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  • Modern English Literature

    Modern English Literature

    INTRODUCTION The interest, raised recently towards English language, the development of international relations on different levels has reasoned the desire to learn as much as possible about the country where this language originated as well as about its culture. The literature is that magic key that opens the door of cognition of many sphere of human knowledge. It helps us to learn some interesting facts about t history, to know more about people's life in

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    Essay Length: 8,346 Words / 34 Pages
    Submitted: December 9, 2008 By: Mike
  • English Literature

    English Literature

    General Certificate of Secondary Education June 2004 ENGLISH LITERATURE (SPECIFICATION A) 3712/H Higher Tier Friday 28 May 2004 9.00 am to 10.45am In addition to this paper you will require: ! a 12-page answer book; ! a copy of the 2004 AQA Anthology which you have been studying; ! a copy of the relevant post-1914 novel if you have been studying this instead of the Anthology short stories. Time allowed: 1 hour 45 minutes Instructions

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    Essay Length: 1,673 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 30, 2009 By: Fonta
  • English Literature

    English Literature

    The deaths in each of these stories are quite similar in certain ways, but also different. In “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” the death was a penalty for a crime that had been committed. What we see in the story is a last memory or dream, before the actual death occurs. At the time we don’t know this, but could probably guess after a few minutes into the story. When the board is removed

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    Essay Length: 738 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: Victor
  • Femme Fatales of English Literature

    Femme Fatales of English Literature

    The femme fatale, a seductive woman who entices men into perilous and compromising positions by way of charisma and mystery, is a classic, and often enthralling, character who can be found in many sources of literature and mythology of various origins and eras (“Femme Fatale” 1). “If the goddess of virtue is a lily and the vamp is an overripe red rose, the femme fatale is a Venus flytrap.” (Billinghurst 1). In the simple quote

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    Essay Length: 336 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 15, 2010 By: Monika
  • English Literature

    English Literature

    Stealing In the poem Stealing, a desperate young man attempts to fulfil his craving for company, and capture small moments of other people’s happiness. He manages to accomplish these desires by means of stealing and law breaking. To this boy, robbery is not for money but is instead a frantic attempt to fulfil a lonely life. Bad experiences have ridden this boy’s existence; explaining his need for a companion and glimpses of other people’s joy.

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    Essay Length: 490 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 18, 2010 By: regina
  • Charles Dickens and His Contributions to Classic English Literature

    Charles Dickens and His Contributions to Classic English Literature

    Most of Dickens’s novels were written episodically in monthly or weekly journals such as Master Humphrey’s Clock (Wikipedia). Due to this, the stories were affordable, accessible to anyone in that era. On top of that, his stories were widely anticipated by his readers causing many to be more interested in the classic English literature. The other impact of his episodic writings was his exposure to the opinions of his readers. He was able to analyse

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    Essay Length: 872 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 5, 2010 By: Andrew
  • English Literature

    English Literature

    William Wordsworth (1770-1850) I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o’er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host of golden daffodils; Beside the lake, beneath the trees, Fluttering and dancing in the breeze. Continuous as the stars that shine And twinkle on the milky way, They stretched in never-ending line Along the margin of a bay: Ten thousand saw I

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    Essay Length: 1,345 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: May 4, 2010 By: Janna
  • Atonement - English Literature McEwan

    Atonement - English Literature McEwan

    McEwan enables us to ‘see’ the war in parts two and three through his graphic depiction. It is through McEwan’s ‘unexpected detail’ that the reader is able to fully understand the ‘horrors’ of the war. It is important for McEwan to enable the reader to see the war as he tried to do ‘justice’ to his fathers ‘experience of the war’. One of the ways McEwan presents the experience of war is through the aspect

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    Essay Length: 1,051 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: June 2, 2019 By: annzpie
  • Concise Literature Review on a Few Articles About English as a Second Language

    Concise Literature Review on a Few Articles About English as a Second Language

    LITERATURE REVIEW By Leandro Machado, English as a Second Language, ESL, has become a vast field of research among scholars of many fields of studies, especially Linguistics and Applied Linguistics. Considering its broad scope, the coexistence of contradictory thoughts and thesis on this subject is predictable to take place in many scientific production around the world. Moreover, ESL appliance and effectiveness are directly linked to the fact that once a wide range of experimental and

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    Essay Length: 758 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: July 3, 2017 By: Leandro Machado
  • Geoffrey Chaucer and His Effect on the English Language

    Geoffrey Chaucer and His Effect on the English Language

    Geoffrey Chaucer and his effect on the English Language Geoffrey Chaucer has been called the Father of the English language. He did for the English narrative what Shakespeare later did for drama. He was the first writer to use lines of poetry that had an appeal to those interested in nature and books. His writing was very modern for his time, even more modern than the writings of others after he died, but he stayed

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    Essay Length: 2,224 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: December 8, 2008 By: Jack
  • Isolation in Society by American Literature

    Isolation in Society by American Literature

    Isolation In Society By American Literature. The individual and his role in society, based on American Literature, is portrayed through many different characters, all sharing the same feelings of isolation. The feeling of isolation, in reference to Huckleberry Finn , is a choice that Huck Finn brings on himself. Throughout rebellion towards his father, Huck tries to find his true self by isolating himself from societies views and beliefs. In the novel Great Gatsby ,

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    Essay Length: 765 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 8, 2008 By: Mike
  • History of English Royal Family (eleanor of Aquitaine)

    History of English Royal Family (eleanor of Aquitaine)

    Eleanor of Aquitaine The Troubadour's Daughter Eleanor of Aquitaine was born around 1122. Her grandfather, William IX, was the wealthy and powerful duke of Aquitaine. He was also a musician and poet, acknowledged as history's first troubadour. William IX didn't just sing about love. By the time he was twenty he had married and divorced his first wife, Ermengarde. His second wife was Philippa (or Maud) of Toulouse, the widowed queen of Aragon. They had

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    Essay Length: 1,880 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: December 8, 2008 By: Max
  • Contemporary Literature and the Events That Influenced It

    Contemporary Literature and the Events That Influenced It

    Contemporary Literature and the Events That Influenced It In the last forty years there have been some key people and events that have shaped history and in turn have influenced the works of some of literature's most prolific writers. During this time period some of the most powerful speeches, poems, and literary protests were written. These works of literature were sometimes written out of necessity for the times and spoke out to all that read

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    Essay Length: 1,599 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Vika
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne - Literature of Consience

    Nathaniel Hawthorne - Literature of Consience

    Nathaniel Hawthorne: Literature of Consience By Christopher C. Copass English II, 2nd Period Mr. Scales April 29, 1999 Nathaniel Hawthorne's works established him as one of the most unique authors of the 19th century. With works such as The Scarlet Letter, Hawthorne not only entertained his audience, he made them look at their own life and compare it to 17th century Puritan New England. He also brought readers to the realization of how harsh and

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    Submitted: February 18, 2009 By: regina
  • Herbert George Wells - English Author and Political Philososopher

    Herbert George Wells - English Author and Political Philososopher

    Herbert George Wells English author and political philososopher, most famous for his science-fantasy novels with their prophetic depictions of the triumphs of technology as well as the horrors of 20th-century warfare. Wells was born September 21, 1866, in Bromley, Kent, and educated at the Normal School of Science in London, to which he won a scholarship. He worked as a draper's apprentice, bookkeeper, tutor, and journalist until 1895, when he became a full- time writer.

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    Essay Length: 351 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 18, 2009 By: Monika
  • Diversity in the Workplace: A Literature Review

    Diversity in the Workplace: A Literature Review

    Diversity in the Workplace In today's society, cultural diversity is at the highest point it has ever been. As companies are becoming more diverse, it is becoming more important for them to understand and manage that diversity. People of different backgrounds, races, ages, sex, and/or religions create a diverse workforce. There is an importance of having a diverse workforce in order to provide better performance overall. With a diverse workforce, there arises a need for

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    Essay Length: 1,334 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: March 11, 2009 By: July
  • French and English Revolution

    French and English Revolution

    Thousands of revolutions have taken place throughout the course of the history of the world. These revolutions have changed the politics, history, and all other facets of civilization of certain groups. Most revolutions follow a basic set formula of events: a leader is overthrown, radical and extremist groups take control for a period of time, and then the government is eventually restored to it's original state. Both the English and French Revolutions followed this basic

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    Essay Length: 429 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 16, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Literature - a Mirror of Society

    Literature - a Mirror of Society

    The literature of a country is affected and influenced by how the people of that country live. This paper will prove that The French Revolution greatly influenced 19th Century French Romanticism. First, the cultural values of the revolution will be identified. Then, the different aspects of Romanticism will be presented. The cultural values of The French Revolution and Romanticism will then be linked. Finally, literary examples will be shown to support this connection between the

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    Essay Length: 1,091 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: March 19, 2009 By: Fatih
  • English Comp

    English Comp

    COURSE 12 Profession of Arms PROFESSIONALISM: 1. Having a sense of duty towards society best describes which characteristic of a profession? A: Public Service Orientation. 2. Accepted values, norms, and symbols are indicative of which characteristic of a profession? A: Distinct Subculture 3. Which best describes the attributes of professional character? A: Exhibiting emotional, moral and intellectual qualities and behaviors. 4. Regarding public orientation, what sharply distinguishes the profession of arms from other professions? A:

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    Essay Length: 283 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Mikki
  • British Literature

    British Literature

    The British Empire was once taking over many different territories and colonizing around the world. In the twentieth century what was accepted as British literature because more diverse. Britain diversified its self not only around the world but people from all over came to Britain too. Many writings in this period show this in different ways. Virginia Woolf’s “A Room of One’s Own”, Salmon Rushdie’s “English Is an Indian Literary Language”, Ngugi WA Thiong’O’s

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    Essay Length: 396 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Kevin
  • English as Second Language

    English as Second Language

    Sports Update November 2007 The month of November was very successful for Leeds Met sports. Each Wednesday Leeds Met has been racking up wins in every sport while most of the teams stand alone at the top of their respective table. The Carnegie tradition can be seen throughout the campus and beyond letting people know that Leeds Met stands for excellence in sport. Come out and show your support on Wednesday's, you are sure to

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    Essay Length: 291 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Jon
  • Theme for English Explication

    Theme for English Explication

    The poem starts out with the student replaying the teacher’s instructions in his head, The instructor said, Go home and write a page tonight. And let that page come out of you--- Then, it will be true. These instructions show that what is honest is true. The instructor wants them to write out their own thoughts and feelings and not use someone else’s writing to pass off as their own, but to understand their own

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    Essay Length: 608 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: July
  • Various English Freewrites

    Various English Freewrites

    Free Writing Desires Desires... those would be the things that drive us. For example right now I desire junk food and ciggs, and that's what I have. Desires can be used for the better or worse. sometimes the desire is so strong that one will do anything to fulfill it. This is not good. Desires can also be used to manipulate people. Not the most honerable hobby, but it's fun none the less. Nothing else

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    Essay Length: 770 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Jack
  • Old English Poetry

    Old English Poetry

    James I Leader By Example When talking about forms of Government, and which is the best means to an end, it is often difficult for people to agree on what exactly the appropriate form is. It is also commonly found difficult as to what power the agreed upon body has over the governed citizens. This was also the case when William Tyndale, Sir Thomas Elyot, and King James I brought forth their opinions on

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    Essay Length: 1,055 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Business Literature

    Business Literature

    In this age of computers and high speed Internet access, every company should have some type of Internet presence, a Website. With all the tools and free web hosting company’s it is very simple to develop a website, so every company should have a site. Just having a website is not enough, the need to understand the customer is very important and with all the tracking tools that are available, it make this very

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    Essay Length: 844 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Top

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