Essays Tagged: "Duchess"

Analyse the Different Forms of Power Presented in "My Last Duchess", "A Woman to Her Lover" and "La Belle Dame Sans Merci"

ans Merci" the female displays supernatural power and dominance over a knight, the Duke in "My Last Duchess" desires psychological power over his DuchessThe poem "My Last Duchess" is a dramatic monolo ... to exhibit her and 'show her off' and enforce psychological power over.The Duke calls her "My Last Duchess"; here the use of the possessive pronoun indicates to the reader how he feels his wife belon ...

(9 pages) 72 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Analysis On The Narrator In Browning's "Last Duchess"

By: Lee A. ZitoThe narrator in "My Last Duchess" immediately relieves his wife is dead, speaking as if to the reader directly. Being a proud ... ectly. Being a proud braggart he babbles on about how Fra Pandolf painted this portrait of his last Duchess, making it seem as though having something done by this artist is extravagant or high societ ... rtant.The Duke is proud of the way he exhibits control over those under himself, including his last Duchess. He clearly confesses this to his guest, and the suspicion over the faithfulness of his last ...

(2 pages) 81 2 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A comparison between phorphyria's lover and my last duches

Robert Browning's poems 'Porphyria's Lover' and 'My Last Duchess' were both written in the form of a dramatic monologue. Both poems show a similarity because ... meaning is concealed or contradicted by the literal meanings of the words. For example, in 'My Last Duchess' the Duke orders the death of his wife, though hides the true meaning in his words:'Much the ... words:'Much the same smile? This grew; I gave commands; then all smiles stopped together.' 'My Last Duchess' is also written in the form of a single stanza poem, which is the unit of a poem that consi ...

(5 pages) 71 2 3.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Alice in wonderland - Lewis Carroll A bookreport

cause all the other characters appear briefly. And there are plenty of those: The Cheshire cat, the duchess, the queen, the white rabbit and others. The story begins on a bank of a river, where ... he tells her that one end of his mushroom shrinks and the other grows. She goes to the house of the duchess and meets a talking Cheshire cat and after a very odd conversation she goes to the mad hatte ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Discuss the Treatment of Fin' amors in Chaucer's Work.(Geoffrey Chaucer: The Canterbury Tales)

arly the tradition of the descriptio, with reference to three of his major work's: "The Book of the Duchess", "The Knight's Tale" and "The Miller's Tale".Chaucer's "The Book of the Duchess" has influe ... and worship his lady with unswerving loyalty. The landscape of the dream-vision in "The Book of the Duchess" is also consistent with the Locus Amoenus ("pleasant place") which has its origins with the ...

(7 pages) 33 0 4.3 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Canterbury Tales" by Geoffrey Chaucher

Analysis of the main character Oliver Bacon in "The Duchess and The Jeweller"

Oliver Bacon, the jeweller, is really the only developed character in the short story "The Duchess and the Jeweller" by Virginia Woolf. The author uses the indirect stream-of consciousness te ... still works in "the dark little shop in the street off Bond Street" rather than in the world of the Duchess who, for all her dissipation, still covers the jeweller "with sparkling bright colours;" the ...

(2 pages) 20 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

By Appointment Only: A short script

Characters:Fifi: an oddball hairstylist. ...AlexisDOW Jones: a successful business woman... AndreaDuchess Anastasia Von Rovenhoven the 4th: a wealthy lady.... StephanieMartha Smith: a frazzled house ... starts talking)(Enter Anastasia)Fifi: Name please!Anastasia: (in posh accent) Hello, my name is the Duchess Anastasia Von Rovenhoven the 4th.Fifi: Ohh you're Dutch (looks at her feet) Where's the shoe ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Character Essay On Eliza, Pygmalion

a poor flower girl, but by the end of the play, is transformed so much, she is even mistaken for a duchess. It is obvious throughout the play that Eliza is changing in many aspects; the most obvious ... er for her transformation to take its full effect. A change from the worst, to being mistaken for a duchess, is much more impressive than from a lady, to a duchess. He uses Eliza, with her simple life ...

(19 pages) 29 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Outcasts Of Poker Flat

good hearted people that had some bad breaks. The other people that were forced to leave were "The Duchess" and "Mother Shipton", both of which were prostitutes, and "Uncle Billy" who was a gambler a ... t his own words, and have Tom take the gamble. Like before this gamble turns out bad, Piney and The Duchess both froze to death while waiting for Tom to return. Like Oakhurst, Tom is willing to take a ...

(6 pages) 6 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

“School Of Athens” By Raphael.

to become a court artist himself. In early years, he enjoy the patronage of Elisabetta Gonzaga, the Duchess of Urbino, and of the Duke's sister-in-law Giovanni della Rovere, known as the Prefetessa. I ...

(4 pages) 37 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Circular Adventures Of Alice

onstructed in a scheme very well planned and present in every chapter: circles. As the quote by the Duchess "˜Oh, 'tis love, 'tis love that makes the world go round!' many references to circles n ...

(2 pages) 623 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


bets a fellow colleague that he is capable of turning the flower girl into a poised and well-spoken duchess. The bet is accepted and the next day Higgins goes to work on the little girl. I found the p ... iping his hands on his clothes and stop swearing in front of Eliza if hopes to produce a convincing duchess.Even though the Doolittle's are from the lower class, they have a sense of street smarts tha ...

(2 pages) 495 0 0.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing


hen Higgins made a bet with Pickering, another phonetics' teacher, that he could pass Elisa of as a duchess. Then after two months they had to put her on proof. She did great. But they didn't give her ...

(1 pages) 451 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

The man of hypocrisy (analysis

he greatest teacher of manners. He announces that in "three months [he] could pass [Eliza] off as a duchess." Higgins thinks that he can take any lower class girl and pass her off as a duchess. He tru ...

(4 pages) 639 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Outcasts Of Poker Flat

headed gambler who knows how to handle himself in almost any condition.Next lets take a look at The Duchess. I gave her the label as the most expensive harlot that is worth it. Now Mother Shipton who ...

(1 pages) 659 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

John Gay satirical comedian

tion that would suit him well so he found a way to be let go. He later became the secretary for the duchess of Monmouth. During his job for Duchess of Monmouth he had more free time and began to publi ...

(4 pages) 875 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Alice’s maturity level in Alice’s Adventures i

al dilemma she faces. Alice walks into the kitchen and sees that the cook is throwing things at the Duchess and the baby. Alice intelligently thinks to herself, "If I don't take this child away with m ... ild already knows, the adult has yet to learn" (Lin, xii). In the case with Alice, the cook and the Duchess, this applies very thoroughly. The Duchess ignores the potential danger of the cook's utilit ...

(4 pages) 2045 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Compare the play "Pygmalion" by George Bernard Shaw with its film version "My fair lady". Which do you find more effective work of art and why. Use quotes

y on men in order to lead a life. Both movie and play shows us that when Higgins turns Eliza into a duchess, he didn’t give her just class and status but he took her independence away because she ...

(8 pages) 12 0 3.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Troubadours and Trouveres

amed Bernart de Ventadorn. He was one of the most influential men during that time. He worked for a duchess who by her second marriage was married to Henry of England, who became the King of England. ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2011

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Catherine the Great

Great" (Krull). At the age of 17, Sophia was officially married to Peter the Third and became Royal Duchess of Russia.Sophie's husband, Peter was very immature and silly. He played with dolls, reenact ... ontinued with the marriage, due to her sole desire for the crown. (DVD)As Peter's husband and Royal Duchess of Russia, Sophia's two main goals were to impress her empress and impress the people of Rus ...

(6 pages) 3 0 0.0 May/2012

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies