Essays Tagged: "Wharton"

Interpreting Edith Wharton's "Roman Fever"

remain deeply affecting despite the passage of time. The continued eminence of the fiction of Edith Wharton attests to her placement into such a category of authors: it is a recognition of her propens ... two women of 'ripe but well-cared-for middle age,' it becomes clear that stereotypes are at issue (Wharton 1116). This mild description evokes immediate images of demure and supportive wives, their h ...

(5 pages) 201 1 4.6 Sep/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Risk Assessment and Planning in IT Projects.

riticisms of methodologies are provided in relation to the new IT era.Risk Assessment and ManagementWharton (1992) concludes that risk assessment is the articulation of risks in terms of their likelih ... agement techniques. Risk management, the process of dealing with the identified and assessed risks (Wharton 1992). Risk management techniques and methodologies can be implemented within organisations ...

(14 pages) 1285 0 4.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

The significance of the title "Roman fever" by Edith Wharton

Student: Nguyễn Thị Thanh HằngClass: 02GStudent code: 0271119ROMAN FEVEREdith WhartonAnalyze the significance of the title 'Roman fever'An interesting story about two genteel lad ... e of the upper class for which these two women represent as a result is exposed ironically by Edith Wharton, one of the best American writer of the twentieth century. It was not until the very end of ...

(4 pages) 63 1 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Ethan Frome" Themes.

t are the result of living according to the rules of society. A lot of Ethan Frome was based off of Wharton's life. Wharton would schedule time to write before scheduling social engagements. Because o ... living according to its rules.One of the biggest themes in the novel is silence. In the beginning, Wharton describes her characters as "granite outcroppings..half emerged from the soil, and scarcely ...

(1 pages) 19 0 1.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Edith Wharton's "Ethan Frome" - A review

In "Ethan Frome", Wharton uses imagery to depict the ways individual expression is repressed by social constraints. "E ... . The setting for the novel, Starkfield, is bleak and barren, like the "deadness of the community". Wharton criticises the traditional conventions, which prevent Ethan from escaping from a marriage in ... e in which he has no happiness, to pursue a new life.Ethan's marriage to the hypochondriac Zeena is Wharton's way of expressing her disapproval of the traditional conventions of the early 20th century ...

(4 pages) 24 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Oil Reserves of Royal Dutch Shell: How Royal Dutch Shell has accounted for their oil reserves as a practise of looking for grey areas in Financial Accounting.

ply a business problem. Then people start messing with the numbers to cover it up." Christian Leuz, WhartonAimI will look into how Royal Dutch Shell (hereafter only Shell) has accounted for their oil ... nance reform, comparable to the legislations in the US?Christian Leuz, a professor of accounting at Wharton, has done research which incorporates information from some 8,000 companies in 31 countries ...

(8 pages) 85 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

To What Extent Is Ethan A Victim, And What Is He A Victim Of? (Ethan From By Edith Wharton)

ttitude at the end of the novella. The question is; is he totally a victim, in all extents, or does Wharton portrays his as a victim? The author wants the reader to sympathise with Ethan, and she crea ...

(4 pages) 553 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ethan Frome

For this month's outside reading selection I chose the book, Ethan Frome, by Edith Wharton, under the essayists & fiction writers category. Wharton employs various stylistic devic ... employs various stylistic devices that she uses effectively to embellish description and dialogue. Wharton's rhetoric also serves as an implement to advance her ongoing themes of despair and the pris ... ongoing themes of despair and the prison-like qualities of responsibility. Toward the end of Wharton's story of "the most striking man in Starkfield", Wharton describes the tragedy that l ...

(1 pages) 1250 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ethan frome

' Through her portrayal of Ethan and Mattie's relationship, Wharton deplores a society where societal expectations deny people their chance of happiness.' " Her ... the rigorous social restrictions binding them to a life that represses love and happiness. Clearly Wharton, through her portrayal of their relationship, wants readers to put aside their preconceived ... rapped by the social expectations, which are placed upon him seemingly since the time of his birth. Wharton openly implores us to admire Ethan's endurance of his unfortunate life, as she paints a comp ...

(4 pages) 933 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Ebay

the community. After Howard past away his son Charles took over the business and with a degree from Wharton, Charles continued to follow his fathers footsteps in finding ways to expand the business an ...

(4 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

H.E.B

the community. After Howard past away his son Charles took over the business and with a degree from Wharton, Charles continued to follow his fathers footsteps in finding ways to expand the business an ...

(4 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Green Mile

ectric chair, Paul Edgeombe, John Coffey, Percy Wetmore, a French man called Delacroix, and William Wharton. Paul is the main character, Paul is 108 years old as he writes about John Coffey and the li ... he story he was all upset about a mouse called Mr. Jingles. [Del] "He whisper it in my ear" (131). [Wharton] "Say." There's a mouse in here! What kind of a joint are you guys running, anyway" (83)? [H ...

(8 pages) 2316 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

The Green Mile

ectric chair, Paul Edgeombe, John Coffey, Percy Wetmore, a French man called Delacroix, and William Wharton. Paul is the main character, Paul is 108 years old as he writes about John Coffey and the li ... he story he was all upset about a mouse called Mr. Jingles. [Del] "He whisper it in my ear" (131). [Wharton] "Say." There's a mouse in here! What kind of a joint are you guys running, anyway" (83)? [H ...

(8 pages) 591 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Alone In A Crowded Room

r interpreted world" (Rilke, Duino Elegies). This feeling is well examined by the Modernist writers Wharton and Elliot; who, though they take different starting points, arrive at the same conclusion: ... they take different starting points, arrive at the same conclusion: we are indeed, alone. In Wharton's story, "The Valley of Childish Things," the lead character is a now-grown woman who is ost ...

(4 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

A Life Without Hope by Ethan Frome

e Fromes. She said there is no difference between Ethan Frome at the farm, or him in the graveyard (Wharton 74). After years of enduring hardships, Ethan and his new lover, Mattie Silver, introduced a ... ted in an inescapable state of despair. For example, the Frome?s house was miles away from society (Wharton 5). Nowadays a mile or two is just a simple car ride; but during Ethan?s time, several miles ...

(3 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Personal Entrapment

s themselves. This feeling, from my grandpa's stories, reminds me of short stories written by Edith Wharton. Edith's stories display her personal experiences and feelings of entrapment throughout her ... nd career. My grandpa's adventures display an experience that has made an impact on his life. Edith Wharton's short stories The Eyes and The Daunt Diana convey the theme of individual and societal ent ...

(11 pages) 0 0 0.0 Sep/2013

Subjects: Literature Research Papers