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Juvenalian and Horatian Satire
Juvenalian and Horatian Satire
Juvenalian and Horatian Satire Juvenalian and Horatian Satire Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody\'s face but their own; which is the chief reason for that kind of reception it meets in the world, and that so very few are offended with it. Jonathan Swift (1667-1745), Anglo-Irish satirist. The Battle of the Books, Preface (written 1697; published 1704). Satire is known as the literary style which makes light of a subject, diminishing its importance by p
Leggatt as an Independent Character in Joseph Conr
Leggatt as an Independent Character in Joseph Conr
Leggatt as an Independent Character in Joseph Conrad\'s The Secret Sharer Leggatt as an Independent Character in Joseph Conrad\'s The Secret Sharer This essay examines Leggatt as an independent person, rather than as a symbol connected to the captain-narrator, a view shared by many critics. Leggatt is not a negative influence on the captain per se. From an objective point of view, it can be seen that Leggatt\'s portrayal depends entirely on how the captain (as narrator) perceives him, and t
Poem Lucifer in the Starlight: New Meanings and
Poem Lucifer in the Starlight: New Meanings and
Poem Lucifer in the Starlight: New Meanings and Ideas Poem Lucifer in the Starlight: New Meanings and Ideas Examining a poem in detail can bring out new meanings and ideas. By careful analysis, the full beauty of the poem can be appreciated. The poem Lucifer in Starlight (p. 959), by George Meredith, can be analyzed to refine the authors purpose, by examining every subtle hint, every possibility, for a deeper theme. Also, deciphering formal literary techniques such as metaphor, connotat
The Last Hung: Joop's Mid-Life Crisis
The Last Hung: Joop's Mid-Life Crisis
The Last Hung: Joop\'s Mid-Life Crisis The Last Hung: Joop\'s Mid-Life Crisis In Horst Stern\'s The Last Hunt, a man named Joop is portrayed as a professional worker in a very well known bank. Outside of being a banker, Joop enjoys to hunt wild animals. This has been a hobby of his since he was a young boy. Throughout the story many questions are raised about Joop\'s true feelings about his job, hunting, and his life. In the beginning of the story, a women walks in on Joop while he is staring a
The Cherry Orchard: Reality, Illusion, and Foolish
The Cherry Orchard: Reality, Illusion, and Foolish
The Cherry Orchard: Reality, Illusion, and Foolish Pride The Cherry Orchard: Reality, Illusion, and Foolish Pride Chandler Friedman English 231 Dr. Clark Lemons In the plays The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov, A Doll\'s House by Henrik Ibsen, and Galileo by Bertolt Brecht, the protagonists\' mental beliefs combine reality and illusion that both shape the plot of each respective story. The ability of the characters to reject or accept an illusion, along with the foolish pride that motivated the
The Repressive Governments of Zamiatin's We and Or
The Repressive Governments of Zamiatin's We and Or
The Repressive Governments of 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 Gover
Mildred Taylor's Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry: Ha
Mildred Taylor's Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry: Ha
Mildred Taylor\'s Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry: Hardships of The Logan Family Mildred Taylor\'s Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry: Hardships of The Logan Family In Mildred D. Taylor\'s Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry the Logans family is faced with many different hardships, some more serious than other . The main character Cassie lives with her Mom, Dad, Grandmother and three brothers. The book mainly revolves around Cassie and the events that happen to her family. These events make Cassie a much stro
Catch 22: Satire on WWII
Catch 22: Satire on WWII
Catch 22: Satire on WWII Catch 22: Satire on WWII Joseph Heller who is perhaps one of the most famous writers of the 20th century writes on some emotional issues such as war. He does not deal with these issues in the normal fashion instead he criticizes them and the institutions that help carry these things out. Heller in fact goes beyond criticizing he satirizes. Throughout his two major novels Catch-22 and Good as Gold he satirizes almost all of America\'s respectful institutions. To truly un
The Scarlet Letter: The Harsh Puritan Society
The Scarlet Letter: The Harsh Puritan Society
The Scarlet Letter: The Harsh Puritan Society The Scarlet Letter: The Harsh Puritan Society In Nathaniel Hawthorne\'s The Scarlet Letter, life is centered around a rigid, Puritanistic-structured society in which one is unable to divulge his or her innermost thoughts and secrets. Every human being needs the opportunity to express how they truly feel, or the emotion is bottled up until it becomes volatile. Unfortunately, Puritan society did not permit this expression, so characters had to seek al
Sociopolitical Philosophy in the Works of Stoker a
Sociopolitical Philosophy in the Works of Stoker a
Sociopolitical Philosophy in the Works of Stoker and Yeats Sociopolitical Philosophy in the Works of Stoker and Yeats Around the turn of this century there was widespread fear throughout Europe, and especially Ireland, of the consequences of the race mixing that was occurring and the rise of the lower classes over the aristocracies in control. In Ireland, the Protestants who were in control of the country began to fear the rise of the Catholics, which threatened their land and political power.
Some Dreamers of the Golden Dream: Imagery
Some Dreamers of the Golden Dream: Imagery
Some Dreamers of the Golden Dream: Imagery Some Dreamers of the Golden Dream: Imagery In Some Dreamers of the Golden Dream, the author Didion uses fiery imagery to parallel the San Bernardino Valley to hell.  It is a place where the hills blaze up spontaneously, and every voice seems a scream. (p.3)  Didions hellish descriptions of the geography reflect the culture of San Bernardino Valley.  It is where the hot wind blows and the old ways do not seem relevant, where the divorce rate is d
Standardization of the English Language
Standardization of the English Language
Standardization of the English Language Standardization of the English Language There are several important events before 1500 that when listed together show a series of steps in the struggle for English language supremacy. These steps are mainly governmental, legal and official events that pushed English usage. In 1356 The Sheriff\'s Court in London and Middlesex were conducted in English for the first time. When Parliament opened in 1362 the Statute of Pleading was issued declaring English as
The Island of Dr. Moreau
The Island of Dr. Moreau
The Island of Dr. Moreau The Island of Dr. Moreau The Island of Dr. Moreau is a story that questions the ability of men playing God. The balance of nature is put to the ultimate test as a man by the name of Charles Edward Prendick stumbles across an out-of-control experiment that fuses man with animal. At first glance, this tropical paradise seems idyllic. But deep in the jungles lies a terrifying secret. Moreau and Montgomery have been preforming scientific research on human beings and the exp
Poetry: The Law Makes Me Go
Poetry: The Law Makes Me Go
Poetry: The Law Makes Me Go Poetry: The Law Makes Me Go I drag out of bed just to come here, And you expect me to get up and Cheer? I walk through the doors to join the mass, Then It\'s off to my most boring class? Band is it and we play our song, Why does this class last so long? In Spanish I\'m lost, and with help from my pal, All I haved learned in that class is Que tal?; I head for my desk just to wait for the bell, Then it\'s off again, get me out of this hell; In Biology we\'re learning wh
Edgar Allen Poe: Writing Style
Edgar Allen Poe: Writing Style
Edgar Allen Poe: Writing Style Edgar Allen Poe: Writing Style The short story writer which I have chosen to research is Edgar Allen Poe. After reading one of his works in class, I realized that his mysterious style of writing greatly appealed to me. Although many critics have different views on Poe\'s writing style, I think that Harold Bloom summed it up best when he said, Poe has an uncanny talent for exposing our common nightmares and hysteria lurking beneath our carefully structured lives.
Zinn's A People's History of the United States: Th
Zinn's A People's History of the United States: Th
Zinn\'s A People\'s History of the United States: The Oppressed Zinn\'s A People\'s History of the United States: The Oppressed Dr. Howard Zinn\'s A People\'s History of the United States might be better titled A Proletarian\'s History of the United States. In the first three chapters Zinn looks at not only the history of the conquerors, rulers, and leaders; but also the history of the enslaved, the oppressed, and the led. Like any American History book covering the time period of 1492 until th
The Point of View in Porphyria's Lover
The Point of View in Porphyria's Lover
The Point of View in Porphyria\'s Lover The Point of View in Porphyria\'s Lover Porphyria\'s Lover is an exhilarating love story given from a lunatic\'s point of view. It is the story of a man who is so obsessed with Porphyria that he decides to keep her for himself. The only way he feels he can keep her, though, is by killing her. Robert Browning\'s poem depicts the separation of social classes and describes the triumph of one man over an unjust society. As is often the case in fiction
Locke's The Second Treatise of Civil Government: T
Locke's The Second Treatise of Civil Government: T
Locke\'s The Second Treatise of Civil Government: The Significance of Reason Locke\'s The Second Treatise of Civil Government: The Significance of Reason The significance of reason is discussed both in John Locke\'s, The Second Treatise of Civil Government, and in Jean-Jacques Rousseau\'s, Emile. However, the definitions that both authors give to the word “reason” vary significantly. I will now attempt to compare the different meanings that each man considered to be the accurate definition of r
The Crucible: The Witchcraft Hysteria
The Crucible: The Witchcraft Hysteria
The Crucible: The Witchcraft Hysteria The Crucible: The Witchcraft Hysteria In 1692, in Salem Massachusetts, the superstition of witches existed in a society of strong Christian beliefs. Anybody who acted out of the ordinary was accused of being a witch and then the accuse would actually be forgiven if the blamed their accusations on another individual. This was the main idea of a play entitled, The Crucible by Arthur Miller. In this play a group of young girls act up and are then accused of be
To Kill a Mockingbird: Summary
To Kill a Mockingbird: Summary
To Kill a Mockingbird: Summary To Kill a Mockingbird: Summary The book To Kill a Mockingbird was written by Harper Lee. It was published in 1960 then it went on to win the Pulitzer prize in 1961 and was later made into an Academy Award winning film. Harper Lee always considered her book to be a simple love story. Today it is regarded as a masterpiece of American Literature. There are so many characters in this book that I can\'t name all of them. Here are most of the characters. The Finch famil
Winston Smith's Downfall
Winston Smith's Downfall
Winston Smith\'s Downfall Winston Smith\'s Downfall In the repressive society of Oceania in 1984, Winston Smith lived a restricted life in which all activities were aimed towards the good of the Party. Political and intellectual freedom were completely non-existent. With no laws separating right from wrong, the whole population lived in fear, which resulted in easy control by the government. People who broke the law by committing “ thoughtcrime” were dealt with by the Thought Police and were ei
Wyrd
Wyrd
Wyrd Wyrd This essay will discuss the novel wryd. It will explore some of the concepts that are found in the novel and attempt to extend the issues to a point at which they become more clear, and prove the assertion that, just as Wyrd is a fast moving narrative that spans continents and ages, it is a novel of ideas. Wyrd was, in length, a short to medium novel that was written by Sue Gough. Briefly, it was the story of Berengaria, Saladin\'s daughter and wife of King Richard. After her husbands
Summary of 1984
Summary of 1984
Summary of 1984 Summary of 1984 The story begins with Winston, the main character, coming back to his apartment from his job at the Ministry of Truth. Winston¹s job was to change recorded events, predictions made by the Party, and documents to make then ³ correct². In actuality his job was to falsify history to whatever was in the Party¹s current best interest. Whatever the Party said must always be correct and undisputable, there fore history was constantly being rewritten by people like Winst
Billy Budd by Herman Melville: Captain Vere
Billy Budd by Herman Melville: Captain Vere
Billy Budd by Herman Melville: Captain Vere Billy Budd by Herman Melville: Captain Vere In the novella Billy Budd by Herman Melville, Captain Vere is the “ tragic hero”. he is neither good nor evil, but rather a man whose concept of order, discipline, and legality forces him to obey the codes of an authority higher than himself even though he may be in personal disagreement. Captain Vere is sailor that is distinctive even in a time of renowned sailors. He has noble blood in him, but his a
Abilities of People With Disabilities
Abilities of People With Disabilities
Abilities of People With Disabilities Abilities of People With Disabilities Chris Moore Assumption: A person with mental retardation cannot be trained to perform a job as well as an employee without a disability. Fact: Over two thirds of Pizza Hut employees have mental retardation. The average turnover rate (the rate at which workers quit) of these employees is a modest twenty percent compared to a one hundred and fifty percent turnover of employees without disabilities. It is this kind of thin
Abuse of Power within A Clockwork Orange
Abuse of Power within A Clockwork Orange
Abuse of Power within A Clockwork Orange Abuse of Power within A Clockwork Orange by Christopher Borycheski The choice between good and evil is a decision every man must make throughout his life in order to guide his actions and control his future. This element of choice, no matter what the outcome, displays man\'s power as an individual. Any efforts to control or influence this choice between good and evil will in turn govern man\'s free will and enslave him. In the novel A Clockwork Orange, t
A Case of Needing: Serious Revisions
A Case of Needing: Serious Revisions
A Case of Needing: Serious Revisions A Case of Needing: Serious Revisions Michael Crichton has penned some of the most engaging, timely, and thoroughly accessible tales to be published in the last twenty-five years. What his novels lack in literary merit and distinctive style they make up for in crisp plotting and edge-of-your-seat suspense. From alien viruses to regenerated dinosaurs, from evil Japanese monoliths to the insidious maneuverings of the modern corporation, Crichton latches onto th
A Christmas Memory: Truman Capote
A Christmas Memory: Truman Capote
A Christmas Memory: Truman Capote A Christmas Memory: Truman Capote This story, A Christmas Memory, is a nonfiction reminence of one fond memory of Capotes\'. A distant relative of Truman Capote\'s, Sook Faulk, took care of him through his childhood. Sook dubbed Truman with the nickname Buddy, after a former best friend. During one November morning, when Buddy was seven, Sook decided it was fruitcake weather. She called him to get their buggy and her hat to go pick pecans. Queenie, their te
A Comparison of The Handmaid's Tale and Anthem
A Comparison of The Handmaid's Tale and Anthem
A Comparison of The Handmaid\'s Tale and Anthem A Comparison of The Handmaid\'s Tale and Anthem The two novels, The Handmaid\'s Tale and Anthem, are both haunting, first person tales of personal hardship in a closed and controlled society. In this essay I will point out many important similarities and differences between the two books, mainly the setting and the similarities between the two societies in which the stories take place, as well as more important differences between the main
A Critical Analysis of Herman Melville's Moby Dick
A Critical Analysis of Herman Melville's Moby Dick
A Critical Analysis of Herman Melville\'s Moby Dick A Critical Analysis of Herman Melville\'s Moby Dick “Moby Dick is biographic of Melville in the sense that it discloses every nook and cranny of his imagination.” (Humford 41) This paper is a psychological study of Moby Dick. Moby Dick was written out of Melville\'s person experiences. Moby Dick is a story of the adventures a person named Ishmael. Ishmael is a lonely, alienated individual who wants to see the “watery part of the world.” Moby D
Affirmative Action
Affirmative Action
Affirmative Action Affirmative Action Papers are piling up on top of a desk. People are running around trying to meet their deadlines. Assignments are being pushed back to later dates. Phones are being answered, but put on hold for the next available representatives. The president of the firm puts out a notice of hire. The word is spread throughout the business community through the newspaper and the internet. Resumes are received every business day. The board members of the firm review hundred
The Scarlet Letter: Symbolism in the Forest
The Scarlet Letter: Symbolism in the Forest
The Scarlet Letter: Symbolism in the Forest The Scarlet Letter: Symbolism in the Forest The path strangled onward into the mystery of the primeval forest(179). This sentence displays just one of the multiple personalities that the forest symbolizes in The Scarlet Letter written by Nathaniel Hawthorn. As seen in the epic story Wizard of OZ, the forest represents a place of evil and delight, but in the Scarlet Letter the forest symbolizes much more then that. Each character brings out a differe
How Alcohol May Affect Human Behaviour
How Alcohol May Affect Human Behaviour
How Alcohol May Affect Human Behaviour How Alcohol May Affect Human Behaviour 4. A young man started behaving in an aggressive and abusive manner after he had a number of alcoholic drinks at a party. The next day he was behaving quite normally and was quite concerned when shown a video of his behaviour the previous night. Explain how alcohol may affect human behaviour. Some Facts(1) Australian industry loses more than one billion dollars a year because of sickness caused by alcohol. Alcohol play
Orwell's Such, Such Were the Joys....: Alienatio
Orwell's Such, Such Were the Joys....: Alienatio
Orwell\'s Such, Such Were the Joys....: Alienation and Other Such Joys Orwell\'s Such, Such Were the Joys....: Alienation and Other Such Joys George Orwell expresses a feeling of alienation throughout Such, Such Were the Joys.... He casts himself as a misfit, unable to understand his peers, the authorities placed over him, and the laws that govern his existence. Orwell writes, “The good and the possible never seemed to coincide” (37). Though he shows his ability to enumerate what is “good
The American Dream Is Based on Success, Happiness,
The American Dream Is Based on Success, Happiness,
The American Dream Is Based on Success, Happiness, and Money The American Dream Is Based on Success, Happiness, and Money I believe that the American Dream today is based on success, happiness, and money. The reason i think this is because the reason people go through all those years of schooling is to become succufal, in return for being successful you make money, and because of money you can get and do the things you want, which in return makes you happy. Happiness is not all money, it also h
An Analysis of Gulliver's Travels
An Analysis of Gulliver's Travels
An Analysis of Gulliver\'s Travels An Analysis of Gulliver\'s Travels When I first started reading the book I thought its only purpose was to talk about the political system in England. But after some pages I found that there could be a deeper message concealed, between the lines somewhere. The book is divided into four minor novels. The first is about the Lilliputian\'s the second about Gulliver visits the giants, the third about the flying island and last about Gullivers travels to the land o
Antigone and Ismene
Antigone and Ismene
Antigone and Ismene Antigone and Ismene The personalities of the two sisters; Antigone and Ismene, are as different from one another as tempered steel is from a ball of cotton. One is hard and resistant; the other: pliable, absorbing and soft. Antigone would have been a strong, successful 90\'s type woman with her liberated and strong attitude towards her femininity, while Ismene seems to be a more dependent 1950\'s style woman. Antigone acts as a free spirit, a defiant individual, while Ismene
Argument for Keeping Repeat Offenders in Jail
Argument for Keeping Repeat Offenders in Jail
Argument for Keeping Repeat Offenders in Jail Argument for Keeping Repeat Offenders in Jail Why do killers, rapists, and child molesters go free? A large portion of early release prisoners commit serious crimes after being released. In fact, in a three year follow-up of 108,850 state prisoners released in 1983 from institutions in 11 states, within three years sixty percent of violent crime offenders were re-arrested. More than half of those charged with violent crimes were discharged within t
Illegal Drugs
Illegal Drugs
Illegal Drugs Illegal Drugs The product is illegal drugs. The people who deal these drugs are criminals. That\'s what makes the drug business different then any other. *Alcohol is a drug, yet adults are allowed to use alcohol products. *Nicotine is a drug, yet adults are allowed to use many different forms of tobacco products, all which have tobacco in them. *The drug Caffeine can be found in many everyday items, like soda candy bars. Think of how many cops we would need if caffeine products we
Being a Mortician
Being a Mortician
Being a Mortician Being a Mortician The word mortician brings what images to mind? The career of a mortician is surprisingly different than it is portraied in movies and books. Being a mortician is a very rewarding job both personal as well as psychological to those with the temperament, training and discipline required to do the job properly. In this paper I\'ll be reporting the requirements to become a mortician, also called funeral director or undertaker, the duties the job requires of you,
Morrison's Beloved: A Review
Morrison's Beloved: A Review
Morrison\'s Beloved: A Review Morrison\'s Beloved: A Review Everything in a novel is there only because the author chooses it to be there: characters, plot devices, structure and pacing, tone, etc. all are ways in which the author says what he/she has to say. Morrison implements different characters and ideas to enhance the slavery of the time and its lasting affects. While the story is of heartbreak there are various representations of concepts. Which can be seen through realism and the charac
Bias
Bias
Bias Bias What does the word bias mean? Bias is a mental predilection or prejudice. The essay The View from the Bottom Rail by James West Davidson and Mark Hamilton Lytle opened my eyes on how American history could be looked at as one sided and even bias. Even today there is still bias in America. In today\'s society, racism and stereotyping occur in all aspects of life. It can occur because of one\'s gender, race, religion, culture, economic status, etc. It even occurs amongst our finest, o
Bill Clinton and His Many Problems
Bill Clinton and His Many Problems
Bill Clinton and His Many Problems Bill Clinton and His Many Problems William Jefferson Clinton was re-elected as president of the United States in 1996. During the last 4 years Bill has had a lot of problems e.g. Whitewater and sex-scandals. Whitewater is a summerhouse-area where Bill and especially his wife, Hillary, a couple of years ago, made some suspicious money-transactions. Right now the case against Hillary Clinton is pau¬ sed, but the judge thinks a breakthrough might come if a good f
Billy Budd
Billy Budd
Billy Budd Billy Budd Brandon Anderson Before the Fall, Adam and Eve were perfect. They were innocent and ignorant, yet perfect, so they were allowed to abide in the presence of God. Once they partook of the fruit of the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil, however, they immediately became unclean as well as mortal. In Billy Budd, the author, Herman Melville, presents a question that stems directly from this original sin of our first parents: Is it better to be innocent and ignorant, but good an
Brief History of the NRA
Brief History of the NRA
Brief History of the NRA Brief History of the NRA The National Rifle Association in its simplest form is the largest gun club in the world. The organization was founded in 1871 by former Union Army officers to encourage sport shooting in order to have a fine tuned militia in case of emergency. The Union officers believed that a well regulated militia was integral for the security of a free state. It is an organization that opposes gun control, it believes in the individual defense of the uses o
Bungee Jumping
Bungee Jumping
Bungee Jumping Bungee Jumping Bungee jumping is a sport that has dramatically evolved over the past couple decades. Bungee jumping has evolved into a sport of art and thrill. As a tribal tradition, the ritual was soon incorporated with a bungee cord. Bungee jumping spread rapidly throughout the world, ever-growing in popularity. Detailed designs and engineering have helped to take bungee jumping to all new limits. An array of prices depicts a variety of heights, harnesses, and locations of site
5 Modes of Transportation
5 Modes of Transportation
5 Modes of Transportation In order to have easy mobility of persons and goods, it is necessary to have a sophisticated and widespread transportation system. This system is made up of five primary areas of transportation, which are: · Motor vehicles · Railroad transportation · Air transportation · Water transportation · Pipelines Each of these five modes consists of different subsystems which make up the system. Each mode is used to transport persons or goods, but in many instances, one mode may
The Theme of Isolation in Various Literature
The Theme of Isolation in Various Literature
The Theme of Isolation in Various Literature The Theme of Isolation in Various Literature In this essay all of the literature I have chosen will have to do with isolation. 1} When people have been isolated they don\'t see other people for a long time and this can lead to make a person stronger or make them weaker. In a live and death situation in can give them the extra will to live that you didn\'t have before. It can make him stronger and become his ally or it can beat him. When you are alone
Capital Punishment: The Legal Punishment of a Crim
Capital Punishment: The Legal Punishment of a Crim
Capital Punishment: The Legal Punishment of a Criminal Capital Punishment: The Legal Punishment of a Criminal Capital punishment is what I consider , “the legal” punishment of a criminal. Capital punishment has been used as a form of punishment for many years. At modern time, capital punishment is more controlled. Although, when capital punishment is mentioned it brings shivers down the back of most of society. Being it is a factor of death, capital punishment , should not be taken so lightly.
Cause and Effect of Speeding
Cause and Effect of Speeding
Cause and Effect of Speeding Cause and Effect of Speeding The popular movie Top Gun coined a phrase that reads I feel the need, the need for speed. Many drivers today would agree with that phrase. Speeding is one of the most common ways that people break the law. When people break the law there are unpleasant consequences. A speeding ticket is an effective form of discipline: paying for a ticket, traffic school, and higher insurance rates. Paying for a speeding ticket is an unpleasant exper