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    In this chapter, Lady Audley greatly discusses how she would likely kill Robert Audley so he will not say anything. She states, “If he stood before me, and I could kill him…I would do it!” (Braddon, 640). She greatly fears that Robert Audley will tell everyone the truth so she describes on different methods on how to keep him silent. Also, in this chapter, Lady Audley leaves a candle lit in Phoebe Marks room so she can kill Robert Audley. She tells Phoebe that the wind blew out the fire when, in

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    Robert’s Transformation in Lady Audley’s Secret Robert Audley plays a major role in Mary Elizabeth Braddon’s Lady Audley’s Secret. Robert is the nephew of Sir Michael Audley, and the young Lady Audley is his new step-aunt. The novel follows Robert in his quest to uncover the secret surrounding Audley Court and his friend, George Talboys. Within the first half of the novel, the reader watches Robert transform himself from being happy-go-lucky with no cares at all in the world to a man devoted

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    Lady Audleys Secret

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    The Style and Genre of Lady Audley’s Secret Lady Audley’s Secret, by Mary Elizabeth Braddon, is a novel of many elements. It has been placed in many different style or genre categories since its publication. I feel that it best fits under the melodrama or sensational genre, and under the subgenre of mystery. It contains significant elements of both types of writing, so I feel it is best to recognize both, keeping in mind that melodrama is its main device and mystery is a type of Victorian

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    Mary Elizabeth Braddon's "Lady Audley's Secret" - Is Lady Audley Mad? Mary Elizabeth Braddon's "Lady Audley's Secret" was published in 1861 and was a big success: a best-seller that sold over one million copies in book form. The protagonist, Helen Maldon - also known as Helen Talboys, Lucy Graham and Lady Audley - is a poor young beautiful woman when she marries the dragoon George Talboys, but his money only lasts for one year of luxury. When he no longer is able to offer her the life she always

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    Elements of a Successful Novel

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    ..help push the book to become a great novel. A great novel is always needed in order to help people not be closed-minded but to see the picture, and with this it can help us grasp or valve the importance of a great novel in life. Works Cited Braddon, M. E. Lady Audley's Secret. Ware, Hertfordshire: Wordsworth Editions, 1997. Print. Doyle, Arthur C. "Sherlock Holmes Quotes - Sherlock Holmes Quotes." Sherlock Holmes Quotes - Sherlock Holmes Quotes. The Hound of the Baskervilles, 2012. Web. 28 Feb

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    Novel and the Police.  Los Angeles:  University of California Press, 1988. Boyle, Thomas.  Black Swine in the Sewers of Hampstead.  New York:  Viking Penguin, 1989. James, Henry.  Notes and Reviews.  Cambridge:  Dunster House, 1921. Gaskell, Elizabeth.  Mary Barton.  Oxford:  Oxford University Press, 1987. Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, Vol. 80. Mansel, Henry. "Sensations Novels." Quarterly Review 113 (April 1863):  251-68. Websites http://www.vanderbilt.edu/AnS/english/Clayton/318biblio

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    Analysis Of Cloverfield

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    film more about monsters than aliens (yes, there’s a difference), evident from the marketing scheme that rightly states, “monsters come in many forms.” This psychological thriller is told through the eyes of its lead, portrayed exquisitely by Mary Elizabeth Winstead. In many ways, the reaction of Winstead’s character is exactly that of moviegoers, causing this film to be far more compelling and realistic than anyone could have

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    Scott Pilgrim Vs. The Critics

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    he has found “the one” after having had his heart broken over a year ago by Envy, lead singer for The Clash at Demonhead. His girl of interest that he dreams of before she shows up is the mysteriously eccentric hipster Ramona Flowers played by Mary Elizabeth Winstead. As soon as they become involved, Scott breaks it off with his 17-year-old “girlfriend” Knives Chau played by Ellen Wong, who does not take the breakup lightly. Shortly after Scott begins seeing Ramona, he finds that Ramona’s latest ex

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    survivors. It was rare for someone to make it to the enemy trenches. Trench Warfare was one of the most brutal combat strategies ever used in history. They say that without sacrifice there is no victory. In World War I there was a quote said by Mary Elizabeth Braddon (1862) that said “There can be no reconciliation where there is no warfare. There must be a battle, a brave boisterous battle, with pennants waving and cannon roaring, before there can be peaceful treaties and enthusiastic shaking of hands

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    Victorian Age

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    The Year 1837 was very significant. It was not only the year that Queen Victoria acceded the throne, but also the year that a new literary age was coined. The Victorian Age, more formally known, was a time of great prosperity in Great Britain's literature. The Victorian Age produced a variety of changes. Political and social reform produced a variety of reading among all classes. The lower-class became more self-conscious, the middle class more powerful and the rich became more vulnerable. The novels

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