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Beowulf vs everyman
Beowulf vs everyman
Beowulf vs everyman Beowulf vs. Everyman The plays Beowulf and Everyman are two plays that were written to tell great stories and dictate morality to the readers. Each of the two poems tells a story with many examples of religion very evident in them. Stories from early times like these tell historians about the history of the people of the story’s original land. In these cases historians are able to tell the approximate dates of the literature by references made by the author and the style of w
Beowulf1
Beowulf1
Beowulf1 Irony in O’Connor Flannery O’Connor uses irony in “Good Country People” to give the reader a better sense of what she is trying to communicate to the reader, and show the meaning of her characters and their actions. There are several ironies in the story that the reader can see in there first reading, but there are several that need more attention. The first is Hulga’s mother and people around them. The second example is the Bible salesman, and the way he fools everyone but Mrs. Hopewel
Beowulf1
Beowulf1
Beowulf1 Irony in O’Connor Flannery O’Connor uses irony in “Good Country People” to give the reader a better sense of what she is trying to communicate to the reader, and show the meaning of her characters and their actions. There are several ironies in the story that the reader can see in there first reading, but there are several that need more attention. The first is Hulga’s mother and people around them. The second example is the Bible salesman, and the way he fools everyone but Mrs. Hopewel
Billy Budd1
Billy Budd1
Billy Budd1 Today’s society as well as the majority of our schools can definitely improve on how it encourages creativity and individuality in today’s youth. A lot of the time, it’s hard to do this, but with smaller classrooms, more qualified and devoted teachers, and more cooperation from the students, everyone’s needs could be met, and students would receive a better education. Many of today’s schools have no tolerance for anything that may go against the “norm.” Schools today can allow for in
Billy Budd1
Billy Budd1
Billy Budd1 Today’s society as well as the majority of our schools can definitely improve on how it encourages creativity and individuality in today’s youth. A lot of the time, it’s hard to do this, but with smaller classrooms, more qualified and devoted teachers, and more cooperation from the students, everyone’s needs could be met, and students would receive a better education. Many of today’s schools have no tolerance for anything that may go against the “norm.” Schools today can allow for in
Biography malcolm X
Biography malcolm X
Biography malcolm X Malcolm X The name “Malcolm X” still stirs emotions of fear and hatred in many Americans. When he was murdered in the Ballroom in Harlem on February 21, 1965, he was world-famous as “the angriest black man in America.” This is true because unlike Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X advocated freedom for blacks “by any means necessary.” For him, even the use of violence was a viable solution to fight racial discrimination. Because of such views some people still associate Malcol
Booker T Washington and his themes on education
Booker T Washington and his themes on education
Booker T Washington and his themes on education Chad Mertz Booker T. Washington Essay September 25, 2000 Throughout the life of Booker T. Washington expressed in his autobiography, Up From Slavery, one element has remained the same through his influences, education, public speaking, and teaching of others. This is the fact that one cannot succeed solely on a “book” education, but must accompany this with that of an “industrial” education as well. He believed that with this type of education, the
Bradstreet Feminism
Bradstreet Feminism
Bradstreet Feminism As a female in a highly patriarchal society, Anne Bradstreet uses the reverse psychology technique to prove the point of her belief of unfair and unequal treatment of women in her community. Women who wrote stepped outside their appropriate sphere, and those who actually published their work frequently faced social censure. Compounding this social pressure, many women faced crushing workloads and struggled with lack of leisure for writing. Others suffered from an unequal acce
Brian Friels Translations
Brian Friels Translations
Brian Friels Translations Language has been the topic of many debates throughout history. It is an issue, which can cause upheaval and even bloodshed. A modern day example of this can be found right here in Canada. A great amount of time, and emotional input, among other things, has been invested into Quebec\'s sovereignty debate. There has been no long-term solution to the problem. This may be due to the lack of understanding the majority tongue has of the issues. Language is a part of one\'s i
Bride comes to Yellow Sky
Bride comes to Yellow Sky
Bride comes to Yellow Sky As reading Stephen Crane\'s, The Bride comes to Yellow Sky, which brings an understanding of western men through a short story of fighting and rough adventures. Crane\'s imagery is vivid, but the words he writes seldom provided a final interpretation. Crane\'s perceptions and expressions still seem as current as anything experienced to date. Stephen Crane brings poetry to life through life experiences. This may be attributed to the fact that Crane himself lived an ext
CancerIs there an effective treatment
CancerIs there an effective treatment
CancerIs there an effective treatment Introduction Purpose One of the many complications with cancer is that there are so many different types. Currently, there are 112 types of cancer, and there is an estimated 80 more types of cancer that are undiscovered. (United States Cancer Rates…) That leads to as many different treatments as there are types of cancer. Figure 1, located after the Recommendations section, on page 8 displays the number of recorded cancer cases over the past 15 years. I prop
Candide3
Candide3
Candide3 Candide Wealth and great materialistic possession brings happiness and success to most people’s lives. Although wealth does not always bring happiness, El Dorado was one society where all it’s inhabitants lived lives full of success and happiness. In Candide, wealth proved to guarantee a person a step forward in life and some sense of freedom. Sometimes when one lives in an environment consisting of total equality, one may prefer to leave and go to a different place where they would be
Canterbury Tales
Canterbury Tales
Canterbury Tales Throughout history all different parts of the world have been devastated by natural disasters. Whenever something created by nature destroys a certain area of the world, people tend to group together and overcome such a tragedy. Our tale will begin in one of the busiest and diverse places in the world, New York City. The month was September and the day started off a bit chilly for an early fall day and the wind was blowing hard. Warnings had been posted for possible hurricane co
Catcher in the Rye3
Catcher in the Rye3
Catcher in the Rye3 The Impossible Job: Catcher in the Rye Recent studies show that depression is common among teenagers. Although the research may be new, it is not a new disease that has occupied teenagers. In the novel Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger, the main character Holden Caufield is a depressed young man searching for good in the world; scenes in this story push Holden over the edge until he has an epiphany that eventually causes him to have a breakdown. Holden\'s constant inquiry a
Catcher in the Rye3
Catcher in the Rye3
Catcher in the Rye3 The Impossible Job: Catcher in the Rye Recent studies show that depression is common among teenagers. Although the research may be new, it is not a new disease that has occupied teenagers. In the novel Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger, the main character Holden Caufield is a depressed young man searching for good in the world; scenes in this story push Holden over the edge until he has an epiphany that eventually causes him to have a breakdown. Holden\'s constant inquiry a
Catcher in the Rye5
Catcher in the Rye5
Catcher in the Rye5 Holden Caufield emphasizes on the loss of innocence in children. He feels that once they lose their innocence, they will soon turn into phonies like everyone else. The loss of innocence is very common in the development in human existence. It is caused by many factors. Past a certain age, children are either forced or led unintentionally into a pathway of corruption. A child is also known to lose their innocence by desires, fantasies, and attention. But once they lose their i
Chaim Potok and the Problem of Assimilation for th
Chaim Potok and the Problem of Assimilation for th
Chaim Potok and the Problem of Assimilation for the American Jew Chaim Potok and the Problem of Assimilation for the American Jew America has been a country of immigrants since Europeans first settled it over five hundred years ago. America has always faced the problem of assimilation, a challenge faced by every country with a considerable immigrant population. Because immigrants founded America, her culture is a combination of the cultures of other countries. Should these immigrants isolate the
Character Construction of Chaucers Troilus and Cri
Character Construction of Chaucers Troilus and Cri
Character Construction of Chaucers Troilus and Criseyde Character Construction in Chaucer’s Troilus and Criseyde Chaucer’s epic poem, Troilus and Criseyde, is not a new tale, but one Chaucer merely expanded upon. One of these expansions that Chaucer’s work has become renowned for is the improvement of the characters. Generally, Chaucer’s characters have more texture, depth, humanity, and subtlety than those of the previous tales. Of the three main figures in the epic poem, Troilus, Criseyde, and
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Charlotte Perkins Gilman Good 1 Charlotte Perkins Gilman experienced astonishing success during her life. When she died in 1935, she left behind a legacy of ingenious writing. “Charlotte Perkins Gilman was one of the leading intellectuals of the American women’s movement in the first two decades of the 20th century” (Gilman, The Living of Charlotte Perkins Gilman). Her literary works explore the minds of remarkable and courageous women. Charlotte Perkins Gilman left an impression on society not
Child Labor in Victorian England
Child Labor in Victorian England
Child Labor in Victorian England Child Labor in Victorian England “The report described the children as ‘Chained, belted, harnessed like dogs…black, saturated with wet, and more than half-naked, crawling upon their hands and knees, and dragging their heavy loads behind them’” (Yancey 34). This quote from Ivor Brown probably best describes the strenuous work preformed by a child laborer during the Victorian Era. Child laborers played an important part in developing the country’s economy. Children
Color Purple and Macbeth
Color Purple and Macbeth
Color Purple and Macbeth What is a perfect human? Human perfection may be measured by physical ability or intellectual achievement; however, it may also be measured by strength of character, and in this realm humans may often fall short. Weakness of character, shown through various character flaws, causes most of the hardships in life. Literature such as Shakespeare\'s Macbeth and Alison Walker\'s The Color Purple contain three levels of characters: setting characters, secondary characters and t
Commentary on Battle Royal
Commentary on Battle Royal
Commentary on Battle Royal Ben Riley 7-24-00 Thoughts on Battle Royal Ralph Ellison’s short story, Battle Royal, takes place in any small town in the south. The main focus of this story is the reoccurring incidences of racial inequality. This is a story of several generations of an Afro-American family that dream about improving their lives in a racially segregated America. In the beginning of the story, a dying old man tells his son that he should “keep up the fight”. This was in reference to t
Compaires B N W to 1984
Compaires B N W to 1984
Compaires B N W to 1984 Description : Compaires B N W to 1984 Body of Essay : Although many similarities exist between Aldous Huxley\'s A Brave New World and George Orwell\'s 1984, the works books though they deal with similar topics, are more dissimilar than alike. A Brave New World is a novel about the struggle of Bernard Marx, who rejects the tenants of his society when he discovers that he is not truly happy. 1984 is the story of Winston who finds forbidden love within the hypocrisy of his s
CompareContrast An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
CompareContrast An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
CompareContrast An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce was born in 1842 into a fairly poor family as the youngest of nine children. He lived in a log cabin in Horse Cave Creek, Ohio as a child. The only formal education he ever received was a single year at the Kentucky Military Institute when he was seventeen years of age. He enlisted with the Ninth Indian Infantry as a drummer boy in the Civil War. Then, in 1864, he was wounded and left the war to live with one of his brothe
Comparision Essay
Comparision Essay
Comparision Essay College vs. University When you graduate high school you have your choice of what kind of an education you want to get. You have your choice of going to a 4-year university, or a 2-year college. In order to decide you will compare the two and use the comparisons to come up with your final decision. Questions to ask yourself would be, what are you looking for in college, how do you want to learn, and how much money do you have to work with. Comparing University and Community col
Computers in Education
Computers in Education
Computers in Education Education has been changing so much in the last few years with the introduction to the computers both in the classroom and at home with the students. Students are no longer expected to write papers but type them up; Papers are no longer expected to be just writing but integrated with pictures and graphs; Projects have also changed from who can learn the most to who can make it look good. Computers have revolutionized education, but not without a cost. The cost is the quali
Crichton
Crichton
Crichton For almost three decades, Michael Crichton has written novels that appeal to his reader=s imagination and take a firm hold of their pocketbooks. Crichton=s writing stands out as much as his 6=9@ frame. He has become one of the most widely read and bought science fiction authors of the past three decades. From his first novel The Andromeda Strain, which he published while in medical school, to his most recent Airframe, Crichton has captivated his readers and left them craving more. What
CritiquesRoberts Moodie Carman
CritiquesRoberts Moodie Carman
CritiquesRoberts Moodie Carman Article # 1 Summary ‘In Roughing it With the Moodies’ By Edward A. McCourt The article “In Roughing it With the Moodies” is an explanatory essay on the life of female author Susanna Moodie and her family. Most of her life was spent I he backwoods of Ontario with her family. Susanna Moodie was born in England. She was born into a wealthy family and was the youngest of five children. She received a good education, more so than any of the other girls of her social sta
Cry the beloved country2
Cry the beloved country2
Cry the beloved country2 1. This of course is an ever-popular book report book because it is so essential. That is why I chose it. 2. Stephen Kumalo’s village of Ndotsheni, on the east coast of Africa, is the setting of this novel. 3. Cry the beloved country, by Alan Paton, is a book which tells the story of how James Jarvis, a wealthy estate owner who, because of his own busy life, had to learn of the social degradation in South Africa through the death of his only son. If Arthur Jarvis had nev
Cry the beloved country2
Cry the beloved country2
Cry the beloved country2 1. This of course is an ever-popular book report book because it is so essential. That is why I chose it. 2. Stephen Kumalo’s village of Ndotsheni, on the east coast of Africa, is the setting of this novel. 3. Cry the beloved country, by Alan Paton, is a book which tells the story of how James Jarvis, a wealthy estate owner who, because of his own busy life, had to learn of the social degradation in South Africa through the death of his only son. If Arthur Jarvis had nev
Cultural Criticism and Frankenstein
Cultural Criticism and Frankenstein
Cultural Criticism and Frankenstein CULTURAL CRITICISM AND FRANKENSTEIN Cultural Criticisms · Goal of cultural criticism is to oppose culture with a capital C. The view of culture, which always and only equates it with what we call “high culture.” · Cultural critics want to make term culture refer to popular culture as well as the classics · Break down the boundary between high and low and dismantle the hierarchy that the distinction implies · Cultural critics want to get us away from thinking a
Culture
Culture
Culture Many different people have interpreted culture, which has an impact directly on every living human in the world today, and no one has been able to obtain a final, absolute answer. Two of the premier theorists in the field of psychology, Karl Marx and Matthew Arnold, have attempted in this endeavor and have had diverse opinions on this topic. Although both men defined “culture” in different ways, a blend or a “middle route” of the two enables us as readers to grasp a greater knowledge of
Da peoplz language
Da peoplz language
da peoplz language I wuz goin to da markit ta pik up sum food, when I said yo G, wus up wit you. He got pot an dope all ova is coat, he got unuf *censored* ta fill up a boat. He took out a joint an a huge-ass gat, I said,Yo man, thas phat! He gave it ta me so I could look at it, and I said, yo, ware dyou get dat *censored*? He tol me ware he got it, an got my ass ova dare, but wen I arived, it wuz a *censored*in nightmare. big tuf guys all ova da plase, I got scared, so grabbed my mace.
Daisy Miller
Daisy Miller
Daisy Miller Daisy Miller by Henry James Brief Biography of Henry James Henry James was born in New York in 1843. His parents were Henry James Sr. and Mary James. Henry James had three brothers and one sister. Henry James’ ancestor, William James, was an 18 year old Irishman who arrived in America in 1789. According to family legend, the ancestor arrived with a very small sum of money and later gained a small fortune through the establishment of a store in New York. Later, he ventured into banki
Death of a Salesman2
Death of a Salesman2
Death of a Salesman2 Good 1 Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman explores the ever-elusive American Dream. It is something that we all chase after, yet we have different concepts of it. Willy Loman’s vision of the American Dream was a rather distorted one. He was obsessed with reaching this goal. He believed that finding it would make him successful, yet his perception of what the dream was all about ultimately caused his demise. His belief that popularity and risk-taking provide the essential to
Delinquency
Delinquency
Delinquency Remember doing something mischievous or wrong when you were a kid and getting the label delinquent slapped on you ? Did you ever wonder what it meant ? That is what my topic for today is . . . juvenile delinquency. In this report I will: define juvenile delinquency, give the extent of juvenile delinquency, give some suggestions on what causes juvenile delinquency, and what is being done in various communities to deal with this growing problem. The legal term juvenile delinquent was
Describe how social conditions were conveyed by an
Describe how social conditions were conveyed by an
Describe how social conditions were conveyed by any 19th Century Author Describe how social conditions were conveyed by any 19th Century Author. Charles (John Huffam) *censored*ens born at Portsea near Portsmouth on 7th February 1812. Dickens had some schooling, but his real education was the streets of London. All the best scenes in his later novels deal with London Characters. Dickens appealed to social consciousness to overcome social misery. His immense popularity gave importance to his atta
Describe how social conditions were conveyed by an
Describe how social conditions were conveyed by an
Describe how social conditions were conveyed by any 19th Century Author1 Describe how social conditions were conveyed by any 19th Century Author. Charles (John Huffam) *censored*ens born at Portsea near Portsmouth on 7th February 1812. Dickens had some schooling, but his real education was the streets of London. All the best scenes in his later novels deal with London Characters. Dickens appealed to social consciousness to overcome social misery. His immense popularity gave importance to his att
Desdemona
Desdemona
Desdemona Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, as is virtue. Such is the case of the virtue of the character Desdemona, from the play The Tragedy of Othello, by William Shakespeare. Desdemona was shown as a low moral, virtue less female in the essay The Character of Desdemona by John Quincy Adams. Contrary to this, the modern reader can see that Shakespeare actually showed her to be a virtuous and loving person, whose own innocence lead to her demise. Is Desdemona a virtuous character? Is there
Dickinson five poems compared in comedic tone
Dickinson five poems compared in comedic tone
dickinson five poems compared in comedic tone While much of Emily Dickinson\'s poetry has been described as sad or morose, the poetess did use humor and irony in many of her poems. This essay will address the humor and/ or irony found in five of Dickinson\'s poems: Faith is a Fine Invention, I\'m Nobody! Who are you?, Some keep the Sabbath Going to Church and Success Is Counted Sweetest. The attempt will be made to show how Dickinson used humor and / or irony for the dual purposes of comic rel
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Domestic Violence Domestic Violence towards women is a problem in the United States that is usually over looked and almost always not noticed by Society today. Violence is defined by the Riverside Webster\'s Dictionary (p.755) as: 1. Physical force employed so as to damage or injure. 2. As an instance of violent action. If this is the case than why is it that so many women are beaten by loved ones each year and little or nothing is done to correct this violent and hostile situa
Douglas and barlow
Douglas and barlow
douglas and barlow Douglass and Barlow Language and education are key factors in determining how hard it will be for a person to become successful in this country. Barlow explains this better because he isn’t as focused on telling his own story. Barlow definitely explains his point better than Douglas. Douglas tells more of a short story concerning a personal experience, while Barlow discusses the topic and several options. Barlow starts his column off by illustrating a book he read his first ye
Dr Faustus2
Dr Faustus2
Dr Faustus2 Selling His Soul to Make a Point In Dr. Faustus, Christopher Marlowe has vividly drawn up the character of an intelligent, learned man tragically seduced by the lure of power greater than he was mortally meant to have. The character of Dr. Faustus is, in conception, an ideal of humanism, but Marlowe has taken him and shown him to be damned nonetheless, thus satirizing the ideals of Renaissance Humanism. M. H. Abram\'s A Glossary of Literary Terms defines Renaissance Humanism, stating
Dreams and realities in JUde the Obscure and a Kin
Dreams and realities in JUde the Obscure and a Kin
Dreams and realities in JUde the Obscure and a Kind of Loving Dreams and Realities in ‘Jude the Obscure’ and ‘A Kind of Loving’ ‘Dreams and realities’ are both part of life in both different and similar ways. Dreams are what you want whereas reality is what you have. Many dreams can become reality. In the case of these two books, ‘Jude the Obscure’ and ‘A Kind of Loving’, dreams and reality overlap and conflict with each other to result in unhappiness, in the case of Vic and Ingrid and Jude and
Drinking Age
Drinking Age
Drinking Age Drinking is a big problem that causes many teen-age deaths in the United States, however, many people still argue that the legal age for drinking should be reduced to eighteen. This issue has been brought up many times, but the law has not been changed since the change to twenty-one in 1980. States have become stricter about preventing under-age drinking, but teen-agers have no problem getting alcohol. There are many arguments in favor of changing the drinking age back to eighteen.
Dubliners
Dubliners
Dubliners Francesco Recchia Mr. Gilmore English IV -5 3/18/99 Freedom versus Entrapment James Joyce\'s Dubliners was written in 1914 right at the onset of World War I breaking out in Europe. It is a journey through the stages of life itself: childhood, adolescence, adulthood, public life and finally death. Each one of the stories in the novel fall into one of these stages. After the Race falls into the adolescence aspect of the book. It does this because the characters have not yet grown up. A
Duddy kravitz
Duddy kravitz
duddy kravitz Morley Callaghan Born: September,22,1903, Toronto, Ontario Died: August,25,1990,Toronto,Ontario Nationality:  Canadian Genre(s):  Novels, Short Stories, Plays Personal Born September 22, 1903, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; died August 25, 1990, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; son of Thomas and Mary (Dewan) Callaghan; married Loretto Florence Dee, April 16, 1929; children: Michael, Barry. Education St. Michael\'s College, University of Toronto, B.A., 1925; Osgoode Hall Law School, LL.B., 1928
Educating rita
Educating rita
educating rita Play It Again Rita The play Educating Rita by Willy Russell gained great popularity especially during the early eighties. There has also been a movie made from it starring Julie Walters and the more famous Michael Caine. As so often the case, the movie was more elaborate with additional scenes, some of which were spoken of or retold by the actors in the play. The movie also included several actors while the play only featured two, Frank and Rita. After having read the play and see
Education Learning By Communism
Education Learning By Communism
Education Learning By Communism Education: Learning By Communism? Through Freire’s “ The Banking Concept of Education,” we see the effects this concept has on it’s students and also we see the effects that the alternate concept, problem-posing has. The ‘banking’ concept allows the students to become vessels of knowledge, not being able to learn at a creative pace. By using communism, seeing through how education is taught in the classroom, it is parallel to Freire’s ‘banking’ concept. We can see
Education of the Heart
Education of the Heart
Education of the Heart John Steinbeck shows the readers many themes in The Grapes of Wrath. One of the most apparent is as Steinbeck stated, The Joads passage through a process of education for the heart. Many characters in The Grapes or Wrath exhibit this theme, but it is valiantly apparent in the actions of the Joads as a family, Tom, Casy, and Rose of Sharon. Although each person in the Joad family is a separate individual, the family often acts as thought it were one person. As one mig