• Ebb and the Great Gatsby
    accept the two dimensional thoughts and perspectives of the time we inhabit. We can only fully reveal the value of experiences by comparing their differences. ‘Sonnets from the Portuguese’ written by Elizabeth Barrett Browning are a series of Petrarchan sonnets conveying love hope and morality. Composed...
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  • ENGLISH LITERATURE IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY
    Nineteenth century English literature is remarkable both for high artistic achievement and for variety. The greatest literary movement of its earlier period was that of romanticism. It was born in the atmosphere of the violent economic and political turmoil that marked the last decades of the 18th and the...
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  • Identify Different Characterisations and Comparisons That Dickens Uses in the Novel “Hard Times” to Show Aspects of a Victorian Society During the Industrial Revolution?
    Times” to show aspects of a Victorian Society during the Industrial Revolution? The novel “Hard Times” by Charles Dickens is about the contrast of a harsh Victorian education and Victorian ideals imposed by an authoritarian, ridged society compared to the idealistic, romantic and emotional world. As an...
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  • Victorian Novel
    THE VICTORIAN NOVEL SPIS TREŚCI INTRODUCTION 1 I THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE NOVEL 2 II KEY AUTHORS 3 III KEY TEXTS 3 IV TOPICS 3 INTRODUCTION Many associate the word “Victorian” with images of over-dressed ladies and snooty gentlemen gathered in reading rooms. The idea of “manners” does sum...
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  • Charles Dicken
    analysis…………………24 Summary……………………………………………………...26 Analysis ………………………………………………………30 Chapter IV: comparison between abridged and unabridged version of Christmas Carol ………………………………………………………………………..35 Chapter V: Conclusion 40 Bibliography 43 Glossary[1] ...
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  • Victorian Period - a Time of Change (1837 -1901)
    Preface, "The Picture of Dorian Gray" The Victorian Period revolves around the political career of Queen Victoria. She was crowned in 1837 and died in 1901 (which put a definite end to her political career). A great deal of change took place during this period--brought about because of the Industrial...
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  • Jane Eyre vs. Great Expectatio
    Expectations, written by Charles Dickens, have many Victorian similarities. Both novels are influenced by the same three elements. The first is the gothic novel, which instilled mystery, suspense, and horror into the work. The second is the romantic poets, which gave the literature liberty, individualism...
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  • Dandism
    mid-1790’s a young man entered into the fashionable life of London who would change the world. he was plainly different from his contemporaries and his difference was in his plainness. To a world in which fashion was dictated by wealth and ostentatious display, George Bryan (Beau) Brummel (1778-1840) brought...
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  • Comparison of Great Gatsby and Sonnets from the Portuguese
    in The Great Gatsby and the prescribed poems by Elizabeth Barrett Browning reflect changing values and perspectives? Throughout different time periods in history, perspectives change. With changing perspectives, artists and authors convey their feelings for particular social issues in varying ways...
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  • Victorian Era
    The Victorian Period Queen Victoria The Victorian period formally begins in 1837 (the year Victoria became Queen) and ends in 1901 (the year of her death).  As a matter of expediency, these dates are sometimes modified slightly.  1830 is usually considered the end of the Romantic period in Britain...
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  • Literary Periods
    Periods of British Literature: 450-1066: Old English (or Anglo-Saxon) Period 1066-1500: Middle English Period 1500-1660: The Renaissance 1558-1603: Elizabethan Age 1603-1625: Jacobean Age 1625-1649: Caroline Age 1649-1660: Commonwealth Period (or Puritan Interregnum) 1660-1785: The Neoclassical...
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  • Wuthering Notes
    • Published in 1847 – Victorian era • Amidst the industrial revolution – opposed by upper class • Middle class working – building capital • Shift away from rural country life – farming etc • Lingering death of children – reflective of society – Victorian domestic life abounded in...
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  • CFS 388 Midterm Review
    sexually permissive group are the Mangaians  asians and americans are the least permissive in their sexual attitudes and behaviors Sigmund Freud- A victorian era physician who emphasized the sexuality of children and adults Masters and Johnson- Conducted the first large scale of physiological study of...
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  • The Influence of Oscar Wilde's Sexuality | English Literature
    of Oscar Wilde's Sexuality | English Literature Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) was a writer whose homoerotic texts pushed the social boundaries of the Victorian era. Born to a family of unabashed Irish agnostics, the self-proclaimed "dandy" valued art, fashion, and all things physically beautiful. After receiving...
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  • Romantic Traits in the 19th Century Realistic Novel
    Romantic Traits in the 19th century Realistic Novel Great changes were brought into the world during the 19th century. Britain was transformed by the industrial revolution. In 1801, only about 20% of the population lived in towns, by 1851 the figure had risen to over 50% and by 1881 already about two...
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  • British Literature
    British Literature II March 2, 2012 Final Paper Romantic and Victorian Literature and writers have an endless about of similarities that make both of them the overall most influential eras of literature. It is in following paragraphs I will attempt to bring together the most fascinating points and...
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  • Periods of English Literature
    Periods of English Literature. For convenience of discussion, historians divide the continuity of English literature into segments of time that are called "periods." The exact number, dates, and names of these periods vary,but the list below conforms to widespread practice. The list is followed by...
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  • victorian novel & poetry
    Victorian Age The beginning of the Victorian Period is dated sometimes as 1832 (the passage of the first Reform Bill) and sometimes as 1837 (the accession of Queen Victoria). It extends to the death of Victoria in 1901. But when we refer the history book of W. J. Long and literary terms of M. H...
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  • Post.Doc
    toward metanarratives,” which is, somewhat ironically, a product of scientific progress (1984: xxiv). Postmodernity concentrates on the tensions of difference and similarity erupting from processes of globalization and capitalism: the accelerating circulation of people, the increasingly dense and frequent...
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  • Romeo and Juliet Film Comparison
    A film Comparsion of Romeo and Juliet Whether on screen or on stage the romantic tragedy of Romeo and Juliet has been portrayed many times by different actors, directors, and writers but the themes always hold true to William Shakespeare's original play that was wrote in the late 1500’s. The two...
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