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    How Society Views People Oftentimes, in the public, people have to be “normal” to be successful and accepted. Author William Saroyan believes that society steers people to be conform and fit in, but he disagrees. In the short story “Gaston,” Saroyan shows that carving a unique path can turn out to be erroneous. Through symbolism and contrast, Saroyan conveys the theme that society does not always accept people’s differences. Using symbolism, the author characterizes Gaston as a person who is unique

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    focus on the death, war, and financial problems; all present in every day life of characters in William Saroyan's novel, The Human Comedy. These problems may completely engulf the mind, body, and soul of busy men and women. Adults should take a second and watch their sons and daughters who have much more to teach but not enough pride and experience to lecture their brilliant ideas. According to Saroyan, children are the experts on living life, while adults have the greater knowledge of death. Children

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    good or evil) is malleable as long as it does not impede upon any “ipso facto virtue';(Didion). In the essay “On Morality';, by Joan Didion, this aspect ‘on morality’ is composed. This will be utilized to verify that William Saroyan’s (author of “Five Ripe Pears) guilt of an immoral action is conflicting given specified conditions. To begin, “On Morality'; is an essay of a woman who travels to Death Valley on an assignment arranged by The American Scholar

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    Criticism of William Saroyans' Five Ripe Pears The boy declared that the pears were both the evidence of theft and the proof of innocence. In William Saroyans Novel, Five Ripe Pears, the critical approach that I decided to use is psychoanalytic criticism. I do know about Five Ripe Pears as a novel because I have done a paper on this novel before but I had no idea what psychoanalytic criticism was. Saroyans device of addressing Mr.Pollard (the principal) directly and using I really dominated

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    The Development of William Mossop’s Character in Hobson’s Choice William Mossop started off as a lodger lodging with Ada Figgins. He was shy and had no ambitions working at Hobson’s shoe shop at the bottom of the chain. At the end of the play he was ambitious, married and the joint owner of Hobsons shop. The audience sympathises with Willie the first time he appears on stage because he ‘only comes half way up the trap door’. This is because of his social standing and he feels that he is

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    The chapter we chose to write about was 22, 'Grieving' because it was very moving. In this chapter William tries to bottle up his feelings about Zach's death and Geoffrey seems to understand Will's grief. It is also William's first Christmas with Mr Tom, so they make homemade toys for incoming evacuees, due to increased bomb raids in London. Will also learns from Geoffrey that 'he can live without Zach, even though he still misses him’ as Will discovers that Geoffrey lost a friend while fighting

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    William Carlos Williams

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    Poet William Carlos Williams once stated, “Crude symbolism is to associate emotions with natural phenomena such as anger with lightning, flowers with love…” (Llanas 57). This quote is an excellent example of Williams’ style of writing; his poetry represents the idea of Imagism excellently. Although his poetry was once referred to as “over-looked,” and “misunderstood,” later in his life, many aspiring writers looked to him and his writing for inspiration (Llanas 57-58). William Carlos Williams’ writing

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    Modern Poetry

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    Imagism soon gave rise to another “-ism”; Objectivism. Just as Imagism, Objectivism consisted of simple language and terse subjects; it was short, sweet, and to the point. Objectivists, such as William Carlos Williams, often stressed the value of the objective world. In his poem, “This Is Just to Say,” Williams expresses the value of “the plums that were in the icebox.” Objective poetry was meant to capture t... ... middle of paper ... ...f the “Black Logos.” While not necessarily being religious

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    Jean Beake

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    In 1938 modern novelist and physician, Dr. William Carlos Williams produces a novel “Jean Beicke” which may well be synonymous with his life, and his disposition with the society that emerged in the early twentieth century. The novel not only confers on the deprived state some of the children entering the pediatric hospital the narrator happened to work at. It also delves into the disposition the narrator (possibly other pediatricians) possesses over the neglectful nature of the child’s parents

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    Allen Ginsberg was a Jewish American poet, who was born in June 3 1929, he’s poetry vigorously opposed such topics as militarism, economic materialism and sexual- repression. Ginsberg is best known for his epic poem "Howl", in which he denounced what he saw as the destructive forces of capitalism and conformity in the United States. In his early years Allen was born into a Jewish family in Newark New Jersey, his father Louis Ginsberg was a published poet and a high school teacher. Ginsberg's mother

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