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  • ‘in Gattaca the Film-Maker Presents Characters Who Are Emotionally Cold

    ‘in Gattaca the Film-Maker Presents Characters Who Are Emotionally Cold

    In Andrew Niccol’s film Gattaca, it shows us a discriminative world complete with genetic superiority and high expectations, separate people by the name ‘valid’ and ‘invalid’. By the first thought, we were easily think it is an emotionally cold world, especially those characters. However the real relationship between the main character ‘Vincent’ and those people around him shows us that those kind of thoughts were absolutely wrong. People around Vincent who saved him, helped him,

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    Submitted: November 21, 2009 By: Anna
  • ‘in Her Preface to Mary Barton, Gaskell Writes “i Know Nothing of Political Economy of the Theories of Trade.I Have Tried to Write Truthfully.” What Kinds of Truths Does She Attempt to Convey?

    ‘in Her Preface to Mary Barton, Gaskell Writes “i Know Nothing of Political Economy of the Theories of Trade.I Have Tried to Write Truthfully.” What Kinds of Truths Does She Attempt to Convey?

    Although ‘Mary Barton’ is a novel the revolves around the effects of the industrialisation in and around Manchester, Gaskell is right in claiming that she rejects the notions of political economy and trade theories. It is a novel that is centralised around the people involved, rather than the trade itself. She uses the lives and the ups and downs of the people of Manchester to paint a vision of the effects of the politics and

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    Submitted: January 13, 2010 By: Mikki
  • ‘the Tiger’ and ‘the Lamb’

    ‘the Tiger’ and ‘the Lamb’

    ‘The Lamb’ and ‘The Tiger’ are two poems written by one author known as William Blake. Both of these poems fall into his collection known as the “Songs of Innocence.” ‘The Tiger’ was originally published in the “Songs of Experience” collection in 1794 by the name ‘The Tyger.’ ‘The Lamb,’ on the hand, was published earlier in the collection “Songs of Innocence” in 1789. However, modern anthologies printed the two poems together in the “Songs

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    Submitted: July 27, 2016 By: filatovsergey
  • “a & P” by John Updike

    “a & P” by John Updike

    1. It does say in the story that the beach is five miles away, so I’m assuming that the community is very relaxed and laid back especially in the summer. The women are respectful and considerate towards others, “…the women generally put on a shirt or shorts... before they get out of the car into the street.” Some families are large, “…women with six children…” which tells me that the people that live I this

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    Essay Length: 466 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Yan
  • “a Good Man Is Hard to Find” and “where Are You Going, Where Have You Been”

    “a Good Man Is Hard to Find” and “where Are You Going, Where Have You Been”

    “A Good Man Is Hard To Find” and “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been” While reading, “A Good Man Is Hard To Find” and “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been” the readers find themselves lost in worlds of suspense, horror and comic relief through tone and symbolism. Although, the stories contain very different plots, they both have a sense of “good vs. evil.” In “A Good Man Is Hard To Find”,

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    Submitted: February 11, 2010 By: Tasha
  • “an Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge”

    “an Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge”

    Ambrose Bierce, author of the short story “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” meticulously chronicles the experience of a southern secessionist during the Civil War, who is on the edge of death. Peyton Farquhar is a prominent Alabaman planter that has been prevented from joining the Confederate cause, but not from “having the heart of a solider”. He knew the opportunity to prove himself capable would come, as it always does in war time, and

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    Submitted: January 1, 2010 By: Jack
  • “as Due by Many Titles I Resign My Self to Thee, O God ...” (donne) What Do You See as the Most Interesting or Challenging Aspects of Therelationship Between the Human and Divine in the Texts ‘jane Eyre'and the Poetry of John Donne?

    “as Due by Many Titles I Resign My Self to Thee, O God ...” (donne) What Do You See as the Most Interesting or Challenging Aspects of Therelationship Between the Human and Divine in the Texts ‘jane Eyre'and the Poetry of John Donne?

    In looking at this question, it is my opinion that it is arousing a discussion of the self-denial that religion imposes and also the conflict it imposes on the self. For this I will primarily be looking at Charlotte Bronte’s ‘Jane Eyre’ and the poetry of John Donne. The progression of Jane Eyre’s life is shown by a variety of links to religion due to the many changes in her way of life. Bronte shows

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    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: David
  • “battle Royal” the Denial of Social Equality

    “battle Royal” the Denial of Social Equality

    “Battle Royal” The Denial of Social Equality “Battle Royal” by Ralph Ellison is the story of a young, African American, high school graduate who withstands humiliation to give a speech amongst the towns leading white citizens at an event called a “Battle Royal.” The narrator was chosen to give the speech because he had given the speech once before at his high school graduation and it was a tremendous success. During this time period the

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    Submitted: January 22, 2010 By: Tasha
  • “beefburger” by Ogden Nash

    “beefburger” by Ogden Nash

    “Beefburger” by Ogden Nash “Beefburger” is the title of the poem written by Ogden Nash. It is an original piece of work which would probably make most of its readers wonder what was the idea the author tried to reveal. I think that the topic Nash have chosen is quiet appealing and unexpected because in a way it is hard to find yourself judging the word ‘beefburger’ the way the author did. In this poem

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    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Monika
  • “dulce Et Decorum Est,” Vs.“not Waving but Drowning

    “dulce Et Decorum Est,” Vs.“not Waving but Drowning

    In “Dulce et Decorum Est,” written by Wilfred Owen, and “Not Waving but Drowning,” written by Stevie Smith, there are similarities in imagery, in tone, and in how each of their views are reflected in their poems. In “Dulce et Decorum Est,” the tone is very sad and pitiful because of the soldiers that are dying a horrible death in war. In “Not Waving but Drowning,” there is also a tone of sadness and pity

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    Submitted: January 9, 2010 By: Fatih
  • “dulce Et Decorum Est” or the Insanity of the New Age.

    “dulce Et Decorum Est” or the Insanity of the New Age.

    “Dulce et Decorum Est” Or The insanity of the new age. By Rumi Pavlova ENG 102 16 In order to express thoughts and emotions, past generations used different artistic techniques and expressions. Some of the most popular methods were found in music, theatre, dance and poetry. One of the most emotional expressive arts that directly affected the human emotions was poetry which could easily be converted into music. The ancient philosophies reveal to us

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    Submitted: February 3, 2010 By: Edward
  • “each of You Helped to Kill Her.” Says the Inspector.Show Exactly What Part Each Member of the Birling Family (and Gerald Croft).Played in the Death of Eva Smith.Do You Think That Some Characters Are More Guilty Than Others?

    “each of You Helped to Kill Her.” Says the Inspector.Show Exactly What Part Each Member of the Birling Family (and Gerald Croft).Played in the Death of Eva Smith.Do You Think That Some Characters Are More Guilty Than Others?

    “Each of you helped to kill her.” Says the Inspector. Show exactly what part each member of the Birling family (and Gerald Croft). Played in the death of Eva Smith. Do you think that some characters are more guilty than others? ‘An Inspector Calls’ is a play written by J.B Priestley. It is set in pre-World War One Britain, but was written in 1945, which enabled Priestley to use dramatic irony as a way of

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    Submitted: January 31, 2010 By: Edward
  • “hello, Anybody Listening, It's an Emergency!”

    “hello, Anybody Listening, It's an Emergency!”

    “Hello, anybody listening, it’s an emergency!” One fine evening, I was at home and listening to music with an enjoyable mood. The music was so sweet and melodious that I was totally absorbed in it. All of a sudden, the telephone bell started ringing although I was not expecting any call at that time. I picked up the receiver and heard these words from some unknown person. The voice was disturbing too. I asked him

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    Submitted: December 1, 2009 By: Mike
  • “i Wandered Lonely as a Cloud”

    “i Wandered Lonely as a Cloud”

    “I WANDERED LONELY AS A CLOUD” In William Wordsworth’s poem “I wondered lonely as a cloud” the daffodils represent his happiness and inspiration. The daffodils make him forget about his loneliness. The daffodils help him to forget that he doesn’t have anyone and is depressed. First, he is walking alone as he notices these daffodils under trees unnoticeable as he is towards people: “I wandered lonely as a cloud/that floats on high o’er vales and

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    Submitted: February 10, 2010 By: Janna
  • “i'm Not Scared Is About the Loss of Innocence and Adult Cruelty.” Would You Agree?

    “i'm Not Scared Is About the Loss of Innocence and Adult Cruelty.” Would You Agree?

    Michele’s experiences see him journey from an innocent child to a perceptive, wiser and more intelligent young man. The systematic destruction of his childhood innocence is a direct result of the cruel actions and betrayals by the people around him. With each action and betrayal more damaging than the last. It is not until the final moments that whatever remains of Michele’s innocence is finally destroyed by the cruelty of his very own father. The

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Steve
  • “in What Ways Is ‘the Taming of the Shrew'an Appropriate Title for the Play?”.An Exploration of Shakespeare's Dramatic Presentation of Katherina.

    “in What Ways Is ‘the Taming of the Shrew'an Appropriate Title for the Play?”.An Exploration of Shakespeare's Dramatic Presentation of Katherina.

    “In what ways is ‘The Taming of the Shrew’ an appropriate title for the play?”. An exploration of Shakespeare’s dramatic presentation of Katherina. In the play, ‘The Taming of the Shrew’, characters contribute greatly to the development of the storyline. As one of the main characters Katherina’s shrewish behaviour adds the comical aspect at the beginning of the play and by the end has been diminished with the help of Petruchio’s taming techniques. Shakespeare uses

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    Submitted: April 20, 2010 By: July
  • “information Technologies to Support Logistic Function: Transportation

    “information Technologies to Support Logistic Function: Transportation

    INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES IN LOGISTICS “Information Technologies To Support Logistic Function: Transportation” By Paola Baracetti Nida Anjum Erling Johan Wollen For Information Technology in Logistics (DMI706) Riga Technical University Dr.sc.ing.prof Andrejs Romānovs 17.05.2016 Table of content 1 Introduction 1.1 What Is Information Technology? 1.2 Role of Transportation in Logistics 1.3 New Trends in Information Technology and Transportation 2 List of information technologies 2.1 GPS/GIS technology 2.2 Wireless technologies (Bluetooth, LTE, WIFI) 2.3 Artificial intelligence 3 Scientific

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    Submitted: May 24, 2016 By: nidaanjum89
  • “is Macbeth a Victim of Fate or His Own Ambitious Choices?”

    “is Macbeth a Victim of Fate or His Own Ambitious Choices?”

    “Is Macbeth a victim of fate or his own ambitious choices?” Fate, unlike fatalism, does not stipulate that human deliberation and actions are inconsequential in causing an event, as its occurrence is inevitable. Rather it simply states that all events, and the choices leading up to them, are predetermined; hence the role of freewill is no less significant in deciding fated events than it is when considering situations from a non-fated perspective. This concept can

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    Submitted: April 3, 2010 By: Top
  • “mending Wall” by Robert Frost

    “mending Wall” by Robert Frost

    In this poem, Frost imagines two neighbors who meet once a year to repair the rock wall that separates their orchards. In this situation, the wall is a metaphor for the relationship between two people. The fact that they are neighbors suggests that these two people are emotionally close to each other, and the wall is the expression of the emotional barricade that separates them. In the poem, the speaker wants to tear down

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    Submitted: January 30, 2010 By: Vika
  • “my Brother Allie's Baseball Mitt”

    “my Brother Allie's Baseball Mitt”

    I loved my brother Allie so much, that’s why I kept his baseball mitt. I couldn’t stand thinking about that I’ll never see him again! I guess because of that the mitt is so damn valuable to me. Well, and it really was a huge part of Allie, that’s why it makes me feel good; because only I have it. Allie’s baseball mitt is a left-handed baseball mitt. The whole mitt is a light

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    Submitted: January 19, 2010 By: Anna
  • “ode on a Grecian Urn” Analysis

    “ode on a Grecian Urn” Analysis

    The “Ode on a Grecian Urn” by John Keats depicts the images and stories on a Grecian urn. Keats has the reader think about the difference between changeable real life and the immortal and permanent life on the urn. Also, the reader becomes mixed between observation of the art and participation in the art. The first stanza depicts the urn as an “unravish’d bride” and a “foster child” (1-2). These words describe the urn as

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    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: Yan
  • “of This Time, of That Place” Themes

    “of This Time, of That Place” Themes

    I believe the main theme in “Of This Time, Of That Place”, by Lionel Trilling, is the writing and understanding of literature by modern students, and how it differs from those by past ‘old school’ strategies. Trilling demonstrates this by Joseph Howe’s poems being critiqued by Frederic Woolley, the editor of the magazine Life and Letters. In it, Woolley condemns Howe’s works, compared to those of Thomas Wormser, claiming Howe’s works were “insulting” and written

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    Submitted: May 28, 2010 By: Max
  • “rules of the Game” by Amy Tan and “sweet Sixteen and Never Been Kissed” by Ioda Munn

    “rules of the Game” by Amy Tan and “sweet Sixteen and Never Been Kissed” by Ioda Munn

    The short stories- “rules of the game” by Amy Tan and “sweet sixteen and never been kissed” by Ioda Munn, both have similarities and differences. The similarities are that the main characters in both theses short stories have to deal with conflict within their family. The differences are that how they deal with the different types of conflict within their family. There are many aspects, in which people could like or dislike the main characters.

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    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Yan
  • “rules of the Game” by Amy Tan and “sweet Sixteen and Never Been Kissed” by Ioda Munn

    “rules of the Game” by Amy Tan and “sweet Sixteen and Never Been Kissed” by Ioda Munn

    The short stories- “rules of the game” by Amy Tan and “sweet sixteen and never been kissed” by Ioda Munn, both have similarities and differences. The similarities are that the main characters in both theses short stories have to deal with conflict within their family. The differences are that how they deal with the different types of conflict within their family. There are many aspects, in which people could like or dislike the main characters.

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    Submitted: April 3, 2010 By: Max
  • “sailing to Byzantium”: Appreciation of Life and the Struggle Between the Ages

    “sailing to Byzantium”: Appreciation of Life and the Struggle Between the Ages

    “Sailing to Byzantium”: Appreciation of Life and the Struggle Between the Ages In W.B. Yeats, “Sailing to Byzantium” the narrator is an older man looking at his life with detest as the way it appears now. He is holding resent for the way the young get to live their lives and how he lives his now. The narrator is dealing with the issue of being older and his sadness of worth in this life, and

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    Submitted: February 9, 2010 By: Jessica
  • “switch to Something You'll Like, Kellogg's Corn Flakes”

    “switch to Something You'll Like, Kellogg's Corn Flakes”

    “Switch to Something You’ll Like, Kellogg’s Corn Flakes” The Kellogg story started in the eighteen hundreds at the Battle Creek Sanatorium, where Kellogg’s Corn Flakes were created. From now until then, the Kellogg Company has changed breakfast forever. (Kellogg Company par. 3). The nineteen-forties are basically defined by World War II, which pushed the United States out of the Great Depression. Most of the men were sent off to war, leaving their jobs and families

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    Submitted: December 31, 2009 By: Tommy
  • “the Canterbury Tales” by Chaucer

    “the Canterbury Tales” by Chaucer

    I found myself also questioning what women want when reading this story. In movies and stories alike many men have wandered what the answer is to this mysterious question. The young knight had many answers to consider. I believe the knight’s choices and reactions to that which he is faced with, is in all what women want. You can not single out any one thing, but more so an umbrella of concepts to suffice

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    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Max
  • “the Devil Made Me Do It”

    “the Devil Made Me Do It”

    I don't like scary movies but all the hype about The Exorcist movie wore me down and I just had to see it. It was so intense; it scared the hell out of me. Even after the movie had ended, it stayed on my mind and I couldn't get to sleep until it was morning. The sound effects and imagery of the girl’s head turning were very frightening. As I was watching the movie, I

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    Submitted: December 20, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • “the Distortion of an Ideal”

    “the Distortion of an Ideal”

    Vindictive, malicious, and belligerent. Many words can be used to define the personality of one whose narrow mind never extends past the addictive seize of power, charm and money. Born into the acrid embracement of the 1920’s extravagance, Daisy Buchanan remains the wife of the lavishly wealthy Tom Buchanan, past lover of the fabulously excessive Jay Gatsby, and cousin to narrator Nick Carraway. In the classic novel, The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald how Daisy’s

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    Submitted: February 19, 2010 By: Fatih
  • “the Most Irritating Things in My World”

    “the Most Irritating Things in My World”

    You know how people have those little habits that get you down? Like talking during the movie that you paid seven dollars to see. Or making smacking noises when they eat. Basically, things that bother you more than they should. Standing, waiting my turn in the salad line and the girl in front of me is taking forever! It is so vexing, all I want is some salad and ranch dressing, and here she is,

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    Submitted: May 23, 2010 By: Tommy
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