Samples "British Literature"

British Literature

“Composed Upon Westminster Bridge” and Romanticism

At its simplest, Romanticism is a celebration of intense emotion and nature and a rejection of civilized and rational things. It embraced individualism and freedom. Gothic Romanticism embraced the same things Romanticism embraced, but with a darker twist. The Romantic authors wrote a variety of things including poetry, plays, short...

1290 words | 5 page(s)
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“Cry, the Beloved Country” Summary

Penned by Alan Paton in an emotional fervor, Cry the Beloved Country was the author’s first and most successful novel. It relays the tale of apartheid in South Africa and the search for forgiveness as well as the strength to overcome tragedy to move forward with life in a positive...

885 words | 4 page(s)
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Lord Byron: A Famous English Poet

George Gordon, Lord Byron, is one of the most famous English poets of all time. He was one of the younger poets in the Romantic movement of the late Eighteenth and early Nineteenth Century. He was most well-known for his poem Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage. He is also known for creating...

664 words | 3 page(s)
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Allusion and Analogy in Julius Caesar

William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar is a play that provides ample opportunity for allusions and analogy. "Evidence for this popularity is mainly deduced from allusions to the drama in contemporary works, most notably in the writing of Ben Jonson" (Zander 12). The use of these literary devices begin with what has been...

406 words | 3 page(s)
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Barn Burning: Father/Sons Relationship

One of the themes that Faulkner addressed in his short story ‘Barn Burning’ is the problem of competing devotions ‘conscience vs family’ that a person might face. Sartoris Snopes from Fulkner’s ‘Barn Burning’ is the victim of the physical and emotional aggression of his father, who is engaged in the...

885 words | 4 page(s)
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