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  • Queen Elizabeth - Impact on english literature

    Queen Elizabeth was one of the greatest monarchs in British history. During her reign the hour grew ripe and there came the greatest outburst of creative energy in the whole history of English literature. Fine arts received support and encouragement from the Queen that was unparalleled by any other English monarch; and as a result, the authors and works of this time period came to be known as Elizabethan. She was an avid reader and often held theater performances in her court, particularly...

  • Modernism

    Henry James, The Portrait of a Lady 1.Consider the way in which, on a small scale, the excerpt develops the broader preoccupation of the novel with the clash between worlds and cultures. The first sentence of this excerpt show to the reader the image of Mr. Touchett about the American young women who has just arrived,, who is that strange women?'' Lord Warbunton notice that Isabel is an ,, independent young lady'' ,,from the way she handles the dog''. When Mr. Touchett asks where his wife...

  • Joseph Andrews

    Henry Fielding, The History of the Adventures of Joseph Andrews and of His Friend Mr. Abraham Adams Joseph Andrews was the first published full-length novel of the English author and magistrate Henry Fielding, written in 1742 and defined by Fielding as a "comic epic poem in prose". Joseph Andrews is a humble young man in the service of Sir Thomas Booby and his wife. When his master dies, Joseph is assailed by fresh widow, who never misses an opportunity to make them advances and...