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  • Comparison Of Confucianism, Legalism And Buddhism

    China has one of the longest known histories in ancient world history. As civilization developed, so did the ideology of philosophy, society, and the world. There are three philosophies, and one religion that played a significant role in establishing Chinese history. These philosophies are Confucianism, Legalism, and Buddhism. Each has its own meanings; each had its own ways of seeing the nature of human beings, society and the universe. Although they each have many differences their purpose is the same, to make society better, to end conflict. Confucians’ teachings emphasize and esteem education and believe the mandate of Heaven. They believe education would change people. Therefore, Confucians’ teachings are to train people to be a better person to advance the levels of local cultures and emphasize peace between people around them with harmony. Confucians thought the government officials should be well-educated, talented, benevolent, and should live a virtuous life. The thoughts of Confucians also believe the government should be structed like the family, people should love and respect their ruler as the Master said, “When superiors love ritual the people are easy to direct.” Confucians also thought the order in society would be maintained through benevolence. The thoughts of Confucius stressed the morality centering on the man, however the thoughts of Mencius stressed that human kind arises out from being gentle in its basis. Early Zhou Dynasty was seen as…

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  • How Does Walt Whitman Use Diction In O Captain My Captain

    In 1831, at the age of twelve, Walt Whitman began working for his local newspaper. He soon fell in love with the written word and started writing his own poetry (“Poet Walt Whitman”). Fast forward to the turn of the 20th century, and Whitman has already made a name for himself as one of America’s most influential poets. Two of Whitman’s most esteemed works are “O Captain! My Captain!”, written in 1865 to reflect on Abraham Lincoln's death, and “O Me! O Life!”, written in 1891 to contemplate…

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  • Symbolism In Anyone Live In A Pretty How Town

    How do we determine if love changes someone or not? In the novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald and in “anyone live in a pretty how town” by E.E. Cummings, the authors use motifs, imagery, and symbolism to show how love can shape an individual change. Throughout the novel Gatsby has changed for Daisy because he is in love with her and in the poem the speaker anyone changed because noone showed him love . In the novel, Fitzgerald uses symbolism to represent a deeper meaning. Some…

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  • Anyone Lived In A Pretty How Town Analysis

    Throughout history, human civilizations have been built on conforming to social norms. Likewise, there have always been individuals, throughout history, who have ventured outside of those norms, many times to the dismay or even apathy of their respectively societies. E.E. Cummings’ “anyone lived in a pretty how town,” is perfect example of how individualism is viewed in a conformist society, as well as sheds light on the poet’s own views of conformity. Although conforming to social norms is how…

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  • Analysis Of E. E. Cummings

    poems written with incorrect spelling and punctuation? Then you would be thinking about E. E. Cummings! E. E. Cummings was birthed upon the world as Edward Estlin Cummings in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1894. He developed a unique style of writing at an early age, being influenced by both Impressionism and Cubism, and grew up to study at Harvard University. The poet would become a famous writer, but while he was alive, his work was mostly left unnoticed because of his different direction when it…

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  • Ambiguous Diction In 'Anyone Lived In A Pretty How Town'

    The poem “anyone lived in a pretty how town” by E.E. Cummings describes the life of a man who the townspeople do not care for because they obsess over improving their own lives with insignificant objects. The man lives, falls deeply in love, and eventually surrenders to death. Yet, the townspeople pay no attention to his death because they “are busy folk,” running around infatuated with things that do not matter (line 27). Little do they know that death will soon take them also. E. E. Cummings,…

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  • Karen Cangialosi's Healing Through The Written Words

    Examining the Powers of Writing Many people suffer through traumatic events in their lives and need a source to help them heal. Karen Cangialosi works to inform people of this source. “Healing through the Written Word” exposes the mental and physical benefits of writing. Although scientists do not understand why writing can reduce the number of doctor visits needed. It has been proven that writing increases immune function and decreases blood pressure. When writing to heal, grammar and…

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  • E. Cummings '' The Enormous Room'

    On October 14th, 1894, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Rebecca Haswell and Edward Cummings gave birth to Edward Estlin Cummings. However, the world would ultimately know him as E. E. Cummings, the poet that wandered away from the norms of modern society and made astonishing innovations in the realm of poetry through his experimentations with syntax, grammar, punctuation, spacing, and typography. Like every notable literary figure, E.E. Cummings applied his life experiences and influences to his…

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  • Edward E Cummings Your Little Voice Analysis

    Edward Estlin Cummings, a 20th century poet, painter, playwright, and novelist, impacted literature greatly. Nearly all of his poems challenged the accepted rules of writing through formatting and grammar choices. The topics of the poems created the most controversy, especially the poems he wrote focusing on nature, religion, and his sexuality. Due to his strict religious upbringing, Cummings conveys his inner strife and difficulties forming connections through his eccentric writing style.…

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  • Fragility Ee Cummings Analysis

    E.E. Cummings Born in October of 1894, Edward Estlin Cummings began writing poetry as the very early age of 10. With the support of his very liberal parents, e.e. was encouraged to develop his writing and explore his creative gifts. (Nicholas Everett, Modern American Poetry, 1994) Among writing poetry, Cummings was an avid painter, studying art in Paris after the First World War. Cummings was married three times, his first marriage ended in divorce and his former wife took their young daughter…

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