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    Lolita

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    Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita When Vladimir Nabokov finished writing the novel Lolita he knew the explosive subject matter that he was now holding in his hands. After being turned down by publishing houses on numerous occasions to unleash his controversial story to the public, it was finally published by the French in 1955. Many critics were shocked and called it pornography while others praised his work. How could a pure thinking author conjugate ideas on issues so dark and depraved? What were his

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    Lolita

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    analytical opinion on Lolita written by Vladimir Nabokov. The text also gave me an insight on the desires that we create ourselves. Willing slaves to ourselves, it is all a fantasy written by our own hands, whatever we shall choose to contrive. What a twisted and convoluted path those of pure heart must walk through this world. But this text also left me with more questions than answers that were addressed in the text. First page of chapter one, I was deeply engaged in the text. Lolita has a powerful introduction

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    Lolita

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    Lolita is one of the most unconventional literary classics of the century. Lolita is a twelve-year-old girl, who is desired by the European intellectual Humbert Humbert. As the narrator of the story, Humbert chronicles his abnormal childhood, adolescent experiences, and an adventure in a booming American as a European tourist and pedophile. But it is key to realize his first heartbreak as a boy manifests into his desires for nymphets. This point is made clear in both the novel and movie. I will show

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    Lolita

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    De-victimizing Lolita: Removing Emotion from the Classroom Abstract: This paper focuses on Vladimir Nabokov’s novel Lolita. Specifically the argument discusses the need for reform within the classroom setting regarding student reaction and interpretation to the text. Class discussion involving Lolita tends to fall under a blanket of socially constructed presumptions that lend the discussion toward a shallow and judgmental reading of the text, and this tendency limits the discussion. This paper argues

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    Lolita

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    A WORD FOR WORD VISUALIZATION OF SOMETHING THAT ALREADY EXISTS QUITE HAPPILY? LOLITA IS A COMPELLING NOVEL, A FASCINATION READ; IS IT WRONG FOR AN ARTIST SUCH AS KUBRICK, OR ANYONE ELSE TO SUCCEED IN CREATING THAT AWESOME WORLD OF HUMBERT AND THE HAYES LADIES? IS IT IMMORAL FOR YET ANOTHER ARTIST TO COME ALONG AND WANT TO DO IT AGAIN, HIS WAY? OF COURSE NOT. AND IF, FOR INSTANCE, A STUDENT LONGED TO ADAPT LOLITA TO A THESIS, WOULD HE BE CRITICIZED? WELL, IN THE LAST INSTANCE, PROBABLY, BECAUSE

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    Lolita

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    A Love Story: Or Is It? “Lolita, light of my life, fire of my loins, my sin, my soul” (Nabokov 9). Quoted from Vladimir Nabokov’s novel Lolita, Humbert Humbert briefly describes his sensibilities towards his love Lolita. I’ve italicized love for the reason that this book is perceived often as not a true American love story but as a pedophile’s lust. The reasoning for the italicization is because I wanted to emphasis on the point that this book offers more than that of a pedophile’s love. Nabokov’s

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    The Story Of Lolita '

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    name of Lolita. Instantly, he realizes he has found the one, the one that will make Annabel become a person of the past and let him deliberately try to find a way to be with Lolita without her mother finding out. When Charlotte ships Lolita off to summer camp, she confronts Humbert Humbert, informing him of her feelings for him. She suggests that they either get married or he find another place to stay. Through panicked thoughts, he decides to marry Charlotte in order to stay near Lolita. When Charlotte

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    The Shocking Lolita Vladimir Nabokov wrote Lolita not only to create controversy and shock the public, but also for money and fame. Nabokov wrote Lolita to get attention. This novel engages moral dilemmas that are sensitive to its readers. The sensitive subject matter created such a controversy that it perpetuated sales and made it a bestseller, and he knew that if he wrote a book shocking and personal enough he would become wealthy. The novel speaks as though it were a lived event which

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    Analysis Of Lolita

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    Name: Joy Chow Major Works Data Sheet: Lolita Title of the Work: Lolita Author: Ladimar Nabokov Date of Publication: 1997 (1955) Genre: Novel Historical information about the Setting: There are numerous settings in the novel, varying from cities in France to towns in America. During the 1940s and 1950s time period, everyone, particularly Europe and America, was in a period of unorganization, chaos, and uncertainty because of WWII. Europe, specifically, was in a limbo after the war and all its

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    Romance In Lolita

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    Savannah Fraser Lumsden ENG4U60 May 22, 2014 ISU Comparative Essay “Lust is temporary… Without love, lust and romance will always be short-lived” (Steel). In Lolita written by Vladimir Nabokov, the protagonist and middle-aged professor, Humbert Humbert, becomes sexually involved with 12 year old and step-daughter, Dolores Haze, also known as Lolita. In Terry McMillan’s novel Waiting to Exhale, four middle-aged women are viewed at various points in their lives that all share one aspiration: finding romance

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