Essays Tagged: "Isabella"

Thornton Wilder

with politics (Block and Shedd 959) in his work as the editor, owner, and publisher of a newspaper. Isabella Thornton Niven, his mother, was the daughter of a Presbyterian minister. They were to influ ...

(5 pages) 57 0 5.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Wuthering Heights, by Emily Bronte

l named Cathy. After Catherine married Edgar, heathcliff becomes jealous and marriesEdgar's sister, Isabella. Isabella then gives birth to Heathcliff's son Linton. Wuthering Heights, by Wmily Bronte, ... ile being dark with the look of a gypsy, he is quite handsome. His son, lintonresembles his mother, Isabella, as he is blonde, pretty, feeble, adn effeminate. It is ironic thtatHeathcliff's son should ...

(2 pages) 49 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Explain how Shakespeare's portrayal of characters in Act1 of 'Measure for Measure' link with its genre of a problem play.

it is given the genre of a problem play. I am going to look at the characters of the Duke, Angelo, Isabella, Lucio, and Claudio. Shakespeare portrays them through different methods such as through th ... pretending to leave Vienna whilst returning under the guise of a friar. The Duke falls in love with Isabella bringing this aspect of a comedy into the plot. The Duke always speaks in verse. This use o ...

(6 pages) 44 0 3.0 Jan/2004

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

A character list of the major characters in jane austen's "emma" (emma woodhouse, mr. woodhouse, george knightley, harriet smith), supported with quotes

ature, because she has been the head of the household since her mother died long ago and her sister Isabella had been married. Nevertheless, only when taking care of her father she truly appears grown ... odhouseMr. Woodhouse, whose first name is not mentioned once throughout the novel, is the father of Isabella and Emma. Being of old age, he is in need of constant attention and care from Emma. Moreove ...

(6 pages) 55 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A Biography of Robert Louis Stevenson

neers who had built many of the deep-sea lighthouses around Scotland. His mother was called Margret Isabella Balfour came from a family of church ministers and lawyers. In 1857 the family moved to 17 ...

(2 pages) 37 1 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

William Makepeace Thackeray, 19th century british author

t of their money in India and could not help. Thackeray by then had begun to fall for a woman named Isabella Shawe. He however did not have the money he needed to marry her. His parents then started a ...

(2 pages) 16 0 1.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

John Keats and the Individual - Soul Making How does Keats explore the concept of the individual through his writing?

ime only three volumes of poetry would be published; 'Poems' (1817), 'Endymion' (1818), and 'Lamia, Isabella, The Eve of St Agnes and Other Poems' (1820), none of which were considered to be of any va ...

(8 pages) 116 2 3.4 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Comparison between Claudio (measure for measure) and Gerard (murmuring judges)

t 3 scene 1.· They are both dependent on a woman: Gerard à Irina and Claudio à Isabella.Gerard's dependency on Irina: "Fight now?" - Gerard, page 39.Claudio's dependency on Isabel ...

(1 pages) 32 0 1.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Measure for Measure: Isabella's character analysis

The main character, Isabella, is a very virtuous and chaste young woman who faces a difficult decision when her brother ... o faces a difficult decision when her brother is sentenced to death for fornication (unlawful sex). Isabella does not approve of her brother's actions at all, but she pleads for his life out of loyalt ... ho she is. It is as if Shakespeare is demanding the reader and audience to understand her more than Isabella understands herself.Isabella is the main focal point of the play's sexual dynamic, as A ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.0 May/2004

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

Very good notes on the novel "Emma" writtn by AJne Austen

h, and Emma is wondering how she will bear the change of not having Miss Taylor around. Her sister, Isabella, is too far away in London to be a companion, and Highbury, the small village that Hartfiel ... , the thirty-seven or thirty-eight year old intimate friend of the family (and the elder brother of Isabella's husband) visits, and he cannot agree that it is a sad thing that Miss Taylor has married, ...

(23 pages) 43 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Frederic Chopin

arried in June of 1806. Frederic had three sisters and no brothers. His sister's names were Louise, Isabella, and Emilia.Frederic was in love with music at a young age. He started getting piano lesson ...

(2 pages) 43 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Characterizing New Monarchs

on to his economic reforms he built up the royal navy and checked the power of the nobility. Isabella I and Ferdinand II of Spain were also considered new monarchs because of there constant pur ...

(1 pages) 26 1 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Clashing Contrasts in "Wuthering Heights"

violence between Heathcliff and Edgar, Heathcliff and Linton, Heathcliff and Hindley, Catherine and Isabella, and Heathcliff and Isabella. Other contrasts which serve to explicate the plot and relatio ... athy shared helps to amplify the horrible relationship between Heathcliff and his son, Linton. When Isabella died, Linton was sent to live with his father and was not prepared for the lifestyle he was ...

(11 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Gothic Literature- "The Castle of Otranto" - Psychoanalytic Explanation

anfred, the prince of Otranto represented King George III of England, whom Walpole saw as a tyrant. Isabella from the novella represented Walpole's dearest friend, Conway, whom lost his job and income ... e's dearest friend, Conway, whom lost his job and income. Theodore, the unexpected peasant who aids Isabella in her escape, represented Walpole.At the latent level or distorted and hidden level, the r ...

(1 pages) 2859 0 1.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

To what extent were the policies of Isabella and Ferdinand of Spain motivated by religious considerations?

Religion, during Isabella and Ferdinand's reign was held in extreme high regard; however it is unfair to say that Isa ... ional - but I believe that there was a lot more than religious issues responsible for their actions.Isabella was regarded as an extremely religious queen; she viewed religion as truly authentic and pu ... a crusade against the Muslim kingdom of Granada and of the Mudejars in Castile and Aragon. In 1477, Isabella declared 'All the Jews in my realms are mine and are under my care and protection' - Fiftee ...

(3 pages) 32 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Style of "Wuthering Height" by Emily Bronte

ude Nelly Dean and Lockwood. Although these voices do change, the novel also includes a letter from Isabella. An evident feature is the flashback technique, which comprises of a non-linear plot. The Y ...

(3 pages) 23 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Wuthering Heights" by Emily Bronte. Do you agree with this statement? "I was wonderful being a woman in the world of Wuthering Heights."

was hard to be a woman in Wuthering Heights. We can look at the major female character, Catherine, Isabella and young Cathy, to prove that love in Wuthering Heights is some how a trouble.Catherine wa ... a determine and vengeful person, their love between the love triangle influenced many people, like Isabella, and lead them to a tragic ending. If they loved so hardly and hurt so many innocent people ...

(4 pages) 19 0 4.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"It was wonderful being a women in the world of Wuthering Heights" Comment on this statement, by Shakespeare

rld of Wuthering Heights were not happy. The three women were Catherine Earnshaw, Catherine Linton, Isabella Linton. Three of them had different kinds of things happened on them, which made them unhap ... this ,, it can shows that the poorest thing is that your life is not being control by yourself.For Isabella Linton, " It was not wonderful being a woman in Wuthering Heights". Isabella whole life can ...

(7 pages) 17 0 3.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Assess the character of Angelo in "Measure for Measure" by Shakespeare

Duke leaves and tightens the lax laws however uses them for his own purpose of trying to blackmail Isabella. However he is set up and gets his comeuppance, at the end of the play he is forced to marr ... s off the engagement. Later on in the play he is tricked into sleeping with her as he thinks she is Isabella. So Shakespeare uses Mariana to show how Angelo is corrupt and create a sort of irony betwe ...

(2 pages) 867 0 3.0 Oct/2006

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

Commedia Dell'arte

Isabella is 17 and it is time for her schools formal. She wants to go with Orazio who is Dotore's so ... ecause they are in business together.Characters:Pantalone, An Owner of many Hotels on the Gold CoastIsabella, His daughterColumbina, His other daughterCapitano, Pantalone's partner and also past soldi ... alone's partner and also past soldierLelio, his sonOrazio, Dotore's son.Props:DressesFanFlowersMoneyIsabellaColumbina = Isabella runs on stage chasing Columbina explaining that it is not fair that she ...

(2 pages) 11 0 1.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama