• Okna Ka
    in William Somerset Maugham's short story "The Round Dozen" (1951) with ... www.thefreelibrary.com/Bleak+House+as+the+source+of+intertextuality+in+Somerset+Maugham's...-a0159646062 - แคช 3. Report on An Analysis Of The Verger (William S. Maugham ... - [ แปลหน้านี้...
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  • The Verger
    anthology film based on three short stories by W. Somerset Maugham: "The Verger", "Mr. Know-All" and "Sanatorium".Ken Annakin directed "The Verger" and "Mr. Know-All", while Harold French was responsible for "Sanatorium". Trio is the second of a film trilogy, all consisting of adaptations of Maugham's...
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  • The Verger
    William Somerset Maugham [pic] The Verger The Round Dozen Salina Vargas English IV AP Period 8 The life of William Somerset Maugham laid the introduction to many of his novels, plays, or short stories. His experiences growing up and traveling the world were the base for his work...
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  • The Verger - Case Study
    THE VERGER by W. Somerset Maugham 1. What is the kind of behaviour of the verger in the first part of the story? Give examples The first part of the story presents the verger as a compliant man, anxious to exercise his profession in the best way possible. The care with which he maintains his...
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  • The Verger
    amassed a fortune of thirty thousand pounds without being able to read or write? Good God, man, what would you be now if you had been able to?" "I can tell you that, sir", said Mr. Foreman, a little smile on his aristocratic features. "I'd be verger of St. Peter's, Neville Square." W. Somerset Maugham...
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  • W.S. Maugham "The Moon and the Sixpence"
    in which way they were described by Maugham. The aim of the paper is to study the basic peculiarities of characters by Somerset Maugham. The objectives: • To study and analyze William Somerset Maugham’s biography and its influence on his works • To study literarature about William Somerset...
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  • James
    Somerset Maugham once argued, “If a nation values anything more than freedom, it will lose its freedom, and the irony of it is that if it is comfort or money that it values more, it will lose that too.” Freedom/to be free = independence, liberty, joy Values / To value = cherish, morals, culture...
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  • 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...
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  • The Verger
    THE VERGER by W. Somerset Maugham There had been a christening that afternoon at St. Peter's, Neville Square, and Albert Edward Foreman still wore his verger's gown. He kept his new one, its folds as full and stiff though it were made not of alpaca but of perennial bronze, for funerals...
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  • The Verger
    THE VERGER (by W. Somerset Maugham) There had been a christening that afternoon at St. Peter's, Neville Square, and Albert Edward Foreman still wore his verger's gown. He kept his new one, its folds as full and stiff though it were made not of alpaca but of perennial bronze, for funerals and...
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  • Moon and Sixpence
    The Moon 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...
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  • 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...
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  • The Razor's Edge Study Guide
    The Razor's Edge W. Somerset Maugham Online Information For the online version of BookRags' The Razor's Edge Premium Study Guide, including complete copyright information, please visit: http://www.bookrags.com/studyguide−razors−edge/ Copyright Information ©2000−2007 BookRags, Inc. ALL RIGHTS...
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  • Grapes of Wrath: Summary
    . She did get paid for this, not with money but with the love that she receives from her family. W. Somerset Maugham once wrote, "A women will always sacrifice herself if you give her the opportunity. It is her favorite form of self-indulgence." This was from The Circle. This quote describes Ma to the fullest....
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  • 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...
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  • force of circumstances
    The Force of Circumstances “The Force of Circumstance” is written by W. Somerset Maugham and takes place in Borneo (British colony), however, the district is unclear but there are uses of exotic setting in the essay such as, mountains and rivers which indicates that the story takes place in a...
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  • H.G. Wells Literature Paper
    essence is the history of ideas.” (www.brainyquotes.com). Works Cited Maugham, W. Somerset. “Some Novelists I Have Known”. Criticism of H.G. Wells. The Vagrant Mood: Six Essays. 1953 <http://galenet.galegroup.com>. “H(erbert) G(eorge) Wells”. Contemporary Authors Online. 26...
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  • date and time
    The English author William S. Maugham is best known for his short story “Mr. Know All”, in which he employs the irony technique brilliantly. Written in the same fashion is “The Verger”, another short story about the path of making success of an illiterate verger. Maugham, in this amazingly ironic...
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  • The Painted Veil
    ------------------------------------------------- Painted veil. Plot summary  Somerset Maugham uses a third-person - limited, point-of-view in this story, where Kitty is the Focal character. Kitty Garstin, a very pretty upper-middle class debutante, squanders her early youth amusing herself at...
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  • Analyse the Irony in "The Verger"
    irony embedded in the story: it is not how much you learn that counts but rather how well you make use of the little you have. The verger, like many other stories by Maugham, has a very lucid plot and an astonishing ending. There would not have been such ending if it had not been for the author’s expertise in employing irony....
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