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  • The Western Intellectual Tradition Analysis

    The Western Intellectual Tradition by J. Bronowski and Bruce Mazlish examines different European/American historical periods from the year 1500 to 1900. It focuses on the great thinkers and philosophers from those times, as well as certain historical periods that are considered significant. This essay focuses on chapters 2, 10, 15, 21, and 23. They are about the city-states of Italy, the Royal society, Montesquieu, Thomas Jefferson and the American Revolution, and Edmund Burke respectively.…

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  • Summary Of Driving Through Minnesota During The Hanoi Bombing By Robert Bly

    Photographer,” and Robert Bly’s poem, “Driving Through Minnesota During the Hanoi Bombings.” Both of these poems present vivid images of the battle, show the devastating feelings towards war and provide the psychological impact on those involved in war. It is as if the “War Photographer” has captured similar destructive scenes that are described throughout “Driving Through Minnesota During the Hanoi Bombings.” By examining Carol Ann Duffy’s poem, “War Photographer,” and Robert Bly’s poem,…

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  • Land Art, Spiral Jetty And The Great Serpent Mound

    involved in other types of arts. Land art was labelled as modern ‘sculpture’ but its versatility and introduction of new concepts and visual materials made it difficult to ascribe it to one field or term. Later on, the term “Earth Works,” coined by Robert Smithson came to use, but Earth Works only refers to works that use earth while Land Art is an all-encompassing umbrella that includes…

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  • Masculinity In School Ties

    aggression and violence, financial independence, and physical desirability. Many characteristics of the alpha stereotype are demonstrated through the character of David Greene who is played by Brenden Fraser in the movie School Ties (1992), directed by Robert Mandel. As the film progresses, Mandel creatively applied several narrative, symbolic and technical elements into representing David’s masculinity. The three most dominant qualities which sum up David’s representation of masculinity is his…

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  • Robert Frost The Road Not Taken Commentary

    Robert Frost – The Road Not Taken – Summary & Analysis The poet laureate of Vermont, Robert Lee Frost, is a Universal figure known for his sense of rural setting and using them to touch the social side of mankind. The Road Not Taken published in the year 1916 is one of his finest accomplishments as a poet. It is no embellishment if anyone claims that this particular poem is amongst the world’s most read and taught one. The four stanza poem has inspired and stirred many minds in the world. The…

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  • Lament Poem Analysis

    How is the theme of tragedy presented in Lament and MId- Term Break? The poem lament is a famous poem written by Gillian Clarke. She was born in Wales and she was a poet but also a playwright, editor, and a translator. The poem lament is about the gulf war, which happened in August 1990 to February 1991. This is when Iraq invaded Kuwait; soon the USA and UK interfered by bombing Iraq. The word lament is an elegy this word is an expression that is used to show sorrow or grief. The title of the…

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  • Symbolism Of The Forest In The Scarlet Letter

    The Mystic Forest Nature has a pristine beauty which can be displayed through many ways, such as its beautiful evergreen forests. The woods, that naturally appear in nature were used as a symbol in Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter. Hester Prynne and Arthur Dimmesdale decided to take part in an inequitable act that did not purport their true character. The Puritan society in which they lived among, was a religious group who believed that Catholicism needed influenced by the Church of England. They…

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  • Critical Analysis Of Les Murray's Poem Shower

    Introduction This essay is a critical analysis of the poem Shower by the Australian writer Les Murray. Les Murray was born in 1938 in New South Wales/Australia. He grew up in a poor farming family, and his love for nature and the Australian landscapes, which shows in his poetry, developed early. Murray writes about his “love of the land, the tensions between rural and urban life”, and “the struggle for an independent means of expression” (Poetry archive, date unknown)1. The poem Shower is, as…

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  • Of Mice And Men Research Paper

    John Steinbeck expressed his life through his novels, novellas and poems. For instance, many of Steinbeck’s literary works take place in an area similar to his own home, Salinas Valley, California, an area full of farms, ranches, and orchards (Bloom). Also, California was an area known for attracting farm hands and migrant workers during the Great Depression and Dust Bowl eras because the soil was more nutrient-rich due to its short history of farming (Bloom). This setting transferred over to…

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  • Similarities Between Shakespeare And Elizabeth Barrett Browning

    Love is a universal poetic theme. William Shakespeare and Elizabeth Barrett Browning are two poets from different times, and they present their own views of love. They have written two sonnets to express love, which are 'Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?' and 'How do I love thee?'. Love is demonstrated in many ways in their poems, but the way in how they express love is different from each other. Shakespeare uses imagery of summer to compare it to a woman, who is his lover to demonstrate…

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