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Two Tramps in a Mud Time Analysis
When initially reading “Two Tramps in Mud Time” it can be looked at as two incongruent poems. Some of the stanzas have no connection to the stanzas before them or following them. One of the two possible poems viewed; the narrator seems narcissistic and focused on oneself. The second poem within “Two Tramps in Mud Time”, the narrator turns to the power and beauty of nature that the reader can relate to. In the final sections of the poem the narrator reveals his deep thoughts to the reader which brings the poem back together as a single whole poem, not disharmonious two separate poems.
In the first two stanzas of the poem the narrator focuses on oneself by...
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What we know now
1. What might be the “emergency” that the characters are running away from?
2. The ten-year old narrator refers to his mother as “Cate” instead of calling her “Mum”. What does this tell you about his personality? Pg.6
3. What supplies is the narrator’s dad packing? Pg.7
4. Where are the narrator and his family going? Pg.8
5. Why does the narrator’s dad say that Milo’s father is going to be a “dead man”.
6. Which sentence tells us that the narrator’s father is stressed? Pg.9 Why might this be the case?
7. What do you think the narrator means when he says “Our interdependence is unprecedented in history. It is foolish”. Pg 9
8. What accident...
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B. Sumey, Instructor
Comp. II, TTH 3:00
18 Feb. 2012
In the short story “The Tell-Tale Heart” by Edgar Allan Poe, the narrator is very insane and mentally ill. He is a murderer, does not sleep much, is very paranoid, and is unable to distinguish what is real and unreal.
It is clear that Poe wants to create a character who is mad. First off, the narrator kills the old man. By doing so, he is considered a murderer. The death occurs “in an instant I dragged him to the floor, and pulled the heavy bed over him” (44). He is obviously not in his right mind to murder someone in such a manner. The narrator even claims to enjoy the event of murdering the old man.
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“Insignificant Gestures” is a short story written by Jo Cannon in 2007. The story deals with the narrator’s experiences as a young expatriate doctor in Africa and how they have influenced him and his life. The conditions in Africa when the narrator worked there where very rough and characterised by poverty. The only consolation in his otherwise gloomy everyday life was Celia, the native servant working for him. Celia shared his passion for drawing and lit up his existence. When she by an unfortunately accident dies, the narrator is crushed and filled with guilt. To forget about the events in Africa he retrains as psychiatrist since he cannot bear to witness...
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The early Americana bank which the narrator of Invisible Man discovers one morning in his room at Mary's house is a reflection of the narrator's state throughout much of the novel. The offensively exaggerated Negro figure provokes an instant hatred in the narrator due to the tolerance it suggests. However, the narrator becomes personally offended by the object because of the similarities it holds to himself. While smashing the pipes with the bank, he yells out to his neighbors who are banging on the pipes, "Get rid of your cottonpatch ways! Act civilized!" (320). Thus he associates the hatred he feels for the bank figure with his neighbors who are acting no less civilized than...
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In the short story ”Grove”, there is written by Erin Brooks Worley, we read about a first-person-narrator, that is a girl. She has some confrontations with a guy and his parents.
The story takes place in Florida, in a town called Frostproof. Here lives the guy, but the author never mention his name. It is always I, he and she in the story. Here he lives nearby his parents. We also do not know the names of the parents.
The guy has a strange relationship to a girl, there is the first-person-narrator. First you think, she is his girlfriend, but then she says in the text: “I never asked him to leave his wife”, and later in the text the first-person-narrator says: “He likes kids, I...
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Andy is a young, patient and nice man. He works a lot to afford his motorbike and expensive clothes. He is confidence and good to ride bikes which express itself by the way he rode his bike round and round the yard. He is ‘free’, he does what he wants and he lives his life without restrictive measures and without worries.
The reason why Ray and Eleanor have quite different opinions about Andy is because Ray knows how it is to be a boy like Andy. As the text says in line tree to five, Ray would have loved to live his life like Andy’s; young, wild and free but it is too late for him now when he got a wife, a daughter and a decent job. So Ray sees how he wanted to have lived his...
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Life and Death in Wordsworth’s “We Are Seven”
As a romantic poet and a lover of nature and humanity, William Wordsworth wrote often about life and death. His lyrical ballad “We Are Seven” looks at these issues from the perspective of both an adult and a child, posing the question of whether death truly separates the living from the departed. Wordsworth had a strong family tie with his sister, Dorothy, and an affinity for the world of nature, in which he spent much of his childhood. The happy memories of playing in and exploring the natural world inspired him throughout his life, and he maintained a close relationship with Dorothy. This feeling of family closeness, combined with his vision...
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The Canterbury Tales
author · Geoffrey Chaucer
type of work · Poetry (two tales are in prose: the Tale of Melibee and the Parson’s Tale)
genres · Narrative collection of poems; character portraits; parody; estates satire; romance; fabliau
language · Middle English
time and place written · Around 1386–1395, England
date of first publication · Sometime in the early fifteenth century
publisher · Originally circulated in hand-copied manuscripts
narrator · The primary narrator is an anonymous, naïve member of the pilgrimage, who is not described. The other pilgrims narrate most of the tales.
point of view · In the General Prologue, the narrator speaks in the first person, describing each of the...
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The Victorian society of the nineteenth-century was a period marked by sensationalism and superficiality but also by the emergence of a new kind of novel and short story that expressed ideas about subjects that were normally taboo or avoided in this society. A year before his death in 1896, Henry Cuyler Bunner wrote the short story “Our Aromatic Uncle” which presents an unreliable narrator and very strong allusions to same-sex love . This essay will analyze the homosexual subtext in Bunner’s short story. This text will explore how the phrase popularized by Oscar Wild “the love that dares not speak its name” express itself as well as on what and how same-sex love is displaced in the short...
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CLASS –X ENGLISH
NCERT SOLUTIONS LITERATURE READER
TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA
Answer2: I think the story is about a person who bears amiable nature. The story is based on the
theme of human ethics.
Answer4.1: (a) the boys were untidy and poorly dressed
Answer4.2: (b) willingness to work
Answer4.3: (a) did not want a stranger to become involved with their plans
Answer4.4: (a) he did not want to intrude into their privacy
Answer4.5: (c) the Germans had ruined their family
Answer4.6: (a) he thought the boys would prefer to keep their secret
Answer5.1: This statements shows that the two boys were not ashamed of doing menial jobs such
as shoe polish or fruit-vending. When the...
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Section #1: The Scarlet Letter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne, starts off by introducing how the book was written. The anonymous narrator stumbled upon some manuscripts labeled with a red “A”, all of which happened some 200 years before his time. He decided to write a fictional story about the facts he found in the manuscripts and thus, The Scarlet Letter was born.
The story begins in a Boston Puritan Settlement in the 17th century. Hester Prynne and her young daughter, Pearl, are being led from the town prison, bearing the infamous “scarlet letter”. A man in the crowd said she was being tried for adultery, after her husband left and was supposed to be “lost at sea”, and gave birth to a child....
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By William Lychack
Do you ever feel like you are going nowhere? Like your life is stuck in stagnation. Getting out of bed in the morning, going to work and returning home to bed just to rise and repeat the exact same routine the next day and the day after that. The routine becomes so familiar that it feels like the days goes by in a blur. It does not feel like you even exist in your body anymore. That feeling is the theme of the short story, “Stolpestad”, by William Lychack. The short story is named after the main character, Stolpestad, who is a police officer. He is called out to an injured dog and has to put the dog down for a boy and his mother. Late at night, the father to...
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The use of Theme and Literary Elements
Literary devices are specific techniques and methods that authors use to convey an idea they are trying to tell the reader.When an author is writing,, they often try to give the reader certain ideas that would help them to understand the tale indirectly without giving away the idea or moral of the story. For example, the theme of isolation and loneliness. The theme of isolation is a very popular idea in many works of literature like Bartleby the Scrivener by Herman Melville, The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, A Rose for Emily by William Faulkner, and even Acquainted with the...
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Pierce’s poem, "Relevant Details," describes the mistakes young people make before eventually realizing that they have all along been on the losing side. Remarkably, in modern times, the youths engage in a lifestyle of negligence that endangers their present and future life. Pierce, in her poem, depicts the transformation of a modern youth by using flashback to recount the dark days to the transformed days. Given this, this essay makes an analysis of Pierce’s poem, "Relevant Details" in respect to the modern lifestyles and the way individuals come to realize of their endangering lifestyle.
The poem begins with a description of a bar referred to as the Den of Iniquity and...
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Charles Bukowski has written this short story (Son of Satan). Charles Bukowski was a very famous writer and was famous for describing the atmosphere in L.A., which is why I think the story takes place in L.A. It takes place in the poor part of L.A for the reason that the main character on page 13 “walks in the bedroom and sits on the edge of the bed and looks down at his cheap shoes”. They cannot afford good shoes, so the story takes place in the poor area.
That is also why it seems to me that Charles is the main character in this short story. I ponder this is something he has experienced and then have chosen to write about, to tell such a serious story. But Charles Bukowski is also very...
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In James Baldwin's story "Sonny's Blues", "blues" plays a very important part, even the story itself is a "blues", there is a mood of unhappy throughout the whole story. Also, this is a story about being safe and taking risk, and between the meaning of "blues" itself and for the story, we can some relations in terms of this theme.
"Blues" is a kind of music that to express a sad mood. It is synonymous with low spirits and depressed emotion. The "blues", both as a state of being and as music, are basic to the structure of the story, and both the narrator and his brother Sonny have had their share.
The contradictory lives of the two brothers contribute to the theme of being safe and take...
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The song is divided in two verses and two choruses. It’s written by Pink Floyd, and was released on the famous The Wall album in 1979. The album is well known all around the world, and especially the song Another brick in the wall is very significant for this album.
In the two verses the song asks the mother for help to deal with different situations, such as girl problems. The two choruses are about mothers’ putting all of their fear into their children. The song deals with some various themes. Motherhood is the main theme, why it’s mentioned several times in the song, and the song often asks the mother what to do. It also deals with isolation, upbringing and overprotection. As...
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The Self-Unseeing – Notes This lilting, serious, elegant poem illustrates several of the salient qualities in Hardy’s lyrical poetry. We see here, for example, what has been justly termed his “natural piety” – the “he” and the “she” are his father and mother. We notice how the subject of beloved things in retrospect calls out here, as it seldom failed to do, the poet’s lyrical tenderness. The poem illustrates, too, that love of music and the dance which affected Hardy from an early age, and clearly influenced his style. It shows his delicate skill in suffusing pathos with gaiety, his sense of the transient haunting all scenes of present happiness. And, although it is not strongly marked by...
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A Rose for Emily
Summary of Part I
The narrator of this story is the voice of the town rather than a specific person. The story begins with a recounting of when Miss Emily Grierson died, and how the whole town went to her funeral. The women of the town went mostly out of curiosity to see the inside of her house, which is "a big, squarish frame house that had once been white, decorated with cupolas and spires and scrolled balconies in the heavily lightsome style of the seventies, set on what had once been our most select street."
The reader then gets a explanation of why Miss Emily had been a "hereditary obligation upon the town." In 1894, the mayor, Colonel Sartoris, remitted her taxes...
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This poem at first glance is a simple depiction of someone on a beautiful winter journey and is often taken for granted. When studied closely it offers many interpretations using lovely and inviting descriptions of a beautiful picture but through dark elements of a cold, wintry scene lends a vast inventory of possible meanings. This poem reminds us of wanting to enjoy pleasures in life but concludes with the responsibilities and obligations of reality that awaits us.
The first stanza tells us of a beautiful and tranquil setting laced with dark indications through interpretation by the reader. The reader envisions and is attracted to a perfect landscape with snow...
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TITLE: The Graduation
AUTHOR: Francisco Sionil Jose
F. Sionil José or in full Francisco Sionil José (born December 3, 1924) is one of the most widely-read Filipino writers in the English language. His novels and short stories depict the social underpinnings of class struggles and colonialism in Filipino society
REGION: I (Ilocus)
SETTING: In a Province, In Rosales, Pangasinan
There was a boy who fell in love w/ the girl named Teresita.
Boy is asked by his father when he want to leave the province. And his father have decided that his son will leave tomorrow.
A night before he left, he went to Teresita house to say...
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‘Crossing’ is a short story published in 2009, by Mark Slouka. We are introduced to a depressed father, who takes his son on a trip, in the hope of achieving a stronger relationship with his son. The father appears to be very attached to his previous/past experiences with his own father, and in that context a theme such as the relationship between father and son can be related/connected to the text.
The story is told from a 3rd person limited narrator. The limited view is seen by the author’s attachment to the main character, who is the father. The story is described through the father’s point-of-view, which can be seen by the big insight the reader is given, on the father’s...
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”Once you label me you negate me.” a quote by Søren Kierkegaard which is identical with ”Sorry for the loss” We’re introduced to a rough environment and in the beginning of the novel. We have a sterotypical image of a prisoner. We label them as criminal and killers. However, throughout the novel. We will gain a better understanding of people and how our stereotypes don’t match reality.
written by Bridget Keehan starts in medias res. We’re thrown directly into the story. We follow a third person narrator with a restricted point of view. The narrator does not participate in the story, however, tells” Sorry for the Loss. It means that the narrator doesn’t have access to the thoughts of...
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Deceit of the Utopia:
Analysis of “The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas” by Ursula K. LeGuin
What is one to make of the city of Omelas? It is a fantastical place so transcendental that the author herself struggles to properly detail its majesty. Omelas has everything— it is beautiful, technologically advanced, and bears no need for organized religion. The atmosphere is rich with music, festivities, and orgies. And even with all this excessive indulgence, the people manage to remain elite: expert craftsman in every art, scholars of the highest caliber, gentle mothers and fathers, and all-around good people. However, all this prosperity comes with a price. The success and happiness...
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introduction to short stories
what is a short story?
- focuses on one event and has a limited number of characters
- depend on the following literary elements theme, setting, character,plot
- the time and location in which a story takes place is called the setting
a) place- where is the action of the story taking place?
b) time- when is the story taking place?
c) weather conditions- is it rainy, sunny, stormy,etc?
d) social conditions- what is the daily life of the characters like?
e) mood or atmosphere- what feeling is created at the beginning of the story? is it bright and happy or dark and scary?
-there are two types of main characters that one...
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Elisa was cutting down last year's chrysanthemums, in the Salinas Valley. Henry (Elisa’s husband) asks Elisa if she would like to go out a restaurant and a picture movie to celebrate his sale. Henry leaves, and Elisa continue to garden, but while she is gardening a man drives up in a wagon. The man asks to do any job like sharpening scissors and fixing pots and pans. Elisa tries to send him away, but the man asks about the chrysanthemums, so Elisa gives him a couple of pots to fix and some money for fixing them and a chrysanthemum to give to the lady he had mentioned. When Henry drives Elisa to dinner, Elisa sees that the man had thrown the plant on the road and she began to cry.
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What lifestyle is contain as the ideal? Is living in the city the ideal lifestyle? Surrounded by people, tall buildings, electric generators noises and crowds. Alternatively, the country life, small society and an uncontrolled nature. It is impossible to conclude which one is the ideal lifestyle; it depends on how your habits are. All humans are different in a peculiar way. There are two types of people in the world. The people who likes the country life or the people who likes the city life. The essay “My little bit of Country” written by the American writer Susan Cheever, and was published in 2012 from the anthology Central Park. The story is about Susan Cheever view on the ideal...
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* We start out with a short summary:
Write a short summary to show, in chronological order, what the text is about. Many will choose to put the analytical elements required into their summary, which makes it look a bit more professional. This way of writing an analysis makes it easier to keep to the essay genre. However, many of you may find it quite a lot easier to simply write a summary first, and then write an analysis at the end by making a list of the points required. It is up to you.
* Point of view.
When you want to find out a novel or short story’s point of view, you also analyze your own experiences and encounters with the characters and events. The way the...
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Describe the "setting" in "Country Lovers". Do not include a summary or the theme. Write between 100 and 150 words.
The setting in the short story “Country lovers” takes place in the narrator’s home country, South Africa, and is about dealing with the complications of having a relationship, which includes a black girl and a white boy, during the apartheid period. At first the narrator presents us to the life, of a physical environment, the life on the farms. And the years gone by, and the white people starting there school life far away from the farm. We get encountered with the village, the town and the “dried up river bed” known as the place, where the two lovers meet secretly. The farm...
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A Rose for Emily
Can you imagine being so lonely that you would do something unbelievable to prevent you from being alone? That is just what Miss Emily did. Miss Emily came from a wealthy family with a father who made decisions for her. He did not think the men that tried to date her were good enough for her, so he ran them off. John McDermott states, “In “A Rose for Emily,” Emily Grierson’s overbearing father forces her to live without love.” After her father died, Miss Emily became a loner. In "A Rose for Emily," William Faulkner uses Miss Emily’s funeral at the very beginning to show the separation between Miss Emily and the townspeople when he states, "When Miss Emily Grierson...
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Mishary Al Rashed 10AB November 14, 2015
Yasmeen Al Muzaini
Aysha Al Meer
TIMELINE: Charles Dickens was born in the year 1817, Victorian Era Mid 19th century till to beginning of 20th century, Hard Times published on 1854, Schools become mandatory in 1889.
OUR TALK WILL BE DIVIDED INTO 4 PARTS:
INTRODUCTION OF VICTORIAN ERA
The Victorian era of British history: was the period of Queen Victoria's reign from 20 June 1837 until her death, on 22 January 1901. It was a long period of peace, prosperity, refined sensibilities and national self-confidence for Britain, where during that time,...
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After a long break from the action film genre Guy Ritchie is back with the thrill packed RocknRolla, a fast, loose, smart and funny treat for loyal Ritchie fans who have been waiting for him to return to his movie making roots. RocknRolla brings back the cunning London criminals, the shady transactions, and the intricate story lines that have become Ritchie’s signature (and most successful) style.
RocknRolla is jam-packed with lively criminals and amusingly crazy schemes, which the director and his editor offer up at breakneck speeds. In a battle over real estate and millions in potential profits, the plot line tells an overlapping story following the trail of land, money and a lucky piece...
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What are narratives? These are stories of past events with a moral told to give some positive direction of the reader. All narratives are made up of three basic components. These three basic parts of a narrative are the characters, the plot, and the plot resolution (Granted that most narratives are addressing a conflict or tension of some sort). In Bible narratives God is always the overall focus and hero of these stories. He is the protagonist, Satin is the antagonist, and God’s people are the agonist.
Over the years it’s been observed that Christians have read and interpreted Old Testament narratives very poorly. This overall abysmal interpretation of Old Testament...
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Literary Analysis – A Rose For Emily
“A Rose For Emily” is a short story by William Faulkner. This story is about a lonely upper-class woman that has trouble letting go of the past and adjusting to change. Faulkner uses foreshadowing in this story to create suspense and mystery. Several events occur which foreshadow the murder of Homer Barron and of Emily sleeping with his dead body.
The first act of foreshadowing is when Emily buys arsenic and refuses to tell the druggist what she intends to use it for. Since Emily does not say what it is for, the druggist assumes it will be used to kill mice. The people of the town suggest she will use it to kill herself because she has...
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The Swimmer by S.J. Butler
Fear is a feeling we all posses. You can be afraid of spiders, heights or maybe even something as common as water. Every human mind is different, and we all have our own fear and struggles. The short story “The Swimmer” (2011), written by S.J. Butler, is a story about a girl´s fear of life and her effort to overcome it. The theme of fear in the story is expressed by the main character´s development. Even the smallest decision, can change you for the rest of your life. The story takes place in the middle of the nature, by a big river with many trees around it. The weather is extremely warm and everything is very peaceful. The main character is like the nature...
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Week 2 Assignment
LTRE – 422 Devry University
Professor B Cameron MacKenzie
In Memento Mori by Nathan Nolan, at the beginning of the story, the protagonist wakes up in a mental hospital with little known information about him , other than that his wife is dead and he is diagnosed with Amnesia and can not remember anything past 10 minutes, remarking himself as the “ten-minute man”. He leaves numbers of notes and pictures around the room to remind him that the daily activities such as brushing his teeth, also often reminding him that he went to his wife’s funeral and that his brain has been damaged. Earl is also...
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25 April 2012
“A Rose for Emily”
People will go great measures to avoid letting a loved one go. In William Faulkner’s “A Rose for Emily,” dreams collide with the real world. Miss Emily Grierson was raised by a narcissistic father who created an isolated woman. Her father secluded her from the rest of the world by assuring no one was good enough for her. After her beloved father’s death, she struggled to let him go. Later in her life, she meets a man named Homer Barron, who was in town to fix the town’s streets. The unknown narrator, who lives in the town, and fellow townspeople notice Miss Emily’s happiness with Homer and believe that they will get married. The...
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In this chapter, Jay Gatsby remains fundamentally a mystery. Few of the partygoers have met their host, and Gatsby stands aloof from his own celebration. He does not drink, he does not dance, he remains an observer. The man himself stands in stark contrast to the sinister gossip Nick has heard about him. Gatsby is young and handsome, with a beautiful smile that seems to radiate hope and optimism. Nick falls instantly in love with Gatsby's smile, remarking that it has "a quality of eternal reassurance in it." Gatsby's innate hopefulness is contagious.
Though Nick implies throughout the novel that wealth and ostentation tend to mask immorality and decay, Gatsby's wealth seems to serve another...
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Tolkien's trilogy "Lord of the Rings" and J.K. Rowling's book series "Harry Potter" are known by all over the world. The Harry Potter books are a boy called Harry Potter who Lord Voldemord, also known as "The Dark Lord" tried to kill when Harry was a toddler. Harry did not die by Voldemord's curse, and that is what makes Harry Potter so special, he is "the boy who lived". Since Voldemord failed to kill Harry, he wants to come back and kill again. In the books we Follow Harry and his two friends, Ron and Hermione on their adventure to make an end to Voldemord.
Lord of the Rings is about Frodo who carries this magical ring, which did belong to the Dark Lord Sauron. Sauron wants his...
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Engelsk B-niveau opgave B
The text The Dress is written by Julia Darling in 2006, with an intrusive narrator. In the text we hear about two siblings, Rachel and Flora, and their mother. The text tells the story of two sisters, who are having a hard time with each other, because of a very nice silk dress Rachel bought. It is a short story and takes place on the mother’s birthday, which they celebrate by going on a fine restaurant. The family lives in a rich area, which we can tell since they go out to fine restaurants and by the girls drinking expensive cocktails with their friends.
The text starts in medias res, by telling how Rachel realizes that her dress is gone. She quickly suspects...
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Emil Poulsen 2.r
The dress is a short story about the 3 women, Rachel, Flora and their mother. The story revolves around the troubles of having separated parents and broken families.
The story is about Rachel’s dress, which she has been looking forward to wear at her mother’s birthday, but her sister Flora steals it and ruins it by spilling a drink on it while she is with her friend Alberto. Rachel and Flora meet up with their mother at a restaurant and the mother immediately notice that Rachel hardly looks at Flora. The mother starts asking why Rachel is angry and the mother finds out about dress, but Flora will not admit to stealing the dress. Flora gets annoyed by Rachel...
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Little Women is a coming of age story of four sisters in Civil War New England. Together they face hardships and poverty all the while trying to reach their Castles in the Air. More than that however, Little Women is a morality tale. Each chapter not only contains the lives and adventures of the four sisters, but lessons on how to be a good person, and how to achieve happiness in life. These values are centered upon God, family, and love. Though money, people, hair, and childhood dreams come and go, Marmee's wisdom about happiness never seems to falter. The dreams of the writer, artist, and pianist in the family all fall behind the happiness they find in their...
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I'm going to analyze an extract from a play "The man of destiny" by George Bernard Shaw, an Irish playwright, who was mostly talented for drama. He wrote more than 60 plays. Nearly all his writings are devoted to the social problems, but have a vein of comedy which makes their stark themes more palatable. The fact of his being the only person to be nominated both a Nobel Prize in literarture and an Oscar proves him to be a very talented person.
"The man of destiny" is a drama and drama is a kind of a genre which can be personified, leading to the climax through series of events.
The play opens with the lieutenant hearing the Lady's voice which he thinks to be the voice of a man who has...
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The first quote sums up the narrator’s intention of writing this novel and the town’s fascination with the crime of honor. Throughout the span of the novel, it becomes increasingly clear that the murder had to happen. Santiago’s fate was to die for the sake of honor as well as the functionality of the town. Although, it is not even clear that he took Angela’s virginity the murder needed to happen. This demonstrates the irrationality of the values. There is no fact showing that he in fact took this virginity but the town needs to point a finger to move on. This quote is illustrative of the town’s obsession with the murder and its inevitability as fate. However, due to the town’s obsessive...
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Narratives are works that provide an account of connected events. To put it simply, a narrative is
a story. There are many types of literature that are considered narratives, including novels,
dramas, fables, folk tales, short stories, and poetry. In addition to literature, narratives are found
in cinema, music, and theatre.
Narrative techniques provide deeper meaning for the reader and help the reader use
imagination to visualize situations. Narrative literary techniques are also known as literary
devices. Before we look too closely at narrative techniques, it's important to understand that
literary elements in narratives include such things as the setting, plot,...
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largest purchasers of pork, chicken, tomatoes, and apples. Though an unintentional ,this has had a large impact on the way all food is processed. The top four meat packers now control over 80% of the market, compared to the past,when the top four meat packers controled 20%
In America, whoever has the big bucks dictates how things are run. With money, there is no limit to what can be done. According the Youtube video, “Food Inc.” a perfect example of the desire for more is in the food industry. The narrator makes the argument that profit is put before the consumer’s well being, the legacy of the American farmer, workers safety, and our precious environment (Food Inc.) in many major...
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How to Write an "Accomplishment Essay"
What are your three most substantial accomplishments, and why do you view them as such? — Harvard http://www.free-essay-writing-topics.com/index.php?page=mba-application-accomplishment-questions
What is the most significant change or improvement you have made to an organization with which you have recently been affiliated? Describe the process you went through to identify the need for change and manage the process of implementing change. What were the results? — Kelley
Describe your greatest professional achievement and how you were able to add value to your organization. — Johnson
The goal in answering this kind of question is to analyze, rather...
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Journal of Postcolonial Writing
ISSN: 1744-9855 (Print) 1744-9863 (Online) Journal homepage: http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/rjpw20
“He does not understand our customs”: Narrating
orality and empire in Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall
Jarica Linn Watts
To cite this article: Jarica Linn Watts (2010) “He does not understand our customs”: Narrating
orality and empire in Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart , Journal of Postcolonial Writing, 46:1,
65-75, DOI: 10.1080/17449850903478189
To link to this article: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17449850903478189
Published online: 27 Jan 2010.
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