April Essays

  • John Ashbery's April Galleons

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    John Ashbery's April Galleons John Ashbery, the great American modernist poet, achieved a fiscally small but artistically tremendous success with his book April Galleons, published in 1987; he won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry with his 1975 effort Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror, and won nearly unanimous acclaim from poets both domestic and abroad; this volume continues in the same stylistic vein as Self-Portrait, and furthers the deep and fragmented exploration of the themes which have

  • Broken April by Ismail Kadare

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    In the novel Broken April by Ismail Kadare, the reader witnesses a relatively static attitude Q. Compare and contrast the attitudes of Bessian Vorpsi and his wife, Diana, to the Kanun. Explore whether their attitudes remain static or eventually change, and explore how their respective attitudes affect their relationship. Ans. In the novel “Broken April” by Ismail Kadare, the reader witnesses a relatively static attitude of adulation toward the Kanun from Albanian writer Bessian Vorpsi

  • Betrayal In Irene Hunt's Across Five Aprils

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    “The saddest thing about betrayal is that it never comes from your enemies”-(Unknown). In the book Across Five Aprils by Irene Hunt she wrote about a nine year old boy named Jethro Creighton and his family. A war started to arrive in mid-April 1861, because of the north and south wanted to either keep slaves or to free them but that decision caused chaos to start to emerge. This chaos jumped into Jethro’s life when some of his brothers joined the war almost all of them joined the north but one joined

  • Why Do People Take April Fools Pranks Too Far?

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    Are People Taking April Fools Pranks Too Far? Do you and your friends celebrate April Fools Day? Well if you do then you might know how it feels to be pranked to harshly. If u feel this way then we must come together and try to stop this rude behavior that most people consider as a "joke". Sometimes people get carried away with April Fools whether it be to entertain others, get attention for their pranks, or to just make themselves feel better about themselves, they can really hurt people's

  • My Baby - A Cute, Fat, Difficult, and Unexpected Blessing

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    My Baby - A Cute, Fat, Difficult, and Unexpected Blessing "You are going to have a baby" seven words that changed my life. On April 14th, I woke up and didn't want to go to school because I wasn't feeling well. My mom came into my room and asked me if I was going to get out of bed and go to school. I told her that I needed to go to the doctor. "Why, are you sick?" she asked. "No, I think I'm pregnant." We both just sat there and cried together. I knew then what I should not have done that

  • Supernatural in Shakespeare's Macbeth - The Three Witches

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    Stratford-upon-Avon, England, in 1564.  The specific date of his birth is not known but is celebrated on the feast of St. George, April 23. Little is known about his boyhood, but through examination it is thought that he collected a lot of his information from books and from daily observation of the world around him. During his life Shakespeare wrote many brilliant tragedies. He died on April 23, 1616, at the age of 52.  One of these brilliant tragedies was Macbeth. It is thought to have been written between

  • Romeo and Juliet: Shakespeare in Love

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    William Shakespeare was born in Stratford on Avon, England, in April of 1564 to Mary and John Shakespeare. He was the third child and the eldest son. His father was a tanner, glove-maker, and trader in wool and other precious commodities. William attended the Stratford Grammar school where he studied and received substantial training in Latin. He was married on November 27, 1582, to a woman named Anne Hathaway, who was eight years older than he was. In May of 1583, the couple's first daughter, Susanna

  • April Theses Essay

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    The April Theses were a series of directives issued by the Bolshevik leader Vladimir Lenin upon his return to Petrograd, Russia from his exile in Switzerland. The Theses’ were mainly written toward Bolsheviks in Russia and returning to Russia from exile. Lenin denounced liberals and social democrats in the Provisional Government, he also told Bolsheviks to not cooperate with the government. He called for new communists policies and told the soviets to take power. In the next few months, the April

  • Birthday Report

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    a background about what was going on in the world at the time of the child’s birth. I was born on April 22nd, in the year of 1997. It was a rather interesting week, with both its ups and downs going on throughout the world. The Thursday of my birth was both proceeded and followed by interesting events. A serious but funny thing that happened in the week of my birth was an internet crash. On April 25th, 1997 an Internet Service Provider accidentally passed along some bad router information to the

  • April Morning

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    Adam Cooper started out as a fifteen-year-old boy, but became a fifteen-year-old man. In the beginning, Adam could not get along with his father, Moses Cooper, and truly believed that his father hated him. Moses was always getting on to Adam for everything he did. In Moses’ eyes his boy could do better than he let on if he would only apply himself a little bit more. “There was nothing that a Cooper man couldn’t do.” Moses was a large man who could argue his way out of anything, his reputation for

  • I Stand Here Ironing

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    "I Stand Here Ironing", by Tillie Olsen is a short story portraying the life and regret of a young mother struggling to raise her oldest daughter. The mother- daughter relationship is the major part of the story and the attitude of the mother toward her daughter, Emily, and the actual character of the mother are two very important elements. The character of the mother can be said to be strong and persevering, and along with her age and experience came her wisdom. At first her attitude toward

  • Reflection On April Garcia

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    my internship, it was a please to meet and work with several high needs students who needed support throughout the year. One of the students I worked with was name April Garcia. If it was not for one of her 7th grade teachers to report her situation, then I would not have had the opportunity to work with this bright young women. April did an outcry in her mathematics class for about a week and a half, until her math teacher reported the situation to a counselor. When he was questioned on why he did

  • April Raintree Analysis

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    Members of the Aboriginal community, or any community, cannot allow themselves to believe love can only exist within their own race. In search of April Raintree projects tensions that can be involved with interracial dating. For society in 1969 racism was largely considered socially acceptable. With that being said, for one to express affection with person of another race was more than just an act of love, it was also an act of courage. Today racism still exists but today is society is now aware

  • Analysis Of April Raintree

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    April Raintree: A Challenging Search for Identity The constant shifting of tectonic plates can lead a future of rough, uneven or desturbed terrain. Often times when plates collide mountain ranges or volcanoes are formed but the relationship and distance between continents can also change. In the book “April Raintree” by Beatrice Culleton, the constant shifts in April’s life cause a permanent confusion as to who she is and how she identifies herself later on in life. This confusion results in many

  • April Raintree Thesis

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    community around them. It’s a personal struggle that people fight with every day to try to figure out. April Raintree was one of those people. In the book “In Search of April Raintree” by Beatrice Culleton Mosionier, April ran from who she really was, a Metis. April struggled with her identity as a fair skinned Metis. She was ashamed of her native heritage, she wanted to live like a white person. April had almost a fairy-tail like idea of how the white culture lived, she thought they lead the perfect

  • Capitaes de Abril

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    Capitaes de Abril is directed by Maria de Medeiros, and is a film depicting the events of the Portuguese revolution. The film opens up showing pictures of dead African people during the colonial war and then transitions to a solider kissing his girlfriend before boarding a train to the Army camp. The main character is Captain Maia, who is one of the leaders of the revolution. At the Army camp the Caption order everyone to wake up at night and assembled them. the caption gave a speech about liberating

  • April Leatherwood's Loyalty

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    April Leatherwood’s undercover work represents an extreme example of loyalty where an employee goes to great lengths of personal sacrifice in the company’s service (Brusseau, 2012). She demonstrated both broad company loyalty and obedience loyalty with her work (Brusseau, 2012). She went undercover for years – sacrificing her personal life and all the comforts it brings – because she probably believes in her police department’s goals and missions are worth serving no matter what lengths it takes

  • April Raintree Belonging

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    Who am I? What is my purpose in life? Does my life have meaning? These are questions everyone at some point will ask themselves. The novel In Search of April Raintree by Beatrice Culleton Mosionier is a perfect example of how ones path in life can begin with confusion; being exposed to a world full of racism, discrimination and stereotypical people and how such obstacles are needed to grow and find meaning within oneself. It is sometimes difficult to determine what a meaningful life truly is, but

  • Graphic Designer: April Grieman

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    April Greiman is a contemporary designer who is recognized all across the world. Through her life she is known as the first designer to use computer technology. Her work is signature for her use of different materials, texture, and color. She has also inspired many people, and has been inspired by many professors and artist in her lifetime. She continues today to impress people with her knowledge of graphics, architecture, and environment. April Grieman was born in New York City in 1948. She studied

  • Similarities Between April And Hercules

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    the people that is in their group of so called “friends”. In two videos the class recently watched called “Hercules” and “April”, the main characters struggle to find their self-identity. Although April and Hercules are two very different characters, they have some similarities. One similarity between April and Hercules is that they both want to fit in with the “in-crowd”. April wanted to fit in with the other kids at her school and be like everyone else, Hercules wanted to be like other kids, but