Essays Tagged: "Thomas"

Everlasting Murder- "Native Son" by Richard Wrigth

capable of producing revengeful individuals, not to mention being an immoral act in itself. Bigger Thomas is one of those individuals, who discovers his capacity to rebel through acts of murder again ...

(3 pages) 83 0 2.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Conscience in "A Man for All Seasons," by Robert Bolt

possesses. This trait differs in intensity throughout the play in each of the main characters. Sir Thomas More and King Henry VIII show their unchangeable conscience, by their actions. More refuses t ... Catherine, and marriage to Anne. The King appoints More to Lord Chancellor, hoping to persuade Sir Thomas to accept his marriage. King Henry wants everyone to accept his divorce. He believes he is ri ...

(3 pages) 65 0 3.4 Sep/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Dylan Thomas/Robert Frost:

This essay is about Dylan Thomas and Robert Frost. It gives a discussion on the background of the two poets and compares and c ... background of the two poets and compares and contrasts the styles of writing of the two poets.Dylan Thomas/ Robert Frost:Many poets create many different styles of poetry. Some poetry is enlightening ... own personal experiences. For many, that's the only way that they can express themselves. For Dylan Thomas and Robert Frost, this is the case. The lives these poets have lived and vivid styles of lang ...

(8 pages) 274 2 4.8 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

All in a days work.

It was a cold dark night at the downtown corner it had been a quiet night on the job. Then A.P and Thomas received a call on the radio saying there is a robbery taking place at Firststar a bank just ... t them into a spiral of barrel rolls. Finally the car stopped and it was upside down. A.P turned to Thomas and he was lying there with his seatbelt unbuckled and his head smashed against the window. A ...

(12 pages) 50 0 3.4 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Dylan Thomas' "Fern Hill".

Fern Hill, Or: Nothing Green Can Stay"Fern Hill" is a touching and sad reminiscence of Dylan Thomas' childhood, as well as a wistful lament on one of man's saddest and most inevitable woes: the ... s well as a wistful lament on one of man's saddest and most inevitable woes: the loss of innocence. Thomas describes the farm as if he were a young boy again, feeling and experiencing again the same m ...

(2 pages) 108 0 4.2 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Dylan Thomas and his poetry

Dylan Thomas and his poetryDylan Thomas was born on October 14, 1914, in Upland, Swansea. His father, Davi ... and his poetryDylan Thomas was born on October 14, 1914, in Upland, Swansea. His father, David John Thomas, received a degree at University College Aberystwyth and was valedictorian in English, he tau ... ad a beautiful, sonorous voice for reading aloud (which Dylan inherited). Florence Hannah Williams, Thomas's mother, was a tailor before she was married. Thomas was a troublesome child. He stole money ...

(8 pages) 91 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Conflict in A Man for All Seasons

I wants to divorce hiswife, Catharine of Arigon. To look good in-front of his people, Henry asks SirThomas More, a well respected lawyer and citizen, to support the divorce.This presents Sir Thomas Mo ... .This presents Sir Thomas More with an inner conflict. In Robert Bolt's play,A Man for All Seasons, Thomas More resists pressures exerted by HenryXIII through Thomas Cromwell, The Duke of Norfolk, and ...

(7 pages) 70 1 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Dylan Thomas' "Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night"

f this essay is to analyze one of the more popular and well known poems written by Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, "Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night." The poem relates to the shortness of life and the i ... d the inevitability of death that should not be easily accepted, which was a common theme for Dylan Thomas. This is ironic given the poet's early death from a drunken binge in New York City while he w ...

(4 pages) 4927 86 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Analyse the first chapter of Chloe Hooper's 'A Child's True Book of Crime'.

mbroiled in a love affair with the father of her most gifted student, Lucien Marne. Kate's liaison, Thomas Marne is a successful corporate lawyer in Hobart. The first chapter of 'A Children's True Boo ... he first chapter of 'A Children's True Book of Crime' primarily focuses on the relationship between Thomas Marne and Kate.Kate struggles out of her black underwear in Thomas's car while he speeds them ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Edgar Allen Poe compared to Dylan Thomas

Two of the greatest poets of all time have been Edgar Allen Poe and Dylan Thomas; however, two poets can have opposite writing styles. Most of Poe's poems are all focused on ... have opposite writing styles. Most of Poe's poems are all focused on the depression of death. Dylan Thomas's "Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night," was written during the period of his father's batt ... t Go Gentle Into That Good Night," was written during the period of his father's battle with death. Thomas and Poe's views toward death are completely different.Thomas states, "Do not go gentle into t ...

(2 pages) 63 3 3.6 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Do not go Gentle" by Dylan Thomas

view: Do not go gentle into that good nightThe poem, Do not go gentle into that good night by Dylan Thomas is, in my opinion, an excellent poem. While having the ordinary structure of a villanelle, th ... , implicating that he wants him to be strong and fight death rather than give in to it.The men that Thomas describes in the poem are "wise men," "good men," and "wild men," and "grave men." He in desc ...

(2 pages) 74 0 2.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

An essay about the characters of "A Solitary Blue" by Cynthia Voigt

ain characters in particular display this shifting very clearly: Melody, the Professor, and Brother Thomas.Melody abandoned her only son and her faithful husband with the sparse explanation that she h ... Professor moved to Crisfield, as well as throughout the rest of the novel. Although Brother Thomas is not such an integral part of the story that it would qualify him as a main character, he c ...

(5 pages) 1757 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

An essay about Doubting Thomas.

f the most prominent examples of doubt regarding the resurrection of Jesus Christ is the account of Thomas the disciple (in the Gospel of John) and his disbelief when the rest of the disciples tell hi ... at Jesus had appeared in their midst when the doors were closed.But why did John the Evangelist use Thomas as the disciple to bear this immensely important role. After all, he is not a major character ...

(9 pages) 16 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Analysis of the role of photography as a theme in Michelangelo Antoniioni's "Blowup" (1966)

rotagonist's detachment from himself, his life and the people in his life.Depicting a photographer, Thomas, and the process of photography (eg. exposing the film, developing the negatives, printing) a ... s, and the impact of the observer on the depiction and perception of any given situation.Initially, Thomas is so entrapped and blinded by the mediocrity and shallowness of his life that he does not no ...

(4 pages) 12 0 5.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

February Afternoon by Edward Thomas

ining a few military references. The "parleying" starlings and rooks taking "commands" hint towards Thomas' inspiration coming from his surroundings.The theme discusses time being a cycle, with histor ... /www.edp24.co.uk/content/HiddenNorfolk/asp/2005/01/050101Superstitions.asp). Concluding the octave, Thomas questions if the world will go on indefinitely without him.The sestet continues the theme. Li ...

(1 pages) 12 1 4.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Edison

Thomas Alan Edison Thomas Edison was one of America?s astonishing geniuses in the history of technol ... -trades. From running a grocery store to real estate. His parent had no mechanical background. When Thomas was seven years old his family moved to Port Huron, Michigan. He was a very curious child and ... his family moved to Port Huron, Michigan. He was a very curious child and asked a lot of questions. Thomas began school in Port Huron, Michigan hnew he was seven. He asked a lot of question in school ...

(4 pages) 533 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Fern Hill

o worship. These people were known as Romantics. One major influence on romantic writings was Dylan Thomas. In his poem "Fern Hill", he uses imagery to describe nature in all its beauty and graciousne ... his poem "Fern Hill", he uses imagery to describe nature in all its beauty and graciousness. Thomas was born in 1914 in Swansea. His father, John, had a degree in English, and although his nati ...

(3 pages) 1242 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Dylan Thomas

Dylan Thomas was a spectacular poet, who knew how to bring a poem to life by the use of verbal imagery. Th ... gh his work, he was able to find solace in a life full of pain and alcoholism. Dylan Marlais Thomas was born on October 27, 1914 on 5 Cwmodonkin Drive in Swansea, Wales. (Subcult np) Thomas had ... age 11, he went to Swansea Grammar School. His father worked there as an English teacher. (time np)Thomas and his father had a very close relationship, which helped with Thomas' love of writing. (Neu ...

(3 pages) 19 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The Destructors: Indirect vs. Direct Presentation

into Old Misery as he describes his background early in the story. "Old Misery-whose real name was Thomas-had once been a builder and decorator. He lived alone in the crippled house, doing for himsel ... nable to consider such consequences. Another instance of indirect presentation is when T. takes Mr. Thomas's seventy one-pound notes, but not for personal gain. Instead, he and Blackie take each pound ...

(4 pages) 9 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

To what extent is thomas more's utopia a response of the world he lived in?

Thomas More’s world was a mixed world; characterized by social turmoil and dictatorial rulers. ... search of immediate physical and mental pleasure and not act righteously in hope for future reward.Thomas More’s writing of Utopia was an indirect response to the world he lived in. It was a ref ... s question the rights and wrongs of society, a necessary step before any reformation can be enacted.Thomas More’s writing of Utopia was an indirect response to the world he lived in. It was a ref ...

(6 pages) 18 0 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature