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  • The Wars - Effects on Humans

    The Wars - Effects on Humans

    CHEUNG 1 War has been a constant part of human history. It has greatly affected the lives of people around the world. These effects, however, are extremely detrimental. Soldiers must shoulder extreme stress on the battlefield. Those that cannot mentally overcome these challenges may develop Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Sadly, some resort to suicide to escape their insecurities. Soldiers, however, are not the only ones affected by wars; family members also experience mental hardships when

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    Submitted: December 28, 2009 By: Bred
  • The Wars by Timothy Findley

    The Wars by Timothy Findley

    Many novels have been written about the great wars, but few are as absorbing, captivating and still capable of showing all the horrors of the battle as Timothy Findley’s “The Wars”1. After reading the novel, critics and readers have been quick to point out the vast examples of symbolism shown throughout the novel. Even the author himself commented at the vast examples of symbolism throughout the novel, "Everything in that book has a life of

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    Submitted: April 10, 2010 By: Kevin
  • The Wars in 1977

    The Wars in 1977

    Symbolism (The Wars) Since the appearance of The Wars in 1977, readers have been quick to point out the rich patterns of symbolism in the novel. This abundance of meaningful images is part, of course, of the visual appeal of the novel; as Timothy Findley once commented in an interview, "Everything in that book has a life of its own. It's a carrier too -- all the objects are carriers of someone else's spirit" (Aitken

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    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Fatih
  • The Water

    The Water

    Copenhagen Of Now ''2006'' I am born and raised in Denmark. I am going to tell you about some of the favourit places which I like to visit. When I was 5 years old I all ways heard my friends in kindergarten talk about a place called Tivoli. They talked about a rollercoaster called the lady-bird and Other things like balloons,food and arcade games were there as well. This place was and is the

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    Submitted: January 20, 2010 By: Fatih
  • The Wave

    The Wave

    The Wave is basically about Laurie Sanders,a young adult going into college who is middle height with long brown hair. Laurie and her friend Amy,a girl with goldilocks hair, who try to prevent another dictatorship from occurring.Their teacher,Mr. Ross, is a man who always gets caught up in his research, he decided to show the kids a clip of the Nazis cruel acts. Many of the kids were puzzled by this and dumbfounded that they

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    Submitted: April 18, 2010 By: Wendy
  • The Ways of Revealing

    The Ways of Revealing

    Both poems “Hazel tells LaVerne” by Katharyn Hown Machan and “My Last Duchess” by Robert Browning uses unique ways to reveal the speakers. The speakers of each poem reveal something about themselves as they try to narrate a story. The speaker of the “Hazel tells LaVerne” story repeats the line “me a princess,” indicating that her bluster is just a front for her dreams. The word choice and humorous tone of Machan’s story also reveal

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    Submitted: February 14, 2010 By: Steve
  • The West Wing

    The West Wing

    Episode H Con – 172, of The West Wing, season three, dealt with many important issues and ideas of morality. Some major characters in this episode were misleading and deceiving fellow peers and friends in an attempt to achieve goals and hide facts and emotions. While others were discovering the power of truth and fighting the urge of turning to lies and fantasy. Some were even dealing with the pulls of duty and desire. The

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    Submitted: June 4, 2010 By: Wendy
  • The White Day

    The White Day

    The White Day It was a beautiful Saturday morning on January 6, 2007. The winter air was crisp and the view was amazing. The soft salty scent from the ocean filled the air. Off the balcony on the second story of the Long Beach Yacht Club I could see the light swells of the Pacific Ocean. The small crashing of waves added to the peaceful instrumental background sounds as the ceremony was about to begin.

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    Submitted: March 2, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • The White Heron

    The White Heron

    Neda Tavana Professor Llimcolioc 20 April 2008 Nature that Brings Happiness …When the great world for the first time puts out a hand to her, must she thrust it aside for a bird's sake? Within the short story A White Heron, by Sarah Orne Jewett, she uses repetition and symbolic terms as she conveys a young girl’s coming of age while she encounters a decision between her grace and prosperity. Evidence of this binary begins

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    Submitted: March 6, 2010 By: Top
  • The White Hotel

    The White Hotel

    The White Hotel Donald Michael Thomas began his writing career as a poet, and his early work was notable for the way it ranged across the heights of the fantasy worlds of science fiction and of sensuality. Thomas was a superb writer, meticulous researcher, and a genius in deceiving the reader. He skillfully wrote The White Hotel, combining prose, poem, and science fiction, to make it a believable, conceivable, and a touching piece of literature.

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    Submitted: March 19, 2009 By: Fatih
  • The White Hotel

    The White Hotel

    The White Hotel Donald Michael Thomas began his writing career as a poet, and his early work was notable for the way it ranged across the heights of the fantasy worlds of science fiction and of sensuality. Thomas was a superb writer, meticulous researcher, and a genius in deceiving the reader. He skillfully wrote The White Hotel, combining prose, poem, and science fiction, to make it a believable, conceivable, and a touching piece of

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    Submitted: June 12, 2010 By: Monika
  • The White Man’s Burden

    The White Man’s Burden

    « The White Man’s Burden » In “The White Man’s Burden” and in “The Recessional”, Kipling outlines his idealistic concept of empire which is based on service and sacrifice. England sends some of their best man to defend and help India. The white man has the mission to civilize the Indians. It is their responsibility to culture them, to put them on the right path. They are there to make India a better place to

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    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: David
  • The White Porch: A Journey from Child to Woman

    The White Porch: A Journey from Child to Woman

    The White Porch: A Journey From Child to Woman The poetry of Cathy Song is a flowing collection of soft spoken and colorful imagery. She gently weaves her thoughts into an imaginative yet graceful story that has an overall sensual tone to it. Cathy invites the reader into her personal sanctuary of memories. She allows the reader to share in some of her most personal and critical moments in life. Some may think these things

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    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: Mike
  • The White Tiger Paper- the Rooster Coop

    The White Tiger Paper- the Rooster Coop

    All over the world, no matter how advanced a country or its people are, a version of the metaphorical Rooster Coop is in place. The Rooster Coop is used to keep people in their seats and let the "butchers" keep their wealth. Even though it is much less severe in other countries besides India, it is still in place. In places such as America, we have different levels of position in businesses. In a typical

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    Submitted: April 10, 2016 By: stuart_quaker101
  • The Whiteness of the Whale

    The Whiteness of the Whale

    The Great White Whale and its Many Meanings Herman Melville, in his epic novel Moby-Dick, utilizes the symbolism of the color of the Great White Whale to demonstrate his theme of duality. However, Captain Ahab tragically had a single mind set towards Moby Dick, as he believed that the whale was the symbol of the world's evil and had to be destroyed. On the other hand, Ishmael sees that the color white can mean many

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    Submitted: March 19, 2009 By: Fatih
  • The Wife of Bath

    The Wife of Bath

    "Sovereignty" or believing that a happy match is one in which the wife has control is the backbone to the story of the wife of bath. When the wife of bath finishes telling her story there are no comments from the other pilgrims. The thoughts of both the parson and the knight will be depicted as I imagine them to be in response to her tale. I can see the parson looking to his left,

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    Submitted: January 14, 2009 By: Jessica
  • The Wife of Bath

    The Wife of Bath

    “Sovereignty” or believing that a happy match is one in which the wife has control is the backbone to the story of the wife of bath. When the wife of bath finishes telling her story there are no comments from the other pilgrims. The thoughts of both the parson and the knight will be depicted as I imagine them to be in response to her tale. I can see the parson looking to his

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Jessica
  • The Wife of Bath

    The Wife of Bath

    �The Wife of bath’s Prologue clearly demonstrates the power that a woman actually holds in terms of her sexuality. Even if she does not have the control that most men may have, it is her beauty and youth that she can use to her advantage. This is what the �Wife of Bath used in order to attain her husbands; “Housbondes at chirche dore I have had five” (Line 6, The Wife of Bath Prologue). In

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    Submitted: December 20, 2009 By: Bred
  • The Wife of Bath

    The Wife of Bath

    The Wife of Bath The Wife of Bath is acclaimed to be one of Chaucer’s most intriguing characters. She achieved much of her reputation from the depth of her area under discussion, luring curious minds into her story and the greater meaning of it all. Chaucer, even as a man, was successful in representing a relatively fair feminist view of the medieval female's plight by employing humor, historical perspective, and individual expression. The text of

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    Submitted: January 7, 2010 By: Victor
  • The Wife of Bath

    The Wife of Bath

    The Wife of Bath The Canterbury Tales is the work of English writer, Geoffrey Chaucer. The conception of the poem is based on a religious pilgrimage. There are 29 pilgrims who are traveling to a shrine in Canterbury. Coincidently, they are joined by the narrator who suggests that they all travel together and entertain each other with stories. Originally, Chaucer’s plan is that each character in The Canterbury Tales tells four tales each; two tales

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    Submitted: April 27, 2010 By: Steve
  • The Wife of Bath and the Pardoner’s Tale

    The Wife of Bath and the Pardoner’s Tale

    The Wife of Bath and the Pardoner’s Tale The Wife of Bath is a very interesting woman, her views on life and god are true to her heart and it doesn’t bother her if people don’t agree. She has been through a lot of marriages and was married at the age of twelve. The Pardoner is a very important factor in the church during his time. He mainly goes out and collects payments for the

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Mike
  • The Wife of Bath as Neither a Feminist nor Antifeminist Character

    The Wife of Bath as Neither a Feminist nor Antifeminist Character

    The Wife of Bath as neither a Feminist nor Antifeminist character The wife of bath, a character in The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer, has consistently been labeled as either a feminist or an antifeminist. Being to able to label her is not as easy as it first appears however. She displays behavior and speech at various times throughout her prologue and story that when taken by itself or out of context could lead a

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    Submitted: December 3, 2009 By: Fatih
  • The Wife of Bath May Mock and Expose Misogyny, but She Remains Trapped in It

    The Wife of Bath May Mock and Expose Misogyny, but She Remains Trapped in It

    Chaucer’s Wife of Bath is one of the most amazing characters in English Literature. She is a strong, clever, independent woman who knows what she likes and usually gets it. She is lusty and not shy about it. She exposes and mocks misogyny in various ways, showing just how misogynistic medieval society was. However, although her strong willed nature and mockery of this patriarchy is apparent, as an audience we still remain confused, and discover

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    Submitted: May 19, 2010 By: Tasha
  • The Wife of Bath Prologue and Tale

    The Wife of Bath Prologue and Tale

    The Wife of Bath Prologue and Tale In The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer, The Wife of Bath seems to be one of the more cheerful characters on the pilgrimage. She has radical views about women and marriage in a time when women were expected to be passive toward men. There are many things consistent between The Wife of Bath's prologue and her tale. The most obvious similarity that clearly shows the comparison between the

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    Submitted: March 27, 2010 By: Stenly
  • The Wife of Martin Guerre

    The Wife of Martin Guerre

    “…how can I deny the truth?” Although Bertrande is well-intentioned, her actions bring misery to everyone. Discuss. The notion of Bertrande de Rols in The Wife of Martin Guerre as having good intentions suggests not only that she was mindful of her own feelings in her pursuit of the truth, but also of the feelings of others. However, Bertrande’s intentions were to cleanse her soul and absolve herself from sin by indicting the impostor, Arnaud

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    Submitted: February 20, 2010 By: Tasha
  • The Wild but Wonderful Werewolf

    The Wild but Wonderful Werewolf

    The Wild but Wonderful Werewolf Despite the traditional portrayal of werewolves, Blood and Chocolate exposes a more positive and relatable representation of the universally infamous creatures. Through Vivian’s insider perspective of the “wolf pack,” Annette Curtis Klause allows the reader into a world where the werewolf is not just a ravenous beast, but a truly complex being. Although the werewolves’ “animal” side is portrayed, their human qualities are present more than ever. This allows the

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    Submitted: March 9, 2010 By: July
  • The Wild Duck (ibsen) Character Use of Escapes

    The Wild Duck (ibsen) Character Use of Escapes

    People cannot handle stress everyday without having some form of an "escape," which could be as simple as listening to the radio for ten minutes, as long as it gets the mind off the stress. The use of escapes is especially evident in The Wild Duck. Old Akers uses drinking and hunting in the attic as his escapes from the fact that he is poor. He used to be friends with Mr. Worley until

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    Essay Length: 338 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 19, 2009 By: Fatih
  • The Wild Duck (ibsen) Character Use of Escapes

    The Wild Duck (ibsen) Character Use of Escapes

    People cannot handle stress everyday without having some form of an "escape," which could be as simple as listening to the radio for ten minutes, as long as it gets the mind off the stress. The use of escapes is especially evident in The Wild Duck. Old Akers uses drinking and hunting in the attic as his escapes from the fact that he is poor. He used to be friends with Mr. Worley until

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    Submitted: February 27, 2010 By: Bred
  • The Wild Swans at Coole

    The Wild Swans at Coole

    The Wild Swans at Coole Literally, this poem is about a man who revisits a park he had been to for the past nineteen years. The persona describes the surrounding scenery, such as its “autumn beauty” and the “brimming water among the stones”. However, symbolically, the persona explores how he feels towards aging and he compares his stagnant life with the “brilliant creatures” that scattered “wheeling in great broken rings/upon their clamorous wings”. Symbolism of

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    Submitted: March 27, 2010 By: Artur
  • The Win

    The Win

    Okay so we’ve already heard a lot about Bertolt Brecht. Today I’m going to focus on Epic Theatre. And some different type of effects that Brecht developed. I’ll also talk about Brechtian Acting, Gestus and some production techniques Brecht used. The term Epic theatre was first coined by Erwin Piscator, a German director who was involved in the creation of new theatre forms. Many concepts in epic theatre had been around for years; however it

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    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Jack
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