Genre Essay Examples

The detective genre

During the era of Queen Victoria, when flickering gas lamps lit the squalid streets casting an eerie shadow, a soon to be well known compilation of stories belonging to Detective genre were being published. They were the first of their kind, and were created by Arthur Conan Doyle. His stories became so well known, that… View Article

An analysis of the Detective Genre

During the time period that Doyle wrote his stories Britain had a growing empire covering two fifths of the world. This growth in empire led to a huge fascination for the exotic. British people believed that they were the most civilised people in the world, hence they saw new cultures as uncivilised suspicious and strange…. View Article

The effects of war and technology on the apocalyptic genre

The apocalyptic genre centers on theme of prediction of disaster or warning of havoc in future, involving widespread destruction and devastation. Global warming can be a good example of apocalyptic scenario. In fact man is afraid of himself and more so what he has created. War is a disaster of man’s actions that has always… View Article

Genre Discussion

The art of writing mixes in varying elements in order to create atmosphere, suspense or the climax of the work. Suffice it to say that the following stories discussed in this essay are the culmination of sex, alienation and melancholy brought on by the characters and the events surrounding those protagonists. This essay will seek… View Article

Melodrama in British Cinema

In studying melodrama as a genre we can note that this term has a link to cinematic “realism”. The term realism is used by many writers as a basis to which other cinematic forms can be compared or contrasted. This also includes melodrama. Moreover, what may constitute realism is somewhat recognizably associated to its historical… View Article

Analysis of the Poem “Variations on the Word Love”

The writer of the poem Margaret Atwood was born in November 18, 1939 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. She is not only a poet, but also a novelist, a literary critic, an essayist and an environmental activist. And she is an excellent writer, a winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award and Prince of Asturias award for Literature…. View Article

Romantic Themes Used By William Wordsworth

Romantic literature, like other genres, shares similar literary elements that unify a certain style of poetry. William Wordsworth, a Romantic poet, used images of nature along with themes of idealism expressed with emotion in his poetry. These elements that Wordsworth used were very typical of other Romantic work’s themes and images. Without Wordsworth’s use of… View Article

The Norton Anthology Sylvia Plath

Imagery is the essence of all forms of poetry. It is what brings a poem to life it is the key to releasing all the emotions in us. Imagery develops a deeper meaning to the poem and its major themes. Plath uses a lot of images in her poem which reflect her feelings and help… View Article

Philippines Literature

The diversity and richness of Philippine literature evolved side by side with the country’s history. Long before the Spaniards and other foreigners landed or set foot on Philippine shores, our forefathers already had their own literature stamped in the history of our race. Our ancient literature shows our customs and traditions in everyday life as… View Article

Segment idea’s for school brodcast

1) The segment would be interviewing people on their favorite movie. The segment is trying to show the different genres of movies people like. I would accomplish this by interviewing 10 people. I would put the segment together by interviewing the 10 people; do an introduction, and putting cool music in the background. This would… View Article

Reaction Paper on “Matilda”

“If you’re not having fun, you’re not learning”, this quote is taken form the movie “Matilda”. This is very meaningful to me because it is placed in the classroom of Miss Honey and it contradicts the school’s ambience of not being a conducive place (or even a fun place) learn. This of course is reinforced… View Article