(Craig) However, actually O. Henry was rather a romanticist. (Miller) O. Henry had his own style of writing O. Henry was not only a unparalleled writer, but some people even call his stories as a new genre of literature. (Miller) Most of his stories were written for entertainment, and theu contain playfulness, sharpness and some stoicism. He used a lot of allusions in the story. (Merriman) He is most famous with “O.
O.Henry is a mastermind behind his use of irony as he was using his irony to entertain the reader throughout the story. He was also using humor, and mainly using Johnny, and his actions to entertain and make the reader laugh. O.Henry was also using the perfect combination of words to paint a picture in the reader's head which definitely helped me understand the plot line much better. O.Henry's funny writing style definitely had showed itself in many great ways in his short story The Ransom of Red
Henry V is shown to be "the mirror of all Christian Kings". From the very beginning of the play he is described as a "King full of grace, and fair regard […] And a true lover of the holy Church". Henry V is believed to have been written around 1599 under Elizabeth I's rule. Henry Brown in Shakespeare's Patrons & Other Essays says, Shakespeare was "greatly indebted to the patronage and support of the royal and noble personages [such as] Queen Elizabeth and King James I" . Even though the Queen wouldn't have attended Shakespeare’s public performances, being someone “[who] greatly loved drama” , it is almost certain that she would have attended a court performance at her palace.
O. Henry (1867 – 1910), an American writer, who is famous mainly for his short stories. These stories usually focus on the image of the poor who spends their daily living to earn. Perhaps O. Henry knows so well about this kind of life that his stories always convey the heartfelt sympathy with the characters. Besides his sympathy, he expresses his humor through every story so that his stories always contain unexpected climaxes, which lead to an amazing ending. Some of his celebrated stories are “the Ransom of Red Chief”, “The Cop and the Anthem”, “A retrieved Reformation”, “The Duplicity of Hargraves”, “The Caballero’s Way”, and especially “The Gift of the Magi”.
Many trust that movies, more than some other work of art in the previous century, have a keen impact on modern film. if one additionally admits the most part held assumption that directors, more than some other creative power in the movie business, are in charge of guiding and forming movies, at that point maybe movie directors as a class have had generally
O’ Henry a Prolific American short-story writer, a master of surprise endings, whose narratives were typically set in Texas or New York City. O. Henry combined humor and pathos with an ironic twist of plot. Although some critics were not so enthusiastic about his formulatic way of writing, the public loved his entertaining tales and uncomplicated characters. O. Henry was conceived William Sydney Porter in Greenboro, North Carolina, where he lived almost 50% of his life. His dad, Algernon Sidney Porter, was a doctor.
1. INTRODUCTION Ever since the birth of film it has been clear that film would ultimately set a place in the world for itself as the worlds medium of communicating ideas and notions on a mass scale to mass audiences and ultimately be able to influence peoples decisions and become a reason for why they do the different things they do in life. The various forms of film and development of these movements meant that film was becoming more impactful as a whole, but two specific film movements stand out above the rest as a result of their ability to withstand the test of time, namely; The Golden Age of Hollywood and The famous Silent Era 2. KEY HISTORICAL FILM MOVEMENTS Throughout the history of film we have seen various different movements take shape and influence their respective audiences. When talking about these different film movements we think of The French New Wave, Italian Neo-Realism, The Golden Age of Hollywood, The Silent Era, German expressionism etc.
Cinema is indubitably one of the most popular art mediums and has the ability to influence beliefs, perceptions, thought processes, construct new images, emphasize on inculcating virtues and dissolving vices pertaining to a specific culture. Through the lens of a movie, a person can attach and detach themselves to the roles played by characters, internalize the theme and understand its significance if any. Studies on gender roles in media show that women are underrepresented in movies, and that they are represented in a different way than men. (Carter & Steiner 2004). This paper attempts to contrast gender representation in India’s socio-cultural framework and power structure with changing landscape of Bombay Cinema.
Steering fortunately till now, though not without facing hardships, are two actors we see in this film- Irrfan Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui; savouring the two is a sheer delight. One complements the other, even though the latter has less screen time than the former. Meet Ila (Nimrat Kaur, raw, natural), who, as one can note, practically reflects the plight of the average Indian middle class housewife. Here, her husband's tastebuds matter to her more than anything, probably because