Romeo and Juliet: Act III, Scene V Analysis

Act III, Scene V of Romeo and Juliet is significant for it is the most pivotal scene of this tragic play.  Although prior scenes present extreme circumstances, this scene reveals the results of past activities and begins a series of tragic misunderstandings and fatal reactions.  Transformations occurring amongst characters and their relationships with one another…

Romanticism: Artistic & Intellectual Movement

Romanticism is an artistic and intellectual movement originating in Europe in the late 18th century and is characterized by a heightened interest in nature, emphasis on an individual’s expression of emotion and imagination, a departure from the attitudes and forms of classicism, and rebellion against established social rules and conventions. Romantic writers usually involve one…

Narcissism in Anne of Green Gables

Narcissism can be seen throughout the book Anne of Green Gables. Narcissism has been defined by the Oxford Paperback Dictionary as “abnormal self-love or self admiration”. Narcissism is also synonymous with vanity, conceit, egotism, self-importance and arrogance. The narcissistic tendencies in Anne seem to change throughout the book and are often displayed through her imagination.…