Romance Novels

Herman Melville: A Biography And Analysis
Herman Melville: A Biography And Analysis
Herman Melville: A Biography And Analysis Herman Melville: A Biography And Analysis Throughout American history, very few authors have earned the right to be called “great.” Herman Melville is one of these few. His novels and poems have been enjoyed world wide for over a century, and he has earned his reputation as one of the finest American writers of all time. A man of towering talent, with intellectual and artistic brilliance, and a mind of deep insight into human motives and behavior, it is
HERMAN MELVILLE
HERMAN MELVILLE
: HERMAN MELVILLE: A BIOGRAPHY AND ANALYSIS Ì English III Jon Clausen Saturday, March 15, 1997 Leave this page blank CONTENTS PREFACE, OR ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ii I. INTRODUCTION 1 II. CHAPTER NAME, OR MAIN IDEA 1 n III. CHAPTER NAME, OR MAIN IDEA 2 n IV. CHAPTER NAME, OR MAIN IDEA 3 n V. CHAPTER NAME, OR MAIN IDEA 4 n VI. CHAPTER NAME, OR MAIN IDEA 5 n APPENDIX n SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY n LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS 1. Illustration 1 n 2. Illustration 2 n 3. Illustration 3 n 4. Illustration 4 n 5. Illustratio
Agatha Christie
Agatha Christie
Agatha Christie Agatha Christie: Agatha Christie is the best-known mystery writer in the world. Her books have sold over a billion copies in the English language. Another billion have also been sold in forty-five foreign languages. Her works have been translated into more languages than those of William Shakespeare. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: book reports [Paper Title]: Agatha Christi [Text]: Agatha Chr
Oliver Twist and the Victorian Era
Oliver Twist and the Victorian Era
Oliver Twist and the Victorian Era Oliver Twist and the Victorian Era: The novel, Oliver Twist, by Charles Dickens draws many parallels to the Victorian Era. Charles Dickens, was one of the main writers to emerge from the Victorian Era. Dickens style and understanding of the period, allow Chesterton to believe that he is “Victorians king of literature.” -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Book Reports [Paper Tit
Madame Bovary: Emma's Unorthodox Behavior Due To C
Madame Bovary: Emma's Unorthodox Behavior Due To C
Madame Bovary: Emma\'s Unorthodox Behavior Due To Childhood Madame Bovary: Emma\'s Unorthodox Behavior Due To Childhood From earliest infancy, an individual\'s character is molded by experience. In Gustave Flaubert\'s novel entitled Madame Bovary, Emma\'s unorthodox behavior during her married life can be attriuted to the illusions she maintained about life during her girlhood. These, combined with her father\'s disinterest in her mental happiness become the force which eventually leads Emma Bo
The Witching Hour
The Witching Hour
The Witching Hour The Witching Hour Title: The Witching Hour Author: Anne Rice Copyright Date: 1990 Number of Page Read: 1043 Three main elements classify the genre: Gothic, Mystery, and Romance. I classify Gothic novels as stories pertaining to a dismal atmosphere, such as Edgar Allan Poe\'s literature. . Lovers who unlock thirteen generation\'s of Mayfair family secrets and incest; discovering that their intervention becomes a more complex-intertwining destiny. Our Antagonist Michael Curry, a
The Winter's Tale: The Tragedy Within A Romance
The Winter's Tale: The Tragedy Within A Romance
The Winter\'s Tale: The Tragedy Within A Romance The Winter\'s Tale: The Tragedy Within A Romance In 1623, the complete works of Shakespeare were published in the First Folio. Within this Folio were the works of Shakespeare categorized by their genre. There were tragedies, histories, comedies, and the final four were romances. Prior to this time, romance was not a widespread genre in anyone\'s writings. We can see by means of the genealogy of writing, that the romance we know today was create
Alfred Hitchcock: 50 Years of Movie Magic
Alfred Hitchcock: 50 Years of Movie Magic
Alfred Hitchcock: 50 Years of Movie Magic Alfred Hitchcock: 50 Years of Movie Magic Alfred Hitchcock is among the few directors to combine a strong reputation for high-art film-making with great audience popularity. Throughout his career he gave his audiences more pleasure than could be asked for. The consistency of quality plot-lines and technical ingenuity earned him the recognition of being one of the greatest filmmakers of all time. His films earned him the reputation of being the master o
Allegory
Allegory
Allegory Allegory ALLEGORY, pronounced AL uh gawr ee, is a story with more than one meaning. Most allegories have moral or religious meanings. Famous allegories include the fables attributed to Aesop, an ancient Greek writer. Aesop\'s fables seem to describe the adventures of animals and human beings. But the author actually wanted to teach his readers something about human nature. One of Aesop\'s best-known fables is The Fox and the Grapes. On its surface, or its literal level of meaning, th
So This Was Adolescence, by Annie Dillard: Author
So This Was Adolescence, by Annie Dillard: Author
So This Was Adolescence, by Annie Dillard: Author Writing Style So This Was Adolescence, by Annie Dillard: Author Writing Style Different authors use different styles of writing to express the ideas. The style of writing is what paints the picture of the story. In the story So This Was Adolescence, by Annie Dillard, there are two major traditional writing styles exhibited. The first style Illustrated in So This Was Adolescence is comparison/contrast. In this style, the author compares or contra
Alfred Hitchcock: 50 Years of Movie Magic
Alfred Hitchcock: 50 Years of Movie Magic
Alfred Hitchcock: 50 Years of Movie Magic Alfred Hitchcock is among the few directors to combine a strong reputation for high-art film-making with great audience popularity. Throughout his career he gave his audiences more pleasure than could be asked for. The consistency of quality plot-lines and technical ingenuity earned him the recognition of being one of the greatest filmmakers of all time. His films earned him the reputation of being the master of suspense, and after viewing two of his
ALLEGORY, pronounced AL uh gawr ee, is a story wit
ALLEGORY, pronounced AL uh gawr ee, is a story wit
ALLEGORY, pronounced AL uh gawr ee, is a story with more than one meaning. Most allegories have moral or religious meanings. Famous allegories include the fables attributed to Aesop, an ancient Greek writer. Aesop\'s fables seem to describe the adventures of animals and human beings. But the author actually wanted to teach his readers something about human nature. One of Aesop\'s best-known fables is The Fox and the Grapes. On its surface, or its literal level of meaning, the story tells of a
Author Style
Author Style
Author Style Different authors use different styles of writing to express the ideas. The style of writing is what paints the picture of the story. In the story So This Was Adolescence, by Annie Dillard, there are two major traditional writing styles exhibited. The first style Illustrated in So This Was Adolescence is comparison/contrast. In this style, the author compares or contrast the character with specific mannerisms of others. The next style is imagery. Imagery helps the reader to visuali
Agatha Christie
Agatha Christie
Agatha Christie Agatha Christie: Agatha Christie is the best-known mystery writer in the world. Her books have sold over a billion copies in the English language. Another billion have also been sold in forty-five foreign languages. Her works have been translated into more languages than those of William Shakespeare. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: book reports [Paper Title]: Agatha Christi [Text]: Agatha Chr
Oliver Twist and the Victorian Era
Oliver Twist and the Victorian Era
Oliver Twist and the Victorian Era Oliver Twist and the Victorian Era: The novel, Oliver Twist, by Charles Dickens draws many parallels to the Victorian Era. Charles Dickens, was one of the main writers to emerge from the Victorian Era. Dickens style and understanding of the period, allow Chesterton to believe that he is “Victorians king of literature.” -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Book Reports [Paper Tit
Catch22 and My antonia contrast
Catch22 and My antonia contrast
Catch22 and My antonia contrast Catch22 and My antonia contrast: Perhaps the most directly conflicting characters in Catch-22 and in My Antonia are Colonel Cathcart and Antonia. Both of these characters are ambitious and each sees a road that runs ahead toward something called “success” or “wealth”, but the roads that they see are constructed differently. Colonel Cathcart’s road is paved with “feathers in his cap” and it is not cratered with “black eyes.” -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-
Herbert George Wells
Herbert George Wells
Herbert George Wells Herbert George Wells was one of the world’s most talented writers. He was able to write in many styles, whether it be science-fiction or nonfiction. Although talented in many areas and genres of the literary world, it is for his contribution to the realm of science-fiction that he will always be remembered. H. G. Wells is known as The Shakespeare of Science-Fiction. He is one of the writers that gave credibility to a rising new genre of science-fiction, or Scientific Roma
America! America! God shed His grace on thee And c
America! America! God shed His grace on thee And c
America! America! God shed His grace on thee And crown thy good with brotherhood From sea to shining sea! -America the Beautiful, Katherine Lee Bates The growth of American Literature was further developed in the era of American Romanticism. In this period, stirrings of national consciousness appeared more and more strongly with the emergence of a truly American literature. During this time, as Americans began to understand the meaning of being American, they also began to grow culturally. Th
2/22/97
2/22/97
2/22/97 Madame Bovary - Timed Writing question: Select a moment or scene in a novel that you find especially memorable. Write an essay in which you identify the line or the passage, explain its relationship to the work in which it is found, and analyze the reasons for its effectiveness. The novel Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert has many lessons hidden in seemingly ordinary dialogue, or scenes in the text. One of the most memorable and powerful passages contains what is a veritable moral of th
Madame Bovary
Madame Bovary
Madame Bovary From earliest infancy, an individual’s character is molded by experience. In Gustave Flaubert’s novel entitled Madame Bovary, Emma’s unorthodox behavior during her married life can be attriuted to the illusions she maintained about life during her girlhood. These, combined with her father’s disinterest in her mental happiness become the force which eventually leads Emma Bovary to commit suicide. When she was 13 years old, Pere Rouault took his daughter, Emma, to town to put her in
Madame Bov
Madame Bov
Madame Bov Madame Bov: The world is founded on the belief that in order to survive you must be better than those searching a common goal. At the dawn of mankind it was required to perform your own tasks such as seek and catch that which you were going to eat. If you had neither the intelligence or the strength to do this on your own you must rely on someone who would be able to, giving them power. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.c
Pearl's Contribution to the Scarlet Letter
Pearl's Contribution to the Scarlet Letter
Pearl\'s Contribution to the Scarlet Letter In Hawthorne\'s epic novel, The Scarlet Letter he discusses Pearl, a main character, and her contribution in making the novel a romantic one. Hawthorne uses three types of romantic topics relating to Pearl. Stereotypical characters, supernaturalness of characters, and the imaginary aspect of characters are all qualities of romantic language Hawthorne uses to better develop Pearl\'s character. Over the course of the novel Hawthorne uses all of the aspe
Robinson Crusoe and Oroonoko
Robinson Crusoe and Oroonoko
Robinson Crusoe and Oroonoko Robinson Crusoe and Oroonoko: In 17th and 18th century literature one finds many examples of exotic travelling adventures, and glamorous stories of discovery. Examples of these are Aphra Behn’s Oroonoko, written in 1688, and Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe, written in 1719. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: English [Paper Title]: Robinson Crusoe and Oroonoko [Text]: In 17th and 18th
Nathaniel Hawthorn started writing The Scarlet Let
Nathaniel Hawthorn started writing The Scarlet Let
Nathaniel Hawthorn started writing The Scarlet Letter in 1847 and it was published in 1850. The Scarlet Letter is recognize by many critics as being one of the greatest of American novels.1 Hawthorn created his own individual style of romance, a style of writing. His own individual style of writing is now called Hawthorn\'s Theory of Romance. His theory of Romance is emphasized in The Scarlet Letter in many different ways. The techniques Hawthorn used in The Scarlet Letter are basically
March 14, 1996
March 14, 1996
March 14, 1996 MWF 1:00 PM The Tragedy Within A Romance In 1623, the complete works of Shakespeare were published in the First Folio. Within this Folio were the works of Shakespeare categorized by their genre. There were tragedies, histories, comedies, and the final four were romances. Prior to this time, romance was not a widespread genre in anyone¹s writings. We can see by means of the ³genealogy² of writing, that the romance we know today was created through the combination of the Greek nove
KEVIN PESNELL
KEVIN PESNELL
KEVIN PESNELL OUTLINE Thesis: The cruelties of slavery were not over after emancipation, and in Beloved, to my particular liking, the deep psychological suffrage of former slaves is told through flashbacks to past tragedies, memories, and nightmares. Introduction: Toni Morrison’s Beloved (1987) was her fifth novel, and consequently the most controversial work she had ever written. Morrison was working as a senior editor at the publishing firm Random House when she was editing a nineteenth centu
Title: The Witching Hour
Title: The Witching Hour
Title: The Witching Hour Author: Anne Rice Copyright Date: 1990 Number of Page Read: 1043 Three main elements classify the genre: Gothic, Mystery, and Romance. I classify Gothic novels as stories pertaining to a dismal atmosphere, such as Edgar Allan Poe’s literature. . Lovers who unlock thirteen generation’s of Mayfair family secrets and incest; discovering that their intervention becomes a more complex-intertwining destiny. Our Antagonist Michael Curry, a 48-year old Irish man who had lost hi
Trifles
Trifles
Trifles Word Count: 1271 Trifles by: Tammy Wallick Mention the word feminist and most people think of the modern women\'s movement. Long before the bra burning of the 60’s, however, writers were writing about the lives and concerns of women living in a male dominated society. Susan Glaspell\'s play, Trifles, was written in 1916, long before the modern women\'s movement began. Her story reveals, through Glaspell\'s use of formal literary proprieties, the role that women are expected to play in s
Gibson 1
Gibson 1
Gibson 1 Khristy Gibson Mrs. B. Williams Advanced English IV 2 February 1997 How Literature was Affected in the Victorian Age The Year 1837 was very significant. It was not only the year that Queen Victoria acceded the throne, but also the year that a new literary age was coined. The Victorian Age, more formally known, was a time of great prosperity in Great Britain’s literature(Keach 608). The Victorian Age produced a variety of changes. Political and social reform produced a variety of readin
Did King Arthur Exist
Did King Arthur Exist
Did King Arthur Exist Did King Arthur Exist?: If the name of King Arthur is mentioned, I suppose what comes to mind is not so much one person as a whole array of characters and themes, a montage so to speak. Of course we do think first of the King, the magnificent monarch of a glorified or idealized medieval realm. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: History [Paper Title]: Did King Arthur Exist? [Text]: If the n
Victorian England
Victorian England
Victorian England Word Count: 1023 The Victorian era, from the coronation of Queen Victoria in 1837 until her death in 1901, was an era of several unsettling social developments that forced writers more than ever before to take positions on the immediate issues animating the rest of society. Thus, although romantic forms of expression in poetry and prose continued to dominate English literature throughout much of the century, the attention of many writers was directed, sometimes passionately, t
Pornography In The Media
Pornography In The Media
Pornography In The Media Word Count: 5787 Pornography in the Media Pornography in the Media It started by way of messengers and scribes, evolved through the presentation of newspapers and radio, brought us together with television, and now serves us world-wide via the ever-popular Internet. It is the mass media, and even from the earliest days of its existence, it has contributed greatly in ways that both enlighten and enrich society, and ways that deteriorate and perplex it. It is not a surpri
Post-Modern Victorian: A. S. Byatt's Possession
Post-Modern Victorian: A. S. Byatt's Possession
Post-Modern Victorian: A. S. Byatt\'s Possession Word Count: 1469 Post-Modern Victorian: A. S. Byatt\'s Possession If I had read A. S. Byatt\'s novel Possession without having had British Literature, a lot of the novel\'s meaning, analogies, and literary mystery would have been lost to me. The entire book seems one big reference back to something we\'ve learned or read this May term. The first few lines of chapter one are poetry attributed to Randolph Henry Ash, which Byatt wrote herself. Alrea
March 14, 1996
March 14, 1996
March 14, 1996 MWF 1:00 PM The Tragedy Within A Romance In 1623, the complete works of Shakespeare were published in the First Folio. Within this Folio were the works of Shakespeare categorized by their genre. There were tragedies, histories, comedies, and the final four were romances. Prior to this time, romance was not a widespread genre in anyone¹s writings. We can see by means of the ³genealogy² of writing, that the romance we know today was created through the combination of the Greek nove
Porn
Porn
Porn Word Count: 2443 #65279;Does the mass media cause undesireable social consequences with specific reference to pornography It started by way of messengers and scribes, evolved through the presentation of newspapers and radio, brought us together with television, and now serves us world-wide via the ever-popular Internet. It is the mass media, and even from the earliest days of its existence, it has contributed greatly in ways that both enlighten and enrich society, and ways that deteriorate
Pornography
Pornography
Pornography Word Count: 1750 Pornography is very widely controversial no matter were you go. Only in the past couple of years has porn been more accepted. To understand what all the controversy is about you have to recognize the many landmark court cases over the difference between obscenity and pornography. But first I would like to define each. Obscenity, as defined in Webster\'s dictionary, means the state or quality of being obscene; impurity; lewdness. Pornography means literature which pr
Pornography In The Media
Pornography In The Media
Pornography In The Media Word Count: 2685 It started by way of messengers and scribes, evolved through the presentation of newspapers and radio, brought us together with television, and now serves us world-wide via the ever-popular Internet. It is the mass media, and even from the earliest days of its existence, it has contributed greatly in ways that both enlighten and enrich society, and ways that deteriorate and perplex it. It is not a surprise to learn, then, that the mass media is the most
Social effects of pornography
Social effects of pornography
Social effects of pornography Word Count: 5471 It started by way of messengers and scribes, evolved through the presentation of newspapers and radio, brought us together with television, and now serves us world-wide via the ever-popular Internet. It is the mass media, and even from the earliest days of its existence, it has contributed greatly in ways that both enlighten and enrich society, and ways that deteriorate and perplex it. It is not a surprise to learn, then, that the mass media is the
Miguel de Cervantes
Miguel de Cervantes
Miguel de Cervantes Miguel de Cervantes Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, born September 29, 1547, was a Spanish novelist, dramatist, and poet. Cervantes was the author of the novel Don Quixote, a masterpiece of world literature that was a great influence to other renaissance writers. Cervantes was born to a poor family in a town called Alcala de Henares. His father was a surgeon who made little money to support the family . Without the means for much formal education, Cervantes became a soldier. O
MIGUEL de CERVANTES
MIGUEL de CERVANTES
MIGUEL de CERVANTES Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, born September 29, 1547, was a Spanish novelist, dramatist, and poet. Cervantes was the author of the novel Don Quixote, a masterpiece of world literature that was a great influence to other renaissance writers. Cervantes was born to a poor family in a town called Alcala de Henares. His father was a surgeon who made little money to support the family . Without the means for much formal education, Cervantes became a soldier. On his return to Spai
Cervantes - Don Quixote
Cervantes - Don Quixote
Cervantes - Don Quixote Word Count: 1005 Cervantes\' greatest work, Don Quixote, is a unique book of multiple dimensions. From the moment of its appearance it has amused readers or caused them to think, and its influence has extended in literature not only to works of secondary value but also to those which have universal importance. Don Quixote is a country gentleman, an enthusiastic visionary crazed by his reading of romances of chivalry, who rides forth to defend the oppressed and to right w
The Writing Styles of 2 Prominent British Science
The Writing Styles of 2 Prominent British Science
The Writing Styles of 2 Prominent British Science Fiction Authors The Writing Styles of 2 Prominent British Science Fiction Authors Science fiction is one of the more secluded parade grounds where private fantasy and public event meet. They call it entertainment. (Aldiss Billion 1) This quote is interpreted to mean that, in the genre of science fiction there is a fusion of fantasy and reality. It is this combination of two opposites that produces the novel categorized today as science fiction
Pride and Prejudice: Irony
Pride and Prejudice: Irony
Pride and Prejudice: Irony Pride and Prejudice: Irony It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.(pg.1) The first sentence of Jane Austen\'s Pride and Prejudice is perhaps the most famous opening of all English comedies concerning social manners. It encapsulates the ambitions of the empty headed Mrs. Bennet, and her desire to find a good match for each of her five daughters from the middle-class young men of the family\
Advancement of Technology and Science and Its Infl
Advancement of Technology and Science and Its Infl
Advancement of Technology and Science and Its Influence On Science Fiction Novels Advancement of Technology and Science and Its Influence On Science Fiction Novels The rapid pace of technology and the advancement of scientific understanding in the past one hundred years are at the backbone for the distinctly twentieth century genre -- science fiction. Such rapid advancement in these fields of technology have opened up literally worlds of possibilities for the future. One hundred years ago the p
Cervantes - Don Quixote
Cervantes - Don Quixote
Cervantes - Don Quixote Word Count: 1005 Cervantes\' greatest work, Don Quixote, is a unique book of multiple dimensions. From the moment of its appearance it has amused readers or caused them to think, and its influence has extended in literature not only to works of secondary value but also to those which have universal importance. Don Quixote is a country gentleman, an enthusiastic visionary crazed by his reading of romances of chivalry, who rides forth to defend the oppressed and to right w
³It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a si
³It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a si
³It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife².(pg.1) The first sentence of Jane Austen¹s Pride and Prejudice is perhaps the most famous opening of all English comedies concerning social manners. It encapsulates the ambitions of the empty headed Mrs. Bennet, and her desire to find a good match for each of her five daughters from the middle-class young men of the family¹s acquaintance: ³The business of her life was to get he
The writing styles of 2 prominent british science
The writing styles of 2 prominent british science
The writing styles of 2 prominent british science fiction authors Science fiction is one of the more secluded parade grounds where private fantasy and public event meet. They call it entertainment. (Aldiss Billion 1) This quote is interpreted to mean that, in the genre of science fiction there is a fusion of fantasy and reality. It is this combination of two opposites that produces the novel categorized today as science fiction. There is one aspect of science fiction that separates it from an
The Mother- Figure in Two Novels
The Mother- Figure in Two Novels
: The Mother- Figure in Two Novels: The Mother- Figure in Two Novels: A Comparison of the Characters of Joan and Mrs. Ramsey      This paper shall act as a criticism of the role of the mother figure in two classic novels.  The character of Mrs. Ramsey from Virginia Woolf’s To the Lighthouse and the character of Joan in Margaret Atwood’s Lady Oracle shall bear the focus of this paper, where their roles as a “mother- figure” shall be examined.  In Lady Oracle, the character of Joan recounts the sto