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18019. Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens.

This paper discusses how Dickens' novel about an orphaned boy in 1830s England shows the inhumane treatment of the poor at the time. Through the use of irony, Dickens points out that the Reform Act and the Poor Law Amendment resulted in making things much worse for the poor. The novel refers to such problems as workhouse conditions, hunger, cruel treatment, and the poor resorting to crime in order to survive. KEYWORDS: literature dickens oliver twist poor laws. MLA Style. 6 pages, 21 footnotes, 5 bibliographic sources. 1,520 words.
  $42
 

18018. Dracula by Bram Stoker.

This paper discusses how the novel Dracula uses characterization and symbolism to express the theme of "good versus evil." The character Dracula is depicted as the personification of evil. By contrast, the characters opposed to him are depicted as representatives of goodness and Christian values. The novel warns that evil is infectious; however, with the proper effort, good can triumph over evil. KEYWORDS: fiction book review dracula bram stoker good evil. MLA Style. 6 pages, 22 footnotes, 5 bibliographic sources. 1,512 words.
  $42
 

17510. Arthurian Myths and the English Patient .

This paper provides an overview and analysis of the mythological structure and the influence of Arthurian legends and myths in Michael Ondaatje’s novel, The English Patient. Argues that by utilizing parallels between the English patient and mythic figures, Ondaatje is able to make him a rich and vibrant character, whose narrative drives much of the novel’s action. KEYWORDS: book review fiction English patient Ondaatje mythological structure Arthurian legend myths. MLA Style. 5 pages, 20 footnotes, 3 bibliographic sources. 1,274 words.
  $35
 

17475. Elizabeth Bowen & Evelyn Waugh and the British Cultural Response to World War Ii.

Drawing on Bowen’s The Heat of the Day and Waugh’s Put Out More Flags, this paper examines the British cultural response to World War II and in particular considers the issue of the war’s impact upon gender roles. In both of the novels examined, there is evidence that the gender distinctions are blurred, not reinforced. Yet, both Waugh and Bowen, whether intentionally or not, also present characters who only find themselves further confined to the private, domestic sphere as a result of the war. The question of wartime gender distinctions thus remains a clouded, complex issue. KEYWORDS: WWII England gender roles bowen Waugh women occupations. MLA Style. 15 pages, 29 footnotes, 8 bibliographic sources. 3,696 words.
  $105
 

15790. Flashman by George Macdonald Fraser.

Critical review and analysis of the Scottish writer's historical novel, focusing on the central character of Harry Flashman, whom Fraser portrays as a satirical representative of the classically educated upper class Englishman embarked on an adventure in mid-19th Century India during the early days of the British Raj. 6 pages, 3 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $42
 

15731. The Sense of "Place" in Mrs. Dalloway (Woolf) and Howards End (Forster).

Various scenes from these two novels are described to show how Woolf and Forster treated the theme of "place." For example, in Woolf's novel, city landmarks and other locations are important to the memories and psychological loneliness of the title character. In Forster's novel, the city is described as a symbol of materialism, in contrast to the idealism and spirituality of the countryside. 13 pages, 33 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.
  $91
 

15592. The Understanding of Femaleness in the Waves (Woolf) and Ulysses (Joyce).

Woolf depicts three main female characters and thus shows three different ways of being "female" (with both good and bad qualities). Joyce's emphasis is on the contradictory and ambiguous nature of femaleness. He captures this idea in the free-flowing inner dialogue of Molly Bloom; however, it is argued that there are also overtones in this dialogue which can be attributed to Joyce's status as a male "outsider." 6 pages, 15 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.
  $42
 

15557. Parallels and Differences in the Quests of Stephen Dedalus and Holden Caulfield.

Compares the main characters in the novels of Joyce (A Portrait of the Artist As a Young Man), and Sallinger (The Catcher in the Rye). Differences in character, ambition and religious influences are discussed; in addition, it is argued that both characters want to be "helpers," and both undergo "hellish" experiences before having epiphanies about their lives. 9 pages, 19 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.
  $63
 

15049. 1984 (George Orwell).

Examines Orwell's use of satire and the depiction of a bleak future to criticize the society of his own time. In particular, Orwell was concerned with the threat of totalitarian governments and the manipulative use of language by politicians. 6 pages, 14 footnotes, 5 bibliographic references.
  $42
 

14800. Antoinette and Rochester in Jean Rhys’ Wide Sargasso Sea.

This paper compares and contrasts the religious and spiritual views of Antoinette and Rochester. Contrasts the Anglican, realistic Rochester with the Jamaican, Catholic, superstitious heroine of the novel whose beliefs and perceptions are shaped by native religion (Obeah), childhood tragedy and trauma, and an inherited insanity. KEYWORDS: book review religion characters jean rhys wide Sargasso sea obeah book review. 5 pages, 10 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source. 1,270 words.
  $35
 

13819. A Passage to India by E. M. Forster: Treatment of British Imperialism.

An analysis of the implicit criticism of British colonial policy and British attitudes found in Forster's 1924 novel. Explores how Forster views the political and social forms of British colonial India, and how the laws upholding those forms create a tragic confrontation between Moslem, Anglo-Saxon and Hindu values and rights. 7 pages, 11 footnotes, 4 bibliographic sources.
  $49
 

13816. Orwell's "Down and Out in Paris," "London" and "Animal Farm".

Compares and contrasts Orwell's "Down and Out in Paris" and "London" with his "Animal Farm," demonstrating that a constant theme of the downtrodden masses is found in Orwell's writings of very different styles and subjects. 6 pages, 10 footnotes, 7 bibliographic sources.
  $42
 

13483. Comparison of Peter Pan (Barrie) With Hook (Spielberg).

Discusses similarities and differences between the original story (with its theme of children growing up) and the film (with its theme of an adult regaining his "inner child"). Argues that both versions teach valuable lessons. 6 pages, 7 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.
  $42
 

12479. All Quiet on the Western Front (Remarque) and Homage to Catalonia (Orwell).

Both books are concerned with the the theme of disillusionment, and both tell about men whose idealistic world views were shattered by the realities of war. In the Remarque novel, disillusionment arises as a result of the hero facing the horrors of death and destruction. In Orwell's autobiographical book, it arises as a result of feeling politically betrayed. 8 pages, 25 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.
  $56
 

12478. The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje.

Thoughtful, sensitive review of Onjaatje's novel. Explicates the use of geography as the main metaphor in the novel, tracing the interaction of the characters drawn from disparate parts of the world who wind up confronting themselves and each other in the isolated setting of a bombed-out Italian villa. 6 pages, 6 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $42
 

12223. The Metamorphosis (Franz Kafka) and to the Lighthouse (Virginia Woolf).

Studies the psychological relationships between children and parents in these two literary works. Both works feature insensitive fathers, ineffectual mothers, and repressed children. Also considers such factors as lack of communication, and feelings of hope versus hopelessness. Also examines the influence of the author's personal lives on the different outcomes of their stories (Kafka saw only the bad side of his father but Woolf was aware of her father's good side as well as his bad side). 13 pages, 55 footnotes, 8 bibliographic sources.
  $91
 

12047. "The Rocking-Horse Winner" by d.h. Lawrence.

Discusses the story as a criticism by Lawrence of materialism, and as an example of Freud's Oedipus Complex. Also considers the opinion of some scholars that the story is simply a fairytale. Concludes that all three of these interpretations are correct, and that the story also represents a boy's search for identity in an impersonal world. 6 pages, 26 footnotes, 7 bibliographic sources.
  $42
 

11959. The Literary Style of Walter Pater.

Examines the personal, subjective style of the 19th century English writer. Includes a discussion of his use of long, complex sentences, his use of "sensuous" words, and the influences on his style. 10 pages, 24 footnotes, 11 bibliographic sources.
  $70
 

11432. Huxley's Brave New World and Skinner's Walden Two.

An analysis which considers how Skinner's book answers many of the difficulties that Huxley found in utopian schemes as presented in Brave New World. 6 pages, 4 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.
  $42
 

11251. Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell.

Critique of Orwell's autobiographical account of life on the bum in the two cities. Differing attitudes and lifestyles among the very poor in the two capitols are noted. 5 pages, 8 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

11218. Mary Stewart's "The Crystal Cave".

Looks at the modern romance novel about the life of Merlin, the legendary magician of King Arthur's Court. 6 pages, 9 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $42
 

11043. Winston Smith in Orwell's 1984.

A character analysis of the protagonist of George Orwell's novel about a futuristic state in which thought control and suppression of erotic and emotional feeling are forced. Winston's position as an "everyman" in a political fable is described. KEYWORDS: george orwell 1984 character analysis winston smith. 5 pages, 8 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

10487. Caste and Class in Four English Novels:

The treatment of social class and caste restrictions in English society are examined in Swift's "Gulliver's Travels", Dicken's "Great Expectations", Waugh's "Brideshead Revisited", and Margaret Drabble's "The Waterfall". The range and contrast of caste distinctions is seen narrowing over the two hundred years covered in the four books. 10 pages, 16 footnotes, 4 bibliographic sources.
  $70
 

10229. Joyce's Use of Epiphany in "Dubliners".

Joyce's development of the moment of revelation in the stories "Araby" and "The Dead" is analyzed; the epiphany is seen as a sudden insight into the protagonist's own character. 5 pages, 6 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

10228. The "Temple" in Forster's "A Passage to India".

Examines how Forster's last section of the novel summarizes and concludes the previous sections on Moslem, Anglo Indian and Hindu in imperial India. 5 pages, 6 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

10164. A Comarison of Virginia Woolf's Flush and Orlando.

Report which compares two of Virginia Woolf's novels, Flush and Orlando. Report includes discussion of Woolf's literary style, central themes, and position within literary spectrum. Internal notes, numerous sources. 17 pages, 29 footnotes, 10 bibliographic sources.
  $119
 

10163. George Orwell and 1984.

Report describes Orwell, his work and life, his concerns as writer/thinker, distopia in 1984, political aspects of language and behavior. Internal notes, several sources. 9 pages, 17 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.
  $63
 

10162. Doris Lessing's the Fifth Child.

Describes books as example of Gothic fiction genre; focuses on author's use of suspense, atmosphere and moral dilemmas to create settings in which evil triumphs over good and destroys family. 7 pages, 7 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.
  $49
 

08939. Lost Women Poets: Shakespeare's Sister in a Room of One's Own.

This essay considers the plausibility of the possibility that many great woman poents have been lost to posterity because of the conditions imposed on them by male-dominated cultures. 6 pages, 5 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $42
 

08176. Democracy and the Novel: The Evolution of Democracy and the Public Reading Taste as Reflected in Three American and Three British Novels.

Encroachment of democratic principles into the scope, style and characters of novels by Fielding, Dickens and Forester in England and Hawthorne, Twain and Bellow in America is extensively traced and analyzed. The movement away from the classic literary tradition and its symbolism and towards journalistic realism and realistic dialogue is perceived as resulting from changing work occupation and education of the reader as well as political and social responses to changing views on class and ethnic divisions. 34 pages, 81 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.
  $133
 

07545. George Orwell's "1984".

Resemblances between the thought control world of Orwell's futuristic novel and our own society are examined. 5 pages, 3 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

07533. George Orwell's 1984: Is It Coming True?

Essay which argues that while many dictatorial governments act like they want it to come true, and the increasingly technological basis of American society would give a dictatorship the means for making it come true, at least in the democratic societies of the West is has not yet come true, largely because the average person is aware of the symbolism of 1984 and has totally rejected it. 5p. 1b.
  $35
 

07362. Illusion and Reality in Ibsen's Ghosts.

Essay on the force of illusion and self-deception in this tragic play, focusing on the two main characters, Oswald Alving and Mrs. Alving. Analyzes their relationship in terms of illusions, while summarizing the action of the play. Concludes that Ibsen considered illusion a much stronger force in the lives of his characters than reality. 5p. 1b. (notes in text).
  $35
 

07209. James Matthew Barrie.

A biographic and literary analysis of the life and work of the author of Peter Pan and other literary works. Examines his sexual problems and his obsession with children, and the effect they had on his work. 10 pages, 12 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $70
 

07208. "The Turn of the Screw" by Henry James (A Review).

Perceptive exploration of the psychological twists used on various levels in Henry James' ghost story. Analyzes the symbolism of the story while describing the plot and exploring the ambiguities and possibilities that the story contains. 9 pages, 5 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.
  $63
 

06716. "The Quiet American" by Graham Greene (A Review).

A comparison of the two main characters in Greene's novel about an American agent in Saigon during the Indochina War. 6 pages, 0 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source. Notes in text.
  $42
 

06136. George Orwell's "Animal Farm".

Thoughtful review of the classic political fable, and discussion of basic political-philosophical questions raised by the book. 5 pages, 0 footnotes, 1 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

06132. The Life of Orwell.

Good basic biography of the writer of 1984, concentrating on his early life and first writings to bring out the lesser-known side of his work and life. 7 pages, 9 footnotes, 4 bibliographic sources.
  $49
 

06041. "A Clockwork Orange" by Anthony Burgess.

A review of the major themes of the horrific vision of the future depicted in Burgess' novel, showing how it is clearly related to his view of the present. 6 pages, 7 footnotes in text, 1 bibliographic source.
  $42
 

06037. The Horse Dealer's Daughter. d.h. Lawrence.

A paper showing how Lawrence explores the theme of awakening sexuality in a young woman in a remote farm -- by a symbolic outsider who then marries her. 6 pages, 6 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $42
 

05970. James Joyce's Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man.

A brief discussion of Stephen's conversions to the two religions in Joyce's book -- Catholicism and art. 5 pages, 7 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

05878. `"Ulysees" and "The Odyssey."

An investigation of Bloom as hero given that Joyce uses "The Odyssey" as an inspiration for his Dublin novel and invites the reader to regard Bloom as a hero despite many features of his character which are far from heroic. 19p. 2f. quotes in text.
  $133
 

05765. Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein" and the Theme of Friendship.

Mary Shelley's use of the motif of friendship and Frankenstein's monster's disintegration due to its isolation is examined. Extensive quotes. 8 pages, 10 footnotes in text, 1 bibliographic source.
  $56
 

05731. d.h. Lawrence. Lady Chatterley's Lover.

A paper exploring the themes of reconciliation and regeneration portrayed inthe relationship between Connie and Mellors. 6 pages, 2 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $42
 

04843. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley.

Huxley's futurist novel of a world in which social engineering and the world state are defied by a nonconformist is reviewed. Themes of social adaptation and individual freedom are looked at in particular. 8 pages, 0 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $56
 

04798. Ford Madox Ford's "The Good Soldier" (A Review).

A detailed examination of the treatment of the philosophical problem of knowledge in Ford's novel. The author's technical devices, character analysis and use of experimental narration are related to the fundamental problems of love and sex dealt with in the book. Irony and the dual-time scheme of the story are dealt with in particular. 18 pages, 18 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.
  $126
 

04457. The Ginger Man by J. P. Donleavy.

A critique of Donleavy's novel of an American rogue in Dublin. Elements of black humor and immorality are considered. 6p.; Of.; Ob.
  $42
 

04408. Lawrence Durrell - an Independent Study.

The nature of Durrell s romantic lyricism is expertly delineated in terms of style and musicality; The Alexandria Quartet and The Black Book are examined for recurring themes of vitality, sensuality and opposition to what Durrell calls "The English Death". Narrative and descriptive devised in each work are also thoroughly analyzed. llp., 8f., 5b.
  $77
 

04398. "The Man Who Died" by D. H. Lawrence (A Review).

A philosophically indepth look at Lawrence's story as the embodiment of the author's personal credo. The reconciliation of the body with the spirit is considered as an attack on the Judeo-Christian ethic, and the nature of the Lawrence ideal man-woman relationship seen in light of the sexual nature of religious desire. 6 pages, 0 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $42
 

04117. A Psychological Analysis of Malcolm Lowry.

13 pages, 29 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source. See Literature: English Fiction 1900 to Present.
  $91
 

04086. Woolf's "To the Lighthouse" and Joyce's "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man" (A Comparison).

An examination of the eternal moment, the epiphany and the act of creation are discussed in the novels by Virginia Woolf and James Joyce. The characters Stephen Dedalus and Lily Briscoe are compared for their ideals of beauty and spiritual qualities. Wonderful references to quotations throughout. 10 pages, 12 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.
  $70
 

03899. Animal Farm (Orwell) and the Birds (Aristophanes).

A comparison of the anthropomorphic use of animals in Orwell's novel and the Greek comedy by Aristophanes; themes of social criticism, cynicism and despair in each work are reviewed. Social experiments are linked to totalitarianism. 8 pages, 0 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.
  $56
 

03807. "Watt" by Samuel Beckett.

The inquiring mind of Beckett's comic hero is examined, and the oblique techniques used by the writer for outlining his philosophy. Repetition, abstraction and infinitesmal detail seen as methods of questioning human modes of thought with boredom. 6 pages, 0 footnotes, 0 bibliographic sources.
  $42
 

03797. "Mrs. Dalloway" by Virginia Woolf (A Review).

In this paper, the treatment of feminine characters in Woolf's novel is examined in light of the struggle between the yearning for natural freedom and the restraints of society. The character of Clarissa in particular is studied for feminine vulnerability and civilized subordination of women. 10 pages, 16 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $70
 

03561. Joyce's a Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man.

A close analysis of Stephen Dedalus' vow to forge "the uncreated conscience of my race" at the end of the novel; his statement is related to the moral and spiritual themes of the book. 6p., 4f.:, lb.
  $42
 

03560. "Women in Love" by D. H. Lawrence.

The nature of the love relationships in the novel are reviewed in philosophical terms. The ambivalence of sex and sadism are seen as the root of love's failure. 6 pages, 6 footnotes, 3 bibliographic sources.
  $42
 

03529. Dedalus and the Church.

A look at Stephen Dedalus' growing disaffection for the Catholic church in Joyce's A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man; Stephen's emotional and sexual struggle with sin, and his nascent sense of artistic pride, are examined from a religious standpoint. lOp., lOf., lb.
  $70
 

03019. The Social and Historical Milleu of Sons and Lovers.

The background and setting of Lawrence's novel are explored; the social blight of the English mining town is seen as a fundamental divorce from nature and man's "blood consciousness." 8 pages, 6 footnotes, 4 bibliographic sources.
  $56
 

02512. The Manifestations of Sibling Rivalry.

Good thorough study of how and why sibling rivalry occurs, with attention on typical strategies used by jealous children, advice on how parent can overcome. 11 pages, 10 footnotes, 3 bibliographic sources.
  $77
 

02504. The Air Force and Milltary Leadership.

An interesting paper, with many subjective comments, arguing that in the technological age military leadership must reflect modern management practice; Curtis Lemay as example of old school leadership, McNamara, McConnel, Cbapman, Shoup as examples of new school. 11 pages, 16 footnotes, 15 bibliographic sources.
  $77
 

02499. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by Jsmes Joyce.

An analysis of pages 164-173 of the novel, looking at the imagery of Daedalus and Icarns in Stephen's vow to "live, to err, to fall, to triumph, to recreate life out of life." 3p., Of., Ob.
  $21
 

02492. The Oppressed American Indian.

Solid paper, how Indians are discriminated against in education, employment, law and politics; solutions are more federal funds, "Red Power" movement. 9 pages, 9 footnotes, 5 bibliographic sources.
  $63
 

02478. The Housing Problem in the Willow Run Area, 1941-45.

Very good, very comprehensive study of problems created when the U.S. government and Ford motors decide to build one of the world's largest airplane factories from scratch. Includes analysis of the reasons for the decision, the housing crush that developed and the politics of building new housing, what life was like in the factory housing project; includes appendices on statistics of production, housing, annotated bibliography. 32 pages, 69 footnotes, 22 bibliographic sources.
  $133
 

02185. A Linguistic Analysis of Joyce's a Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man.

A technical study of Joyce's style in the novel, based on the principles of transformational-generative stylistics. Units of Joyce's sentence structures are broken down and analyzed for their meaning in linguistic terms. 16p., Of., 6b.
  $112
 

02166. Revolution in Conrad's Works.

The theme of revolt against established institutions in Conrad's novels is examined; the moral failure of the revolutionaries in The Secret Agent, Nostromo and Upper Western Eyes is analyzed and attributed to their abstract mentalities. 9p., Of., Ob.
  $63
 

01933. Mythic Elements in D. H. Lawrence's Piano.

The return to self-surrender and infantile regression are examined in Lawrence's poem the definition of "uroboric incest" in Neumann's Origin and History of Consciousness is applied to the work., 3p., Of., Ob.
  $21
 

01879. The Aspern Papers and the Spoils of Poynton by Henry James.

Two works by James are analyzed for their technique in the revelation of the characters; feeling and emotion in both stories are discussed. 3p., Of., Ob.
  $21
 

01550. Conrad and the Absupo.

The search for meaning in Heart of Darkness and The Secret Sharer by Joseph Conrad is explored; the author's philosophy about man's choices in the world, and his portrayal of the absurd hero, are expounded. 8p., Of., Gb.
  $56
 

01378. T. S. Eliot.

A comprehensive account of the poetic theories and writings of T. S. Eliot. Eliot's critical writings as well as his poems are considered, and a thorough analysis of the "Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" is offered. 19 pages, 17 footnotes, 10 bibliographic sources.
  $133
 

01319. The Window Section of to the Lighthouse.

Virginia Woolf's novel of a family's life in the Outer Hebrides is looked at for its symbolism of water and silence, light and solitude. A short section is analyzed in detail. 6p., Of., Ob.
  $42
 

01315. Virginia Woolf and Samuel Beckett.

A comparison of the techniques and influence of the two writers, focusing on stream of consciousness and symbolism. 5 pages, 5 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

01289. Orlando by Virginia Woolf.

A review of the Shakespeare and castration themes in Woolf's novel, offering views on feminism and its place in her work. The relative positions of men and women are studied in the novel, and the role of women in literature is considered. lOp., 6f., 3b.
  $70
 

01053. Ulysses by James Joyce.

A general background to the novel, looking at Joyce's life and preparation for writing the book, a number of critical interpretations of the work, and setting out a number of approaches to the study of the book. Narrative techniques, sexual themes, Biblical and Classical parallels, and philosophical ideas found in the book are discussed. 18p., Of., Sb.
  $126
 

01052. "Religious Aspects of Ulysses" by James Joyce.

A thorough discussion of religious themes and metaphors found in Joyce's novel, including the concepts of salvation, resurrection and epiphany. Joyce's philosophy of "Itheocentric humanism", seeing the center of man as God, is discussed in relation to Renaissance concepts of humanism and modern culture. Biblical, Jewish and Catholic themes in the book are also explored. KEYWORDS: book review james joyce ulysses religious themes. 14 pages, 5 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.
  $98
 

01032. "Women in Love" by D. H. Lawrence.

A critical review of Lawrence's novel, summarizing the development of thc love affairs of Ursula and Gudrun and the treatment of sexual relationships in the book. Lawrence's philosophy of sexuality as a life force is discussed. 5 pages, 0 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

00980. The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James.

An analytic interpretation of James' novel, examining the question, "why did Isabel go back to Osmond?" in the larger context of the construction of the novel. Isabel's marriage, her suffering and resignation, and the psychological implications of her lack of courage in going to Rome are considered in depth. 16 pages, 15 footnotes, 9 bibliographic sources.
  $112
 

00936. The Protagonists of D. H. Lawrence.

Lawrence's vision of his composite hero is interpreted as a complex vision of the man himself; the influence of Victorian morality and the subsequent Freudian liberation on the philosophy of Women in Love, Sons and Lovers and The Rainbow is discussed, and that philosophy's pessismism snd Utopianism analyzed. llp., Of., llb.
  $77
 

00935. Aldous Hukley on the Stable Society.

Huxley's vision of a Utopian order, as outlined in Brave New World and Brave New World Revisited, with an emphasis on the dangers of dehumanization and the loss of individuality. 7 pages, 17 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.
  $49
 

00882. The Directions of the Novel: Dickens, Lawrence and Beckett.

The structure and purpose of the novel in three writers is compared; the social comment of Dickens, the sexual liberation of Lawrence, and the absurd world of Beckett are discussed. 6p., Of., Ob.
  $42
 

00767. The Inheritors by William Golding.

The psychological point of view of Neanderthal man, as depicted by Golding in his novel, is discussed and interpreted as a commentary on civilizations in conflict. 4 pages, 0 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $28
 

00766. Animal Imagery in Lawrence.

The significance of animal imagery and symbolism in D. H. Lawrence's The Rainbow, Women in Love and The Fox is discussed in detail; the relationship of human characters to "totem" animals is studied, and the natural force in those characters interpreted along those lines. 13p., Of., 3b.
  $91
 

00378. Conrad's Lord Jim.

The human weaknesses and lack of self-respect in the protagonist of Conrad's novel are analyzed; self-deception is seen as his greatest failing. 4p., Of., Ob.
  $28
 

00072. Images in Joyce's a Portrait of Tre Artist as a Young Man.

The importance of images and symbols in Joyce's novel about Irish boyhood is considered; the cow, the bird and the angel are analyzed for symbolic content. 5p., Of., Ob.
  $35
 

00005. James Joyce's Ulysses: The Failure of Criticism.

An attempt to analyze the critics' failure to come to grips with Joyce's work; argues that such devices as word-counts, Homeric analogies and "value systems" are meaningless in the critical accounts of the book. 11 pages, 0 footnotes, 0 bibliographic sources.
  $77
 

53814. Virginia Woolf: The Lady Writer.

The English feminists views on the subject of women in fiction, as expounded in her speeches and the study, "A Room of One's Own" are examined in this essay. The history of English women writers, such as Bronte, Eliot, and Godwin, is treated as an exception to the rule rather than as evidence of freedom for women in Victorian times. lOp., 6f., lib.
  $70
 

53749. The Theme of Love in the Pupil by Henry James.

The opposition of the themes of love and money are viewed in the characters of Pemberton and Morgan; their relationship is seen as tragic. 6p., Of., Ob.
  $42
 

53739. The Secret Sharer by Joseph Conrad.

The theme of thc loneliness of commmnd is examined as portrayed in the character of the ship's captain. Loneliness is viewed as transcendant self-knowledge. 3p., 5f., lb.
  $21
 

53735. The Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad.

An approach to the quest for knowledge of evil as found in Conrad's novel; self-knowledge and the sadism of morality are considered. 3p., Of., Ob.
  $21
 

53652. Zelda Fitzgerald.

The life and times of F. Scott Fitzgerald's wife are recounted briefly, with the emphasis on her efforts to establish independence and original creativity. 6p., 6f., lb.
  $42
 

53593. "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man" by James Joyce.

An analysis of the character of Stephen in Joyce's novel, noting the themes of alienation, repression and eroticism reflected within. 7 pages, 0 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $49
 

53332. Symbolism of the Marabar Caves in "A Passage to India".

The significance of caves as symbols of man's universe, and the relation of Hindu, Christian and Moslem thought to that symbolism is looked at in E. M. Forster's novel. 7 pages, 8 footnotes, 5 bibliographic sources.
  $49
 

53076. Linguistic Patterns in David Copperfield (Charles Dickens).

The speech patterns and sentence structures of Charles Dicken's novel are examined in detail; dialect and syntax are seen as an expression of personality and social class. 9 pages, 0 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $49
 

53036. A Critique of Waiting for Godot.

An analysis of the techniques of dialogue and staging in Beckett's play, examining thcir influence on the themes of absurdity and meaninglessness in our world. 6 pages, 0 footnotes, 0 bibliographic sources.
  $42
 

53029. The Horse Dealer's Daughter by D. H. Lawrence.

A discussion of the theme of love and the encounter of life and death in the short story by Lawrence; love and mysticism are analyzed. 3 pages, 0 footnotes, 0 bibliographic sources.
  $21
 

52758. Meeting in the Mosque From "A Passage to India" by E. M. Forster.

The meeting in the Mosque scene in Forster's novel is analyzed for its treatment of dialogue, and for its symbolic contrast of Indian and English values. 3 pages, 0 footnotes, 0 bibliographic sources.
  $21
 

52601. Feminism in Virginia Woolf's "To the Lighthouse".

The delineation of male and female characters and psychologies in Woolf's novel is looked at. Woolf's polarization of men and women is noted. 6 pages, 9 footnotes, 3 bibliographic sources.
  $42
 

52572B. Illusion and Reality in the Works of Iris Murdoch.

A discussion of the various symbols of illusion versus reality in The Unicorn, The Bell and The Nice and the Good, concentrating on the author's existential philosophy and treatment of good and evil. 5 pages, 0 footnotes, 0 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

52572. The Unicorn by Iris Murdoch.

A criticism of the psychological themes and characterizations of a contemporary English novel of romance, with a look at the Christian allegory of death and other symbolism. 5 pages, 0 footnotes, 0 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

52358. The Virgin and the Gypsy by D. H. Lawrence.

The opposition of dark and light, innocence and experience and purity and sexuality are examined in Lawrence's story. 4p., 0t., 0b.
  $28
 

51575. Modern British Short Stories.

A critical survey of seven short stories, including works by Joyce, Greene, Lawrence and Woolf. Some psychological aspects of the symbolism and stream of consciousness employed are mentioned. 7 pages, 9 footnotes, 9 bibliographic sources.
  $49
 

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