Essays Tagged: "Sacks"

A Worn Path by Eudora Welty Explanation of displays of bravery, love and slyness that will help her dying grandson.

th age, and wrinkles have enveloped her forehead. Simply dressed in an apron made of bleached sugar sacks, she has set out upon her excursion, over mountains, through fields, and across the creek, wit ...

(3 pages) 151 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Dulce est Decorum..." by Wilfred Owen

r those who sleep, sleep restlessly. The ugliness of war is described as low like old beggars under sacks, diseased coughing like hags, blood-shod. All went lame, all blind, exhausting drunk with fati ... ar as the disease Owen wants the inexperienced to understand. 1 Bent double, like old beggars under sacks, 14 As under a green sea, I saw him drowning. 20 His hanging face, like a devil's sick of sin; ...

(2 pages) 72 3 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Poetry Review on "Dulce et Decorum est" by Wilfred Owen.

r in the trenches with his fellow soldiers who are described as "Bent double like old beggars under sacks". This gives you a good image of a group of soldiers who are tired and want to leave and go ho ...

(3 pages) 147 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

1)Provide a detailed analysis of Wilfred Owen's Dulce Et Decorum Est , showing how the poet employs poetic devices to convey tone and attitude towards war.

s are bending probably due to extreme fatigue as war tires a person rapidly. Like old beggars under sacks, old again suggest tired soldiers or that war makes a person age due to stress, beggars mean t ...

(6 pages) 82 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Dulce et Decorum est - a beautiful poem . truly a piece of art .........

the pity of war, The poetry is in the pity.\"-Wilfred Owen...\"Bent double, like old beggars under sacks.\" Is the melancholy air in which the famous poem- \"Dulce et Decorum Est\", begins. The conte ...

(7 pages) 85 0 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Segment of a longer science fiction essay.

s shadow blessed the water for a short moment afterwards also. They ran to catch the ox cart, haver sacks bouncing, filled with lunch and valuables, not the treasures that once adorned the hiding wall ...

(4 pages) 22 0 0.0 Mar/2004

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

Analysis of Dulce Decorum Est

t Horace. In the first stanza Owen says that the soldiers were "Bent double, like old beggars under sacks" (Owen 277). This first sentence is a simile that the author uses to tell the reader how exhau ...

(4 pages) 179 1 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"Through the Eyes of Good" Globalization Essay

tch the kids playing with a ball, you want to play but you injured yourself from carrying the heavy sacks of rice. Instead, you cry yourself to sleep. The next week, you wake up to your parents callin ...

(4 pages) 113 0 2.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Critical Analysis of Dulce Et Decorum Est If you were asked to choose a poem to be included in an anthology of great twentieth century poetry, what would it be and why?

ates an image of the soldiers walking back from the front line."Bent double, like old beggars under sacks,"This image is created by using a simile to compare the soldiers to beggars. It shows that whe ...

(5 pages) 42 0 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Worn Path Identity Analysis

The Worn PathEudora WeltySimply dressed in an apron made of bleached sugar sacks, Phoenix Jackson leaves home for an excursion, over mountains, through fields, and across the ...

(1 pages) 85 1 3.7 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Life of a Psychiatrist

al problems. They deal with disorders ranging from stress to suicidal depression and raped victims (Sacks 128-129). Psychiatrists form his/her own opinion from what the patient describes and reacts by ... y here. There mind is set on all the negatives of the world instead of accepting the positive side (Sacks 128-129). Luckily we have psychiatrists to help the world in saving peoples lives.In order to ...

(3 pages) 30 0 4.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Language Techniques and Their Importance in "Dulce et Decorum Est" and "Anthem for Doomed Youth"

Metaphors are used to illustrate more vividly the descriptions used in the poem: "old beggars under sacks" describes the soldiers that were deformed by the effort they had to make. This metaphor is im ...

(3 pages) 44 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

War Poets and the five senses.

his poem "Dulce Et Decorum Est", uses imagery to brutal effect. "Bent double like old beggars under sacks" this simile brings to mind the poor, crippled, dirty beggar that has been through hardship af ...

(4 pages) 43 0 4.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Wilfred Owen: 'Dulce et Decorum Est Pro patria mori'

ty of war. In the first two opening lines he uses two similes, "Bent double, like old beggars under sacks" which describes the physical posture of the soldiers and "coughing like old hags" expresses t ...

(3 pages) 65 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

In J.B Priestley's "An Inspector Calls", Who is responsible for the Death of Eva Smith?

cide.Not all of the crimes committed in the play are actual punishable crimes, e.g. when Mr Birling sacks Eva he is not actually guilty of any criminal offence. This is known as a moral crime and is o ...

(7 pages) 16 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Moshekwa Langa

others' is his refreshingly clever and inventive use of throw-away materials ranging from concrete sacks, plastic bags filled with paper and cooking fat to coat hangers and bubble wrap. For Langa, wh ...

(1 pages) 22 0 3.7 Jul/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Business Information Systems, System Considerations.

ustomers.Plants and tools are sold in units or multi-packs, pre-packed fertilisers, etc are sold in sacks and loose materials by weight. Customers can order up to 10 items at a time and can request de ...

(6 pages) 174 0 4.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

The Portrayal Of War In Dulce Et Decorum Est & Charge Of The Light Brigade

n phrase.Ducle Et Decorum Est opens with a very striking line, 'Bent double, like old beggars under sacks,' and although we do not know what or who is being compared to this unpleasant description, it ...

(9 pages) 25 0 0.0 Jan/2008

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

The elders of things fall apar

re, is always looking out for Okonkwo's best interest. During his time of exile, he brought him the sacks of cowries that the yams of his prior farm produced as well as for the seeds that were sold to ...

(2 pages) 854 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

An Essay on "Dulce et Decorum Est"

owever, nothing that is sweet in his depiction of war. The similes "Bent double, like beggars under sacks" and "coughing like hags" give the impression that the characters are weak, dirty and poor. Ho ... ms and legs. Even their uniforms have lost their militaristic crispness, as Owen describes them as "sacks." This picture is a definite contrast to the idealized marching formations of troops. In fact, ...

(7 pages) 52 1 5.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry