• Verse Style Lawrence Dickinson Snake
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    Similarities and Variations in the Writings of Dickinson and Lawrence Although Emily Elizabeth Dickinson and David Herbert Lawrence lived and wrote during two different times, and in different parts of the world, their poetry contains many similarities. At the time Dickinson was being laid to restin Massachusetts, Lawrence was born in Nottingham, England. Also, along with the likenesses, they both have many differences. These affinities and dissimilarities can be seen in poems written by these a...
  • Anthem Thirty Days
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    The book Anthem is a book about a world full of mindless people. They let the government control their every action from birth to death. The weirdest thing is how they actually seem to enjoy that lack of control. One young man named Equality 7-2521, however, starts to feel theres something wrong with his life. Unfortunately, because of his life as a mindless drone, he is virtually unable to express how he feels. The small parts he does understand are crowded with phrases like for the good of all...
  • Won't Die Frederic Passage Hemingway
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    One measure of a powerful writer lies in her ability to write literature in which any passage can be set apart from its context and still express the qualities of the whole. When this occurs, the integrated profundity of the entire work is a sign of true artistry. Ernest Hemingway, an author of the Lost Generation, was one such writer who mastered the art of investing simple sentence structure with layers of complex meaning. Hemingway, who was a journalist in the earlier years of his writing car...
  • Joy Williams The Killing Game
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    In the story, "The Killing Game", Joy Williams, uses several different types of writing skills to the reader to see her views. The quote "To kill be to put to death, extinguish, nullify, cancel, destroy." be a good strong introduction, it catches the readers attention. Word choice like this be what gets the message across to the readers in a fast, easy way. Another good quote for word choice she uses be, "We kill to hunt, and not the other way around." That shows that she be serious in what she ...
  • Emily Dickinson Death Poem Character
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    Literary Analysis of the poetry of Emily Dickinson Emily Dickinson is one of the most famous authors in American History, and a good amount of that can be attributed to her uniqueness in writing. In Emily Dickinson's poem "Because I could not stop for Death," she characterizes her overarching theme of Death differently than it is usually described through the poetic devices of irony, imagery, symbolism, and word choice. Emily Dickinson likes to use many different forms of poetic devices and Emil...
  • A Speakers Reflections Word Choice
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    A Speaker's Reflections By Jillian Monroe Robert Hayden's poem "Those Winter Sundays" is a reflection the speaker has regarding his father. An analysis of the poem's tone and language reveals the speaker regrets his father did so much for the family and "no one ever thanked him." It is obvious the speaker feels regret for the way he behaved toward his father in the past by examining the phrases in the poem, particularly with the description of the father. The connotations of the language used in...
  • Dikinson Lawrence Verse Style
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    Although Emily Elizabeth Dikinson and David Herbert Lawrence lived and wrote during two different times, and in different parts of the world, their poetry contains many similarities. At the time Dikinson was being laid to rest in Massachusetts, Lawrence was born in Nottingham, England. Also, along with the likenesses, they both have many differences. These affinities and dissimilarities can be seen in poems written by these authors dealing with snakes. The first disparities can be seen in the me...
  • Word Choice Life Story Book
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    Although the book, A Farewell To Arms by Ernest Hemingway was not the type of book that had an exciting page-turning story, it can nevertheless be called a classic. A classic has been defined as 'a book that lasts through generations because of its universality of theme, ageless symbolism, word choice and the ordering of detail.' ; This book has a universal theme, several ageless symbols, and a classic style that is as easily read today as it was 50 years ago. Although there were several themes ...
  • Bias In Printmedia Choice And Tone
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    Print media provides its readers with information, but what the reader very often does not recognize is the bias within the articles. Bias is not so easily recognized. Writers have the gift to blend the bias in with their work. It is so well done, that in order to see the bias, one must thoroughly analyze the article. A person must also know what the types of bias are and how they are used. There are many different types of bias that are used in health related articles such as statistics and cro...
  • Language In Presidential Debates
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    Language was a very important tool in the 2004 presidential campaign. The way that both John Kerry and President George W. Bush used language was extremely important in this election. The way a candidate uses language can make people feel connected if used effectively and aloof is used ineffectively. There are many components of language such as word choice, vocabulary, repetition of words, and dialect used in political discourse. Each candidate used several of these components in their campaig...
  • Narrative Voice In Homecoming
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    Homecoming Narrative voice plays an important role in conveying the idea of journey in Homecoming by poet Bruce Dawe. In this free-verse war poem, the idea of journey extends itself to cover both the physical and emotional aspects of the subject matter of the poem. Repetition and word choice are of key importance in developing the idea of the physical journey, while techniques such as metaphorical language, historical references and the use of imagery reinforce the idea of the emotional baggage ...
  • Charlotte O' Neil's Song And Blessing
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    essay on charlotte o'neils song and blessing The first poem was entitled "Blessing" by Imtiaz Darker. In this poem, the poet talks about suffering and thirst and hunger. The second poem was entitled "Charlotte O'Neil's Song" by Fiona Farrell. In this poem the poet talks about slavery and anger. Both poets show different types of suffering. I wish to consider how both poets show this suffering. thirst and hunger. The second poem was entitled "Charlotte O'Neil's Song" by Fiona Farrell. In this po...
  • Poem Comparison On ' Helen' And ' To Helen'
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    Literature as a whole can be seen as having many subsets. Of the many divisions, there is poetry which is a type of literature that tends to present abstract things in the form of imagery. When analyzing a poem, one must look to many characteristics that make up the work. Word choice, voice, and the use of figurative language all contribute to understanding the way the main theme happens to develop. Both Edgar Allen Poe and Hilda Doolittle wrote a poem based on the same figure of history: Helen ...
  • First Grade Olds Line One
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    Being a confessional poet, Olds is apt to morphing her personal experiences into brilliant poetry. "Rites of Passage" is no exception as she uses heavy ironic tone, and terse yet meaningful word choice to depict a mother's objective observation during her first grade son's birthday party. Resulting from Olds' unique style, one is able to look beyond the celebratory fashion of a typical first grader's birthday, and maintain the level of socio-political criticism that she displays. Olds instigates...
  • Word Choice Manson Essay Reader
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    "Columbine: Whose Fault Is It? ," an essay wrote by Marilyn Manson and published in "Rolling Stone" magazine, addresses the problem of Columbine through the eyes of Manson himself. Through the use of pathos and ethos, Manson forces the reader to interpret his views from many different angles. Manson implements exotic word choice and imagery into his essay and creates a different feel for the reader because of his "hard rocker" status, but the effectiveness of these techniques varies greatly. Aft...