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    Man's Winter Night" Perhaps the most haunting poem in Mountain Interval is "An Old Man's Winter Night," a poem about an old man dying in the wintry climate of New England and alone.  Here, more so than in "The Oven Bird," the comfort of a warmly human subject is held out; no one who ever responded to a Norman Rockwell magazine cover could but be taken by the old man, alone in his house ("All out-of-doors looked darkly in at him"), unable to summon up the resources to hold the winter night at bay:

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    Love in My Papa's Waltz, Facts, Night Driving,  Those Winter Sundays, Digging, and Daddy I have elected to analyze seven poems spoken by a child to its parent. Despite a wide variety of sentiments, all share one theme: the deep and complicated love between child and parent. The first poem, "My Papa's Waltz," by Theodore Roethke (Page 18) presents a clear picture of the young man's father, from line one. "Whiskey" on the father's breath is one of many clues in appearance that mold a rough

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    Stopping by the Woods

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    calm rich imagery that creates a vivid mental picture. The simple words and rhyme scheme of the poem give it an easy flow, which adds to the tranquility of the piece. Every aspect of the poem builds off the others to put the mind into the calm of a winter evening. The first stanza of the poem is rather simple and provides the basis for the imagery. It mentions the woods and implies that they are located away from town and civilization "his house is in the village though". It also shows the easy pace

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    Langston Hughes and Religion

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    African-Americans. One was “Drama for Winter Night (Fifth Avenue),” the other was “Goodbye Christ.” Once when Hughes was asked about religion, he responded, “ I grew up in a not very religious family, but I had a foster aunt who saw that I went to church and Sunday school” (qtd. In Emanuel 914). Even though Hughes grew up attending church and Sunday school he could see how religion and churches treated his race. This is evident in “Drama for Winter Night (Fifth Avenue)”. The poem begins: You

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    interlopers

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    In a forest of mixed growth somewhere on the eastern spurs of the Karpathians, a man stood one winter night watching and listening, as though he waited for some beast of the woods to come within the range of his vision, and, later, of his rifle. But the game for whose presence he kept so keen an outlook was none that figured in the sportsman's calendar as lawful and proper for the chase; Ulrich von Gradwitz patrolled the dark forest in quest of a human enemy. The forest lands of Gradwitz were of

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    this essay will demonstrate. Marchette Chute in “The Story Told in Hamlet” describes Horatio’s part in the opening scene of the play: The story opens in the cold and dark of a winter night in Denmark, while the guard is being changed on the battlements of the royal castle of Elsinore. For two nights in succession, just as the bell strikes the hour of one, a ghost has appeared on the battlements, a figure dressed in complete armor and with a face like that of the dead king of Denmark,

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    Hamlet’s Best Friend, Horatio

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    not met Horatio. . . (368). Marchette Chute in “The Story Told in Hamlet” describes Horatio’s part in the opening scene of the play: The story opens in the cold and dark of a winter night in Denmark, while the guard is being changed on the battlements of the royal castle of Elsinore. For two nights in succession, just as the bell strikes the hour of one, a ghost has appeared on the battlements, a figure dressed in complete armor and with a face like that of the dead king of Denmark,

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    gently surrendered everything he remembered, and he had felt secure” (Kawabata 36). In Woman at Point Zero, Saadawi uses the warmth of Firdaus’ uncle’s arms as an image for love in the form of protection in the following lines: “During the cold winter night, I curled up in my uncle’s arms like a baby in its womb. We drew warmth from our closeness” (Saadawi 21). This passage provides an even greater sense of protection through Saadawi’s use of the simile, “like a baby in its womb” (21). The second

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    . . (14). The depressing aspect of the initial imagery of the drama is described by Marchette Chute in “The Story Told in Hamlet”: The story opens in the cold and dark of a winter night in Denmark, while the guard is being changed on the battlements of the royal castle of Elsinore. For two nights in succession, just as the bell strikes the hour of one, a ghost has appeared on the battlements, a figure dressed in complete armor and with a face like that of the dead king of Denmark,

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    Custom Essays: Hamlet’s Ghost

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    that the Ghost makes his appearance even before the play has opened. Marchette Chute in “The Story Told in Hamlet” describes the ghost’s activity prior to the opening scene of Shakespeare’s tragedy: The story opens in the cold and dark of a winter night in Denmark, while the guard is being changed on the battlements of the royal castle o... ... middle of paper ... ...: Greenhaven Press, 1996. Reprint from Shakespeare’s Women. N.p.: n.p., 1981. Rosenberg, Marvin. “Laertes: An Impulsive

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    Hamlet, the Melancholy One

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    underline and reinforce Hamlet’s melancholy. Marchette Chute in “The Story Told in Hamlet” describes some of this imagery of the opening scene: The story opens in the cold and dark of a winter night in Denmark, while the guard is being changed on the battlements of the royal castle of Elsinore. For two nights in succession, just as the bell strikes t... ... middle of paper ... ...Greenhaven Press, 1996. Excerpted from Shakespeare’s Women. N.p.: n.p., 1981. Rosenberg, Marvin. “Laertes:

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    Structure in Hamlet

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    presentation of a conflict-generating situation. Marchette Chute in “The Story Told in Hamlet” describes the beginning of the Exposition of the drama: The story opens in the cold and dark of a winter night in Denmark, while the guard is being changed on the battlements of the royal castle of Elsinore. For two nights in succession, just as the bell strikes the hour of one, a ghost has appeared on the battlements, a figure dressed in complete armor and with a face like that of the dead king of Denmark,

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    Fan Fiction in a Literary Context

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    happily - indeed there is a mediaeval convention of authorial modesty whereby writers routinely claim that they found the story they are about to tell in some ancient book. Thus Robert Henryson, the fifteenth-century Scottish poet, tells how, one winter night by the fire, he read a book: writtin be worthie Chaucer glorious, Of fair Cresseid and lustie Troilus.[3] And he tells us that when he had finished Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde, which ends with Troilus mourning his faithless love but does

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    The philosopher Erich Fromm once said, “Mother’s love is peace. It need not be required, it need not be deserved.” The idea that motherly love provides children with “peace” is thoroughly explore in the short story “Winter Night”, by Kay Boyle. “Winter Night” follows the story of a seven year-old girl named Felicia who lives in an apartment overlooking Central Park in New York City. Felicia's mother, who is frequently going on dates, provides Felicia with the necessities she needs to live like

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    Kay Boyle's Winter Night

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    Every girl needs a mother. Winter Night by Kay Boyle is about a young girl named Felicia who lives in a New York apartment and has everything she could want, except her mother works all day and goes out most nights leaving Felicia with night sitters. The night sitter who visits Felicia on the night the story takes place was in a concentration camp and is remembering a little girl, much like Felicia, who she had met three years before on the same date. By contrasting the anniversary girl, who lacks

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    life

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    I felt the warmth of my mother’s hands on my soft skin while she held my face. Her soft voice whispered in my ear “good night”. It was a cold winter night after Christmas as my mother tucked me in to bed, like she always had. After telling me good night her lips hit my cheek to give me the last kiss she ever would. As she walked out, I told her “I love you with all my heart and always will.” In the, morning the warmth of the sun hit my face and woke me up like any other morning, but something was

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    The Curse of the Orange Tree and the Artist "In a Green Night" by Derek Walcott is a poem about the conflicting feelings of life. "In a Green Night" focuses on the ever-present threat of death, and how our lives revolve around the inevitability of death. Through metaphors, paradoxes, and repetition, Walcott exemplifies the hopelessness and glory that occur when an artist realizes that, in his quest for creating the perfect piece of art, he is ultimately growing closer to death--just as an orange

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    chooses to link indoor places and winter to the picture of a life that is “limited”, “dying” and “misspent”. Light and dark are also used as a binary within this story. What shows the connection between the ideas described is how the author uses repetition and patterns to emphasize his most important details. “The Breeze” is a short story about a young couple, Sarah and Jay, who try to make the most of a spring day. Sarah then becomes very indecisive about their night in Manhattan. The story gives many

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    spring new seeds burst from the frozen ground, growing and blossoming into a new season of flowers. This cycle of nature represents a Christian 's spiritual walk, too, outlining the springs and winters of faith. As Herbert describes his spiritual life in terms of the seasons, he has hope that even as winter always becomes spring, so his worldly trials will eventually come to an end. The vivid imagery of this poem lends itself to the idea of a cyclical spiritual life, that earthly trials and troubles

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    Winter There are four different types of seasons. They are Summer, Spring, Fall, and Winter. They each hold its own period in which they occur. Some days are long and some days are short depending on the season. Different weather, daylight hours, holidays, and different events are all events in which occur throughout the season. The events that can occur also depends on what’s the season. In each season, there are different activities that can be accomplished. For example, some seasons contain certain

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