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Radical Rejections And Sloppy Seconds, Meaghan Dodson Jan 2015

Radical Rejections And Sloppy Seconds, Meaghan Dodson

English Student Papers

Jane Austen is famous for her heroines and their marriages; at the same time, however, she is also infamous for these same heroines rejecting proposals of marriage. This paper explores how Austen uses the failed marriage proposal to show how women need not fear putting their own happiness first - an idea that is just as radical in our own day and age.


“Romanticism In T.S. Eliot’S Early Poetry: Music And Words”, Abby Ang Apr 2012

“Romanticism In T.S. Eliot’S Early Poetry: Music And Words”, Abby Ang

English Student Papers

In his lecture “The Music of Poetry” (1942), T.S. Eliot said, “I think that a poet may gain much from the study of music.” Indeed, much of his poetry shows his debt to music, for instance in the musical titles of his early poems, jazz rhythms in the Waste Land, and the instrumental reference in the Four Quartets. This paper reviews Eliot’s preoccupation with Romanticism through an invocation of Romantic musical genres.

T.S. Eliot wrote his early poems during a time when other poets like Ezra Pound vigorously denounced the Romantic project and its Victorian inheritors. Around ...


Fulfillment Of Woman And Poet In Elizabeth Barrett Brown's Aurora Leigh, Beth Leonardo May 2011

Fulfillment Of Woman And Poet In Elizabeth Barrett Brown's Aurora Leigh, Beth Leonardo

English Student Papers

No abstract provided.


Wordsworth And Milton: The Prelude And Paradise Lost, Colin Mccormack Dec 2010

Wordsworth And Milton: The Prelude And Paradise Lost, Colin Mccormack

English Student Papers

No abstract provided.


The James Brothers And The Tragic Beauty Of Individualism, Corey Plante Dec 2010

The James Brothers And The Tragic Beauty Of Individualism, Corey Plante

English Student Papers

No abstract provided.