Essays Tagged: "gentry"

Much Ado About Nothing

inely dressed people. Birds flying overhead hear the murmurs of the crowd gathered for a wedding of gentry.Shakespeare could never have planned the first scene of Act IV in Much Ado About Nothing so w ...

(4 pages) 80 0 4.4 Jan/1996

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

Napoleon, The War Hero

e was the second of eight children of Carlo andLetizia Buonaperte, both of the Corsican-Italian gentry. Before Napoleone, noBuonaparte had ever been a professional soldier. His father Carlo, ...

(10 pages) 144 0 3.7 Apr/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Robert Herrick.

d and lived with a household of pets. Herrick would preach witty sermons which delighted the parish gentry and became very devoted to his village and its customs. During the civil war, Herrick support ...

(3 pages) 41 1 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

How Lewis Grassic Gibbon uses characters to show the themes of his book "Sunset Song"

old way of life. John Guthrie was a very proud character who fought a battle against the land, the gentry and the new way of life that meant that crofters like himself had to work on bigger farms whe ... h exhibit Gibbon's dislike of religion.There are many examples that show John Guthrie's hate of the gentry in Sunset Song. One good example is in "Ploughing" when Guthrie is riding on his horse and ca ...

(5 pages) 33 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors


and a small German minority of about one-half million Germans. The social class of the people was a gentry-peasant society and the country became more industrialized than its neighbors did. The ... ans became the industrialists while the Magyars developed the intelligentsia and a bureaucracy. The gentry and the landowning magnate groups became associated with the political nation. Prior to WWI H ...

(13 pages) 64 0 4.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Throughout the colonial period, economic concerns and religious concerns shared the responsibility for the settling of British North America.

o spend more money now that they were receiving additional money. Due to the increase in money, the gentry and the yeomanry were gaining money as the aristocracy began to decline their luxuries as the ...

(2 pages) 41 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Father James Dixon Bibliography (Short).

priest of Ferns diocese, he was not the stuff of rebels, and was friendly with the local Protestant gentry and clergy.Protestant and Catholic friends attest that Dixon played no part in the insurrecti ...

(3 pages) 25 1 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

19th century Russian writers and how they dealt with the Western Influence of that time.

l revolutions happening in the West and often prolonged representative works of Western writers.The gentry of Russia turned its look to the West for ideals and tendencies since the early 18th Century, ... volutions of 1917. The second half of the nineteenth century is known for a noticeable decay of the gentry, as well as the advance of the middle class people. In spite of the difficulties related to e ...

(8 pages) 122 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

In 'The Government Inspector', Nikolai Gogol '...resolved to gather into one heap all that was bad in Russia.' Playing the Mayor, illustrate how you would communicate this to an audience.

ate secondary school and university education became more readily available, the number of educated gentry grew. As there were more people who fitted into the elitist category, rather than being serfs ...

(5 pages) 28 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Context of Shakepeare's Great Expectations

and title as many people became self made wealthy by profiting from the industrialisation, thus the gentry increased in number, as most of these people were formerly of the middle classes. The upper c ...

(3 pages) 26 0 1.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Alexander Pushkin,

9 in Moscow, Russia. Pushkin's father was descended from one of the oldest families of the Russians gentry. His mothe's grandfather was Abram Petrovich Hannibal. Abraham Hanibal was a black general of ...

(1 pages) 38 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Joseph Conrad - Man and Writer in the "House of Darkness"

ly, belonged to the szlachta, a hereditary class below the aristocracy, which combined qualities of gentry and nobility. They had the political power, despite their impoverished state. Conrad's father ...

(10 pages) 26 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Emma by Jane Austen and Clueless by Amy Heckerling, An Analysis

s world, the French Revolution was beginning to question social hierarchy and the privileges of the gentry, where the upper class's charitable duties to lower classes are required to maintain the clas ...

(3 pages) 89 2 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

The Biography of George Washington

son of Augustine Washington and his second wife, Mary Ball Washington, who were prosperous Virginia gentry of English descent. George spent his early years on the family estate on Pope's Creek along t ...

(9 pages) 99 1 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

n need of money and had to hurry to publish his works. He also stressed that, unlike writers of the gentry who described life of their own class as poetic notions and settled traditions, he depicted t ...

(2 pages) 95 4 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice against its appropriation Bridget Jones's Diary

to have come to this conclusion, I researched Jane Austen's era, in particular the life of country gentry, in a range of books and websites. As expected, romantic relationships were not necessary for ...

(3 pages) 34 0 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Show how Austen within the room of "two inches of ivory" creates her novel "Pride and Prejudice".

of her novel "Pride and Prejudice" is confined to a small section of society comprising of country-gentry and lesser aristocracy of England in the opening of the 19th century, the novel itself shows ...

(5 pages) 21 0 0.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen

The English Civil War

conciled. It was a struggle between the bourgeois or the middle-class people and the aristocrats or gentry. It all started from disputes starting with the first Stuart, James I, who took over the mona ... hant class. On the king's side, the Royalists had by far the best cavalry and enthusiasm of all the gentry. The first battle between Parliament and the Royalists was at Edgehill. Both sides had about ...

(5 pages) 117 0 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

To what extent did Cromwell's rise to prominence by 1646 depend on personal and social ties?

s early life up until 1640. Indeed, Cromwell's achievement in progressing from the lower end of the gentry, being described as a 'country gentleman' and later 'tenant farmer', to then become 'Lord Pro ...

(3 pages) 18 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Agricultural Revolution

h as milling, that was connected with agriculture.Most of the Land was owned by rich aristocrats of gentry who rented it out to tenant farmers.These famers paid labourers to work for them.Strip Farmin ...

(2 pages) 33 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History