Therefore, women suffered from severe economic and social debilities. He reveals the injustice of the social codes of nineteenth-century Britain and their negative impact on the lives of the Victorians, especially on the working class women. Far From the Madding Crowd was written when women evidently had an inferior status compared to men, and were severely limited in terms of their economic opportunities. Hardy felt compelled to challenge the social conventions of Victorian society in his novels, and by doing so he wished to redefine the role of women. Hardy portrays Bathsheba and Fanny in a sharp contrast to each other in patriarchal society.
INTRODUCTION Great Expectations ,written by Charles Dickens at the time of Victorian Age . Charles Dickens , one of the famous writers of Victorian era , who wrote basically about the struggle of the poor and middle class people . Himself being , he knows the struggle a person has to face when there is provided a limited oppurtunities to them . Hence this is one of his novel , about , the life of Pip , how he realizes that it is not necessary to be a gentlemen or have a high class and leads to a happy life . ABOUT NOVEL Great Expectations is a dramatic novel; we are prepared for this by the drama of the opening chapter.
Carl Sandburg, often referred to as “the poet of the people”, utilized poetry as a means for social reform. Engrossed in the so-called “Gilded Age” of the early 20th century, Sandburg focused most of his work on exposing the corrupt foundations of the nation’s dazzling successes. Having grown up as a poor laborer, Sandburg focused almost exclusively on the treatment of the working class in works such as “I am the People, the Mob” and “And They Obey”. To add emphasis to his cause, Sandburg utilized poetic techniques such as free verse, repetition, rhetorical questions, and contradictions. Sandburg hoped to alter the political and social conscience of the country through his poetry rather than the traditional approach of political participation.
But with a Chilango accent. He had said Oscar Wilde but it sound like Oscar Wao, as soon as he said that, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao jumped in to my head.’’ This show how creative he is as an author. He creates a narrator for all his books and calls him
This idea of ' change ' however , links in the novelists ' minds with a sense of puzzled perplexity . Dickens , has felt as if he was caught between the pull of nostalgia and the urge of the new life and this sense of division , of belonging to two ages , has given rise to novels describing social change . Dickens 's views of charity workhouses and the poor help have not varied and they cohere in 1865 with his views depicted twenty seven years earlier in Oliver Twist . In this novel he reflects the same dark vision of these places compared to which , death seems to
Sally Mitchell, a professor of English and Women 's Studies at Temple University states: “Distinguishing factor of the class hierarchy in Victorian England was not necessarily how much money people owned, instead the class one belonged to was revealed through his/her manners, speech, clothing, education, and values.” In Emily Brontë 's novel, Wuthering Heights, Catherine and Heathcliff’s tumultuous relationship serves as the backdrop of the class struggle occurring in Victorian England. They are driven by the overwhelming passion of furthering their positions in life to achieve the goals that were previously not offered to them. The characters represent the different social classes of England; such as the working, middle, and upper class and are forced to confine to the roles that society has given to them. This unhealthy nature of class and gender roles leads to an endless cycle of abuse and toxicity that many of the characters of Wuthering Heights endure. Hindley’s mistreatment towards Heathcliff throughout Wuthering Heights shows the bigotry that many of the lower class faced by others with a
Female 's victims acquired a significant place in Charles Dickens novels. The female victims are important parts of Dickens 's concerns for women of his time. Dickens as a moralist, comments on female oppression of his time in hope of improvement. Women were victimized by the Victorian society and its male centre rules. Hill argued "the nineteenth-century social systems, like the economic, political, and legal system was founded on male dominance and control.
THE TRANSITIVITY VERB IN THE NOVEL THE HOUSE ON HOPE STREET I. INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the Study As a form of literary works and the result of a creative work, is essentially a media that utilize the language to express about human life. Therefore, a literary work, in general, contains about issues surrounding human life. The novel is one form of a literary work. The novel is a fictional story in writing or words and have an element of intrinsic and extrinsic.
In literature, culture, people and historical period relate to the tragedies of stories, the plays and the films. Klaler (2004:57) stated that films, and particularly video tapes, are like novels, which in theory can be repeatedly read, or viewed. Based on the oxford dictionary, Film is a story
R.K.Narayan belongs to the first generation of Indian novelists writing in English. The uniqueness of Narayan is realized through his multi-faceted image that has created an aura of his imagination. His novels are novels of character and the novelist has always tried to explore human existence with its elemental issues through the central consciousness of his novels. When we analyze the novels of R.K.Narayan, we find that there are different types of characters. The types seem to have a distinct identity telling us about the mark of Narayan’s conception of character.