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  • Control Humbert
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    Humbert Humbert Humbert Humbert in the book Lolita is the type of person who will do anything to satisfy his needs. When Humbert is institutionalized in an insane asylum he toys with the doctors. Once he got to a certain age Humbert felt like he needed to get married to suppress his sexual desires, so he did. Later on Humbert realizes the only way he can be with Lolita is by marrying her mother, Charlotte. After Hubert loses his control on Lolita he gets the need to get revenge on the person who...
  • Humbert's Obsession With Lolita
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    Lolita In the novel, Lolita, written by Vladimir Nabokov, the setting takes place in New England during the 1950's. The protagonist is a man named Humbert Humbert who is fifty-four and has infatuations with nymph-like girls. The antagonist is Humbert Humbert's mental disorders, which lead him to his sick obsession with a twelve-year-old nymphet named Lolita. Humbert's conflict is man versus self because he is constantly dealing with his obsessions and infatuation in his head. Humbert's obsession...
  • Humbert A Nymphet
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    De-victimizing Lolita: Removing Emotion from the Classroom Abstract: This paper focuses on Vladimir Nabokov's novel Lolita. Specifically the argument discusses the need for reform within the classroom setting regarding student reaction and interpretation to the text. Class discussion involving Lolita tends to fall under a blanket of socially constructed presumptions that lend the discussion toward a shallow and judgmental reading of the text, and this tendency limits the discussion. This paper a...
  • Lolita For His Actions
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    Sexual Desire plays a large part in the novel. After Humbert loses his first love Annabelle at age fourteen to typhus, he longs for the memory of her, particularly the fact that Humbert never completed the sexual act with her. This brings us to the Lolita syndrome. Lolita quickly sparks memories of Annabelle and the feelings he once had for her. Humbert has strong sexual cravings from the moment he lays eyes on Lolita. Humbert disguises himself reading a book or tanning himself while actually wa...
  • Lolita Humbert
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    Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita, is narrated by Humbert Humbert, the main character and villain of the book. At first it seems that because of his actions it is obvious that the reader will hate him and sympathize with the other main character Lolita. His clever narration though, leads the reader to sympathize with or even accept his feelings, actions and the way that he presents the events of the book. Humbert filters everything and tells the story in a way makes it seem completely different that wha...
  • Humbert's Obsession For The Opposite Sex
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    Humble Humbert: I Think Not. Humbert Humbert. A delusional, sick, middle aged man obsessed with a self created love for pre-pubescent girls he has namely dubbed nymphets. Right Wrong, this is only the skin-deep image we are given of the main character in Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita. Rather, He is a highly intelligent chess master who is constantly aware of his environment and is able to manipulate it with minute actions bringing him the results he desires. Humbert's obsession for the opposite sex ...
  • Lolita And Humberts
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    Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov. A Study Of The Main Character, Humbert Humbert, And How The Author Presen Lolita is an impressive and complex novel that allows its author, Vladimir Nabokov, to create a believable and realistic central character in the shape of Humbert Humbert. He appears to introduce Humbert as cruel and evil man, yet, almost touching. An enchanting figure that begs for the readers sympathy. Nabokov skilfully manipulates the reader into feeling sympathy for both Humbert and the objec...

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