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Nenial
Nenial
Nenial Gordimer (1923-) South African novelist and short-story writer, who received Nobel Prize for Literature in 1991. Gordimer\'s main themes are exile, loneliness and strong political opposition towards racial segregation. She was a founding member of Congress of South African Writers, and even at the height of the apartheid regime, she never considered leaving her country. Nadine Gordimer was born into a well-off family in Springs, Transvaal, an East Rand mining town outside Johannesburg. It
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None Provided11 During the course of the last fifty years, society has changed significantly. In modern society a great emphasis is placed on individualism and diversity within a society. It is rare that an individual would be ridiculed or forced to change simply for not complying with what society views as normal. This has not always been the case though. The nineteen fifties were much different. This was an era of social conformity. The members of society who were intent on maintaining this
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None Provided14 All I smelled was rotten bodies, Texas Ranger, Roy Coffman said during his testimony at the murder and conspiracy trial of 11 Branch Davidians. The dead were found in the rubble of the April 19 fire that destroyed the compound, killing more than 75 Branch Davidians, including the sect\'s leader, David Koresh, and 17 children. Perhaps the worst case of the federal government\'s overreaching in American history, the 1993 Waco tragedy has caused Americans to ask the question of ho
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None Provided19 We should look at the differences of the world and try to learn from them. All people have their good points and bad points. We live in a world that is not all white, all black, or not even all yellow. We live in a world where all races interact among themselves. The university in the United States is where this is easily seen. At the university, we see people of all color and ethnicity from our neighborhoods and from around the world. This is the place, where we are hoped to be
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None Provided43 A theme throughout Flaubert\'s Madame Bovary is escape versus confinement. In the novel Emma Bovary attempts again and again to escape the ordinariness of her life by reading novels, having affairs, day dreaming, moving from town to town, and buying luxuries items. It is Emma\'s early education described for an entire chapter by Flaubert that awakens in Emma a struggle against what she perceives as confinement. Emma\'s education at the convent is perhaps the most significant deve
Of Mice and Men FIlm Critique
Of Mice and Men FIlm Critique
Of Mice and Men FIlm Critique Of Mice and Men Movie Critique Overall, I thought the Of Mice and Men movie was fantastic and very well done by Gary Sinise. Gary Sinise is the director of the movie and also plays the role of George. This movie was made in 1992, and for a fairly old movie it is very nice. I feel that the movie is at a much higher level in entertainment than the book it was derived from. In the movie you can actually see and hear things that you probably would not catch on to in the
On The Road
On The Road
On The Road Jack Kerouac: On the Road Jack Kerouac is the first to explore the world of the wandering hoboes in his novel, On the Road. He created a world that shows the lives and motivations of this culture he himself named the “Beats.” Kerouac saw the beats as people who rebel against everything accepted to gain freedom and expression. Although he has been highly criticized for his lack of writing skills, he made a novel that is both realistic and enjoyable to read. He has a complete disregard
Organized crime
Organized crime
organized crime Organized Crime When most people think of the Mafia they think, murderers and gamblers. But in fact the Mafia is more than just a bunch of “wise guys” sitting around gambling. For years organized crime families have provided for many and brought wealth to their communities. In the early years of America, organized crime helped pave a way for many of the American cities to grow to what they are today. Most of the “families” provide for more than one hundred people per community. O
Poes the Raven
Poes the Raven
Poes the Raven In Edgar Allan Poe’s poems he writes about death and darkness. Throughout his poems, “The Raven” and “The Bells”, Poe writes of death, darkness, and evil. Many say he writes about this because of his childhood problems. (Slovey p. 15) As you continue to read, it will show how others feel about his writings and his desire to write about death. In Edgar Allen Poe’s poem, The Bells, Poe tells how bells can play a part throughout death and this causes readers to dislike the poem but i
Poes the Raven
Poes the Raven
Poes the Raven In Edgar Allan Poe’s poems he writes about death and darkness. Throughout his poems, “The Raven” and “The Bells”, Poe writes of death, darkness, and evil. Many say he writes about this because of his childhood problems. (Slovey p. 15) As you continue to read, it will show how others feel about his writings and his desire to write about death. In Edgar Allen Poe’s poem, The Bells, Poe tells how bells can play a part throughout death and this causes readers to dislike the poem but i
Poetry Analysis
Poetry Analysis
Poetry Analysis In today’s modern society, the entertainment industry plays a vital role in people’s everyday life. From movies to Broadway, music to television, or even NASCAR to lawn mower racing, everyone has some form of entertainment that grabs their attention. In case of the hunger artist, he was trying to set a record number of days for fasting. However in the end, there was no good reason why he chose to do so, except that he didn’t find the foods he liked. The Hunger Artist’s talent, in
Portrait of the artist
Portrait of the artist
portrait of the artist Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By: Valerie Gomez Stephen Dedalus, the main character in most of James Joyce’s writings, is said to be a reflection of Joyce himself. In A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, the reader follows Stephen as he develops from a young child into a young artist, overcoming many conflicts both internally and externally, and narrowly escaping a life long commitment to the clergy. Through Joyce’s use of free indirect style, all of Stephen’s
Quebec winter carnival
Quebec winter carnival
Quebec winter carnival The Quebec Winter Carnival Quebec City is the World\'s Snow Capital. Quebec City held its first winter carnival in 1894. It was an elaborate celebration that provided people with relief from the cold harsh winter. In the sixty years that followed these winter carnivals were organized periodically. It wasn\'t until 1955 that a group of local businessmen decided that an annual carnival would be a good way to stimulate the economy during the long winter months. The Quebec Car
Queen Kat Carmel and St Jude
Queen Kat Carmel and St Jude
Queen Kat Carmel and St Jude After a disappointing HSC result, Carmel McCaffrey could not pursue her dream of being in the music industry. She travels from her poor farm home in Mandella to the city, despite her parents belief that she should learn a computing course at home. Carmel believes that the city will provide her with a great opportunity to follow her desire to become a musician. Meanwhile, Jude Torres travels to the city to study medicine and follow her father’s footsteps. We learn tha
Raisin In The Sun
Raisin In The Sun
Raisin In The Sun A RAISIN IN THE SUN KEY LITERARY ELEMENTS SETTING The action of the play takes place in the poor South side of Chicago, sometime after World War II, probably around 1959. Most of the action takes place in the apartment of the Youngers, especially in the living/dining room and near the bathroom that they share with the Johnson family. Some of the action also takes place in the kitchen and in the two small bedrooms. The first bedroom is shared by Mama and her daughter, Beneatha;
Rappers as Artist
Rappers as Artist
Rappers as Artist Bhavesh Patel 1301-803 Essay #1 June 14, 2000 Rappers as Artists INTRODUCTION The word “artist” is a term that is used to describe professions such as painters, chefs, and even musicians. Painters use paints and canvas as their medium, chefs use food for their delicacy, and musicians use the words and musical instruments to create the art of sound. Even within this, the terms of chief, painters, and musicians encompass many facets. For example, some chiefs specialize only in pa
Restraining Factors in Hedda Gabler
Restraining Factors in Hedda Gabler
Restraining Factors in Hedda Gabler Rhoades 1 Laura Rhoades Cason AP Literature/Composition 15 November 1999 Restraining Factors in Hedda Gabler Henrik Ibsens Hedda Gabler is not truly indicative of his vast body of work: the protagonist is female and the play is a character study. Oddly enough, though, Hedda does not evolve or progress throughout the entirety of the work. Rather, she remains a cold and manipulative woman. When this fact is realized, the only task is discovering why Hedda conti
Richard Adams Through the Eyes of an Animal
Richard Adams Through the Eyes of an Animal
Richard Adams Through the Eyes of an Animal RICHARD ADAMS: THROUGH THE EYES OF AN ANIMAL Richard Adams was born in Newbury, England in May of 1920. He was the youngest of three children, a sister, Katherine, and a brother, John. (Richard had had another brother but he died at the age of three from influenza.) Richard was his father\'s favorite. George Adams (his dad), spent most of his time with young Richard teaching him about all the nature in the area. Richard grew up a few miles from the tow
Romanticism1
Romanticism1
Romanticism1 The definition of romanticism is noted as a romantic spirit, outlook, tendency, etc. or the spirit, styles, and attitudes of, or adherence to the Romantic Movement or a similar movement contrasted with classicism and realism. Now, to complete this definition we must define the Romantic Movement. The Romantic Movement was the revolt in the late eighteenth to early nineteenth centuries against the artistic, political, and philosophical principles that had become associated with neocla
Romanticism1
Romanticism1
Romanticism1 The definition of romanticism is noted as a romantic spirit, outlook, tendency, etc. or the spirit, styles, and attitudes of, or adherence to the Romantic Movement or a similar movement contrasted with classicism and realism. Now, to complete this definition we must define the Romantic Movement. The Romantic Movement was the revolt in the late eighteenth to early nineteenth centuries against the artistic, political, and philosophical principles that had become associated with neocla
Romanticism3
Romanticism3
Romanticism3 Romanticism It was a reaction against the Enlightenment and yet akin in that they both assumed life was designed for human happiness. However the Enlightenment placed reason at the center of human acheivement. Romanticismm distrusted the human intellect and placed its value on the emotions and intutive qualities. The natural and spontaneous was deemed good. The highest truths would be derived from the instantaneous of the individual. It gloried in the unlimited potential of the indi
Romanticism3
Romanticism3
Romanticism3 Romanticism It was a reaction against the Enlightenment and yet akin in that they both assumed life was designed for human happiness. However the Enlightenment placed reason at the center of human acheivement. Romanticismm distrusted the human intellect and placed its value on the emotions and intutive qualities. The natural and spontaneous was deemed good. The highest truths would be derived from the instantaneous of the individual. It gloried in the unlimited potential of the indi
School violence
School violence
school violence Danny Araujo Speech Class English persuasive essay When attending a college or university, students can either decide if they would like to live on or off campus. This decision all depends on how far the college or university is located from home. This is a major decision the student must make. Living on campus is a different environment then living at home. Students who live on campus will be living with other students, and those students that decide to live at home must be able
Shakespeare and Philips
Shakespeare and Philips
Shakespeare and Philips Sonnet 130, or My Mistress\' Eyes Are Nothing Like the Sun, seems to have a lot to do with friendship. Shakespeare could not have said such things like Coral is far more red than her lips\' red. There must have been a very deep and understanding relationship between these two people. If Shakespeare and this woman were just lovers, Shakespeare probably would not have written such an honest poem.This woman he refers to might very well have been a friend of his mothers or
Shakespeare2
Shakespeare2
Shakespeare2 William Shakespeare Shakespeare, William (1564-1616), was an English playwright and Poet, he is considered the greatest dramatist the world has ever known and the finest poet who has written in the English language. Shakespeare is known as the most popular author, no other writer\'s plays have been produced so many times in so many different places. Many reasons can be given for Shakespeare\'s popular audience, one is because of his broad understanding of human nature. Shakespeare u
Silence and Suppression in the Reeves Tale
Silence and Suppression in the Reeves Tale
Silence and Suppression in the Reeves Tale Such comments as, “I pray to God his nekke mote to-breke” quickly reveal that the verbal game of “quite” involves much more than a free meal to the Reeve in “The Canterbury Tales” (I 3918). This overreaction, which grabs the attention of the audience and gives it pause, is characteristic of the Reeve’s ostensibly odd behavior, being given to morose speeches followed by violent outbursts, all the while harboring spiteful desires. Anger typifies the Reeve
Simon Birch
Simon Birch
Simon Birch The overall effectiveness of the film Simon Birch is enhanced by technical details such as, sound, lighting, colour and symbolic representation. Sound is an effective means of creating atmosphere and hence creating audience appeal. Similarly, lighting also brings emotion and mood to a film. Colour influences the appeal and aura a film may have upon an audience. The inclusion of symbols within a film emphasises meaning and adds worth to the script. In the film Simon Birch sound is use
Sonny Blues
Sonny Blues
Sonny Blues Sonny’s Blues By James Baldwin Sonny’s Blues the author is presenting the past from the perspective of the present in order to understand his own feelings concerning the role of a father. The two brothers in the story had different life choices. Both Sonny and the narrator have found their own mode of escaping the violence and harshness of the ghetto, different though those modes might be. After the death of the mother the narrator feels he is his brother’s keeper, because of the pro
Sonnys blue
Sonnys blue
sonnys blue “I think people ought to do what they want to do, what else are they alive for. (49)” This thought is what is reflected in both “Sonny’s Blues” by James Baldwin and “Paul’s Case” by Willa Cather. Both Baldwin and Cather illustrate the problem of a young man growing up and taking on the responsibility of finding out who they are and what they want out of life. In these stories the theme is most prevalent, developing the story and helping the reader form their own opinions on how they
Street Car Named Desire Essay
Street Car Named Desire Essay
Street Car Named Desire Essay Street Car Named Desire Essay Our lives are consumed by the past. The past of what we once did, what we once accomplished, and what we once could call our own. As we look back on these past memories we seldom realize the impact these events have on our present lives. The loss of a past love mars are future relationships, the loss of our family influences the choices we make today, and the loss of our dignity can confuse the life we live in the present. These losses
Subway
Subway
subway Subway Challenges Driving to work with my windows down, moon roof open and the thumping sound of Nate Dog’s music ringing in my ear, I was having a fine morning. Even though I knew Saturday mornings get busy I figured I would get through it happily. Many people are rude in their own ways and restaurant employees have to learn how to deal with them. As I got ready for work I didn’t realize that I would be getting the most awful customer in all of my years working at Subway. I tried giving
Susan b anthony
Susan b anthony
susan b anthony I. Susan B. Anthony : A Biographical Introduction Susan Brownell Anthony was born on February 15, 1820 in Adams, Massachusetts to Daniel and Lucy Anthony. Susan was the second born of eight children in a strict Quaker family. Her father, Daniel Anthony, was said to have been a stern man, a Quaker Abolitionist and a cotton manufacturer born near the conclusion of the eighteenth century. From what I read, he believed in guiding his children, not in \'directing\' them. Daniel Anth
Symbolism in the awakening
Symbolism in the awakening
symbolism in the awakening The Awakening contains many symbolic features, such as the way Edna uses art, the birds (the parrot and the mockingbird), sleep, music, and the houses Edna Pontellier lives in, but perhaps two of the most significant symbols are the clothes in the novel, not only of Edna, but also the other characters, and the water, whether it be the ocean, the gulf, or the sea. These two symbols are possibly the most significant because of their direct relationship to Edna Pontellier
Taliesin West
Taliesin West
Taliesin West History of Taliesin West Do you have a living room in your house? A carport? Does your house have an open floor plan? If so, then the way you live is being directly influenced by Frank Lloyd Wright\'s innovations in residential architecture (Copplestone 1). Frank Lloyd Wright was born in 1867 in southwestern Wisconsin of talented and dynamic parents; his father a preacher and musician, his mother a teacher. From his father, Wright learned how the order and structure of music had
Taming of the schrew
Taming of the schrew
taming of the schrew The Taming of the Shrew: A Perceptual Ability Test A recurrent theme In Shakespeare’s plays is the idea that things are not always what they seem. The Taming of the Shrew shows a good example of this theme. In this play we find many discrepancies between what seems to be and what is. The main theme of this play is knowing what a person is really like is more important than how they appear to be. This is shown by Petruchio\'s relationship with Katherine; the changing roles of
Term Paper
Term Paper
Term Paper Boredom and Its Victims in Arthur Miller’s The Crucible When bored, people tend to portray or act differently to either attract attention or change society. The girls in The Crucible are bored of Puritan life and want to do more to get more fun out of Salem life. Boredom led the girls to perform sins that the Puritan society disagrees with entirely. In The Crucible By Arthur Miller, boredom proves to be a catalyst for murder. The girls in Salem wanted more attention and more out of Pu
The Awakening2
The Awakening2
The Awakening2 The Awakening The Awakening, written by Kate Chopin, tells the story of a woman, Edna Pontellier, who undergoes a transformation from an obedient housewife to a person who is alive with strength, character and emotions which she no longer has to repress. This metamorphosis is shaped by her surroundings. Just as her behavior is more shocking and horrifying because of her position in Grand Isle society, it is that very position which causes her to feel restrained and makes her yearn
The Change
The Change
The Change Essay In this essay I am supposed to discuss a project or activity that best represents me. I thought about this for a while, and I decided I would talk about my piano lessons. My parents didn’t make me take them, and I didn’t take them because it was just something to do. There is a lot behind the story. About a year and a half ago, I suffered an injury that put me out of basketball for 6 months. To me, it was the end of the world. Basketball was supposed to be my future. It was wh
The Dead1
The Dead1
The Dead1 The Dead is a story saturated in music. In it, the Morkan women - Aunt Julia, Aunt Kate, niece Mary Jane, all music teachers - are giving their annual Yuletide fete, complete with song and dance. Most of the The Dead takes place at a Christmas party in Dublin about a century ago. The annual celebrations is right around Christmas time and takes place in a very traditional Irish fashion. Among the guests is their nephew Gabriel Conroy, a teacher and writer who acts as a somewhat pompo
The Declaration of Language
The Declaration of Language
The Declaration of Language Slang The Declaration of Language [WR122 paper, using Jefferson’s Declaration of Independence as a model]-RJ The Declaration of Language When, in the course of human language, it becomes necessary for people to create or redefine, words or phrases to express an object or an action; and to assume, among society, the acceptance and usage of these words and their definitions, in one’s own language, or idiolect. A decent respect to the opinions of mankind, requires that
The Genius of Shakespeare
The Genius of Shakespeare
The Genius of Shakespeare Past, Present, and Future: Finding Life Through Nature William Wordsworth poem “Lines Composed a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey” was included as the last item in his Lyrical Ballads. The general meaning of the poem relates to his having lost the inspiration nature provided him in childhood. Nature seems to have made Wordsworth human.The significance of the abbey is Wordsworth’s love of nature. Tintern Abbey representes a safe haven for Wordsworth that perhaps symbolizes
The Great Gatsby Distortion of the American Dream
The Great Gatsby Distortion of the American Dream
The Great Gatsby Distortion of the American Dream The American Dream as it is Portrayed in The Great Gatsby Picture this, a person graduates from high school with honors, goes to college and graduates at the top of his/her class. After college, he/she is offered a job in the field he/she wants with an annual salary of about $400,000 a year. He/she marries the person of his/her dreams, has two children and moves into a large, elegant house. Forty years later that person retires with a pension and
The Great Gatsbysuper notes automatic A
The Great Gatsbysuper notes automatic A
the Great Gatsbysuper notes automatic A Have you ever felt that there were two of you battling for control of the person you call yourself? Have you ever felt that you weren\'t quite sure which one you wanted to be in charge? All of us have at least two selves: one who wants to work hard, get good grades, and be successful; and one who would rather lie in the sun and listen to music and daydream. To understand F. Scott Fitzgerald, the man and the writer, you must begin with the idea of doublenes
The Life of Esperanza
The Life of Esperanza
The Life of Esperanza In The House On Mango Street Esperanza reveals personal experiences through which the reader is able to determine what kind of person she is; her views on life, how she views herself, as well as how her poverty affects her view of life, her view of her future, and how her poverty currently affects her place in the world. The vignettes show different aspects of Esperanza’s identity as it evolves and changes progressively throughout The House On Mango Street. Esperanza’s iden
The Logistics of a Lesson
The Logistics of a Lesson
The Logistics of a Lesson Parable: A short allegorical story designed to convey some truth, religious principle, or moral lesson (Merriam Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, Tenth Edition). An author will often make a statement advising the audience to read in a manner suited for a parable to ensure the lesson is not overlooked. Hawthorne does this in The Minister’s Black Veil by deeming his story “A Parable” in the subtitle. Poe states in his Philosophy of Composition that he writes tales with an
The perfect villain
The perfect villain
the perfect villain Kavita Makadia Period 6 January 24, 2000 An Awakening Kate Chopin’s novel The Awakening relates the emotion-driven story of Edna Pontellier. Her story is a happy one. Not because of some typical fairy tale ending where they all live happily ever after, but in that she accomplished her goal in life. She never sacrificed herself for her children. (p. 115) Edna Pontellier remained an individual. The music that was brought to her by Mademoiselle Reisz stirred up a deeper meanin
The world of freedom
The world of freedom
the world of freedom The World of Freedom If you have ever opened the midnight color doors, you have been in the world know as DV8. A world within a dance club, where they have forgotten labels, they have remembered images, and they have found true freedom. Welcome to the hottest dance club on Thursday nights. A placed called DV8. Where once a week some of the world\'s greatest D.J.\'s come to spin their records on their turntables. Where some of the greatest rave dancers, come to dance. Where e
Themes of The Glass Menagerie
Themes of The Glass Menagerie
Themes of The Glass Menagerie “The Glass Menagerie” is a play that contains intense human feelings; frustration, shyness, regretfulness, anger, and sadness. The play is set in the apartment of the Wingfield family. In this cramped, dinghy place lives three characters; Amanda, Laura, and Tom, who are desperate to make their dream come true. Amanda is a shrew, she wants to live through her daughter, Laura. Her dream is for her daughter to marry to a well-educated man and support her throughout the
Thoreau
Thoreau
thoreau In Henry David Thoreau’s infamous novel “Walden”, we are shown endless paradoxes that stem from the author’s deep and insightful views into nature’s universal connections with the human race. Thoreau makes himself a quest of finding the meaning to our existence by investigating nature from different perspectives that our preoccupied society constantly overlooks. Two of these perspectives are of viewing nature from a mountaintop or panoramic view and the other being from our own earthly f
Thoreau
Thoreau
thoreau In Henry David Thoreau’s infamous novel “Walden”, we are shown endless paradoxes that stem from the author’s deep and insightful views into nature’s universal connections with the human race. Thoreau makes himself a quest of finding the meaning to our existence by investigating nature from different perspectives that our preoccupied society constantly overlooks. Two of these perspectives are of viewing nature from a mountaintop or panoramic view and the other being from our own earthly f