A Tale of Two Cities Topic Tracking:
Tyranny and Revolution
Much of the action of A Tale of Two Cities takes
place in Paris during the French Revolution, which
began in 1789. In A Tale of Two Cities, Dickens
shows how the tyranny
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
Maggie's Embodiment of the Roma Stereotype in
The Mill on the Floss
C-Essay, 15 credits
Course: English C
Examiner: Dr. Maria Mrdberg
Supervisor: Dr. Ma
Maggies Nature: The Influence of Darwin in Mill on the Floss
George Eliots The Mill on the Floss (1860) demonstrates the authors questioning of traditional
belief, human compassion, and personal morality. Maggie Tullivers quest for selfho
ON THE eve of his second marriage Aubrey Tanqueray entertains his
three closest masculine friends at dinner. He makes it in the nature
of a farewell, for, as he succinctly puts it, married friends' wives
frequently don't find each other congenial. In resp
In a terribly genteel, Victorian way, Arthur Wing Pinero's play about "a woman with a
past" changed British theatre forever.
It brought social issues to the British stage and inaugurated what came to be known as
The New Drama, but in its tragic denouement
The Second Mrs. Tanqueray
Written by Arthur W. Pinero.
He is a British writer. He was born in London in 1855 and died in 1934.
He was a leading British dramatist of the late Victorian period.
In this play, he criticized the Victorian society.
The Second M
Racism In Otthello
In William Shakespeares Othello, racism is certainly featured throughout the play.
Othello was written some time between 1600 and 1605. In an time were ethnic
minorities were so unimportant that they were almost ignored, a black man ris
Racism in Othello
A cursory reading of the first act of Othello would lead the reader to
believe that it is an inherently racist text since there is no
description of the protagonist given other than his racial difference.
There are several disparaging te
Public Self versus Private Self
Throughout the play, Julius Caesar, personal interest versus public interest is a
theme that has occurred in multiple places. The theme can be seen mostly when
looking at the difference between public life and private life.
Rhetoric and Power
Julius Caesar gives detailed consideration to the relationship between rhetoric and power.
The ability to make things happen by words alone is the most powerful type of authority.
Early in the play, it is established that Caesar has thi
Abuse of Power in Julius Caesar
Julius Caesar was written in 1599 in England by William Shakespeare. Shakespeare has
born in 1564 and died in 1616. Nobody really knows when exactly he was born but for the
records it is assumed that he was born in April, c
Othello is the first great black protagonist in Western literature, and still one of the
most famous. The play dramatizes this hero's fall from grace Othello begins as a
noble guy (he's a celebrated and respected war hero, a lov
Othello is a combination of greatness and weakness, in his own words "an
honourable murderer" (V.2, 295). He is a general in the Venetian defense forces,
and, although a foreigner from Africa, he has won this post by excellence in the
field of war. He has
ealousy is what appears to destroy Othello. It is the emotion suggested to him by
Iago in Act 3, Scene 3. Iago thinks he knows jealousy, having rehearsed it in his
relationship with Emilia to the extent that Emilia believes jealousy is part of the
Theme of Jealousy in Othello
Throughout Shakespeares Othello, jealousy is apparent.
The tragedy Othellofocuses on the doom of Othello and the
other major characters as a result of jealousy. In
Shakespeares Othello, jealousy is mainly portrayed through
Shakespeare is prominent in his use of recurring themes throughout
his works, particularly those of love, death, and betrayal. All these
themes are present in Othello. Most para- mount, however, is
jealousy. Jealousy runs the characters lives in Othello f
Analysis of Iago
Shakespeare's Iago is one of Shakespeare's most complex
villains. At first glance Iago's character seems to be pure
However, such a villain would distract from the impact of the
would be trite. Shakespeare to add depth to h
Analysis of Iago
Iago analysis is central to understandingShakespeare's Othello because he holds
the longest part in the play: 1,070 lines.
Iagos character is consumed with hatred and jealousy. He is jealous of Cassio
for obtaining the position of Lieuten
Analysis of Iago
Iago is one of the most appealing, controversial and interesting Shakespeares
characters. Being one of the main characters of Othello play, hes caused more
talks about the play than all the other characters taken together. And the
Analysis of Iago
Iago is one of the most notorious and mysterious villains of all time. He spends
all of his time plotting against Othello and Desdemona, eventually convincing
Othello that his wife has been cheating, despite the fact that Desdemona has be
Shakespeare presents Iago as a collection of unsolvable puzzles. Each thing Iago says
is cause for worry. He claims a reputation for honesty and plain speaking, yet he
invents elaborate lies in order to exploit and manipulate other people. He treats other
Analysis of Major Characters
Beginning with the opening lines of the play, Othello remains at a distance from
much of the action that concerns and affects him. Roderigo and Iago refer
ambiguously to a he or him for much of the first scene. When th
Morality in Joseph
Henry Fielding undoubtedly holds moral
views far-ahead of his times. Morality is
an approval of adherence ( ) to
principles that govern ethical and
virtuous conduct( . )
Fielding was accused of being immoral in
his novels .
2. Write about the traits (
) / / that
make of Parson Adams an
admirable and lovable
Adams is introduced to us as an
excellent scholar, and as a perfect
master of Greek and Latin languages.
He is also described as a man of good
sense and good
3. Analyse the character of Lady Booby
and her significance in the novel.
The most striking trait of Lady Booby's
character is her sensuality ( /
She seems unable to control over her
desire for the pleasures of the flesh (
She is over forty whi
Humour in Joseph
Fieldings proclaimed aim was to tear the
veil off affectation and expose it to
ridicule, which is the true source of
laughter. Humour, naturally, occupies an
important place in Fieldings concept
of novel. Satire has an equally imp
1. Comment on the character
of Joseph Andrews and his
role in the novel .
J.Andrews is the hero after whom
the novel is named. He is the chief
protagonist of the novel.
His physical appearance fascinates (
) / Lady Booby and also Mrs.
Slipslop, and late