• William Faulkner Literature Giant
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    William Cuthbert Faulkner was born on September 25, 1897, in New Albany, Mississippi, the first of four sons born to Murry and Maud Butler Faulkner. He was named after his great-grandfather, William Clark Faulkner, the "Old Colonel," who had been killed eight years earlier in a duel with his former business partner in the streets of Ripley, Mississippi. A lawyer, politician, planter, businessman, Civil War colonel, railroad financier, and finally a best-selling writer (of the novel The White Ros...
  • The Court Martial Of Billy Mitchell
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    General William "Billy" Mitchell of the U. S. Army - Air Corp was a forward thinking officer who saw a need for the military to create an Air Force as a separate branch within the military structure. General Mitchell could foresee that technological advances would make air warfare an integral part of combat power in future operations. The military, however, did not agree with his assessment. The of the military put limitations on his abilities to prove his ideas. They did this by not providing ...
  • Romance In The House Of Seven
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    The House of Seven Gables: What are the effects of Romance used in the novel-as defined by Hawthorne in his Preface-on the moral of the story In The House of Seven Gables Hawthorne uses Romantic elements to make the moral of the story more believable. The romantic elements of the novel add suspicion to the truth of the moral. In The House of Seven Gables the moral stated in the preface is: that the wrong-doing of one generation lives into the successive ones, and, divesting itself of every tempo...
  • Colonel Kurtz Jungle Willard Marlow
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    The Vulnerability of Man Nature dwarfs us. The jungle absorbs us. Struggling to survive in the middle of an enticing jungle, one truly challenges his own restraints to the temptation of the jungle - of the horror of an abyss which lies so closely beneath us. All of our days and ways are a fragile structure balanced agitatedly atop the hungry jaws of nature that will effortless devour us. A happy life is a daily amnesty from this knowledge. Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness and Francis Ford Copp...
  • My Fair Lady Eliza Higgins Colonel
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    In the opening scene of the play / musical we meet all of the main characters, Professor Henry Higgins, Eliza Doolittle, and Colonel Pickering. It is also here that they are each introduced to one another. After an evening at the opera, the members of high society begin spilling out onto streets of London, mingling with the commoners. Professor Higgins hear, Eliza, the flower girl, speaking and begins to take notes. Eliza finds this behavior suspicious and thinks that she is in some sort of trou...
  • Col Tom Parker Elvis Colonel Manager
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    PARKER, who gave up smoking his trademark big Cuban cigars in 1990, had a meteoric rise from being a hobo in the late 1920 s to a top show business manager. Tom Parker was born on June 26, 1909 in Breda, The Netherlands to Adam and Maria VanKuijk who named their fifth child Andreas Cornelius VanKuijk. As a young man Parker immigrated to the United States where he worked on carnivals and served four years in the United States Army. After his discharge from the army he went back to carnival life. ...
  • Marianne Elinor Edward Feelings
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    Sense and Sensibility In Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility the title is a metaphor for the two main characters. Marianne who represents Sensibility, and Elinor who represents Sense. We find out early on that Elinor does not share her feelings. When Edward comes into the story there is an immediate attraction. Elinor tells no one of her feelings. It is just assumed that they are meant for each other. When Edward has to leave Elinor does not say anything. Edward does promise he will come down t...
  • The Mask Grandison Colonel Dick
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    The Mask The mask is a form of deception or illusion. Sometimes, it can be worn as both. It hides the true emotions of slaves, keeping the slave master from knowing what is going on in their minds. The mask also allows the slave to have an identity without the master's detection. The mask gives the illusion that the slave is exactly how the masters believe, ignorant, incapable of true emotion, and unable to think for themselves. A perfect depiction of the mask can be found in Charles Chestnutt's...
  • Civil War Colonel Shaw
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    Dear Natalie, I have past trough hell blindfolded and survived the war on Fort Wagner in July 1864. All the challenges given to me were arduous and brutal. Nothing compares to this, put every time I think about you it makes it go away. When I think about you memories reminisce in my head. As you know by know I had become a volunteered for the Union army in Boston, Massachusetts in November 1862. My squad was the 54 Massachusetts Regiment. Life in the camp was grueling and painful it was not a d...
  • Paris Red And The Black
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    After the revolution there were many novels written and in which portray Paris and its culture. Novels such as Colonel Chabert and The Red and the Black both portray views of Paris and its culture but from opposite ends of society. Colonel Chabert shows more of the poorer class and The Red and The Black show more of the higher class. The novel Colonel Chabert by Honore de Balzac portrays Paris in several ways. Much of the overall representation of the city of Paris is that of a low, retched, an...
  • Colonel Cathcart Road Antonia Roads
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    Perhaps the most directly conflicting characters in Catch-22 and in My Antonia are Colonel Cathcart and Antonia. Both of these characters are ambitious and each sees a road that runs ahead toward something called success or wealth, but the roads that they see are constructed differently. Colonel Cathcart s road is paved with feathers in his cap and it is not cratered with black eyes. Antonia s road is paved with the results of hard work and it sometimes has potholes they are due to her inability...
  • Movie Colonel Group Soldiers
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    First I want to say that glory was an excellent movie and I enjoyed watching it. People who haven't seen it before should really see it. With movies like this it really gives you an understanding about what really went on. Glory tells the story about a group of soldiers, the 54 th regiment of Massachusetts. This group was made up of a troop of African American men who fought to help win liberty for their enslaved brothers. In the movie the troops have to get ready for battle because they haven't...
  • Class Change Colonel British Jimmy
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    Colonel Redfern and Class Change 'In Look Back In Anger' By John Osborne The class change is present in almost every country that ever existed. In its essence, it represents a logical continuation of the existence of the state, country, or any sovereign realm under altered circumstances. And when new conditions are established, logically, new moral values are set, social matters are seen as new qualities, even sometimes, new vocabularies are recognized, thus changing the priorities of the societ...
  • The Legends Of The Fall
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    Tiffany Lindsey History 102- Movie Review 9-25-02 The movie that I choose to review was the movie Legends of the Fall. This movie is a story about a family that has three very different sons. This movie represents the passions of family values, of love, and of honor. The family values begin with the father who is called throughout the movie as The Colonel. The Colonel fought in the army for many years. Toward the end of his career, he fought in the American-Indian War. He ended his career with ...
  • Apocalypse Now Movie Colonel Kurtz
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    Apocalypse Now Francis Ford Coppola directed the film Apocalypse Now. Coppola and John Mili us wrote the screenplay. The cost to make the film was 31 million dollars. It was released in 1979. The main actors were Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Martin Sheen, and Dennis Hopper. Eleanor Coppola describes her husband Francis Coppola's film, "Apocalypse Now," as being "loosely based" on Joseph Conrad's novel called Heart of Darkness. The music opens and closes with "The End" by the doors. Choppers, n...
  • Little City Called Titusville Term Paper
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    Information on a little city called Titusville The City of Titusville was a small city in the eighteen hundreds. The city was founded by Colonel Henry T. Titus. In this essay, I will be focusing on talking about Old Down Town Titusville. My main focus on Titusville will be some of the people that made Titusville a known city, such as Colonel Titus and Mr. Pritchard. I will also be touching on some of the major occurrences that happened in Titusville, Scottsmoor, and Mims. In the beginnin...
  • A Rose For Emily
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    William Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily" is a dynamic story about the life and times of Emily Grierson. The story takes place in the post-Civil War era. The writing style presents the story and events in non-chronological order. Faulkner uses hidden meanings and symbolism in his writing of this short story. He is actually drawing the reader a picture of the Old South and how Miss Emily refuses to adapt to the New South. The story's narrator is one of the townspeople, who represent the ever-changing...
  • 100 Years Of Solitude 100
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    100 Years of Solitude Just as Edmund Spenser believes in? the ever-whirling wheel of Change; that which all mortal things doth sway, ? so too does Gabriel Gary? a M? rquez. In One Hundred Years of Solitude, Colonel Aureliano Buend? a experiences life and the changes which accompany it. Spenser views human life as a constant change from one stage to another. The change may be either good or bad; but one thing is certain, change is inevitable. Colonel Buend? a is a dynamic character who transforms...
  • A Rose For Emily
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    Miss Emily's male interaction in A Rose for Emily The way that a person is raised has a lot to do with their personality and actions as an adult. The protagonist in "A Rose for Emily" is an example of just that. Miss Emily was raised to be very dependent on the only male figure in her life, her father. This set the type of interaction that she would have with the male figures throughout her life. Even though there were few, Miss Emily was dependent and unable to let go of her men that she encoun...
  • Colonel Sartoris Sarty Family Spain
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    In the story? Barn Burning? one question that sticks out to me is at what point should a person make a choice between what his parents and/ or family believes and his own values. In this story Colonel Sartoris is faced with the decision of either going along with the views and actions of his father or making the decision of running away and leaving his family behind. Abner is a angry and inconsiderate man who has hate for almost anybody who is not blood-kin, and stays that way throughout the sto...