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- “No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude without finally becoming bewildered as to which may be true. In Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter, this quote applies to the two main characters of the novel.
- Film noir is one of the most beloved and popular "period" film genres of the late twentieth century, although at the time that the movies comprising the genre were made, the term film noir was unknown. Essentially, it mean "black film" — a variation on the nineteenth-century French critical term roman noir, or "black novel" — referring to any number of doom-laden, deeply psychological crime dramas of the 1940s and 1950s.
- Prejudice and injustice still occurs in the world today. People are being killed everyday for reasons of prejudice or injustice. Today, it s hard to walk down the streets without being stared at or talked about. It s not right to judge a person by the way they look, dress, or talk because it doesn t say anything about the inside.
- In this, the opening chapter, the reader meets the four main characters, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy. The girls are trying to decide what to get each other for Christmas. This year, however, their father is away at war and funds are limited. The girls finally decide that they will each by a gift for Marmee instead of a gift for themselves.
- Early Years Fritz Lang was born in Vienna on December 5, 1890. His parents Anton and Paula were staid and respectable members of the city’s middle class. Anton, a municipal architect, believed his son would one day succeed him in his profession.
- Barbara Kingsolver is the author of many well-written pieces of literature including The Poisonwood Bible. This novel explores the beauty and hardships that exist in the Belgian Congo in 1959. Told by the wife and four daughters of a fierce Baptist, Nathan Price, Kingsolver clearly captures the realities this family and mission went through during their move to the Congo.
- BACTERIA ( Gr. bakterion, “little staff”), group of microscopic, unicellular organisms that lack a distinct nucleus and that usually reproduce by cell division. are tiny, ranging from 1 to 10 micrometers (1 micrometer equals 1/25, in), and are extremely variable in the ways they obtain energy and nourishment.
- Hawthorne?s life, what he did, and what happened to him, greatly influenced his writings, in fact, that is the only basis in which he wrote upon.
- Italian opera was composed all over Europe. Metastasio was a famous librettist who supplied Italian opera stories to composers of the late baroque and classic periods.Two of Handel’s best-known Italian operas are Giulio Cesare and Rodelinda.The Italian city to the south of Rome that became the trend-setting center of opera was Naples.
- Mary Shelley was a prominent, though over looked literary figure during the Romantic Era of English Literature. Mary Shelley?s Frankenstein was first published in 1818. Mary started writing Frankenstein before she was nineteen and finished less than a year later.
- Arthur Dimmesdale of Hawthorne’s Scarlet Letter and Ethan Frome, the main character of Wharton’s classic Ethan Frome, though separated by over a century of time, find themselves in remarkably similar situations–a bleak existence, punctuated only be intermittent glimpses into a life that might have been.
- He also became a student-teacher at West House, a boys school in Edinburgh, where he taught music and speech for instruction in other subjects. (World Book Enc. 1991) He became a full-time teacher after studying for a year at the University of Edinburgh.
- “The Scarlet Letter” by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Mistriss Hibbins can also be defined in those terms. She is believed to be evil by many of the characters. Henry Louis Mencken once said, “It is a sin to believe evil of others, but is seldom a mistake.” In this novel he was right, Mistriss Hibbins is evil.
- ?In roughly built playhouses and cobblestone inn yards, an extraordinary development took place in England in the 1500s.? (Yancey, 8). At that time, an opportunity combined to produce literature achievement never before witnessed in the history of drama and theater.
- Song of Solomon” is a novel by Toni Morrison, the very famous and very popular Nobel laureate for literature. It’s the story of a young black man named Milkman and his journey towards redemption and enlightenment from the twisted Michigan environment that spawned him.
- Recent critical discussions of Elizabethan drama, above all of Shakespeare, have centred around `new historicism’, a trend consolidated in critical anthologies. New historicism is characterised by an interest in the historicity of texts and the textuality of history, and by affinities with theoretical projects concerned with power, identity and the construction of subject positions.
- " (MacLean 5 ) In 1 37 Suckling wrote the prose work Account of Religion by Reason. His play, Aglaura, was published in 1 38 and performed twice for Charles I.
- In much the same way as Theodore Dreiser, Edith Wharton sets her themes on isolation, despair, hopelessness, and bad relationships. She does this with a poetic flair that belies her work in that genre. Winter is used to show the bleaness and the unforgiving nature of the elements.
- Nathanial Hawthorne. Considered to be one of the greatest American writers of the 19th century. But did you know that he hated portraits, and it is now thought that he was a mild manic-depressive? Born in Salem, Massachusetts on July 4, 1804. A decendant of a long puritan line of Hathorne’s.
- The world of Puritan New England, like the world of today, was filled with many evil influences. Many people were able to withstand the temptations of this darker side of the spiritual world, but still some fell victim to the supposed Satan?s will. Such offences against God, in thought, word, deed, desire or neglect, are what we define as sin (Schuler 14).