12 Dec

Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage

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Structuralism and narrative poetics; 21. We can in fact concentrate the myth still further into an Oedipus fantasy in which the hero is not the old king's son-in-law but his son, and the rescued damsel the hero's mother. A word often used in art criticism to describe a quality in which the hand of the artist can be seen, i.e. paint strokes. But it is instrumental and cannot be the end itself. Plato’s skepticism about signification, i.e., that words bear no etymological relationship to their meanings but are arbitrarily "imposed," becomes a central concern in the twentieth century to both "Structuralism" and "Poststructuralism."

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12 Dec

Several More Lives to Live: Thoreau's Political Reputation

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No longer are kings and princes the noblest subject of poetry, nor is keeping decorum the special purpose of the poet. Feminist Criticism of American Women Poets: An Annotated Bibliography, 1975-1993. We see a trio of encounters that are also departures, as if characters are leaving a stage. Jameson is a more diverse theorist, known both for his impact on Marxist theories of culture and for his position as one of the leading figures in theoretical postmodernism.

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12 Dec

Frames of Southern Mind

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Through literary techniques such as imagery, symbolism, and diction, Otsuka projects the false hope of a boy yearning to once more feel the presence of his father.... [tags: Literary Criticism] Sherlock Holmes: A Marxist Deconstruction - Mysteries have always held great fascination for the human mind, not least because of the aura that surrounds them and the realm of the Unknown into which they delve. He sees migration to Japan as the almost magical means to establish control over his own story, to rescue his mother from her debilitating job in a textiles factory, to ensure a university education for his younger brother, Ali (Ebrahin Sheibani), and sister, Mahboubeh (Baran Kosari).

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12 Dec

Harm to Others (Moral Limits of the Criminal Law)

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Well, it's not only legit, it's absolutely necessary. It arose from the fact that men's estimation of the value of art depends on what they hold to be good and what evil. We have cited Homer as the very type of impersonal fiction writer, but the main emphasis of Homeric criticism, down to about 1750 at least, has been overwhelmingly thematic, concerned with the dianoia or ideal of leadership implicit in the two epics.

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12 Dec

Cross-Cultural Reckonings: A Triptych of Russian, American

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The special power of visual art, these modernist critics argued, was in its opposition to language. It is now evident that these manuscripts had been corrected by later scribes, but they are the most ancient uncials and preserve the Alexandrian text at an early stage. Lawrence, Arthur Conan Doyle, Umberto Eco, Ian McEwan and H. Essentially, the de-naturalization and problematization of critique is performed by bringing a multiplicity of forms of knowledge into play, comparing what is accepted as self-evident in one set of sources, one literature or discourse and comparing it with what can be found in different and often alternative sources of information.

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11 Dec

Paul Muldoon

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Tommy wears blue trousers, a collared short-sleeved shirt with the buttons done up unevenly and his firefighter’s boots, folded down below the knee. Radical Women, founded in 1967 in Seattle is the oldest (and still active) socialist feminist organization in the U. But its greatness is limited by its own dogma and mythology, its psychology is too idealistic and assumptive and its self-development aspects are too specific. It is distinguished from the second 152 Croce 153 form of knowledge, which is logic.

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11 Dec

Guide to Literary Terms, The (MAXNotes Literature Guides)

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Eagleton’s own works, then, just as much as those he studies, are riddled with contradictions. Poetry helps keep the commonality satisfied with their prince. "Princes and nobles being reformed and made Angelical by the Heroics," he writes, "will be predominant lights, which the people cannot choose but use for direction; as glow worms take in, and keep the Sun's beams till they shine, and make day themselves."

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11 Dec

Poems: second series

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Gender of both reader and protagonist is indeed significant in this struggle” (p. 144).] -----. “Feminist Approaches to the Interpretation of Fairy Tales.” In Fairy Tales and Society: Illusion, Allusion, and Paradigm. To this end, strong relationships have been established with the School of Literature, Media, and Communication and with the School of History, Technology, and Society at Georgia Tech’s Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts. Linklater, A., 2001. “The Changing Contours of Critical International Relations Theory,” Critical Theory and World Politics, R.

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11 Dec

The First Quarto of King Henry V (The New Cambridge

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These critics did not analyse the language of texts very much, but, rather, paid very close attention to the language of the texts when they read them and then described how they understood them and were affected by them. Our responses to characters are based on our interpretations, which are products of our personal fears, defenses, needs, and desires we project onto the text. For Anderson, the “first and most fundamental of its characteristics has been the structural divorce of this Marxism from political practice.” 15 In Western Marxism, the divide of theory and practice isn’t something to be actively engaged, but has become affirmed as a given, with energies thus devoted entirely to theory at the expense of practice.

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11 Dec

Literature and War (Rodopi Perspectives on Modern Literature

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These ideas guided both literary creation and official literary criticism in the Soviet Union, [10] where works focused on the lives of the different classes. Gender studies originated during the feminist movement, when critics began investigating the unexamined assumptions around gender in a piece of literature. The language employed here should be duly embellished and beautified with various artistic ornaments (rhythm, harmony, song) and figures of speech.

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