Chamber Essays

  • Jay Caretaker Chambers And The Work Of Whittaker Chambers

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    Whittaker Chambers was originally born with the name Jay Vivian Chambers on April 1, 1901 (Whittaker, 2004). After Chambers graduated high school he left his home in Long Island and worked as a construction worker replacing railroad tracks (Boston, 2011). After working on the railroads Chambers decided to attend college. He attended Columbia University in New York between the years of 1920 and 1924 (Boston, 2011). During his time at Columbia, Chambers became a very gifted writer. While attending

  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

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    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets The 2nd book in the Harry Potter series is about Harry and strange happenings going on in Hogwarts. Soon after Harry and his friends arrive after Hogwarts, a message is written on a wall in blood that says "enemies of the heir, beware, the chamber has been opened." Harry is found near the sight so people suspect he was the one who dun it. Throughout this book, Harry, Hermione, and Ron are constantly looking for the chamber of secrets, and who might

  • Angela Carter The Bloody Chamber

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    The Bloody Chamber, this is not necessarily the case. Although there are several feminist messages in the stories’ resolutions, these messages are not always presented in the way one would expect, and not every female protagonist is presented as a feminist character. By taking the roles of typically Gothic women and toying with the presentation of female characters, many of Carter’s feminist messages are not as one would expect. The role of women in Angela Carter's "The Bloody Chamber" is as victims

  • The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter

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    There is plenty of opportunity for interpretation in Carter’s writing, particularly in her book ‘The Bloody Chamber’ which is commonly considered to be her masterwork, brimming with intertextualities and ambiguities. Some may find her work to be excessively violent or savage, perhaps even alienating. Yet others may have found this no-holds-barred approach to be exhilarating and refreshing in comparison to other authors of her time. In her re-writing of Perrault and Beaumont’s classic tales, Carter

  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

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    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets The title of my book is Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. It is written by J.K. Rowling. I really liked this book. This book is a fiction book. That of course means it’s not true. Harry Potter is a twelve-year-old boy whose parents were killed by Voldemort. Harry has a scar shaped like a lighting bolt on his forehead. He has black hair, like his father, and green eyes, like his mother. Ron Weasley is a red haired, freckled faced boy. Ron is Harry’s

  • Angela Carter’s The Bood Chamber

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    In Angela Carter’s The Bloody Chamber, the theme of transformation appears throughout the short story cycle. The hero/heroine’s virginity acts as a source of strength that protects them from harm. Their lack of fear also saves them from death. Virginity acts as power of potentia, either literally or symbolically and results in a release of an observed transformative power. The bloody chamber serves a different symbolic purpose of transformation for Beauty in “The Courtship of Mr Lyon”, the heroine

  • A Comparison of the Quest for Enlightenment in Candide and Dream of the Red Chamber

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    Enlightenment in Candide and Dream of the Red Chamber Seventeenth-century Europe saw the end of the Renaissance and ushered in the Neoclassic era. During this period, which is also called the Enlightenment and "The Age of Reason," society advocated rationalism and urged the restraint of emotion. Writers modeled their works after the Greco-Roman satires and picaresque novels. At around the same time in China, the author of Dream of the Red Chamber explores a different kind of enlightenment, whose

  • Use of the Gas Chamber in Capital Punishment

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    hanging, or the headman’s axe. The pain inflicted by these was far less than the first three methods, as death was nearly instantaneous. However, technology’s influence on execution methods truly became apparent with the invention of the gas chamber in 1924. Gee Jon, a convicted felon in the State of Nevada, is known as the first person to have died by the ...

  • Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets

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    Monday: Patterns and Paradox One of the reoccurring events that takes place in the beginning of the book include Harry's desire to hear from his friends. He has gone a couple of months without receiving word, or owl post, from any of his fellow wizards. He is reminded several times that he seems to have no outside friendship from his home. With his encounter with Dobby, the house elf, Harry cannot help but feel left out and unwanted. This feeling is added to by the hatred that his foster family

  • The Dream Of Red Chamber Analysis

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    “The Flaw of the Stone: Baoyu’s Entanglement with Love how the Universe tries to Cure It” Carl Forsthoefel On the very first page of The Dream of Red Chamber the author tells us of a stone which was cast away by the goddess Nuwa for being unworthy of repairing the sky. This stone is the ethereal representation of Baoyu, and is abandoned in a place called Greensickness Peak, located in the Incredible Crags of the Great Fable Mountains. Many people have studied the symbolic meaning of this peak and

  • Fighting Fate in Dream of the Red Chamber

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    Dream of the Red Chamber is one of the classics of Chinese literature and is considered by some to be eminent example of classic Chinese writing. Written in the middle of the eighteenth century, is serves as one of the last great tableaus of China prior to influence from the West. Its central story is that of boy, Jia Baoyu, growing up in feudal China. He lives a privileged life — the Jia family is by no means impoverished — and is attended on by maids as he spends his days with his cousins and friends

  • Theme Of Love In The Dream Of Red Chamber

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    It is interesting to note that The Dream of red Chamber from the first chapter is presented as a story of enlightenment. It is described by Vanitas as a love story, but that is only a vehicle used to stimulate enlightenment through love. In the novel, Zhen Shiyin and Jia Zheng both become enlightened through their deep-rooted love for their children. However, characters such as Adamantina and Jia Jing illustrate contrasts to them. Neither of these characters attempt to achieve enlightenment through


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    A CRITIQUE OF THE SNOW CHILD, TAKEN FROM ANGELA CARTER’S THE BLOODY CHAMBER. Throughout ’The Bloody Chamber’, Angela Carter takes the highly successful conventions that belong to once innocent fairy tales, and rips them unremorsefully from their seemingly sound foundations to create a variety of dark, seductive, sensual stories, altering the landscapes beyond all recognition and rewarding the heroines with the freedom of speech thus giving them license to grab hold of the reigns of the story

  • The Chamber

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    1.     The Chamber starts off with Sam Cayhall and Rollie Wedge planting a bomb in Marvin Kramer’s office. Marvin’s is a Jewish activist leader during the civil rights movement, and both Sam and Rollie are members of the Ku Klux Klan. The bomb goes off, killing both of Marvin’s young children and leaving Marvin as an amputee. The bomb’s publicity destroys the small town of Greenville, Mississippi. Time goes on towards Adam Hall, Sam’s grandson. Adam’s father kills himself in 1980 when he was only

  • Critical Review of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by JK Rowling

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    the Chamber of Secrets-J.K.Rowling) The good of Harry and his allies overpowers the bad in Voldemort “Ginny!” said Mr. Weasley, flabbergasted. “Haven't I taught you anything? What have I always told you? Never trust anything that can think for itself if you can’t see where it keeps its brain?” The good of Harry and his allies overpowers the bad in Voldemort. Throughout the Harry Potter series J.K. Rowling takes a fantasy and teaches a lesson through 7 books. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

  • Sheep Heart Dissection

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    back. The heart is made up of four different blood-filled areas, and each of these areas is called a chamber. There are two chambers on each side of the heart: one chamber is on the top and one chamber is on the bottom. The two chambers on top are called the atria (plural). The atria are the chambers that fill with the blood returning to the heart from the body and lungs. The two chambers on the bottom are called the

  • Investigation into the Factor of Light and Dark Affecting Woodlice

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    prefer a surrounding of slightly higher pressure (1.05 ~ 1.1 atmosphere), because water evaporates more slowly under a high pressure. However, this is not investigated in this experiment due to the nature of the choice chamber. Equipment/Apparatus 10 woodlice, a choice chamber, a piece of muslin net, water, ice, a kettle (to produce hot water). Variables There are three small experiments in this report and the variables and constants are:- Nr. Variable Constant 1 The humidity

  • Identifying an Unknown Analgesic

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    they are kept one cm apart. Mark the position of the spots lightly in PENCIL and be sure to keep a record of which spot represents each product. Development of the TLC plates 1. Prepare a developing chamber by adding 15-20 ml of solvent 2. Place the TLC plates in the chamber so that they do not touch. Allow the solvent to rise to within one cm of the top of the plates. 3. Remove the plates, mark the solvent front using pencil, and allow them to dry. 4. Visualize the spots

  • Comparing The Superstitious Man's Story And The Call

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    Tension in The Superstitious Man is built up in many ways in the story, when Betty finishes her ironing she decides to go up to their chamber but to her great surprise, on reaching the foot the staircase she sees Williams boots, standing in the same place as they always stood, when he had gone to bed. Then going up the staircase and entering the chamber, she found William in bed sleeping as sound as a rock. By now Betty was confused and couldn't quite work out what had gone off. She wonders

  • Cosquer Cave

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    (“Cosquer Grotto”). This long, sloping tunnel leads to the large, air-filled main chamber of the cave. Cosquer Cave is named after its discoverer, professional deep-sea diver Henri Cosquer. Cosquer discovered this cave by accident while on a dive in 1985. Although he visited the cave several times after the initial discovery, he was unable to reach the main chamber until September of 1985. Upon discovering the main chamber, he noticed calcite draperies, submerged stalagmites and crystals of aragonite