Creative Writing

Beck's Music Adam Harvey Music is central to my life. Without music, the world would be naked, cold, and quiet. Music can set the rhythm for a long day of work, the mood for a date, for a party, for your whole life. It can wrap you in a blanket of comfort when you are lonely, or inspire you when you are down. Music is a vehicle for expressing love, telling a story, or showing happiness. My love for music has grown immensely throughout the past few years and continues to grow without bounds. Play
All Kinds of Love Anonymous Throughout the course of our lives we will experience the deterioration of a loved one due to illness or aging. This may cause us to make a choice of how and where we choose our loved one to die. Authors, Carolyn Jaffe and Carol H. Ehrlich, in their book All Kinds of Love, illustrate how the relationships between doctors, patients', family, friends, hospice volunteers, and hospice nurses all play an important role during he patients last days as they try to reach a g
With Malice Toward None Adam Klosowicz About the Author Stephen B. Oates is a professor of history at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and the author of eight other books, including The Fires of Jubilee and To Purge This Land with Blood. His task in this biography was to perpetuate Lincoln as he was in the days he lived. His purpose of this biography was to bring the past into the present for us and his students. The Life of Abraham Lincoln Although other states such as Indiana lay clai
John Updike's Works Janice Tsai Existence is like a creature that hides and then reveals itself. Existence is defined in Webster?s New World Dictionary as the state or fact of being. This existence strives to reach truth which is located beyond space and time, yet truth must be grasped by existence nevertheless. This is accomplished through ritual, which can bring about the capturing of the inconceivable. Edward P. Vargo stated that John Updike uses ritual to fulfill the great desire of captu
Robert Frost Matt Wiley Robert Frost was born in San Francisco in 1874. He moved to New England at the age of eleven and became interested in reading and writing poetry during his high school years in Lawrence, Massachusetts. He was enrolled at Dartmouth College in 1892, and later at Harvard, but never earned a formal degree. Frost drifted through a string of occupations after leaving school, working as a teacher, cobbler, and editor of the Lawrence Sentinel. His first professional poem, The Bu
Socrates Anonymous Socrates believes that the everyday world is an illusion compared to the world of knowledge. People are often too distracted by money and materialistic things to appreciate truth and reality. Socrates says, ?the capacity for knowledge is innate in each man?s mind.? This exemplifies the point that man has the ability to look into the world of truth, but when one is caught up in superficiality then truth does not receive the attention and glory that it should. This is why Socrat
Themes of Bob Dylan's Music Terry L. Bob Dylan was recognized by his poetry and song writing. He usually wrote songs about protesting and religious themes. Although the theme of Bob Dylan?s work is depressing, it is necessary to consider how the events in his life affected his music. Also Bob Dylan had other musicians that influenced him in his early years. Bob Dylan was born in Duluth Minnesota on the date of May 24th 1941. By the time he was ten years old he was writing poems and had taught hi
A Walk in the woods: Chapter 9 Luke simcock Bill Bryson the author of the short story ?A Walk in the Woods? constructs the story in a certain way to try to get the reader to accept his attitudes and values about how dangerous and death defying Earl V. Shaffer and other?s are in attempting to travel the trail. He uses the techniques of emotive language, unusual language and use of first hand accounts in the short story ?A Walk in the Woods? . The use of descriptive and humorous language, combined
Lord of the Rings: Picked Apart Sean Novak Imagine yourself in a pre-industrial world full of mystery and magic. Imagine a world full of monsters, demons, and danger, as well as a world full of friends, fairies, good wizards, and adventure. In doing so you have just taken your first step onto a vast world created by author and scholar John Ronald Reuel Tolkien. Tolkien became fascinated by language at an early age during his schooling, in particularly, the languages of Northern Europe, both anci
Humanism during the Renaissance Anonymous During the renaissance, there was a renewed interest in the arts, and the traditional views of society came into question. People began to explore the power of the human mind. A term often used to describe the increasing interest in the powers of the human mind is humanism. Generally, humanism stresses the individual?s creative, reasoning, and aesthetic powers. However, during the Renaissance, individual ideas about humanism differed. Writers and philoso
Ibsen and Strindberg - Hedda Gabler and Miss Julie R.Jones ?Compare and contrast the characters of Hedda Gabler and Miss Julie in the plays by Ibsen and Strindberg. Support your findings with comments on the writers attitudes to their characters.? August Strindberg and Henrik Ibsen were both great playwrights of the 19th century, and both played a large role in the evolution of modern day naturalism/ realism. The plays I will be discussing are Ibsen?s Hedda Gabler, (1890) and Strindberg?s Miss J
Internet: A Medium or a Message? The State of the Net: An Interim Report about the Future of the Internet Who are the participants who constitute the Internet? - Users - connected to the net and interacting with it - The communications lines and the communications equipment - The intermediaries (e.g. the suppliers of on-line information or access providers). - Hardware manufacturers - Software authors and manufacturers (browsers, site development tools, specific applications, smart agents, searc
The Author of Her book Dev In ?The Author to Her Book,? Bradstreet is awash in indecision and internal conflicts over the merits and shortfalls of her creative abilities and the book that she produced. This elaborate internal struggle between pride and shame is manifested through a painstaking conceit in which she likens her book to her own child. An essential step in analyzing a poem is to provide a structural outline of the poem. Anne Bradstreet?s poem, ?The Author to Her Book,? can be divided
Emily DIckinson Jennifer McNeely Emily Dickinson, recognized as one of the greatest American poets of the nineteenth century, was born December 10, 1830 in Amherst, Massachusetts (Benfey, 1). Dickinson?s greatness and accomplishments were not always recognized. In her time, women were not recognized as serious writers and her talents were often ignored. Only seven of her 1800 poems were ever published. Dickinson?s life was relatively simple, but behind the scenes she worked as a creative and tal
The Aztec Nation Unknown A distant sound is heard. It sounds like a deep drum being hit with a heavy instrument. You hear it again and strain your eyes in the direction of the sound. All around you is dense jungle. Snakes slither between your legs. You hear the sound once again. In front of you is a dense stand of ferns. You part them and look down into a wide open valley. The valley gets so wide and it is so green that it takes your breath away. But that is not what you are looking at. You are
Computer Technology Unknown A computer is an electronic device that can receive a set of instructions or program and the carry out this program by performing calculations on numerical data or by compiling and correlating other forms of information. (Computer Encarta). It also performs calculations and processes information with astonishing speed and precision. Computer Technology has improved our lives. It will continue to affect our future which will lead to an easier, less complicated lifest
Politics of Western Europe: Blood and Belonging Unknown This is a critique of the book, Blood and Belonging, by Michael Ignatieff. This paper will explain the subject of the book and its relevance, discuss Michael Ignatieff's methods and conclusions on the subject and finally include a personal critique of the book by the author of this paper. The author of the book travels on what he terms the six journeys. On these journeys he encounters different cultures, as he travels to six different c
King Arthur By the ninth century people all over were telling the fabulous tales and romances about Arthur and his kingdom. The common people heard them sung by bards, while in the court poets wrote different versions. In each retelling the speaker would select certain details for emphasis and introduce new elements, so that the story could be adapted to the particular time and audience. Although most historians believe that there actually did exist an Arthur, they differ on how major his role w
Wikipedia (pronounced /ÌwjkhÈpiÐdi.Y/ WI-ki-PEE-dee-Y) is a free,[4] web-based, collaborative, multilingual encyclopedia project supported by the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation. Its name is a portmanteau of the words wiki (a technology for creating collaborative websites, from the Hawaiian word wiki, meaning quick) and encyclopedia. Wikipedia's 14 million articles (3.2 million in English) have been written collaboratively by volunteers around the world, and almost all of its articles can be e
Early Bird Preschool Classroom Curriculum Charlotte Lewis Introduction to Early Childhood Education 101 Mrs. Pilar Carroll October 11, 2010 Early Bird Preschool Classroom Curriculum Behind every school and every teacher is a set of related beliefs-a philosophy of education-that influences what and how students are taught. A philosophy of education answers questions about the purpose of schooling, a teacher?s role, what should be taught and by what methods. This paper will explore the meaning of
Developmentally appropriate classroom and curriculum planning is key to an instructor?s success with students, parents, colleagues and the educational system. In my essay will be describing to my ED manager my classroom plans and educational philosophy if hired to teach a class of pre-school aged children (ages3-5). The Ed manager should use this information as a way to get to know me and feel confident that she understands the level of readiness I bring with me to enrich and assist children as
Poetry (from the [Greek] 'poiesis'/À¿¯·Ã¹Â [poieo/À¿¹µÉ], a making: a forming, creating, or the art of poetry, or a poem) is a form of literary art in which language is used for its aesthetic and evocative qualities in addition to, or in lieu of, its apparent meaning. Poetry may be written independently, as discrete poems, or may occur in conjunction with other arts, as in poetic drama, hymns, lyrics, or prose poetry. It is published in dedicated magazines (the longest established being Poetry a
The University of Wisconsin-Superior Provost's Office, Writing across the Curriculum Program, Writing across the Curriculum Advisory Group, and the UW-Superior Foundation are pleased to announce this year's undergraduate essay competition. Eligible students are invited to submit essays to the competition. Awards to Students: Up to three students may be selected as finalists in our local campus competition. The first-place finalist will receive a scholarship of $500 from the UWS Foundation. All c
A Midsummer Night?s Dream The play A Midsummer Night?s Dream by William Shakespeare, the short story The Hand, by Sidonie-Gabrielle-Colette, and the poem Acquainted with the Night by Robert Frost all use many symbolic references within their texts in order to describe certain characteristic points about their respective proses. Many authors used symbolism in order to convey certain messages that are not so apparent in the writings. ?Symbolism is the systematic or creative use of arbitrary symbol
Pre-School Curriculum Sheila Bagwell ECE 311 Early Childhood Curriculum and Methods Karla Cannon January 21, 2013 Pre-School age children from ages three to five years old are eager and thriving to learn. Qualified teachers are crucial in helping young children to develop. To incorporate age appropriate curriculum, the teachers need to know their children and their characteristics. Jean Piaget (1896-1980) was one of the most influential researchers in the area of developmental psychology during
The mission of the Richmond Public Schools, the gateway to infinite possibilities, is to lead our students to extraordinary, honorable lives as inspirational global leaders who shape the future with intellect, integrity, and compassion through challenging, engaging learning experiences guided by highly qualified, passionate educators in partnership with families and communities. Horizontal Mapping for M.Ed. in Elementary & SPED 5th Grade Week 1 DAY MATH SCIENCE LANGUAGE ARTS SOCIAL STUDIES Integ
A Piaget Classsroom Plan A Piaget Classroom Plan Patricia Cole ECE 332 Child Development Instructor Melanie Rodriguez August 25, 2014  A Piaget Classroom Plan Piaget developed stage theory’s that define and describe the cognitive development of children. In his view Piaget believed that cognitive development refers to the changes in children, during their cognitive process, and the abilities they require. He believes that the mental development of a child is influenced by the biological makeup
Hemingway And Camus: Construction Of Meaning And Truth Hemingway and Camus: Construction of Meaning and Truth Anonymous Once we knew that literature was about life and criticism was about fiction--and everything was simple. Now we know that fiction is about other fiction, is criticism in fact, or metaphor. And we know that criticism is about the impossibility of anything being about life, really, or even about fiction, or finally about anything. Criticism has taken the very idea of aboutness a
From stick figures in the sand and the earliest animals painted and carved in stone, people worldwide have reacted to the world by making images. The fundamental goal of art, especially in the past, was to convey meaning and express important ideas, revealing what was significant to every society, by arresting images. In recognizing the subject matter of any painting, you have to look at the artist's intentions, which are regularly connected to social conditions, national or global issues and t
Republic of the Philippines COMMISSION ON HIGHER EDUCATION ILOILO STATE COLLEGE OF FISHERIES SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES Barotac Nuevo, Iloilo Subject: EDUC 608 Communication on Education Professor: Elizabeth Tanaleon, Ph.D. Student: Claire S. Juarez 1. For social mobilization, how can large number of people in the different levels of society be brought into supporting educational reforms and programs?\' Social mobilization campaigns often require that more than one channel of communication be u
Students of history invariably ponder questions of what if. What if Archduke Francis Ferdinand had not been assassinated? Would World War I still have happened? What if the United States had lacked aircraft carriers at the outset of World War II? Would Japan have won the battle for the Pacific? Historian Jerry H. Bentley, editor of the Journal of World History , ponders these and many other what if questions in a series of historical inquiries ranging from ancient Mesopotamia to the end of
Social Work 401OL-5 Social Welfare Policy Fall 2015 Faculty Information George Gray, MSSW Office hours: by appointment only Adjunct Professor of Social Work [email protected] Course Description This course includes current issues and problems of social welfare policy and programs within a historical context. Prerequisites: SW 280 and PLS 201, and junior status. The purpose of social work education is to prepare competent and effective professionals who are committed to practice that inclu
Computer Education Covenant College ED 738 Research in Content Fields Dr. Daphne Haddad November 15, 1997 Carol E. Horner 406 Park Terrace Woodstock, GA 30188 (770) 592-1519 (770) 641-1590 FAX [email protected] Outline I. Why computerize our nation’s schools? A. Thirty-six skills essential for successful employment II. Computer Literacy A. Students B. Staff i. training ii. other needs III. Trends in Computer Education A. Integrating computers into content fields B. Assessment for computer p
ED 730 PO-1 1. Graphic Organizer: Script, Story Line Content Field: Elementary Language Arts/ Computer Description: Comic Strips Exam several comic strips with the class. Students are then to brainstorm their own comic strip. Plan out the strip by writing a script. Have the students use a program like Kid Pix to prepare their final project. The strip can be stationary. They can add animation, voices, etc.. Whatever they want to create within the bounds of this project. Script: 1. Sally wakes up
Literature Review The Rationale and Need for Integrated Curriculum From a Christian perspective, all knowledge is integrated. The division of knowledge into subject areas is a human construct (Van Brummelen, 1994). “Genuine learning involves interaction with the environment in such a way that what we experience becomes integrated into our system of meanings.” (Beane, 1991) Beane describes two aspects of integration. First, integration implies wholeness and unity rather that separation and fragme
Nami Tefera 24 February 2015 Julia Brett Essay #2 Internet Could anyone imagine America without internet? Young kids could not help their parents find some peace and quiet without playing their internet games on their iPads, iPods, or iPhones. Middle schoolers, high schoolers, and college students would have to spend so much more time doing homework without the tons of information they could easily find with a simple google search and an effortless click of a button. And of course, what adults h
John Keats John Keats is considered one of the most important and influential romantic poets. Almost all of his writing was romantic, and helped define the genre. What sets romantic poetry, and Keats’ poetry, aside from others was the focus on beauty, the vivid descriptions and attention to details in his poems, and the imaginative narratives and style. A major theme in his poems, especially the odes, is desire to escape his human life through art. His poem Ode to a Nightingale is a perfect exam
Intro to cultural Anthropology Communication- • The process by which participants create and share information as they move towards a common understanding. • Communication involves: o Subjectivity o Encoding and Decoding o Sign and Symbols o Uncertainty Intercultural Communication- • Any form of communication between individuals or groups from different cultures. • Communication between people who do NOT share the same sets of symbols, behaviors, values, and beliefs. A woman that tried explainin
Marketing Foundations and Functions Table of Contents Introduction- Foundations of Marketing CHAPTER 1- MARKETING TODAY Lesson 1.1 What is Marketing Lesson 1.2 Implementing the Marketing Concept Review Activities: Case Studies: Apparel and accessories marketing CHAPTER 2- MARKETING SUPPORTS BUSINESS ACTIVITIES Lesson 2.1 Marketing is Essential Lesson 2.2 Changing Role of Marketing Review Activities: Case Studies: Hospitality services management; sports and entertainment marketing CHAPTER 3- MAR
Casandra Holbrook FYSM 1099 Dr. Traylor 10-19-15 Prompt #17 Abilene, TX, Oct. 20—Casandra Holbrook, a first-time freshman at Hardin-Simmons University, died in her dorm room late last night. She was 18 years old. Her death, at 9:55 P.M., was caused by an extreme amount of stress. With a tutoring session she had to host and her first midterm in what she deemed her most difficult class the next day, waiting to hear about her other midterm grades, and being tasked with writing her own obituary, it
Are books better than computers for learning Dan muhindo kazimoto Grade 10 Teacher: Carol sudamani Due date: 8 march 2017 Outline Are books better than computers for learning Thesis statement: Books are better than computers in learning because books can be used anywhere and anytime, books have less destructions compared to computers, books are the best source of learning 1. Introduction 2. Why are computers important in learning A . Advant ages B . Disadvantage 3. Why are books important in le
Ode to the West Wind lauren karam Ode to the West Wind was written by Percy Bysshe Shelley shortly before his death in 1822. Shelley spent the majority of his life in England where he was born to an upper class family. He attended Eton for his primary education and Oxford University until he was expelled for the publication of The Necessity of Atheism. Shortly after being expelled, Shelley married a commoner named Harriet Westbrook , which upset his family because of his wife?s low social sta
Ancient Near East David Roy Harmon Millions of years ago the procreant low lands in the river basins of Euphrates and Tigris was probably the home of some animal life, but no great civilizations. However, things change over time, and just a few thousand years ago the same fertile low lands in the river basins of Euphrates and Tigris became the home of a very rich and complex society. This first high society of man was located in what some still call ?Mesopotamia?. The word ?Mesopotamia? is in or
Johann Sebastian Bach Unknown Johann Sebastian Bach was one of the greatest composers in Western musical history. More than 1,000 of his compositions survive. Some examples are the Art of Fugue, Brandenburg Concerti, the Goldberg Variations for Harpsichord, the Mass in B-Minor, the motets, the Easter and Christmas oratorios, Toccata in F Major, French Suite No 5, Fugue in G Major, Fugue in G Minor (The Great), St. Matthew Passion, and Jesu Der Du Meine Seele. He came from a family of musicians
Profiling is a technique used by law enforcement officers and criminal psychologists to learn more about a crime and victims of the crime. By studying the behavior, location and the methods used to commit the crime, authorities are able to conduct their investigations efficiently and effectively. Racial profiling on the other hand is considered irrational; yet it is widely practiced. A racial profiling essay can be written focusing on the history, irrationality and the biased nature of man when
Nature of Religion 2U SOR Define the supernatural dimension: The most significant element of a religious worldview is the belief in a divine being or power, which is greater than humankind and the natural world. Different responses to the supernatural dimension The Semitic religions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam believe that the supernatural dimension is a single divine being or power. This is known as monotheism. The 2 Eastern Religions, Hinduism and Buddhism derive from an understanding o