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A study of Satan and the politics of Hell in Paradise Lost
The purpose of this study is to examine the political treatment of the fallen angels in Paradise Lost and, as far as possible, to relate the ideas and attitudes expressed in the epic to those found in Milton's prose tracts. ...
World War I in the novels of John Dos Passos
John Dos Passos was one of a "war generation" of young novelists for whom World War I was a source of excitement and then disillusionment. The works of Hemingway, Cummings, and others illustrate this, but for Dos Passos ...
Joseph Conrad: point of view in the early Marlow fiction
The thesis is a study of point of view in the early fiction of Joseph Conrad. The movement toward the use of an identified narrator is traced through the fiction preceding the appearance of Marlow in "Youth." Conrad's first ...
Attitude toward women in Thackeray's "Catherine", Collins's "Man and Wife", and Dickens's "Dombey and Son" (William Makepeace Thackeray, William Wilkie Collins, Charles Dickens)
Catherine, Man and Wife, and Dombey and Son will be compared with respect to their treatment of women characters. Each novel is either sympathetic to feminism and the treatment of women as equals, or constraining in its ...
Toward a revaluation of the imagery of Thomas Campion in "A Booke of Ayres"
This thesis is an attempt to redefine the concept of imagery in the ayres of Thomas Campion's first published work, A Booke of Ayres (1601). Though Walter Davis and others have commented on the auditory imagery of Campion's ...
An analysis of John Dos Passos' Streets of Night and its seminal effect on Manhattan Transfer and U.S.A
Common to all of John Dos Passos' early novels is a pessimistic view of man's ability to fulfill himself and to make a worthy contribution to society at the same time. The author's philosophy has been examined with respect ...