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    differentiate between similar choices. The extended metaphor’s impression on the reader is also enhanced by Frost’s use of symbolism. His use of symbolism consists of the very general ideas of fire and ice. Along with the poem, these symbols can be interpreted by the reader literally. By providing the reader with such a clear and concise literal interpretation, Frost emphasizes the theme even further. However, the symbols fire and ice could also be an allusion to the very common belief that the end of the world will be by either fire or ice. Although the poem is very short, it makes up for it through its multiple meanings. The symbols also have a third layer of significance in which they also represent the human emotions of desire and hate. Fire symbolizes desire, while ice is symbolic for hate. This conveys a secondary message that emotions can also cause trouble. In conclusion, Dickinson emphasizes the civility of Death’s arrival, while Frost focuses on the methods for Death to occur. He employs the use of symbols such as fire to represent desire, and ice to represent hate. At first these symbols can be interpreted through their literal meaning, but upon supplementary analysis they can be interpreted as an allusion to the belief that the world will end by either incineration or freezing. In addition to allusion, Frost’s use of figurative devices show that having the wisdom to see beyond the initial impression will show similarities between contrasting things.…

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    because they hardly have the things they need. A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park follows the stories of two people growing up in Southern Sudan in different timelines. They both face struggles beyond what people growing up in first world countries could imagine. Nya and Salva hardly get to think about the things they want because they are struggling just to maintain the things that they need, water and safety. With a war erupting around Salva's timeline he spends his childhood on the run…

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    stance has shifted towards Anarchy. Although there are many stances out there, compared to all, I feel as though Anarchy lines up with what I can classify as genuine freedom for the individual. As many of the others fall short in several ways and have several other blunders that can stop it from being the true sense of the word free. To the beliefs of equality that liberalism strives for, the limited government that conservatives promote, the idea of owning everything under one that socialism…

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    In traditional settings, the home is one’s safe haven. It protects one from the surrounding world in a literal sense seeing that it provides shelter from external forces, but also figuratively since a house provides a serene place one is able to find comfort in. The house in The Fall of the House of Usher does neither. In fact, it does the complete opposite. Rather than providing comfort, it elicits fear in both the characters and the reader. The root of this fear stems from Poe’s use of the…

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    “less travelled” and sets off on a holistic, life-changing journey. The poem is an extended metaphor about life. The character in the poem literally journeys through the “yellow woods” down one of the “two roads” but this journey is merely the basis for the more important symbolic journey. The poem is allegorical as it consists of a symbolic meaning rather than a literal meaning. The title of the poem significantly focuses on the road not taken, indicating the inevitable process…

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    Victorian age, particularly surrounding imperialism and sexuality. However, Le Fanu’s method of exploring and critiquing Victorian ideology of imperialism and sexuality are cleverly concealed under the prevalent supernatural elements present in his works. This is a concept that is interwoven seamlessly into the narrative structure of Le Fanu’s Carmilla. By analyzing the unique qualities of Carmilla’s character, this paper will argue that Carmilla’s attacks on Laura’s body and virtue renders…

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    Metacommunication Analysis

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    about all my possessions being around the dorm and making it look messy. I also interpreted this as to stop leaving my possessions around the dorm because of how he confronted me on the topic and his tone of voice while he was speaking to me. Those were my most memorable metacommunications moments on the third day All three days were an amazing experience for me. I took a step back from each situation that I was in these past three days to dig deeper into what people were saying to me and…

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    it can and does cause both cultural and political consequences. There are four reverends from this film that are considered biblical scholars that are against taking the Bible literally. Reverend Dr. Laurence C. Keene of the Disciples of Christ questions what the Bible really says about homosexuality. Reverend Peter Gomes who teaches at Harvard University says that there are only 6 or 7 in all of the inscription that may speak remotely upon what we might call homosexual activity or sexual…

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    letting go,” this was said by Hermann Hesse. This relates to the song “Let It Be” because it talks about letting go of the past. It talks about hope for the future. Just like the quote letting go of the past , can sometimes be better than holding on. Let things go, and move on for the future. In the song “Let It Be,” shows to let go of the past, by the literal meaning, the tone of the song, and the theme. In the song “Let it be” by The Beatles there are literal meanings which is, to let things…

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    If your preschool aged child has just lost one of their grandparents, it is up to you to explain to your child what has happened. Here are three ways you can help your preschool-aged child understand the death of their grandparent. Explain What Happened In Literal Terms The first thing you need to do is sit your child down and explain to them what happened in literal time. At this point in your child’s life, they see things as they are. Their worldview is extremely literal. Elaborate metaphors…

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