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  • Death In Stephen Cranes The Blue Hotel - 660 words
    Death In Stephen Cranes The Blue Hotel Stephen Crane is a well-known author of variety of short stories. He was born in Newark, New Jersey, the son of a Methodist minister. After schooling at Lafayette College and Syracuse University, he worked in New York as a freelance journalist. His short stories and experimental poetry, also, anticipate the ironic realism of the decades ahead. In his brief and energetic life, he published fourteen books while acting out, in his personal adventures, the legend of the writer as soldier of fortune (741-743). Among one of his works include The Blue Hotel. The novel the Blue Hotel is a novel themed with death. The moment that the Swede arrives at the Blue Ho ...
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  • Nonfiction James Joyce Religion In James Joyces A Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man Religion And Its Effect On Stephen De - 1,185 words
    (nonfiction - James Joyce) Religion in James Joyce's A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. Religion and Its Effect on Stephen Dedalus Religion is an important and recurring theme in James Joyce's A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. Through his experiences with religion, Stephen Dedalus both matures and progressively becomes more individualistic as he grows. Though reared in a Catholic school, several key events lead Stephen to throw off the yoke of conformity and choose his own life, the life of an artist. Religion is central to the life of Stephen Dedalus the child. He was reared in a strict, if not harmonious, Catholic family. The severity of his parents, trying to raise him to be ...
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  • Open Boat And The Red Badge Of Courage By Stephen Crane - 1,675 words
    Open Boat And The Red Badge Of Courage By Stephen Crane Cranes Use of Companionship, Through the Effects of Nature, in The Open Boat and Red Badge of Courage In both of these stories, The Open Boat and The Red Badge of Courage, Stephen Crane uses the theme of companionship. The way in which he uses this theme differs in some ways but are also comparable in both stories. In both stories, it is evident that the men all need each other, both mentally and physically. Without one another, it would be inevitable that each and every one of the characters would not have been able to move on and survive without one another. Another similarity between both stories is that an act of nature is what real ...
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  • Open Boat And The Red Badge Of Courage By Stephen Crane - 1,627 words
    ... 18). His joy irritates Henry, who challenges Wilson, saying that he may well run when the battle comes. Wilson replies cooly, Oh, that's all true, I s'pose . . . but I'm not going to skedaddle. The man that bets on my running will lose his money, that's all (19). Henry is not the only one experiencing problems with bravery. Despite his outward appearance, Wilson is similarly insecure and fears fighting in the upcoming battle. He copes with his fright in a different manner than Henry. Rather than ponder over his fears, Wilson obnoxiously exhibits that he feels sure of himself. In fact, just before the battle begins, Wilson hands Henry a packet of letters for his family after his death, f ...
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  • Red Badge Of Courage By Stephen Crane - 616 words
    Red Badge Of Courage By Stephen Crane Red Badge of Courage When I first started reading this book I thought why does every one rave about how well it is written so I totally dove into reading it and found many forms of symbolism. The Symbolism in a Soldier The story The Red Badge of Courage, by Stephen Crane, was written to reflect the harsh Civil War realities. Cranes style of writing to portray these realities included the technique of symbolism. In this technique, symbols are hidden within certain objects throughout the story to help express the theme. There were many symbols in the story, but the soldiers symbolized a few of the important ones. Henry, Jim Conklin, and Wilson all symboliz ...
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  • Sex By Stephen Healy - 1,684 words
    Sex By Stephen Healy Sex By Stephen Healy The act of sex is a shared union between two people through passionate feelings, which is intended for procreation and enjoyment. Safe sex is something that should be practiced if the two people are not married and/or cannot handle the consequences of their actions. The consequences include the creation of a child and sexually transmitted diseases. The only prevention methods of prevention of these two consequences include the wearing of condoms, female contraceptives, celibacy and surgery to make either partner sterile. There has been a lot of publication and media attention given to the subject of teen pregnancy because this rate has been dramatica ...
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  • Stephen Crane - 1,161 words
    Stephen Crane Paper based on Stephen Crane's works How do we grow up through the hardships of live? What can a stressful environment bring out in human? And how do you perceive a society between the reality and the myth? As a naturalism and realism writer, Stephen Crane creates vivid characters in his stories. We might find answers of these questions from Crane's three representative works, "The Red Badge of Courage", "The Open Boat" and "The Blue Hotel". Adolescence brings about many changes as a youth becomes an adult. For many people this passage is either tedious or painful, or simple and barely noticeable. In "The Red Badge of Courage", the character Henry Fleming survives the Civil War ...
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  • Stephen Crane On Heroism - 1,320 words
    Stephen Crane On Heroism Crane on Heroism Stephen Crane, an avant-garde writer of his time, forced his readers to look beyond his written words for a more underlined, meaningful moral in most of his stories. Crane follows a strict pattern in most of his work. His subject matter usually deals with the physical, emotional, and intellectual responses of ordinary people confronted by extraordinary, extreme experiences. Fairly common themes are presented in his writing, including fallen humanity and harsh realities; yet all seem to overlap in the category of heroism. Crane, fascinated by the status of a hero, seemed to moralize each story he wrote with a sense of hope. Readers get the impression ...
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  • Stephen Crane - 616 words
    Stephen Crane Stephen Crane was the youngest of fourteen children. His father was a strict Methodist minister, who died in 1880, leaving his devout, strong mother to raise the rest of the family. Crane lasted through preparatory school, but spent less than two years in college, excelling at Syracuse in baseball and partying far more than academics. After leaving school, he went to live in New York, doing freelance writing and working on his first book Maggie, A Girl of the Streets. His times in New York City were split between his apartment in the Bowery slum in Manhattan and well-off family in the nearby town of Port Jervis. Crane published Maggie, a study of an innocent slum girl and her ...
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  • Stephen King Wrote The Green Mile The Green Mile Comes In Either The Series Or One Big Book There Are Six Books In The Series - 220 words
    Stephen King wrote The Green Mile. The Green Mile comes in either the series or one big book. There are six books in the series. The names are 1. The two dead girls. 2. The mouse on the mile. 3. Coffeys hands. 4. The bad death of Eduard Delacroix. 5. Night journey. 6. Coffey on the mile. The Green Mile is about a man named Paul Edgecombe writing a diary about his life on the mile. The Green Mile is about John Coffeys time during his stay on the mile. Coffey is in prison on death row for a crime he supposedly committed. The crime, killing two young and innocent girls. Coffey meets many people on the mile. One of them is Eduard Delacroix. Eduard Delacroix is French, and has made a friend named ...
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  • Stephen King: Unwitting Screenwriter - 1,743 words
    Stephen King: Unwitting Screenwriter Place Title Here Movies are becoming more and more popular with new special effects and stories that are intriguing and gripping. Movies now have lasting effects on viewers, since the stories are becoming more involved and more in depth. Screenwriters are constantly trying to create better screenplays to have made into motion pictures, yet there are thousands, if not millions, of screenwriters out there trying to earn a wage. The Writer's Guild of America reports that in one year an average of 40,000 screenplays will be submitted and out of those only 120 will be made into motion pictures. (Field 5) Stephen King, who has no affiliation to being a screenwr ...
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  • Stephen King: Unwitting Screenwriter - 1,829 words
    ... ries themselves are very well written. One of King's favorite movies of his own books is Stand by Me which was directed by Rob Reiner. . Reiner stated the following about King, King is a good writer, he pens wonderfully complex characters and great dialogue. Yet when people adapt his books into movies they tend to ... just concentrate on the Horror and the Supernatural-all the things that seem to be the most overtly commercial. It's a grave mistake because they lose many levels of his work by doing the obvious. (Wukovits 68) King can provide a lot of content for a director to work with. Dialogue is done in a way that it seems real. The characters talk in a way that reader would talk. He ...
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  • Stephen Kings It - 790 words
    Stephen Kings' It A)Title:It Author:Stephen King Illustrator:-------------------- Publisher:Penguin Books Copyright:1986 B)Brief Summary The book fades into a suburb scene with a boy,a boy chasing a paper boat his brother willingly made.This boat's strong the boy (George) thinks to himself just before it is digested by a storm drain and inside there is a clown.He has the boat,he also has a balloon.He says"Georgy you want this boat and balloon right!!"The response is obvious.Georgy asks if they really float.As Georgy the fool reaches down and is grabbed by the decaying corpse monster."It floats,we all float down here".In a few minutes Georgy is discovered and is taken home to the grief strick ...
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  • Stephen Kumalo - 331 words
    Stephen Kumalo Stephen Kumalo Stephen Kumalo, who was an Anglican preacher with great moral value. He was very firm in his beliefs, yet very nave when it came to the real world. Many people who knew Kumalo would call him Umfundisi, which is a title and used with respect. Kumalo is seeking out lost members of his family who have left the townships for the lights of the big city. He is looking for his sister Gertrude, who has become a prostitute and mostly, his son Absalom, who has disappeared into the darkness. Kumalo could not imagine why his son did what he did nor did he want to except the fact that it was solely his sons fault for killing a man. The same goes for his sister, the prostitut ...
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  • The Red Badge Of Courage By Stephen Crane - 791 words
    The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane Four main characters (and one-sentence description of each) Henry Fleming (the youth) - Henry, the main character of the novel, was at first very excited to go to war joining the army against his mothers wishes, but he finds war frightening and he becomes a coward to later become a hero. Jim Conklin (the tall soldier) - Jim was a close friend that Henry had met in the army where he gets shot and is nursed by Henry. Wilson (the loud soldier) - Wilson was a friend of Henry in the army who was at first loud and obnoxious but proves helpful when Henry became wounded. Henrys mother - She shows up at the beginning ...
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  • With Malice Toward None By Stephen Boates - 1,243 words
    With Malice Toward None by Stephen B.Oates About the Author Stephen B. Oates is a professor of history at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and the author of eight other books, including The Fires of Jubilee and To Purge This Land with Blood. His task in this biography was to perpetuate Lincoln as he was in the days he lived. His purpose of this biography was to bring the past into the present for us and his students. The Life of Abraham Lincoln Although other states such as Indiana lay claim to his birth, most sources agree that Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809, in a backwoods cabin in Hodgeville, Kentucky. In an interview during his campaign for the presidency in 1860 ...
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  • With Malice Toward None By Stephen Boates - 1,244 words
    ... Lincoln had become the sixteenth President of the United States with 1,866,452 popular votes. However he, did not receive a single vote in ten Southern states, and largely because of his victory, frustrated, humiliated, and defeated Southerners began the process of secession, beginning with South Carolina in 1860. Abraham Lincoln was chosen by destiny as the man to lead the Nation through its most trying hour, and it is quite probable that he understood just how trying it would be. Upon recalling how he felt immediately after learning of his victory, Lincoln replied, "I went home, but not to get much sleep, for I then felt as I never had before, the responsibility that was upon me." (p 2 ...
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  • 1984 - 1,219 words
    ... statements that change every day. The other reason for the diary is so that in the future, people will be able to read what really, and to inform them about beliefs on the party. Like Winston, I believe George Orwell wrote 1984 in order to allow a communist country to be revealed, the Soviet Union. Orwells goal was to expose the falsehoods of the Soviet Union as the model of a socialist state. He also wanted to reveal the dangers of totalitarianism, the deterioration of objective truth, and the well thought-out manipulation of Oceanias common peoples through propaganda. The Ministry of Truth is where history and facts both significant and insignificant are rewritten to reflect the party' ...
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  • 19th Century Architecture - 599 words
    19Th Century Architecture 19th Century Architecture 19th Century architecture is a wide subject only because there were so many beautiful and magnificent buildings built. The Houses of Parliament were built between 1840 to 1865. It was built by Sir Charles Barry in a Gothic Revival style. The buildings cover an area of more than 8 acres and contain 1100 apartments, 100 staircases, and 11 courts. The exterior, in it's Revived Gothic style, s impressive with its three large towers: Victoria Tower spanning 336ft in the air, Middle tower 300ft, and Saint Stephen's better known as the Clock Tower spans 320ft to the sky. The latter contains a clock with four dials, each 23ft long, and a great bell ...
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    WAR OF 1812 In this essay I will be discussing the major events and battles that took place during the War of 1812. The war was a conflict fought between the United States and Great Britain. It started in 1812 and lasted until the spring of 1815. My thesis statement is: The War of 1812 was a war that neither side won. There were four main causes for the war taking place. These were impressment, boundary problems, the Warhawks, and the British supplying the Ohio Country Indians with weapons and supplies. Henry Clay, who was the leader of the Warhawks, convinced Americans that defeating British North America, "is only a matter of marching." He knew that Britain wouldnt have any troops to spare ...
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