Victorians- Ideas of Progress, industry and empire quotes

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  • Industry
    • Hard Times
      • Equally like one another
        • Long sentence
      • Generically called the 'Hands'
        • Personfication
      • Like fairy palaces
        • Similie
      • Like serpents of smoke trail themselves for ever and ever, never get uncoiled
        • Simile sibilance allusion
      • Like competing Towers of Babel
        • Allusion
    • Tess
      • Red tyrant
    • Dombey and Son
      • now boasted of its powerful and prosperous relation
        • Plosives
      • Even railway time observed in clocks, as if the sun itself had given in
      • \\throbbing currents rushed and returned incessantly like its life's blood
        • Alliteration
    • Ideas of progress
      • Locksley Hall
        • Saw the Vision of the world, and all the wonder that would be
          • Alliteration
      • Empire
        • Cry of the Children
        • A Woman of no Importance
          • Have you any country? What we should call country?
            • Questioning
          • Foreigners like yourself
          • As far as civilization goes they are in second
          • Tainted with foreigen ideas
        • Heart of Darkness
          • Only brute force,-- nothing to boast of... arising from the weakness of others
            • Embedded clause
          • Ceased to be a blank space of delightful mystery, to dream gloriously over. It had become a place of darkness
            • Short sentence
          • Vast amount of red,-- good to see at any time
          • Black shadows of starvation
            • Metaphor sibilance
          • limbs like knots in a rope
            • Similie
        • North and South
          • Indian shawls... garb of a princess... soft feel and brilliant colours
        • Drummer Hodge
          • Strange stars amid the gloam
            • Sibilance
          • They throw in Drummer Hodge, to rest// Uncoffined--
            • Cesura
        • Complete Indian Housekeeper
          • Absolute children Indian servants are
          • The more everything is assimilated to British ways, the better
        • The Englishman
          • There's a flag that waves o'er every sea
          • Its honor is stainless, deny it who can,// The island home of the Englishman
        • White Mans Burden
          • Take up the White Man's burden
            • Imperative
          • The savage wars of peace-//Fill full the mouth of famine// and bid the sickness cease
            • Oxymoron alliteration
      • Hard Times
        • Teach them nothing but facts
          • Short sentence
    • Cry of the Children
      • "How long," they say,"How long, O cruel nation// Will you stand to move the world on a child's heart
        • Cry of the Children
        • Dialogue rhetorical question personal pronoun
    • Song of the Shirt
      • Work!- Work!- Work!
        • Epizeuxis monosyllabic exclaimation
    • A Woman of no Importance
      • In my young days, Miss Worsley, one never met anyone in society who worked for their living
      • In America these are the people we respect most
    • Mrs Warren
      • More afraid of the whitelead factory than I was of the river
    • Dirty Father Thames
      • Folks inhale the mephitis,// Which thy bubbly bosom brews.
        • Plosives alliteration
    • Projected Kendal and Windermere Railway
      • Is then no nook of English ground secure// From rash assault?
        • Rhetorical question

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