• Critique Of Death Of The Author
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    Critique of 'Death of the Author' The title to the story 'The Death of an Author,' by Roland Barthes, suggests this story may be a fictional novel about the story of an author's death. Perhaps one might pick it up, and skim the foreword in hopes that beneath the cover of this book there would be a mystery, a story of detectives, eye-witnesses, clues, and a puzzle for the reader to solve. Before I read this story, the title 'The Death of an Author' brought to my imagination the biography of a wri...
  • Supporting Order Author Allowance Publisher
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    The America Book Association. Co-op Terms for Author Events Per Publisher Publisher Specified Amount Detail Simon and Schuster $200. 00 On title purchased specifically for and in-store author appearance arranged by Pocket Books, publisher will make available as an additional co-op advertising allowance and amount equal to 20% (but not exceed $200) of net billing for supporting order (either directly from Pocket Books and / or indirectly through a wholesaler) placed by store at which the author w...
  • Style Analysis Of Holy Sonnet 10
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    John Donne's diction, detail, point of view, metaphysical format, and tone used in Holy Sonnet 10 convey both a feeling of cynical and domination, and also a sense of mockery of death. The effects on the reader include assurance and confidence in facing death. The authors diction makes the reader feel that death ca be defeated. For example, death has been called mighty and dreadful but the author shows that it is not more than a short sleep where men go for the rest of their bones. The general ...
  • Being A Good Father
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    Being A Good Father Although the essay "My Father's Son" and the poem "my father's son" written by the same author, Mel Donalson and have similar titles, they have different ways to express the son's feeling of his father's character, merit and devotion to his family. Both essay and poem's main ideas center around affection and father's commitment to his family. However, the poem only describes the cold weather and the father's image in his regular life style without expression of the author's d...
  • Reaction Paper Stickeen By John Muir
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    "Stickeen", by John Muir, The Best American Essays of the Century." Stickeen", by John Muir is an essay recounting the author's experience exploring the Alaskan terrain in 1880. It also recounts his fascination with his four-legged companion, Stickeen - who serves as somewhat of a guide. In the essay, the author tells the reader about his experience and hardship while trekking the Alaskan terrain. I found this essay rather poignant and sentimental in value. The author describes in detail of how ...
  • Filling Station Verse The Author
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    In poetry many elements are used to bring life to a literary work. Some of these include style, structure, imagery, diction, and allusion. In Elizabeth Bishop's poem, Filling Station, the author uses them skillfully to create meaning in a story that otherwise would be banal. Her usage of expressive details supports the writing which helps the reader to imagine what the author is describing. Her style also appeals to the readers emotions and imagination to draw them into her harsh reality. One o...
  • Kandinsky Vivian Endicott
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    Theme & Improvisation: Kadinsky & the American Avant-Garde, 1912-1950 Dayton Art Institute Staff (Author), Gail Levin (Author) and Marianne Lorenz (Author) 272 Pages | Illustrated | Published October 1992 | Bulfinch Press Kandinsky Watercolours: Catalogue Raisonne: 1922-1944 (Kadinsky Watercolours Catalog Raisonne, Vol 002 (March 1994) Cornell Univ Pr A 126 word essay: Abstract Expressionism Kandinsky, by Jose Maria Faerna. From Abradale's Great Modern Masters series, an excellent and economical...
  • How To Review A Book
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    How to Review A Book Book reviews are designed to give readers a birds-eye view of a book, and to help the reader determine if they want to read the book. As a reviewer, you are the authority because you have read the book, and you are giving your professional opinions. For this project, your audience is not the teacher but the student body of your school. As you write your review, write it with the intention of having it published in the school paper where everyone at your school will read it. ...
  • Intentional Heuristic Saint Exupery
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    To accurately discern what does and does not happen in fictional stories, one must develop a kind of "story competence," which Livingston describes in "What's the Story" Story competence relies on making judgements based on reasoning about characters' motives and authors' intentions. Only the latter is of concern here, which Livingston refers to as the "intentional heuristic:" a moderate form of intentionalism. The intentional heuristic is an aid used to determine which beliefs an author intende...
  • Author Italy Book Purpose
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    Background of author: The author is a poet, gourmet cook, and travel writer. She has written 5 books of poetry, a creguent contributor to food and travel publications. She also wrote a second volume to "Under the Tuscan Sun," called "Bella Tuscany." Purpose of Book: I believe the purpose of this book was to help readers discover the beauty of Italy. It has made me want to someday visit Italy and experience it for myself. I feel the author has accomplished her purpose. Structure of Book: The stru...
  • Foucault Death Of The Author
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    M. Foucault, 'What is an Author?" Michel Foucault (1926 - 1984) dealt with many aspects of social philosophy during his career, but it is his philosophy surrounding the role and dominance of the author in modern literature that this essay aims to deal with. From the 19 th century onwards, Foucault notices that through social and political frameworks, the presence of an author vastly dominates the content and categorization of any publication of that author. He also throws into question the idea ...
  • Kadohata's The Story Devils An Overview
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    Kadohata's The Story Devils: An Overview The Story Devils, by Cynthia Kadohata is a look into the life of a young girl looking to protect her family in any way possible. The story is based on areal life experience of the author and shows how we can, at times, let the devil in ourselves come out and play. The author, now living in Los Angeles, writes this as almost a warning; but the reader gets the feeling that she would do what she did again, in a second. The story takes place after World War I...
  • How To Write A Book Review
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    How to Write a Book Review critical book review is not a book report or a summary. It is basically a reaction paper in which you point out strengths and weaknesses of the material, and how it helps -- or misleads you -- in understanding the content of your course. Here's a general outline to follow in order for you to take adequate notes as you read your book: A. Selection's topic, author and author's background Questions to ask: Who is this author? Is he or she considered an expert in this topi...
  • A Hanging Audience Point Of View
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    "I had never realised what it means to destroy a healthy, conscious man." After reading and understanding George Orwell's feelings through his experiences in his essay "A Hanging." We come to realize that George Orwell, a visitor from the European establishment, gets the opportunity to participate in the execution of a Hindu man. We realise that the author is degraded by what he has witnessed and experienced, and decides to share his feelings with the rest of the establishment through his writin...
  • The Art Of Negotiating
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    Chapter 1: On Negotiating This chapter defines negotiating. The author then gives examples of real life negotiating. The basic ingredients for negotiating are then given. The author then explains the importance of negotiating in the business world. Sales negotiating and real estate negotiating are the major points of business negotiating that the author touches upon. Chapter 2: The Cooperative Process In this chapter, the author explains that negotiating is not a game. The object of negotiation...
  • Artificial Intelligence Article Author Examples
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    A Critical Analysis of "12: Machines Will Be Smarter Than We Are" In today's rapidly changing world, technology has given us a possible future in the field of Artificial Intelligence. An August, 1999 article entitled "12: Machines Will Be Smarter Than We Are," explains how Artificial Intelligence is inevitable. It also explains when and how it will transform civilization. The facts and examples used in the article may not give a full picture of the situation, but succeed in presenting a strong a...
  • First Person Mother Author Lee
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    How Kalbi Brought Him Back In the essay Coming Home Again by Chang-Rae Lee, the author tells of his deep connection with his mother through food. Through Lee's eyes, his mother is a woman whom he deeply loves and respects. She is very involved in his life. As close as she is involved in his life, the author implies that he and his mother are never particularly on the same level. Lee's mother wants to give him an edge in life as an American by sending him to a boarding school in New Hampshire. In...
  • Lit Theory Author Signified Anxiety
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    This is information about literary theory. Roland Barthes, Michel Foucault and Saussure all extremely important literary theorists. Roland Barthes says that the author must die in order for multiple meanings to come out of a "work" when the author is present a final "signified" is applied and this is the lone focus. The reader can not grow without the author. Without the author is self generation. Foucault on the other hand believes that the author is essential... there are 4 author functions.....
  • Lust By Susan Minot
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    LUST is a short, autobiographical, serious fiction, written by Susan Minot. The author talks about her fleeting, lustful relationships which were seemingly interesting in the beginning eventually faded away leaving a feeling of disgust, guilt and vacuum within herself. The common theme of the story is that of various adventurous sexual encounters of the author with different boys lasting only too shortly. However at the end of the story, excitement in each encounter changes to the feeling of dis...
  • Biz Ethics Business Date Published
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    : Business Ethics at Work Author: Elizabeth Vallance Publisher: Cambridge University Press Date Published: January 1990 This book is a practical guide to a subject directly relevant to contemporary conduct for students of business and management. It offers a decision model to help in the making of ethical choices, and bases its ethical framework firmly on the nature of business itself. Title: Current Issues in Business Ethics Author: Peter W. Davies Publisher: Routledge Date Published: September...