Essays Tagged: "Literary criticism"

The Inspiration of Scripture

ture that show that scripture is inspired, and not made up. By using the form of criticism known as literary criticism, we can analyze certain installments of the scripture and use them to prove that ... ted opposition to the belief that scripture was in fact inspired by God, and therefore valid. Using literary criticism allows us to stay on the surface of what is being said, and not necessarily have ...

(3 pages) 119 2 4.9 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Introductory essay on the man and his life.

sh Romantic Movement, and his 'Biographia Literaria' (1817) is the most significant work of general literary criticism produced in the English Romantic period. Although Coleridge's poetic achievement ... Shakespeare Lectures and wrote newspaper articles. In 1809 he established The Friend, a political, literary and philosophical weekly journal, which he published regularly over the next year. He colle ...

(8 pages) 110 2 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Different approaches to literary critisism, speculations on Susan Sontag's theory.

Different approaches to literary criticism and my point of view on this matter.Following the main idea of the indentation fr ... ntly about the descriptive nature of the critical enterprise.The two critics described believe that literary criticism is growing increasingly destructive towards the very works of art that they, supp ... extent I agree with Susan Sontag, who, takes a very interesting critical standpoint on the idea of literary interpretation. From her conclusions I can assert that our task is not to find the maximum ...

(2 pages) 38 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Death of a Salesman seen through the eyes of Feminsism.

Literary Criticism is how we analyze something as a work of art. Literary Criticism can be a guide t ...

(2 pages) 52 0 2.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Edgar Allan Poe.

ctive story and perfected the psychological thriller. He also produced some of the most influential literary criticism of his time--important theoretical statements on poetry and the short story--and ... isitor. Poe, his aunt, and Virginia moved to Richmond in 1835, and he became editor of the Southern Literary Messenger and married Virginia, who was not yet 14 years old.Poe published fiction, notably ...

(4 pages) 120 2 4.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Transcendentalism and Poetry

1.M.H Abrams argues in The Mirror and the lamp that one important branch of the mimetic approach to literary criticism might be described as a "transcendental theory deriving from Plato" (36). This th ... ies behind the concrete objects of the temporal world. Grounding your argument in a discussion of a literary work of your choice, outline some of the most important elements which a neo-Platonic criti ...

(5 pages) 37 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Russian formalism

Russian FormalismRussian Formalism is a movement of literary criticism and interpretation that emerged in Russia during the second decade of the twentie ... entury and remained active until about 1930. It concentrated on analyzing the internal structure of literary texts and involved detailed inquiry into plot structure, narrative perspective, symbolic im ... vsky.In reaction to other approaches of criticism which concentrate on the relationship between the literary work and the cultural and sociological context it is supposed to reflect, the Formalists ap ...

(7 pages) 71 0 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

A Collation of Whitman and Dickinson:

Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson have often been contrasted in literary criticism. Both poets are credited with an expansive body of work that is both ambitious an ... een the Romanticists and the Realists and have long been recognized as the bridge between these two literary eras. Whitman and Dickinson survive as this nation's most distinguished endowment to Americ ... ibrary Journal; 09/15/85, Vol.110 Issue 15, p82,1/8pMyerson, Joel, "Walt Whitman," in Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 3:Antebellum Writers in New York and the South, edited by Jeffrey Helterm ...

(6 pages) 105 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Edgar Allan Poe -- Write a biography of an author from the Gothic period of literature.

as born in Boston, Massachusetts on January 19, 1809. This man created some of the most influential literary criticism of his time. Poe's parents were David Poe Jr. and Elizabeth Arnold Hopkins. They ... isitor. Poe, his aunt, and Virginia moved to Richmond in 1835, and he became editor of the Southern Literary Messenger and married Virginia, who was not yet 14 years old. First in New York City, then ...

(2 pages) 43 1 2.5 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

What is a historical context and can texts be explained or enriched by considerations of context?

reading clearly opens up a great deal of information to consider. As a result, certain movements of literary criticism are out rightly opposed to reading texts with attention to context.Cleanth Brooks ... his experiences within the society he inhabits. As result his reading will be heavily influenced by literary works that followed the text. The literary critic Hans Robert Jauss wrote about the reader' ...

(6 pages) 59 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Literary Criticism- Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley

Literary Criticism- Brave New WorldA Utopia is a world that is completely controlled by the governme ...

(3 pages) 41 0 3.8 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Analyzing "Frankenstein" - Formalist Perspective.

The formalist method of literary criticism is primarily focused on the text itself, rather than external topics such as hist ... choose to write his or her work in this specific style? Why did he or she choose to include certain literary elements? "What matters most to the formalist critic is how the work comes to mean what it ... with Robert Walton's string of letters to his sister, Margaret Saville. Walton's letters utilize a literary device called framing, which sets up the major premise of the novel. The use of multiple na ...

(9 pages) 77 1 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Fall Research Paper: Book Synopsis.

chose "Dead Letters to the New World: Melville, Emerson and American Transcendentalism", a book of literary criticism by Michael McLoughlin. The author studies in depth the emergence of Transcendenta ... Transcendentalism as the first real school of philosophy in America helped America develop its own literary and cultural identity. In the chapter on foreign influences on the early Transcendentalist ...

(3 pages) 25 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Russian Formulasim.

Russian Formalism, a movement of literary criticism and interpretation, emerged in Russia during the second decade of the twentieth c ... Moscow and Prague Linguistic Circles.One of the core ideas of the Russian formalists, was that the literary work of art had to be seen as a system organizing literary devices, or foregrounding one or ... e, must be seen synchronically, as a functioning system - and not historically, as a genealogy, the literary text must be seen as a synchronic system of devices. According to the precepts of Russian F ...

(9 pages) 50 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Choose a form of literary Criticism to which 'Paste' by Henry James can be giving a succesful reading.

This essay will be using the liberal humanist approach to literary criticism when considering Paste by Henry James. Thus nothing will be considered other than ... p early on the omission or avoidance of relating Paste to other texts or external sources as a good literary text contains its own meaning within itself. Whether or not James undertakes this text with ... . This gentle invitation to think of ourselves and our actions that seem natural are not only, in a literary sense but a subjective sense, triggers the exploration of the morality within whomever were ...

(8 pages) 32 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Short Essay on Katherine Porter's "Pale Horse, Pale Rider"

write a short essay on Katherine Porters' story "Pale Horse, Pale Rider". Upon researching for any literary criticism or reviews on this short story I realized it was going to be much harder than ori ...

(3 pages) 25 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Subject:--History of development in the literary criticism and its effect on the present world

Literary criticism can be no more than a reasoned account of the feeling produced upon the critic by ... is reader a few standards to go by. There are some writers who have much contribution in history of literary criticism. They exposed their theory, idea and make a different criticism in literature.Pra ...

(3 pages) 32 0 3.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Stephen King

ng writes many different kinds of stories. He writes fantasy fiction, film scripts, horror stories, literary criticism, mystery fiction, occult fiction, psychological novels, science fiction, short st ... successful at every thing he wrote. Stephen King is a very successful author. "Stephen King is the literary equivalent of a Big Mac and large fries an McDonald"(Marcus 4). He grew up with nothing. He ...

(5 pages) 17 0 3.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Advanced Literature

to analyze fiction C. How to discuss well in a group D. Listening skills E. Literary Criticism - its forms F. Several short stories G. The Metamorphosis by Kafk ...

(3 pages) 26 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The poem "Piano" by David Herbert Richards Lawrence

output included novels, short stories, poems, plays, essays, travel books, paintings, translations, literary criticism, and personal letters. The passing of time in a person's life is filled with many ...

(3 pages) 24 1 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry