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What It Means To Be A Gentleman In Great Expectations

What It Means To Be A Gentleman In Great Expectations Cari Gilkison, English 202: British Lit 1996      Great Expectations deals with many issues, one of which is the definition of what it means to be a Gentleman.  As Pip … Continue reading

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Growing Pains in James Joyce’s Eveline

  Growing Pains in Eveline Cari Gilkison, Critical Writing Winter 1995        Just as the evening invaded the avenue in the first line of James Joyce’s short story Eveline, so adulthood invades Eveline’s life.  Eveline is full of fears … Continue reading

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Sharon’s Spiritual Similes

Sharon’s Spiritual Similes Cari Gilkison, Critical Writing Winter 1995      Sharon Olds uses similes to help convey the idea that physical love and spiritual love in her poem “Sex without Love.”  Throughout the poem she compares lovers to dancers, ice-skates … Continue reading

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Metaphysical Elements In Poe

Metaphysical Elements in Edgar Allan Poe Cari Gilkison, Critical Writing Winter 1995    Edgar Allan Poe, though considered a classical writer, is often seen strictly as a writer of mystery, horror and Gothic.  However, his writing also shows a deeper, … Continue reading

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Nothing Will Come Of Nothing

Nothing Will Come of Nothing Cari Gilkison, Critical Writing Winter 1995   “Nothing will come of nothing,” (1.1.90) In Shakespeare’s King Lear we see how empty words and empty deeds will end up amounting to nothing.  The emptiness and greed … Continue reading

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Dreams Vs Reality in A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Dreams Vs Reality in A Midsummer Night’s Dream Cari Gilkison, English 220: Shakespeare Winter 1996 Does the play A Midsummer Night’s Dream lean toward reality or dreams?  There are many ways to look at this play, but one cannot help … Continue reading

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As Different As Night and Day: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

  As Different As Night and Day: BBC Vs Hollywood A Midsummer Night’s Dream Cari Gilkison, English 520: Shakespeare Winter 1996 Culture influences are interpretation of things.  Shakespeare is no different.  Two version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream follow the … Continue reading

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