Isabella Linton Essays

  • Gone Girl Analytical Essay

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    The Destructiveness of One’s Struggle with Dignity from Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë and Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn Characters from Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë and Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn, share similar traits and demonstrate the concept of dignity of a person. Freudian and Jungian psychoanalytic theories lead the audience to a profound analysis of the characters in both novels. According to Sigmund Freud, the key to a healthy personality is a balance between the id, the ego, and the

  • How Does Bronte Present Love In Wuthering Heights

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    to court her, Edgar Linton. Bronte illustrates this struggle on page 78 where Catherine cries, “I’ve no more business to marry Edgar Linton than I have to be in heaven; and if the wicked man in there had not brought Heathcliff so low, I shouldn’t have thought of it. It would degrade me to marry Heathcliff now; so he shall never know how I love him; and that, not because he’s handsome Nelly, but because he’s more myself than I am.” Catherine ends up choosing to marry Edgar Linton because it would be

  • Rhetorical Devices In Wuthering Heights

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    Yorkshire, United Kingdom, she wrote poems and novels under her and her sisters: Charlotte and Anne Bronte’s pseudonym “Ellis Bell”. In her only published novel, Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte authored the narration of two families: Earnshaws and Linton to cognizance their decisions and their motives at Thrushcross Grange. Through Mr. Lockwood and Nelly Dean’s narration, as well as Catherine Earnshaw’s diary entries, she composed a plot of two falling deeply in love but never marrying. Although the

  • A Soldier's Fugue Summary

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    In 10/Fugue of Quiara Alegría Hudes’s Elliot, A Soldier's Fugue, Hudes conveys the disconnect between Elliot and his family members during his desperate time of need for their help (Hudes). Throughout the scene, Elliot is gravely injured and falls apart. By using short, simple sentences, Hudes expresses the urgency of Elliot’s situation. Grandpop, Ginny, and Pop take turn stating these different sentences, almost like the waves of an ocean. Pop says, “The boy was standing guard;” Grandpop says, “He

  • Heathcliff Vs Nelly Dean

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    natures. His undying love for Catherine causes intolerable pain spanning from his youth until the day he dies. Catherine’s obsession with social status and her superficial nature causes her to be in a limbo between choosing to love Heathcliff or Edgar Linton. One day in the midst of an emotional conversation between Nelly and Catherine, Heathcliff hears a snippet of what they are talking about. Catherine hisses, “It would degrade me to love Heathcliff...so he shall never know how I love him”, and Heathcliff

  • Heathcliff Deterioration Analysis

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    Transitive Deterioration Throughout Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë, the intense suffering of Hindley, Catherine, and Heathcliff not only causes their individual deterioration, but sets the stage for the younger generation to follow. Hindley’s self deterioration is started by his intimidation of Heathcliff, and evolves to the point of his demise. Hindley truly never accepts Heathcliff as a member of the Earnshaw family. From the moment that Heathcliff enters Wuthering Heights, Hindley causes Heathcliff

  • The Storm Kate Chopin Analysis

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    Chapter Four Conclusion Late nineteenth century was a hard time for the USA. The social, political, ideological, and cultural setting of the country was undergoing radical changes. heretofore and natural selection summoned into question established views concerning human origin (theories in which Kate Chopin had more than a passing interest); urbanization and reconditioning of the country following the Civil War posed before people new and different challenges; and, perhaps most prominently, the

  • Whiplash Movie Analysis

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    Whiplash is an inspiring movie, from one side, Andrew wants to fulfill a lifetime fantasy, and the desire to become the best drummer there is. On the other side, Andrew is willing to risk it all, to bear everything and anything in order to achieve that dream. To accomplish it, he applies to one of the best music schools and is admitted into it, he is now part of one of the most prestigious schools of music there is, Shaffer Conservatory of Music School. He practices every day to achieve perfection

  • Compare And Contrast Okonkwo And Nwoye

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    Fear is the core cause of the dramatic shift of lifestyle for both Okonkwo and Nwoye. Through the management of reputation and the avoidance of their father’s likeness, Okonkwo and Nwoye built new lives for themselves. Okonkwo sought power and authority to prove his masculinity and make up for Unoka’s reputation as a weak man. He did this to the point where manliness became his character. Fearlessness and violence were masculine qualities that in Igbo culture signifies strength and influence. Okonkwo

  • Boo Radley Inequality Quotes

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    Mockingbirds symbolize innocence, and the idea of killing a mockingbird signifies destroying its innocence. In the book “To kill a mockingbird” by Harper Lee, many of the characters can be identified as mockingbirds. They are the innocent people who have been harmed or tainted by evil. This is usually due to inequality. In the novel, there are many examples of inequality. There is social, gender, and racial inequality shown throughout the chapters. The characters and community displayed in the book

  • Revenge Theme In Hamlet

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    Hamlet’s Revenge       In the William Shakespeare’s play “ Hamlet “ the theme of revenge arises. Hamlet is    the prince of denmark and is studying in england. Hamlet suddenly knows about his father’s death when he is in england. After Two months from his father’s death, his mother marries his uncle which makes him more disturbed.After that it is seen that Hamlet gets his answer from the ghost who comes to tell the account of his death. The ghost is none other than is father. Hamlet has madness

  • Comparing Love In Porphyria's Lover And My Last Duchess

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    Robert Browning rested during the Victorian age, such an age where love co-shadowed with confusion, religion and unrest. To the extent, Robert Browning is a poet of enthusiasm and love. Browning’s works portray the various thoughts of emotion, whether it is the simplicity of the spiritual love or the complexity of the thoughts and nature of love in Porphyria’s lover and in My Last Duchess. To portray a comparison between Porphyria’s lover and My Last Duchess it is important to perceive the common

  • What Does The Green Lantern Symbolize

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    “The Great Gatsby”, written by the eminent American novelist Francis, was honored as cornerstone of literature in Jazz Age. The story sets in the background of America society in twentieth century, describing about the depression of a rich man Gatsby, who constantly pursues “American Dream” in his life. The fiction consists of several themes such as idealism and modernism to underscore the social and economic injustice. What’s more important, the wide usage of symbolism is one of exemplary and remarkable

  • The Rocking Horse Winner Comparison

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    Short stories and parables serve many industrious purposes in the modern world; even those written in past times. Two faintly similar, and yet parallel opposite short stories include “The Rocking-Horse Winner” by D.H. Lawrence and “The Prodigal Son” by St Luke. Each has a common involvement of money, but with a unique theme and author’s purpose. One advantage of reading and understanding short stories is to learn from them, and both of these stories bring in a valuable lesson which is applicable

  • Dystopian Novel

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    A dystopia is a fictional society that is the opposite of utopia. It is usually distinguished by an controlling or totalitarian form of government, or some other kind of tyrannical social control. Dystopia has been a frequent theme of popular and literary fiction ever since in the eighteenth century. Evolving not simply as a comeback to fictional utopian concerns, but also as a response to the established or menacing ideals and politics of the writer’s time, the dystopian novel tends to use its

  • Modern Sociological Theory: The Role Of Violence In Society

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    Violence is ubiquitous; and its roots are penetrative as well as pervasive in a society. And no society is free of all manifestations of violence. Therefore, it would be simplistic to believe that violence can be rooted out from any society. As Ralph Dahrendorf says, “neither a philosopher-king nor a modern dictator can abolish it once and for all”. Nevertheless, he hastens to add: “conflict can be temporarily suppressed, regulated, channeled and controlled but…” (159). The renowned sociologist

  • Mumbling Fool In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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    “Mumbling fool”…. I’m the mumbling fool? When Lord Capulet is standing over there, shouting his head off in a long, drawn out soliloquy. Oh good lord! What kind of “father”, not even a father actually, would cast their one and only daughter to the filthy streets of Verona, then let them rot there like unwanted scum. I have cared for her all her life, from the very beginning, it was all me! Not Lord Capulet, not lady Capulet, me! I have served in this household my entire life and I have never- and

  • Canto In Omeros

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    The epic poem Omeros by Derek Walcott is written in non-rhyming, non-metrical tercets. However, the third canto in Chapter XXXIII deviates from this structure and takes the shape of a smaller poem comprised of 17 rhyming couplets. The diction in this section creates an ominous tone, that is emphasized by the metrical cadence, to highlight the narrator’s feelings of loneliness and grief being alone in the house he once shared with his lost lover. The regularity and rhythm created by the rhyming couplets

  • Aristotle's Relationship In Lolita

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    Aristotle argues that friendships are required to meet the conditions needed to live the most fulfilling life. His idea of friendship goes along the basics as ‘getting along with’ such as you would with neighbours or say you and the staff in your local coffee shop. What counts as friendship is goodwill that is directed towards each other. For example, awareness of the relationship and the relationship must be mutual. Looking through Nicomachean Ethics book VIII and IX, this essay will discuss just

  • Hypocrisy In Bram Stoker's 'Dracula'

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    ‘Dracula’ is a modern play which is adapted, by Liz Lochhead, from the classic horror novel written by Bram Stoker. The play is set during the Victorian era and develops the key themes that were prevalent during this era such as sexual hypocrisy. Lochhead’s unusual approach paces much more significance on the female characters, in particular, Mina and Lucy and puts much less significance on the more well-known and traditional main characters Dracula and Van Helsing. This repression of sexual desires