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Awakening Concepts Of Morality
Awakening Concepts Of Morality
Awakening Concepts Of Morality The Awakening: Concepts of Morality The novel The Awakening, of which the author is Kate Chopin, drags its readers down into a poor mentality. The reader is shown how morals are scarcely used in common ordinance by Mrs. Pontellier. The reader is thrown from one incident of insubordination in a quarrel with Mr. Pontellier into her neglect for her children and then is heaved into Mrs. PontellierÔÇÖs obsessive nature as an adulteress. Any insight into Mrs. PontellierÔ
Bill clinton
Bill clinton
Bill clinton Romeo and Juliet: Imagery of Love Romeo and Juliet: Imagery of Love William Shakespeare's play, "The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet," is the story of two "star crossed" lovers who both meet a tragic end. Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy; however, the poetic and vivid manner in which Shakespeare engages the viewer or reader make this a beautiful play. The story of Romeo and Juliet is timeless, and it has provided a model for many other stories. The story line or plot in Romeo and Juliet is
The Death of woman Wang
The Death of woman Wang
The Death of woman Wang The Death of Woman Wang, by Jonathan Spence is an educational historical novel of northeastern China during the seventeenth century. The author's focus was to enlighten a reader on the Chinese people, culture, and traditions. Spence's use of the provoking stories of the Chinese county T'an-ch'eng, in the province of Shantung, brings the reader directly into the course of Chinese history. The use of the sources available to Spence, such as the Local History of T'an-ch'eng,
Sir William Wallace
Sir William Wallace
Sir William Wallace The Help of Sir William Wallace Sir William Wallace is one of Scotland´┐Żs greatest generals and was a great help towards the freedom of Scotland because he brought patriotism to the minds of his fellow Scotsmen in order fight for the freedom for which was nearly taken away by the their English neighbors. He would ride through Scotland gathering clans both from the high and lowlands. Over the years after his death, Scots have proclaimed Sir William Wallace as their countries
A Time To Kill And To Kill A Mockingbird
A Time To Kill And To Kill A Mockingbird
A Time To Kill And To Kill A Mockingbird The movie based on John Grisham´┐Żs A Time to Kill is a Hollywoodized, modern-day version of To Kill a Mockingbird. Both movies employ many of the same themes and plot elements; but the former movie is one-dimensional and predictable while the latter is innovative and purposeful. The movie version of Harper Lee´┐Żs novel To Kill a Mockingbird is considered a classic film, whereas John Grisham´┐Żs adapted novel is merely another example of the money making
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Writing Womenĺs World: Bedouin Stories Sara Al-matroud Writing Women's Worlds is some stories on the Bedouin Egyptian people. In this book, thwe writer Lia Adu-Lughod's stories differ from the conventional ones. While reading, we discover the customs and values of the Bedouin people. We see Migdim, a dominator of the people. Even though her real age is never given, one can assume that she is at the end of her life, maybe in her mid to late eighties. Migdim's life seems to include all the changes
the rookie
the rookie
the rookie Rookie The film Rookie is a factual drama that is based on the life of Jimmy Morris, an ex-major league baseball player. The subject matter of the movie was to never quit; try, try again or at least until you reach your goal. This film inspires the person to fulfill their dreams no matter how impossible they may seem. There were not many major characters in this movie, but all played an important roll to the subject matter. Jimmy Morris was the main character, a young man, about 30 ye
Othello And Iago
Othello And Iago
Othello And Iago In act one of Othello, Shakespeareĺs character, Iago, shows how deceitful and disloyal people can be. Iagoĺs disloyalty towards Othello and Cassio is portrayed through the lies he tells to Barbantio, Othello, and Cassio. Othello wants revenge on Othello because he thinks that Othello slept with his wife, Emilia, and because he gave Cassio the promotion Iago thought he deserved. Therefor he also wants to get back at Cassio. In the first scene Iago and Roderigo wake up Barbantio b
Irony Moll Flanders
Irony Moll Flanders
Irony Moll Flanders I love but hate, I laugh without a smile, I am ridiculous and respected, hypocrite and honest, a nonsense with reason , a convict and a gentleman. Isn't that the world we live in ? He is using a subtle form of humour by saying things that he does not mean. This situation is odd or amusing because it involves a contrast. Irony kills, laughs, denounces, argues but is hidden behind words to look not so politically incorrect. Daniel Defoe was one of those who wanted to denounce s
Hans Christian Andersen
Hans Christian Andersen
Hans Christian Andersen In the course Y2k and The End of The World, we've studied apocalyptic themes, eschatology, and for some, teleology. Apocalypse, which is to unveil or reveal, eschatology, which is a concept of the end, and teleology, the end or purpose to which we are drawn, are all themes used in Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale. The book is apocalyptic in that it revolves around dystopian ideals. Atwood creates a world in which worst-case scenarios take control and optimistic viewp
Desert flower
Desert flower
Desert flower DESERT FLOWER Waris Dirie was born into a family of nomads in a Somalian desert. Growing up, she was privileged to run free with nature´┐Żs most majestic animals, and learned a respect for nature that many of us as Americans could never fathom. However, these thrills are just on the surface of what life is really like for African women. She suffered through intense traditional mutilation in her childhood, and endless hours of hard labor in the fields everyday. At the age of 13, she
th shinning
th shinning
th shinning Title: The Shining Author: Stephen King Genre: Horror Theme: Man Vs. The Overlook Hotel Setting: The Overlook Hotel, in a remote location on a mountain in Colorado. Major characters: Danny Torrance is a five year old boy who has the gift of shinning. Wendy Torrance is Danny's mother who is the strongest character, mentally, in this book. Jack Torrance is Danny's father who becomes insane toward the end of the story. Minor characters: Delbert Grady was the former caretaker that killed
pride and prejudice
pride and prejudice
pride and prejudice summary Chapter 1: The Bennets´┐Ż´┐Ż new neighbor Rich, young, single man, Mr. Bingley moves next to the Bennets´┐Ż´┐Ż. Mrs. Bennet is very excited and is sure that he is going to marry one of his five daughters. In fact, Mr. Bingley and Jane, the first daughter, are interested in each other. Mr. Darcy, Mr. Bingley´┐Ż´┐Żs friend, gets interested in Elizabeth although he thought that she was only an unfashionable village girl at first. Chapter 2: Jane´┐Ż´┐Żs illness Kitty and
The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby The Great Gatsby - Buying the American Dream Essay submitted by James Sills "Our great cities and our mighty buildings will avail us not if we lack spiritual strength to subdue mere objects to the higher purposes of humanity" (Harnsberger 14), is what Lyndon B. Johnson had to say about materialism. He knew the value of money, and he realized the power and effect of money. Money can have many effects, however money cannot buy happiness. Many people disbelieve this fact, and many
All my Sons - Kate
All my Sons - Kate
All my Sons - Kate Malicious Manipulative Kate All My Sons is a play about the trials and tribulations of the normal everyday suburbia. The play brings out the reality that not everything is perfect. Holes are created by the fight between good and evil. In this play the evil is the act of lying, and the good is the innocence of ignorance. The play starts with an everyday business man given the age-old fight of man versus himself. He had to decide whether or not to ship defective parts. On the on
Ancient Egyptian
Ancient Egyptian
Ancient Egyptian The ancient statues and pottery of the Golden Stone Age of Greece were much advanced in spectacular ways. The true facts of ZeusÔÇÖs main reason for his statue. The great styles of the Kouros and the Kore. The story of The Blinding of Polphemus, along with the story of Cyclops. The Dori and Ionic column stone temples that were built in Greece that had an distinctive look. The true colors of the vase, Aryballos. The vase that carried liquids from one place to another. The Lyric P
Alcohol And Society
Alcohol And Society
Alcohol And Society Jean Toomer Jean Toomer's family was not typical of migrating African Americans settling in the North, or fleeing the South. Each of his maternal grandparents were born of a caucasian father. But a speck of Black makes you Black. Thus, Toomer's grandfather, Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback, was a free born black, a Union officer in the Civil War and was elected to the office of Lieutenant Governor and later Acting Governor of Louisiana during Reconstruction. The Pinchback's
Young goodman brown
Young goodman brown
Young goodman brown Young Goodman Brown "'Lo! There ye stand, my children,' said the figure, in a deep and solemn tone, almost sad, with its despairing awfulness, as if his once angelis nature could yet mourn for our miserable race. "Depending on one another's hearts, ye had still hoped, that virtue were not all a dream. Now ye are undeceived! Evil is the nature of mankind. Evil must be your only happiness. Welcome, again, my children, to the communion of your race!'" The above quotation from Ha
Female circumcision
Female circumcision
Female circumcision " A Look Into Female Genital Mutilation" "She only loses a little piece of the clitoris, just the part that protrudes. The girl doesn't miss it. She can still feel, after all. There is hardly any pain. Women's pain thresholds are so much higher than men's" (Denniston, 7). This was a direct quote from an interview of people who unquestionably accept sexual mutilations. The interviews were conducted from 1979-1994 in Sudan and from 1984-1995 in parts of the United States and Eu
Great Gatsby
Great Gatsby
Great Gatsby In today society, many people like to follow the current. They want to catch the wave. Which mean, it does not matter if things were good or bad, right or wrong, they just follow and do them without any thinking. Therefore, there are not too many people would like to be a normal, thoughtful nor neutral person. However, in the novel, The Great Gatsby, by Scott Fitzgerald, one of the character name is Nike Carroway, he was the good and neutral narrator. It was because, in the novel, h
Martin The Warrior
Martin The Warrior
Martin The Warrior The novel, Martin the Warrior by Brian Jacques, is a book about a young mouse warrior named Martin, son of Luke the Warrior, a mouse that fought sea rats, One day, after the murder of most of his tribe (including his wife), Luke set sail to have his revenge against Vilu Daskar, the stoat pirate responsible for the massacre. Before he left, he gave Martin his sword, which had been handed down through their family since Luke's own grandsire lived. This book is about how Martin t
Count Of Monte Cristo
Count Of Monte Cristo
Count Of Monte Cristo Every man has his rise and his downfall. His rise can be attributed to hard work, dedication to accomplishing a set goal, or possibly even luck. Sometimes a man can become jealous at another manĺs fortune and wish for his downfall. He might even try to make this wish come true in an innumerous amount of ways. At some point in a manĺs life, there is his downfall. It could be a disastrous downfall or maybe just a minor setback. However, if this man is smart he will try to ove
Fate in macbeth
Fate in macbeth
Fate in macbeth Female Power in The Odyssey Throughout time women have had to fight hard for respect and the rights that come with it. Many societies have potrayed women as second class citizens, teaching that they should be subservient to men. There have been those who have spent entire lifetimes working to break beyond the traditional concepts of women and power. It is very challenging, however, for the sex to achieve higher status, when a society teaches not to speak out or against mens wish
Octavio Ocampo
Octavio Ocampo
Octavio Ocampo Every person has feelings. These feelings are aroused by a catalyst. A touch, a smell, a sight. When a person does art, his or her duty is to titillate the viewer. His or her work must be passionate, captivating and able to be thought about. When an artist renders a piece, be it a painting, water color, sculpture, dance or poem, he or she must inspire the viewer to come back and look at it a second and a third time. The artist must expand his or her mind to engulf others. Octavio
John grishams the partner
John grishams the partner
John grishams the partner For my book report I chose to write about one of John Grisham's best sellers, The Partner. The Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc. in New New York, New York published the Partner in 1997. I chose to write about this book for two reasons; I had forgotten what had happened in The Pelican Brief and I liked the pot of this book much more. After reading the back of the book I thought I might have a clue what I was in store for. I wasn't even close, I was surprised ov
Native Son and Black Boy
Native Son and Black Boy
Native Son and Black Boy Native Son & Black Boy 1. The point of view of this novel would be third-person narrator, which is neither objective or omnicent; just all knowing. Throughout the novel the narrator sees through the eyes of bigger which in turn helps get a really good picture and description of the way the black community is. Due to this the white people are kind of poorly described because it is described as Bigger Thomas would describe the white folk. The narrator is always telling and
Great Expectations- Character Analysis
Great Expectations- Character Analysis
Great Expectations- Character Analysis Estella Havisham: Most readers are appalled at the cold-hearted and cruel ways of Estella, but any criticism directed at her is largely undeserved. She was simply raised in a controlled environment where she was, in essence, brainwashed by Miss Havisham. Nonetheless, her demeanor might lead one to suspect that she was a girl with a heart of ice. Estella is scornful from the moment she is introduced, when she remarks on Pip\'s coarse hands and thick boots. H
Characterization In A Classic Novel
Characterization In A Classic Novel
Characterization In A Classic Novel Characterization in a Classic Novel Mary Shelly´┐Żs Frankenstein is the story of a scientist, Victor Frankenstein, and his quest to create life from death. Frankenstein´┐Żs experiment goes dreadfully wrong and he is forced to flee from the monster he created. Throughout this novel, Frankenstein is characterized by his extreme intelligence, skepticism and withdrawn behavior, and remorse. In the beginning of this novel, it is clearly stated that Victor has a lov
Ernest Hemingway
Ernest Hemingway
Ernest Hemingway Ernest Hemingway Ernest Hemingway was a great American author. He was a giant of modern literature. Hemingway was born on July 21, 1899. He was the first son of Clarence and Grace Hall Hemingway and the second of their six children. Hemingway´┐Żs gather was a doctor and his mother was a music teacher. Hemingway´┐Żs parents owned a cabin in northern Michigan where he spent most of his summers hunting and fishing, being separated from the rest of middle-class society. Hemiongway´┐
Comparing Tough Times
Comparing Tough Times
Comparing Tough Times Comparing Tough Times Authors have done many essays on learning and teaching. In two particular essays, the authors focus more on reading and learning to speak good, which is also associated with reading. The narrators in Frederick Douglas´┐Żs essay ´┐ŻLearning to Read and Write´┐Ż and Maxine Hong Kingston´┐Żs ´┐ŻLearning to Speak Like and American Girl´┐Ż not only tell the reader about their conflict of relationship between society´┐Żs dominant culture and their own sense
Hope and Futility in Of Mice and Men
Hope and Futility in Of Mice and Men
Hope and Futility in Of Mice and Men Everyone has a dream they hope to achieve, but dreams are not always possible to attain. In John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, two ranch hands, George and Lennie, find work in Salinas Valley. Lennie, constantly getting into trouble, inadvertently causes the two of them to be run out of town and thus have to find new work regularly. George and Lennie's search for work in the hope of accomplishing their dream of a small farm of their own displays how futile real
Geroge Orwell
Geroge Orwell
Geroge Orwell George Orwell was a famous author who wrote many novels and essays. His real name was Eric Author Blair. He was born in Motihari near to Bengal, India on June 25 19031. He was born in a "Lower upper middle class family"2. A few years after Orwell's birth his family moved to England, where he received conventional upbringing.3 In July 1936 George Orwell and his wife, Eileen Nee O'Shaugnessy joined in fighting for political beliefs in the Spanish Civil War. They joined a small Marxis
Ironic Cycles
Ironic Cycles
Ironic Cycles Ironic Cycles In The Sun Also Rises, Ernest Hemingway uses irony and symbolism to illustrate how a group of Americans and English expatriates lived life. They try to forget the war and restore a sense of meaning to their lives, which he would have liked to do. Hemingway´┐Żs attitudes are expressed in the book, including his idea of, ´┐Żemphasize the optimistic idea of progress of life´┐Żs cycle.´┐Ż When Hemingway was growing up, he would perfect his fishing during his family´┐Żs su
death of a salesman
death of a salesman
death of a salesman I am reading The Book , ´┐ŻDeath of a salesman ´┐Ż, by Arthur Miller. The major theme that runs throughout the book is the importance of being happy with who you are. This idea is seen through how others and Willy view himself. The other way we can see the theme of social acceptance is how Willy pushes it on his son Biff. Lastly the theme is exemplified by how Willy only pays attention to Biff because people like him. Willy thinks that if a person is well-liked, then the enti
´┐ŻOf Mice And Men´┐Ż Is More Than Just The Traged
´┐ŻOf Mice And Men´┐Ż Is More Than Just The Traged
´┐ŻOf Mice And Men´┐Ż Is More Than Just The Tragedy Of Lennie; It Shows Th The world in the 1930´┐Żs was a very uncaring place. Due to the depression, many families were split up, so loneliness was running ramped. Ranch hands were thought of as the loneliest people in the world ´┐ŻGuys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys in the world´┐Ż (page 15). Loneliness wasn´┐Żt the only kind of sadness and suffering that was endured by the workers. Lost dreams, discrimination and being di
The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby The Great Gatsby as Modernist Literature By the end of World War I, many America authors were ready to change their ways and views on writing. Authors were tired of tradition and limitations. One of these writers was F. Scott Fitzgerald. Fitzgerald was a participant in the wild parties with bootleg liquor, but he was also a critic of this time. His book, The Great Gatsby is an excellent example of modernist literature, through its use of implied themes and fragmented storyline.
Odyssey: the Journey of a Hero
Odyssey: the Journey of a Hero
Odyssey: the Journey of a Hero Odyssey: The Journey of a Hero The Hero´┐Żs Journey is never an easy one. This particular journey, as detailed in Homer´┐Żs The Odyssey, is one of struggle, loss, heartache, pain, growth and triumph. It is comprised of many steps that Odysseus has to overcome and battle through in order to achieve his final goal of reaching his home and his loved ones. From the Call to Adventure to the Freedom or Gift of living, Odysseus conquered them all. The story begins in the
The Nature Of Evil In Young Goodman Brown
The Nature Of Evil In Young Goodman Brown
The Nature Of Evil In Young Goodman Brown The Nature of Evil in Young Goodman Brown In Young Goodman Brown, Nathaniel Hawthorne tells the tale of a man and his discovery of evil. Hawthorne´┐Żs primary concern is with evil and how it affects Young Goodman Brown. Through the use of tone and setting, Hawthorne portrays the nature of evil and the psychological effects it can have on man. He shows how discovering the existence of evil brings Brown to view the world in a cynical way. Brown learns the
Personal Statement
Personal Statement
Personal Statement We are the media and the media is us. That statement is very broad and is so for a good reason. Through out the world and the history of our society, media has transformed, melted, bent, molded and made our society and culture what it is today. But at the same time, our culture and society has done the exact same thing to media. It is hard to realize or imagine a time without televisions, telephones, fax machines, printers, computers, cell phones, pagers and other electronic t
Story Of An Hour
Story Of An Hour
Story Of An Hour The Story of an Hour is a short essay that describes what Mrs. Mallard goes through when she finds out her husband has been killed in a train accident. At first she is extremely sad but when she looks out the window it becomes apparent to her that she is free. Mrs. Mallard is overwhelmed with the thought that her body and soul are now free. Despite the loss of Mr. Mallard she is overcome with happiness and feels rejuvenated with the prospect of being free in years to come. In a
Character Traits of Elizabeth Proctor
Character Traits of Elizabeth Proctor
Character Traits of Elizabeth Proctor Character Traits of Elizabeth Proctor In the late sixteen hundreds, the fear of witchcraft was a major concern amongst New Englanders. Arthur Miller´┐Żs book, The Crucible, tells the story of a town´┐Żs obsession with accusing innocent people of witchcraft. All the accusers were young females who claimed they were attacked by demonic specters. Members of the community supposedly sent out these evil spirits, but in reality, the girls were doing it as sport. O
Kino, a poor Indian fisherman
Kino, a poor Indian fisherman
Kino, a poor Indian fisherman Kino, a poor Indian fisherman, lives on the Gulf of California with his wife Juana and son Coyotito. Their simple hut is made of brush, and the couple sleeps on mats thrown on the dirt floor, while Coyotito sleeps in a hanging box. Like others in their poor village, they depend on nature for survival. As The Pearl begins, dawn is breaking. Kino watches the sun rise and listens to the sounds of the morning. But within moments, a dangerous situation develops. A poison
poop
poop
poop ´┐ŻDropping the Atomic Bombs´┐Ż On August 6, 1945 a 9,000-pound bomb was loaded on the Enola Gay. At exactly 8:15:30 in the morning the massive bomb was dropped over Hiroshima. The after math left 71,000 people dead and 68,000 injured. A second bomb was dropped three days later. Nagasaki was the target this time, killing 36,000 people and injuring another 40,000. The question is why the two bombs were dropped? The Japanese government was expected to put up a fight until the very end. Which
19th Century Women Authors
19th Century Women Authors
19th Century Women Authors 19th Century Women Authors Some of the most influential women authors of all time lived in the 19th century. These women expressed their inner most thoughts and ideas through their writings. They helped to change society, perhaps without knowing it, through poetry, novels, and articles. Emily Dickinson, Harriet Jacobs, Kate Chopin, Louisa May Alcott, and Elizabeth Oakes Smith are the best-known controversial and expressive women authors of their time. On December 10, 1
Differences between The Birds the Movie and The Bi
Differences between The Birds the Movie and The Bi
Differences between The Birds the Movie and The Birds short story The Birds The Birds, the movie was directed by Alfred Hitchcock and was based on the short story ôThe Birdsö written by Daphne du Murrier. If you would have read the book and then watched the movie, you would see that very few things are the same. In both the short story and the movie flocks of gulls, robins, crows, and sparrows join each other. This is really weird because different species of birds never work together. The story
Yellow
Yellow
Yellow Wall Paper And Women Role In the nineteenth century, women in literature were often portrayed as submissive to men. Literature of the period often characterized women as oppressed by society, as well as by the male influences in their lives. The Yellow Wallpaper presents the tragic story of a woman's descent into depression and madness. Gilman once wrote Women's subordination will only end when women lead the struggle for their own autonomy, thereby freeing man as well as themselves, beca
Hector And Achilles
Hector And Achilles
Hector And Achilles In The Iliad, many of the male characters display heroic characteristics consistent with the heroic warrior code of ancient Greece. They try to win glory in battle, yet are often characterized as having a distinctly human side. They each have certain strengths and weaknesses, which are evident at many times throughout the conflicts described in The Iliad. Prime examples of such characters are Achilles and Hector. These two characters have obvious differences in their approach
Lady Audley's Secret By Braddon
Lady Audley's Secret By Braddon
Lady Audley's Secret By Braddon Lady Audleyĺs Secret, by Mary Elizabeth Braddon, is a novel of many elements. It has been placed in many different style or genre categories since its publication. I feel that it best fits under the melodrama or sensational genre, and under the subgenre of mystery. It contains significant elements of both types of writing, so I feel it is best to recognize both, keeping in mind that melodrama is its main device and mystery is a type of Victorian melodrama. In orde
Short Happy Life Of Frances Macomber
Short Happy Life Of Frances Macomber
Short Happy Life Of Frances Macomber In Ernest Hemingwayĺs story, ôThe Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber,ö Francis Macomber, according to Hemingway, is a very unhappy man because of his cowardly display after facing a wounded lion and because of his inability to stand up to his wife. However, Francis Macomber regains his happiness, contentment, self-control and bravery while out hunting buffalo. At this point in time Macomber put his insecurities and shortcomings behind him. Unfortunately, hi
Skating on Thin Ice
Skating on Thin Ice
Skating on Thin Ice Skating on Thin Ice The Olympic Games have been around for hundreds of years. They are something that people everywhere around the world look forward to all year long. Athlete or not, everyone knows what the Olympics are. With the extreme popularity comes extreme broadcasting. Millions of people turned on their televisions and radios, read newspapers and magazines, and searched the web to hear the results and news about the games this winter. Broadcasting feeds people. They c