English-language films, Facial hair 845  Words | 3  Pages

  • A Man for All Seasons: Summary

    How does the Common Man enable the audience to understand the complexities of More’s character? Though A Man for All Seasons in itself is a complicated and sustained view into the lives of those surviving in England under a corrupt system, the Common Man is a vital element in the play that documents the inner struggles of a man torn between ‘political realities’ of the day and his faith and knowledge of his own character. By acting as a make shift chorus, the Common Man is able to persuade the...

    Audience, Audience theory, John Fisher 953  Words | 3  Pages

  • summary of the invisible man

    THE INVISIBLE MAN A.INTRODUCTION A mysterious stranger, Griffin, arrives at the local inn of the English village of Iping, West Sussex, during a snowstorm. The stranger wears a long-sleeved, thick coat and gloves, his face hidden entirely by bandages except for a fake pink nose, and a wide-brimmed hat. He is excessively reclusive, irascible, and unfriendly. He demands to be left alone and spends most of his time in his rooms working with a set of chemicals and laboratory apparatus, only venturing...

    Constable, Griffin, Invisibility 1367  Words | 4  Pages

  • Story of a scar

    with you. the story of a scar “As a concerned person, and as your brother, I ask you, without meaning to offend, how did you get that scar on the side of your face?”(Mcpherson 97) This is the start of dialogue that plays a significant role in the story. The protagonist, a once attractive African American women who caught the eye of many men, now a scared victim of domestic violence, is sitting in the waiting room of a plastic surgeon's office. The narrator, the man in the waiting room who opens...

    Antagonist, Character, Doctor 1004  Words | 3  Pages

  • Plot summary of the old man and the sea

    The plot summary of the old man of the sea The Old Man and The Sea is the story of an epic that makes a very great effort between an old, who has a lot of experience of a particular activity and he is the epitome of a modern human life, it was happened in a small fishing village near Havana,Cuba, The waters of the Gulf of Mexico, in the 1940,s in the twentieth century. The writers of modern age focused on man as well as psyche of man rather than society, so that Ernest...

    Baseball, Boy, Ernest Hemingway 1652  Words | 5  Pages

  • “The Happy Man”

    Analysis “The Happy Man” Ринчино Сарюна, гр. 02194 I’m going to analyze a novel “The Happy Man” by Somerset Maugham, a well-known English novelist, short-story writer, playwright and essayist. William Somerset Maugham was born in Paris, educated at King’s school in Canterbury and studied to be a doctor at St. Thomas Hospital in England. He was one of the best known writers of his time as hi was master of short stories. The story starts with the narrator thinking and telling the reader about his...

    Of Human Bondage, Sadie Thompson, Tell 741  Words | 2  Pages

  • Somerset Maugham Stories

    LOOKING BACK ON EIGHTY YEARS By William Somerset Maugham In my long life I have seen many changes in our habits and customs. The world I entered when at the age of eighteen I became a medical student was a world that knew nothing of planes, motor-cars, movies, radio or telephone. When I was still at school a lecturer came to Canterbury and showed us boys a new machine which reproduced the human voice. It was the first gramophone. The world I entered was a world that warmed itself with...

    2005 singles, 2007 singles, 2008 singles 24437  Words | 58  Pages

  • The Ant and the Grasshopper William Somerset Maugham

    Critically examine the plot in “The Ant and the Grasshopper”: Somerset Maugham‟s short story “The Ant and the Grasshopper” bases itself on the well-known fable of La Fontaine of the same title. The exposition presents a brief summary of the fable, followed by the narrator‟s expression of bias against the ant in La Fontaine‟s story. Since in the exposition the narrator uses the fable to introduce his story of the Ramsay brothers, the reader‟s expectations from the development of the plot are already...

    Fable, Fiction, Jean de La Fontaine 471  Words | 2  Pages

  • summary

    Summary marybeth04102 years, 2 months ago 0  The narrator in "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" is a loyal friend and good-sport character, who is never identified by name. On a quest for his friend to find out information about Reverend Leonidas W. Smiley, the narrator never does discover anything about this Mr. Smiley. Instead he finds Simon Wheeler in Angel's Camp who proceeds to tell him about a man named Jim Smiley. Jim Smiley was a man who would bet on almost anything...

    Angels Camp, California, Calaveras County, California, Frog 2239  Words | 6  Pages

  • The Scar

    The Scar By Kildare Dobbs Source: The Act of Writing Pages: 43-49 Kiladore Dobbs's short story, The Scar, was written in 1968, and was written to detail the terrors that occur to Hiroshima in 1945. Dobbs himself was not there to experience this horrific event, but Emiko Okamoto was. The Scar is the story told by Emiko, and interpreted by Dobbs. Dobbs's writing style is very descriptive and vivid, thus bringing the reader to this experience, enabling them to have some form of a concept as to what...

    Fiction, First-person narrative, Grammatical person 594  Words | 2  Pages

  • Studiing Guide to Somerset Maugham Theatre

    Учебники онлайн / Западно-европейские языки / Reading in English. W.Somerset Maugham “Theatre” for High-Intermediate Learners Reading in English. W.Somerset Maugham “Theatre” for High-Intermediate Learners: скачать документ Внимание! Если вы не уверены, что скачиваете то что нужно - рекомендуем перейти в оглавление и более внимательно ознакомиться с содержимым данного материала. Reading in English. W.Somerset Maugham “Theatre” for High-Intermediate Learners Страницы: < Предыдущая Оглавление...

    Anxiety, Christopher Nolan, Following 3198  Words | 20  Pages

  • Happy Man Analysis

    Happy Man" by William Somerset Maugham. First some information about the author. W. S. Maugham was a well-known English playwright, novelist and short story writer. He was the son of a British diplomat. He was educated at King's school in Canterbury, studied painting in Paris, went to Heidelberg University in Germany and studied to be a doctor at St.Thomas Hospital in England. So, he put his hand in different activities and that's why he is a versatile and experienced person. S. Maugham was critical...

    Bette Davis, Frederic Maugham, 1st Viscount Maugham, Maugham family 1686  Words | 4  Pages

  • A Pattern Stylistic Analysis of the Story "The Escape" by William Somerset Maugham

    of modem society - a marriage of convenience. He looks at the variant of a marriage of convenience when a woman is the interested party. The plot centers around a love affair between Ruth Barlow, twice a widow, and Roger Charing, a no longer young man with plenty of money. The story of their relationship is told by the 1st person narrator, a convinced bachelor. He is apt to treat the subject-matter of marriage lightly and is inclined to admire Roger for his acumen in getting rid of Ruth. At a cursory...

    A Story, Black-and-white films, Marriage 1026  Words | 3  Pages

  • Written

    country will need to: have a competitive foreign exchange; mitigate smuggling and tax evasion; and reform restrictive labor policy, he added. Source: http://business.inquirer.net/128629/manufacturing-sector-seen-to-post-stronger-growth-figures Summary: The article speaks about how the Philippine Manufacturing Industry can still improve. According to the article, although the manufacturing industry remained to be the biggest industry in the country, the rate of growth remained stagnant at about...

    Better, Economics, Gross domestic product 825  Words | 3  Pages

  • Summary of "The Man to Send Rain Clouds"

    "The Man to Send Rain Clouds" is a short story about the death of an old man on a Pueblo Indian reservation and the issues that arise from conflicting spiritual traditions and Christian traditions. As the story opens, the dead body of an old man has been found under a cottonwood tree on an Indian reservation. The sheep that had been under the old man's care are grazing in scattered locations up and down an arroyo (ravine). Two men, Leon and his brother-in-law Ken, have discovered the body, which...

    Anointing of the Sick, Baptism, Bishop 1038  Words | 3  Pages

  • Moon and Sixpence

    and Sixpence    By William Somerset Maugham      Table:   Ⅰ. A brief introduction to the author   Ⅱ. Plot summary   Ⅲ. Comments    A. The Title    B. Love Relationships with Three Women    C. Comparisons between Stroeve and Strickland    D. Why is it Classic?    E. Sentences Analysis      Ⅰ. A brief introduction to the author   William Somerset Maugham (1874 - 1965), a famous British writer all over the world. Born in Paris, 1874, Maugham was the sixth and youngest son...

    Of Human Bondage, Sadie Thompson, W. Somerset Maugham 2270  Words | 7  Pages

  • Summary

    Lorenzo Portia Nerrisa Antonio Graziano Jessica Bassanio Despite being written in the late sixteenth century, Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice is a timeless piece and provides great themes to be analyzed for purposes of a book report. The Merchant of Venice is one of Shakespeare's less popular comedies, having been plagued in recent times with complaints of anti-Semitic themes. The summary of this really has to do with the character Shylock, a caricature of a greedy, Jewish money-lender...

    Antonio, Portia, Shylock 720  Words | 3  Pages

  • Maugham

    Somerset Maugham "Louise" I could never understand why Louise bothered with me. She disliked me and I knew that behind my back she seldom lost the opportunity of saying a disagreeable thing about me. She had too much delicacy ever to make a direct statement, but with a hint and a sigh and a little gesture of her beautiful hands she was able to make her meaning plain. It was true that we had known one another almost intimately for five and twenty years, but it was impossible for me to believe...

    Debut albums, Iris, Marriage 3058  Words | 8  Pages

  • A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man Summary

    A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man In A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce, the main character, Stephen Dedalus has a life long desire to find a father figure. Not finding it within his own home he is forced to look out among the other men who play intricate roles in his life. Some of the men that Stephen looks to as father figures include; his dad, the dean of his school, the Jesuit priest of the retreat, his friend Cranly, and Daedelus of a Greek mythology. Again and...

    Anglicanism, Curate, Daedalus 1225  Words | 3  Pages

  • A summary of the symbolism in "The Old Man and The Sea" by Ernest Hemingway

    "The Old Man and the Sea" is notable for its use of symbolism; the novel revolves around two major symbols: the old man and the sea. Besides that, some other objects that are described in the novel also have their symbolic meanings, such as Manolin, the marlin, the shark, the lion, etc. The Old Man and the Sea is a novel of much symbolic and the thesis of this article is the analysis of various usage of symbolism in the novel. 1. Different symbolic meanings of the old man: 1.1 The old man Santiago...

    Boy, Love, Man 1630  Words | 5  Pages

  • the mr knowall

    William Somerset Maugham (1874-1965), English playwright and author wrote Of Human Bondage (1915); William Somerset Maugham was born on 25 December 1874 at the British Embassy in Paris, France, the fourth son (of seven children total, but only four that survived infancy) born to socialite and writer Edith Mary née Snell (1840-1882) and Robert Ormond Maugham (1823-1884), a lawyer for the British Embassy. Living in the suburbs of Paris, Williams' older brothers Charles, Frederick, and Henry already...

    Cap Ferrat, Gerald Haxton, Henry Wellcome 1113  Words | 2  Pages

  • Summary

    1 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND PRESS The Spare Room Kathryn Lomer Teachers’ Notes ISBN: 978 07022 3477 4 / AU$18.95 Summary Structure Characters Discussion Drama About the Author 2 2 2 3 4 4 These notes may be reproduced free of charge for use and study within schools but they may not be reproduced (either in whole or in part) and offered for commercial sale. Staff House Road St Lucia QLD 4067 Australia PO Box 6042 St Lucia QLD 4067 Australia Ph: (+61 7) 3365 2606 Fax: (+61 7) 3365...

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