Martin Luther King Jr
1,021 wordsMartin Luther King Jr. is a well-known person in history. He is know for his work in civil rights, and is known for his I Have a Dream Speech. King's speech not only change history for the black community it gave hope to black through out the world. King's speech was so successful because he was able to arouse his audience to their feet and get them mad at society. In his speech, he uses different types of language. One type is from Burk and Burk called charging of language. This is using strong...
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Lear And Gloucester Anthology Of English Literature
872 wordsShakespeare's use of parallels (reprinted in Abrams, et. al. The Norton Anthology of English LIterature, Vol I. Sixth ed. [New York: Norton, 1993 ] 891 - 697) is evident throughout King Lear. Once they are deceived, both King Lear and Gloucester place their evil child into power. After losing everything, Lear goes mad and Gloucester is blinded. Both children the come to the aid of their father, after being cast away. Shakespeare goes into great detail in describing the specific parallel between ...
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Romeo And Juliet Juliet
1,253 wordsRomeo and Juliet, written by William Shakespeare, is a story of two young lovers. These two hearts, Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet belong to feuding families. The family feud causes them to keep their love a secret and therefore only Romeo, Juliet, Benvolio, the Nurse and Friar Lawrence know of their love. Romeo and Juliet are able to look past the feud and let themselves fall in mad love with the other. They let themselves do almost anything for the other and at times it seems like too much ...
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Kid In The Closet Wolfgang Crying Box
1,144 wordsCreative Story: Kid In Closet Wolfgang knew about his fathers past. It wasnt talked about much, but when it was, Wolfgang's mouth would perspire saliva and he would swallow it with fear. His past scared him, scared him so much one time while listening a small puddle began to form around his left leg. His father had never hit him or anything. His friends, they all got the belt, slap across the butt. Wolfgang tried to explain to them the stories, but they all thought he had it easy. The stories co...
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One Of The Main Atticus Finch
1,256 words? I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It? s when you know you? re licked before you begin but you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what. ? (p. 112) Spoken by Atticus to his children, this quote is excerpted from the popular yet classic novel written by Harper Lee: To Kill A Mockingbird. A single, widowed father, Atticus Finch strives to raise his two children with good morals in a southern town during th...
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Tom Robinson Wasn T
469 wordsCourage Shown In The Novel Do you think that courage is an important part of a novel? Well in the book, To Kill A Mockingbird, much courage was shown. Courage is standing up for what you believe in, or doing something that is hard and takes many obstacles to overcome, or can be as little as saying, No to someone. Atticus, Jem, and Boo showed much courage in the novel. First, one of the main characters, Atticus, showed much courage. The first thing in the book that shows it is what he did to a tr...
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Church Play Town
532 wordsI remember back in a church I used to live in this kid named Joseph. The year was, oh, I say 1935 - 36. He was such a delightful laid back kid when I first met him, He was always by himself playing jumping jacks and other games in which he could play by himself. He did not have to play by himself but he would for some reason always reject our offers that myself and the other kids there made to him. We would ask him if he would want to play tag or hide-and-go-seek but it was as he was mute, ignor...
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Accidental Death Target Audience
960 wordsDario Fos plays were written in Italy during the 60 s and 70 s. During this time there was widespread dissatisfaction throughout Italy towards the government and various factions within the country, the nation seethed with discontent. Dario Fo was born in 1926 in the Italian state of Lombardy. During the fifties, Fo, along with his wife Franca Rame, had a succesful career as an actor, director and writer of comedies in conventional theatre. During the sixties, they abandoned conventional theatre...
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Dark Hart Dark Hart Hart Dark Hart Justin
461 wordsDark Dark Hart Dark Hart Dark Hart is a fantasy story. It happens in Chicago in the late 20 th century. The main characters of the story are Justinian and Lt. Sandra McCormick. Justinian or Justin as he is called has a long past. He was born in England in the fourteenth century, he was a lord then. When the Black Death came he, his wife Gwendolyne and his kids got ill. His wife and kids died from the plague but he survived. He survived because when he was dying a dragon appeared in his mirror an...
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Make Him Feel Sell The Chocolates
1,654 wordsThe Chocolate War The Chocolate War is a book written by Robert Cormier. It is about a teenaged boy named Jerry and his life as an individual at an all boys catholic school called Trinity. Every year the school sells chocolates to raise money. Every student is meant to sell fifty boxes, and they all do, except for Jerry. Jerry was forced not to sell the chocolates for 10 days by the Vigils, a school gang. At first that? s what he planned to do, but as the 10 days went on, Jerry started to feel c...
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End Of The Story Shakespearean Tragedy
718 wordsKing Lear s Emotional Stages Throughout the play King Lear, Shakespeare portrays King Lear as animal human being with a very complex and fragile character. In this very sentimental play, Shakespeare places Lear through the worst anguish of his life (Bruhl 312). The anguish Lear goes through helps him finally realize that human nature is not always loving, caring, and giving as his kingship disguises him to think. One may describe the mental states Lear goes through myriad mental states. Througho...
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Hamlet Madness Shakespeare Hamlet
997 words? So shall you hear of carnal, bloody, and unnatural acts, of accidental judgments, casual slaughters, of deaths put on by cunning and forced cause, ? (Hamlet, Act V, Scene 2, Lines 381 - 384). So says Horatio, best friend of Prince Hamlet in the final few lines of the play. He speaks these words after the deaths of Hamlet, Claudius, King of Denmark, Gertrude, Queen of Denmark, and Laertes, son of Polonius. Also dead are Hamlet, King of Denmark, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, former friends of Ha...
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Lady Macbeth Shakespeare Macbeth
1,234 wordsDeception in Shakespeare's MacBeth Your hand, your tongue: look like the innocent flower, but be the serpent under t. (Shakespeare 1. 5. 64 - 66) Throughout Shakespeare s Macbeth, things are not always as they seem. Deception in this play is always present, especially with the main characters Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. Lady Macbeth is the most skilled at persuading others, especially her husband, into believe things that are not true. The above quote, spoken by Lady Macbeth to her husband, shows ...
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Young Lady Good Girl
1,442 wordsA Little Helping Hand Life is different for everyone who lives it. No two people experience the same sensations, emotions or relationships. Every persons life is unique in itself, each of us have our own influences and manipulations as well as manipulators and transgressors. Events happen to us and we forget them. Other people touch our lives and leave us as swiftly as they entered our realm of consciousness. Only the things or people that dramatically change who we are or the paths of our lives...
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1,267 wordsThe issue of women s cross-dressing during the Renaissance was an issue of tradition and norms. Many assumptions were made about a person of this era who did not follow the standard way of life. Society did not accept people who were different and automatically assumed they were immoral people. This is the case for a character named Moll in The Roaring Girl by Thomas Dekker and Thomas Middleton. Moll crossed the established boundaries of class and gender, closing the gaps between the division. M...
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Simple Minded Peasant Don Quixote And Sancho Idealism
920 wordsIn the Medieval Period, noblemen known as knight-errant's roamed the countryside of Europe, searching for adventure. They rescued damsels in distress and vanquished enchanters, witches, and evil lords. The novel Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra takes place in this magical time. Don Quixote, formerly Quixana, loved to read books of chivalry. In fact, he was not a don at all. He was a wealthy, intelligent farmer who read too many books about knight-errantry and went crazy. Don Quixote f...
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Palazzo Vecchio Ser Piero
1,067 wordsThe Davids of the World Sometime soon after the year 1430, a bronze statue of David stood in the courtyard of the house of the Medici. The work was commissioned of Donatello by Cosimo d Medici himself, the founding father of the Republic of Florence. It was the first free-standing, life sized nude since classical victorious athletes of Greece and Rome. But soft, and some how oddly unheroic. And the incongruity of the heads: of hair and shaded by a laurel-crowned peasants hat; Goliath's tragic, c...
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E L Doctorow E L Doctorow The Waterworks Mcilvaine
847 wordsCITY OF THE LIVING DEAD E. L. Doctorow's The Waterworks mixes a bizarre horror story with the sights and sounds of 19 th-century Manhattan BY PAUL GRAY A beautiful widow left destitute by the will of her plutocrat husband. The surreptitious exhumation of a corpse while fog swirls in the phosphorescent light of early dawn. A treasure chest crammed with cash. Innocent children falling victim to a mad scientist in pursuit of the secret of eternal life. A brilliant, tormented young hero who says thi...
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Black And White Othello And Desdemona
975 wordsAlthough there are lots of things to suggest this is a racist play I dont think that racism actually dominates the play, even though it has a racist theme. There is a romantic union between black and white which gets destroyed because most people think the relationship is wrong. At the time the play was written, 1604, even the Queen of England was racist so there must have been a strong hatred of blacks around that time. Most racist comments in the play are said by people that are angry or upset...
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World War Ii Fighter Planes
929 wordsthe fact that Germany was in the hands of a mad man and that he was taking her down to disaster (206). The German people in the hands of Hitler saw disaster coming their way. Hitler made many mistakes during World War II, starting with his invasion of Poland. At first Hitler guaranteed his people he would not invade Poland, but after returning to Germany he both attacked and invaded Poland. Next on Hitler s agenda, invade Britain. Hitler had underestimated Britain and their military power when f...
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