Essays Tagged: "Thomas Carlyle"

Victorian Literature

particular problems of creating a female identity. Among the writers of early Victorian nonfiction, Thomas CARLYLE in Past and Present (1843) argued for the re-creation in industrial England of the lo ... STEVENSON), the later Victorian period also saw a more searching realism, notably in such novels of Thomas HARDY's as JUDE THE OBSCURE and TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLES.

(2 pages) 166 0 3.1 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A seven page biography on Ralph Waldo Emerson.

erson left the United States on a trip to Europe. There he met a number of intellectuals, including Thomas Carlyle and Henry Wordsworth. The ideas of these men, along with those of Plato and the Asian ... through many different Presidents, some of he was able to meet. He lived through the Presidency of Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, Andrew Jackson, Abraham Lincoln, and Andrew Johnson. President Linc ...

(6 pages) 155 0 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Benjamin Disraeli: An Analytical Comparison of the Victorian Age Intellectual with Contemporaries Charles Dickens and Thomas Carlyle

o show the true nature of the unfortunate lives of those in the lower class. Essayist and Historian Thomas Carlyle, on the other hand, wholeheartedly disagreed with Dickens and Disraeli about the issu ... his talk of "the common man," Disraeli was more concerned with his standing among the aristocrats. Thomas Carlyle had a similar mindset about the lack of trustworthiness in the common man. However, C ...

(4 pages) 67 0 3.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Social and Economic equality - is it feasible in today's world?

there is a need for a social hierarchy, that we are not fit to govern ourselves and in the word of Thomas Carlyle, "The few wise have to take command of the innumerable foolish." However, this view i ...

(7 pages) 163 0 3.2 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Democracy vs Dictatorship: Case studies.

ent tends to be more effective in decision-making. An avid supporter of this form of government was Thomas Carlyle. Carlyle believed that a great leader was needed to run a country. He also believed t ...

(5 pages) 85 0 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The Salem Witch Trials and McCarthyism

Ogarek Period 5"The whole past is the procession of the present." - Thomas CarlyleThis statement coincides with the idea that history repeats itself. A perfect example ...

(2 pages) 41 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


ormed by the country every year, the more powerful this country becomes.The great English essayist, Thomas Carlyle regards uneducated men as mutilated beings. In fact, the uneducted men's outlook is q ...

(1 pages) 18 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The "Great Man" Theory of History

Two famous writers have presented us with opposite theories about the influence of leaders. Thomas Carlyle wrote most passionately: "Universal History, the history of what man has accomplished ...

(6 pages) 45 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers

Robert Browning

. During those same years, I became really close freinds with Alfred Tennyson, Charles Dickens, and Thomas Carlyle. Those were some of the closest freindships I ever had and some of the main influence ...

(2 pages) 6 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Literature and its affect on s

social and humane benefits to the powerful and profound works of these men. A wise man named Thomas Carlyle once said that "Literature is the Thought of thinking Souls (Bartlett)." There is so ...

(5 pages) 35 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Research task: Robert Browning and Context

reviews and brought about important friendships with the authors William Wordsworth (1770-1850) and Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) and with the actor William C. Macready (1793-1873).In 1838 Browning trave ...

(6 pages) 11 0 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Effects of the Media

for entertainment.The celebrity culture of this century is a far remove from more heroic days, when Thomas Carlyle wrote that "The history of mankind is the history of its great men: the important thi ...

(8 pages) 34 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Art Essays


of English romanticism (especially as mediated by William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and Thomas Carlyle), antirationality, antipuritanism, the mysticism of Emanuel Swedenborg, and aspects o ...

(6 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers