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Myth and History in Geoge Eliot's Middlemarch

Middlemarch is, most will agree, George Eliot's greatest masterpiece, for this novel exposes much of the medocrity and banality of Victorian society while presenting a romance imbued with an almost fairy-tale quality. A consideration of what Northrop Frye meant by "romance" may help towards a better appreciation of Eliot's achievement in writing Middlemarch.
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A Living Link Between Lord Byron and Robert Browning

Robert Browning destroyed almost all his earliest poetry. This could be a symptom of an anxiety of influence. This articles attempts to uncover a possible source of influence instigated by the man who persuaded Byron to write Hebrew Melodies.
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Goethe's Wandrers Nachtlied in Longfellow's Translation

This articles considers how faithfully Longfellow translated Goethe's poem and what divergences from the origin might signify. The article also suggests a way to unravel the mysteries of Goethe's poem, not least with reference to the identity of the person to whom the poems sharing the title are addressed
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Wordsworth's Daffodils Reconsidered

The word "reconsidered" in the heading implies that Wordsworth's popular and famous poem still has secrets to divulge. Though it strikes many as simple and cheerful, its assumed innocence can easily distract attention from the underlying and disquieting seriousness of a poem concerning deep philosophic questions such as that of understanding the nature of physical ("vulgar") perception in relation to the autonomous creation of images by the poetic imagination.
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Applying to Medical School: the AMCAS Application and Personal Statement

Applying to Medical School can be an arduous process, but it doesn't have to be. Learn more about the AMCAS application and how to write a winning personal statement on your application.
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