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  • A Raisin in the Sun

    A Raisin in the Sun

    A Raisin In The Sun Poverty doesn’t have to effect the people’s personalities that I consumes like most of the Youngers. Mama, Ruth, and Beneatha did not let being poor make them envy any one who had money. Walter on the other hand was sick of the way he and his family had to live. He was fed-up and was desperate to make money any way he could think of for his family. “ You

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    Essay Length: 951 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 10, 2010 By: Yan
  • A Raisin in the Sun

    A Raisin in the Sun

    As the subject of a research paper, Lorraine Hansberry's play A Raisin in the Sun has a lot of potential. Themes in the play include aspiration, conflict and identity, all of which can be explored in an interesting way. If you're thinking about writing a paper on it here are a few things to consider. The play takes its name from a line in the poem A Dream Deferred by Langstone Hughes, which is about

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    Essay Length: 400 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 26, 2019 By: brebrown18
  • A Raisin in the Sun and Ordinary People

    A Raisin in the Sun and Ordinary People

    I really enjoyed watching both of the films. They both present struggles that families can face but having money in life may not always make things easier for a family. In fact, more issues can occur. Without communication, love, and lack of support, money can’t make feelings disappear and bring happiness. My Family is extremely important to me. I believe that parent-child relationships are very important as well. The grandmother in “a Raisin in the

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    Essay Length: 634 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Max
  • A Raisin in the Sun and Ordinary People

    A Raisin in the Sun and Ordinary People

    I really enjoyed watching both of the films. They both present struggles that families can face but having money in life may not always make things easier for a family. In fact, more issues can occur. Without communication, love, and lack of support, money can’t make feelings disappear and bring happiness. My Family is extremely important to me. I believe that parent-child relationships are very important as well. The grandmother in “a Raisin in the

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    Essay Length: 634 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 9, 2009 By: July
  • A Raisin in the Sun and Ordinary People

    A Raisin in the Sun and Ordinary People

    I really enjoyed watching both of the films. They both present struggles that families can face but having money in life may not always make things easier for a family. In fact, more issues can occur. Without communication, love, and lack of support, money can’t make feelings disappear and bring happiness. My Family is extremely important to me. I believe that parent-child relationships are very important as well. The grandmother in “a Raisin in

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    Submitted: April 25, 2010 By: Mike
  • A Raisin in the Sun Argumentative Essay

    A Raisin in the Sun Argumentative Essay

    A Raisin in the Sun Every family has an important object, like a necklace, a vase or a well-known picture. In the Younger family, the most important thing is an ordinary plant. But, this ordinary plant is extraordinary in Walter's family, it represents the strength, the hope and dream, and Mama's nurture to the plant. As Mama nurtures the plant, it represents Mama's care for the plant and the family. First, the plant represents strength.

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    Submitted: January 6, 2017 By: zsy_anny
  • A Raisin in the Sun: Essay

    A Raisin in the Sun: Essay

    The Younger family is an African-American family living on the South Side of Chicago in the 1950s. Walter Lee Younger’s father has passed away, leaving ten thousand dollars from life insurance. This drama deals with how the family copes with this money, their dreams, race, and each other. During the play, Mama says, “Sometimes you just have to know when to give up some things…and hold on to what you got.” This statement relates to

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    Essay Length: 651 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 1, 2009 By: Mike
  • A Reading Reaction to My Brother Sam Is Dead

    A Reading Reaction to My Brother Sam Is Dead

    Report On AIDS AIDS( Acquired immune deficiency symdrome) is caused by infection with the human immunodeficiency virus(HIV) which attacks selected cells in the immune system and produces defects in function. These defects may not be apparent for years. They lead to a severe suppression of the immune system's ability to resist harmful organisms. This leaves the body open to invasion by various infections. The first cases of AIDS were reported in the early 1980s. From

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    Submitted: February 18, 2010 By: Janna
  • A Report on How to Spend Spare Time

    A Report on How to Spend Spare Time

    A Report on How to Spend Spare Time Introduction: As we know,college students have much spare time after class. As a college student we should learn how to use our spare time.sufficiently. These days,we have made a interview among one hundred students, including 50% girls and 50% boys, about how they spend their spare time. At the very beginning we divide our probable activities mainly into three parts:study,entertainment and social practice. Procedure: As to

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    Essay Length: 366 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: June 11, 2010 By: Jack
  • A Response to Eric Schlosser

    A Response to Eric Schlosser

    A Response to Eric Schlosser What could be the food which people in the world have eaten at least once? The Answer to this question could be a Ѓgfast-foodЃh; moreover, McDonaldЃfs. It is easier to find Mc DonaldЃfs than finding the final destination when you are traveling. In his essay ЃgGlobal Realization,Ѓh Eric Schlosser demonstrates that the fast-food industries have power to control people in the globe like no others. Schlosser examines several impacts that

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    Submitted: April 28, 2010 By: Tommy
  • A Review of "eaters of the Dead"

    A Review of "eaters of the Dead"

    Eaters of the Dead By: Michael Crichton Almost everybody recognizes Michael Crichton as the author of books such as Jurassic Park, Disclosure, and Congo. Considering he is one of the hottest authors in Hollywood, how could you not. The book reviewed here, however, is none of the above; it is a more or less forgotten book called Eaters of the Dead. As with all of his older books, it has been reprinted recently so

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    Essay Length: 444 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 12, 2010 By: Andrew
  • A Review of Emma

    A Review of Emma

    A Review of Emma I’ve read Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, and most recently Emma. All of them are wonderful, and I can never decide which one is my favorite book by Jane Austen. But definitely Emma is, to me, a very engaging one. I have no special feeling about this book at first glance. Because of Jane Austen, I choose it and take some patience to read. And finally, the patience is greatly

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    Submitted: April 5, 2010 By: Mike
  • A Room on the Roof

    A Room on the Roof

    Savyon Liebrecht was a child of survivors from the Holocaust and like many other children who went through the same experience; she had to deal with the trauma of the past. This admired contemporary writer has grown up, and through her writings, it is evident that she is still trying to understand and live with the “silence” which her blood relations bestowed upon her. A Room on the Roof displays the innate tension when prejudice,

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    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: Kevin
  • A Rose for Emily

    A Rose for Emily

    A Rose for Emily The following paper analyzes the William Faulkner story called A Rose for Emily. The paper discusses my thoughts and ideas about the story, and evaluates different elements of the story. The paper analyzes the style that the author uses in characterization, and a few specific methods used to convey the plot and lay out the scene mentally, giving specific examples in the story. Finally, I give my overall opinion of the

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: David
  • A Rose for Emily

    A Rose for Emily

    Shelly moy is the fucking best! MOY 1 There are several ways to interpret the title that William Faulkner has provided his readers with, “A Rose For Emily.” Roses create complex webs of symbolism and connotations. The content and the narrative of the story, support the rose as a significant symbol in the story. Faulkner uses a voice outside of the story within the title to enhance the message behind the story of Emily Grierson.

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Mike
  • A Rose for Emily

    A Rose for Emily

    A Rose for Emily In “A Rose for Emily,” by William Faulkner, the author conveys the theme as people being afraid of change and how fear can take over one’s life when wanting to protect and preserve their past. He illustrates this through character, setting and symbolism. In opening characterization, Faulkner represents Ms. Emily Grierson with his descriptive words of choice with foreshadowing his climax of the story. (Knickerbocker). He begins to describe her when

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    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Anna
  • A Rose for Emily

    A Rose for Emily

    In the story, " A Rose for Emily, " by William Faulkner, the author reveals the causes' of Emily's plunge toward insanity and the final explanation as to Emily's demise. In this story, events unfold one after the other of Emily's misfortunes, starting early in her life. The towns people begin to notice that Emily is a little strange when her father dies, which is very hard for Emily because this is the only person

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    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Jack
  • A Rose for Emily

    A Rose for Emily

    “A Rose for Emily” is an appealing story not only because of its complex chronology, but also because of its unique narrative point of view. Most people think that the narrator, who uses “we” as though speaking for the entire town, to be young, impressionable, and male; however, after re-reading the story several times, you realize that the narrator is not young and is never identified as being either male or female. The character of

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    Essay Length: 696 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 31, 2009 By: Jessica
  • A Rose for Emily

    A Rose for Emily

    A Rose for Emily plot "A Rose for Emily," written by William Faulkner, is a short story about the life and death of Miss Emily Grierson. The structure of this work is broken down into five individual sections, which all come together to form a masterpiece. As the story begins, the unnamed narrator gives a detailed description of Miss Emily's funeral. It is stated that the whole town was present for the funeral. The narrator

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    Essay Length: 700 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 3, 2010 By: Stenly
  • A Rose for Emily

    A Rose for Emily

    A Rose for Emily by William Faulkner I WHEN Miss Emily Grierson died, our whole town went to her funeral: the men through a sort of respectful affection for a fallen monument, the women mostly out of curiosity to see the inside of her house, which no one save an old man-servant--a combined gardener and cook--had seen in at least ten years. It was a big, squarish frame house that had once been white, decorated

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    Essay Length: 3,629 Words / 15 Pages
    Submitted: February 12, 2010 By: David
  • A Rose for Emily

    A Rose for Emily

    An Interpretation of William Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily" In the short story " A Rose for Emily," William Faulkner tells the sad story of a woman who has had an extremely sheltered life. It is a tragic story in which Miss Emily's hopes and dreams for a normal life are hopelessly lost. William Faulkner was simply writing a sad story that can be related to anyone who has had hopes and aspirations, but has

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    Submitted: March 4, 2010 By: July
  • A Rose for Emily by William Faulkner

    A Rose for Emily by William Faulkner

    In “A Rose for Emily,” William Faulkner’s symbolic use of the “rose” is essential to the story’s theme of Miss Emily’s self-isolation. The rose is often a symbol of love, and portrays an everlasting beauty Miss Emily’s “rose” exists only within the story’s title. Faulkner leaves the reader to interpret the rose’s symbolic meaning. Miss Emily was denied the possibility of falling in love in her youth, so consequently she isolated herself from the world

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    Submitted: April 13, 2010 By: Tasha
  • A Rose for Emily by William Faulkner

    A Rose for Emily by William Faulkner

    A Rose for Emily by William Faulkner WHEN Miss Emily Grierson died, our whole town went to her funeral: the men through a sort of respectful affection for a fallen monument, the women mostly out of curiosity to see the inside of her house, which no one save an old man-servant--a combined gardener and cook--had seen in at least ten years. It was a big, squarish frame house that had once been white, decorated with

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    Essay Length: 3,629 Words / 15 Pages
    Submitted: April 27, 2010 By: Bred
  • A Rose for Emily Case

    A Rose for Emily Case

    A ROSE FOR EMILY Emily is a character who left in my mind many impression. Compare with character Mathilde Loisel, Emily was in a complicated circumstance. The setting of the story – years in Civil War, her noble family with hereditary obligation and gossips in town – build a statue of Emily which make people never forget. A woman always carries her head high enough, self-opinionated but also make people feel grief for her choices

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    Essay Length: 564 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: October 27, 2014 By: cloverlucky
  • A Rose for Emily Written by William Faulkner

    A Rose for Emily Written by William Faulkner

    The short story A Rose For Emily written by William Faulkner is a tale about an old woman named Emily living in the town of Jefferson. The story is written in the classic Faulkner method of a streaming consciousness. A Rose For Emilyillustrates the theme of decay in the town, the house, and in Miss Emily herself. Set in the early nineteen hundreds, the story opens with the town finding out about Emily's death. The

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    Submitted: April 19, 2011 By: heena19
  • A Rose for Montressor?

    A Rose for Montressor?

    Rapist, murders, serial killers, and other such individuals are not generally seen to be the role models in society. This is due to the ability that most humans have in order to distinguish right from wrong. Though frowned upon by society, many times these people repeat their actions, not because they are able to enjoy their actions, but rather mental disorders impair them from understanding how horrible and drastic their actions really are. Such people

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    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: Max
  • A Sand County Almanac

    A Sand County Almanac

    The book, A Sand County Almanac, written by Aldo Leopold touches ethical issues and speaks his voice clearly and plainly. Leopold bathes the reader in multiple main ideas that all focus around environmental ethics. He portrays these ideas through argument, description and explanation. From the realization of how the land is a community of living things we can then appreciate the knowledge obtained from ecology. This allows us to become aware of the importance of

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    Submitted: February 19, 2010 By: Mikki
  • A Sand County Almanac

    A Sand County Almanac

    Question 1. The book called “A Sand County Almanac” because it was about Leopold’s family experiences when they bought a house built on 120 acres on a washed-out sand farm on the Wisconsin River. This is his own words about life on his farm. Question 2. Page 6 Today, few people live on farms or in wilderness. In “The Good Oak,” Leopold states that there are two spiritual dangers from not owning a farm. They

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    Submitted: June 5, 2010 By: Jessica
  • A Secret Lost in the Water

    A Secret Lost in the Water

    Editorial Reviews - Pterodactyl Rose From the Publisher In the title poem of Pterodactyl Rose, the speaker tells us that when he drives he peers into his rear-view mirror and imagines the air behind him filling with the bodies of those ancient creatures his internal combustion engine is burning. He says he is wild with prayer and longing, as we all are as we enter a 21st century that will probably determine whether mankind will

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    Essay Length: 411 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 28, 2011 By: tutyjin
  • A Separate Peace

    A Separate Peace

    A Separate Peace I. Characters 1. Gene- The narrator of the book, and a student at Devon during World War 2. 2. Phineas- Gene’s best friend an roommate. Also an incredible athlete. 3. Brinker Hadley- One of Gene’s friends, and his rival for top academic spot in the class. 4. Leper Lepellier- One of Gene’s and Finny’s friends. 5. Chet Douglass- Another of Gene and Finny’s friends. Part of Super Suicide Society. 6. Bobby Zane-

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    Essay Length: 1,557 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Monika

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