Essays Tagged: "great writers"

The Origin of Emma and Nora, From Henrik Ibsens "A doll's house" and Gustave Flaubert's "Madame Bovary"

Gustave Flaubert and Henrik Ibsen are both known as great writers andharsh social critics. In fact when Flauberts masterpiece Madame Bovary wasreleased, ...

(4 pages) 110 0 4.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Queen Elizabeth and the the Elizabethan age

n Age). However, the literature coming out of thisperiod was also quite exceptional. Among the many great writers and poets wereEdmund Spenser who wrote a very detailed piece about a feast for Elizabe ... and received anexcellent classical education under such scholars as Roger Ascham, who influencedher greatly (Plowden 7). Her exceptional education aided in many of her futuredecisions and successes.In ...

(5 pages) 145 1 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Schlisinger's canon vs. my high school's canon

ol, teachers encourage students to read not only standard English literature, but also to study the great writers of other cultures.There is a great deal of European influence in American society and ... The teachers encourage students to read not only standard English literature, but also to study the great writers of other ethnicities. My high school is a private college preparatory institution in S ...

(4 pages) 78 0 3.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The revolutionary war and its famous writers that effected it. Authors such as thomas paine, Thomas Jefferson, and Patrick Henry.

of writers to help us in our time of need, things still would not have been that easy. Some of the great writers that influenced others to make history happen would be Thomas Paine, Thomas Jefferson, ... the final wording had been determined and the Congress voted unanimously to adopt one of history's greatest documents, which was the Declaration of Independence. The stirring phrases of the Declarati ...

(4 pages) 84 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

"John Locke's model for Society" -- a brief 1 page essay on John Locke and his Model for Society.

t did place me into the "higher" section of the class.John Locke's Model for SocietyThere were many great writers that emerged in the 17th century; in this brief summary I am concerned in one particul ...

(2 pages) 290 3 3.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Emerson, Ralph Waldo.

ink of Emerson because transcendental thought is most clearly expressed in his writings.As with all great writers, the events in Emerson's life have greatly influenced his thoughts. These events tell ... ge much cheaper for his mother. Although he wasn't particularly interested in the subject, due to a great deal of pressure, he decided to study ministry. Throughout his four years of education at Harv ...

(7 pages) 99 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Ernest Hemmingway.

le. He leased another apartment in which he worked on his writings.Hemingway was introduced to some great writers and artists while in Paris such as Ezra Pound, Gertrude Stein, Sylvia Beach, James Joy ...

(1 pages) 43 1 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

English Feature article on Shakespears Macbeth with reference to both play and Polanski's adaptation. Title: Windows changed through time.

o see the world through different eyes...In late 1606 or early 1607, The last of Shakespeare's four great tragedies waswritten. Macbeth has been said by manyto be Shakespeare's darkest work, AReflecti ... pe his own work would be put into use yet again for a modern day adaptation, That in short took the great writers technique of windowing their own time and creating a work to be treasured by today's a ...

(5 pages) 58 0 5.0 Sep/2003

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

This essay outlines the similarities in theme, symbolism and writing structure between William Shakespear's "Hamlet" and Sophocles "Oedipus King".

When reading the works of two great writers, a person can find many similarities between them. The underlying themes of Shakespear ...

(3 pages) 164 0 4.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Steinbeck and Of Mice and Men

SteinbeckA little over a century ago a man was born in California who became one of the great writers and storytellers in American history (Snell, 1961, p. 11). His name was John Ernst Ste ...

(11 pages) 107 0 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

A modest proposal and ireland

The pen is mightier then the sword. It is a saying that drives all great writers to strive to battle the injustices of their time. In 1729, Jonathan Swift wrote "A Mod ... land. Farming in Ireland, although overseen by the advantaged English Protestants, is farmed by the greatly disadvantaged Irish Catholics. It is sadly inefficient. Protestants can leave in their wills ... and dwellings of the tenants, who live worse than English beggars. The families of farmers who pay great rents are living in filth and nastiness upon buttermilk and potatoes, without a shoe or a stoc ...

(4 pages) 117 2 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Peer Response And The Writing Process

ciously scrutinizing writing as we read, we can further accelerate and deepen the learning process. Great writers must also be great readers. I have come to understand this over past semester in Engli ... ructure, content, thesis, topic sentences, transitions and, if necessary, grammar. Many people have great ideas but have not presented them in a logical or appealing fashion. One of my strengths is be ...

(4 pages) 123 0 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Napoleon I Emperor of the French

and it is sometimes difficult to separate the two. The events of his life fired the imaginations of great writers, film makers, and playwrights whose works have done much to create the Napoleonic lege ... urope, and his military conquests threatened the stability of the world.Napoleon was one of the greatest military commanders in history. He has also been portrayed as a power hungry conqueror. Nap ...

(4 pages) 58 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Essay about the three revolutionary war writers Thomas Jefferson, Patrick Henry, and Abigail Adams and how they influenced the people around them

Freedom Essay The Revolutionary War created the greatest country on earth. This war was brought about not by senseless barbarians, but by the words ... f Virginia, he delivered an amazing speech about his passionate view on freedom from the British. A great female writer of the time, Abigail Adams, wife of John Adams, wrote letters to her husband exp ... ependence, but he had to put on paper the emotion of all those who felt it necessary to secede from Great Britain. Jefferson made the point that people had unalienable rights that could not to be take ...

(3 pages) 60 2 2.7 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"The Origin of Emma And Nora" Gustave Flaubert and Henrik Ibsen

Gustave Flaubert and Henrik Ibsen are both known as great writers and harsh social critics. In fact when Flauberts masterpiece Madame Bovary was release ...

(5 pages) 35 0 4.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Humor" Is it realy useful?

mor gives the person the hope in tomorrow and gives him the reason to live to the next day.The most great writers wrote many and many stories , books and plays in a comic way not only to laugh but the ...

(1 pages) 29 0 1.7 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Romeo and Juliet, west side story, compare and contrast

"Romeo and Juliet" and "West Side Story" are two similarly different stories. They are both great stories written by great writers. "Romeo and Juliet" is a sad love story that's a classic know ... have make the stories unique, but the similarities only make the stories better. Both of these are great stories written by two great writers, William Shakespeare and Arthur Laurents. These stories h ...

(2 pages) 52 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Charles Dickens vs. Melissa Bank - A Common Link?

All great writers must start somewhere. With Charles Dickens it was working in a blacking factory and no ... beginning to their careers was the jumpstart that led them, or will lead them, to becoming known as great writers.

(2 pages) 6 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Blues Stairway

r The Stairway of Blues Throughout the history of American Literature, there have been many great writers, especially some of the African American writers. They have done quiet a few prize win ... . Hughes wrote about his own feelings about African American quest for equality as he witnessed the Great Migration, the Harlem Renaissance, and the beginning of the Civil rights movements. (African A ...

(8 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Iliad" by Homer book review

the West) constant struggle to deal with the realities they create. It also created archetypes that great writers-including Vergil, Dante, Shakespeare, Stephen Crane, and James Joyce-alluded to when i ... of Achilles has been able to force an entire army to beg for his help, invoke fear into one of the greatest Trojan heroes, and belittle a Trojan king. Achilles' wrath, alone, is enough to create its ...

(6 pages) 71 2 4.4 Aug/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry