Essays Tagged: "Emma Woodhouse"

"Social Characteristics of Women in Jane Austen's Emma" Studying Emma, Miss Bates and Mrs. Elton

A Woman's Society in EmmaThe social order of women is an extremely debated subject. Jane Austen has a clear picture of a ... ower and her ability to use that power. She feels that power is a necessary part of a male society. Emma written by Jane Austen shows her understanding of the roles of women in a social context. The H ... that person but would not look lightly upon until he or she were married. The characterizations of Emma Woodhouse, Miss Bates and Mrs. Elton show the nature of women from a social perspective of a ni ...

(4 pages) 94 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

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

A character list of the major characters in jane austen's "emma" (emma woodhouse, mr. woodhouse, george knightley, harriet smith), supported with quotes

Character ListEmma Woodhouse:Emma Woodhouse is the heroine of the novel. She is twenty-one years old and "handsome ... she does not show her sadness but "happy was she, for her father's sake" (Austen 13). Besides this, Emma's action seem rather immature in the beginning of the novel. She overly praises her own abiliti ... nd people and the thusly resulting conflicts are the heart of the novel. The three biggest mistakes Emma makes are for once, when she tries to set Harriet up with the gentleman Mr. Elton although Harr ...

(6 pages) 55 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Anaysis of the movie emma

g characters in this movie. Frank Churchill, Miss Bates, Mr.& Mrs. Cole, Mr. Fairfax, Isabella, Emma Woodhouse, Mr. Woodhouse, Miss Smith, Mr. Martin, Mr. Nightly and Mr. Elton.The main character ... omen for the reason that their only motive was to find a good man to marry and make him happy. When Emma wanted top know about Frank Churchill she refuses to tell her much about him and Emma is disapp ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Mar/2004

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

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

Discuss Jane Austen presentation of class distincition in two novels Emma by Jane Austen and Persuasion By Jane Austen

In the Jane Austen's novels "Emma" and "Persuasion", a theme of key importance is class distinction. The social order of the char ... ave ideas and influence over others, making them superior to those they come in to contact with.In "Emma" the story mainly revolves around the title character Emma Woodhouse and how events affect the ... use and how events affect the title character. The opening line of the novel enlightens the reader;"Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever and rich with a comfortable home and a happy disposition"The narrat ...

(6 pages) 82 0 4.6 Apr/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

Very good notes on the novel "Emma" writtn by AJne Austen

Chapter 1: In chapter one, twenty-one year old Emma Woodhouse is introduced. She is the younger of two daughters, but as her mother died long ago a ... s been the mistress of Hartfield for some time. Her father, Mr. Woodhouse, had hired Miss Taylor as Emma's governess, and the two became more like sisters, Emma being allowed to have things her way mo ... vel Miss Taylor has just been married to Mr. Weston, making what was a suitable match for both, and Emma is wondering how she will bear the change of not having Miss Taylor around. Her sister, Isabell ...

(23 pages) 43 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

What has Austen to say about the position of women in society and how does she convey her opinions on this topic from chapters one to ten?

e a heroine whom no-one but myself will much like," were Jane Austen's exact thoughts on her novel 'Emma', prior to writing it in 1816. And that is exactly what she proceeded to do. Jane Austen was in ... le were learning to develop a new found freedom towards society in general. When writing the novel 'Emma', Austen aimed to put across the point of women in society at that era. She also wanted to depi ...

(6 pages) 43 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Film review of the Costumes used in Emma

August 22, 2004History of CostumeFilm ReviewEmmaThe movie Emma, is a film that takes us to a time of romance, grace and femininity. It is set in ... in Dorset and London England in the Victorian time period. The film is about a girl by the name of Emma Woodhouse who in great duty and privilege devotes herself to playing matchmaker. Throughout the ... et Smith, her friend who is awkward and new to the town. After failed attempts at love for Harriet, Emma finds herself getting caught up in the game of love. When Harriet comes to her admitting that s ...

(2 pages) 21 0 5.0 Feb/2005

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

Comparative analysis on Jane Austen's Novel Emma and Amy Heckerling's clueless

In the transformation of Jane Austen's Novel Emma to Amy Heckerling's post-modern 'teen-flick' Clueless, the universal themes have been adapted t ... is leads not only to a greater appreciation of both texts but also demands a reassessment of values.Emma depicts life in Highbury, a microcosm of nineteenth century England where social hierarchy, lan ... popularity for a woman neither young, handsome, rich, nor married." This shows a stark contrast to Emma, who enjoys excellent prospects as she is "handsome, clever, and rich with a comfortable home a ...

(6 pages) 84 1 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

ISU: The Summer of the Haunting

rthwick Hall) and now its moved to London (Strand-on-the-Green). This place affected the character, Emma very much. As Emma moved to newplace her mood changed with that too. She was happy and very wel ... thoughts changed as she starts living in hernew house. As the setting moved, the plot also changed. Emma start loving everything thatshe used to hate in Yorkshire. She forgot about her father who didn ...

(3 pages) 373 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Clueless/Emma Essay Plan

Introduction-"Emma" by Jane Austen and "Clueless" directed by Amy Heckerling-Fundamentally different, but recurrin ... d otherwise fail to realise, and thus enables them to compare the value system of both eras.Setting-Emma and Cher (Alicia Silverstone) are representational products of their social environment-Emma: m ... ic and narrative tools with use of irony to satirise absurdity of certain social values and issues.-Emma: Austen's omniscient narration. E.g: "Emma Woodhouse…seemed to unite some of the best bl ...

(3 pages) 25 0 3.0 Mar/2007

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

Cher Vs Emma

ess in a Comedy produced by Paramount Pictures. Clueless is the mirror image of Jane Austen's movie Emma, and the characterization and action are basically the same. Although the movie for Clueless is ... he very start of it, in both of the movies we can see the similarities between the main characters. Emma Woodhouse is part of the rich, high scale society I the nineteenth century England, while Cher ...

(3 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

On Happiness in “Emma” by Jane Austen

"Emma", by Jane Austen is an exemplary novel that deeply analyzes each character through unwinding co ... olving different stages of sensibility. The way in which characters tackle numerous problems and dilemmas throughout the novel, is a critical factor to their own well-being. However, some characters a ... ten results in the damage of harmony and common sense. Jane Austen slyly uses the persona of Emma Woodhouse to enhance psychological influence one can set on another, the inferior one, and ther ...

(3 pages) 605 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature