The White Peacock

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  • Materialism In Toni Morrison's Song Of Solomon For Giggles

    A pure white peacock is not exactly subtle metaphor, but it is certainly a memorable one. Which is suitable considering Toni Morrison did not write it into Song of Solomon for giggles. The white peacock represents how materialism prevents flight, or more accurately freedom.This theme is more thoroughly elaborated on with Milkman’s development, as demonstrated by what happened after his first attempt to steal gold. Due to a chance detail Milkman shared with his father, a mad story about a murder and stolen gold was revealed. With Macon II convinced that Pilate has the gold, he ordered his son, he, in turn, recruited Guitar, to steal the gold. Upon Milkman and Guitar’s attempted getaway they were stopped by the police, where they were forced…

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  • Shivana Quotes

    After reading the second section of the book I feel bad for Shivana. She is willing to do anything to get an abortion and she is extremely desperate. When she meets the cab driver she engages in sex with him just to make more money. She then has a breakdown because she realizes there will be consequences when she goes home and her mom finds out that she is pregnant. Another example of when Shivana is desperate is in this quote “Jump on my stomach and make me lose this shit.” She is willing to…

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  • The Trope Of Flying In Toni Morrison's Song Of Solomon

    scene is described in the book as: “Life, safety, and luxury fanned out before him like the tail-spread of a peacock…” (Morrison 170). From here, it refers to a bird, whose species is associated with flight but whose breed has difficulty to do so. The bird is used to emulate the slow evolution of the element of flight within the text. Toni Morrison uses the tail-spread of peacock as a magic element and this is a simile that indirectly implied the contentment gained from wealth is not permanent…

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  • False Hope Of The American Dream Analysis

    from various regions and background were desperate for this American Dream. Sadly, for most Americans who lacked the necessary wealth to do so failed. F. Scott Fitzgerald shows how the American dream is unattainable to those without money through the symbolism of a flower. This flower is a daisy, which consist of a green stem, yellow core, and white petals. The stem is representative of the wealthy roots necessary for the American dream. The yellow core represents the reality and the white…

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  • Color And Location In Marketing

    In the study, college students in the southern part of the United States were shown a color on a computer screen and asked to give their emotional response to each color. The results found that principal hues (e.g., red, blue, green, etc.) were rated 80% positively. The results also showed that achromatic colors (e.g., white, black, and grey) were rated positively only 29.2% of the time. Green was the most positively rated color and participants associated green with nature and soothing…

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  • Hartman Color Code Research Paper

    well as, our ability to work in groups successfully. Dr. Taylor Hartman is a former professor from California State University who has coached businesses and individuals for over 30 years. His work revolves around understanding the uniqueness of personalities and relationships (The Power of Color: What Does Your Color Say About You?). Hartman developed the Color Code in 1987 and is used to gauge how one’s clock ticks and helps to understand that everyone is driven by a core motive. Said motive…

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  • The Theme Of Death In Looking For Alaska

    to a life of fun and mischief. More importantly, Miles discovers the beautiful, clever, and self-destructive Alaska Young. When Alaska dies in a car crash, he is consumed with grief and confusion. Throughout the rest of the novel, Miles and the Colonel try to unravel the mystery of whether her death was suicidal or accidental. The theme of memorialization appears when Miles struggles with the death of Alaska. The theme of life and death is explored at the beginning when Miles leaves for Culver…

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  • Marilyn Minter Big Girls Analysis

    Most of these shapes are formed with the use of shifts in color and lines. For example, Sophia’s white hair is formed by the use of a shift from the black background and her darker checkered body. Consequently. both lines and shift in color are implied at the same time as it creates shapes in the artwork. In this artwork, the light source is not seen. On the other hand, the light source is placed in the left of the artwork. This is presented when Minter uses the black Ben-Day dots overlaying…

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  • The Second Coming Poem

    to keep his promise. If he would have left earlier would have had a broader choice of stalls to look for something. In “Fern Hill,” Thomas uses color to evoke certain feelings; metaphors such as “lamb white days,” “green and carefree,” and “Golden in the heydays of his eyes” are sprinkled throughout (lines 46, 10, 5). How is color used in this poem? In “Fern Hill” by Dylan Thomas he uses colors for different meanings like in line 15 where it reads, “And in green and golden I was huntsman and…

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  • Color Symbolism In The Great Gatsby

    1). This shows us the general acknowledgement for golds association with riches. Gold can be seen as a very influential color in The Great Gatsby, because of the multitude of rich characters within the story. Gold is one of the most symbolic colors used in The Great Gatsby. Another symbolic color in The Great Gatsby is the color white. Throughout history, the color white has been used as a symbol of purity and good morals. According to Huber, “White stands for morally unblemished,…

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