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    In the novel Lolita by Vladmir Nabokov we see our two main characters Lolita and Humbert Humbert have an inappropriate relationship with one another and very few things in common, but one thing they do have in common that is consistent throughout the novel is that they are both victims of alienation and exile. Nabokov himself was an exile from his home country of Russia and never really settled down permanently after leaving. He ended up dying alone in a hotel in Switzerland. The theme of alienation

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    Lolita

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    A Love Story: Or Is It? “Lolita, light of my life, fire of my loins, my sin, my soul” (Nabokov 9). Quoted from Vladimir Nabokov’s novel Lolita, Humbert Humbert briefly describes his sensibilities towards his love Lolita. I’ve italicized love for the reason that this book is perceived often as not a true American love story but as a pedophile’s lust. The reasoning for the italicization is because I wanted to emphasis on the point that this book offers more than that of a pedophile’s love. Nabokov’s

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    Criticism Of Lolita

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    English-speaking literary society, before the publication of Lolita. Lolita was rejected four times before it was finally published by the Olympia Press in Paris, which has published many controversial works by the writers like Jean Genet. Some readers are disappointed by the book’s lack of overtly sexual content while some labelled it as immoral. Nabokov’s fiction is not for passive readers who resist being drawn into the author’s linguistic games. Lolita is full of puns, coinages (such as “nymphet”), neologisms

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    Lolita Quotes

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    Lolita Major Characters Humbert Humbert is the narrator and protagonist of the novel, and he is a European scholar who is overly attracted to nymphets. This obsession stems from meeting Annabel in Europe, as Humbert is traumatized after his childhood love’s life is cut short. He is a handsome man who is capable of writing in beautiful prose to his audience. Early on in the novel, Lolita seems to be attracted to Humbert, even occasionally competing with her mother for his love. Over time, she becomes

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    Lolita Essay

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    De-victimizing Lolita: Removing Emotion from the Classroom Abstract: This paper focuses on Vladimir Nabokov’s novel Lolita. Specifically the argument discusses the need for reform within the classroom setting regarding student reaction and interpretation to the text. Class discussion involving Lolita tends to fall under a blanket of socially constructed presumptions that lend the discussion toward a shallow and judgmental reading of the text, and this tendency limits the discussion. This paper argues

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    Uniqueness In Lolita

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    Although Humbert recognizes the harm in his sexual affections, he cannot be other than who he is. He pursues Lolita relentlessly, gaining her trust to eventually abusive her pacifism. In Vladimir Nabokov’s famous novel, Lolita, Humbert Humbert

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    Lolita Analysis

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    Vladimir Nabokov’s novel Lolita was first published in France 1955, after being rejected by four publishers whom feared they would be incarcerated. However, it’s understandable why the story of a young pubescent girl, being groomed by her paedophilic step-father and then engaging in a sexual relationship whilst embarking on a journey across America, didn’t sit well with many people, therefore was then banned from 1956-1959, for its ‘’obscenity ’’ and ‘’pornographic’’ content in France, United Kingdom

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    Lolita Pedophile

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    between one’s freedom of choice and a disease that can be cured or eased. To grasp the controversy and the impact of psychology and the society, Lolita is an essential piece of literature that demonstrates the real-life application of an example in mental illness and how the society characterize the patients that affects the group as a whole. From Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov, the theme of mental illness and social values is introduced in three main aspects:

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    Metaphors In Lolita

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    delightful to the authors, just like some scenes in Lolita are dear to him. After he processed to describe these moments, Nabokov starts talking about how readers often misjudge his works, don’t understand the real meaning of it, give it more credit even though it is simple a fictional novel, or even diagnose him with depression and such based on the novel. He finally ends with vaguely telling people of what is was like to write a book like Lolita in English. 2. Identify metaphors and discuss their

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    Humbert's Lolita

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    narrative transforms Humbert's account of Lolita into an unidentifiable genre, Humbert's morbid love for the Dolores is immortalized forever because Humbert "injects [his] image [of Lolita]” (Rutledge 47) with the same powerful emotions “[he] feels for [her]" (47) in his account. Furthermore, while Humbert concedes that the reader "may jeer at [him], and threaten to clear the court" (Nabokov 278), he still insists "the world know how much [he] loved [his] Lolita" (278). By injecting a "sufficient degree

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