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Gimpel the Fool
Gimpel the Fool
Gimpel the Fool Thesis: Although Gimpel appeared to be a fool, he was really a wise man. I. Introduction A. Thesis II. Gimpel  A Fool A. Tricks played on him by towns people B. Marriage to Elka III. Gimpel  A Wise Man A. Love of children B. Religious beliefs C. Rejection of devils influence IV. Type of Story V. Conclusion A. Restate thesis Gimpel the Fool is a story of laughter and sadness. Gimpel was a boy that had a reputation of being a fool since his early age. People were always playin
Graham greene
Graham greene
graham greene The Power and the Glory by Rich Mullen Dr.Clayton English 102 May 5, 1999 I- introduction II- Setting A. How setting shows the main theme 1. the jail scene 2. the traveling scenes III- Symbolism A. How symbolism shows the main theme 1. liquor B. How characters show symbolism 1. a quote IV - Characters A. How characters show the main theme 1. The lieutenant 2. Brigitta 3. The mestizo B. Minor characters 1. Mr. and Mrs. Fellow, Mr. Tench 2. Towns people V - Theme A. What makes up the
Guns Germs and Steel
Guns Germs and Steel
Guns Germs and Steel Book Review on Jared Diamond’s Guns, Germs and Steel Why is it that Europeans ended up conquering so much of the world? Or as Yali puts it in the far beginning of the book, “Why is it that you white people developed so much cargo and brought it to New Guinea, but we black people had little cargo of our own”? Despite all the contrary evidence from anthropology and human biology, many persist in attributing the differing political and economic successes of the world’s peoples
Hamlet vs The Bacchae
Hamlet vs The Bacchae
Hamlet vs The Bacchae Hamlet and The Bacchae have many similarities and differences, in this paper, I will discuss some of them, as well as the questions posed in class. Both of these plays are tragedies, ending with a great number of the featured characters dying, or meeting another terrible fate. First of all, I don’t think that Hamlet took place in a godless universe. Of course, the god in Hamlet, vs. the gods in The Bacchae are very different gods. In Hamlet, God affects the decisions the ch
Heart of Darkness5
Heart of Darkness5
Heart of Darkness5 [Every man, or woman has buried within themself a dark side, savage side. When a man is taken out of society, and left to create his own norms, he rediscovers those primordial instincts which have laid dormant since the the beginning of existence. Survival of the fittest, physically and intellectually, is the foundation of these instincts. Persons who dominate one or many through mental or physical prowess develop a sense of superiority. This feeling, if fostered by the enviro
HISTORY IS
HISTORY IS
HISTORY IS 1.1 ENGLISH – 48%. They settled in Urban and Rural areas. They were blacksmiths, carpenters, merchants, stonecutters, ministers, lawyers, and doctors. 1.2 SCOTS – 11.2%. They settled in Pennsylvania at 1st and in the mid 1700’s they moved southwest toward the mountain valleys of the Appalachians. They sought peace and safety in America. 1.3 GERMANS – 7%. They settled in Pennsylvania’s Susquehanna Valley around Lancaster and New York. They contributed Farming, Wagons, and Hardware. 1.4
Huck Finns Journey to Morality
Huck Finns Journey to Morality
Huck Finns Journey to Morality Huckleberry Finn’s Journey to Morality In Mark Twain’s novel Adventures of Huckleberry Finn we see through the eyes of a brilliant child, the prejudice world he lives in, and the reality that is thrown at him in his journey down the Mississippi River. He learns to see the true society he is a part of by encountering many different characters. These characters will unknowingly turn this innocent and perceptive young boy into a moral-based and caring young man. Miss
Huckleberry fin
Huckleberry fin
huckleberry fin Huckleberry Finn has the great advantage of being written in autobiographical form. Every scene in the book is given, not described, and the result is a vivid picture of Western life in the past. Before the novel begins, Huck Finn has led a life of absolute freedom. His alcoholic father was often missing and never paid much attention to him. Since Huck’s mother is dead he is not used to following any rules. In the beginning, Huck is living with the Widow Douglas and her sister, M
Joshua by Joseph Girzone
Joshua by Joseph Girzone
Joshua by Joseph Girzone Joshua and the Shepherd Copyright 1990 by Joseph Girzone Published by Simon & Schuster Inc. The book Joshua and The Shepherd is a novel, in which the author creates a model for the Catholic Church. The author, Joseph Girzone, presents the reader with many changes that could be made to the Catholic Church. He writes on the possible impact of these changes and the attempts that certain Church members take to block them. In reading this book you will quickly ascertain that
Kafkas Truth
Kafkas Truth
Kafkas Truth Catherine Jones Dr. Shepherd Lit 2020 05 April, 00 Kafka’s Truth Despite the intentional ambiguity in his work, Franz Kafka’s stories do contain a few common thematic threads. Kafka’s search for truth, be it about relationships, justice, religion, or human nature is the one interpretation that most critics agree upon. Wilhelm Emrich, a highly acclaimed professor in Berlin, states that Kafka’s writings can only be interpreted by accepting the full truth: “An assistive and willing rea
Medieval Technology and Social Change
Medieval Technology and Social Change
Medieval Technology and Social Change Medieval Technology and Social Change Oxford University Press first published Medieval Technology and Social Change in 1962. It discusses the technological advances during the medieval times and how these changes affected society. The book\'s author, Lynn White, Jr., was born in San Francisco in 1907. Educated at Stanford, Union Theological, and Princeton, White taught at Princeton and the University of California at Los Angeles. He was also president of Mil
Meursault as The Stranger
Meursault as The Stranger
Meursault as The Stranger Derek Goff English 24104 Mr. Venza 14 April 2000 Meursault as The Stranger The way a person reacts to ordinary situations determines the opinions of others based on their behavior. Yet, when this behavior is abnormal or different from the rest of society, it causes society to form an opinion based totally on a persons behavior not their true personality. In Meursaults case, his strange opinions and unexpected remarks put him in this position, without ever really giv
Miss Jane Pittman
Miss Jane Pittman
Miss Jane Pittman Book #1 In book 1 it started out by the Secesh and the Yankees having a big war. Then Tracey met this Yankee named Brown and he helped free the slaves. Then Brown gave Tracey the nickname Jane. The slave owner freed Tracey (Jane) and all the other slaves. Once the Proclamation papers were signed the slaves headed up toward Ohio. On the way up to Ohio, the slaves ran into the Secesh and there was a big Massacre. The Secesh killed everyone except Jane and a little boy named Ned w
Much symbolism
Much symbolism
much symbolism Nature\'s Symbolism Much symbolism is used in William Golding\'s Lord of the Flies. The nature on the island is used as the primary source of symbolism. There are three main uses of nature\'s symbolism: a pink conch shell, a pig\'s head, and fire. Nature is a symbol that parallels to the real world. It helps prove the author\'s theory that Humankind is foolish and evil in any situation. The first important part of nature\'s symbolism is a pink conch shell. At the beginning of the
Native Son
Native Son
Native Son Kevin Kilkenny 8-23-00 PD-7 Native Son Any opinion I have on this book has to be based on Bigger Thomas. Various forces have shaped him. Forces that have changed the life completely for Bigger Thomas. In Native Son, Bigger Thomas seems to be composed of a mass of disruptive emotions rather than a rational mind joined by a soul. Bigger strives to find a place for himself, but the blindness he encounters in those around him and the bleak harshness of the Naturalistic society that Wright
Nigerian Nights
Nigerian Nights
Nigerian Nights Nigerian Nights Cola a foreign student from Nigeria gave a presentation over his home country. He is from Lagos where many festivals are held. The country is ethnic divided with different regions. The festivals are the Eye, Ague, and Atilogwu. The Eye festival is full of masks and people dance. The Ague festival is brought from the wives. The Atilogwu is a mournful festival, and is when someone dies. He also talked about the Durbar, which is held when important guests come to vis
Night3
Night3
Night3 Night From the View of an S.S. Officer This whole situation started out simple enough. The men and myself first moved into this little town called Sighet. The people there seemed so naive. None of them realized what was about to happen; none of them realized what happened when the Germans move into town. We first started by imprisoning the officials and made all the Jews were yellow stars. The Jews were then moved into a very small ghetto and cramped quarters. It was obvious that none of
Nihilism in Garders Grendel
Nihilism in Garders Grendel
Nihilism in Garders Grendel by Dan Serpico “Nihil ex nihilo, I always say”(Gardner 150). These are the words of the infamous Grendel from the novel, titled that same character, by John Gardner. They represent the phrase “life itself is meaningless” which is taught to Grendel by a few different people throughout this novel. In the following essay, the explanation of this phrase, the way Grendel learns about nihilism, and how Grendel develops the concept of nihilism, as it is known, will be discus
Nisa
Nisa
Nisa In this paper I am going to discuss the book Nisa The Life and Words of a !Kung Woman, by Marjorie Shostak. In doing this I will describe the culture of the !Kung people, a small hunter-gatherer tribe in Africa. Then I will go on with telling about their sociocultural systems that I have read about in this book. To rap things up I will tell my prediction where the !Kung population is headed into the future. I will use explanations from the book to help me describe my prediction. !Kung cultu
None Provided10
None Provided10
None Provided10 The Position of women in the 1930\'s and 1940\'s is an important part of understanding the story, A bird in the house. Women made great strides in the twenties, gaining the right to vote, Among other statutory rights. This seemed to be the beginning of the idea that women were indeed afforded the same rights and priveliges as men1. Perhaps planting the first seeds of a liberated consciousness. Amelia Earhart became the first woman to complete the atlantic crossing single-handed
Of Human Bondage
Of Human Bondage
Of Human Bondage Family, love, and friendships are a few of the many colorful threads that are taken and woven into a tapestry of life. Every person one meets on the way will influence the patterns of that tapestry. Every incident, be it tragic or cheerful, will guide the shuttle to take on new directions. With this in mind, William Somerset Maugham’s autobiographical novel Of Human Bondage offers the reader a first person perspective on the first thirty years of a young man’s life. Philip Carey
Old Man and the Seareligious reflection
Old Man and the Seareligious reflection
Old Man and the Seareligious reflection The Old Man and the Sea is a simple story, so simply and precisely told, that it invites the reader to fish for symbolism. We feel something more must be at work here then the surface plot. The text does seem to offer hints and clues, and critics have taken these tips and developed rather different readings of the story. The huge list of Christian reference in The Old Man and the Sea is unavoidable. The question is whether it amounts to anything that makes
One Fat Englishman
One Fat Englishman
One Fat Englishman 1. One Fat English Man 2. The author of the novel is Kingsley Amis, copyright 1963. 3. Kingsley Amis was a British writer from England. 4. Major Characters Roger Micheldene is the man the book focuses primarily upon. He is “a shortish fat Englishman of forty (6)” and a publisher. Of the seven deadly sins Roger considers himself to be gluttony, sloth and lust. He considers himself most qualified in the sin of anger (8). He is so fat that his hips have fused together and he is f
Pharohs
Pharohs
Pharohs Three important pharaohs are Thutmose III, Nefertiti and Senusret III. Thutmose III lived from 3429 to 3375, died when he was 54 years old. Thutmose was probably the most interesting one of all them being that he never lost a battle. He was a great Egyptian ruler. Along with being a great ruler he was also a great horseman, archer and a good athlete. He built the temple of Amun at Karnak. Thutmoses mother, Hatshesut took the throne from him. Although after his mother died Thutmose went a
Puritanism in The Scarlet Letter
Puritanism in The Scarlet Letter
Puritanism in The Scarlet Letter The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne expresses the aspects of relationships, religion, community, discipline and punishment in the puritan community of 17th century Boston. Relationships between men and women were very constrained and that is what made adultery such a bad sin in the eyes of everyone in the community. Religion seemed to govern over all, people would look up to reverends and the community believed that fate was their destiny. Public discipline
SCARLET LETTER LOGS
SCARLET LETTER LOGS
SCARLET LETTER LOGS Chapter 1 The Prison Door Summary: This chapter is about the town and the prison that lay upon the soil. The black flower represents the prison. It also talks about the criminal and how nature takes pity on him. A woman named Anne Hutchson is put into Jail, I think. 1. This is one of the most boring and hard to read chapters I ever read in my life. Chapter 2 The Market Place Summary: This chapter is about when Hester comes out and all the good wives ridicule her. She has a ba
Sensational 1984
Sensational 1984
Sensational 1984 George Orwell’s View Of Totalitarianism Through The Novel 1984 James Hawkins 1 “Few novels written in this generation have obtained a popularity as great as that of George Orwell’s 1984.” George Orwell’s popular and powerful novel was not just a figment of his imagination, it was spawned from many experiences from childhood to early adulthood, as well as from events circa World War II. At age eight, he was shipped off to boarding school where he was the only scholarship student
Summary of Linda Hogans Power
Summary of Linda Hogans Power
summary of Linda Hogans Power Summary of Linda Hogan’s Power In Linda Hogan’s 1998 novel Power, much is learned about Native American culture. The main characters, Omishto and Ama help reveal this culture. The novel is divided into nine chapters. In Chapter 1, “Omishto,” a girl is in a boat that is floating on a pond. She notices that there is a storm coming in. She describes the pond and the area around it. A snake tries to enter the girl’s boat, but she pushes it out with a pole, and then she
Tess of the DUrbervilles
Tess of the DUrbervilles
Tess of the DUrbervilles name teacher English IV 20 March 1998 Tess of the D’Urbervilles Thomas Hardy was considered a fatalist. Fatalism is a view of life which insists that all action everywhere is controlled by nature of things or by a power superior to things. It grants the existence of Fate, a great impersonal, primitive force, existing from all eternity, absolutely independent of human wills, superior even to any god whom humanity may have invented. The power of Fate is embracing and is mo
Tess of the DUrbervilles
Tess of the DUrbervilles
Tess of the DUrbervilles name teacher English IV 20 March 1998 Tess of the D’Urbervilles Thomas Hardy was considered a fatalist. Fatalism is a view of life which insists that all action everywhere is controlled by nature of things or by a power superior to things. It grants the existence of Fate, a great impersonal, primitive force, existing from all eternity, absolutely independent of human wills, superior even to any god whom humanity may have invented. The power of Fate is embracing and is mo
The adventures of huck finn
The adventures of huck finn
the adventures of huck finn Tim Lively Critical Analysis: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Setting: Late 1800’s along the Mississippi River Plot: When the book begins, the main character, Huck Finn possesses a large sum of money. This causes his delinquent lifestyle to change drastically. Huck gets an education, and a home to live in with a caring elderly woman (the widow). One would think that Huck would be satisfied. Well, he wasn’t. He wanted his own lifestyle back. Huck’s drunkard father (
The adventures of huck finn
The adventures of huck finn
the adventures of huck finn Tim Lively Critical Analysis: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Setting: Late 1800’s along the Mississippi River Plot: When the book begins, the main character, Huck Finn possesses a large sum of money. This causes his delinquent lifestyle to change drastically. Huck gets an education, and a home to live in with a caring elderly woman (the widow). One would think that Huck would be satisfied. Well, he wasn’t. He wanted his own lifestyle back. Huck’s drunkard father (
The Adventures of Huckleberry
The Adventures of Huckleberry
The Adventures of Huckleberry The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Mark Twain\'s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a novel about a young boy\'s coming of age in the Missouri of the mid-1800\'s. The main character, Huckleberry Finn, spends much time in the novel floating down the Mississippi River on a raft with a runaway slave named Jim. Before he does so, however, Huck spends some time in the fictional town of St. Petersburg where a number of people attempt to influence him. Before the novel
THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN
THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN
THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN Cindy Hall THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN In the book The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, also known as Samuel Langhorne Clemens, uses several major themes. The book is primarily about racism. Some of the other topics are freedom, bondage, religion, and society versus the individual(Grant 2758). Twain also uses a variety of colorful vernacular dialects. The book The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn has been criticized from the time of its public
The American Experience In
The American Experience In
The American Experience In The American Experience In The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test Mass Comm and Society Late November, 2000 “Kesey in la casa grande with the wind up and the sky cloudy, and the Gulp flapping, and the Rat plaster paneled with pages from out of Marvel comics, with whole scenes of Dr. Strange, Sub Mariner, the Incredible Hulk, the Fantastic Four, the Human Torch--Superheroes, in short. All heads believe them to be drawn by meth freaks, because of the minute phosphorescent dedic
The American Experience In1
The American Experience In1
The American Experience In1 The American Experience In The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test Mass Comm and Society Late November, 2000 “Kesey in la casa grande with the wind up and the sky cloudy, and the Gulp flapping, and the Rat plaster paneled with pages from out of Marvel comics, with whole scenes of Dr. Strange, Sub Mariner, the Incredible Hulk, the Fantastic Four, the Human Torch--Superheroes, in short. All heads believe them to be drawn by meth freaks, because of the minute phosphorescent dedi
The Awakening1
The Awakening1
The Awakening1 The Relationship of The Awakening and Creole Society In The Awakening, Kate Chopin brings out the essence of through the characters of her novel. In this novel Edna Pontellier faces many problems because she is an outcast from society. As a result of her isolation from society she has to learn to fit in and deal with her problems. This situation causes her to go through a series of awakenings that help her find herself, but this also causes problems with her husband because she lo
The chosen quote ananlysis
The chosen quote ananlysis
The chosen quote ananlysis The Chosen Reading Journal Chapter One 1. “Remember why and for whom we play.” (p. 16) This passage shows the rabbi of Reuven’s rival team telling his players to focus and concentrate on the importance of the baseball game they are about to play. They are playing for the glory of their God and not to just have fun. To these young teenage boys their religion has importance in all aspects of their life even their after school recreational activities. 2. The first pitch w
The Chosen v The Assistant
The Chosen v The Assistant
The Chosen v The Assistant Themes are literary tools used by authors to enhance their writings. When a similar theme exists in two different novels, parallels can often be drawn between the characters and structures of literary work. Such is the case for Bernard Malamud’s The Assistant and Chaim Potok’s The Chosen. Religion plays a major role in the shaping of both novels. Both books begin with the respective religious outcast (Frank and Rueven) befriending the respective character (Morris and D
The Controversy of Huckleberry Finn
The Controversy of Huckleberry Finn
The Controversy of Huckleberry Finn Huckleberry Finn, timeless classic, or modern day disgrace? Should it be banned? Or should it be continued to be taught? The answer is two-faced, because there is undoubtly some questionable themes and word choice. But on the other hand, if the material is presented in a mature way, with a discussion about the, questionable, racial material, Huck Finn really can be, and is, one of the greatest literary works of all time. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a
The Crucible1
The Crucible1
The Crucible1 The Crucible The Crucible written by Arthur Miller is a play that takes place in the sixteen nineties during the famous but tragic witch trials. The entire community is in pandemonium yet certain characters are also fighting internal conflicts of their own. Miller uses three characters who manifest this internal battle ever so clearly. Such as Mary Warren who whole personality turns upside down, John Proctor who contemplates between the importance of his family and his own name and
The Crucible3
The Crucible3
The Crucible3 The Crucible, written by Arthur Miller, is a play that takes place in the sixteen nineties during the famous, but tragic, Salem witch trials. The entire community is in pandemonium, yet certain characters are also fighting internal conflicts of their own. Miller uses three characters that manifest this internal battle ever so clearly. For example, Mary Warren, who’s whole personality turns upside down: John Proctor, who contemplates between the importance of his family and his own
The moviegoerWalker Percy
The moviegoerWalker Percy
The moviegoerWalker Percy 1-28-00 Moviegoer book report In Walker Percy’s story The Moviegoer, Binx Bolling, a Stockbroker on the verge of turning thirty is on a quest. Set in 1960 New Orleans during Mardi Gras Binx, an upper class southern gentleman sets out to find out about himself. Answer questions that have tugged at his soul. Questions about despair, everydayness, religion and romance. Binx is stuck in a quagmire. He must break out from this cloak of ennui and find the essence of being. Bu
The Plague
The Plague
The Plague SSUMMARY: PART 1 The first part of The Plague, by Albert Camus, begins in describing the large French port called Oran which is on the Algerian coast of Africa. The smug town is inhibited by people largely concerned with business. The normal flow of the town is abruptly interrupted by thousands of rats coming out of the sewers and dying. The concerned town people are delighted to find an end to the disgusting rats, but are then faced with a more severer problem. A fatal fever has swep
The Poison Wood Bible
The Poison Wood Bible
The Poison Wood Bible The Poisonwood Bible is a story told by the wife and four daughters of Nathan Price, a fierce, evangelical Baptist who takes his family and mission to the Belgian Congo in 1959. They carry with them everything they believe they will need from home, but soon find that all of it, from garden seeds to Scripture, is calamitously transformed on African soil. What follows is a suspenseful epic of one family\'s tragic undoing and remarkable reconstruction over the course of three
The Scarlet Letter4
The Scarlet Letter4
The Scarlet Letter4 THE BOOK LOG ON: The Scarlet Letter By: Nathaniel Hawthorne Period 4 Adv. English 11 November 2, 1999 The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorn begins by dealing with Hester Prynne’s crime and sentence. She shows herself to be a proud woman in how she embroiders her bright red “A” with golden thread to be displayed to her community. She is a skilled seamstress and she doesn’t seem, despite her disgrace, to be afraid to show that about herself. When she walked down the street f
The slaughter house five
The slaughter house five
The slaughter house five THE NOVEL - THE PLOT - Billy Pilgrim, like Kurt Vonnegut, was an American soldier in Europe in the last year of World War II. If you come to know a combat veteran well- a veteran of that war, of the Korean War, or of the war in Vietnam- you will almost always find that his war experience was the single most important event in his life. The sights and scars of war remain with the soldier for the rest of his days, and his memories of death and killing help to shape whateve
The Young GoodMan Brown What happened to all my pa
The Young GoodMan Brown What happened to all my pa
The Young GoodMan Brown What happened to all my paragraphs Ravi B. Lucas April 11, 2000 The Young GoodMan Brown Young Goodman Brown, by Nathaniel Hawthorne, is a story that is rich in metaphors which ultimately question the very morals and ethics of his religious society. In Young Goodman Brown, Goodman Brown is a proud Puritan who meets with the devil that causes him to become aware of the society he lives in. The story about Goodman Brown centers on a proud man who thinks that a meeting wi
Themes of The Crucbile
Themes of The Crucbile
Themes of The Crucbile In Arthur Miller’s, “The Crucible,” many themes are expressed throughout the play. Themes are the undertone of the story. A theme of a book usually sets the mood and describes what is happening during the time that the story is written. “The Crucible” has many themes that show how everything was and how everyone acted in the year of 1692, in Salem, Massachusetts. Mass hysteria is the most obvious theme in the story. Mass hysteria is represented everywhere trouble was. One
Themes Of The Crucible
Themes Of The Crucible
Themes Of The Crucible In Arthur Miller’s, “The Crucible,” many themes are expressed throughout the play. Themes are the undertone of the story. A theme of a book usually sets the mood and describes what is happening during the time that the story is written. “The Crucible” has many themes that show how everything was and how everyone acted in the year of 1692, in Salem, Massachusetts. Mass hysteria is the most obvious theme in the story. Mass hysteria is represented everywhere trouble was. One