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Love and Lust in Most Like an Arch, When You Are Old and Other Poems

- Love and Lust in Most Like an Arch, When You Are Old and Other Poems I have chosen to compare and contrast three "love" poems with three "lust" poems from our text, An Introduction to Poetry (9th edition, Kennedy and Gioia, Longman Publishing). I feel that poems about true love often incorporate themes of duration, unity and longevity; all lasting sentiments. Conversely, poems of a lusty nature convey the sentiment that the feeling is transitory, and must be pounced on immediately (before we get a chance to think about it too much)....   [tags: Most Arch When Old]

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The Development Of The Concrete And The Arch

- From reading, discuss the development of both concrete and the arch. Include the important of each in the life of Rome and the results of their use. Introduction Ancient Rome was a civilization that thrived on cultural influences specifically with their elaboration and advancement of architectural designs. For instance, the Roman concrete was a composite of water, small stones, broken brick, limestone, and volcanic sand called the Pozzolana. With various recipes of concrete mixes, Rome developed arch designs in many of their architectural structures found in the Roman society....   [tags: Roman Empire, Ancient Rome, Concrete, Rome]

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Development of the Proscenium Arch

- Where did the proscenium arch stage come from. Ultimately, it came to be during the renaissance, when the attempt to create an illusion of reality or verisimilitude was on the rise. Design and architecture combined to radically alter the relationship between the stage and the auditorium and with the help of ancient roman examples to build upon, the stage developed significantly. The stage relocated indoors at this time, techniques were discovered for creating perspective sets and the evolution of changeable scenery occurred during the renaissance....   [tags: Theater ]

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Shakespeare's As You Like It - Importance of the Secondary Characters

- As You Like It:  The Importance of the Secondary Characters       As You Like It, by William Shakespeare, is a radiant blend of fantasy, romance, wit and humor. In this delightful romp, Rosalind stands out as the most robust, multidimensional and lovable character, so much so that she tends to overshadow the other characters in an audience's memory, making them seem, by comparison, just "stock dramatic types". Yet, As You Like It is not a stock romance that just happens to have Shakespeare's greatest female role....   [tags: Shakespeare As You Like It Essays]

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The male characters in The Arch Deceiver

- Compare the male characters in Tony Kytes the arch deceiver and Spiv in love consider their personalities and their relationships with the women in the stories. Refer to social, cultural and historical contexts of the stories. The sory of Tony Kytes arch deceiver was written by the author Thomas Hardy who was born in 1840 meaning that this piece of writing is old and aged and some of the language used can be linked with the timing and nature of the author himself. The story is set in rural Dorset and this fact can be backed up with the language that is used with the Dorset dialect being highly prominent....   [tags: English Literature]

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Analysis of Tony the Arch-Deceiver

- Analysis of Tony the Arch-Deceiver My opinion is, I don't think Tony is a player because when reading the story at first everyone assumes he is going to ask Milly for her hand in marrage.Reading on we discover he doesn't yet know who he prefers. However, I feel he is quite cheeky when he convinces two girls to hide in his cart and talks to all saying he likes them because that is very deceiving and could confuse all three when his final choice is made. This could convince the reader he is the arch-deceiver, we are lead to believe he is....   [tags: Papers]

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The Unexpected and Tony Kites Arch Deceiver

- Compare And Contrast The Unexpected and Tony Kites Arch Deceiver Both these short stories are similar because the time they were written at (19th Century) but different in tone. The narrative "The Unexpected" has a more serious manner to it because of the way women were treated at the time. At the time, women were not allowed to vote, women did not have important jobs in their society and did not have equal rights. Women were mostly dependant on men. Women married men to gain power in society but most of all money....   [tags: English Literature]

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Behind the Arch: The Truth about Drinking

- Behind the Arch: The Truth about Drinking at BVU After reading the book, Behind the Arch: The Truth about Drinking at BVU by Chris Allen, Alisa Dixson, Jennifer Durham, Shelley Katzer, Max Kenkel, Teri Kramer, Toby Malavong, and Courtney Weller, I realized that drinking on our BVU campus is a problem. I think that this is a problem on almost all college campuses though. This same group of students could go to almost any campus in the nation and find the same facts I believe. I did however, have some problems with the facts in the story....   [tags: Alcoholism Drinking Essays]

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Day of the Dead: The Importance of the Altars

- After the cheerful communal festivities done in the cemetery, the family returns home to conduct another set of festivals and rituals. The Altar, which is the most important leading tradition of Dia de los Muertos is the assembled. In Oaxaca the families are quite careful to distinguish between the altar and the ofrenda which to them are two very distinct things. The altar is the structure that holds the offrends. But almost like a monument, the whole altar becomes the center table in which family member coming from all over the world will once again reunite at and commemorate those who passed away....   [tags: altars, arch, flowers, food]

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Autobiographical Work from the 1970s

- Peacocks Late summer sunshine warms the busy footpath with its afternoon glow. Sparkling sandstone lights shimmer on the slabs, giving the impression that London's streets are paved with gold. Multilingual chatter fills the air, as people pass on their way to the theatres and nightlife of Leicester Square; parading their finest 1970's, West End fashion. The young men like strutting peacocks; as they exhibit their mating attire of coiffured hair, body hugging shirts, flared trousers and platform boots....   [tags: peacocks, arch, club, meeting]

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Review of Behind the Arch: The Truth about Drinking at BVU

- Review of Behind the Arch: The Truth about Drinking at BVU Behind the Arch: The Truth About Drinking at BVU, by Chris Allen, Alisa Dixson, Jennifer Durham, Shelley Katzer, Max Kenkel, Teri Kramer, Toby Malavong, and Courtney Weller, is a book about drinking at Buena Vista University. It was written because the University of Illinois did a survey on colleges around the county about their drinking habits. When some BVU students read it, some did not think it was accurate, so, they did their own research and got some of their own statistics....   [tags: College Drinking Essays]

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The Physics of Bridges

- ... The further the supports become due to the stretching of the bridge, the weaker the beam bridge becomes, so they only span to approximately 76.2 meters on average. Therefore, this type of bridge must be able to resist twisting and bending when a heavy load is on it. Reinforced concrete and steel beams are most commonly used to make these bridges. The reinforced concrete which is strong in compression is combined with the steel beams, which strengthen the concrete in tension. These bridges can hold anything from people to cars; despite their simplicity, they can still be useful and inexpensive to build....   [tags: beam, truss, arch, suspension]

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The Clifton Suspension Bridge

- ... It’s been the venue for significant cultural events like the first modern bungee jump in 1979, the last Concorde flight in 2003 and a handover for the Olympic Torch relay in 2012. This bridge has made a rather small city in England notable because of its long lasting structure. The bridge towers are not identical in design. The Clifton tower has sides cut-outs, the Leigh tower has more pointed arches. The 25metre tall Leigh Woods tower stands on top a 34 metre red sandstone-clad abutment. In 2002 it was people found out that the tower was not a solid as it could but it did contain 12 vaulted chambers up to 11 metres high, linked by only shafts and tunnels....   [tags: bristol, england, arch bridge]

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Romanesque Architecture : The Medieval Period

- The Medieval period, which occurred in the years 401 until 1500, is a time in European history that fostered the development and widespread use of various architectural styles. Many structures built during this time still survive to this day, including St. Michael’s Church in Germany and Chartres Cathedral in France. Two of the most common and famous types of architecture during this period were the Romanesque and Gothic styles. Romanesque architecture borrows many of the same innovative engineering techniques the Romans used to build the structures of their vast and powerful empire, such as the rounded arch....   [tags: Gothic architecture, Romanesque architecture, Arch]

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How much sympathy do you have for the woman in Tony Kytes arch

- How much sympathy do you have for the woman in Tony Kytes arch deceiver’ and Tickets please . In this essay I am going to argue about how much sympathy I have for woman in the 2 stories that I have studied. The two stories I have studied are ‘Tony Kytes arch-deceiver’ and ‘Tickets please’. "Tony Kytes: arch deceiver" was set at the end of the nineteenth century in a rural community which seems unaffected by the Industrial Revolution, remaining traditional in both the way of life and the attitudes of the people....   [tags: English Literature]

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Behind the Arch: The Truth about Drinking at Buena Vista University

- Behind the Arch: The Truth about Drinking at Buena Vista University Behind the Arch: The Truth about Drinking at Buena Vista University, is book with written stories and events relating to drinking on the campus of Buena Vista University (BVU). Behind the Arch is published by the English 300 class of 2001, including students Chris Allen, Alisa Dixson, Jennifer Durham, Shelley Katzer, Max Kenkel, Teri Kramer, Toby Malavong, and Courtney Weller. Many questions came up about the alcohol use among the BVU students and community....   [tags: Journalism Alcohol Drinking College Essays]

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Financial Market: Volatility Models

- ... This project is organized as follows; sections 2 to 5 are a simple summary of the key references that I have received. Section 6 includes some personal comments about the overall literature studied and finally, Section 7 is a briefly conclusion of the topic. 2. A Forecast Comparison Of Volatility Models: Does Anything Beat A GARCH (1,1). In this paper, they wanted to know if some sophisticated volatility models work much better than the naive GARCH (1,1) when trying to capture the conditional variance, therefore they propose 330 GARCH-type models in order make a ranking of which ones perform better....   [tags: ARCH model, market prices, chapter analysis]

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Guinea Pigs are Treated Like Royalty

- Planet Earth is filled with many species, including the one that we call the “Animal” species. This is filled with many subspecies. Some subspecies are loved, such as cats, dogs, and hamsters, which we human species keep as pets. Other subspecies, such as spiders, mosquitos, and snakes, on the other hand, are not so loved, and they even strike fear into people. Animals come in all shapes and sizes. Earth has tall and skinny animals called giraffes, and it also has short and fat animals called pigs....   [tags: animals, species, rodents]

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Women in Thomas Hardy's Tony Kytes The Arch Deceiver and D.H Lawrence's Tickets Please

- Explore the Presentation of women in Thomas Hardy's Tony Kytes - the arch deceiver and D.H Lawrence's Tickets Please At the beginning of "Tony Kytes - the arch deceiver" ,by Thomas Hardy, we first meet the character of Tony Kytes. Hardy uses a full character description to build up a mental image of Tony Kytes before we hear of the story. In contrast to this, the story "Tickets Please" by D. H Lawrence begins with a setting description. The two stories have many similar characteristics. Although they were written with 25 years difference in them, there are many things which are the same....   [tags: English Literature]

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The Way the Male Characters are Presented in Tony Kytes, the arch-deceiver and Alison Ashworth by Nick Hornby

- The Way the Male Characters are Presented in Tony Kytes, the arch-deceiver and Alison Ashworth by Nick Hornby The two stories 'Tony Kytes, the arch-deceiver' and 'Alison Ashworth', are both about a male character who is easily persuaded by the opposite gender into marriage or a relationship. In the two stories, both the male characters seem to have the females making their decisions for them, but the setting of the two stories seem to have great affect on the characters and how they react, because 'Tony Kytes' is written in 1895 and 'Alison Ashworth' is written in 1995, therefore each writer would have a different interpretation on the way they see life....   [tags: Papers]

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Relationships Between Men and Women in Lamb to the Slaughter by Roald Dahl, Catbird Seat by James Thurber and Tony Kytes the Arch Deceiver by Thomas H

- Relationships Between Men and Women in Lamb to the Slaughter by Roald Dahl, Catbird Seat by James Thurber and Tony Kytes the Arch Deceiver by Thomas Hardy The short stories Lamb to the slaughter- Roald Dahl (1954), Catbird Seat- James Thurber (1945) and Tony Kytes, the Arch-Deceiver- Thomas Hardy (1894) show how the relationship between men and women can be complicated. In Lamb to the Slaughter the writer has intended to convey a tensional feeling between Mrs Maloney and Mr Maloney because Mr Maloney has something different to do from his occasional routine, he is scared, tired and probably feels sympathy for Mrs Maloney according to his harsh decision....   [tags: Papers]

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History and Overview of St. Louis

- Would you think that St. Louis would be a magnificent place or a horrible terrifying place to be or go. There are some positive and also some negative reasons why St. Louis is a horrible place or a magnificent place. St. Louis is a violent place sometimes but it can also be a beautiful place. Even though St. Louis has a high crime rating it is still a nice city. St. Louis is a well- liked city because of all its attractions and things to do. It would be a nice place to go if you want to go on a vacation or just a fun weekend....   [tags: Crime Ratings, Gateway Arch]

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Anna Nagar: The Most Expensive Residential Area in Chennai

- Anna Nagar: The Most Expensive Residential Area in Chennai Anna Nagar, formerly known as Naduvakkarai is located on the north-western part of Chennai and forms part of Egmore-Nugambakkam taluk. It is named after the Tamil leader C.N Annadurai and is regarded as the one of the prime residential areas of Chennai. It is a planned locality developed by the Tamilnadu Housing Board in the early 1970’s. While developing the plan, lands were allotted to developer residential plots, complexes, wide roads, school zones, bus terminus, and large parks....   [tags: Naduvakkarai, Egmore-Nuggambakam Taluk]

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More Like Sterile-ing!: Detective Starling in Silence of the Lambs

- Silence of the Lambs can be placed within many genres. One of which is the “Thriller” genre. A huge contribution to why Silence of the Lambs is a thriller film is the character of deranged genius Hannibal Lecter. Played by Anthony Hopkins whom won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance, Lecter holds the key to the case Detective Clarice Starling, played by Jodie Foster whom also won the Academy Award for Best Actress, is determined to solve. With such a situation, interrogation is essential as many other films within the thriller subgenre of Crime Thriller also show....   [tags: Film]

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Frankenstein: The Impact of God-like Sciences Stemming from Modern Technology

- Frankenstein: The Impact of God-like Sciences Stemming from Modern Technology In Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein, Victor Frankenstein’s life story is the heart of the tale. As a young Swiss boy, he grew up in Geneva reading the works of the ancient and outdated alchemists, a background that serves him ill when he attends university at Ingolstadt. There he learns about modern science and, within a few years, masters all that his professors have to teach him. He becomes fascinated with the “secret of life,” discovers it, and brings a hideous monster into the world....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Death of Lord Liverpool as the Most Important Reason for the Collapse of the Tory Ministries

- The Death of Lord Liverpool as the Most Important Reason for the Collapse of the Tory Ministries The strength of Lord Liverpool, cruelly described by Benjamin Disraeli as the “arch mediocrity,” was brought to attention after his death in 1828. It was clear that his moderate stance towards controversial issues had helped to unite a much-divided party. In unifying the “High” and “Low” Tories, the “Catholics” and the “Protestants,” Liverpool had succeeded where his successors would fail....   [tags: Papers]

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Tony Kytes' the Arch Deceiver and Spiv in Love

- Tony Kytes' the Arch Deceiver and Spiv in Love The Arch Deceiver is set in the 1980's as well as Spiv in love. During the 1980's men had all power, control and respect. Men controlled the world and women. In these times women relied on men for survival. But later on in the century women became more independent and worked and could live for themselves without having to lean on the shoulder of a man, due to this they also earned more respect from men. It was also harder for men to win women's hearts, as women didn't feel it was a must to be committed to someone....   [tags: Arch deceiver Spiv Essays Kytes]

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Analysis of Tony Kytes, the Arch Deceiver by Thomas Hardy

- Analysis of Tony Kytes, the Arch Deceiver by Thomas Hardy The story is about a man who is unsure about how he feels towards his fiancé. The attitude shown towards love by Tony shows that he is uncommitted. Tony is unsure about his feelings for Milly; he is united with his former girlfriends Unity and Hannah. He then confuses himself about who he wants to marry. He does not love the girls for their inner beauty but only for their physical appearance which is not counted as love this is shown by him saying "I never knowed you was so pretty before" ....   [tags: Tony Kytes the Arch Deceiver Thomas Hardy Essays]

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Most Don't Like It Hot

- Global warming is one of the most talked about issues within the science community. While, it should also be a serious issue for everyone in the world, it is not. Many people have just shrugged their shoulders and continued their lives not fully understanding what global warming really is, or what it is doing. Our planet is disintegrating more and more each year. Temperatures are rising all over the world; ice that has been there for hundreds of years is starting to melt. The oceans are rising and destroying the once stunning coastal regions....   [tags: Environmental Issues]

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The Most Dangerous Game

- "Get ready, General Zaroff," (Connell) states Rainsford as he is about to fight the General. "The Most Dangerous Game" is an adventurous story, written by one of the greatest American Literature authors. The story includes all the works: a detailed setting, an intriguing point of view, an interesting conflict, a protagonist and antagonist, a theme that shines throughout the story, and a mysterious twist at the end. "The Most Dangerous Game" won the O. Henry Memorial Award for short fiction in 1923 and 1924, which is proof that this story is worthy of reading....   [tags: The Most Dangerous Game]

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Richard Connell's The Most Dangerous Game

- “Hunting is not a sport, in a sport both sides should know they’re in the game”(Paul Rodriguez)."The Most Dangerous Game," an adventure tale that pits two notorious hunters against one another in a life and death competition, is the story for which Richard Connell is best remembered. First published in 1924, the story has been frequently drawn together as a classic example of a suspenseful narrative loaded with action. Connell's story raises questions about the nature of violence, cruelty and the ethics of hunting for sport....   [tags: The Most Dangerous Game]

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The Internet is Like a Second Life to Most

- ... People today love the experience of being connected with others by hi-tech devices such as cellphones, laptops, tablets and others. We have less and less time to face the environment around reason being we are too busy either text messaging, face booking, checking our emails and other things that involve being online .When I enter my drama class on the first and seat down, I looked around and found every single one of us on our phone, everyone was busy connecting with people away from them rather than starting a conversation with the person right next to them....   [tags: texting, tools, social media]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Like Most Movies '

- ... When his wife and kids were away, he meet two men who introduced themselves as Hamilton and Brown; these were latter proved to be fictitious names. These man tricked him in to traveling to Washington D.C. with them, under the guise of him being paid for playing violin with their circus show. He doesn’t remember much of what happened once he got to D.C. and had dinner with the men. He became very ill and didn’t want to think he was drugged. He writes, “Though suspicions of Brown and Hamilton were not unfrequent…I could not reconcile myself to the idea that they were instrumental to my imprisonment(Northup).” Judge Thaddeus St....   [tags: Slavery, Slavery in the United States]

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Most of the Nation does not like STAAR

- Most of the Nation does not like STAAR, or standardized tests. The reason is because most of all the students on the day of the test are completely stressed out, and worried about not succeeding. The STAAR is really a waste of time to me, but let’s NOT listen to me. Let me tell you some interesting facts I found. STAAR more than triples exit-level test load for high school students. “TAKS only required 4 final tests for high school graduation. By the STAAR, a student must pass 15 final tests, making it triple the high-stakes testing load for Texas.” Not passing on one STAAR test can keep kids from graduating....   [tags: teachers, students]

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Most Games Like Elite : Dangerous

- There are few games like Elite:Dangerous. It is initially difficult to learn, but maneuvers come effortlessly to experienced players. It can be both maddeningly exacting and incredibly liberating. Most players — rather, those that are not professional pilots — would agree that it is a demanding game. Players must manage fuel and avoid pirates, and, depending on their career choices, dodge law enforcement. Each of these is essential to basic gameplay but requires a large amount of practice to achieve proficiency — Elite:Dangerous has a steep learning curve....   [tags: Play, Learning, Knowledge, Player]

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Like Water For Chocolate by Laura Esquivel

- Like Water for Chocolate—a novel rich in history, culture, food, and scandal; a breathtaking portrayal of a love affair, of the strength of character of desperate women, and of humbling traditions—captivates both the soul and mind, enchanting its readers by way of causing them to become immersed in its story-line. Prominent among its themes is that of finding an identity—or a lack thereof—which seems to pervade the lives of those most engaged in the process of self evaluation and discovery, and as such Laura Esquivel’s novel is comparable to Haruki Murakami’s The Elephant Vanishes, in which the characters from several stories seem to be in a state of perpetual dislocation and disconnection f...   [tags: Like Water For Chocolate]

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Like Water For Chocolate by Laura Esquivel

- The excerpt from Like Water for Chocolate, by Laura Esquivel exposes the uncanny scenario of Rosaura and Pedro’s wedding, and the sudden nostalgia everyone is revealing. The connection of food, and the role of the Mexican revolution is depicted in this excerpt, and the use of intense emotion and sorrow is used to create a dismal atmosphere filled with loss and loneliness. Esquivel uses Tita’s culinary skills and her deep affection towards Pedro as a technique to emphasize the effect it has on the secondary characters in the novel....   [tags: Like Water For Chocolate]

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The Most Dangerous Game By Richard Connell

- ... As Rainsford comes upon the castle, “he saw to his great astonishment that all the lights were in one enormous building--a lofty structure with pointed towers plunging upward into the gloom. His eyes made out the shadowy outlines of a palatial chateau; it was set on a high bluff, and on three sides of it cliffs dived down to where the sea licked greedy lips in the shadows.” (Paragraph 46). The reader is given a very good perception of what the castle is like. From here on out the setting is placed here on the island, including the castle as the home of General Zaroff....   [tags: The Most Dangerous Game, Richard Connell]

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The Most Dangerous Game By Richard Connell

- Death is an inevitable part at the end of human life, despite how many people try to avoid it. Sometimes death is seen as a sacrifice, as noticed in “The Scarlet Ibis” by James Hurst. However, not all sacrifices are deaths, as seen in “The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell. In both stories, upon analysis and comparison, one can see the similarities and differences involving the theme of sacrifice. When the two stories are put side by side, one will see that Connell and Hurst both use death in a way that displays character development....   [tags: The Most Dangerous Game, Richard Connell]

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The Most Dangerous Game By Richard Connell

- ... Thompson points out in his article Natural Selection in Richard Connell’s “The Most Dangerous Game” that the both the main characters have many things in common throughout his article. The two men are both veterans of war, own multiple guns, and love to hunt. They also have both traveled all over the world in search of the best prey possible. Thompson also points out that throughout the story clue can help the reader conclude that both the men are well educated and are well off when it comes to financial means....   [tags: The Most Dangerous Game, Richard Connell]

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A Short Note On The Arch Of Titus

- ... The leaders at this time ruled with a strong morality but this would eventually change. The post-Roman Republic, otherwise known as the Imperial period, was led by emperors and large territorial holdings in Europe, Asia and Africa. Rome was the largest city in the world between 100BC-400AD. During this republic, there was a series of wars and conflict. Julius Caesar appointed himself as dictator and ruled until he was assassinated in 44BC. The Roman senate granted Octavian, Caesar’s son, imperium power under his new title Augustus....   [tags: Roman Empire, Ancient Rome, Domitian, Vespasian]

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The Moral Arch By Michael Shermer

- ... People who rob gas stations don’t go in thinking they are just going to murder the clerk. They want to make sure they don’t hurt the clerk at all, and just grab the money from them. It also goes with house burglaries; they just want some materialistic objects that they can get quick cash out of it. We live in civilization that we don’t result in murdering someone for revenge. We set up a government that actually protects us from homicides. In the Wild West, they just settle feuds by violence....   [tags: Capital punishment, Crime, Murder, Democracy]

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The Assassination Of Arch Duke

- ... This timeframe, coined “New Imperialism” was the 30-year period in which no regard for African countries or its people was paid by greedy European governments hungry for precious metals (copper, gold, silver, etc.) with cotton, rubber, palm oil, cocoa, and diamonds the only way to quench their pangs. Rampant racism and a nascent eugenics movement led these countries to take on the attitude of “White Man’s burden” to bring civilization and the modern world to Africa whether they wanted to or not....   [tags: World War I, World War II, League of Nations]

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As You Like It written by William Shakespeare

- Actually, this play chronologically set between 1598 and 1600s. This homonymous play published, after Williams Shakespeare’s death, in the First Folio in 1623, with other plays and sonnets written by him. As You Like It characterized as pastoral comedy. According to a definition of what is the pastoral comedy, Pastoral genre is regularly, a pastoral story includes banishes from urban or court life who escapes to the shelter of the wide open, where they frequently cover themselves as shepherds so as to talk with different shepherds on an extent of built subjects, from the relative benefits of life at court versus life in the nation to the relationship between nature and symbolization....   [tags: Shakespeare, pastoral comedy, as you like it]

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William Shakespeare 's As You Like It

- Shakespeare has incorporated several important themes in “As You Like It”, some of which are gender disguise and homoerotism. The play revolves around some acts of deception, for example Rosalind and Celia disguising themselves as Ganymede and Aliena. Rosalind’s disguise remains more debatable because she dresses herself as a country man, Ganymede, while Celia maintains her sexual identity. By inventing new appearances, however, Rosalind and Celia sort of inspire their lovers. Orlando reveals to Ganymede about his extreme love for Rosalind which he couldn’t have if he knew that he was talking to Rosalind and not Ganymede....   [tags: Love, Romance, As You Like It, Romance]

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Exploring the Role of Women in Mexico in Like Water For Chocolate

- Like Water For Chocolate by Laura Esquivel explains women’s roles in northern Mexico during the turn of the nineteenth century. The novel takes place in northern Mexico on a family ranch where many family traditions are carried out. Also, the novel describes some of the typical foods that were prepared and fiestas that were celebrated in the Mexican culture around this time. However, the novel mainly focuses on the roles of females in Mexican society at that time. The novel goes beyond explaining women’s roles and also explains what took place in the Mexican family....   [tags: Like Water For Chocolate Essays]

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The Value of Life in Richard Connell’s, The Most Dangerous Game

- Imagine if you went on a vacation with a friend and somehow ended up on a jungle island fighting for your life. That is what happened to Rainsford, the main character in Richard Connell’s thriller, “The Most Dangerous Game.” During this “vacation” Rainsford learned just how valuable a human life is. The value of life is the main theme in this story, but it is also important in the world around us and in my own personal life. In the story, “The Most Dangerous Game,” the value of life is shown multiple times....   [tags: the most dangerous game, connell]

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The Most Dangerous Game By Sanger Rainsford And General Zimbardo

- In the short story “The Most Dangerous Game”, there are two main characters, Sanger Rainsford and General Zaroff. The story starts off with Rainsford and Rainsford’s hunting partner, Whitney, on a yacht heading to Rio de Janiero to hunt big game animals. Rainsford ends up becoming trapped on Ship-Trap Island, and that is where he and the reader are introduced to General Zaroff. Unfortunately for Rainsford, General Zaroff is not your normal General. General Zaroff and Rainsford are similar and different in many ways, and even though Rainsford believes that Zaroff is a sick individual, at the end of the story he becomes more like Zaroff than he realizes....   [tags: The Most Dangerous Game, Hunting, Game]

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The Most Dangerous Game By Richard Connell

- ... 2. The Most Dangerous Game shows that every one is capable of good and evil and it is just a matter of perspective and The Child by Tiger exemplifies that everyone is a product of both good and evil. In The Most Dangerous game, General Zaroff is presented as a “most thoughtful and affable host”. He provides Rainsford with an imported meal, cocktails, and a room. Zaroff operates at a high level of poise and sophistication and more importantly is seen as a seemingly ‘good’ man. This however changes when he begins to allude to his hunting hobby....   [tags: The Most Dangerous Game, Richard Connell, Human]

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Which Poem Did You Like The Most? Why

- Which poem did you like the most. why After reading Anne Bradstreet’s poems I liked “Before the Birth of One of Her Children” the most. In this poem Bradstreet is writing about the possibility of death after she gives birth to her children. During this time period 1 out of every 3 women die during childbirth. This poem was addressed to her husband as she goes on to say that if she does die that he remember everything positive about her. She even says that he must protect their children from a “step mother injury” and constantly remind them of their mother....   [tags: Life, Family, God, Marriage]

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Setting in Hills Like White Elephants, by Ernest Hemingway

- Swaying trees in the distance, blue skies and birds chirping, all of these are examples of setting. Setting can create the mood and tone of characters in a story. In the story Hills Like White Elephants, the story starts out with our two characters, Jig and the American, also referred to as the man, on a train overlooking mountains. “The girl was looking off at the line of hills. They were white in the sun and the country was brown and dry” (Hemingway). In the case of this short story, the hills provided Jig something to take her mind off of the grueling conversation she was having with the Man....   [tags: Hills Like White Elephants Essays]

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Preventing Mistakes in The Lottery and Hills like White Elephants

- Humans will always make mistakes. It is important that we learn from them and avoid making more in the future. In The Lottery, an old town tradition forces the town residents to sacrifice the person whose name is chosen from the black box. In Hills like White Elephants, a man and his wife discuss whether or not the woman should get an abortion. Both of these short stories lead to the idea that old traditions aren’t always right. Was bringing Africans to America to be slaves a just policy. Was kicking Indians off of their homeland to walk the Trail of Tears right....   [tags: The Lottery, Hills like White Elephants]

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Analysis of Hills Like White Elephants, by Ernest Hemingway

- “Hills Like White Elephants” by Earnest Hemingway is a short story from 1927 that describes a couple drinking at a train station in Spain, and the story is relayed by an outside narrator. The third person narrator in this story gives the reader the events pieced together, told afterward, and translated to English. It is clear throughout the story that the girl (who is never named) does not speak Spanish, while her boyfriend does. When he first orders two beers, he does so in Spanish through stating “Dos cervezas,” which emphasizes that the gentleman is indeed speaking Spanish, but the narrator is translating the affairs for the reader (Hemingway 114)....   [tags: Hills Like White Elephants Essays]

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Analysis Of Brent Sommerhauser 's Arch

- ... Human art has evolved tremendously, from early mankind who use to carve pictures into cave walls to now, the digital era. We as humans have the tendency to try new things, which in the long run correlates to advancements in art. Brent Sommerhauser stepped outside of his comfort zone and created a piece of art using another form of tool, a vacuum like machine, he contradicted the norm and had great success. His creativity is the perfect example of why art is displayed in a museum. Kristin Tillotson of the Star Tribune Company wrote an article titled “Museums are literally mind-expanding, researchers say,” she states that museum visits “increase personal creativity” (Tillotson)....   [tags: Pencil, Graphite, Art, Meaning of life]

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Hills Like White Elephants, by Ernest Hemingway

- Communication is the key to building a strong foundation of trust between a man and woman. In Ernest Hemingway’s “Hills Like White Elephants” we learn about the communication breakdown, between a woman named Jig and her companion who is an American man. They must make a decision that will affect both of their lives, and potentially end their relationship. The setting of the story represents Jig and her relationship with her American companion. “The hills across the valley of the Ebro were long and white....   [tags: Hills Like White Elephants Essays]

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Hills Like White Elephants by Ernest Hemingway

- "Literature is a luxury: Fiction is a necessity" (Chesterton). Literature is a single phenomenon that will always remain in the lives of people throughout the years. According to Andre Maurois, "In literature, as in love, we are astounded by what is chosen by others." Fiction Literature is one of the most fascinating types of Literature. There are many types of Fiction Literature read across the world and with much selection, the greatest are short stories. Out of those, one very memorable short story is called "Hills Like White Elephants"....   [tags: Hills Like White Elephants Essays]

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Analysis of The Most Dangerous Game

- Analysis of The Most Dangerous Game   Many people look at themselves in the mirror and say, " I know who I am."  But how many of them have done so after analyzing themselves through a story?  And if they have done that, how many of them were being honest with themselves. A Lacanian analysis can bring out sides of us that we didn't know existed. I found this to be true after reading "The Most Dangerous Game." By looking at the events in the story and the characters that play them out, I found that there is a part of me that has an insatiable curiosity and a love of danger....   [tags: Most Dangerous Game Essays]

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Hemingway’s Hills Like White Elephants

- “My aim is to put down on paper what I see and what I feel in the best and simplest way” (E. Hemingway, Brainy Quote). It is evident that this is why Ernest Hemingway writes the literary pieces he writes. Hemingway proves this by writing his short story, Hills Like White Elephants. Hemingway also quoted, “I never had to choose a subject - my subject rather chose me” (E. Hemingway, QuotesPedia). This also relates to Hemingway composing Hills Like White Elephants along with many of his other works....   [tags: Hills Like White Elephants Essays]

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The Use of Magical Realism in Laura Esquivel's Like Water for Chocolate

- Latin American literature is perhaps best known for its use of magical realism, a literary mode where the fantastical is seamlessly blended with the ordinary, creating a sort of enhanced reality. Though magical realism is practiced by authors from other cultures, the works of authors Salman Rushdie and Toni Morrison, for example, are notable examples of non-Latin works in which magical realism has been used to both great effect and great celebration, it is in the works of Latin American authors where the style has flourished and made its mark on the literary world....   [tags: Like Water For Chocolate]

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The Most Dangerous Game By Richard Connell And The Lottery

- ... It also represents the craziness that goes on in the island. To Rainsford the jungle is a restriction to his freedom. The morning he wakes up on the island, he looks at the mess of tangled vines and sees no way through them(pr13). This represents how hard it will be for Rainsford to return to civilization. The jungle is not only a physical prison but a mental one that Rainsford must overcome to stay alive and gain his freedom. In “the lottery” has many symbols in it all of which symbolize death....   [tags: The Most Dangerous Game, Hunting, Short story]

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Aging In the Reanissance and As You Like It

- Aging In the Reanissance and As You Like It       Life starts upon the exit from the mother's womb. From that moment, time marches on until the inevitable death occurs to take one once again from the world of the living. Life and death fascinated various playwrights and authors of the Renaissance. Shakespeare made his interest in aging known in many of his plays and sonnets. He approaches this continuing theme from many angles. In many of his sonnets he talks about aging and how the image changes as one ages and gets older and less attractive....   [tags: Shakespeare As You Like It Essays]

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Observations on Shakespeare's As You Like It

- Observations on As You Like It As You Like It will be for many of you a rather difficult play to appreciate and interpret simply on the basis of a reading. The reasons for this are not difficult to ascertain. The play is, as I have observed, a pastoral comedy, that is, a comedy which involves a traditional literary style of moving sophisticated urban courtiers out into the countryside, where they have to deal with life in a very different manner from that of the aristocratic court....   [tags: Shakespeare As You Like It Essays]

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Gender in Shakespeare's As You Like It

- Questions of Gender in Shakespeare's As You Like It        Throughout history, men and women have been assigned specific roles to which society prescribes standards and qualifications. There are certain tasks that have been traditionally completed only by men, and others that have been assigned to women; most of which are separated by the realm of the domestic sphere. During the period of the Renaissance, men and women were assigned very different roles within society. The value, social expectations, legal status, and rights of citizenship differed greatly between the sexes as well as among the classes....   [tags: Shakespeare As You Like It Essays]

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Love in Shakespeare's As You Like It

- Love in As You Like It         Throughout the centuries, men have pondered many great questions. Among these is the question: "What is love?" There is no doubt that the greatest name in English literature, Shakespeare, sought to answer this question for himself. Indeed, Shakespeare recorded his answer in many of the sonnets and plays he wrote, including As You Like It. As Shakespeare learned in seeking to answer this question, love is many things, which in this play he observes through the characters of the play, but most directly through Silvius: It is to be all made of fantasy, All made of passion and all made of wishes, All adoration, duty, and observance, All humbleness, all patie...   [tags: Shakespeare As You Like It Essays]

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The Value of Life in The Most Dangerous Game

- The Value of Life in The Most Dangerous Game   He is hunched down in the bushes, a .22-caliber pistol in his hand.  His blood-red lips split open in a smile as he watches his prey writhing, blood spouting from the wound, dry green leaves becoming wet crimson.  Then, with a terrible pleasure, he places the gun against the skull of his prey and fires one last round.  The hunter, brimming with sadism, drags his kill behind him, leaving a trail of blood behind on the ground.  Human blood.  This premise of man hunting man is one set up by Richard Connell’s short story The Most Dangerous Game....   [tags: Most Dangerous Game Essays]

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The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell

- Hunting big game animals for sport was a popular pastime with the wealthy classes following World War I. The morality of killing for sport was not questioned in reality, but in this short story the author does question it by taking it a step further and having the protagonist, Sangor Rainsford, hunted by the antagonist, General Zaroff.In a short story full of irony, one of the greatest ironies of Richard Connell’s “The Most Dangerous Game” is that General Zaroff repeatedly tells Rainsford that he maintains a sense of civilization on his island....   [tags: The Most Dangerous Game]

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The Hunter Becomes the Hunted in "The Most Dangerous Game" by Richard Connell

- Where do you draw the line in hunting. Is it at the point where you feel pity for your prey. Is it the fact your prey feels pain. Or is it just that you’re stronger and they’re weaker so it doesn’t matter. The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell is a story about learning and experience, how the hunter becomes the hunted and moralities tested and learning the hard way. The main protagonist Rainsford is a well established hunter who has slaughtered many animals with great joy. He views his prey as aggressive creatures that are lower that lack any reason to live other than hunting....   [tags: Most Dangerous Game, Richard Connell, hunting,]

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Character of Touchstone in Shakespeare's As You Like It

- The Character of Touchstone in As You Like It As You Like It features, like so many of Shakespeare's plays, a professional clown, Touchstone, and it's worth paying some attention to his role for what it contributes towards establishing and maintaining the upbeat comic spirit of the play. For the jester is the constant commentator on what is going on. His humour, pointed or otherwise, thus inevitably contributes to the audience's awareness of what is happening, and the way in which other characters treat him is often a key indicator of their sensibilities....   [tags: Shakespeare As You Like It Essays]

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Gender and Politics in Shakespeare's As You Like It

- Gender and Politics in As You Like It        William Shakespeare and the new millennium seem to be diametrically opposed, yet his works are having a renaissance of their own after 400 years in the public domain. Why have some major film producers revisited his works when their language and staging would seem to be hopelessly outdated in our society?Perhaps because unlike modern writers, who struggle with political correctness, Shakespeare speaks his mind with an uncompromising directness that has kept its relevance in this otherwise jaded world....   [tags: Shakespeare As You Like It Essays]

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Manipulation of Lyrics in Shakespeare's As You Like It

- Manipulation of Lyrics in As You Like It       While it is a comedy of the turmoil of love and the experimentation with gender roles and identity, William Shakespeare's As you Like It is a historical preservation of Renaissance music. The play is fraught with spontaneous song and poetry, yet Shakespeare strategically manipulates these musical elements. Specifically, the lyrics and poetry of the play function to establish a soundtrack and a direct appeal to their Elizabethan audience, while providing Shakespeare with a valuable shorthand for character development....   [tags: Shakespeare As You Like It Essays]

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Characters vs. Destiny in As You Like It

-      Does life make people what they are, or is life what a person makes of it. This question has been asked time and time again, and is still being argued over time and time again. Whether the author knew it or not, Shakespeare explored this question in his play As You Like It through the characters of the play. Characters who, like so many of his others, display typical human natures. Shakepeare seems to have captured a spirit in all of his characters that is so true to life that almost anyone can relate in some way or another....   [tags: As You Like It Essays]

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Shakespeare's As You Like It - Rosalind and Celia

- As You Like It - Rosalind and Celia        A search for feminist criticism on William Shakespeare's comedy, As You Like It, uncovers a range of different aspects of the play and its players, but none is as well represented as the nature and dynamics of the relationship between Rosalind and Celia. Among other topics are cross dressing or female transvestism and male self-fashioning, which extrapolates on the mode of dress being an identity. A feminist view on Shakespeare examines the poet's defense of virtue in the play....   [tags: Shakespeare As You Like It Essays]

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The Pastoral Setting of Shakespeare's As You Like It

- The Pastoral Setting of As You Like It Central to the pastoral vision of As You Like It is the setting in the Forest of Ardenne, especially the contrast between it and the ducal court. In the former, there is a powerful political presence which creates dangers. Deception lurks behind many actions, brothers have secret agendas against their brothers, and people have to answer to the arbitrary demands of power. In the Forest of Ardenne, however, life is very different. For one thing, there is no urgency to the agenda....   [tags: Shakespeare As You Like It Essays]

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Language of Love in Shakespeare's As You Like It

- As You Like It is love:  The Language of Love               The most obvious concern of As You Like It is love, and particularly the attitudes and the language appropriate to young romantic love. This is obvious from the relationships between Orlando and Rosalind, Silvius and Phoebe, Touchstone and Audrey, and Celia and Oliver. The action of the play moves back and forth among these couples, inviting us to compare the different styles and to recognize from those comparisons some important facts about young love....   [tags: Shakespeare As You Like It Essays]

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Role Of Jaques in Shakespeare's As You Like It

- Role Of Jaques in As You Like It The essentially healthy emotional intelligence of Rosalind and Orlando and their suitability for each other emerge from their separate encounters with Jaques (in some editions Jacques), the melancholy ex-courtier who is part of Duke Senior's troupe in the forest. Both Rosalind and Orlando take an instant dislike to Jaques (which is mutual). And in that dislike we are invited to see something vitally right about the two of them. For Jaques is, in effect, the opposite of everything Rosalind stands for....   [tags: Shakespeare As You Like It Essays]

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Loyalty in William Shakespeare's As You Like It

- Loyalty in William Shakespeare's As You Like It In Shakespeare's As You Like It loyalty is dominant theme. Each character possesses either a loyalty or disloyalty towards another. These disloyalties and loyalties are most apparent in the relationships of Celia and Rosalind, Celia and Duke Fredrick, Orlando and Rosalind, Adam and Orlando, and Oliver and Orlando. In these relationships, a conflict of loyalties causes characters to change homes, jobs, identities and families. Two characters, Celia and Rosalind are loyal to each other throughout the play, which is apparent through the decisions Celia makes....   [tags: Shakespeare As Like It Theme]

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Female Direction of Shakespeare's As You Like It

- Female Direction of As You Like It        In As You Like It, Jaques states that "All the world's a stage,/ And all the men and women in it merely players./ They have they're exits and their entrances,/ And one man in his time plays many parts" (II, vii, 138-141). That very well might be true. But if life is a stage traditionally controlled by a man, what parts does that leave for the women of the world. The female answer to this question is that if you don't like your part, change it, and if you don't like the direction, follow someone else....   [tags: Shakespeare As You Like It Essays]

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Rosalind and the Masks in Shakespeare's As You Like It

- Rosalind and the Masks In this essay I would like to focus on Rosalind's - or rather Ganymede's - preoccupation with the outward show of things. Whether this is a result of her cross-dressing, the reason for the same, or the playwright's way of revealing his presence is not as yet clear to me, but Rosalind's constant insistence on the truth of masks and on the other hand her readiness to doubt this same truth fascinates me. When she decides to dress up as a boy, Rosalind seems to think a mannish outside sufficient to convince the world at large (I.iii.111-118)....   [tags: Shakespeare As You Like It Essays]

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A Jungian Analysis of How Like a God

- A Jungian Analysis of How Like a God Isaac Asimov was certainly correct when he stated that the writer of a story doesn't necessarily know everything about it. The author, Brenda W. Clough, claims not to have had an acquaintance with Carl Jung's work when writing How Like a God. However, the architecture of the book is strikingly Jungian. In the beginning of the novel, the main character, Rob has very little interest in his appearance. Many computer people are like that, and he has his devoted wife Julianne to make all the sartorial decisions for him....   [tags: How Like a God Essays]

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Deeper Meaning of Shakespeare's As You Like It

- The Deeper Meaning of As You Like It Shakespeare's As You Like It is a good play for anyone to read or see. Some readers would enjoy one aspect of it, some would enjoy another. But all would, in general, enjoy the play. Albert Gilman says that Shakespeare intended to imply that all that people need to live together in harmony is "good sense, love, humor, and a generous disposition." (Gilman lxvii) This play is deeper than the surface, and that is part of its appeal to every kind of person....   [tags: Shakespeare As You Like It Essays]

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