Essays Tagged: "The Portrait of a Lady"

What each character represents to isabel archer in portrait of a lady

What each person represents to IsabelEach person in the novel represents something to Isabel and makes her feel and think certain things, and she is dra ... hink certain things, and she is drawn to different people for different reasons, and I will explore these reasons here. I will explore why she is drawn to some characters, and I will attempt to use th ... rs, and I will attempt to use this to highlight her choice in a husband.First, I'm going to discuss the character of Isabel archer.She is said to be the perfect Henry James heroine, embodying all of t ...

(10 pages) 39 0 0.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

How does TS Eliot evoke scenes, characters and moral atmosphere in his early poems? Essay considers: 'Prufrock', 'Portrait of a Lady' and 'Rhapsody on a windy night'.

s a variety of techniques to evoke scenes, characters and moral atmosphere. Such techniques include the use of metaphor and simile to evoke feeling in what Eliot called the 'objective correlative' tec ... what Eliot called the 'objective correlative' technique, the presence of certain recurring images, the employing of dramatic monologue as well as direct speech, the frequent use of allusion, and the ...

(5 pages) 48 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

A letter to a friend preparing for their exam on TS Eliot for their critical study. The letter details my feelings about his issues and concerns.

u by revealing my feelings and analysis on TS Eliot's issues and concerns. Since I've only studied 'The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock', 'Portrait of a Lady', 'Rhapsody on a Windy Night' and 'Prelude ... a Lady', 'Rhapsody on a Windy Night' and 'Preludes', I'll be relating my explanation to those poems.The human conditions that Eliot represents are trivial, struggle, pessimism, depersonalisation, desp ...

(5 pages) 33 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Isabel Archer Vs. Daisy Miller

bedded as worldwide classics. Or just take any one of Henry James' many heroines--most of whom find themselves confronted with rather tragic destinies. Enter Miss Daisy Miller and Miss Isabel Archer. ... Miss Daisy Miller and Miss Isabel Archer. Though a good-natured girl, Daisy Miller does not possess the capability to see beyond her own needs and is thus fatally flawed. Isabel Archer, however, posse ...

(13 pages) 18 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Daisy miller

"Henry James was born at two Washington Place in New York City on April 15,1843. He was the second son to Henry James, Sr., an independently wealthy intellectual, and Mary Robertson James. ... he traveled to Europe with his family and attended schools in Switzerland and France.In 1860, with the outbreak of the Civil War, The James family moved back to the United States and settled in Newpo ... James family moved back to the United States and settled in Newport. James was unable to enlist in the Union army with his two younger brothers due to a back injury he received when putting out a fir ...

(7 pages) 32 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Portrait of a Lady

Casper Goodwood because it would mean giving up what she values most, her freedom and independence. The very first time we meet Isabel she tells Ralph that "I'm very fond of my liberty" (p. 30) and th ... 'm very fond of my liberty" (p. 30) and that she is "not a candidate for adoption" (p. 29). Both of these statements clearly show early on that she is not looking to be tied down at all. She wants to ...

(2 pages) 415 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

A character in Henry James’ short story, Portrait of a

enry James' short story, Portrait of a Lady, Madame Merle has greater validity in her argument that the self comes through our surroundings. Her points that our clothing, company, and activities have ... rroundings. Her points that our clothing, company, and activities have a great deal of influence on the people we become are especially true today.Clothing is much more than cloth to cover the body. C ...

(2 pages) 933 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Problematic Endings in 3 British Novels

Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James, and The Rise of Silas Lapham by William Dean Howell all have ... liam Dean Howell all have problematic endings that may not logically follow any preceding action in the novel. Many critics find themselves asking the same question regarding Twain's Huck Finn: Does t ... mselves asking the same question regarding Twain's Huck Finn: Does this ending belong to the novel? The conclusion does not seem to fit the critical scheme. Many factors contribute to this ongoing deb ...

(3 pages) 395 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Book report in Portrait of a lady

Mariano Marcos Memorial High School2090 Dr. Carreon St. ManilaThe Portrait of a Lady: An AnalysisA Project in English IIISubmitted by:AGANAN, Janell Kae D.SPA-Cel ... sh citizenship in July 1915. He studied at Harvard Law School. His relatives are Henry James Sr. (father), William James (brother) and Alice James (sister).James alternated between America and Europe ... ributed significantly to literary criticism, particularly in his insistence that writers be allowed the greatest possible freedom in presenting their view of world. James claimed that a text must firs ...

(10 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Book report in Portrait of a lady

Mariano Marcos Memorial High School2090 Dr. Carreon St. ManilaThe Portrait of a Lady: An AnalysisA Project in English IIISubmitted by:AGANAN, Janell Kae D.SPA-Cel ... sh citizenship in July 1915. He studied at Harvard Law School. His relatives are Henry James Sr. (father), William James (brother) and Alice James (sister).James alternated between America and Europe ... ributed significantly to literary criticism, particularly in his insistence that writers be allowed the greatest possible freedom in presenting their view of world. James claimed that a text must firs ...

(10 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing