Essays on Virginia Woolf

The Manifestations Of Woolf And Aubrac’s European Resistances

Throughout their time Virginia Woolf and Lucie Aubrac embodied different manifestations of women’s resistance in relation to the rise of totalitarian governments in Europe. This essay is based upon research and their evidence the crucial questions of: “what forms did resistance take for each woman and why?” and “what role did gender play in Woolf...
1587 Words 3 Pages

Comparison Of The Great Gatsby And Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf

In both Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf and The Great Gatsby the authors, Edward Albee and F. Scott Fitzgerald (respectively) explore the concept of disillusionment. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf is set in 1962, in the midst of the Cold War, the tensions affect George and Martha’s personal battles, they create a mutually thought-out illusion...
2365 Words 5 Pages

Representation of Gender in Fitzgerald’s ‘The Great Gatsby’ and Albee’s ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’

Fitzgerald’s ‘The Great Gatsby’ and Albee’s ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’ are both texts that present gender in similar ways but with varying effects. This is often through the use of characterisation, for example the contrast between traditional and unconventional gender roles. They also look at the theme of power and how that may lead...
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