Saturday, November 14, 2009

Please help me with essay..have to finish it in one hour????

It tells the story of four dissimilar women in post-World War I England who leave damp and rainy London to go on a holiday to a secluded coastal villa in Italy (Portofino). Two housewives, who belong to the same church but have never spoken, become acquainted. Each in her own way is suffering through an empty marriage and faces the prospect of a lonely and almost isolated middle age. After seeing a newspaper ad for a villa for rent on the Italian Riviera, the women set about finding two other ladies to share expenses. Joined by a beautiful young socialite and an elderly dowager, the four find rejuvenation in the tranquil beauty of their surroundings.

Much like the film this book by Elizabeth Von Arnim inspired, there is something peaceful here on these pages. This is a gentle novel about the gradual internal changes brought about by the beauty of our surroundings. It is a book that reads itself as much as it is read, the author writing with the flow of the character's thoughts and feelings as their hearts are changed by the surprise of beauty.

An ad to rent a castle in San Salvatore on the Italian Riviera will prompt two only slightly acquainted British women named Rose and Lottie to inexplically leave their husbands behind for a summer that will change their lives and their marriages forever.

Joining Rose and Lottie for this holiday is Mrs. Fisher, an older woman living in the past, and Lady Caroline Dester, a grey-eyed society beauty tired of being gawked at like a majestic statue, not allowed to be human. Diverse in nature and temperment, not to mention background, they interact uneasily together until the flowers and the sea bring about a change in their souls.

Surrounded by fig and olive trees, plum blossoms and Tamarisk daphnes, and the scents of fortune's yellow rose and blooming acacia, the women slowly find their roles at this castle by the sea and in doing so find themselves as well. New insights will prompt Rose and Lottie to send for their husbands. Lady Caroline, or 'Scrap' as she is known, will find love in spite of her wish to be alone and her great beauty. Mrs. Fisher will form a friendship with Lottie and her husband and discover a renewed zest for creativity in this heaven by the sea.

This is a novel about life and love, told gently through the emotions of these women, as the surprise of beauty and the warmth of being suddenly admired and seen as beautiful, when they had not been before, changes their simple lives, which were not so simple at all. You will definitely enjoy this novel if you enjoyed the lovely film it inspired.

A peaceful yet breathtaking portrait of love is painted by the author in a pleasing and gentle manner readers will fall in love with. A beautiful read on paper, or listened to unabridged with Nadia May reading. This is a book that refreshes the soul and calms the spirit. It is about love restored and love discovered, along the wistaria covered steps leading down to the sea.

Help please…I have to finish an essay by tonight…the essay question is… how small changes in an individual’s life or routine can influence changes in one’s outlook, mood or personality. Using evidence from the film support this statement..Basically the women completely let their minds slipp…and immerse themselves into the beauty of their surroundings…and a small change like this really changes their outlook, mood and personalities.

The four rent San Salvatore together, and immediately begin to change. Lotty loses her nervous demeanor, and becomes a self confident, mature woman. Rose blossoms when she realizes that she does possess beauty, and wins back the love of her formerly indifferent husband. Margaret thaws out and begins to smile and relax, even conversing with the other tenants, living in the present instead of the dusty past. And Caroline re-opens her heart to love and friendship by recognizing the emptiness of her life before she left for Italy.

So please help me with my essay as much as you can…give me ideas on how small changes in an individuals life or routine can influence changes in one’s outlook, mood or personality…also, try to relate this statement to the above information I gave you. Thanks….. I have to finish this in an hour…so please help me as much as you can THANKS

Please help me with essay..have to finish it in one hour????
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