• Arthurian Romance French Celtic Audience
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    Arthurian Romance Arthurian romance has been changed over and over again throughout the years in order to keep up with the audience of the moment. Throughout history Arthurian romance was and still is being used in many different forms. The Celtic s Arthurian romance was much different from that of the French. You can see the difference in many of the pieces of literature written such as Le Morte D Arthur, and First Knight. Throughout this essay I will try and describe the change in Arthurian ro...
  • Physics Time Period Of A Pendulum
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    PLAN: String Ruler BA Weight Stand Desk Timer The time period for a pendulum is the time taken for the pendulum to swing from one point to another (i. e. from A to B and back again) I need to record this time period, but it is too short, so I will time 10 periods and then divide the final time by 10 to give me the time of one pendulum time period. When doing this experiment I will need to take in account the three variables; Displacement, the mass of the pendulum, and the length of the string th...
  • Huck Finn 4 Time Period
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    Huckleberry Finn Book Report This paper will be broken into two sections; the summary of key ideas from the book and the evaluation of the book. The summary of key ideas will discuss: the type of work this book is, the main ideas of this book, how the author developed these ideas, how the author substantiated his points, and the impression of this time period the author portrays. The evaluation of the book will discuss: my opinion of the book, insights gathered concerning this time period from t...
  • Telephone Conversation Black People White
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    Unwritten Rules "Just five decades ago, most black Americans could not work, live, shop, eat, seek entertainment or travel as they chose (Jaynes and Williams 3)." This statement reflects the plight of African Americans during the time period described in " Incident" by Countee Cullen and "Telephone Conversation" by Wole Soyinka. These two poems show how black people were treated during a particular era in American history. In these two poems one can see how black people were segregated, excluded...
  • Assigned Readings Week Hints Helpful
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    WEEK-BY-WEEK ITINERARY This is a tentative week-by-week itinerary for the ONLINE American Literature I course. I have divided the Readings into two parts: 'Assigned Readings' is the specific reading list for that particular week; 'Helpful Hints' is designed to get you to think about specific ideas or themes that you should attempt to find within the text (s). (Remember, you must submit a 2-3 page discussion each week in response to the Assigned Readings). READINGS ONE ASSIGNED READINGS: The text...
  • Adam De La Halle And Ars Antiqua Time Period
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    Adam De La Halle and Ars Antiqua Time Period Life Summary Adam de la Halle is often referred to as the greatest of the long succession of post Medieval musicians. He was a poet, musician and innovator of the earliest French theater. He became famous for his use of polyphony and his theatrical productions. Adam originally trained for the clergy (the people of the church). Marriage interfered with his musical career; but with the help of some noble benefactors he was able to pursue musical studies...
  • Loneliness In Of Mice And Men
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    Loneliness in Of Mice and MenT he novel Of Mice and Men by John Steinback deals with many themes that are reflective of the time period in which the novel was written. Loneliness is one of the many themes in this novel that are reflective of the time period in which the novel was written. It is shown in many of the characters in the novel. Loneliness is a theme in this novel that is reflective of the time period in which the novel was written. Loneliness haunts the characters in the novel Of Mi...
  • Scops Harp Scop Instrument Made
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    Scop Harp The harp known as hear pe or in old English was sometimes used by the scop during the Anglo-Saxon time period. The kind of harp a scop used had a triangular frame, known as a "triangular harp." The triangular harp made its first appearance in Scotland during the 9 th Century, and was normally made from animal bones instead of wood. A scop's harp however was always made from wood; it would have between 9 to 20 strings and range in height from 14 to 30 inches high. The strings would usua...
  • The Age Of Revolt
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    "The Age of Revolt " During each period of life on the planet earth, a new idea, religion, or belief comes about. Each period is characterized by having a major idea that is shared among all that is living at the time. Writers and poets that lived in these time periods not only believed in what the others did, but wrote about their dreams and ideas they shared. The age of Romanticism was characterized as a time of love, but if a person was to examine a poem or work that was written during this t...
  • The Things They Carried
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    Nickolas Kreger Kreger 1 Mr. Wakoson English II 21 September 2000 ATTENTION TO DETAIL "The things they carried," is a fictional story of a group of soldiers in the Vietnam War. The story is so realistic that one might forget that it is fiction. This fictional story seems real because of the attention to detail in what the people carried, what they thought, and how they spoke. Tim O'Brien was in the Vietnam War and used his knowledge of a soldier's equipment, Army acronyms and short hand for thes...
  • Frankenstein And The Romantic Era
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    Frankenstein and the Romantic Era In the novel Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley, the plot, setting, and characters reflect the historical and philosophical aspects of the Romantic era. This includes the emphasis on the impossible, the magical, and on freedom. It can also be related to the time period in which it was written, with the continued journey into the unknown, in science and exploration, and with the disarray of the world. In 1816, the reanimation of dead tissue was not only amazing but un...
  • Comparing Tough Times Learning To Read
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    Comparing Tough Times Authors have done many essays on learning and teaching. In two particular essays, the authors focus more on reading and learning to speak good, which is also associated with reading. The narrators in Frederick Douglas's essay "Learning to Read and Write" and Maxine Hong Kingston's "Learning to Speak Like and American Girl" not only tell the reader about their conflict of relationship between society's dominant culture and their own sense of identity, but educate the reader ...
  • Time Period Society Play Merchant
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    A critique on Thirty Three Swoons In the play Thirty Three Swoons, which is a collection of four farces written by Anton Palo vish Chekhov. The play consists of these short productions in order, Swan Song, The Bear, The Proposal, and The Wedding. Each of them their own unique plays that pokes fun on the Russian middle class. The whole production, I believed played on and made fun of a society that is not always familiar with society today. I have no knowledge of Russian society in the late 1800...
  • How The Other Half Lives
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    How the Other Half LivesT his book talks about the immigrants in the early 1900's. The book describes how they live their daily lives in New York City. It helped me a lot on Riis photographs and his writings on to better understand the book and the harsh reality this people lived. This comes to show us that life is not that easy and it will cost us work to succeed. Riis talked about all the immigrant major groups that came to the United States during this time period. Riis was a bit prejudice a...
  • The History Of Baseball Cards
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    The History of Baseball Cards Baseball cards have a very broad history. In the beginning, god made man. Then, man produced... the baseball card. From 1887 to the present, billions of baseball cards have been produced. Some cards are valued at ten cents, while others, are valued at over one hundred thousand dollars. Since 1887, Baseball cards have been a major part of many people's lives. The Beginning of the baseball card-collecting era would lead cards to a path of greatness and immortality. T...
  • Time Period Painting Venus Adonis
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    During the tour, the leader lectured on particular paintings. She told the know history behind each shown painting. She also gave the history of the period in which the painting was painted. The lecturer also helped everyone to understand what the colors in the paintings brought to each painting. While viewing the many paintings, the first one that caught my eye was Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier and His Wife by Jacques-Louis David. This portrait was painted when David was at the peak of his powers a...
  • Modern Man Auden Government Period
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    Modern Man - The Unknown Citizen (Auden) Essay written by Anonymous The English-born American writer Wy stan Hugh Auden was one of the most important poets of the 20 th century. Educated at Oxford, he attracted attention as a prominent member of a group of young leftist writers who generally expressed a socialist viewpoint. The poem I have chosen for this essay is "The Unknown Citizen." I felt the time period reflected W. H. Auden's views, making the unknown citizen an example of the government...
  • Father S Time Rules School Homework
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    High school life in my father? s time period was different than mine because he lived in Vietnam, yet it is also similar in certain ways. During the decades that have passed, not everything stayed the same. Technology has increased to benefit the world today. Relating to change, schools also alter in determination to enhance the school? s environment and performance. Schools today differ in the rules, homework, and clothing from the past in my father? s time period, which I think the changes are...
  • Age Of Revolt Restoration Time
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    The Age of Revolt During each period of life on the planet earth, a new idea, religion, or belief comes about. Each period is characterized by having a major idea that is shared among all that is living at the time. Writers and poets that lived in these time periods not only believed in what the others did, but wrote about their dreams and ideas they shared. The age of Romanticism was characterized as a time of love, but if a person was to examine a poem or work that was written during this time...
  • Time Period Family Perfect Husband
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    In the play, A Doll? s House, by Ibsen, a standard of behavior was not followed. The main character, Nora shocks the readers with her behavior. She does not behave as she is expected to during that time period. Her and her family must face consequences, which effect the overall work. Nora acts badly when she defies her husband by lying to him and sneaking around his back. She puts aside the morals she is expected to follow so she can hide the wrong she has already committed. Nora then realizes ...