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Memnoch the Devil by Anne Rice - Memnoch the Devil by Anne Rice Killing, kidnapping and battles, all parts of Memnoch the Devil by Anne Rice. The main character, Lestat, is a well-known and flamboyant vampire. In Memnoch the Devil, Lestat is faced with a grim reality, causing his world to collapse around him. He learns throughout this book, about the world, and the divine forces that encircle the world’s existence. This book illustrates how Lestat’s morals, ignorance and understanding are greatly affected by outside forces. In the beginning of the book, Lestat, the quick and cunning vampire referred to as “the Brat Prince” by his followers stalks a wealthy artifact smuggler....   [tags: Anne Rice's Memnoch the Devil] 662 words
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The Trickster in Anne Rice's Interview with the Vampire - The Trickster in Anne Rice's Interview with the Vampire      Vampires today, particularly after Anne Rice's five-book series, the Vampire Chronicles, are portrayed in quite a different light than the vampires of ages past. Gone is the garlic and cross that offers protection, gone is the vampire's fear of all light and gone is their distant, in-human nature. (Whyte 2) In fact, most vampires are portrayed as both beast and man, struggling to retain their humanity as the lust for blood seems to never diminish and eternal as they are, their inner conflict spans to infinity....   [tags: Interview with the Vampire Essays]
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Analysis of George Haggerty´s Anne Rice and the Queering of Culture - ‘To understand the chronicles they must be read as gay’ , at least this is the incredibly bold statement made by George Haggerty in his essay on Anne Rice and the Queering of Culture. There is no denying that Anne Rice’s Vampires have much to do with homosexuality and Haggerty’s highlighting this is in no way new criticism, but the claim that is must be read as gay is entirely dismissive of the many other sexual paradigms that exist within the collection. To begin with, his referral of Lestat as a ‘gay predator’ seems unfair in its definition....   [tags: vampires, homosexuals, criticism, sexual]
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The Queen of the Damned - The Queen of the Damned As we draw towards others and follow them and their way we lose our own way and part of ourselves in the process. The Queen of the Damned is Anne Rice’s third book in The Vampire Chronicles series. In the beginning it’s all about a group of present-day immortal vampires struggles to save the mortal humans from the first vampire Akasha. She devilishly plans to enslave mankind and destroy all men on earth in order to stop wars and promote peace. She decides to save one male Lestat and his friends and that’s when the nightmare really begins....   [tags: Anne Rice's The Vampire Chronicles] 691 words
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Gothic review - ‘To understand the chronicles they must be read as gay’ , at least this is the incredibly bold statement made by George Haggerty in his chapter on Anne Rice and the Queering of Culture in his book Queer Gothic. There is no denying that Anne Rice’s Vampires have a lot to do with homosexuality and Haggerty’s highlighting this is in no way a new criticism, but the claim that is must be read as gay is entirely dismissive of the many other sexual paradigms that exist within The Vampire Chronicles. To begin with, his referral of Lestat as a ‘gay predator’ seems unfair in its definition....   [tags: Queer Gothic, Anne Rice, ]
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Female Expectations - “I hope it is true that a man can die and yet not only live in others but give them life, and not only life, but that great consciousness of life” (Iwise). Jack Kerouac made this observation during his short life. He established what came to be known as the beat generation, which was an artistic and literary rebellion against conformist and conservative society of the 1950s and early 1960s (VanSpanckeren). Keeping in step with the society at the time was difficult. The society had unrealistic expectations of its youth....   [tags: Interview with the Vampire, Anne Rice] 1770 words
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Coming of Age in Mississippi by Anne Moody - Coming of Age in Mississippi by Anne Moody In the young life of Essie Mae, she had a rough childhood. She went through beatings from her cousin, George Lee, and was blamed for burning down her house. Finally Essie Mae got the nerve to stand up for herself and her baby sister, Adline as her parents were coming in from their work. Her dad put a stop to the mistreatment by having her and her sister watched by their Uncle Ed. One day while Essie Mae's parents were having an argument, she noticed that her mothers belly was getting bigger and bigger and her mom kept crying more and more....   [tags: Anne Moody Coming Age Mississippi] 1356 words
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Coming of Age in Mississippi by Anne Moody - Coming of Age in Mississippi by Anne Moody      The autobiography Coming of Age in Mississippi by Anne Moody is the story of her life as a poor black girl growing into adulthood. Moody chose to start at the beginning - when she was four-years-old, the child of poor sharecroppers working for a white farmer. She overcomes obstacles such as discrimination and hunger as she struggles to survive childhood in one of the most racially discriminated states in America. In telling the story of her life, Moody shows why the civil rights movement was such a necessity and the depth of the injustices it had to correct....   [tags: Coming Age Mississippi Anne Moody Essays] 1003 words
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The Preferences on Rice Varieties - This study is about the preferences on rice varieties. We want to know what most of the household women/men prefer, is it the brand, price, or quantity for choosing from a rich variety. This study is about the preferences on rice variety in terms of: outlet selection, purchasing frequency, preferred size packages, preferred rice attributes, purchase decision criteria of most people who purchase rice products. Consumers have their own preference, but we want to focus on housewives/career women/men since they are business oriented and they know more in choosing the right products....   [tags: rice, rice grain, bred, rice plants] 2310 words
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Anaylsis on Puffed Rice and Meatballs - From the beginning Katya’s character in “Puffed Rice and Meatballs” shares her stories from childhood regarding her first sexual encounter, to the first signs of having breasts. All of these share a common theme, the feeling of being alone and ignored. Katya learns that she faces the feeling of unimportance and turmoil throughout her life while she tells her stories. The story starts with Katya’s unnamed American suitor asking about her childhood and her encounters of Communism. He acts as if he is interested in her past, but is really just looking for a story to pass the time and to cut the tension in the room....   [tags: sexual encounter, puffed rice, meatballs] 667 words
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The Use of Imidazolinone Herbicides in Rice Fields - ... Usually the extraction procedures are time-consuming, labour-intensive and costly. Current methods for the extraction of imidazolinone herbicides are mainly from soil and water media (Furlong et al., 2000, Bresnahan et al 2002, Ramezeni 2007). Recently, Chen et al (2009) and Rezaei et al (2011) have successfully develop extraction methods for the determination of some organochlorinated pesticides in fish samples. Solid phase extraction technique with various sorbents have been proven successful to determine the related imazapyr, imazethapyr and imazaquin in water and soil media only (Mohammadkazem R., 2007)....   [tags: rice production, malysia, control of weeds]
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Prospects of Large Scale Rice Suitability Analysis in Papua New Guinea - Till today rice, wheat, and corn, do not form the staple food for the vast majority of Papua New Guineans. Their carbohydrate needs are still fulfilled by sweet potato, taro, yams, sago and bananas. Agriculture began in Papua New Guinea (PNG) about 10,000 years ago as shown by archaeological research where starch was found on stone tools excavated in Kuk in western highlands. It suggested that taro was cultivated in Kuk at that time. A number of staple food crops such as banana, sago, taro, greater yam, highland and lowland pitpits etc....   [tags: rice, food crops, new guinea farmers]
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Chinese Rice Farming - Chinese Rice Farming Works Cited Not Included An ancient Chinese proverb reads, “Without rice, even the cleverest housewife cannot cook.” In a comical manner, this proverb illustrates an important point - rice serves an essential function to the people of China. As the pivotal mediator between the Chinese people and the rice they consume, the weather, climate, and environment has played an integral role in rice’s production and utility, as well as the importance it plays within the culture. Ironically, something so integral to Chinese society may not indeed be sustainable for the future....   [tags: China Agriculture Rice Essays Papers] 1121 words
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The Metamorphosis of Anne in The Diary of Anne Frank - The Metamorphosis of Anne in The Diary of Anne Frank        A young girl, Anneliese Marie Frank, receives an empty jar of a diary for her thirteenth birthday, amidst much political strife in her new home country of Netherlands. As a German-born Jew in hiding, Anne will eventually fill her diary with over 2 years of experiences of the Secret Annex. Initially, she makes use of her newfound outlet to exhibit her growing interest to become a writer. The diary, for Anne, acts as her personal confidante before her family goes into hiding, and becomes even more valued to her during their ordeal....   [tags: Diary of Anne Frank Essays]
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The Main Reasons of Anne Boleyn’s Execution - Different kinds of theories are circling around about the reasons why Henry VIII had his second wife beheaded. It is known that the king, who was notorious for his cruelty and heartlessness, had viciousness. He had even his best friends and allies killed if they were thought guilty in defeating his power. However, his main enemies were his wives. He had six wives: Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves, Catherine Howard and Catherine Parr (www.luminarium.org). Two of them were beheaded: Anne Boleyn and her cousin, Catherine Howard....   [tags: History, Anne Boleyn’s Destiny] 1355 words
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The Incredible Life of Anne Frank - It’s a wonder I haven’t abandoned all my ideals, they seem so absurd and impractical. Yet I cling to them because I still believe, in spite of everything, that people are truly good at heart.—Anne Frank, July 15th, 1944. Anne Frank was many things: a writer, a storyteller, a witness, and a victim, among them. A fact that many seem to forget is that she was also a human being. In a concentration camp in 1945, Anne held her dying sister Margot in her arms. Her sister died very shortly after that scene; Anne died a few days later....   [tags: Anne Frank Essays] 2429 words
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Anne Hutchinson and the Consequences of Misreading - Anne Hutchinson and the Consequences of Misreading METHODOLOGY Literary historicism, in the context of this discussion, describes the interpretation of literary or historical texts with respect to the cultural and temporal conditions in which they were produced. This means that the text not only catalogues how individuals respond to their particular circumstances, but also chronicles the movements and inclinations of an age as expressed in the rhetorical devices of its literature. Evaluating the trial of Anne Hutchinson within such a theoretical framework means speculating on the genesis of her theological beliefs with recourse to prevailing theories of gender, class, and interpretat...   [tags: Anne Hutchinson Essays]
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Love in Anne Bradstreet's "To my Dear and Loving Husband" - “LOVE”, a simple word with four letters, sounds very simple but has a vast and deep meaning. From the very ancient time till today there have always been a topic called “Love” in every work of literature. Even in the ancient Biblical times, we see “Love” carried a deeper meaning. Several chapters and verses from the Holy Book are the evidence that “Love” existed during that period too, be it God’s love to all His people, or a man’s love to his wife, or vice-versa. The book of Genesis not only talks about the history and origin of the world, but also talks about several things on “Love”....   [tags: Anne Bradstreet, my Dear and Loving Husband, marri]
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Anne Brandstreet and Female Identity - There are not many “major” female writers in American Literature, and writing, traditionally, has always been viewed as a masculine activity. It is therefore very interesting, and even ironic, that the first author published in the newly established Puritan society on the American soil, Anne Bradstreet, was a female. Indeed, Bradstreet's poems are filled with female presence. However, I also sense that Bradstreet’s feminism is held in check by her Puritan values, and there is a conflict created throughout her writing between this society of Puritan patriarchy that she lived in and her identity as a female....   [tags: Anne Brandstreet Poems Poetry] 531 words
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Anne Hutchinson: An Activist for Equal Rights and a Pioneer of Suffrage - The Puritans based their lifestyles heavily on religious beliefs. Calvinism served as their primary religion. This religion encompassed beliefs that held on the idea that their lives have been planned out by God from birth and any disruption to that plan should be eradicated. During the 17th century, witch hunts occurred due in part to Puritan’s stringent religious way of life. The controversy between John Winthrop and Anne Hutchinson rose up out of sexism, pose of threat and flawed theory in the form of a trial against Hutchinson....   [tags: Anne Hutchinson, Equality, women, Suffrage, USA, h] 1292 words
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Rice: Then and Now - Rice by today’s standards is not an exciting food, but it is in fact one of the most important natural resources that humans have ever depended upon. Different cultures of people for thousands of years, spanning from India to China to Japan have used rice as their staple crop. Today especially, rice continues to be a vital grain for modern day human beings. Through this early dependency, rice became domesticated, which arguably is one of the most impactful events on the development of human agriculture and civilization....   [tags: Natural Resources, Green Revolution]
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Anne Moody's Involvement in the Civil Rights Movement - Coming of Age in Mississippi      Anne Moody’s Coming of Age in Mississippi, talked extensively about the civil rights movement that she had participated in. The civil rights movement dealt with numerous issues that many people had not agreed with. Coming of Age in Mississippi gave the reader a first hand look at the efforts many people had done to gain equal rights.      Anne Moody, like many other young people, joined the civil rights movement because they wanted to make a difference in their state....   [tags: Anne Moody] 1371 words
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Anne Frank Biography And The Short Story Line - Annelies Marie Frank (the full name of Anne Frank) was born on June 12, 1929 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Her parents were Otto and Edith Frank. Anne was the second daughter; her sister Margot was three years older. Anne’s father worked at his family’s bank. Her mother's job was to take care of everything at home. Margot and Anne were carefree girls and they had many friends in their neighborhood. However, their parents were worried. Adolf Hitler and his party had made the Jews the scapegoat for all of Germany's social and economic problems....   [tags: Anne Frank ] 807 words
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Anne Bradstreet's The Flesh and the Spirit - Anne Bradstreet's The Flesh and the Spirit "The Flesh and the Spirit" by Anne Bradstreet is basically a conversation between two "sisters"--the worldly body and the spiritual soul. Their heated argument concerns the value of life and what really matters in our human lives. The Flesh, who presents her side first, argues that the world offers pleasure, wealth, and fame to those who readily partake. Satisfaction for her is found in the reality of earthly possessions and the fulfillment of her desires....   [tags: Anne Bradstreet Flesh Spirit Essays] 1115 words
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Anne Bradstreet's Poem, To My Dear and Loving Husband - Anne Bradstreet Anne Bradstreet lived in a time when devotion in a wife to her husband was a social law. This poem, “To My Dear and Loving Husband,” is a loving tribute from Bradstreet to her husband. Certainly, in the early American, Puritan colonies, this work would have been seen as a wife’s duty as well as a lovely gesture. Today, however, it might well be seen as the babblings of a dependant wife. This was my reaction to the poem when I first read it. The attitudes of our country have changed drastically since the mid-1600s and devotion of a wife to her husband is now often seen as a sign of weakness....   [tags: Anne Bradstreet] 295 words
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Women Empowerment: The Construction of Female Gender in Anne of Green Gables & Little Women - Introduction The antebellum period brought about many changes in American society. One of those changes was the manner in which American households were organized. Robert Max Jackson argues in his account on gender inequality that up to the 1820s a patriarchal ideology predominated the American household giving fathers absolute authority; they would rule their homes as “communal enterprises” in which husband and wife worked together in order to earn a living. However, from the 1820s onwards the economy rapidly expanded as a consequence of the industrial revolution and many men started to work away from home in industrial and commercial firms, leaving their wives at home to carry out the dom...   [tags: Anne of Green Gables, Little Women]
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Biography of Anne Hutchinson - Anne Hutchinson has long been seen as a strong religious dissenter who paved the way for religious freedom in the strictly Puritan environment of New England. Another interpretation of the controversy surrounding Anne Hutchinson asserts that she was simply a loving wife and mother whose charisma and personal ideas were misconstrued to be a radical religious movement. Since this alleged religious movement was led by a woman, it was quickly dealt with by the Puritan fathers as a real threat. Whatever her motives, she was clearly a great leader in the cause of religious toleration in America and the advancement of women in society....   [tags: Anne Hutchinson Religious Dissenter Essays] 3755 words
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Anne Hutchinson's Words and Their Later Significance - Anne Hutchinson's Words and Their Later Significance Anne Hutchinson, on trial for apparently nothing more than leading religious discussions at her house, is subjected to belittlement and unclear, if not unfounded, accusations in “The Examination of Mrs. Anne Hutchinson at the Court at Newton.” The trial, which took place in 1637, set a standard for the future treatment of women, and subsequently their speech and writing. Because of the way the prosecution pigeonholes Hutchinson into admitting her guilt, the reverends (and thus men) gain (or keep) power over women—the power to control their women and to interpret contrived meanings from their words....   [tags: Anne Hutchinson Essays] 1324 words
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Use of Foreshadowing in Anne Radcliffe's The Italian - Use of Foreshadowing in The Italian Anne Radcliffe incorporates many aspects of the Gothic into her novel, The Italian. In this book, one can find an exciting exploration of an exotic culture, a history of family secrets, subtle hints at supernatural forces at work, and Gothic architecture in both ruins and in the Inquisition prison. However, perhaps the most prominent feature of the Gothic used in this novel is the element of suspense. Radcliffe creates suspense in The Italian through a chain of foreshadowed events that lure the reader further and further into the story....   [tags: Anne Radcliffe The Italian] 921 words
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Anne Sexton: Poetry as Therapy - Anne Sexton: Poetry as Therapy Many great literary and artistic geniuses have been troubled with deep depression and mental illness. Anne Sexton is an example of a poet with such problems who used her personal despair to inspire her poetic works. Not all of Sexton's work is based solely on her mental health; but a good portion of her work is influenced by her constant bouts with depression. As she struggled to deal with her own marital infidelity and the problems associated with being a female poet in a male dominated genre, she combined the theme of depression with one based on the roles of women in society....   [tags: Anne Sexton Poet Poem Poetry Essays]
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Katherine Anne Porter's Rope - Katherine Anne Porter's Rope Part I: Abstract: Like the majority of literary criticism of Katherine Anne Porter's "Rope," Jane Krause DeMouy's comments are part of a larger work examining the thread of characteristics, themes and techniques woven throughout Porter's writings. In her "Katherine Anne Porter's Women: The Eye of Her Fiction," DeMouy focuses primarily on six stories published in "The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter" between 1922 and 1928. She characterizes them as "all stories of women caught in constricting circumstances who must recognize and confront two burdens in their lives: Their sexuality and their social position." DeMouy suggests that...   [tags: Katherine Anne Porter Rope Essays] 1036 words
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Anne of Green Gables - Anne of Green Gables Mind over Matter. As cliché as this statement sounds, L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables proves the idea to be true. Throughout the novel, Anne continually uses her imagination to help her persevere through difficult situations. This novel also highlights the importance and power one’s attitude has in shaping the outcome of a situation or event, and carries a powerful message that people control their own happiness. Numerous times, Anne, the protagonist, is faced with less than ideal circumstances, but she is determined to have an optimistic attitude and make the best of each situation....   [tags: L.M. Montgomery Anne of Green Gables Essays]
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Anne Bradstreet as First American Feminist - Anne Bradstreet as First American Feminist Feminism today remains prominent because even while women’s rights are very strong, women are still fighting for equality every day. In the time of Anne Bradstreet, women had few rights and they were seen as inferior to men. Anne lived among the puritans whom ruled her everyday life. Although it was against the puritan code for women to receive an education, Bradstreet’s father, Thomas Dudley, loved his daughter dearly and made sure that she was well educated which shows in her works....   [tags: Anne Bradstreet Feminist Feminism essays]
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Anne Moody's Coming of Age in Mississippi - In this autobiography of Anne Moody a.k.a. Essie Mae as she is often called in the book, is the struggles for rights that poor black Americans had in Mississippi. Things in her life lead her to be such an activist in the fight for black equality during this time. She had to go through a lot of adversity growing up like being beat, house being burned down, moving to different school, and being abuse by her mom's boyfriend. One incident that would make Anne Moody curious about racism in the south was the incident in the Movie Theater with the first white friends she had made....   [tags: Anne Moody Coming Age Mississippi] 1803 words
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The Rice Bowl - While his children were struggling with bridging their two worlds, Otoosan was busy working to support his family during the down turn in the economy and still provide for the well being of his mother and Shigeno in Japan. It was only a year after the Black Thursday that signaled the crash of the stock market that the children had returned to. After World War I, rural America had lost more than 30% of their value, homes foreclosed, factories idle, millions without work, and families in need of basic necessities....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 2171 words
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Anne Frank - Part 1: June 14, 1942 – July 9, 1942: All these journal entries are written from Anne's home in Amsterdam, Holland. Anne was Jewish, she is very fun and perky, she had just turned thirteen. For her birthday her dad gave her a journal, she writes in it every day and tells it everything that happened throughout the day. She thinks of the journal as her friend so she named it Kitty. The first few entries give a description of her early life. She was born in Frankfurt, Germany, her family had to move to holland to escape Hitler....   [tags: Summary Anne Frank] 1508 words
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Anne Frank - Anne Frank was born in Germany on June 12, 1929. She lived with her father Otto and mother Edith Frank. Anne's sister, Margo was three years older. Anne loved Margo very much. It was very happy and really good family. The sisters studied in good school and they had Catholic, Protestant and Jewish friend. But in March 1933, the National Socialist party was elected and after that we can see real descrimination. All jews had a spesial sign that they are jewish people. And other people couldn't talk with them at all....   [tags: Diary Anne Frank] 1400 words
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Essays on the Diary of Anne Frank – The Real Heros - The Diary of Anne Frank – The Real Heros The Diary of Anne Frank could not have been written without the selfless help of Mr. Kraler and Miep, the Dutch office-workers. In extremely hard times, they provided the necessary help for the survival of the eight people hiding out in the attic of a factory. Mr. Kraler often visited the two families in hiding, and made sure that no one found out about them, while Miep Brought them food, books and other things that they requested. They were real world heroes because few people would go through so much even for their friends....   [tags: Diary of Anne Frank Essays] 498 words
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The Diary of Anne Frank Book Review - The Diary of Anne Frank Book Review On June 12, 1929, at 7:30 AM, a baby girl was born in Frankfort, Germany. No one realized that this infant, who was Jewish, was destined to become one of the worlds most famous victims of World War II. Her name was Anne Frank. Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl, by Anne Frank and B.M. Mooyaart, was actually the real diary of Anne Frank. Anne was a girl who lived with her family during the time while the Nazis took power over Germany. Because they were Jewish, Otto, Edith, Margot, and Anne Frank immigrated to Holland in 1933....   [tags: Diary Anne Frank Holocaust Essays Nazis] 1379 words
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Anne Finch's Poems - Anne Finch's Poems While other writers use their poetry to decipher the meaning of life, Anne Finch, Countess of Winchilsea was busy writing about how to live it. Five of her poems, “Jupiter and the Farmer,” “The Tree,” “The Shepherd Piping to the Fishes,” “Love, Death, and Reputation,” and “There’s No To-Morrow,” convey strong messages to the reader about how to live their lives. In her poetry, Anne Finch uses anecdotes to help illustrate the validity of her statements, thereby providing the reader with a strong, meaningful, and important message about how life should be lived....   [tags: Anne Finch Poetry Poem Essays] 1032 words
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The Author to Her Book by Anne Bradstreet - “The Author to Her Book” by Anne Bradstreet In “The Author to Her Book,” Bradstreet is inundated in indecision and internal struggles over the virtues and shortfalls of her abilities and the book that she produced. As human beings we associate and sympathize with each other through similar experiences. It is difficult to sympathize with someone when you don’t know where they are coming from and don’t know what they are dealing with. Similar experiences and common bonds are what allow us to extend our sincere appreciation and understanding for another human being’s situation....   [tags: The Author to Her Book Anne Bradstreet Essays] 1505 words
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Appearance Versus Reality in Katharine Anne Porter's He - Appearance Versus Reality in Katharine Anne Porter's He So many memories came to my mind while reading this story. I grew up in a family (or at least one side of that family) who always cared and worried about what other people thought. Most obviously, the short story, "He," by Katharine Anne Porter is about appearance vs. reality and living with a disabled child. But I also believe the story is about life, the hardships of life, poverty, the innocence of children, the trust children put into their parents, the gossip of small towns, the resentment and bitterness of the hardships of life, being a mother, rural life, denial, guilt, and compassion....   [tags: Katharine Anne Porter He Essays]
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Macon's Change in Anne Tyler's The Accidental Tourist - Macon's Change in Anne Tyler's The Accidental Tourist The Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler at first glance depicts the struggle between two people to find happiness together, but in actuality it shows the struggles a man faces with himself to find happiness in his own life. Tyler presents a character, Macon Leary, satisfied with just going through life unchanged. Eliminating all the luxuries of life Macon feels he will find happiness by going through a scheduled routine everyday....   [tags: Accidental Tourist Anne Tyler Essays]
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Character Analysis of Katherine Anne Porter's He - Character Analysis of Katherine Anne Porter's He In Katherine Anne Porter's short story "He," she presents several themes that she develops primarily through the actions of the main characters, particulary Mrs. Whipple. Porter portrays a poor, lower class Southern family and the difficulties they encounter. More importantly, she centers the story around the feelings of shame, pride, and an exaggerated concern for appearances through Mrs. Whipple's's relationship with her mentally retarded son and her behavior toward Him....   [tags: Katherine Anne Porter He Essays]
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The Symbolism of the Purse in Theft by Katherine Anne Porter - The purse in Katherine Anne Porters' short story, "Theft", is linked to several episodes and in each event reveals the main character's inner personality. The first episode is her encounters with three men. The second event is the theft of her purse. Lastly, the protagonist confronts the thief. In each episode the main character displays her intimate personality. After an afternoon cocktail party, a Latin man named Camilo escorts her to the subway station through the rain. Camilo makes several gracious gestures to try and pay for her, but she refuses, as she is afraid he may fall on the rainy steps when returning....   [tags: American Literature Katherine Anne Porter] 735 words
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Anne Bradstreet's Poem - Anne Bradstreet's Poem "To my Dear and Loving Husband" Anne Bradstreet?s poem, ?To my Dear and Loving Husband. presents a beautiful love theme. "Of ever two were one, then surely we" (1). This quotation is important because Bradstreet is pointing out that she does not feel as though she is one individual person. And one of the first questions that come to my mind is if Bradstreet was trying to make a point for all wives to be that way or she felt insecure about her own self. The poem itself portrays a loving wife, but the fact is she sounds like she is afraid to be alone, that her husband is the one who makes her complete, in another words, it makes her be a full person....   [tags: Dear Loving Husband Anne Bradstreet Essays]
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Studying Amylose Content in Rice - It has been reported in Ball et al., (1998) study that the amylose content in rice varies from 15-35%. Based on amylose content (%), Juliano (1992) categorized rice lines into different categories such as waxy (0-2% amylose), very low (2-12% amylose), low (12-20% amylose), intermediate (20-25% amylose), and high (25-33% amylose). Low amylose rice cultivars are usually tender, cohesive and glossy, while higher amylose cultivars are dry, fluffy and separated when cooked. It has also been studied that these percentages are mediated by the proportion of amylose to amylopectin in starch granules....   [tags: texture, digestability, glucose] 658 words
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