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Western civilization
Western civilization
western civilization Korea Rice, the staple food of the Korean diet, is eaten at most meals. Millet, wheat, barley, corn, and sorghum are also eaten, especially in the north. The vegetables Koreans eat include potatoes, Chinese cabbage, turnips, and onions. Garlic and red peppers are used as seasoners. Kunchi (pickled vegetables) is a favorite dish. Fish and other seafood\'s are the usual sources of proteins. Trog, or rice, is a popular confection. Traditional clothing, made of cotton or synthet
WH Auden
WH Auden
WH Auden W.H. Auden The Poet W.H. Auden was born in York in 1907. During his studies in school, he excelled in sciences and thought of being a mining engineer. He also started reading Freud and acting in school plays. In the winter of 1922, Auden published his first poem in the school magazine. Autumn of 1925, Auden enrolls in the Christ Church College, Oxford, where he studied the natural sciences as well as economics, politics and some philosophy. He was known as a teaching poet. His poems an
What is Literature
What is Literature
What is Literature What is Literature? The Mirriam-Webster dictionary defines literature as: writings in prose or verse; especially writings having excellence of form or expression and expressing ideas of permanent or universal interest. This concept of thoughts and ideas on paper is a good start but does not thoroughly define literature. Literature takes many forms and has evolved over time along with humankind. Therefore to thoroughly define literature one must discuss the elements of literatu
What love is
What love is
what love is What Love Is Love is when you can\'t stop thinking about her. Love is when you find yourselves holding hands and neither remembers initiating the contact. Love is when she comes over to your place and remembers a carton of milk for breakfast cereal. Love is when you find yourself having a great time clothes shopping, just because you\'re together. Love is when you get some great news or some sad news and the first person you feel like calling is her. Love is when you feel all ill at
When fantasy takes over reality
When fantasy takes over reality
when fantasy takes over reality Diana Trister June 2, 2000 When Fantasy Takes Over Reality Emma Bovary, like most people, dreamed of a life full of fantasy, excitement, mystery, and wonder. However, unlike most people, Emma Bovary let her fantasies take over her reality and eventually her happiness which, lead her to live a life full of misery and utter disappointment. Furthermore, her unrealistic perception of living ultimately led to her sad downfall. When Emma was a young woman living on her
Whitman
Whitman
whitman Walt Whitman’s Live Oak, With Moss , is an intricate portrayal of love, both physical and mental. Throughout the poem, Whitman incorporates an array of metaphors symbolic of love to describe to the reader the intense emotion that is associated with love. Throughout Live Oak, With Moss, Whitman illustrates the great pleasure associated with love. Introducing his love as a consuming burning flame, Whitman affectively gains the complete attention of the reader. Once convenient, Whitman begi
Whitman1
Whitman1
whitman1 The two poems cover much of the same ground. Both celebrate new technologies; both involve passages; and both overflow with a deeply felt longing to connect with the reader. Crossing Brooklyn Ferry, however, seems to narrate what in Passage to India is a static moment - the passage to you which partially resolves the poems tensions. In Passage to India that address structure appears for a brief and fleeting moment, and the ambiguity of the address, which the poet seems to direct both
William Blake My Pretty Rose Tree
William Blake My Pretty Rose Tree
William Blake My Pretty Rose Tree “My Pretty Rose-Tree,” written by William Blake, is a poem of love, jealousy, and sorrow. This eight-line poem, following the abab acac rhyme pattern, is full of strong symbolism and a great deal of personification, all used in an attempt to express the narrator’s feelings. William Blake brings the flowers alive with the personified characteristics he has given to them. Blake is describing a man who is completely in-love with one women, while at the same time he
William Cowper
William Cowper
William Cowper William Cowper, pronounced Cooper, is one of the few English hymn writers who ranks highly among the English poets as well. Cowper wrote about the simple pleasures of life in the country and expressed a deep concern with human cruelty and suffering. The simplicity of his work and his treatment of subjects in nature contrasted directly with society\'s emphasis on fashion and material things in his time. He was an important forerunner of the Romantics (though our textbook basicall
William faulker
William faulker
William faulker Biography on William Faulkner William Faulkner was born in New Albany, Mississippi on September 25, 1897 and then moved to Oxford, Mississippi with his family at the age of 5. Most of the novels written by William Faulkner take place in the area in which he himself was born and raised. He renames Oxford and calls this place Jefferson, Mississippi. Faulkner is a contemporary American author who has achieved greatness as an author. He is already considered to be one of the world’s
William faulkner
William faulkner
william faulkner The Southern Grown Faulkner William Cuthbert Falkner was born on September 25, 1897 in New Albany, Mississippi. He was the eldest of four brothers from Murry and Maud Butler Falkner (later in his life he restored the u to the family name). As a child William always had a strong interest in the arts. He enjoyed painting, writing poetry and other forms of art. During his elementary years William excelled and skipped the second grade (Helmster). However during his early teens he
William faulkner1
William faulkner1
william faulkner1 The Southern Grown Faulkner William Cuthbert Falkner was born on September 25, 1897 in New Albany, Mississippi. He was the eldest of four brothers from Murry and Maud Butler Falkner (later in his life he restored the u to the family name). As a child William always had a strong interest in the arts. He enjoyed painting, writing poetry and other forms of art. During his elementary years William excelled and skipped the second grade (Helmster). However during his early teens he
William faulkner
William faulkner
william faulkner The Southern Grown Faulkner William Cuthbert Falkner was born on September 25, 1897 in New Albany, Mississippi. He was the eldest of four brothers from Murry and Maud Butler Falkner (later in his life he restored the u to the family name). As a child William always had a strong interest in the arts. He enjoyed painting, writing poetry and other forms of art. During his elementary years William excelled and skipped the second grade (Helmster). However during his early teens he
Williams William Carlos
Williams William Carlos
Williams William Carlos I. Introduction Print section Williams, William Carlos (1883-1963), American writer, whose use of simple, direct language marked a new course in 20th-century poetry. Unlike some other writers of his time, such as T. S. Eliot, Williams avoided complexity and obscure symbolism. Instead, he produced lyrics, such as this one from January Morning (1938), that contain few difficult references: All this-/ was for you, old woman./ I wanted to write a poem/ that you would under
Women and shakespeare
Women and shakespeare
women and shakespeare A Critical Analysis of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” William Shakespeare, born in 1594, is one of the greatest writers in literature. He dies in 1616 after completing many sonnets and plays. One of which is “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” They say that this play is the most purely romantic of Shakespeare’s comedies. The themes of the play are dreams and reality, love and magic. This extraordinary play is a play-with-in-a-play, which master writers only write successfully. Shakes
Women in the society
Women in the society
women in the society Composition and rethorics II Theme: In the CASEBOOK on Ralph Ellison’s « battle royal », racial issues are addressed both by the author and other influential contributors. What insights do such works offer about Black identity in America. Civilisation II Mr Rutherford. Introduction: The Middle-Ages are a very intresting age that we study in history classes, I recall learning about kings, statesman, people who wielded power...etc... But usually it left me with an impression t
Wordsworth
Wordsworth
wordsworth Wordsworth’s Way of Explaining His Past “William Wordsworth, English poet, one of the post accomplished and influential of England’s romantic poets, whose theories and style created a new tradition in poetry “ ( Microsoft Encarta 1). Wordsworth began writing poetry when he was still in school, but it wasn’t until 1793 that any of his poems were published. “Wordsworth’s political and intellectual sympathies underwent a transformation after 1800. By 1810 his viewpoint was staunchly cons
Wordsworth William and Dorothy
Wordsworth William and Dorothy
Wordsworth William and Dorothy William Wordsworth and his sister, Dorothy, were so close that not only did they live together for the majority of their lives, but also they each considered the other to be his or her closest confidante and inspiration. Like Wordsworth and his other close associate, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, the relationship between William and Dorothy can be seen in each of their literary works. This is no more evident than in William\'s I wandered lonely as a cloud and Dorothy\
Wordworths Style
Wordworths Style
Wordworths Style Wordsworth\'s Style Essay submitted by Franny Glass Wordsworth did not write by using lofty, eloquent language, and great issues and personalities as subjects. Unlike his contemporaries, he recognized that good poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings, and therefore nothing along the lines of strait-laced, stoic little old women, or grandiose dining rooms. He wrote of bucolic life: not much was said, but never were the important things left out. Life\'s most ele
World War 1 Poets
World War 1 Poets
World War 1 Poets World War I was the first major war in which virtually every country took part. Because of the large number of countries involved in this war, there were many casualties by the time everything returned to normal. This war had a long lasting impact on just about everything. During the four years of the war (1914-1918) the number of known dead has been placed at approximately 10,000,000 and about 20,000,000 wounded.(Langer) Although the numbers of injured and killed were huge dur
Writing system
Writing system
writing system Complex-text Languages In the languages of the western world based on the Latin, Cyrillic and Greek scripts, there is no difference between how text is stored for data processing and how it is presented on a display or a printer. The text is read on horizontal lines from left to right, the lines progress from top to bottom and the characters are stored in a manner identical to how they are presented. Not all the languages of the world have these characteristics. In this document,
Writing system information
Writing system information
writing system information Complex-text Languages In the languages of the western world based on the Latin, Cyrillic and Greek scripts, there is no difference between how text is stored for data processing and how it is presented on a display or a printer. The text is read on horizontal lines from left to right, the lines progress from top to bottom and the characters are stored in a manner identical to how they are presented. Not all the languages of the world have these characteristics. In thi
Writing technique of phyllis wheatley
Writing technique of phyllis wheatley
writing technique of phyllis wheatley Phillis Wheatley and Her Writing Techniques Phillis Wheatley’s poems do not focus on her condition as a slave, but rather on the white Christians view of slaves. She uses writing techniques such as biblical allusions, classical references, and neoclassical conventions. The style of Phillis Wheatley’s poems is like that of writer Alexander Pope. The ideas expressed in her poems, however, are ideas of her own unique thoughts (African Anecdotes 335). The white
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
xxx Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was more than just an author. He was a knight, a soldier, a spiritualist, a whaler, a doctor, a journalist, and most of all, he was adventurous. He was not the quiet type of person, so he enjoyed expressing himself. Arthur Conan Doyle was born on the 22nd of May 1859 in Picardy Place, Edinburgh. The second child of Charles Altamont and Mary Foley, he was thought t have been named after the legendary medieval king, Arthur, of the Round Table. Doyl
Yeats
Yeats
yeats William Butler Yeats is one of the many famous names to come from the original Golden Dawn. His poetry and writings were a display of his passion for mysticism and the Occult Sciences. These were largely expressed in various publications (e.g. Your Pathway), earning him the Nobel Prize in 1924 for literature. But more important was his desire and striving for knowledge of that which is beyond what we know and that of the unknown. William Butler Yeats was third-generation Irish, born in Dub
Youths
Youths
youths The Effects of Using Poetry as a Tool to Increase Phonemic Awareness and Reading Achievement in a Third Grade Classroom Chapter 1: Introduction Today many children are having difficulty learning to read. Some parents are complaining about public schools not doing their job. On standardized tests, the reading scores are low and many children are neither excited about learning how to read or about going to school. The public school districts have gone back and forth from phonics to whole la
Zen Buddhism
Zen Buddhism
Zen Buddhism Buddhism was founded by Siddhartha Gautama, known as the Buddha (the enlightened one), in southern Nepal in the fifth and sixth centuries B. C. Buddhism teaches that meditation and the practice of good religious and moral behavior can lead to nirvana. The teachings of the Buddha have, to this day, been passed down from teacher to student. Around 475 A.D. one of these teachers, Bodhidharma, traveled from India to China and introduced the teachings of the Buddha there. In China Buddhi
Zeus
Zeus
Zeus ZEUS Zeus constantly battles with the godly virtues, while continuing to have all the human qualities. Zeus in Greek mythology was chief and father of all Gods and mortals.He corresponds to the Roman god Jupiter.He lived atop Mt.Olympus, at the center of the earth where all the gods lived and held court.Sometimes Olympus was thought of as an actual mountain in Greece, but more often as a lofty reign in the heavens.Zeus was pictured as a kingly, bearded figure who supposedly hurled thunderbo
An Era of Punk
An Era of Punk
An Era of Punk An Era Of Punk “Sex, drugs, and rock and roll” was the rallying cry for a movement that changed American culture forever. Rock and roll first startled the American scene in the mid-1950’s, but no one then could have predicted the remarkable vitality and staying power of this new music. The early tradition of rock has gone through many transitions. Provocative and outlandish stage attire and behavior have been an important resource since the birth of rock and roll. Decades followin
Beethoven4
Beethoven4
beethoven4 Beethoven “Keep your eyes on him; some day he will give the world something to talk about”—Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Orga 27). Beethoven was considered the greatest composer who ever lived, but all the truths lie deep inside his music. Beethoven’s symphonies were extraordinary. His innovative style was unheard of throughout the world during his time. There are three major symphonies that take beyond the “Immortal Beloved” referring to Beethoven, to his grave. Well-written and magnifice
Beethoven4
Beethoven4
beethoven4 Beethoven “Keep your eyes on him; some day he will give the world something to talk about”—Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Orga 27). Beethoven was considered the greatest composer who ever lived, but all the truths lie deep inside his music. Beethoven’s symphonies were extraordinary. His innovative style was unheard of throughout the world during his time. There are three major symphonies that take beyond the “Immortal Beloved” referring to Beethoven, to his grave. Well-written and magnifice
Chopin
Chopin
Chopin Frederic Chopin is known to be one of the greatest composers of piano music of all time. He spent most of his life in Paris and was good friends with famous artists such as Ingres and Delacroix. His music is considered to be romantic in content, but very different from the romanticism of the time. In fact is said that he very much disliked the music under this classification, and he thought most of it was quite vulgar. (Schonberg) At age 16 Chopin was already very well known for his music
Development of modern Rap
Development of modern Rap
Development of modern Rap Rap music as a musical form began among the youth of South Bronx, New York in the mid 1970’s. Individuals such Kool Herc and Grandmaster Flash were some of the early pioneers of this art form. Through their performances at clubs and promotion of the music, rap consistently gained in popularity throughout the rest of the 1970’s. The first commercial success of the rap song “Rapper\'s Delight” by the Sugar Hill Gang in 1979 helped bring rap music into the national spotlig
History of Rap
History of Rap
History of Rap Rap music as a musical form began among the youth of South Bronx, New York in the mid 1970’s. Individuals such Kool Herc and Grandmaster Flash were some of the early pioneers of this art form. Through their performances at clubs and promotion of the music, rap consistently gained in popularity throughout the rest of the 1970’s. The first commercial success of the rap song “Rapper\'s Delight” by the Sugar Hill Gang in 1979 helped bring rap music into the national spotlight. The 198
Jim Morrison
Jim Morrison
Jim Morrison Jim morrison as a child , jim was always into pranks and jokes. once while riding on a sleigh with his two sisters he traped there legs in the sliegh up untill his dad stopped them just moments before they hit there cabin. jim,all though a prankster at heart made straight A\'s through school. In college he experimented with drugs and was interested in poetry. Once reported, he was crashing at his girl friends house he smoked 6 ounces of pot in one day. Later on in life, he hit it bi
Kurt Cobain1
Kurt Cobain1
Kurt Cobain1 For our modern day hero we used the singer and songwriter Kurt Cobain from the band Nirvana. This punk Seattle band moved almost mainstream almost overnight. Nirvana caught on fast and changed rock and roll music forever and molded the music of the 90’s, alternative. Cobain had an enormous amount of talent but unfortunately his life was cut short by a still controversial suicide in his Seattle home. On April 9, 1994, his body was discovered. He is a hero for many of today’s troubled
Madonna
Madonna
Madonna Madonna Born August 16, 1958 in Bay City, Michigan to a lower-middle class Italian-Catholic household, Madonna Louise Ciccone was the third eldest daughter born. Her father Chrysler engineer Sylvio (Tony) Ciccone and French-Canadienne Madonna Fortin, for whom the future superstar was named “Veronica” was added to her name for confirmation. While at a young age of five, Madonna’s world fell apart as her mother struggled to a long process of breast cancer on December 1, 1963. Gathering str
Music2
Music2
Music2 your gods, and from off your hands. The ultimate origin of music is to locate in time to find out correctly. Music in its modern Western sense has become both a fine art and a fine discipline. Its prime constructive elements are melody, rhythm, and harmony. The music of primitive people and the culture of African, Amerindian, Asians are largely uninfluenced by European developments might lack harmony and maybe even melody as we know it, but it is not possible to make music devoid of rhyth
Musicians
Musicians
musicians Noh is a classical Japanese performance form which combines elements of dance, drama, music and poetry into one highly aesthetic stage art. Largely based in the cities of Tokyo, Osaka, and Kyoto, it is performed throughout the country by professional artists, mainly men, who have passed down the art among family members for numerous generations. There is also a wide following of both male and female amateurs who practice and perform its chant, dance, and instruments Kyogen is the class
None Provided10
None Provided10
None Provided10 By: Chris Friends can help each other. A true friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself— and especially to feel. Or not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at the moment is fine with them. That\'s what real love amounts to— letting a person be what he really is.... Most people love you for who you pretend to be.... To keep their love, you keep pretending— performing. You get to love your pretense.... It’s true, we\'re locked in an image, an act— and th
None Provided4
None Provided4
None Provided4 Music is sound arranged into pleasing or interesting patterns. It forms an important part of many cultural and social activities. People use music to express feelings and ideas. Music also serves to entertain and relax. Like drama and dance, music is a performing art. It differs from such arts as painting and poetry, in which artists create works and then display or publish them. Musical composers need musicians to interpret and perform their works, just as playwrights need actors
The Three Most Influencial bands of the 60s
The Three Most Influencial bands of the 60s
The Three Most Influencial bands of the 60s The 1960’s are said to be the most prolific decade in all of music. Many bands of this decade have proven to have enormous effects on music, as we know it. Jimi Hendrix is said to be the greatest rock and roll guitarist of all time. The greats, like Eric Clapton and Carlos Santana, have all said that he truly made the guitar speak and transformed it into an art. The Doors were true innovators and turned rock into an art form, by skillfully blending roc
Thomas Hardy
Thomas Hardy
Thomas Hardy Thomas Hardy was an English Writer who was born on June 2, 1840 in Higher Brockhampton Doretshire, England (Something About the Author 129). Hardy wrote form personal knowledge and experiences, his characters were real people of the time and settings consisted of places he had been. Many Things influenced Hardy’s writings throughout his life including his early life, work experiences and his first wife Emma Gifford Thomas Hardy did not begin his education until late in his childhood
Tupac
Tupac
tupac “REBEL OF THE UNDERGROUND” The Life and Works of Tupac Amaru Shakur Both Tupac and Amaru are words of Inca origin. Together they mean, shining serpent. Shakur means thankful to God, from the Arabic language. Tupac, commonly known as America\'s most controversial rapper was labeled a gangster rapper and one of the largest figures in the rap community. He was always known for doing what he wanted and not caring what others thought of him. His life symbolized what a lot of people have gon
Conf
Conf
conf FOUNDERS Confucius is the founder of Confucianism. The name Confucius is the Latin name for Kong Qiu-zi. Confucius was born in the village of Zou in the country of Lu in 551 BC. He was a poor descendant of a disposed noble family. As a child, he held fake temple rituals; as a young adult, quickly earned a reputation for fairness, politeness, and love of learning, and he was reputed to be quite tall. When he was 35 years old, Duke Zhao of Lu led his country to war, this was routed and fled
Dante alighieris the divine comedy purgatory
Dante alighieris the divine comedy purgatory
dante alighieris the divine comedy purgatory Dante Alighieri\'s The Divine Comedy, Purgatory Dante\'s The Divine Comedy section of Purgatory is a depiction of Dante and his struggle to reach paradise. He is a character as well as a narrator. The purgatory section deals with the seven deadly sins and Dante\'s task of cleansing himself on his journey to heaven. He confronts many different people on his journey to self-righteousness, which help and guide him to his destiny. Accompanied by Virgil or
Greek gods
Greek gods
Greek gods Parallelisms between Greek and Roman Mythology have many similarities between them. Each type has there own set of Gods and Goddesses, although they were worshiped for similar reasons. The following will explain each God or Goddess and explain how they compare to each other. The King of Gods in Greek Mythology is known as Zeus. Zeus was the ruler of the sky, and had the power to create thunderstorms and lightning as well as earthquakes. He was the child of Cronus and Rhea. As the stor
Greek Mythology1
Greek Mythology1
Greek Mythology1 No matter what you think the ancient Greeks were not on drugs. The people of ancient Greece had an extremely intelligent society. They had sophisticated architecture and a very high level of mathematics in their culture. These areas of life dealt with real things that could be controlled. When it came to natural phenomena the Greeks had certain explanations that might look eccentric now, but were reasonable 3000 years ago. In Greece’s history there are several themes that contri
Greekroman mythology
Greekroman mythology
greekroman mythology Parallelisms Between Greek and Roman Mythology Greek and Roman mythology have many similarities between them. Each type has there own set of Gods and Goddesses, although they were worshiped for similar reasons. The following will explain each God or Goddess and explain how they compare to each other. The King of Gods in Greek Mythology is known as Zeus. Zeus was the ruler of the sky, and had the power to create thunderstorms and lightning as well as earthquakes. He was the c
Homer the iliad
Homer the iliad
homer the iliad Barbarians & Bureaucrats Mycenae No other texts in the Western imagination occupy as central a position in the self-definition of Western culture as the two epic poems of Homer, the Iliad and the Odyssey . They both concern the great defining moment of Greek culture, the Trojan War. Whether or not this war really occurred, or occurred as the Greeks narrate it, is a relatively unanswerable question. We know that such a war did take place around a city that quite likely was Troy, t