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    The Use of Similes in  Auto Wreck In his poem Auto Wreck (p. 1002), Karl Shapiro uses carefully constructed similes to cause the events he relates to become very vivid and also to create the mood for the poem. To describe the aftermath, especially in people's emotions, of an automobile accident, he uses almost exclusively medical or physiological imagery. This keeps the reader focused and allows the similes used to closely relate to the subject of the poem. Three main similes used are arterial

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    Shapiro's Poem Auto Wreck Philosophers have pondered the meaning of life and death since the beginning of time. There are many hypotheses. From reincarnation to Valhalla-then on to heaven. There have been many proposed solutions. Yet no one fully understands dea th. In Shapiro's poem "Auto Wreck," he illustrates the irrationality of life for it can be taken away at any given time for no rational reason.Shapiro uses metaphors to emphasize the fantasy-like and wild setting of the auto wreck. The following

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    Sharpio's "Auto Wreck": The Theme of Death Few subjects can be discussed with more insightfulness and curiosity than death. The unpredictability and grimness of it are conveyed well in Karl Shapiro's poem, "Auto Wreck". The poem starts with a description of an ambulance rushing to the scene of a crash, and hurriedly gathering up the victims and rushing them away. The aftermath of the police investigation that follows leaves the crowd gathered around the scene to explore privately and individually

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    The “Auto Wreck” by Karl Shapiro is a gripping poem that dives into the world of death from an observer’s perspective. Karl Shapiro decorates the poem with a beautiful, yet saddening, portrayal of death. Shapiro uses several prevailing elements to make sure that the message and theme are clearly displayed to the audience. Through personification, diction, and imagery, Karl Shapiro shows all aspects of a car wreck from the perspective of a victim, showing that death is irrational and illogical. Karl

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    Auto Wreck is an ominous, grim, and disturbing poem written by Karl Shapiro about death, fate, coincidence and the envisioning of reality. In this harsh poem Shapiro describes an awful car accident where many people ends up dead. He flawlessly employes a unique imagery and language that gives the reader a clear and true sensation of the terrible mishap. The author makes us feel as if we had seen and even experienced the car collision ourselves. Although it may see that the main focus in this poem

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    Auto Wreck Poem Analysis

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    “The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything, except what is worth knowing.”- Oscar Wilde. Like the public, the speaker in Karl Shapiro’s poem, “Auto Wreck,” has a flawed sense of curiosity. The way in which the speaker depicts the ambulance and cops is a testimony to his emotions and thoughts while witnessing the aftermath of the accident. The speaker portrays the ambulance as an angel using words like “floating down” and “hush,” since “floating down” could be interpreted as an

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    Comparing Two Sources

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    disagree on their opinion of the mood of the townspeople, while source A says the crowed was "…grinning and cheerful…" "…looked interested and some just grinned." And in source B "…besieged by thousands of Africans…" "…emerged as a wreck and the people inside were injured."(Talking about the car, which had driven through the crowd earlier). The general way the source are written, or the "vibe" is different as well, source A is written in a positive way (making the crowd seem happy)

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    The Image of Ice in Jane Eyre One of the most interesting aspects of the story of Jane Eyre is Charlotte Bronte's ability to use metaphors in order to convey Jane's feelings towards the world around her, and her feelings for it.  The most frequently appearing example of this is the image of ice. This image frequently appears in Jane's thoughts and is further able to convey her feelings towards people and situations to the reader.  The references to ice are often the means by which Bronte

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    Does a Violent Media create a Violent Society? This issue is one of constant debate, with no real solution. There are many things society as a whole and individuals can do to appease or inflame the issue, however each argument has a counter argument and a counter argument will exist for that and so on. Because it is an issue of such heated debate with no answer or possibility of an answer should we just leave the issue be and choose not to address it further? Or should we make the issue widely

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    Dutch - The Worst Movie

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    less than heart warming movie about a misunderstood little rich kid and his mother's working class boyfriend traveling home for thanks giving dinner. They go on to a have a not so exciting adventure with a totally ridiculous story driving this train wreck. Not only is everything that happens in this story totally unbelievable. Each event gives you another reason to dislike one of the characters a little more. By the end of this movie I found myself not caring if these to made it home or died in the

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