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Bradstreet's The Author to Her Book

- In Anne Bradstreet's poem "The Author to Her Book," the controlling metaphor is the image of a baby being born and cared for. This birth imagery expresses the complex attitude of the speaker by demonstrating that the speaker's low regard for her own work and her actions are contradictory. The first effect of the birth imagery is to present the speaker's book as a reflection of what she sees in herself. Unfortunately, the "child" displays blemishes and crippling handicaps, which represent what the speaker sees as deep faults and imperfections in herself....   [tags: Bradstreet Author to Her Book Essays]

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The Author to Her Book by Anne Bradstreet

- “The Author to Her Book” by Anne Bradstreet In “The Author to Her Book,” Bradstreet is inundated in indecision and internal struggles over the virtues and shortfalls of her abilities and the book that she produced. As human beings we associate and sympathize with each other through similar experiences. It is difficult to sympathize with someone when you don’t know where they are coming from and don’t know what they are dealing with. Similar experiences and common bonds are what allow us to extend our sincere appreciation and understanding for another human being’s situation....   [tags: The Author to Her Book Anne Bradstreet Essays]

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Emily Bradstreet's Poem The Author to Her Book

- Emily Bradstreet's Poem "The Author to Her Book" The Author to Her Book, by Emily Bradstreet is a poem in which Bradstreet is laments about the publishing of her writings without her permission. The purpose of the piece is for Bradstreet to express the love, pride and remorse she feels toward her new book and is displayed elegantly through the metaphor of a mother and child. Lines eleven and twelve contribute to the poem’s purpose; they show that Bradstreet is unsatisfied with her work, and desires to fix it....   [tags: Emily Bradstreet Author Her Book Poetry Essays]

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Bradstreets An Author to Her Book

- Bradstreets An Author to Her Book It is hard to sympathize with someone when you have no idea where they are coming from or what they are going through. It is similar experiences that allow us to extend our sincere appreciation and understanding for another human being’s situations and trials of life. Anne Bradstreet’s “The Author to Her Book” expresses the emotions that Bradstreet felt when her most intimate thoughts were published to the world without her consent. The average person would not see the cause for distress that Bradstreet feels in this situation....   [tags: essays papers]

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The Author to Her Book

- The Author to Her Book In “The Author to Her Book,” Anne Bradstreet explains how she felt when her poems were published without her knowledge and consent. She explains these feelings of resentment, humiliation, pride, affection, and commitment with the use of many poetic devices. She frequently experiences an internal struggle. Bradstreet uses extended metaphor throughout the poem to express her unhappiness with the publishing of her poems. The use of this metaphor helps us to relate emotionally to her....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Book And Is Now An International Best Selling Author?

- ... One in a Million – Competition at Amazon Amazon’s currently selling well over 3 million Kindle books, with new books added every day. Competition is extremely fierce, as you have to compete with hundreds of thousands of books. Here’s the competition level from a few popular Kindle categories: • Romance: 250,000+ • Science Fiction & Fantasy: 186,000+ • Business & Money: 194,000+ • Mystery, Thriller & Suspense: 164,000+ Even if you focus on one specific niche, you could still be in a category with thousands of other authors....   [tags: E-book, Amazon.com, Amazon Kindle]

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The Author Of Her Book

- In “The Author to Her Book,” Bradstreet is awash in indecision and internal conflicts over the merits and shortfalls of her creative abilities and the book that she produced. This elaborate internal struggle between pride and shame is manifested through a painstaking conceit in which she likens her book to her own child. An essential step in analyzing a poem is to provide a structural outline of the poem. Anne Bradstreet’s poem, “The Author to Her Book,” can be divided into seven sections. First, line one provides the general description of how she views her creation....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Author To Her Book

- Writing poetry can be a deeply personal (and sometimes painful) process. If talent and luck prevails, the poet will actually produce a something that reflects the inner workings that first motivated their pen to meet paper. Through struggle and sweat a poem is born, and for better or for worse the creator is responsible for the subsequent journey that it will take throughout it’s poetic life. In it’s infancy, it might seem a miracle of creation, but like most parents the writer will work at maturing the verse and rhyme so that it can defend itself when it eventually leaves home....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Word Choice and Tone in Bradstreet's "The Author to Her Book"

- After reading "The Author to her Book," it helps to know about the author's background. Anne Bradstreet wrote this poem after she had received her recently published book. The problem was that she did not want her book published. In her eyes, it was unfinished and full of mistakes. In the poem, she treats the book as a child and uses a satirical tone. Her choice of words and tone are very important to the theme of the poem. Some readers, mainly logical, would think that the author is simply talking about a child....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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Upton Sinclair: An Author With a Successful Book

- Just like every one else, Upton Sinclair was a complete unknown. He was born quite a while ago on September 20th, 1878. He was the son of Upton Beall Sinclair and Priscilla Harden, being born in Baltimore, Maryland. His father, Sinclair Sr., was an alcoholic who was also a liquor salesman. It was said that his father’s alcoholism shadowed over most of his childhood. His mother Priscilla on the other hand, was a very strict parent. As Sinclair became older, him and his mother did not get along very well....   [tags: Jungle, Meat industry]

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The Author to her Book: An Annotation of Bradstreet

- The Author to her Book: An Annotation of Bradstreet Anne Bradstreet's poem, The Author to her Book, is a twenty-four-line metaphor comparing the relationship of an author and her writings to the relationship between a parent and a child. The meaning of this lighthearted poem can clearly be seen as she traces the growth of a piece of work to the growth of the child. The significance of the poem, however, lies in the fact that this poem is a glimpse of the emotions felt by Anne Bradstreet an American female poet, and how it conflicts with the puritan society that frowns upon her appreciation of her talents and role as a poet....   [tags: Authors Anne Bradstreet Papers]

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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, ]

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The Book ' Disappointed By Hope The Author, By Nicholas Thomas Wright

- ... Newer is better. This is not true, When Go made this world he said he was pleased with what he had made. This earth use to be perfect, God can make it perfect anytime he wants. The way I think about Heaven is this: God made everything, we made everything sinful, and when God comes back he will bring us back to the perfect world, which is heaven. When Paul says “We are citizens of Heaven” he uses that usage of words so that people will understand. People would not understand Jesus coming and transforming them, and earth into heaven, but the people would understand what it means to be a citizen, they understand that being a citizen means freedoms, protection, a ruler, they would not be on...   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Resurrection of Jesus, Mind]

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Susan Eloise Hinton Life

- Susan Eloise Hinton, one of the world's most respected authors was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on July 22, 1950. Also known as S.E Hinton, best known for her young adult novels, especially The Outsiders. Antoine Wilson’sbiography The Library of Author Biographies: S.E Hinton highlights some of the problems Hinton endured on her path to become one of the most influential authors in America. Growing up in the 60’s wasn’t necessarily the easiest time for a young woman to publish books. While Hinton was growing up, women didn’t have as many rights or opportunities as they do today....   [tags: writing, author, book, the outsiders]

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Educational Journey of Author Mike Rose in the Book, Lives on the Boundary

- Being Average Author: Mike Rose Taken from his book Titled: “Lives on the Boundary” This is a short story about the educational journey of Author and Scholar Mike Rose and how he got caught up in the vocational track for underprivileged students and how it helped, and interfered with his education and led him to his views of education today. I believe that his goal with this writing was to help the general public to be better informed about the educational structure and how it works. I feel that Mr....   [tags: being average, students, teacher]

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Kate Chopin 's `` The Author Of This Provocative Book Wanted About The Unspoken Reality Of Many Women

- ... He did not support her love for art, and often questioned her ability to care for their children. Leonce Pontellier never missed the opportunity to say things like " If it was not a mother 's place to look after children, whose on earth was it?" (Chapter 3, pg. 7) and "You are burnt beyond recognition," he added, looking at his wife as one looks at a valuable piece of personal property which has suffered some damage. (page11) this is an awful thing to say to your spouse. Her recurring dream of running through the meadows became more often, and she wanted to feel that that joy forever....   [tags: Woman, Love, Marriage, Wife]

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Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Book Report

- Tom Clancy Rainbow Six This book was published by G.P. Putnam's Sons in New York, USA. Copyright date is 1998. There are 740 pages in this book. Thomas L. Clancy, Jr. was born on the 12th of April 1947, he is married and lives in Maryland, USA. Clancy's novels can be classified as Military-Techno-Thrillers. He has written fiction and non-fiction books, Rainbow Six is a fiction book. As for other titles, well there are just to many to list, in total 23. Some books that he has written are The Hunt for Red October, Patriot Games, Clear and Present Danger, to list a few....   [tags: Tom Clancy Rainbow Six Author Book Summary Review]

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A Critical Review of Francis Schaeffer

- ... The personal peace is when someone is content with themselves and does not worry about anyone else. The affluence deals with the obsession of acquiring material things. According to Schaeffer (2005), these are dangerous ideologies to live by because they can lead to "pessimism in regard to a meaning of life and with reference to any fixed values" (p.206). This pessimism has sort of thrown the Christian values aside and allowed the ideas of personal peace and affluence to take a stronger hold over individuals....   [tags: literary analysis, literary review, author, book]

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Crime and Punishment: A Reflection of Fyodor Dostoevsky

- Crime and Punishment: A Reflection of Fyodor Dostoevsky Crime and Punishment is one of the most well-known pieces of literature written by Fyodor Dostoevsky. It was written during a time of turmoil, when Dostoevsky’s wife and brother died and he was burdened with debts, which was made worse by his excessive drinking and gambling. As a result, Crime and Punishment reflects much of the author’s inner psyche, showing much of what the author thought of the world around him. In the book, Raskolnikov’s situation is not unlike Dostoevsky’s....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Book Review, Author]

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the bell jar (book report/ biography of author)

- The Bell Jar Suicidal in nature, perturbed in mind, and aimless in direction, Sylvia Plath fumbled her way through her adult life. The main character, Esther Greenwood, portrays Plath in her first and only book. Sylvia Plath conveys her touching story of losing herself, and her will to live, as well as her recovery in her heartbreaking novel, The Bell Jar. Plath was not always such a disturbed person. She was born October 27th, 1932 (¡°Sylvia¡± n.p.). Her mother was a German and English teacher and her father emigrated from Germany at age sixteen to study ministry, and later, science....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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The Life You Save May Be Your Own: Antithesis To A Fairy Tale

- Nostalgic finales just seem too good to be real with the quaint happy endings that typically conclude fairy tales; not with Flannery O'Connor's writings, which depict sarcasm with disquieting twists and mordant characters. One of O'Connor's most successful works, "The Life You Save May Be Your Own" epitomizes her writing style that is characteristically seen by many as grotesque and sardonic. This short story represents the antithesis of a fairy tale, ingeniously warping its vital elements—damsel in distress (Lucynell, the daughter), the mother (Mrs....   [tags: Flannery O'Connor Author Book Analysis]

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A Closer Look at the Book of Acts

- Who is the author. • It has previously been determined that the Book of Acts was written by Luke. • Acts is intended to be the second part of a so called two-part book, the first of the two parts being the Gospel of Luke. The book of Acts begins with a summary of Luke. • Lukan authorship of the Book of Acts explains the connection between it and the Gospel of Luke. It also provides details Luke included about the church in Antioch, the city which he hailed from. First Source • The Book of Acts is a sequel to Luke’s Gospel, continuing his story of Jesus, and how he built the church....   [tags: author, dates, church]

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Bridge To Terebithia

- Bridge to Terabithia is a novel featuring two young characters, Jess and Leslie. These characters both experience realistic problems that many kids their age face every day. Jess has a different personality and imagination than others, which gets him bullied at school. Leslie gets neglected at home, and she’s the new girl at school. Leslie uses her imagination to come up with a funny prank to get back at the school bully. Bridge to Terabithia includes many positive elements. One thing is when Jess helps Leslie by becoming her friend....   [tags: Book Summary Review Katherine Patterson Author]

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Who Is the Real Author of Shakespear?

- The big question is who is the real author of Shakespeare. Most people say that’s obvious and say Shakespeare, but is that the real case. Well, in this case they are wrong. The real author of the Shakespeare is Edward de Vere. The evidence is in the education, mysterious behavior, information saying Shakespeare wasn’t the real author, Shakespeare being the undercover name, and the clues that Oxford is the real author. Most people just want to jump to the conclusion that Shakespeare couldn’t have written the plays....   [tags: author, education, behavior]

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Book Report On Books And Readings

- ... Some authors will pay out hundreds to thousands to get editing done. Covers sell the books, a homemade cover rarely does. Book covers can cost from $35.00 to $500.00 depending on the cover designer. Technical savoy authors will format their own eBooks and paperbacks. I have done my paperbacks, but the eBooks formatting looks too difficult for me. I rather pay someone than spend days trying to figure it out. The cost can be anywhere from $35.00 to $125.00. Book covers, editing, and formatting are the must dos for a book....   [tags: Book, E-book, Paperback, Want]

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Biography on Author Roald Dahl

- Roald Dahl was a famous British novelist. He was born in Wales, England on September 13th, 1916, to Norwegian parents. Dahl’s father passed away when he was four, and he was sent to a boarding school. After high school, Dahl did not go to university; instead, he applied for a job at the Shell Company, a famous oil company. Soon the Second World War broke out, and he reported to the capital city of Nairobi, wanting to join the Royal Air Force. As a fighter pilot, he successfully destroyed many German planes, but was wounded....   [tags: author, books, imagination, stories]

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Book Review: Divided Highways

- Since the beginning of the United States the American people have been on the move. Public transportation has played a major role in the development of this nation and in bringing its citizens together. In the book “Divided Highways”, author Tom Lewis takes the reader on a journey of the building of the Interstates and the consequences(good and bad) that came from them. Lewis believes that the Interstates are a physical characteristic of America and that it shows “all our glory and our meanness; all our vision and our shortsightedness”(xiv)....   [tags: Book Review ]

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Print And E Book Giveaways At Goodreads

- ... To list your book giveaway on LibraryThing, sign up for a free account and click on the giveaway link when you are logged in. On the next page, there should be a tab at the top of the page in the main navigation that says “Create Your Giveaway.” Their rules seem to have been almost copied directly from Goodreads, as they appear to be identical. For more questions and answers, go to their FAQ https://www.librarything.com/wiki/index.php/Help_and_FAQ section. Best of all, on LibraryThing you can choose to pick the winners of the giveaway yourself....   [tags: E-book, Book, Amazon.com, LibraryThing]

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The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak

- ... This, it said, is your accordion. The sound of the turning page carved them in half.Liesel read on. For at least twenty minutes, she handed out the story. The youngest kids were soothed by her voice, and everyone else saw visions of the whistler running from the crime scene. Liesel did not. The book thief saw only the mechanics of the words—their bodies stranded on the paper, beaten down for her to walk on. Somewhere, too, in the gaps between a period and the next capital letter, there was also Max.” One example of the main idea in this is saying that words can be like music and have hidden meanings like it explains later in the quote how everyone else is seeing the whistler running away...   [tags: book, story and character analysis]

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Book Review : ' The Martyred Servant '

- are affiliated or know each other. When I read I like to read things that is hard to put down. I would have to put them down. I saved Mr. Leroy Waterman The Martyred Servant, for last, his article was very good I did not want to stop and it stopped. This by far was the best one that I came across it came right at you right away grabbed you and did not let go until he was finished. There was slightness of similarity between him and Ottamar Krueger, in their stance. Mr. Krueger uses a very powerful piece similar to putting a puzzle together and letting you know what piece is coming and where you should put it....   [tags: God, Bible, Book of Isaiah, Isaiah]

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The Book Of Ezekiel By Ezekiel

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- Reading a print book or a print newspaper whenever someone wants without the fear of the battery running out of power should be a right for any individual. However, a child’s first exposure to words should not be just digital words on a tablet, but that child should have access to both printed word as well as digital words. Buying a book is cheap and is free to those with public library access. If children no longer have access to printed books, some children may lose the ability to read at home for their families may not be able to afford a device to enable them to read the digital books....   [tags: Book, E-book, Printing, Printing press]

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The Author of the Black Death: John Aberth

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The Extraordinary Life of a Black Author Alice Walker

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Economic Future Of The E Book Industry

- Economic future of the e-book industry As a child, my parents would get the newspaper delivered to our house daily and have several magazine subscriptions. Now the year is 2015 and my parents can now check the latest news about everything on their phones and laptops. The book publishing industries have begun making books digitally available too. Over recent years, electronic books have been a rapidly growing success in society. Technology has been created to accustom this way of reading. Library’s have also began expanding the products they offer to the e-book industry for educational uses as well....   [tags: E-book, Amazon.com, Amazon Kindle]

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Book Review: "Enough: Staying Human in and Engineered Age" written by Bill McKibben

- Over the years humanity has experienced a significant increase in the world population, and today that number continues to rise. With an increase in people, the demand for food goes up tremendously. Agricultural science has continuously developed new technologies that have enhanced the efficiency and value of agricultural production. Although the enhancements increase the production of agricultural goods, it’s important to understand the impacts it has on our environment and food system. In this book review, I will discuss both the cultural and natural dimensions of Agricultural Biotechnology, and how it relates to our current problems in Human Relations....   [tags: Book Review]

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The Book of Exodus

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The Book Thief: Concentration Camps and Death Marches

- World War II was a grave event in the twentieth century that affected millions. Two main concepts World War II is remembered for are the concentration camps and the marches. These marches and camps were deadly to many yet powerful to others. However, to most citizens near camps or marches, they were insignificant and often ignored. In The Book Thief, author Markus Zusak introduces marches and camps similar to Dachau to demonstrate how citizens of nearby communities were oblivious to the suffering in those camps during the Holocaust....   [tags: The Book Thief Essays]

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Foucault 's The Death Of The Author

- ... “ What matter who is speaking” (p. 115) Foucault indicates that the indifference in the question is actually an indicator that the identity of the author is a principle of concern embedded in our way of speaking and writing. If we accept the author as the solitary producer of meaning within a work, perhaps we can define and understand the piece more completely.Foucault establishes the idea that to understand a text, the study of the relationship between itself and its author, or lack of, is necessary, and although he discusses opposing concepts and calls for a culture without the necessity of authorship....   [tags: Writing, Writer, Karl Marx, Death]

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The Author Of Intellectualism, By Gerald Graff

- ... As a student who studied at a Cambridge institute that is own by the London community, I do not see a change in the teaching system here in the United States of America. The education system is the same everywhere. Many students drop out from colleges and schools because of the education system. What makes the students drop out because of the education system. To answer this I would state the problem that is making students take classes that are not relevant to the major they are studying....   [tags: Education, High school, School, Dropout]

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Is It the Author, or His Content?

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What Is The Author 's Argument?

- What is the author 's argument. S. E. Hinton’s argument is given from the perspective of a 14 year old Greaser named Pony boy Curtis who is being raised by his older brothers Darrel and Soda pop. The theme of the Outsiders is no matter what side you may grow up on whether you are a Greaser or a Socs, that you all can still have the same problems, see the same solutions, and dream the same dreams. You are also able to see how his character grows up and matures during the various interactions throughout this book....   [tags: S. E. Hinton, The Outsiders, The Outsiders, Crime]

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Literaray Device: Author's Voice

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Suffering and The Book of Job

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Book Review: Founding Brothers by Joseph Ellis

- In the book Founding Brothers by Joseph Ellis, the author relates the stories of six crucial historic events that manage to capture the flavor and fervor of the revolutionary generation and its great leaders. While each chapter or story can be read separately and completely understood, they do relate to a broader common theme. One of Ellis' main purposes in writing the book was to illustrate the early stages and tribulations of the American government and its system through his use of well blended stories....   [tags: Book Review ]

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Like a Hurricane Book Review

- In Like a Hurricane: The Indian Movement from Alcatraz to Wounded Knee two American Indians from separate tribes join together to co-author this historically thought provoking portrayal of a time in history when playing by the rules did not work when dealing with minority rights issues. Paul Chaat Smith, a Comanche and Robert Allen Warrior an Osage join forces to create an accurate account of a time when the Native American civil rights movement took center stage television and press coverage. The world watched as Indian militants, American military, and world media covered three key events, which took place in a forty-two month period beginning with the student takeover of Alcatraz in Novem...   [tags: Book Review ]

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The True Author of the Works Attributed to Shakespeare

- “I am firm against Shakespeare — I mean the Avon man, the actor.” (Whitman) The true author of the works attributed to Shakespeare have been in question since the late eighteenth century and really garnered attention until the early twentieth century, when famous authors such as George Bernard Shaw, Walt Whitman, and Ralph Waldo Emerson declared their opinions on the question. The most popular candidates for authentic authorship, besides William Shakespeare himself, are Edward DeVere, Francis Bacon, Queen Elizabeth I, and Christopher Marlowe....   [tags: shakespeare, christopher marlowe, writings]

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Separate Pasts by author Melton McLaurin

- I want to start off this analysis essay of the book, “Separate Pasts,” by author MeltonMcLaurin, That it was really well written account of a world that for me, a 21st century youngwomen from a more open community, is completely foreign, and honestly disconnected. Thevery human connection between the reality of the segregated south and the author did allot forme to come to a better grasp of how racism in the south persisted. The fact that he lived in the eraand gave us the theme of change vs tradition throughout the book, gives me an insight of boththe past and present....   [tags: black people, segregated south]

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Book Review of William Prochnau's, Once upon a Distant War

- Beginning in the early 1960's American journalists began taking a hard look at America's involvement in South Vietnam. This inevitably led to a conflict with the American and South Vietnamese governments, some fellow journalists, and their parent news organizations. This was the last hurrah of print journalism, as television began to grow in stature. William Prochnau's, Once Upon A Distant War, carefully details the struggles of these hardy journalists, led by David Halberstram, Malcolm Browne, and Neil Sheehan....   [tags: Book Reviews]

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Mark Twain: An Authentic History Author

- As time passed more and more he became a bigger and bigger icon in the United States. Mark Twain changed the way writing was understood, he found realism in his memories from his childhood that was discovered to be controversial but overall truthful about the time period. Mark Twain grew up in Missouri and expressed his exotic and memories throughout his books. He wrote some of the most realistic fictional novels and really captured the life of kids in the late 1800’s. Although his life turned into a overwhelming depression, his books will live on forever and so will his glory years....   [tags: Biography, Writer, Author, Huckleberry Finn]

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Book Review on the Prejudice in Irseal

- ... As you continue to read through the story, we learn how similar the two characters backgrounds are. Both were Arab’s who left home to pursue an education in Isreal, also hoping to escape both their villages and the prejudices of their heritage. However, a parallel is drawn through the differences of their motivations. The lawyer is very successful, but only because he longs for acceptances from the Jewish people and the upper class Arabs. He focuses a lot of his attention on his image, but physical and social....   [tags: characters, plot, book]

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The Book of the Duchess, the Parliament of Fowls, and the House of Fame

- The Book of the Duchess, the Parliament of Fowls, and the House of Fame The Parliament of Fowls and the House of Fame are closely related to each other and to the Book of the Duchess, as all three of the poetry share several similar themes. Written between 1368 and 1380 they are some of Chaucer’s earliest works in which aspects of some of the great writers of his time are evident. There are three major themes intertwined within the three works, which Chaucer has added to the Dream Vision genre....   [tags: Book of the Duchess Essays]

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Book Report: Capitalism & Slavery by Eric Williams

- Book Report: Capitalism & Slavery by Eric Williams "Capitalism & Slavery," (published by The University of North Carolina Press, 1994) was written by Eric Eustace Williams and first published in 1944. Eric Williams' book, was at the time of its publication, considered years ahead of its time. It should be noted, early on within this report that, literary works on the history of the Caribbean or slavery for a matter of fact, was done by Europeans. In the preface of his book, Williams clearly asserts that his work, "is not a study of the institution of slavery but of the contribution of slavery to the development of British capitalism."1 His work takes an economic view of history, which...   [tags: Book Review Report Slavery Capitalism]

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Book Report On The Novel ' The Book '

- ... • These various echoes of voices, in relationships, in creation, etc., lead us to the voice itself- God. He is not an object in our physical world, nor is He an idea in our intellectual world. Though we hear the echoes, we cannot get to the Voice, God, by our own means. • The pattern of the Israelite people being in exile and then experiencing that sweet homecoming all that led up to the pivotal moment in history when Jesus took on flesh. Christianity is not about following the moral example the Bible, specifically Jesus, demonstrates....   [tags: Christianity, Islam, Jesus, Religion]

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Analysis Of The Book ' The Book Thief '

- As time evolves, so do the words that are essential for our everyday survival. The most obvious difference between humans and animals is our ability to master the art of speech. Often, people will say the “sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me”, a simple nursery rhyme that helps ease a bullied child from abusive words and taunts. But does that really help cure the emotional pain. Words can illuminate and motivate the minds of people but can also shadow their self-esteem through psychological trauma....   [tags: World War II, Adolf Hitler, Nazism, Nazi Party]

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Book Review: Korea Old and New: A History by Carter J. Eckert

- Book Review: Korea Old and New: A History by Carter J. Eckert The book I chose for this book review assignment is titled Korea Old and New: A History by author Carter J. Eckert along with other contributing authors Ki-baik Lee, Young Ick Lew, Michael Robinson and Edward W. Wagner. The book is published at Korea Institute, Harvard University in 1990. The book consists of 418 pages and it is more of a survey of Korean history and reference type of book, rather than selected readings on modern Korean politics....   [tags: Kore Book Review]

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Main Points of an Essay by an Author Regarding Racism in the South

- The essays of the authors in this book focus on the different views of racial segregation in the south. There are many different dimensions of racial discrimination brought to the light by these well-educated authors. This book shows the perspective of segregation of blacks and whites in the south. Over all this book of essays assess the costs of segregation’s impact on the entire nation. The author of this book, a civil rights historian, recounts the pilgrimage of black teachers in the south. This book gives a comprehensive understanding of how blacks and whites exist side-by-side after slavery is abolished....   [tags: Civil Rights, Discrimination]

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Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Book Report

- Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Book Report Section I 1. In the text "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" a young black girl is growing up with racism surrounding her. It is very interesting how the author Maya Angelou was there and the way she described every detail with great passion. In the book Maya and Bailey move to a lot of places, which are, Stamps, Arkansas; St. Louis, Missouri; and San Francisco, California. Maya comes threw these places with many thing happening to her and people she knows....   [tags: Angelou Book Report]

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The Incompatibility of Copyright and Author

- The Incompatibility of Copyright and Author Like the book, a song's qualities change as it is presented on the Internet -- instead of being a tangible object, in cyberspace the song is much like McLuhan's electric light. Part of what helped recorded music parallel the book was the shared tangibility of their formats; compact discs, like bound books, can be held in hand. Without a tangible object to attach the concept of copyright, music becomes pure content, and shapeless, difficult to control....   [tags: Internet Laws Essays]

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Book Report On The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom

- Book Report On The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom This isn't technically a book that I read when I was in the properly defined age group, but looking back at this book it is probably the book that has had the largest impact on my life, and had it been out when I was younger would have been a book that I would have read. I read this book after I had finished reading Tuesdays with Morie by the same author. Now I have read a lot of books in my life and I can't think of one that has had a more profound affect on me than The Five People you Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom....   [tags: Albom Mitch Book Report]

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Nicholas Sparks; The Author of Romance

- ... "Sparks throws in a substantial zinger at the end. It's major manipulative and totally effective. Have plenty of tissues on hand." — Publishers Weekly. As moving as his bestselling works of fiction, Nicholas Sparks later finished the novel Three Weeks with My Brother, based on a journey of two brothers bound by memories, both humorous and tragic. In January 2003, Nicholas Sparks and his brother Micah set off on a three-week trip around the world. It was to mark a milestone in their lives, for at 37 and 38 respectively, they were now the only surviving members of their family....   [tags: American romantic novel authors]

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Singapore by author Mary Oliver

- Singapore by author Mary Oliver Let me begin this paper by introducing you to two people who live among many others in this world. One is an Electrical Engineer and the other is a labourer . According to the world , there is alot of difference in these both . A lot of things vary among them. One is highly educated and the other is not. One works in an Air conditioned office where as the other works in burning sun. The engineer earns in hundreds of thousands where as the labourer earns in hundreds....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Fault In Our Stars is a Novel by author John Green

- ... The book ended with her reading the eulogy, which stated that he hoped that she was happy with the choices she made. Love Triumphs over Struggle and Hardship Augustus and Hazel had a heroic love story; they brought out the best in each other. Augusts showed Hazel that there was more to life than staying at home and letting the cancer consume you. Meanwhile, Hazel also brought the light back into Augustus's life when he had to stop playing basketball, he felt that there was something missing, and that was when he met her....   [tags: hazel grace lancaster, suffering]

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What Values Drive The Author And His Conclusions?

- ... Welch explains that the doctor who does the least harm, is the one who no longer practices medicine; referring to the fact that all doctors, as long as they work with patients are capable of causing some degree of harm. The author tells the story of patients who have undergone invasive surgeries or procedures, only to have matters made worse. That is where the value of compassion is demonstrated in Welchs’ findings—a doctor who takes the time to figure out what is going with you as a person, has the skills to make a proper diagnosis and treatment plan, and able to meet patient needs as they heal—is what is missing from the medicalized version of healthcare that is currently dominant in t...   [tags: Medicine, Health care, Illness, Health economics]

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Testing an Author’s Vision Organization Guide

- Testing an Author’s Vision Organization Guide Introduction You will need to transition us, the readers, from our world into your paper. Make sure you give us a sense of context (what gave rise to your paper?), conflict (give us a sense of They Say/I Say), and focus (give us a question that focuses your paper or give us your thesis statement). So, for the focus you might have: ---Is this vision of genetic manipulation in literature possible, and if so, should we be afraid. ---OR….This vision of genetic manipulation is occurring in small amounts today and could blossom into a world in which individuals fear imperfection and groups of perfect people wield power over those less than the visio...   [tags: Assignment]

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The Transformation of Chaucer’s Narrator in the Book of the Duchess

- A dream vision is a widely utilised literary device that provides an author with an avenue to explore the intricacies of the subconscious mind that effectively allows for its narrator to overcome some obstacle that seemed to be insurmountable prior to entering into the dream. In other words, the dream vision acts as an allegoric representation of the subject’s waking life and, in moving through the dream, is able to overcome the hurdle that lay before him previously. As a result, although being faced with a philosophical or moral dilemma, the narrator of a dream vision gains the ability to move on and conquer their ailments....   [tags: Book of the Duchess Essays]

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Book Review of "Detour for Emmy"

- Detour for Emmy- Insperational Marilyn Reynolds is the author of Detour for Emmy. She is an English teacher in Los Angeles County. Marilyn is the author of numerous essays that have been published in many national newspapers, library magazines, professional journals, and autobiographies. Her students help her to keep in touch with the reality of today's teens; she then puts these realities into her writing. Detour for Emmy was inspired by her own experiences and those of her students. (5) Detour for Emmy is a true story based on a young teen age girl, whose life is drastically changed after she becomes pregnant....   [tags: Book Reviews]

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"Beyond the Front Lines" by Philip Seib

- Being a veteran journalist focusing on politics and social issues in the print and television arena, Philip Seib, authored Beyond the Front Lines. He wrote several other books including Headline Diplomacy: How News Coverage Affects Foreign Policy, and The Moral Journalist: Covering the Post-Cold War World. His accolades consist of multiple awards recognizing his newspaper columns and television reporting skills worldwide. Although Seib is a Princeton University and Southern Methodist University graduate, he is now a journalism professor at Marquette University and his curriculum explores international news coverage, media ethics, and new technologies that impact print and television journali...   [tags: book]

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What Does The Author Of Sir Ga

- The author of the book Sir Gawain and the Green Knight teaches the reader many different things about facing challenges such as how they come unexpecteantly and how they must be faced. Throughout the ballad there are numerous refernces to the challenges that Sir Gawain and the different ways that he must deal with them. The author shows that people have to face a challenge straight on. You cannot run away and hope that the problem will go away. One reason for this is that challenges, unless dealt with, will follow you forever....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Mark Twain is a Great American Author

- Mark Twain is a Great American Author In the book Huck Finn, Mark Twain not only writes about the adventures of a young boy, he depicts the struggle that people had to go through in that time period. That is just one of the reasons why some people consider Mark Twain to be the greatest American author of all time. As I was reading the book Huck Finn I started to agree more with what Mencken had to say "Put him beside Emerson, or Whitman, or Hawthorne, or even Poe; he was palpably the superior of all of them"....   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays]

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Six Characters in Search of an Author

- Luigi Pirandello’s play is deemed by many literary critics to be a significant play that greatly changed how the world literature is currently viewed. The play’s plot and its dramatic setting puzzled the literary critics and the audiences that watched it because it deviated from the literary canons of play writing as many knew them. The play sets of as a realistic play and thus Pirandello introduces six individuals who allege that they are an imperfect although self-determining outcomes of an author’s imagination....   [tags: Luigi Pirandello, Focault´s theory]

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The Book of Ecclesiastes

- ... In fact, this desire to establish a legacy brought about more sorrow because he realized that all that he would accomplish and possess would be handed down to someone who was not necessarily worthy of it. These three attempts to find contentment in life have ultimately brought about more grief. In response to the vainness of these things, the author reveals why and how we can obtain true meaning in life. Life is from the hand of God (2:24) and he gives joy and pleasure to men and women who work hard and who have obtained spiritual wisdom....   [tags: Bible studies and analysis, Solomon]

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The Book of Acts

- INTRODUCTION The Book of Acts is a continuation of the story of Jesus. Jesus continues the work He started in the flesh by working through His new body, that of the Christian Church. The term Christian was first given at Antioch and it translates “Christ like.” The apostles were given the Holy Spirit and the power to perform miracles. The word apostle means someone who has seen Jesus. STRUCTURE The Book of Acts can be sub-divided as follows: 1. The gospel of Jesus is preached in Jerusalem. Acts 1.1-6.7 2....   [tags: The Bible]

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The Author Influence and its Effects

- When one thinks of widely acclaimed books like The Fellowship of the Ring or those from ages long past, often such thoughts are wrought with fondness for the connection these novels have with the reader. In other words, the connection is sprung from the relationship between what the reader has experienced in life and that which is paralleled within the book. This may be in Aragorn reminding one of their father or protective friend, or in Jay Gatsby reminding the reader of that extravagant businessman they newly work under....   [tags: J.R.R. Tolkien, Al-Ma’arri’s poetry, levy]

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The Book of Acts

- There has been much debate regarding who wrote the book of Acts. Professor Riggs of Auburn Theological Seminary said, “In recent years the tide of opinion has been turning, and is now strongly setting toward a first-century authorship” (Riggs, 38). The early view of the church states Luke is the author of Acts. External evidence agrees with tradition that Luke wrote the book of Acts. The early church fathers, Irenaeus, Clement of Alexandria, and Eusebius, provide evidence that Luke is the author (Lea & Black, 282)....   [tags: Religion, Bible]

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The Book of Joshua

- The book of Joshua is a historical book about the conquest of the promise land. Joshua was most likely the author of this book since he was present for the time it took place; except for his death, which believed to be written by a high priest named, Phinehas. Joshua was the man God called to lead the people of Israel into the land of Canann after Moses died. Out of all of the Israelites that escaped slavery from Egypt, only two original people made it into the Promised Land, Joshua and Caleb. The Israelites were on their way into the land God had promised them and they encountered many battles on their way....   [tags: conquest of the promised land]

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John Steinbeck : A Successful Author

- ... In 1943 he married Glyndolyn Conger, who he had two sons with, John and Thomas. After Grapes of Wrath, Steinbeck published sixteen more novels, with the last one being published in 1962. He married Elaine Scott in 1950, and died of heart disease on December 20, 1968 at his home in New York City. In Steinbeck’s 1937 novel, Of Mice and Men, we are told a touching story of the friendship, and hardship shared between the two main characters, George and Lennie. The story is set in Soledad, California, with the events being carried out between a small riverbed, a bunk house, and a barn on a ranch....   [tags: John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men, Great Depression]

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Book Report On A Nation Aborted

- I. Introduction About recovering a lost history and vision, an invitation to re-read Rizal, rethink his project, and revision Philippine nationalism. Traces the trajectory of the Philippine nationalist movement from its inception in the late nineteenth century to its deformation and co-optation by US imperialism in the early years of the 20th century--- through a genealogy of the rise and fall of the symbol of Rizal, the national hero. Reconstructs Rizal's vision of the nation, a moral vision that was appreciated by kindred spirits in the so-called Propaganda Movement as well as the Katipunan, and resonated deeply with the revolutionary spirit of 1896--- the moral vision that constitutes wha...   [tags: Phillippines Book Review History]

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Treasure Island's Author Craft

- In Robert Stevenson’s Treasure Island, Jim, the protagonist, tried to get Captain Flint’s legendary treasure while fighting the lying and deceitful pirates. Robert Louis Stevenson used suspense, imagery, and foreshadowing as part of his craft to tell the story of Treasure Island. Each literary technique had a significant impact on the plot and characters. One example of author’s craft in Treasure Island is suspense. One way suspense is used is leaving cliffhangers at the ends of many of the chapters, making the reader want to continue....   [tags: robert stevenson, treasure island, suspense]

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The Barriers Of Muslim Women Face Of Mosque, And The Author 's Bias Opinion

- What is Race. “Race, as a social construct, is a group of people who share similar and distinct physical characteristics” (Wiki).Race is also a barrier that’s blocks people from seeing a difference in anyone else. In this essay I want to address the barriers that Muslim women face in mosque, and the author’s bias opinion and relating to my personal experience of being an African-American woman in America Islam is said to be a religion that is colorblind and does not show mistreatment because of someone ethnic background....   [tags: African American, Race, Racism, Black people]

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