Robert Fogel

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  • Symbolism Of The Forest In The Scarlet Letter

    The Mystic Forest Nature has a pristine beauty which can be displayed through many ways, such as its beautiful evergreen forests. The woods, that naturally appear in nature were used as a symbol in Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter. Hester Prynne and Arthur Dimmesdale decided to take part in an inequitable act that did not purport their true character. The Puritan society in which they lived among, was a religious group who believed that Catholicism needed influenced by the Church of England. They…

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  • Critical Analysis Of Les Murray's Poem Shower

    Introduction This essay is a critical analysis of the poem Shower by the Australian writer Les Murray. Les Murray was born in 1938 in New South Wales/Australia. He grew up in a poor farming family, and his love for nature and the Australian landscapes, which shows in his poetry, developed early. Murray writes about his “love of the land, the tensions between rural and urban life”, and “the struggle for an independent means of expression” (Poetry archive, date unknown)1. The poem Shower is, as…

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  • Of Mice And Men Research Paper

    John Steinbeck expressed his life through his novels, novellas and poems. For instance, many of Steinbeck’s literary works take place in an area similar to his own home, Salinas Valley, California, an area full of farms, ranches, and orchards (Bloom). Also, California was an area known for attracting farm hands and migrant workers during the Great Depression and Dust Bowl eras because the soil was more nutrient-rich due to its short history of farming (Bloom). This setting transferred over to…

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  • Similarities Between Shakespeare And Elizabeth Barrett Browning

    Love is a universal poetic theme. William Shakespeare and Elizabeth Barrett Browning are two poets from different times, and they present their own views of love. They have written two sonnets to express love, which are 'Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?' and 'How do I love thee?'. Love is demonstrated in many ways in their poems, but the way in how they express love is different from each other. Shakespeare uses imagery of summer to compare it to a woman, who is his lover to demonstrate…

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  • Decision-Making Research Papers

    INTRODUCTORY PARAGRAPH Robert Frost, a well-known poet, once wrote, “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less traveled by…”. When walking alone through the woods, it may be easy to decide about which path to travel. However, when one is traversing with others, it becomes difficult to stray from the pack. Peer pressure is very similar for teenagers: it often causes an emotional response as teens try to fit in with those around them, moreover, in these situations decision-making…

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  • Symbolism In The Picture Of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde

    Introduction to Author Oscar Wilde was a Anglo- English author, playwright, novelist, critic and poet. He was a popular literary figure in late Victorian England, known for his brilliant wit, flamboyant style. After graduating from Oxford University, he lectured as a poet, art critic and a leading proponent of the principles of aestheticism which emphasized aesthetic values more than moral or social themes. This doctrine can be clearly summarized by the phrase ‘art for art’s sake’. In 1890, he…

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  • Harmless Luxury Poem Analysis

    Luxury. The kiss you give to your love. Sleeping late at night. Water fights. Childhood. The cake your mom has baked. Not only money and diamonds but “anything that feels special” is a luxury as Aerin Lauder, creative director for the Estée Lauder Companies specified. Unfortunately, many people misunderstood the actual meaning of luxury by thinking only wealthy people can own it. In contrary, wealthiness is only a small part of luxury when there is an immense variety of types of luxury such as…

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  • Fort Red Border Poem Analysis

    KiKi Petrosino’s Fort Red Border speaks volumes as both a creative outlook on the imagined relationship between the speaker, an Italian African-American and her beloved Robert Redford, an iconic American actor. With her unique perspective on the world in which she lives, Kiki takes her readers on a fantasy between the natural and unnatural, and the real and unreal; questioning the validity of everyday life. Fort Red Border also explores the ideologies behind class, ethnicity, and inheritance,…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Term Limits In Congress

    Although there is not currently a term limit placed on all members of Congress, the democratic process would greatly benefit from the enactment of an established limit. Serving as a member of Congress should not be idealized as a career choice, rather one should serve with the desire to create a change in policy and dismiss himself when that change is seen through. The pros to instituting a term limit on Congressional members far outweigh the cons because the primary goal of both the House of…

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  • Teenage Love And The Influence Of Twist In Teenage Movies

    Teenage years are one of the most memorable times in an individual’s life. Screenwriters (or whoever else) creates stories that attract adolescents... Teenage love has been a classic story for movies from generation to generation. In this era, Twilight puts a sci-fi twist in the traditional teenage love story which makes it one of the first of its kind to shift the popular teenage movie culture. Twilight has inspired many movies and shows including, “The Vampire Diaries”, “Teen Wolf”, “Warm…

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