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Salome Oscar Wilde and Gospels of Matthew and Mark
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The works of Oscar Wilde (1854 – 1900) played a prominent part in the complex and contradictory literary life of Britain at the end of the 19th century. Wilde proclaimed that dreary reality should not become the subject of Art. Consequently, he tended to enrich his own delicate, though cold poetry with references to ancient myths.Thus, the legend of Salomé has its beginnings in the Gospels of Matthew and Mark (Matthew 14: 3–11, Mark 6: 17–28). There is no doubt…...
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Havisham Carol Ann Duffy
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Carol Ann Duffy decided to write poems about lonely women, which appear in the literature. Both female, both reclusive, but for very different reasons. I would like to show how Carol Ann presented those distinctions and similarities. To begin with, the voices of the poems are both single and female. However, the reasons of being forlorn are contrasting. Salome is aware of her loneliness and the fact that she was involved in many one nights stands: “I’d done it before…...
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Idea of Poetry Carol Ann Duffy – Feminist Propaganda?
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Propaganda is a message purposefully written to influence opinions, causing the viewer to agree with the message writer's point of view. These are often written in a misleading manner with equivocations. However in 'The World's Wife' many of the poems see women in a negative point of view and many of the women described in the poems are described as happy at the thought of children and child-birth. There is a lack of continuity in the themes of the poems,…...
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