Essays Tagged: "Victorian Period"

A Critical Analysis of Alfred Tennyson's "In Memoriam A.H.H."

During the Victorian Period, long held and comfortable religiousbeliefs fell under great scrutiny. An early blo ... / To which the whole creation moves" (143-44).Works CitedFord, George H. and Carol T. Christ. "The Victorian Age". The NortonAnthology of English Literature. Ed. M. H. Abrams. New York:W. W. Norton a ... ton and Co., 1993. (pps. 1084-1133).A Critical Analysis of Tension's In Memorial A. H. H.During the Victorian Period, long held and comfortable religiousbeliefs fell under great scrutiny. An early blo ...

(18 pages) 140 2 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

An Analysis of ASA Briggs "Victorian People"

An Analysis of ASA Briggs Victorian PeopleVictorian People, by ASA Briggs, tells a unique story about the mid- Victorian perio ... with the second reform Bill of 1867. The period from 1851 to 1867 is considered the period of high Victorian England. The social balance produced a distinctive civilization of its own. ASA Briggs use ... s in beliefs affected English politics. The unity of a period can be shown in various ways. "In mid-Victorian England the balance was so nicely adjusted that it permitted order and change." (Briggs, p ...

(6 pages) 42 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

John Galsworthy.

sic principles and values, and what has influenced on them. The Forsytes is a typical family of the Victorian period in Great Britain where family instinct was a leading power and the family property ...

(4 pages) 34 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

'To what extent are the female characters represented in 'Tess of the D'Urbervilles ' stereotypical to women living in rural England in the mid 19th century?'

male charactors and to what extent they are perceived as stereotypes. Thomas Hardy lived during the Victorian period his experience in Victorian England shaped the novel. Tess, which was first seriali ... acter you will simply see the female stereotypes that were commonly used in that period of time. In Victorian England women were seen to be the 'angel in the home'. Women would have the duty of bringi ...

(18 pages) 86 0 4.7 Dec/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

Victorian Period Essay

The Victorian Period started in 1832. There was a husband and wife duo of writers during this time. Thei ... Poe who published The Fall of the House of Usher in 1839. Charles Dickens was also a writer in the Victorian Period. He wrote Oliver Twist in periodical form from 1837-1838. Another writer was the fa ... into a movie. Finally, Mark Twain who wrote, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn in 1884.During the Victorian Period few things happened that had to do with the rights of men. One of those things was ...

(4 pages) 76 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Victorian Period: A Time for Drastic Change. Does Wuthering Heights Accurately Represent the Victorian Period?

The Victorian period was a time filled with changes such as the women's rights movement, which drastical ... equals among men, instead of being treated as servants, and their opinions were important. Thus the Victorian Era was a start of a period of significant changes which affected the literary world which ... significant changes which affected the literary world which now had the contributions of women.The Victorian era expresses the time of Queen Victoria's rule from 1837-1901, which was an era of expans ...

(5 pages) 120 0 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Henrik Isben's The Dolls House: A comparison and contrast of 2 main charachters, Nora and Kristine.

As women of the Victorian period, Nora Helmer and Kristine Linde were both prisoners and pioneers of the time. In th ...

(4 pages) 92 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Profundity behind Insanity Victorian secrets revealed in Alice in Wonderland

ll of events like tea parties, croquet games, and awkward encounters with royalty--are so rooted in Victorian English culture. First of all, many Victorian period daily events are presented as scenes. ... Tea is a light meal which English people eat in the late afternoon and is not taken so seriously as Victorians did. As Carroll described, in Victorian time people ate it around 6 p.m. and it includes ...

(5 pages) 69 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Do you agree with the view that the argument over the principle of women's enfranchisement had been won by the time the Pankhursts joined the campaign for female suffrage?

The tactics that the suffragists adopted also showed men their political skills. In the late Victorian period women showed they were capable of existing in the 'male sphere': women made great a ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Psychology A2 level media essay - the effects that PRO/ANTI-SOCIAL behaviour has on AGGRESSION

inks between the embracement of them in public life and negative aspects of human behaviour. In the Victorian period, the 'penny theatre' was attributed to corrupting the mind with scenes of "grossnes ...

(5 pages) 80 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

A Christmas Carol

The Victorian age contributed several things to modern day Britain with the growth of industries rather ... overnment which in later years brought improvements to London. Charles Dickens, a novelist from the Victorian period, wanted to make the world a better place through he writings.The Victorian time per ... On the other, they deplored the brutality of factory life and of industrial slums"(Bowler 689). The Victorian writers often exposed the industrial slums and darkness of the industrial age. The writers ...

(3 pages) 37 1 2.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How did the Victorian idea of "separate spheres" determine how women artists created their art?

How did the Victorian idea of "separate spheres" determine how women artists created their art?The Victorian per ... iefs about propriety and established feminine spheres that constrained women artists earlier in the Victorian period.The Victorian period is often characterised by its emphasis on the importance of po ... rrectness and proper behaviour in specific spheres of gender and class within society. Early in the Victorian era the established and traditional spheres prescribed to women had a profound effect on t ...

(9 pages) 63 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

The Gilded Age

of a period of economic growth, change, transition, and industrialization. It is also known as the Victorian Period, which takes place in England. The Gilded Age defines superficial and shallow value ...

(1 pages) 44 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Victorian Age of Literature

The Victorian Age lasted from 1837 to 1901. Ironically, Queen Victoria lived from 1837 to 1901. By the b ... the role of women. All of these issues, and the controversies attending them, made up the basis of Victorian literature. In part because of the expansion of newspapers and the periodical press, debat ... . The poetry of this period was a direct reflection of the popular attitudes of the time.During the Victorian Period, long held and comfortable religious beliefs fell under great scrutiny. An early bl ...

(7 pages) 59 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysis of chapter 1, "Society and Economic Life" ( Martin Daunton) from the "Short Oxford history of the British Isles- The Nineteenth Nentury", edited by Colin Matthew.

on the effects of these events on the country.Martin Daunton tells us of a country that within the Victorian period was in the process of great change, of new farming practices and labour methods, th ...

(4 pages) 46 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

19th CE poetry: Victorian Period. Poetry analysis, Robert Browning

Victorian Period -By the middle of the nineteenth century, the rural British population had become c ... nce of family and community ties meant newfound personal independence for many British. Thus in the Victorian Period, the city dwellers had a mixed feeling of independence and insecurity. The mid-nine ... ost notable of all being Charles Darwin's Evolution Theory. Due to these influences, Writers in the Victorian times now felt that in order to provoke an emotional reaction they had to compete with the ...

(9 pages) 51 0 4.3 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

How successful is Bronte in engaging the reader's interest in her character and establishing the concerns of the novel "Jane Eyre" in chapter one?

y with a happy ending. It is surprising that the reader sympathizes for Jane as, at the time of the Victorian era, it was frowned upon for a woman to love a married man. Jane is not portrayed as a nor ... trayed as a normal heroine thus making her character different from others in diverse novels of the Victorian period. 'Jane Eyre', is written in the first person, narrative form. This adds interest to ...

(4 pages) 1253 0 1.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Individual in society: Poetry of Robert Browning and two selected texts.

The Victorian period of English culture was a time of radical changes within society, as the concept of ... ury by Caroline Norton and Oscar Wilde’s A Picture of Dorian Gray.The role of women within the Victorian era constituted a submissive and oppressed one. The attitude of the patriarchal society of ... r the situation. This dominant relationship is typical of the position women experienced during the Victorian era. Short punctuated sentences reflect the petty nature of the Duke’s grievance  ...

(3 pages) 16 0 3.0 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Complete Victorian “Earnesty”

Complete Victorian "Earnesty" The Victorian period exploded with new ideologies, reforms, indus ... rom the high society aristocratic class. Women faced troublesome contradictions in the middle class Victorian world; they were said to be nobler than men yet still were considered inferior, they were ... (feminist movement), and the new woman. Certainly it was difficult and confusing to live up to the Victorian gender ideologies cast on women and as a result an entire society of "politically correct" ...

(13 pages) 19 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers