Crazy Horse - 1,234 words
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Feminism In Dh Lawrences The Rocking Horse Winner - 1,908 words
A Feminist Reading of D.H. Lawrences The man that does not know sick women does not know women. The Rocking Horse Winner is the story of a boys gift for picking the winners in horse races. An omniscient narrator relates the tale of a boy whose family is always short of money. His mother is incapable of showing love and is obsessed with the status that material wealth can provide. This paper will explore the premise that D.H. Lawrence presented the figure of the mother as the villain; a loathsome, unloving character with no commitment to genuine values. This evil mother figure will ultimately be the male-destroyer by turning her nameless husband away and, in essence, killing her young son, Pa ...
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King Horse Winner - 763 words
The main themes in The Rocking-Horse Winner are the pursuit of love and luck. Both of the main characters in " The Rocking-Horse Winner", Hester and Paul, are in pursuit of love. First the mother, Hester married for love, and the love faded, she gained children from her marriage, but she could not love them. Nowhere in her life does she find love for anyone but herself. The closest thing to love that comes to her she rejects. That comes in the form of her young son Paul. Her feelings towards her children, especially, Paul, is exemplified when her children are around, she always feels the center of her heart go hard. Everybody thought of her as a great mother who loved her children, but only ...
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Boxer The Horse Fromanimal Farm - 321 words
Boxer the horse from Animal Farm was much like my mother. They both share the characteristics of hard workers. They are dedicated to what they do, admired by many, and never quit before a job is done. Boxer was the strongest animal on Animal Farm, and my mother is one of the strongest women I know. Although they have different kinds of strength, Boxers being physical and my moms mental, they are both the greatest strengths Ive ever seen. Boxer was so forceful and powerful just like my mom. They both have a drive that made them always want to work harder, which was Boxers personal motto, and strive for the best in what they do. Boxer was always so determined to get the job done. Whether it wa ...
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Horse Slaughter. Is It Really Worth It? - 1,237 words
Horse slaughter has been going on for a long time now and humans have increased their horsemeat consumption because of the mad cow disease. Mad cow disease is issued from the fattening foods farmers give to their cattle. In the food are sheeps bones grinded into tiny, tiny bits. Ignorant till the outburst, makers didnt know that in sheep bones there is the virus of the dreaded disease. The disease doesnt affect sheep as it is only in their bones but when the cows eat it, it gets into their systems and is passed on through their meat to humans. Many people are going off cow meat and onto horsemeat. Countless numbers of them are oblivious to the fact that horsemeat is just as dangerous as meat ...
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Horse Slaughter. Is It Really Worth It? - 1,306 words
... t when, at last, you are able to stretch your legs. The man brutally drags you out along with two other horses and the foals. The walk isnt long. Soon a long ramp of a truck is in front of you. Gingerly, you walk up it, followed by the other. The ramp flattens out then suddenly stops. You dont want to go forwards but the horse behind bumps into you in fright and pushes you down. Rapidly, the truck fills up. You dont have room to move, let alone scratch your nose, which a horse fly bit earlier on. The two foals are next to you. A horse moves slightly, making it possible for you to bend your neck and touch the foals noses. With a jolt, the truck starts moving. Horses neigh, loose their bal ...
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The Storm And The Rocking Horse Winner - 526 words
As a general rule, children love fairy tales. We grow up being read Grimm's or watching Disney remakes of classics. Parents love telling children fairy tales not only because they have an opportunity to spend time with their sons and daughters, but also because fairy tales, like fables, always contain a lesson or moral within them. Although both Kate Chopin's "The Storm," and D.H. Lawrence's "The Rocking Horse Winner" have some of the qualities of a child's fairy tale, only one of the stories has a moral tone, while the other has a very amoral one. The beginning of "The Rocking Horse Winner" gives the reader a sense of fantasy. It starts off with "There was a woman who was beautiful, who sta ...
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The Horse Dealers Daughter: Love - 816 words
In the story The Horse Dealers Daughter, author D.H. Lawrence represents a type of love metaphor that is truly an example of how powerful love can be. His two main characters, Dr. Jack Fergusson and Mabel Pervin undergo such a dramatic experience, its almost impossible not to pick up his story and read it for a second time. But can something this imaginative and so farfetched actually happen? Well, love does work in mysterious ways and there have been a number of fascinating events that have happened to people. Love is unpredictable, exciting, and probably one of the greatest feelings people can experience during a lifetime. Love is just one of those things that cant be explained. Since scie ...
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The Rocking-horse Winner - 794 words
Many essential steps must be implemented when taking a written story and turning it into a real life motion picture. D.H Lawrence, author of the short story The Rocking-Horse Winner depicts a common demon we all face; greed, societys need for more possessions and money often drives people to do drastic things. This is true in relation to a young boy named Paul who is growing up large unfriendly lavish house, with a mother and father who are obsessed with money and materialistic things. This results in them not caring much about anything else, not even their son. In the transition from the short story to the short movie, many effective changes are made in the fairy tale opening, the plot and ...
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Understanding Jumper Classes At A Horse Show - 733 words
There are certain class conditions that are strictly followed in the jumper classes at all American Horse Show Association (AHSA) rates shows. AHSA's system works this way so that the organization can be confident no one will be confused about the rules or tables of jumper classes. There are four tables; this method is designed to make the horse show as fair as possible for everyone. These rules are enforced by every horse show's management, so that the different jumper classes will always go by the same policy even at different horse shows. All of the competitors receive an equivalent number of faults for the same mistakes, and allotted the same amount of time on course. A Table I class is ...
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"the Rocking Horse Winner" By D.h. Lawerence Critical Analysis - 841 words
D. H. Lawrences story The Rocking Horse Winner is about a young boy who sets out on a journey to save his mother from bad luck. Lawrences writing style imparts a mythical tone to captivates his audience. The beginning of the story, the reader can easily see how Lawrence set the story in a fairytale fashion. He utilize a style that pulls off a mythical story by employing fairytale story writing, supernatural forces and symbolic meaning . In the opening of the story, Lawrence describes a beautiful women who had all of lifes advantages except luck. The women had love but it had faded away. She had children but felt them to be intrusive and did not love them. Here the reader can see how Lawrence ...
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Reflection On The Horse Dealers Daughter - 344 words
A very significant sentence on page 928 reads, She would follow her own way just the same. She would always hold the keys of her own situation. I think that this means that she planned everything. She wasnt going to let her brothers have the last word when it came to the rest of her life. Even if her way of controlling her own destiny is to end her own life, in her mind at least she is not letting anyone else make that decision for her. Following the pond incident she manipulates the doctor by encouraging his emotional confusion. She says, You love me. I know you love me, I know. The doctor is befuddled by this statement and with his own feelings of abandonment clings to her as she is clingi ...
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Automobile: From Horse To Horsepower - 1,308 words
In the first hundred years of active life, it has been described as a menace ands a blessing, a blight and a godsend, as a savior of our countryside and cities, and as their curse, as socially divisive and the greatest social leveler. It has been worshipped and reviled, celebrated and scorned." The automobile is an invention that has had a tremendous impact on society. The automobile has taken diverse segments of the American population; farmers, small town residents and urban dwellers and given them access to the same opportunities and experiences. Autos have given us motels, shopping plazas, drive-thru's, vacations, commuting, and, certainly not the least, suburbia. The genesis of the auto ...
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Automobile: From Horse To Horsepower - 1,331 words
... introduced the moving assembly line, where parts were put on conveyor belts and moved from work station to work station. He sold more than 15,000,000 Model T's from 1908 to 1927. More than half the cars in America during this time period were Model T's. "The appearance of the Model T is generally regarded as the milestone in the transition of the car from its role as a 'toy of the rich' to a 'tool of the people.'" The advent of the Model T allowed new levels of society to buy and experience the benefits of owning a car. The Model T or "Tin Lizzie " as it was otherwise known was the culmination of all earlier efforts to, in effect, build the perfect car. Unlike in Europe, where the auto r ...
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The Rocking Horse Winner - 894 words
The dramatic short story "The rocking horse winner," is about a young boy who desires to be loved by his mother. The author, D.H. Lawrence develops a theme that states, the desire for money and social status is a destructive force. The story is about a young boy named Paul who tries to win his mothers love by gambling for money. Paul has a supernatural power which he can commute with his rocking horse to find out the winning races. However, in the end Paul tries too hard to win his mothers love and dies. The moral theme is revealed through Paul, who is the protagonist, and his relationships with the characters. The relationships which result in conflict is between Paul's mother and father, b ...
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American Cowboys - 1,526 words
Have you ever wondered who the cowboys were; how they lived; or what they did? The American Cowboys way of life was interesting and unique, and they contributed more to society than one might think. Besides looking after stock and driving cattle, they had to round up huge numbers of cattle for ranchers. This paper will examine the American cowboys character, what they wore, the everyday things they did like driving cattle and branding calves and the lawlessness of the old west. The job wasnt just for anyone. Certain character traits and physical characteristics were required if someone wanted to be a good cowboy. Considering the distances that they covered, traveling was rough. the cowboy n ...
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Amish Culture - 1,941 words
The past five weeks in my life have really had an impact on me. In such a short period of time, I have become more aware of the different cultures that exist around the world today. We tend to think that our way of life is the only way there is, or at least the only right way. It is really very ignorant to think that everyone believes and behaves the same way. People should stop being so self-centered and take notice and interest in cultural diversity. There are numerous different cultures in our country alone. One in particular is the Amish culture, which I would like to familiarize you with. The Amish culture consists of many unique beliefs that makes their ways unlike that of any other cu ...
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Lewis And Clark The Story - 1,038 words
The Lewis and Clark expedition across the present day United States began May 14, 1804. With the approval of President Jefferson and the U.S. Congress, Lewis and Clark gathered an exploration party of about four dozen men. These men headed off to discover Western America. On September 1, 1805, they arrived at the Bitterroot Mountains, near present day Idaho. This began a nightmare that would not end until they reached modern-day Weippe. September 1, 1805, the explorers set out traveling west, heading into rough, seldom traveled, mountainous country. They stopped at todays North Fork of the Salmon River, known as Fish Creek to Lewis and Clark, where they caught five fish, and were able to kil ...
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Lewis And Clark The Story - 1,075 words
... nches in depth. Captain Clark walked in front to find the trail, which was near impossible, due to the snow. Captain Clark wrote, I have been wet and as cold in every part as I ever was in my life (De Voto 240). At noon, the party halted on the top of the mountain to warm and dry themselves a little while the horses grazed on some near by grass. All of the men were in fear of freezing. They were able to hike six more miles before setting up camp. Here, they were forced to kill a second colt to eat. That night, while the men slept, the horses, which were near starvation, strayed in search of grass. September 17, it took the men the whole morning to find the horses and bring them in. At on ...
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On November 22nd, 1963 John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the President of the United States, was assassinated. The man, who was accused of murdering the President, was Lee Harvey Oswald. There are many speculations to whether Oswald did murder the President, and if it was a conspiracy, but it was proven later that it was him acting alone. Kennedy was the youngest man ever elected President in the United States of America. He was the thirty-fifth president of the United States. While President he had many accomplishments; one was the constructing of the Berlin Wall which divided East and West Berlin. Before his presidential campaigning, he was a marine, a very heroic marine at that. He married Jacquel ...
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