Ophelia was once flawless, but since her encounter with Hamlet she has fallen into the same madness and wants to kill herself. Ophelia opens up her feelings towards Hamlet, even though her father and brother both warn her not to. Hamlet’s madness causes him to push Ophelia to the point of a mental break down. He drags her into the same hell he is
Throughout the novel, Miss Havisham uses mostly a bitter treatment towards Pip. She addresses to Estella “Break their hears and have no mercy.” Only a truly sick person could say this, but Pip ignores her thoughts. Pip claims, “I should have been happier and better if I had never seen Miss Havisham’s face.” He realizes, overtime, that she has effected him so much in a bad way and wishes that they never met. Towards the end Pip states, “If I let her go, the fire would break out again and consume her.” Even after all the misery she caused him, he is changed for he can’t give her up. Miss Havisham’s role is an essential detail for most of the other characters have some significant connection to her.
Read the two prose extracts (Item A and Item B) carefully, bearing in mind that they were written at different times by different writers and are open to different interpretations Write a comparison of these two extracts Both Angela Carter’s ‘The Magic Toyshop’ and Laurence Sterne’s ‘A Sentimental Journey’ contain aspects of desire. However, they contrast greatly in the sense that in ‘The Magic Toyshop the love is unrequited whereas it is requited in ‘A Sentimental Journey’.’The Magic Toyshop’ is in third person narrative, but it privileges us with seeing events through the perspective of Melanie. The tone throughout is quite gothic, with images such as the ‘phantom chess board’ and ‘subaqueous eyes’. Contrastingly, ‘A Sentimental Journey’ is in first person narrative, so we see events in the view of the male protagonist, Yorick. The tone throughout the extract is one of intimacy and passion.
Both girls did very bad things to one another, but it is best to see the evidence from the opposing side first so a decision can be made on who is more of a victim. Elaine was a huge target for Lysandra’s anger to be disposed upon. Elaine won the poetry contest fairly by a meritocratic poem about a “shipwreck.” (128) In return, Lysandra ignored Elaine ever since she lost. Elaine tried to be to a good sport about winning, but even Lysandra’s family does not respect her anymore. Her father said “You!” and shut the door right in her face.
Leola caused Dunstan to experience jealousy and pity. Diana is also controlling and manipulative, like Dunstan’s mother, which is why he leaves her. Through Diana, the reader sees how much Dunstan’s mother has affected his life with women. Liesl made Dunstan realize that he felt no emotion, and she caused him to feel it again. She brought him out of the isolation his mother put him in.
'Most novels are written to reflect real events in real worlds'. Discuss the features that make a novel you have studied seem realistic (or unrealistic), and explain why realism is appropriate (or inappropriate) to the novel's main themes Many novels reflect true events in the world in some way and are written to feel realistic to the reader. This is to make the ideas in the novel easier to take on board and more relevant to the reader's actual lives. One such novel is The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood. This novel uses the emotions of the narrator, the actions and events in the story and the way that they connect with and clearly stem from society at the time that the novel was written, to make the novel easy to relate to for a reader and allows them to take on board the lessons and themes of The Handmaid's Tale in a more personal and meaningful way.
Her mother seems to be constantly taking up for her sister, Stella-Rondo. Stella –Rondo is always antagonizing Sister and lying on her to cause problems within the family. Also, Uncle Rondo seems to be the family drunk. Last but not least, Papa-Daddy seems to be an old and cranky gentleman. Her dealing with these individuals has caused her to become very resentful, bitter and jealous.
She is completely unable to control her feelings for her only love, “I must love a loathed enemy” [I, v, 139]. The way that Shakespeare uses “must” is very interesting because although the households are enemies she must go against her parents will because she loves Romeo. No longer did her parents support her instead she was rejected. When Juliet rebels against marring Paris, “He shall not make me a joyful bride” [III,v,117]. Lord Capulet becomes enraged of this defiant behaviour, “An you be mine, I’ll give you to my friend / an you be not, hang, beg, starve, die in the streets, / For, by my soul, I’ll ne’er acknowledge thee” [III, v, 192-4].
According to the case study, Joan Steuer, President of Chocolate Marketing claims that, for women, enjoying chocolate in a luxurious lounge is like taking a candle lit bubble bath. Ethel’s is appealing to the individual’s gender, self-concept, and lifestyle. By
Fairy tales have a positive affect, providing entertainment, while teaching morals through obscured concepts. Fairy tales have been found in every culture; it is believed they stem from common human experiences and therefore can appear separate in many different origins. Surprisingly enough, they were intended for adults when first written. The Brothers Grimm are most well known for fairy tales and linking them to children. They concentrated on eliminating sexual references, in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, to make fairy tales more acceptable (Fairy Tale 1).