Modern novel

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  • Is Classic Novels Be Adapted Into Successful Modern Movies?

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    October 2016 Can Classic Novels be Adapted into Successful Modern Movies? Emma’s Clueless About Clueless I. My audience for my research paper is people attending a pop culture conference. The movie Clueless is based on ‘90’s pop culture, even though the movie is based on Jane Austen’s Emma which is over a century old. My audience will be people who are interested in learning more about whether or not classic books can be adapted into successful movies set in a more modern time period. II. Film is

  • Aphra Behn's Oroonoko as the First Modern Novel Essay

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    was she who earned them the right to speak their minds."  Although she was a woman of outstanding accomplishments, one of her publications truly glistens.  Oroonoko (1688), the epic tale of a heroic black slave, has often been dubbed the first modern novel in that

  • Radha, as the only one of all the characters in the novels is a true representing of the modern

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    Radha, as the only one of all the characters in the novels is a true representing of the modern Indian woman. In her study of the imaginary of Indian women in literature, Rajan states that "The image of the "new Indian woman" is of course derived primarily from the urban educated middle-class woman" (Rajan 130) and describes her as "attractive, educated, hardworking, and socially aware" (Rajan 131). In spite of her origin as a daughter of a middle class traditional family, while studying and in the

  • Shelley's Use of the Modern Prometheus as a Subtitle to the Novel

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    Shelley's Use of the Modern Prometheus as a Subtitle to the Novel The idea of the 'Modern Prometheus' is important in the novel in many ways as Frankenstein is widely known as being the 'Modern Prometheus'. In having said this, Frankenstein is called the modern day Prometheus as he stole from God something that was not meant to be known by humans and "animated" his idea with science and modern day technology. Also, just like Prometheus, Frankenstein and mankind were punished

  • Symbolism In The Graphic Novel 'The Rime Of The Modern Mariner'

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    The Rime of the Modern Mariner In the graphic novel The Rime of the Modern Mariner written by Nick Hayes it takes a modern and environmental approach to an old tale. In the story, a mariner tells a recent divorcee a tale from his past. He tells an account of how he traveled the ocean and witness the horrific pollution that the ocean contains. He encounters many situations of pollution throughout the novel, including mesh and plastic inside a rotting albatross; and when he falls into the water he

  • The Great Gatsby” – Comparison of the Novel and the Modern Movie Adaptation

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    1. Francis Scott Fitzgerald Francis Scott Fitzgerald (1896 – 1940) was an American author of novels and many short stories. He is worldwide recognized as one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century and the time called the „Jazz Age”. His most famous works are „The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” and „The Great Gatsby” which have been adapted into films. The Great Gatsby has been the basis for many movie adaptations of the same name in 1926, 1949, 1974, 2000, and the latest in 2013

  • Modern Society In George Orwell's Dystopian Novel 1984

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    In his dystopian novel “1984,” George Orwell imagines a world of evil, a place where the authentic individual is repressed of any basic rights. Fearful of this, he skilfully portrays the character, Winston Smith, to embody what life might be in a futuristic society, reduced of meaning, thought, and individuality. It is under these same values that German psychologist, Eric Fromm, hints Orwell’s work to be a warning. An eccentric reservoir for readers to understand the dangers and repercussions of

  • To What Extent Is Futabatei's Ukigumo, Japan's First Modern Novel?

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    was the future of Japanese literature. At that time, novels were still regarded as a third rate art form in Japan, though foreign books were highly sought after by the Japanese public. There were many ways to write Japanese, each system with its own use for specific occasions. And yet, the idea of writing in the style of natural conversational Japanese was considered radical and inappropriate for literature by the general public. Most foreign novels were translated poorly, into a writing style known

  • The Extent to which You Think the Gothic Novel Represents Recognisably Modern Anxieties

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    To what extent do you think that the Gothic novel represents recognisably modern anxieties? Since the 1800's, vampires have often found their way into literature, legends, and popular culture. The vampire's first appearance in Gothic fiction came from John Polidori's publication, The Vampyre in 1819, and from then the fascination of the vampire and gothic literature as a whole grew and can be viewed as a commentary on the period of time in which it was written. The strong image of the vampire is

  • Modern Culture : The Japanese Manga ' A Sub Culture Based Around Graphic Novels

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    In Japanese modern culture, patriarchal constructs rule everyday ideology of what it is to be feminine, how the female body should look, and appropriate female sexual behaviour. Representations (and expectations) of the female form and sexuality are well depicted in the Japanese manga: graphic novel artwork that is read ubiquitously throughout Japan. Exploration of this art-form and the culture that grows around it provides a unique insight into current cultural attitudes in Japan. Shojo manga -