Essays Tagged: "Walpole"

Biography of Horace (Horatio) Walpole 1717-1797

Horace (or Horatio) Walpole was born in London during 1717. He became the fourth Earl of Oxford and an English writer.Ho ... parted each other. The exact reasons for this parting are unknown yet it may possible be because of Walpoles' ?sociable and less studious notions of entertainment.During 1741 Horace spent most of his ... herefore was led to improve it by gathering a collection of paintings. That same year (1741) Horace Walpole joined Parliament. However, his political career was not extensive. He only received limited ...

(2 pages) 37 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

How could the Walpolean oligarchy be at once exclusive and stable?

How could the Walpolean oligarchy be at once exclusive and stable?The force and longevity of the Whig dominance of ... e?The force and longevity of the Whig dominance of politics in Britain at this time, culminating in Walpole's record term of office, created the most clearly defined period of oligarchical rule in Bri ... r though this particular period is epitomised by a bitter political atmosphere, the stability under Walpole was, if not total, great enough to ensure the survival of the system. The major constitution ...

(8 pages) 26 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Gothic Literature- "The Castle of Otranto" - Psychoanalytic Explanation

s fulfill wishes and vent unconscious desires.At the manifest level or the obvious and clear level, Walpole fulfills his desire of helping a friend and removing an evil tyrant from power. Manfred, the ... evil tyrant from power. Manfred, the prince of Otranto represented King George III of England, whom Walpole saw as a tyrant. Isabella from the novella represented Walpole's dearest friend, Conway, who ...

(1 pages) 2131 0 1.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Subject - What are the incidents of history referred in the form of another incident in book-1 of "Gulliver's travel".

became a good friend of Gulliver.Filmnap--- Flimnap, the treasurer, is a satiric representation of Walpole.Bolgolam--he was one of the most influential men in the kingdom, the admiral of the realm.Ch ... ish was embroiled.A rumor was spread about Gulliver and flimnap''s wife. It was also satire slap at Walpole, who is represented by flimnap.

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Shirley Jackson Accentuates Collective Mentality: The Effects and Results within Society

83). Family loses its meaning when the children themselves discover a way to punish Lady. Even Mrs. Walpole wanted "to hold her down and beat her for the deliberate, malicious pain she had inflicted, ... erous brutality a pretty dog like Lady could keep so well hidden in their home;" (81). Because Mrs. Walpole belongs to a conformed society, she contains inner violence within, like the rest of the com ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers