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Novels Essay Examples

Ernest Hemingway's novels

...He is lost and confused over the love for his girlfriend, Catherine and his service in the military. After learning Catherine has become pregnant and his troops abandon him, Frederic makes the decision to desert the army and follow his heart. Frederic suffers from the most pain when Catherine dies giving birth. He realized that the love he shared, to try and bring meaning to his life, causes him even more pain when Catherine dies. The internal conflict of both Jake and Frederic leave them faced ...

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Graphic Novels

...Some educators and parents believe that comic books or graphic novels are not the perfect way of reading that would help their children develop as good readers. They might think that reading these types of books dismisses the idea of quality literature and might think it shows a negative impact on youngsters’ education. There are many debates going on about if graphic novels are either a good or a bad influence on someone who is learning. From my research, I believe that graphic novels are a g...

The discussion on the topic of comic books and graphic novels being

...The discussion on the topic of comic books and graphic novels being used for both entertainment and education had been going on for decades. They are becoming more popular as people start to become more fascinated with the unique way, they address the disappearing boundary between fantasy and reality. In the magazine article, “The Art of Words and Pictures” by Rachel Cooke, the author is trying to prove to her audience that the best graphic novels succeed in telling a story that grasps its rea...

Translating novels is not an easy task because it requires

...Translating novels is not an easy task because it requires knowledge about the two languages (the source and the target language which in this case are Romanian and English), the two countries’ cultures and a little bit about the field of translation and translation studies. Not only novels but other literal works and specialized texts require knowledge as well.Every translator faces difficulties during his work which can be of lexical and cultural kind. Sometimes, a translator has to retransla...

"Jane Eyre" and "Hard Times" as Bildungsroman Novels

...Bronte suggests that patriarchal society was hypocritical since men preached values that they could not uphold themselves. The rules were made by men and were allowed to be broken by men. Rochester is allowed to take mistresses, which is accepted in society but if had Jane become his mistress, she would have been considered an immoral woman. Brocklehurst expected the patrons of his school to look plain, yet his own wife and children were decked with frills and curls. Bronte suggests that Victor...

DIPLOMATIC STATE OF WOMEN CHARACTERS IN MANJU KAPUR’S NOVELS1 Dr

...DIPLOMATIC STATE OF WOMEN CHARACTERS INMANJU KAPUR’S NOVELS1. Dr. N. Prema, M.A., M.Phil., B.Ed., Ph.D.,Asst. Prof. in English, Kalaimahal College of Arts & Science, SembanarkoilManju Kapur is one of the prominent writers ruling this era. She is also one of the women writers in India, whose women protagonists, not only try to maintain a balance in life, but also break the shackles of tradition and prejudices. The factor behind their strength is their extroverted nature which assists them to rev...

The novel would be purely as same as other political novels without

...The novel would be purely as same as other political novels without the presence of Julia who created the climax for chains of later problems. She is a young girl, twenty-six years old, worked at Fiction Department of Ministry of Truth. Besides, she was a member of Junior Anti-Sex League. Orwell developed Julia’s characteristics opposing to Winston’s ones. While Winston paid whole attention to social matters on extent scale, Julia just enjoyed the best time of her life (...). With these differ...

b Discussion i Impact of reading graphic novels and Persepolis

...b. Discussioni. Impact of reading graphic novels and "Persepolis" in particular on readersBased on the results ,I can conclude that most modern readers prefer reading novels with illustrations as well as easily decode their messages through the images .Satrapi successfully displays her life in Tehran from her childhood till her adolescence using strong black and white comic strip images. Moreover, she presents the overthrow of the regime of the Shah and the rise of the Islamic Revolution besides...

Characteristics of Gothic Literature

...Finally, scholars and everyday people were able to read and talk about the same kinds of things. Although scholars who thought they were better writers were constantly criticizing it, they could not appeal to the masses. Gothic literature had the ability to do this, and you can still see its influence in novels on shelves today. It has a definite place in literary history, and should not be overlooked. It may not have had the deepest plots or the most complicated characters, but the genre had an...

Jane Austen's use of Gothic Traditions in Northanger Abbey

...Northanger Abbey is the epitome of Gothic Spoof. Jane Austen succeeds in mocking what Gothic novels are all about, the content and the way the characters act, as well as the young teenage girls who read them. The description of places and objects is amusingly hyperbolic, and excellent as a parody of a gothic novel. It has to be, because the trend of Gothic novels is to have deep descriptions, and Austen is able to utilize the gothic traditions and add to them somewhat ridiculously! Austen makes ...

Improving EFL Students' Writing Skills Through Novel as Reading Material I Introduction Writing

...Improving EFL Students' Writing Skills Through Novel as Reading Material I. Introduction Writing is one of the central pillars of language learning (Ariana, 2010). Someone will have a clarity and ease in communicate their message to a far larger audience than through face-to-face or telephone conversations if they can writing well. (Felix, 2018). Especially for EFL student, the purpose of learning a foreign language is to improve the learner's four skills (writing, listening, speaking and readin...

The Fight over the Rizal Law

...Copyright 2013 Inquirer. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. To subscribe to the Philippine Daily Inquirer newspaper in the Philippines, call +63 2 896-6000 for Metro Manila and Metro Cebu or email your subscription request here.| Factual errors? Contact the Philippine Daily Inquirer's day desk. Believe this article violates journalistic ethics? Contact the Inquirer's Reader's Advocate. Or write The Readers' Advocate: c/o Philippine Dai...

Malansang Isda by Rosalinda Olsen

...Every Filipino knows Rizal, but do they understand him? Those who have read his novels remember only the love story of Ibarra and Maria Clara, the antics of Dona Victorina, and the pathetic Sisa. High School and college graduates are obliged to take the Rizal course as a requirement for graduation, but how many of them understand the two long essays relative to what is happening in the Philippines today, if they read it at all? Rizal has been iconized and even idolized by a sect that calls thems...

Agatha Christie

...Christie’s morality, along with her setting and characters, give her novels a staying power that has certainly not been matched by anyone writing in the genre today. In practically any bookshop, airport newsstand or train station, it is possible to buy a Christie novel. Hers is a world of moral certainty: the victim will be avenged, the guilty will be punished, and in the end, the natural order of world, upset by murder, will be restored. Perhaps it is this restoration of order that gives the ...

A Comparative Essay Between 1984 and Brave New World

...Both novel seem to portray societies divided into castes, in 1984 there are three of them the 'proles', the 'outer Party' and the 'inner Party', the 'proles' are the uneducated masses, the 'outer party' are the medium working class, and the 'inner party' are the controllers. In Brave New World, the castes are a bit more literal, four in total, Alphas, intelligent and beautiful, have the high positions, Betas, not quite as 'perfect' as the Alphas, Gammas, part of the uneducated masses and finally...

Death of a Salesman and Empire Falls

...In Death of a salesman It rained when WIIly was going to work to talk to his boss. The rain symbolized Willys mood which was hurt, troubled, and stress. Willys boss noticed how frantic and weird he was acting. The boss thought Willy needed to take a break with his lob and tocus on himself. In Empire Falls there was a big flood at the encl The flood symbolized a new beginning. After the flood, the city had to be rebuilt. It was a new beginning for everyone. Another example that the novels have in...

Narrative techniques of Charles Dickens in Oliver Twist and David Copperfield

...Narration is the essential column in the construction of a novel. It is the key to make the reader cry from sorrow, feel repulsive from the disgust or make him/her feel the fresh air of meadows and sense the odor of roses. Dickens had the talent to create all these effects in his novels but not only. Due to his kind and humble heart we are able to see the things from a poor little boy perspective and feel the irony with which he describes those people who look down on others. Because of Dickens...

Findings of the StudyThis research study used primary and the secondary data

...Findings of the StudyThis research study used primary and the secondary data and its findings. The primary data was gathered through the structured survey questionnaire. The primary survey questionnaire method that relies upon on the categories of sample population and the Likert scale questions have been used for the accuracy of the data collection and it will be attached as an appendix. The secondary data was gathered through the books, journals, articles and other appropriate resources. The q...

Parallels of Religion, Myth, and Literature in American Gods and Anansi Boys

...Reader response criticism is a school of formal literary theory that focuses on the reader and their experience of literature. A prime thematic or style that can be found in many of Neil Gaiman’s novels is his manner of taking the unknown and mysterious and presenting it to the reader in an ironic but authentic way. This style is prevalent throughout both American Gods and Anansi Boys and because of the nature of these books, it enhances interactions the main protagonist has with other charact...

Anita Desai: Biography

...Contemporary Authors reviewer A. G. Mojtabai agrees, noting that Desai's novels "delineate characters, settings, and feelings intricately, yet economically, without extraneous detail or excessively populated scenes. Properly observed, a roomful of people is crowd enough, and in the right hands - as Anita Desai so amply illustrates - world enough. " Her "elegant" and "lucid" novels have enjoyed a broad audience outside her native India, a reality that has exposed more people to her unique view, b...

Setting and Atmosphere in Bleak House

...This will the keep the reader interested, and wanting to read on. The contrast of extreme poor and rich settings allow Collins and Dickens to easily express their political views, which influenced many journalists and political figures. This demonstrates how well the setting was used by the two close friends. Dickens and Collins also concentrates on how children were treated wrongly by using setting. These techniques and ideas Dickens and Collins use show how very important setting is in 'Bleak ...

Differences and Similiraties Between Dickens and Hardy

...His language is measured, abundant in details and symbolism. The metaphors, similes and personifications he employs reflect his love for nature. The language of sense impressions is central to his writing, as objects are perceived through touch, sight, sound and smell. Though his novels were composed during a period of literary experimentation, he persevered in employing the Victorian omniscient narrator, who is always present, sometimes commenting on the characters or events by expressing his o...

R.K Narayan Biography

...R.K. Narayan was born in Madras, South India, in 1906, and educated there and at Maharaja’s College in Mysore. His first novel, Swami and Friends and its successor, The Bachelor of Arts, are both set in the enchanting fictional territory of Malgudi and are only two out of the twelve novels he based there. In 1958 Narayan’s work The Guide won him the National Prize of the Indian Literary Academy, his country’s highest literary honor. In addition to his novels, Narayan has authored five coll...

Charles Dickens

...His pessimism is also the outcome of the impressions that he receives from villager’s life. There were plenty of tragedies in the life of the poverty stricken Wessen folk, as shown in this novel ‘Tess of D’Urbervilles’. Hardy’s philosophy of the human condition is determined by his natural temper and disposition, He says: “A man’s Philosophy of life is an instinctive, temperamental matter. ” Hardy, practically, excludes from his writings the sense of splendour and beauty of human...

10 Introduction Adams et al 1997 define oppression as the

...1.0 IntroductionAdams et al., (1997) define oppression as “the pervasive nature of social inequality woven throughout social institutions as well as imbedded within individual consciousness” (p. 4). They describe the pervasive nature of oppression in that it “fuses institutional and systemic discrimination, personal bias, bigotry, and social prejudices in a complex web of relationships that saturate most aspects of life in our society” (p. 4). The authors discuss the restrictive nature of op...

Emerson and Thoreau their idea can exist in reality emerge from its

...Emerson and Thoreau, their idea can exist in reality emerge from its own perceptions. These American writers emphasizes the position to develop entire as individual persons, not just intellectually, but also spiritually, pupil have to perceive nature’s discipline. He also applied this concept by having natural elements as flowers in The Scarlet Letter and poises in The House of the Seven Gables agree his characters insight into the expansion of an individual’s artistic responsiveness is so dec...

Analysis of Hemmingway Quote

...Ernest Hemmingway said it best when he said “All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn. All American writing comes from that. There was nothing before. There has been nothing as good since” (Lombardi 1). He emphasized that there was no literature at the level of The Adventures of Hucklberry Finn and that any literature nearing, was a descendant of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. After many readers and authors read the book, other modern book...

The Gothic Elements of Wuthering Heights

...Consider again Faustus' quest for supernatural power and Frankenstein's quest for the secret of life. In this view, some critics have sought to make a comparison between this doomed quest and Cathy's idealised view of 'free love' in the novel. Her belief in her 'oneness' with Heathcliff makes her confident that he will not just understand her relationship with Edgar but 'comprehend (it) in his person - that is, incorporate it into himself. This dream cannot be realised however because her menfol...

Mrs Dalloway and To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf are

...“Mrs. Dalloway” and “To the Lighthouse” by Virginia Woolf are two novels that both are impacted by WW1. A common theme displayed between the two novels is the idea of new beginnings and how quickly time passes in our lives. They set many emotions in place allowing a reader to consider new possibilities in their life and not taking any time for granted. Characters in both novels face many events in their life that cause them to understand how precious time really is and how it passes quickly ...

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