Essays Tagged: "Village"

about clinging to traditions in "A Moment before The Gun Went off" and "The Lottery,"

is Mrs.Hutchinson who is impacted the most brutally by thelottery. However the other people of the villageare affected differently by the lottery. It is veryunlikely that the people of the village ki ... e of killing people. More likely thereis a deeper reason. One possibility is that thepeople of this village of this village are lookingfor a scapegoat. A person to take the blame formistakes and sins ...

(3 pages) 120 2 4.4 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Continuous Decline in India, Without Modernization

Today, there are many Indians without jobs or work. Currently the vast majority of jobs are done by villagers, limiting the number and types of jobs that can be performed. Specifically, without a coor ... this type of system. Modernization will bring factories that will produce many jobs - more than any village can produce. In addition, factories will allow for the manufacture of new products not possi ...

(4 pages) 143 0 4.7 May/1994

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

"The Lottery", by Shirley Jackson.

This story is basically about an old tradition practiced in the village-the 'lottery'. Firstly, the definition...this lottery in the story is a ritual held yearly, ... arly, every 27th of June. The head of each family (the oldest able man in the family) living in the village draws a slip of paper. The family that draws a special slip of paper with a black dot on it ... -draw. This time, the person who draws the slip of paper with the dot will be the victim. The other villagers would then stone him/her to death.I quite agree with the view that "The Lottery" is not so ...

(2 pages) 92 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Jörundr" is the title. Written in response to assignment of creating an archetype tale; it includes the required evidence of a hero's journey, keenings, alliteration, etc.

ddle of a sweltering summer's night. A young man had been herding a flock of sheep to a neighboring village when he decided to rest for the night. (The sheep were to be a gift to his future bride's fa ... acute;feigard thought it to be an appropriate time to formally introduce his presence to the king's village, Fleharis. His constant anger began to build up his cravings for bloodshed, but more so, dri ...

(12 pages) 29 0 3.7 Nov/2003

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

Don Lazaro in Requiem Guatemala

, terror was spread everywhere in the region of El Quiche where thousand of Indians were killed and villages were destroyed. This was a time where authority ruled and if you were a measly little India ... nd out about their illegal behavior. The catechists had also broken the rule of teaching the Indian villagers to read. The mayor of the village, Don Lazaro, who had also been reading, was called into ...

(3 pages) 23 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Question- What does Chapter 5 of "Village by the sea by Anita Desai" tell you about the community and how is this information presented?

description of the setting, where she uses many adjectives to show the colour and excitement of the villages, waiting to watch the magnificent display of the launching of Biju's boat. This sets the to ... lot of skills and gives us a clear picture how the community is. The language she uses express the village people in very different ways. She uses a lot of colour "The newly painted signboard was up ...

(1 pages) 54 0 4.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A Day at the Beach

t. For four summers, I have worked at the beach, carrying chairs, and food for the residents of the Village of Atlantic Beach sometimes being called a "chair girl." Indeed, it has been hard, but it ha ...

(4 pages) 35 0 3.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Ogre

Once upon a time there was a hideous ogre. Many village people thought of him as a belligerent beast who had to be mean since he were as ugly as he ... he were as ugly as he was. Well one day when the ogre went to meander around his swamp, he found a village man who seemed to gather up all of his dexterity to confront the ogre. "Where is my live sto ... ut of his roots and threw it on the man. The man screamed a terrible sound, loud enough for all the village people to hear in the village. The ogre knew that there would be havoc among him, if the vil ...

(2 pages) 32 0 4.1 Nov/2004

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

I heard the owl call my name

by the white world and the English language. Mark talks to Peter, an elder, about the unease of the village when the young returned. "They speak English all the time, and forget the words of Kwakwala" ... uced it, Jim translated his words:" (69). The English language also had another major effect on the village, dealing with the people. The first indian Mark Brian meets is named Jim Wallace, and later ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

I Heard the Owl Call My Name by Margaret Craven

by the white world and the English language. Mark talks to Peter, an elder, about the unease of the village when the young returned. "They speak English all the time, and forget the words of Kwakwala" ... uced it, Jim translated his words:" (69). The English language also had another major effect on the village, dealing with the people. The first indian Mark Brian meets is named Jim Wallace, and later ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Courage and Commitment

conquering them. I'm going to tell you a short story about a girl named NalaNala lived in a desert village. The village's oasis had been filled with water for centuries but a freak accident of nature ... . You had to have dark skin, grey eyes, hair to your neck, and long fingers among other things. The villagers desperately needed the water but couldn't find anyone who fit the criteria. Finally on the ...

(1 pages) 32 0 4.5 Feb/2006

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

Discuss the effects of setting on other elements of "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson

Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery," she presents to us a tragic tradition that is held every year in a village. Through the contrast of setting and action, Shirley Jackson successfully illustrates the re ... full-summer day" (paragraph 1), making an ambience of cheerfulness and buoyancy fills the air. The village is described as a normal rural community. Furthermore, this description convinces the reader ...

(3 pages) 64 1 4.3 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Bound

which made it easier for him to accept himself as a bound man. As the bound man made his journey's village to village, the people he would pass along the way, were so amused of what they saw. "The bo ... e jumps, his elementary exercises in movement, made the rope dancer superfluous. His fame grew from village to village, but the motions he went through were few and always the same; they were quite or ...

(2 pages) 2522 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Prisoner TV Show Sociology Relationship

one's ideas into conformity. The opening scene of the series sets the stage for this idea when The Village tries to assign the prisoner (Patrick McGoohan) a number (No. 6). In response an outraged Mc ... n would walk out alive. When the doors are opened, and No.6 is taken to an underground level of The Village. Here he finds an assembly of villagers who are dressed in cloaks and black and white masks. ...

(4 pages) 458 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Freud

, there are many signs of an increase in social and economic complexities. If given the chance this village would have and did grow in population over time. The main examples for this include the find ... fel there are what seem to be rooms that are for storage only. This room would be able to store the village surplus, which would be the concentration of surplus. Class structural society is an ...

(4 pages) 12 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Indian Story

great war. After our warriors were assembled we set out on the fight of our lives. As we neared the village we saw that all of the enemy warriors were sound asleep in their tepees. We crept into the c ... amp and killed all of their warriors before a warning cry could even be sounded. We returned to our village victorious, for a while anyway. The following months were extremely hard for our tribe. The ...

(2 pages) 354 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Geography

When you and me think about a Rural area the first thing that comes to our minds would be Villages, Friendly, Safe, Boring, Farming etc, but in most cases this is not true anymore so therefo ... can also be confused with the term used for urban and rural. The term used for rural area is "˜village' and the term used for urban is "˜town'.The definition of Urban is "˜town' meaning ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

On The Month Of December

ch.Question: Who tends to the sick and indigent, and taught Latin and the bible to the youth of the village? Answer: The village priest.Homes: Question: Why were windows opened a little bit? Answer: F ... : Question: What happend when peace and order grew? Answer: Peasants began to expand their farms an villages further into the countryside.Question: What happend when the fuedal life start to decline? ...

(1 pages) 359 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Oliver Goldsmith The Deserted Village vs. George C

"The Deserted Village" by Oliver Goldsmith is a nostalgic poem about the passing of a simpler, happier rural past. ... ith is a nostalgic poem about the passing of a simpler, happier rural past. It tells the story of a village which had once been happy and flourishing, but which is now quite deserted and fallen to rui ... py and flourishing, but which is now quite deserted and fallen to ruins.As for George Crabbe's "The Village", can be perceived as a response to "The Deserted Village", since, unlike Goldsmith, Crabbe ...

(3 pages) 5040 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Island Paradise

d to the side, playing to the tourists. I had envisaged the voices floating from a distant, teeming village. Families whispered among themselves, giggling, pointing at the quartet. Perhaps I simply wi ... shops and clubs.The hotel! What had I expected if I booked resort accommodation?Muggy forests?Green villages?Blocky statues of octopi glared at me as the bus entered “Le Lagon”. It seemed th ...

(4 pages) 437 0 0.0 Jun/2009

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