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The Chrysanthemums

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Your Name Subject/Course Date Chrysanthemums The Chrysanthemums was written by John Steinbeck in 1838. It tells the story of a frustrated woman named Elisa, a wife of a dim-witted ranch owner. Her life is devoted to gardening, and her favorite flowers are chrysanthemums…
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The Chrysanthemums

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This kind of extension of meaning can transform the written word into a very powerful instrument” (Willis, par.1).
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The Chrysanthemums

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The present story has its plot in country side structures which gives it a very calm and slow life feeling. the story has richness in terms of minute details of nature given in it. Also there is ample information related to the "The Chrysanthemums", there is appreciable detailing of the richness and the air of excitement that this flower brings in the person planting them…
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John Steinbecks The Chrysanthemums

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Elisa Allen is introduced to the reader as working in her garden, dressed in an unflattering, unfeminine gardening costume that made her looked “blocked and heavy” and a “man’s black hat”, to boot - in a manner of speaking. This gender ambivalent description of her appearance sets the theme of uncomfortable sexuality in the story. …
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John Steinbeck The Chrysanthemums

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The paper analyses the story "The Chrysanthemums". Steinbeck’s "The Chrysanthemums" was written at a time when the society was increasingly becoming aware of the plight of the working class, the downtrodden and oppressed members of society. …
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Patriarchy in Steinbecks Chrysanthemums

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John Steinbeck wrote ‘the Chrysanthemums’ to criticize the society which continues to discriminate against women. In the book, Steinbeck presents Elisa as a character who is smart, energetic, attractive, and ambitious…
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John Steinbecks The Chrysanthemums

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The protagonist in John Steinbeck’s “The Chrysanthemums” is Elisa. She is 35 year old and lives with her husband in a ranch. They don’t have children or pets, or nearby neighbors. Elisa’s husband is working in the ranch and she is mainly occupied with the house chores and her garden…
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Chrysanthemums by John Steinbeck

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In the paper “Chrysanthemums by John Steinbeck” the author focuses on the story, which captures the sense of the constrained woman and her sense of isolation in his short story "Chrysanthemums." Elisa Allen, the main protagonist, is a very lonely and depressed woman…
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The Chrysanthemums by (John Steinbeck)

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The author uses symbolism to express his ideas. The story is all about a farm girl whose life seems like a mix of fortunes. Elisa is frustrated and lonely however, his…
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The Chrysanthemums by john Steinbeck

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Elisa works inside a wire fence that protects her flowers from animals. However, the fence is also a symbol. It stands for a symbolic fence around herself. She is protected from others and she is also ‘protected’ from life. Elisa does not allow any stranger to come…
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Gender Inequality in The Chrysanthemums

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In the paper “Gender Inequality in The Chrysanthemums,” the author focuses on Steinbeck's story which is one of the best short stories authored by this writer. “The Chrysanthemums” focuses mainly on a married woman; the woman is intelligent and coerced into existence on a ranch owned by her husband…
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The theme of Steinbeck's The Chrysanthemums

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Date: The Theme of ‘The Chrysanthemums’ Introduction The theme of John Steinback’s ‘The Chrysanthemums’ revolves around gender inequality prevalent during the 1930s, the time period in which Steinback sets his story…
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The Chrysanthemums by John Steinbeck

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Clients Name Name of Professor Name of Class Date “The Chrysanthemums” by John Steinbeck The story of “The Chrysanthemums” by John Steinbeck is a bittersweet story that discusses the meanings of life in comparison to the joys that have meaning. The protagonist of the story, Elisa, has a life that is defined by its lack of intimacy…
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Flower Symbolism in John Steinbecks The Chrysanthemums

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The aim of this essay is to scrutinize layers of meaning attached to the symbol of chrysanthemums so that deeper messages in the story could be understood. The title and the main symbolism of the story deserve more attention and a closer reading than few remarks on the subject…
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Symbolism in 'The Chrysanthemums' by John Steinbeck

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The story of chrysanthemums is all about a married woman named Elsa living in Salinas Valley with her husband. They do not have any children to look after that is why Elisa always turned her attention to her beloved chrysanthemums. …
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Comparing and Contrasting The Chrysanthemums and The Yellow Wallpaper

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Comparing and Contrasting "The Chrysanthemums" and "The Yellow Wallpaper" Fiction is one of the aspects of literature. It involves the use of imagery for purposes of explanation or arguments. Fiction is widely used in John Steinbeck's story, “The Chrysanthemums" and in Charlotte Perkins Gilman's story, "The Yellow Wallpaper.” The paper will explain what the characters need and why it is difficult for them to get it…
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Feminine Status In The Chrysanthemums And No Ones A Mystery

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Female characters are always different from male ones. The paper "Feminine Status In The Chrysanthemums And No One’s A Mystery" discusses the relationship between male and female characters, particularly the pitiful status held by females in the short stories by John Steinbeck…
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D. H. Lawrence's Story The Odour of Chrysanthemums

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 This report examines the interrelationship between D. H. Lawrence’s Odour of the Chrysanthemums and modernism and submits that D.H. Lawrence’s depiction of Elizabeth and Walter’s marriage through death reinforces the modernist concept of self-awareness and identity…
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The Symbolism in Steinbeck's The Chrysanthemums and Joyce's Araby

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The review "The Symbolism in Steinbeck's "The Chrysanthemums" and Joyce's "Araby" compares narrators' various viewpoints portraying the plot from sundry perspectives, e.g. interprets Elisa's flowers as a symbol of her repressed sexuality, and the color's contribution to the theme of the story. …
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Response to questions posted in other instractions.Questions to a The Chrysanthemums by John Steinbeck

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1. How, where, and why does Steinbeck use description to convey his storys theme? 
2. What do the chrysanthemums symbolize? 
3. Discuss Elisa in relation to constructions of womanhood. How does this story depict women and…
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One of the four authors Raymond Carver(Cathedral), John steinbeck(The Chrysanthemums), Charlotte Perkins Gilman(The Yellow Wallp

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Name: Instructor: Course: Date: Alice Walker: Heritage in Everyday Use. Everyday Use is one of Alice Walker’s best known short stories. It centers round a Mother and her two contrasting daughters, Maggie and Dee. The author focuses on exploring the true meaning of heritage and its relevance to life…
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Annotated Bibliography: The Chrysanthemum by John Steinbeck
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This paper contains the annotated bibliography to "The Chrysanthemum" written by John Steinbeck. It includes an overview of 5 works such as Railsback, Brian E., and Michael J. Meyer.A John Steinbeck encyclopaedia; Kordich, Catherine J., and Harold Bloom.Bloom's how to write about John Steinbeck. etc…
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The Chrysamthemums
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He writes not to sympathize with women, not condemn the society—he just mentions the facts. Elisa is one such woman who lives in a state of inevitable…
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Susan Glaspells conflict and identity
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Glaspell’s play deals with a wife’s murder of her husband and the analysis of innocence and guilt; Tan’s autobiographical account is a coming-of-age story of a Chinese immigrant girl and the mother-daughter relationship; Steinbeck’s short story is based on a woman’s life on an isolated Western ranch and her struggle for self-expression. …
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We are told also, that her husband is present discussing business with some other men at a stone throw distance under the tractor’s shade. The author John Steinbeck develops the story theme of…
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Short Stories Book Report/Review

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In 'The Chrysanthemums' by John Steinbeck and 'The Necklace' by Guy de Maupassant the authors create similar portraits of protagonists which make these works much alike. The short stories were written in different period of time but depict similar problems and life grievances experienced by women…
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Literary Analysis

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There is very little action to the story as it tells of the simple activities of a day in the life of Elisa Allen. Although the day seems relatively uneventful, it is unusual for Elisa…
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An analysis of two women and their stories

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John Steinbeck's "The Chrysanthemums" and Ernest Hemingway's "Cat in the Rain" tells the story of two women trapped within the narrow confines of a chauvinistic society and the conflict raging within their souls. Both writers in their respective creations, Elisa Allen and the "American wife" bring out the stark reality of the times and an intimate glimpse of a woman's secret needs and hidden desires…
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Analyze and discuss its content with reference to Modernism

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“By Modernism I mean the positive rejection of the past and the blind belief in the process of change, in novelty for its own sake, in the idea that progress through time equates with cultural progress; in the cult of individuality, originality, and self-expression.” …
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Module 3

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They form the body of any writing. It is these individuals that provide any writing with the soul and essence required to make the fictional piece take on a whole new edge. Characters are the heart and soul of…
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Compare themes and make connections in 3 stories
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Name: Course: Tutor: Date: A Comparative Analysis of Sammy, Elisa and Dee in the Stories, “A&P”, “The Chrysanthemums” and “Everyday Use” All the three stories, “A & P” by John Updike, “The Chrysanthemums” by John Steinbeck and “Everyday Use” by Alice Walker, deal their protagonists’ romantic and illusory view of life and reality…
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The function of context in literary studies
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Some key-point ideas of Shakespeare's "Hamlet" have historical context. First of all it is a Hamlet's idea of revenge presented by him in his soliloquy Act 4. He wanted to revenge Claudius for his father's death. Revenge was rather often used in both Denmark and England throughout history, especially in the period described in "Hamlet"…
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Literature- Discussing Questions 1

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At 35 with no children around she is different from the average farm wife in Salinas in the 1930s. Most women her age would have several children, but we see no evidence of them. This is a small hint that she might not have…
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Narrative Approaches in Short Stories
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This paper "Narrative Approaches in Short Stories" focuses on the fact that gender differences are often portrayed quite subtly in novels, short stories, and other literary forms. For instance, the general perceptions about women are often conveyed through female characters.  …
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Freedom of Choice

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Literature seeks to show us a reflection of the world through a mirror of make believe; fiction is sometimes called the lie that tells the truth, and the stories we have read this semester all tell their own truths. One constant in literature is the idea that characters must make decisions that influence their lives. …
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The Use of Pesticide
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The paper under the title 'The Use of Pesticide' presents a pesticide that can be defined as any chemical, biological, antimicrobial, the disinfecting substance which is used against pests. A pesticide is used to prevent, destroy and repel the pests…
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Descriptive Annotation: An Introduction to Short Fiction
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A paper "Descriptive Annotation: An Introduction to Short Fiction" reports that the story with the narrator as Quentin Compson, considers the life of Nancy, an African-American washer-woman in the southern states. Quentin is a son in the family where Nancy works. …
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Research and grow Aquilegia flabellata from a plug
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I documented its progress up until I had to do some travelling during the reading week. I left the plant at my friend’s home and it died. She told me the plant died because it was…
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Focus On Music, Text and Drama
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This paper is discussing drama in music and as an example of such unity the author has chosen The Great Disappointment composed by Davey Havok from AFI…
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The Nature of Man and Relationships
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In the paper “The Nature of Man and Relationships” the author analyzes the story “The Swimmer” by John Cheever. It was written in a time of social revolution and counterculture, a time when sexual taboos have relaxed, and differences in cultures were finally recognized…
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ICS5 Extra Credit
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Name: Tutor: Task: Date: Visual Arts and Film Studies The Chinese Flower Fair The Chinese flower fair is one that takes place annually one week before the lunar year. This event marks the beginning of the year for the Chinese people and is associated with buying and selling a lot of flowers and fruits amongst the Chinese people…
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Silence in Wilshire Bus
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The research paper “title” highlights the work “Wilshire Bus” that has an in-depth analysis of the various cultural, political and economic factors that were dominant in America and which promoted racial discrimination. …
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Edgar Degas' Biography
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The essay "Edgar Degas' Biography" talks about the life of this artist. He was born in Paris in 1934 and belonged to a well-connected Parisian family. Naples was the place where Edgar’s grandfather came to settle for fear of being persecuted in France because of his involvement in the French Revolution. …
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Alternative Medicine

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There is a strong tendency among people to read an article in a magazine and believe everything it claims to the degree that it is presented in a professional way. This tendency seems to be even stronger when the article contains information about one’s health – how to…
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Yamato-e, a style of Japanese painting
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The essay discovers Yamato-e, A Style of Japanese Painting. The Yamato-e features the sketches of the livelihood of the Japanese people, their way of life, their surroundings, the four seasons of the year and the activities associated with each season in a way a pictorial format…
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Isolation and Repression in Faulkners A Rose for Emily
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The purpose of the paper “Isolation and Repression in Faulkner’s A Rose for Emily” is to analyze the plot of William Faulkner’s story. The setting of the story represents the downsides of isolation and repression, which are pride, lack of autonomy and self-esteem, and alienation of humanity…
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Swiss Attractiveness Survey
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The paper 'Swiss Attractiveness Survey' is based on the geographical, industrial, political, social, and cultural analysis of Switzerland, a member of the EU. It also describes the routine life of people as well as their social and cultural peculiarities…
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Ancient Chinese Contributions
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Ancient Chinese contributions to the world are numerous, including tea, silk, the umbrella and more. Of these, the noteworthy contributions of the Han, Tang, Ming and Song dynasties are, respectively, the mariner’s compass, gunpowder, porcelain and movable printing type. …
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Pesticides as Water Pollutants
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In the paper “Pesticides as Water Pollutants,” the author focuses on the effect of the pesticide in a water environment, which is an early alarm to a community of the upcoming health hazards, which can be acute and chronic. Most of the times they are not noticed by the casual observers…
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The Polarities in Kate Chopins Short Story Ripe Figs
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The paper consists of three papers. These are The Polarities in Kate Chopin’s Short Story Ripe Fig, Life and aging: Robert Frost’s The Span of a Life and “A Comparison of Two Scriptural Narratives: The Judgment of King Solomon and The Prodigal Son”…
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