Essays Tagged: "Emma"

The Origin of Emma and Nora, From Henrik Ibsens "A doll's house" and Gustave Flaubert's "Madame Bovary"

rove these two authors tocreate two of their most famous characters: Nora, from "A Dolls House", andEmma from Madame Bovary? An insight into the background of these authorsreveals that both Nora and E ... lled in the romantic writings of Hugo,Rousseau, Lord Byron, and Sir Walter Scott. In Madame Bovary, Emma has acertain romantic aspect similar to Flaubert which is a longing for things to beperfect. Th ...

(4 pages) 110 0 4.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

"The Scarlet Pimpernel" by Baroness Emma Orczy

and truly deservesthis prestigious title. The author of this enthralling 267 page book is Baroness EmmaOrczy and it was published by Dodd, Mead & Company in the year 1964. The scene isset in the ... story which does this, but it seems as thoughthe author of The Scarlet Pimpernel achieved the task. Emma Orczy adds humor tosome of the situations which the characters encounter, and lessens the amoun ...

(5 pages) 36 0 4.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Mr Knightley - Jane Austen...'Mr Knightley is the arbiter of sense and judgement.' Discuss with reference to the first eleven chapters.

judgement.' Discuss with reference to the first eleven chapters.Mr Knightley, in direct contrast to Emma, is sensible to the ways of the world and thoughtful. Mr Knightley has all the good qualities t ... y displays many admirable virtues and he helps us to see the reality of a situation.Mr Knightley is Emma's brother-in-law and he is an old and established friend of the family. Mr Knightley serves as ...

(5 pages) 38 1 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

How Dysfunctional Marriages Impacted The Lives of the Heroines of "Madame Bovary" and "Anna Karenina".

of these novels are implying in their works what is necessary for a successful marriage. Flaubert's Emma and Tolstoy's Anna try to find true love by going behind their husbands' back, and go straight ... elieves can satisfy her needs, yet is she really going to improve her long-term happiness this way? Emma Bovary in the novel realizes after her marriage that she does not love her unmotivated regional ...

(6 pages) 73 2 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Alfred Hitchcock and his contribution to Hollywood.

a little town outside of London on the thirteenth of August in eighteen ninety-nine, to William and Emma Hitchcock. He had two older siblings, William and Nellie. The family was a lower middle class f ...

(8 pages) 119 1 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

Comparing Emma and Clueless (Transformation)

The amalgamation of Emma, written by Jane Austin in the context of England in 1815, with the movie Clueless, directed by ... ilarities in context such as social setting and entertainment must be acknowledged. The contexts of Emma still exist in Clueless but in a different form. It was transformed from Emma into Clueless thr ... tor which leads to the reflection on these two different mediums. It is clear at first glance, that Emma is a written text composed by Jane Austen in the early Nineteenth Century and Clueless is a mov ...

(5 pages) 120 3 3.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Biography of John B. Watson

ines and is considered to be the founding father of behaviorism. John was born in South Carolina to Emma and Pickens Watson in 1878. The Watson family lived in Greenville, South Carolina and was extre ... t much of his boyhood in the relative isolation and poverty of rural South Carolina. John's mother, Emma, a religious individual constantly wanted the best for her family. However, John's father Picke ...

(4 pages) 117 0 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Jane Austen - Pride and Prejudice & Emma. Discuss how Jane Austen conveys her moral concerns in Pride and Prejudice and Emma.

Jane Austen's moral concerns are ever present in the major themes of Pride and Prejudice and Emma, and by incorporating them into her novels she is symbolizing real life - or what was real life ... icult to deal with Lydia's complaining. The result is the scandal of Lydia's elopement with Wickham.Emma also suffers from the irresponsibility of her family. Because her mother died when she was just ...

(6 pages) 163 1 4.4 Mar/2004

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

Emma and Clueless Comparison. Based on Journey's.

ople are the center of attention and feel they are important, they often succumb to vanity. In both Emma and Clueless this is certainly the case. Emma?s indulgent father, her status in society, and he ... iety, and her own self-importance has meant that she succumbs easily to the flattery of others. But Emma is not the only one, Frank Churchill is convinced that his charm will overshadow his deception ...

(4 pages) 54 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Comparison of speeches between Rodolphe and the councilman in Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert

To further illustrate the seduction of Emma into an affair with Rodolphe, Flaubert juxtaposes the speech Rodolphe makes to Emma along with ... emarks, which further helps him and the upper class prosper. At the same time, Rodolphe is flooding Emma with passionate remarks and allowing her to slowly accept the idea of breaking society's expect ... you know that there are certain souls in perpetual torment?...'" (Flaubert 147) he attempts to make Emma reflect on how miserable her life is. He begins to use the same technique of the councilman by ...

(7 pages) 29 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Symbolism in madame bovary

hen Flaubert says, AAll the bitterness of life seemed to be served up to her on her plate,@ he uses Emma=s dinner as a symbol of her ordinary, lower middle class life. The Aboiled meat@ symbolizing th ... her ordinary, lower middle class life. The Aboiled meat@ symbolizing the raw, disgusting truth that Emma is not the rich upper class woman she longs to be brings Agusts of revulsion from the depths of ...

(1 pages) 46 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

?Recreations of an existing text provide not only a new text, but a new reading of prior text.? Emma and Clueless comparison

new reading of prior text.? Amy Heckerling?s ?Clueless? is an appropriated text of Jane Austen?s ?Emma?. Amy Heckerling has transformed Emma, by taking it from one context and transforming it into a ... ht into the original text and emphasized the contextual differences between the two. By recreating Emma, Amy Heckerling has not only provided a new text, but she has also provided a new reading of th ...

(2 pages) 58 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

A number of significant incidents which shows us Emma's poor judgment and lack of self-awareness. Consider, Harriet's manipulation and Mr. Knightly's carriage incident.

ated by Mr. Elton and Harriet, continue throughout the novel as Mr. Knightly spots the problems and Emma falls straight into them. Emma merrily pairs off her friends in her mind and is continually sur ... "I promise you to make none for myself...but I must, indeed, for other people", seems to show that Emma looks down on others - and feels that, being first in consequence in Highbury, she has some aut ...

(3 pages) 35 1 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

In Jane Austen's "Emma", "Mr. Woodhouse is merely a figure of provoking gentle fun." Discuss the importance of his character in relation to the plot and structure of the novel.

of the novel, the reader learn that Mr. Woodhouse finds homes for maids in other households, while Emma does essentially the same for her acquaintances, in attempting to pair them off with husbands a ... ter of Mr. Woodhouse, not only as light-hearted comedy, but also to show a contrast between him and Emma.Emma, on the other hand, is capable of doing real personal damage, and her willful intrusions i ...

(5 pages) 56 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


Candidate: Zhang Ke ( Emma) Date: 25, April,2003Title: Internet BankingEvaluator: Dr. Kenvin Baker¡ÞResearch q ...

(2 pages) 260 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Discuss how Summer of the Seventeenth Doll's playwright, Ray Lawler, managed to engage your interest through the development of tension in The Doll?

Olive, Roo's girlfriend, and Nancy, Barney's girlfriend, every summer. Olive lived with her mother, Emma, and looked forward to her "five months of heaven" when Roo and Barney came down every year. Ho ... he summer have come true. Olive no longer wants to marry Roo even though this is what he now wants. Emma, Bubba and Roo had all assumed that Roo and Olive would eventually be married. By having an end ...

(5 pages) 27 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Madame Bovary: La Mujer que Ningun Hombre Desearia Amar

a de sus obras Flaubert critica en parte al romanticismo, usando una mujer romántica llamada Emma, que hasta cierto punto se convierte en una anti-heroína, ya que presenta actitudes y co ... esentando una joven que posee casi todas las cualidades negativas que una mujer puede tener. Emma Rouault es una mujer que vive en la finca con su padre que trabaja como labrador de sus propios ...

(14 pages) 25 0 0.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Emma by Jane Austen and Clueless by Amy Heckerling, An Analysis

Both Emma and Clueless offers a stratified and microcosmic society of the early 18th and late 20th centur ... evident in the scene where Cher introduces the different social groups to Tai, which resonates with Emma's derogatory remark "the yeomanry are precisely the order of people with whom I feel I can have ... as shown in the visual joke of the marriage motif at the end. Postmodernism was also unheard of in Emma's time. In Clueless it is portrayed as destroying the fabric and uniqueness of Cher's society. ...

(3 pages) 89 2 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Compare Flaubert's use of the organ grinder and the blind beggar in 'Madame Bovary' and Zola's use of Camille's ghost in 'Therese Raquin'.

ry' there are two extremely minor characters that play important role's in Flaubert's comment about Emma and her life, whilst in 'Therese Raquin' the character of Camille's ghost is similarly used to ... 'Madam Bovary' Flaubert introduces the organ grinder early on in the novel. He appears suddenly to Emma's view from outside a window. Flaubert makes sure that the reader imagines this person as an un ...

(6 pages) 60 1 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Critical View on Emma by Jane Austen

Jane Austen's Emma and the Romantic Imagination "To see a world in a grain of sand And a heaven in a wild flower H ... wild flower we pass on the side of the road in an entirely different and amazing light. In Austen's Emma, the imagination is less strenuously taxed because her story of sensibility is more easily enha ... imagination, more easily given life than Blake's abstract vision of the great in the small because Emma is more aesthetically realistic. However, both rely on the fact that "[t]he correspondence of w ...

(4 pages) 50 0 2.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature