Romantics and Victorians: Literature 1789-1870
Order Description1.‘Had Elizabeth been able to encounter his eye, she might have seen how well the expression of heart-felt delight, diffused over his face, became him’ (Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice, 1813)
Explore the representation of desire and/or the gaze in Jane Austen’s works (e.g. <Pride and Prejudice>, <Emma>, etc.) and Charles Dickens’s works (e.g. <Oliver Twist>, <Great Expectations>etc.). . (It can be other works of these two authors).
2.‘Not as she is, but as she fills his dream.’ (Christina Rossetti, ‘In an Artist’s Studio’, 1856)
Explore constructions of gender and sexuality in George Eliot’s works (e.g. <Middlemarch>, <The Mill on the floss> etc.) and Mary Wollstonecraft’s works (e.g. <The Rights of woman>, <The Wrongs of Woman> etc.). (It can be other works of these two authors).
Write a 1000 words for each questions