Robinson Jeffers

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  • Medea By Euripides: Literary Analysis

    an adaptation by Robinson Jeffers, the other translated by Diane Arnson Svarlien, it is clear there are differences that affect the reading of the drama. Euripides had a unique way to tap into and connect with the audience and the play Medea is a perfect example. Robinson Jeffers provides a refined version of the work and in his version, the rhetoric is more straightforward, being trimmed to only the essential parts. Jeffers says “Poetry is not a civiliser, rather the reverse.” The adaptation “bears Jeffers’ trademark stamp of nihilism and destructive passion.” (Scholar Guide) Through this, Medea has more remorse for her actions and is more cunning in the adaptation than in the original play…

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  • Analysis Of The Poem 'Science' By Robinson Jeffers

    The poem “Science” by Robinson Jeffers consists of fifteen lines describing the consequences of modern man which ends with a question of their ‘dream.’ The poem references man’s inventions, science and technology, and nature or the environment where man first came to live and proceeded to destroy. Jeffers begins with a description of man, and then ends by questioning, “who would have dreamed this infinitely little too much?” (14-15), referring to what man or humanity has done which displaying…

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  • Steve In The World Reflection

    For instance, there would be parts where it almost broke your heart but a little later it would have you feeling excited and happy. There was a lot of tension throughout the book as well. Like when Steve had had enough and was going to get himself out of the Robinson house right away. During that scene it kept you on edge, wondering if Willie Robinson was going to show up on the street anytime and drag Steve back into that nightmarish house. One part that stood out to me most was a simple…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Loneliness

    out the love of his life – a girl called Alma, has already married to another man. Since that, he never fell in love again because he had promised he would not fall in love again. Nonetheless, being alone appropriated sometimes can bring us good things. For instance, some works, or logical thinking will be in best result while being alone. If we want to give full play in characteristic, concentration, and creative thinking, we should give us sometimes to be alone. However, alone is different…

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  • Analysis: How Did Baseball Become America's Pastime

    ball. According to Weintraub (2013), more than 500 major league players served during World War II, and some did not survive. Great players such as Ted Williams, Stan Musial, Hank Greenberg, and Joe DiMaggio, famously served in the war. When baseball resumed following the end of the war, the game and the men, were as much a part of Americana as hot dogs and apple pie. Jackie Robinson Following World War II, baseball’s popularity was evident as stadiums filled to capacity and the term “national…

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  • Jackie Robinson's Impact On Society

    1947, a young man from Georgia stepped onto the field, he made history. Jackie Robinson was an African American baseball player who starred in the major leagues from 1947 to 1957. What made his career special was he was extraordinary at the game as well as being the first African American to play the game. He played with the Brooklyn Dodgers as well as the Kansas City Monarchs in the “Negro League”. This is important because Jackie Robinson led the way for many other African Americans to not…

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  • How Does Baseball Affect Society

    After a great and successful season with the Royals, both as a baseball player and an experiment to see if the white society would except him, that is exactly what Robinson did; he moved up to the Dodger’s and broke the color barrier that had existed for the last sixty years. Regardless of his success in the minor’s as well as his success in bringing in a large amount of crowds on opening day with the Dodgers (26,623 fans), Robinson still met many hardships due to racism. He and his family…

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  • Rick Ankiel's Autobiography, The Phenomenon

    “I loved baseball for a while, then wasn’t so sure, then loved it again” (Ankiel 1). In just one sentence of the Autobiography, The Phenomenon, Rick Ankiel described the many difficulties that came along his route to success. He was budding into one of the best young pitchers to step on the face of the earth, but then came the pressure, the yips, and the pitch that changed his life. Ankiel’s book is an incredible story of how a big leaguer overcame the mental roadblocks in his mind to become a…

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  • Jackie Robinson Role Model

    Jackie Robinson was born on January 31, 1919 in Cairo, Georgia. He moved to Pasadena where he went to high school, and junior college. He excelled in track, football, baseball, and basketball. He would then go on to compete in these sports at UCLA. After college, Jackie enlisted in the Army and served in Fort Riley, Kansas.(Robinson, 13). At the army base Jackie experienced racism, “ Finally, taking for granted that I was white, he said, ‘ Lieutenant,let me put it this way. How would you like…

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  • Perseverance In The Odyssey

    While it is easy for one to give up on their goals and move on, one can truly show strength by conquering the various challenges on their way to success. Homer’s, The Odyssey, is able to depict how persistence can lead to fulfillment. Homer’s purpose in the epic poem The Odyssey is to show society that though there are setbacks in life, one can overcome them with perseverance by employing katabasis by emphasize the various struggles Odysseus faces. Homer utilizes katabasis initially to…

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