Comments Essays

  • Comments on Joyce's Ulysses

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    Ulysses is a grand work of superscription, the creation of a palimpsest spanning millennia of western thought, from the centuries of oral tradition. Australians confronting their insidious, invisible birthrights: cultural cringe, the "tyranny of distance" exacerbated by the "anxiety of influence"--in sum, a mythos where art, like life, is "elsewhere"-- may take tonic from Joyce's despair with his own country, the "afterthought of Europe", despite its brilliant literary stars: Swift, Wilde, Yeats

  • 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

  • Authorial Comments in Ike Oguine A Squatter's Tale

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    Authorial Comments in A Squatter’s Tale According to Charles Bohner and Dean Dougherty authorial comment is: An explanatory remark obviously put into the narration by the author. Authorial commentary tells us what to think instead of showing us. (1212) Authorial comment, as clearly defined above, is an artistic device used by authors to paint a vivid picture of a point they are trying to make. This gives the reader of a text the opportunity to deduce the point. Comments made in literary

  • Comments on Society in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman

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    Comments on Society in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman Often times when we read literature, we can derive certain ideas or messages that the author of the work is trying to illustrate. After reading the play Death Of A Salesman by Arthur Miller, it is evident that he is trying to comment on our society . These comments on society being expressed are demonstrated in several examples throughout the play. I think the idea that Miller is trying to get across to the audience is that, today's

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Examine the role of Alfieri in A view from the bridge. Comment on

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    Examine the role of Alfieri in A view from the bridge. Comment on his dramatic function in the play and his role as both character and commentator. This essay will explore the different roles that Alfieri takes on in 'A view from the bridge. I will comment on how he uses his role as both commentator and character to create dramatic tension in the play. A view from the bridge is a play set in the late 1940s and is based in the rural streets of Brooklyn harbour, New York. Eddie Carbone is

  • Essay About The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock: Comments

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    T S Eliot's Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock The Love Song is the lifetime of laments that one old-aged man remembers, which consist of his past failures. He then puts them into the context of his now-meaningless life to try to comprehend the significance and compensate for his loneliness.  Through Eliot's rich imagery and excellent use of Poetic Language, Prufrock's explanation of his memories, his experiences and most importantly, his feelings (most of which are doubt) come alive in this poem

  • Discuss Your Goals For The Next Four Years And Comment On Your Post-co

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    Discuss Your Goals For the Next Four Years and Comment on Your Post-College Plans “Next stop, 66th Street and Lincoln Center, ” bellowed the cracked voice of the conductor over the loudspeaker. Those words rang in my ear like the notes of a familiar melody. Stepping off the number three train, I was immediately immersed in the scents, sounds and faces of my past. All the wonderful memories of those four years came rushing back into my mind as if they had just occurred. I was finally returning to

  • Shelley's Frankenstein and Austen's Mansfield Park as Vehicles for Social Comment

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    Shelley's Frankenstein and Austen's Mansfield Park as Vehicles for Social Comment It has been often noted that the Romantic writers of English literature were rebelling against the established positions and views of society. Most of the Romantic artists were indigenes of the well-established middle class and they were swiftly tiring of the self-serving political depredation perpetrated by the hands of the upper class. The Romantics were flouting convention, thumbing their noses and calling

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

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    unsuccessful r... ... middle of paper ... ...way has used an economical title and themes in the story not just to comment on the actions in Horton's Bay but the whole of America at that time and because of this he has used Horton's Bay as a microcosm for the change in society. To conclude, Hemingway uses economy cleverly in the story "in The End of Something". He manages to comment and allude to a lot without having to spell it out to the reader; in fact the subtle style increases the readers

  • 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