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H G Wells
H G Wells
H G Wells Unknown Herbert George Wells English author and political philosopher, most famous for his science-fantasy novels with their prophetic depictions of the triumphs of technology as well as the horrors of 20th-century warfare. Wells was born September 21, 1866, in Bromley, Kent, and educated at the Normal School of Science in London, to which he won a scholarship. He worked as a draper's apprentice, bookkeeper, tutor, and journalist until 1895, when he became a full- time writer. Wells's
Abigail Adams
Abigail Adams
Abigail Adams Unknown Abigail Adams was a unique woman because she had an education and an interest in politics. She learned how to read and write and enjoyed poems most. She was also very resourceful by helping her husband on difficult problems. Abigail was born on November 11 on the Julian calendar, or November 22 on the modern Gregorian calendar. Abigail had two sisters named Mary and Elizabeth or Betsy. She had one brother named William or Billy. Abigail's name was originally Abigail Smith.
Ernest Hemingway
Ernest Hemingway
Ernest Hemingway Unknown Ernest Miller Hemingway was born in Oak Park, Illinois July 21, 1899. Hemingway is known to be one of the most influential writers of the twentieth century. He has written more than one hundred short fiction stories, many of them to be well known around the world. Some of these short stories had just as powerful an impact as his novels. As a young man, Hemingway left from his hometown to Europe, where he worked for the Red Cross during World War I. His time spent there i
JFK: His Life And Legacy
JFK: His Life And Legacy
JFK: His Life and Legacy Unknown On November 22, 1963, while being driven through the streets of Dallas, Texas, in his open car, President John F. Kennedy was shot dead, apparently by the lone gunman, Lee Harvey Oswald. The world had not only lost a common man, but a great leader of men. From his heroic actions in World War II to his presidency, making the decisions to avert possible nuclear conflict with world superpowers, greatness can be seen. Kennedy also found the time to author several bes
Violence In Entertainment And Its Effect On Society
Violence In Entertainment And Its Effect On Society
Violence In Entertainment And Its Effect On Society Unknown Does entertainment influence society's attitude towards violent behavior? In order to fully answer this question we must first understand what violence is. Violence is the use of one's powers to inflict mental or physical injury upon another, examples of this would be rape or murder. Violence in entertainment reaches the public by way of television, movies, plays, and novels. Through the course of this essay it will be proven that viole
Red Badge Of Courage: Summary And Character Analysis
Red Badge Of Courage: Summary And Character Analysis
Red Badge of Courage: Summary and Character Analysis Amit Juneja Stephen Crane has written many remarkable poems, short stories, and novels throughout his short life (He lived only to the age of 29). The Red Badge of Courage is a tale of war, life, responsibility, and duty. It has been considered the first great modern novel of war(Alfred Kazin). It traces the effects of war on Henry Fleming, a Union soldier, through his dreams of battle, his enlistment, and his experience through serveral bat
Integrating Care And Justice: Moral Development
Integrating Care And Justice: Moral Development
Integrating Care and Justice: Moral Development Kerry Wood Part One: The criticisms of Kohlberg's moral development stages seem to center around three major points, his research methods, the regression of stage four, and finally his goals. The first criticism that I would like to address is that of his research methods. Kohlberg is often criticized for not only his subject selection, but also the methods by which he tries to extricate data from those subjects. His initial study consisted of sc
Ethan Frome - Chapter Summary
Ethan Frome - Chapter Summary
Ethan Frome - Chapter summary L-BOOGIE PROLOGUE One thing that sets Ethan Frome apart from other novels is the way the story is told. Edith Wharton doesn't just start at the beginning and tell you what happens. Rather, she uses a narrator who knows no more about Ethan Frome than you do. The narrator, who remains nameless, is a young engineer. He tells you how he uncovered Ethan's story bit by bit. He recounts what people said to him and what he observed during the months he spent in Ethan's home
Catcher In The Rye
Catcher In The Rye
Catcher in the Rye Unknown Jerome David Salinger, born in New York City on January 1, 1919, may not have written many novels in which he is recognized for. Although, he did write one novel, which brought him fame. In many of Salinger's short stories and especially his most well-known novel he writes about how the main character falls from his or her own innocence then rises to face their challenges. In J.D. Salinger's , Catcher in the Rye, Holden Caulfield goes through a fall from his innocence
Great Expectations And Oliver Twist
Great Expectations And Oliver Twist
Great Expectations and Oliver Twist Unknown 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
On The Road
On The Road
On the Road Jason Fashner Jack Kerouac is considered a legend in history as one of America's best and foremost Beat Generation authors. The term Beat or Beatnic refers to the spontaneous and wandering way of life for some people during the period of postwar America, that seemed to be induced by jazz and drug-induced visions. On the Road was one such experience of Beatnic lifestyle through the eyes and heart of Jack Kerouac. It was a time when America was rebuilding after WW I. Describing t
Lord Of The Flies
Lord Of The Flies
Lord of the Flies Jake Roland The classic novel Lord of the Flies by William Golding is an exciting adventure deep into the nether regions of the mind. The part of the brain that is suppressed by the mundane tasks of modern society. It is a struggle between Ralph and Jack, the boys and the Beast, good and evil. The story takes a look at what would happen if a group of British school boys were to become stranded on an island. At first the boys have good intentions, keep a fire going so that a pas
Ernest Hemingway
Ernest Hemingway
Ernest Hemingway Calaway Ernest Hemingway lived his life as he wanted. His writing touched the hearts of millions. His sentences were short and to the point but his novels strong and unforgettable. He wrote about what he felt like writing about. On July 21, 1899, Ernest Hemingway was born. He was created by Dr. Clarence Edmonds and Grace Hall Hemingway. His hometown was a small town named Oak Park. Oak Park was in Illinois. His father was a practicing doctor, and later taught him how to hunt and
Kate Chopins Controversial Views
Kate Chopins Controversial Views
Kate Chopin's Controversial Views Unknown Too strong a drink for moral babies, and should be labeled 'poison'. was the how the Republic described Kate Chopin's most famous novel The Awakening (Seyersted 174). This was the not only the view of one magazine, but it summarized the feelings of society as a whole. Chopin woke up people to the feelings and minds of women. Even though her ideas were controversial at first, slowly over the decades people began to accept them. Kate O'Flaherty Chopin wa
Lost Generation
Lost Generation
Lost Generation Unknown Ernest Hemingway is a renowned American author of the Twentieth century who centers his novels around personal experiences and affections. He is one of the authors named The Lost Generation. He could not cope with post-war America, and therefore he introduced a new type of character in writing called the code hero. Hemingway is known to focus his novels around code heroes who struggle with the mixture of their tragic faults and the surrounding environment. Traits of a
Symbolism In Ethan Frome
Symbolism In Ethan Frome
Symbolism in Ethan Frome Ben Yust Symbolism can give additional meaning to a variety of texts. From music to movies to novels, symbolism creates an even deeper meaning than found in a surface reading. The symbolism found within Ethan Frome adds to the inherent meaning of the text to give it an even deeper meaning. Edith Wharton uses the pickle dish, the Oak tree, and the cat as symbols to achieve deeper meaning. The pickle dish is of great significance in the novel. It is used to represent Zeena
A Call To Arms - Style And Tone
A Call To Arms - Style And Tone
A Call to Arms - Style and Tone Ben Yust After a while I went out and left the hospital and walked back to the hotel in the rain (332). This last line of the novel gives an understanding of Ernest Hemingway's style and tone. The overall tone of the book is much different than that of The Sun Also Rises. The characters in the book are propelled by outside forces, in this case WWI, where the characters in The Sun Also Rises seemed to have no direction. Frederick's actions are determined by his p
French Literature In The Age Of Reason
French Literature In The Age Of Reason
French Literature in the Age of Reason Carri Fjell The Age of Reason, or the Enlightenment, was a period in France during the 1700's following the classical age. Within this time, philosophers placed the emphasis on reason as the best method for learning. It explored issues in education, law philosophy, and politics. It attacked tyranny, social injustice, superstition, and ignorance. This time produced advances in such areas as anatomy, astronomy, chemistry, mathematics, and physics. These were
Victorian England
Victorian England
Victorian England Mark Shuler The Victorian era, from the coronation of Queen Victoria in 1837 until her death in 1901, was an era of several unsettling social developments that forced writers more than ever before to take positions on the immediate issues animating the rest of society. Thus, although romantic forms of expression in poetry and prose continued to dominate English literature throughout much of the century, the attention of many writers was directed, sometimes passionately, to such
Mr
Mr
* Born: 7 February 1812 * Birthplace: Portsmouth, England * Died: 9 June 1870 * Best Known As: The author of A Christmas Carol Charles Dickens wrote A Tale of Two Cities, Oliver Twist, Great Expectations, and other hit novels of 19th-century England. Dickens grew up in poverty, and it shows in his writing: he is known for his orphans and urchins, rogues, shopkeepers, stuffed shirts, widows, and other colorful characters pulled from the sooty streets of London. An all-around workhorse, Dickens e
Letter to Teacher
Letter to Teacher
Teacher, Since I will be spending this school class with you I find it necessary that you know a few things about me, as to avoid any further complications. I don't speak. Ever. Although I don't use my voice I am still more than willing to communicate with you by writing. But I don't talk. I hope this can be worked around hospitably. I suffer from paranoia. I get very uncomfortable with people behind me and if they are on both sides of me. (One side I can stand) I'm claustrophobic. I write and i
Morley E Callaghan
Morley E Callaghan
On September 22,1903, Morley Callaghan was born to Roman Catholic parents in Toronto. He studied at University of Toronto and Osgoode Hall Law School. He completed his general arts degree and took alot of extracurricular activities. He met Earnest Hemmingway, an early mentor, when he worked at the Toronto Star Weekly part time. Morley spent a couple of years in Law and completed his Law degree in 1928 but he loved writing much more than law. The first novel Callaghan wrote was in 1928, Strange F
Morley E Callaghan
Morley E Callaghan
On September 22,1903, Morley Callaghan was born to Roman Catholic parents in Toronto. He studied at University of Toronto and Osgoode Hall Law School. He completed his general arts degree and took alot of extracurricular activities. He met Earnest Hemmingway, an early mentor, when he worked at the Toronto Star Weekly part time. Morley spent a couple of years in Law and completed his Law degree in 1928 but he loved writing much more than law. The first novel Callaghan wrote was in 1928, Strange F
Death and the kings horsemen
Death and the kings horsemen
9:30-10:45 Feminism in Jane Austen?s Northanger Abbey Feminism has been defined as the advocacy of social equality for men and women, in opposition to patriarchy and sexism. It started in the 1840?s as women opposed slavery and it morphed to include women?s suffrage and has developed into the modern feminist movement. Feminism has a great impact on the gender role in our society, family life, and labor force. All these titles focus primarily on the relationship of gender. Gender is best describe
1984
1984
Literary Ramblings: A Handmaid?s Tale; The Feminist 1984? Literary Ramblings: A Handmaid?s Tale; The Feminist 1984? Margaret Atwood?s A Handmaid?s Tale has oft been referred to a feminist incarnation of George Orwell?s 1984, and the comparison?s are understandable in that the novel?s jacket touts the work as an ?Orwellian? vision and is even structured like 1984 in that the narrative within is accompanied by some fictional ?historical notes?, much as Orwell?s novel had an appendix which some hav
Argumentive
Argumentive
The Trojan War I am almost sure that we all know the stories of Greek Mythology. Now for Troy and its war, we may only know the stories implied by novels and movies. Some tails and myths have only part of the story which might seem more exciting then what actually started the fight, and how it really ended. Achilles didn?t really die at the end of the war. He was said to conquer Troy after the war had ended. This war is very popular because it lasted a decade. Achilles was the son of Thetis and
Freakonomics
Freakonomics
Freakonomics By Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner Freakonomics is not one-sided in its views; it?s a survey of the Steven D. Levitt work. His work uses completely different pieces of thought ?having practical or industrial significance or usages?. He gives HIS views, to give HIS answers to the questions (other than the typical ones asked in the simple or complex business reports). His study questions and gives you HIS answers, like? em or not. The other author, Stephen J. Dubner works in jour
Personal interview
Personal interview
What is an Interview? An interview is a face- to- face meeting, especially for the purpose of obtaining a statement for assessing the qualities of a candidate. A personal interview is generally the final stage in the Post Graduate Programs selection process. Interviews are aimed at evaluating your academic knowledge, awareness of current topics, communication skills, the clarity of thought and expression, poise and sense of balance, and ability to extricate yourself from tricky situations. Prepa
Digital Technologies
Digital Technologies
After a week without txting and without social networks, I have experienced something that I have never done for a long period of time. This experiment/ project were quite a great experience. I experienced something that I would have to live up to when social networks and txting does not exist. Overall, I was quite impressed of myself for fulfilling a week without social networks and txting. A week without txting and social networks is a pain due to the fact that each day, I was thinking of givi
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efgw
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
anthem
anthem
Considering her unvarying depictions of heroes and heroines as people adhering to unpopular views despite hostility and abuse, Ayn Rand must have been pleased at resembling them through the controversy she arouses by her novels. In spite of her claim to be an unswerving advocate of reason, her appeal is often violently emotional. She makes her readers long to identify themselves with her dynamic, creative, productive, intelligent, handsome, and ultimately victorious heroes (and thereby with the
victorian society
victorian society
Allyse Rivera Mrs. Stowell AP English 4 17 February 2012 Victorian Society Throughout time ideals and morals have shifted to fit those of society ranging from very conservative eras to very liberal ones. Perhaps the most complex time period to analyze is the Victorian era because within the ideals of what was a major difference between what was accepted socially and what people were forced to be kept hidden. In literature, one of the most profound ideals of all time is love because of how many t
Rizal
Rizal
Here in my post, I would like to give the ten (10) sobresaliente moments that Dr. Jose Rizal taught me, and probably taught you, and better yet, taught each and every Filipinos. These are only my thoughts and ideas so it is all up to you if you want to agree or not. | Dr. Rizal's famous quote about loving our own language | 1. BEING A POLYGLOT - As far as I know, Rizal has a mind of a genius in any aspect. And being a genius, could you imagine that he could speak 22 different foreign languages.
Despair in Like Water for Chocolate and Perfume
Despair in Like Water for Chocolate and Perfume
Despair, the feeling of great hopelessness and anguish, is the catalyst for pivotal character development in Like Water for Chocolate, by Laura Esquivel and Perfume, by Patrick S?skind. Both protagonists are meld by the experience of despair, albeit in different regards. The precipitation of despair itself is primarily rooted in the postponing of despair, wherein it leads Grenouille to blazon realizations on the futility of capturing the perfect scent, exacerbating his hatred for humanity. Contr
To Remain Human: George Orwell on Henry Miller\'s Tropic of Cancer
To Remain Human: George Orwell on Henry Miller\'s Tropic of Cancer
To Remain Human: George Orwell on Henry Miller\'s Tropic of Cancer There is a skill that all literary critics ought to possess - a skill of ?seeing the bigger picture?. In his essay Inside the Whale, which functions as a review of Henry Miller\'s The Tropic of Cancer, George Orwell demonstrates his mastery of this ability by using Miller\'s book as a tool to make a broader statement. His main thesis appears several times, most clearly in the third part of the text, where he claims ?... there is
Austen
Austen
According to Jane Austen, what constitutes a successful marriage, analyzing the marriage of the Bennet?s and Gardiner?s? J ane Austen?s novels are beyond the dreams cast into a wholesome love story, Austen directs readers into a world that provides clarity to those who are willing to walk through her century. The theme of the Jane Austen?s novels is about the growth of each individual, as they see themselves and what others offer in their society. The success of marriage is Naomi Tadmor states t
To Kill A Mockingbird
To Kill A Mockingbird
To Kill a Mockingbird is not a story about birds, or animal abuse. This novel is a book of knowledge and courage which both teaches and fixes people\'s view of life. Even though the title is To Kill a Mockingbird, it is suitable to entitle it as to kill our stubborn misconceptions. This novel is full of courage shown by Harper Lee. During her lifetime, there was a huge concept of racism going on in America. However, Harper Lee wrote To Kill a Mockingbird, which is about racism in the society,
A Walk to Remember Critical Analysis
A Walk to Remember Critical Analysis
A Walk to Remember is a novel that deals with love, compassion, and friendship. I deeply enjoyed reading this book because it was very different from a majority of other novels. It carried a specific ambiance that couldn?t be compared to any other piece of writing, and it was able to easily pierce through my heart. The words were very heartfelt, the setting was simple, yet homey, and the characters were extremely agreeable. Personally, A Walk to Remember was touching, yet sometimes riveting, and
Narrative Techniques of Virginia Woolf and James Joyce
Narrative Techniques of Virginia Woolf and James Joyce
Q. What were the common Narrative Techniques adopted by the great Modernist writers like Virginia Woolf and James Joyce? The literary perspective of the 20th century reflected the complexity of the contemporary thoughts, the whirlpool of ideas, offering an overall image of the changes that occurred in the minds of the individuals due to the several events such as the world wars, the social structures threatened by the expansion of the industrialization in Europe, as well as the fluctuating econo
The End
The End
The End Akhenaten (/ÌQÐkYÈnQÐtYn/;[1] also spelled Echnaton,[7] Akhenaton,[8] Ikhnaton,[9] and Khuenaten;[10][11] meaning living spirit of Aten) known before the fifth year of his reign as Amenhotep IV (sometimes given its Greek form, Amenophis IV, and meaning Amun is Satisfied), was a Pharaoh of the Eighteenth dynasty of Egypt who ruled for 17 years and died perhaps in 1336 BC or 1334 BC. He is especially noted for abandoning traditional Egyptian polytheism and introducing worship centered on
Case Disney
Case Disney
Case Disney Case # 4 Analysis 1. Background: Walt Disney Co. founded by Walter Elias Disney and his brother Roy Disney in 1923, is one of the world’s biggest transnational companies whose main objective is entertainment and mass media. At the beginning, the cartoons created by Walt Disney were not aimed at the young audience and the characters portrayed rebelliousness and people’s non-conventional features or at least different to the time’s standards. After the World War II, the animation proce
Independent Feminism
Independent Feminism
Independent Feminism Independent Feminism Think about that one time that you needed someone there for you, oh wait you have to depend on yourself and no one else. That's the life of Maya Angelou. Angelou was an African American feminist poet. Although her novels were more famous than her poems she was still a very successful poet. In an article it stated that, “Although she followed the example of her independent and strong willed grandmother, and was a healthy child, Angelou felt ugly and unlov
The Twin's Daughter
The Twin's Daughter
The Twin's Daughter By: Lauren Baratz-Logsted Lauren grew up in Monroe, CT, where her mother and father owned a drugstore. She is a graduate of the University of Connecticut at Storrs, where she majored in psychology. She also has what she calls her “half-Masters” in English from Western Connecticut State University. She began work at the venerable independent bookseller, now sadly defunct as such, Klein’s of Westport. There, she bought and sold for the better part of 11 years. Lauren left the b
Hemingway And Camus: Construction Of Meaning And Truth
Hemingway And Camus: Construction Of Meaning And Truth
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
Germany
Germany
The Marquis de Sade's Attitude Towards Women The Marquis de Sade was an author in France in the late 1700s. His works were infamous in their time, giving Sade a reputation as an adulterer, a debaucher, and a sodomite. One of the more common misrepresentations concerning Sade was his attitude toward women. His attitude was shown in his way of life and in two of his literary characters, Justine and Julliette. The Marquis de Sade was said to be the first and only philosopher of vice because of his
My Zambezi Valley
My Zambezi Valley
My Zambezi Valley If the average person was asked about the Zambezi Valley, how many would actually have anything to say? From all the places I have been in the world, the Zambezi Valley stands out most in my mind. The mighty Zambezi River forms the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia as they lie on the maps in our libraries. Few people have been graced the opportunity to be in the presence of this majestic silver python as it carves away at the crust of our earth. There is no better way to expe
Separate Peace
Separate Peace
Zenon Yanez 9/1/15 Period 1 Ms. Kovaks I had big expectations for this book. I was captivated by the Separate Peace of the title, that spookily passing of time of late youth during a worldwide war. Unfortunately, I was disappointed by almost all 236 pages in this novel. Printed in 1959, the book was John Knowles very first publicly available novel, which would trail his success with many more books, short novels, and papers, including a sequel, Peace Breaks Out. Even so, none of his other work
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Dashawn Lewis professor Stanley Molinari 10/06/15 American Literature Nathaniel Hawthorne Nathaniel Hawthorne was born on July 4, 1804, in Salem, Massachusetts,a descendant of a long line of puritan ancestors including john Hathorne, a presiding magistrate in the salem witch trials. In order to distance himself from his family shame full involvement in the witch trials, Hawthorne added the ‘’w’’ to his last name while in his early 20s. Also among his ancestors was William Hathorn, one of the fir
Of Mice and Men
Of Mice and Men
Of Mice and Men The novel we are studying is called Of Mice and Men written by John Steinbeck. It was published in 1937. John Steinbeck was born on February 27, 1902 in Salinas, California. John was a good reader when he was younger and when he was older he wanted to become a writer. He has produced some excellent novels such as 'Cup of Gold', 'To A God Unknown' and 'In Dubious Battle' Of Mice and Men was such a success that John rewrote the novel so it could be performed as a play which opened
Blake Stanton
Blake Stanton
Blake Stanton 05/09/16 ENG 103 P.Snow While hollywood remakes continue to flop, for some reason they continue to make them. Whether it's because remakes appease shareholders, or everything is now based on something else, or they know you'll pay attention to the 14th version of jaws, or the reality that these remakes sometimes actually work. In my opinion remakes are a very tough category to master, because we all know the great saying the first one is a classic. While yes this saying holds true