You said to me once that pathos left you unmoved, but that beauty, mere beauty, could fill your eyes with tears. Dorian, who has only become newly acquainted to his own narcissistic beauty and its possibilities falls in love with the actress as she represents the beauty of art. He only feels love towards the actress, the person behind it is not existent to him: ‘Tonight she is Imogen’, he answered, ‘and tomorrow night she will be Juliet’. ‘When is she Sybil Vane?’ ‘Never.’
She exhumes the body and buries the head in a pot of basil which she tends obsessively, while pining away. Keats’s represents of money in both poems relate to a larger contemporary debate about the effects of trade and commerce on the social, economic and political condition of England. The two poems have separate issues but they are related with early nineteenth century political economy. Isabella considers the effect of excessive commercialism on the individual and Lamia the social consequences of luxury and extensive consumerism. For this, Diane Long Hoeveler argues that Isabella is a response to John Keats’s hatred of the “old aristocratic system of class privilege” and “the growing mercantile commercialism that was spreading throughout Georgian England” (Lee, 2012,
1) Throughout our course, there have been some incredible and powerful women characters and writers. From Granny in “Jilting of Granny Weatherall” to Delia in “Sweat”, all of their stories had powerful connotations and influences in the readers. First of there was Phoenix from “A Worn Path,” she is the protagonist of this tale and is described in a lively way by the way she moves. Welty said, “Under the red rag her hair came down on her neck in the frailest of ringlets, still black, and with odor like copper.” The rag in her hair, her skin, and even the wrinkles on her face are deeply expanded upon in the story and accentuate her character.
Dana Gioia's poem “Money” grabs hold of the subject that is constantly on everyone’s mind, even those people who have a lot of it. Gioia’s approach is clever and humorous. His language involves almost every cliché and phrase that has ever been said or written about money. The poem is about the importance money has over people.
Similarly the girl is in that extreme condition that only people pass words but offers no helping hand. Expression of mother The last lines of the poem depict the violation inflicted upon the girl. In those lines it is found out that the violence and miserable condition of the girl is due to the torture done by her mother.
The different key features also plays an important role for example the tone that is being formed by the lyrical voice that can be seen as a nephew or niece. This specific poem is also seen as an exposition of what Judith Butler will call a ‘gender trouble’ and it consist of an ABBA rhyming pattern that makes the reading of the poem better to understand. The poem emphasizes feminist, gender and queer theories that explains the life of the past and modern women and how they are made to see the world they are supposed to live in. The main theories that will be discussed in this poem will be described while analyzing the poem and this will make the poem and the theories clear to the reader. Different principals of the Feminist Theory.
She humanises the slaves who also had hopes and dreams Moreover, the direct accusatory ‘You’ repeated over three lines in stanza six attracts attention to the negativity of those who do not want to recognise her as their equal. This conveys her as a serious bold character. The emphatic line ‘But still, like air, I’ll rise’ demonstrates her unfailing positivity to overcome obstacles. In Addition, the simile ‘like air’ differs and is more
She is one of the most important characters in the story. The Antagonist is the woman’s role in marriage.
5,6) the issues that have been mentioned above are expressed. Since, especially black women, are considered to be living in the shadow this passage exposes the feelings and representation of black women in society. Their existence in the world which is not considered and respected. Considering especially the fact that the lyrical I is a black maiden, she seeks for recognition and acceptance among the other figures of the poem. Referring to contemporary issues, the lyrical I would be classified as a lower ranked person since she is black and being occupied as a maid, which clearly makes her powerless and voiceless in society.
The protagonist of ‘The Necklace’, Madame Loisel, live a rather steady, ordinary middle-class life in the beginning of the story. However, she views that she is intended for a luxurious life, and, therefore, does not cherish what she has. She takes a step forward to her desires, as she was invited to a ball where all the upper-class woman would be, yet she was unhappy with the fact that she does not even have a stone to put on.