Essays Tagged: "english woman"

Washington Irving

New York City as the youngest of 11 children. His father was a wealthy merchant, and his mother, an English woman, was the granddaughter of a clergyman. According to a story, George Washington met Irv ... 4 to 1806 he travelled widely Europe. He visited Marseilles, Genoa, Sicily, where he saw the famous English naval officer, Nelson, and met Washington Allston, the painter, in Rome. After return to the ...

(6 pages) 83 1 3.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

HENRI BERGSON, towards his philosophy

HENRI BERGSONI. Early Life:Henri Bergson (1859-1941), the son of a Jewish musician and an English woman, was educated at the Lycée Condorcet and the École Normale Supéri ... his death in 1941, Bergson expressed in several ways his opposition to the Vichy regime. Bergson's English background explains the deep influence that Spencer, Mill, and Darwin had on him during his ...

(3 pages) 28 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

"The story reveals 'the utter selfishness, shallowness and affectation of a certain type of fashionable women'. (Edward Wagenknecht, English Journal, 1928) Discuss"

caricature, a two dimensional representation of a rich, self centered, shallow turn of the century English woman. A shining example of the selfishness, shallowness and affectation of certain types of ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Black and yellow perils in col

e engagement of the son of the recently subjugated leader of the Ndebele to a Miss Kitty Jewell, an English woman. Indeed, "The proposed marriage seems to have been a trigger for a spate of articles r ...

(7 pages) 13 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Lady Monatgu Analysis Paper

all the buildings that she has visited.Its obvious that Lady Mary Wortley Montagu is a very curious English woman who is very open and ready to accept everything that Turkey had to offer. She steps ou ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Sep/2013

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature