Brief Comment Essays

  • brief comment on the call of the wild

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    Mystic journey to the wildness ------ Book report of The call of the wild T he call of the wild is, Jack London's classic 1903 story of Buck, a courageous dog fighting for survival in the Alaskan wilderness, is widely considered to be his masterpiece. Sometimes wrongly considered simply a children's novel, this epic vividly evokes the harsh and frozen Yukon during the Gold Rush. As Buck is ripped from his pampered surroundings and shipped to Alaska to be a sled dog, his primitive, wolflike nature

  • Is Socrates Guilty As Charged?

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    A Brief Comment on the Query: "Is Socrates Guilty As Charged?" In any case of law, when one is considering truth and justice, one must first look at the validity of the court and of the entity of authority itself. In Socrates case, the situation is no different. One may be said to be guilty or not of any said crime, but the true measure of guilt or innocence is only as valid as the court structure to which it is subject to. Therefore, in considering whether Socrates is 'guilty or not', we must

  • Hemingway's Use of Economy In The End of Something

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    Hemingway's Use of Economy In The End of Something Hemingway is renowned for his brief, simple and economical writing style. This is present in the story "The end of something", but how does he achieve this and what effect does it have on the story. Hemingway has an economical writing style, which is achieved through the repetition of words. An example of this is the use of the word "said" after any dialogue between Marjorie and Nick. This can seem quite juvenile in style, many authors

  • I Hate Needles

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    I Hate Needles Dr. Ross’ comments: As part of our study of American Literature, my class and I explore the continuing theme of “connection to community” as revealed by the writers. I also offer my students bonus points for performing a community service and writing about their own “connection to community” as discovered through their act of service. This student chose to donate blood and writes a surprisingly delightful description of her experience. She humorously finds her own good connections

  • Voices from Vietnam

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    much as I would have wanted it to. It became boring at parts when they explained how the war started and how the Chinese were trying to take control of Vietnam. What the author should have done was explain the war with minimum detail and have many comments from the people who were actually involved in it. In this reader’s opinion this book should be good for older people. Older people would understand the meaning of the war better and how it started. Also older people would probably find it interesting

  • Sexual Harassment is No Joke

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    sexual harassment and I don't have to take it!" Many women have made this comment in any uncomfortable situations. In today's society there has been confusion over what constitutes sexual harassment. It has been agreed upon that unwanted physical contact is classified as sexual harassment. However, all inappropriate language with a sexual overtone is also sexual harassment. Verbal comments such as sexual jokes and indecent comments reported or not, is sexual harassment. Experts define sexual harassment

  • The Shy Girl

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    Ashamed, I wanted some way out. I wanted my words to stick with people. I wanted them to think, "Louisa said…." I tried participating in class more and sharing my opinions, but that did not help. Whenever I made a comment, one of two things happened: I did not get the credit for my comment, or no one took me seriously. I felt helpless. The ninth grade production of The Tempest changed my life. My teacher, Mrs. Massand, gave me a part in the play and I no longer appeared quiet and shy. Although Mrs

  • The roles of Major Petkoff and Catherine in Arms and the Man

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    Comment on the roles of Major Petkoff and Catherine in Arms and the Man. Major Petkoff and Catherine are typical secondary characters, with funny occasional opinions and repetitive comments, such as those of the “electric bell” or the so famous unique “library” in all Bulgaria. They are characters that would normally be used to lower the tension in different types of plays. Yet, Arms and the Man, is a comedy and hence not many high-tension scenes are found. Their role additionally, adds

  • Drug Effects on the Community

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    only the drugs affecting the community but it is the community affecting itself. The community has so much racism involved between all cultures and ethnicities that people try to ignore the fact about who and what they are. The racist’s acts and comments cause all types of hatred such as the Caucasians wanting to be Black and/or the Blacks wanting to be Caucasian. The blacks and whites aren’t the only type of people who are at times racist against each other but there are other groups such as the

  • The Case of Amanda Stein

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    ridicule and insult.” (Bohlander 65) even though, Mr. Villa probably did not meant his comments in a malicious way, as stated in the book making a person feel ridiculous its consider harassment in the work place as well. One of the issues faced by Amanda Stein, in this article, is the fact that Amanda is a woman. For instance, Mr. Villa’s comments towards Amanda being a woman, was harassment, Mr. Villa unacceptable comments such as “I think you have been successful in part due to your ability to take it

  • Rear Window, by Alfred Hitchcock

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    of peeping toms” and that “the only thing that can come out of peeping toms is trouble”. In no way do those comments make Jefferies feel like what his is doing is wrong. By his reactions to Stella’s comments you actually feel like they encourage him to continue watching his neighbors from his window. He reinforces the idea that he lives in a corrupted society when he replies to her comments that “right now, I would welcome trouble”. Jefferies is the source of the corrupted society and as the movie

  • The Evil of Nature in Blake's The Tyger

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    The Evil of Nature in Blake's The Tyger In the poem "The Tyger" Blake comments on nature and in particularly its creator. He comments on the darker side of nature, and the animal kingdom, through the tiger. Blake describes the tiger as a creature of nature that he fears. He describes the "fire in thine eyes", its "deadly terror clasp" and also its "dread hand" and " dread feet". He uses an extended metaphor of fire to describe the vivid colour of its coat but also because fire has many

  • Web Reaches 100 Million Sites (With Teacher's Comments)

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    Web Reaches 100 Million Sites (With Teacher's Comments) I found this article to be quite interesting. We all know there is a lot of websites out there, but 100 million is a tough number to imagine. It is really amazing that after taking until 2004 to reach 50 million it only took a little over 2 years to reach double that. [statements of facts here. Who said it reach 50 million two years, why not 15 million in 20 years? You need a citation reference here.] I guess I would be a little bit

  • Negative And Negative Opinion

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    something platitude about you. But, because the world has changed so much in the last few years, how do we deal with negative and positive comments? Negative comments often bring people down. You have many comments such as “your ugly" that often bring people down. However, the question still remains how do you deal with such comments. People like me deal with comments such as that with a small grain of salt. If someone said something to me, I would walk away. Their negative opinions do not affect me

  • Argumentative Essay: The Impact Of Sexual Harassment On Women

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    should not make comments about women or girls on the street because it can vary as sexual harassment, it can make women self conscious of themselves and women can be offended by these comments. Consequently, men commenting on women can vary as sexual harassment because of what the man might say to her. A man can comment on the woman's body or just their face, and the way they approach it can be seen as sexual in the way he says it making the women uncomfortable. When men comment on women on the

  • Ethical Values Evaluation for Employee

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    where someone in a formal classroom setting started making jokes of a sexual nature. Not once did the instructor address the comments and later tried to dismiss the class. While Jeff was not personally offended by the comments, his integrity to do the right thing led him to address the students as well as the instructor before anyone could leave. Jeff explained that the comments were inappropriate for that setting and that the instructor showed a poor example for allowing it to continue. Jeff placed

  • Comments on Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau

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    Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau Thoreau's essay entitled "Civil Disobedience" i was an excellent way of educating the public on why people should not settle for a less than perfect government. His belief in demanding a better government was a great reminder that Thomas Jefferson insisted that it was our "duty, to throw off"(2) an unsatisfactory government in the "Declaration of Independence" ii Thoreau's essay also explained why people choose not to do anything about it. Thoreau

  • The WNBA - Women's Basketball will Never be the Same

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    understand the point of having a professional women's basketball team. I find myself to this day defending the ideas many have about women's basketball - collegiate and otherwise. The regular comments are: 'It's too slow!' 'The scores are so low!' 'There's nothing to watch!' 'They don't dunk!' All the silly ignorant comments. My male cousin still refuses to even watch a game; he just doesn't see the point. My sentiments were more in regard to the amount it took for the WNBA to be formed. As a young basketball

  • Relationship between Fiction and Reality Explored in The Things They Carried

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    the main character--he is a Vietnam veteran recounting his experiences during the war, as well as a writer who is examining the mechanics behind writing stories. These two aspects of the novel are juxtaposed to produce a work of literature that comments not only upon the war, but also upon the actual art of fiction: the means of storytelling, the purposes behind them, and ultimately the relationship between fiction and reality itself. Through writing about his experiences in Vietnam, O'Brien's

  • A Student's Comments on Habitat for Humanity Websites

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    A Student's Comments on Habitat for Humanity Websites While sitting in my dorm room watching a DVD, I looked around and suddenly realized how lucky I was. I lived in a decent sized room with lighting and air conditioning that I could adjust to make myself comfortable. Then I thought how even more lucky I was to be able to go home too yet a nicer living facility at my own house that I have to share with nobody but my immediate family. It made me begin to wonder how many people there are that