• Poem As Work Place Gary Snyder's Ecological Poetics
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    Nick Selby For the American poet Gary Snyder the poem is a work-place. The idea of work, I shall argue throughout this paper, is central to Snyder's ecological poetics because it allows him to throw explicit attention on to the act of 'writing the land'. This is clear from his well- known environmental concerns, and his work with various ecological projects in America since the sixties. Critics have thus tended to see his poetics as an assertion of the interconnectedness of all things that is bo...
  • Zen Native American
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    Gary Snyder spoke of the wide blue skies, the prairie, and the nearly forgotten buffalo. Few in this backstabbing artificial-Wall Street World can truly understand man's bond with nature. Man has stepped from the wilderness into a more dangerous place. A place lacking spirit. The only predators are unpredictable: other men. Long ago men lived in tribes. These tribes were based on collective thought, group interaction, and true cohesion. The environment and its dangers were the uniting bond. As ...
  • Imagery Diction And Theme
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    Diction, Theme and Imagery in Richard Snyders Intro To Poetry "A Mongoloid Child Handling Shells on the Beach" When you first read Richard Snyders narrative poem, "A Mongoloid Child Handling Shells on the Beach", it may be perceived that the poem is indeed about a child, happily gathering shells upon the shore. However, if we closely consider the diction and connotations that Sender uses, we can speculate that the meaning of the poem depicts a deeper and darker theme. The title itself gives us a...
  • Mary Oliver Place Snyder Experience
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    Transformation Most people go through life with their eyes closed, so to speak, never stopping to see the beautiful world around them. However, the people that do stop and observe the beauty often do great things with the knowledge from their experience. Two people that have done just that are Gary Snyder and Mary Oliver. Both Snyder and Oliver have written about their experience with nature. Although they have different backgrounds, write in different ways, and have different ideas of the place...
  • Persuasive Articles About Gun Control
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    Persuasive articles about Gun Control Persuading an audience can be done in several different fashions, one of which is Hugh Rank's Model of Persuasion. Rank's model states that two major strategies are used to achieve the particular goal of persuasion. These strategies are nicely set into two main schemes; the first method is to exaggerate an aspect of something, known as "intensify." While the second is to discredit it, which is referred to as "downplay." Al Franken, Jeffrey Snyder, Harlan Ell...
  • Rocks And Minerals Sedimentary Rock
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    According to Websters Dictionary, the definition of a mineral is an inorganic substance. Citrine is one of the most popular minerals. It is a variety of quartz. Citrine is a yellowish-orange mineral. Citrine is a very popular gemstone because it is very affordable and very pretty. Along with topaz, citrine is the birthstone for the month of November and the anniversary gemstone for the 17 th year of marriage (web). Citrine is also considered a symbol of hope, youth, health, and fidelity (web). ...
  • Gary Snider The American Poet
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    Gary Snider the American Poet A spiritual man, conscious of nature and his surroundings. He recognizes good and evil, and struggles to find his own special place in the realm of all other men. He searches far and wide for places of interest, upon arrival, he hopes to find a solemn sanctuary for man and nature. Gary Sherman Snyder, the son of Harold and Lois Snyder, was born in San Francisco, California, on May 8, 1930. The Family moved quite a few times before they settled down in Portland, Ore...
  • 25 To Life Snyder Career Legal
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    Book review of the book 25 TO LIFE Leslie Crocker Snyder is a New York Supreme Court Justice. As a child, she already had her sights set on a career in law. She entered college at 16 with her eyes on the prize. She eventually became a part of the system over 30 years ago. This career path has taken her to many interesting destinations. She looks back down the legal road in 25 to Life: The Truth, the Whole Truth, and Nothing But the Truth. Snyder discusses the barriers she faced in the late 1960...
  • A Comparison Of Kern County And Sierra Nevadas
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    Of Oak Stumps and Oil Pumps The Great Sierra Nevadas and Kern County are two strikingly different faces of California. The Sierra Nevadas, a natural refuge for a sizeable number of California's wildlife, houses opportunities for harvesting lumber, a spiritual place to camp or hike on, and simply as an aesthetic marvel in contrast to LA's bustling city streets. Kern County's industrial benefits come from Black Gold, oil. The Kern River discovery started an oil boom, and a forest of wooden derrick...
  • Richard Snyder Mazarine Maze
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    To Poetry "A Mongoloid Child Handling Shells on the Beach" When you first read Richard Snyder narrative poem, "A Mongoloid Child Handling Shells on the Beach", it may be perceived that the poem is indeed about a child, happily gathering shells upon the shore. However, if we closely consider the diction and connotations that Sender uses, we can speculate that the meaning of the poem depicts a deeper and darker theme. The title itself gives us an idea from the beginning. The word Mongoloid, as ide...