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    in a dead language: but it is a neutral practice of such mimicry, without any of parody's ulterior motives, amputated of the satiric impulse” (Rose 18). In “The Schooner Flight”, the speaker, Shabine, states, “either I’m nobody, or I’m a nation” (Walcott 43). This statement refers to a moment in the Odyssey when Odysseus uses a pseudonym to trick the Cyclops, claiming, “My name is Nobody” (Homer 486). These parallel sta... ... middle of paper ... ...seph. The Hero with a Thousand Faces. 3rd ed

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    The Crucible by Arthur Miller

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    fear in the community to their advantage is Walcott. Once the whole town goes mad with the thought of witchcraft, simpletons, like Walcott, see that they can use it to their advantage. They see that they can get revenge on people who they dislike or thought have done wrong to them by accusing them of witchcraft. Walcott does this by getting Martha Corey in jail. Martha Coreys husband, Giles Corey explains the whole situation. "That bloody mongrel Walcott charge her. Y'see, he buy a pig of my wife

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    Principle or Personal?

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    some Salemites believed the Devil had come to Salem, Miller’s The Crucible depicts the witch trials as motivated by personal interests of greed, jealousy, and pride. To cover their own personal want, some men of Salem, such as Mr. Putnam and Dr. Walcott, accuse men and women of witchcraft in an attempt to buy their land or receive some compensation once the land-holder is convicted. Mr. Putnam, a key example of the greed in Salem, first demonstrates his when Proctor says that he needs to leave Parris’

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    and they ended up sharing a kiss on New Years Eve of 1969. This kiss convinced Poddar that they were in a serious relationship, but when Tarasoff informed him that they were not and indeed she was going out with other men, he swore to kill her (Walcott et al, 2001). He had even told a friend of his he intended to blow her up in her room. On top of that he neglected his health and his studies out of depression. His friend managed to convince him to go to therapy, and he started seeing Dr. Moore,

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    Cypripedium

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    uppermost. This condition is now referred to botanists as resupinate (Rickett 94). There are several species found within the genus, Cypripedium, but all share the characteristic inflated, slipper-shaped lip, from which the common name originates (Walcott 20). The genus not only gets its name from the large lip of the flower, but botanically from the reference to the slipper or the sandal (pedilum) of Aphrodite, the goddess of love and beauty, who was born on the island of Cyprus (Rickett 96). The

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    The Lie of Imperialism Exposed in Literature

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    powerful role that language played in executing the lie of imperialism on colonized peoples and the implications that this exertion of power has had and continues to have on the postcolonial world. In his poem, “The Season of Phantasmal Peace,” Derek Walcott seems to present a postcolonial view by challenging the notion that colonialism was primarily a means for European nations to impart a higher quality of life and morality to individuals in primitive countries. For example, colonizers in Africa claimed

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    Descriptive language in the stories “Boys & Girls”, “Cat in the Rain”, “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” and the poem “A Far Cry from Africa”. Descriptive language is a literary tool used by many great writers. We clearly see this in the stories “Boys & Girls”, “Cat in the Rain”, “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” and the poem “A Far Cry from

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    The Burgess Shale Fauna

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    Anomalocaris (Collins, 2009). In 1907 Charles Dolittle Walcott, who is known to have discovered the Burgess Shale fauna visited the Canadian Rockies for the first time. His interest in fossils arose from a paper written by Henry Woodward where the author claimed that Cambrian fossils were probably found on Mount Field (in the Canadian Rockies) (Collins 2009). This led Walcott and his family to go to the place. An incident with his wife’s horse led Walcott to make his first discovery of a common Burgess

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    America today and around the main things that promote incivility. Incivility is referring to someone’s behavior and “Incivility in America” begins with stating that a man named Michael Walcott has gone to Loveless Elementary School to tell kids that they should act in a civil manner and respect their elders. Walcott sings to the sixth graders to show them that respect needs to be put into place and used in this world where stereotypes, foul language, and hatred are accepted. Marks brings up a valid

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    other are both poems of celebration. Celebration of life, love and your identity. The first is “Love after Love” by Derek Walcott. This poem is about self-discovery. Walcott suggests that we spend years assuming an identity, but eventually discover who we really are - and this is like two different people meeting and making friends and sharing a meal together. Walcott presents this in terms of the love feast or Eucharist of the Christian church - “Eat...Give wine. Give bread.” And it is not

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