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  • One Hundred Live And Die Analysis

    the low art of advertisement using word play. It is a work containing one hundred words, fifty with “live” following them and fifty with “die,” in neon lights that light up individually, in rows, and then all together, creating visual patterns. The word combinations include actions, emotions, and colors. One Hundred Live and Die uses the game of language to leave the meaning of the work open for interpretation from the viewers and allows room for conversation. One Hundred Live and Die is a large wall installation that is 118 x 132 1/4 x 21 inches, consisting of neon tubing mounted on four metal monoliths. The intense neon words make it…

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  • Themes In 'My Father In The Navy' By Robert Hayden

    immaculate in the white cloth of his uniform and a round cap on his head like a halo,” (Line 1-3) The admiration, a child feels for a father can be understood by the various supernatural and biblical symbols that the child attributes to his father. These supernatural symbols are metaphors of the various roles that a child associates to his/her father. To the speaker, the father is just like an ‘apparition’ or an ‘angel’. The angel is symbol of protection and blessing. Similarly, the usage of…

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  • Theme Of Structuralism In The Great Gatsby

    Saussure Within The Great Gatsby Structuralism can be described as a critical movement of literature that studies how elements of a text can be understood more efficiently by examining its relationship to the overall composition of a text. Ferdinand de Saussure, the “father of modern linguistics” (845) is a prominent critic in the Structuralism movement. The understanding of Saussure’s theory in Structuralism will be examined using mathematical examples and applied to interpret The Great…

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  • Case Study: The Apricot Tree Cafe

    Daniel Chandler emphasis this in his references to Saussure’s “two-part model of the sign” (Chandler, 2002), which provides an explanation onto why the name and location may be causing confusion to the patrons. Saussure two-part model discusses how the listener of a signifier which in this case be the word “café” would psychologically associate it with “other elements associated with it in a linguistic sign” (Chandler, 2002) which is the signified. In terms of the name, The Apricot Tree Café,…

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  • Visual Rhetoric And Propaganda In Walmart

    According to Roland Barthes’ myth formula, a sign acts as a signifier when society assigns it a widely accepted meaning. The meaning of the sign, called the signified, makes a sign logical. Walmart aligns with the mythical concept by using the happy face as a signifier. Contemporary society defines a happy face based on a perpetuated idea that adheres to the media and the Ruling Class. Popular culture defines a happy face as an expression to show a feeling of pleasure. According to Walmart’s…

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  • Structuralism In The Flowers By Alice Walker

    Structuralism Essay The Flowers by Alice Walker uses several structuralist concepts that can help the reader better understand the story. There are three different structuralist terms emphasized while reading the story: sign, code, and symbol. A sign, in a literary sense, is a thing that makes you think of something else without an obvious connection between the sign and object. Codes are a set of ideas, rules, letters, numbers, symbols, etc., that are used to represent another thing. A…

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  • Workers In Lyddie

    Do what is righteous and necessary, no matter what circumstances. The novel Lyddie, by Katherine Patterson is about a thirteen-year-old girl name Lyddie. Lyddie must take responsibility and be the adult of her family. Lyddie goes to the mills in hopes of earning enough money to pay off the farm debt. The plan was that once the farm debt was paid off, Lyddie would be able to reunite her family back on the farm. However, working conditions at the mills was not favored by many of the factory girls.…

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  • Why Is Working Longer Hours Tending More Machines In Lyddie

    another reason to sign the petition. Lastly Lyddie is doing more work. The work she is doing is very dangerous and injury-prone. In the text Lyddie says “In those days I had one hundred thirty spindles to tend. Now I’ve twice that many at a speed that would make the devil curse.” Lyddie is working more at a faster pace. This is dangerous and can give Lyddie a serious injury. This is a valid reason for her to sign the…

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  • Sample Cover Letter

    At time that Elizabeth and I enter to the incident. I realize that child didn’t have to be sign him out again because Ms Carla has the documents that the parents sign a form saying that kids that doesn’t suppose to come back again to extended day on that day. Samon the child didn 't have to be signed out again, so Samson had already the permission to leave already signed by the parent. at that moment of confusion and nerves I didn 't realize, but now I have some evidence to you that I can…

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  • Katherine Paterson's Dilemmas

    the 1840s, and is about a ten year-old-girl named Lyddie who goes to work at the factory in Lowell, Massachusetts, to pay off the debt on the family farm. While there, she is given the choice to sign the workers’ rights petition. The petition asks for shorter hours, better pay, and safer working conditions. Some people say Lyddie should sign the petition in order to improve factory life. Lyddie should not sign the petition because of the compensation she is receiving…

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