Monologues

Mending Wall
Mending Wall
Mending Wall “Mending Wall” by Robert Frost is a poem in which the characteristics of vocabulary, rhythm and other aspects of poetic technique combine in a fashion that articulates, in detail, the experience and the opposing convictions that the poem describes and discusses. The ordinariness of the rural activity is presented in specific description, and as so often is found in Frost’s poems, the unprepossessing undertaking has much larger implications. Yet his consideration of these does not di
Robert Browning
Robert Browning
Robert Browning Robert Browning was born on May 7, 1812, in Camberwell, which is now a part of London. He had no real formal education so he was largely self educated. His father was a smart man with an extensive library. His mother was kindly, religious minded woman, who loved music and her brilliant son. He lived at his parents house almost until the time of his marriage. He attended a boarding school near Camberwell and spent a little bit of his time traveling to places like Russia and Italy.
The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkein
The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkein
The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkein The book I read and analyzed was “The Hobbit” by J.R.R. Tolkein. I shall discuss the plot and character development, setting, author’s style and my opinions about it. Plot Development There are too many characters in the story and so it is hard to follow and know each one of them. (There are many dwarves and it’s confusing.) In the beginning there is an introduction where the author tells a bit about what is a hobbit and the hobbit’s (Bilbo) family. It is not very co
The Use of Dramatic Monologue to Create Moral Dile
The Use of Dramatic Monologue to Create Moral Dile
The Use of Dramatic Monologue to Create Moral Dilemma in Brow Valencic 1 Trials and hearings take place frequently in our society today. In a trial, it is the job of two lawyers to persuade a jury to see a situation a certain way, regardless if it is the right way, the truthful way, or if it is even the way they themselves see it. It is then the jury\'s obligation, after listening to both sides of the story, to make a decision based on the evidence presented, and in most cases, the evidence is e
Victorian Literature
Victorian Literature
Victorian Literature Victorian literature The first decades (1830s to 1860s) of Queen Victoria\'s reign produced a vigorous and varied body of literature that attempted to come to terms with the current transformations of English society, but writers in the latter decades (1870s to 1900) withdrew into AESTHETICISM, a preoccupation with sensation as an end in itself. Confronted by the shift from an agricultural to an industrial urban society and troubled by the erosion of traditional religious be
Othello - Iago hates the Moor
Othello - Iago hates the Moor
Othello - Iago hates the Moor Iago has a large appetite for revenge. In his perspective, he believes that it is he who should be in charge, not Othello the moor. This creates an anger in Iago, who entraps Othello in a web of deceit. He does this through a series of suggestions and hesitations that entice and implant images in Othello\'s head that lead to his demise. But what is more important is that he gives Othello the motive to murder innocent Desdemona. Iago is constantly like a puppet maste
Reincarnation
Reincarnation
Reincarnation A weird idea of much interest is that of reincarnation. What is reincarnation? Some say it\'s the fact that a person\'s soul lives without a body and throughout the years possesses different bodies. Is this true or is reincarnation the result of a mentally unstable person\'s vivid imagination or even the result of cryptomnesia, when a person takes something they have heard or seen, forgets about ever hearing or seeing it and then remembers the event(s) as happening in another life.
Othello: Iago's Large Appetite For Revenge
Othello: Iago's Large Appetite For Revenge
Othello: Iago\'s Large Appetite For Revenge Iago has a large appetite for revenge. In his perspective, he believes that it is he who should be in charge, not Othello the moor. This creates an anger in Iago, who entraps Othello in a web of deceit. He does this through a series of suggestions and hesitations that entice and implant images in Othello\'s head that lead to his demise. But what is more important is that he gives Othello the motive to murder innocent Desdemona. Iago is constantly like
The Hobbit: A Review
The Hobbit: A Review
The Hobbit: A Review Introduction The book I read and analyzed was “The Hobbit” by J.R.R. Tolkein. I shall discuss the plot and character development, setting, author\'s style and my opinions about it. Plot Development There are too many characters in the story and so it is hard to follow and know each one of them. (There are many dwarves and it\'s confusing.) In the beginning there is an introduction where the author tells a bit about what is a hobbit and the hobbit\'s (Bilbo) family. It is not
Browning, Robert: My Last Duchess And Porphyria's
Browning, Robert: My Last Duchess And Porphyria's
Browning, Robert: My Last Duchess And Porphyria\'s Lover Mike Sobieraj English 203 Roger Gilbert The Lover and the Duke The creation of a plausible character within literature is one of the most difficult challenges to a writer, and development to a level at which the reader identifies with them can take a long time. However, through the masterful use of poetic devices and language Browning is able to create two living and breathing characters in sixty or less lines. When one examines these work
Heritage and Art in Robert Browning’s “My Last Duc
Heritage and Art in Robert Browning’s “My Last Duc
Heritage and Art in Robert Browning’s “My Last Duchess” 1 English 250- A April 10, 2003 Essay #2 Robert Browning, a modern, experimental poet of the nineteenth century Victorian Age, presents the problems with mankind and morality and attempts to solve them through his dramatic monologues. He wrote about Victorian themes, where his characters explored problems of faith and morality and the role of the artist in the modern world. He used startling expressions, shocking his readers with the darker
Vagina Monologues
Vagina Monologues
Vagina Monologues HDFS 115 Public Event Essay For my first public participation event, I attended the Vagina Monologues at The Armory Free Theatre on February 15, 2002. The play was directed by Mary Elizabeth Peters. The cast was a comprised of Parkland Junior College students and The University of Illinois Department of Theatre. The play, written originally by Eve Ensler, was a collage of testimonies from 200 random women who were of different race, culture, and background. Ensler said in an in
Essay on Funnyhouse of a Negro: The Meaning of Mot
Essay on Funnyhouse of a Negro: The Meaning of Mot
Essay on Funnyhouse of a Negro: The Meaning of Mother as Connected to the Symbolism of Hair Although much of the dialogue and monologues in Kennedy’s Funnyhouse of a Negro are abstract, repetitive, and contradictory, certain images and notions have definite symbolic meaning in the contrived rooms of Sarah’s mind. First, the notion of maternal love and approval is very important. Sarah pities her mother, blaming her father for her mother’s death. She constantly refers to her mother as looking “li
Othello is a classical tragedy.’ Discuss this stat
Othello is a classical tragedy.’ Discuss this stat
Othello is a classical tragedy.’ Discuss this statement in the light of the play. The question of whether Othello is a classical tragedy relies on two major factors, the first obviously being the content of the play itself which I will discuss later, the second the definition of what a classical tragedy actually is. A classical tragedy can be defined as a story of exceptional calamity leading to the death of a man of high estate. It was originally looked at by Aristotle, a great philosopher and
Creative Writing
Creative Writing
Creative Writing On an exceptionally hot evening early in July a young man came out of the garret in which he lodged in S. Place and walked slowly, as though in hesitation, towards K. bridge. He had successfully avoided meeting his landlady on the staircase. His garret was under the roof of a high, five-storied house and was more like a cupboard than a room. The landlady who provided him with garret, dinners, and attendance, lived on the floor below, and every time he went out he was obliged to
Moby Dick Composition
Moby Dick Composition
Moby Dick Composition Moby Dick is a story about honesty, veangeance, and hate. In this story we find that the main character Ahab has an undying passion to seek vengeance on a great white whale by the name of Moby Dick. Through his actions in the story we see that Ahab represents many things man and the natural instinct to seek vengeance and the quest to seek truth. We are introduce to Ahab in the beginning of the story as a man with qualities of that of a leader; proud, confident, and determin
Methods of Communication
Methods of Communication
Methods of Communication Comparing and Contrasting the Purposes and Methods of Communication of three important literary works: The Iliad, Oedipus the King, and Aristotle\'s Poetics. Upon reading a piece of literature, one of the first things a reader does is to identify the purpose and the mode of communication employed by the author. This knowledge is extremely important in order to fully understand the complete message presented by the author. This essay will treat three major literary works
Adolf Hitler
Adolf Hitler
Adolf Hitler Hitler, Adolf (1889-1945) Founder and leader of the Nazi Party, Reich Chancellor and guiding spirit of the Third Reich from 1933 to 1945, Head of State and Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, Adolf Hitler was born in Braunau am Inn, Austria, on 20 April 1889. The son of a fifty-two-year-old Austrian customs official, Alois Schickelgruber Hitler, and his third wife, a young peasant girl, Klara Poelzl, both from the backwoods of lower Austria, the young Hitler was a resentful, disc
Anna Karenina
Anna Karenina
Anna Karenina The world of Tolstoy\'s Anna Karenina is a world ruled by chance. From the very opening chapters, where a watchman is accidentally run over by a train at Moscow\'s Petersburg station, to the final, climactic scenes of arbitrary destruction when Levin searches for Kitty in a forest beset by lightning, characters are brought together and forced into action against their will by coincidence and, sometimes, misfortune. That Anna and Vronsky ever meet and begin the fateful affair that b
Jane Austen
Jane Austen
Jane Austen “Chapter 11. From ‘It is a delightful thing, to be sure, to have a daughter well married to the appetite and pride of one who had ten thousand a year.’ “ This passage is an account of a conversation that goes on between Mrs. Bennet and Mr. Bingley, yet at the same time, it manages to reveal aspects of the other characters in the way that they react to this situation. In accomplishing this, the passage is a showcase for many of the narrative techniques that Austen employed consisten
Robert Browning
Robert Browning
Robert Browning Robert Browning lived in a time of power hungry ‘nouveau riche’ entrepreneurs who had to have the best and the most, to somehow prove themselves, in their male dominated society. Browning focused on twisted greed and the exploitation of the working poor; namely, women and children. To expose the immorality and inhumanity of his time, Browning used descriptive detail, to create mood. Through the dialogue of his characters, he revealed their disturbed personalities. To show demoral