Throughout time, works of literature have often carried messages of great social importance. It is essential to understand these significant themes and agendas in order to understand the basis of the novels. Throughout The Prophet’s Hair by Salman Rushdie, War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells and A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess, there is much evidence supporting the idea of social or political ‘warnings,’ one could argue, about the functionality of society and those who govern said societies.
the characters throughout the story. C. B. Cox acknowledges and supports Golding's efforts to use the literary device of allegory. Diane Henningfield is a professor at Adrian College who believes that Lord of the Flies can be read allegorically through multiple ways. These ways include allegorizing a psychological comprehension on humanity, the political status of the world in postwar
Seuss was still able to make reading fun and enjoyable to children. Along the lines of his illustrations, Theodor Geisel was among the first authors to put illustrations equal with text, enabling his readers to follow the action and the story simultaneously. True to his eccentric character and unique perspective, Seuss basically drew things as he saw them. Surprisingly, he had strict guidelines on how to write children's
Shijing and Chuci Two of the most important collections of poems in the long history of Chinese literature are the Shijing (Book of Odes) and the Chuci (Songs of Chu). The Shijing is the oldest collection of Chinese poetry; it dates from the 10th through 7th centuries B.C., during the Zhou Dynasty, and Northern Chinese feudal nobility are thought to have authored most of the works. The poetry of the Shijing is not very complex; rather it is characterized for its realistic subject matter, which
epics. It also traces the biographical, historical, sociological, religious, economic, political and literary reasons for the outbreak of the English civil war. Thus, it points out the mutual bond that exists between society and literature, and renders a historical reading of the literary works taken for analysis by exploring the possible purposes with which these texts have been written and the ways in which the meanings of these texts have changed over time owing to multiple interpretations. Keywords:
Rice University Sexuality/Textuality in Tristram Shandy Author(s): Dennis W. Allen Reviewed work(s): Source: Studies in English Literature, 1500-1900, Vol. 25, No. 3, Restoration and Eighteenth Century (Summer, 1985), pp. 651-670 Published by: Rice University Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/450501 . Accessed: 16/12/2012 06:30 Your use of the JSTOR archive indicates your acceptance of the Terms & Conditions of Use, available at . http://www.jstor.org/page/info/about/policies/terms
RABIYA MATEEN KHAN SESSION: 2013-2015 A THESIS SUBMITTED IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT FOR THE DEGREE OF MASTERS IN ENGLISH LITERATURE KINNAIRD COLLEGE FOR WOMEN, LAHORE RESEARCH COMPLETION CERTIFICATE It is certified that Ms. Syrrina Ahsan of Final Semester (Session 2013-2015), Department of English Literature has carried out this work entitled “PATRIARCHAL DECADENCE IN THE FEMALE WORLD OF MRS. DALLOWAY” under my supervision.