• Cooling The Cycle Of Life
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    Tori Amos is an unabashedly truthful songwriter and singer who builds her lyrics on personal experiences, uncertainties concerning religion and faith, and an undying desire to get in touch with her inner self. Amos's ong "Cooling" is a biography of one woman's life from childhood to death, and ultimately the heroic journey for purity. The first stanza of "Cooling" begins with Amos referring to the death of Speed Racer, a cartoon character. This image is essential in creating a childlike innocenc...
  • Montaigne Pureness In The Human
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    Lillian Chang Michel de Montaigne The Essays "Purity: The world is a place of chaos nowadays. At every turn of a corner, there is desolation triggered from humanity's sidetracked views of what the world is about. With all this deception and superficiality, pureness in the human soul seems almost non-existent. Michel de Montaigne recognizes the essential need of this purity for the improvement of society in his Essays. Although the main topics he is focusing own are his own nature, own habits, a...
  • Great Gatsby Symbols Story Person Color
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    Different symbolism The Great Gatsby is enhanced by the great number of symbols in the story. The story is revolved around symbols which represent different things. There are three types of symbols color, object, name symbols. Each symbol represents a different kind of situation in the story. The color represents all colors that are involved in the story, each color has its own meaning in the story. Object symbols explain the person himself and his situation in the story. Name symbols give the ...
  • No Ordinary Sun Rain By Hone Tuwhare
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    Essay Question: Discuss the ways in which symbols and figurative language (imagery) are used to develop themes in at least two poems you have studied. No Ordinary Sun & Rain, by Hone Tuwhare Hone Tuwhare uses symbols and figurative language to develop themes in his poetry. Tuwhare's strength is his ability to use effective imagery and symbols to develop persistent ideas that, in the poetry I studied this year, relate to the purity and beauty of natural things. Rain, an apostrophe to a "rain god"...
  • Lancelot Code Of Chivalry
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    T H White in his Midevil novel, The Once and Future King, written in 1965 portrays in Book III the development of the character of Lancelot, a man who reaches many goals through the many trials and tribulations of a growing man in the midevil times. In Book III Lancelot goes through the troubles and predicaments to become a real man and to live up to the code of chivalry. Set in the land of Camelot, the novel expresses the way that purity can be taken away without one knowing because of the acti...
  • Tess Of The D' Urbervilles
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    A river, undisturbed and untouched, will naturally be beautiful, peaceful and serene. The wind may stir its surface once in a while, but only a big disturbance will taint its waters. Whenever I try to illuminate the themes of Tess of the D'Urbervilles in my mind, I see a great big oil tanker dumping oil on an otherwise untouched surface of water. Thomas Hardy, I believe, meant to bring rise to many conflicting subjects, through his elaborate portrayal of nature and the human condition. At the c...
  • True Womanhood Sanford Eliza Foster
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    In her article, "The Cult of True Womanhood: 1820-1860," Barbara Welter discusses the nineteenth-century ideal of the perfect woman. She asserts that "the attributes of True Womanhood... could be divided into four cardinal virtues-piety, purity, submissiveness and domesticity." Furthermore, she adds that "if anyone, male or female, dared to tamper with the complex virtues which made up True Womanhood, he was damned immediately as an enemy of God, of civilization and of the Republic" (Welter 152)...
  • Difficulty Is Concerned Beowulf Battle Battles
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    In the epic Beowulf, the only complete Old English epic that has survived to present day, the protagonist Beowulf fights three significant battles. During these three battles against Grendel, Grendel s mother, and the dragon, Beowulf uses his strength and bravery to defeat each of the foes encountered. Beowulf uses several of his character traits to help him as he conquers his enemies. When one is analyzing a story such as this, one must break the story down to its fundamental levels. On the mos...