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  • Dealer's Daughter And Maurice
    608 words
    In DH Lawrence's stories "The Blind Man" and "The Horse Dealer's Daughter", the reader watches as characters move from having something missing in their lives, to being truly whole. Lawrence uses images of darkness to illustrate the emotions of his characters. In "The Blind Man", Isabel goes to look for Maurice and when she steps into the stable where he is, "The darkness seemed to be in a strange swirl of violent life" (Lawrence, 132). The darkness that swirled around Isabel is the darkness in ...
  • Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    544 words
    "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening " Robert Frost's poem "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" is about a man who is riding through the woods on horseback. Snow starts falling and the man is caught up in the beauty of the scene. He then ponders staying put and enjoying the view for a while. Just as it seems he is convinced to stay the horse puts up a fight, awakening him from his dreamlike trance. He then decides to keep riding, and the story concludes. The overall theme in this poem is temp...
  • Death Of Pretty Calf With Greasy Hand
    893 words
    "Analysis of a Man Called Horse"A Man Called Horse" is a story that shows how a clash between two cultures, Angelo and Indian, effect a mans goal of finding equality, a place where all other people are not superior or inferior to himself. The Story shows that finding equality is not just finding others like yourself. To find equality with others, one must find his own identity within himself and learn to accept it as who he is. The start of the story sets up the story for the rest of the plot. T...
  • Omni And Kagetsu
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    ~Chapter II~~The dream that night~I dreamed that night for a short time, I'm not sure how long, but it didn't feel like a dream at all. ~Chapter ~~The Moon and its Devilish Red Glare~As the moon began to come out into view, I stood back upon my feet. I could see a little bit more since it was a full moon, it is glowing an eerie color. It reminded me of the fight that broke out at the palace. It sent a sudden chill of fear strait down my spine. I began to try to remember the way that I came in bu...
  • Connor To The Bear River
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    Patrick Edward Connor, a fiery, ambitious Irishman of 42, was unhappy. He had served with a Texas regiment under the command of Colonel Albert Sidney Johnston in the Mexican War, but before the war ended he had resigned his commission and joined the gold hunters in California. Unsuccessful in finding gold, he became a California ranger, a surveyor and a businessman. Still, his interest in the military life never waned. When the Civil War broke out, Connor, with 10 companies of troops, was called...
  • Wealthy And Spoiled Young Man
    385 words
    Patrick MagliozziHonors English Mrs. Hoffman 5-3-01 Dorothy Johnson in "A Man Called Horse" writes about a young man who was born and raised in Boston. He lives in a gracious home under his grandmothers and grandfather's loving care. For some reason, he is discontent. He leaves home to try to find out the reason for his discontent. Upon leaving he undergoes a change in status and opinion of himself and others. He begins a wealthy young man arrogant and spoiled, becomes a captive of Crow Indians-...
  • Emperor Senapo
    690 words
    Even in the classics, an author must have something outrageous to keep his reader's attention. Ariosto, in his Orlando Furioso, does so with winged horses and curses placed upon high ranking officials. The main character in cantos 33-35 is Astolfo, and he starts his journey by riding upon a hippogryph. A hippogryph, in mythology, is a flying animal having the wings, claws, and head of a griffin and the body and hindquarters of a horse. Astolfo rides this winged horse for quite awhile, journey th...
  • Missouri Fox Trotter Horse Breed Association
    681 words
    Missouri Fox Trotter, the common man's pleasure horse, is both versatile and well-mannered. They are best known for their pleasant gaits and surefootedness. According to the Missouri Fox Trotter Horse Breed Association, this is a "horse of all talents". ("The Winning Combination") The Missouri Fox Trotter Horse should stand fourteen to sixteen hands high (approximately seven to nine feet tall) and able to carry weight. All colors are accepted including pinto and albino, and they usually have whi...
  • Crazy Horse With His Wife
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    Crazy Horse, the English name for Tashunkewitko, was born near Black Hills, South Dakota on the Republican River sometime between 1841 and 1845. However, to the Hunk patil band of the Oglala tribe, he was known as "Curly". The name Curly was a reflection of his fair complexion and light wavy hair. Travelers would mistake Curly for a captive white boy. Even his facial features weren't typical of his native people. The Sioux considered him unusual and sacred. He was quiet and somewhat distant, whi...
  • Beryl's Horse
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    Beryl Markham lead a remarkable life; from the warm and wild farm in Noro to the wide open skies over Nairobi, Peru, as most natives said her name of Lawe it as Arab Maina called her established grand relationships with not only many of the people she came in contact with, but she also have some special bonds with many of the animals she encountered in her life. Although many of the students complained that some of her characters were one dimensional, her chapters lacked focus or even that she d...
  • Jody And Billy Buck
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    The Red Pony was written by John Stienback and first published in 1933. It tells the story of a boy named Jody who learns how to be a man and how to lose a best friend. His family supports him and wants him to be a rancher. Jody had a hard ranch life in Northern California. Jody goes to a small school near his house. There are many mountains near his house which Jody is curious about. There are many wild animals that live around his house. There is a bay near Jody " house where his father fishes...

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