Essays Tagged: "sardonic"

To What Extent Did the United States Achieve the Objectives that led it to enter the First World War?

c supporters to reject the Treaty of Versailles with Henry Cabot Lodge's fourteen "reservations" (a sardonic mock of Wilson's Fourteen Points), the death warrant was signed for the Treaty to be accept ...

(1 pages) 11458 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Satiric Subject, its Practices and Purposes in Giovanni Boccaccio's Decameron.

ng to, and reflecting the life and problems of the upper social classes, characterized by witty and sardonic treatment. Low comedy is comedy that gets its effect mainly from action and situation, as b ...

(4 pages) 79 0 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Satiric Subject, its Practices and Purposes in Miguel de Cervantes' Don Quixote

ppeals to and reflects the life and problems of the upper social classes, characterized by a witty, sardonic treatment. In comparison to that is low comedy a comedy that gets its effect mainly from ac ... comedy, because it represents the life and the problems of an upper-class gentleman, in a funny and sardonic way. The novel is also a satire; entertainment, critic and a moral reform can be recognized ...

(4 pages) 68 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Movie review: 42nd Street

Melody, another "backstage musical".Lloyd Bacon provided its skillful director, with a funny, often-sardonic screenplay by Rian James and James Seymour. The film was nominated for Best Picture. The fi ...

(1 pages) 27 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Society and Morality in Huckleberry Finn and The Great Gatsby

odern generation.The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is best known as a social commentary--Clemens's sardonic view of society guised as an innocent adventure novel. Through careful observation Twain ga ...

(5 pages) 42 0 4.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

What are your first impressions of the Imber Community in Iris Murdoch's "The Bell"?

them" when talking about the gates, and it becomes obvious that this someone is Nick, in the later sardonic comment, "I wish Brother Nicholas could be persuaded to make the place look less like a slu ...

(4 pages) 20 0 4.3 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Animal Farm Work Sheet

rt Antonym - reject Cynical- having or showing the attitude or temper of a cynic.Synonyms - ironic, sardonic Antonym - excepting Plaited - to interweave the strands Synonyms - sew, knit Antonym - Diss ...

(1 pages) 1894 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays