Throughout English literature, sex and gender are equated with specific human traits. Weakness is a female trait and strength is a male trait. Women are capricious while men are stable. Imagination is feminine while logic is masculine. This is especially true of literature write in during the 19th century and the centuries before it. Ibsen’s
Antrim writes about people who hurt and are grieving lost loves, ruined lives, and often their dispossession in a world they have lost familiarity with. The characters seem to inhabit the spaces between words, and they are usually in pain but unable to identify its source. Many of the stories deal with people who have
Cho and Lee (2014) posit that the Grounded Theory (GT) methodology dates back to 1967 through “The Discovery of Grounded Theory”, a piece of work by Glaser and Strauss. According to Glaser and Strauss (1967), GT is the realization of theory from data. Therefore, Cho and Lee (2014) hold that the GT methodology is an
As the story Fahrenheit 451 starts, Guy Montag is displayed as a rigid and a man who fails to imagine things for himself. The story also reveals Montag as a mindless servant who did what he was told. However, as the story continues, he starts realizing the world around him and starts questioning everything around
Literature is like a marked space where different writers can communicate thoughts, ideas and feelings through writing the reader. The writer and the reader can develop unique meanings to a specific text concerning their context and life experiences. Through these diverse perspectives, the words get to take a life of their own related to these
The poem, “Dover Beach” by Matthew Arnold reminisces on a time and memories long gone. However, one aspect of the poem that intrigues me is the poet’s point reference. It is not clear whether the poet is melancholic and nostalgic about a literal Dover beach with its glimmering and gleaming beauty accentuated by pebbles and
Response to Part A Wilde has an unmatched intuition about the characters of his play. With resignation, Wilde’s piece fits the description as the most daring of writers of his era, as he mingles truth and clever banter perfectly in some form of mockery of his social environment. Wilde uses the characters to reveal underlying
In the second last chapter of Persuasion, chapter 23, the theme of love is evident. After a lengthy period of secret admiring each other, Anne and Captain Wentworth proclaim their long-standing desire for each other. As they engage in their romantic conversation, Anne exclaim, “If I was wrong to persuasion once, remember that it was
Section A My understanding – of how the Church is involved in oppressing people – contradicts the values of Christianity in significant ways. How has the Church participated in oppressing its people in the 21st century? Some would argue sexual exploitation by Church leaders resembles William Blake understanding of oppression involving a group of individuals.
Love is exceedingly valuable. With all the promises and vows made, love continuous to be priceless.  The love of a woman is something that requires infinite words to explain since its depth is incalculable. A woman in this case includes mothers, sisters and wives.  When a baby is born, the laps of a woman become