Essays Tagged: "AP English"

FATE - Would Homer and Virgil be the same with out it?

written for AP English class Exam Paper -Fate - Would Homer & Virgil be the same with out it?In Virgil's Aen ... s killed, fate overcame and Troy was destroyed as a result of Paris' judgment concerning the golden apple of discord (Strong 15-16). Virgil also writes about a similar situation when Venus pleads with ... ates the unchangeable will of Fate, even to the degree that the gods believe what is foretold must happen (Camp 42).Even though certain events are ordained by Fate, the time tables for these events ar ...

(4 pages) 120 0 3.3 Apr/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

The theme of manhood in "The Red Badge of Courage" by Stephen Crane.

The Red Badge of CourageAP English Per. 1stManhood is hard to describe and even harder to achieve. In Stephen Crane's book t ...

(2 pages) 69 1 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

An Analysis of a few poems by Dorothy Parker on the topic of men.

Literature EventPer. 1st AP EnglishThe poet Dorothy Parker's style is rhyme based. Her poems are short but meaningful in the ... t perspective on topics than I do. That is why I chose to read her poems for my literature event as appeased to another more recognized poet.The first poem I read was 'Interview' she talks about the i ... they were simple. But then I went on to think that the ideal woman to men isn't simple but she just appears that way to men. Her choice to use the word 'Interview' for the title made me think of women ...

(3 pages) 57 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Are Guns Really Necessary?

John MendezMrs. RagleAP English28 May 2003Are Guns Really Necessary?Guns are one of the main causes of violence in the Un ... act stronger gun control laws" ("High School Students'...") Forty nine percent feel nothing should happen or just don't care, and five percent are undecided. Either the forty nine percent are gang-rel ... ed, or it doesn't matter to them. Guardians or parents need to better tell their children what can happen if the children keep thinking that they cannot get in trouble.One of the main reasons people b ...

(7 pages) 164 4 3.6 Jun/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

The Scarlet Letter.

John MendezMrs. RagleAP English 3January 2003The Scarlet LetterIn Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter, the author us ...

(3 pages) 41 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Comparing the positives and negatives of the film version and the book version of Death of a Salesman.

AP English 11Hollywood V. TextArthur Miller's Death of a Salesman carefully exemplifies the ideal dy ...

(3 pages) 36 0 0.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Of mice and men proposal

Jason DeMasiAP English IVFebruary 8, 2004Mrs. D'AlonzoResearch Paper ProposalPurpose:Thesis: John Steinbeck's us ... worship of the soil in his books, which does not always agree with his matter-of-fact sociological approach. This is no more evident then how the lack of companionship in Of Mice and Men leads to the ... mpanionship in Of Mice and Men leads to the downfall of the main characters.3. Slant - I feel this paper will show how man truly acts under lonely conditions. Without the companionship of man, one wil ...

(2 pages) 46 1 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Indepth Analysis of Christina Rossetti's "When I am Dead, My Dearest"

Hersh PatelPoetry ProjectAP English III"When I Am Dead, My Dearest"Literal and Figural MeaningThe poem literally illustrates ... where Rossetti offers her view of the afterlife from deep beneath the ground in her grave.Rossetti applies the variations in the iambic pattern of this poem for the same reason that she does not empl ... t that the speaker writes this poem in reference to a specific individual.The second line obviously applies alliteration; however, it strays from the iambic form as the speaker stresses "sing", "sad", ...

(12 pages) 101 2 4.6 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Commentary on Stanley Fish's "How to Recognize a Poem When You See One"

Hersh PatelAP English14 September 2003Commentary on Stanley Fish Article"How to Recognize a Poem When You See O ...

(4 pages) 37 0 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Censor over Sense?

Ashleigh EdwardsMrs. KahnAP English11.22.04Censor Over Sense? Books unravel wonderful stories of puzzling mysteries an ... f dialects, "In this book a number of dialects are used . . . the shadings have not been done in a haphazard fashion, or by guesswork; but painstakingly . . ." (vii). Clearly, as the reader goes on to ... cross a dialect like Jim's. The first example of Jim speaking came when Huck made his attempt at escaping from the restraints of society. Jim, at this time, still feared Huck due to his white supremac ...

(8 pages) 23 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

This is an essay I wrote for Ap English that has minor errors but still recived a good grade.

Jeffrey BoatengThis an essay that I had to write for Ap English it was based on the following quote by Teiresias in Antigone. Think: All ... ave made little corrections to sentence structure, grammar, and other things to show people what an Ap Essay can be like, and still receive an eight out of nine. In Teiresias wise knowledge he ... hat does this is Julius Caesar by Shakespeare. In the play Ceasar's wife tell him not to go to the capital because of her premnission. Even though at first he appeal to the Ethos of his wife he is eas ...

(3 pages) 60 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Doll's House

A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen Christina DeLane AP English The theme of this novel has basically been the theme of America since the beginning of ti ... did not care and did not want to care if she was really taking care of herself. As long as he was happy and she seemed happy and the world thought they were happy, then all was good. But one has to t ... he needed to go find herself. There life was just to close to a fairy tale all the way up to the unhappy ending. Nora had committed and devoted herself fully to a man who was not truly in love her but ...

(5 pages) 837 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Son of a salesman. (death of a

David Stankunas 3.28.99 per. 5 AP English Death of a Salesman topic - #1 Son of a Salesman A father is an important role model in a ... alesman topic - #1 Son of a Salesman A father is an important role model in a young man's life; perhaps the most important. A father must guide his children, support them, teach them, and most importa ... itten by Arthur Miller, an aging salesman of 63, Willy Loman worked all his life for his children. Happy and especially Biff, his two sons, where his pride and joy and his reason for living. Willy tri ...

(4 pages) 508 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Death of a Salesman

David Stankunas 3.28.99 per. 5 AP English Death of a Salesman topic - #1 Son of a Salesman A father is an important role model in a ... alesman topic - #1 Son of a Salesman A father is an important role model in a young man's life; perhaps the most important. A father must guide his children, support them, teach them, and most importa ... itten by Arthur Miller, an aging salesman of 63, Willy Loman worked all his life for his children. Happy and especially Biff, his two sons, where his pride and joy and his reason for living. Willy tri ...

(4 pages) 536 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Medea - Alienated From Society

Adria Subbiondo AP English - Mr. MacLean Medea, the main character in Euripides play "Medea," has been separated fro ... A woman under great turmoil, Medea is forced to make numerous decisions regarding her life and her happiness. Some may consider her actions as selfish, however, Medea was not mad in making her choices ... deceit of her father was completed by killing her brother and hacking him to pieces in order to escape with Jason, whom she would eventually marry. Seen as a traitor to her own country, she was immed ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

AP English/Lit September 28, 2001 The Feminist Side of Charlotte

AP English/Lit September 28, 2001 The Feminist Side of Charlotte Bronte and Jane Eyre Charlotte Bron ... , 2001 The Feminist Side of Charlotte Bronte and Jane Eyre Charlotte Bronte has written an autobiography portraying herself as a feminist, through the character of Jane Eyre. A feminist in the 19th ce ... ng a feminist. She stands up for herself and for what she believes to be true. Later in this same chapter Jane asks "What does Bessie care of me"(Bronte 40). During this event Jane is requiring eviden ...

(6 pages) 544 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Enviornment Does Not Impact Conscience in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

ience tells him.! In the beginning of the book, at Mrs. Watson's house, Huck and Tom sneak out and happen across Jim asleep under a tree. "When we was ten foot off Tom whispered to me, and wanted to t ... here it would be completely socially accepted to torment Jim, yet chooses not to.! When Huck is kidnapped by his alcoholic father, he is in a violent surrounding. Pap abuses his son both physically an ...

(4 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain