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Robert Burns
Robert Burns
Robert Burns Robert Burns is a man of the most impassioned temper; with passions not strong only, but noble, and of the sort in which great virtues and great poems take their rise. It is his love towards his country, people, and nature that inspires him. That opens his eyes to its beauty, leading his heart and voice to praise them with his passion. Robert Burns was born January 25, 1759, in a straw-thatched cottage, to William and Agnes Burns. His mother had a great store of folklore songs and b
Romatic Era
Romatic Era
Romatic Era 19th Century Romanticism in Europe- Books related to 19th Century Romanticism in Europe- 19th Century Romanticism in Europe- Romanticism began in the early 19th century and radically changed the way people perceived themselves and the state of nature around them. Unlike Classicism, which stood for order and established the foundation for architecture, literature, painting and music, Romanticism allowed people to get away from the constricted, rational views of life and concentrate on
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Samuel Taylor Coleridge Samuel Taylor Coleridge, to those who know and understand his poems well, exists in three modes, as Philosopher, Poet, Friend. If the truth were told, we should all be obliged to admit that the Philosopher escapes us. It is the opinion of many that Coleridge as Poet is almost equally an evanescent shadow; and though the many are in this quite mistaken, they have some excuse for thinking thus, because his fulfillment falls far short of his promise. Due to Coleridge’s compl
Scarlet Letter
Scarlet Letter
Scarlet Letter Q: If the book did not evoke any past memories or associations, do you consider it literature? Based on which other criteria? I. I did not make a very clear connection with the text at all during my reading of it. Rosenblat said The readers attention to the text activates certain elements in his past experience-external reference, internal response-that have become linked with the verbal symbols. This rang true to me for, as I was plodding through the text, I saw a well crafted
Bleeding Ireland and Black America
Bleeding Ireland and Black America
Bleeding Ireland and Black America Fall Road is deserted. Only a few dirt-caked, barefoot, Irishmen can be seen shivering in the adjacent park. We walk past the Catholic neighborhoods knowing, at any moment, buildings might explode and automatic weapon fire could lacerate the air on every side of us. Belfast is charming, apart from the harsh reality of guerrilla warfare and terrorism being common occurrences. For the first time, throughout my three month tour of seventeen different European coun
Society's Receptacles
Society's Receptacles
Society\'s Receptacles Freire expresses much anger toward teaching in our society. He tells us repeatedly that the way students are taught in the world should changed. He tells us that teachers make deposits which the students patiently receive, memorize repeat. Therefore if he was to give an assignment today in our English class it would probably be to look at society at a totally different way. Freire\'s essay would probably have no or very few restrictions. He would give an assignment that
Succession in Telling a Story
Succession in Telling a Story
Succession in Telling a Story Succession in Telling a Story Paula Fox, a widely respected author, writes books for children and young adults. Mrs. Fox was born April 23, 1923 in New York City to Paul Hervey and Elsie Fox. Paula primarily writes children$BCT(J books, but she has branched out and written eight adult novels. Some of Paula Fox$BCT(J many literary credentials include winning the National Book Award in 1983 for her novel $BE(J Place Apart,$BG(Jand Paula Fox also won the Newb
Sudden
Sudden
Sudden Instant I\'ll always remember Instant. That was the nickname the men had tacked onto the muscled giant that wielded the M60 in my unit. Instant was short for Instant Death. And I\'ll always remember the first time I saw Instant in action. I was a new Lieutenant assigned to Vietnam. Back then, the Army didn\'t try to develop any team spirit within the corps; men were rotated frequently before any friendships developed. Consequently, my men were a group of strangers united only by the
Suicide
Suicide
Suicide Each year 40 000 Americans commit suicide. Of these 40 000, 30 000 are teenagers between the ages of thirteen and twenty. Recently society has begun to blame music, more specifically alternative and rap, for some of these deaths. People say teen music\'s negative lyrics force their young, innocent teenagers to commit suicide. I feel that this shows just how bad off our society is, because, it seems to me that someone is alway trying to put the blame on someone else. Most people are looki
Symbolism in John Steinbeck's The Pearl
Symbolism in John Steinbeck's The Pearl
Symbolism in John Steinbeck\'s The Pearl Symbolism in The Pearl by John Steinbeck Novels were created to show a very simplistic view in great depth. The Pearl, by John Steinbeck, takes a novel to its most unadulterated form. Steinbeck does this by conveying life symbolically. Through symbols, Steinbeck offers the reader a more clear look at life and its content. Kino plays a role of a young diver who lives in a small village on the coastline of Mexico. Kino is thought of as, ‘a wise, primitive
Symbolism in The Glass Menagerie
Symbolism in The Glass Menagerie
Symbolism in The Glass Menagerie The Glass Menagerie uses an extensive pattern of symbolism that describes the characters of Tom,Amanda,Laura and Jim.Glass,light,color and music constitute the substance of the dominant symbols and motifs,serving to reveal deeper aspects of characters and underlying themes of the play.Tennessee Williams wrote the play so that each character had a special symbol which resembled their personality.But he didn\'t only give the characters of the play a a resembling sy
Symbolism in 'The Glass Menagerie'
Symbolism in 'The Glass Menagerie'
Symbolism in \'The Glass Menagerie\' “I have a poet’s weakness for symbols.” So states Tom Wingfield, narrator and major character in Tennessee William’s timeless play “The Glass Menagerie”. Through the eyes of Tom, the viewer gets a glance into the life of his family in the pre-war depression era; his mother, a southern belle desperately clinging to the past, his sister, a young woman too fragile to function in society, and himself, a struggling young poet working at a warehouse to pay the bill
Symbolism Of Clothing
Symbolism Of Clothing
Symbolism Of Clothing Symbolic Message through Clothing In Susanne K. Langer’s essay Language and Thought she expresses the meaning of signs and symbols. Langer explains that a symbol does not have a meaning it “merely brings things to mind.” A symbol is a tool that is used to express power, wealth, or someone’s feelings. Symbols mean something different by each that it is observed. Many individuals express symbols through their clothing. An individual can express their feelings through many dif
Teenage Years
Teenage Years
Teenage Years Teenage Years People who are nostalgic about childhood, were obviously never children. Few people can remember the truth about adolescence. Their minds censor their memories; and have them believe that being a teenager was was one big party, free of cares and responsibilities. Well let me say this, you couldnÕt be more wrong if you had a lobotomy. There aren\'t that many adults around who realise what adolescence was really like. The anguish, the fear, the anxiety, the stress. Pe
The 3 Horizontally Enhanced Pigs
The 3 Horizontally Enhanced Pigs
The 3 Horizontally Enhanced Pigs The 3 Horizontally Enhanced Pigs Once upon a time there lived three pigs. Together they owned a very popular restaurant, ³Pork Boys.² Each of the pigs made different burgers for different people. The first pig, Hamm was trying to watch his weight so he made Veggie Burgers. The secound pig named Pork Chop made his burger with special High protein cheese and fat free thousand island dressing. The third pig, Bacon, made the grease burger with three slabs of beef, fo
The 3 pigz life story
The 3 pigz life story
The 3 pigz life story THE THREE PIGS LIFE STORY THE LATEST Once upon a time there lived a wild mad pig who once fell in love with the most intelligent hogs on this side of the stars. These two bores were the hottest couple in the village of Pigsburg far, far, away. They were soon to be married and had TRIPLETS. The mother pig named them Piglet, Porky, and Wilbur. All three of them were quickly up and walking. Soon after while Piglet and Porky were taking up the flute and harmonica Wilbur was doi
The archaeological importance of the study of pott
The archaeological importance of the study of pott
The archaeological importance of the study of pottery The discipline of archaeology is by no means a simple nor singular study of the past. Due to the wide range of evidence within the archaeological record, from organic to inorganic, many different methods and approaches are taken in order to deal with the wide spectrum of differing evidence. Nevertheless, the study of pottery is without doubt one of the most important tasks taken on by any archaeologist. A great wealth of information can be ga
United States of American: Personal Freedom
United States of American: Personal Freedom
United States of American: Personal Freedom No other democratic society in the world permits personal freedoms to the degree of the United States of America. Within the last sixty years, American courts, especially the Supreme Court, have developed a set of legal doctrines that thoroughly protect all forms of the freedom of expression. When it comes to evaluating the degree to which we take advantage of the opportunity to express our opinions, some members of society may be guilty of violating t
The changes in the narratot's view of sonny
The changes in the narratot's view of sonny
The changes in the narratot\'s view of sonny The Changes in the Narrator\'s View of Sonny Can one know another\'s thoughts? Through dialogue, actions, and events, the thoughts and views of a man of whom we know not even a name are shown. The man is the narrator of Sonny\'s Blues and his thoughts we are shown are those directed towards his brother. Over the course of the story, there are three major stages or phases that the narrator goes through, in which his thoughts about his brother change.
The deeper meaning to the poem
The deeper meaning to the poem
the deeper meaning to the poem THE DEEPER MEANING TO THE POEM We often call Edgar Allen Poe one of the fathers of terror and mystery. His twisted, Macabre tales and poems are filled with great detail and often end with a dismal twist. The Conqueror Worm is one example of his masterful rhymes and tells how a play on life turns into reality for mankind. The setting is a theater but it is not just a site for plays. Poe describes it to be that way to trick the reader, but the theater is actually t
The Labours of Mendevolin
The Labours of Mendevolin
The Labours of Mendevolin THE LABOURS OF MENDEVOLIN ACT I SCENE I (HIGH PRIEST on stage right. Enter MENDEVOLIN stage left. HIGH PRIEST crosses to centre stage to meet MENDEVOLIN there.) MENDEVOLIN: High Priest Marchand! HIGH PRIEST: Ahh Mendevolin, it is such a pleasure to see you again. MENDEVOLIN: Let\'s disperse with the pleasantries. Take me to my father. HIGH PRIEST: There are things you must know Mendevolin. Your father has not been well. He has been slowly passing away for the last few m
The Influence of Black Slave Culture on Early Amer
The Influence of Black Slave Culture on Early Amer
The Influence of Black Slave Culture on Early America The Black slaves of colonial America brought their own culture from Africa to the new land. Despite their persecution, the slave culture has contributed greatly to the development of America\'s own music, dance, art, and clothing. Music It is understandable that when Africans were torn from their homes and families, lashed into submission , and forced into lifelong slave labor, they would be, on the most part, resentful and angry. Various f
The 'Nada' in 'A Clean Well-Lighted Place' by Erne
The 'Nada' in 'A Clean Well-Lighted Place' by Erne
The \'Nada\' in \'A Clean Well-Lighted Place\' by Ernest Hemingwa Snow 1 In Ernest Hemingway’s short story, “A Clean Well-Lighted Place”, the concept of nada is the central and most important theme. As described by Carlos Baker, Nada is “a Something called Nothing which is so huge, terrible, overbearing, inevitable, and omnipresent that, once experienced, it can never be forgotten” (Baker 124). It is a metaphysical state that symbolizes the chaos in everyone’s lives. Some people have it more tha
The need for Government Intervention in Education
The need for Government Intervention in Education
The need for Government Intervention in Education Reform The Need for Federal Government Involvement in Education Reform by ____________ Political Science 2301 Federal and State Government OVERVIEW For centuries, generations of families have congregated in the same community or in the same general region of the country. Children grew up expecting to earn a living much like their fathers and mothers or other adults in their community. Any advanced skills they required beyond the three R\'s (Readi
The Path to the Unknown
The Path to the Unknown
The Path to the Unknown The Path to the Unknown Anyone interested in performing in the District VIII Honors Jazz Band this year? asked Mr. Yeazell, my band director Because I have all the information needed to sign- up for auditions. For some reason, deep down inside I did not feel I had a chance at all of making the honors band, so I watched everybody else go up to obtain the application material. Days went by, and eventually I had forgotten completely about the event, until Mr. Yeazell onc
The Patients Wish
The Patients Wish
The Patients Wish The white-haired doctor with the blood-stained coat and pants smiled maliciously as he brought the razor to his waiting patient\'s face. Now please answer me honestly this time, Mr. Beckett, he said. I have been in this profession for over thirteen years, and I take pleasure in receiving input from clients. It helps me to know what hurts and what does not. Kind of keeps me ahead of the competition, I guess you could say. His patient nodded solemn acquiescence, shutting his
The Pearl
The Pearl
The Pearl As Kino and Juana walked hand in hand back to their brush house the song of evil hung over them like a shadow. For they could not understand why their pearl , this beautiful wonderful pearl that was supposed to bring them so much happiness wasn\'t worth nearly as much as they had expected. When they arrived at the brush house Kino sat in a corner while Juana placed Coyotito down in his crib for a nap. Kino again raised his pearl out in front of him. On it\'s shiny surface he could see
The Phsychological Suffrage of Former Slaves
The Phsychological Suffrage of Former Slaves
The Phsychological Suffrage of Former Slaves KEVIN PESNELL OUTLINE Thesis: The cruelties of slavery were not over after emancipation, and in Beloved, to my particular liking, the deep psychological suffrage of former slaves is told through flashbacks to past tragedies, memories, and nightmares. Introduction: Toni Morrison’s Beloved (1987) was her fifth novel, and consequently the most controversial work she had ever written. Morrison was working as a senior editor at the publishing firm Random H
The Pitiful Prufrock
The Pitiful Prufrock
The Pitiful Prufrock The Pitiful Prufrock T.S. Elliot’s The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, is a melancholy poem of one man’s frustrated search to find the meaning of his existence. The speaker’s strong use of imagery contributes to the poems theme of communion and loneliness. The Poem begins with an invitation from Prufrock to follow him through his self-examination. The imagery of this invitation begins with a startling simile, Let us go then you and I/ When the evening is spread out again
The Player Piano
The Player Piano
The Player Piano Evaluate the effectiveness of diction as an adjunct to meaning in John Updike\'s Player Piano. In Player Piano, John Updike uses personification to give life to a ‘unhuman\' piano. By using diction to communicate his ideas, he effectively allows the reader to explore the psyche of a Player Piano. In the first couple lines of the poem, assonance and consonance are present. In line one, these musical devices dominate the sentence as there is a repetition of the ick sound i
The Poet of Nature
The Poet of Nature
The Poet of Nature William Wordsworth is widely considered one of the most influential English romantic poets. In the preface of his book, Lyrical Ballads, published in 1798, Wordsworth declared that poetry should contain language really used by men. This idea, and many of his others, challenged the old eighteenth-cuntury idea of formal poetry and, therefore, he changed the course of modern poetry (Wordsworth, William DISCovering). Wordsworth was born in Cockermouth, England, to John, a prominen
William Christopher Handy
William Christopher Handy
William Christopher Handy Handy was an American black composer and compiler of BLUES music. He was born in Florence, Alabama. He was educated at the Negro Agricultural and Mechanical College near Huntsville, Alabama. He was the son of former slaves. He was educated in the public schools and by his father and paternal grandfather, both of whom were clergymen. Handy was the first to bring the African- American blues to the general publics attention with the publication of his MEMPHIS BLUES in 19
Lysergic Acid Diethlamide (LSD)
Lysergic Acid Diethlamide (LSD)
Lysergic Acid Diethlamide (LSD) LSD or lysergic acid diethlamide is a commonly used drug of teens. LSD is a hallucinogenic drug which effects the nervous system. The drug is ingested in many different ways, absorbed through the skin, taken orally or absorbed through the eye or ear. This drug was originally developed by the government of the United States as a treatment for psychological conditions such as alcoholism and drug addiction. In Canada, where experimentation is not heavily restricted,
The ring
The ring
the ring “It was happening again. Charley wouldn’t stay locked in the secret place. Charley insisted on thinking of Erin. Only two more Charley whispered. Then I’ll stop”(p.1). Charley is a psycho killer in the novel Loves Music, Loves to Dance by Mary Higgens Clark. This novel is about two girls, Darcy and Erin, who are answering personal ads because their friend is doing a story about people who place and answer ads. Erin goes on one particular date with a man who calls himself Charles North.
The Triumph of 'Gorsh the Cellist'
The Triumph of 'Gorsh the Cellist'
The Triumph of \'Gorsh the Cellist\' Japan 322 February 12, 1997 Prof. Janice Brown Grade:82% The Triumph of Gorsh the Cellist Miyazawa Kenji\'s children\'s story Gorsh the Cellist takes us on a journey of discovery about the human condition and overwhelms us with a tale of triumph. Each step is like a microcosm of the whole - as though each step were a journey in itself. Kenji\'s stories are set against the whole of the universe - a world replete with people, animals, and all the elements o
The Unholy Crusade
The Unholy Crusade
The Unholy Crusade The Unholy Crusade Religion is a canopy under which American culture and society thrives. Its extension reaches the boundaries of such cultural mainstreams as movies, television, and music. Oliver Stone\'s 1986 war film Platoon is an example of the religious subtleties and overtones that appear in various American genres. Stone not only uses religious themes to portray the Vietnam War, but manipulates the war to show the decadence of American society. Throughout history, man h
The Video Game Wars
The Video Game Wars
The Video Game Wars The Video Game Wars Brian Paik Expository Writing 10/8/96 Video games are a big market these days. Within the past few years, the industry has boomed into a very large business. Within this business, there are three big companies are fighting to be the best. Nintendo’s N64, Sega’s Saturn, and Sony’s Playstation are the three main systems in this huge market. Because there are so many games for these systems, and because it is such a big business, stores specializing in only t
Methamphetamine: Built for Speed?
Methamphetamine: Built for Speed?
Methamphetamine: Built for Speed? Methamphetamine has reclaimed a place in the lexicon of party drugs. Hailed by nocturnal adventurers, condemned by raver idealists, is speed a sleepless dream or an addictive nightmare? by Brian Otto Here at the end of the millennium, the pace of modern life seems fleeting -- a whirl of minutes, hours and days. In dealing with the changes, humans have equipped themselves with the tools to move faster, more efficiently. At the same time a dependence for the mar
The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby The movie created by David Merrick as well as the novel written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, both entitled The Great Gatsby, ate truly two fine pieces of art. The movie version shows the viewer what is happening in the story without internal comments from the narrator and the viewer can understand exactly what is happening without any intellectual thought involved. The novel, however, challenges the reader to look deep inside the writing in order to grasp the true effect of the novel
The Passing Of Arthur And Excalibur
The Passing Of Arthur And Excalibur
The Passing Of Arthur And Excalibur John Boorman adapted the ”Passing of Arthur” in the movie “Excalibur.” Movies are not the only adaptations of Tennyson’s poem but there are several art and music adaptations. Examples of these adaptations include music by Loreena McKennit and paintings by John William Waterhouse, Howard Pyle and Arthur Rackham. In Bela Balazs’s Art Form and Material Balazs states that a good adaptation is a reinterpretation of the original. Boorman uses nature and color to rec
Gangs
Gangs
Gangs Introduction I. -A Los Angeles family takes a wrong turn into gang territory and is fired upon. A 3-year-old is killed and her 2-year-old brother wounded. -A Chinese immigrant in Brooklyn is kidnapped by a Chinatown gang which demands ransom payments from her family. She is murdered when the family fails to pay. -Two FBI agents and a police sergeant are murdered inside the Washington, D.C. police headquarters by a gang member. -A Pittsburgh police sergeant walking home with his daughter is
Three Days To See By Helen Kellar
Three Days To See By Helen Kellar
Three Days To See By Helen Kellar “Three Days to See” Helen Kellar (1880-1968) Helen Kellar has proved to be one of the greatest role models of not just disabled people, but also people striving towards a goal. Helen Keller (1880-1968) was born in Alabama, USA. When she grew to be 19 months old, her body was taken from sight and hearing. Through this rough time in her life, she still had hope thanks to the gracious teacher, Anne Sullivan. Through Anne Sullivan’s dedication to help someone in nee
To Kill A Mockinbird
To Kill A Mockinbird
To Kill A Mockinbird To Kill a Mockingbird To Kill a Mockingbird is definitely an excellent novel in that it portrays life and the role of racism in the 1930’s. A reader may not interpret several aspects in and of the book through just the plain text. Boo Radley, Atticus, and the title represent three such things. Not really disclosed to the reader until the end of the book, Arthur Boo Radley plays an important role in the development of both Scout and Jem. In the beginning of the story, Jem,
To kill a mockingbird
To kill a mockingbird
To kill a mockingbird Why did Atticus defend a nigger? What was the point of being the advocate for a black man? It doesn’t matter if their guilty or innocent, you can ceaselessly and effortlessly convict the animals for their colour vice. You can even turn a blind eye to the obvious truth. And so did the “people”, the white, narrow-minded, bigoted and hypocritical people of Maycomb. The justification for why Atticus broke from the norm, and acted unlike most others in his community, can be comp
To Kill a Mockingbird
To Kill a Mockingbird
To Kill a Mockingbird Why did Atticus defend a nigger? What was the point of being the advocate for a black man? It doesn\'t matter if their guilty or innocent, you can ceaselessly and effortlessly convict the animals for their colour vice. You can even turn a blind eye to the obvious truth. And so did the people, the white, narrow-minded, bigoted and hypocritical people of Maycomb. The justification for why Atticus broke from the norm, and acted unlike most others in his community, can be com
TO KILL A MOCKING BIRD
TO KILL A MOCKING BIRD
TO KILL A MOCKING BIRD Scout is an intelligent, perceptive child and her observations often contain a sensitive awareness to the situation. This might be because she is only six years old or it may be because she is a born lady. In every part of the novel one would see Scout’s perspective on the world. As each situation matures and becomes more serious, Scout becomes one step closer to womanhood and maturity. As a child, Scouts appearance seems rough and because of this some people tried to chan
Two Kinds of Girls
Two Kinds of Girls
Two Kinds of Girls A person spends most of their developing years under the guidance of their parents or guardians. They affect how we think, how we feel, and how we act. These are among the people who hold the greatest influence. Amy Tan’s Two Kinds and Jamaica Kincaid’s Girl both deal with the relationship between a young girl and the guiding force in her life. Amy Tan tells of a mother\'s expectation for her daughter to be a child prodigy. Jamaica Kincaid tells of an unknown person descri
Unbroken
Unbroken
unbroken Unbroken I wouldn\'t know how to describe a painting or a sonata, but I can tell someone how I feel, though they rarely know what I mean. Words fail me often, but nobody notices. They aren\'t listening anyway. One person knows me. When I talk to him I feel like a knife in a drawer, because my words have power. The possible damage would be irreparable. He and I are like a house falling apart. Our sidewalk is askew and our mailbox is missing. It is painted pink and yellow. We love it, it\
Using Music to Express Yourself
Using Music to Express Yourself
Using Music to Express Yourself Danielle H. Miller Art/Music Topic: Using Music to Express Yourself Ages: 4-5 Text/Materials Used: -Two white king sized sheets -Tempura Paint (eight different colors) -Soap -Water -Disney CD -Paint Pans -Dish Tubs filled with soapy water (eight) Behavioral Objectives: In this lesson, students ages four and five will express their feelings towards certain musical pieces by dancing, with paint on their feet, on a white sheet. The students will have colored paint on
Verification of Employable Skills
Verification of Employable Skills
Verification of Employable Skills VERIFICATION OF EMPLOYABLE SKILLS Interpersonal skills are a necessary and beneficial part of the working world. The ability to work with others successfully is very important in most careers. While playing on my High School Freshmen Soccer Team, I have been a witness to the necessity of being able to work with my fellow peers. If we did not work well together we would not have had a winning season. As well as playing soccer, I played saxophone in my eighth grad