The Loss of E. M. Forster Analytical Essay by Top Papers

The Loss of E. M. Forster
An examination of how E.M. Forster sheds light on the Victorian era's closeted and romantic notions.
# 138626 | 2,000 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in History (British) , Literature (English)

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Using the works of E.M. Forster and some of his critics, this paper is an examination of how he uses gender, class and societal status to explain the Victorian era's closeted and romantic notions where the objects of desire are all too often foreigners or lower class, and therefore will end badly.

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"E. M. Forster has become a blip in the annals of British literature. In fact, most people today- if reminded- might know him as the originator of the novels which were made into films: "Passage to India", for one. And "Room With a View" for another. Of course, they were made with primarily English actors, because, Forster certainly was fascinated by the relationship between British and all the "others". These "others" included Indians, of course, as well as Italians. The key to understanding who and what Forster was and his subjects-matter and today's emphasis on something beyond- or beside- societal obstacles, lies in how differently he saw the..."

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