You are welcome to search the collection of free essays and research papers. Thousands of coursework topics are available. Buy unique, original custom papers from our essay writing service.

14 results found, view free essays on page:

  • Non Climbing Reader
    713 words
    In Jon Krakauers Into Thin Air, a non-climbing reader is thrown into a flurry of new vocabulary and surprising events. At many points in the book, confusion and excitement set in simultaneously. There are many aspects of this story that prove to be intriguing and interesting, but there were also several less-exciting parts. Krakauer uses excellent story-telling techniques that depicted much detail, and has a brilliant way of determining tone throughout the book. It was necessary for Krakauer to ...
  • Bull Meechem To The Valiant Choice
    653 words
    In the novel The Great Santini by Pat Conroy, the reader meets the main character, Bull Meechem. Bull Meechem had many outstanding traits good and awful. Bull Meechem can be mistakenly called a racist though he is truly an abusive father, and yet he is courageous and honorable at times of war and then at moment before his death. Bull's male desire to have control over his family often gets the best of him, the reader witnesses him physically and mentally attacking his family in drunken rages con...
  • Respective Quests Of The Reader And Oedipa
    1,382 words
    There are two levels of apprehension to The Crying of Lot 49: that of the characters in the book, whose perception is limited to the text, and that of the reader, who has the ability to look at the world from outside of it. A recurring theme in the novel is the phenomenon of chaos, also called entropy. Both the reader and Oedipa have the same problems of facing the chaos around them. Through various methods, Pynchon imposes a fictional world of chaos on the world of the reader, a world already f...
  • Death Of Woman Wang By Jonathan Spenc
    1,232 words
    The Death of Woman Wang, by Jonathan Spence is an educational historical novel of northeastern China during the seventeenth century. The author's focus was to enlighten a reader on the Chinese people, culture, and traditions. Spence's use of the provoking stories of the Chinese county T'an-ch " eng, in the province of Shantung, brings the reader directly into the course of Chinese history. The use of the sources available to Spence, such as the Local History of T'an-ch " eng, the scholar-officia...
  • Orwell's Essay Shooting An Elephant
    801 words
    Throughout Orwell's literary career, he avidly stood against totalitarian and imperialistic forms of government. His two most famous works (1984 and Animal Farm) both exemplify this point, but at the same time weaken it. These two works were written in protest of those governments, but in a fictional back ground. In Orwell's essay Shooting an Elephant, he uses a personal experience to more clearly emphasize the impact of imperialism at the sociological and psychological level, in conjunction wit...
  • Smith Joseph 3 Wheatley's Readers
    789 words
    Does Phyllis Wheatley use religious references to warn her readers about slavery and sin and its repercussions? Throughout the poem, "To the University of Cambridge, in New England", Phyllis Wheatley suggest that she accepted the colonial idea of slavery, by first describing her captivity, even though this poem has a subversive double meaning that has sent an anti-slavery message. Wheatley's choice of words indicates that her directed audience was educated at a sophisticated level because of the...
  • Knife
    748 words
    The knife By: Alfred Hitchcock Everybody has read a horror story before at some point, but a story from Alfred Hitchcock is different because at the end he leaves the reader thinking what has happened. In "The Knife" he uses Plot, Setting, and Conflict to do just this. Edward Dawes and Herbert Smithers are just two friends having a drink with each other, but one of them has a knife that was found in a nearby sewer drain. Herbert is cleaning it widely as if he was possessed. Then a red ruby appea...
  • Importance Of The Executive Summary
    307 words
    1. Executive Summary 2. Problem definition and company objectives - What are the company's goals and objectives? - What, exactly, is the problem? 3. Situational analysis - Competitive environment; market structure; firm capabilities; culture etc. 4. Strategy - How can the firm take advantage of capabilities and environment to achieve its goals and objectives? What are its strategic options, and which of these options seems most recommendable? Why? 5. Implementation - Once you have identified exa...
  • Imagery Use
    603 words
    The Cask of Amontillado In the short story The Cask of Amontillado, Edgar Allen Poe uses imagery to relay the atmosphere and the feelings of the setting and character. We find that he uses this imagery to talk about a moment, an attitude and places. Foreshadowing is also used to let the audience know how he intended to interact the other character. It lets the reader know and understand why certain behaviors and actions take place. Without his extensive use of imagery and brief flirt with foresh...
  • Allows The Reader
    905 words
    "You know from the start that the Andrea Gail is doomed, but Junger keeps the suspense level high nevertheless, putting you on-board and making the lure of fishing understandable, the fate of these men memorable" Stated Men's Journal; Yet, how does Sebastian Junger do it exactly, how does he keep the reader interested in the "Perfect Storm" knowing the outcome of the Andrea Gail? It's simple, Junger uses a massive amount of in-depth detail and information by creating flash points enabling the re...
  • Shell Shaker
    287 words
    Everyday we hear about multimillion dollar corporations taking over small companies. This power differential is what makes it so that the rich continue to get richer while the poor continue to get poorer. Throughout history, and even today it is this greed that corrupts a power figure. It is this bloodsucking, (Osa no) that LeAnne Howe writes about in Shell Shaker. At first Shakbatina's readiness to sacrifice herself for peace is a little shocking. What is it that makes Shakbatina willing to sac...
  • Leaving Of Phaon
    529 words
    Cultural Foundations I / Reichert Critical Response on "Sappho to Phaon" by Ovid 9/9/03 After reading this poetic epistle, it's clear to me that Sappho was a very conflicted person. Her poetry tends to be very melodramatic. A lot of this, however, comes off that way due to the translation of the text. The reason I feel she is conflicted is because throughout the letter, she is running through all these different feelings. In the first column, the reader witnesses Sappho being very upset with the...
  • Writing Style
    506 words
    Redemption of the spirit and soul, Eternity, Heaven, and Hell have always been solemn, undisclosed, and indirect subjects. Such important matters of life deserve a more appropriate approach. These subjects need to be clearly understood and firmly discussed. They are extremely urgent and must be elaborately explained to all that they may concern. In "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God,' Jonathan Edwards extensively enhances the urgency of turning lives over to God through a provocative style fi...
  • Thoughts Of Darl Bundren The Reader
    954 words
    William Faulkner's use of interior monologue in as As I Lay Dying allows the reader to experience the story from more then one persons perspective. Through the thoughts of Darl Bundren the reader comes to understand what is going on within the family. On the other hand Anse Bundren allows the reader to get a different perspective on the family. The reader gets the perspective of an outsider through Cora Tull's narration. The make up of these characters as well as others allows the reader to see ...

14 results found, view free essays on page: