Bloom Essays

  • The Character of Molly Bloom in James Joyce's Ulysses

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    The Character of Molly Bloom in Ulysses In James Joyce's Ulysses, the character of Molly Bloom appears significantly only twice in the entire span of the novel. She appears for the first time in the episode "Calypso," then we do not hear from her again until the very end, in her own words, in "Penelope." Yet in these two instances, Joyce paints a very affectionate, lighthearted and humorous portrait of Molly Bloom -- perhaps not a complete rendition, but a substantial one, with enough colors

  • Anxiety of Influence, Harold Bloom

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    'Anxiety of Influence' by Harold Bloom is the book in which the author presents the idea of poetic influence as an imperative in creating a poem. Poets stick to settled methods of writing, which appeared in the literary works of their predecessors. In another words, poets are rarely revolutionary when it comes to bringing new ideas of writing to literature and introducing new themes in their poems. What inspired a poet more than reading one great piece belonging to a literary canon? Writers don't

  • Cyanobacteria and their effect on Algal Blooms

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    of factors, such as the nutrients in that environment, temperature, light levels, turbidity, and stable conditions (Department of Primary Industries, 2009). The mass growth of algae is known as an algal bloom. This large population has negative effects on the surrounding environment. Algal blooms have been linked to pollution spread from agricultural runoff in studies conducted at Stanford University in 2005 (Stanford Report, 2005), with the high levels of nitrogen/phosphorus used in the fertilizers

  • Toxic Algal Bloom Research Paper

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    Toxic Algae bloom Name: Faisal Hussain Student number: 500635004 Course code: ENH 617 Institution: Ryerson University Submission Date: 16th November 2015 Word Count: 537 Toxic Algae bloom Freshwater and marine destructive algal blooms also called harmful algal bloom or HABs, can transpire anytime, and use of water is impaired due to the accumulation of excessive harmful algae. HAB instance is influenced by an intricate set of chemical, physical, hydrological, biological, and meteorological

  • Cereus Blooms At Night

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    In the novel Cereus Blooms at Night by Shani Mootoo, the author tells the story of Mala and her father, Chandin, in the fictional Caribbean island Lantanacamara. Published in 1996, the novel focuses on the effects of European colonization and Asian indentured labor on the people of the Caribbean. Through her portrayal of Chandin, the son of indentured Indian laborers, Mootoo shows her readers the suffering, political strife, and racial injustices he faces as he navigates his need for acceptance

  • Red Tide: Harmulf Algal Blooms

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    Introduction Red Tide, commonly labeled as Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs), is a natural phenomenon that is caused by an explosion of algae in coastal waters. The algae are single celled protists; plant-like organisms. Because the algae reproduce expeditiously, they manage to alter the color of coastal oceans. However, the name "Red Tide" is a misnomer; many times, the ocean can be multiple colors, ranging from green to blue to yellow. Overall, Red Tide has many negative effects on the environment as

  • What Causes the Algae called Pseudo-nitzschialgal to Blooms and How We Can Prevent Them?

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    Algal Blooms and Their Effects Over the past years, due to warming waters, a toxic kind of algae called Pseudo-nitzschia has been blooming. This toxic algae affects sea life, especially marine mammals such as sea lions, which die of brain disease after feeding on this algae. This research paper will provide the reader with a conclusion in respect to what causes algal blooms and how we can prevent them. Pseudo-nitzschia is a type of algae that produces a very strong neurotoxin called Domoic Acid,

  • Phosphates and dissolved oxygen

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    Phosphates are present in many natural waters, such as lakes and streams. Phosphates are essential to aquatic plant growth, but too much phosphate can lead to the growth of algae and results in an algae bloom. Too much algae can cause a decrease in the amount in dissolved oxygen in the water. Oxygen in water is affected in many different ways by phosphates Phosphorus is usually present in natural waters as phosphate(Mcwelsh and Raintree, 1998). Phosphates are present in fertilizers and laundry detergents

  • Blooms Taxonomy

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    Created by Benjamin Bloom and a team of psychologists in 1948, Bloom’s Taxonomy is a method of classifying educational objectives into 3 groups, or domains. It also outlines six levels of learning; knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation. The first four levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy are generally accepted to be hierarchical, however, there has been a considerable amount of debate over the final two levels. Krathwohl suggested the idea that evaluation is easier than

  • Faulkner's Condemnation of the South in Absalom, Absalom

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    condemnation of the mores and morals of the South. Faulkner's strong condemnation of the values of the South emanates from the actual story of the Sutpen family whose history must be seen as connected to the history of the South (Bloom 74).  Quentin tells this story in response to a Northerner's question:  "What is the South like?"   As the novel progresses, Quentin is explaining the story of the Sutpen myth and revealing it to the reader.  Faulkner says that the duty

  • Constructivism

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    of Constructivism Constructivism is a defined, when referring to the learner, as a "receptive act that involves construction of new meaning by learners within the context of their current knowledge, previous experience, and social environment" (Bloom; Perlmutter & Burrell, 1999). Also, real life experiences and previous knowledge are the stepping stones to a constructivism, learning atmosphere. (Spigner-Littles & Anderson, 1999). Constructivism involves the learner being responsible for learning

  • Poe's Fall of The House of Usher Essays: Metaphoric Images

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    describes Roderick's large eyes and hair with having a "wild gossamer texture" (Thompson 96). Roderick's unhealthy life has caused side effects to occur. They include such things as looking old for his age and at times trembling for no apparent reason (Bloom 60). The House of Usher is also similar to Roderick in their description. The house's facade, as the narrator describes, resembles a giant face or skull with its eye-like windows and the hairlike fungi that hangs on the house's facade(Magill 364).

  • Gerard Manley Hopkins

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    1918. Hopkins age was defined by the change from romanticism to realism. This was a slow change but it was one that was greatly needed by Hopkins. His work was not very well liked by people because it was about things that were against the church (Bloom p.90). During his time this was a big mistake, but in the same sense this portrayed realism to its fullest. Although some of Hopkins’ poems seem disturbing, they are actually excellent pieces of work. He portrayed realism by only writing about things

  • Theme of Epiphany in James Joyce's Ulysses

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    dominant theme is that of epiphany. Not necessarily religious in meaning, the Joycean idea of epiphany is a sudden discovery of the essential nature or meaning of something. In Ulysses, Joyce describes the pursuits of two main protagonists, Leopold Bloom and Stephen Dedalus, both individuals yearning for something more. As the day progresses the two characters unknowingly cross paths until, as a result of their day, they finally meet. In doing so, they find in each other humanistic ideals, in the form

  • The Ambiguity of Shakespeare's Ambiguous Hamlet

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    Ambiguity of Hamlet In Shakespeare’s dramatic tragedy Hamlet, the reader finds ambiguity of one type and another here and there throughout the play. The protagonist himself is an especially ambiguous character is his own rite. Harold Bloom in the Introduction to Modern Critical Interpretations: Hamlet expounds on the ambiguity and mysterious conduct of the hero during the final act: When Horatio responds that Claudius will hear shortly from, presumably that Rosencrantz and Guildenstern

  • Rich, Adrienne. Midnight Salvage: Poems 1995-1998. NY: W.W. Norton & Co., 1999.

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    new meaning in each of the many sections of the poem. Body to body and heart to heart. Physical communication goes beyond the typical interpretation of sex and can be an internal process. Rich starts her poem with such an acknowledgement, “-warm bloom of blood in the child’s arterial tree” (53). This first line helps to establish life – the life of a child and the life of the poem. The tree in itself gives solidity in genealogical meaning - generations have come before and generations will follow

  • daves American Civil War

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    Union army pushed the Confederate army further south. The Union captured Forts Henry and Donelson on the Tennessee and Cumberland rivers. This is where I had to take over reporting the war for my brother Mike Bloom who was killed in the line of duty. It was his job that's is now mine John Bloom to report for the Union Observer. After these courageous Union victories the Confederate army General Sidney Johnston was forced to abandon much of west and middle Tennessee as well as Kentucky. Johnston felt

  • Theme of Love in Joyce’s Dubliners, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, and Ulysses

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    he shaves (Joyce, Ulysses 3). The two main characters of this novel, Stephen Dedalus and Leopold Bloom have each fallen from their respective faiths. They both suffer for their religious affiliations; Bloom is excluded and h... ... middle of paper ... to terms with the part of love that is comprised of forgiveness. Stephen is yet doomed to wander in search of the meaning of love, but Bloom has found an incomplete definition, at least of eros. Works Cited Burton, John. "ClassicNote."

  • Higher Education

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    education, such as author Allen Bloom believe that college does not meet the country’s standards. In order to achieve a higher lifestyle, students must “sustain himself in the intellectual deserts he is destined to traverse” (3). Bloom agrees that students must not freely develop, and a structure of college life will lead them into an easier life. However, Books written by great authors such as Shakespeare are not enough to teach students English throughout their life. Bloom states, “No public career these

  • Vengeance in Shakespeare's Hamlet - The Theme of Revenge

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    It is almost as if Jesus had been asked to play the role of Napoleon..."(Bloom 12). In Hazelton Spencer's opinion, revenge is "Hamlet's sacred duty" and must be accepted by the reader as such (Bloom 13). Hamlet has been given the task by his father to avenge his death, however he so chooses. Most readers, critics, and commentators agree in thinking that it was Hamlet's duty to kill and that he really delayed in doing so (Bloom 12). Harold Goddard says that, "[h]is delay...was a weakness and disaster