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The Creation of Excitement in Sports Commentaries

- ... In the Farah example, this is partly achieved using deixis, which involves “a variety of… grammatical features tied directly to the circumstances of utterance” (Levinson 1983:54). The terms can only be interpreted using contextual knowledge, as they have no fixed reference and are dependent on the situation. By using words like “there” (e.g. line 8), “here” (9) and “this” (e.g. line 25), the commentator is reinforcing audience co-presence as such language can only be understood if the addressees share a contextual environment....   [tags: london olympics, tv coverage]

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The Excitement of Gaming Turned into an Addiction

- Change is the alteration which results in an important shift in the way we perceive and interact with the world. It is the process of being reformed in appearance or turned into something or someone new. The concept of change is very significant as it gives us new experiences whether positive or negative. Being the best student was something I never had to worry or wish for due to my devotions towards studies. It was the third time I got awarded as one of the best students in high school. My dad bought me a brand new play station 3 as a gift of acknowledgment towards my good performance in school....   [tags: negative effects of playing video games]

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College Is A Time Of Excitement And Change

- College, it is a time of excitement and change. For many students this is the time to enjoy life, and live to the fullest. At least, that is what we see in the movies that feature college student behavior. However, college is also a time of sacrifice, where students give up valuable things in pursuit of higher education for a better future. For example, college students give up time and lots of it, to dedicate it to studying. A major source of that sacrificed time is relative to sleep. It is common knowledge that on average an adult should receive approximately seven to nine hours of sleep a night....   [tags: Sleep, Sleep disorder, Sleep deprivation]

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The Rush Of Excitement As My Mother

- I remember it like it were yesterday, the rush of excitement as my mother told me that I should be expecting a new sibling. At 10 years old, in the fifth grade, that statement was the last thing I thought I would hear from my mother. Little did I know, at the time, the huge impact this surprise would have on my life, over the months and years to come. My mom found out about her pregnancy exactly one day before she told me, the plan was to tell my sister and I together the next morning, before school....   [tags: Family, Parent, Thought, Mother]

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The Day Before All Of The Excitement

- It 's a nice day in July, the third, the day before all of the excitement. Families are out and about standing in lines wrapped around the store buying kerosene for their grills. Of course you can’t forget the Hotdogs, hamburgers, buns, jello, cake, icecream and popsicles. Any kind of food you could ever want and most in the color red white or blue. People are flocking to the firework stands to buy as many of the biggest and baddest fire works they have to offer. Kids spending there allowance on rockets, snakes, poppers, parachutes, and smoke bombs....   [tags: Family, Grandparent, Mother, Aunt]

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Emotions, Anger, Frustration And Excitement

- When we look at anger we can feel and see it within ourselves and on other people. Anger is a part of us and it is just as important as any other emotion, it is an emotion just as happiness, sadness, frustration and excitement is however we can see that not everyone feels sadness and happiness just like anger within the same regard. Here we can see the different perspectives in which our emotions are centered around and that is our own experiences and interactions with people and things around us....   [tags: Emotion, Psychology, Anger, Thought]

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Mobile Slots Casino : The Treasure Of Excitement

- TOP MOBILE CASINO Mobile slots casino : the treasure of excitement Mobile slots casino today tops the list of most streamed online games . Gone are the days when you had to travel all the way to a casino to feel the high of a slots games.With a plethora of exciting and thrilling mobile slots games, top slot live casino, one of the most trusted names in the world of slot casinos online , brings all the action of the free video slots casino games. Mobile slots casinos: plethora of promotional pampering Apart from giving you a whole new experience to Mobile slots casino, top slot site also provides you a plate full of offers up for grab of mobile slots games ....   [tags: Casino, Gambling, Slot machine, Video poker]

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Female Sexual Arousal Disorder and Male Erectile Disorder

- Female sexual arousal disorder and male erectile disorder consist of the two disorders of excitement. Female arousal disorder involves the inability to attain or maintain lubrication or genital swelling during sexual activity. Male erectile disorder involves the inability to attain or maintain an erection during sexual activity. Female arousal disorder is often paired with orgasmic disorder. Biological causes of male erectile dysfunction include hormonal imbalances, vascular problems, “damage to the nervous system as a result of diabetes, spinal cord injuries, multiple sclerosis, kidney failure, or treatment by dialysis” (Comer, 2013, p....   [tags: disorders of excitement]

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Danger and Excitement in Speed

- Danger and Excitement in Speed The film speed was released in 1994. It was directed by Jan de Bont. The film is titled speed for a good reason, the film never lets up in its suspense. The stars in the film are Keanu Reeves who played the part of Jack Tavern who is the hero in the film. Dennis Hopper plays the role of a nasty villain called Howard Payne. The genre of speed is action and adventure and in such films, the things we expect to see are explosions, suspense and tension, combat, car chases, jeopardy, guns, acceleration, love interest, special effects, technology and the sense that a good person is going to overcome an evil person....   [tags: Papers]

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Gambling : A Great Deal Of Excitement That Comes With Taking A Risk

- Pathological Gambling There is a great deal of excitement that comes with taking a risk. The most popular way to do obtain that excitement is by Gambling, which is, “an activity that involves a degree of risk and expenditure of money or goods with the hope of an increased return but with the possibility of a total loss.” Organized gambling dates back to 6000 B.C. when dice were first used in the Middle East. Horse races were conducted by the Egyptians in 2000 B.C. Cockfighting became popular in ancient Greece in around 450 B.C....   [tags: Addiction, Problem gambling, Drug addiction]

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The Evocation of Human Emotion in A Perfect Match by Jodi Picoult

- ... Although the novel deals with scenes of love and intimacy, Picoult expressed not only obvious perfect matches but unseen perfect matches as well. To name a few, Nina and Caleb were expressed as being perfect for each other, Nathaniel as being the perfect son, Nina being a perfect role as a prosecutor and Szyszyski and Gwynne’s bone marrow being perfect matches for one another. Jodi’s novel attacked human emotions and ultimately made her readers feel all the emotions that the characters in the novel felt....   [tags: characters, excitement, love]

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People and Horror Movies

- Lots of people today enjoy watching horror movies and shows that scare them. While they are scary, people still find them interesting and it hooks them onto that show or that genre of movie. That is what makes people still watch them, these shows and movies make people feel strongly about what is going on in the program. People love to feel engaged into whatever they’re watching. People also have the ability to access and watch what they want to wherever they want to. This ability makes us more versatile and we can enjoy our scary and exiting needs anywhere....   [tags: horror, excitement, entertainment]

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Excitement and Dangers of First Love in Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

- Shakespeare shows both the excitement and the dangers of first love using a range of structure and language devices to show how each character feels. He uses a wide range of metaphors to describe Romeo’s thoughts of Juliet and structures the play full of opposites and contrasts to show the light of love and the darkness of death and violence. In Act 1 Scene 5, Romeo and Juliet first meet each other in the party. This is a significant scene in the play as this is the start of the event that ultimately leads to their demise....   [tags: Relationship, Tragedy]

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Graduation Speech : College Is The Time Of Excitement, Fear, Anticipation, And Nervousness

- Senior year, what can be said about it that hasn 't already been said. It is the time of excitement, fear, anticipation, and nervousness. It 's kind of a strange time, you are coming to the realization that your childhood is over and your adult life is about to begin. We begin to make plans, for most of us it 's the college route, because that 's all we know what to think and do. These days there 's a big push for everyone to go to college, no matter what, it 's the future. Bobby Scott says it best when he informs us “It is virtually impossible to compete in today 's global economy without a college degree.” I agree with this statement one hundred percent....   [tags: Credit score, Credit, Credit history, High school]

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Excitement Created in the Opening Sequences of James Bond Films

- Excitement Created in the Opening Sequences of James Bond Films Introduction If we closely examine the opening scenes of many Bond films, we are very likely to find the following: Þ Action Þ Stunts Þ Use of high technology/gadgets Þ Exotic setting Þ Women Þ Appropriate camera positioning Þ Professional looking, (dark coloured) choice of clothing Þ Weapons Þ Fighting and killing Þ Music resembling what is actually going on in the background Þ Showing how quick James Bond uses his brain, and how well he gets himself out of dangerous situations....   [tags: Papers]

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Dramatic Excitement in Arthur Miller's A View From the Bridge

- Dramatic Excitement in Arthur Miller's A View From the Bridge In this essay I am going to analyse the scene at the end of Act 1 of 'A View from the Bridge' and demonstrate how Arthur Miller, the best playwright of his time makes it dramatically exciting. I am also going to be writing about the three most important dramatic devices used by Arthur Miller which are use of the narrator, (Alfieri) dialogue and stage directions. Arthur Miller starts off by showing us that Alfieri is a lawyer and is going to have the job of a narrator in the play....   [tags: Papers]

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The Fun and Excitement of Easter Traditions

- Easter is full of traditions with my family, from celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ, to the dyeing of Easter eggs. Easter comes during the most beautiful time of year, SPRING. With all of the wonderful colors of greens, pinks, lavender, and yellows; they are so inspiring when picking out the colors to dye our Easter eggs. Alyce E. George (2011) writes in her article; Easter Traditions: From Pagan Rites to Christian Delights, What Does a Jelly Bean Laying Chocolate Rabbit Have to Do with the Resurrection of Jesus Christ?, “A typical Western Easter Sunday involves the immediate family meeting with their relatives and attending a church or mass service ....   [tags: Holiday Traditions, Jesus, Eggs]

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Romeo and Juliet 's Theme of Youth and Excitement Rather than Sentimental Love

- Romeo and Juliet 's Theme of Youth and Excitement Rather than Sentimental Love Although scenes of youth and excitement do exist, I totally disagree with the critics. I believe the play consists of sentimental love between Romeo and Juliet and that the scenes of youth and excitement are used only to implement tragedy. I will now back up my opinion with evidence and quotes from the play. To begin with, the first fight occurs between the servants, this serves to inform the audience of the feud and prepares us for the fight scene in Act 3 Scene1....   [tags: Papers]

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William Shakespeare's Creation of Interest and Excitement for the Audience in Romeo and Juliet

- William Shakespeare's Creation of Interest and Excitement for the Audience in Romeo and Juliet In this scene Shakespeare uses a variety of methods to increase the audience's interest of the play. Shakespeare also creates a very dramatic story in this scene which is exciting for the audience in itself. Ultimately the events in this particular part of the play, will contribute to the eventual the deaths of the two main characters - Romeo and Juliet. The first speech is Benvolio telling Mercutio that if they don't go home they will meet the Capulets who are out on that day....   [tags: Free Essay Writer]

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Excitement and Suspense in Act 1 Scene 5 of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet

- Excitement and Suspense in Act 1 Scene 5 of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet In this assignment, I'm studying the play Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare. I'm looking at Act 1 Scene 5. Where Romeo and Juliet meet for the first time. This play was written between 1593 and 1596. The story is about two rival families in Verona, each family has a child each, Juliet and Romeo. These young people meet accidentally and fall in love. They marry in secret, without parent's acknowledgement or consent....   [tags: Papers]

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Drama and Excitement in the Opening Scene of Romeo and Juliet by Baz Lurhmann

- Drama and Excitement in the Opening Scene of Romeo and Juliet by Baz Lurhmann Romeo and Juliet is directed by Baz Lurhmann and was produced in 1997 .In the opening scene of the film is set in a petrol station . The Montague boys and the Capulet boys happen to meet each other and a quarrel ensues and this leads to a big gun battle accompanied by western music that adds humour to the scene. The techniques the Luhrmann uses are lighting ,camera angles , setting and different aspects of mis en scene to create drama and excitement for the audience....   [tags: Papers]

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The Way Shakespeare Creates Tension and Excitement in Act 1 scene 5 of Romeo and Juliet

- The Way Shakespeare Creates Tension and Excitement in Act 1 scene 5 of Romeo and Juliet In act 1 scene 4, Romeo, Benvolio and Mercutio make their way to the Capulet house, determined that they will not apologise for attending the Capulet party uninvited and consider staying only briefly. Mercutio is telling rude and offensive jokes trying to lighten up the mood, while Romeo is still going on about his only love Rosaline. On the way to the Capulet house Romeo looks anxiously into the future and has a sign of death....   [tags: Free Romeo and Juliet Essays]

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Explorations of Modernity and Excitement in Two Poems: The Teachers and In Mrs. Tilscher's Class

- Poems- ‘The Teachers’ and ‘In Mrs Tilscher’s Class’ I am going to be comparing two poems, ‘The Teachers’ by Liz Lochhead and ‘In Mrs Tilscher’s Class’ by Carol Ann Duffy. The two poems talk about the same thing, which is teachers, but in different ways and the way that the poems' structures are created for the reader. Both the poems recall parts of their school days and talk about memories of teachers they once had. Carol Ann Duffy talks about her fond memories of a teacher she once had, saying about how playful her school day was, she uses ‘skittle of milk’ to describe the joy of being able to have milk, also, she relates many parts of the poems to toys, including her teacher, ‘Mrs...   [tags: poem analysis, poetry, poem comparison]

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XFL Excitment Or Excuse

- XFL: Excitement or Excuse Football is something as American as apple pie. It is thought of as gritty, physical, and all around fun just as most Americans like to be thought of. For decades the NFL has dominated the world of football. However, Vince McMahon, the founder of the WWF, has introduced a new and controversial professional football league called the XFL. Much of the controversy is about whether the XFL is a force to be reckoned with or just another of McMahon’s clever marketing ploys....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Wake up Your Inner Child

- Imagine your inner child waking up one day after a long time. You open your eyes after dark nine months. You are not used to light or sond. It's cold. Than giant two hands take you to a warm place with a heart beat sound. It's cosy. You just remebered you heard that sound before. You are at peace. A slightest sound upsets you, but comforting smell of skin calms you down. The world you first saw through shapes is starting to have colors and dimensions. Your eyes and hans are starting to explore. Your senses are at at your fullest....   [tags: senses, moment, discovery]

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Fear And The High Road

- Adrenaline pulsing through your veins, sweat beading on your forehead, heart pumping out of your chest. Fear overcomes you and you find yourself standing still. Adrenaline pulsing through your veins, sweat beading on your forehead, heart pumping out of your chest. You find yourself unable to contain your excitement for a new venture and you feel as if you can run a mile. Fear contributes to building an obstacle that may be impossible to pass while excitement is the spark to continue pushing through....   [tags: Anxiety, Mind, Brain, Thought]

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Exploring the Film Genres of Horror, Science Fiction, and Action Movies

- What makes people fascinated and amused to watch movies. I think all kinds of movies are, in there own way, great. Practically the excitement of horror movies, and science and technology of science fiction movies, and action and enthusiasm in the action movies are some credits that makes people’s engrossment. Even so could all movies create an entertainment and make people experience their thoughts of imaginations in the real world. What are the most interesting things about these film genres, which could establish a fantasy world for their fans to escape to their imaginations and live with it....   [tags: movies, films]

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City Limits By Colson Whitehead

- For many people around the world, New York City is an exciting and adventurous place, full of many experiences and opportunities. Traveling to New York City or even living in New York City is considered to be a dream to many. Many people come as tourists to explore what New York City has to offer. However, people often forget that New York City is considered home for many and not just a tourist site. The difference between those who live here and those who come as tourists, is that after living here for a long time the excitement for New York City begins to fade away....   [tags: New York City, Manhattan, Colson Whitehead]

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Marketing Strategies For Red Bull

- Being the first company to provide a carbonated performance enhancing drink, Red Bull opened up a whole new market in the drinks industry. Through well developed and initiated marketing strategies red bull has become much more than a performance enhancing drink – it has now become a lifestyle. Recognisable to most, the blue and silver can with two red bulls about to clash in front of a yellow sun is now a brand identity recognised in 169 countries (Red Bull, 2016). As the performance enhancing drinks market expands, Red Bull is still able to boast a high majority of market share due to the solid understanding they have of their consumers needs....   [tags: Marketing, Consumer protection, Drink, Price]

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Violence from Politics in Eavan Boland "Inscriptions"

- Eavan Boland’s In a Time of Violence was an attempt to cast a light on violence while giving the victims an identity. As an Irish writer, Boland dealt with the idea of nationalistic politics, and her personal plight of being a mother in the suburbs. Her poem “Inscriptions” and “Child Of Our Time” were both written to give names and faces to the innocent deaths of children by political violence. In her essay “Subject Matters”, and interviews, Boland remarks on how she viewed the political poem and her ideas about motherhood....   [tags: society, motherhood, innocent, deaths, children]

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Equus by Peter Shaffer: Overview

- In the play “Equus”, written by Peter Shaffer, a guy named Alan creates his own god and worships it passionately. Dysart a psychiatrist who lives a life without worship and commitment becomes fascinated and envious of Alan. By living through the treatment of Alan, Dysart realizes he is able to have passion and commitment in his own life. Peter Shaffer is able to gradually show Dysart’s awakening throughout the play with a sense of excitement, suspense, and climax through Alan Strang’s treatment....   [tags: Play Analysis]

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Marketing Strategies For Red Bull

- Introduction Being the first company to provide a carbonated performance enhancing drink, Red Bull opened up a whole new market in the drinks industry. Through well developed and initiated marketing strategies red bull has become much more than a performance enhancing drink – it has now become a life style. Recognisable to most, the blue and silver can with two red bulls about to clash in front of a yellow sun is now an identity recognised in 169 countries (Red Bull, 2016). As the performance enhancing drinks market expands, Red Bull is still able to boast a high majority of market share due to the solid understanding they have of their consumers needs....   [tags: Marketing, Drink, Drinking, Perception]

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a day in my life

- The Day My Life Changed I stepped through the door to my grandmother and grandfather's home without even aknock. My grandpa looked up from the television he was watching, from his cozy comer chair.He had a head of snowy white hair gleaming in the room. Over his broad body, hung a navy bluedress shirt and a fuzzy cardigan sweater. He wore slacks, held up awkwardly by a belt, allowinghis small potbelly to hang over it. His face showed the years of worry and stress, and his whitebushy eyebrows and growing second chin showed his old age....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Investigating Why Younger People Supported the Nazis

- Investigating Why Younger People Supported the Nazis Young people supported the Nazis because of the excitement and activities. However there were other reasons, which attracted young people into supporting the Nazis, I will explain these in my essay. I agree with the statement 'the most important reason why young people supported the Nazis was the excitement and the activities'. The youths took part in many activities such as marching, signalling, fixing bikes, collecting scrap metal etc… There was a large emphasis on sport and fitness, this built up teamwork....   [tags: Papers]

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The Loveless Sex in the Ghost Road

- In the Ghost Road, one of the main characters, Billy Prior, is the one who crossing multiple boundaries in this novel. He is born in working class but, with his effort, he services as an officer. He has a complicated view toward the war: He thinks the war is “bullshit”, but he still willing to go back to the front. Also, he is engaged with Sarah Lumb, but at the same time, he is highly promiscuous. Besides, he is a bisexual. Therefore, sex scene seems appear frequently in the Ghost Road. When speaking of sex, it is common accompany with love, connection and passion....   [tags: Literary Analysis, argumentative, persuasive ]

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Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

- Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare Act.I Sc.V ========== Act I Scene V is a very exciting and dramatic scene in the play. I am going to comment on the way that William Shakespeare makes this scene engaging for the audience. This scene takes place at the Capulet household. It is the moment when Romeo and Juliet meet for the first time. Also it is where Tybalt recognizes Romeo, this adds tension and excitement to the scene. Then when Romeo and Juliet discover that each are from feuding families, they are both distraught....   [tags: Papers]

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Auto Racing

- Auto Racing      It's another Sunday and the auto racing community is getting ready for the green flag to drop. Thousands of people travel hundreds of miles to go to the track, while millions stay home to watch the event on television. The sport of auto racing is the fastest growing spectator sport today. Nascar, NHRA (drag racing), CART, and The Indy Racing League are some of the biggest auto racing events in the world. Every racing style has the element of excitement, sadness, greed, and violence....   [tags: Expository Descriptive Sport Entertainment Essays]

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Reading Act 1 Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry

- On April 4, 2014, I presented a lesson that focused on the assigned reading of Act I in Raisin in the Sun. The main goal of the class was to get students to use higher level thinking to analyze the text and find the themes and deeper meaning in the play. This reflection will focus on some of the strength and weaknesses of the lesson and my instruction. One of the main struggles within the lesson was how to effectively use time to cover all the goals of my plan. This lesson was challenged by the time constraints of having a 50-minute class period and a quiz that was taking 25 minutes of the class....   [tags: lesson, thinking, students]

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Review Of ' The Rain Sequence '

- In Pather Panchali (Satyajit Ray, 1955) the rain sequence is tremendously significant to the entirety of the story Ray, is known for his technical work and this scene is no different. Skillfully, Ray uses camera techniques, sound and editing to show Durga’s excitement of the rainstorm. Concurrently, it is also ironic considering Durga’s death only a few scenes after. Particularly, the editing choices for this sequence is interesting. Ray’s use of editing, combined with his sound design creates the same sense of curiosity, excitement and anticipation within his audience that he creates in his characters....   [tags: Water, Rain, Water cycle, Precipitation]

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Teenage Crush

- Butterflies. Daydreaming. Embarrassment. Stumbling of words. Excitement. Sweaty hands. Shyness. Thrill. Confusing signs. Giggles. Blushing. Crush. A crush is generally a term used for children or even more often, teenagers. It is typically a small infatuation with another person that seems to be more important than it actually is. Teenagers develop a lot of different emotions when experiencing a crush. Usually, they become somewhat shy around that person and begin to get nervous. Many people mistake the term “crush” for love or something along the lines of love....   [tags: Relationships]

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Romance - Fear Of Death Gives An Aphrodisic Like Effect

- There are many ideals related to romance, including such things as love, excitement, violence, fear and commonly war. This is presented in such texts such as the ‘Trojan war’ where men are fighting for the love of a woman. In Romeo and Juliet where Romeo is excited by fear of the Capulets, or in ‘My Sweet old Etcetera’ where the soldier is thinking of his lady rather than of the ensuing battle. Thus it is evident that romance is commonly related to violence, danger, and fear of death (particularly in the young) often giving the effect of a potent aphrodisiac....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Dona Flor And Her Two Husbands

- Western world convention dictates, primarily through religious teachings, that a marriage should be comprised of one male and one female. Polygamy is legal in some countries, under Islamic law, and in some African nations. Based upon their religious and cultural foundations, the system of polygamist marriages has stood successfully for centuries in those countries. In Western culture, there have been attempts to establish polygamist groups, primarily based upon differing religious viewpoints; however, most of these have not been able to withstand the pressure applied by the religious and cultural majority....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Analysis of Excess in Sexuality According to Sigmond Freud and Leo Bersani´s Theories

- Sexual excess is an antithetical idea, one that denotes both liberated pleasure and contemptible transgression. Therefore, it is also an idea that rests on the assumption of boundaries and an insatiable desire, one that needs to move beyond normative parameters in order to achieve pleasure. Whether it is the uncontainable physical sensations, the decision to avoid the “talk” with children, or even the inability to construct emotions into words, the notion of excess spawns from the inevitable interconnection of morality with modern sexuality....   [tags: Shame, Stimuli, Morality]

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I Were My New Dream / And You Were Mine

- "You were my new dream//and you were mine". The film Tangled was one of the most well made films in history due to its use of camera techniques to convey more than the actor/actresses can say. The directors Nathan Greno and Byron Howard 's techniques made the film unforgettable. In addition, the actor/actresses Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi, Donna Murphy and Ron Perlman brought it to life with their acting. It was a film with everything people love from romance to humor to good life lessons. It did what any good film does make you forget your troubles and escape reality for a certain amount of time....   [tags: Film techniques, Film editing, Tracking shot, Love]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' Pigs On A Hillside '

- Untitled (Cows on a Hillside), painted by Toronto-based artist Kathleen Munn in the year 1916, continues her tradition of depicting conventional subjects in ways unlike any other Canadian artists of her time. An impressionistic 76.3 x 101.7 cm rendering of a herd of cattle grazing in the afternoon sun, captured in oil on canvas, currently resides in the Art Gallery of Ontario, where it is mounted at eye level in a golden frame on a burgundy-painted wall and accented with soft-focus, warm-toned lighting....   [tags: Color, Color wheel, Color theory, Shape]

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The Rhetoric Triangle Is Ethos, Pathos, Logos, And Logos

- During the course of this semester, I have grown both as a person and as a writer. As I have matured into a young college student, my writing has also matured to reflect that. The writing that I did in high school would not cut it in college, but it has prepared me to tackle all the writing that I am about to accomplish. As the semester draws to a close, I look back on what I learned and how I improved my writing. A wide range of topics I cover in this paper that I have learned and improved on include the rhetoric triangle, grammar, voice, sentence structure, and attention to detail....   [tags: Rhetoric, Writing, Composition studies]

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The Sexual Response Cycle in Men and Women

- The Sexual Response Cycle Men and women sexually go through a cycle. This cycle is known as the sexual response cycle. The sexual response cycle is made up of four different phases, the excitement, plateau, orgasm, and resolution phases. The cycle is also categorized in two ways, vasocongestion and myotonia. Vasocongestion is where swelling occurs because blood rushes to certain areas of the body such as earlobes, for women to the opening of the vaginal area, and for men around the testes, it also causes the erection of the penis....   [tags: sex, sexual dysfunction]

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Review Of ' Drool ' By Michael Specter

- The world of psychology is relatively young. However, when studying the impact it has had on the field of science, such work should never go unnoticed. There have been many subdivisions of psychology that have emerged over several years. From Functionalism to Psychoanalysis and so on, each contains prominent key figures that change the mindset of many people towards the importance of understanding the mind and action of humankind. Psychology of learning has introduced several renowned psychologists in the past centuries....   [tags: Classical conditioning, Ivan Pavlov, Behaviorism]

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Analysis Of Ray Bradbury 's Fahrenheit 451

- Imagine a gray world. All gray. People walked mindlessly around attached to screens. Imagine this world. Empty, without wonder, and without art. This was the reality the people in Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury, lived. In this Novel, the leader of the band of misfits, Granger, recalls happy memories of his Grandfather. When Granger remembers the advice his Grandfather told him the tone and style of his sentences and his Grandfathers character help reinforce Bradbury’s theme that without wonder and creation, life is empty....   [tags: Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury, Dystopia, Love]

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The Advice Column From The Boston Globe

- The advice column from The Boston Globe included a married woman seeking advice on her marriage and sexual orientation. The woman seeking advice explained to journalist, Meredith Goldstein, that she had been married to her husband for more than 20 years, but only now is she realizing that she is no longer attracted to her husband or interested in their marriage. She admits that before she met her husband, she had known that she had liked women. Now, she regularly finds herself fantasizing and dreaming about being with women and even buys lesbian fiction....   [tags: Marriage, Wife, Husband, Love]

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Christmas and Love in the Air

- Who can argue about Christmas not being the best time of the year. Yes, Christmas triggers strong emotions which many cannot ignore. From emotion of love to the emotion of pity; Christmas never fails to bring it out. Christmas is the magic that everyone believes in. From little children who stay up in the wee night of Christmas Eve to hear Santa’s sleigh to adults whose hopes and dreams were once shattered are restored. Even though it is rather difficult to argue about Christmas, there are actually some people out there who dare to bacon the call....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Descriptive Essay]

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The Hurt Locker By Jeremy Renner

- The Hurt Locker is a film about three soldiers who are a part of a bomb squad in Iran during a harsh war. The film is centers on Sergeant First Class William James, played by Jeremy Renner, who is seen throughout the film taking high risks with bombs. The film was filled with action and had me on the edge of my seat, wondering what was going to happen next. My feelings towards the film were mainly given to me by the way the film was edited. Editing in The Hurt Locker, allows for a viewer to feel the thrill and excitement in the world of the film by using the elements of editing, shot relationship, and continuity editing....   [tags: Film editing, Continuity editing]

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My Opinion On My Favorite Professors

- All throughout my life one of my main interests has been the sciences, especially biology. I have always been enamored by how all organisms, especially us as humans, function. From a young age, I have found myself constantly wanting to learn more. Thus, if I was to teach any subject, I would choose biology seeing that I want to share my excitement about the subject with others. I have found that the best teachers are those who are excited about what they teach. They tend to share that excitement with their students, making class as fun as possible and teaching the class with great rapture....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Learning]

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How Does Anxiety Affect Language Learning?

- How does Anxiety affect Language Learning. Name: Institution: How does Anxiety affect Language Learning. For some students, dialect courses are the most uneasy courses that they take. A few educators have expressed worry over the measure of uneasiness present in dialect classes others considered the levels of dialect nervousness among college understudies to alert and assess that up to one portion of all language students encounter weakening levels of dialect tension. In the large scale consideration, language learning settings seem, by all accounts, to be especially inclined to different forms of anxiety....   [tags: Psychology, Anxiety, Second language]

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How Does Anxiety Affect Language Learning?

- How does Anxiety affect Language Learning. For some students, dialect courses are the most uneasy courses that they take. A few educators have expressed worry over the measure of uneasiness present in dialect classes others considered the levels of dialect nervousness among college understudies to alert and assess that up to one portion of all language students encounter weakening levels of dialect tension. In the large scale consideration, language learning settings seem, by all accounts, to be especially inclined to different forms of anxiety....   [tags: Psychology, Anxiety, Second language]

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Brave New World

- Aldous Huxley’s passage narrating a fertility rite conveys his reverence and awe for both the ritual and the people of the Old World. Huxley’s passionate imagery is aided by inspired diction and precise narrative pacing to evoke the excitement and sanctity of the affair. Through his voice comes realization of the ritual as genuine and crucial to a culture; this is in stark contrast to the baseless practice of the Solidarity Service held in the New World. The imagery in the passage is focused upon the participation of the people in the fertility ritual – its effect portrays a ceremony of the utmost sacredness....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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A Tale of Dunixi

- Jacinda stood on the roof top, the skirt of her ball clothes flowing behind her. She heard laughter and music below her. She sighed, thinking how wonderful life was when it was as exciting as hers. She was a spy in the home of the false rulers of Dunixi. She, her sister Jamille, and her friend Rashia were all posing as loyal nobles to the Garraitzes. She loved this life. There was always excitement, far more than there was in her boring life when she lived at home. The only times that it had been really exciting then was when she was with Alasandrese and Rashia....   [tags: spies,]

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Street Gangs of Los Angeles

- Once we finished watching the documentary street gangs of Los Angeles two theories were most prevalent in my mind for why there was gang formation in that area. The first being Travis herschi’s “social bonds”. Second being Walter miller’s “focal concerns”. Social bond theory is not a crime causation theory but a pro social behavior theory that helps explain deviance. This theory identified four social bonds that promote adherence to society’s laws and values. The four bonds being: attachment, commitment, involvement, and belief....   [tags: Film Critique]

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Ulysses, The King Of Ithaca

- “Ulysses”, a poem written by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, serves as a short autobiography of Ulysses, the King of Ithaca. Narrated by Ulysses, or Odysseus as he is referred to in Homer’s, The Odyssey, he reflects on his past times as a young King that he spent traveling and adventuring. In addition, he also reveals his vulnerable side to his audience, displaying signs of despair brought about by his old age, and a yearning to be an adventurer again. By analyzing “Ulysses”, one would say that the current state of the King of Ithaca differs greatly from the one provided by The Odyssey....   [tags: Odyssey, Odysseus, Homer, Adventure]

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Importance Of Being Earnest

- Love equals Excitement Mr. Algernon "I really don't see anything romantic in proposing. It is very romantic to be in love. But there is nothing romantic about a definite proposal. Why, one may be accepted. One usually is, I believe. Then the excitement is all over. The very essence of romance is uncertainty. If ever I get married, I'll certainly try to forget the fact" (Norton 2180). Through this statement and others in The Importance of Being Earnest Oscar Wilde creates a mockery and joke of the most sacred tradition in society; marriage....   [tags: Oscar Wilde]

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Analysis Of `` Cathedral `` And `` Adventure `` Paris ``

- While stories are leading readers to experience a different world and an experience that might not be possible in the reality that is limited by time and location, characters inside the story could also experience a change in settings, mentally or physically, that transforms their lives. As the readers follow the characters’ journey, they can understand more about the characters or the deeper messages that the authors want to deliver. In “Cathedral” and “An Adventure in Paris”, the main characters both experienced a great change in their lives with a mind-changing incident, and the changes happened at a distant place from where they were residing....   [tags: Short story, Guy de Maupassant, Meaning of life]

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The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald

- When the release of the new The Great Gatsby movie was announced, excitement flared in all generations of people. Surprisingly, with six adaptations already produced, the seventh edition received an incredible reception in the boxoffices. What drew in the substantial amount of viewers was the phenomenal story based on the book The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. As in all of his works still applauded by critics today, Fitzgerald uses the time period of dramatic economic, political, and social transformation as a backdrop to his tale, combined with personal life experiences, to portray the wild lifestyle of the 1920s....   [tags: F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby]

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Motivation And The Instinct Theory Of Motivation

- Duran-Espinoza 1 People see motivation as a way to reach a goal or accomplish something that is important in part of their life. Motivation can 't be instantly observed. Instead, motivation can only be understood by indicating a person 's behavior. Researchers came up with theories to try to explain about the human motivation. Two of these theories are the Arousal Theory of Motivation and the Instinct Theory of Motivation. The arousal theory is how we are motivated to maintain an value. People who have a high ideal levels of arousal are dragged into high thrilled behaviors....   [tags: Motivation, Behavior, Instinct, Norepinephrine]

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Front Street in Lahaina

- As my feet touch the pavement, I can already feel the excitement in the air. All around me people are walking around, shopping or just plain browsing. It’s the peak of tourist season on Front Street in Lahaina town and the masses of people never seem to come to an end. As far as you can look down the road all you can see are people walking, riding bikes or driving. The feel in the air is carefree, full of excitement and completely contagious. I can’t help but notice the spring that has come to my step, as I remember coming to this very place as a child, then as a teenager, now as an adult....   [tags: Descriptive Essay About A Place]

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In Just E.E. Cummings

- 'in Just- ' Poem Analyzation What is the a year without spring. Spring is one of the most majestic occasions of the year. It is during the spring time when plants and flowers are blooming with heavenly colors and fragrant odors. In the spring, children dash around in their yards while letting out chuckles. They play games in the flawless weather during this perfect time of year. The sun's shine is more vivid than ever now that winter has passed weeks ago. Who would not want to reminisce this spectacular moment of life....   [tags: poetry, spring, literary tools]

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Frost's Desert Places

- Desert Places      In the poem Desert Places by Robert Frost, the author describes the scenery in which he came across with. It was on a winter day, and the day was turning into a night. As he went across a field, he saw that the ground was almost all covered in snow. But then he noticed a few weeds and stubble on the ground.      On the first line, Frost talks about how the night falling fast. This is referring to how fast Frost felt concerning time, which went by fast in real life. At the end of the line, Frost added two simple words which seems to add a sense of desperation, or even a sense of hopelessness, to the whole idea of time going by fast....   [tags: Robert Frost Poem Poetry essays research papers]

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How I Learned To Ski

- How I Learned To Ski I Love to snow ski, to me it is the epitome of excitement. I first tried to ski when I was only about four years old. My father, who is a tremendous skier, thought he should teach his first son just how to ski. Through practice and time I have made my father a happy teacher. I owe all my skiing knowledge to my father who has spent hour upon hour teaching me the so called "tricks of the trade". However, I have broken more than one bone learning what proves to be a very intense and serious sport and you should not take the excitment for granted....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Free Essay on Homer's Odyssey: Penelope and Odysseus

- Homer's Odyssey: Penelope and Odysseus Homer revealed the characters' inner thoughts to add to the suspense that builds up in books 19 and 20 of The Odyssey. Some question whether Odysseus was recognized by Penelope and if this helped to build up the intensity of the story. Joseph Russo mentioned this topic in "Interview and Aftermath: Dream, Fantasy and Intuition in Odyssey 19 & 20." The lies told by Odysseus also increased the excitement of The Odyssey. Russo believed that Penelope, in her subconscious, did recognize Odysseus disguised as a beggar....   [tags: Homer Odyssey Essays]

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You Really Can't Go Back

- You Really Can't Go Back As we grow older and return to the places of our childhood, we are often surprised to discover things are not as we remember. A child's memory of a place, such as a family vacation spot, will be very different from that of an adult's. Particular details like size, glamour, and level of excitement are often escalated in the eyes of a child. One place I loved as a child was Mayville Amusement Park in Mayville, New York. The day after school was out, my parents would take me, my brother, and a few of our friends to Mayville Park....   [tags: Personal Narrative Essays]

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Modern European History

- Modern European History 1. What did Paul Valery mean in saying that the mind of Europe doubted itself profoundly. Before 1914, people in Europe believed in progress, peace, prosperity, reason, and rights of individuals. During that time, people began to believe in the Enlightenment, industrial developments were just starting and scientific advances began to take place. People then really believed in progression and further developments. Unfortunately, World War I broke out. Nevertheless, the optimistic people of Europe still did not doubt the outcome and were so convinced that it was not going to have any long term effects....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The American Civil War

- The American Civil War emanated feelings of joy, exuberance, and glory, yet it substantiated loneliness, destruction, and death. In the antebellum South, nationalism and pride forged a new path, and society saw soldiers as heroic actors and war as their stage. While these actors played out their roles, the audience, the world, could see that their stage did not make them heroes, but war deprived them of body and soul. In Cold Mountain, Charles Frazier develops this excitement and progression to hardship in both Ada and Inman’s journeys....   [tags: American History]

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The Roaring 1920's

- The Roaring 1920's Roaring can be defined as a time of prosperity, happiness and excitement. It is a positive change. The 1920s were roaring for some people in America but not for everyone. The main reasons why the 1920s was not roaring for everyone in the U.S was discrimination and prohibition. For these people the 1920's were roaring. ====================================================================== Cities in America were roaring in the 1920s. In cities there were well paid jobs therefore people who lived in cities benefited from the better paid jobs....   [tags: Papers]

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Analyzing Top Gear

- Today’s cars are sold on television and on paper. Most people live busy lives and do not have the time to inspect their top car choices in between their lunch break or when they get home; most people have a life. So when a car manufacturer impresses our motor heads with more horse-powers, environmentalists with fewer emissions, commuters with better miles per gallon, soccer moms with safer cars, and rock-stars with more speed, there is something to be said in a commercial or professional review....   [tags: Car Sales, Episode Summary]

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How Does Shakespeare Make Act 1 Scene 5 of Macbeth More Dramatic for the Audience

- The play Macbeth is set in Scotland, where the Scottish are at war with the Norwegians, and the battle has just been won and the thane or Cawdor as just been found to be guilty of treason. The landscape is mountainous and dull and the weather is always cold and miserable. The supernatural is always associated with storms and lighting etc. Which were thought to invoke the forces of evil. Macbeth castle looks very drab also although Duncan referred to it as pleasant “this castle hath a pleasant seat, the air nimbly and sweetly recommends itself unto our gentle senses." Macbeth’s letter to his wife tells her of what the witches foretold, in the letter Macbeth seems to be treating Lady Macbeth...   [tags: literary criticism, literary analysis]

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The Death Of A Father 's Role Model For Them Through Thick And Thin

- Being a father is committing to an endless devotion to another human being and being a role model for them through thick and thin. Fatherhood is dimensionless. The perspective in which a person views the act of being a father represents how they would define it. Fatherhood can be distinguished by three different divisions: the excitement that comes during the pregnancy, the knowledge they gain as they progress through fatherhood, and the acceptance of seeing what the child amounts to as they welcome adulthood themselves....   [tags: Mother, Parent, Father, Family]

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The Glass Castle : A Perfect Life That The Family Can Not Have

- ( question 1 glass castle metaphor) The metaphor the Glass Castle represents is a perfect life that the family cannot have. The dad is a drunk, he has this big plan to build a castle made of gold with a cooling system in the desert. The only thing that makes that metaphor true is that it is impossible, the castle would overheat. Jeanette is important because she is the reason why the dad wants to build the castle, Jeannette is his little “mountain goat”, the child that he is really want to make happy....   [tags: Mother, Father, Family, Parent]

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Dreaming Can Bring Misery in the Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitgerald

- ... Very view people knew what Gatsby looked like and even fewer truly knew who he was. People gossiped amongst themselves about who he was, where he came from, and those sorts of things, but he was a true mystery for almost everyone even our narrator Nick Caraway feels iffy about Gatsby throughout most of the novel. Gatsby first tells Nick that he is of a wealthy family from the mid-west and that they have all passed now leaving him large amounts of wealth. He adds that he is an Oxford man and received a significant amount of metals from various countries after the war, but the truth about Gatsby is quite the opposite....   [tags: wealth, romance, imagination]

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Analysis Of Audre Lorde 's Poem ' The Fourth Of July '

- In Audre Lorde’s bildungsroman essay “The Fourth of July” (1997), she recalls her family’s trip to the nation’s capital that represented the end of her childhood ignorance by being exposed to the harsh reality of racialization in the mid 1900s. Lorde explains that her parents are to blame for shaping her skewed perception of America by shamefully dismissing frequent acts of racism. Utilizing copious examples of her family being negatively affected by racism, Lorde expresses her anger towards her parents’ refusal to address the blatant, humiliating acts of discrimination in order to emphasize her confusion as to why objecting to racism is a taboo....   [tags: Racism, Discrimination, Irony, White people]

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Profit and Compassion: How They Affect Relationships in The Great Gatsby

- Imagine walking through the crowded streets of New York, surrounded by dreamers and those willing to allocate their money at the tip of a hat; Passing cake eaters or "ladies men" driving the latest motor cars and women dressed in their finest attire. It's no wonder Scott Fitzgerald set his novel, "The Great Gatsby" in the decade that earns the title, "The Roaring Twenties." Throughout the novel, there is an evident comparison between the themes of compassion and profit. Compassion, known as sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings or misfortunes of others, is compared to profit, or a financial gain....   [tags: fitzgerald, jazz, american dream]

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The Expression of Emotion in Robert Burn's A Red, Red Rose

- “O my luv’s like a red, red rose that’s newly sprung in June” (Lines 1-2). These are the first lines of Robert Burn’s emotional and eloquent poem where he expresses his love for a woman. These first lines of this poem convey a sense of the emotions such as: Euphoria, excitement, and passion. These are a few of the emotions that a man in love expressed in his work, which also reflects in the overall theme of the poem. Another factor that plays an interesting role is how the poem gives of a sense of expectancy; it is as if the author was excited for what the future held....   [tags: deathbed, metaphors, love]

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