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    During the Modernism movement, William Faulkner’s novel, As I Lay Dying, greatly impacted the shift from urban to rural modernization by illustrating the contrast between city and country folk in the south during the Great Depression. During the early 1930s, segregation in the south between city people and country people impacted the audience’s view on the great depression significantly. At this point in time, city people did not respect country people. The narrative represents the tension through

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    William Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying, chronicles a family facing a series of trials in the wake of a traumatic event, Addie’s death. Faulkner first suggests that the journey to bury Addie, a wife and mother, is a way for her family to show her their final respect, yet each character’s real motivation in participating begins to emerge as the novel progresses. The motivations and circumstances present as an over-the-top dramatic tale, something that often times only appears on reality television. Through

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    One with Nature William Wordsworth wrote the poem “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud” in the year of 1802 while he was walking home with his sister Dorothy, and they discovered and saw a patch of daffodils (http://writersalmanac.publicradio.org/). This poem deals with the interchange between human and nature, and then due to the comparison between the poet and the daffodils, the poet makes himself a piece or part of nature. Furthermore, the daffodils are portrayed as heavenly and spiritual creatures

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    William Faulkner’s novel, As I Lay Dying, comprises a complex narrative that can be analyzed in depth for meaning and significance nestled just below the surface. The arsenal of literary criticism lenses functions as a medium with which readers can interpret and discern these deeper meanings, enriching their overall foray into the novel. As such, one ideal lens to employ and magnify the ulterior meanings embedded within the novel is the Marxist Critical Theory, which revolves around the use of the

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    William I. Robinson and Amartya Sen have very knowledgeable views on globalization. Robinson focuses more on the flaws about globalization while Sen talks about the benefits of globalization. Robinson believes that globalization needs some modification because in his view it has gotten too systemic, which in his belief is redefining all the fundamentality of human society and social analyses. Robinson states, “It is a war of a global rich and powerful minority against the global poor, dispossessed

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    In the novel, As I Lay Dying, William Faulkner tells a story of a family (the Bundrens) trying to fulfill the dying wish of a family member. The family is made up of Dewey Dell the only daughter, Vardaman the youngest, Anse the father, and Addie the dead mother. Darl and Jewel are the oldest in the family. Along with Cash who is a handy man and is seen as the normal one in the family who tries to compromise. Cash tries to keep the family together. Anse is a father that throughout the book is focused

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    In As I Lay Dying, William Faulkner, American writer and Nobel Prize laureate, criticized the traditional family system through the actions of the Bundrens. Faulkner 's innovative method of writing, where the reader observes through multiple characters ' minds, shows the hatred and detachment between each family member. For example, Addie says, "That was when I learned that words are no good; that words don 't ever fit even what they are trying to say at." Her loss of interest in life, shown by this

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    I decided to chose song “When I Was a Boy” by Dar Williams. I’ve never heard this song before, however the title spoke to me first and the lyric turned to be beautiful and touchy. Thus I was convinced that it is the right gender sond. But let’s start from the beginning. “When I Was a Boy”, what does it mean? Is she (Dar Williams) trying to say that long time ago she was a boy, and then decided to be a girl? Did she change her sex, or sexual orientation? Why “boy” not men, or male? Is it related to

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    more than the life of their child. Both William Faulkner’s “As I Lay Dying” and Toni Morrison’s “The Bluest Eye” demonstrating a principle that when parents are bound to their twisted, manipulative, and even immoral values that their children will ultimately be the ones to pay the price as they either embrace the similar hollow values themselves or set out to fulfill their own desires through often times self-destructive means. In “As I Lay Dying” by William Faulkner Addie Bundren seems to portray

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    drone on and leave you feeling completely bewildered. That is until a man named William Wordsworth decided to breathe soul into the art of poetry. William Wordsworth was an influential English Romantic poet who helped launch the Romantic Era in literature. He believed that poetry should be more than just a collection of words, but a divine emotional experience. It should be rich, and full of imagination. His poem, “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud,” is the quite possibly the pinnacle of his feelings

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