Romance Essay Topics

Internal Conflict in a Tale of Two Cities – Sydney Carton

Every novel in history has conflict. Without it, the plot is boring, and uninteresting. In the novel A Tale of Two Cities, a character that has conflict within himself is Sydney Carton. Sydney Carton takes a backseat to Mr. Stryver in the novel. In reality, he is much more than that. He falls in love… View Article

Romance and Foundations Common Characteristics

Courtly love is characterized by the poetry of the troubadours in southern France which originated in in the late 11th c. Its ennobling effect on the male lover who assumes a subservient position in relation to the beloved, of the woman loved, and certain codes of conduct, whether implicit or explicit, that guide the lover… View Article

Life of Pi

There is a time in each person’s life when they feel like the world is coming to an end and no one can help them overcome the problem that there in, but all of a sudden they get a feeling that everything is going to be all right, that somehow they’re going to be able… View Article

Tale of Genji-Evanescence of Life

Man has always been the one that chases the woman, and the harder the woman is for them to get the more the man wants her. People tend to not appreciate what they have in front of them until they don’t have them anymore. The evanescence of a man’s relationship with a woman of importance… View Article

Friendship and Romance

1) It is very important to set goals of one’s friendship because just like any other activity maintaining friendship must also have certain objectives. Though interacting with a friend is not a task. It is our duty to maintain healthy relationship with all our friends irrespective of differences in our social status, ages and viewpoints…. View Article

Modernization of Romance Elements

In Neil Gaiman’s short story “Chivalry”, an elderly woman finds and buys the Holy Grail in a thrift shop to use it as a decorative element in her house. At the same time, a knight from the Round Table is in the quest of finding this sacred object of God. This short story contains many… View Article

Pagsasalin Ng Nobela – a Hopeless Romantic

Laura Foster is a hopeless romantic. Her friends know it, her parents know it – even Laura acknowledges she lives either with her head in the clouds or buried in a romantic novel. Its proved harmless enough, even if it hasn’t delivered her real-life dashing hero yet. But when her latest relationship ends n a… View Article

The Theme of Love in Woman’s Novels

My aim is to compare and contrast different kinds of love in the novels The Tenant of Wildfell Hall written by Anne Brontë and The Mill on the Floss written by George Elliot. I am going to examine and determine a love of parents for their children, a love between siblings, a love between man… View Article

Movie Analysis: A Walk to Remember

A Walk To Remember is a romantic movie based on a novel by Nicholas Sparks. It is a 2002 Warner Bros film which starred the 90s pop singer Mandy Moore as the demure, religious, and bookish Jamie Sullivan and punk rock musician Shane West as the popular but rebellious Landon Carter. Directed by Adam Shankman,… View Article

Sir Gawain and the Loathly Lady

In the short story, “Sir Gawain and the Loathly Lady,” by Selina Hastings, the characters are portrayed in a stereotypical manner. First, according to the Arthurian legends, a King fights life-threatening obstacles to defend his crown and his life but the task given in the story is unexpected and surreal. As King Arthur confronts the… View Article

Love in the English Medieval Period

INTRODUCTION The romance of Courtly Love practiced during the Middle Ages was combined with the Code of Chivalry. There were strict rules of courtly love and the members of the courts practiced the art of courtly love across Europe during the Middle Ages. The romance, rules and art of courtly love allowed knights and ladies… View Article

Grade 10 English True Believe Essay

What is it about romance novels that seems to rein people in? Is it their happy endings? Or maybe their perfectly portrayed characters. Quite possibly a bit of both. Romance novels are popular throughout the world, and anyone that knows romance knows Nicholas Sparks always does a great job portraying the genre in his novels…. View Article

Kate Chopin Response Question Help

1. What features make The Awakening a “local color” story? The features that make The Awakening a “local color” story are Story points like how Edna comes in contact with creole women and how their societies differ from her own from the language, their status, and the way they express themselves, basically their community’s culture…. View Article

Double Consciousness

Hans Holbein’s painting The Ambassadors, which Henry James was undoubtedly referencing in his eponymous novel, is a fascinating model because it contains the germs of a peculiar representation of the double and of some of the motifs associated with this theme: distortion, metamorphosis, liminality and perspectival relativity. At a first glance, the painting displays a… View Article

“Cousin Kate” by Christina Rossetti

The Four texts that will be witnessed throughout the essay are : Cousin Kate by Christina Rossetti, Porphyria’s lover by Robert Browning, To his Coy Mistress by Andrew Marvel and Romeo Juliet by William Shakespeare. Romeo and Juliet is about two lovers – who adore each other so much, similarily Porphyria’s lover is about a… View Article

Compare Christopher Marlowe with Greg Smenda

The passion for romance is something for human beings for thousands and thousands of years has never been changed, they always willing to give the best they have to their love, in order to move their hearts immediately. Both of the poem of “The Passionate Shepherd to His Love” and “The Passionate Astronaut to His… View Article

“Romeo and Juliet” : The main idea

“Romeo and Juliet” is an Elizabethan play of tragedy, written by William Shakespeare. Romeo and Juliet is about two “star-crossed” lovers, of feuding households, who die for the ultimate price of love, and each other. Shakespeare communicates the underlying main idea of love through contrasting the many different forms of love which appear through the… View Article

An Analysis of Chaucer’s Knight’s Tale

In what ways and to what extent is Chaucer’s Knight’s Tale appropriate to its teller, “a verray parfit, gentil knycht?Sophie KingChaucer’s Knight’s Tale is a story in which the courtly ideals of the chivalric knight are questioned. The narrator of the story, a knight himself, tells us about the noble Theseus and his rule over… View Article

Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet”

William Shakespeare is the grand literary figure of the Western world. During England’s Elizabethan period he wrote and directed dozens of plays, which continue to dominate world theatre over four hundred years later. Shakespeare handled high drama, romance and slapstick comedy with equal ease and was known as “the Bard of Avon”. He was among… View Article

Benedick and Beatrice in “Much Ado About Nothing”

One of the most important aspects in “Much Ado About Nothing” is the story of love. It is often the basis for what transpires throughout the play and can most easily be seen through the relationships between Hero and Claudio, and Benedick and Beatrice. During the play the reader learns a lot about these couples… View Article

Significance Of Fire In Like Water For Chocolate

In the novel Like Water for Chocolate, by Laura Esquivel, fire is used as imagery to symbolize the release of strong, intense passion by the characters of the novel. Fire as well as coldness ( which is used to describe the absense of passion) influences the way that the reader views the characters, Mama Elena,… View Article

Romeo And Juliet Vs. The Sound Of Waves

The love affair between the two main characters in William Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet was in many ways very similar to the love affair between the two main characters in the book The Sound of Waves by Yukio Mishima. In both stories, the romantic couples had a relationship that was undesired amongst their families,… View Article

Love and Revenge in Bronte’s “Wuthering Heights”

Overview The novel, which features an unusually intricate plot, traces the effects that unbridled hate and love have on two families through three generations. Ellen Dean, who serves both families, tells Mr. Lockwood, the new tenant at Thrush cross Grange, the bizarre stories of the house’s family, the Linton’s, and of the Earns haws of… View Article

Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet and the city of Sarajevo

Who would have thought? A classic tale of two lovers swept away in a fight that they didn’t want any part of brought to life. It’s happened; maybe even different times other than with Bosko and Admira. The similarities between Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet and Sarajevo’s Romeo and Juliet are eerie. Fights between two families,… View Article

Play Analysis – “Shakuntala” by Kalidasa

A story of gods, nymphs, ancient Indian mythology, spells and love, the romantic comedy Shakuntala by Kalidasa is a timeless classic. Similar plots are still being used in plays, TV shows and movies today, over two thousand years later; man falls in love with girl, something happens that doesnt allow them to be together, another… View Article

The passage from Charlotte Bronte’s “Jane Eyre”

Throughout the course of this essay I will be examining an extract from the second chapter of Charlotte Bront¸’s ‘Jane Eyre’ in which Jane finds herself locked in the Red Room. I will be looking closely at the relevance of this passage to the structure of the novel overall, paying close attention to the narrative… View Article

Commedia Del’Arte

Columbina is the perky maid of the ‘Old Man’, Pantalone. She is better dressed than the male servants as she is also a lady’s maid. She usually wears a knee length dress and an apron. The colouring of her clothes can be different in different acts, depending on her relationships with the characters and the… View Article

“The First Seven Years” Analysis

In William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” the two main characters go to great lengths for love. The main characters reject their parents strong disapproval for their relationship and continue to be with one another. Like Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” Feld, the main character, in Bernard Malamud’s “The First Seven Years”, ignores and later resents the… View Article

Commentary on John Keats’s Poems

O golden-tongued Romance with serene lute! Fair plumed Syren! Queen of far away! Leave melodizing on this wintry day, Shut up thine olden pages, and be mute: Adieu! for once again the fierce dispute, Betwixt damnation and impassion’d clay Must I burn through; once more humbly assay The bitter-sweet of this Shakespearian fruit. Chief Poet!… View Article

Compare Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet and Pride and Prejudice are two of the most admirable and exquisite works ever written about the struggling love of two opposing forces. The novels have had a great literary importance and give us a sense of love and marriage on its most bewildered journey during the Elizabethan Era and the Napoleonic… View Article