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The Lewis and Clark Expedition: Sacagawea - “Everything I do is for my people” (Quotes From Sacagawea). This fun loving naturalist that liked to help others was way more of a hero then she appears to be. Sacagawea, or also referred to as Sacagawea with a “g” or Sacakawea with a “k”, is known for her history in the Lewis and Clark expedition.(Sacajawea) She was born in Lemhi Mountains, which is now called Idaho, in 1788. She was the daughter of the Chief of the Indian Tribe, Shoshone. When she was 12 years old in 1800, she was kidnapped by the Hidasta Indian Tribe and taken to North Dakota....   [tags: Clark and Lewis expedition, Sacakawea, indians]
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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe: The Fantastic World of C.S. Lewis - What makes some books so well liked that they are read over and over and passed from generation to generation. How is it that a story that was written in 1949 and made into a movie 56 years later is still relevant and interesting enough to get numerous awards. There are qualities that make a book such a great success. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis possesses such qualities and can therefore be qualified as a classic. One of the reasons that The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe can be considered a classic is that it has many strong universal themes....   [tags: C.S. Lewis] 516 words
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Ethical Tactics vs. Jealousy in Jeanne Lewis' Case - Ethics tend to be jealous. That is, when one places something before the choice to be ethical, ethical behavior itself is lost completely. One cannot choose to act in a non-ethical manner for an ethical end. Ethics speak instead directly to the actions of individuals. One is either ethical, or one is not. No middle road exists. The purpose of this paper will be to identify and describe ethical tactics used in the Jeanne Lewis case. The writer will also discuss Jeanne Lewis's ethical behavior in light of her decision to work with her employees until she was confident in the strength of her team....   [tags: ethics, Jeanne Lewis, ]
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Analysis of Animal Characters in Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll - Why are animal characters so popular in children’s literature. Why do they tend to be either fierce or friendly. How do animal characters impact children’s literature. In Alice’s Adventure in Wonderland, the animal characters are very weird. They were supposed to guide Alice through the traditional fairytale world she has created, but instead they were negative influences on this child. I believe the audience expected that animal characters are supposed to because they are the ones who should be a role model for kids to look up or when they read it....   [tags: Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll]
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Nonsense and Justice in Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - You would think that Lewis Carroll an English author, mathematician and logician would sit down and write a logical, didactical novel, instead he wrote a novel of the literary nonsense genre. Unusual, is it not. Maybe we should take a closer look at Carroll's “nonsense“ and see why is it considered to be random, senseless, unpredictable, and without rules. Moreover, even justice is not spared of parody, injustice and chaos are logical consequences of living in Wonderland. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is a story about a little girl who comes into contact with unpredictable, illogical, basically mad world of Wonderland by following the White Rabbit into a huge rabbit – hole....   [tags: Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland] 724 words
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The Abolition of Man by C.S. Lewis - The Abolition of Man by C.S. Lewis         The Abolition of Man is perhaps the best defense of natural law to be       published in the twentieth century. The book is outstanding not because       its ideas are original, but because it presents so clearly the common       sense of the subject, brilliantly encapsulating the Western natural law       tradition in all its Greco-Roman and Judeo-Christian glory. Interestingly,       Lewis' defense of objective morality here resonates not only with ideas       from the giants of Western thought (including Plato, Aristotle, Augustine,       and Aquinas), but also draws on the wisdom of the East, including Confucius...   [tags: Lewis Abolition of Man Essays] 1199 words
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Marriage in Babbit by Sinclair Lewis - Marriage in Babbit by Sinclair Lewis In the novel Babbitt, Sinclair Lewis touches upon various issues that characterize American society. Marriage was one of these various issues that Lewis focused on. In the story, George Babbitt was married and his best friend, Paul Riesling, was married. They both seemed uneasy about their marriages and were not pleased with their situations. George always seemed to care less for Myra, "she was as sexless as an anemic nun... no one, save [except] Tinka, was all interested in her or entirely aware that she was alive" (Lewis 7)....   [tags: Lewis Babbitt Essays] 1724 words
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Comparison Of CS Lewis's Works and JK Rowling's Works - The work of C.S. Lewis and J.K. Rowling is of grave vital on the grounds that their work portrays actuality as well as adds to it. Yes, their work is not just a portrayal of actuality; it is somewhat a quality expansion. Their meeting expectations are depictions of the reasoning examples and social standards pervasive commonly. They are a delineation of the diverse features of regular man's existence. Their works serves as a something worth mulling over and a tonic for creative energy and innovativeness....   [tags: CS Lewis, JK Rowling, Literary Analysis]
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Gideon's Trumpet by Anthony Lewis - For more than a dozen years, Clarence Earl Gideon lay buried in a nondescript, unmarked grave in Hannibal, Missouri. Most Americans outside of the legal community (and many within it) would neither recognize Gideon's name, nor understand the seismic impact he had on our legal system. Fortunately, Anthony Lewis, the renowned journalist now retired from The New York Times, chronicled Gideon's saga from the filing of his hand-written petition for writ of certiorari with the Supreme Court to the momentous decision of March 18, 1963....   [tags: Lewis Gideon's Trumpet] 1703 words
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Subtlety and Psychology in "The Screwtape Letters" by C.S. Lewis - The book, The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis, shows how Screwtape uses subtlety and psychology when he is tempting human beings into sin. He plays with the patient’s imagination, emotions, will, and intellect. Also, he shows great shrewdness when encouraging sin that does not appear to be sin. Screwtape shows effective psychology in encouraging the patient to displace intellect and will in prayer with imagination and emotion, and he shows subtlety in encouraging gluttony of delicacy, pride in humility, and superiority in being part of an elite Christian social circle....   [tags: Screwtape Letters, C.S. Lewis, psychology, religio] 891 words
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Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis - "Arrowsmith", by Sinclair Lewis In the novel "Arrowsmith", by Sinclair Lewis, written in 1925, one can read of our world's lack of idealism in science, most often found in the medical profession (Encarta, 1). This book portrays the times in terms of scientific advancement not being idealistic, mostly in the medical field. Our scientists could not come up with their own ideas and our progress was going nowhere, fast. Although, today we are advancing so rapidly that we have no choice but to move and experiment, there is no time to slow down and copy old works....   [tags: Sinclair Lewis Arrowsmith ] 1817 words
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Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis - Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis Mere Christianity, by C. S. Lewis, is written as set of guidelines of Christian belief. Lewis does not say there is any particular way to believe but he does make a point that the topic of religion itself is serious. As you consider whether you want to believe or not, you have to recognize how much thought it requires, and how thought provoking a process this decision is. Lewis covers Christianity in four different books within his book. In book one, Lewis discusses the Law of Nature and makes note of a tendency in humans of appealing to a standard of absolute truth in quarrels and arguments....   [tags: Papers Christian Religion Lewis Essays] 1089 words
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The Chronicles Of Narnia by C.S. Lewis - Mythical creatures, The Dawn of Time, untold prophecies, mighty rulers, an evil queen, MAGIC, do you believe this could all exist. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, by C.S. Lewis Is one of seven parts of the epic adventures of four children who enter a totally different world, by accident. Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy, one day find themselves in a place called Narnia ruled by and evil witch. They embark on a journey to right the wrongs of the witch. In their quest they come along some unexpected obstacles....   [tags: Narnia Chronicles C S Lewis] 1460 words
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The Strong Female Character in Lewis Carroll's "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" - Do you ever notice in stories, the female characters tend to be weak and sometimes have a mentor to guide them. Alice Adventures in Wonderland turned the tables on this type of character and made a strong, lively character Alice. Carroll disregarded the traditional plot lines and development of characters of his time by creating an empowered Alice, who overcomes the challenges in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Not only does Alice face different challenges through the story she also faces her pre-teen years of emotional and developmental stages....   [tags: Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland] 1658 words
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Lewis Carroll's Alice In Wonderland - Lewis Carroll's Alice In Wonderland “So she sat on, with closed eyes, and half believed herself in Wonderland, though she knew she had but to open them again, and all would change to dull reality . . .” (Carroll 119). Wonderland: a place where everything is different and the imagination is free to roam wild. A place where it does not matter how big a person is, but the intellect that is in a person. Existing in the dreams of children everywhere, wonderland is a place of escape, causing a person to think in new, different ways: a place like no other....   [tags: Lewis Carroll Alice In Wonderland Essays]
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The Republican Party in Sinclair Lewis' Babbitt - The Republican Party in Sinclair Lewis' Babbitt          Sinclair Lewis' Babbitt portrayed a man bent on following his political party; his actions seemingly followed that religiously, and today's version of the Republican Party is proof that we are not too far off from Lewis' version, despite the expanse of time. George Babbitt, the main character in Lewis' novel, viewed the world in the eyes of a businessman. He saw immigrants as a waste to society, business and the means to survive, and the ability to own the latest and greatest inventions as top priorities in his life....   [tags: Lewis Babbitt Essays]
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Superiority of Races in Sinclair Lewis' Babbitt - Superiority of Races in Babbit           Hatred, intolerance, prejudice, and narrow-mindedness are all terms that can be applied when describing someone who is a bigot.  By these terms George F. Babbitt, the protagonist in Sinclair Lewis' Babbitt, and many of his acquaintances are quite the bigots toward all those that appear different than he is especially immigrants and minorities in America.  The blame should not be placed squarely on these men's shoulders for possessing such hate filled beliefs, but their opinion of the matter is generated from the accepted notion, which had been approved of and passed down through the generations, that immigrants and minorities are far less s...   [tags: Lewis Babbitt Essays]
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Key Elements of Sinclair Lewis' Babbitt - Key Elements of Babbitt Sinclair Lewis, the author of Babbitt, devised several key literary elements to explain his full effect and purpose for writing his novel. Babbitt is a satirist look at not only one man, but an entire society as well. He exposes the hypocrisy and mechanization of American Society in the 1920's. In the novel Lewis focuses on his main character Babbitt, the protagonist throughout much of the book, who is a businessman with lofty aims and a desire to climb the ladder of the social class....   [tags: Lewis Babbitt Essays] 526 words
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George Babbitt of Sinclair Lewis' Babbitt - George Babbitt: Image of a Presbyterian        In Babbitt, Sinclair Lewis portrays religion as a corrupt business.  In fact, he emphasizes this by focusing on his main character George Babbitt.  George Babbitt is characterized as a businessman in Zenith.  He is a man preoccupied about his reputation and his image before the main leaders of the town he lives in.  Lewis creates a hypocritical figure for Babbitt through his reasons for being a Presbyterian.  He says that if you were to question Babbitt about his religion he would say,  "My religion is to serve my fellow men, to honor my brother as myself, and to do my bit to make life happier for one and for all"  (199).  Of course,...   [tags: Lewis Babbitt Essays]
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Analysis Essay On C.S. Lewis's Narnia - C.S. Lewis uses a secondary world, Narnia, to convey complex, thought-provoking messages to readers of The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe. This paper examines the way a selection of Narnia's key characteristics prompt debates over logic and faith, comment on the nature of spiritual and metaphysical journeys, allow readers to broaden their conception of their own capabilities, encourage new reflection on the story of Christ and help to clarify conceptions of good and evil. Narnia's first characteristic of note is the portal through which it is reached – the wardrobe....   [tags: Narnia Lewis Analysis] 1589 words
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C.S. Lewis: Mere Christianity - C.S. Lewis: Mere Christianity C.S. Lewis covers many topics in his fourth book contained in Mere Christianity titled BEYOND PERSONALITY: OR FIRST STEPS IN THE DOCTRINE OF THE TRINITY. He addresses such topics as theology, what it means to be the Son of God, the three personal God, the relationship of God and time, the cost of being a Christian, how God works to turn us into image of Christ, why Christian growth is both hard and easy, and also what he thinks about our old personalities before becoming Christians....   [tags: Lewis Mere Christianity Essays Papers] 1248 words
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Conspicuous Consumption in Sinclair Lewis' Babbit - Conspicuous Consumption in Sinclair Lewis' Babbit      The idea of conspicuous consumption, or buying unnecessary items to show one's wealth, can be seen in Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis.  Lewis describes the main character of the book, George F. Babbitt, as a person who has his values and priorities all mixed up.  Babbitt buys the most expensive and modern material goods just to make himself happy and make people around his aware of his status.  He is more concerned about these items than about his wife or children and to him, "god was Modern Appliances" (Lewis 5).  Through Babbitt, Lewis is attempting to show how the average American person will do or buy anything, even if  unneces...   [tags: Lewis Babbitt Essays]
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Babbitt By Lewis Sinclair - In the Sinclair Lewis novel, Babbitt, the main character is a man who lives his whole life under the presumption that the only way to be happy is to follow society. Daily, he walks the path of right-wing social law, believing that only wealth can bring him happiness. Babbitt eventually makes an effort to change his ways, but is too deep into the system to pull himself from the lifeless abyss of proper society. George F. Babbitt lives in a society that prohibits creativity at the cost of wealth, but grants only supposed happiness....   [tags: Sinclair Lewis Babbitt Social Conformity] 1026 words
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Alice’s Dreams and Thoughts in Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll’s novel Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland follows a young girl named Alice on her adventures through her dream world of Wonderland. It is a scary world for “poor Alice”, as the narrator often calls her, as she battles changing size, being terrorized by over sized animals, and being yelled at by an evil queen. While battling all of these things she is also battling her own mental stability. In the novel, Lewis Carroll elaborates on Alice’s dreams and thoughts, and there are wide varieties of interpretations by readers....   [tags: Lewis Carroll, literary analysis]
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Life Lessons from C. S. Lewis' The Screwtape Letters - When I was little, one of my favorite books of all time was The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis. I loved having one or two of the chapters read aloud to me before I went to bed. So when I peeked at the list of seven books, I knew automatically that I would want to read The Screwtape Letters, one of the same author’s earlier writings. Similarly to The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, the story is set around the beginning of World War II. Screwtape is writing the letters while living in hell, while I imagined Wormwood somewhere within his “patient’s” conscience....   [tags: The Screwtape Letters, C. S. Lewis, religion] 432 words
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Strained Self-images in Lewis’s "Babbitt" and Fitzgerald’s "The Great Gatsby" - Expressing quite eloquently, a man named Tarkan Tevetoglu once said, “We need to know ourselves better so that we can realize what we really want in our life. I think that the first condition for a person to be in a successful relationship is to be happy with the person he or she is, in other words to love themselves.” This same endeavor for self-happiness also occurs in literature as characters struggle to shape relationships with others because of their own negative self-image. In Lewis’s Babbitt and Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, both Babbitt and Gatsby face these strained self-images while struggling to create relationships....   [tags: Sinclair Lewis, Babbitt, Fitzgerald, Great Gatsby,]
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The Horse and His Boy by C.S. Lewis - The Horse and His Boy by C.S. Lewis The book I read for my book report was a fiction book called The Horse and His Boy by C. S. Lewis. This is the third book in the "Chronicles of Narnia" series and it was published in 1954. The story takes place in the make-believe land of Calormen and the also make-believe land of Narnia. It's about a boy that runs away from his life of slavery and his adventure to come. I found this book to be adventurous, exciting, and suspesful (to an extent). It shows people how bravery and faith work together to give strength in times of need....   [tags: Horse Boy C S Lewis] 828 words
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Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland 1.     Introduction There are several reasons why I have chosen the book “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” as the topic for my term paper. The main reason is that I have been fascinated by Alice’s adventures as a series on TV since I was about six years old. I was curious about the overworked rabbit, racked by brain about how Alice would only be able to reach the golden key on the table and I got even more nervous when I saw the Queen than the Knaves of Hearts did....   [tags: Lewis Carroll Alice Adventures Essays]
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Nonsense in Lewis Carroll's Poem Jabberwocky - Nonsense in Lewis Carroll's Poem "Jabberwocky" Roland Barthes’ "Toys" expresses the idea that French toys revolve around convention, preparing children to be adults by allowing them to repeat normal adult activities without much imagination. However, one only has to look in any modern toy store to see that today’s American toys focus more on imagination, not imitation. In contrast, however, children are usually taught language based on convention; certain words have set meanings and certain sounds do not mean anything when put together....   [tags: Lewis Carroll Jabberwocky Poet Essays]
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Out of the Silent Planet by C.S. Lewis - Out of the Silent Planet by C.S. Lewis In the year 1625, Francis Bacon, a famous essayist and poet wrote about the influences of fear on everyday life. He stated, “Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children is increased with tales, so is the other” (Essays Dedication of Death). Clearly, external surroundings affect perceptions of fear as well as human nature in general. Although C.S. Lewis published the novel, Out of the Silent Planet, over three centuries after Bacon wrote his theory on fear, Lewis similarly portrayed external surrounding to manipulate perceptions of fear....   [tags: Fear Silent Planet C.S. Lewis Essays] 1230 words
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Lewis Carroll - Lewis Carroll Lewis Carroll is a well known and talked about author, whose writings have stirred up much controversy. His work has inspired ballot, puppet shows, and even music videos. (Vink). Lewis Carroll is an outstanding English writer because of his background, his position in English literature, and his many works, such as his novel, “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.” “‘Lewis Carroll,’ as he was to become known, was born on January 27, 1832 (Leach 1). He was raised on a parsonage that was located in the middle of a cornfield....   [tags: Lewis Carroll Biography Biographies Essays] 1784 words
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The Manifestation of Pride in The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis - The Manifestation of Pride in The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis suggests that choices made on earth have a consequential effect towards our acceptance into heaven or our plummet into hell. In this book pride manifests itself in a hundred subtle ways as souls whine about perceived injustices or irrational motives. Thankfully, a few tourists do humble themselves, become transformed into marvelously real beings, and remain in heaven. But most don't, about which the great Scottish author George MacDonald, Lewis' heavenly guide, says, “They may not be rejecting the truth of heaven now....   [tags: The Great Divorce C.S. Lewis Essays] 1264 words
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Victorian Era and Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll - Victorian Era and Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll Known for its utilitarianist ideals, the education system of the Victorian Era limited the thoughts, speech, and actions of the individual; People were the product of the Victorian society in which they were raised. Many Victorian novelists highlight this mechanization of human beings, as it contributed to the identity crisis epidemic of the Victorian Era in which children were especially affected. In Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll uses the emphasis of facts in the Victorian education system, the likeliness of Victorian Society to discourage the use of the imagination, and the importance of ideal male and...   [tags: Alice Wonderland Lewis Carroll Essays]
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Lewis Carroll's Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll's Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Philosophy – a subject that had driven people insane for as long as humans know their history. All the time people try to find a meaning, and later controvert it. For example, critics view a novel by Lewis Carroll Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, as a quest for maturity story, Carroll’s view on Victorian Society and even existential meaning on life. All of those interpretations come from philosophical “drive” of the critics. The truth is that anyone can point a finger at the book and come up with their own “deep” meaning of the story, but if one looks at facts, well known, and obvious things – it is clear that the story is simply a childre...   [tags: Alice Wonderland Lewis Carroll Essays]
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Heaven and Hell Divided in C. S. Lewis's The Great Divorce - Heaven and Hell Divided in C. S. Lewis's The Great Divorce   C. S. Lewis is known throughout the world for his ability to tuck theology into fantasy. He's the author of many books such as the Chronicles of Narnia, The Screwtape Letters and Mere Christianity. One of his less popular books, but one that he considered among his favorites, was The Great Divorce. The title refers to the separation of Heaven and Hell.   Although a relatively thin book, it is packed with thought provoking questions concerning ones faith....   [tags: Lewis Great Divorce] 1002 words
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Morality In C.S. Lewis' That Hideous Strength And Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray - The crucial theme present throughout C.S. Lewis' "That Hideous Strength" and Oscar Wilde's "The picture of Dorian Gray" is morality, and how it can be influenced. The main characters in C. S. Lewis' novel, Mark and Jane Studdock, go through very contradicting paths and join opposite in objectives, organizations; at the same time they share similar feelings (solitude, confusion, paranoia) and carry out immoral actions in the attempt to run away from the problems. On the other hand, in Oscar Wilde's novel, the young, beautiful, inexperienced, naïve, Dorian Gray; influenced by his new friend Lord Henry Wotton, forgets his moral values and lives in constant pursuit of individual pleasu...   [tags: Wilde CS Lewis ] 754 words
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The Mathematical Aspects of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland - The Mathematical Aspects of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland The story Alice in Wonderland was written about a little girl named Alice who was a child of the dean of the Church of Christ. Alice Liddell was the one who convinced Charles Dodgson (Lewis Carroll) to write down the verbal story originally known as "Alice's Adventure Underground".Actually, the book is known by several different names, Alice's Hours in Elfand,Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, and Alice in Wonderland.I found it interesting that the Mid-Continent Public Library once listed the book under Lewis Carroll and has recently changed it to Charles L....   [tags: Lewis Carroll Alice Wonderland Math Essays]
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C.S. Lewis's "Till We Have Faces" - C.S. Lewis's "Till We Have Faces"      C.S. Lewis’s book Till We Have Faces is about the myth of Psyche and Cupid. However, in the original tale Psyche is a very naive girl who is greatly influenced by her two wicked older sisters. In this rendition of the tale, Psyche’s sisters are not evil and Psyche is not a mindless fool as she has been portrayed in earlier tales. Setting      The story takes place in the kingdom of Glome. Glome’s social perspective is not surprisingly, a male dominant society and values woman as only child bearers, keepers of the homestead, or as a marriage treaty with neighboring kingdoms to attract new power and influence to the kingdom....   [tags: C.S. Lewis Will We Have Faces Essays] 2366 words
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Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold by CS Lewis - Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold by CS Lewis The first person narrative in the ancient kingdom of Glome, a land ruled by a tyrannical king and religious goddess Ungit. Narrated by Princess (later Queen) Orual. The first section of this novel presents itself as an open complaint against the gods, particularly the god of the Grey Mountain, who brought Orual such pain and distress over the years, yet offer no answers or explanations to justify the suffering.      Orual says she had suffered much at the hands of the gods, but what most torments her is the loss of her previous sister Istra (Psyche), in which loss Orual shares responsibility and blame: this loss of Psyche results primarily from...   [tags: Till We Have Faces C S Lewis] 1843 words
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Sensible Nonsense in Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland - Alice in Wonderland has been a beloved children’s classic for over a century and was originally told to entertain a close friend’s child, Alice Liddell; yet, it has now become one of the most analyzed children’s stories with its many paradoxes. While it could be acclaimed to feminism with its many intense female characters that often illustrate poor decisions or historical with its Victorian era time frame, the two that best fit are psychoanalytical and existentialism. Via these schools of literary criticism, one can make a complete picture of a young girl in an irrational adult world....   [tags: Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland]
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The Author’s Thesis in “Race Against Time” by Stephen Lewis - The eight Millennium Development Goals proposed by the UN during the Millennium General Assembly of 2000 will not be reached in Africa by 2015 if international financial institutions such as the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund continue to impose unethical and punishing economic policies through the Structural Adjustment Program (SAPs) on the poor and undeveloped countries of Africa and if the wealthy old core countries continue to break promises and hesitate to donate enough financial aid to Africa to help it recover from the destructive effects of the SAPs and the AIDS pandemic, and to also ensure gender equality and rights of women in Africa....   [tags: Race Against Time, Stephen Lewis, ] 825 words
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Lewis and Clark - Lewis and Clark were great explorers in the 1800’s. They are also epic heroes in many ways because of the things that they have done. Lewis and Clark are epic heroes because they had values and ideas the culture views; they emerged victorious in peratous situations; and had confidence. So here are some reasons that they are Epic Hero’s. Lewis and Clark were epic hero’s because they had very good leadership and were very brave. Lewis and Clark had great leadership because they were dedicated to this voyage....   [tags: American History]
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Lewis Carroll and Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll - By looking at Lewis Carroll's life, one can see that his most recognized work is famous because of his creativity and imagination, which is important because all of his work is still existent in today's world. Lewis Carroll was a genius since he was young. He really enjoyed mathematics and when he was older he invented his own games which were mathematically involved. Carroll was also a responsible man who took care of his siblings after their parent’s death. His creativity and imagination carried on into his literary works with some of his most famous books and work to make its way into the entertainment field of today’s generation....   [tags: Biography, Story Themes & Plot]
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Lewis and Lewis, P.C. - Lewis and Lewis, P.C.      Lewis & Lewis, P.C. is a small, Jackson-based accounting firm that employs thirty-five people and was founded by Phil Willis in 1968. It exhibits many interesting aspects of organizational behavior, which we will examine below from several perspectives. After examining the company's current policies and practices, we will evaluate its status in the transition from the "old" to the "new" model of organization, and recommend some changes that may improve the way Lewis & Lewis operates....   [tags: Accounting Firms Business Analysis Essays] 4654 words
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A Brief Biography of C.S. Lewis - ... This tragic incident made Lewis think that God was not real, and he slowly began drifting farther away from his belief in God. A governess taught Lewis until his mother died. After only two months of Flora’s death, Jackie and Warnie were sent to a boarding school in England, called the Wynyard School. Since the schoolmaster was so harsh there, the boys’ father transferred them to the Cherbourg School. Jackie was excellent at English and Latin so Malvern College awarded him with a scholarship....   [tags: childhood, books, wtitings] 836 words
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The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S Lewis - C.S Lewis is the author of The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Warrdrobe. Lewis was born on November 29, 1898, in Belfast, Ireland. He was born Clive Staples Lewis to Flora August Hamilton Lewis and Albert J. Lewis. Lewis’s mother passed away when he was on ten years old. After his mother died he went on to get his pre-college education at boarding schools and he also received help from a tutor. Lewis served in World War I with the English Army, but unfortunately was sent home when he was wounded....   [tags: Aslan, Edmund, and Lucy ]
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It Happened on the Lewis and Clark Expedition - ... As Erin Turner was born well after the Lewis and Clark escapade, this means she is recanting the story based on writings and historical journals. Because of this information gap, at times the reader feels somewhat lost in her words. One of the main goals on the expedition by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark was to map out the western territory they would be traveling through. In the journals of Clark and Lewis, maps were abundant. These maps identified Indian settlements, mountain ranges, rivers, and anything in between....   [tags: Erin H. Turner's book] 726 words
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The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis - The voyage that the children take is entirely synonymous with the voyage that Lewis took in order to discover his Christianity. Lewis utilizes the different characters in the novel in order to show his different challenges and opinions that helped lead him to Christ and identify again with the Christian faith. In the beginning the children were all back in England at their aunt and uncles house when suddenly the waves in the picture on the wall began to move. Quicker than ever, the water sprang from the painting and devoured the children with it back into Narnia....   [tags: christianity, faith, atheist] 568 words
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Lewis Carroll: A Brief Biography - ... Logical deposition, abnormal eating, dual personality, sleeping difficulties, the Victorian style, and neglected childhood. His mathematical background was something he exceled in. In his writing it reflected his eating habits. Lewis Carroll eating is in his writing. Food is noticeable, but most of the time is negative. He had symptoms of dual personality and sleeping difficulties. His dual personality was caused by him having two names Charles Dodgson and Lewis Carroll. Charles Dodgson was religious and conservative....   [tags: Alice in Wonderland, notorious English authors] 791 words
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A historical Overview by Bernard Lewis - For quite some time, a considerable discussion and debate has been going on whether or not there is compatibility between democracy and Islam. After the birth of Islam, the extensive spread of the Muslim population make this monotheistic, Abrahamic religion is the second largest in the world with over a billion followers. Throughout the passage of time, many have come to opinionate that liberal democracy can exist in the Muslim world as it has all the necessary elements that a modern democratic state and society requires....   [tags: islam, muslim, religion, democracy]
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The Culture of Poverty: Oscar Lewis - The Culture of Poverty is a theory that was introduced by Oscar Lewis, and is defined as “a label for a specific conceptual model that describes in positive terms a subculture of western society with its own structure and rationale, a way of life handed on from generation to generation.” (Lewis, p19) This concept which has helped shape the liberal discourse of the 1960s, purports that there are persons who remain mired in poverty because their lifestyle entrenches them in the low socioeconomic bracket which in turn obstructs their social mobility....   [tags: marxism, victimization, subculture]
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The Importance of the Lewis and Clark Expedition - The Lewis and Clark Expedition is one of the great benefits for the U.S nation. The participants of this expedition left a legacy for younger generations of the skills needed for their discoveries and contributions. Species of animal and plants would have not be discover as well and the knowledge about them. It has been known as one the most important evolution for the growth in the land of U.S grounds and if not for the expedition, the land and vast geographic western area of the United States would never been recorded until later years when the nation is more advance loosing needed information for the expansion of the people and trading, which makes this expedition an important part...   [tags: discover, evolution, history, growth]
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The Expedition of Lewis and Clark - ... Four days after the first snowfa ll, they reached the Mandan tribe's villages, where they planned to spend the winter. Without stopping,the members began to build a fort for protection against the snow and attack by the Sioux. Before the end of November, when ice wa s already running in the river, the fort was finished. Temperatures dropped to below QQF and guards, watching the entire fort, had to be relieved every 30 minutes. The expedition's food supplies soon began to run low. To make it through the winter, the captains would have to find some food to eat....   [tags: indians, shoshone, horse] 572 words
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Jim Lewis: A Brief Biography - Even though Jim Lewis was in World War 2, he led an average American life. He raised four kids in the Piedmont of North Carolina, with the values of love and respect. He influenced others through his hard work, dedication to his country, and his loyalty to his family. He voluntarily joined World War 2 and was a part of the Automobile Industry for 20+ years. Through this historical biography, you will learn about his life in the war, involvement of the crash in the S.S. Uruguay, and the car industry of the 1950’s-60’s....   [tags: WWII, SS Uruguay, US car industry]
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The Writings of Lewis Carroll - Lewis Carroll Reverend Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, better known as Lewis Carroll, was born January 27th 1832 in Daresbury, Cheshire, England to a family of 13. His family was one of the church, instilling the values of Christianity from an early age. Even as a child Carroll was very academically inclined and after being educated at home for many years was sent to a private school nearby at the age of 12 , after which he moved on to Rugby. In 1851 he began attending Oxford, his fathers alma mater, where he began to study mathematics....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]
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The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis - ... The opening of the book brings the reader into the story through the eyes of the narrator. It is as if the reader is the narrator and is going through the grey town himself. We see the book and the images of heaven and hell by the way that the narrator experiences and describes it. This is a great way to go about writing this story, because it has a more intimate connection between the reader and the story. The narrator goes around the grey town and into the bus talking to all the characters he sees....   [tags: salvation, loneliness] 560 words
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The Lewis and Clark Expedition - ... These diseases included boils, dysentery, frost bite, appendicitis, tooth aches, mouth sores, cholera, and many more. The only person to die on the expedition was Sergeant Charles Floyd, and he passed away with appendicitis. Also petty things like no toothbrushes or unsterile water cause many of the diseases. (2. Delms) (12. Scott) Weather also gave the crew trouble. Since they did not have the technology we do today, they had no way of knowing if bad weather was on its way. This served as one of the greatest hardships....   [tags: louisiana purchase, corps of discovery ]
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The Monk by Matthew G. Lewis - The Female and Male Gothic in Austen’s Northanger Abbey and Lewis’ The Monk The gothic novel is characterized by mystery and supernatural fear, usually involving evil villains, and victimized protagonists. These elements are recognized in both Austen’s novel, Northanger Abbey, and Lewis’ The Monk. The novels are composed of male and female gothic characteristics, involved in gendered portrayals of supernatural events. The gothic genre is used in these novels in unique ways, however they both portray gendered depictions of the gothic genre....   [tags: mystery, female gothic, supernatural fear]
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Liars Poker by Michael Lewis - ... In the front row of the program are the attentive, nerdier trainees while the back row is described as rowdy and mischievous. The forty first floor was ruled by “The Law of the Jungle” where the traders beat down on the trainees, the back row trainees always stirred up trouble and the only focus was money. Good, bad or evil didn’t matter as long as it made the firm, and the traders, rich. The trading floor at Solomon Brothers is not unique to the firm but acts as a generalization for all of Wall Street where greed makes the world go ‘round....   [tags: investment banking, trading] 736 words
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Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis - Salvation is an important part of the Catholic religion. As a non-religious student, I have had to rely heavily on the definition of Salvation from the teachings in my class. With the aid of The Bible, C.S. Lewis’ book Mere Christianity, St. Athanasius’ writing on Incarnation, and the “Class Notes on Salvation, I have been able to grasp an understanding of what Salvation is. At first, I believed that Salvation was a simple definition. I thought that Salvation was accepting Jesus Christ so that all of one’s sins are washed away....   [tags: Catholicism, religion, Christianity, Original Sin]
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Michael Lewis's The Big Short - Michael Lewis’s The Big Short tells the tale of the 2008 financial crisis from the perspective of a few idiosyncratic characters that saw it coming. Unlike big financial institutions that underestimated the risk of increasingly extending subprime mortgage loans to uncreditworthy customers, Lewis’ characters gauged such risk accurately and anticipated the eventual burst of the housing bubble. Not only did they foresee the inevitable, but they also made a fortune by betting on its happening. Had they conformed to the public sentiment of extreme optimism and confidence in the stability of the real estate market, they would not have reaped immense monetary rewards....   [tags: conformity, literary analysis, financial crisis]
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Meriwether Lewis the Leader - ... According to Frances Hunter, the group received help from Sacagawea, a member of the Shoshone tribe, who acted as a translator and kept peace with other Native Americans. Pbs.org asserts that the they were given horses and food by Sacagawea’s Shoshone tribe who was led by her brother (“Meriwether Lewis”). Bio.com declares that Lewis and the Corps of Discovery faced many challenges on their journey including dangerous waters, disease, harsh weather, and unfreindly Native Americans (“Meriwether Lewis” 1)....   [tags: exploring the American West]
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Lewis Carroll's Life and Works - Lewis Carroll, born Charles Dodgson, was a writer, mathematician, photographer, and a man of religion. Lewis Carroll is a well known British writer throughout the world. As a child, Carroll entertained his brothers and sister as well as the children of his best friend when he was an adult. Lewis Carroll went through many challenges as he was matured, and even though he had to overcome them, his imagination only grew in strength and never waned until near his death. His work of art in the child fiction literature genre was a combination of his inspiration and imagination....   [tags: Biography ]
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Lewis Carroll's Alice In Wonderland - Lewis Carroll’s fascinating novel Alice in Wonderland, published in 1865, was foremost intended to entertain and pleasure children with a new outlook on the ability to imagine and explore one’s creative mind. Alice is not only just a character in a book, but a dear friend to Mr. Carroll. She inspired and encouraged Carroll to first tell the original story and further publish the tale into the enduring classic, Alice in Wonderland. In the novel Alice experiences the adventure of a lifetime after falling down a large rabbit-hole in her family’s pasture, bored and curious one summer’s day....   [tags: Acceptable Logic, Victorian Writings]
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The Humor of Lewis Carroll - The works of Lewis Carroll, and in particular Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, cannot be read without noting the author’s mastery of wit. The creativity and insight permeating the humor in these texts are so clever and artful that the parody, pun, and nonsense are themselves the topic of many a critical essay. Most literature on the subject claims one of two things: either that the humor in his writing is inspired by his mathematical inclinations, or that it is a byproduct of an astounding innate linguistic aptitude....   [tags: Literary Analysis]
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American Authors: Sinclair Lewis - ... Books were flying off the shelves and millions of copies were sold around the world. Main Street was one of Lewis’s darker novels on American lifestyle. He criticized the conformity and the limiting individuality of small towns which was completely different of how it was thought of then. Small towns were thought of as models of good behavior and traditional values back in the early 1900’s. Sinclair lewis challenged all of these ideals and it was a smash hit to the public. Sinclair Lewis was born on February 7, 1885 in Sauk Centre, Minnesota....   [tags: biography, poems, short stories] 1107 words
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Prince Caspian by C.S. Lewis - Kingship and Authority C.S. Lewis’s book, Prince Caspian, is a tale of three kings: King Miraz, Aslan, and Prince Caspian. Each of these kings portrays the diversity between the different personas of a king, or leader, of a country. King Miraz for example, represents the selfishness and deceit that takes place in a ruler that is too consumed by his throne. While Prince Caspian shows the peace, justice, and hard work that comes when the king is truly concerned for the good of their subjects. Lastly, Aslan represents everything good about a ruler....   [tags: Jews, gypsy’s, communists]
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John L Lewis Biography - ... He held this position until 1960, when he retired. In 1921 Lewis was denied the presidency of the American Federation of Labor when Samuel Gompers was elected over him. During the following year, he would disagree with labor activist, Jones, over whether or not to set a date for the Kansas coal workers to strike against the “Industrial Slave Law”, which was intended to stop coal labors from striking. The UMWA fell from 500,000 to less than 100,000 in the 1930s, due to growing numbers of unemployment....   [tags: miners, labor, unions] 764 words
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Lewis and Clark Expedition - Even before buying Louisiana, Jefferson sponsored an exploratory mission to the Pacific Ocean to strengthen U.S. claims to the West. Jefferson selected his private secretary, Meriwether Lewis, to be captain of the enterprise for his scientific interests and wilderness experience. Lewis chose good friend, William Clark, to assist with the enterprise for Clark had experience with nature and a familiarity with Indian character. Jefferson had these two men and their crew follow the Missouri River to fill in the gaps of knowledge that existed in the West....   [tags: American History, Thomas Jefferson]
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C. S. Lewis Works - C. S. Lewis was a celebrated academic in the field of medieval literature, first at Oxford University, then at Cambridge, where he held the first chair in medieval and Renaissance literature. He also was a noted convert to Christianity who in the 1940’s established himself as a popular Christian apologist with a series of wartime radio talks, later collected under the title Mere Christianity (1952). Between 1938 and 1945 he wrote a trilogy of science-fiction books (the Space Trilogy, consisting of Out of the Silent Planet, 1938; Perelandra, 1943; and That Hideous Strength: A Modern Fairy Tale for Grownups, 1945) with underlying Christian themes....   [tags: informative essay] 973 words
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Lewis and Clark Expedition - This paper will explain why Lewis and Clark are two of the greatest explorers in American history. Some of the distinguishing factors of these explorers and the three main points in this paper are their exploration of the uncharted west by way of the Missouri river, the many discoveries made along the way, and the effect they had on the westward expansion of the United States. In January 1803, Thomas Jefferson sent a confidential message to Congress asking for approval and funding of the exploration of the Westward part of the continent and was granted 2500-dollar budget for the expedition....   [tags: the corps, greatest camping]
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Lewis and Clark Expedition - ... On the Osage River they meet trappers in boats called pirogues. One of the three men knew George Rogers Clark the brother of Captain William Clark. This man’s name was Pierre Dorion. Lewis and Clark managed to persuade Pierre Dorion to return with them to the camp of the Sioux as an interpreter. Next the expedition ventured to Kaw Point where the Kansas River drains to the Missouri River basin. In later June Private John Collins and Private Hugh Hall break into supplies and get drunk and receive punishment for their wrong doings....   [tags: James Jang William, Meriwether] 1026 words
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Iks by Lewis Thomas - ... Back in the 1800’s, Los Angeles grew largely in populations when finally it outgrew its water supply. A series of conflict was flowing through Los Angeles as farmers and ranchers in the Owen Valley Eastern California fought rights to protect the water that belongs to them. The Mayor of Los Angeles at the time was Fred Eaton, him and his friend William Mulholland realized that the Owens Valley had a large amount of runoff from the Sierra Nevada which could be flowing from the Owen Valley to Los Angeles through an aqueduct....   [tags: small tribe of hunters from northern Uganda] 851 words
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Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll - ... The diction seems to be formal. 7. The form of this poem is an elegy by title, but to me seems more like an ode. Gray probably wrote in this form to cover a few serious issues that were on his mind. The rhyme scheme is an iambic pentameter quatrain. 8. I believe that Gray wrote this poem because of his friend. He was probably tired of everyone mourning amazing heroes and famous people, and no one remembering to mourn the little people. 9. I think that this is written for a general audience. All of the social and political issues could be driven toward anyone who reads this elegy....   [tags: poem analysis] 1606 words
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Sinclair Lewis - Who was Sinclair Lewis. Many knew him as the author of the 1920`s novel Main Street. Sinclair Lewis was also a son, a husband, and a father. The personal life of Sinclair Lewis often paralleled in certain aspects to his novels. Literary critics have mixed emotions about his work. Some say his works is wonderful, while others say it is horrible. It is all just a matter of opinion. Either way, writing was Sinclair Lewis`s way of letting people into his life. Emma Kermott, a natural born Canadian, gave birth to Harry Sinclair Lewis on February 7, 1885, in Sauk Centre, Minnesota (Kuntiz and Howard 821; Schorer 439; “ Lewis, (Harry) Sinclair” 314)....   [tags: literary anlysis, main street]
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Meriwether Lewis - “Born on August 18, 1774, close to Ivy, Virginia, Meriwether Lewis was considered the greatest pathfinder the country has ever had. Coming from his family estate in Locust Hill, he came from a decorated family. His father Williams Lewis, his mother Lucy Meriwether, and his father’s cousin. His mother was a skilled cook and herbalist; her generous and charismatic nature was known throughout the region. His family was one of the first to settle in the region and had a long standing connection and friendship with the Jefferson family....   [tags: Biography]
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Fairy Tales and Defying Logic in Lewis Carroll’s "Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland" - What characterizes a children's story as a fairytale. Is it the knights in shining armor, the happy ending, or the assumed innocence of the characters and the audience. Authors have long used these factors to reach acclaimed notoriety in the children’s writing world. But when it comes to Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, these characteristics are non-existent. He reveals to us that a fairy tales can defy logic and expectations. The complexity of Carroll’s ingenuity writing Alice in Wonderland has been dubbed an aspect of literary disobedience....   [tags: Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland] 1657 words
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Clive Staples Lewis - As a transformed Christian, soldier, author, or speaker, C.S. Lewis inspired many in his lifetime. The trials he encountered in his life made him a more inspiring and respectable author and person. Narnia, one of his most popular works, demonstrates moral characteristics in ways we can more easily understand with fictitious characters and settings (Gilbert 14). Young Life Clive Staples Lewis was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland to Albert J. Lewis and Florence Hamilton Lewis (Lewis Foundation) on November 29, 1898 (Gormley 2)....   [tags: Biograhpy - Authors] 1329 words
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Metal-Only Lewis Pairs with Transition Metal Lewis Basas - ... The IUPAC definition of dative bonds indicates two possible methods of identifying dative bonds. The first is whether one of the atoms is an acceptor and the other atom is a donor of elecetrons. The other is if the minimum-energy rupture pathway is heterolytic. Both methods have their flaws; the first is that Lewis base fragments may act in such a way or may be unstable if not in the presence of a Lewis acid. The second being that the gas-phase minimum-energy rupture concept requires that complexes be treated computationally but very few of these complexes have been calculated....   [tags: history of heavy metal music] 2143 words
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The Lion, the Witch, and the Theology of C.S. Lewis - What child could know while watching The Chronicles of Narnia in theaters they were also getting a bible lesson. These tales unearth the theology of writer C.S. Lewis through the heart-felt emotions of joy and sorrow, terror and triumph in this fantasy world better known as Narnia. This is the work of renowned writer C.S. Lewis. C.S. Lewis is remembered and recognized by more people as a Christian apologist of the early and middle 20th-century because of the way his writing thrives with biblical images which present Christian theological ideas in a friendlier way for younger audiences....   [tags: Literary Analysis]
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