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“The Flowers” and “The Red Convertible”: Compare and Contrast Essay - Death is a unique part of life, and loss is an unavoidable result of death. In Alice Walker’s 1973 short story “The Flowers”, childhood loss of innocence and death are illuminated through the experience of a child and her encounter with a dead man in post-slavery America. Louise Erdrich’s 1984 short story “The Red Convertible” is a story of loss in the face of death, set in Vietnam era America. Walker and Erdrich both use strong imagery and symbolism to effectively portray the impact of the common themes of loss and death in both short stories, albeit in different ways....   [tags: Literature]
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Compare and Contrast: Johann Sebastian Bach and Sergei Rachmaninoff - Johann Sebastian Bach and Sergei Rachmaninoff are considered two of history’s greatest classical music composers. While some similarities between Bach and Rachmaninoff are evident, the differences are pronounced. Bach is considered to be one of the greatest composers of the baroque era. Rachmaninoff is widely considered one of the finest pianists of his day and, as a composer, one of the last great representatives of Romanticism in Russian classical music. Probably the greatest similarities they have in common are their great love and passion for music, and their desire to share it with the world....   [tags: classical music, composers]
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Compare and Contrast Brick-and-Mortar Versus Virtual Organizations - The Information Age has ushered in a whole new competitive virtual marketplace for traditional brick-and-mortar organizations to compete with in the tough competitive global markets of the 21st century economy. The ability of virtual organizations to easily advertise and market their products through the internet and social medias have created a potentially limitless clientele through the utilization of a mass mediated approach that has historically been unavailable to traditional brick-and-mortar organizations....   [tags: Business Management ]
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Compare And Contrast The Kngiht And The Squire - Geoffrey Chaucer portrayed a cross section of medieval society though The Canterbury Tales. "The Prologue" or foreword of this work serves as an introduction to each of the thirty one characters involved in the tales. Two of these characters are the Kght and the Squire, who share a father and son relation. These individuals depart on a religious pilgrimage to a cathedral in Canterbury. The Squire, opposed to the Knight, goes for a vacation instead of religious purposes. His intent is not as genuinand pure as his father's....   [tags: essays research papers] 586 words
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Compare and Contrast Europe and Africa - Europe and Africa have been linked together in evaluating the state formation process. Both regions have similarities, strengths, weaknesses, and room for improvement. To this day both regions are far from perfect. Some light can be shed on this subject, by evaluating Europe and Africa’s state formation process, evaluating what party benefits, and briefly explaining two economic consequences of European colonialism in Africa. Problems began for Africa when there was the “scramble for Africa....   [tags: Politics Political Economy Economics]
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Financial Gerontology - Compare and Contrast - The area of Financial Gerontology, financial planning for the elderly generation, is an area that encompasses many legal and ethical issues. Professional duties, legal duties, and duties to the client, may all call for different routes to be taken in certain situations that may arise. Two articles that I have read that have been written on these issues are "Legal and Ethical Issues in Financial Gerontology," by Laura Addington, Sandra Reynolds, and Ronald Duska; and "Ethical Long-Term Care Planning: Applying the Society's Code," written by Keith Moeller, and David Christopherson....   [tags: Management] 410 words
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Compare and Contrast Lincoln And Jfk - Abraham Lincoln was born in a log cabin on February 12, 1809 in Hardin County, Kentucky. Much of his childhood was a struggle; his mother dying when he was just ten years old, and with his father being a frontiersman, money was scarce. He had to strive for a comfortable living, and he spent his days working on a farm and keeping a store. Education was also something of limited resources, but because of his hunger for knowledge, he was able to read, write, and cipher. Lincoln was elected to Congress in 1846 where he played part of the Illinois legislature for eight years, and for many years he also rode the circuit of courts....   [tags: American History] 1740 words
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Compare & Contrast 3 Essays - The three essays, "Thank God For The Atom Bomb" by Paul Fussel, "Democracy" by Carl Becker, and "Chief Seattle: Letter to President Pierce, 1855" are three different rhetorical modes of writing that exposits theoretical, personal reasoning on the realities of certain controversial historical topics. The main focus of the essays are in proving a steadfast view of an ambiguous subject through sarcastic criticism of opposing ideas and by applying clever use of irony; the authors’ sentiments vary from imperialistic to anti-imperialistic, and from attesting to detesting a past event."Thank God For The Atom Bomb" is a straightforward imperialistic literatur...   [tags: essays research papers] 1985 words
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Compare And Contrast Thomas Be - The archetypal hero journey, Joseph Campbell states, is a typical series of heroic actions. Four stages form the hero journey: departure, trials, epiphany, and return (the stages do not necessarily occur consecutive with the listing). Death and resurrection of lifestyle and beliefs, spiritual journey, and finally rebirth form hero journey&#8217;s motif. An archetypal hero pattern is the transformation of the character&#8217;s conscience through trials and revelations. Lust, fear, and social duties tend to be the main trials heroes face....   [tags: essays research papers] 2012 words
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Compare and Contrast the UC and the LC in “The Hound of the Baskervilles” - “The Hound of the Baskervilles” demonstrated the differences between the upper class and the lower class and even between those people who were in the same class as each others at the end of the 19th century in England. Beside those differences, there were also some similarities between the two classes. In this essay, I will analyse how they are alike and different in some main aspects such as the belief in the curse, the relationship to the law, their mysterious actions, and especially the subjugation between people in the same class....   [tags: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle] 946 words
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Compare and Contrast A Long Way Gone and The Bite of the Mango - There was a war in Sierra Leone, Africa, from 1991 to 2002 where a rebel army stormed through African villages amputating and raping citizens left and right (“Sierra Leone Profile”). Adebunmi Savage, a former citizen of Sierra Leone, describes the reality of this civil war: In 1996 the war in Sierra Leone was becoming a horrific catastrophe. Children were recruited to be soldiers, families were murdered, death came easily, and staying alive was a privilege. Torture became the favorite pastime of the Revolutionary United Front rebel movement, which was against the citizens who supported Sierra Leone’s president, Ahmad Tejan Kabbah....   [tags: Sierra Leone War]
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Compare and Contrast: The Boy in the Striped Pajamas and The Tenth Man - ... First they thought he had gone mad, but then one of the smarter ones guessed that it was not a song, but a Jewish prayer with a plaintive melody, like the songs that could be heard on Friday evenings in the old days, coming from the hundred-year-old synagogue, which the Germans had burned down. The Synagogue was in the lower town; the whole lower town had always been Jewish – before the Germans came and during the occupation – and no one knew what it would be like, now that the Jews were gone....   [tags: literary analysis, Holocaust, WWII]
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Compare and Contrast - Stereotypes in Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice and Othello - In both of Shakespeare’s plays, "Othello" and "The Merchant of Venice", there are several instances in which the non-white and non-Christian characters are marginalized and are often the victims of prejudice and outright racism. This occurs in both "Merchant of Venice" and "Othello" particularly through the use and power of language and terms of reference. What is most fascinating about this seeming racism and bias against these characters, Othello and Shylock, is that they aren’t represented in either text as completely fitting the villainous or negative stereotypes other characters wish to put them in....   [tags: literary analysis, english literature] 2067 words
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Compare and Contrast of Caliban and Ariel in Shakespeare’s The Tempest - ... While reading this play I could not help but to think of the saying “you reap what you sow.” It seems to me like Prospero treats the two servants in whatever way they go about completing the tasks he gives them to do and how willing they are to get their assigned jobs done. While Ariel is more willing and fond of Prospero, Caliban is not. Therefore Prospero makes Caliban do a lot more labor type of work opposed to the magical tasks he gives Ariel to complete. Regardless of the differences in assigned tasks for the two, Prospero still treats both as servants....   [tags: English literature, literary analysis]
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Oku no Hosomichi and Tosa Nikki: Compare and Contrast - Comparing Oku no Hosomichi and Tosa Nikki within reason is very difficult because of the many factors that must be taken into account. The authors were from different time periods, the writing style is different, the subject is different, and many other things all contribute to its difficulty. While there are many differences there are perhaps an equal number of similarities between the two works, which offers a converse view of the relationship between them. In regards to the authors of Oku no Hosomichi and Tosa Nikki, Matsuo Bashō and Ki no Tsurayuki respectively, there are several points of interest when comparing them....   [tags: imagery, Matsuo Basho, Ki no Tsurayuki]
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Compare and Contrast of Mosquito Coast and Twelfth Night - The novel Mosquito Coast and the play Twelfth Night both contain similar and dissimilar aspects to them. In both these works there are characters who through deception and trickery, are later enlightened to the truth. Themes of actuality and truth become quite apparent in these works. Though completely different written pieces (Twelfth Night with its comedic enlightenment, and Mosquito Coast with its serious "growing up" style enlightenment) are both comprised of the latter truth element where an inevitable realization of reality is reached in the end....   [tags: enlightenment, trickery, reality, truth] 1388 words
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Compare and Contrast: Two Film Adaptations of Macbeth - April, 2 2014 Perspectives As far as we’re aware, Shakespeare wrote Macbeth in 1606, making it roughly 400 years old and in desperate need of a revival. While setting an adaptation of the play in modern day Melbourne in the midst of a gangland war may have seemed comical a decade ago, with corpses piled high from St Kilda to Sunshine in the real gang war of the Victorian city, it now seems 100% plausible. The difficulty of course, is finding a way to accurately transform noble lords of Scotland into underworld gangsters and still maintain Shakespeare’s true intentions....   [tags: Shakespeare, Play, Adaptations]
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Lord of the Flies - Compare and Contrast Ralph, Jack and Piggy - Lord of the Flies - Compare and contrast the characteristics of Ralph, Jack and Piggy with regards to there appearance, personality and potential to leadership. I would compare and contrast the characteristics of the three boys: Ralph, Jack and Piggy with regards to there appearance, personality and potential for leadership as follows Piggy's appearance is short and fat and he has fair hair. He has very bad eyesight and wears thick rimmed spectacles. His clothes are shabby and he wears a greasy wind-breaker over them....   [tags: English Literature] 468 words
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Compare/Contrast Julius Caesar to Alexander the Great - civilization has had a range of great people; two of the most brilliant and influential leaders were Alexander the Great and Julius Caesar. The turning points in history they were involved in were their individual conquests and their unfortunate deaths. Alexander's greatest victory was over the Persians; Caesar's greatest victory was his defeat of Pompey. Their actions and beliefs had their influence on their society and society of today. Alexander the Great and Julius Caesar set the standard of what a leader should be....   [tags: Historic Leaders, Dictatorship]
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Compare and contrast the styles and techniques of two of the Wilfred - Compare and contrast the styles and techniques of two of the Wilfred Owen poems you have studied to demonstrate the poet's attitude to war Wilfred Owen was a war poet from the First World War; he was born in 1893 and died in 1918, whilst fighting in the "Great War". He wrote his poetry while sitting as an injured soldier on a hospital bed, and many say this is where he developed his flair for writing. In this essay, I have decided to analyse two poems; "Dulce et Decorum est" and "Anthem for Doomed Youth"....   [tags: English Literature] 1406 words
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Compare and Contrast Remember and A Birthday by Christina Rossetti - Compare and Contrast Remember and A Birthday by Christina Rossetti Christina Rossetti was born in Victorian England and grew up in the pre-Raphaelite era. Coming from a well educated family she drew influence for her poems from her surroundings and experiences. In ‘A Birthday’, she looks at the celebration of finding new love. She is overjoyed because her love is reciprocated and wants to make a new beginning with this man spending the rest of her life with him raising a family. A Birthday is filled with joy, happiness and anticipation of what life will be like with her new love....   [tags: Remember A Birthday Christina Rossetti Essays] 1905 words
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Compare and contrast the poem The Drum by John Scott and the extract - Compare and contrast the poem The Drum by John Scott and the extract from Henry V which focuses on the eve of battle ‘The Drum’ by John Scott, and the extract from ‘Henry V’ both focus on the eve of battle, but differ greatly regarding their attitudes. John Scott was an 18th century Quaker, who was very strongly opposed to violence and war. Shakespeare is writing as Henry V, and extremely religious monarch, giving a speech to his army. In the two extracts, there are very contrasting views of honour....   [tags: English Literature] 718 words
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Compare and Contrast how feelings of fear and confusion are conveyed - Compare and Contrast how feelings of fear and confusion are conveyed through the use of imagery and other poetic techniques. I am going to compare the use of poetic devices to portray fear and confusion in 3 different poems, they are; Patrolling Barnegat by Walt Whitman, On the Train by Gillian Clarke, and Storm on the Island by Seamus Heaney. These poems all portray a feeling of confusion, often it is linked with the theme of war. In Patrolling Barnegat, Walt Whitman uses repetition to enhance the power of the storm he is describing....   [tags: English Literature] 1082 words
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Compare and Contrast the Ideas and Techniques of the Poets in the some - Compare and Contrast the Ideas and Techniques of the Poets in the some of the Love Poems we have Studied Love is a very popular topic for poetry. This is because love is one of the only things that there is no scientific fact no true definition and can be thought of in so many different ways. Poets can use poems to portray all the different types of love that people feel, romantic, young, stereotypical, fake, possessive, physical, the list is endless. Three poems that portray some of these are “The Flea”, “A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning” and “A Woman to her Lover”....   [tags: English Literature] 1478 words
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Compare and Contrast the Portrayal of the Gods in Virgil's Aeneid and Metamorphoses - COMPARE AND CONTRAST THE PORTRAYAL OF THE GODS IN VIRGIL'S AENEID AND OVID'S METAMORPHOSES. There is a significant difference in the treatment of the gods in the Aeneid and the Metamorphoses, even though both authors were writing in the epic tradition. Virgil wrote his Aeneid in the last ten years of his life, between 29BC and 19BC, after the Battle of Actium, in 31BC, which was significant, as it established Octavian as the sole emperor, Augustus, of Rome. The Aeneid is a celebration of Augustus' achievements and rejoices in the development of Rome....   [tags: Classics]
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Compare and contrast the three portrayals of London in Blake’s - Compare and contrast the three portrayals of London in Blake’s London, Wordsworth’s Composed Upon Westminster Bridge and Johnson’s Inglan Is A Bitch. ============================================================== In “London”, Blake creates the image that London is a very grim place. He describes it, as having mapped out streets, even the river Thames is not flowing along its natural route, the whole place is unnatural, and false. All Blake can see is misery everywhere. This is made very clear by the repetition of the word “every”: “In every cry of every man, In every infant’s cry of fear, In every voice, in every ban, The mind-forg’d manacles I hear.” He uses repetition to get the mess...   [tags: English Literature] 1201 words
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Compare and Contrast - Story of an Hour and Astronomer's Wife - Compare and Contrast Story of an Hour and Astronomer's Wife It is a very difficult task for women to live a content life while in a despondent marriage. Though it has been done, it is simply no easy task. In the short stories "Story of an hour", and "Astronomers Wife" Kate Chopin and Kay Boyle both suggests to their readers that a woman needs a man to connect with her physically to be happy. The two stories both share the thesis that women are being held back by their husbands and there is plenty of evidence to prove this....   [tags: Comparative Literature] 635 words
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Compare and Contrast the Poetry of James Berry and John Betjeman, with - Compare and Contrast the Poetry of James Berry and John Betjeman, with particular reference to the Cultural Differences. Refer to at Least two Poems by each Poet James Berry's poems are written from the perspective of a lady named Lucy. Lucy moved to England because she had heard the streets were practically paved with gold there. She writes letters to her friend Leela in the form of poems. Lucy regrets her move to England in a lot of ways and finds it gloomy and cold. She misses Jamaica and doesn't really like London but she is too proud to admit that, so her letters also contain a number of positive yet vain sounding points about the advantages of living in England, such as, "An' doctors...   [tags: English Literature] 1438 words
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Compare and contrast Robert Browning's My Last Duchess with an - Compare and contrast Robert Browning's My Last Duchess with an extract from U A Fanthorpe's Not My Best Side The dramatic monologue, My Last Duchess by Robert Browning is set around an imaginary Duke who is giving a tour of his mansion to a messenger for the father of his future wife. U. A. Fanthorpe's poem is themed around the painting St George and the Dragon by the artist Uccello. Not My Best Side is broken up into three distinct verses, all of which are monologues. The first is from the dragon's perspective; the second that of the princess and the third verse, which I shall focus on in this discussion is written from St George's perspective....   [tags: English Literature] 1642 words
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Compare and Contrast Women in The Yellow Wallpaper and Story of an Hour - Compare and Contrast Women Characters in The Yellow Wallpaper and Story of an Hour       Women have traditionally been known as the less dominant sex.  Through history women have fought for equal rights and freedom.  They have been stereotyped as being housewives, and bearers and nurturers of the children.  Only recently with the push of the Equal Rights Amendment have women had a strong hold on the workplace alongside men.  Many interesting characters in literature are conceived from the tension women have faced with men.  This tension is derived from men; society, in general; and within a woman herself.  Two interesting short stories, “The  Yellow Wall-paper and “The Story of an Hour, “...   [tags: Yellow Wallpaper Story of an Hour]
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Compare and contrast the way the poets show the problems affecting the - Compare and contrast the way the poets show the problems affecting the culture they are writing about in Nothing's Changed and Blessing. Tatamkhulu Afrika, author of 'Nothing's Changed' has written a probably autobiographical poem, where he is revisiting scenes of his childhood; a reflective poem, that is very emotional. The poem set in South Africa, illustrates a society where rich and poor are divided. He remembers when he was a boy and the laws, enforced by police that separated the whites from the blacks....   [tags: English Literature] 1445 words
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Compare and contrast Lamb to the Slaughter and The Speckled Band. - Compare and contrast Lamb to the Slaughter and The Speckled Band. To what extent are they typical of murder mystery stories. In my opinion a typical murder mystery is one where it keeps you reading in anticipation wanting to know who has committed the well planed out murder, the whole way through. Until the end where the clever detective (who is usually quite an old man, dressed in a smart tweed suit) goes through one by one all of the suspects telling them exactly why they could have committed the murder, but then why they didn't....   [tags: English Literature] 2035 words
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Compare and Contrast 2Pac & Saint John the Baptist - Compare and Contrast 2Pac & Saint John the Baptist Although they lived in very different times, Tupac Shakur and Saint John the Baptist had many commonalities. Both became extremely famous for expressing what they believed. The media's portrayal of Tupac Shakur as a tattooed thug has focused public attention on his accused crimes instead of his music. This rapper, raised in Marin City, California, by a Black Panther mother, is more complex than his enemies like to admit. Shakur (who performs as 2Pac) was a talented lyricist with a gift for storytelling and getting his point across to our youth....   [tags: Tupac Shakur] 1136 words
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Compare and contrast the view that ‘An Arrest’ is a tale of nature - Compare and contrast the view that An Arrest is a tale of nature rejecting a human villain with the view that it is concerned only with a vengeful superego ‘An Arrest’ is an ambiguous story. You can look at it in different ways. One way to see it is as a tale of nature rejecting a human villain. This view is put forward right from the beginning. When the narrator uses words such as “confined” and “fugitive” to describe the state of Orrin Brower, he creates the image of an animal isolated from human society....   [tags: English Literature] 1549 words
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Compare and Contrast ?Genesis? and ?Penetrating to the Heart of the Forest?, - Topic # 3 Compare and Contrast “Genesis” and “Penetrating to the Heart of the Forest”, Looking at both myth and short story. Although there are many similarities present, a distinct difference is made between “Genesis” and "Penetrating to the Heart of the Forest" in that “Genesis” is a mythical narrative while "Penetrating to the Heart of the Forest" is an adaptation of a mythic story (Adam and Eve) in the form of a short story. When comparing and contrasting these two stories we see similarities in storyline, themes, symbols, differences in detail, and the extent and significance of the stories themselves....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Compare and contrast the poet's attitudes to and experiences of war in - Compare and contrast the poet's attitudes to and experiences of war in Drummer Hodge and The soldier - How does the poet's use of language effect the readers' perception of war. Drummer Hodge is written about the Boer war (around 1899 - 1902), which was a war between the British and the Boers. The feature of the poem is a Wessex drummer boy who was killed in this war. The poem starts with the end of the boy's life as his body is disposed of practically, with no dignity, this gives the reader the idea that war has a bigger picture and the life of one boy does not matter as long as the country prevails; "They throw in Drummer Hodge, to rest Uncoffined - just as found" this gives the image acr...   [tags: English Literature] 1486 words
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Compare and Contrast the Unification of Germany, Italy, and the United States - Compare and Contrast the Unification of Germany, Italy, and the United States From the 1790s to 1814 French troops successively conquered and occupied the area that later constituted the German Empire. French domination helped to modernize and consolidate Germany and -- toward the end -- sparked the first upsurge of German nationalism. In different ways the French emperor Napoleon I helped German unification. It was important that he encouraged many of the middle-sized German states to absorb huge numbers of small independent territories, mostly bishoprics, church lands, and local principalities....   [tags: Papers] 2340 words
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Compare and Contrast Lamb to the Slaughter And The Speckled Band - Compare and Contrast Lamb to the Slaughter And The Speckled Band As Murder Mysteries When many people think of a murder mystery, they think of a dark and stormy night, a large forbidding house, a gunshot heard by everyone yet seen by no one, and the phrases "you're probably wondering why I called you all here", "The butler did it", and of course not forgetting "elementary, my dear Watson". In the end, the intelligent and very observant detective solves the case, and justice, sometimes through the courts and sometimes poetic is served....   [tags: English Literature] 2808 words
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Compare and contrast the variety of attitudes to marriage as expressed - Compare and contrast the variety of attitudes to marriage as expressed by different characters in Pride and Prejudice. Pride and Prejudice is one of the most famous novels in the history of English Literature. Written in the year of 1813 by the very well known author, Jane Austen, whose novels all examine the nature of love. The general tone of the novel is light, but serious. Pride and Prejudice is a story that focuses on the life of marriage, it is full of love. Money and wealth is also a main aspect of the book....   [tags: English Literature] 924 words
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Compare and contrast the main female characters in The Withered Arm - Compare and contrast the main female characters in The Withered Arm and Turned. You should also refer to the position of women at the times these stories were written. The position of women has changed greatly over time, but women were, and still are seen as the weaker more inferior sex. ‘The Withered Arm’ was written in the 19th century by Thomas Hardy, and the story is set in the English countryside. The story reflects the different attitudes expressed against women in the biased society of that time....   [tags: English Literature] 2233 words
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Compare and Contrast Death of a Naturalist, An Advancement of Learning - Compare and Contrast Death of a Naturalist, An Advancement of Learning and The Early Purges. In this essay I am going to discuss ‘Death of a Naturalist’, ‘An Advancement of Learning’ and ‘The Early Purges’ by Seamus Heaney. I will focus on the similarities and differences between these poems in terms of what they are about, their language and themes. The first out of the three poems by Heaney that I have studied is ‘Death of a Naturalist’. This poem is about Heaney as a young child, exploring a field....   [tags: English Literature] 1595 words
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Compare and Contrast Lamb to the Slaughter and The Speckled Band - Compare and Contrast Lamb to the Slaughter and The Speckled Band ‘Lamb to the Slaughter’ and ‘The Speckled Band’ are both written is separate eras and cultures, and these differences are reflected in the way the authors use language, structure and moral techniques in their stories. How ever, there are some similarities in these stories as both are of the thriller genre. The story ‘Lamb to the Slaughter’ is about a husband and a wife whose relationship comes to a sudden halt. The sweet innocent wife Mary Maloney kills Mr....   [tags: English Literature] 1386 words
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Compare and contrast Tennyson's The Charge of the Light Brigade with - Compare and contrast Tennyson's The Charge of the Light Brigade with Kipling's The Last of the Light Brigade. Tennyson and Kipling both wrote the story of the Light Brigade who fought in the Crimean war, in the battle of Balaclava. This battle took place between the English and the Russians in Eastern Europe on the 25th October 1854. Lord Alfred Tennyson wrote his poem also in 1854, just after the battle had ended, and his aim was to build national pride in the hearts of the English people, and to " Honour the charge they made." Tennyson wanted to boost the moral of the English people because of the Light Brigades defeat....   [tags: English Literature] 1613 words
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Compare and contrast the poems Anthem for Doomed Youth by Wilfred - Compare and contrast the poems Anthem for Doomed Youth by Wilfred Owen and The Soldier by Rupert Brooke. What are the poets' attitudes towards war and how do they convey these attitudes. Wilfred Owen's "Anthem for Doomed Youth" and Rupert Brooke's "The Soldier" express opposing views towards war and matters related to it. Owen condemns war as the cause of immense and painful loss of youths, killed like animals. He also attacks the church, generally held to preserve human life and dignity, implying it is powerless and irrelevant in a war situation....   [tags: English Literature] 1655 words
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Compare and contrast the presentation of oppressionin I Am Not That - Compare and contrast the presentation of oppressionin I Am Not That Woman and Still I Rise. The poems I am studying are 'I Am Not That Woman' by Kishwar Naheed and 'Still I Rise' by Maya Angelou, both in the twentieth century. Both poets have based the poems on their own experiences of suppression in their different cultures and they both continue to end with feelings of hope.The poems show the different reactions and attitudes of two very different women who in similar circumstances. In 'I Am Not That Woman', the poet has been oppressed in her culture of the Asian society....   [tags: English Literature] 1321 words
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Compare and contrast the ways In which Grace Nichols represents The - Compare and contrast the ways In which Grace Nichols represents The theme of slavery in her poems I coming back and sugar cane. The two poems written by Grace Nichols are similar because both of them are about slavery. But they are very different in some ways like "I coming back" is about getting revenge and "sugar cane" is about the suffering of slaves. The styles of the poems are different from each other. This essay will try to explore these poems similarities and differences. The two poems content is different but their subject is the same....   [tags: English Literature] 1047 words
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Compare and contrast images of heroism in these two poems. - Compare and contrast images of heroism in these two poems. Heroism is a trait that we seem to have no problem identifying, yet when asked to define what a hero is a myriad of answers emerge. This phenomenon is not unique to today’s society; the definition of a hero is something that is constantly under revision and debate. An example of this can be seen in two older pieces of English literature: Beowulf, written circa 750-900, and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, written circa 1375-1400. These stories both have a main character that possesses heroic qualities, many of which are very similar....   [tags: English Literature] 1417 words
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Compare and contrast - Huckleberry Finn (Huck) and Tom Sawyer - Compare and contrast - Huckleberry Finn (Huck) and Tom Sawyer. Huckleberry Finn (Huck) and Tom Sawyer are two of the characters created by Mark Twain for two of his timeless books. They are as different as night and day but in some cases as similar as an alligator and a crocodile. Tom is a born leader and Huck is a follower. Tom is unaccustomed to the fierceness of life on the streets and Huck is very familiar with it. However, both Tom and Huck enjoy playing tricks on people and causing trouble in the town where they live....   [tags: English Literature Mark Twain] 868 words
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Compare and Contrast the Two Proposals in Pride And Prejudice - Q. Compare and contrast the two proposals and Elizabeth's reaction to them. A. In Pride and Prejudice, the main female character – Elizabeth is shown to have extreme pride towards the main male character – Darcy. This is because in their first meeting Elizabeth's pride is wounded by Darcy as he says ‘She is tolerable, but not handsome enough to tempt me, and I am in no humour to give consequence to young ladies who are slighted by other men.' This thoughtless and proud comment causes Elizabeth to take an instant dislike to Darcy....   [tags: Jane Austen] 1462 words
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