18th Century Poetry Analysis: John Keats & Alexander Pope

The differences between eighteenth-century literature and romantic poems, with respect to history is constituted here.  This is seen through the influential works of John Keats and Alexander Pope. These works are acknowledged as, “The Rape of Lock” and “The Eve of St. Agnes.”  Alexander Pope takes his readers on a hatred filled epic. A robust…

Daniel Levinson’s Seasons of Man: Summary & Analysis

In May of 1977, Daniel Levinson constructed a model of the seasons of a man’s life.  His developmental theory consists of universal stages or phases that extend from the infancy state to the elderly state.  Most development theories, such as Freud’s psychosexual development theory or Piaget’s cognitive development theory, end in the adolescent stage of…

The Sedition Act of 1798: Summary & Analysis

For the first few years of Constitutional government, under the leadership of George Washington, there was a unity, commonly called Federalism that even James Madison (the future architect of the Republican Party) acknowledged in describing the Republican form of government– “And according to the degree of pleasure and pride we feel in being republicans, ought…

Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights: Catherine Analysis

The purpose of this paper is to assess the novel, “Wuthering Heights,” by Emily Bronte, particularly within the context of the character, Catherine. Catherine plays a prominent role throughout “Wuthering Heights.” For the most part, it is her love of Heathcliff which represents the crutch of the human struggle encountered by Catherine, as well as…

Anthony Arblaster’s Viva la Liberta!: Politics in Opera: Summary & Analysis

Viva la Liberta! – Politics in Opera by Anthony Arblaster is published by Verso in 1992 in London, Great Britain. It was the book’s first edition and publication. The book contains 340 pages of text, no illustrations, and includes a tables of contents, nine main chapters, conclusion, notes and and an index. The chapters start…