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    Monster In The Tempest

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    Monsters have been part of human history since humans exist. Some argue that the monster in "The Tempest" is a clear product of the time Shakespeare decided to write this book. Although it is true that the inspiration along with the way of thinking is strongly affected by the time the story was wrote, it is also important to highlight that the monsters created in this story are very similar to what Stephen T. Asma narrates in his essays "Alexander fights Monsters in India" and "Monsters and the…

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    yourself and everyone on board or completely give up on the idea of escaping this tragedy? Would you expect help to come for you or step up and try to lead everyone to safety yourself? Luckily, in the short story “The Open Boat” written by Stephen Crane, he answers these questions in his writing that is about four crew members on a boat that have found themselves faced with this exact dilemma. This piece, based on an actual incident in Crane’s life, was written not to explain what to do during a…

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    As part of the exposition in Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness, the narrator vividly describes the setting. He explains that he is in a boat with five men, one of which being the storyteller, Marlow. The narrator then goes on to create a descriptive image of his surroundings in the boat on the river. Throughout this description, Conrad uses foreshadowing, imagery, connotative words, symbolism, and personification, creating a shift in tone, in order to illustrate that Marlow’s journey up the…

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    the fact that both Jack London and Stephen Crane are legitimate naturalist essayists who show the thought of naturalism in two exceptionally unfavorable strategies. Naturalism portrays the extremely restricted control that people have over their own destiny in correlation to the powers of the regular world. In "The Open Boat", the men stranded on the vessel are absolutely helpless before the sea, a substance that is apathetic regarding their survival. Crane does not depict the men as chivalrous…

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    Poverty in Homelife, Work, and Social life; the Effect it has on Women in Guilded Age New York City and it 's Correlation to Maggie by Stephen Crane The Guilded Age was the time period from around 1890 to 1920. It was a time period of massive immigration to American cities, urbanization, and industrialization. There were large changes to the economy around the country but the places affected the most were the larger cities, for example, New York City. With an influx of population in these…

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    story written by Stephen Crane that portrays a main focus of naturalism in the lives of man, and how that nature is portrayed as malicious, through the sources A Man Said to the Universe and I Explain the Silvered Passing of the Ship at Night. Stephen Crane’s The Open Boat considers three stages of quotes in which the men are affected by nature itself; the storm, the survivors, and the rescue. To begin, Crane starts his anecdote with a miraculous life threatening storm. Crane writes in part 1,…

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    On New Year’s Eve 1896, Stephen Crane sailed out from Florida on the Commodore as a correspondent to cover the insurrection of Cuba against Spain. His ship sank a few days later when it hit a sandbar. Crane and three other men spent thirty hours on a dinghy. When they finally arrived to shore, one of the men, the oiler named Billie Higgins, was already dead on the sand. He had drowned when the boat overturned. A few days after, Crane published “Stephen Crane’s Own Story,” a newspaper…

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    The Ordeal of Donald Boone is a direct account of a deep sea diver’s terrible timing, and the medical miracle of keeping him alive. Donald Boone was a deep sea diver the worked for the “Taylor Diving and Salvage Company” onboard an offshore barge. Underwater divers experience extreme conditions on a daily basis and as a means to better regulate the time divers spend under heavy pressure conditions barges have pressurized living quarters for their divers. At the end of a dive each diver gets into…

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    In the excerpt the open boat there are many relationships involved throughout the passage. They were all friends even if they had different positions on the boat. This friendship was utterly more then friendship, this was almost pure brotherhood. They never mentioned anything about the brotherhood on the boat though. They wanted to just think of it as really good friendship. This indeed were certain it was getting to be heartfelt. This was nothing less then being heartfelt. There were 4 friends…

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    based on the real life events of the sinking of The Commodore. Stephen Crane experienced the actual events of the story while he was on board…

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