Essays Tagged: "adjectives"

"Gender in Society" the difference between genger and sex. brief overview and personal perspective

tructed to act according to society's mold of gender identity. Parents describe their newborns with adjectives pertaining to traditional gender roles. Newborn girls are described as "tiny, soft, delic ...

(2 pages) 590 2 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Graham Greene and his novel "Quiet American"

Many adjectives have been used to describe the novels and plays of Graham Greene - timely, religious, mel ...

(3 pages) 195 0 3.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Tony Kornheiser

ington Post's Jerry Seinfeld. He blends the slang of the street man with the poetic verbs and fluid adjectives of an English teacher. For example, in 'In A Real Fixe,' Kornheiser says, 'George was beg ... arge majority of them have no idea what the word 'nouvelle' means. Kornheiser uses an array of such adjectives throughout his pieces but he does not pretend to be above his readers. He fills his work ...

(5 pages) 30 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Ironi in "A Cask of Amontillado", by Edgar Allen Poe

g in many ways. Poe tends to write his stories emphasizing dramatic irony and verbal irony. He uses adjectives that have connotative meaning, this means that the image of the particular scene can vary ...

(1 pages) 129 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Poetry is worthwhile for reading and writting! This was submitted the 1st of June, 2003.

reality into this easily written art form. Adding meaning to the piece of art, the poet uses poetic adjectives, "hungry" dog. This technique allows thoughts to be creatively stated. This whole experie ...

(2 pages) 73 4 4.2 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

HSC Changing Self- Gwen Harwood (Prize-Giving and The Glass Jar).

in Gwen Harwood's poetry include imagery, retrospect, metaphor, and inversion of the connotation of adjectives. Ideas conveyed in Sky-High include imagery, retrospect, and comparison. The techniques a ... r the mocking image of the "resurrected sun" in the final stanza. The inversion of the usual use of adjectives shows the confusion associated with the change of self for the persona, such as the "mali ...

(4 pages) 80 0 2.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

How does Ray Bradbury use language to create tension?

rent techniques to create tension in his short story, "A Sound of Thunder". The techniques used are adjectives, adverbs, verbs, metaphors, similes, short sentences and he varies the sentence structure ... es and he varies the sentence structures to create tension.The first technique Ray Bradbury uses is Adjectives. He uses them in lists of three, "... great oiled, resilient, striding legs." This emphas ...

(2 pages) 21 0 0.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Vivid Imagery Within "Young Goodman Brown"

ecome it's own unique character and play an important part in the story. Hawthorne masterfully uses adjectives such as: dreary, darkened, and gloomiest help provoke mental pictures of 17th century Pur ...

(4 pages) 144 2 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How does Golding creates setting in The Lord of the Flies?

r words the tone is creates of a mixture of different feelings and aspects. For example some of the adjectives that can be used to describe the tone are the following: Uncertain, isolated, uneven, gre ...

(4 pages) 26 0 2.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

When I Have Fears That I May Cease To Be Analysis

a valued product, as reflected in the grain being "full ripen'd." Abundance is also apparent in the adjectives "high-piled" and "rich." The harvest metaphor contains a paradox (paradox is a characteri ...

(2 pages) 3578 0 2.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"A Farewell to Arms" by Ernest Hemmingway (Book Report)

ting is impressive because it is so simple, sober and factual. His narrative is bare of unnecessary adjectives and fancy descriptions. He emphasizes the dialogue in his writing rather than long descri ...

(1 pages) 29 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysis of the poem Tenement Room: Chicago

e lone window, broke-pained,light and weather spill the dust-defeated and splintered floor.By using adjectives such as corseted with wire, the reader can picture in his mind a tangled web of wire, whi ... on. The visual images help the see what the poet is seeing. Images can also create a mood. By using adjectives that show that the objects in the room are old and broken, it makes a gloomy mood in the ...

(2 pages) 22 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Question- What does Chapter 5 of "Village by the sea by Anita Desai" tell you about the community and how is this information presented?

to this event. Chapter 5 begins with Anita Desai's description of the setting, where she uses many adjectives to show the colour and excitement of the villages, waiting to watch the magnificent displ ...

(1 pages) 54 0 4.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Analysis of literary devices used in the book of Zora Hurston, an African-AMerican book title: Dust Tracks on a Road: An Autobiography (1942).

s childhood shows an opulence of food that was always plentiful in her surroundings. The diction of adjectives she uses of her physical surroundings: "five-acre", "hundreds" and "plenty" give the read ...

(2 pages) 47 0 4.1 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Analysing the first section of Tickets Please By DH Lawrence

ce also creates the feeling of monotony someone would experience on this kind of journey.The use of adjectives gives the attitude of the narrator to the industrialisation, such as "ugly villages of wo ... recklessness, through short and random phrases. This speed is reinforced through the light-hearted adjectives and adverbs which create a playful and informal style. Personification if again used in t ...

(2 pages) 24 0 2.6 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This is a stylistic anyalysis of teh confederacy of dunces focusing on his style of writing.

writes, "A Green Hunting Cap squeezed the top of the fleshy balloon of his head." (1). He uses such adjectives as "fleshy"(1), "bushy" (1), "bulging" (2) which highlights the greatness of his writing ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

How Effectively does Orwell Introduce the reader to the New Society of 1984, in Chapter One of Novel? George Orwell 1984

ed block of flats called Victory Mansions. It is a run down tower block that Orwell describes using adjectives and metaphors that appeal to the senses, like "the hallway smelt of cabbage and old rag m ... rebel against Big Brother. Orwell immediately puts a sad outlook on life in Oceania by using adjectives that are very negative and by telling us of the lack of privacy that the people have in t ...

(3 pages) 14 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Commentary on Don't Let Him Die passage

counts of two important events related to Christopher. The text started with some relatively strong adjectives like "fear" and "hazardous". Also, although the narrator started with "might" and "probab ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Response to Chinese Calligraphy.

form of art and a way of knowing for these people. However, these letters actually are meanings of adjectives and/or verbs that make up 3200 characters of this skillful art. During Wednesday's co-cur ...

(2 pages) 31 0 2.6 Oct/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

David bowie, his role on history and music.

There aren't enough adjectives to describe David Bowie. He's trendy, unique, incredibly talented, strong willed, and so ...

(2 pages) 31 2 3.4 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative