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  • My Papa's Waltz Poem Analysis

    The Analysis of the Three Poems “My Papa’s Waltz”, “My Father’s Hats” and “Those Winter Sundays” are poems which are real exciting and express the love of fathers towards their kids. In these poems they describe to us the friendship between children and their fathers. The poem “My Papa’s Waltz” explains how a young boy was dancing waltz music with his drunken father. The young son appeared to enjoy having fun with his father while dancing despite the fact that he kept on chafing his ear on his dad’s wrist till the boy fell asleep. In the poem, it is stated that, “The hand that held my wrist was battered on one knuckle; at every step you missed my right ear scraped a buckle” (Roethke, 1961). This gives us an idea about the strong relationship between the boy and his father. Furthermore, the young boy looked miserable when he was being taken to bed. For example, in the poem, it states that, “Then waltzed me off to bed still clinging to your shirt” (Roethke, 1961). This means that, even when the young boy was asleep, he wanted to be besides his father. What’s more, in this poem, the author used images “The whiskey on your breath could make a small boy dizzy” to depict the outcomes of alcohol on the young boy. Furthermore, the author used the simile “I hung on like death” in the first paragraph of the poem to illustrate a difference when he was telling how the young boy embraces his father. The writer of this poem wanted to express how alcohol can have effect on a family. In the…

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  • Inequality In Jane Eyre And Frankenstein

    Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte and Frankenstein by Mary Shelley are two novels in which the themes of equality and inequality are explored extensively. The texts are both written by women in 1847 and 1818 respectively and both deal with gender inequality. Jane Eyre is also a social commentary on the injustices and inequalities of the classist Victorian hierarchy whereas Shelley’s novel focuses on the human rejection of unconventionality and the inequalities faced by societies ‘outcasts. The…

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  • Billy Bishop

    chased by three others (“William ‘Billy’ Bishop”). Only five weeks after beginning to fly in France, he had 17 victories and was the highest scoring ace for the British forces (Leach 50). In June of 1917, Bishop demonstrated his bravery by carrying out a dangerous raid on a German aerodrome and destroying three enemy planes. This attack on the airport won him the Victoria Cross. Bishop became the first soldier to win all of the military’s highest honors (“William ‘Billy’ Bishop”). General Hugh…

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  • Red Baron's Villain

    were in the military and military families mostly have to keep moving. Before all the negative events happened Red Baron and his brother all went out into to the woods to hunt, boar, elk, birds, and deer, which were collected and displayed as trophies in the castle that his Prussian noble family owned. Also, the reason Red Baron and his brother hunted was because that was part of the privileges of their class. They got to go hunt because Red Baron’s father was an Uhlan career officer. His…

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  • A Birthday Present By Sylvia Plath Analysis

    Plath has been deemed one of the most shocking losses in literary history because of its suddenness and because of who were left behind. People of all statuses and locations have provided their reactions to Plath’s death. These reactions ranged from death threats to Ted Hughes, the man accused of driving Sylvia Plath to her suicide, to making movies celebrating her courage in facing death on her own terms. These reactions tend to lean on the extreme sides in terms of appropriate responses to her…

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  • Stings Sylvia Plath Analysis

    of vengeance within the first typewritten draft of “Stings.” Once again, this vengeance can be linked to Hughes’. In the tenth stanza of the draft, the man has “seven lumps on his head.” (Drafts in Facsimile 49) These “lumps” are the result of being stung by bees. Van Dyne explains that Plath is “[F]eeling vengeful about her unexpected lack of control over her destiny,” (7) and “sees the male figure as an evil spirit, a deformed troll.” (7) One can assume that if Plath is likened to the speaker…

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  • Why Did Hitler Influenced The World

    about how Germany needed to change and fight off what brought them down. “Starting in 1921, he headed a new, angry political party- the Nazis” (Brown). Hitler’s determination, after World War I, to make Germany look better compared to the other countries caused him to create an angry political party called the Nazis. The political group believed that the loss of World War I was the result of betrayal. Hitler soon gave speeches explaining his thoughts about who caused the war. Since Hitler…

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  • Why Did Hitler Become Chancellor In 1933 Essay

    Most historians would agree that the economic depression was the most important reason why Hitler was able to become Chancellor in 1933. It was the cause of all the other significant factors, such as the weaknesses of the Weimar Republic, Nazi policies, propaganda campaigns, and the scheming of Hindenburg and von Papen. The Great Depression was the most important factor that lead to Hitler becoming Chancellor in 1933. It caused major economic issues in Germany such as businesses going bankrupt,…

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  • Theme Of Mark Antony's Speech In Julius Caesar

    Have you felt the pain of your friend backstabbing you in the back? Well, Julius Caesar felt that pain twenty-three times but he was stabbed in the back with real knives. Julius Caesar was born in Rome in 100 BC, he rapidly climbed the ladder to Roman politicians. His victories in battles awarded him with people's support, he made allies and enemies along the way. On the Ides of March, Julius Caesar was brutally assassinated by a group of nobles in the Senate House. Mark Antony, who was Julius…

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  • On The Weimar Republic Analysis

    Wilhelm accused Belgium and France of having plans to take land away from Germany (FOOTNOTE, 8). However, when it became apparent that the war effort was not succeeding in favor of their country, German citizens began to oppose the war more vehemently. When the Treaty of Versailles held Germany completely responsible for the war, Germany was plunged into debt in a seemingly never-ending cycle of war reparations. It is clear that Weitz wants the reader to understand the implications of the war on…

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