February 28, 2017

Homework Help: English

Posted by Henry1 on Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 7:15pm.

Could you please check these statements, please? It's really urgent.

1)How are the flowers introduced in the first stanza of William Wordsworth’s poem “Daffodils”? What view of nature is presented in the poem?
2) Briefly outline the relationship between man and nature in the Romantic Age.Provide examples from the authors dealt with in class (I need to improve this sentence).
3) What does the term Victoria refer to and what did the Victorian code of values consist of?
4) Describe how Mr Gradgrind is portrayed by Dickens in Chapter 2 of Hard Times. What is his surname symbolic of? How does he address his pupils and what kind of philosophy does he embody? Refer finally to the contrasting depiction of Sissy and Bitzer.
5) What kind of society does Lord Henry embody and how does he define beauty and youth in
Chapter 5 of O. Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray.
6) Refer to the kind of imagery used by R.L. Stevenson’s Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde to describe the duality of man's nature.
7) Refer to the concepts of beauty and youth as given by Lord Henry in chapter 2 of O. Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray.
8) Explore the theme of the double as it occurs in the works of the writers you dealt with in class (I need to rephrase it better)

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