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  • Themes In Ernest Hemingway's A Clean, Well-Lighted Place

    Ernest Hemingway is one of the most revered and studied American authors, famous the world over for his extensive bibliography of short stories and novels. However, Hemingway was a deeply troubled man, and many of his works are monuments to his struggles with depression. “A Clean, Well-Lighted Place” is an ideal example of Hemingway’s nihilistic view of the world: it appears to be a mirror into his very soul. The theme of “A Clean, Well-Lighted Place” is decidedly nihilistic: life, human ideas of God and faith, and earthly possession are all ultimately of equally nonexistent value. This rather dark theme permeates the entire story, and is reinforced through the clever use of literary devices throughout. A plethora of devices such as style, tone, characters, symbolism, and repetition are used throughout the story by Hemingway to convey his seemingly mournful message to the reader, and ultimately allow us a glimpse into the world of despair in which he found himself. Style is the subtlest of the devices through which Hemingway helps to convey the theme. Hemingway is renowned for his conservative writing style, and it is used to great effect in this story. This simple style of writing is intentional, to allow the deeper aspects of the story to be better fleshed out through meaning rather than by the intricacy of the vocabulary used. Hemingway’s reluctance to use convoluted language has been described as a “sparse, tight economy of words”, and it works excellently to convey the…

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  • The Risks Involved In A Long Distance Relationship

    We all look at the same moon in the sky, and sometimes this is the only comfort those in a long distance relationship have. Some couples may not have the chance to talk for days, so they seek a sense of peace from the orb in the sky. If this is the case, though, why is anyone in a long distance relationship? With a face to face relationship, there is rarely the worry that one may not see his or her significant other for any length of time. Long distance relationships are growing in popularity,…

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  • The Wife's Story 'And What Of This Goldfish Would You Wish?'

    "The wife's story" is Written by Ursula K. Le Guin, "What of this goldfish, would you wish?" written by Etgar Keret, the "Lottery" written by Shirley Jackson these stories are connected in their background is kinda the same, but their stories are about how people do not accepted the change in some things usually the writers wrote their stories in a dark way, they idea is to prove in the stories that when they are talking about changes in some parts of the stories they accepted but in some they…

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  • Compare And Contrast Essay On Fall For You By Secondhand Serenade

    "Touche." We both laugh as the playlist loads. 'Fall for You ' by Secondhand Serenade starts playing through the speakers, I do a happy dance in my seat. "Wha-" Ash starts but I reach over and hit him in the chest. "No. Sh." Then I start belting out the lyrics like my life depended on it. I can feel Ash 's eyes on me so I calm down a bit but still continue singing. By the time the song ends, we 're a couple lights away from Jake 's. That stupid, over-played, new Adele song comes on.…

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  • Sincerity In The Hobbit And The Lord Of The Rings

    couple roles in order to keep the details short and the story interesting. This lacks a wide variety of differences of characters for the reader to connect with, thus shutting out a potentially large audience. Encompassing a large variety of audience members proves difficult without proper care and attention to detail, as well as the time spent to fully develop the plot. The benefit to having a variety of readers lies within the ability to provoke greater conversation and thinking. Tolkien…

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  • Comparing Chopin's Baby 'And Lamb To The Slaughter'

    In Chopin’s story “Desiree’s Baby”, Desiree and her husband, Armand, are ecstatic when she gives birth to a child. Later on Armand starts acting distant because he believes that she and her child are mixed. He suggest her to leave to her mother's home. Desiree then disappears and walks the opposite direction of her mother’s home, with the child in her arms. In Dahl’s story “Lamb to the Slaughter”, a detective's wife, named Mary, is in shock after the devastating news that her husband is leaving…

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  • Analysis Of The Lottery By Shirly Jackson

    Barbara’s quote is shown in the story, “The Lottery”, by Shirly Jackson. “The Lottery is about a small village that has a strange custom. Every year, before the harvesting season, they hold a drawing, or a lottery. At the beginning of the story, it seems innocent enough, but as the story goes on, it becomes apparent that the drawing may be a little more sinister than previously believed. In a twist ending, one of the women in the town, who wins the lottery, is the target of a stoning that was…

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  • How To Write An Essay About My First Day In High School?

    Friday finally came and it was my fourth day of Kindergarten and I was loving it. I walked into the classroom expecting thing to be no different than they had been the past days. I sat in my seat and patiently waited for Taylor to arrive so that I could tell her about my plans for the weekend. Still waiting and she never showed up. I began to feel and very empty feeling in my stomach like I just had been punched. Taylor wasn’t coming to school and I didn’t know how I was going to get through the…

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  • Communication Class Reflection

    When I registered for this class, I thought it was going to be easy peasy. I was so wrong! I was actually quite frustrated with the amount of time and effort I had to put into a freshman level communications class. On average, I would say I spent about 6 hours a week completing my assignments. This number slightly changed depending on the assignments due that week. After getting over my initial attitude, I tried to not let negative thoughts get in the way of my work. Throughout the…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Cartoons Vs 2010s

    are the best cartoons ever made. However, lets focus on more recent cartoon styles such as the 1990s and 2010s. Though I was born in the 90s I have little memory of the 90s so I am not obligated to say that I am a true 90s kid. I am more of a 2000s kid. So, now you’re probably thinking, she’s going to go with the 2010s cartoons being better. However, I did say 2000s; which is in the middle of the 1990s and 2010s. I feel that the 90s era of cartoons is a lot better than the 2010s. Why? Let me…

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