This essay is a comparison of the theme of the stories The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allan Poe and The Vendetta by Guy de Maupassant. To begin with, a short biography of the authors would be given. According to the website bio, Edgar Allan Poe is an American writer, critic, and editor. He is famous for his tales and poems of horror and mystery. It is also stated in the website encyclopedia.com that the story The Cask of Amontillado was first published in the year 1846 of November.
Edgar Allan Poe Edgar Allan Poe is an all-around well known American writer, editor, and literary critic. Poe was most known for his poetry, short stories, and tales of horror and mystery. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts on January 19, 1809 and started writing at the age of 18. In 1836 he married his 13-year-old cousin, Virginia Clemm. He had many influences, styles, and accomplishments.
Whereas the first Sherlock Holmes ' apparition was in 1886 in United Kingdom, The Great Gatsby is a 1925 novel written by an American and the Spanish Don Quixote belongs to the XVI century. On the other hand their similarities connects them closer. It refers to the popular "literary pairs" or "fictional duos". The comic foil, the earnest aide, sidekick following the "hero" is a model of character that has been widely repeated in literature over the years. Don Quixote and Sancho Panza, Gatsby and Nick, and Holmes and Watson tackle all certain adventures or issues with the inseparable treasured companion.
2. Washington Irving: A short insight into his life Irving was born in New York City on April 3 1783. He studied the English literature already in the early stages of his life, publishing his first satirical essay 1802. "Irving regularly addressed darker and more complex themes of historical transformation and personal dislocation. His innovative travel
According to the Oxford American Dictionary, a bildungsroman is “a novel dealing with one person 's formative years or spiritual education.” In an interview with Slate.com, Junot Díaz, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and creative writing professor at MIT, and author of The Brief and Wondrous life of Oscar Wao, describes his book as a “textual Caribbean”(O’Rourke). He elaborates on his statement by saying how the work was supposed to be, “Shattered and yet somehow holding together” (O’Rourke). He embeds this concept of a textual Caribbean in The Brief and Wondrous life of Oscar Wao through the theme that disjointed occurrences eventually breed clarified understanding. Given the genre of this book as a bildungsroman, Diaz makes evidence for the preceding theme through the epiphanic encounters of the following two characters in The Brief and Wondrous life of Oscar Wao: Oscar and Beli. Diaz suggests the theme that disjointed occurrences eventually breed clarified understanding, in his book The Brief and Wondrous life of Oscar Wao, through Oscar’s coming-of-age experience.
Lebanese University Faculty of Letters-Branch II English Literature & Language Department Romanticism and James Joyce in A Portrait of an Artist as a Young Man Prepared by Tracy Chamoun Submitted in partial fulfillment of Modern Novel course Dr. May Maalouf Fanar, Fall 2016-2017 0. Literature Review: Modernism, a period in English literature, which spread from almost the beginning of the twentieth century up till 1965; this period was considered revolutionary due to Modernists writer’s love for experimentation and individualism. Various critics have claimed that Modernism has its roots in some Romantic ideologies since many of the themes picked up by Modernist writers have been discussed before in Romanticism. Nevertheless, other critics discussed how Modernist authors attempt to reject some of the Romantic views; for example Modernists care little for Nature, Being, or overarching structures of history. Cristina Flores Moreno considers that Joyce as a Modernist was never fully against Romanticism instead she felt as though Joyce had abandoned Romanticism for modernism as he matured.
Angela Carter, the author of the collection of short stories The Bloody Chamber was an English novelist, journalist and short story writer. The Bloody Chamber, published in 1979, is one of Carter’s most popular short story collections (Carter 1). The collection consists of ten stories including "The Bloody Chamber". All stories are rewritings of fairy tales and folktales. This paper will firstly offer a narratological analysis of the short story “The Bloody Chamber” while in the second part the short story will be analysed from a feminist perspective.
Have you ever heard of Edgar Allan Poe? He was born on January 19, 1809, in Boston, Massachusetts. He died at an early age of 40 in October of 1849. He was a famous American author best known for his short stories of mystery and horror tales. “The Tell-Tale Heart,” one of his famous short stories, was first published in January of 1843 in a magazine called The Pioneer.
Guy de Maupassant (1850-1893), is a French author of the naturalistic school who is regarded as the greatest short story writer. Though he didn 't originate the short story genre, he promoted it. Maupassant was a prolific writer, between 1880 and 1890 he wrote around three hundred short stories. He was a master of his works and many of his famous works were associated with caustic endings. The Necklaceis perhaps his most famous work ,which has been also called Madame Bovary in miniature.
LANGUAGE TECHNIQUE USED IN JOSEPH CONRAD’S HEART OF DARKNESS ABSTRACT The nineteenth century has been called "the age of the novel", as the last of the major forms of literature to appear. The novel was one of the most fluent, diverse, and unpredictable of literary forms. It was the dominant literary form which reached its apotheosis in the Last century. The novel may seem modern but is historically related to other literary forms such as drama and the epic. It took many forms when it emerged in England, and various techniques have been employed by writers with a variety of purpose.