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  • Joy Luck Club and Chinese Discourse Styles

    Joy Luck Club and Chinese Discourse Styles

    Chinese Discourse Styles in The Joy-Luck Club The movie, The Joy Luck Club, written by Amy Tan, features many of the traditional Chinese literature discourse styles. Chinese symbolism, physical and philosophical development of stories, juxtaposed complements, among the many Chinese styles of writing, encompass the screen play of The Joy-Luck Club. The swan’s feather, introduces the viewer to the importance of symbolism in Chinese culture. This feather represents “hope” and “good luck” in the film.

    Essay Length: 980 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 21, 2010 By: Anna
  • Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan

    Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan

    What I have learned about the Chinese culture by reading ‘The Joy Luck Club’ is a strong sense of tradition and devotion they have for their country. In China, tradition is an overwhelming part of the society and the life of its citizens. It is a hard concept for Chinese immigrants to become Americanized because of there rich and strict traditions however, Suyuan Woo wanted another chance to have a rich and bright future. When

    Essay Length: 635 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 18, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Joyce Carol Oates

    Joyce Carol Oates

    It is almost disheartening to watch a child’s loss of innocence as it grows into adolescence. To know this is to observe as a child discovers that Santa Claus and the Easter bunny aren’t real, or for a parent to watch as their son or daughter make life changing decisions. Decisions like which colleges to go to, or to decide to marry their high school sweet heart. A teenager’s loss of innocence is the focal

    Essay Length: 799 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 26, 2010 By: Vika
  • Joyce Eveline

    Joyce Eveline

    Eveline loves her father but is fearful of him. She tries to hold onto good memories of her father, thinking “sometimes he could be very nice (Joyce 5),” but has seen what her father has done to her siblings when he would “hunt them in out of the field with his blackthorn stick (Joyce 4).” As of late she has begun to feel “herself in danger of her father’s violence (Joyce 4).” Ironically, her father

    Essay Length: 507 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 1, 2010 By: Mike
  • Joyful Noise

    Joyful Noise

    Poetry has a very important place in literature, enhancing a students’ development of literacy. It is a piece of literature that can be enjoyed by students and children off all ages. The poems in Joyful Noise focus on the life of 14 different insects; how their life began, what they do through their life, how long they live, and how they die. Each poem gives the reader a sense of what the insects are going

    Essay Length: 766 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 25, 2010 By: Jack
  • Jp Morgan Chase Sued for Flooded Home

    Jp Morgan Chase Sued for Flooded Home

    Connelly Kayla Connelly Proffer childress ENGL 1301 October 1, 2017 Title: JP Morgan Chase sued for flooded home. After going through hurricane Harvey and watching the catastrophe slowly unfold over the mist of five days. JP Morgan Chase not only lost some of their employees’ homes and vehicles. JP Morgan Chase lost their own branched located all around the metropolitan Houston area. Now they are being sued by local Kingwood homeowner, Deola Ali, for a

    Essay Length: 914 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 30, 2017 By: Kayla Connelly
  • Jude the Shallow

    Jude the Shallow

    JUDE THE SHALLOW “You cannot cast away your stone. It is yourself. You cannot evade it and its responsibilities by resigning or remaining absent from the Brotherhood in which you first acquired the stone. Once a Masons, always a mason: in this world and the other world to come. You stand solemnly and eternally covenanted, not only to yourself and your brother hood, but to the Eternal sacred Law, to proceed with your Masonic work

    Essay Length: 951 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 2, 2009 By: Top
  • Judement Day

    Judement Day

    Nearly two millennia ago the disciples of Jesus of Nazareth asked him a question that has intrigued people ever since: "What shall be the sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world?" (Matthew 24:3, King James Version). People in every generation since have wondered about this. A common question that plagues the human race is “Will the world literally end?” If so, how? Why? And when? It is almost inevitable that the

    Essay Length: 822 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 6, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Judge Cortez

    Judge Cortez

    As a new chief judge the first issue must be with the judges themselves. Each of the judges must be aware that there are no favorites and everyone will be held accountable for their actions even the chief judge. The judges must be aware that they control the morale within the courthouse and if their actions deter a good working environment or keep the courthouse from functioning in a positive manner then the problem will

    Essay Length: 448 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Jon
  • Judge Pyncheon

    Judge Pyncheon

    The way a story is told is completely different depending on the narrator because of their point of view. An example of this incident is in the passage from Nathaniel HawthorneЎЇs The House of the Seven Gables. The sarcastic way that the character Judge Pyncheon is revealed through the narrator is distinguished through the narratorЎЇs (not the authorЎЇs) style of writing including tone, selection of detail, and syntax. The tone of this passage goes

    Essay Length: 498 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Judgmental Behavior

    Judgmental Behavior

    Judgmental Behavior Judging a person is very common in today’s society. People everyday, judge one another, whether it is judging another’s appearance, which is the most common, or judging the way one behaves, everyone is guilty of it. However, in most cases one is making judgments about someone without even knowing a person at all. It is wrong to judge someone because one can really hurt another’s feelings, or it may backfire on them, and

    Essay Length: 1,578 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: February 12, 2010 By: David
  • Judith Ortiz Cofer: Understanding a Writer

    Judith Ortiz Cofer: Understanding a Writer

    Judith Ortiz Cofer: Understanding a Writer Judith Ortнz Cofer was born in Hormigueros, Puerto Rico in 1952. She was raised on the island and in Paterson, New Jersey, before her family finally settled in Augusta, Georgia. She received her B.A. in English from Augusta College in 1974, and her M.A. in English from Florida Atlantic University, and did graduate school at Oxford University in 1977 (Judith). Her collections of poetry include The Year of Our

    Essay Length: 465 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 14, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Judith Wright Context

    Judith Wright Context

    When reading poetry, it is often vital to have an awareness of its context. Particularly in the works of Judith Wright, it is important to have a familiarity with her life and also some knowledge of Australian during her time. Without an understanding of the context, poems such as “Woman to Man” and “Bora Ring” could be challenging when considering what they are reflecting on. However other poems such as “Rainforest”, do not require such

    Essay Length: 533 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 6, 2010 By: Mike
  • Juggling College

    Juggling College

    Juggling College While students are attending college they encounter a lot of activities and responsibility. They have to juggle there time with fun, work and school. It seems like there is never enough time. First you have to have fun, and enjoy life. But in order to pay your tab at the bar, you have to work. School is mixed up in between all of that. You have to find time for school. So

    Essay Length: 707 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Juk


    Even though Sandy Saddler and Beau Jack, and Mario Maio were much different, there was one important thing that they shared in common: they took pride in what they did. It started accumulating day by day without them noticing it. This process was called building a distance. The more you did it, the longer, and the more sophisticated your distance would be. In Rotella’s story, “distance” simply meant the measurement of how far one had

    Essay Length: 256 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 31, 2009 By: Janna
  • Jules Verne

    Jules Verne

    ARP-I Jules Verne pioneered the science fiction genre. He developed a vocabulary that would enhance his “novel of science” in 65 volumes, of which the most famous are Five Weeks in a Balloon (1862) Voyage to the Center of the Earth, Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea, Around the World in Eighty Days, and Mysterious Island. These novels also provided Verne with the opportunity to engage in social criticism concerning, for example, the abuses of

    Essay Length: 273 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Julia Gillard Misogyny Speech Analysis

    Julia Gillard Misogyny Speech Analysis

    Filippa Törnkvist English, MYP5 Mr.Steadman Word count: 1349 3/3-2014 Misogyny speech analysis The misogyny speech was delivered by Julia Gillard, Australia’s Prime Minister on the 9th of October in 2012. The speech is a response to the sexism that Tony Abbott, the leader of opposition has expressed under his time as a minister and in his earlier years. He is not the first man in the parliament that has expressed sexist thoughts and Julia Gillard

    Essay Length: 1,343 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: January 27, 2016 By: filippatornkvist
  • Julia Ward Howe Vs John Steinbeck

    Julia Ward Howe Vs John Steinbeck

    Julia Ward Howe VS John Steinbeck “Mine eyes have seen the glory”, are the words that begin The Battle Hymn of the Republic. A song that is about being virtuous and about an unrelenting faith in god. The Grapes of Wrath is a novel written by John Steinbeck that portrays 1930’s and the Great Depression. The styles and form of writing and portraying themes are different. Julia chose to write lyrics for a melody that

    Essay Length: 472 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 29, 2009 By: Max
  • Julius Caesar

    Julius Caesar

    Julius Caesar Julius Caesar was at one time the great leader of Rome before he was betrayed and assassinated by some of his closest friends and followers on one fateful night. Cassius, Brutus, and the rest of the conspirators killed Caesar because they were afraid that he may become King and revoke their privileges and take all their power from them. The senators and conspirators thought that Caesar wanted to rule Rome on his own

    Essay Length: 713 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 30, 2009 By: Steve
  • Julius Caesar

    Julius Caesar

    Julius Caesar portrays the tragic flaws that affect a person’s life. Shakespeare uses the character of Cassius to portray greed and jealousy. The Roman senator is obsessed with power, and his greed leads him to desire the power Caesar has, Through a series of brutal events, Cassius manipulates a conspiracy that will get the other Roman senators and Brutus to murder Caesar solely for his throne. The senators believe they are engaging in an act

    Essay Length: 648 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 3, 2009 By: Yan
  • Julius Caesar

    Julius Caesar

    As Antony opens his speech, he presents the audience with a multitude of detailed specific evidence as an aid to convince the Romans to feel angry toward the conspirators. In the previous speech given by Brutus, Brutus states that Caesar’s ambition caused the conspiracy against him. Antony proceeds to disprove this accused trait of Caesar’s to incite the audience to assess the validity of the accusation. Antony expresses the fact that Caesar had brought many

    Essay Length: 696 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 2, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Julius Caesar

    Julius Caesar

    Julius Caesar is about the rise, fall, and murder of Julius Caesar and the life of Rome and its conspirators. It was written by William Shakespeare. The so called leader of his death was his friend Brutus. What would cause him to kill such a close friend? After reading about Brutus’ relationship with Caesar, how important he is to the plot, and his involvement in the conspiracy, you might understand why. Brutus was a close

    Essay Length: 459 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 4, 2010 By: Mike
  • Julius Caesar

    Julius Caesar

    In Julius Caesar Brutus displays the traits of a tragic hero through out this play but being a good person but makes an error in judgment, and when this error occurred it causes his own downfall. First off is that Brutus makes an error in judgment by joining the conspiracy to over throw Caesar. But the only reason that Brutus had joined was because his tragic flaw was honor; he lived his life on

    Essay Length: 526 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 28, 2010 By: July
  • Julius Caesar

    Julius Caesar

    In Julius Caesar something terrible is going to happen to Julius Caesar. Brutus does not have a problem with Julius Caesar, but he doesn’t want him to become king He likes Caesar and at the same time he doesn’t. He believes that Julius will misuse his powers. So he is planning to kill him in the shell. He tries to trick him to going and it works. By saying that, the conspirators are responsible for

    Essay Length: 379 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 13, 2017 By: Lexi_boooooo
  • Julius Caesar : Cassius’ Nobility

    Julius Caesar : Cassius’ Nobility

    “Fear him not, Caesar, he’s not dangerous; / He is a noble Roman, and well given” (I.ii.196-197). Antony explains to Caesar that Cassius is not a person to be feared, but, a noble man who is trustworthy. Cassius might not be considered noble for some of his acts, but his motives behind them makes him a noble Roman, for he wants the best for the common public and doesn’t want a tyrant ruling over Rome.

    Essay Length: 706 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 2, 2010 By: Janna
  • Julius Caesar Analysis

    Julius Caesar Analysis

    Julius Caesar Analysis Aristotle was perhaps the pioneer of modern day dramas, more specifically dramatic tragedies. He first defined what a tragedy is: A drama which contained hubris, pathos and/or bathos, and the most valued element in a tragedy, a tragic hero. This was usually the main character who is noble in his deeds, yet has one flaw which causes him to fall. The tragic works of Shakespeare were no exception. In the drama, Julius

    Essay Length: 932 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: April 21, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Julius Caesar as a Tragic Hero

    Julius Caesar as a Tragic Hero

    Julius Caesar as a Tragic Hero The Ides of March mean much more than March 15th, it was also the day Julius Caesar, the Roman general and leader was killed. Although this day is not a holiday, we should take time to think of things Caesar didn’t on this fateful day. In “Julius Caesar,” by William Shakespeare, Caesar that morning solidified his place as a tragic hero because of his tremendous fatal flaw. Aristotle once

    Essay Length: 1,564 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: March 23, 2010 By: Anna
  • Julius Caesar Draft

    Julius Caesar Draft

    Discuss what Shakespeare’s play ‘Julius Caesar’ has to say about the concept of Conflicting The concept of conflicting perspectives is derived from diverging individual perspectives which are inevitably undermined by subjectivity, consequently altering the representation of issues and values. Indeed it is through these conflicting perspectives that complexities and depth of concerns are assiduously explored and ultimately a greater understanding of the issue is established. This is demonstrated in William Shakespeare’s 1599 play “Julius

    Essay Length: 969 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: August 20, 2014 By: facepalmtree56
  • Julius Caesar: Marc Antony Vs. Brutus

    Julius Caesar: Marc Antony Vs. Brutus

    Briza Villasenor 2nd period English 2 PAP June 1, 2017 What does it take to be a better man? Integrity, honor, respect? There are many things that can make someone a better suited person than another. In this case, it is between Marc Antony and Brutus there a lot of different aspects between the two but what can make them outstand from the other. Marc Antony has many aspects that can make him better, to

    Essay Length: 767 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: June 5, 2017 By: smiley0622
  • Julius Caesasr

    Julius Caesasr

    I INTRODUCTION Julius Caesar (play), tragic play about political rivalries, written by English playwright William Shakespeare in about 1599. The play’s full title is The Tragedy of Julius Caesar. It was probably one of the first of Shakespeare’s plays to be performed at the Globe Theatre by his acting company, the Lord Chamberlain’s Men, following their move to the theater in 1599. The play is based on translations of Plutarch’s Parallel Lives (1579), specifically from

    Essay Length: 529 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Bred
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