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An Analysis of The End of Something - An Analysis of The End of Something   One area of literature emphasized during the Modernist era was the inner struggle of every man. Novels written before the 20th century, such as Moll Flanders and 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, dealt with external conflict, a conflict the reader could visualize in an action. Along with other writers of Bohemian Paris, Ernest Hemingway moved away from this process and began using outward actions as symbols for the inner conflict dwelling inside the protagonist....   [tags: End Something] 1202 words
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The Deep Significance of Setting in “The End of Something,” by Ernest Hemingway - ... People began leaving the town and “carrying with it everything that had made the mill a mill and Hortons Bay a town” until eventually the town became a deserted place (79). No longer is Hortons Bay a successful town, but rather, it stands as old ruins in the “acres of sawdust that covers the swampy meadow” (79). Nick and Marjorie’s relationship reflects the incidents of the town. Hemingway uses Hortons Bay to hint towards the unforeseen events that occur in Nick and Marjorie’s relationship. As Nick and Marjorie sail by the ruins, they remember their relationship when love was once pleasurable....   [tags: lumbering, relationship, uncertainty ] 1348 words
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A Comparison between Chemistry and the End of Something - A Comparison between Chemistry and the End of Something Both in Chemistry and The End of Something authors explain to the readers how relationships can be essential and also how they can just break and end in an instance. Both the authors use various techniques to explain and describe these relationships using different literary techniques. At the beginning of Chemistry, Graham Swift describes a very secure relationship between: the boy, the grandfather and the mother. The boy is very comfortable with this relationship as he enjoys the company of both his mother and grandfather....   [tags: Papers] 436 words
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Hemingway's Use of Economy In The End of Something - Hemingway's Use of Economy In The End of Something Hemingway is renowned for his brief, simple and economical writing style. This is present in the story "The end of something", but how does he achieve this and what effect does it have on the story. Hemingway has an economical writing style, which is achieved through the repetition of words. An example of this is the use of the word "said" after any dialogue between Marjorie and Nick. This can seem quite juvenile in style, many authors would be more descriptive, but by repeating this simple and plain word Hemingway is commenting on the tediousness of their relationship....   [tags: Papers] 798 words
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Something Must Come To An End - Something Must Come To An End At the beginning of the short story “The End of Something,” Hemingway’s first sentence refers to a lumber town. After the first page of the short story, “The End of Something,” the lumber town is no longer mentioned. The reader may wonder why Hemingway wrote about a lumber town at all. What is the point of mentioning a lumber town when the story focuses on the relationship between Nick and Marjorie. This question can be answered by explication of the title of the short story, “The End of Something.” Hemingway uses the title to emphasize the end of a town that was once abounding, and the end of Nick and Marjorie’s relationship that at some point was fun....   [tags: Classic American Literature] 1068 words
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The Presentation of Women in Story of an Hour, Bliss, and The End of Something - The Presentation of Women in Story of an Hour, Bliss, and The End of Something Within the three short stories studied all the women move from happiness in the main part of the story to being miserable and sad at the end. In ‘Story of an Hour’ throughout the main part of the story Louise (Mrs Mallard) was happy, happy due to the loss of her husband. ‘Free body and soul free!’ This shows that she is happy he is not alive and happy to be single and free. There is no one telling her what to do....   [tags: Papers] 922 words
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The Positive Writings of Hemingway - The Positive Writings of Hemingway I think the statement ‘Marjorie thought the old mill was like a romantic castle, which symbolised their love as being something that could never be destroyed. Nick remained silent as he thought the old mill was like their love in that it would eventually become a ruin’ is true because Marjorie does say that the mill feels like a castle ‘It seems more like a castle’ and I think that she is the romantic one in their relationship because all the way through the story she ‘looks’ up to him and does everything to please him....   [tags: The End of Something Ernest Hemingway Essays] 4354 words
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The Idea of Searching Depicted in the Poems ‘For Once, Then, Something’ and ‘The Glory’ - Both Robert Frost and Edward Thomas use the idea of searching as a main theme in their poems and this is shown in both ‘For Once, then, Something’ and ‘The Glory’. In Frost’s poem, the main subject is about Frost or the narrator of the poem, looking down into a well, while others taunt him. He looks into the well, and sees his own reflection in the water below, but hopes to find something beyond his reflection, something, anything that could give him peace of mind, “I discerned as I thought beyond the picture… and then I lost it.” ‘The Glory’ however is about one man’s self doubt, and wondering about what ‘glory’ actually is....   [tags: poetry, the glory, for once then something] 960 words
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Something Wicked This Way Comes: A Great Book for High Schoolers - “Someone knows your secret dream, that one great wish that you would pay anything for. That person suddenly makes your dream come true - before you learn the price you have to pay“, (Something Wicked This Way Comes . Jake Clayton , Walt Disney Productions, 1983). Ray Bradbury’s novel, Something Wicked This Way Comes is a science fictional/ fantasy novel about an ongoing battle between good and evil. Jim Nightshade and Jim Halloway are two young boys who are about to undergo a life-changing experience as well as the town of Greentown, Illinois....   [tags: Something Wicked This Way Comes, Ray Bradbury, ] 743 words
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Kant’s Formula of the End in Itself - Kant’s Formula of the End in Itself ABSTRACT: Is Kant’s "Formula of the End in Itself" overly demanding. In addressing this question, I sketch a conception of co-obligation, that is, a sort of moral requirement that holds, not of persons distributively, but of persons collectively. I then raise a problem of devolution: How does a co-obligation for all persons devolve upon me. For instance, given that we must maximize happiness, it does not seem to follow that I must always act so as to maximize happiness....   [tags: Ethics Kant Formula End Itself Essays]
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Something Wicked This Way Comes - American society has gone through several cultural changes over the recent decades. Something Wicked This Way Comes was written during a time of great social change; the author, Rad Bradbury, did a thorough job in reflecting the changing social environment of the 60s within his own characters. In 1962, the year in which Something Wicked This Way Comes was released, the youth of the United States were experiencing the Hippie movement, the adults of the 60s were dealing with the process of excepting their new found places in the world, and the society of the 60s faced an incessant issue with self acceptance....   [tags: Rad Bradbury, hippie movement, countercultures]
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Journey's End by R.C. Sheriff - "Journey's End" is a dramatic and powerful play about the First World War, which is written by R.C. Sheriff in 1920s. It talks about the life of British soldiers in trenches. Unlike the previous plays about the First World War, it does not emphasize the glory but the horror and death of the First World War. Soldiers left their friends, parents and homeland to war, fighting for their land because of the sense of duty and loyalty; the cost might be really harsh. Death, the word everyone fears; War, causing millions of soldiers, citizens to death....   [tags: Journey's End Essays] 890 words
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Connection in Forster’s Howards End -     The epigraph of E.M. Forster's novel Howards End is just two words: "only connect".  As economical as this gesture seems, critics and interpreters have made much of this succinct epigraph and the theme of connection in Howards End.  Stephen Land, for example, cites a: demand for connection, in the sense of moving freely between the two Forsterian worlds - the two "sides of the hedge", the everyday world of social norms and the arcadian or paradisal world of individual self-realization - has its roots in earlier stories..." [1]   He goes on to say that "each [character] must reconcile or connect for himself the range of conceptual polarities exposed by the story - prose and passion...   [tags: Howards End Essays]
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Use of Language in Journey's End by RC Sheriff - The Use of Language in Journey's End Journey’s End was R.C. Sherriff’s only major theatrical production and had had relatively little experience of playwriting before. However, the language in the play does not show any evidence of this. Being set in the trenches in the Great War, and being with a serious, ingrained message, the play needed to be presented to the audience powerfully and effectively. The language needed to show the characters and their language as they would have been had they had actually been in the trenches at the time and make sure that they were as realistic as possible....   [tags: Journey's End Essays] 851 words
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Importance of Osborne in Journeys End by R.C Sheriff - Importance of Osborne in Journeys End by R.C Sheriff From the very beginning of the play, Sheriff suggests to the audience that Osborne is the father figure and therefore that he is the voice of reason to the other men. We find out that Osborne is a middle-aged man with 'iron-grey hair'. Osborne however is physically in very good shape and is a 'tall, thin man' who is 'physically as hard as nails.' As Raleigh enters the audience sees a kind, caring side to Osborne. Sheriff puts across the ideas of Osborne being a family man through his calming conversation with Raleigh, where he tells Raleigh from what way he should look at the war....   [tags: Journeys End by R.C Sheriff]
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R.C. Sheriff's Journey's End - R.C. Sheriff's Journey's End Journeys end was first produced on 9th December 1928. The play was presented on 21st January 1929. R.C.Sherrif did not set out to glorify war he set out to show the reality, devastation and what life was actually like during the war. R.C.Sherrif had been a soldier so those that knew what it was like saw his portrayal of warfare as authentic. He does this through eyes of officers, which is different to how it is done by most play writers, as their role is more senior and after doing their duties they also have responsibility for other men and their lives....   [tags: Journey's End English Literature War Essays] 1990 words
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Public School Mentality in Howards End and Passage to India - Public School Mentality in Howard's End and Passage to India The public-school system remains unique because it was created by the Anglo-Saxon middle classes - how perfectly it expresses their character - with its boarding houses, its compulsory games, its system of prefects and fagging, its insistence on good form and on esprit de corps - (E.M. Forster, 'Notes on the English Character', 1936.) Forster perceived the public-school system to be at the centre of the English middle-classes, defining their set of core values and moulding their behaviour....   [tags: Education End Passage India Papers] 1989 words
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Something for Nothing: The Art of Rap - The influence of Hip-Hop has never been as great as it is in this day and age. Often dismissed by a majority of America as simply a fad, hip hop has become a global phenomenon and has arguably been the most popular form of music for the past three decades. Hip-Hop has influenced art, language, fashion, culture, and sports. This music has been used to teach elementary level children, it has been taught in undergraduate universities and serves as a bridge for hundreds of philanthropies. The influence of Hip-Hop has also been felt in films....   [tags: hip-hop culture, music, influence]
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Puppet Shows or Something More? - As a child, there is nothing quite as magical as the moment when a slimy squishy giraffe tongue proceeds to slop up a cracker from small hands. Or the enchanting moment when a penguin reacts to a movement from small arms. Thousands of smiles are manifested during a trip to the zoo. However, while these smiles may seem like an accurate representation of the zoo, some people may see something different; a view of animals alone and cold in an environment unknown and foreign. In the 1800’s when zoos first started to become popular, the main function was for entertainment....   [tags: Zoos, Zoo History, Animal Mistreatment]
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Everyone Is Afraid of Something - Everyone is afraid of something, whether it’s something as silly as a clown or as ferocious as a snake. However, there are a few people who are courageous and determined enough to overcome their fear, like Kyle Hargreaves. In the informational text, “What are you afraid of?” the author discusses how Kyle overcomes his fear of mascots by gradually becoming exposed to them. After Kyle realizes his fear is irrational and that mascots cannot hurt anyone, he eventually overcomes it. Similarly, in the folktale, “Conquering Fear” a fearless and determined boy named Miobe also conquers his fear of facing monsters....   [tags: fear essay] 908 words
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Something New Under the Sun - John McNeill, in his informative book, Something New Under the Sun, he discusses how the twentieth century brought the world into a steady decline. Although the world has improved technology-wise, it has also had a decline that overshadows the improvement we have seen. McNeil goes on to prove that it is humans, with our new technology are the reason behind this fateful decline. The world’s population has positively and negatively affected the twentieth century world by bringing “ecological changes” that will forever change the world(4)....   [tags: Literary Analysis, McNeill, The Twentieth Century] 1405 words
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Stanhope's Relationship with Raleigh in Journey's End by RC Sheriff - Stanhope's Relationship with Raleigh in Journey's End Write about the presentation of Stanhope’s relationship with Raleigh in Act Two Scene One, Act Three Scene Two and Act Three Scene Three. Journey’s end by R.C.Sherriff is an incredible play about how the horrifying conditions in W.W.I affected men physically and psychologically. The audience really feel for the soldiers as the author has made the concept of the war so emotionally involving for the reader. The main character is called Dennis Stanhope, and another attention-grabbing character is Jimmy Raleigh....   [tags: English Literature War Journey's End Essays] 2002 words
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Officer Class in Journey's End by RC Sheriff - Officer Class in Journey’s End During the World War many people found themselves in mid filled trenches eating rations and living with a host of creatures including rats, mice and many insects. There was however a group of people who did not sleep so rough, the officers, no matter what rank of officer you were you would sleep in a quarters with other officers and not with the men and you would have your own personal cook. Although the living conditions were not up to standards with even a one star hotel, they were easier to bear than what the soldiers had to....   [tags: Journey's End Literature War Military Essays] 868 words
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Death: The End or a New Beginning - What is death. Looking up the meaning in the dictionary would probably read “the loss of life” or “ceasing of all vital functions”. As human beings the word could mean one of many things depending on what you believe in. To most of humanity throughout history it meant the end of a life, to others a shortcut to avoid the inevitable, or even what might be the beginning of something new. Unfortunately, today in our modern time our conception of death has changed drastically throughout history. Many like you and me will never truly understand death’s true meaning unless experienced firsthand....   [tags: Loss of Life, Perspective Change]
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Death: The End or a New Beginning - ... Their loved ones can either give them two choices. One to keep them on life support for the rest of their remaining lives or two allow doctors to help their patients die to free them of their tortured states. It could also be on the path to enlightenment, an old college professor Morrie Schwartz has suffered a terminal neurological disease called ALS. The disease slowly works its way through the body stopping motor control. The disease slowly took away most of his body functions until it finally reached his lungs and suffocated....   [tags: belief, afterlife, demise]
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Beginning with the End in Mind - Before the author, Stephen Covey, explains what “beginning with the end in mind” means, he urges his reader to visualize their own end. By doing this, the reader self-evaluates their own life thus far. The end all judgment is death. In death, your life will be paraphrased and condensed into a manageable story—will that story reflect the person you anticipated. To ensure that when you die you have accomplished your goals while maintaining and fostering positive relationships, you must live every day with the end in mind....   [tags: personal life plan] 1444 words
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Something about an Allegory - The well-known novella Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, written by Robert Louis Stevenson, describes a monster created by science. Dr. Jekyll concocts a potion in attempt to isolate the good and evil sides of human nature. When he drinks the concoction, he is transformed into a human with a beastly nature. He becomes all that we can imagine as evil and physically appears just as misshapen. In the narrative we find the ghastly appearance a symbol for something more. This creature referred to as Mr....   [tags: Story Analysis, Wrongness of Character] 1622 words
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Something that Has Value - Editorial (Something that has Value) When something is built and is there for several years it gains lots of value. Granted that this value is not in price, but more importantly in the communities heart. I understand that sometimes places get old and start to fall apart and the best option is to just tear it down. The bad thing is, when you tear something down you get rid of some of the memories that were made in that particular spot. In my community there have been several buildings that have significant value, but this one in particular has value in my heart along with all my peers and those before me....   [tags: editorial, the old pool, reminiscing] 549 words
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Something Beautiful for God - ​Have you ever had to choose between living a life of luxury and plenty or choose one that contained hardship and want, but you were able to help the poor. Mother Teresa, in the book Something Beautiful for God, written by Malcum Muggeridge, had to face this same issue. Everyone believes that Mother Teresa helped the poor, but some believe that Mother Teresa should have helped them and some believe they should have not. ​It all started in 1922 in Skopje, Yugoslavia. One day while, the soon to be known as, Mother Teresa was walking, she felt God call her to serve the poor at only the age of 12....   [tags: Mother Theresa, selfless, poor] 538 words
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Necessary for an End Result - ... The choice of ending Conscription could be considered a catalyst in the Vietnam War because soldiers knew that they would be able to go home and not have to be forced to rejoin the military and could have possibly at that point stopped giving their full effort and just waited for their enlistment to come to an end. That idea might have actually been a tipping point that helped the Vietnamese take advantage in the war that eventually led to the United States withdrawal. Conscription had finally come to an end after those two years in 1973....   [tags: military, volunteer, draft, system, war] 1297 words
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Something Worth Leaving - Leaving it behind or chasing it to the end. Accepting the truth and going on your own way or being determined and following the dream until you make it come true. This is a story of this complication. ‘’ I was looking around , I thought that it was a tension headache what I was suffering from. I was angry , I was desperate and shocked. If it could be real I thought , was this how much he changed . I asked to myself. ‘ No ‘ I said , he couldn’t be changed that much . The feeling that punched on my face when he didn’t even look at my side couldn’t show the reality....   [tags: Creative Writing Examples] 787 words
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Getting Something with Nothing: Way to Be Immoral - ... In my school days, my peers used to copy other's assignments, and amazingly reform them by adding a dot. Sounds familiar. Yes, they would report them and have never pined behind the bars; it is not a crime. However, they would feel some guilty, so they apologized their teachers of having copied when grown up. Illegal download is the same as that case, in that there is an apology needed. Nevertheless, the same action can be valued in opposite. Practical moral code backs up free download, thus people ought to do it without any guilty....   [tags: illegal downloading of music files] 592 words
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The Transformation of Society in "The City of the End of Things" - The future of society is an often unpredictable topic due to its many variables. In “The Lost Island” and in “The City of the End of Things”, the future is depicted as something detrimental to the society each story represents. In Pauline Johnson's short story, “The Lost Island”, this concept is manifested in the visions given by the Medicine Man, who foretells the oppression of his people by the arrival of the colonizers. In Archibald Lampman's poem, “The City of the End of Things”, this concept is expressed through the downfall of greater human society in favour of a colder, more robotic age....   [tags: Poetry Analysis ]
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Religious Faith: An Invaluable Means to an End - Faithfulness is an abstract notion, not unlike love, upon which we as a society place great value, and yet discerning why it is worthy of that value is no trivial task. Even more problematic than defining faith, personally, is the justification of the leap of faith inherent in the notion of faithfulness. For instance, from an early age, at least in American society, we are told both what and whom to be faithful to by our parents and peers, but how does one justify the acceptance of that faith. Furthermore, is it not unlikely that faithfulness to something in its entirety is unreasonable or irrational....   [tags: Bible, Judaism, Chistianity, faithfulness] 1877 words
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Is Partition an Effective Way to End Conflict? - Berg and Ben-Porat state that territoriality is “a form of behavior that uses territory as an instrument for securing a particular outcome” (pg 30, 2008) Territory can be maintained as long as the integrity of the agreements made are upheld, if they are not this can lead to violent conflicts within an area. (Berg, Ben-Porat, 2008) The meaning of partition is the dividing up a country through one or more territories to remedy new political borders in order for ethnic conflict to be ceased. There has been numerous cases made for and against the idea of partition with many controversial results being seen from countries who have undertaken a partition, under the impression that it would end th...   [tags: ethnic separation, civil wars]
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Let's End the Pain and Suffering of Racism - ... When she asked Mr. Bleak about it he just said “that’s how those people are.” What, in America, and the rest of the world, is one of the biggest causes of genocide, oppression, slavery, violence, and other forms of human suffering. What can cause someone to hate another human just by looking at them, something that causes pure hatred, with no cause, immediately. That disease is racism. From mass murders to terrorism, there isn’t much that has caused more pain than racism. If we could live in a world without racism, it would without a doubt be a more peaceful world....   [tags: slavery, oppress, vanity]
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My Boy Jack: Journey's End - To answer this question we must address what we are actually being asked. To do this we must evaluate what a hero really is, a true hero is a person, typically a man, who is admired for their courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities. The question of nobility in a hero is greatly debated, in order to be a hero is it a crime to know you are and feel a sense of pride and maybe over confidence in your ability. ‘Let no man call me good. I am not blest. My single virtue is the end of crimes’ meaning, heroes are those who recognise they have done something to receive respect and authority but do not brag or call themselves good, furthermore in this essay I will be evaluating on whethe...   [tags: R.C. Sherriff play, story and character analysis] 924 words
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The End of Work - The material and ideological conditions of our society is important to understand our social situation. This essay outlines the material and ideological conditions and how it signifies our social situation. Material condition means production, exchange and the organization of society. Ideological condition means ideas that are common in society. This essay will focus on the following reading: “The End of Work” by Jeremy Rifkin, “Where the Wasteland Ends” by Theodore Roszak, “The Making of Economic Society” by Robert Heilbroner and “The Tyranny of Work” by James W....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Jeremy Rifkin] 905 words
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Journey's End by RC Sheriff - 20th Century Drama - The name of this play is Journey's End, written by R. C. Sherriff. Introduction The name of this play is Journey's End, written by R. C. Sherriff. The play was first preformed on a Sunday night in December 1928. By 1929 it was being shown at the Savoy Theatre where it ran for two years. Later I will be studying the characters of Stanhope and Osborne, and how they link in with the title "Journey's End", and I will also examine the idea of journeys. I will also study the impact the play had, why it was so successful and journeys of the minor characters, Hibbert, Raleigh and Trotter....   [tags: English Literature] 2232 words
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