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Brideshead Revisited

In 1926 Charles returns to London from having been in Paris. The General Strike is on in Britan; and Charles volunteers to help out by giving out food. He goes to a jazz club one evening and,...

Latest answer posted October 12, 2009 5:44 pm UTC

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Brideshead Revisited

Anthony Blanche is a student who is at Oxford with Sebastian and Charles and is a close friend of Sebastian. He is clearly a somewhat debonair, hedonistic individual and he certainly seems more...

Latest answer posted November 9, 2011 11:13 pm UTC

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Brideshead Revisited

The term originated (by Theocritus) as referring to shepherds (“pastor” in Latin) is used throughout literary history to describe literature (especially poetry) that deals with rural, agricultural,...

Latest answer posted April 25, 2013 6:08 pm UTC

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Brideshead Revisited

Evelyn Waugh's novel Brideshead Revisited marks a turn from his earlier, brighter satirical fiction to a more somber elegiac mode. The most important thing to note about time is that this story is...

Latest answer posted March 26, 2012 1:39 am UTC

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Brideshead Revisited

Most of Waugh's novels before Brideshead were satires: Scoop was a satire about the journalism industry, for example; Vile Bodies was a satire about extravagant young people in London society...

Latest answer posted May 14, 2016 6:18 pm UTC

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Brideshead Revisited

Let us think for one moment about the important theme of memory in this book, which is of course a prevalent concern, as indicated by both the whole idea of visiting a place that you knew from your...

Latest answer posted November 23, 2011 6:19 pm UTC

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Brideshead Revisited

The protagonists of both these books are looking back at a particular time in their lives. There are many points of comparison between Leo and Charles: Leo and Charles are both middle-class...

Latest answer posted May 16, 2019 9:00 am UTC

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