Essays Tagged: "Antoinette"

Jean Rhys Novel

tension amidst confusion and anxiety, the author addresses this subtext in such a way as to portray Antoinette as a product of an intolerant society. While more of an underlying theme, the character's ... Wide Sargasso Sea represent a significance to the story's overall flavor and intensity, being that Antoinette is torn the entire time between calling herself black or white. Who is she really, and wh ...

(1 pages) 102 0 3.3 Jul/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Give a critical appreciation of Part One of Wide Sargasso Sea. General analysis of Part one.

In the first section of Wide Sargasso Sea, we encounter Antoinette as a child. We witness in vivid detail, the events of her childhood, which are in no way ... sets her apart from the rest of society, while at the same time, trapping her within it.Narrated by Antoinette, Part One of Wide Sargasso Sea explores her childhood at Coulibri (their estate) after th ... explores her childhood at Coulibri (their estate) after the death of her father, Alexander Cosway. Antoinette's vague and fragmentary memories focus on glimpses of tropical landscape, descriptions of ...

(7 pages) 106 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Wide Sargasso Sea And Nature

of their childhood. This issue is clearly seen in "Jean Rhys", Wide Sargasso Sea. The protagonist, Antoinette, finds comfort in her own homeland, Windward Islands. On the other hand, her husband Roch ... s in opinion are seen as metaphors in the sense of place, history and identity.Throughout the story Antoinette shows her true feelings concerning her homeland, which are feelings of love. Unlike his w ...

(4 pages) 69 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Wide Sargasso Sea Landscape & identity

an Rhys, the Caribbean landscape is used as an agent to be interpreted by two different characters, Antoinette and Rochester, in this prequel. Each of them will have a very different opinion of the en ... ening of part two of the novel, Rochester describes the scenes that he sees, and reports to us what Antoinette says, which will show us how each one feels about their belonging in the Caribbean. "Ever ...

(6 pages) 89 1 4.1 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

"Prose fiction has its dramatic moments." A critique of "Wide Sargasso Sea" by Jean Rhys

key importance. The main characters that are the instigators of these conflicts are, Antoinette, Mr. Rochester , Amelie, Christophine, Annette and the ex - slaves upon the Co ... y and watch Coulibri burn, destroying her hopes and dreams in just one moment. Also, Antoinette was traumatized because the estate was the only home she knew and that was ...

(4 pages) 104 1 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Wide Sargasso sea: Changing ways

rized the region as "One grand theater of recurring warfare, declared and undeclared" (Genovese 21).Antoinette is descended from the plantation owners, and her father has had many children by negro wo ... o violence.Lambach 2For example; in part one when the slaves decided to burn down the house because Antoinette's step-father was going to import slaves from the Indies. "The house was burning, the yel ...

(3 pages) 62 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

My future goals as a University Student

Personal Goals that I wish to Attain as a University StudentAntoinette SachettaOutline: Personal Goals that I wish to attain as a University Studen ...

(4 pages) 226 0 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The evil in othello

IAGO: THE EVIL IN OTHELLO L'Antoinette Lemond One of the most interesting and exotic characters in the tragic pla ...

(4 pages) 31 0 3.5 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Hamlet act 1

Action, Death, or Question? L'Antoinette Lemond Act one of Hamlet, we easily see that Hamlet goes through many turmoil. His ...

(8 pages) 46 0 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Hamlet

"Wide Sargasso Sea" by Jean Rhys.

'There is always the other side, always.'Antoinette speaks to the very cause of Rhys' feminist and postcolonial rewriting. As a book that ado ... under-represented through its exploration of racial, colonial and sexual oppression.Rhys redresses Antoinette's silencing (in the canonical text), giving her an own narrative voice with which to tell ... (in the canonical text), giving her an own narrative voice with which to tell her own experiences. (Antoinette's recount of the scene of Richard Manson's visit reveals her confusion and dislocation.)I ...

(3 pages) 82 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Discuss the ways in which your chosen texts (Shaw's "Pygmalion" and Rhys' "Wide Sargasso Sea") exploit the traditions and conventions of their genre both formally and in terms of content.

at it prompted her to write this novel. Wide Sargasso Sea tells the story of Bertha Mason, known as Antoinette in Rhys' novel. It traces her life from being a white Creole child in Jamaica after the E ... ome depth to a new character or heighten theemotions the reader feels through her two protagonists, Antoinette and Bronte MrRochester, Bertha's husband in Jane Eyre.Rhys' novel has no chapters or head ...

(7 pages) 205 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Wide Sargasso Sea": The theme of rejection

tant theme throughout the novel.Many instances of rejection in Wide Sargasso Sea occur firstly when Antoinette approaches her mother in Part I to try to sooth her frown and she is rejected blatantly, ... ly, when Antoinette is jeered and insulted by her friend Tia, whom she has cherished, and also when Antoinette is stalked by a black girl through the bushes, and jeered, insulted and called dirty name ...

(3 pages) 30 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

"Wide Sargasso Sea" by Jean Rhys : Antoinette Cosway's stay at the convent

Antoinette first enters Mount Calvary Convent in tears, after being taunted on the way to this new h ... ll nightmares; coupled with the Convent's large stone walls make the convent her 'plaace of refuge'.Antoinette remarks that the nuns are 'very lax', according to the Bishop, because of the climate. Sh ... manners, and to be modest in speech and attire. She is given religious education and taught to pray.Antoinette enjoys her stay in a dormitory with eight other young women. Her daily routine begins by ...

(2 pages) 12 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

"Pygmalion" and "Wide Sargasso Sea" essentially project a patriarchal society, where the female succumbs and the male prevails" Do you agree with this statement?

n to each other and it is not madness that divides them but existential loneliness. (Block 5, p.200)Antoinette is the most important character in the story and the novel is started from her perspectiv ... nd confused identity is shaped by the culture and historical circumstances in which she was raised. Antoinette was burdened with 'otherness', by the people who called them 'white cockroaches'. The rec ...

(8 pages) 84 0 4.3 Jan/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

The Quest for Racial Identity in Jean Rhys' "Wide Sargasso Sea"

oint and end, Rhys starts her own narrative. The narrator is the madwoman but her tale is the young Antoinette's. The theme is the fear and the possibility of losing one's whiteness. The very first se ... nothing but white nigger now, and black nigger better than white nigger."The heroine of the novel, Antoinette Cosway is called at one point a "white nigger." Black children insult her calling her a " ...

(13 pages) 42 0 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Bertha In Jane Eyre

o Sea. Although the readers' perceptions of the character Bertha (as she is known in Jane Eyre) and Antoinette (as she is known in Wide Sargasso Sea) are different it is due to the strategies used by ... es to the different novels. In Jean Rhys' novel Wide Sargasso Sea the main character has two names: Antoinette and Bertha although the latter isn't used until the end of the novel, this is due to vari ...

(7 pages) 15 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Search For Knowledge In Wide Sargasso Sea

In the novel Wide Sargasso Sea, both the young woman, Antoinette Cosway, and the prideful man, Rochester, look for more security throughout their lives. A ... ry, these two try to search for the remedy to find their happiness; in the end, they fail miserably.Antoinette Cosway searches for truth and knowledge in a way to get rid of her common weakness in lif ... n her primary home in Spanish Town (Jamaica), mob her family with stones. More or less, as a child, Antoinette has no friends in her home place. Her only acquaintance, a young black girl named Tia, st ...

(2 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Search For Knowledge In Wide Sargasso Sea

In the novel Wide Sargasso Sea, both the young woman, Antoinette Cosway, and the prideful man, Rochester, look for more security throughout their lives. A ... ry, these two try to search for the remedy to find their happiness; in the end, they fail miserably.Antoinette Cosway searches for truth and knowledge in a way to get rid of her common weakness in lif ... n her primary home in Spanish Town (Jamaica), mob her family with stones. More or less, as a child, Antoinette has no friends in her home place. Her only acquaintance, a young black girl named Tia, st ...

(2 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Search For Knowledge In Wide Sargasso Sea

In the novel Wide Sargasso Sea, both the young woman, Antoinette Cosway, and the prideful man, Rochester, look for more security throughout their lives. A ... ry, these two try to search for the remedy to find their happiness; in the end, they fail miserably.Antoinette Cosway searches for truth and knowledge in a way to get rid of her common weakness in lif ... n her primary home in Spanish Town (Jamaica), mob her family with stones. More or less, as a child, Antoinette has no friends in her home place. Her only acquaintance, a young black girl named Tia, st ...

(2 pages) 787 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Search For Knowledge In Wide Sargasso Sea

In the novel Wide Sargasso Sea, both the young woman, Antoinette Cosway, and the prideful man, Rochester, look for more security throughout their lives. A ... ry, these two try to search for the remedy to find their happiness; in the end, they fail miserably.Antoinette Cosway searches for truth and knowledge in a way to get rid of her common weakness in lif ... n her primary home in Spanish Town (Jamaica), mob her family with stones. More or less, as a child, Antoinette has no friends in her home place. Her only acquaintance, a young black girl named Tia, st ...

(2 pages) 393 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature