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Informative Speech: President Theodore Roosevelt - Specific Purpose Statement: To inform my audience about President Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt was one of the most successful presidents in the United States history. He achieved many goals in life. Some of these goals were as follows: 1) He won the Spanish-American War; 2) He won the Nobel Peace Prize; 3) He was the youngest president in United States history....   [tags: Example Informative Speech] 308 words
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My Papa's Waltz by Theodore Roethke - My Papa's Waltz by Theodore Roethke Throughout the poem, "My Papa's Waltz" by Theodore Roethke, many techniques are used to show that there are furious conflicts between a father and his son. Roethke uses the word waltz in the title to relate to the beating of the son. I believe that the poem is altogether a negative poem, as described by the words and phrases the author uses. To begin, the author immediately states that the father is a drunk. Roethke says, "The whiskey on your breath / Could make a small boy dizzy"....   [tags: Free Example Essays] 413 words
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Woodrow Wilson and Theodore Roosevelt - Woodrow Wilson and Theodore Roosevelt Woodrow Wilson and Theodore Roosevelt were two of America’s great presidents. This is why I feel that both men were equally important in what they did and said they would do. Both in their own ways have added a little of what makes this country what it is today. Both had their own beliefs of how reform, empowerment of the people and foreign policy should be accomplished. As president, the main goal was to do what they felt best for the American people. In doing so, how different could they really be....   [tags: Papers] 434 words
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Theodore Michael Tanin - Theodore Michael Tanin I Interviewed my Grandfather, Theodore Michael Tanin for my World War Veteran Report. I learned a lot of interesting and useful information about him, for example, what his job was like and the conditions he was in everyday and how the war affected him. Theodore was born on July 19, 1917 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The war that he was in was World War II. He entered the war when he was 24 years old (1941) and came back when he was 27 or 28 years old (1948-49)....   [tags: essays research papers] 440 words
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Theodore Roosevelt - Theodore Roosevelt was one of the most iron willed presidents in the history of the United States. He took head on the battles of business social change and many different issues of government that many presidents had not paid attention to at this time. E extended the powers of the President and the powers of the federal government to protect the public interest and what he believed in. he took full advantage of his responsibilities of the work and expanded the involiment of the United States in world affairs....   [tags: essays research papers] 475 words
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Theodore Roethke and The Waking - Theodore Roethke and The Waking In describing the way he receives life's lessons and learned experiences, Theodore Roethke uses repetition of two different sentences and a simple rhyme scheme to help the reader understand his outlook on how to endure life. The two sentences repeated throughout the poem are "I wake to sleep, and take my waking slow" and "I learn by going where I have to go" [with slight variation in the latter]. "I wake to sleep, and take my waking slow" shows up in stanzas 1, 2, 4, and 6 and figuratively means that Roethke awakens in the morning and learns from the day's experiences....   [tags: Waking Essays] 494 words
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"My Papa's Waltz" by Theodore Roethke - In the poem "My Papa's Waltz" by Theodore Roethke, the speaker is reflecting on a childhood experience involving his father. Through diction and details, the speaker conveys his complex attitudes toward his father. When first read it, it appears the young boy is afraid of his father. The first line of the poem writes: "The whiskey on your breath; could make a small boy dizzy." Apparently, the father likes whisky and the smell of it is remaining on his person, which causes the young boy's aversion....   [tags: Poetry] 502 words
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The Violence of Child Abuse in My Papa's Waltz by Theodore Roethke - ... Hence, it can be predicted that the mother and their son are waiting in the kitchen for the father to return from work leading to the poem ultimately set in the kitchen. There are many sensory details that can be portrayed through this poem. A waltz is a type of dance in which couples sway back and forth as they go round and round. A reader’s emotions do the same throughout the poem. The poem is like a seesaw of emotions, “where the elements of joy (the figure of the waltz, the playful rhymes, the rhythm), are balanced against the elements of fear” (Fong 78)....   [tags: poem, sensory, drunken]
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Nature in the Poems: The Fish by Elizabeth Bishop and The Meadow Mouse by Theodore Roethke - ... Set in a different scene, the fisherman in “The Fish,” quickly relates to the fish he catches and soon realizes his love of nature and the crudeness of the wilderness. “Sun-cracked thwarts” and “the bailer rusted orange” are the images used to describe the rented boat. These words, sun-cracked and rusted orange connote beauty and elegance, adjectives not commonly used to describe a rusty boat. This man learns the beauty of nature and his love of that beauty. Both men learn about themselves and how they feel about nature from their encounters with wildlife....   [tags: Interaction, Wildlife]
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The Unforgettable Waltz by Theodore Roethke - “The Unforgettable Waltz” My Papa’s Waltz is a powerful poem written by Theodore Roethke. The title of the poem set my expectations on a poem about someone dancing with their father. As I read the poem, I noticed my expectations were not equivalent to the poem’s actual content. The author’s creative use of words in the title enhances the poem. My Papa’s Waltz consists of four quatrains written in an abab rhyme scheme. Quatrains are stanzas that contain four lines. The abab rhyming scheme means line one and three rhyme and lines two and four rhyme....   [tags: childhood experience, expectations]
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Theodore Roosevelt - Theodore Roosevelt I wonder about Theodore Roosevelt. My interest in Theodore Roosevelt was because of a brief lesson on him in Social Studies class. This Wonder Project falls into the category of Social Studies because this is a biography about Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th president of the United States of America. Theodore Roosevelt was born in New York in 1858 and died in 1919. As a young boy, he was often spending many of his days reading. Either Theodore or his family knew that the reason for his illness was severe asthma....   [tags: biography] 521 words
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Analysis of My Papa's Waltz by Theodore Rothke - Analysis of My Papa's Waltz by Theodore Rothke My Papa's Waltz is by Theodore Rothke it is about a childhood memory written later in his lifetime. Theodore Rothke's dad was an alcoholic drunk. Theodore Rothke went through a period where he was depressed and mentally unstable. Theodore Rothke was fascinated by the nature of the world; many of his poems were about this subject. Some people who read My Papa&'s Waltz come to the conclusion that it is about a drunken abusive father. However, I think when he was writing this he was reminiscing about a good childhood memory from when he was around seven years old....   [tags: My Papa's Waltz Theodore Rothke Essays]
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The First President of the Progressive Era - At the beginning of the twentieth century, started the beginning of what we like to call the Progressive Era. President Theodore Roosevelt (26th president), President William Taft (27th president), and President Woodrow Wilson (27th president) were all progressive reformers who formed many policies that our nation, today, still abides by. The first president of the Progressive Era was President Theodore Roosevelt, many people in his family and then all across America liked to call him “Teddy” for short....   [tags: theodore roosevelt, william taft] 540 words
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Theodore Roosevelt, A Brief Annotated Bibliography - Brinkley, Douglas. The wilderness warrior : Theodore Roosevelt and the crusade for America. New York : HarperCollins, 2009. This Roosevelt biography is written with an emphasis on tracing the role he played as a conservationist. This is important to understanding Roosevelt’s motivations in his decisions regarding business and the environment. Brinkley’s focus on Roosevelt’s crusade for the natural environment offers an alternative to an “anti-business” president. The book also details Roosevelt’s successes and legacy....   [tags: personal beliefs, biography]
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Analysis of My Papa’s Waltz by Theodore Roethke - The poem “My Papa’s Waltz” written by Theodore Roethke the speaker is reflecting on a childhood memory that he and his father shared. This poem has two different interpretations and theories of the relationship between the speaker and his father. Some people such as myself view it as a loving relationship between father and son. Others view it as riddled with undertones hinting at an abusive relationship between father and son. There are instances in the poem that contribute to both of the theorized meanings of the poem....   [tags: Son, Relationship, Abuse] 560 words
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Famous Children's Book Author Theodor Suess Geisel - Theodor Suess Geisel, also known as Dr. Suess, was born in Springfield, Massachusetts in March of 1904. Suess was his mothers name, where his pen name Dr. Suess came from, and “Dr.” came from his fathers unfulfilled hopes that Theodor would some day have his doctorate. Dr. Suess was a famous American writer and cartoonist best known for his children’s books. Author of 46 books started off his career with a book called And to Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street. In 1936 Suess sailed to Europe and the rhythm of this children’s book was influenced by the ships engine....   [tags: Theodor Suess Geisel, Dr. Suess, ] 566 words
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My Papa's Waltz by Theodore Roethke - ... While the father and the son are playing around dancing they are also messing up the house as well. Messing up the kitchen will make any mother mad and that is what happens next. Of out any other place in the house the kitchen is the woman’s throne room. “The hand that held my wrist was battered on one knuckle; at every step you missed my right ear scraped a buckle (Roethke).” In lines 9-12 you can tell that the father has came back from a long day of work. The father’s job has to be doing something with his hands because of the battered knuckles....   [tags: poem review]
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Caribbean isle of Curaçao in The Cay by Theodore Taylor - ... This twelve-year-old boy is the main character in the story, and his struggle for survival is portrayed as the main problem in the book. Phillip is “made” by the author, Taylor, into a character a Deer Creek seventh-grader, or any other American middle-schooler, can relate to. The aspect of Phillip that is the easiest to relate to is his coming-of-age. As I will explain in far more detail in the paragraph you are about to read, Phillip’s journey into a mature young man is something that many of us can connect with....   [tags: adventure, conflict, journey]
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Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson - At the dawning of the twentieth century, a group of Americans began to feel dissatisfied over the negative impacts of the technological boom in the late nineteenth century. The rapid changes in technology rapidly altered the lives of Americans and the group believed that society and the economy had a lot of catching up to do. Supporters of progressivism had different ideas about changes in education, business regulation, conservation, prohibition, women’s rights, and other important issues. Two presidents took a strong role in trying to make changes in these areas during the Progressive Movement....   [tags: progressivism, progresive movement, roosevelt]
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Character Analysis in Theodore Taylor's The Cay - "In Theodore Taylor’s The Cay (1969), Phillip Enright, a twelve-year-old boy who lives on the small Dutch island of Curacao, is shipwrecked with Timothy, an old black man, once the Germans have torpedoed their boat during World War II. Having been knocked unconscious, Phillip then wakes up in a raft with Timothy and Stew Cat, the cook’s cat that has survived the explosion. Phillip at first does not trust Timothy because of his own prejudice, but after he loses his eyesight, Philip realizes how dependent he is on Timothy and comes to love him....   [tags: survival, resourceful, shipwrecked]
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Analysis of the Poem My Papa´s Waltz by Theodore Roethke - Drinking has and always will influence people, for the better or the worse. Alcohol clearly influenced Theodore Roethke's poem "My Papa's Waltz." In his poem, there are two main characters along with a largely anonymous third party. Theodore, an adolescent, dances with his drunken father while his birth mother watches apprehensively. The characters represent a past memory of Roethke's childhood. In his recollection, Roethke's father comes home drunk after a hard day of work. The young boy and his father decide to partake in a little dance....   [tags: alcohol, druck, dance, child] 593 words
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Culture in Theodor Adorno and Max Horkheimer’s Book Dialectic of Enlightenment - ... The content is therefore presented in a fashion so that it will appeal to the largest portion of the viewing public “The more meaningless the latter appears under monopoly, the more omnipotent culture becomes.” Adorno makes the argument that in order to achieve this level of attractiveness, mass media blends forms of high and low culture blurring the boundaries between the two. The “masses” are perceived by the culture industry as passive influential subjects of calculation. The consumer is under the illusion that media is adapted to their needs; while in fact the culture industry produces this sentiment in order to strengthen its influence....   [tags: conflict, media, mass consumption] 596 words
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Comparison: William Jennings Bryan &Theodore Roosevelt - The United States has a long history of great leaders who, collectively, have possessed an even wider range of religious and political convictions. Perhaps not unexpectedly, their beliefs have often been in conflict with one another, both during coinciding eras, as well as over compared generations. The individual philosophies of William Jennings Bryan, Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson, with regard to America’s roles in world affairs and foreign diplomacy; are both varied and conflicted. Despite those conflicts however, each leader has left his own legacy behind, in terms of how the U.S....   [tags: U.S. Leaders, World Affairs]
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Childhood Memories in My Papa's Waltz by Theodore Roethke and Piano by D.H. Lawrence - Childhood Memories in "My Papa's Waltz" by Theodore Roethke and "Piano" by D.H. Lawrence "My Papa's Waltz" by Theodore Roethke and "Piano" by D.H. Lawrence are two poems in which grown men recall memories of their childhood. "My Papa's Waltz" has a quietly sad, almost resigned tone as Roethke relives his nightly dances with his father as a young boy. Lawrence's "Piano" is somewhat dreamy as a man is taken back by a song to his childhood. While both are presented to us through similar personas, striking differences are apparent throughout the two poems....   [tags: Compare Waltz Piano Essays Papers]
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My Papa's Waltz by Theodore Roethke - ... Even a small sip of whiskey can make any child dizzy because the smell of alcohol is strong. These lines create a double meaning and a sense of uneasiness in their relationship. In the second two lines, ambiguity arises in the meaning behind the words. A sense of fun is created when the son is waltzing with his father, but the boy is only tall enough to reach his father’s belt buckle. The father might be having a fun time with his son, but because he is much bigger than his son, the interactions seem a bit overwhelming....   [tags: poem analysis] 635 words
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Political Ideas Stemming from Darwinism - ... Many of the inequalities would have never been brought to light, and the progressive movement would have been hindered, had it not been for journalists exposing what was going on. Teddy popularized the term “Muckraker”, used to refer to these investigative journalists, by mentioning them in a 1906 speech (Roosevelt). The muckrakers brought to the public eye many of the problems with corruption within the government, employer abuses, and the current state of social welfare. Roosevelt was able to use the popular opinion that was stirred up as a result of these reporters to accomplish many of his political objectives....   [tags: government, progressives, theodore roosevelt] 635 words
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A Few Notes on Theodore Roosevelt and Wilson´s Stand in World War I - ... industries in 1915 because of the demand of ammunition United States Western Allies had. For two and a half years he made no preparations for the war and kept the military small. The U.S. came up with a policy of non-interventionism that tried to negotiate peace and elude conflict. Being neutral was supported among the German Americans, Irish Americans, and many women, church leaders and farmers. During the neutral time 1914-1917 Wilson made loans to Allied powers. 128 Americans died on a British liner in May 1915 which was sunk by a German U-boat, causing Wilson to make threats to Germany of war if this behavior towards the U.S....   [tags: Warfare, Allies, Neutrality] 650 words
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My Papa's Waltz by Theodore Roethke - ... This gives us yet another spin on our emotions. This pattern is repeated throughout this poem, and the waltz soon spins fast out of control to a point where we can only focus on the sequence of whirling emotion rather than coherent overall feelings. This leads to the positive and negative reading. On the positive note, it shows a hardworking father who returns from work and playfully dances with his son that he loves before taking him to bed. The whiskey on his breath is not necessarily negative due to the factors of the working class culture in 1948 when this poem was published....   [tags: poem analysis, drunken father] 684 words
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Self-Expression in Theodore Roethke's Elegy for Jane - Self-Expression in Theodore Roethke's Elegy for Jane Theodore Roethke demonstrates an abiding honesty toward the facts of his experience. Roethke, who was one of America's teaching poets before his death, was self-absorbed, and his poetry derives much of its imaginative strength from his quest for that communion joining self and creation (Mills 527-28). In "Elegy for Jane," one of his most successful poems, he blends his grief for his student Jane Bannick with his childhood memories, his students' experiences, and his role as teacher....   [tags: Elegy Jane Essays]
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Biography of Theodore Taylor - ... He discovered the highly educational aspects of living on eleven dollars a week. By the age of nineteen, he was writing radio network sports for NBC, in New York. A year after his first book, The Magnificent Mitscher, Taylor joined Paramount Pictures as a press agent. He then became a story editor, and finally he became associate producer. He got to work with Raquel Welch, Charlton Heston, Steve McQueen, William Holden, Shirley MacLaine, Frank Sinatra, Henry Fonda, Clark Gable, and others, on seventeen major pictures (Taylor)....   [tags: WW II, hollywood movies ] 690 words
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The Career, Persona, and Presidency of Theodore Roosevelt - Theodore Roosevelt was one of the most influential people in the early 20th century. His leadership style, his reforms, and his personality shaped an America that was rapidly becoming a world power. Theodore Roosevelt is admirably remembered for his energetic persona, his range of interests and achievements, his leadership of the Progressive Movement, his model of masculinity and his “cowboy” image (). He was a leader of the Republican Party and founder of the short-lived Progressive Party of 1912 ()....   [tags: presidents, Theodore Roosevelt, history, USA, ] 696 words
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What Made Theodore Roosevelt a Great Leader? - ... He was elected govenor in 1898. In 1900 he was nominated for vice president. He was able to help reelect President William McKinley Junior, helping to campaign to the Republican Party and helping them to see him as a viable candidate. Roosevelt then became the United State McKinley's win was short lived after he was assassinated in 1901. Roosevelt then became the president of the United States of America. After McKinley was assassinated Roosevelt became President (he was McKinley's vice president at the time)....   [tags: human condition, president, government]
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Analysis of My Papa's Waltz - In the poem "My Papa's Waltz" written by Theodore Roethke, the interpretation of the poem depends on the readers`perspective. Some people think that this poem is one of a happy exchange between a father and son. Other people believe that this poem has a hidden message of parental abuse. In my point of view, the imagery and language, the symbolism, and tone in the poem gave me the impression of the love between the father and son, not of an abusive relationship. "My Papa's Waltz" is a poem presented in a form that uses specific images and language to present a happy memory that a man has of his father, even in a situation where his father was drunk....   [tags: Poetry Theodore Roethke] 696 words
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Theodore Herzl and the Creation of the Jewish State - Theodore Herzl and the Creation of the Jewish State Theodor Herzl was certainly not the first Jew to dream of Zion, but he nevertheless put the wheels in motion (Zionism 1). Zionism is the name given to the political and ideological creation of a Jewish national state. The rise of the Zionist movement in the late 19th century culminated in the creation of this state in Palestine in 1948. Herzl was born of well to do middle-class parents. He first studied in a scientific secondary school, but to escape from its anti-Semitic atmosphere he transferred in 1875 to a school where most of the students were Jews....   [tags: Papers] 698 words
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Roethke's Smart Balance of Joy, Fear and Tension in His Poem "My Papa’s Waltz" - Inevitability at one point in most of our lives we have to deal with some type of hardship. A lot of us have experienced first hand or known someone who has had the unfortunate experience of dealing with a close friend or family member who becomes abusive and aggressive because of drug or alcohol related problems. My Papa’s waltz is a poem that tells the story of a young boy dealing with an abusive father and a broken home. Despite the initial light atmosphere of the poem Theodore Roethke uses strong and powerful language to convey an underlined meaning to their dance....   [tags: My Papa’s waltz, poetry, Theodore Roethke, alcohol] 700 words
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Theodore Roethke's Root Cellar - Theodore Roethke's "Root Cellar"      Theodore Roethke was raised in Michigan, where cities and towns are woven with lakes, streams, and rivers. This atmosphere gave Roethke a “mystical reverence for nature,” (McMichael, 1615) and allowed him to take a grotesque image and transform it into natural magnificence. A great example of this is Roethke’s poem “Root Cellar.” The poem describes a cellar, which most people would consider to be a death-baring, cold place. Instead, Roethke gives the dungeon life and enchantment....   [tags: Root Cellar Theodore Roethke Essays] 710 words
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Just Do What the Pilot Tells You - Stanley Milgram’s experiments on obedience are the focus of Theodore Dalrymple and Ian Parker. Theodore Dalrymple is a British physician that composed his views of the Milgram experiment with “Just Do What the Pilot Tells You” in the New Statesman in July 1999 (254). He distinguishes between blind obedience and blind disobedience stating that an extreme of either is not good, and that a healthy balance between the two is needed. On the other hand, Ian Parker is a British writer who wrote “Obedience” for an issue of Granta in the fall of 2000....   [tags: Comparative, Stanley Milgram, Theodore Darymple] 744 words
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Memory of a Young Boy in The poem My Papa’s Waltz by Theodore Roethke - ... Dancing with the father was not a quiet and graceful moment, but the young boy seems to accept it. In the second stanza we find out they are doing more romping instead of waltzing. Pans are falling and causing a commotion making it a very noisy setting. Also this gives us the image that they are possibly in the kitchen. Kitchens are depicted as a hub for family time, this is where they eat, chat, and cook, there is usually a large amount of activity held in the room. In this stanza the mother comes into the picture, she is not pleased with the two making a mess of the kitchen with all the noise and falling kitchenware clanking....   [tags: relationship, battered, death]
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Four Critics’ Perspective of Theodore Roethke's Elegy for Jane - Four Critics’ Perspective of Theodore Roethke's Elegy for Jane More than forty years after her untimely death, Jane Bannick breathes again--or so it seems while reading about her. Jane's unfortunate death in an equestrian accident prompted one of her professors, the poet Theodore Roethke, to write a moving poem, "Elegy for Jane," recalling his young student and his feelings of grief at her loss. Opinions appeared almost as soon as Roethke's tribute to Jane, and passages about the poem continue to appear in articles and books....   [tags: Elegy Jane Essays]
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Mornings on Horseback, by David McCullough - Mornings on Horseback by David McCullough traces the early life of Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. McCullough examines Theodore's love of the outdoors, his health problems, and his family relations. He also discusses Theodore's time at Harvard University, his first marriage, and his entrance into politics. These experiences helped shape and influence Roosevelt's later years, as President of the United States and other political positions. I like pizza a lot. Like a whole bunches of goodlieness. There the best....   [tags: Theodore Roosevelt Jr.] 764 words
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Critical Analysis of My Papa’s Waltz by Theodore Roethke - ... Then, the smell of whiskey from the father’s exhale makes the son dizzy. It is possible for hard working father with burdens on his shoulders to drink some whiskey after a rough day. Then, he comes home at his son’s bed time, so he rushes to spend a few minutes together before they need to go to bed. He dance waltz around the house when it has been late at night. The boy thinks that waltzing is not easy simply because he feels sleepy; he just hangs his body like death to his father’s body. Further, even though the word “romped” in the second stanza seems rough, it actually symbolizes a playful experience....   [tags: relationship, drunk, father]
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Theodore Beza and the Reformation - ... When he recovered he made his way to Geneva and when he arrived he was taken in by and formally met, John Calvin. He was interested in more of the higher education and the theology of Calvin. Beza had controversies with predestination and the burning of his friend Michael Servetus who was burned at the stake by the Calvinists. Theodore Beza went through Europe spreading God’s word and Calvin’s teachings. When he was in the church of Geneva he agreed with most of the things the pastor was saying but at times he would have such a strong disagreement that he would threaten to leave the church....   [tags: theology of calvin, passion] 776 words
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Theodore Roosevelt and His Contributions to the World - Theodore Roosevelt was a man that made great contributions to this world. He was born on October 27, 1858 in New York City. He was given the nickname Teddy by his family. His parents were Theodore and Martha Bulloch Roosevelt and he had three brothers and sisters. Their names were Anna, Elliot, and Corinne and they all had nicknames just like Teddy Roosevelt. In 1865 he watched Abraham Lincoln’s funeral procession from his grandfather’s house. He attended Harvard College and graduated in 1880. His father died of stomach cancer before Teddy Roosevelt could graduate from college....   [tags: Theodore Roosevelt, presidents, USA, ] 779 words
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Born a Killer: Ted Bundy - ... It was very tough decision but she wanted young Theodore to tag along things just wouldn't be the same. In 1951, she married a man by the name of Jonnie Bundy and the couple enjoyed life as any couple would and had several children together(TB Bio). Growing up despite good grades in school Ted file was full of notes from his teacher. One of the notes was about his unpredictable temper (Newton 30). When Ted finished high school he was a compulsive masterbator and a night-prowling voyeur (Newton 30)....   [tags: death, victims] 805 words
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In a Dark Time by Theodore Roethke - ... In the documentary “IN A DARK TIME” shot by himself that was gathered by Public Resource ,Roethick states “adolescences is particularly an interlude time, a time of being blurred or fuzzy or uncertain about what’s going on…”. The Theodre Roethcke foundation have a brief look into his child hood “Theodore worked in the greenhouses with his father and his childhood experiences with the family’s Saginaw floral company inspired many of his poems”. His closeness to nature as a child is reflected throughtout this poem in sections such as “A night flowing with birds, a ragged moon, And in broad day the midnight come again!”....   [tags: inner turmoil of finding one's self]
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Analysis of Competition and Happiness by Theodor Isaac Rubin - ... On top of that, passing all our classes with a C or higher can be a competition for students as well. Last quarter, I was really stressed out for my Macroeconomic class. I thought I was going to fail that class because I found the material difficult and the class itself challenging. On the other hand, my friend who also took that class with me thought it was easy and did very well. I was really stressed out because I worked very hard, but it did not reflect in my course grade. This shows that anything around us can be a competition, which makes things more challenging....   [tags: Stress, Challenging]
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Realism and Naturalism in Henry James’ Daisy Miller and Theodore Dreiser’s Sister Carrie - ... Together, realism and naturalism has endeavored to reduce the sensationalism of impoverished life and depict its presence and effects on lower-class society realistically. Late nineteenth century photojournalist Jacob Riis and his publication How the Other Half Lives is one example of naturalist literature and its “intervention that strives to make lower-class lives comprehensible to the middle-class readers” (11). Thus, realism along with naturalism exposes society to a wide variety of authentic experiences....   [tags: interpersonal, conflict, environment] 819 words
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The Drawbacks of Entitlement in What is Poverty? by Theodore Dalrymple - ... With the proletariats being given what they require, and treating these benefits as rights, they never receive enlightenment, or even emancipation. In this case, the bourgeoisie are no responsible for exploiting the proletariats. As a matter of fact, the proletariats are restricting their own enlightenment. By not having to face the consequences of their actions, the proletariats do not have a strong superego. No matter what they do, and no matter what the consequences are, they do not face the results because the government assists them....   [tags: enlightenment, proletariats, spirituality] 824 words
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Presidency of Theodore Roosevelt - After the assassination of President McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt inherited a growing empire when he took office in 1901. The U.S. had annexed Hawaii in 1898 and Spanish-American War granted the U.S. control of the Philippines. It also led the U.S. to establish a protectorate over Cuba and grant territorial status for Puerto Rico. By taking on the Philippine Islands as an American colony after the Spanish-American War he had ended the U.S.'s isolation from international politics. Theodore Roosevelt believed that nations should pursue a strenuous life and do their part to maintain peace and order....   [tags: American History] 829 words
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The Actual Meaning of My Papa's Waltz by Theodore Roethke - The Actual Meaning of "My Papa's Waltz" by Theodore Roethke Poetry is made to express the feelings, thoughts, and emotions of the poet. The reader can interpret the poem however they see fit. Critics are undecided about the theme of Theodore Roethke's "My Papa's Waltz." Some people believe that the poem is one of a happy exchange between a father and son. The more convincing interpretation is that it has a hidden message of parental abuse. Careful analysis of the keywords and each individual stanza back up this theory of child abuse by a violent and drunken father....   [tags: Papa's Waltz Essays Paprs Roethke ]
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Theodore Herzl - Theodore Herzl Theodore Herzl was born in Budapest, Hungary, in 1860. He was raised in an assimilated Jewish family that celebrated Christmas. He moved to Vienna, Austria, where he studied for the bar exam and later in 1884 was awarded a doctorate of law from the University of Vienna. However, instead of practicing law, he chose the dual career of journalist and playwright. His Judaism was not much of a factor in his life. In 1894, when Herzl was 34, an earth-shattering event in France transformed his life forever....   [tags: Papers] 861 words
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Sneetches Allegory - The Sneetches is a children’s book written by Theodor Seuss Geisel, Dr. Seuss, in 1961. The story tells about a group of creatures that seem to be the same in appearance. All of the creatures are yellow, shaped similar to a large bowling pin and basically identical. There is one difference that separates the Sneetches, some have a green star on their bellies and some do not. This small physical difference ends up dividing the community of Sneetches. The group of Sneetches with star-bellies thinks they are better than the group with plain bellies....   [tags: Theodor Seuss Geisel, children, inequality]
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Progressive Presidents: Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson - The Progressive Movement that occurred during the early 20th century was a time of major reform in the United States of America. During this time, there was a group of activists that referred to themselves as the Progressives, and they sought to change society for the people. The way that they intended to do this was change through their ideals of democracy, efficiency, regulation, and social justice. With this movement came the election that changed the course of America’s history “…demonstrating a victory for progressive reforms as both Progressive candidates accounted for 75 percent of all the votes” (Bowles)....   [tags: American political history] 869 words
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Theodore Roosevelt vs Woodrow Wilson - Compare and contrast the foreign policies of Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson. Which do you think was a more effective president. Why. In foreign affairs, the "white man's burden" helped to justify Roosevelt's "New Imperialism" in foreign policy. Uncivilized nations would gain eventual independence once they had conformed to the American model of government and democracy. Roosevelt's corollary to the Monroe Doctrine set up the U.S. as policeman in the western hemisphere. Under TR, the U.S. empire extended to include the Philippines, Cuba, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico....   [tags: Compare Contrast Essays] 876 words
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Biography of Theodore Roosevelt - Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt deserves to be inducted into the Hall of Fame because of his historic presidency and his work as a political activist helping to change the United States of America into the great nation it is today. Teddy Roosevelt made many monumental decisions and made many projects a success because of his determination and his ideas to better our great nation. Theodore Roosevelt was born on October 27, 1858 in New York City, New York. He was always as hard worker but after his father died during his second year at Harvard, which only inspired him to work even harder and continue on to a law degree at Columbia University....   [tags: hall of fame, bull moose party]
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Influences and Sources of Theodore Roethke's Elegy for Jane - Influences and Sources of Theodore Roethke's Elegy for Jane In "In Memoriam A. H. H.," a new kind of elegy with roots in the elegiac tradition, Tennyson writes, "For words, like Nature, half reveal/And half conceal the Soul within" (1045). The truth of Tennyson's statement appears in Theodore Roethke's "Elegy for Jane: My Student Killed by a Horse." Roethke conceals much about himself as a person yet reveals much about himself as a poet when he puts his grief into words. Without knowing something of Roethke's personal and professional life, one would think that a student named Jane was the sole inspiration for this moving elegy; however, in The Glass House, the poet's biographer, Allan Se...   [tags: Elegy Jane Essays]
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Theodore Roosevelt, an Brief Biography - “It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed” this is a quote that describes the path Theodore took to lead his life. Theodore Roosevelt was the 26th president of the United States. He was the youngest president in the U.S history, he was almost 43 years old. Theodore Roosevelt came from a wealthy family, and had bad health. President Theodore Roosevelt’s hard life led him to became a great president. Theodore was born on October 27. 1858 in New York City on 28 East 20th Street....   [tags: President, Law, Politics] 896 words
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Theodor Herzl vs Rabbi Abraham Isaac Hacohen Kook - Theodor Herzl is known as the father of political Zionism. Zionism is a belief that Jews should have a homeland in what is now Israel. Herzl was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1860. When he was eighteen, he and his family moved to Vienna, Austria. In 1884, Herzl received a doctorate of law from the University of Vienna. However, he did not stick with law and became a correspondent for the Vienna newspaper Neue Freie Presse (New Free Press). In 1894, Captain Alfred Dreyfus was accused of treason just because he was Jewish....   [tags: Zionism, Jews, religion, Israel, beliefs]
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The Riddles of Existence by Earl Conee and Theodore Sider - ... Most birds fly to the south where its warm and other animals eat a lot of food to hibernate in the winter. Then when springs comes along, most animals give birth when there is an abundance of food. If the laws are deterministic (things in social, nature, and psychological ways are usually causes by preceding events or natural laws) then the first conditions are fixed then everything after that first condition will be fixed. That’s a big issue because when someone encounters a choice or a decision you can choose one way and act that way or you can choose the other way and act that way....   [tags: philosophy, free will] 900 words
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Comparing My Papa's Waltz by Theodore Roethke and Those Winter Sundays by Robert Hayden - Comparing "My Papa's Waltz" by Theodore Roethke and "Those Winter Sundays" by Robert Hayden My Papa's Waltz, by Theodore Roethke, and Those Winter Sundays, by Robert Hayden, are two somewhat similar poems about respected fathers. To most people a father is not just the man who fertilizes their mother's egg, but a man that spends time with and takes care of them. While doing this, he gains their love and respect. In these two poems Roethke and Hayden take an admiring look back at the actions of their fathers, although; they both imply that their parents were not perfect....   [tags: Comparison Compare Contrast Essays] 902 words
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The Fall of Carrie and Hurstwood - The Fall of Carrie and Hurstwood Sister Carrie, written by Theodore Dreiser, is a tale of Carrie, who comes to Chicago to somehow make the money she has always dreamed of having. In pursuit of the material possessions and success she dreams of, she involves herself with two different characters, Drouet and Hurstwood. She eventually finds herself in New York, where she has a successful performing career. Even with all the success and material possessions she has attained do not bring her happiness....   [tags: Theodore Dreiser Sister Carrie Book Analysis] 916 words
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Dancing around the Truth of My Papa’s Waltz - The poem, “My Papa’s Waltz” by Theodore Roethke, is about a boy reminiscing about an incidence with his father. From the beginning, this poem states the conflict between a father and son involved in a rambunctious dance, but as it continues, the story suggests the dance may actually be a physical altercation. Within the line, “Such waltzing was not easy,” is the proposal this is not a singular incident, but rather a routine ritual between the boy and his father (Line 4). The speaker is an adult recollecting, to himself as the audience, a childhood memory of an incident with his father....   [tags: Theodore Roethke, Poetic Analysis]
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Biography of Theodore Roosevelt - The definition of progressive is a reformer who wanted to improve American life. Teddy Roosevelt was a progressive president in terms of his stance on business, foreign policy, and preservation because he has shaped the modern presidency by being a trustbuster, getting involved with foreign affairs, and preserving wildlife. In terms of business, Theodore Roosevelt was progressive. As he was coming into office in 1901, he faced an America with a rapidly growing population, and urbanization. There were many problems that came with having more people and more business....   [tags: American History, US President]
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