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White's Essay E.B.
272 wordsEvaluation of E.B. White's Essay E.B. White's essay, "Once More To The Lake", is an enjoyable story full of detailed description and emotion. In the beginning, this author uses specific words and phrases to describe the setting, a camp at a lake in Maine that the main character used to visit when he was a young boy with his father. This part of the essay, .".. this holy spot-the coves and streams, the hills that the sun set behind, the camps and the paths behind the camps... ". allows the reader...
1,066 wordsDirector Sam Mendes' Road to Perdition is the officially-approved US film of the moment, overwhelmingly endorsed by the media and starring "America's favorite actor", Tom Hanks. An unstated assumption is that the movie's pedigree makes it an obligatory cultural or quasi-cultural experience for certain social layers. It is a gangster film with darkened images meant to impart an art-house quality. Set in the early Depression era, it is also insinuated that a social insight or two can be found lurk...
Magnificent Blade The Hated Man
680 wordsBeowulf: A Story Told in One Mothers Point-of-View She, Grendel's mother, awakens to the faint sound and smell of the things known as men. She has been sleeping down in her dark and dingy cave below the world that is known to men. She has been biding her time, and plotting her revenge against the man that murdered her son. All that she had left in the cold and unforgivable world was her only son. Her only child was the being men despised and called Grendel. She lifts her head from the cold caver...
Legend Of The Buddha's Life
1,288 wordsThe origin, traditional Buddhism began in the 6th century BC with the historical personage born Siddhartha Gautama, but better known by a variety of titles including Shakyammi, Tathag ata, or most commonly Buddha, the enlightened one. The legend of the Buddha's life has acquired plenty of variations and embellishments over the years, but the basic facts are accepted as traditional, including the dates of his birth and death (563-489 BC by Western reckoning, 624-544 according to Sri Lankan tradit...
Of Norton's Best Writing
1,259 wordsStar Man's Son: Wilderness And Human Nature By William Callahan The journey was a favorite theme of Andre Norton. Nevertheless, Norton's use of tragedy is all too often mistaken for revolution in Star Man's Son. In the following paragraphs, it will be proven that Star Man's Son is the most skillful example of reactionary writing ever created. Support for this claim is present in the following: (a) Norton's skillful exploration of the tragic hero in the work, (b) the Constructivist views of Star ...
Painting Of The Man's Son
1,033 wordsThe Son Years ago, there was a very wealthy man who, with his devoted son, shared a passion for art collecting. Together they traveled around the world, adding only the finest art treasures to their collection. Priceless works by Picasso, Van Gogh, Monet and many others adorned the walls of the family estate. The widowed elder man looked on with satisfaction, as his only child became an art collector. The son's trained eye and sharp business mind caused his father to beam with pride as the dealt...
Wealthy Man And His Son
3,781 wordsInspirations: by mixed unknown authors The Lord's Baseball Game Bob was caught up in the spirit where he and the Lord stood by to observe a baseball game. The Lord's team was playing Satan's team. The Lord's team was at bat, the score was tied zero to zero, and it was the bottom of the 9th inning with two outs. They continued to watch as a batter stepped up to the plate whose name was Love. Love swung at the first pitch and hit a single, because Love never fails. The next batter was named Faith,...
Stephen Kumalo And James Jarvis
2,340 words1. Cry, the Beloved Country, Alan Paton, 1948,312 2. Setting: Mid-1940's, just after World War II. Ndotsheni and Johannesburg, South Africa. 3. Type of novel: Father's quest for his son; courtroom drama; social criticism, HISTORICAL FICTION List and identify important Characters: - Stephen Kumalo: The only Anglican priest in the small farming village of Ndotsheni. He is the moral center or compass of the novel. Kumalo had spent his whole life in Ndotsheni. With the exception of the time he betra...
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