Essays Tagged: "Elinor"

Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen

In Jane Austen's novel Sense and Sensibility the title is a metaphor for the two main characters, Elinor and Marianne. Elinor represents sense and Marianne represents sensibility. The original versi ... represents sense and Marianne represents sensibility. The original version of this novel was titled Elinor and Marianne and has been known to be the first novel that Austen worked on, which is also he ...

(7 pages) 154 0 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Distinguishing the differences between sense and sensibility. Refers to Jane Austen's novel

sh the differences between sense andsensibility. Represented in Jane Austin's novel by two sisters, Elinor and Marianne,the disposition of the two girls can be seen quite vividly. The two girls areacc ... new wife is less thansympathetic to the three girls needs. This is when we are first introduced to Elinorand her younger sister Marianne. As usual, Marianne is being her impulsive selfand Elinor is t ...

(4 pages) 80 0 4.8 Feb/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The description of the life of Robert Frost

to Massachusetts were a newspaper reporter, mill worker and schoolteacher. After a year he marries Elinor White, with whom he held valedictorian honors with at Lawrence High School. From 1897 to 1899 ...

(1 pages) 38 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

This essay is about the short story "I'm a fool" by Sherwood Anderson. The story is about how a horse swipe lies to a pretty young lady.

a fool" the swipe lies. He lies about who he is, where he is from, and what he does. He tells Miss Elinor Woodbury, Mr. Wilbur Wessen, and Miss Lucy Wessen that he was "Walter Mathers for Marietta, O ...

(2 pages) 47 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Importance of a Reliable Character in Jane Austen.

r. Sometimes the credited character is also the pivotal character. In these instances, such as with Elinor, Austen's heroine from Sense and Sensibility, the distance is very minimal. Elinor is proven ... , good-hearted, and loyal; therefore, the implied reader admires her respectable qualities. Because Elinor is very sensible, a variety of personalities can relate to her character. When the distanced ...

(4 pages) 77 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Marriage in Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility fully describes the relationship between plot and historical period and the public views of women / marriage

In Jane Austen's first published novel, Sense and Sensibility, the story centers on the sisters Elinor and Marianne Dashwood. The sisters are forced to leave their home, and along with their mothe ... with their mother and younger sister, they move, in reduced circumstances, to the west of England. Elinor, the "sense" of the pair, and Marianne, the "sensibility", or the romantic, of the story, mus ...

(6 pages) 88 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Light and Shade--Marriages Mirrored in Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice

he central subject, and the comic ending. The first story focuses on how the elder Dashwood sisters Elinor and Marianne experience love and achieve marriages after a series of setbacks. The second one ... he other, Lord bless you! They care no more about such things! Willoughby himself also confesses to Elinor repentantly, " My affection for Marianne, my thorough conviction of her attachment to me--it ...

(20 pages) 107 2 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen

Biography of Robert Frost

ildren. Soon, Robert was in high school where he graduated as co-valedictorian with his future wife Elinor White. In that same year, he entered Dartmouth College but remained for less than one semeste ... and was published in a New York City magazine called The Independent. In 1895, Robert Frost married Elinor White. It was with the help of Elinor that Robert began his soon to be well-known career as a ...

(4 pages) 68 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The Biography of Robert Frost

graduated from high school in 1892. A top student in his class, he shared valedictorian honors with Elinor White, with whom he had already fallen in love.Robert and Elinor shared an interest in poetry ... or shared an interest in poetry, but their continued education sent Robert to Dartmouth College and Elinor to St. Lawrence University. Meanwhile, Robert continued to work on the poetic career he had b ...

(7 pages) 143 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility: Austen's Use of the Arts to Support Characterization

ity: Austen's Use of the Arts to Support CharacterizationThe society in which the Dashwood sisters, Elinor and Marianne, were raised required a certain proper code of conduct in order to be recognized ... hest rankings, society deemed that she seriously pursue and practice the arts of her choice; as did Elinor and Marianne Dashwood because of their financial instability, not for lack of good looks. Eli ...

(5 pages) 37 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Critique: Sense and Sensibility

ith Mr. WIlloughby (Greg Wise), who is unable to return her love because he was to marry for money. Elinor, her sister, falls in love with Edward Ferrars, who had already pledged his love for Lucy Ste ... n. Marianne, the poetic and musical sister, relied on her senses in the movie to show her true love.Elinor, Marianne's sister, fell in love with Edward Ferrars, but again money was more important than ...

(2 pages) 40 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Biography of the great Confederate General Stonewall Jackson.

nge calling him "Tom Fool Jackson" and "Old Blue Light". Jackson married twice. In 1853, he married Elinor Junkin who died a year later giving birth to their stillborn son. 1857, Jackson married Mary ...

(2 pages) 27 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Quick facts on Stonewall Jackson- Confederate General.

Jackson was born on January 21, 1824, in Clarksburg, Virginia.He married twice: in 1853, he married Elinor Junkin. In 1857, he married Mary Anna Morrison.Jackson graduated from West Point in 1846.He s ...

(1 pages) 21 1 3.6 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Sense and Sensibility: Neo-classicism vs Romanticism

e of that time; and thus the characters of Jane Austin's novels. The novels' two main protagonists; Elinor and Marianne Dashwood, exemplify the Neo classical era and the romantic era, respectfully. Ja ... ical era and the romantic era, respectfully. Jane Austin instils Neo-classic and romantic ideals in Elinor and Marianne as to present a view of each attitude and to further enhance the discrepancies o ...

(9 pages) 76 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

British women during the victorian age and in "Sense and Sensibility" by Jane Austen

most popular novel, but is read 200 years after its publication in 1811. It deals with the sisters Elinor and Marianne Dashwood, and the life, joy and sorrow of the upper-middle-class family. The ess ... nce can still be identified throughout the book, for example, as the main characters', Marianne and Elinor Dashwood's, desperate need to marry. This is not shown as a desperate lookout for men - they ...

(13 pages) 72 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Sense and Sensibility" by Jane Austen

London, partly in its surroundings in Southern England in the 19th century. The main characters are Elinor and Marianne Dashwood, two beautiful sisters who are forced to leave their home, Norland, whe ... forced to leave their home, Norland, when their father dies and leaves the house to his eldest son, Elinor and Marianne's brother John.Of the two, Marianne represents the "sensibility" and Elinor is t ...

(3 pages) 25 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The qualities Jane Austen valued in the women of "Sense and Sensibility"

the heroines of Jane Austen's novels. "Sense and Sensibility" briefly touches on the appearances of Elinor and Marianne Dashwood, but this is not until chapter ten, rather than the initial description ... ial descriptions of them in chapter one, showing Austen's thoughts of outer beauty as insignificant.Elinor possesses "a strength of understanding and coolness of judgement" also having "an excellent h ...

(1 pages) 481 0 2.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Topic Study: Change; How change is represented in "Sense and Sensibility" by Jane Austen, "As I Walked Out One Evening" by W H Auden and "Being John Malkovich" directed by Spike Jonze?

Kaufman.Sense and Sensibility is a satirical comedy concerning the two contrasting personalities of Elinor and Marianne Dashwood and how they manage similar situations of love and loss. Elinor embodie ... cial restrictions of females as a consequence of the death of Mr. Dashwood. Austen compares the way Elinor and Marianne respond to the shifting surrounding situations, asking is it better to posses Se ...

(6 pages) 21 1 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Elements of "Year of Wonders" by Geraldine Brooks

a Frith, a young widow who works as a servant for the rector, Mr. Michael Mompellion, and his wife, Elinor, befriends her employers and together they emerge as heroes and local healers. Through the oc ... rector’s wife to death. This tragedy brought much depression upon the rector and Anna because Elinor’s death occurred without any warning. It is made apparent that his wife’s passing t ...

(5 pages) 24 0 4.8 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Jane Austen's Sense And Sensibilty

eading the novel and know that "Sense" relates to Marianne and "Sensibility" relates to Elinor. Elinor, practical and more conventional, must learn to rely on her sensible side, which at t ... novel is rather undeveloped. The same for Marianne, except she is the contradiction, or opposite of Elinor's personality, she must use her sense more because she is always feeling too much sentiment a ...

(4 pages) 4 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature