Essays Tagged: "W. Somerset Maugham"

Literature and Life - "Of Human Bondage" and Beyond

experienced a similar transformation, but perhaps for different reasons. In conclusion, when W. Somerset Maugham stated that everyone could find themselves in Of Human Bondage he was quite accu ...

(2 pages) 60 0 3.9 Sep/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

According to Freud, sexual desire is the drive behind everything. "Death in Venice" by Thomas Mann and The Moon and Sixpence by W. Somerset Maugham are no exceptions; both stories are fueled with it.

esire is the drive behind everything. "Death in Venice" by Thomas Mann and The Moon and Sixpence by W. Somerset Maugham are no exceptions; both stories are fueled with it. Aschenbach and Strickland sp ...

(4 pages) 65 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Quotes About Life - kind of fun

's a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it." W. Somerset Maugham"Life is painting a picture, not doing a sum." Oliver Wendell Home, Jr."The great ... 's a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it." W. Somerset Maugham"The great end of life is not knowledge but action." Thomas Henry Huxley"Somebody ...

(1 pages) 29 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Of Human Bondage

The Enslavement that a man suffers by letting emotion dominate the reason.Of various themes in Somerset Maugham's book Of Human Bondage, one major theme arises as one of the greatest stories writ ...

(2 pages) 398 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Of Human Bondage: The Women In Philip Carey's Life

Of Human Bondage by William Somerset Maugham The Women in Philip's life In the novel Of Human Bondage, the main characte ... main character, Philip Carey, has a myriad of people whom are very influential in his life. William Somerset Maugham portrays Philip as having three women in his life that are of great importance to P ...

(4 pages) 2218 0 3.0 Feb/2008

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