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  • Roald Dahl was a famous British Writer

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    Roald Dahl Roald Dahl was a famous British writer. He was inspired to write because of his dreams and life experiences. He enjoyed telling bedtime stories to his children. These bedtime stories were published and some were made into films. Roald Dahl was great writer and was recognized for his work. Roald Dahl was a famous British Writer. He was born in Llandeff, Wales on September 13th 1916. His parents, Harold and Sofie, came from Norway. He had four sisters, Astri, Affhild, Else and Astra, His

  • Difference Between Romanticism And Transendinlalism In American And British Writers

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    of the Enlightment were fraught with dangerous errors and oversimplification. Romanticism may then be considered as a critique of the inadequacies of what it held to be Enlightened thought. The difference between these two eras are the British and American writers that have chosen either the path of romanticism or transendinlalism. The characteristics of Romanticism are different to those of Transendinlalism. Romanticism results in part from the libertarian and egalitarian

  • Critical Analysis of a Published Article

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    main point of this article is facts about arranged marriage. This article has addressed to the audience of British society apart to British Asians. Because the writer, intended to present them the real meaning, about the arranged marriages and how it works. In addition, it gives a clear method to the part of British people who an arranged marriage is different from their viewpoints. The writer gave this article an obvious title, which clearly sends out what he has proposed to say to those against arranged

  • Discussion and Analysis of British Situation Comedy

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    Encyclopaedic Definition: British Sitcom A British sitcom is a situation comedy (sitcom) produced in the United Kingdom. The genre can be difficult to classify as it covers a wide range of styles and situations. A common factor is the exploration of social mores, often with a healthy dollop of satire or bathos, in contrast to the sometimes-uplifting sentiments of many American sitcoms. British comedies are typically produced in series of six episodes each. In the United States, British sitcoms are rarely

  • Reflections of Social Revolution: British Literature of the 18th and 19th centuries

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    of all citizens while the Industrial revolution left many unsure of their place in society with its rapid changes to the workplace. One of the more interesting developments of this time period was the increase in the number and exposure of women writers. Female authors wrote on a variety of subjects, from fiction to political theory, and even commentaries on the role of women in their changing society. This new invitation for women to join the sphere of public political and social debate seems out

  • British and American Poets

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    British and American Poets British and American poets are considered to be some of the most exceptional poets in history. There was a British and American movement that started a little over 200 years ago with William Wordsworth. Once the movement started with Wordsworth, it was mostly British writers, however, the past hundred years or so was filled with equally awesome American Poets. However, there was an already world-renowned poet 300 years before that, by the name of William Shakespeare.

  • H.G. Wells: The Odd man Who Shaped a Genre

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    through the Lost Generation (British Writers, Vol. 6, 226). Fantastical plots and relatable language aside, he was also what one might consider a normal man. Despite his being repulsed by monogamy, he wasn’t afraid to speak his mind and indulge in worldly pleasures (British Writers, Vol. 6, 227). Born Herbert George Wells on Saturday, 21 September 1866 in Bromley, Kent, England, H.G. Wells was the third son of poor protestant shopkeepers Sarah and Joseph Wells (British Writers, Vol. 6, 225). After a short

  • Colonial American Literature Of Colonial America

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    While the United States was forming as a country, its literary identity was forming as well through a melting pot of writers including Benjamin Franklin, St. John de Crévecœur, Thomas Paine, and Phillis Wheatley. This included a number of forms of literature including the epic, political pamphlets, and poetry. When the first settlers arrived in the Americas during the 15th century, some of the first literature they produced were descriptions of their new life far from the English mother country

  • Woolf's Advice for the Woman Artist

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    the label "woman writer" (as opposed to writer--the masculine norm) have had to write like one of the boys, de-sexing themselves. Super-feminine lady writers, if they stick to their nice nook, will be both praised and despised for doing what comes naturally. But the woman writer who refuses these categories blows the scheme sky-high and incurs the wrath of the gods. (Michele Roberts in The Independent, 1997) Perhaps more than any other late-twentieth century British woman writer, Jeanette Winterson

  • The Involvement of War in British Literature

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    stretching back to Sir Isaac Newton” (Johnson 206). The dramatic scenes during times of war in Paradise Lost are a writer’s trade mark in British literature. In Elizabeth Roberts- Pedersen’s article of the affects the brain from war in British Medical Literature. Roberts- Pedersen studies the psychiatric understandings of the 'war neurosis' suffered by British servicemen during that conflict were predicated on a notion of the 'neurotic serviceman' as an objective personality type predisposed to