Essays Tagged: "To the Lighthouse"

Scrooges Ghosts - An analisys of their effects

ngs he had already done. Not until the second and third spirits visit Scrooge can a true change due to fear, not only in fear for what might be during his life but also in the end.His realization of w ... began mocking his own uncle in a game he and his guests played. In a way this is when Scrooge began to realize that the truth hurts, and the truth was his life was a terrible mess of loneliness and mi ...

(3 pages) 35 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

History of New Jersey - one of the most recognized lighthouses on the east cost, the Twin Lights.

Twin Lights of HighlandsSituated 200 feet above sea level atop the Navesink Highlands, Twin Lights has stood as a watcher and garden of ships over the treacher ... Jersey since 1828. Named Navesink Light Station, it became known as the "Twin Lights of Highlands" to those who used its mighty beacons to navigate. As the primary lighthouse for New York Harbor, it ... and cargo were saved by the sweep of its beacons.The lighthouse was built in 1828 and had fallen into disrepair due to the foul weather of the North Atlantic cost. The current lighthouse, built in 18 ...

(4 pages) 44 0 4.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Suspended in Time: Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway the element of time in a modernist novel

ousness technique. Most critics cluster Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway with two of her own, Jacob's Room and To the Lighthouse as examples of a technique that represents a multi-narrative form. The result of t ... Nevertheless, Woolf professionally and purposefully moves through the narrative from one character to the next creating an effect of momentum in the mind of the reader. Furthermore, the "conscious" m ...

(8 pages) 197 1 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

In what sense might Virginia Woolf's novel ' To The Lighthouse' be understood as a feminist text?

In what sense might Virginia Woolf's novel ' To The Lighthouse' be understood as a feminist text?When looking at To The Lighthouse we see the con ... ; and the social relationship between men and women, this is shown most poignantly within the novel To The Lighthouse. I intend to investigate the usage of feminist writing within this text.Mrs. Ramsa ... Lily Briscoe are the two main female characters in the novel. Women, Mrs. Ramsay believes are there to care for others, marry people off and harmonize everyone. They are also there (shown within her i ...

(10 pages) 278 1 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Gender Roles and Conflicts Expressed in Virginia Woolf's "To the Lighthouse".

Gender Roles and Conflicts Expressed in Virginia Woolf's To the LighthouseTime and time again, gender-conflict has continued to be a focal issue. Since the b ... is dilemma has been articulated through novels or other various forms of writing. It is now brought to the public's attention in forms such as the news, radio and the workplace. Habitually asked, are ... ere a genuine difference at all?" One critic explains, "Woolf reaches beyond personal relationships to explore man's wider relation to the Universe" (McNichol 1). In Virginia Woolf's novel, To the Lig ...

(8 pages) 161 1 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The color imagery in "The Lighthouse" by Virginia Woolf.

world would be without colors. Colors not only make life more vibrant, but they can also be linked to characteristics and emotions. In Virginia Woolf's To the Lighthouse, color is frequently used to ... motions. In Virginia Woolf's To the Lighthouse, color is frequently used to enhance the imagery and to better represent the characters and the overall setting.Woolf uses each color to further implant ...

(2 pages) 109 3 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

John the savage character speech (brave new world)

To the people of the brave new worldAs I sit here in my lighthouse and look out into a world of corr ... ion and entrapment I write this letter and hope that one day it will be found and become a catalyst to changing the ways of the world. I am john the savage the illegitimate son of Linda a Beta minus. ... this world call the scattered packet of uncivil disorder the reservation.My childhood days weren't too pleasant and were filled with constant rejection. My mother's refutation is what hurt me the mos ...

(3 pages) 47 0 4.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Looking at 'The Adventure of the Speckled Band' and at least two other stories, comment on the way Conan Doyle uses the character of Watson in the stories.

The character of Dr Watson in Conan Doyle's stories is extremely interesting and needs to be studied in great depth. Dr Watson is used to emphasi ... very knowledgeable man and different sides of his character have been seen in the Sherlock Holmes stories. When he is at home with his wife in "The Man With the Twisted Lip" we see the family man who ... he has a good relationship with his kind and understanding wife. They made a caring pair as the doctor helped with the illnesses and his wife helped with the problems- "folk who were in grief came to ...

(4 pages) 26 0 0.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Nature in "To the Lighthouse": Analyze the characterization of nature in the "time passes" segment of "To the lighthouse".

Through out the novel "To the Lighthouse", Woolf uses aspects of nature to further the development of the story. It is not ... pment of the story. It is not until the "Time passes" segment that nature truly comes center stage. To the Lighthouse handles the "characterization" of nature in the "Time Passes" segment of the novel ... n a backdrop or a metaphor for human emotions.The depiction of nature in this manner is contrary to the more traditional Western view of nature. Western culture views nature as an "other" that exis ...

(1 pages) 28 0 4.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Baderman Island Organization Staffing Strategies Paper

n that Island features an array of restaurants, three different hotels, a convention center, the historic Neustadt Lighthouse, and an almost unlimited list of activities to entertain and relax you. In ... valuate their recruitment and staffing strategies, discuss how the strategy is legally compliant.HistoryIn 1923, the Baderman purchased twenty-six hundred acres of farmland around the Kelsey river val ...

(17 pages) 867 0 4.9 Jun/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Mistaken

uainted winding stairs in the lighthouse. It had been thirty years since I had left my beloved home to go overseas. Up and up I went before I came across the same old black door, which had remained th ... e same old black door, which had remained the same except that some paint had worn off. I attempted to push open the door, and surprisingly, I succeeded. "Strange, Mum had never left the door opened." ...

(1 pages) 24 0 4.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

"Virginia Woolf does not seek to imitate form, but to create form; not to imitate life, but to find an equivalent for life". Discuss in relation to 'The Window' in 'To the Lighthouse'

irginia Woolf's writing symbolizes a break away from the conventional writings and styles of the Victorian era, to a new radical modern approach to literature. Woolf believed that language was a weapo ... t justify itself" in every sentence of every line. The stream of consciousness style she adopts in 'To the Lighthouse' allows Woolf to explore the nature of individual perception in relationship to co ...

(4 pages) 28 0 4.6 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Taking Charge

Spring 2001 Career Services Alumnus in the Spotlight: Michael Pagliaro Prior to experiencing vision loss, Michael Pagliaro earned his livelihood from working as a carpenter, lab ... l Pagliaro earned his livelihood from working as a carpenter, laborer and in construction. Now a customer service representative at The Chase Manhattan Corporation, he looks forward to continued succe ... nhattan Corporation, he looks forward to continued success in his current position and, eventually, to advancing his career at the company."I knew that Lighthouse career counselors really push you to ...

(2 pages) 402 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

To the lighthouse

To the Lighthouse, published in 1927 is one of Virginia Woolf's most successful novels written in a ... a Woolf's most successful novels written in a stream of consciousness style. The novel is divided into three parts, which revolve around the members of the Ramsey family and their guests during visits ... acationing residence on the Isle of Skye. The central preoccupation within the novel however is not to be found within the lives of the characters, instead they are seen as being secondary to the over ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The theme of darkness in the h

lthough Conrad may not have been "the greatest novelist, he was certainly the greatest artist every to write a novel". I feel that this is an apt description of Conrad's writing style in Heart of Dark ... ive words and many figurative descriptions of places and people. An extensive use of words relating to colour, is evident throughout the novella. The idea of darkness (and light) is emphasized from th ...

(5 pages) 28 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Stream Of Consciousness In "To The Lighthouse"

Stream of Consciousness in ?To the Lighthouse? ?Stream of consciousness? is a modernist narrative technique that attempts to cre ... rent disorganization, but some patterns of association, habits of thought or recurrent images begin to emerge, providing indications of the overriding fears, preoccupations and interests of the charac ... verriding fears, preoccupations and interests of the character. The ?stream of consciousness? tries to portray the elemental, emotional life, and the hidden psychological life of the character. In To ...

(2 pages) 25 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Snow Falling On Ceders

y: David Guterson Summary Snow Falling on Cedars is set on San Pedro Island off the coast of Washington in December of 1954. Nine years after World War II, Kabuo Miyamoto, a member of the Japanese-Ame ... d friend.One night when Carl's boat ran out of power, Kabuo passed him on the Ship Channel and came to his aid, as a respectable fisherman would do. While Kabuo helped Carl to change his battery, Carl ...

(5 pages) 871 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Outsiders

th im. lighthouse george is the only indian on the island that can speak full english. one day a vistor named Kane has bought the trading post. time goes by and nathan realizes that kane is acting rea ... a tree that is used as a burial for captains and important people. nathan and lighthouse george try to stop him. when they find kane he is climbing a cliff with all of the gold in is bag. the gold way ...

(1 pages) 469 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Creative Writing Piece – Inner Journeys

Tom had always loved plants. He loved the way they would begin their lives as tiny seeds buried in t ... dients – a sprinkle of water, a cup of sunlight and a dash of time – they would blossom into sharp Italian ballet dancers, their lively radiance beating against the cream-white window pane. ... way, replacing them with seemingly barren pots of soil, each containing their own hidden seed ready to grow and blossom into another magnificent dancer on the windowsill.It was the first harvesting we ...

(4 pages) 3667 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

An Impressive Morning

“Thou shall be in tune with nature, touch it, feel it, and understand it,” said a very interesting chap to a younger man. I heard t ... arming Montmartre. The student seemed puzzled so he went on, “You may feel that you would like to go in the winter to places you think are good for a detailed snow landscape.” I could feel t ... ces, and not taking them for granted.Suddenly the student had a wide smile on his face and appeared to comprehend what the master was talking about. I started to take a bite of my croissant, but I the ...

(2 pages) 332 0 3.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing