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Diction in Disillusionment of Ten O' Clock - Diction in Disillusionment of Ten O' Clock What do you dream about. Do you dream of exciting adventures and think of colorful worlds. Wallace Stevens claims that sailors are the ones scattered throughout society who dream of these things. The author implies that this is his message through denotation, connotation, and his use of negative versus positive diction. The denotation in Stevens' poem displays his weariness of society's dull approach to life. When he begins talking about how, The houses are haunted by white night-gowns....   [tags: Ten O' Clock Essays] 543 words
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Neutral Diction in Disillusionment of Ten O'Clock - The Disillusionment of Ten O'Clock, what a time of night. "The houses are haunted by white night-gowns." Everything is the same from one house to the next. Not only does Wallace Stevens hint at the Disillusionment of Ten O'Clock, he also brings forth feelings of loneliness and despair through his select use of neutral diction. Stevens emphasizes neutral diction using parallelism and repetition, the sameness of the syntax, and an ironic change in wording. Nevertheless, the emotion of the poem is only brought about by Stevens' specific use of neutral diction....   [tags: Wallace Stevens] 653 words
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Ten Little Indians (And Then There Were None) by Agatha Christie - Ten Little Indians, published as And Then There Were None when it débuted in America brought a wonderful sense of mystery into the life of the American. Written by Agatha Christie, it was published in 1939 as a fiction murder mystery. The story is set on the coast of Devon, England during the thirties. Ten Little Indians is a classic murder mystery, which involves ten unsuspecting average people. While it seems that one of these people would be the main character, everyone is equally important in shaping the story....   [tags: Ten Little Indians]
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The Athelete’s Clock - The Athlete’s Clock is a sports physiology book that combines multiple scientific disciplines to examine the impact of time on sport’s performance. Through focusing primarily on running, cycling and swimming, Thomas W. Rowland sets out to point out that the physical effort over time in sport performance may not be fully under the conscious dictates of the athlete, but is much more largely under the control of the subconscious processes within their central nervous systems that decide such factors as speed, stride frequency, and stride length....   [tags: Physiology Book, Analysis]
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The American Clock - Arthur Miller is a social dramatist who reflects his outlook on the US government, in many of his plays. The Great Depression had a lasting influence on him, which he portrays in “The American Clock”. Because he was so deeply impacted by the Depression and the government’s role in it, Miller mocks the idealism of the American dream in “Death of a Salesman” and “A View from the Bridge”. Due to his unjust condemnation as a Communist during the McCarthy Era he accuses the faulty court system as culpable....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Arthur Miller] 1790 words
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Elie Wiesel’s Night and Corrie Ten Boom's The Hiding Place - Elie Wiesel’s Night and Corrie Ten Boom's The Hiding Place Many outsiders strive but fail to truly comprehend the haunting incident of World War II’s Holocaust. None but survivors and witnesses succeed to sense and live the timeless pain of the event which repossesses the core of human psyche. Elie Wiesel and Corrie Ten Boom are two of these survivors who, through their personal accounts, allow the reader to glimpse empathy within the soul and the heart. Elie Wiesel (1928- ), a journalist and Professor of Humanities at Boston University, is an author of 21 books....   [tags: Elie Wiesel Night Ten Boom The Hiding Place]
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A Clock Work Orange and Misery - This essay will examine the novels A Clock Work Orange, written by Anthony Burgess and Misery written by Stephen King in conjunction with the novels respective films directed by Stanley Kubrick (A Clock Work Orange) and Rob Reiner (Misery). Both of these works share several themes in common with one another, as do the main characters within them. However the two themes I intend to work with are the themes of speech and violence as modes of expressing critiques, and the theme of non-conformity and its consequences....   [tags: Anthony Burgess, Stephen King, films]
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The Gremlin Armageddon Clock - The Gremlin Armageddon Clock The spider weaves his web in thin air. A hornet flies with purpose through the air. His hive mind telling him to collect. Until the moment he realizes he is caught in the spider's web, A web so dense and powerful it forces him into a death rattle. Alarming the hibernating spider. One eye opens fixating on the hornet. Then a second eye, then a third, as all eight eyes bear down on the hornet. The spiders stomach groans in eminent pleasure. The hornet tries one last time to free him self....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 2310 words
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Biological Rhythm of Sleeping and Narcolepsy - Throughout the day, our bodies fluctuate and our brains follow. Our bodies have learned to work along with the twenty-four hour cycle of the day through the use of an internal clock called the circadian rhythm. As consciousness fades, different parts of our brain stop communicating with one another. The sleeping brain has its own biological rhythm. Approximately ever ninety minutes, we cycle through four sleep stages, NREM 1, NREM 2, NREM 3, and REM sleep. Biology and the environment interact with our sleep patterns causing sleep deprivation and sleeping disorders....   [tags: sleep paterns, internal clock] 580 words
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A Separate Peace, by John Knowles - The quote, “Ignorance is bliss,” by Thomas Gray is a seemingly adequate description of the lives of Gene, Finny, and Leper until they are all roughly jolted out of their fantasy world and brought back to reality. In A Separate Peace, John Knowles does an acceptable job of showing how disillusionment can greatly impact and, thus, change the lives of people. The book showcases the cycle of disillusionment and the ramifications it implies. Throughout the book, we see Gene, Leper, and Finny’s views on the world change....   [tags: Impact of Disillusionment] 1215 words
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The Internal Body Clock or Circadian Rhythm - Circadian rhythm is the internal body clock that controls psychological and biological processes in a 24-hour cycle. Circadian is the Latin word meaning “about 24 hours”. Circadian rhythms are triggered by cues that signal light and darkness (such as sunrise and sunset) as well as other visual cues (like clocks and television programs) The circadian clock in humans is found in the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN), which is a cluster of cells located in the hypothalamus (a region inside the brain) that respond to light and dark signals....   [tags: sleep, light, schedules] 533 words
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Deconstructing the clock - Summary Ever since the dawn of civilization we have observed time by its natural occurrence and we also relied on man made primitive tools to measure time. In the beginning, time has always been a natural event, for example, sunrise to sunset but men’s earlier primitive tools to measure time were inaccurate and were only an approximate indicator, hence often unreliable such as the hour glass. We became enslaved by the concept of time; our society is controlled by this mechanical device which dictates our schedule accordingly....   [tags: essays research papers] 866 words
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The Clock Stopped - The Clock Stopped This clock stopped at 8:15 am the morning of August 6, 1945 when America released the fatal forces of an atomic bomb on Hiroshima. Unfortunately the owner of this watch, Kengo Futagawa, was terribly burned and mortally wounded by the atomic forces as he stood only 1600 meters from the point of impact. Sad deaths like Futagawa’s are commemorated each year by various Anti-Atomic Warfare organizations that try to spread the realism and the devastation of Atomic Warfare through the told accounts of individual Hiroshima victim’s horrific stories....   [tags: Papers] 1135 words
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Love and Disillusionment in Araby and A and P - Love and Disillusionment in “Araby" by James Joyce and “A and P" by John Updike “Araby" by James Joyce and “A and P " by John Updike are both short stories in which the central characters are in love with women who don’t even know it. The Araby story started sad and ended sadder, however, the “A and P” story started happy and ended with a heroic act that went unnoticed. The main characters both experience new situations and truths of which they were not previously aware. Both stories will be examined with contemplation according to the type of initiation that took place, the similar and different features of both characters and various elements of the short stories....   [tags: Araby James Joyce A and P John Updike] 982 words
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Disillusionment With the American Political System - The last forty years in America have seen tremendous changes technologically and culturally. Life has become increasingly easier as machines designed to improve living standards proliferated. Communications and travel capabilities have advanced dramatically, with long distance phone calls a thing of the past. Computers and smart phones have made an infinite amount of information readily available to students who can now conduct their research from anywhere. Socially the changes have been just as tremendous, though perhaps not always for the better....   [tags: Deterioration of Social Capital]
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Woman as an Occasion for Disillusionment in “Young Goodman Brown” - In several of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s short stories, “Young Goodman Brown” in particular, the female character seems to be the occasion for the disillusionment of the protagonist. Young Goodman Brown desires order and predictability because he wants control over his existence. However, intangibles such as emotions, the future and especially his mortality provoke anxiety in Brown, because they are unpredictable and not concrete. If Brown could control the intangible, he could establish order and predictability in his world....   [tags: Literature]
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Hermann Hesse’s Disillusionment With Society Revealed in Siddhartha - World War 1 left Europe in a state of chaos, scarring millions mentally and physically. The generation that survived the war would have trouble adjusting to the post war world. Lost generation writers trying to capture the essence of the post world war are disillusioned with tradition and culture. Siddhartha, written by Hermann Hesse in the aftermath of the Great War, reflects a loss in trust of power, society, and tradition (Borbély, Stefan). This is similar to the tradition of the Lost Generation writers such as Gertrude Stein, Ernest Hemmingway, and F....   [tags: Lost Generation Writers] 1496 words
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Disillusionment in Hemingway´s The Sun Also Rises - ... For example, in Chapter 7, Hemingway’s use of minimum dialogue between Brett and Jake has much meaning, which is rarely expressed throughout the novel. “Couldn’t we live together, Brett. …” “I don’t think so. I’d just tromper you with everybody.” (p. 62) Essentially, what Brett is saying is that due to his – handicap, if you will, all she would do is hurt Jake and commit constant infidelity against him, therefore, any chance for commitment is but a joke. This direct dialogue sets the underlying conflict as a form for one of the main themes expressed by Hemingway throughout this novel....   [tags: symbolism, themes, reality] 1434 words
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Workings of the Circadian Clock - Introduction Understanding the relationship between an individual's predestined cellular clock and the subsequent genes responsible for that clock is very complex. However, research being conducted at the University of Pennsylvania using Drosophila may offer insight to the human circadian rhythm. Many biological organisms, including eukaryotic and prokaryotic, function according to an endogenous system that regulates cellular processes with respect to time. This system is often referred to as the circadian clock or circadian rhythm and is primarily reliant upon genetic expression but can be influenced by other factors....   [tags: Biology Drosophila rhythm] 2196 words
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The Persecution of the Hollywood Ten - ... There had to be more to what they were doing to convince Americans that Hollywood was friendly with Communists and poisoning them with their movies. When I think of Americans today, many of them raise an eyebrow to what the government is telling them. They will also often times do the exact opposite of what the government is asking them to do. When Mike Bloomberg suggested making it illegal for restaurants to sell extra large sodas, many people that I know went crazy and would deliberately get extra large sodas....   [tags: American urban politics] 1188 words
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The Ten Commandments and the Beatitudes - God reveals His divine plan of redemption for Israel by the time we read Exodus chapter 20. The Lord’s mighty hand released the nation of Israel from their taskmasters. He brought them to His holy mountain and there He will personally write the Ten Commandments (Decalogue) and give them to Moses for the people. God pours out His sovereign law out on a tablet and written on the hearts of men. Through these laws, the LORD sets in motion His divine plan for social, religious and national order for all mankind....   [tags: Comparisons, Contrasts, Bible] 1120 words
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Nine Ten by Warren Leight - The major conflict in the play, Nine Ten by Warren Leight is jury duty. The first thing people think when they hear the words “jury duty” is sitting in a courthouse all day and night disagreeing whether a person is guilty or innocent. For most, the immediate thought when getting that letter out of the mailbox is that they do not have time. Their lives are full enough with running the kids to school and to after school activities. Their next thought may be, ‘but I’m going out of town soon’, just because a select few are going to jury duty does not mean that time will stand still and wait for their duty to be done....   [tags: jury duty, play review]
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Disillusionment In Hemingway's For Whom The Bell Tolls - Disillusionment in Hemingway's For Whom the Bell Tolls In the late 1930's, Spain was in the midst of a civil war. The country had been in a state of disarray since 1931, when King Alfonso XIII went into voluntary exile. This was followed by a five-year power struggle between the fascists, led by General Francesco Franco, and the Republicans. This struggle became violent in the summer of 1936, and the war lasted until 1939, when Franco's forces triumphed. (Thomas 600) Ernest Hemingway's 1940 novel For Whom the Bell Tolls tells the story of Robert Jordan and his Republican comrades as they resist the fascists in the fall of 1937....   [tags: Hemingway Bell Tolls] 1289 words
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Hinduism : Top Ten Deities - There are hundreds of paths up the mountain, all leading to the same place so it doesn’t matter what path you take”-Hindu Proverb. Hinduism, a polytheistic religion, praises over three hundred gods. With that being said, with this many deities you may become confused as to which one is which and who does what when you pray to them. Although they value many gods, they have ten gods that over the years have become very popular. The Hindu trinity, Shiva, Vishnu and the Godhead Krishna happen to be the most primal of the ten....   [tags: far Eastern religions and phylosphies]
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The Ten Principles of Conservatism - Conservatives believe communities can provide structure for the natural change that they believe should be the real way of progress and that communities are capable of providing a counter force against the concentrated power within the government (Dunn, iii). Thus, community must be near the top in a list of fundamental conservative tenets, and community is the third in this list of ten principles of conservatism (Dunn, iii). Conservatives believe that within the community there are the private and voluntary organizations people can join and be a part of which can help humans grow and flourish (Dunn, iii)....   [tags: Political Science]
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The Iodine Clock Investigation - The Iodine Clock Investigation Introduction This is an investigation into the rate of a reaction and the factors that contribute to how fast a reaction will take place. Through the recording and analysis of raw data, this investigation also allows us to apply generally accepted scientific rules and to test them against results gained from accurate experimental procedures. Aim The aim of this experiment is to investigate the rate at which iodine is formed when the concentration and temperature of the reactants are varied, and to attempt to find the order and activation energy....   [tags: Papers] 5444 words
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Clock Arithmetic - Clock Arithmetic The topic of time has always been one of interest to me at least on a philosophical basis. Through the works of Einstein, ancient timepieces and calendars such as Stonehenge, and even theories on past and present, time is everywhere. I chose this topic to perhaps explore further the relevance of clocks and timepieces in mathematics and arithmetic. To gain a better understanding of the mathematical features of time would be rewarding knowing that philosophy and mathematics are closely related....   [tags: essays research papers] 740 words
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Analysis and Summary of Thomas L. Friedman's Views on World Advancement - ... 8. Insourcing: Is doing the work of a certain company by another company on their behalf. 9. In-Forming: considered one of the most effective flatteners. This includes search engines on the Internet as it gives almost infinite information accessible to all people. 10. The Steroids: most trendy flattener for the young people. These include smartphones, iPods, digital assistance, IM, and VOIP These flatteners had their significant impacts on the world as Friedman argues. However, these flatteners didn’t impact the world equally, each country was influenced by these flatteners in a way or another....   [tags: the ten flatteners]
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Bowman’s Strategy Clock - Bowman’s Strategy Clock *Making Sense of Eight Competitive Positions* (*https://www.mindtools.com/community/pages/article/newSTR_93.htm) In many open markets, most goods and services can be purchased from any number of companies, and customers have a tremendous amount of choice. It’s the job of companies in the market to find their competitive edge and meet customers needs better than the next company. So, how, given the high degree of competitiveness among companies in a marketplace, does one company gain competitive advantage over the others....   [tags: Business Marketing Competition] 1447 words
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12'O Clock High - Executive Summary The 918th Bomber group is radically transformed from being a "hard luck" group under Colonel Davenport to a successful group with pride and self confidence under Brigadier. Savage. The reasons for the dramatic turn around lie clearly in the differences in the leader ship style between the two men. The primary causes of the division's transformation under Savage include: • A leader with a vision who can see the bigger picture. • Focusing on critical tasks and not on relationships....   [tags: Film Movie] 1411 words
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Ten Feet Tall - To begin with, there is a significant difference between the plot of Berton Roueché’s short story, “Ten Feet Tall” (1955) and of Nicholas Ray’s dir. adaptation of it in his movie Bigger Than Life (1956). Both plots deal with characters who suffer from manic-depressive psychosis due to their cortisone drug addiction, but Robert Laurence’s condition is not self-inflicted. This mild-mannered character falls victim to medical malpractice as his physician prescribes high doses of cortisone, which Robert does not question because of his child-like faith of “doctor knows best”....   [tags: Berton Roueche, short story, analysis]
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The Ten Commandments Should be Allowed In Schools - In today’s society of “political correctness”, many issues arise between the interests of the many interests groups of the nation. One of the issues that continue to generate heated debate is the displaying of the Ten Commandments and other religious documents on government property. The issue of the Ten Commandments is one of the most heated discussions on the local and national stage today. Although there are many groups and individuals opposed to the displaying of the Ten Commandments and other religious objects as a violation against the separation of church and state and against the 1st amendment which is freedom of religion, the question asked by many others is; should religious object...   [tags: education, religion, first ammendment, constitutio]
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Ten Years Earlier - Ten Years Earlier… This had to the the single most disappointing bit of news Lerak tr’Pexil heard since arriving on the Talon: a new, very skilled engineer would soon arrive to replace him. Daise’Engineer tr’Nimrod had only just informed him that this new engineer was an AQS specialist and would be taking over his duties in that area. “What is left for me to do?” Lerak thought to himself as he clutched his duty ISD, “Clean?” Just then, he received a message on the device — a special assignment from the Daise about the new scout ship conversions that were being implemented fleet-wide....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 1665 words
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