This essay Rage has a total of 1031 words and 7 pages.
By Josh Manning
The main reason I chose the word rage is because o of my favorite musical groups is named Rage against the machine. In searching this word I decided to find out why they called themselves Rage Against the Machine. The reason they called themselves by that name is because their rage comes out against certain government issues and the governments power. They are also raged against certain court cases where government power succeeds over all. Even though it’s wrong there not willing to let them know their wrong (weak).
In my own word I thought that rage means unexpressed anger towards that which causes your anger. My own agree is caused by the little things, like when I have a hang nail or a cut in my mouth. The pain is excruciating, But I can’t reflect the pain back because it is on myself. I force it on my surroundings which include other people and other objects. My rage sometimes forces the vain in my forehead to give me a headache. To me that’s what rage is, that sensation in your mind that let’s you know that you are frustrated.
Beginning my search I looked up the definition in the dictionary my computer. When I looked up the meaning of the word rage in the dictionary it was exactly what I thought it would be. The real definition is violent explosive anger. Also to be furious intensity, as of a storm or disease. Brenda Gillespie (39) stated that rage to her meant to be upset, to die hard with a vengeance, or when you act stupid. Julie Manning (40) stated that her personal definitions for rage was to storm or to be angered. Michael Manning (41) stated his definition as mean, mad, furious, or in his words “ pissed off. “
Next in my search was looking my word up in the thesaurus. My first reaction to these findings was skeptical. I didn’t know this one word could have so many synonyms and to find out that the word vogue means the same as rage. Some of these words I have never seen before and makes me think if I’ll have to do an “ I-Search “ paper on them.
The next step in my search was to find what my word meant in other languages. I looked rage up in a german book and in a latin book, but I felt that I could understand the difference in spelling and grammar. I take Spanish class, so it was easy for me to comprehend what the word was in a different language(s). Being that spanish and french are similar, I found it easier. The spanish version is estar furioso, to be angered. The French version is fureur, angered.
When I looked my word in books of poetry and quotations, the eternal statement “ Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night “ made by Dylan Thomas, was in there. When I first read this poem/quote, my first reaction was a was a quotation made what I think a famous five star general in the army would say. Now when I read it, I think of it as a poem, and not as a quote. In the movie, Independence Day the President of the United States gave an inspiring speech to motivate the pilots before they go on their “kamikaze” mission and in that speech, he used the quotation from Dylan Thomas. From this speech, the meaning of rage meant “force anger” onto the aliens.
In finding the quote made by Shakespeare, I had and still have trouble comprehending his words. But what I did understand was the meaning of rage in his terms. He used rage as anger, frustration, storm. How anger can beauty hold a plea, in simpler terms. In later years of my life I will probably figure out what he means. I don’t know how anyone could comprehend his vocabulary.
Looking for my Shakespeare quote I came across one of the requirements for this paper. I found my twentieth century quote in the Columbia Dictionary of Quotations. When I first read it I thought of it as an analogy for something else. Therefore I wasn’t able to understand the full meaning of this
LondonLondon In the poem London, Blake shows that oppression can not be defeated. Weakness and cursing which then leads to death play the dominant roles in the poem. Throughout the poem there are descriptions of woe and misery. Blake uses these to emphasize that poverty and neglect result in confusion, chaos, and turmoil. Weakness is one of the dilemmas, in which the poor find difficult to overcome. In the first stanza Blake says: I wander through each chartered street. Near where the chartered Th
LonelinessLoneliness Loneliness Loneliness is one of the main emotions Of Mice and Men. Lenny must have been lonely and George too. When we meet them in Of Mice and Men they already know each other and George has already saved Lenny from getting into trouble. Candy was lonely too because he has his dog that he couldn\'t bear to part with. Crooks is lonely because he doesn\'t live with the white people and is usually alone all day. Curley\'s Wife is lonely because she\'s always around the guys, looking for
LORD OF THE FLIESLORD OF THE FLIES Most children are confined to the society that is created for them. This society for the most part consists of their family and friends in school. In fact most children are a reflection of the society from which they are brought up in. Human society is taken for granted by most. People don’t consciously think about who is in power and why. They just go about everyday the same worrying about petty little problems that they seem to feel are of significant importance. But when thi
Lord of the FliesLord of the Flies One of the greatest emotions that controls the way any person thinks in certain situations, especially in Lord Of The Flies, is fear. The fact that except Jack, all of the boys are younger than thirteen, greatly affects the amount of fear that controlled them. From the very first chapter, until the last, fear plays an important role in this text. It is the only thing, which stops the boys from acting rational at times, from questioning curious circumstances and it physically hi
Lord Of The Flies- Savages of SocietyLord Of The Flies- Savages of Society In viewing the various aspects of the island society in Golding\'s Lord of the Flies as a symbolic microcosm of society, a converse perspective must also be considered. Golding\'s island of marooned youngsters then becomes a macrocosm, wherein the island represents the individual human and the various characters and symbols the elements of the human psyche. As such, Golding\'s world of children\'s morals and actions then becomes a survey of the human conditi
Macbeth-Aristotelian TrajedyMacbeth-Aristotelian Trajedy Kim Blair Per.5 Interpretive Test Macbeth-Aristotelian Tragedy? The definition of tragedy in an excerpt from Aristotle\'s Poetics is the re-creation, complete within itself, of an important moral action. The relevance of Aristotle\'s Poetics to Shakespeare\'s play Macbeth defines the making of a dramatic tragedy and presents the general principles of the construction of this genre. Aristotle\'s attention throughout most of his Poetics is directed towards the requir
Madame BovMadame Bov Objects The world is founded on the belief that in order to survive you must be better than those searching a common goal. At the dawn of mankind it was required to perform your own tasks such as seek and catch that which you were going to eat. If you had neither the intelligence or the strength to do this on your own you must rely on someone who would be able to, giving them power. We will assume now if you are in a position of good physical strength and of intelligent mind, then you
Introduction to Human ServicesIntroduction to Human Services Jeffrey, A Human Services Professional is someone who is a facilitator for someone who is not able or not yet able to deal with issues in a healthy way. I am taking classes so that I can learn how to best help empower people change their situation by believing in themselves. I believe that people have the answers within themselves, but may need help getting in touch with their spiritual or intuitive self. As human services providers, we hopefully strive to model h
Mending WallMending Wall “Mending Wall” by Robert Frost is a poem in which the characteristics of vocabulary, rhythm and other aspects of poetic technique combine in a fashion that articulates, in detail, the experience and the opposing convictions that the poem describes and discusses. The ordinariness of the rural activity is presented in specific description, and as so often is found in Frost’s poems, the unprepossessing undertaking has much larger implications. Yet his consideration of these does not di
Metaphors For WarMetaphors For War The use of metaphors are an important factor with any piece of literature. Metaphors add color to creative writings, also establishing depth. A story without metaphors is lifeless, unable to compose another way to view it. The term for a metaphor is a figure of speech in which term is transferred to something it does not literally apply to, this helps the brain create a mental picture which the person might easily understand what the character is feeling. When a person finally
Mid Summer Night's DreamMid Summer Night\'s Dream In Shakespeare\'s, MIDSUMMER NIGHT\'S DREAM, he wrote about a tragedy that he turned into a comedy. He did this to show his audience how stupid humans can act upon their emotions. There are three plots that tie together with one main situation. There is Hermia and Lysander, two star crossed lovers that can\'t be together. Hermia\'s father wants her to marry Demetrius who Hermia\'s bestfriend Helena loves. Demetrius loves Hermia and try\'s to pursue her. Then there is Ob
Miss OpheliaMiss Ophelia Being the only Northerner to take a focal role in Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Miss Ophelia is a realistic adaptation of the ideal woman that Harriet Beecher Stowe proposes with the images of the other perfect women. She is educated, single, independent, ambitious, and motivated by a certain sense of duty. Unlike the other women in the novel, she is the one with the most masculine mannerisms: she relies on her thoughts rather than her emotions to make decisions about her life and political be
Mosquito CoastMosquito Coast The Mosquito Coast depicts the story of an unstable, antisocial individual whose unsubstantiable paranoia causes him to dramatically alter the courses of his and other peoples lives. The mans continual fear of a nuclear invasion by an irate, immoral country eventually this man to move himself and his family to a remote jungle area of Honduras where he planned to establish a utopian society of his own design. Some themes that are conveyed through this story are the ability of split
Multicultural Educaiton- Piecing Together the PuzzMulticultural Educaiton- Piecing Together the Puzzle Multicultural Education: Piecing Together the Puzzle When a child opens his (or her) first puzzle and the pieces fall to the ground, it may seem very confusing. What are they to do with this pile of shapes in front of them? It often takes a parent to explain to them that all the different pieces fit together into one whole picture. Although every piece is different and unique, when they are all put into their place they form one whole picture.
My AntoniaMy Antonia My Ántonia has been called nostalgic and elegiac because it celebrates the past. The inscription on the title page of My Ántonia is a quotation from Virgil: Optima dies... prima fugit. This sentence, meaning the best days are first to flee, helps incorporate all the elements of the novel I would like to discuss. It not only makes clear that Willa Cather will deal with memories of a glorious past, but also allows suitable basis to show how nature can change and affect a relationshi
My papa's waltzmy papa\'s waltz Theodore Roethke uses imagery and a unifying structure to convey the loving relationship between a daughter and her father in the poem My Papa\'s Waltz. Together these elements make it possible to communicate the emotional bond between parent and child to the reader. The first paragraph uses a clash of idea\'s to illustrate the child\'s father and his bond with him. The whiskey on your breath/ Could make a small boy dizzy; / But I hung on like death: / Such waltzing was not easy
NakedNaked Naked David Sedaris; Little Brown co. 1997 “ The women’s open” 1. Throughout the essay “ The women’s open” David’s father obsession for golf is shown. The power of his obsession leads him to forget what should be important to him. 2. Sedaris expresses the lack of heart his father shows towards people and even his children when it comes down to golf. For example the first day Lisa ever got her period was out on the golf course while her dad was watching a professional tournament, at first w
Nathaniel Hawthorne's 'The Scarlet Letter'-CharactNathaniel Hawthorne\'s \'The Scarlet Letter\'-Character Analysis Nathaniel Hawthorne\'s The Scarlet Letter, provides us with intricate characters to analyze and evaluate. Hawthorne carefully constructs his characters, giving them each different emotions, values, physical attributes, and thus creating different souls. One sees character development throughout the book, until at the end, one is left with an image of a seemingly real person. One of Hawthorne\'s carefully constructed characters is
Nicholas NicklebyNicholas Nickleby Nicholas Nickleby In Nicholas Nickleby ,the play, Dickens dramatically portrays real life through his characters and the experiences they face. In the play the characters are very straight forward with their emotions and everything they do seems so extreme , but at the same time real. An example of this realism, in the play, is the character of Ralph Nickleby. He is a very conniving person who uses people and takes advantage of them whenever he gets the opportunity to do so. Pe
Nineteen Eighty FourNineteen Eighty Four Nineteen Eighty Four Essay The State of Oceania was a place where society was controlled by the government especially the lower class. Since the lower class didn\'t really have a life and weren\'t educated, the government knew it would be very easy to control them in three distinct but powerful ways. The Inner Party which is the government, controlled the people of Oceania by telescreens, doublethink, and propaganda. These three methods are so powerful in making the lower cl
No More Laughing for PaddyNo More Laughing for Paddy Yer Name Here Poetry/Fiction Paddy Clarke No More Laughing for Paddy Roddy Doyle\'s Paddy Clarke HA HA HA was a beautifully written book. It perfectly captures the mind of a ten year old boy in Ireland during the mid-1960\'s. Paddy Clarke, the young boy who Doyle uses to enter the mind of a ten year old, is a boy who most can relate to. The book explores most aspects of life through the eyes of Paddy. Doyle takes us through childhood and childhood\'s end. Doyle is able
NoneNone Throughout life, clothing and body language are often utilized as sources of emotional expression. These emotions can also be portrayed in literaray works and artisitic displays, such as those of Poe, Baudelaire, Manet, and Warhol. In Poe’s “Man of the Crowd,” there are several descriptions of different types of people based on their appearances, but one particular man is focused on by the narrator due to his unique appearance. Baudelaire’s “The Painter of Modern Life” emphasizes the emotio
One Flew Over The Cuckoo's NestOne Flew Over The Cuckoo\'s Nest One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest Sandeep De 4I Kesey’s brilliant work in One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest is the by-product of many factors. Kesey uses the setting of the story as his most powerful weapon in establishing his viewpoints. At first, one might consider the story to simply be a fine piece of contemporary fiction, but in reality it is a bitter commentary on the condition of the American society. Obviously, it becomes evident that Kesey will convey many v
OppressionOppression Oppression In the two novels, Master Harold...and the boys and the boys, and Like Water for Chocolate, there are many symbolic similarities. In both books there are acts where individuals strongly oppressed, or discriminated against. Although the individuals are being oppressed for different reasons their emotions are shattered deeply. In Athol Fugard\'s book Master Harold and the boys, an older man is discriminated against by a younger child only because the older man is black and th
Ordinary People by Judith GuestOrdinary People by Judith Guest dysfunctional family who relate to one another through a series of extensive defense mechanisms, i.e. an unconscious process whereby reality is distorted to reduce or prevent anxiety. The book opens with seventeen year old Conrad, son of upper middle-class Beth and Calvin Jarrett, home after eight months in a psychiatric hospital, there because he had attempted suicide by slashing his wrists. His mother is a meticulously orderly person who, Jared, through projecti
Pain Or PleasurePain Or Pleasure Kate Chopin\'s The Story of an Hour , was set in the early 1900\'s. Mrs. Mallard, a lady with heart trouble, was carefully told that her husband was suddenly killed in a railroad disaster. Unexpectedly, her husband walks through the door safely but too late. Mrs. Mallard had already given up. These words could be used to described Mrs. Mallard: lonely, fat, stubborn, controlling, demanding, secretive, snobby, and desperate. All these are summed up in two words: mentally disturbe
Pardoner's Tale, Chaucer, CanterburyPardoner\'s Tale, Chaucer, Canterbury The Pardoner\'s Subconscious Character The Pardoner\'s Tale, by Geoffrey Chaucer, makes evident the parallel between the internal emotions of people and the subconscious exposure of those emotions. This particular story, from The Canterbury Tales, is a revealing tale being told by a medieval pardoner to his companions on a journey to Canterbury. Though the Pardoner\'s profession is to pardon and absolve the sins of people, he actually lives in constant viola
Pearl's Contribution to the Scarlet LetterPearl\'s Contribution to the Scarlet Letter Pearl\'s Contribution to the Scarlet Letter In Hawthorne\'s epic novel, The Scarlet Letter he discusses Pearl, a main character, and her contribution in making the novel a romantic one. Hawthorne uses three types of romantic topics relating to Pearl. Stereotypical characters, supernaturalness of characters, and the imaginary aspect of characters are all qualities of romantic language Hawthorne uses to better develop Pearl\'s character. Over the course
Persuasive Essays Are PointlessPersuasive Essays Are Pointless There is no logical reason to write a persuasive essay for an English class. Persuasive essays definitely do not need to be a requirement for high school students. The definition of “persuade” in Webster’s New College Dictionary is: To induce one to believe or do something; to argue into an opinion or procedure; to plead with, urge. I have always thought that someone who let his own opinion be changed by someone else is a person who lacks a strong will. I understa
Poe's The Fall of the House of UsherPoe\'s The Fall of the House of Usher The Fall of the House of Usher is definitely a piece written in Poe’s usual style; a dark foreboding tale of death and insanity filled with imagery, allusion, and hidden meaning. It uses secondary meanings and underlying themes to show his beliefs and theories without actually addressing them. It convinces us without letting us know we’re being convinced, and at the same time makes his complex thoughts relatively clear. On the literal level the story is abou
Poetry ReviewPoetry Review Although the poems Recalling War by Robert Graves and Mental Cases by Wilfred Owen are both concerned with the damage that war does to the soldiers involved, they are different in almost every other respect. Owen\'s poem examines the physical and mental effects of war in a very personal and direct way - his voice is very much in evidence in this poem - he has clearly seen people like the \'mental cases\' who are described. It is also evident that Owen\'s own experiences of the war
Police BrutalityPolice Brutality Police Brutality By Matt Howard Composition Peroid 1 Mrs. Kolar December 20, 1996 Work Cited Brancato, Gilda and Elliot E. Polebaum The Rights Of Police Officers New york, A.C.L.U. 1981 Streisand, Betsy “ L.A. Chooses Sides : Cops vs. Aliens “ U.S. News and World Report Aprill 1996 10 Bruning, Fred “ Rogue Cops and Civillan Beatings” Newsday April, 1996 : 15. Daher, Kate “Justice For Jonny” htpp://www.cs.cmu.edu/pshell/gammage/flyer.htlm October 1995. Winters, Paul A. Policing T
Portrait of an ArtistPortrait of an Artist In Joyce’s novel, A portrait of an Artist as a Young Man, he weaves the stories of his youth and his growth as a young man to tell us about who he was as an individual and the sort of life he lead. Joyce uses many techniques such as stream of consciousness to help us picture his mindset and help his audience feel the emotions he had after the certain situations of his life. In the novel, Joyce uses the young character Stephen as his protagonist to display the deep emotion
Pride And PrejudicePride And Prejudice In her novels, Jane Austen employs the timelessly effective characterization agents of dialogue, action, and point of view to cleverly manipulate the reader’s emotions towards the characters. Austen successfully creates heroins in a time that it was not social acceptable to think of women in a heroic role. She is so successful in applying these characterization techniques in her story lines that she molds a positive feeling towards strong females without the reader even reali
Professional ysis of Published WorksProfessional ysis of Published Works Professional ysis of Published Works Professional columnists have often enjoyed the luxury of an additional writer to verify their work. This person is usually an editor or proofreader. Each day, millions of pages of text are scrutinized for accuracy by the public. Many times, people have read through an article and found an error in syntax or spelling. It almost appears to be a rewarding experience for the reader to discover an error in professional works. I
PygmalionPygmalion PYGMALION The title of this play is called Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw. This is a play about a man who picks a poor person off the street who sells flowers named Eliza Doolittle. The man’s name is Henry Higgins. Henry makes a bet with another man named Pickering. The bet was to see if Henry could make Eliza, the poor girl from the streets, into a elegant, beautiful girl with good manners. But I think that Henry gets too attached to Eliza so when she overhears Henry and Pickering t
RacsismRacsism Racism is a certain kind of prejudice, based on faulty reasoning and inflexible generalizations toward a specific group. The word prejudice comes from the Latin noun praejudicium, which means a judgment based on previous decisions formed before the facts were known. If a person allows their prejudiced beliefs to block the progress of another, it is discrimination. Those who exclude all members of a race from certain types of employment, housing, political rights, educational opportunitie
Rape of Lock & The Eve of St AgnesRape of Lock & The Eve of St Agnes The differences between eighteenth-century literature and romantic poems, with respect to history is constituted here. This is seen through the influential works of John Keats and Alexander Pope. These works are acknowledged as, The Rape of Lock and The Eve of St. Agnes. Alexander Pope takes his readers on a hatred filled epic. A robust piece of literature and love induced psychoses in, The Rape of Lock. On the other hand, The Eve of St. Agnes told a ta
Raptor RedRaptor Red Raptor Red By: Robert T. Bakker Book Report By: Anton Vishnyak Raptor Red “A pair of fierce but beautiful eyes look out form the dull green undergrowth of the conifers that bound the edge of mud flats and river beds. The eyes follow every movement among the great herd of plant eating dinosaurs that mills around in the open meadows, feeding high in the trees and sniffing the air for danger. The eyes belong to a female Utahraptor. “ The female Utahraptor from the book called Raptor Red
Raskolnikov's Vivid DreamRaskolnikov\'s Vivid Dream Raskolnikov’s Vivid Dream In Crime and Punishment, Dostoevsky portrays the main character, Raskolnikov, in a complex and unique fashion. He could have been portrayed as the good guy, bad guy, or just your average man on the street, but Raskolnikov is displayed with more than just one persona. His range of actions and emotions is more of a Dr. Jekyl and Mr. Hyde type character. On the outside, he appears to be in control of his situation, but he is full of turmoil on th
Ray Bradbury- Literary InfluencesRay Bradbury- Literary Influences Ray Bradbury: Literary Influences Ray Bradbury: Literary Influences Ray Bradbury, one of the most revered science-fiction authors, has had many things occur in his life which directly influenced his style of writing. In addition to influencing his style, these events also affected the content and theme of his individual works. Putting all of this aside, however, if these specific events did not occur in Bradbury’s life, he would not have become a science-fiction
Ray Bradbury's Dandelion WineRay Bradbury\'s Dandelion Wine Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury, a collection of poignant vignettes about one summer in the life of 12-year old Douglas Spaulding, is a powerful mirror into childhood, growing up, and life in general. Bradbury, generally considered one of the Grand Masters of science fiction, did not in fact write science fiction. While his books and stories had some of the overtones of science fiction, their themes went much deeper than simple space opera or shoot-\'em-up action. H
Relationship versus AlienationRelationship versus Alienation Relationship versus Alienation In the Stories of Achilles, Gilgamesh, and Job As opposites, relationship and alienation reveal much about character. In Homer’s The Iliad, Achilles’ tragic flaw, anger, and his petty pursuit of honor cause his alienation from society. His reconnection comes only after his friend Patroclus dies and he sees that the he has focused his life on trivial rewards rather than love. Herbert Mason’s title character, Gilgamesh, is also distract
Repressive Governments in Zamiatin's We and OrwellRepressive Governments in Zamiatin\'s We and Orwell\'s 1984 The Repressive Governments of Zamiatin\'s We and Orwell\'s 1984 Benjamin Bulloch Outline: Thesis: Both Zamiatin\'s We and Orwell\'s 1984 have governments that repress actions and thoughts through the use of physical and psychological force. I. Intro. II. We\'s Government\'s Use of Psychological Force A. Number system B. Sexual Registration III. 1984\'s Governments Use of Psychological Force A. Newspeak B. Doublethink IV. Both Government
ResearchResearch Don Juan as Byron Introspective The works of George Gordon, Lord Byron have long been controversial, nearly as controversial as his lifestyle. Gordon Byron was born with a clubfoot and his sensitivity to it haunted his life and his works. Despite being a very handsome child, a fragile self-esteem made Byron extremely sensitive to criticism, of himself or of his poetry and he tended to make enemies rather quickly. The young Byron was often unhappy and lonely any many of his works seem to
Rip Van Winkle 1Rip Van Winkle 1 Analyzation encompasses the application of given criteria to a literary work to determine how efficiently that work employs the given criteria. In the analyzation of short stories, the reader uses a brief imaginative narrative unfolding a single incident and a chief character by means of plot, the details so compressed and the whole treatment so organized, a single impression results. To expose that impression, the reader explores the workings of seven basic criteria. One partic
Role Misriss Hibbons plays in the book 'The ScarleRole Misriss Hibbons plays in the book \'The Scarlet Letter\' Evil can be defined as, That which is the reverse of good, physically or morally; whatever is censurable painful, disastrous, or undesirable. In the novel The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Mistriss Hibbins can also be defined in those terms. She is believed to be evil by many of the characters. Henry Louis Mencken once said, It is a sin to believe evil of others, but is seldom a mistake. In this novel he was right, Mist
Romantic Characteristics in 'The Raven'Romantic Characteristics in \'The Raven\' The era of Romanticism spans from the late 1700’s to the mid 1800’s following the French Revolution; therefore, “Romanticism” encompasses characteristics of the human mind in addition to the particular time in history when these qualities became dominant in culture. Romanticism depicts an artistic movement which emerged from reaction against dominant attitudes and approaches of the 18th century. Romanticism established realism in literature through creat
Romantic sonnetsRomantic sonnets The Romantic sonnet holds in its topics the ideals of the time period, concentrating on emotion, nature, and the expression of nothing. The Romantic era was one that focused on the commonality of humankind and, while using emotion and nature, the poets and their works shed light on people’s universal natures. In Charlotte Smith’s Sonnet XII - Written on the Sea Shore, the speaker of the poem embodies two important aspects of Romantic work in relating his or her personal feel
Romantic Opinions In The Work Of Percy Bysshe ShelRomantic Opinions In The Work Of Percy Bysshe Shelley To think of something romantically is to think of it naively, in a positive light, away from the view of the majority. Percy Bysshe Shelley has many romantic themes in his plays. Educated at Eton College, he went on to the University of Oxford only to be expelled after one year after publishing an inappropriate collection of poems. He then worked on writing full-time, and moved to Italy shortly before his death in a boating accident off the s