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Importance Of Being Earnest Oscar Wilde
1,347 words1. Irony. The use of words to express a different meaning than they are used for literally. In Shakespeare's play Twelfth Night he incorporates the use of irony in many of his scenes. Act II Scene 3. TOBY. A false conclusion; I hate it as an unfilled can. To be up after midnight, and to go to bed then, is early; so that to go to bed after midnight is to go to bed betimes. Does not our lives consist of the four elements? ANDREW. Faith so they say; but I think it rather consists of eating and drin...
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Soviet Union Holy War
1,228 wordsThe Chechens always despised being ruled by the Russians, likewise, Russia loathed them ranked them among the most ruthless and severe criminals of the former Soviet Union (Roskin 285). Stalin deported the Chechens to Kazakhstan in 1944, claiming they were "German collaborators." When the remaining Muslim Chechens were permitted back into their homeland, they returned feeling bitter and helpless without any available resources on which to survive. Since their repatriation, the people of Chechnya...
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Single Handedly First Place
1,291 words... h talks and peace. So why wait?" Lebed was quoted as saying in the Calgary Herald. (Ticket Aug 13 th/ 96). Unlike a majority of politicians in the Kremlin, Lebed was not in the mood for stalling. Lebed's image quickly rose to "cult status" among the people after being credited with "single-handedly" ending the unpopular war. Unfortunately, he was not too popular in Russia's political arena. Yeltsin fired Lebed following the signing of these "Khasavyurt Agreements", and accused him of sympath...
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Pope And Fielding Ridiculous And Funny Story
869 wordsThe effectiveness of the treatment of burlesques can be seen through two stories namely Henry Fieldings Joseph Andrews and Alexander Popes The Rape of Lock. These novels are two fine examples of incongruous imitation, the form that imitates the manner (form and style) and subject matter of a serious work. The serious work for Fielding was Samuel Richardson's novel Shame and the Greek epics (homer, Virgil) for Pope. Fielding and Popes books are from the same school that being satire, but although...
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Jane Austen Eighteenth Century
620 wordsJANE AUSTEN [Maimoona Iraq] As a woman of exquisite style and cultivated manners, Jane Austen was the zeitgeist of the late eighteenth century and the early nineteenth century. Her literary panorama includes novels like Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Emma, Persuasion, Mansfield Park together with North anger Abbey. Her novels are called tea-table romances owing to the ordinary commonplace events in them. Her picture of life is a delicate watercolor to put beside the more vigorous oi...
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Dorothy Van Ghent And Tristram Shandy Primary Purposes
1,791 wordsThe uniqueness of Tristram Shandy has pushed critics to see many different topics as the central concern of the work. It may even be an impossible task to pinpoint which of two seemingly contradictory themes Tristram is pursuing, because Tristram does not give us much of a beginning, middle, or end, preferring to stream along in digressive contentment. However, as Jean-Jacques Mayoux writes, it may be possible to transcend subjectivity by seeking coherence. In other words, by examining a theory ...
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Page After Page Readers Of Tom Jones Plot
1,606 wordsIn examining the effects of a work of literature on a reader, it is vitally important to understand why a reader completes the work. In other words, the forces that drive the reader to turn page after page of a novel are directly related to the entire reading experience what values and stories the reader takes from the book, the overall feeling that the book creates within the reader, and impact of the reading on future actions of the reader. It is with this in mind that we turn to the claim tha...
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Pride And Prejudice Time To Time
1,550 wordsBridget Jones's Diary Bridget John Diary's heroine has first appeared in novel by Helene Fielding. In a very short time the book became bestseller. One and half millions books have been sold in two month. It was an unexpected success for Helene Fielding. Bridget became not a merely bright fiction bright actor of the book but a culture heroine of the time because almost every reader was able to find in Bridget's inward a piece of his own. Helene Fielding began to write Bridget John Diary in 1995....
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Bridget Jones Diary Bridget Jones Book
740 wordsChristian English 10 HMr. LudJanuary 8, 1999 Critique of Bridget Jones Diary: Helen Fielding Bridget Jones Diary, written by Helen Fielding, was a very interesting novel. I feel that I would have enjoyed the book more if I had read it at a later point and time in my life when I have the ability to relate to it more. Despite the fact that this book was evidently written for a more mature and experienced audience I still enjoyed reading it. This book was a positive influence on me because I can se...
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Quot Bridget Jones Quot Bridget Jones Diary Pounds
673 wordsOn a good day, Bridget Jones weighs no more than 120 pounds, smokes no more than five cigarettes, imbibes no more than three alcohol units, comes up with one or two clever ideas at the office meeting, and checks her voice mail maybe two or three times to see if her boyfriend has phoned. On a bad day of which there are many the statistics are less satisfying. Still, the obsessive Jones dutifully records them all in her hilarious but poignant diary: " Saturday 12 August: 129 pounds, alcohol u...
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Passage To India Rudyard Kipling
2,969 wordsEast vs. West Amar BalikaiMrs. HeyleEnglish 11 April 12, 1999 The popular quote, The sun never sets on the British Empire, refers to the vast territory that the British government controlled either directly or indirectly. During the Age of Exploration, European powers struggled for as much foreign land as possible. The desire for more land was driven mostly by their greed for Eastern spices. India was in a prime location for trading these spices, and almost all the major European powers were fig...
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Men And Women Don Quixote
1,875 wordsHenry Fielding: Joseph Andrews The title page of Henry Fieldings first novel reads as follows: The history of the adventures of Joseph Andrews and of his friend Mr. Abraham Adams. Written in imitation of the Manner of Cervantes, Author of Don Quixote. The allusion to Cervantes and his masterpiece Don Quixote as well as the explicit definition of his own writing later in the preface as a comic epic poem in prose, shows Fielding deeply aware of being the originator of a new genre which, as he wrot...
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Piece Of Paper Red Room
2,385 wordschapter 1: this chapter is an introduction to the story, the first two characters are introduced here. These characters are named mr. Hooper and Edmund Hooper. The story starts with the death of edmunds grandfather, they visit him and later het dies. Mr. Hooper and Edmund went to live in the house of Edmunds grandfather, it was a big ugly house made of dark, red brick, it was called Warings, there were no other houses near it. one night Edmund got out of bed. He walked across the hall and he too...
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T S Eliot Eliot
2,316 wordsImages Of Women: Major Barbara, A Passage Images Of Women: Major Barbara, A Passage To India, And The Poetry Of T. S. Eliot Images of Women: Major Barbara, A Passage to India, and the poetry of T. S. Eliot The Victorian Era was a difficult and confusing time for women, and their trials are reflected in the literature of the time. Although the three pieces of literature being discussed are not entirely about women, they shed light on the Victorian ideal of women and the ideals of the authors who ...
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Hope For The Future Soviet Union
2,516 wordsThe Chechens always despised being ruled by the Russians, likewise, Russia loathed them ranked them among the most ruthless and severe criminals of the former Soviet Union (Roskin 285). Stalin deported the Chechens to Kazakhstan in 1944, claiming they were German collaborators. When the remaining Muslim Chechens were permitted back into their homeland, they returned feeling bitter and helpless without any available resources on which to survive. Since their repatriation, the people of Chechnya h...
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