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  • Because I Could Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, By Emily Dickinson And Dylan Thomas

    Death can be a hard pill to swallow, but it is part of our natural life cycle. At some point in our lives we will ponder our own inevitable death. Someone who embraces death believes it is simply another period in their lives. Emily Dickinson welcomes death in her poem, “Because I Could Not Stop for Death”, like a suitor calling on her for an outing. Dickinson visualizes death as a customary carriage ride. On the other hand, many individuals are not willing to let go and believe they must stick…

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  • Reflection On Tim Love

    After conducting an in-depth interview with successful college graduate, Tim Love, I have formed multiple connections from his college experience to ideas presented in past readings, lectures and discussions. Before explaining my findings, I think it is important to note that Tim is a thirty-three year-old married father of one daughter (soon-to-be two daughters) who works as a dean for Loyola University where he attended college and received a major in Italian. The first insight I formed was…

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  • Panic In Armitage's Out Of The Blue

    inconsistent terza rima, a style characterised by sets of tercets in which the end of the first and third lines rhyme: ‘...floor/...door’, ‘...fear/...near’. This technique was originally used by Dante in his poem ‘Divine Comedy’, particularly within ‘Inferno’, the first part of the poem which describes Dante’s metaphorical journey through the underworld. This link to hell emphasises the overwhelming fear likely felt by the victims of this fire, who were forced to decide whether to stay and burn…

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  • Dante's Stance On Italian Politics Analysis

    Dante the author’s journey into exile began when he entered the Florentine political sphere, where every decision and stance he made would influence his enemies to plot his demise. Dante’s poetic reflection of exile used the characters within the Inferno to highlight the hardships and punishments associated with banishment, and paralleled Dante the pilgrim’s representative exile with Dante the author’s real…

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  • Nursing Assistant: A Short Story

    It was a hot summer day, when a thought occurred to Riley, “I need a job badly- just as much as I need sex!” she chuckles to herself. As usual, she talks to herself; it’s just a part of who she is. This talking to herself is her genetic makeup so to speak. Riley can’t avoid it; in fact, she’s done so all her life. There was never a time when she didn’t daydream or talk to herself. As she continues to ponder on this job searching, more like job window-shopping. She stumbles across a nursing home…

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  • Captain Beatty's Use Of Propaganda In Fahrenheit 451

    Imagine a world where nothing is different, and everything is calm and peaceful. No one comes in conflict with another, and everyone is friendly. In Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451, Captain Beatty wants the world to be as so, a utopia if you will. Literature should be censored in order to provide a shield to the public, therefore blocking any danger that could come from it. Compositions come off more like propaganda, resulting in revolutions but not necessarily for the better. For him, there are…

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  • Essay On Agent Orange

    and Vietnamese people. In 1961 through 1971 the U.S. military sprayed Agent Orange in certain areas of the Vietnam jungle. Agent Orange was a defoliant chemical. "It was dropped on the landscape and then ignited, turning the countryside into an inferno that destroyed…

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  • Free Prufrock Essays: Poem Analysis

    When analyzing poetry, it is important to consider the form, content, and historical moment the poem was written during, in order to develop a working interpretation of the specific poem. In particular, the poem, The Lovesong of J. Alfred Prufrock, is very open to interpretation as it delves into themes such as loneliness, inadequacy, and the inevitable consequences of time. Prufrock is a very dark, depressing character and throughout the poem, the audience is taken deeper into his thoughts and…

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  • Sigmund Freud's Essay: The Uncanny

    In his essay “The Uncanny”, Sigmund Freud attempts to explain the concept of “the uncanny” by using two methods: defining the word through language and analyzing individual experiences. In order to support his claims and illustrate the notion of “the uncanny”, he uses E.T.A. Hoffman’s story “The Sandman”. Despite the fact that this text is intriguing and at first sight appealing, Freud fails to convince his readers that he has discovered the true meaning of “the uncanny” because he struggles…

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  • The Crucible And Then There Were None Analysis

    And Then There Were None Vs The Crucible Can comparing stories lead to revelation about human nature? After reading “The Crucible” and “And Then There Were None,” greed surfaces as a major part in both stories. So is greed everything in life? These two stories prove that it is. We are moving away from greed and going to thought of being trapped. Both stories have multiple styles of being trapped whether it’s mental, physical, or even spiritually. In “The Crucible,” the witchcraft had all of…

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