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  • The Clever Use of Diction in Mary Shelly's Frankenstein

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    example of the use of diction to provoke fear is seen in Chapter IV. Mary Shelley uses words such as “wretch”, “yellow skin”, “horrid”, “white sockets” and “shriveled” to describe the monster, thus making our stomachs churn. Later on, she uses words such as “livid”, “grave-worms”, “crawling”, “dim” and “convulsed” to describe a terrifying nightmare Victor Frankenstein, the main character, had had the night his monster came to life. Mary Shelley carefully picked which words to use when describing

  • Sophocles' Clever Use of Dramatic Irony in Oedipus the King

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    it is most reasonable and how agonizing it can be to be the costs of the misinterpretation, in some sense foreseeable. Dramatic irony is also use by Sophocles to make the audience feel their taken part of the play knowing the fate of the main character, making the audience wait in suspense wanting to know how Oedipus would react to his fate. The other use of the dramatic irony was to foreshadow which is a key component of great literature. My edition is a little different than the required text

  • The Importance Of Biomimetics

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    tough material called dentin” (Lewis, Tanya. “Biomimetics: 7 clever technologies inspired by nature.” Live Science. Purch. 22 Apr. 2013. Web). Not only is the skin durable, but it contains hundreds of tiny teeth throughout the skin that acts as a defense from other animals, and from organisms such as barnacles latching on. Alone those nasty critters have caused the US Navy, “at least $50 million each year” (Lewis, Tanya. “Biomimetics: 7 clever technologies inspired by nature.” Live Science. Purch. 22

  • Comparing A London Fete and Clever Tom Clinch Going to be Hanged

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    Comparing A London Fete and Clever Tom Clinch Going to be Hanged This essay will contrast the two poems ‘A London Fete’ written by Coventry Patmore and ‘Clever Tom Clinch Going To Be Hanged’ by Jonathan Swift. Both of these poems are about the hangings in the 17th-18th century. A London Fete was written in the 18th century, whereas Clever Tom Clinch was written in the 17th century. This could have made a slight variation in what the poet had written because of the time variation. For

  • Batman Villain Essay

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    Batman has some of the best and most iconic villains of all the super heros, and that’s one of the things that makes batman great. Some of the things that make his villains great are that they are some of the scariest villains, some are very smart and clever, and some are just great fighters. The first quality in a good batman villain is to be scary. The Joker is, in many people’s opinion, the scariest batman villain. The Joker was created as a human character that dresses as a clown, which many people

  • Male-female Stereotypes and the War of the Sexes in The Promises of the Three Sisters

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    connotations, suggesting that speech used in sexual situations is meaningless. Its purpose is simply seduction: getting what one wants. In the folktale, men may have physical and temporal power, but women have mastered verbal power (“night talk”), and they use this to get what they want from men. The third sister actually does deliver the promised twins, but the midwife and her sisters maliciously substitute a dog and cat. The king keeps the animals, saying that God’s will is always good, but he sends his

  • Essay on the Growth of Katherina in Taming of the Shrew

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    Katherina is seen as the forceful sister and Bianca as the clever one. Katherina is described by Grumio as the "fiend of hell" (I.i.88) and by Tranio as "curst and shrewd" (I.i.180). In contrast, Lucentio sees in Bianca's silence "mild behavior and sobriety" (I.i.71). Early in the play, Katherina forcefully binds Bianca's hands and beats her and a weeping Bianca resorts to her father to get away from Katherina (II.i.1-25). Bianca does not use force but instead relies on cleverness to get her way. As

  • Satire Modest Proposal

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    his pamphlet A Modest Proposal, use clever, targeted, and ironic criticism to bring the social state of Ireland to the attention of indolent aristocrats. He accomplishes such criticism through satire, specifically Juvenanlian satire. Swift’s A Modest Proposal stands as a perfect example of the type of satire that plays upon the audience’s emotion by creating anger concerning the indifference of the voice created. He complements such criticism with sophisticated, clever language which may be mistaken

  • The Reeves Rebuttal

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    pilgrims in his tales give an insight into and very well foreshadow the their tale to come, and the Reeve is of course no exception. His description continues, portraying him with a conservative and resolve appearance, and one of fierce authority. Clever, calculating, and ruthless seem to sum up his personality, an imposing persona in a weakening body. And when it comes his time to tell his tale, he is quick t fight tale to tale with the Miller to embarrass him more so, being a carpenter himself and

  • Juvenelian Satire in A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift

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    in his pamphlet A Modest Proposal, uses clever, targeted, and ironic criticism to bring the social state of Ireland to the attention of indolent aristocrats. He accomplishes such criticism through satire, specifically Juvenalian satire. Swift’s A Modest Proposal stands as an example of the type of satire that plays upon the audience’s emotion by creating anger concerning the indifference of the voice created. He complements such criticism with sophisticated, clever language which may be mistaken for

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