Home > Free Essays > Literature > Romantic Literature

Romantic Literature Essay Examples and Topics

Rationalism Versus Supernatural in Castle of Otranto

Much of the narrative strategy underlying the horrors and terrors of the first Gothic novel is theatrically inspired by the novel's settings and shadowy interiors, lunar menace and solar absence, lurid acoustics, peregrinating armor, mobile [...]
  • Pages: 5
  • Words: 1406

The Novel “Shame” by J. M. Coetzee Review

That is the theory; hold to the theory and the comforts of theory. To come back to the statement made by David, it seems that the novelist is talking about a way of life in [...]
  • Pages: 6
  • Words: 1705

Romance in Ying-Ying’s and The Western Wing Stories

The Story of the Western Wing is a love comedy that depicted adventures and relations between Oriole and Zhang. Secret love and romantic relations between a young scholar, Zhang Sheng, and a daughter of a [...]
  • Pages: 5
  • Words: 1586

Nature as an Element in Romantic Literature

That his response to this vista is restorative and necessary is expressed within the second stanza, "These beauteous forms, / Through a long absence, have not been to me / As is a landscape to [...]
  • Pages: 3
  • Words: 1002

Gift-Giving in “Gifts” by Nuruddin Farah

The young woman's reaction to gift-giving is interesting because the discussion of this reaction can add to Peter Singer's vision of the necessity to be generous in relation to the people of the Third World.
  • Pages: 4
  • Words: 856

The Secret by Rhoda Byrne

The bottom life of this book is that there are principles which are necessary for one to be able to match the challenges of life.
  • Pages: 4
  • Words: 1366

“The Cave of Salamanca” by Miguel de Cervantes

The Cave of Salamanca by Miguel de Cervantes is focused on one specific family with its peculiarities, but considering the situation, it is possible to state that the problems and sins which occur in the [...]
  • Pages: 3
  • Words: 826

“The Ocean” by George Gordon Byron

In this poem, the poet has used imagery to narrate his poem and depict the theme; a lot of imagery has been used in the entire poem from the first stanza to the last one.
  • Pages: 5
  • Words: 1422

Summary of the Novella Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse

The book is concerned with the life of the protagonist which is also his path to enlightenment. Siddhartha loves his father, he also learns about physical love and has a chance to understand what the [...]
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 496

“The Golden Ass” by Lucius Apuleius

There is another major theme that connects both thinkers in their views and it is the unexplained nature of love. Humanity is not the one that created love; people are simply the receivers and givers.
  • Pages: 6
  • Words: 1700

Araby by James Joyce

This symbolizes the blindness of the area of residence and the house in which he lives. The narrator is new to the love of a girl and does not know how to handle her.
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 803

The Ramayana Epic

They are an example of how married couples should be as Rama was an ideal husband to his wife and she was a faithful wife to him.
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 490

“Araby” by James Joyce

The description of the city shows that there was romance all over and even the cold in the city could not hold the love for her back.
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 564

Women writing in India

It can be argued that the authors had technically juxtaposed tradition and change thus leaving it to the readers to point out the good and bad element of both the tradition and the change.
  • Pages: 5
  • Words: 1386

Marriage in a Midsummer Night’s Dream

The main theme of the play revolves around the marriage between Thesus, the Duke of Athens, and the Queen of Amazons called Hippolyta, as well as the events that surround the married couple.
  • Pages: 3
  • Words: 832

Role of Women in the Poem Beowulf

However, from a careful analysis of the context of the poem and the society in which it is set in, it is evident that women also played a key role in the poem.
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 646

The God of Small Things

Writer of the novel considers breaking the laws of love a taboo in the Indian Community. These rules or laws of love were applicable to all the people in the society irrespective of sex or [...]
  • Pages: 2
  • Words: 576

My Turkish Lover; Santiago Esmeralda

In spite of the eventual freedom of Esmeralda one is then bound to wonder why it took her so long to see the relationship for what it really was and leave.
  • Pages: 8
  • Words: 2207

Symbolism and Realism in Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert

The character development in the story is presented through Emma's realization of the imperfection of the world. Although Madame Bovary as a realistic novel is widely recognized, Flaubert's quest of distortions and illusions lead to [...]
  • Pages: 3
  • Words: 807

The Different Literary Periods

It was the wakeup call for revolution at the beginning of the 19th century and a sound of establishment at the close of it.
  • Pages: 3
  • Words: 848