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  • Comparing Nature in Wordsworth’s Ruined Cottage, and Coleridge’s Rime of the Ancient Mariner

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    Ruined Cottage, and Coleridge’s Rime of the Ancient Mariner For most poets of the Romantic Age, nature played an invaluable role in their works. Man’s existence could be affected and explained by the presence and portrayal of the external nature surrounding it. William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge are no different from the other Romantic poets, and their works abound with references to nature and its correlation to humanity. Specifically, Wordsworth’s “The Ruined Cottage” and Coleridge’s

  • The Pink Cottage

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    Nothing happens. Four old structures stand stiffly in assembly, formatting a rectangular plane. All edges, the edges depicted by the symmetrical arrangement of these houses, glare inward in a staring contest that began a long time ago, quietly waiting for perpetuity’s abandonment. Two rims of the framework are losing, gently crumbling under the still, silent tension. A hollow is carved, a break in the divide between an organized vicinity and the untamed forest that would soon invade. In the tide

  • Rural Education

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    upper-middleclass city. In contrast, Cottage Grove High School, located in the small rural town of Cottage Grove, southwest of Eugene, Oregon supports a much lower income community. Both schools differ greatly in regard to variables such as average income, test scores, availability of advanced and technical classes, architectural and technological resources, minority education, local junior college participation, and funding. The cities of Wilsonville and Cottage Grove also differ greatly in the lifestyles

  • White Cottage

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    Sarah’s home, White Cottage at the moor’s edge above the village, was no longer white. Like other buildings in that setting it was caked with soot from the forest of smoky chimneys, augmented by Outcote Mill’s giant smokestack. No amount of rainfall could wash the buildings clean. When Sarah was offered the tenancy of White Cottage it had stood its watch for more than three hundred years. Most of that time it had been a lodging for shepherds. When shepherding dwindled, White Cottage was just one more

  • Frankenstein: Victor

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    with his monster in the mountains near a glacier. Here he listened to the monster's story. How he studied and grew to love this family living in a cottage. He wanted so immensely to be a part of their love and smiles. He learned their language and how to write (by listening to them teach an Arabian relative). After a very long time he walked into the cottage when only the blind old man was there and tried to befriend him. He was very persuasive until the children and the woman returned. The boy attacked

  • growaw Chopin's The Awakening as a Tragic Bildingsroman

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    not explain all the awakenings she under went or parallel them with the times she woke up and went to sleep. She tells her husband that marriage is a “lamentable spectacle”. At the cottage with Robert, she was not Sleeping Beauty but a Rip Van Winkle. Sleeping Beauty was passive, Edna certainly was not that. The cottage I felt represented indulgence almost gluttony without the negative connotation. She is finally enjoying herself- HER- Self. The church was another oppressive cage in her life. Every

  • frankenstein - romanticism

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    several of the chapters in Shelley’s portrayal of the life of the monster and the people he encountered. One of the finest examples of romanticism is when the monster who we must remember is only learning emotions for the first time runs from the cottage after startling the occupants. Cursed, cursed creator! Why did I live? Why, in that instant, did I not extinguish the spark of existence which you had so wantonly bestowed? I know not; despair had not yet taken possession of me; my feelings were those

  • Natural Reflection

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    case of Sense and Sensibility, this appreciation is manipulated to produce a subtle, but humorous reflection on the temperament of the Miss Dashwoods. Upon Edward Ferrars’ arrival at Barton, he joins Marianne and Elinor on their walk back to the cottage. During this walk, a discourse on the surroundings begins after Elinor comments that Norland “probably looks much as it always does at this time of year” (p. 77). Elinor’s comment comes as a somewhat perturbed response to Marianne’s overzealous inquiries

  • John Dalton

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    JOHN DALTON John Dalton lived with his family in Eaglesfield, Cumberland. They lived in a small thatched cottage. When John was born he had an older brother, who was seven years older than him and a sister who was two years older than him. Johns birth was not recorded in the family bible, but when he asked his elders, they said he was born on the 5th of September in 1766. The Daltons were Quakers, and have been since the 1690’s. John was always a very smart and curious child. He was actually

  • Personal Narrative- The Real Me

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    my grandmother arranged the food, placing each dish in its assigned place. The table was crawling with fried food: a huge pan of 100 crispy, crunchy fish, squishy hush puppies, and black tatter-tots, a bowl of bright green, grassy coleslaw, with a cottage cheese texture. Gross! Piling food onto ours plates, Adam and I rushed outside to sit in front of the television in hopes for the game to be on. While eating I noticed that Adam was throwing away the fish tails, “Adam! What are you doing? You are