Essay on Seduction

Compare and contrast the attempts at seduction in To His Coy Mistress and The Flea

Although To His Coy Mistress and The Flea are both poems written in attempts to seduce reluctant love objects, they go about the matter in very different ways. In To His Coy Mistress the speaker focuses mainly on time, but also on the physique of his mistress. The Flea’s speaker, however, concentrates more on the […]

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Comparing and contrasting Christina Rossetti’s ‘Cousin Kate’ and Eileen McCauley’s ‘The Seduction’

I have compared poems ‘Cousin Kate’ by Christina Rossetti and ‘The Seduction’ by Eileen McCauley. Both poems describe different situations in which a young girl is seduced by a man and becomes pregnant. Both poems are equally angry and describe a loss of innocence and a sense of betrayal by both men and society.’Cousin Kate’ […]

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Poetry “To his coy mistress” and “The seduction”

Andrew Marvell was born in 1621 and dies in 1678 he was born in Yorkshire and educated in Cambridge. He travelled for four years which explains some of the language used in his poem such as “the Ganges” and he also must of learnt a lot about cultures to learn about Jews. In the poem […]

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Compare and contrast “The Arch-Deceiver” with the poem “Seduction”

The poem Seduction by Eileen McAuley and the story The Arch Deceiver by Thomas Hardy both portrays the theme of deception and seduction. Both pieces consist of a boy deceiving a girl. From the poem, Seduction, the readers feel more sympathy for the girl who is used and deceived. As both the writers use language […]

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‘Tony Kytes the arch deceiver’ and ‘The Seduction’

Both pieces of text explore the idea of young women being misled by men. This is shown through their innocence and obedience. This can be seen to the extent that the women in ‘Tony Kytes’ are willing to hide under tarpaulin in order to avoid confrontation.”(Insert Quote)”The differences between the two pieces of text are […]

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Tony Kytes And The Seduction Analysis

“The seduction” written by Eileen McCauley is a poem, which tells a story written around the 1980’s in Liverpool, Birkenhead Docks. Birkenhead Docks is a dirty rundown and isolated place to go, the poem takes place in the nighttime. The poem gets its title because of the seduction of a young girl. The boy is […]

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“Tony Kytes the Arch Deceiver” and “The Seduction”

“Tony Kytes the Arch Deceiver” is a short story and was written Thomas Hardy. It is set in the 1890’s in the Victorian era. The poem “The Seduction” was written by Eileen McAuley and set in the 1980’s in Birkenhead. Thomas Hardy’s story and Eileen McAuley’s poem are similar in theme because of both texts […]

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Cousin Kate By Christina Rossetti And The Seduction

“Cousin Kate” is about a humble cottage maiden who was lured and seduced into having sex with the lord of the manor; “He lured me to his palace home woes me for joy. ” He used her for sex, and treated her like she was something he owned, “His plaything and his love. He wore […]

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Cousin Kate And The Seduction

‘Cousin Kate’ was written by Christina Rossetti in the nineteenth century. Her most popular piece of work was the Christmas carol ‘In the Bleak Midwinter’. ‘Cousin Kate’ is a narrative poem and it is spoken in the first person narrative.’The Seduction’ was written by Eileen mc Auley in the twentieth century. ‘The Seduction’ is also […]

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Compare and contrast Cousin Kate and The Seduction

In this essay I will be comparing and contrasting ‘Cousin Kate’, a first person narrative poem written by Christina Rossetti written during the 19th century (1830-1894) and ‘The Seduction’, a third person narrative poem written by Eileen McAuley during the late 20th century (1980).The narrator in ‘Cousin Kate’ is a cottage maiden who chronologically narrates […]

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Sir Gawain And The Green Knight Summary

before Sir Gawain and the Green Knight was composed (before/after) Sir Thomas Mallory’s classic Le Morte D’ Arthur? unknown The author of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is (known/unknown) Pearl Poet The author is referred to as the ____ ____. Northwest England The author comes from where in England? 1) Dialect 2)style (alliterative verse) […]

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How does Steinbeck present an aspect of power in Of Mice and Men

Steinbeck shows us power in many different ways, Physical, Personal, Financial Power and Power of Seduction the novel was set in the 1930’s when power meant a lot to a lot of people. This meant that people would do anything to get respected! In the 1930’s the world was a different place to what it […]

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‘Disgrace’ with ‘Jude the Obscure

  J.M Coetzee’s ‘Disgrace’ literates Lurie’s attempt and failure of the seduction of a school girl, Melanie. This is a campus novel about the first flirtation between a university lecturer and a student. The aptly named novel suggests the possible overall outcome of having a relationship with a student. ‘Disgrace’ is written from a third […]

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