Essays Tagged: "victorian age"

Eleanor Rosevelt

ton of the dreams of the female Crusaders of the 19th century who threw off the restrictions of the Victorian age.' So when I had the opportuinity to study the life of any female American leader, I ch ...

(10 pages) 212 1 3.1 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Hardy's "Tess of the D'Urbervilles"

vering. Many believe that,Tess in, Tess of the d'Urbervilles was a great example ofthis. In Hardy's Victorian age novel, Tess of the d'Urbervilles, heillustrates casual wrong, the will to recover, the ... Drip, drip, drip." 4 Consequently themurder of Alec, by Tess, will lead to her own death.In Hardy's Victorian age novel, Tess of the d'Urbervilles, heillustrates casual wrong, the will to recover, the ...

(2 pages) 62 0 3.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Tess of the D'Urbervilles" by Thomas Hardy

novel was set during this 19th century in Wessex, Britain. Tess of the D'Urbervilles reflected the Victorian Age in Britian during the 1800's, as it revovled around one character, Tess Derbeyfield. T ...

(5 pages) 130 2 4.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Use of Dramatic Monologue to Create Moral Dilemma in Browning's "Porphyria's Lover"

n based on them. This process, which is extremely common in today's society, was also common in the Victorian Age, in Victorian poetry, in the use of dramatic monologue. Perfected by Robert Browning i ... importance to literature. Because, according to Lucie-Smith, ' Robert Browning, more than any other Victorian, is responsible for the direction taken by our own literature, and foreshadowing many of i ...

(6 pages) 95 0 3.4 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Alfred Tennyson, often regarded as the chief representative of the Victorian age in poetry.

The Victorian age was an age where many changes occurredsocially, economically, and industrially. People ... e was a symbolof stability and prosperity as evidenced by the following feelingfrom her people. The Victorian age has been said to be a verydiverse time. Historian T.B. Macaulay in 1838 said that theE ... our life or you were one of the privilegedclasses and were guaranteed the status of the royalty.The Victorian years also brought with them the increasingefforts to achieve political, social, and econo ...

(6 pages) 137 1 5.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

How Literature was Affected in the Victorian Age

r that Queen Victoria acceded the throne, but also the year that a new literary age was coined. The Victorian Age, more formally known, was a time of great prosperity in Great Britain's literature(Kea ... the Darwins, and the religious revolt of Newman all helped to enhance learning and literacy in the Victorian society. Of all of the Literary eras, the Victorian age gave a new meaning to the word con ...

(6 pages) 361 1 2.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Nora Perceived by Other Characters in "A doll's house" by Ibsen

Nora Perceived by Other CharactersIn the Victorian age many woman were thought of as mere objects. Most woman has no real social status and w ... people had found it difficult to understand how Nora could dessert her husband and children. In the Victorian Age it was not only unheard of to walk out on your loved ones but unethical as well. There ...

(11 pages) 205 0 3.7 Dec/1992

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Quiltmaking in the Appalachian mountains.

y one. Customs and beliefs are found inevery handmade quilt. Quilting has been done since the early Victorian age.Why quilt? The simple fact is that quilts are made for people by people. The giving an ... r made.The art of Quiltmaking can be followed from generation to generation all the way back to the Victorian age. I have had first hand experience. I watched my mom andgrandma as a child. They would ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

Times of Change in British Literature.

the envelop of social norms and standards. Science, philosophy and psychology were prominent in the Victorian Age. People challenged tradition as well as social norms. And finally in the WWI Era peopl ... the Romantic Period, Mary Wollstonecraft began to champion for women's rights and equality. In the Victorian Age, Charles Darwin published his theory of evolution and challenged the authority of the ...

(5 pages) 94 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Wife of His Youth" by Lord Alfred Tennyson.

. Ryders favorite poet is Lord Alfred Tennyson. Tennyson was an english author who wrote during the Victorian age in poetry. He wrote with the social issues of his time, much like Chesnutt, which made ...

(3 pages) 108 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Victorian Era.

The Victorian Era was from the crowning of Queen Victoria in 1837 until her death in 1901, it was an era ... s in science, particularly the theory of evolution and the historical study of the Bible. This drew Victorians into considerations of problems of faith and truth. Christianity has always played an inf ... ligion is just a belief that is not support by any scientifically solid evidence. Therefore, in the Victorian age, of scientific enlightenment, the power of church was shaken by ideologies such as Dar ...

(3 pages) 80 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"The Important of Being Ernest" by Oscar Wilde.

dy play by Oscar Wilde. This play is his final work before he passes away at 1900. It is set in the Victorian Age. The play is about the using of dual personalities and the importance of trivial thing ...

(4 pages) 79 0 2.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Pygmalion" by George Bernard Shaw.

"Pygmalion" by George Bernard Shaw'Pygmalion' is set in the late 1800s, during the Victorian age, when the distinction between the social-economic classes was very clearly made. Shaw ...

(3 pages) 93 0 3.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Victorian Age.

The Victorian Age is a period in British history during the reign of Queen Victoria in the 19th century; ... everyday living. There were great political, religious, and social changes. By the beginning of the Victorian period, the Industrial Revolution, had created profound economic and social changes. There ... in slums. Christianity has always played an influential role in the English history, but during the Victorian age religion was questioned. Religion is not supported by any scientifically solid evidenc ...

(2 pages) 85 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"Jabberwocky" by Lewis Carroll.

Charles Hutwidge Dodgson, using the pseudonym of Lewis Carroll became an accomplished author of the Victorian age.As a child, Charles Dodgson used his vivid imagination to entertain his brothers and s ... Oxford English Dictionary. Carroll wrote many poems, which were parodies on the life and poetry of Victorian England. His puns included "school consists of ambition, distraction, uglification and der ...

(7 pages) 87 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Discourse on chapter 19 of North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell.

oing so.Elizabeth Gaskell's "North and South" is one of the most intricate industrial novels of the Victorian age. In this particular passage the two worlds of masters and men have their differences v ...

(6 pages) 50 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Victorian England; Social Issues Through Three Poets: Elizabeth Barret Browning, Robert Browning, Alfred Lord Tennyson

The Victorian Age in England was a complex time, a time of great national pride as a major empire and mi ... of class distinction into this poem that represents a modern and controversial issue from the early Victorian period.Robert Browning's poem "My Last Duchess" does not seem, at first glance, to tackle ... 's poem "My Last Duchess" does not seem, at first glance, to tackle any of the social issues of the Victorian Era. In fact, the poem is set in Italy, more than 250 years before Browning's time, and is ...

(4 pages) 80 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

How America Kept the British Cool

ce from the lakes and rivers of Massachusetts were shipped across the Atlantic to London during the Victorian Age. This was a very inconvenient process, it is divided into two stages: in America and i ...

(1 pages) 14 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Crucial Dilemma

me at the heart of the play. As the time its author has lived and the plot of the play takes place, Victorian age was a time of duality shaping all of the society in England. The huge state that was c ... . The characters and events in the play successfully reflects this duality and structurality in the Victorian society and also makes an astonishing reference to the fundamental dilemma under this way ...

(2 pages) 29 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Role of the Victorian Society in the French lieutenant's woman by John Fowles

h century as can be noted in the authorial intrusions and opening quotations drawn from the works ofVictorian writers whose observations were uniquely different from the assumptions that most Victoria ... that most Victorians heldabout their world. In this way, he attempts to critique those values that Victorians most heralded.Until today, the Victorian Age was seen to be a Golden Age where Reason and ...

(3 pages) 66 0 2.5 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers