Essays Tagged: "literary genius"

Life of robert burns

Robert BurnsRobert Burns was known by the critics in his days as a literary genius, writing over 250 songs and hundreds of poems. Many critics didn't think much of him ...

(4 pages) 28 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Shylock's Downfall": Is Shylock responsible for his downfall in Shakespeare's play The Merchant Of Venice?

ntagonist is Shakespeare's most believable character in all his plays. Unlike other villains in the literary genius' other works, Shylock is not to be passed as a rogue fully responsible for his demis ...

(9 pages) 64 1 3.0 Apr/2004

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

Critical Anaylsis of Edgar Allen Poe's "The Bells"

oems often depict scenes of violence, death and decay, people have often thought of Poe, not as the literary genius that he was, but as something of a "madman". For example, William Butler Yates claim ... light:The word "tintinnabulation" in the eleventh line of the first stanza is a good example of the literary device, onomatopoeia: when a word sounds like an actual sound. Poe uses alliteration in lin ...

(18 pages) 70 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The best expression of the Thai literary

Literature and Drama.The best expression of the Thai literary genius is found in poetry. Thai verse contains a great variety of meters, and the tonal qua ... hiyan is the standard Thai life of the Buddha.In modern times Thai writers have made use of Western literary forms. The realistic novel dealing with psychological problems has enjoyed some popularity ... ave not been especially successful. Many Western works have been translated. Another area of modern literary activity has been the rendering of traditional Thai classics, such as the Pattma Sompothiya ...

(2 pages) 18 1 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Sir Thomas Moore, Richard III, in comparison to Guy montag, "Farenhiet 451."

cter of the play "A Man for All Seasons" both play roles as the Hero's of their respective works of literary genius. Many hard decisions and challenges are put before them, but they both manage to suc ...

(2 pages) 1205 0 3.0 Oct/2005

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

An analysis of Earnest Hemingway and "A Farewell to Arms."

el Peace Prize for literature in 1954 for his book, The Old Man and the Sea. Ernest Hemingway was a literary genius and that is exemplified through his writing.Hemingway was born in Oak Park, Illinois ...

(5 pages) 38 0 4.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

J.S. Mill and Peter Berger Analysis.

ety at large. It is in this tradition that Peter Berger and John Stuart Mill compose their works of literary genius. While Berger's philosophical account focuses on what actually is the case with resp ...

(6 pages) 32 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Alice Walker

, the true empowerment of the spirit that comes with self discovery and hardship, making her a true literary genius in my eyes.Alice Malsenior Walker was born to poor sharecropping parents on February ... young, "hush-mouthed" girl. I believe that "The Color Purple" will always be regarded as a pivotal literary mark in the ongoing struggle of womankind and I commend Ms. Walker for her accomplishment i ...

(6 pages) 129 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Alice Walker; a Voice for Thousands

, the true empowerment of the spirit that comes with self discovery and hardship, making her a true literary genius in my eyes.Alice Malsenior Walker was born to poor sharecropping parents on February ... a young, "hush-mouthed" girl. I believe that The Color Purple will always be regarded as a pivotal literary mark in the ongoing struggle of womankind and I commend Ms. Walker for her accomplishment i ...

(6 pages) 53 0 4.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

The Relevance of Gender In Society: A research paper on Virginia Woolf's views on gender roles using three of her books, "To the Lighthouse", "Mrs. Dalloway", and "A Room of One's Own".

Virginia Woolf was a master of modern writing. Through her literary genius, she developed a mountain of works that explored numerous ideas like the importance ... eated unequally because of their gender. She created an imaginary sister to Shakespeare who was his literary equal, but because she was female, she died unable to express her genius to the world. Wool ...

(8 pages) 88 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"A Tale of Two Cities" Analytical Essay

e, and water as the third estate by careful genesis of the four elements, heightened fervor, clever literary devices, and finally completed personification at the climax of the novel. The origin of th ... or begins in "Book One," as the author introduces the first puzzle pieces.Charles Dickens shows his literary genius when he first mentions the elements, because major plot events take place at the sam ...

(6 pages) 66 2 4.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

The queen of spades, pushkin

reasonably be compared to that of Shakespeare in the literatures of the English language. Pushkin's literary genius seems to have been almost limitless: in addition to the long narrative and short lyr ... ive and short lyric poems for which he is most famous, he also wrote short stories, stage plays and literary criticism. His letters are among the best in European literature. Many literary historians ...

(6 pages) 11 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Was Edgar Allan Poe A Jingleman?

The nineteenth century began with the American literary renaissance known as the romanticist era. Throughout this period, many of America's great w ... e wild and outlandish; for a mad drunkard would certainly not be capable of composing such works of literary genius.Ultimately, it is up to the reader to determine for him or her self how well a piece ...

(5 pages) 1092 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

How the Irish Saved Civilization

tegrating the Saints into his thesis supporting many of his arguments. Augustine's achievements and literary style are what pull Cahill in, and attract Cahill to Augustine. Saint Augustine and ... t Patrick are important roles throughout, How the Irish Saved Civilization. Saint Augustine for his literary work and teachings, " For Augustine is the first human being to say "I" and to mean what we ...

(1 pages) 1104 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Chronicles of Harry’s Summer Dream

I believe that Shakespeare, being the literary genius that he was, saw the lack of a fantasy genre and therefore created one when he wrote ...

(1 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Satirizations of American Institutions in Huckleberry Fin

many important decisions that conflict with the current American beliefs and morals. Mark Twain, a literary genius, had strong opinions on many American institutions and cultural aspects. Twain, in c ... ing fully understood.Finally, the third aspect of American Society that Mark Twain satirizes is the literary style of Romanticism. Twain uses the contrast between Tom, the Romanticist, and Huck, the r ...

(6 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Alice Munro: a Painter of Words and an Artist of Literature

s a Female Canadian author, this is one style of a particular genre that distinguishes Munro as the literary genius that she is. This statement can also be specifically applied to Lives of Girls and W ... Gothic Forms of Feminine Fiction this indicates Munro's neo-gothicism. Another indicator of Munro's literary capabilities is that she is able to do something with a literary style that many authors ar ...

(9 pages) 32 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors