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Born in Yorkshire in 1934, Alan Bennett.

- Born in Yorkshire in 1934, Alan Bennett. Born in Yorkshire in 1934, Alan Bennett has been writing, performing and directing since his first theatrical encounters as a student at Oxford in the early 1960's. He first gained success at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and later, in collaboration with Dudley Moore, Peter Cooke and Jonathan Miller, enjoyed considerable acclaim with the original Beyond the Fringe. (www.museum.tv. Accessed 26/01/03) Alan Bennett is the archetypal Northerner, his bespeckled, dour appearance make him an unlikely celebrity and he would not look out of place as a slightly muddled professor or, as Bennett himself observes, a vicar....   [tags: English Literature]

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Footpath Erosion in the Yorkshire Dales National Park

- Footpath Erosion in the Yorkshire Dales National Park I decided to look at what is the effect on footpath erosion because of being in a national park. Footpath erosion has become a major problem in the Yorkshire dales, the Yorkshire Dales Park Authority started a project called Three Peaks project which is a counter erosion scheme. The main problem is places at honey spots, which are most frequently used because of the amount of people walking on them this is shown photograph #24....   [tags: Papers]

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Alan Bennett-writer of these monologues was born in 1934 in Yorkshire

- Alan Bennett-writer of these monologues was born in 1934 in Yorkshire but spent most of his adult life in London. Alan Bennett-writer of these monologues-was born in 1934 in Yorkshire but spent most of his adult life in London. Although he was aware of two cultures much of his writing reflects the northern characters and views of his youth and the British way of life. Bennett called these monologues accounts of "ordinary, uneventful, desperate lives." Sometimes called "gossip as Drama" because of the intimacy of the television screen....   [tags: English Literature]

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Overview of the Three Main Breeds of Pigs in the USA

- Furthermore, there are three popular breeds of pigs that are the background for swine production within the U.S. The breeds are the Duroc, Hampshire, and Yorkshire. All the breeds are separated into classes from colored breeds to white breeds. Sounds like the words say it all about how to distinguish them, but really it comes to meat quality and successful raising traits. Colored breads are selectively bred for leanness, efficiency, and meatier bodies. They are considered the best hogs to raise in America because they are the faster market weight breeds....   [tags: breed hog, hampshire]

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Cottam Summary Report

- Cottam Summary Report During 1993 an archaeological evaluation was conducted at the Anglian site at Cottam, North Humberside, under the auspices of the York Environs Project, Department of Archaeology, York University. Fieldwalking was carried out in January and February, and Dr J.D.Richards and B.E.Vyner directed limited excavations during July and August. The purpose of this note is to provide an interim summary, in advance of the main publication which will appear in the Yorkshire Archaeological Journal in due course....   [tags: Archaeology Essays]

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The Relationship Between Sport and Identity

- Sport and identity together have a unique relationship in which any regional or national place can use sport as a means to create a sense of identity. The relationship is complex and varied. Identity can be explained as understanding what or who a person or a thing is. Sport is capable of creating a feeling of nationhood and this is an important factor. It is important too for a nation to create a sense of identity but it is especially important for a regional area. For a small country to host a major sporting event is a significant achievement especially with having rivalry with bigger neighbouring countries....   [tags: feeling, nationalism, culture, antem, language]

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Joseph’s Dialect in Wuthering Heights

- Despite the fact that English is considered one language, there are many regional varieties called dialects spoken all over the world. Although these dialects are mutually intelligible by English speakers, they are quite different. For example, British English is markedly different than American English. British speakers pronounce words differently and use a different vocabulary. Some words and phrases have different meanings in American English versus British English. One example is the word “bathroom.” If an American were to ask where the bathroom is in a British home, they might be sent to a room with a bath and no toilet, which is probably not what the American wanted....   [tags: Language Literature]

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The Miners Strike 1984

- Throughout the century British coal had become increasingly costly and difficult to mine. Nationalization in 1948 had not altered this. Indeed, there was a case for saying that lack of government investment since that date had added to the problem. For some time Britain had been importing coal from abroad. With the exception of few pits producing particular types of coal, British mines by the 1970s were running at loss. When Margaret Thatcher became Prime Minister the first thing she wanted to do was limit union power....   [tags: British Coal, Margaret Thatcher vs Trade Union]

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The Uses of ICT Within Doncaster Police

- The Uses of ICT Within Doncaster Police The company I have been investigating is Doncaster Police. I will be finding out information about Doncaster Police by using the internet and also asking people who have had experience in the Police force. Doncaster Police is a district of South Yorkshire Police whose headquarters are based at Snig Hill in Sheffield. The force is divided into 6 districts at: · Doncaster · Barnsley · Rotherham · Sheffield Central · Sheffield North · Sheffield South The main aims of the police are to protect life and property, the prevention and detection of crime, the prosecution of offenders and to maintain the Queen’s...   [tags: ICT Essays]

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Six Feet Deep

- Short Answer: Two main answers seem to arise; both are forms of paranoia (obtuse or wise). The first is graves were put to the depth of 6ft as a way to prevent 'prematurely' buried dead from awakening (Oops my bad, thought you were dead). The second is simply because of health issues (Little Timmy, what did you dig up?). Long Answer: Zombies Walk Again. Check out the Egyptians. Mummified then buried with all their belongings, often food, drinks, and often many cats; why. Well they were heading off to the after-party, er… I mean after life....   [tags: Cultural Issues]

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Primary And Secondary Victims And Secondly By Identifying The Essential Elements Of A Claim For Psychiatry Injury

- This essay evaluates the statement above by firstly explaining the difference between primary and secondary victims and secondly by identifying the essential elements of a claim for psychiatry injury. Following, is an evaluation of the effectiveness of the current set of rules dealing with psychiatry injury and the proposed reform to the aforementioned rules. Lady Justice Hale in Hatton v Sutherland [2002] EWCA Civ 76 states that “Where psychiatric harm is suffered, the law distinguishes between “primary” and “secondary” victims....   [tags: Common law, Law, Victim, Tort]

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The Death Of A Woman 's House After Christmas Shopping By Leanne Tiernan

- Leanne Tiernan, a sixteen-year-old female of Bramley, Leeds, in West Yorkshire, Britain disappeared Sunday, November 26th, 2000 around 5pm (Keely). Commuting back from her friend’s house after Christmas shopping, Leanne walked through a dimly lit, public footpath known as Houghley Gill. She often used this pathway as a shortcut to travel home from her friend’s house (“High Court Setting”). Little did the teenagers know, this would be the last time they would ever see each other again. Meanwhile, a figure loomed in the woods waiting for his next victim-Leanne Tiernan....   [tags: Police, Constable, Forensic science, Crime]

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Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights: An Important Literary Work

- “The difficulty of literature is not to write, but to write what you mean; not to affect your reader, but to affect him precisely as you wish,” said Robert Louis Stevenson, author of Treasure Island. Any person can write a book, but to be able to write what you mean and affect your readers is very difficult. A writer simply can’t just drop dialogue into a character’s mouth without having any context of the dialogue. If an author has his or her character saying “I’m broke,” what does this really mean without any context....   [tags: Essay on Wuthering Heights]

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Analysis Of The Book ' Nick Hitchon '

- Nick Hitchon, a boy from a middle class, was a farmer’s son from Yorkshire Dale in rural England. Form the series it is understood that he was not well privileged boy growing up. His parents did have much money. However, nick has ideological beliefs than a culture or pattern of living based on artifacts. At early age he was interested in moon and stars. His ambition did not fall short as he started his journey at age 14 when he joined boarding school. Besides his educational life, his attitudes towards life such as girls, sex, and politics seems was rather narrow....   [tags: Social class, Working class, Married in America]

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An Analysis Of James Notley Hated London

- James Notley hated London or at least what his being in London represented. Then again he found little joy no matter where he was recently, not even in his home county of Yorkshire. A place he longed to return to. Why wallow in misery among gossips, matchmakers and fashionable society when the north suited his mood and soothed his pain. He could easily lose himself within rolling countryside, forget the name James Notley and for a short time find relief. He had always been able to abandon his problems in the wild, he couldn’t explain why....   [tags: Woman, Marriage, The First Man]

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The Successful Career of Ted Hughes

- ... Some believe this to be where he inherited his love for animals which is easy to tell in his work. “This is hunting and the poem is a new species of creature, a new specimen of the life outside your own.” (Hughes 1). Birthday Letters is a series of lyrics written by Hughes in the first year of their marriage, meant to be as a continued conversation with Plath. However, Plath and Hughes divorced in 1962, where the suicide of Plath followed in 1963. Many blame Ted for the death of Sylvia, however, Hughes was deeply marked by the loss, Hughes was actually publicly silent on the subject for more than 30 years out of his sense of responsibility to protect the couple's two young children, whos...   [tags: author, wife, technique]

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The legend of Robin Hood

- The legend of Robin Hood has survived in ballad, book, poem, play, and modern media. The story of Robin Hood has been of great interest among a select group of historians. It is highly debated whether he actually existed. Many historical texts of the time describe outlaws that closely match the description of Robin Hood. The legend of Robin Hood was originally based on a real person. Over the years, the legend of Robin Hood has endured great change. Through each generation, the story acquired new characters, tales, expanded themes, and some fresh historical contexts to adapt to the interests of the audience....   [tags: history, historians, true identity]

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Personal Statement of a Literature Reader

- I have always been passionate about English Language and Literature and am equally fascinated by the scientific linguistic study and the variety of literary genres involved and how the two collate. As a voracious reader myself, I enjoy exploring the ways the features of language are used in Literature to challenge, inspire and educate. From my GCSE years I have known that I wish to pursue a joint course of this nature to degree level. I am keen to analyse my favourite literature with further knowledge of the linguistic techniques used and gain additional insight into what makes the best texts so timeless and effective....   [tags: College Admissions Essays]

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Twenty-Five Days In Australia

- Last December, on Christmas Day, I went on a once in a life time camping trip to Australia with my explorer unit. We were going for three weeks and four days. There were around eleven people from Bexleyheath and about twenty-four people from Yorkshire going. There were four girls from Bexley and only one girl from York whereas the rest of the people from England were male, including the leaders. There were over eight-hundred explorers from all over the world going to the Australian Venture, including people from Australia, Indonesia, Tasmania, New Zealand, Japan, Papa New Guinea, and England....   [tags: Personal Experience, Autobiography]

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Jody Adams' Passion for Food

- Jody Adams' passion for food began at her family's dinner table. Her mother relied on traditional New England staples during the holidays, such as standing rib roast with Yorkshire pudding at Christmas and baked salmon with peas on the Fourth of July. But, for other special celebrations her mother would make soufflés, curries, gnocchi Jody inherited her mother's fondness for cooking, but it wasn't until she went to Brown University that her interest in food took a professional turn. "I had a part-time job with Nancy Verde Barr, a professional food writer and teacher....   [tags: essays research papers]

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All Creatures Great and Small by James Herriot

- All Creatures Great and Small by James Herriot Summary: This book is an autobiography of sorts. James Harriot tells of his life as a vet in the Yorkshire countryside of England. Although the book is one large tale, starting with is internship with Siegfried Farnon and ending with his marriage to Helen, smaller stories about his dealings with his “patients” make the book seem like a collection of short stories. Mr. Harriot tells of how he delivered a calf in the middle of the night, or how he had to deal with an interestingly slow family going to a play....   [tags: All Creatures Great and Small]

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I Am Rapidly Becoming A Regular At Farmer Copley ' S

- As anyone who reads my blog will know, I am rapidly becoming a regular at Farmer Copley’s. My family have spent many a happy afternoon enjoying the various events over the year. So of course, when the new cafe opened I was one of the first through the door. At least I thought I would be. Apparently the secret was already out, and though I was there within just a day or so of the doors opening the place was already bustling. Luckily though the venue has changed, the team hasn’t. The same calm and friendly faces were there to greet us and direct my family to our table....   [tags: Food, Restaurant, The Table, Meal]

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Exploring Class Structures in The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton

- Humans are a species with great diversity. Individuals come from many different ethnic origins and have different beliefs, but one thing all humans have in common is the fact that they are all affected by class structures. In ¬The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton, she addressed the issue of class structures and its effect on individuals in their respective classes. The effects of class structures were seen as both negative and positive however, that was dependent on which end of the social ladder the respective individual(s) reside....   [tags: Pastoral Literature]

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The Importance of Setting in Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights

- The setting is the backbone for a novel it sets the tone and gives the reader a mental image of the time and places the story takes place. The Wuthering Heights Estate in Emily Bronte’s novel “Wuthering Heights” is one of the most important settings in the story. Wuthering Heights sets mood for the scenes taken place in the house, and reflects the life of Heathcliff through its description, furniture, windows, gates, and the vegetation. First, Wuthering Heights is a contribution to the theme of the novel because it sets the mood for the scenes taken place inside the house....   [tags: tone, isolation, dark]

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Differences Between A Regional Dialect And A Social Dialect

- British accents and dialects have been said to have been subject to massive dialect levelling. Explain what this concept means, and discuss the extent to which this has in fact taken place (or is taking place in the present). When referring to the process of dialect levelling, there are two key terms that are interchangeable; these are dialect supralocalisation and regional dialect levelling. There is a distinction between regional dialect levelling (RDL from now) and levelling. The term levelling refers to the broad linguistic changes that occur when speakers’ language choices accommodate each other....   [tags: English language, Dialect, Historical linguistics]

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The Impact Of Policy Considerations On The Police Force

- The impact of policy considerations regarding the police Policy can be defined in several different ways and in different contexts. However, the policy assessed in this essay refers to factors, which affect the court’s decision making. Policy considerations are social and economic factors, which assesses the impact of a court ruling on the whole of society. Policy considerations form part of the Caparo three-stage test. Therefore, policy is used in establishing a duty of care. This essay will assess policy considerations in regard to the police force along with the impact of it....   [tags: Constable, Police, Tort, Police officer]

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Comparison of "The Thirteenth Tale" and "Wuthering Heights"

- “All children mythologize their birth. It is a universal trait. You want to know someone. Heart, mind, and soul. Ask him to tell you about when he was born. What you get won’t be the truth; it will be a story. And nothing is more telling than a story.” – Vida Winter, Tales of Change and Desperation (Setterfield). The two novels The Thirteenth Tale, by Diane Setterfield, and Wuthering Heights, by Emily Bronte were written decades apart, yet they have similar elements. Wuthering Heights is a work of gothic fiction with some Victorian elements as well....   [tags: Literary Review]

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Emily Bronte's Life in Relation to Wuthering Heights

- Emily Bronte, on the surface, appeared to be a very withdrawn woman and is said to be reclusive throughout her entire life. She was even incredibly embarrassed when her sister, Charlotte Bronte, found her book of poetry, even though Charlotte was incredibly impressed by it. Beneath the surface lies a woman full of passion and capable of powerful emotions, though she had never felt such emotions, to write a novel that is still discussed today and is regarded as a literary classic. Novels are often regarded as a window to the souls of the authors, and Wuthering Heights is no exception....   [tags: literature, biography, history]

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The Implications of the Title "Wuthering Heights"

- It is a question that has baffled readers and critics alike through generations, a question that can be endlessly pondered upon and debated over, as to why Emily Bronte chose to name her first and only novel, after the house in which a sizable part of the action chronicled takes place, despite being armed with characters of such extra-ordinary strength and passion as Heathcliff or Catherine. But on close scrutiny, a reader can perhaps discern the reason behind her choice, the fact that Wuthering Heights is at once a motif, a setting and according to a few critics, even a ‘premonitory indication’ of the tempestuous nature of things soon to occur....   [tags: motif, Literary Analysis, Emily Bronte]

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Save the Puppies from the Puppy Mills

- So you want to adopt a puppy. Well there are two main places that your puppy could have been born. First, your puppy could have been born at a puppy mill. This is an inhumane, mass breeding location that can be very detrimental to your new pet. Another location that your puppy could have been born at is a breeder. This is a more humane location for your puppy to have been born. When adopting a puppy you should avoid going to a pet store because most pet stores receive their puppies from puppy mills; inhumane and overpopulated puppy breeding places....   [tags: adopt, mill, breeder, inhumane]

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The Importance vs. Unimportance of Class

- Hate, love and revenge take place within the Earnshaws’ and Lintons’ story through a dynamic almost solely based on the fundamental importance of class in late 1700’s Yorkshire. Wuthering Heights is Emily Bronte’s story of these families’ struggles with status which were relevant and normal for that time period. The idea of the importance and the struggle of class can be seen throughout the novel. It is brought forth primarily through Heathcliff and others treatment of him. First, through Nelly’s insistence on Heathcliff imagining a better past for himself, Hindley’s treatment of Heathcliff and the effect this has on Catherine’s feeling, Catherine’s and Isabella’s marriages to Edgar and He...   [tags: emily bronte, wuthering heights, heathcliff]

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Benefits of Raising and Showing Pigs

- ... A pig should have a straight, or level, back and also should have a natural ability to keep their head up. Once you have the right structure you need to find a pig with an adequate amount of bone so their legs aren’t little sticks. A muscular rear and back or loin is also important. This muscling will be easy to magnify with the right supplements. It’s easier to start with a pig with muscle rather than a light-muscled pig. Once you take your pig home to its new pen you need to have already set up a decent amount of space with a windbreaker that can give it warmth and shelter when it rains or is windy....   [tags: hoggery, swine showmanship]

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Past, Present and Future: Stoker's Impact

- Bram Stoker wrote many novels in his life time; he was a brilliant author and could have in fact possibly imagined how significant an impact his novels could have effected literature throughout the ages and more importantly today. Considering Stoker focused on how the past could affect the present and incorporated that ideology into many of his novels including Dracula. Dracula has come to be one of the most well-known pieces of literature in the world. Vampires are everywhere, in many fiction novels and all over TV, which garnered their inspiration from Stoker’s novel Dracula....   [tags: brilliant authors, Dracula]

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Fantasy World By Charles Lutwidge Dodgson

- Fantasy World By looking at Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, one can see that Lewis Carroll included the themes of understanding one’s true identity, and distinguishing between real versus fantasy life because he was a unique man who was able to understand and connect with what was going on in children’s minds. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is a story by the English author, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, written under the pen name Lewis Carroll. It tells the story of a girl named Alice, who falls down a rabbit-hole into a fantasy world....   [tags: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll]

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Robert Herrick and Andrew Marvel

- Poetry has been a way of expression for centuries. Poets like Shakespeare and Edgar Alan Poe are known worldwide but there are accomplished poets that are not as well known. Two poets in particular are Robert Herrick, the writer of “To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time”, and Andrew Marvell, the writer of “To His Coy Mistress”. This paper will inform you of the events in these men’s lives, the summaries of these poems, and the professional criticisms written about the poems. According to EBSCO, Robert Herrick was born in London in the year 1591(par....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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Wuthering Heights by Charlotte Bronte

- “It is a tale of usurpation, revenge, and a devilish, preternatural passion that tamer beings can scarcely recognize as love.” (Duclaux) Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë is considered a masterpiece today, however when was first published, it received negative criticism for its passionate nature. Critics have studied the novel from every analytical angle, yet it remains one of the most haunting love stories of all time. “Wuthering Heights is not a comfortable book; it invites admiration rather than love.” (Stoneman) The novel contains several different levels that force readers to ponder the text....   [tags: Novel Analysis, Summary]

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Wuthering Heights, by Emily Brontë

- “It is a tale of usurpation, revenge, and a devilish, preternatural passion that tamer beings can scarcely recognize as love.” (Duclaux) Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë is considered a masterpiece today, however when it was first published, it received negative criticism for its passionate nature. Critics have studied the novel from every analytical angle, yet it remains one of the most haunting love stories of all time. “Wuthering Heights is not a comfortable book; it invites admiration rather than love,” (Stoneman 1)....   [tags: Emily Bronte, Novel Analysis]

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The Harm of Puppy Mills

- So you want to adopt a puppy. Well there are two main places that your puppy could have been born. First, your puppy could have been born at a puppy mill. This is an inhumane, mass breeding location that can be very detrimental to your new pet. Another location that your puppy could have been born at is a breeder. This is a more humane location for your puppy to have been born. When adopting a puppy you should avoid going to a pet store because most pet stores receive their puppies from puppy mills; inhumane and overpopulated puppy breeding places....   [tags: Pet Adoption, Inhumane Treatment]

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The Setting of Wuthering Heights

- ... This directly translates into the love that develops between the two main characters. A love that is unchanging, selfish, unkind, obsessive, and haunting. Their love is marred by wrong timing and drastic decisions that puts no thoughts in consequence. The lovers face their first inevitable obstacle when they encounter the Thrushcross Grange. Thrushcross Grange is the opposite of everything Catherine and Heathcliff are. With its kept grounds and strict architecture, it represents everything that Catherine has the prospect of being and Heathcliff does not....   [tags: Emily Bronte's novel, literary analysis]

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Life of Workers in Staithes

- ... They would be hard pressed to find their way through the pre-dawn morning without the light. Few of the trudging souls speak. Sleep possesses their limbs and minds in an eerie pantomime they are condemned to repeat every morning from Monday to Saturday. The almost lifeless creatures are the working poor whose lives are blighted by the demands of industry. Their prospects grow no better with the passing of time. Some villagers do not work in the mill, but go out and about on errands. They rise long after the workers, and do their best to keep winter’s biting cold from making them take to sick beds and coffins....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Andy Goldsworthy: Farm Fresh

- "I enjoy the freedom of just using my hands and "found" tools--a sharp stone, the quill of a feather, thorns. I take the opportunities each day offers: if it is snowing, I work with snow, at leaf-fall it will be with leaves; a blown-over tree becomes a source of twigs and branches. I stop at a place or pick up a material because I feel that there is something to be discovered. Here is where I can learn.” Andy Goldsworthy may be one of the world’s most famous sculptors, but he takes his time in creating his works so they can be as exact as it is in his head....   [tags: Art Analysis ]

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Modernity in New Zealand

- New Zealand was colonised by England in the early 1800s they brought many influences with them such as a democratic court system. The English who colonised New Zealand gained a lot of power and therefore they were influential they represented most of the seats of parliament as by 1867 the Maori Representation Act was passed which allowed four Māori seats in parliament (Ministry of culture and heritage, 2013, p. 2) this meant that Europeans had a lot of influence over what was happening in New Zealand and incorporated many English ways into this system....   [tags: english settlers, democracy, courts]

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Mr. Gryce from Kestrel for a Knave and Mr. Squeers from Nicholas Nickelby

- Compare the characters of Mr. Grycefrom Barry Hines' Kestrel for a knave' and Mr. Squeers from Charles Dickens Nicholas Nickelby During the course of this essay I will be comparing the teaching methods, school conditions and general demeanor of Mr. Gryce, a secondary school headmaster in the 1960's, and Mr. Squeers who controls a boarding school for disabled and unfortunate children in the 1830's. Both schools are set in Yorkshire. Mr. Gryce is an experienced teacher with 35 years in his profession, although he is seen as a well experienced teacher he is also at or past the suggested retirement age, and some would consider him unfit for the demanding job....   [tags: English Literature]

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In Jane Eyre Charlotte Bronte created a novel of social protest.

- In Jane Eyre Charlotte Bronte created a novel of social protest. Discuss why and how she did this. Step one -------- Social protest is … Mainly Charlotte Bronte was protesting against the position of middle class women, social inequality between the rich and the poor and marrying above or below your status. These issues were very important in the Victorian times. Step Two -------- Charlotte Bronte was very critical of the Victorian society. To her every thing was not right (fair). The book ‘Jane Eyre’ is based on a true-life story....   [tags: Free Essay Writer]

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Comparing the Density and Diversity of Plants in a Non-trampled Area

- Comparing the Density and Diversity of Plants in a Non-trampled Area Plan: For my coursework I compared the density and diversity of plants in a non-trampled area of my school and a trampled area of my school. I wanted to see if the degree of trampling had any affect on the amount of plants. For this experiment I will use: · A key to identify the plants. · Two twenty five meter tape measures out at 90 degrees to do random samples. · A point frame quadrat. I am going to identify the plants in each area and count them....   [tags: Papers]

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How Andy Goldsworthy Expresses His Feelings through His Works

- How Andy Goldsworthy Expresses His Feelings through His Works Andy Goldsworthy was born in Cheshire in 1956 and was brought up in Yorkshire. He studied at Bradford College of Art (1974-75) and Preston Polytechnic (1975-78). After leaving college Goldsworthy lived in Yorkshire, Lancashire and Cumbria. He moved over the border to Langholm, Dumfriesshire in 1985 and to Penpont one year later. This gradual drift northwards was due to a way of life over which he did not have complete control. However, contributing factors were opportunities and desires to work in these areas and reasons of economy....   [tags: Andy Goldworthy Art Sculptors Sculptures Essays]

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The Wrong Trousers and the Appeal of Claymation

- The Wrong Trousers and the Appeal of Claymation Task: Using 'The Wrong Trousers' as an example, show how the text communicates with its audience and assess the appeal of Claymation. I will study the ways in which the claymators and scriptwriters to tell the story of how Wallace and Gromit conquer 'The Wrong Trousers' using communication. Nick Park created Wallace and Gromit as clay figures which enables them to seem more realistic than cartoons but also makes them comical....   [tags: Papers]

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Mixture of Realism with Non-Realism in John Godber's Play Bouncers

- Mixture of Realism with Non-Realism in John Godber's Play Bouncers John Godber was born in 1956, in Upton, West Yorkshire. He graduated from Bretton Hall College, Yorkshire, England in 1978 as a qualified teacher of drama and English and went on to an M.A. in Theatre at the University of Leeds where began to write, direct and act in a succession of increasingly successful productions. His most famous and critically acclaimed play is Bouncers, which was nominated for Comedy of the Year in 1985 and won seven Los Angeles Critics Circles Awards and five awards in Chicago in 1987....   [tags: Papers]

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Charlotte Bronte's Childhood Influences to Become a Writer

- Charlotte Bronte's Childhood Influences to Become a Writer Charlotte was born to in 1816 in Yorkshire to Patrick Bronte and his wife. She was one of six children, an averaged size family in those days. The family were moved to Haworth (a small village in the west Yorkshire moors) in 1820. Sadly a year later Mrs Bronte died leaving the six children in her sisters care. Charlotte had to cope with the death of a mother when she was very young and the death of her two elder sisters a few years later....   [tags: Charlotte Bronte Author Essays]

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Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights

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An Introduction to Beverley

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Limestone Scenery at Malham

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Why I Want to Further My Studies in Geography, Mathematics and Psychology

- Seeing those around me work hard day and night to have that extra penny in their pocket, has been the source of my interest in how money can control individuals...Societies...Countries and the world. And only a few who truly understand money and its system, can understand that control. I want to be one of those few. As a person I have always been interested in the business side of the world. Studying the competitiveness of it all and the challenges of the business world. Since studying Business and economics at GCSE level I found myself drawn into the financial aspect of businesses and I found myself drawn to the financial side of a business....   [tags: statement of purpose]

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Life of Emily Jane Bronte in Wuthering Heights

- Emily Jane Bronte is a world-renown author of the nineteenth century from Yorkshire, England. Bronte is best known for authoring the Wuthering Heights, which was published in 1847. Emily’s life, character, and principles are depicted in Bronte’s novel. Characters in Wuthering Heights are based on the similarity of the roles and names to significant people in Emily’s life. Many different elements in Emily Bronte’s early childhood and adult life are reflected throughout Bronte’s Wuthering Heights....   [tags: biography, character, principle]

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James Cook - Great European Explorer

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Good vs. Evil in Wuthering Heights

- Many authors use the setting of a novel to illuminate certain values and principles in their writing. In Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte utilizes this technique to enhance the theme of the work. The novel is set in a harsh environment in Northern England, highlighting two specific estates, Wuthering Heights and Thrushcross Grange, as the main places of action. The dreary landscape and houses not only serve as the primary setting, but also as major symbols that aide in establishing the tone and enhancing the novel's theme of good versus evil....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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The Country Setting in Wuthering Heights

- Wuthering Heights is a classic in which Emily Bronte presents two opposite settings using the country setting. Country settings are often used as a place of virtue and peace or of ignorance and one of primitivism as believed by many city dwellers. But, in the novel Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte has used Thrushcross Grange and Wuthering Heights to depict isolation and separation. Wuthering Heights setting is wild, passionate, and strong and Thrushcross Grange and its inhabitants are calm, harshly strict, and refined and these two opposite forces struggle throughout the novel....   [tags: virtue, peace, isolation, separetion]

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- In the novel Wuthering Heights Lockwoods overnight stay could be perceived as a satisfactory opening. To help me assess this I had to decide on what I thought a satisfactory opening to be. In the novel Wuthering Heights Lockwoods overnight stay could be perceived as a satisfactory opening. To help me assess this I had to decide on what I thought a satisfactory opening to be. I decided on a certain criteria that I believed a satisfactory opening would include. The criteria I decided upon was; Emily BrontÑ‘ securing the readers attention, establishing the genre of the novel, establishing some of the characters and the theme and introducing the setting....   [tags: English Literature]

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A Comparison of Mrs Casper, Mr Sugden and Mr Farthing's Treatment of Billy in Barry Hines' Billy's Last Stand

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The Importance of the Contribution Made by the Socialist Societies to the Formation and Development of the Labour Party

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The Importance of Setting in Developing a Theme for Wuthering Heights by Bronte

- When Emily Bronte wrote Wuthering Heights England was going through a time of great change. It?s past agrarian society was changing and the common man was able to obtain wealth. Setting helps us to further understand the conflict between the natural world and cultured humanity, through the two main houses in text, and the social situation on the English Moors. Wuthering Heights uses this time of social unrest to develop the theme of the natural world in conflict with cultured humanity. An example of the natural world is the house, Wuthering Heights which the text is named after....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Exploring the Changing Role of Castles Between Norman and Tudor Times

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Analysis of Fiction Elements in Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

- Analysis of Fiction Elements in Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte *No Works Cited In Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte developed characters that revolved around actual experiences from her childhood. Emily was born and raised in Thornton,Yorkshire. Haworth, a suburb of Yorkshire in Northern England, was far away from cultural London. The Haworth parsonage was nearly surrounded by a graveyard. Emily and her siblings spent most of their lives with this gloomy setting. Patrick Bronte, an Irish clergyman, was the father of six children....   [tags: Papers]

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Vengeance in Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights

- Vengeance in Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights Love, betrayal and revenge play leading roles in both Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Emily Bronte’s “Wuthering Heights.” Both works feature doomed relationships, a ghostly haunting, and death. The court at Elsinore, despite its luxurious setting, almost mirrors the seclusion of the Yorkshire moors of Wuthering Heights — making both settings almost prison like. But, it is not setting that makes both works interesting: it is the search for vengeance by the protagonists....   [tags: Comparison Compare Conatrast Essays]

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"Christopher' My mother and father shouted from down stairs.

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Remoteness and Loneliness in Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

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The Role of Violence in Wuthering Heights

- The Role of Violence in Wuthering Heights Wuthering Heights was written by Emily Bronte and published in 1847. Emily Bronte was born in Thornton, Yorkshire in 1818, but her family moved to a nearby village called Haworth when she was eighteen months old. This is where Bronte spent most of her life, seldom venturing beyond the surrounding area of her village. Emily was close to her siblings,Anne,Charlotte and Branwell, probably because her mother had died when she was three and her father was often busy with work.Emily and her siblings were all keen on reading and literature.Before writing Wuthering Heights Bronte wrote poems and stories about a fantasy world named 'G...   [tags: Papers]

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Violence and Cruelty in Wuthering Heights

- "His violence and cruelty seemed too demonic for many readers..." Does the modern reader share this view of Heathcliff. Author of Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë, was born in Thornton, Yorkshire on 30 July 1818. She was born the fifth of six children and died at the age of thirty from consumption. The Brontë children had a love for creating stories and small books, but it was sisters Charlotte, Emily and Anne who embarked on writing their own novels. They published their work under the names of Currer, Ellis and Acton Bell, not willing to declare themselves as female authors because of the sheer intensity of passion contained in their novels, which would not have been considered at all femin...   [tags: Emily Brontë Heathcliff Wuthering Heights]

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Nineteenth Century Education in Jane Eyre

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Why the British Government Decided to Evacuate Children from Britain's Major Cities in the Early Years of the Second World War

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The Imporatnce of Weather in Wuthering Heights

- The Imporatnce of Weather in Wuthering Heights           In Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë makes use of atmospheric conditions to emphasize events and highlight the mood of the characters in the story. The Yorkshire moors are known for their harsh beauty and sometimes desolate landscape. This theme of a rough countryside filled with hidden beauties and seasonal storms fits well into the storyline of Wuthering Heights.           The title of the novel and the name of the Earnshaw's dwelling is used by Emily Brontë's to project the overall mood of the book....   [tags: Wuthering Heights Essays]

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Pragmatism Vs. Idealism (a Man

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All Aspects of Soap Operas

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LongPest Analysis of ASDA Superstores

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Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

- Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte AUTHOR: Emily Bronte was born in Thornton, Yorkshire in 1818. She was the fifth of six children. Her father, Patrick Bronte, was an imaginative and intelligent man of Irish descent who was ordained into the Church of England in 1806. Both her father and her mother, Maria Branwell Bronte, were interested in writing, and they passed their beliefs onto their children. At the age of two, she moved to the parsonage at Haworth. She lived there until she died at the age of thirty....   [tags: Papers]

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Violence in Wuthering Heights

- Violence in Wuthering Heights Wuthering Heights was written by Emile Bronté, one of the Bronté sisters. The author finished this novel in 1847. After that, Emily died soon in 1848 at age thirty. In the nineteenth century Wuthering Heights becomes as classical novel. The readers who were read this novel were shocked by the Violence. In this paper, I will discuss the theme of the violence on Wuthering Heights. The novel takes place in England around 1760. the narrator, a gentleman named Lockwood....   [tags: Wuthering Heights Essays]

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Wuthering Heights and Thrushcross

- The difference between Wuthering Heights and Thrushcross grange can be thought of as a metaphysical opposition between storm and calm. How does this statement effect your reading and understanding of the novel “Wuthering heights” Wuthering Heights is a love story focused on two quite different families, the Earnshaws and the Lintons. They live in contrasting houses, Wuthering Heights and Thrushcross Grange. Wuthering Heights is a lonely old farmhouse on top of the Yorkshire moors. It is exposed to the wilderness and the elements....   [tags: English Literature]

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Alan Bennett Talking Heads

- Alan Bennett Talking Heads In Bennett's monologues the main character faces an important decision which will affect the course of their lives. I will go on and explain in this essay, the play writer's use of literary techniques - including setting, theme and characterisation- which may make the decision seem correct or not. Talking Heads was originally produced for BBC television but has recently been used as a collection of short stories. Each of the characters portrayed, is played by an actress that has been previously associated with Alan Bennett e.g.:Thora Hird who plays Doris worked on a BBC Radio 4 programme - Deadringers .It is safe to say that Alan Bennett tailored some of the mater...   [tags: English Literature]

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