Bull Moose Essays

  • The Bull Moose

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    The Bull Moose "The Bull Moose" is a poem by one of the great Canadian poets, Alden Nowlan. It is a finely crafted poem by a very talented poet. It reminds us how far away from Nature the lives of ordinary men and women have strayed. This is something common to all of us who live so much our lives in buildings and who so rarely experience Nature in its raw form. Nowlan creates powerful layers of images, and contrasts them in a way to make us feel just how damaging to our minds and souls this separation

  • The Bull Moose

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    Title: The title The Bull Moose is an interesting title to use. Bulls are known to be rough and strong which could be a reference to the moose’s strength and/or characteristics. The moose is animal that symbolizes old age, which can be inferred the protagonist in the poem is old. The word “Bull” is the term to describe a male moose; the author probably used the word Bull instead of male to emphasize strength and masculinity. Moose is commonly hunted as game. In this poem there may be a connection

  • Poem Analysis: The Bull Moose

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    English 1102 18 August 2010 The Bull Moose “The Bull Moose” by Alden Nowlan and “Downfall” as sung by Trust Company is a fine display of the relations between what people can see on the outside and what we hide inside ourselves by the workings of the figurative language, connotations and metaphors used. To begin the comparison between each in a literal sense would be to compare an animal to a human being, at which the comparison breaks down after the more basic levels: living, breathing, moving

  • The Bull Moose Party or Progressives

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    Americans were used to Democrats and Republicans, but they now had the Bull Moose Party or Progressives. The Progressives were those who “firmly believed that they could change society for the better, and even come close to a state of perfection” (Bowles, M.D., 2011). The Progressives were “committed to the principle of government by a self-controlled democracy expressing its will through representatives of the people,” (Bull Moose Party, 1912). Theodore Roosevelt was and is the most famous of the

  • Politics and Poverty

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    a split in American politics on how to combat poverty. Throughout history, how America combats poverty has changed depending on what party is running the government. There has been a number of different parties however, Republican, Democrat, The Bull Moose Party, and other various ones. However, these views can be put into two main categories: The Liberal ideology and the Conservative ideology. There are three areas, which have broad and differing views on how to combat poverty. Those three being

  • Theodore Roosevelt: The Bull Moose President

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    not least the bull moose party. Theodore Roosevelt childhood, Theodore Roosevelt childhood was really good but his health was not at all the best. Theodore Roosevelt was home schooled he has a private teacher because he did not have the energy to attend school. The reason he didn't have the energy to attend school was that he had really bad asthma. Some nights his dad would stay up at night making sure he was still breathing at night while he was asleep. Let's start with the Bull Moose party. After

  • the moose

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    In order to discuss strategy in the life of a moose (any reference to moose is meant as the Alaska moose), I will first describe a moose. The Alaskan moose is the largest sub-specious of the deer family which is very closely related to the Elk in Europe. The adult bull weighing up to 760 kg and the females can weigh up to 360 kg. The moose can grow to seven and half feet high, the highest point being at its large shoulders. The shoulders support “the males bear racks of flattened antlers that

  • Elk Essay

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    The American elk, is truly one of the most majestic and beautiful creatures of the Rocky Mountains. With a scientific name of Cervus canadensis, the Elk represent the Rocky Mountains of North America. Elk, used to thrive in natural communities through much of the Northern Hemisphere, from Europe all the way through most of the other continents. (Sensemen 2014) Extensive hunting and accidental destruction of their natural habitats have taken a great portion of their range away from them. Today

  • William Stafford's Traveling Through the Dark

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    Profound Meaning in William Stafford's Traveling Through the Dark The power of the poet is not only to convey an everyday scene into a literary portrait of words, but also to interweave this scene into an underlying theme. The only tool the poet has to wield is the word. Through a careful placement and selection of words, the poet can hopefully make his point clear, but not blatantly obvious. Common themes of poems are life, death, or the conflicting forces thereto. This theme could never possibly

  • Hunting in Morally Acceptable

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    When a wealthy American dentist killed a prized African lion he unintentionally reignited the debate concerning the morality of hunting. In this essay, I am going to provide an argument for the morality of hunting. Hunting, when performed with correct moral intentions and in compliance with regulations, is a morally acceptable act. I will first provide background definitions used in my essay followed by a formal layout of my argument. Next, I will discuss each premise of my argument separately and

  • Person versus Poetry

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    “One merit of poetry few persons will deny: it says more and in fewer words than prose.” Said by Voltaire can describe the two poems, Seventeen by Andrew Hudgins and Traveling through the Dark by William Stafford. Both poems are written in a prose fashion but mean so much more than the written words. At a glance, the poems both seem to be about the tragic deaths of animals; however, the poems differ in their themes of growing up in Seventeen and the intermixing of technology with man and nature in

  • The wolf and moose populations

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    wolf and moose population on Isle Royale this unit. We have gone through packets and models to learn more about how organisms have relations with one another in their physical surroundings. On top of that, we have gone through case studies and videos to learn more about the wolves and moose on the island. Throughout our investigation we had built a graph showing the populations of the moose and wolves. As we reached the end of our unit, our class was presented with a question:are the moose and wolf

  • Artemis, The Goddess of the Hunt

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    Artemis is known as the Greek goddess of the hunt, wilderness and fertility. She had gained these abilities form her father, Zeus, when she was just three years old. Artemis had asked her father for six wishes. These wishes include being an eternal virgin, to never marry, hunting dogs to aid her in the hunt, a bow and arrows, eighty hunting nymphs to assist her in the wild, and lastly, deer to lead her chariot (godsandgoddess.com). Her father granted her these wishes which is one of the major reasons

  • Wolves: Keeping Nature in Balance

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    wolf studies, and the population is already suffering. We have all heard of the Big Bad Wolf, stalking children and spreading fear and chaos. It commits heinous crimes and deserves to be destroyed. This is a misdemeanor. Wolves hunt deer, rabbits, moose, and other animals (“Wolf”). Because most of the animals they hunt are in fact larger than them, the sickly, inferior, or downright small are targeted since wolves track then kill prey up to ten times their size with their teeth(“All about Wolves”)

  • Loons

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    in austere letters name MacLead. It was a large cottage; it was on the lakefront. Everything around the cottage were ferns, and sharp-branched raspberry bushes, and moss that had grown over fallen tree trunks. Above the backdoor there was the broad moose antlers that hung there. Vanessa loved the summer at Diamond Lake because she loved to listen to the loons all night. She also loved because she would go swimming in the lake. Vanessa also loved to go there because she could spent more time with her

  • Atrocities in Stafford's Traveling Through the Dark

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    Atrocities in Stafford's Traveling Through the Dark Is a drive just a drive, or is it a metaphor that imparts appreciation for life's fragility while simultaneously lamenting man's inability to appropriately confront, or understand, death? William Stafford's "Traveling Through the Dark" illustrates the mechanisms by which seemingly mundane events become probes into the mystery and ambiguity of the human condition. The poem's situation is simple, a lone traveler driving along a desolate canyon

  • Analysis of The Moose

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    Analysis of The Moose Elizabeth Bishop's "The Moose" is a narrative poem of 168 lines. Its twenty-eight six-line stanzas are not rigidly structured. Lines vary in length from four to eight syllables, but those of five or six syllables predominate. The pattern of stresses is lax enough almost to blur the distinction between verse and prose; the rhythm is that of a low-keyed speaking voice hovering over the descriptive details. The eyewitness account is meticulous and restrained. The poem concerns

  • Wolf and Moose Interaction on Isle Royal

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    Isle Royal is an island surrounded by the cool Lake Superior. Wolf and Moose are the two largest species on the island, and the wolf and moose interaction is the longest running large mammal predator-prey study on earth (USNPS, 2014). The two populations were once said to exhibit some kind of “balance of nature,” now that is not believed to be the case (Vucetich, 2012). Isle Royal is located fifty-six miles north of Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula. It is the largest wilderness area in Michigan (USNPS

  • Comparing Rugby and Football

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    broad-shouldered athlete breathes heavily and grunts with each step as he and his teammates push mightily against the opposition. His arms are locked over his teammates' shoulders, all of their heads down. The two teams are pushing against each other like two moose fighting over territory. He looks down to see the ball, sitting just in front of his feet. If he could just hook it with his foot and heave it to his teammate behind him… This is what every player in a scrum is thinking while they fight each other

  • In The Stag Hughes seems to comment on man’s relationships with nature

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    In The Stag Hughes seems to comment on man’s relationships with nature With reference to The Stag and one other poem in the section discuss the poet’s treatment of conflict between man and nature. “In ‘The Stag’ Hughes seems to comment on man’s relationships with nature” With reference to ‘The Stag’ and one other poem in the section discuss the poet’s treatment of conflict between man and nature. The Stag was written by a poet named Ted Hughes and is similar to the poem Roe-Deer in many