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  • The Failure of Amanda

    The Failure of Amanda

    In Tennessee Williams’, “The Glass Menagerie” Amanda was a woman who liked to reminisce about the past in order to escape from reality. Amanda was not wicked but intensely flawed. Her failures were centrally responsible for the adversity and exaggerated style of her character. Certainly, she had the endurance and heroism that she was able to support her children when her husband was gone. In her old life, she was once a Southern Belle with

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    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Victor
  • The Failure to Overstep the Bounds of Human Knowledge: An Analysis of Victor Frankenstein

    The Failure to Overstep the Bounds of Human Knowledge: An Analysis of Victor Frankenstein

    Many people set idealistic goals in order to better themselves, often the results can prove disastrous, even deadly. Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein focuses on the life of one man, Victor Frankenstein, who tries to further the current knowledge of alchemy and science by creating life from death. “Shelley sought to explore not the opposition but the relationship between alchemy and science. That, in turn, was to be followed by an examination of the consequences of

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    Submitted: March 31, 2010 By: Jack
  • The Fairy and a Princess

    The Fairy and a Princess

    Once upon a time in a remote kingdom there lived a ravishing princess. Her mother the Queen was actually born a fairy, Serenity, and the King, Gavin, was a mortal. There was a vindictive Lord who lived in a secluded part of the forest that surrounded the village and kingdom. Lord Byron was a mystical and devilish warlock who despised the kingdom and especially the princess. Lord Byron knew the power that the Fairy

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    Submitted: May 8, 2010 By: Top
  • The Fairy Tale: The Symbolism of The Apple

    The Fairy Tale: The Symbolism of The Apple

    The Fairy Tale: The symbolism of the apple In the story The Fairy Tale a prostitute named Miss Noi lives in Saigon, Vietnam. She begins by asking the difference between up on and upon and is told that they have the same meaning. She beginnings telling the her story which she refers to as her fairy tale with the words once upon a time. In her story she has sex with any men from the

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    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Jessica
  • The Faithful Wife

    The Faithful Wife

    The Faithful Wife: point of view “The Faithful Wife”, written by Barbara L. Greenberg, uses first-person narration to depict the style, language, and theme of the poem. By using first-person narration, Barbara Greenberg was able to portray events and ideas very persuasively to the reader. In addition, this first-person narrator creates dramatic irony concerning the title in reference to the body of the poem. The reader from the start is aware of the point of

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Fonta
  • The Fall of the House of Usher

    The Fall of the House of Usher

    The Fall of The House of Usher The Fall of The House of Usher is an eerie, imaginative story. The reader is captured by the twisted reality. Many things in the story are unclear to the reader; but no less interesting. For instance, even the conclusion of the story lends it self to argument. Did the house of Usher truly "fall"? Or, is this event simply symbolism? In either case, it makes a dramatic conclusion.

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    Submitted: January 20, 2010 By: Steve
  • The Fall of the House of Usher

    The Fall of the House of Usher

    Many short stories have many different ways of showing symbols. For example, in Guy De Maupassant’s short story “Paul’s Mistress”, Paul sees a fisherman pull out a fish and pulls out the innards of the fish. In the text, Paul feels like that he is going to end up the same way the fish ended, with its innards ripped out of his body. (De Maupassant, 83) This is also foreshadowed and symbolized the way that

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    Submitted: March 9, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Fall of the House of Usher Essay

    The Fall of the House of Usher Essay

    The Fall of the House of Usher Essay The Fall of the House of Usher is an intriguing story and each character represents a separate aspect of human psychology. The house is actually the mind, which is stuck in a state of depression that controls the fate of its inhabitants. Due to its structure, characters cannot move and act freely. The mind consists of three different parts. In The Fall of the House of

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    Submitted: April 14, 2015 By: AutumnA609
  • The Fall of the House of Usher:madeline as a Supernatural Entity

    The Fall of the House of Usher:madeline as a Supernatural Entity

    The Fall of the House of Usher In September 1839, a man by the name of Edgar Allan Poe released his most popular and criticized short story, entitled “The Fall of the House of Usher”. In Poe’s gothic tale, Roderick Usher has invited the unnamed narrator, a distant childhood friend, to help alleviate his deteriorating house. Roderick and his sister, Madeline, have become ill, and his self-fulfilling prophecy of premature burial comes alive when Roderick’s

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    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: regina
  • The False Gems: An Analysis Essay

    The False Gems: An Analysis Essay

    Monsieur Latin, a man who only made three thousand five hundred francs a year, fell in love with a young girl who seemed to be a very virtuous woman, one that “every sensible young man dreams of one day intrusting his happiness” (1). Once they were married Monsieur Latin’s wife “governed his household with such clever economy that they seemed to live in luxury” (1). This quote gives us a hint of what exactly

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    Submitted: February 1, 2010 By: July
  • The Family Guy - Success

    The Family Guy - Success

    The Family Guy “Success means different things to different people. And, to a large extent, the widely accepted definition is determined by the society in which they live. In general, the American man’s definition of success revolves around work and the financial rewards it yields” (Deutschendorf 21). I feel that this is a perfect example of how Americans view success and what our society implies are the qualities of life that measure success. This view

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    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Tommy
  • The Fast Food Industry: Convenience or Cholesterol?

    The Fast Food Industry: Convenience or Cholesterol?

    The Fast Food Industry: Convenience or Cholesterol? As your pulling up to McDonald’s or Burger King on your lunch break do you ever stop to think about what nutritional value your fast food meal contains, or how it’s affecting your body and mind? As convenient and delicious as it may seem at the time, you’re actually doing your body more harm than good. The booming fast food industry is having devastating effects on its consumers

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    Submitted: March 17, 2010 By: Top
  • The Fastest Growing Careers

    The Fastest Growing Careers

    Where will the jobs of the future be? Many students who are not certain about their career path may be asking this question. If you already know what field you want to work in, you might want to stick to your plan. However, if you are one of the many students who are still confused about which career to pursue, here are the jobs that will have the most growth in the number of people

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    Submitted: February 1, 2010 By: Janna
  • The Fat Girl

    The Fat Girl

    My name is gkfsdhf hdskjvsd and I am 18 years old. I was born and raised in a large suburb in upstate New York. I live with my father, James; my mother, Deborah; and my younger brother, who is sixteen, Garrett. We live on a quiet street, and I have lived there all my life. We also have a puppy named Buddy, who is a very important member of our family. When I was

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    Submitted: May 30, 2010 By: Mikki
  • The Fatal Flaw of Romeo in “romeo and Juliet”

    The Fatal Flaw of Romeo in “romeo and Juliet”

    The Fatal Flaw of Romeo in “Romeo and Juliet” "Romeo and Juliet” revolves around two lovers whose love is destined for tragedy. In the Play “Romeo and Juliet”, Act 2 Scene 3, Shakespeare demonstrates Romeo’s impetuous, shallow and stubborn nature. These character flaws eventually lead to his tragic death and to the death of his love, Juliet. This can by shown in the passage of the Friar rebuking Romeo for his shallowness, and in the

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    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • The Feldip Hills

    The Feldip Hills

    The Feldip hills...a vast and unforgiving wilderness riddled with treacherous swamps, vicious wolves and the occasional brutish ogre. But the feldip hills are also home to more mundane creatures. Deep in a valley far south of the high walls of yanille and gu-tanoth there was a nomadic settlement. All tents made from ragged and stained fabrics. These tents were in a circle with a larger tent at the centre and the embers of a fire

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    Submitted: February 3, 2010 By: Edward
  • The Female Sex-Role Stereotyping in Boys and Girls

    The Female Sex-Role Stereotyping in Boys and Girls

    Ernest Hemingway’s Cat in the Rain is a story of an American married couple staying in a French hotel. The main character in this story is the unnamed female who is one of the two Americans in this story. Hemingway uses many methods to revel this character to the reader. Three of the main methods he uses are, through the woman’s dialogue, by the use of the minor characters, and through symbolism. The main method

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    Submitted: April 11, 2010 By: Fonta
  • The Femme Fatale as a Monster

    The Femme Fatale as a Monster

    The Femme Fatale as a Monster Since creation, when Eve gave Adam the forbidden fruit from the Tree of Knowledge (The Student Bible, Genesis 3), women have been portrayed as flawed creations and therefore monstrous. It is a woman’s sex drive and sexuality that can lead to her monstrosity. The femme fatale, which means “A woman of great seductive charm who leads men into compromising or dangerous situations” (“femme fatale”) represents one type of female

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    Submitted: May 2, 2010 By: Jessica
  • The Fiery Wooing of Mordred - an Analysis (p.G. Wodehouse)

    The Fiery Wooing of Mordred - an Analysis (p.G. Wodehouse)

    This short story materializes initially through an introduction describing an occurrence in a classic English pub of a young fellow who decided to drop his cigarette-end into a waste-paper basket, despite the affluence of available ashtrays around. However, it soon becomes apparent that this happening serves only as a prologue and a link to the real story that is to follow. One of the clients, Mr. Mulliner takes the opportunity to tell the other individuals

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Mike
  • The Filling Station by Elizabeth Bishop

    The Filling Station by Elizabeth Bishop

    The �Filling Station’ by Elizabeth Bishop is a very interesting poem. It is fairly short and devoid of strong emotions. To give a brief synopsis of the poem, a third person omniscient narrator is describing a father and his �several quick and saucy sons’ running a filling station. She moves from describing them to describing the station itself, complete with furniture, a �dirty dog’ and plants. The poem then changes tone to reflection of why

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    Submitted: April 22, 2010 By: Artur
  • The Fireman

    The Fireman

    The Fireman In the novel Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury the main character Montag goes through a complete ideological change in the duration of the novel. As a fireman and a burner of books in this censored dystopian society, Montag at first a loyal worker to it, then a man in conflict about it, and finally one resolved to be free of it There are certain people and events that pose as catalysts throughout the

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    Submitted: February 16, 2010 By: Fatih
  • The Firestone Recall

    The Firestone Recall

    The Firestone Recall In the year 2000, Firestone issued a recall of a sum of 6.5 million of its tires, most of which were mounted on certain sport-utility vehicles (SUVs) of the Ford Motor Company. The problem with firestone tires began as early as 1997 and 1998, initially in countries like Venezuela, Saudi Arabia, Thailand and Malaysia, where the hot climate is thought to have affected the tread-shedding of the tires. However, as time passed

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Steve
  • The First Day

    The First Day

    HL811 Imagining Singapore Semester 2 2006/2007 Assignment A Title - The First Day The sight of students, each wearing uniforms from their various former schools, streaming into the school compound greeted me the moment I stepped off the bus. The date was 2nd January 2000 and it was my first day in junior college. Having done rather well for my preliminary examinations in my former school, I was given a choice of enrolling for the

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    Submitted: March 5, 2010 By: Top
  • The First Day Essay

    The First Day Essay

    The First Day It was an ordinary September morning, I had just gotten my daughter ready for her first day of school. She was wearing her prettiest dress, and I spent nearly an hour braiding her hair. She was so beautiful, I even used the perfume that her father gave me before he left. She’s also wearing her favorite black patent-leather miracles. I’d been waiting for this day for such a long time, she’d be

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    Submitted: February 10, 2016 By: phildachil
  • The First Jump

    The First Jump

    The First Jump My first jump out of an airplane on December 17, 1999 was the most exciting experience of my life. I had been anticipating this day since some point when I was a little kid and saw a skydiver on TV for the first time, at which time I promised myself that I would let nothing stop me from jumping out of a plane sometime before I die. It was the first time

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    Submitted: June 10, 2010 By: Mike
  • The First Seven Years

    The First Seven Years

    “The First Seven Years” “The First Seven Years” is a short story in which the protagonist, Sobel, becomes a prominent yet unstable character as conflicts that threaten his goal in life emerge. Through Sobel, the author deals with love, a general truth of human nature to which all readers can relate. At the beginning of the story, the author introduces Sobel as being a common citizen who works hard in a shoe store. The main

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    Submitted: January 11, 2010 By: Wendy
  • The First Step to the Fight Against Terrorism

    The First Step to the Fight Against Terrorism

    In response to September 11, congress passed the USA Patriot Act which, by creating new laws, increased the goverments' power of surveillance, in the hope to aid in the prevention of future terrorist attacks. The ACLU believes that the USA Patriot Act challenges the law when it come to the protection of privacy for Americans, however, the USA Patriot Act instead, ensures the safety of the American people; and although it was one of the

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Mike
  • The Fish

    The Fish

    Within Elizabeth Bishop’s poem “The Fish” the word “like” is used numerous times to describe certain physical features of the fish. More importantly, however, one must trace the transformation of “like” to describe how the fish goes from being regarded just as a typical brown ratty fish to gaining the respect it deserves as an actual human being, due to the life it has lived. At the beginning of the poem, the word “like” is

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Victor
  • The Fish

    The Fish

    Brad M. Rader English 1100 Section 124 Dr. Gene Miller March 10, 2000 “The Fish” Poems to me are an expression of a person’s outlook on a particular scene or subject. By reading a poem a person can be enlightened and take an understanding of what they are actually reading. In “The Fish”, I personally was caught up in all the excitement because I know what it feels like to catch a really gigantic fish.

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    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Artur
  • The Fish

    The Fish

    Brad M. Rader English 1100 Section 124 Dr. Gene Miller March 10, 2000 “The Fish” Poems to me are an expression of a person’s outlook on a particular scene or subject. By reading a poem a person can be enlightened and take an understanding of what they are actually reading. In “The Fish”, I personally was caught up in all the excitement because I know what it feels like to catch a really gigantic fish.

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    Essay Length: 491 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 18, 2010 By: Top
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