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Election 2000 Election 2000: The 2000 United States presidential election included two major candidates Al Gore and George Bush. Another man by the name of Ralph Nader also played a major role in the outcome. Nader is a democratic member and he took away many votes from his fellow democrat, Al Gore, which could have really helped Gore win the election. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: English [Paper Title]: E
Emerson self-Reliance Word Count: 494 The quote that most provoked thought and emotion from within me comes from the essay Self-Reliance by Ralph Waldo Emerson. To be great is to be misunderstood was used by Emerson to explain the lagging growth of the conception of ideas and thoughts of his generation. Original and novel ideas were scorned by conservatives who believed the best method for learning was by repetition and memorization of proven classics written by previous generations. The cont
Emily Dickinson Emily Dickinson made a large influence on poetry, she is known as one of America’s most famous poets. With close to two thousand different poems and one thousand of her letters to her friends that survived her death Emily Dickinson showed that she was a truly dedicated writer. Emily Dickinson was born in Amherst, Massachusetts on December 10,1830 to a prominent family, her father Edward Dickinson was both a lawyer and the Treasurer of Amherst College. Emily’s mother was Emily No
England is a country, and I’m glad I came from it. There are lots of fun things you can do, and a lot of famous sites you can visit. Even though it is far away it really isn’t that different from the US. In England the style of clothing is not much different from here. In the summer they wear shorts and short sleeve shirts. In the winter they wear pants and long sleeve shirts. Their climate isn’t much different than ours so that’s why the style of close is so closely related. A typical Sunday d
ENGLISH IS WEIRD - BUT FUNNY Richard Lederer was once asked where he would get all these funny stories he answered: „Ever since I became a writer, I had found that questions the most difficult to answer and had only recently come up with an analogy that I thought would satisfy both my audience and me. Pouncing on the opportunity to unveil my spanking new explanation, I countered with, Where does the spider get its web? The idea, of course, was that the spider is not aware how it spins out its i
ENGLISH We have had the opportunity in the last month to read many short story selections, giving us examples of many different things. When asked to pick a character to analyze it was a tough decision but I would have to go with the story that most interested me to choose my character. This story would be With the Guest, written by Albert Camus. With the main character of this story is Daru. In the following paragraphs I will analyze the type of character he is. Daru is a most unique charact
Ethan Frome Failure Ethan Frome Failure: The main theme of the book Ethan Frome is failure. It is shown in three ways throughout the story: Ethan\'s marriage, him not being able to stand up to Zeena, and his involvement in the smash up . -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: English [Paper Title]: Ethan Frome Failure [Text]: Failure in Ethan Frome The main theme of the book Ethan Frome is failure. It is shown in t
Euthanasia Euthanasia: According to Webster’s Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary, euthanasia is that act or practice of killing or permitting the death of hopelessly sick or injured individuals (persons or domestic animals) in a relatively painless way for reasons of mercy. How can anyone disagree with this concept? Euthanasia is acceptable when the person involved, or the family if the individual is incapable, makes a conscious decision while suffering from an incurable disease. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-
Chivalry was a system of ethical ideals developed among the knights of medieval Europe. Arising out of the feudalism of the period, it combined military virtues with those of Christianity, as epitomized by he Arthurian legend in England and the chansons de geste of medieval France. The word chivalry is derived from the French chevalier, meaning horseman or knight. Chivalry was the code of conduct by which knights were supposedly guided. In addition to military prowess and valor and loyalty to G
EVERYTHING THAT RISES MUST CONVERGE and REVELATION EVERYTHING THAT RISES MUST CONVERGE and REVELATION: Through out the stories, “Everything that Rises Must Converge” and “Revelation” Flannery O’Connor presents a view of human judgment on others as the theme. These two excellent works of literature must be evaluated carefully so that they can be compared and contrasted. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: English
The original sin that led to humanity’s fall in the Garden of Eden is by far the worst sin committed by humankind. It is this sin that led to future sins. This original sin must be emphasized by writers to depict the evil involved in it. In writing Paradise Lost, John Milton recognizes this fact and uses a variety of literary techniques to stress the evil in the story over the good. The techniques used include a series of parallels with the parallel between good and evil being first and foremos
E E Cummings-life And Work Word Count: 801 e e cummings e e cummings (no, this is not a typographical error, take note to the way he writes his name) was an unusual, yet highly acclaimed writer of the 20th century. His style of writing was much different than that of any other contemporary or even 18th and 19th century writers. Although difficult to understand at times, e e cummings is a very profound and inventive writer. e e cummings was born Edward Estlin Cummings on October 14, 1894 in Camb
Fabric And Jewelery In Sir Gawain And The Green Knight Word Count: 783 Erin Kilkenny English Comp Lit Cathy Seigel March 7, 2000 Sir Gawain Essay In literature, insights into characters, places, and events are often communicated to the reader by symbolic references within the text. This is the case in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. In this Medieval romance, the colors and textures of fabrics and jewelry are used heavily by the poet not only as a descriptive tool, but also to give the reader i
Faust: The Dichotomy of Gretchen Faust: The Dichotomy of Gretchen: In the play Faust by Johann Goethe, Gretchen\'s character envelops extreme aspects of Virgin Mary and of Eve. Mary acts as the symbol of the mother of mankind, the pure woman who makes men\'s salvation possible. She has no evil in her at all. In contrast, Eve is the archetypal figure of the fallen woman, the cause of man\'s suffering and damnation. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © C
Feminism in Jane Eyre Jay Sheldon English 101 MWF 11:00 - 12:00 Feminism has been a prominent and controversial topic in writings for the past two centuries. With novels such as Jane Austen\'s Pride and Prejudice, or even William Shakespeare\'s Macbeth the fascination over this subject by authors is evident. In Charlotte Bronte\'s Jane Eyre the main character, Jane Eyre, explores the depth at which women may act in society and finds her own boundaries in Victorian England. As well, along with t
FIRST IMPRESSIONS MAY BE DECEIVING Michael Jordan English 113 Section 20 Paper 1 9/19/96 Hickey For many years now, people have been fool by appearances. Someone may look at the exterior of an object and expect one thing when actually the exact opposite is waiting inside for them. For example, an unexpecting person picks off a grape from the bunch and bites into the fruit while dreaming of a mouthful of juicy, sweet grape but in reality receives a surprisingly bitter splash with the first bite.
My first impression of Miss Vicki was a highly authorative figure towering over me. Her voice boomed and the earth shook whenever she marched. She seemed like such an unapproachable and distant person. That was in the first year of High School. She was my Literature teacher then. During my first year in school, she struck terror in my heart. And everyone else\'s of course. The mere mention of her name made the most unruly classes silent. The birds stopped screeching. Even the earth felt still.
ENGLISH ESSAY- FLIGHT The short story flight is written by Doris Lessing about a old man learning of letting go of his grandaughter as she grows into an adult and is about to get married. The story is told in an omniscient third person point of view and this enables us to see into the minds of all characters, which inturn help us to understand their feelings and attitudes. When story are told in an omniscient way, the readers will have a better understanding of what is going on in the story. Th
Focus Statement Essay: Romeo & Juliet Word Count: 618 David Cunha English 1 Honors pd. 4 Focus Statement Essay: Romeo Juliet In the Shakespearean play, Romeo Juliet, aggression is represented in different ways by the different characters in the play. Tybalt, Romeo, Benvolio, and the others all have their own way of dealing with hate and anger. Some do nothing but hate while others can’t stand to see even the smallest of quarrels take place. Tybalt is one the few characters, if not the only, tha
: FORMALIST CRITICAL APPROACH TO: RUPERT BROOKE: THE SOLDIER I am analyzing the poem The Soldier by Rupert Brooke. This poem is about a man who loves his country dearly. The country is England. He believes that if he should die in a far away battle field that people should remember of him only that he was English. Brookes says in his forth line, In that rich earth a richer dust concealed. This means that if he is to die in a land other than England that the soil would be made better because t
Fragment: Changes in Life By Aaron S. Kirby English 11 CP . Ware March 7th, 1997 Outline Thesis Statement: Changes in life like these can change you both physically and mentally for the rest of your life depending on the severity of the situation. I. In early August of \'96 my life at home became a living nightmare. II. I applied to the first ad I saw in the paper and strangely enough, I actually got a call from Ramada Inn in less than 3 days after applying. III. In my lifetime I have seen a lo
George Bernard Shaw’s ‘Heartbreak House’ ‘A Fantasia in the Russian Manner on English Themes’ The author George Bernard Shaw -he later dropped the name George- was born in Dublin in 1856, the third and youngest child of an alcoholic father and an undomestic mother. He developed an interest in literature, music and painting at a very early age, but was never enabled to go to university. At the age of fifteen he became an apprentice and during he stay there he started writing short literary artic
Adam Cohen English Essay #4 “Gatsby’s Dream” Jay Gatsby, the central character of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby symbolizes the American dream. The American dream offers faith in the possibility of a better life. Its attendant illusion is the belief that material wealth alone can bring that dream to fruition. Through Gatsby, Fitzgerald brings together both these ideas. Jay Gatsby thinks money is the answer to anything he encounters. He has the best of everything. The fanciest car, the l
Geat Vs. Greek Word Count: 986 Beth Lewis English 288 02/28/00 Geat vs. Greek: Paternal Injunction in Beowulf and The Iliad Picture this. Inside the hall, mighty shields and glistening swords await the visitors’ arrival. Skillfully crafted armor decorations proclaim great battles and fierce hunts. The prevailing warrior ethos and his manly power are evident throughout. It is these strong patriarchal images which gave birth to two epics from two totally different cultures: The tale of Beowulf fr
General Analysis Of John Irving\'s Works Word Count: 1171 John Winslow Irving stands out as one of the finest contemporary American authors. Born in Exeter, New Hampshire in July 1942, Irving attended an Exeter prep school at which his stepfather taught history. Although he excelled at English, he was discouraged by the fact that he was dyslexic, a condition which wasn\'t recognized back then and so had trouble keeping up. An avid wrestler, he attended the University of New Hampshire on a wrest
German Literature Word Count: 4568 The Problem of Language in All Quiet on the Western Front For it is no easy undertaking, I say, to describe the bottom of the Universe; nor is it for tongues that only babble child\'s play. (The Inferno, XXXII, 7-9.) Erich Maria Remarque\'s All Quiet on the Western Front, a novel set in World War I, centers around the changes wrought by the war on one young German soldier. During his time in the war, Remarque\'s protagonist, Paul Baumer, changes from a rather
 English 342 Glass Menagerie The Glass Menagerie is a play that is very important to modern literature. Tennessee Williams describes four separate characters, their dreams, and the harsh realities they faced in the modern world. His setting is in St. Louis during the Depression-Era. The story is about a loving family that is constantly in conflict. To convey his central theme, Williams uses symbols. He also expresses his theme through the characters¹ incapability of living in the
GREAT EXPECTATIONS vs. OLIVER TWIST     During his lifetime, Charles Dickens is known to have written several books. Although each book is different, they also share many similarities. Two of his books, Great Expectations and Oliver Twist, are representatives of the many kinds of differences and similarities found within his work.   Perhaps the reason why these two novels share some of the same qualities is because they both reflect painful experiences which occurred in Dickens\' past. During h
Grendel Grendel: Gold has many different uses. In John Gardner’s novel Grendel, it is used as a motif to symbolize different aspects of a character. Though it has a constant meaning throughout the novel, it also differs according to each character. Gardner uses gold as a symbol of majesty as well as protection, greed and power throughout the novel especially related to the characters of the Shaper, Hrothgar and the Dragon respectively. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-
Grunge Literature Sources: The River Ophelia - Justine Ettler Marilyn\'s Almost Terminal New York Adventure - Justine Ettler Less Than Zero - Brett Easton Ellis American Psycho - Brett Easton Ellis What quality in a novel is it which prompts it to be labelled as grunge literature? And why do so many authors of books which fall into this genre object so strenuously to the label? Grunge is the literature and fiction of young people living in inner cities around the world, it is not a new genre
Guliver Guliver\'s Travels: Satire on a Nation Jonathan Swift’s, Gulliver’s Travels satirically relates bodily functions and physical attributes to social issues during England’s powerful rule of Europe. Through out the story we find many relations between bodily features and British and European society. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: English [Paper Title]: Guliver\'s Travels [Text]: Satire on a Nation Jon
Gulliver\'s Travels February 27, 1996 As a seemingly wise and educated man, throughout the novel Gulliver\'s Tarvels, the narrator cleverly gains the reader\'s respect as a thinking and observant individual. With this position in mind, the comments and ideas that Gulliver inflicts upon those reading about his journeys certainly have their own identity as they coincide with his beliefs and statements on the state of humanity and civilization in particular. Everywhere Gulliver goes, he seems to c
Gullivers Travels Word Count: 1260 Generations of schoolchildren raised on the first Book of Gulliver s Travels have loved it as a delightful visit to a fantasy kingdom full of creatures they can relate to little creatures, like themselves. Few casual readers look deeply enough to recognize the satire just below the surface. But Jonathan Swift was one of the great satirists of his or any other age, and Gulliver s Travels is surely the apex of his art. Gulliver s Travels tells the story of Lemue
Hamlet Hamlet: When we watch movies, we look for entertainment. That is the only reason why theatrical movies are created. Movies create entertainment which creates money. When Shakespeare wrote “Hamlet” to be performed in front of hundreds, he aimed at entertainment. But, the key to the movie business, is relevance. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: English [Paper Title]: Hamlet [Text]: ‘Hamlet’ (2000) Critiq
Hamlet and Oedipus Rex Hamlet and Oedipus Rex: In examining Hamlet and Oedipus Rex we are confronted with the notion of heroism and tragedy. In these plays the protagonists are tragically heroic. The question is, what is it that makes them tragic heroes. A big part of being a tragic hero is suffering. In the context of these tragedies the hero meets their suffering often through defiance of some authority. While in defiance it is that suffering that unearths the core of the hero. Essentially, s
CharlesDickens\' novel, Hard Times, is a story of two struggles--the struggle of fact versus imagination and the struggle between two classes. It takes place in Coketown, and industrial-age English city. The novel is divided into two sections. One deals with the struggle of upper class members of society and their struggle to learn the value of imagination. The other involves a working class man who is trapped by those in that upper class who trap him in a dreary existence. Thomas Gradgrind, th
Hard Times Word Count: 1991 The book Hard Times written by Charles Dickens is a story about a Lancashire Mill Town in the 1840’s. The novel is divided into three books. Dickens titles the books accordingly to prepare the reader for what is about to come, and throughout the novel he shows the effects of the education system, the setup of the caste system, and the Industrial Revolution had on society through this small town of Coketown. The main characters of the novel show the English caste syst
Heart Of Darkess Word Count: 763 Conrad\'s novel, Heart of Darkness, relies on the historical period of imperialism in order to describe its protagonist, Charlie Marlow, and his struggle. Marlow\'s catharsis in the novel, as he goes to the Congo, rests on how he visualizes the effects of imperialism. This paper will analyze Marlow\'s change, as caused by his exposure to the imperialistic nature of the historical period in which he lived. Marlow is asked by the company , the organization for who
hedda gabbler hedda gabbler: A spider becomes caught in it’s own web. This is an example of an attempted manipulation that went awry. Hedda Gabler, by Henrik Ibsen, is a work about a woman who manipulates the fates of others in order to fulfill her own desires. The title character is a woman who has recently returned from a six month “honeymoon” with her groom, Tesman, a man whom she does not love. She yearns for freedom, but she feels as if she cannot leave her marriage. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=
Heloo Word Count: 704 Welfare Welfare is a government program that provides money, medical care, food, housing, and other things that people need in order to survive. People who can receive help from these welfare programs are children, elders, disabled, and others who cannot support their families on their current income. Another name for welfare is public assistance. There are many organizations that supply this public assistance. Such as Salvation Army and other groups. Public assistance ben
English Henry David Thoreau The Great Conservationist, Visionary, and Humanist He spent his life in voluntary poverty, enthralled by the study of nature. Two years, in the prime of his life, were spent living in a shack in the woods near a pond. Who would choose a life like this? Henry David Thoreau did, and he enjoyed it. Who was Henry David Thoreau, what did he do, and what did others think of his work? Henry David Thoreau was born in Concord, Massachusetts on July 12, 1817 (Thoreau 96), on
He Highwayman Word Count: 1070 The Highwayman Their journey to London was not a long one, but in the night, it was a treacherous one. A rolling fog covered the land, one couldn’t see twenty feet ahead, but in the still, quiet night, sound carried for a mile. They began their trek in the early evening, the sun had yet to dip below the horizon. The passengers needed in London, could not wait for the next morning. The stage driver was the best to be found, his fee large, but his experience was pri
History of Pete Dalberg Family By Jesse G. More This is Jesse G. More presenting a history of the Dalberg family starting with my Grandparents Pete and Ingaborg Dalberg. Both of my grandparents were born in Apple Bowl Sweden in the province of Dollernaw. Dollernaw is the province that is close to the Norwegian boarder that is in timber country. Pete was born in 1858 he died in 1943 at the age of 85. My Grandmother, Ingaborg was born in 1856 and died in 1944 at the age of 88. Pete actually was b
Holden Word Count: 2120 The theme that the world has an outward appearance that seems fair and perfect but really they\'re as Holden put it phonies. This is shown countless amount of times in his journey through New York and even before he left. The setting is in the 1950\'s; so I\'m pretty sure that he didn\'t encounter any transvestites, lesbians, or anything that extreme of phoniest. Or on the other hand he could have liked them for being as Elmemson said a none conformist. But I doubt it, h
honesty honesty: I remember being in homeroom in the fifth grade and being sent to the principal for calling one of my classmates a name that involved a few “bad” words. When I arrived at the principal’s office, my knees got weak and sweat was running down my forehead, When he asked my what I had done, I could not think of a good excuse. I just told him the truth -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: English [Pape
Barrett Marum AP. English In the poem Dover Beach, the poet uses conflicting imagery to give meaning to the poem. The differences in the way that the poet sees the relationship between the beach and the sea and the way that most people would see it become more pronounced as the poem develops. He also uses the change in attitude from the first stanza to the last to emphasize his message. The poem starts with the normal image one would expect of a beach and a peaceful moonlit night, but quickly m
Catherine Crawford English 1A MW 4-515 Dr. Bergmann November 13, 1994 (Research Paper) Crawford i OUTLINE HOW ADVERTISING EFFECTS WHAT YOU BUY Thesis: Advertising has different effects on consumers, it changes their prospective on what is, and what is not, worth buying, what they buy and when they buy it. 1. How advertisers target a certain background or area for their product, and how they get your attention. 2. What advertisers use to get you to buy their product, such as symbols or slogans.
lkjafd kjsad Mrs. ASDFgjd English III 11/11/95 Ship of fools The human race was dying out No one left to scream and shout People walking on the moon Smog will get you pretty soon Ev\'ryone was hangin\' out Hangin\' up and hangin\' down Hangin\' in and holdin\' fast hope our little world will last Along came Mister Goodtrips Looking for a new ship Come on people, climb on board Come on baby, now we\'re going home Ship of fools Ship of fools The human race was dying out No one left to scream and
English is now the international language .So it is very important to learn English well. We should study English in the correct way, so that we can make the most of the time we spend learning English. Discovering ways to improve their English is a problem which baffles many students. There are three ways to improve English First of all, We have to learn many English words and study English grammar in great detail. Reading is the best way to increase vocabularies and learn how to avoid making g
Nemerov\'s contribution to our literature--as a gifted writer of fiction and critical prose, but pre-eminently as a poet-- does not seem to me to have received as much celebrity as it deserves. Nemerov\'s virtues are all in fact unfashionable ones for our time: vivid intelligence, an irreverent sense of humor, a mastery of formal verse, an awareness of mystery (Books 3). Although known primarily as a poet, Howard Nemerov has also distinguished himself as a critic, short story writer, and no