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Character Analysis of the Elder Mrs. Winning of Flower Garden - Character Analysis of the Elder Mrs. Winning of Flower Garden            The oppression of tyranny breeds either rebellion or its counterpart, conformity, as was the case for the character Helen Winning in the story "Flower Garden" by Shirley Jackson. The static, intrinsic traits of the Elder Mrs. Winning, which are influential to the outcome of the story, are developed in detail by Jackson's use of description and dramatic scenes. The elder Mrs. Winning is characterized as a woman with an authoritative, domineering personality who is unyielding in her convictions....   [tags: Flower Garden Essays]
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Keeping Your Flower Bulbs and Garden Safe - ... Spring flowering bulbs that rabbits dislike include ornamental onion (Allium spp.), Daffodil (Narcissus spp.), which thrive in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 3 through 10; and snowflake ( Leucojum spp.), which thrives in USDA plant hardiness zones 5 through 9. (See Reference s 1 and 2). Daffodil and snowflake are avoided by rabbits because they contains a poisonous, bitter substance called lycorine. Ornamental onion isn't poisonous, but still undesired and won't get eaten unless the rabbit is starving....   [tags: Rabbits, Critters] 534 words
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Overcoming Isolation in The Samurai's Garden, by Gail Tsukiyama - Like walking through a barren street in a crumbling ghost town, isolation can feel melancholy and hopeless. Yet, all it takes is an ordinary flower bud amidst the desolation to show life really can exist anywhere. This is similar to Stephen’s journey in The Samurai’s Garden. This novel is about an ailing Chinese boy named Stephen who goes to a Japanese village during a time of war between Japan and China to recover from his disease. By forming bonds with several locals and listening to their stories, he quickly matures into a young adult....   [tags: The Samurai's Garden, Gail Tsukiyama] 983 words
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Taking a Look at the Purple Cone Flower - ... It blooms through spring and early autumn, lasting for weeks and dozens shooting up, to the 2-5 foot height. It is abundant in nectar and rich in nutrients, which is the main reason why it is commonly associated with butterflies. This plant is also often used in floral arrangements because of its long stems and pale pallet. The long lasting flower is also one of the most showy perennials and easily grown (Echinachea). Of course, the most important part of this plant is the Medicinal Uses. There are many benefits to this genus even if it is a daily tea....   [tags: Compositae family, daisies] 524 words
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The Garden - Andrew Marvell’s “The Garden” is a poem that through logical progression argues its already established point of view. It is a poem of meditation in a particular place, where the place presented influences the course of this meditative state. Even though filled with the imagery of nature the poem takes a rather pessimistic point of view, where it argues that total isolation from society and harmony with nature as the singular best way of living. Thus, the whole of the poem centers on the idea of wholesome nature in a world without the instruction of mankind....   [tags: literary Analysis, Andrew Marvell] 1602 words
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A Garden for the Blind - A Garden for the Blind In “Dimensions of Creativity” in The Rise of the Creative Class, Richard Florida makes note of the dramatic changes seen in the modern world’s society contrasted with society during the 1950’s. Florida delves into the more conspicuous aspects of these analogous societies and makes mention of how at first the differences between them to not seem that dissimilar at first glance. Technology, modern medicine, and other realms remained more or less the same when compared to society in the early 1900’s....   [tags: Architecture Design Essays] 941 words
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Garden for the Blind - Garden for the Blind I love the idea of creating a garden for the blind. Blindness is something I have given a lot of thought, as I have Glaucoma, an eye disease that untreated leads to blindness. Doctors said that had I not been diagnosed, I would have been blind by the age of ten. Luckily, in my case, they did catch it and I am able to see. Being so close to losing my sight has made me think very seriously about life as a blind person; and I often try to do everyday things with my eyes closed, such as getting ready for bed and playing the piano, to see how much of an adjustment I would have to make....   [tags: Architecture Design Essays] 862 words
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Planning, Planting and Taking Care of a Garden - As a child I remember my mother was always busy at work in her garden. It was full of lush red cherry and big boy tomatoes so, juicy and sweet that I could pick them right off the bush and eat it. I would eat so many of these lovely succulent round balls of red that my mouth would start to feel the pain from the acid in the tomatoes. She grew everything from a variety of vegetables so tasty to flowers so beautiful they would take my breath away. I could not wait for springs arrival, just to help her cultivate our summer gardens....   [tags: Plants, Vegetables, Herbs] 865 words
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Tom's Midnight Garden by Philippa Pearce - This essay is about Tom’s Midnight Garden a book written by Philippa Pearce. The story is about a lonely boy’s adventure in an enchanted garden, who finds a new playmate in Hattie and who shares in the adventure with him. It is also about “Tom’s development of the conscious state in childhood as he becomes aware of complex emphatic feelings and more diverse states of mind which comes about through his desperate need for freedom.” (Natov: 2009, 223) Furthermore how time works and relates to the storyline....   [tags: Literary Analysis Book Review]
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Proposed Design for a Garden for the Blind - Proposed Design for a Garden for the Blind As a largely visually-reliant society, much of botanical garden design have focused primarily on visual presentation, whether in flower color or in garden composition. Slowly, however, sensory gardens appealing to our more underutilized senses of smell, sound, touch, and even taste are appearing around the country and the globe. While these unique parks may specifically have blind individuals in mind, sensory gardens also appeal to anyone in the general population who would like to expand their sensory horizons....   [tags: Architecture Design Essays] 1184 words
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Keeping Squirrels Out of Your Garden - Introduction Although watching squirrels and their acrobatic talents can be fun, watching them raid your flower will quickly change your mind. These uninvited intruders, who either live in burrows or in trees, can destroy anything in their path, as they seek to satisfy their seemingly insatiable appetite. Your plants and flowers are likely to fall victim to their teeth. Understanding the eating habits and behaviors of squirrels might make it easier to deter them. Diet and Eating Habits You're most likely to see squirrels in your garden during daytime; they're active from early to midmorning until late in the afternoon....   [tags: access, flowers, eating]
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The Flower Prankster - Original Writing - The Flower Prankster - Original Writing It was long past midday and it was nearing the last day of the school half term break. The sun, a full circle and the colour, strangely, a dark shade of orange, peeped over the top of the tall chestnut trees like an anxious child at a window. The shadow it cast gradually slid itself over the rooftops of the small detached houses situated at the top of the hill overlooking the dusty gorge. The shadow eventually moved further out as I stood, five years old, at the glass patio door waiting for my mother to walk through and lift me from the cold floor....   [tags: Papers] 676 words
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The Samurai's Garden by Gail Tsukiyama - Like walking through a barren street in a crumbling ghost town, isolation can feel melancholy and hopeless. Yet, all it takes is something like one flower bud to show life really can exist anywhere. This is similar to Stephen’s journey in The Samurai’s Garden. This novel is about an ailing Chinese boy named Stephen who goes moves to a Japanese village during a time of war between Japan and China to recover from his disease. By forming bonds with several locals and listening to their stories, he quickly matures into a young adult....   [tags: Book Analysis, Isolation, Overcoming Adversity] 929 words
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Butchart Garden in Victoria, Canada: A Place to Fall in Love With Nature - Everywhere we look, we are encircled by nature and its wonders. Nature comes in many different ways. It depends on us how we view nature. Everyone has their own opinion and reaction to nature. When we hear nature the first thing that comes to our mind is trees, flowers, mountains, waterfalls and many others. Flowers have their own significance which lightens up life. We all admire flowers and love their natural scent and colors. They make any occasion colorful. I went to Butchart Garden in Victoria, Canada and this is where I fell in love with nature....   [tags: Personal Experiene] 1354 words
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Thomas Jefferson´s Gardening Compared to Today - Thomas Jefferson’s Gardening Compared to Today Thomas Jefferson one of our founding fathers was very interested in gardening and learning about the soil and land conditions. It has been written that he has grown over 300 varieties of vegetables and herbs and even over a hundred different kinds of fruits. “America's third president Thomas Jefferson was a man of many talents. He wrote the Declaration of Independence. He was a skilled architect, scientist, landscape designer, farmer and life-long gardener....   [tags: garden, vegetable, land, soil] 1419 words
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Great Plants for Shady Gardens - Light colors show best in shade. Those deep blue hostas are gorgeous, but the dark colors are hard to see unless you are up close. Dark blue and purple flowers tend almost seem to disappear. Choose light colors in both flowers and foliage. Foliage with yellow, white or cream-colored variegation add sparkle to a shade garden and make an excellent backdrop for flowers. Shady areas often have poor air circulation and high humidity, creating the perfect environment for fungal diseases. Space plants at the recommended distances, or even a bit further apart than recommended, to allow air to circulate freely....   [tags: Flowers, Protecting the Garden] 757 words
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Garden for the Blind - Garden for the Blind “Some great gardens unfold like a narrative or a piece of music as we move through them and view their carefully choreographed wonders.” “To really know why San Francisco is not Paris you must sense it.” These words, quoted by Moore, Mitchell and Turnbull and Malnar and Vodvarka respectively (in Sensory Design), are what inspired me to create not only a garden for the blind, but a sense of place and feeling for those lacking sight. While reading the selected excerpts from both Sensory Design and The Rise of the Creative Class I realized that there is more to designing a garden for the blind than simply selecting plants with specific textures and scents; it is creating...   [tags: Architecture Design Essays] 1015 words
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Garden for the Blind - Garden for the Blind Richard Florida’s The Rise of the Creative Class is a book with extremely high ambitions. Its aim is nothing less than to identify the newest social class, promote consciousness of its own identity, and inspire it to use its immense resources reshape society as a whole. This new “Creative Class,” according to Florida, is composed of members of any profession that are paid to exercise their creativity. Florida traces the development of this class from the 1980’s to its definitive emergence in the mid-1990’s, and notes how it has assumed an increasingly dominant role economically and culturally....   [tags: Architecture Design Essays] 964 words
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The Herb Garden - The Herb Garden The Internet until recently has not been something I am overly familiar with. It has only been in the last year that I have really been using a computer for much beyond word processing, and email. The Internet and its online communities, are a completely new experience for me, and quite a foreign one at that. During this past semester, I have found myself needing to look up all sorts of different information, and the Internet has been a primary source for that information. Since I have AOL, I attempted to get used to my computer and how the Internet works, by spending time in the AOL chat areas....   [tags: Internet Chat Rooms Communication Essays] 1201 words
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Dialogue Essays: Tulip - Tulip When Lucinda and Frances got back home Mrs. Sagal was re-planting a shrub from a pot to the flower garden in the front yard. “Hi girls!” she said. “What have you two been up to. … are you hungry. I just finished my breakfast but I can fix something for you.” “Mom, it’s got to be lunch time by now,” said Lucinda. “Nope,” said her mom looking at her watch. “It’s only 10:15 … Is Frances spending the night. I assume you’ve had a talk by now.” “Yes, she’s spending the night … you’re spending the night, Frances, call your mom and let her know,” said Lucinda....   [tags: trolls, garden, baby] 1611 words
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Creating a Garden for the Blind - Creating a Garden for the Blind In creating a garden for the blind, the senses of smell, hearing and touch take on prominence. Even without sight, a person can enjoy a garden simply by feeling the symmetry of leaves, touching the bark of different trees and feeling for buds at the start of spring. Even though a visually disabled person cannot enjoy the vibrant colors of a rose garden, they can enjoy the strong scent from such flowers. Because the sense of sight is taking aback seat in this garden, importance is also placed on maneuverability through the garden....   [tags: Architecture Design Essays] 1049 words
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A History of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden - A History of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden Growing from its humble beginnings as an ash dump in the late 1800's, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden has come to represent today the very best in urban gardening and horticultural display. The Brooklyn Botanical Garden blooms in the middle of one of the largest cities in the world. Each year more than 750,000 people visit the well-manicured formal and informal gardens that are a testament to nature's vitality amidst urban brick and concrete. More than 12,000 kinds of plants from around the globe are displayed on 52 acres and in the acclaimed Steinhardt Conservatory....   [tags: Essays Papers] 1178 words
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Different and Diverse- A Peak At Illinois Wildflowers - Different and Diverse- A Peak At Illinois Wildflowers Fascinating and elegant, wildflowers in Illinois can take your breath away with their beautiful characteristics and radiant colors. They can be found all over in Illinois, and maybe in locations you would never think of. All of these wildflowers are very diverse and different. The kittentail and purple false foxglove for example are different yet interesting wildflowers located in Illinois. More wildflowers would be loosestrife and the sunflower; both of these flowers can catch your eyes in moments with their beautiful appearance and neat history....   [tags: local flower species]
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Trapped in Her Garden - Throughout history, women have often been portrayed as inferior to men or considered the "weaker sex." As a result of these social assumptions, women have been fighting to dissociate themselves from this stereotype and gain their independence. John Steinbeck's "The Chrysanthemums" is a classic illustration of the frustration felt by a woman before she was observed as being more than just her sex. Elisa Allen, the main character, lives on a ranch in the Salinas Valley in California with her husband, Henry....   [tags: American Literature] 426 words
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Vivid Use of Imagery in My Father’s Garden, by David Wagoner - In David Wagoner’s poem, “My Father’s Garden”, the speaker describes his father’s job as a fruitful gardener that his father find very productive but does not finally yield anything of value. Through the use of vivid imagery, we are presented with two contrasting outlooks on life. In four stanzas, Wagoner’s use of imagery and metaphors shows us what he thinks of his father’s job, his education and subsequently, the choices his father has made throughout his life. We are first presented with image of an open hearth which directly sets the tone for the first stanza....   [tags: Literary Analysis, David Wagoner] 658 words
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Beneficial Properties of Edible Weeds - ... If raw dandelion leaves don't appeal to you, they can also be steamed or added to a stir-fry or soup, which can make them taste less bitter. The flowers are sweet and crunchy, and can be eaten raw, or breaded and fried, or even used to make dandelion wine. The root of the dandelion can be dried and roasted and used as a coffee substitute, or added to any recipe that calls for root vegetables. 2. Purslane Purslane can often be found in moist garden beds, lawns, and shady areas, where it lies close to the ground and often goes unnoticed....   [tags: garden, greens, raw] 1020 words
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"Nothing Gold Can Stay" by Robert Frost Illustrates Nothing Lasts Forever - ... The two words “can” and “stay” use pure denotation. With the use of the connotation and denotation, the author can sum up the his point about wealth and everyday things not lasting forever in four words. Line one and line two of the poem are tied together by end line rhyme. Line one talks about nature’s first “green” using symbolism to make green symbol life in the beginning or money when you first get it. There is also symbolism in the world “gold”. It is symbolizing perfection or an overload of money (which at first seems perfect)....   [tags: nature, rhyme, garden of eden]
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Poetry Analysis of Emily Dickinson - Analysis of Emily Dickinson's "The snake", "In the Garden", and "It bloomed and dropt, a Single Noon—." Emily Dickinson uses nature in almost all of her poetry. She uses many literary techniques in her poems to show her interpretations of nature and the world around her. In the poem "The snake" she uses imagery in the forms sight and touch. The poem describes the snake as transient or passing swiftly and deceptive or misleading. His appearance is sudden. As the snake moves it divides the grass in one place, and as he moves, in another....   [tags: The snake, In the Garden]
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Rappaccini's Daughter Essay: Allegory of the Garden of Eden -      In the literal sense, Nathaniel Hawthorn's Rappaccini's Daughter is the story about the rivalry between two scientists that ultimately causes the destruction of an innocent young woman. However, when the story is examined on a symbolic level, the reader sees that Rappaccini's Daughter is an allegorical reenactment of the original fall from innocence and purity in the Garden of Eden. Rappaccini's garden sets the stage of this allegory, while the characters of the story each represent the important figures from the Genesis account....   [tags: Rappaccini's Daughter Essays]
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Kew Garden's Summary - In "Kew Gardens," the narrator follows different visitors to the gardens, giving the reader brief snapshots of their lives through small descriptions as they reach the same flowerbed. The story begins with a description of the oval-shaped flowerbed. The flowers are red, yellow, and blue. They have petals that are heart or tongue shaped. As the petals fall to the ground, they stain the earth with these colors for a moment. Petals from the flowers soar through the sky in the summer breeze. The flowers' colors flash in the air....   [tags: Virginia Woolf] 1548 words
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Love's Garden in Midsummer Night’s Dream - Flower colors must coordinate, lawns must be mowed, weeds must be pulled, trees must be trimmed, and bushes must be pruned. Human’s dominion over nature is displayed in a simple drive down the street. However, humanity rarely faces or recognizes the implications of this reign over nature. This need for control is accepted and even respected. In William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, fairies take an extensive control of nature which begins to reflect their attempts to express love as they deal with the love amongst themselves....   [tags: William Shakespeare] 1036 words
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William Blake and The Garden of Love - William Blake and The Garden of Love   At first glance, the poetry of William Blake may appear simplistic; he writes most often in regular metrical rhythm, apparently sticking to the rules, blunt observations on such mundane subjects as tigers, lambs and roses.  But if one were to finish with Blake and move on, left with only these initial impressions, it would be a great pity; true enjoyment of this poet can only come about through some understanding of his life, background, and skill in the manipulation of the tool of simple lyrical poetry, to convey deeper meaning....   [tags: Garden of Love Essays] 1516 words
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Katherine Mansfield's Garden Party - Set in colonial New Zealand, "The Garden Party" falls into two clearly different parts. A lot of the story is about the preparations and the consequences of the garden party, it was organized by the daughters of the privileged Sheridan family. As dawn breaks, Laura goes into the Sheridan's exquisite garden to inspect the proposed site for the marquee. Her encounter with three workers hired to raise the tent is awkward and confused, as she finds herself torn between being a snob and her developing sense of morality....   [tags: Garden Party Essays]
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The Black Flower by Howard Bahr - The Black Flower by Howard Bahr Bushrod Carter, a member of the Cumberland Rifles in the Army of Tennessee, along with his friends Virgil C. Johnson and Jack Bishop went through trials and tribulations and endured many fears as they were on the front line of the battle in the Battle of Franklin. He and his friends spent countless hours together sharing their thoughts and fears....   [tags: Bahr Civil War Black Flower] 1648 words
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The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett - The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett The book, The Secret Garden, by Frances Hodgson Burnett, is about a little girl named Mary who discovers a garden that had been kept a secret for a very long time. After Mary became an orphan, she was forced to move in with her uncle, Mr. Craven, who is a very busy businessman and lives in a very big house. At that time Mary was a depressed girl who disagreed with everybody and wanted to live in her own world. She, however, is a very curious girl who isn’t afraid of anything....   [tags: The Secret Garden Frances Hodgson Burnett] 577 words
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What Laura Didn't learn in The Garden Party - At the conclusion of The Garden Party, Laura is exposed to a side of life she has never encountered before, and comes to a sudden realization that "life and death may indeed coexist and that their common existence in one world may be beautiful" (Magalaner 101). Death is not necessarily associated with ugliness, she learns, but rather it is a natural process which she likens to sound, peaceful sleep. However, her ostensible epiphany is really only astonishment. Laura’s world revolves around the finer things in life, garden parties, and flowers, and she has been surrounded by beauty her whole life....   [tags: Garden Party Essays]
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Laura’s Struggle for Growth in The Garden Party - Laura’s Struggle for Growth in The Garden Party         Through her short story "The Garden Party," Katherine Mansfield portrays a young woman’s struggle through adolescence and her tumultuous entrance into adulthood. Mansfield paints a tale of grievance, bewilderment, enlightenment, and maturation furthered by the complications of class distinctions. Mansfield’s protagonist, Laura, encounters considerable hardship in growing up and must denounce all of the puerile convictions in her chimerical world in order to attain maturity in the real adult world....   [tags: Garden Party Essays]
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Images and Imagery in Robert Frost's Wind and Window Flower - Imagery in Robert Frost's Wind and Window Flower After reading this poem by Robert Frost, I was left with many different ideas about this work. I believe one could take this poem in a literal sense to actually be about a window flower and the wind. I also believe, however, that this poem perhaps has a bit of a deeper meaning. Looking first at the poem in a literal sense, the story is told of a lonely window flower that is sitting on a window sill, and the image is that the flower is looking out the window....   [tags: Frost Wind and Window Flower Essays] 749 words
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Relationships and Love in Frost's, Wind and Window Flower - Relationships and Love in Frost's, Wind and Window Flower In "Wind and Window Flower" Frost explores a love too fragile for the lovers to pursue. The lovers in this poem are enticed by one another but remain worlds apart. This tale of love is one of temptation, excitement, and disappointment. The window flower is an image of beauty and warmth. The flower is protected from the outside world and is safe inside the warm, firelit house, as is the woman. In contrast, the image of the winter breeze is cold, fierce, and impersonal....   [tags: Frost Wind and Window Flower Essays] 777 words
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The Use of Symbolism in Robert Frost's Wind and Window Flower - The Use of Symbolism in Robert Frost's Wind and Window Flower I interpreted this poem as a very sad one. A love unrequited by the pursued. In the first two lines the poem tells you to forget about the love you share and hear a tale of this. Not to literally forget, but possibly put aside. The man is a winter breeze, cold and rough and sort of roams the land. The woman is a window flower, shut off from the outside. This sets up the separation. They can "see" each other and are kept apart by a glass wall....   [tags: Frost Wind and Window Flower Essays] 720 words
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An Explication of The Garden of Love - An Explication of The Garden of Love       My original interpretation of "The Garden of Love" encompassed the speaker as a person who was scared to move on in their life and in love. I thought (he) was afraid of failure, afraid of losing childhood innocence in the wake of adulthood decisions and expectations. I funneled my theory into a neat little package that contained the Chapel as a symbol for marriage (or adult themes), and the Garden to stand for his life, or thoughts. I further belabored my opinion and interpretation....   [tags: Garden of Love Essays]
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The Heroic Adventure in The Garden of Forking Paths, by Jorge Luis Borges - Jorge Luis Borge the author of the essay “The garden of forking paths” was born August 1899 and died in June 1986. He was an Argentine poet and short story writer. He was born in Buenos Aires in Argentina. His works shows a reflection of hallucinatory in all literature. His works have contributed to philosophical literature and to both fantasy and magical realism. During his lifetime he wrote so many books amongst which are Ficciones, Aleph and of course this particular piece, “The Garden of Forking Paths.” It is a story about controlling, unleashing and gathering survival techniques by getting...   [tags: The Garden of Forking Paths Essays]
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The Theme of Death in The Garden Party - The Theme of Death in The Garden Party Katherine Mansfield explores profoundly the world of death and its impact on a person in her short story, "The Garden Party." Enter the Sheridans, a wealthy, high-class family who live in England. They are your everyday rich snobs who think themselves better than the common person. There is, however, one person who is quite unlike her family, and that is Laura Sheridan. Laura started off in a bubble, and has lived in it all her life. She has been protected from the real world, so she has never experienced the effects of betrayal, poverty, or labor, let alone death, which she does get to experience, by the end of the story....   [tags: Garden Party Essays] 885 words
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The Editing of Hemingway's The Garden of Eden - The Editing of Hemingway's The Garden of Eden One deceased master author, one 1500 page manuscript, three previously unsuccessful editing attempts. This equation would scare away most editors. At first, it even scared away Tom Jenks. When his bosses at Scribner’s Publishing asked him to revise Hemingway’s 1500 page manuscript, Jenks initially declined. He told the company, “'I don't care if I never see another Hemingway story again’” (http://narrativemagazine.org/html/eden.htm). For Jenks, “Publishing more Hemingway seemed less interesting than publishing new writers, which is what I came to Scribner's to do” (http://narrativemagazine.org/html/eden.htm)....   [tags: Hemingway The Garden of Eden]
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THe Garden of Eden - Milton describes the garden of Eden with exceptionally detailed language and does an exquisite job of portraying his vision of paradise in his writing. Satan journeys to Earth and lands on Mount Niphates were he overlooks paradise. As he draws closer and observes the perfection of Eden, he is enraged by the obvious love for Adam and Eve, who were the reason behind God creating the garden. The perfection of the garden reveals of God’s favor for man and his benevolence for the tender human beings that he carefully created in His own image....   [tags: adam, eve, stan, eath, mount niphates]
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The Love Story Interpretations of Robert Frost's Poem, Wind And Window Flower - The Love Story Interpretations of Robert Frost's Poem, Wind And Window Flower When reading Robert Frost Poem, Wind And Window Flower, I could not help but think that love and heartache were involved. I came up with two interpretations for Wind And Window Flower. In both interpretations, the Wind and the Window Flower signify a man and a woman. My first interpretation is as follows: Lovers, forget your love for an instance, and listen to the love of these two people. The characters in the poem are a Winter Breeze and A Window Flower....   [tags: Frost Wind and Window Flower Essays] 753 words
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Magical Realism in The Garden of Forking Paths - Magical Realism in The Garden of Forking Paths While there may be some debate as to whether the Argentinian Jorge Luis Borges was technically a Magical Realist, some may feel that his works definitely do have some of the characteristics of what is considered Magical Realistic literature. Among his various types of works are poetry, essays, fantasies, and short fictions. Often referred to in essays that discuss the history and theory of Magical Realism, "The Garden of Forking Paths" is probably Borges' most popular short story....   [tags: Garden of Forking Paths Essays]
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Imagery in Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil - Imagery in Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil One of the most stunningly powerful features of John Berendt's Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil is the vivid imagery used hroughout the book. Berendt has a way of making everything he writes about come to life. The reader doesn't merely read about Savannah, he lives it. The characters that are represented in the book come to life as the book progresses. Their actions take form before the audience's eyes. The characters are not, however, the only things brought to life by Berendt's vivid style....   [tags: Midnight Garden Good Evil] 715 words
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Urban Alienation in Ian McEwan's The Cement Garden - Urban Alienation in Ian McEwan's The Cement Garden It was not at all clear to me now why we had put her in the trunk in the first place. At the time it had been obvious, to keep the family together. Was that a good reason. It might have been more interesting to be apart. Nor could I think whether what we had done was an ordinary thing to do In this essay I shall be examining the socio-cultural context of The Cement Garden by Ian McEwan (1948 - ). Once placed within context, an examination of the internal worlds of the bereaved children will follow....   [tags: Ian McEwan The Cement Garden]
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Looking at the “Fireflies in the Garden” by Robert Frost - ... Their love is conditional like the rays of a sunbeam. It is a kind of love that comes straight from the heart, without preconditions or expectations. Sooner or later that little mind grows to understand the world around them and learns about un-pure things that turn them from child to man. As we grow older, we notice that our perspective changes at different stages of life, like the fireflies are not really stars, but bug with glowing bodies. Situations are static they do not change, “(And they were never really star-like hearts)” (Frost ln....   [tags: exaggeration, children, emotional]
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The Benefits of Creating School Gardens - There you are doing another boring school fundraiser, going around selling items to get lame prizes. Wouldn’t you like to ditch the boring fundraiser and do something fun that can teach valuable life lessons. Well, I have an idea for you, why not start a school garden. A school garden would cost money to make and would take a lot of resources to build but it would all be worth it. Fresh food, you know exactly where it has been. Some people think that a school garden would be a wast of valuable resources....   [tags: school garden, students, education] 715 words
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