Class Notes (836,216)
Canada (509,690)
English (1,499)
ENGC39H3 (26)
Lecture

ENGC39 11 A Sentimental Journey 3.docx

2 Pages
108 Views
Unlock Document

Department
English
Course
ENGC39H3
Professor
Anne Milne
Semester
Winter

Description
ENGC39 11 A Sentimental Journey 3 When Yorick meets the Monk of Calais:  Yorick makes a split-second decision not to offer charity to him  He repeatedly questions the monk’s motives  Always self-conscious of how much sensibility he’s showing, etc.  He puts on a figure or a face/ a persona o In writing this recollection, he analyzes his response to the Monk o He realizes that he’s misjudged this Monk and treated him unfairly The snuff-box. Calais:  Has this memento from Father Lorenzo, after the gravesite  Bursts into a flood of tears, describes himself as weak as a woman, asks the world to pity him  The Monk shows up a few times in his journey, he’s always a stimulus for Yorick’s self- reflection and stuff  You sense Yorick coming into his sensitive side The Pulse. Paris: expressions of sensibility: “I care not if the whole world saw me feel it” (44)  He suggests that her blood/her circulation and her nature are linked together  With the theory and definition of sensibility with the nerves, and pushing it to the satirical  Sterne taking the sensibility thing way too far, to the point of parody  Overtly sexual; “I bet you have one of the best pulses in the world,” “Feel it.” *smirk* Maria and Yorick:  Maria apparently some woman whose lost her mind due to lost love  Pushing the boundaries of travel literature o Tourist maps have points of sentimentality, where you’d go out of your way to visit them, like Mad Maria o Yorick goes out of his way to visit her, intertextual reference to Tristram Shandy, in which some character knows her  We get her story and her interaction with Yorick, but all of this is calculated to construct Yorick’s character as a sentimental hero  Yorick’s complete underlying ability, his duplicity as promoting himse
More Less

Related notes for ENGC39H3

Log In


OR

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


OR

By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.


Submit