Robert A. Heinlein

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  • Symbolism: The Role Of Transcendentalism In Literature

    fear of the past and those who are one with everything, present themselves in many books, whether obviously or with more hidden symbolism. Books such as The Color Purple, Fahrenheit 415, and the movie Forrest Gump by Alice Walker, Ray Bradbury, and Robert Zemeckis respectively all have examples of such characters. Authors utilize methods such as physical description, the message of characters, and their positive impact on those around them to…

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  • Double Jeopardy Case Study

    investigation will cover the basic and many varied interpretations of double jeopardy and how they applied to the local case of Robert Nicholas Angleton. Double jeopardy is within the United States Constitutions Fifth Amendment, “The State with all its…

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  • How Does Thoreau Use Extended Metaphors In Walden

    Thoreau’s use of dark imagery and extended metaphors in Walden illustrates his seclusion from society to ultimately convey his journey as an individual through life. In the passage, Thoreau supports his argument with the use dark imagery to reinforce his individual preference of living in contrast to the rest of society’s. He prefers to live in his cabin in the woods, while everyone else lives in places similar to the village he visits. He explains that he “set sail from some bright village or…

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  • First Poem For You Addonizio

    A tattoo is like poetry, because there is always more to the story than what meets the eye! The sonnet “First Poem for You” by Kim Addonizio is a riveting piece of poetry that uses symbolization to help readers understand the narrator’s emotions and feelings towards her partner. Visual and tactile imagery used within this poem help explain the meaning of the poem. The theme is longevity and the true meaning of a relationship. In “First Poem for You,” Addonizio creates a fictional character…

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  • Disenfranchisement In John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

    Of Mice and Men is a famous novel written by John Steinbeck. It was published in 1937. This novel is about two young men named George Milton and Lennie Small who move to a ranch to work during the period of The Great Depression. These two displaced men go through several situations at the ranch but still hope to work their best. Disenfranchisement is clearly presented in the society of this novel using gender and space through literary theories such as Foucault and Feminism. Steinbeck creates…

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  • El Lissitzky Propaganda Poster Analysis

    In 1919, El Lissitzky would create one of his most successful propaganda posters. Beat the Whites with the Red Wedge was a major breakthrough that showcases El Lissitzky’s new ideas on constructivism. This poster was produced in the same year that Lissitzky would paint his first Proun. He had a fascination with type that led him to the idea of combining the geometry of the Proun with typography. (6. Pg.254) However, it’s important to note that this work is actually not considered to be, or…

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  • Decisions In Robert Frost's A Road Not Taken

    impact your life forever like: who to marry or what career path to take. Decisions can have a huge impact on one’s life and there are often times we make one decision and wonder what the outcome would have been if we would have chosen another. In Robert Frost’s, “A Road Not Taken, a traveler walks a road that eventually splits into two paths and must decide which path to take The path…

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  • Richard Bone Poem Analysis

    Life is not always gentle (A discussion on the theme “life” in Spoon River Anthology) In the spoon river anthology Edgar Lee Masters writes poems about life including the poems: Lucinda Matlock, Cassius Hueffer and Richard Bone. Through the book the presence of the theme life is imminent. An example of a…

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  • Lines 299-304 Virgil Personification Analysis

    In lines 299-304 Virgil comments on the time of year where the farmers are finally able to enjoy the rewards of their hard work. Virgil uses personification when he refers to winter since it is winter that brings times of restfulness and idleness, unties cares from the farmers, and invites festivities to the otherwise dull agricultural life. This personification it is obviously seen since hiems is in the nominative case in lines 299 and 302 and it is the main subject throughout these lines. It…

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  • The Five Types Of Psychological Profiling

    Psychological profiling has had a long history within the criminal justice field including the FBI. Many believe that this type of profiling has no usefulness in solving crimes, however the more that is learned about how a criminal thinks the better equipped to solve crimes sooner and prevent new crimes. Psychological profiling can be used to limit the amount of suspects for a given crime. While a psychological profile will help to solve a crime, having a solid crime scene examination is a…

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