Maria Licciardi

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  • The Pearl Greed Analysis

    Greed is considered one of the seven deadly sins, which means wanting too much of something and never being satisfied , this sin is presented as a theme in the novella The Pearl , written by John steinbeck which talks about mainly about an indian legend of ( the pearl of the world) and what this discovery of this pearl effects the life of the main character and his family, this novella starts by showing the readers about kino's life " the main character " before he finds the great pearl and…

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  • Examples Of Greed In The Pearl By John Steinbeck

    In John Steinbeck’s The Pearl, the Indigenous people of La Paz, Mexico are very poor compared to those of Spanish descent who have held the power for centuries. When the Indigenous pearl diver, Kino, finds a pearl that is assumed to be worth a large sum of money, the doctor sends someone to steal the pearl, the Priest visits Kino to persuade him into donating the pearl to the church, and the head pearl buyer sends trackers after Kino to kill him and gain the pearl. Both the Indigene and the…

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  • Symbolism In John Mccrae's In Flanders Field

    Soldiers that fought in the trenches had to face the constant fear of death and pain. They became very aware of their own mortality as they faced disease and bullets. Artillery and machine gun fire and barbed wire tore through their friends’ bodies and laid waste to beautiful landscapes. It would have been very easy to despair and feel as though the world around them were being destroyed. However, one soldier was able to find hope and encouragement, even when surrounded by this world of human…

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  • Symbols In Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet On The Western Front

    In All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque, symbols are used to help better the understanding of the idea of how the brutal ways of the war have affected the soldiers by making them change their views and morals helping them survive the war. There are many cases in which objects and ideas have been symbolized to demonstrate the theme. Remarques boots, the horses, and the potato cakes are some of the symbols Remarque has used to manifest the theme. Wars all over the world are still…

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  • The Pearl Theme Essay

    The story Pearl by John Steinbeck takes place on the California Peninsula. Kino’s kid Coyotito got stung by a scorpion and he needs a doctor but his parents Kino and Juana don’t have the money. Kino then finds the great pearl of the world in the sea and he thinks of the things he could do with it and get. The big theme of this story is don't let greed get to you. Kino shows this theme throughout the story and this pearl messed up his life since he let the greed of it get to him. I think…

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  • Change In Erich Remarque's All Quiet On The Western Front

    Change In the novel “All Quiet on the Western Front”, Erich Remarque shows that the war forced change. It is a recurring theme in the novel for things to be different than they used to be. Whether it was a change in men or relationships, the author showed how the soldiers were forced to adapt to the reality of the war. The war robs men of their previous selves by ripping away everything that they once were. A perfect example of this is when Paul says “We are not youth any longer...We were…

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  • War Trauma

    War Trauma; The Influence it Placed on Remarque’s Writing “On the threshold of life, they faced an abyss of death…” (A.W. Wheen, as quoted in All Quiet on the Western Front) Remarque’s novel, All Quiet on the Western Front represents an idea of loss of innocence. Soldiers during this time period are at the “threshold” of their lives, as quoted by Wheen, to only face the brutal horrors of war. The horrors of the war steal the innocence away from these young men without them even knowing. These…

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  • Soldier's Heart Character Analysis

    Soldier’s Heart Essay~ Gary Paulsen Is Life in the army what Charley expected? No it wasn’t what Charley expected. Nobody thought it Would be so bad. All of the politicians and newspapers said it would be a month or two, no longer than that. They said it would be over by the fall.So, Charley thought why not? Charley joined the volunteer army at 15, And came out at 23. He enlisted in the Union Army during the civil war, saying it will be more exciting than a…

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  • Suicide In The Trenches Critical Analysis

    20 million wounded; the survivors were left to live with the effects of being dehumanized because of all the death they saw. Within three great works about WWI, “Suicide in the Trenches” by Siegfried Sassoon, All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque and “Soldier’s Home” by Ernest Hemingway, there is an universal idea of the dehumanizing aspect of war is shown during the war, at home, and after the war. “Suicide in the Trenches” by Siegfried Sassoon, tells about how the men at war…

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  • The Poet As Hero Analysis

    World War I gave birth to many stories, and with those stories came many pieces of literature. Some of the main ones include All Quiet on the Western Front, a book by Erich Maria Remarque, “The Poet as Hero”, a poem by Siegfried Sassoon and “Who’s for the Game”, a poem by Jessie Pope. These literary pieces had some key differences. Although Remarque’s All Quiet on the Western Front, Sassoon’s “The Poet as Hero”, and Pope’s “Who’s for the Game” all shared their opinions on how soldiers should…

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