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Discuss how the elements of poetry (like tone, irony, word choice, figurative language, allusion, work to make meaning in Sylvia

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Complete Literary Analysis of the Poem “Daddy” by Sylvia Plath Sylvia Plath utilizes a confessional approach along with prominent tool and figure of world war history to render “Daddy” vividly effectual as it attempts to impart narrative about the two significant characters in her life…
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Language and allusion analysis of Teaching English from an Old Composition Book,Constantly Risking Absurdityand The Love Song

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Imagery and Symbolisms in Three Poems Poems breathe life to what seems to be inanimate in a traditional perspective. It gives meaning to words not found within the context of literal understanding. The role of imagery and symbolism greatly affects the voice and mood of the poems, to balance with the theme…
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Compare/contrast the theme of truth in The Lottery and Tell all the truth but tell it slant. Select up to 3 literary devices to illustrate your point. pease use Irony, Symbolism, Allusion, and Imagery as points in

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This paper compares and contrasts the theme of truth in the story, “The Lottery” and the poem, “Tell all the truth but tell it slant.” Various literally devices, such as irony, symposium, allusion, and imagery, are used to illustrate the points made regarding the theme…
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Moving Camp Too Far by Nila NorthSun
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In the paper “Moving Camp Too Far by Nila NorthSun” the author the poem by Nila NorthSun, this is connected to her ancestors and ethnic challenges. It is a nonfiction poem that reveals the Native Americans and the ancestors of the author…
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T.S. Eliot's The Hollow Men
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This idea was further explored by Sartre who delved on the difference between being and nothingness. Although never considered as an existentialist by his critics,…
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Essay writing
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There are different and diverse meanings of essays that are available today, however if the origin of the word “essay” is tracked out then it can be found back to 16th century when a French author Michel de Montaigne used to refer his write-ups as essays. …
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Paraphrasing
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It is very crucial that an organization’s management is geared towards meeting the needs of the organization as a whole and the connection that an organization shares with its…
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T S Eliot The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock
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Eliot uses poetic devices to put the thematic concerns into perspective. Some of the poetic devices used include metaphors, allusion, imagery, and juxtaposition to help…
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Allusions in Hamlet
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The implied violence shows that Hamlet feels strongly about the realism he desires in the play. This line develops the theme of Hamlets psychological intensity by showing his own passionate nature and determination to have his way.
This is the…
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Alluding to Controversy: When Pictures Speak Louder than Words
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This essay analyzes that in her graphic novel "Persepolis", Marjane Satrapi makes some very subtle allusions to themes and subjects that affected her childhood and adolescence. Here, an attempt is made to find one such allusion in her book…
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Letter from Birmingham (Response Paper)
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Instructor Letter from Birmingham (Response Paper) Popularly referred as MLK, Martin Luther King is an inspiration to all cultures in the world and remains one of the most influential men even in death. In this regard, King’s views and beliefs on achievement of civil rights, which are similar to Mahatma Gandhi’s non-violent ideas, attracted disdain and respect on equal measures…
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The analysis of Catch 22

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In his famous book "Catch 22", Joseph Heller makes use of symbolism and allusion to emphasize the futility of war. Written in an informal, playful tone, sometimes humorous, "Catch 22" nevertheless brings home the senseless destruction caused by war.
The hospital for the soldiers who are fighting the war is the setting of the passage from Catch 22 by Joseph Heller…
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1984 by George Orwell
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In the paper “1984 by George Orwell” the writer analyzes a symbolic satire of the communist ideals being preached in the 19th century.  Orwell’s book promoted the ideology of Communism, the political ideology of overthrowing the” bourgeois” and bringing the working classes to power…
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How does S.E. Hinton use language techniques to convey key themes in her novel The Outsiders
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This essay stresses the novel, ‘The Outsiders’, that is a narration of the life of two rival gang members from the point of view of one of them, Ponyboy Curtis. The author uses different language techniques to convey key themes in her novel ‘The Outsiders’. …
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Ragtime
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Ragtime I. Introduction Many individuals have struggle accepting change. It takes quite some time for one to adapt to this. For regions of a country or even whole nations, change may take decades or possibly centuries. …
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Written Critical Analysis of a Literary Text
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A critical analysis of a written text involves looking at how an author utilizes literary tools to convey the intended meaning of his/her written works. In literature, written works that are commonly analyzed include songs, poems and different genres of story telling. …
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Reasoning for Bible Allusions in the Bear

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An example is when he described the wilderness, which is one of the places of the story, as mythopoeic land. He described that it was an "Arcadian Biblical vision of a world which at creation belonged to none and belonged to all". Wilderness became a great deal towards the Southern, especially to those who were fascinated with the rewarding hunt for Old Ben.
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Sexual and Selfish Love Interests
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Love can be painted using different poems. Indeed, poems are often made to depict their speakers' love for the women they are wooing or their lovers. This essay compares and contrasts Andrew Marvell's To His Coy Mistress and Robert Browning's My Last Duchess…
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Bodyritualnacirema
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The article ‘Body Ritual among the Nacirema’ appears to be a humorous allusion to popular practices in American culture as observed as observed by a foreign anthropologist who chances upon the nation in his travels. There are obvious hints to the fact that it is the American…
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Analysis of Herman Melvilles Work Beneto Cereno
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This essay analyzes the Herman Melville’s Work "Beneto Cereno" and focuses directly on the discovery of the skeleton, made soon after Babo’s attack on Cereno, and seeks to relate this specific incident and allusion to the greater themes that are presented throughout the entire work…
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Comparison of Barack Obama's Speech on Race with Lincoln's
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The author of this essay offers a comparison between the speech given by Abraham Lincoln at the Cooper Union in New York on February 27, 1860, and Barack Obama’s speech at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia on March 16, 2008. There were several similarities between the two men …
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Literary terms sentences
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Concrete diction is exemplified by Yeats’ use of more modern (for the time) terminology such as “roadway” and “pavements” and generally is using words literally in their reference to actual objects.
The use of the metaphysical conceit, comparing the lover to the…
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Poetry of William Butler Yeats Review
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A strong verbal image in the poem occurs as Yeats writes, “I hear lake water lapping with low sounds by the shore;” This conjures verbal recognition through the alliteration implemented (Yeats, 10).
2. He claims he loved her true soul. In these regards he states that,…
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Identifying Rhetorical Devices
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De Blasio’s Welcoming Gesture is an editorial in The New York Times dated February 12, 2014. This article talks about creation of identity cards for unauthorized immigrants, who are unable to acquire driver’s licenses. Mayor Bill De Blasio of New York City suggested this…
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Self-Preservation and Justifiable Violence in Maxine Kumin's Woodchucks
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Self-Preservation and Justifiable Violence in Maxine Kumin’s “Woodchucks” Name Subject Teacher Date               Self-Preservation and Justifiable Violence in Maxine Kumin’s “Woodchucks” The poem “Woodchucks’ was written by celebrated American poet and Pulitzer Prize awardee Maxine Kumin perhaps sometime during the Second World War…
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Journal
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He uses the “a modest proposal to criticize the contemporary Irish and English politics. His main intentions are on the metaphorical gobbling of resources in Ireland by other rich Irish Landowners and the English policies. He uses the…
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Sherlock Holmes: The Red-Headed League and the Blue Carbuncle
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The Adventures of the Red-Headed League and The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle are stories filled with suspense from the beginning. The contrasting aspect about the two adventures is that they lead to different outcomes that are not in the reader’s expectation. …
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How Allusions Add to Reader's Understanding in A Scientific Romance
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Instructor Date How Allusions Add to Reader Understanding in A Scientific Romance A Scientific Romance by Ronald Wright is a novel that has successfully taken an abstract concept and crafted a spell biding narrative. The writer gives an interesting insight to a futuristic climate condition and its impact to the human race…
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Dream and Life in Chinese Literature
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The essay “Dream and Life in Chinese Literature” describes the story Wandering in the Garden, Waking from a Dream by Bai Xianyong. The author talks about the integration of dreams and real life in the Chinese literature and how it helps to reveal the true significance and meaning of the story…
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The closing reading of Diving into Wreck
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Name Instructor Class December 3, 2013 Rich’s “Diving into the Wreck”: An Exploration of Gender Identity and the Society Ocean wrecks can be wonderful explorative experiences, but it can also be used as an allusion to human suffering. Adrienne Rich’s “Diving into the Wreck” describes the wrecks of human society…
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The love-song of J.Alfred Prufrock
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T.S. Elliot displays this quality to explicitly discuss a range of themes such as sexual frustrations to desolation among others. However, it is the use of literary techniques such as allusions and repetition…
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West Indian Literature
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The paper “West Indian Literature” is a comparative analysis of the two poems written by Eric Roach, which are ‘Caribbean Coronation Verse’ and ‘For the Peasant People of the Islands’. These two poems are complementary to each other in the sense that they present two sides of the same coin. …
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Femininity in American Cinema

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The attempt to implement some form of categorization of human characteristics and behaviors into the two seemingly distinct classes, namely "feminine" and "masculine" would be to openly rely on the currently dominant, yet often misrepresented culture of society, as well as to…
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A Worn Path
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The story of a black American woman, who is called phoenix is the main character in the entire fairy tale. The protagonist in the movies,…
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Analyses the textual Rhetoric of an author
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England in 1819 Percy Bysshe Shelley poem titled “England in 1819” was a scathing social commentary about the state of England in 1819. In the poem, England was described as "starved and stabbed in the untilled field. The biggest criticism however was drawn against the King, his prince and army who was described as "old, blind, mad, despised, leech-like and godless"…
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Avenue Q Musical

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On the surface, the musical 'Avenue Q' qualifies as a superficial mimic of a children's TV show. With the use of puppets reminiscent of the characters from Sesame Street minus the profanity and nudity, Avenue Q opens with the main character Princeton, relocating to a building along Avenue Q in New York City where he meets a former TV actor, a porn-addict, a teacher and an a closet gay investment banker who is in love with his roommate…
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Copleys Governor and Mrs. Thomas Mifflin and Watson and the Shark
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The essay compares two paintings of John Singleton Copley, Governor and Mrs. Thomas Mifflin and Watson and the Shark. The most direct symbolic reference to the American Revolution in “Governor and Mrs. Thomas Mifflin” is the expression of Mr. Mifflin’s desire for independence…
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A Scene of Historical and Biblical Significance in Braveheart
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This paper illustrates that the last scene in Braveheart"  in which the main character, William Wallace is sentenced to death by axe relates significant historical and biblical views of the film makers, which every person should conceive in order to live a more meaningful life…
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I Heard a Fly buzz-when I died
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Clients Name Name of Professor Name of Class Date Emily Dickenson and an Obsession with Death For Emily Dickenson, death was a fascination that was a large part of her poetic work. Despite the fact that she is suppose to have been a proper New England woman, her writing reflects a morbidity that sometimes might be compared to that of a teenage boy, full of obscure and dark humor, but filled with a fascination with illness, death, and the many ways in which death can be accomplished…
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A Worn Path
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This is an allusion where the woman is shown as a person who faces obstacles such as racism and problems in life.
Simile – This (tapping of the cane)…
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Leitmotif Principle in Opera and Film
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This essay "Leitmotif Principle in Opera and Film" focuses on the Leitmotif principle that is associated with musical themes that are recurring usually applied in symphonic poems and operas. The principle entails the repetition of phrases, words, themes and images in literary work. …
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I Have a Dream - Critical Rhetorical Analysis
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I Have a Dream – Critical Rhetorical Analysis Rhetoric ensures effective communication especially with large audiences. It has grown through the ages to develop into a complete art. The twentieth century too saw an unprecedented growth in rhetoric. Perhaps the best demonstration of rhetoric comes about in the “I have a dream” speech delivered by Martin Luther King in 1963 at the Lincoln Memorial…
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Wassily Kandinsky and Surrealism
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This paper concerns Wassily Kandinsky. Wassily Kandinsky was born in 1866 in Moscow, Russia. He exhibited his interest in art at the age of 30 although he had received training in drawing and painting. Moreover, he was a qualified musician playing different instruments…
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Transformation in Austens Feminist Ideology
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The focus of this paper “Transformation in Austen’s Feminist Ideology” is on the argument that there seems to be a noticeable shift in Jane Austen’s work, with the progress of her career, as far as her feminist and individualistic ideology is concerned…
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Martin Luther Kings I Have a Dream
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In the paper “Martin Luther King’s I Have a Dream” the author analyzes the Martin Luther King speech during the fight for equality in the United States of America, which is arguably one of the most touching speeches ever told by someone in the world…
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Name Instructor Class 10 May 2013 Emptiness and Darkness in Eliot’s “The Hollow Men” Without a solid identity with worthwhile aspirations, people are mere hollow vessels. T.S. Eliot’s “The Hollow Men” uses allusion to emphasize the themes of emptiness and darkness of materialism in modern life…
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Where are you going, where have you been joyce carol oates
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The story is about an older man whose intention is to hurt teenage girls. The teenage girl Connie was raised in a decent family. However, he ended up having a miserable life after…
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Milton: Poet, Pamphleteer and Patriot
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The paper “Milton: Poet, Pamphleteer, and Patriot” analyzes the book by Anna Beer, which cannot be classified as just another biography of Milton, but it is much more than that. She is successful in bringing out the liveliness that is associated with his works…
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Ragtime by E.L. Doctorow
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Edgar Lawrence Doctorow endorses this debate in his artistic writing. The renowned author grew up in New York City in the 1930s, a breeding ground, a culture clashing together due to the differences in beliefs religions and races. He explicitly explains the impacts of this change to individuals and their way of thinking in his book “Ragtime”. …
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Comparation of the use of fantasy in Tom's Midnight Garden and The Secret Garden
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The use of fantasy within literature is a powerful vehicle for expressing and analyzing many human emotions. In effect, the term “reality” merely helps to differentiate a least common denominator with the experiences that most individuals count as normal…
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