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THE GREAT WHITE FLEET
THE GREAT WHITE FLEET
THE GREAT WHITE FLEET This paper will explain what the Great White Fleet was, who came up with the idea and what the goals of the fleet were. I will discuss the ports visited and the results of the fleet's world cruise. The Great White Fleet was the largest group of ships ever assembled by America: More than amassed by Nelson at The battle of Trafalgar. (Carter 2) The fleet consisted of sixteen battle ships, six torpedo boats, four auxiliaries, plus the warship Ankton, a converted yacht used f
Ernest Hemingway once gave some advice to his fellow writer F Scott Fi
Ernest Hemingway once gave some advice to his fellow writer F Scott Fi
Ernest Hemingway once gave some advice to his fellow writer F. Scott Fitzgerald. If something in life hurts you, he said, you should use it in your writing. In A Farewell to Arms Hemingway followed his own advice. The painful experiences of his own life that, consciously and unconsciously, he placed in this novel help make it a major artistic achievement. The first of these experiences was a physical hurt that occurred on July 8, 1918. On this date, two weeks shy of his nineteenth birthday, H
Strange weather in King Lear
Strange weather in King Lear
CRITICISM Strange weather in King Lear Steve Mentz* St John’s University, New York, USA This article argues that King Lear can help re-shape the emerging discourse of eco-criticism. The play’s focus on human dis-harmony with the non-human environment resonates with recent developments in ecological science like the ‘‘post-equilibrium shift’’. Shakespeare’s representations of dis-equilibrium in the storm scenes can correct eco-criticism’s reliance on pastoral and Romantic visions of harmony. The