Essays Tagged: "Slade"

Interpreting Edith Wharton's "Roman Fever"

'handsomely mounted black handbag,' and it is not until several paragraphs into the piece that Mrs. Slade and Mrs. Ansley even acquire first names (1117). Thus, without even disclosing any of the ladi ... o remain pretty. Indeed, little else is desired or even tolerated¾and Grace Ansley and Alida Slade appear, at first glance, to conform to this image perfectly.As the workings of the characters' ...

(5 pages) 201 1 4.6 Sep/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Answers the questons from the "Slade Plating" business case study published by the Harvard Business School Publishing.

nt are engaged in has no negative effects on the desired output of the department. As a result, the Slade management should not be consumed with addressing this issue and consider it a low priority. H ... of the labor force available to the Plating Department and understand their motivations. Currently, Slade Co. is not in a position to aggressively attract new employees because of high training costs ...

(2 pages) 222 1 2.9 Apr/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Short stories summaries and reviews

Roman Fever-Edith WhartonThe story begins with Mrs. Slade and Mrs. Ansley taking their daughters around the United States. The story describes how the w ...

(2 pages) 54 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


(5 pages) 113 2 4.2 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Women and Freedom

their marriages; Mrs. Ansley from "Roman Fever", on the other hand, wanted to show her friend, Mrs. Slade, she (Mrs. Ansley) should be the one who should be envied. All these three writers wanted to s ... elationship. Nothing major like this happened in "Roman Fever." The two women, Mrs. Ansley and Mrs. Slade, both dealt with the issue perfectly. Both Mrs. Ansley and Mrs. Slade did not have the oppress ...

(5 pages) 71 0 0.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Compare Dee and Mrs. Slade

Dee and Mrs. Slade are like "two peas in a pod." Alice Walker skillfully crafts the character of Dee Johnson in t ... of an egotistical world. Edith Wharton uses a more subtle approach to her description of Mrs. Alida Slade in "Roman Fever." Mrs. Slade is a middle-aged, wealthy, New York widow and is vacationing in I ... on being a charming entertainer, a good hostess, and a vibrant woman in her own right. Dee and Mrs. Slade have several characteristics that are alike. Dee and Mrs. Slade are similar in appearance, per ...

(4 pages) 37 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The significance of the title "Roman fever" by Edith Wharton

wn assessment and prejudice about each other despite their intimate friendship from childhood. Mrs. Slade's jealousy of the beauty, sweetness and gentleness of her close friend was more and more inten ... d of you, of your quiet ways, your sweetness [...] I wanted you out of the way' or 'Would she [Mrs. Slade] never cure herself of envying her [Mrs. Ansley]', see what she did and especially see the seq ...

(4 pages) 63 1 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Do you think that the two main characters in the short story "Roman fever" by Edith Wharton are real close friends?

7883; Thanh HằngStudent code: 0271119Class: 02GROMAN FEVEREdith WhartonDo you think that Mrs. Slade and Mrs. Ansley on Edith Wharton's 'Roman fever' are real close friends ?Edith Wharton, whose ... ders surely affirm that they are not real close friends.It was the fateful Roman night of both Mrs. Slade and Mrs. Ansley twenty five years ago that revealed their true face, true nature as well as ma ...

(5 pages) 37 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Contrast : "Petrified Man" and "Roman Fever"

people who cheat on their friends, even though she gives the reason that she love that person. For Slade, I can only pity her. If she only thinks more clearly and not let love and betrayal blind her, ... tend to hold grudge really long. Base on real life experience I know some women are similar to Mrs. Slade too.

(2 pages) 26 0 3.7 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The human condition- film, poetry and novel analysis

ough an identity crisis and the reader is able to sympathise with her through her relationship with Slade; the use of first person in Slade’s point of view allows us an intimate insight into the ... r spirit and the strength that she needs to transcend these limitations. Through the whole journey, Slade acts as her pillar of strength and although it is difficult and arduous, Mallory’s last a ...

(5 pages) 22 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Roughing It Review

in focus of this book Twain does refer to them. Twain includes a chapter or so about the vigilante, Slade. Twain tells of the fearless Slade and the murders and rutcous that occurs. By writing of Slad ...

(2 pages) 416 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Roman Fever

pposite people. These two women have been envious of the life led by the other, but I bleiveve mrs. Slade was more evnous of mrs. Ansley 's life than the other way around. As the tale progressed in Ro ... s more evnous of mrs. Ansley 's life than the other way around. As the tale progressed in Rome Mrs. Slade finally, after all these years tells Mrs. Ansley that she was the one who sent her the note fr ...

(2 pages) 20 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Wierdo

ed how to use everything. Radio collars, snares, thermometers, and tranquilizers. Chip went over to Slade's house.He told Slade he was doing research with Tom Telford. He was helping him do a 2-year r ... he was doing research with Tom Telford. He was helping him do a 2-year research to count the bears. Slade was upset because he knew that count would make the Wild life conservation ban hunting.Late Ma ...

(8 pages) 29 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Anoerxia Nervosa

r later in their 30's or 40's. This disorder affects one girl in every hundred and fifty (Duker and Slade 1).Anorexia, almost always, begins with the everyday dieting. Around a third of anorexics have ... oms of bulimia. She may make herself sick or use laxatives as ways to control her weight (Duker and Slade, 3). Personality changes will be seen when the anorexic tends to become more and more obsessio ...

(4 pages) 10 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Movie Analysis: Scent Of A Woman

cent of a Woman is about Oscar winning actor Al Pacino who plays a retired Lieutenant Colonel Frank Slade, an embittered Army veteran who is now blind, not to mention alcoholic, angry and foul-mouthed ... o mention alcoholic, angry and foul-mouthed. Of course, he's also witty and bright to say the least.Slade is looking to have the last of his kicks before he "blows his brains out." However, Slade is n ...

(4 pages) 19 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Explain how social and psychological factors contribute to the development of an eating disorder such as Anorexia Nervosa.

r the age of around 16 when they have most likely been sexually mature for several years (Duker and Slade, 2003). Psychologically many anorexics have experienced a major separation or the death of som ... ogists to identify a perpetuating factor in maintenance of anorexia as its addictiveness (Duker and Slade, 2003). They believe as starvation continues, polarised thinking amplifies until the individua ...

(5 pages) 94 0 5.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Roman fever

bout two well-to-do American widows who escort their unmarried daughters on a grand vacation. Alida Slade and Grace Ansley are the primary characters in Wharton's tale that incorporates love, mother/d ... ape Alida's knowledge, was the fact that Grace had a rendezvous with Alida's fiancé, Delphin Slade. Alida barely controlled her anger enough to compose a letter that she penned as though she we ...

(4 pages) 28 0 5.0 Feb/2008

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

World of Warcraft: The Silent Killer

is 2computer will only be considered effective in today's fast moving society for about two years. (Slade 4) With the constant upgrading to new and faster programs requiring moreprocessing power from ... ted Waste Management Board. April 7, 2008 <>Slade, Giles. Made to Break: Technology and Obsolescence in America. Harvard:Harvard University Pres ...

(4 pages) 26 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science