Essays Tagged: "literary critic"

Edgar Allan Poe Summary of poe life. the loss of women he love

Edgar Allan Poe"Edgar Allan Poe was a famous American poet, short story writer, journalist, and literary critic who lived from 1809-1849. He was born in Boston on January 19th, 1809 and was orphan ... ntually disowned by the family. Poe won a short story contest in 1833, and two years later became a literary critic for the magazine (The Southern Literary Messenger). Shortly after, he then married h ...

(2 pages) 155 2 2.3 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

Analysis of "Animal Farm" by Eric Blair

Civil War.He contradicted himself in many ways. He was a socialist while hating communism and was a literary critic while distrusting intellectuals. He hated how the world was cruel and how lies were ...

(4 pages) 68 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

African womanism

ca, and this was by writing about an interview she did with Chikwenye Oguneyemi a Nigerian womanist literary critic, and the Kenyan writer and African feminism activist Wanjira Muthoni. In the intervi ... change their points of view concerning gender issue. The second part of the project is called "The literary road to empowerment"; this project tends to change the literature, maybe this may seem dang ...

(5 pages) 60 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Poetry Comparison between Sonnet 116 by William Shakespeare and Funeral Blues by W.H. Auden

"Funeral Blues" was written by Winston Hugh Auden (1907-1973), Anglo-American poet, playwright, and literary critic. Auden was born in York, England, the son of a doctor. He was educated at Christ Chu ...

(7 pages) 89 0 3.3 Apr/2003

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

Chinua Achebe's tragic work "Things Fall Apart".

hings Fall Apart, as well as the article "Women in Achebe's World" written by feministprofessor and literary critic Rose Ure Mezu, examine the intricate roles both men andwomen play in society. While ...

(5 pages) 91 0 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

T.S. Eliot report - Biography and Works.

Stearns Eliot was born on September 26, 1888 in St. Louis, Missouri. Along with being a playwright, literary critic, and editor, he was an American-English poet. Eliot lived In St. Louis for the first ... 0, and the next thirty years following, Eliot was considered the most dominant figure in poetry and literary criticism. He improved upon the philosophical poets that he had admired of the 17th (John D ...

(1 pages) 53 2 2.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Discuss the innovative nature of the three contemporary poets, Peter Reading,Bernard O'Donoghue, and Carol Ann Duffy

At the turn of the twentieth century, literary critic Frank Raymond Leavis set the structure by which the ensuing century's poetry would b ... eviews/ (accessed 3 March, 2004)The John Hopkins University Press. (1997) The John Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism. Edited by Groden, M. and Kreiswirth, M. ... Criticism. Edited by Groden, M. and Kreiswirth, M. (accessed 5 March, 2004)

(7 pages) 29 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Christianity in Uncle Tom's Cabin

Abstract: With the application of the renowned Canadian literary critic Northrop Frye's theory of archetype, the author in this thesis attempts to analyze v ... Bible that accumulates its rich cultural heritage. Most western authors are influenced by those two literary origins consciously or unconsciously.They, without doubt, also influenced Harriet Beecher S ... body psychological drives and forces that originate in the collective unconscious. For the Canadian literary critic Northrop Frye (1912-1991), archetypes are the socially-concerned organizing forms an ...

(16 pages) 81 1 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Explain why Willy Loman is or is not a tragic hero

hich Elia Kazan, the first director of 'Death of a Salesman', believed to be "neuroses and anxiety."Literary critic, Professor Harold Bloom claims that Willy Loman is not a tragic hero by Aristotelian ...

(4 pages) 52 0 0.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

New Historicism and Cultural Studies

Biography:An influential literary critic and theorist as well as a significant political figure, especially as an advocate of ... terplay between the dominant West and the Middle and Far East. Said discusses how Europeans and U.S literary and cultural representation, academic disciplines, and public perceptions foster biases aga ...

(2 pages) 71 2 4.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Shirley jackson

frustration; psychological studies of minds that have slipped the bonds of reality" (Friedman, 44) Literary critic, Elizabeth Janeway wrote that, " `The Lottery` makes its effect without having to st ... discover the existence of the grotesque in the ordinary world. (Janeway, 58) Fritz Oehlschlaeger, a literary critic, stated that, "a conflict between male authority and female resistance is subtly evi ...

(2 pages) 18 0 1.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Arnold's Epochs of Expansion and Epochs of Concentration

sentative of the Romantic ideas and of the Victorian intellectual concerns later on was the primary literary critic of his age. Arnold's critical theories is highlighted mainly through his most import ... mines the role of the critic in society and presents his critical concept. Arnold's contribution to literary theory is his theories on epochs of expansion and epochs of concentration, which throughout ...

(9 pages) 31 0 2.5 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Questions and answers to T.S Eliot's Lovesong of J Alfred Prufrock

Thomas Stearns EliotModernist Anglo - American poet, dramatist, literary critic(1888 - 1965)He was born in St. Louis in 1888 to a family with prominent New England ... to a family with prominent New England roots.He studied at Harvard, in 1906, was accepted into the literary circles, where he favoured 16th- and 17th-century poetry, the Italian Renaissance (particul ... hical, religious ending gives a hope about humanity's chance for renewal.Modernism:New artistic and literary styles that emerged in the decades before 1914 as artists rebelled against the late 19th ce ...

(7 pages) 92 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

Not So Innocent: "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller.

t that teenaged Abigail Williams lives in a Puritan household, she proves to be deceitful and vain. Literary critic Wendy Schissel suggests that Abigail could not have been capable of seducing John Pr ...

(4 pages) 25 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Thistles" by Ted Hughs

there are a number of different themes and ideas that are put across. George Macbeth, the acclaimed literary critic, has made some very powerful and in-depth comments about the poem. He states that th ...

(4 pages) 19 0 4.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Discussion of Roland Barthes' "Death of the Author" and Michel Foucault's response to this proclaimation in his text of the same name.

In 1968, the French social and literary critic, Roland Barthes, pronounced the death of the Author. What does this so called death ... ion of the author. He notes, for example, that there was a time 'when the texts that we today call 'literary' were accepted, put into circulation, valorised without any question about the identity of ... any question about the identity of their author' (Foucault 212). He emphasises that, more recently, literary authorship has been integrally bound up with changes in law and questions of copyright and ...

(8 pages) 52 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Milestones" by Sayyid Qutb

OutlineSayyid Qutb was born in 1906 in Egypt (1906-1966) was a Government Official, Writer, Literary Critic and finally an Islamic Political Leader. Above all he was a famous Islamic Scholar a ...

(6 pages) 47 0 3.4 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Post World War I Novel. Short biography on Virginia Woolf and book report on her work "Mrs. Dalloway"

le of this war, Virginia Woolf's novel, Mrs. Dalloway, erupted.Virginia Woolf was the daughter of a literary critic from London. She was home schooled, as women in those days were not considered worth ... ere not considered worth educating. She never attended College; however, she did participate in the literary salons that came into being during that time period. Her involvement in these gatherings, a ...

(4 pages) 20 0 1.7 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

1984 By George Orwell

s, cants, lies, and cruelty in life and literature. He considered himself a Socialist, and he was a literary critic that had worked in the Loyalist forces in the Spanish Civil War. His works include D ...

(4 pages) 25 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How is the Genre of Carnivalesque Present in "Black Obelisk" by E. M. Remarque?

ivalesque”, a derivative from “carnival’, was invented by Mikhail Bakhtin, a Russian literary critic, in the twentieth century, the carnivalesque had its roots in ancient culture. He st ...

(10 pages) 16 0 4.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays