Essays on Literary Genre

Charlotte Born Into a Strict Anglican Home
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Charlotte Bronte was born on April 21, 1816, in Thornton, Yorkshire, England. Born into a strict Anglican home, Charlotte was raised by her religious aunt and clergy father after her mother and two eldest sisters passed away. While taking on the motherly role to her youngest sister Emily, Bronte went on to write her first known poem at the age of thirteen in 1829. She and her surviving siblings - Branwell, Emily, and Anne- created their own fictional worlds through…...
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Fiction Novel Dear Martin by Nic Stone and Fictional Play a Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry
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In the realistic fiction novel Dear Martin by Nic Stone and fictional play A Raisin In The Sun by Lorraine Hansberry, readers are encouraged to await the “end” of their novel. Stone reveals the impact police brutality has on a bright African American teen, Justyce McAllister through internal conflict and motifs of pain and memory. The encounter Justyce has with the police makes the character doubt his society and his own identity. Hansberry similarly addresses the issues that Youngers face…...
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Philosophical Symbolism in the Novel a Novel Without a Name by Duong Thu Huong
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There are six types of philosophical symbolism in the novel A Novel without a Name by Duong Thu Huong. Some extracts from the novel show meaninglessness of the war, the people trapped in the socialist ideology, the way the Vietnamese look up to things that represent America, the atrocities of war, the loss of life due to the war and the insanity that creeps in the mind of the soldiers. In brief, the philosophical symbolisms from the novel represent the…...
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The Romanticism Era Occurred During the 19th-Century
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The Romanticism era occurred during the 19th-century, it was an art movement that would look towards nature to find the truth and meaning and is categorized by a nostalgic standpoint of native cultures. While, the Realist era happened during the late 19th-century. Which was also another art movement that was highlighted by gritty representations of the working class and emphasis on speaking-truth-to-power. Romanticism would illustrate the messages with fiction. Realist describes a message that portrays realistic situations. The Romanticist and…...
Compare and Contrast How Siegfried Sassoon and Kamila Shamsie Explore Hostility
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Compare and contrast how Siegfried Sassoon and Kamila Shamsie explore hostility in ‘Counter Attack and other poems’ and ‘Home Fire’. World War One relative to any other war is associated with the ‘war-poets’. World War one is believed to have galvanised dormant literary talent amongst soldiers who accepted Britains call to arms against an ever-growing threat of Germany. Siegfried Sassoon was born to a Catholic mother and a Jewish father. Waves of patriotism that swept through Great Britain spurred Sassoon to…...
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The Realistic Fiction Novel “Fall of Giants” by Ken Follett
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The realistic fiction novel “Fall of Giants” by Ken Follett is based around the early 1910’s discussing the economic struggles surrounding the Great War and the life of families of different class . This book is based around three major families that give a global view on the effects during the time frame. One of the families lives in the lower class, poor and barely making a living, called the Williams family Who had been at britain at the time…...
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Chinua Achebe’s first central female character in a novel is
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Chinua Achebe’s first central female character in a novel is Beatrice Nwanyibuife. She is portrayed as an independent woman in the city. She is able to scrutinize the status of Kangan with a perspective more geared towards reality, and she advices Chris and Ikem on a better way of handling the situation. Achebe has been able to use his art for the service of Africans. His stories are not just meant to be read for the fun of reading, but…...
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In the novel Brain on Fire written by Susannah Cahalan she tells
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In the novel Brain on Fire written by Susannah Cahalan, she tells her story about her struggles with the issue with anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis and the process by which she was diagnosed with a rare form of encephalitis. After many weeks of her behaviour getting progressively worse, hearing voices and having seizures Susannah moves deeper into insanity and becomes violent. After a number of tantrums, misdiagnoses, and a long hospital stay, a doctor's last-minute intervention enables him to give her…...
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The evil notion of American Exceptionalism
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The evil notion of American ExceptionalismThroughout history, the issue of wealth inequality has shaped the world we live in. Taking place in America during the early 20th. century, My Antonia and The Great Gatsby both paint two very different images of that very concept. One novel takes place in rural, lifeless Nebraska where the landscape is defined by “nothing but land” (Cather 7) while the other plays out between the bustling city and the “colonial mansions” (Fitzgerald 6) in the…...
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The cellist of SarajevoThe Sarajevo is Stevens Galloway’s novel
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The cellist of SarajevoThe Sarajevo is Stevens Galloway’s novel the novel is talking about small parts of life with its people, who act different character, different case, and different reaction. But by the end every one of them loved his life and his decision, and how they hated the war and its affect,and now we will show you we will show you in my words some samples of these people and their life’s as Steven Galloway presents them.Cellist The first…...
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Catch 22 is a social satire that is used for humour and
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Catch 22 is a social satire that is used for humour and it is mostly used to harm the reputation of or mock important aspects of the society (Wikipedia, 2019). Satire also referred to as black humour is a very different and creative way of telling a story from a scene. It may be novel, movie, drama etc. In the novel Catch 22 written by Joseph Heller has also made a lot of hints regarding black humour to raise reader’s…...
By comparing Shakespeare’s The Tempest with Margaret
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By comparing Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” with Margaret Atwood’s reimagining of The Tempest, “Hag-seed” it becomes evident the two are in direct conversation with each other. Aspects of both texts mirror, align and collide with each other. These aspects create a connection between the novels which enables a readers response to both of the texts to become enhanced. Shakespeare’s play “The Tempest” is set on a mysterious island controlled by the Protagonist Prospero. The play explores the themes of power, revenge…...
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DmytroCommentaryHaving read the suggested range of poems in
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DmytroCommentary:Having read the suggested range of poems in the anthology, it became immediately apparent that within each poem and piece of writing, there were recurrent themes which varied from self-esteem in ‘Still I Rise’, to cultural identity in ‘Unknown girl’, and from freedom in ‘The Story of an Hour’ to pride, in ‘The Necklace’. Above all of them, I chose to write about the theme of the fragility of life as I found it to be the most emotionally moving.This…...
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Hwang Jini a famous Joseon Dynasty kisaeng artists who worked
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Hwang Jini, a famous Joseon Dynasty kisaeng (artists who worked to entertain others, such as the aristocrats and kings) who lived from 1506 to 1560, is an eternal name in Korean literary history as one of the most celebrated female poetry writers. Although she wrote extensively during her life, her remaining works are limited to six shijo, an indigenous Korean poetry form, and seven hanshi, or poems written in Chinese. Hwang Jini’s poetry mirrors that of many other kisaeng poets…...
For centuries the representation of corruption and manipulation
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For centuries, the representation of corruption and manipulation by powerbrokers has been embedded in texts, and replicated over time to accommodate contextual values, which serve to warn humankind about the impact of duplicity and ambition on values, such as personal integrity. Through engaging in a textual conversation with a canonical text, Al Pacino’s postmodern docu-drama ‘Looking for Richard’ reimagines the William Shakespeare’s historical tragedy ‘King Richard III’, adhering to the societal values of the late twentieth century context, and engaging…...
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In Chapter 39 of the novel after the death of Simoun Father
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In Chapter 39 of the novel, after the death of Simoun, Father Florentino threw all his possessions such as his jewelries in the Pacific Ocean for the purpose of putting an end to the corruption and bribery that comes along with his possessions as it may once again start a revolt. Simoun represents the ideology that the only way to bring back what was stolen or taken from the Philippines is through violence and aggression.BasilioBasilio was introduced in Rizal’s first…...
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The first chapter will focus on the rise of detective fiction as a genre. And, how the works of Edgar Ellen Poe, Emile Gaboriau, Charles Dickens and Willie Collins served as a foundation and inspiration for the birth of Mr Holmes the consulting detective. Besides this, it introduces the social and political conditions of the Victorian Era which provides the backdrop for this emerging new genre.Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is the mastermind behind the archetypal private detective: the brilliant one…...
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Rida E Ali
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ELEMENTS OF SEXISM IN THE MOVIE “BRAVE”Group ResearchRida E Ali Marwah Javed Alishba Jamil Sheema Qazi Kabeer ShahID: 9122 ID: 8961 ID: 8812 ID: 8611 ID: 9117QUESTIONS:What are the elements of Sexism portrayed in the movie, “Brave”?Why media keeps on showing that only man can become a better sports person than a female?AIMS AND OBJECTIVES:This research aims to justify the elements of sexism and the prioritization of male in the field of sports, as shown in today’s media.INTRODUCTION:“Sexism is a…...
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A wolf is a wild carnivorous mammal which is the largest member
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A wolf is a “wild carnivorous mammal which is the largest member of the dog family, living and hunting in packs”. In the poem “Wolf” by Keki Daruwalla, we see a young child haunted and /or traumatized by the howls of a wolf. The child is somewhat confused as to why the howls of the wolf were of despair as they were such powerful creatures. In the poem we see the poet comparing the wolf’s radiating presence to a lit…...
Eye Symbolism from Revelation by Flannery O’Connor
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Short stories often utilize different elements to attract and draw in a variety of readers. Symbolism is an element that will be carried throughout the entire story to hold it together and gradually round out the ending. In the short story, “The Tell-Tale” by Edgar Allan Poe, the old man’s eye is described as “pale blue, with a film over it” implying a lack of visual clarity. The eye in the story symbolizes the narrator, meaning that all the information…...
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So in this essay we are going to compare and contrast two
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?So, in this essay we are going to compare, and contrast two interpretation in the reader response and the historical on “The leap” by James dickey. After the readers read this poem, they aregoing to find that it contains a lot of reader responses that can discussed and could connect to the reader’s life within the poemand it also shows a lot symbols that could represent a lot of what is happening in our life and the good and the…...
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The novels about Third World countries
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Thus, through the reading of the novels, facts seem to corroborate the view of Third World countries dependence in their independences. First of all, because of the colonizers’ omnipresence in those societies. Those countries do not enjoy their independences even in the choice of their leaders. The paradoxes of western presence in those countries have been welcome in so far as the values they were supposed to bring in their mission of civilization are revealed today to be universal ones.…...
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Shelter the First Amendment, Not Our Children
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When material is censored, is knowledge being kept from the public? Throughout history, there have been countless instances in which people argued if certain pieces of literature should be banned. According to the first page of the article, “First Amendment and Censorship”, censorship is “The suppression of ideas and information that certain persons-individuals, groups, or government officials-find objectionable or dangerous”. One kind of censorship is book banning, which as stated by the article, “Banned Books: Why Are Books Banned?”, is…...
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CommentaryI chose to use Kate Chopin’s ‘Story of an Hour’, as I feel the way that she portrayed her main character Louise Mallard was very interesting and there were many areas that I could explore in the presentation. The story line of the short story is easy to settle into, and also the plot twist at the end is very surprising. Overall, I felt that ‘Story of an Hour’ was a very good short story to analyse, as I could…...
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English SBA Cannabis Legalization Issue
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ANNA REGINA SECONDARY SCHOOL SCHOOL BASED ASSESSMENT ENGLISH A&B 11023601993265 Name of student: Aneeza Johnson Centre number: 090003 Class: Grade 11 Science Territory: Guyana Teacher: Nikita James Acknowledgement The researcher would like to thank God for his guidance, her parents, group members, and most of all her extinguish English teacher for her guidance in making the completion of this SBA a success. Introduction Cannabis, also known as marijuana among other names is a psychoactive drug from cannabis plant used for…...
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We all stand together like oneOn Friday 1 February 2019 the whole
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We all stand together like one:On Friday, 1 February 2019, the whole country was shocked by the news of a school tragedy. A walkway collapsed at Ho?rskool Driehoek in Vanderbijlpark, as children were walking on it and beneath it. Four children were killed in this tragedy and more than twenty children were seriously injured. Teachers, family, friends and the community members flocked to the school to offer help. Everybody stood together in support to embrace this sudden tragic event that…...
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World Wad One Influences on William Buttler Years Od RullingYeats
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World Wad One Influences on William Buttler Years Od RullingYeats was an accomplished Irish poet and was known for the religious ideas he emphasized in his poetry. The political chaos propelled by the onset of the First World War created a chain of events that affected the general perception and cultural identity of the facets that were embroiled in it. Ireland presents an ideal setting for the representation of multiple ripples created by war and the literary arts that emerged…...
How piano is related to PianoThe Piano written by
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How piano is related to “Piano”The “Piano” written by D.H.Lawrence describes a situation of his childhood memory, shows the yearning for his best time in his life and pain of growing. As a word with many meanings in the whole poem, the “piano” connect closely the poem. Therefore, the setting “piano” in the poem is the significant to the overall theme of the poem.The poem begins with the man heard a woman who is playing the piano and soft singing,…...
The Importance of Being Earnest Ideas Analysis
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TERM PAPER Top Sheet •Name : Binasree Ghosh •Class Roll No. : 28 •Semester : 2nd •Course : 204. 19th Century Studies III •Topic : The Importance of Being Earnest Hinges on the Inversion of Victorian Order of Things. The Importance of Being Earnest Hinges on the Inversion of Victorian Order of Things In his critique of Wilde, Foster argues that the play creates a world where "real values are inverted [and], reason and unreason are interchanged" (Foster, 112-114). Nineteenth-century…...
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The future is an unknown figure of time that can be scary
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The future is an unknown figure of time that can be scary to think about. Both the movie, Minority Report and the book, 1984 give vivid predictions about the future and give a different perspective of the future in multiple ways. George Orwell’s 1984 is a novel based on a dystopian life style with a totalitarian government centered on war and hatred. Steven Spielberg’s Minority Report is a movie based on future time (2052) with a system which predicts future…...
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“Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone” Novel
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Harry Potter And The Sorcerer ’s Stone J.K Rowling 1999 265 pages Fiction This story triggered acultural phenomenon. The world created by J.K Rowling ismagic. Out of all the books, it’sHarry Potter And The Sorcerer ’sStone that isreally merged with its film version. Itisso easy, simple, and gentle to read. On the fantasy writing side of things, one of the best thing about this book is that how sort of unique itisin drawing amagical world and then somehow she isable…...
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IntroductionThe purpose of this portfolio is to reflect my
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IntroductionThe purpose of this portfolio is to reflect my abilities, understandings, progress and achievement in Reading and Writing about Literature. I choose the Title of my portfolio to be “Critical Thinking” because during class discussions the Lecturer would often say that we “need to think”. Therefore, reflective writing was used to show how we are thinking about a topic or situations. Reflective writing requires us as students to dig very deep when analyzing stories such as “Luis and The House…...
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ScriptIntro Welcome to Saxon Cook’s vodcast today NESA has funded
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ScriptIntroWelcome to Saxon Cook’s vodcast, today, NESA has funded me to host an educational video for all HSC students to understand some of Kenneth Slessor’s poems. Throughout this video, i will critically analyse TWO Slessor poems and ONE chosen related text. Hopefully, this will uncover any hidden messages or meanings that may challenge the readers opinions about the world. Let’s get into it :)Paragraph 1(Poem 1 Out of time)Out of time, written in 1938 was one of Kenneth Slessor's last…...
Resist your fear fear will never lead to a positive end Go
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Resist your fear; fear will never lead to a positive end. Go for your faith and what you believe (T.D.Jakes). The fear is permanently one of the main factors which are keeping people from changing their lives. They may know their intentions but are not willing to take all the risks to make them true. The theme of the change disquiets the society for numerous years, including the novel, Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury, where the dystopian world splinted into people…...
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Extended Essay- First draft
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How do references to classic works of literature help shape the narrative structure and character development in "The English Teacher"?The English Teacher by Lily King is a story fuelled by the traumatic event occurred in our main character’s life- Vida, who is an English teacher at Fayer Academy, and it’s sub-conscious influence on her relationship dynamics and manner including familiar, romantic, motherly and social relationships whilst suffused with an intriguing domestic drama.This story begins in October 1979 where Vida and…...
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Critique Writing and close reading
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Critique WritingandClose ReadingSubmitted by:Jewell O. Pacomio11 – STEMSubmitted to:Ms. Marijoe J. Serrano21st Century Literature from the Philippines and the WorldClose Reading Poem: Words by Angela Manalang GloriaAngela Manalang Gloria is known for her works that are centered in the point of view of women since she was a feminist back then. She published a book named “Poems” in 1940, which contains more than 100 poems written on it. Some of her famous poems are Soledad, Revolt from Hymen, Querida, To…...
Harryette Mullen is the author of several poetry collections winner
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Harryette Mullen is the author of several poetry collections, winner of a PEN Beyond Margins Award, National Book Critics Circle Award, and a finalist for a National Book Award. She teaches American Poetry, African American Literature, and Creative Writing at UCLA.Harryette Mullen writes "We Are not Responsible" in the language used by corporations, authority officials, lawyers etc. She especially writes in the legal slang used to provide disclaimers and limit responsibilities. She reveals how the language that is designed to…...
Luke SkeltonPorterEnglish II PreApGT 121 September 2019It’s
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Luke SkeltonPorterEnglish II PreAp/GT- 121 September 2019“It’s Greek [Theater] to Me” Background ResearchAristotle: “Aristotle was born on the Chalcidic peninsula of Macedonia, in northern Greece. After his father’s death in 367, Aristotle migrated to Athens, where he joined the Academy of Plato (c. 428–c. 348 bce)” ("Aristotle."). “A perfect tragedy, he says, should imitate actions that excite ‘pity and fear’” (“Tragedy”). “Anagnorisis, (Greek: “recognition”), in a literary work, the startling discovery that produces a change from ignorance to knowledge. Anagnorisis…...
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Vitai Lampada Vs. In Flanders Fields
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The definition of pro-war is to believe or convince its readers that distinct war is obligatory. “In Flanders Fields” and “Vitai Lampada” are two sorts of poetry that rather persuades its audience about how the Great War is mandatory in the essence of proceeding on to being victorious, despite being in such a deadly battlefield. Both John McCrae and Sir Henry Newbolt expresses the want of carrying on as they convey meaning onto passing down the fight, and along with…...
1 I chose Ellen Bryant Voigt’s poem My Mother
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1. I chose Ellen Bryant Voigt’s poem “My Mother” and for its comparison, I selected “Sunlight and Shadow – The Newbury Marshes”. It is an illustration by Martin Johnson Heade, who created this piece of delicate artistry from 1871 to 1875. The art is a drawing of a landscape using oil paints on a canvas, showing a plain field and marshes with horses grazing them and some hills in the distance.2. The present day has become a whole out of…...
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Compare and Contrast How Siegfried Sassoon and Kamila Shamsie Explore Hostility
...Conclusively, the cessation of ‘Counter Attack and other Poems’ and Home Fire serve as a final reminder of the message both texts are attempting to transmit. The concluding poems of Siegfried Sassoon refer to “cleanliness” and “bold” sold...
Hwang Jini a famous Joseon Dynasty kisaeng artists who worked
...In order to be able to illustrate a Korean rhetorical map of knowledge meticulously and closer to reality, we need to analyze a wider and deeper range of synchronic and diachronic documents. Beside literary rhetoric, Korean rhetoric, whose studies ar...
A wolf is a wild carnivorous mammal which is the largest member
...In the “Nature” poems found in the Indian poetry anthology and the “nature” poems found in “One Eye’d Leigh” by Katherine Kilalea, we find that similarly these poems do not have a rhyme scheme. Although this is the case it is evident that the ...
How piano is related to PianoThe Piano written by
...In conclusion, just like a guide, the narrators described different scenes with things related to piano to let the reader get close to his inner world and feel his emotion changes. So, it is obviously that the “piano” in the poem is the significant...
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