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  • Jane Eyre’s Childhood as a Precedent for All the Trouble

    Jane Eyre’s Childhood as a Precedent for All the Trouble

    Jane Eyre’s childhood as a precedent for all the trouble. Jane Eyre’s literary success of the time has been cheaply commercialized. In other words, Bronte’s novel never got the appreciation it deserved, in the areas it deserved. Many 19th century critics merely assigned literary themes to their reviews to “get it over with”. Critics commended Jane Eyre for everything from its themes to its form. However, their surface examinations amount to nothing without careful consideration

    Essay Length: 1,795 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: March 28, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Compare & Contrast Mrs. Mallard, "the Story of an Hour" to Jane, "the Yellow Wallpaper"

    Compare & Contrast Mrs. Mallard, "the Story of an Hour" to Jane, "the Yellow Wallpaper"

    Diverse authors use diverse strategies to catch a reader’s attention. Both Kate Chopin and Charlotte Perkins Gilman were women ahead of their time; they wrote stories that were socially unacceptable but are now considered some of the greatest. In Kate Chopin’s “The Story of an Hour,” the protagonist, Mrs. Mallard, dies of a heart attack after hearing of her husband’s death. Charlotte Perkins Gilman wrote “The Yellow Wallpaper” with a blasphemous plot at the time:

    Essay Length: 334 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 29, 2010 By: Artur
  • Emma Written by Jane Austin

    Emma Written by Jane Austin

    EMMA EMMA written by Jane Austin is the charmingly ironic tale of Emma Woodhouse, a charming yet vibrant young woman who’s intentions are good although somewhat misguided. She believes that she has a knack for matchmaking couples, but she herself has a thing or two to learn about love before she discovers that she cannot go about sticking her nose in other people’s affairs. Jane Austin’s Emma is a complex story with so many

    Essay Length: 2,150 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: March 29, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Persuasive Speech

    Persuasive Speech

    I. Introduction: To study further into pedophilia and the behaviors behind it. Pedophilia is defined as s the condition of being sexually attracted primarily to prepubescent children. The ICD-10 alternately defines it as "a sexual preference for children, boys or girls or both, usually of prepubertal or early pubertal age." The DSM 4 TR criteria for sombody diagnosed with pedophelia are as follows: · Over a period of at least 6 months, recurrent, intense sexually

    Essay Length: 258 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 8, 2010 By: David
  • Jane Eyre and Feminism

    Jane Eyre and Feminism

    Charlotte Bronte’s novel Jane Eyre embraces many feminist views in opposition to the Victorian feminine ideal. Charlotte Bronte herself was among the first feminist writers of her time, and wrote this book in order to send the message of feminism to a Victorian-Age Society in which women were looked upon as inferior and repressed by the society in which they lived. This novel embodies the ideology of equality between a man and woman in marriage,

    Essay Length: 1,335 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: April 11, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Smoking Persuasive Essay

    Smoking Persuasive Essay

    Cigarette Smoking I feel that smoking is a horrible choice, risk, and mistake. Smoking affects everyone around you through Second Hand Smoke. The risk of increasing your chances of lung diseases, heart failure, and risks even yet unidentified are overwhelming. The cost of cigarettes is also getting out of hand for people to afford. Cigarette smoking has many risks and no rewards that I know of. Second Hand smoke hurts people around you whether

    Essay Length: 434 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 12, 2010 By: Anna
  • Persuasive Speech - Salem Witch Trials

    Persuasive Speech - Salem Witch Trials

    Persuasive Speech Option: One. Character: Concerned citizen of Salem just before the hanging of Rebecca Nurse and John Proctor. Concerned citizens of Salem, if it were a good mornin’ I would bid you that, however it is not. This mornin’ a grave injustice is looming like the grey clouds before a storm. This morning we will bear witness to yet another brutal and senseless murder of two innocent Christians, Rebecca Nurse and John Proctor. Ladies

    Essay Length: 1,069 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: April 12, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Romeo and Juliet - Persuasive Esssay

    Romeo and Juliet - Persuasive Esssay

    There are many reasons to the tragedy of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. However, the major person to the tragedy of these lovers was Capulet, Juliet's own father. He brought the death of Juliet by forcing her to marry Paris, separating her from Romeo, and rejecting Juliet's own decisions. One reason Capulet made the situation worse was because he was making Juliet marry Paris, who she did not love and Capulet also separated her from

    Essay Length: 538 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 12, 2010 By: Artur
  • Hydrogen Powered Vehicles Persuasive Essay

    Hydrogen Powered Vehicles Persuasive Essay

    As you know, gas prices are going up. Nobody likes paying more money for gas and yet nobody is willing to do anything about it. Now that we are at war with the Middle East (the main gasoline providers) the gas prices are going to keep going up. Some people (like foreign ambassadors) say that trade with the Middle East is good for there economy, but I for one don’t like being dependent on foreign

    Essay Length: 683 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 13, 2010 By: regina
  • Persuasive Message

    Persuasive Message

    Imagine spending 12 hours of life a day on the road traveling the entire eastern half of our state only using maps, and internet directions. Life becomes complicated; I think you will agree with me that installing a GPS device in the company vehicles will save delay time and, the companies’ gas money in the long run. My main objective as a claim adjuster is to give a time of assurance to our already distressed,

    Essay Length: 348 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 14, 2010 By: Bred
  • Jane’s Postpartum Depression in the Yellow Wallpaper

    Jane’s Postpartum Depression in the Yellow Wallpaper

    Jane’s Postpartum Depression in “The Yellow Wallpaper” In the “The Yellow Wallpaper,” Charlotte Perkins Gilman describes her postpartum depression through the character of Jane. Jane was locked up for bed rest and was not able to go outside to help alleviate her nervous condition. Jane develops an attachment to the wallpaper and discovers a woman in the wallpaper. This shows that her physical treatment is only leading her to madness. The background of postpartum depression

    Essay Length: 1,500 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: April 17, 2010 By: Victor
  • Jane's Journey Through Suffering in Jane Erye

    Jane's Journey Through Suffering in Jane Erye

    Jane's Journey Through Suffering in Jane Erye In the book Jane Erye by Charolette Bronte, Jane encounters many different settings and people. Jane is put through horrible suffering and refuses to give her abusers the satisfaction of viewing her inner anguish. Jane accomplishes this through stoicism. This occurs many times in the book throughout Jane's life. Within Jane's life, she travels through her childhood home Gateshead Hall, Lowood School, and finally Edward Rochester's Thornfield.

    Essay Length: 895 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: April 23, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Jane Story

    Jane Story

    My freshman year I was invited to a party thrown by a senior whose parents were out of town. It was my first high school party. A friend, who lived a few houses down my block, had also been invited to the party. I managed to find us a ride from an upperclassman. Jane had been my close friend for three years, but the events of that evening changed our friendship forever. There was alcohol

    Essay Length: 547 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 24, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Jane Eyre Passage Analysis

    Jane Eyre Passage Analysis

    “�I could bend her with my finger and thumb: and what good would it do if I bent, if I uptore, if I crushed her? Consider that eye: consider the resolute, wild, free things looking out of it, defying me, with more than courage—with a stern triumph. Whatever I do with its cage, I cannot get at it—the savage, beautiful creature! If I tear, if I rend the slight prison, my outrage will only let

    Essay Length: 422 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 25, 2010 By: Yan
  • Jane Eyre, Hamlet and Keats

    Jane Eyre, Hamlet and Keats

    To convey a sense of argument, imagery and perspective, authors use various types of language, syntax and vocabulary to achieve this. An extract from Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Bronte, a soliloquy from Hamlet, by William Shakespeare and Ode to Autumn, by John Keats all have a number of striking similarities between them, as well as a few differences, which will be analysed to show. Unlike Hamlet and Autumn, the extract from Jane Eyre, doesn’t

    Essay Length: 1,613 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: April 26, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Persuasive Essay

    Persuasive Essay

    Drinking age should be lowered. At eighteen years old, there are many responsibilities gained, such as being able to marry, but one cannot drink alcohol at the wedding because United States set the legal drinking age at twenty-one years old. If an eighteen years old is considered as an adult, the legal drinking age should lowered from twenty-one to eighteen years old. Many people believes that drunk driving is a key fact that leads to

    Essay Length: 349 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 3, 2010 By: Jon
  • Persuasive Speech on Keeping Exotic Animals as House Pets

    Persuasive Speech on Keeping Exotic Animals as House Pets

    General Purpose: To Persuade Specific Purpose: I would like the audience to understand and discourage exotic animals as house pets. Central Idea: Exotic animals should not be kept as pets. Claim: More and more people every day would rather have an exotic pet than a domestic animal. Outline: Introduction: How many of you have ever said you wanted a pet monkey when you were at the zoo last time? Or imagined how neat it would

    Essay Length: 839 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 7, 2010 By: Edward
  • Persuasive Essay

    Persuasive Essay

    Persuasive Essay Laziness in America By Greg Hill Comp 2 America today is a very lazy place; people have become too accustomed to their ways and will not even consider what it is doing to them. Everyone constantly praises our wonderful technology; what they don’t realize is what our tech has done to us. As we depend more and more on gadgets to do things for us we lose ourselves to apathy and our personal

    Essay Length: 1,067 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: May 7, 2010 By: Steve
  • Persuasion


    Persuasion The Art and Science of getting the maximum out of your team. Few men are open to conviction, but the majority of men are open to persuasion. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Introduction Many times many of us found that we are not able to convince people on what they should do or what not? At the same time I am sure that we all have come across some gifted individuals who simply know how

    Essay Length: 1,628 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: May 8, 2010 By: Bred
  • Persuasive Speech

    Persuasive Speech

    Title: Persuasive Speech Introduction 1. Attention getter- Pictures of aborted babies 2. Topic audience relationship- You or someone you know may be pregnant and may be considering having an abortion. 3. Credibility- I have been told that I was pregnant once and I also know people that have had abortions. 4. Preview- I'm going to give you some general facts on abortion, tell you how I feel about abortions, and lastly explain the abortion procedures.

    Essay Length: 549 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 10, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Marriage in Pride and Prejudice and in Jane Eyre

    Marriage in Pride and Prejudice and in Jane Eyre

    Most of the novels we read involve marriages .Discuss the dialectics involved in the marriage of Pride and Prejudice and another novel of your choice. Marriage in the 19th century has always been an important issue and thus, it is manifested in most of the novels of the 19th century. Pride and Prejudice as well as Jane Eyre are two novels in which the dialectics of marriage are strongly present. In the opening of

    Essay Length: 690 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 11, 2010 By: Anna
  • Persuasive Speech

    Persuasive Speech

    Specific Purpose: To persuade the audience that aggressive driving should be avoided. Introduction I.Attention Getter: Speeding, tailgating, giving the finger and outright violence. Each day Americans grow more and more likely to take out their personal frustrations on other drivers. It is called aggressive driving and it is on the incline. II. Definition: Driving is a curious combination of public and private acts. A car isolates a driver from the world even as it carries

    Essay Length: 990 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 11, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Reader Response to Austen's Novels

    Reader Response to Austen's Novels

    READER RESPONSE TO AUSTEN'S NOVELS Jane Austen is generally acknowledged to be one of the great English novelists, so it is no surprise that her novels have remained continuously in print from her day to the present. Contemporary reviewers found much to praise in them. Reviewing Emma for the Quarterly Review (1816), Sir Walter Scott characterized its strengths and weaknesses: The author's knowledge of the world, and the peculiar tact with which she presents characters

    Essay Length: 2,190 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: May 13, 2010 By: Janna
  • Jane Addams

    Jane Addams

    The late 1800s was a time when many immigrants were coming to America, social classes were being distinguished, and a great deal of prejudices was sweeping over the United States. The upper and middle classes had extreme advantages over the lower class, which consisted of a large number of immigrants. These lower class individuals were looked down upon by the prestigious upper class, who were brought up with the best of everything for their

    Essay Length: 1,368 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: May 13, 2010 By: Mike
  • Persuasive Speech

    Persuasive Speech

    I haven’t been here for a few weeks, the first week was because of a business trip, the second spring break and the third my son was in the hospital, but last week I missed class because I chose to re-write my speech. I felt that my topic being what it is I couldn’t talk about it without mentioning let alone centering my speech around the Virginia tech incident. This is an copy of an

    Essay Length: 1,419 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: May 14, 2010 By: Kevin

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